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The Daily Dispatch: November 10, 1863., [Electronic resource], The fight near Kelley's Ford Saturday--further Particulars; (search)
epulsed before the enemy finally succeeded in capturing them. At one stage of the battle the impetuosity of Gen. Hayes led him into the very heart of the enemy's ranks, and before he was aware of it he was hemmed in on all sides. Drawing his sword and putting spurs to his horse, he dashed through them, and finally escaped capture. In his flight he leaped a parapet of considerable height, and plunging his horse into the river reached the south bank of the Rappahannock uninjured. Col. Peck, of the 9th Louisiana regiment, Lieut-Col. Hodge, of the same regiment, and Lieut. Col. Terry, of the 7th Louisiana regiment, were also taken prisoners at on time, but succeeded in making their escape. Among the prisoners are Col. Penn, of the 7th Louisiana regiment, and Capt. John Angel, commanding the 5th Louisiana regiment. It is also believed that Col. A. C. Godwin is a prisoner, as on Sunday, the day after the battle, both brigades were under the charge of Gen. Hayes. The li