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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