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was dispatched to the Kanawha Valley, and General Garnett, formerly a Major in the Federal army, waI will simply summarize the situation. General Garnett had posted himself in the pass at Laurel the mountain, intending, if possible, to join Garnett at Laurel Hill. For the time being, he wasdoomed to disappointment, for he learned that Garnett had also retreated, and that a strong Union c news of that disaster to Beverly, and to General Garnett, at Laurel Hill, and an immediate retreatd by the advancing Union armies, and when General Garnett reached Leedsville, he heard that Generaly-six miles north-west of Laurel Hill. Here Garnett resolved to risk an encounter, and facing aboe between small parties of sharpshooters, General Garnett was killed. Here the Federal pursuit wasthe rebels on Rich Mountain, and this rout of Garnett's rear-guard at Carrick's Ford, were speedil in that district ended with the death of General Garnett and the dispersion of his army. About a