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n she took fire from one of my shells, was abandoned by the enemy, and burnt to the water's edge. The river here is now quite clear, but I am hard at work, &c. Averill's movements — falling back of our forces. Averill it appears is not in command of the forces which attacked Gen. Jenk no at Dublin Depot. He has gone with another portion of his command to Saltville, where it is reported he was defeated. The force which made the attack on Gen Jenkins was under the command of General Rook, and was composed of twelve regiments of infantry, two of cavalry, and fifteen pieces of artillery. Our force, now under the command of Col. McCauseland, has fallen back to Christiansburg, in Montgomery county, eighty miles west of Lynchburg. Arrival of prisoners at Lynchburg. Forty-four officers and 891 privates, captured by Gen. Lee at Parker's Store, on Thursday last, arrived in Lynchburg Saturday afternoon. Among the officers are one Colonel, two Majors, fourteen Capta