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The Daily Dispatch: September 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Franklin, Pendleton co., Aug. 28, 1861. (search)
ountain. Then it was that a heroic band of mountaineers — we wish we could give their names — under the leadership of Allen White, numbering about twenty men, went forth to meet the invader. Numbers were not estimated; it was sufficient to know thits position on Laurel Fork; sent out their scouts, who soon returned with the news that the enemy was close at hand. Capt. White made such disposition of his forces as the place and circumstances would allow, and the enemy were upon them. White'sWhite's men occupied the east bank of Laurel Fork. The Yankees were suffered to enter the stream and approach within 40 yards of our men, when every rifle was brought to the eye and death hurled into the enemy. Nine fell in the stream, and those who escafe, when the sharp crack of three rifles came from a cover on the roadside, and they were sent to their long account. Capt. White, Wm. White, and his son had gone around a hill and took position there to cut off the retreat, and successfully was it