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d attacked him in front with cavalry dismounted. The victory was decisive, and the enemy's retreat became a total rout, his forces throwing away their arms and scattering in every direction. The cavalry pursued till dark, capturing many prisoners and a large quantity of arms, ammunition, etc. The enemy's wounded have all fallen into our hands. Our loss in killed and wounded is about one hundred. B. F. Kelley, Brigadier-General. General Averill's despatch. near Falling Springs, West-Virginia, November 7, 1863. Brigadier-General Kelley, Commanding Department: On the fifth instant I attacked Jenkins in front of Mill Point, and drove him from his position, with trifling loss on either side. Yesterday morning he was reenforced by General Echols, from Lewisburgh, with Patten's brigade and a regiment of Jenkins's command, and assumed a strong position upon the summit of Droop Mountain, a position similar to that upon South-Mountain, in Maryland, but stronger, from na