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y. The Missourians under Generals Slack, Clark, McBride, Parsons and Raines, were nearest the position taken by General Lyon, with his main force; they were instantly turned to the left and opened the battle with an incessant fire of small arms Woodruff opposed his battery to the battery of the enemy under Capt. Totten, and a constant cannonading was kept up between these batteries during the battle. Hebert's regiment of Louisiana Volunteers, and Mclntosh's regiment of Arkansas Mounted Riflemethe day. The commanders of regiments of my own brigade--Cols. Churchill, Greer Embry, McIntosh, Hebert and McRae--ed their different regiments into action with great coolness and bravery, and were always in front of their men, cheering them on-- Woodruff and Reid managed their batteries with great ability, and did much execution — For those officers and men who were particularly conspicuous, I will refer the Department to the reports of the different commanders. To my personal staff I am mu
dicate that I shall be sent to Fort Lafayette, New York. An attempt has been made by, Kentuckians to have me released by a writ of habeas corpus; but the civil authorities were prohibited the garrison. I am closely guarded, but treated with courtesy and kindness. The news of my arrest created intense excitement, and for a time an apprehension of a mob was general. My captor, Col. Guthrie. assigned as his especial reason for arresting me, that it was to procure the exchange of Lieut. Col. Woodruff, recently captured in Virginia, and promises to make propositions to the United States Government to that effect. I hope my friends will do all they can to effect an early exchange. Mr. Editor: --My brother, Col. Tyler, sent me the above, which I was requested to copy and have published. I also copy a piece taken from a Northern paper, which, if you have room in your columns, you will oblige me to insert. Respectfully, H. Tyler. The rebel officer at Newport. -