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is forces, after having routed the enemy, entered the town or Charleston, Kanawha county. The enemy evaluated the town during the morning, burning all then stores and a large portion of the town. They retreated hastily in the direction of the Ohio river, but hopes were entertained that their retreat would be intercepted, as Gen. Jenkins was either between them and the Ohio, or, with a considerable force, threatening their flank. The capture of Charleston places the salt works of Kanawha in our possession. The following is an exact copy of the dispatch. above alluded to: Charleston, Kanawha Co., Va., September 13th, 1862. Hon. G. W. Randolph: After incessant skirmishing from Ganley down, we took this place at 3 o'clock P. M. The enemy six regiments strong, made stout resistance, burning their stores and most of this town in their retreat. Our loss slight — the enemy's heavy. He is in full retreat — Jenkins in his rear. W. W. Loring, Major-Gen'l Comd'g
Runaways. --Absconded from the service of the James River and Kanawha Company, on Sunday last, two negro men, named Arthur and Edward. Arthur belongs to Mrs. Ellis, in Spotsylvania county. He is about thirty years of age, is of low stature, brown color, flat face, with a scar on it, and has one defective eye. Edward belongs to Mrs. Randolph, in Fauquier county. He is about sixty years of age, of low stature and brown color. The company will pay what the law allows and ten dollars besides on each of these men, if arrested and returned to Mr. Smith A. Thorp, Master Carpenter, near the first lock on the canal, three miles above this city. E. L. Chinn, jy 10--ts Sup't J. R. and K. Canal.