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on to a house in advance, to await the arrival of our troops,) and his cousin, who was to notify him of the moving of the troops, but who failed to do it, he (the Colonel) was left behind and taken prisoner by the rebels. Of our retreat to this point and the incidents connected therewith, I will speak in my next. volunteer. Lynchburgh (Va.) Republican account. camp at Pendleton County, two miles east of Franklin, May 12. On Monday, May fifth, we left camp at Valley Mills, Augusta County, six miles north of Staunton, with five days rations, without tents and baggage, save blankets, under the command of Gen. Ed. Johnson, and the next day the advanceguard under Col. Letcher fell in with the outposts of the enemy--one cavalry company and a body of infantry, near the forks of the Jennings Gap and the Parkersburgh turnpike roads, twenty-one miles from Staunton. Letcher fired upon the enemy, killing three, wounding several, and taking one prisoner. About this time Old Sto