to Murfreesboro' with Thirty-eight prisoners, who were sent on to Salisbury, N. C., for confinement.
The fruits floaty reaped from the expedition were 38 prisoners and a large number of horses, mules, pistols, sabres, harness saddles, &c., together with the knowledge that the whole force of the enemy was about 65,000, that they had posted a regiment of cavalry about eight miles from Nashville, on the Murfreesboro' pike, and gave no indications of a further advance.
The above account is obtained from an authentic source.
These and many previous exploits of Capt. Morgan and his men , indicate a daring bravery and patriotism worthy of the best days of the Revolution of 1776.
We are credibly informed that Gen. Hardee has urgently recommended him for promotion to a Colonelcy.
He merit and should receive it. We understand that he is a son of Mr. Calvin Morgan, formerly of this city, late of Lexington, Ky., and was born here.
We feel proud of him at a native of Huntersville.