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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 14, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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ly one man killed and twenty wounded. Garfield's report claimed a victory. He says: At half-past 4 o'clock he (Marshall) ordered a retreat. My men drove him down the slopes of the hills, and at five o'clock he had been driven from every point. He also claimed to have captured stores of value. On the next day, however, Garfield retired, and fell back to Paintsville. General Marshall's report, made to General Johnston, differs radically from this. Writing from his camp in Letcher County, January 23d, he says: General: Since I last wrote, the enemy assailed me in largely superior force, and was effectually and gallantly repulsed by the troops under my command. My loss in the action of the 10th of January is accurately stated at ten killed and fourteen wounded. The loss of the enemy was severe. Garfield had stated that he captured one captain and twenty-five soldiers. Marshall in his report replies to this that the captain was a sick man, too ill for removal,