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on. We were soon mounted and ready to start, under command of Major John Scott. After a most furious gallop of about two miles, we entered a the Monticello and Holcombe Guards had been almost demolished. Major Scott seemed to see the effect of this upon his men, and sharply orderheard the joyful sound that the enemy were off in full retreat. Major Scott rode up to General Holmes, and reported for orders. "Go-on-, sirthe road passed. Lieut. Geiger was dispatched for this service, Major Scott accompanying him. Passing in front of the regiment, Geiger left up the prisoners, with which the woods were filled. Riding on, Major Scott, with his six men, found a house upon the turnpike filled with Yd artillery. For some reason there was no response, except from Major Scott, who replied, that he had one company at his service. The officr proceeding a short distance we captured a prisoners, from whom Major Scott extorted the confession that the most important part of the trai