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inaugurate scenes of which as yet we have had no adequate conception. The position in Kentucky. The Cincinnati Enquirer, of the 26th, (before the rout of Nelson's army by Gen. Kirby Smith,) has the following: We have late and reliable intelligence from Kentucky, which gives the precise state of military at fairs in m reaching Morgan, although the trains are threatened with capture, and recently he attacked Metcalfe's cavalry, near Richmond, and caused him to retreat. Gen. Nelson is in command of the Federal forces, and, it is understood, will at once put them into a camp of instruction, near Richmond, to thoroughly fit them for the field. We may confidently expect startling news from the Gap during the present week; but we firmly believe that Generals Nelson and Morgan will be fully equal to this or any similar emergency. The recent Raids of the enemy. [From the National Intelligencer.] In an article under the head of "How to Cure a Bad Matter." prompte
The Daily Dispatch: September 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], Reported Death of Gens. McClellan and Sickles--capture of Winchester. (search)
., Gen. Kirby Smith's forces engaged the enemy under General Manson seven miles south of Richmond, Ky, Preston Smith's Tennessee and Gen. Claiborne's Arkansas brigades gallantly opened the fight at 2 o'clock P. M. The enemy were reinforced by Bull Nelson from Lexington. Our troops fought with desperate courage. Gen. Kirby Smith led the last charge in person — cap in hand. After three severe engagements the enemy were totally routed, with the loss of all their guns but one. Three thousand prisoners were captured, including Gen. Manson and Staff. The Kentuckians threw down their arms and deserted to our lines.--Bull Nelson was wounded in the thigh. He was holly pursued by our troops, and doubtless captured. The enemy's loss in killed and wounded is heavy. Gen. Miller is among the killed. Our loss is light. Our troops were marching on Lexington, which is taken ere now. Large quantities of stores, wagons, arms, and munitions, were captured. The enemy's force numbered 10,0