unteers; Company E, 3d Artillery, (Light Battery.)
Fourth Brigade.--Colonel J. B. Richardson, Michigan Volunteers, commanding. 2d & 3d Regiments Michigan Volunteern, consisting of four brigades, under command of Colonels Keyes, Sherman, and Richardson, led the van, and on approaching Fairfax, the artillery fired a cannon, which turned off to the left for this point — the fourth, under the command of Colonel Richardson, took a more direct route from their position near the Chain Bridge.
Therepared for their night's rest.
At about eight o'clock Col. Sherman's and Col. Richardson's brigades came in, and at this hour of writing--nine P. M.--the whole div dead and wounded Ohio men into Alexandria free of charge.
The wife of Colonel Richardson, commanding the Fourth brigade, is the only lady with the expedition.
ft of the road.
The Third and Fourth brigades, under Colonel Sherman and Colonel Richardson, formed on the road.
But the rebels abandoned their position as soon as