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though wholly unexpecting an attack, speedily formed in line-of battle eager for the fray. Two companies of the 44th were sent down the turnpike, and I noticed Hansborough's battalion of gallant Northwest boys filing over the hill through the woods, a near cut to a bend in the road, to get the first crack at the assailants. But imain-guard duty that day over the river next the enemy. At daybreak, a number of us went down to the western branch of the Greenbrier, under the command of Colonel Hansborough, (who was officer of the day) and burnt the bridge right in the face of the Yankees. They fired several shots at us, but double-quicked out of sight when oer dark, in the rain, being one of the rear guard, composed of the squads of that and the previous days, in number about three hundred, under the command of Colonel Hansborough. The mud was ankle-deep and cold and we could scarcely find our quarters, which were generally tends, but occasionally unfinished log-huts. Several hu