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cts. If that gallant soldier and good man, Gen. Garnett, had lived to make his official report, fulout ten o'clock at night, when, by order of Gen. Garnett, we were withdrawn, and we did not occupy td alternately by the different regiments of Gen. Garnett's command. In this position the enemy, wit Capt. Shoemaker's battery. On the 11th, General Garnett received information that the enemy had gwas assigned to bring up the rear, and with Gen. Garnett and Capt. Shoemaker's battery we remained alf were marched in front of the train. Gen. Garnett, now anticipating an attack from Gen. Hill, in the rear of the train. During the day, Gen. Garnett, being in front, received information that r, (wading it,) and when it was nearly over Gen. Garnett ordered me to draw up on the far side and ated for some time, when I was informed that Gen. Garnett had been killed, and in a short time Col. Tut a word relative to our late commander, General Garnett. That he was brave, the very manner of h[1 more...]
expected. They also menace us from Sissonville, where they are in possession to the number of four of five hundred, and from Walton on the Erk, supposed in an equal number. Sad reports, clouding the sunshine of our victory, reach us from Gen. Garnett. The correspondents of the Cincinnati papers up to the 16th represent a terrible Confederate defeat at Rich Mountain, the death of General Garnett, and surrender of Col. Pegram with 600 men. We await calmly the truth of the matter. L. A General Garnett, and surrender of Col. Pegram with 600 men. We await calmly the truth of the matter. L. A private letter from a member of the Richmond Blues, after detailing the circumstances of the fight on the 17th, goes on to say: Last night (17th,) at 10 o'clock we started for the enemy's camp to take them by surprise, they having from 3,000 to 4,000 men and we 1,000; but when we arrived they had slipped off to the other side of the Kanawha River and fortified themselves. We had not men enough to attack them, so we returned. Their camp was 16 miles from us, but now they are over 25 mil