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ngton, late of Mount Vernon, and two other rebel field officers, were killed and left on the field. Our troops brought them in, when Washington's body was recognized by an acquaintance. Lee has manifestly a large force, but he is alarmed lest Rosencranz should come up in the rear. Our scouts returned to-day from ten miles exploration toward Lewisburg. Floyd had been telling that the Federal loss was tremendous — over two hundred killed first fire — while his own was almost nothing. He dMcCook took several prisoners yesterday, in an armed reconnaissance across the river. Most of our wounded are doing very well. [second Dispatch.] Camp Scott, Va., Sept. 15. --General Cox is here to-day for an interview with Gen. Rosencranz. He moved the main body of his army from Gauley Bridge towards Lewisburg. Wise and Floyd are both retreating as fast as possible. Gen. Schenck is at Grafton, pushing along matters finely for active movements. Several regular officers
as many men as it could usefully hold, are all features of this transaction which mark it as one of the most extraordinary of the age. From Gen. Floyd's camp. Col. R. H. Glass writes from Floyd's camp, Sept. 15, an interesting letter to the Lynchburg Republican, from which we make an extract: *** Had Gen. Wise reinforced us with 1,000 men, or, had it been possible for the N. Carolina and Georgia regiments to have come to our assistance in time, we could doubtless have whipped Rosencranz as badly on the morning of the 11th as we had done on the evening of the 10th. Indeed, we think it highly probable we could have whipped him anyhow; but, as retreat would have been impossible under the fire of the enemy, and in the possible event of a defeat we should all have been slaughtered or captured, our prudent General thought it dangerous to hazard so much upon the cast of a single die. To retire to this side of the Ganley, therefore, was the only safe alternative left us, an