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ceed 250; and, indeed, volleys of musketry were heard in the direction of their flight. Among the slain were found the bodies of two negro Captains, with commissions in their pockets. The 1st Alabama, Lt. Col. Looke, and the 10th Arkansas, Col. Witt, engaged the enemy outside the works, in the thick woods, and fought most gallantly; but were compelled, by the heavy odds brought against them, to fail back across the creek and within the works. In this action Col Witt was captured, but was Witt was captured, but was not fated to remain long a prisoner, being one of the daring band who effected their escape from the Map Leaf while on their way to a Yankee prison. About 3 o'clock the Yankees, true to their knavish national instinct, raised the white flag, and under it attempted to make a rush with their infantry. This being reported to Gen. Gardner, he sent orders to the different commanders not to recognize any white flag unless sent by the Federal commander himself. At sunset the firing ceased, after