Gregory, J. M. Murchison, Wm. M. Walker, A. J. Hines, Jacob File, Julius A. Wright, Archibald H. Gregory.
Second Lieutenants, B. F. Simmons, Enoch F. Baxter, T. W. Davis, W. L. S. Townsend, Robt. B. Gilliam, J. C. Cooper, K. M. Murchison, Niell G. Monroe, A. Alston, Leonard Henderson, C. D. Rounstree, W. N. Pabbs, Jonas Cook, H. C. McCallister, S. M. Butler, J. J. Bill, Wm. M. Wilhelm.
Battalion of the Seventeenth North-Carolina Volunteers.
Major, G. H. Hill, formerly lieutenant in Sherman's battery.
Co. I, Captain, J. B. Fearing.
First Lieutenant, Chas. G. Elliott.
Second Lieutenant, J. M. Hinton.
Co. J, Lieutenant Gilliam in command.
This battalion is the remainder of the Seventh North-Carolina regiment captured at Hatteras Inlet.
Thirty-First regiment (North-Carolina troops) infantry.
Colonel, J. V. Jordan.
Lieutenant-Colonel, D. G. Fowle.
Major, J. J. Yates.
Captains, Conway Goodwin, C. W. Knight, E. R. Silas, A. Betts, L. C. Manly, J. Miller, G.
four miles from the battle-ground, which had been mired down in a swamp, and abandoned by their riders, in their extraordinary flight.
We could not ascertain the number of the enemy killed and wounded.
Nor is it important.
The great moral fact is palpable, that a small force of eighty — six cavalry met, on his own ground, five hundred of the enemy's cavalry, and put him to rout.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant, W. D. Sunger, Major Fifty-fifth Illinois. Aid-de-Camp to Gen. W. T. Sherman. To Brig.-Gen. S. A. Hurlbut, Commanding, etc.
A correspondent writing from Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn, March twenty-first, gives the following account of this affair:
On Sunday last Major Bowman, with about seventy of his battalion, reconnoitred westward, on the road to Purdy, and when about six miles out overhauled and chased a force of the enemy's cavalry, about one hundred strong, killing an officer by the name of W. R. Roper, and wounding several others.
Roper is believed to