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a short time since by Green. They encountered no rebel troops. Union flags were flying at Glasgow. The White Cloud and Des Moines went on up the river to reinforce Lexington. While all four boats were lying up for the night, a short distance below Glasgow, two detachments were sent out to reconnoitre. They encountered each other, each mistaking the other for the enemy, fired, and before their mistake was discovered, four men were killed and several wounded. Among the wounded was Major Gordon Tanner, of the Twenty-second.--(Doc. 55.) A large and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Westchester County, in favor of maintaining the integrity of the Union, was held at Lake Mohican. The Hon. John B. Haskin made a most eloquent and stirring speech to the assemblage, and declared his determination to sink all party differences and to support the Government in all honorable acts for a vigorous prosecution of the war and the preservation of the best Government ever vouchsafed to m
. 13 Averasboro, N. C. 2 Dallas, Ga. 3 Bentonville, N. C. 5 Present, also, at Siege of Corinth; Lancaster; Nolensville; Liberty Gap; Tunnel Hill; Rocky Face Ridge; Resaca; Savannah; The Carolinas. notes.--Organized at Madison, Ind., on the 15th of July, 1861, leaving the State in the following month. Joining Fremont's army at St. Louis, it marched to the relief of Lexington. While on the way to that place the Union troops fired into each other by mistake, in which affair Major Gordon Tanner, of the Twenty-second, was mortally wounded. Colonel Davis being promoted Brigadier, the regiment was attached to his division with which it marched, in January, 1862, on Curtis's expedition against Price, and thence to the battle of Pea Ridge; its casualties in that engagement were 9 killed, and 33 wounded, including Lieutenant-Colonel John A. Hendricks, who fell, mortally wounded. The regiment then joined the army at the Siege of Corinth, after which it was stationed in Northern M
How Major Tanner fell.--The Brown County (Ind.) Union, contains a letter from Missouri, dated Sept. 21st, in which the wlowing account of the rencontre in which the gallant Major Gordon Tanner received the wounds which resulted in his death: from the Twenty-second, were ordered, under command of Major Tanner, to proceed by land through a corn-field and the woods eached a point at the foot of a hill in the woods, when Major Tanner ordered company B, Capt. Steepleton, and my company, C,he base of the hill, some ten or fifteen feet lower. Major Tanner rode up on the left of the column, some five or six ste at least, a platoon, opened upon us, being directed at Major Tanner, who was shot through the hips, and shortly fell from hhose of us on the high ground) being evidently aimed at Major Tanner, who was between us and the direction of the fire, but s off, and splitting the gun-stocks of several others. Major Tanner's horse just then came through our ranks, knocking seve