Morgan, but they were routed in a short time and fled in confusion.
We remained over night at Dublin Depot, and the next day fought with artillery across the New River at the railroad bridge.
We again drove the enemy from the field, burned the bridge, and also the bridge at Central Station.
We destroyed a large amount of quar him to destroy the railroad moving towards Lynchburg, which was done for five miles, as far as Christiansburg.
Averill rejoined Crook at Union.
Crossing the New River at Pepper's Ferry, the command started for Union through a drenching rain.
At the crossing of the road from the Narrows of New River, we met Mudwall Jackson, wiNew River, we met Mudwall Jackson, with fifteen hundred men, who fled toward the Narrows, leaving knapsacks, camp and garrison equipage, etc., in our hands.
Owing to the impassable condition of the roads — the mud being hub deep — and the worn out and almost starved condition of the mules, it was found necessary to destroy part of the loads.
The General regards the