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e should have reinforcements. The enemy have already appeared before Gen. Wise in large force, Gen. Lee went to his succor with four of Gen. Floyd's regiments, which leaves the letter with a very smaments. P. S.--Gen. Wise was fighting yesterday, but with what success is not learned. Gen. Lee had brought with him from Huntersville no troops, and was attended only by an escort of twenty Floyd is stationed with what of his command is left after the four regiments taken forward by General Lee, and is very strongly fortified. General Wise is west of Meadow Bluff, fifteen miles, on Sewell mountain, in a very strong position. The four regiments taken up to him by Gen. Lee will increase our force there to about five thousand men.--This number was doubtless attacked by Rosencranz on Wednesday last at the head of fourteen thousand. It was hoped that Generals Lee and Wise would be able to hold the position and check the enemy; if not, they would withdraw to Meadow Bluff, where
has been near to General Wise and has retired to Dogwood Gap — others that he is slowly approaching, while many think that he will not dare leave Gauley after his severe loss and failure to grasp his supposed prey. Cortainly, he can be sure that Generals Floyd and Wise, and their men, will fight to the last. The last battle at the heights of Gauley has opened his eyes to the fact that our brave troops will dispute every inch of ground with him. Telegraph poles, to be delivered within ten days, on the road between Staunton and White Sulphur Springs, are called for by special advertisement posted in our streets. This indicates the erection of a line to this place immediately. It has become, indeed, a military necessity. General Lee went to General Floyd's camp on Saturday morning, escorted by about twenty-five of the Greenbrier troop. The object of this visit has not transpired. He passed through this place. The Greenbrier militia are in the field with General Floyd.