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The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1863., [Electronic resource], Averill's movements in Western Virginia. (search)
Averill's movements in Western Virginia. After the skirmish at Greenbrier Bridge, noticed in our paper yesterday, in which Gen. Echols was defeated, and retreated into Monroe county, the enemy under Averill, about 4,500 strong, consisting of 3,000 mounted infantry and 1,500 cavalry, pushed on to the Sweet Springs, in Monroe, some fifty miles from Salem, Roanoke county.--Gen. Echols, in the meantime, fell back to Union, Monroe county, twenty-three miles from the Sweet Springs, where a portion of the command of Gen. Sam Jones was stationed. Averill, finding the way open and his course unopposed, moved on to Salem, on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, which point he reached yesterday morning. Here they burned the court-house and one or two other buildings, including the railroad depot. Information received last night states that the rolling stock of the railroad was saved by being run off on the approach of the enemy. The force under Averill started out from Beverly,