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e, at once began to concentrate his troops for the defence of Saltville. On the afternoon of the 14th, he started by train for that point himself; arriving at Glade Spring that night late, he barely escaped capture, and reached Saltville next morning — the enemy reaching Glade Spring shortly after daylight on the 15th. The forceGlade Spring shortly after daylight on the 15th. The force of the enemy, after leaving Abingdon, divided into two columns--one threatening Saltville, the other going to Glade Spring and towards Wytheville. At 3 P. M., the enemy entered Marion, twenty-six miles west of Wytheville, and detached a force which was sent southeast, towards the lead mines. Meanwhile, General Vaughn, leaving Glade Spring and towards Wytheville. At 3 P. M., the enemy entered Marion, twenty-six miles west of Wytheville, and detached a force which was sent southeast, towards the lead mines. Meanwhile, General Vaughn, leaving Bristol to his left, arrived in front of Marion, and, supposing the main column had gone to the lead mines, pursued the detachment with his main force, leaving Colonel Gillespie with the remainder of his command at Marion. On the morning of the 16th, at daylight, Colonel Gillespie was attacked and repulsed, retreating towards Wyt