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ceeded to the headquarters and serenaded the General. Crowds of officers gathered in front of his quarters and greeted him by loud and prolonged cheering, and had the battle transpired according to arrangements the troops would have fought in the most determined manner; but the arrival of General Hunter, about ten o'clock in the evening, made a complete change in the matter, and the battle has been delayed. General Fremont and staff, with the exception of Colonels Lovejoy, Hudson, and Schenck, left for Tipton to-day, at six A. M. The camps were not generally made aware of the departure, as it was not deemed prudent for the soldiers to receive the information until the General should be some distance on the way. The faces of all who were around the headquarters at the time of the departure wore an expression of sadness, and evinced that a sore blow had been struck at the enthusiasm of the Western army. Only the immediate presence of the enemy, and the prospects of battle in a fe
Assistant Secretary of War. Affairs along the lines. The army telegraph reports all quiet along the lines. The recent Affair at Gauley Bridge. It is believed at headquarters here that the reports hither to received in regard to the battle between Gen. Rosencranz and Floyd are exaggerations. It appears that Floyd was firing for twelve hours upon Rosencranz's camp without injuring a single man. There has, however, been no contradiction of the report that Generals Benham and Schenck had gone to the rear of Floyd's army and hemmed it in. Affairs at Hatteras Inlet — the Federals compelled to abandon the Fort. Col. Hawkins, commander at Fort Hatteras, arrived here to-day. He represents that the exposed position of the fort renders it almost unpatentable during such storms as that which recently swept the coast. He asks that the troops there may be sent back to Fortress Monroe, or the works be put in a condition to afford safety from the overflows upon such occa
eam boat landing. The rebel force was by some about seven thousand strong, and under the that the force exceeded four thousand. The impression prevailed among our forces that Floyd was personally desperate, and determined to do something that would relieve him from the taunts of his enemies in Richmond. It was also believed, from the disposition of forces made by General Rosencranz, and certain preparations going on, that an attempt would be made to bag Floyd's whole forces by Schenck's brigade crossing New River above, and Benham crossing the Kanawha below his position, while brigade would give him employment This was believed practicable. The health of the army was improving.--The troops were well clothed and prepared — Forage for horses was becoming scarce and Capt. Goulding's object in coming to Ohio was to make heavy purchases of horse feed. Not the slightest uneasiness was felt as to the ability of the army to sustain itself. The only question was as to wh