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ardy county, Virginia. They were captured by the Rock- Cavalry on the 21st of August, and that time been in prison at Mon- A more ragged, dirty, graceless set we never saw — good specimens, however, of the "Union" men of the Northwest. One of them declared himself an out-and-out Secession and seemed to think he had been captured through mistake. The prisoners were arraigned before Gen. Winder, and thence transferred to the usual place of refuge. From our army on the Potomac there is a thing of especial interest. The pickets in siged in a good deal of firing on Tuesday but, so far as we could learn, without effect on either side. Several improved ambulances are about to to Gen. Floyd's command. They are -tial vehicles, and each has two water underneath, fastened by iron straps. The landing of a party of French officers at New Orleans was the only item of news for the public to speculate upon yesterday. The announcement will be found under the telegraphic head.
part. A severe battle has been daily expected. Indeed, we have been expecting severe battles for many weeks; but, save some skirmishing and the brave defence by Floyd's Brigade at Gauley, we have had nothing. Save this much, no blow to stagger the enemy has been struck here or elsewhere in Virginia. The defence at Gauley was i me that the Captain's shot opened lanes through the Federal regiments. The splendid regiment commanded by Col. Benham, who was a classmate of Col. Reynolds's, of Floyd's brigade, was twice brought to the charge with bayonet, but was compelled to fall back, with fearful loss. That regiment charged full upon Reynolds's skeleton reake command here for the purpose of reducing to order the hospitals, and establishing a more vigilant military discipline generally. I regret to learn that Gen. Floyd suffers considerably from his wound, but I hope to hear that it will soon be healed. Messrs. W. B. Preston, Miles of South Carolina, and Venable of North C
The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], Colonel Reynold's report of the battle at Gauley river. (search)
t of the battle at Gauley river. Headquarters 50th Va. Regiment, Floyd's Brigade, C. S. A., Camp on Sewell Sept. 15th, 1861. Captain W. E. Peters,Assistant Adj't Gen'l Floyd's Brigade;Sir --On the morning of the 10th inst., in obedience to the orders of Brig. Gen'l Floyd, I moved my regiment from our temporary camp, whiBrig. Gen'l Floyd, I moved my regiment from our temporary camp, which was about one mile in advance of the main camp at Gauley, and took post on the centre of the line of log breast works, and on the left of the earth works and battery of 4 guns. The regiment formed into line behind the breastworks at 2½ o'clock P. M. Within a few minutes after, I was informed of the rapid approach of the enein body had fallen back. All the officers of the regiment behaved with gallantry and coolness throughout the action. Our loss was 3 privates wounded, 2 Lieutenants, 1 Sergeant, and 11 privates missing. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, [Signed.] A. W. Reynolds, Col. 50th Va. Reg't, Floyd's Brigade, C. S. A.
Appointed. --The following gentlemen have recently received appointments to labor as colporteurs in the employ of the Baptist Colportage Board, of this city: Rev. George Pearcy, returned Missionary from China, to labor among the encampments around Lynchburg; Rev. C. H. Ryland, recent graduate of the Greenville Theological Seminary, to Gen. Lee's Division; Rev. P. T. Terrell, to General Floyd's Brigade; Rev. J. T. Skinner and Rev. W. B. Pedigo, to the army on the Potomac, and Rev. J. C. Robertson, to labor in the encampments around this city. These new appointments enable the Board greatly to extend the sphere of its influence.
General Wise relieved. --The evil and danger of a divided command in the army of the Kanawha operating beyond Lewisburg has been felt so -bly by the authorities, that they have determined to relieve one of our Generals in that quarter, and devolve the whole command upon the other. Accordingly, Gen. Wise has been recalled, to be assigned to another field of duty, and the command of the army of the Kanawha devolves upon Gen. Floyd.