a detachment of thirty-eight from Bracken's Indiana cavalry, under Lieut. Dalzell; the whole force being under command of Major Webster, Twenty-fifth Ohio; Major Owens, Second Virginia, had the immediate command of the Virginians.
Capts. Askew, Williams, Washburne, Johnson, Green and Crowell, and Lieuts. Higgins, Houghton, Jones, Bell, Berblus and Blandy, Twenty-fifth Ohio, commanded the Ohio boys; but I do not know the company officers of the Virginians.
Tuesday afternoon--the last day of tdedly exciting — the rebels flying at full speed, and our men, in good order, were charging in line of battle down the valley at the top of their horses' speed.
The rebels, however, had the shortest road, and made good their escape.
Leaving Capt. Williams, Co. C, Twenty-fifth Ohio, with eighty or a hundred men, to hold the bridges, Major Webster moved forward on Huntersville, then distant six miles, and we marched rapidly.
The road leaves the Greenbrier River at the bridge, and strikes back t