to the enemy.
On the 9th instant I removed all the government stores from Sanderson, except fifteen hundred bushels corn, which was burned under my orders.
On the 10th the enemy reached Sanderson; on the 11th instant they were within three miles of Lake City.
Here I had hastily collected, principally from the District of Me enemy.
The enemy retreated that night, hastily and in some confusion, to Sanderson, leaving a large number of their killed and wounded in our possession on the repaired the railroad so as to secure my supplies, I advanced the command to Sanderson, pushing the cavalry rapidly in the direction of the enemy, and from SandersoSanderson to Barber's, and thence to Baldwin, and to this place, twelve miles from Jacksonville, where my further progress was arrested by orders from Brigadier-General Gardthe 20th, it being reported that the enemy were advancing in the direction of Sanderson, I received orders from the Brigadier-General commanding to advance and meet