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teers, commanded by Col. Robt. C. Trigg, and the first Virginia regiment that responded to the call of Kentucky for help, arrived opposite the little village of Piketon on the 6th inst. --Our route was from Wytheville, Va. We left Christiansburg, Montgomery county, Va., on the 8th day of November, 1861, and was on the march for one whole month lacking but two days, passing over the most mountainous country in the world, crossing at short intervals the many water courses that flow down and drain the Sandy river in two places. Our orders are to report at Prestonsburg, and we will leave here on tomorrow for that place. Two of our men died en route for this place, but, as yet, the regiment is in good health. Before starting from Christiansburg the officers of the regiment held a meeting and sent Capt. James C. Taylor to Richmond, to ask of Gen. Cooper a suspension of marching orders, until the men were or could be supplied with overcoats; but the General refused to suspend the orde