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emselves to the vengeance of the Lincoln Government. It was late in the month of June before the authorities at Richmond sent Gen. Wise to their assistance. The results of his expedion are well known. Wise made head against the enemy till Garnett's defeat at Rich Mountain. But this disaster to our arms left Northwestern Virginia undefended, and set free the innumerable hordes of McClellan to turn their arms against Wise's command, to intercept his communication with the East, and, by sued to commence a retreat, and forced to leave home, family, and all they had, to the enemy, who have held possession of their country ever since. It will also be remembered that, soon as the Government could rally from the discouragement of Garnett's defeat, General Floyd was sent to the relief of the Kanawha counties; and the troops of the Valley, placed under his command, marched back to meet their invaders again; but new disappointments awaited them. They fought again at Cross Lanes an