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em flying from the soil which they pollute with their presence. The first fight occurred near Tuscumbia, in which Capt Cannon with a hundred men, ten from each company, engaged a force of the enemy's cavalry and infantry, outnumbering him threend sent the hissing bullets in showers amongst our boys for a while, but were unable to withstand the fiery charge of Captain Cannon and his brave troopers, who broke and scattered them like chaff before the wind, killing a number of them without los to their owner; the fourth one, a notorious villain, was taken to the battle field and hung. After the attack of Capt. Cannon, the enemy retreated with such rapidity that they forgot to take their prisoners with them, and never stopped until theighteen or twenty of their dead bodies. At the same time that Col. Nixon was sent in pursuit with the shot guns, Capt. Cannon was placed in command of the Rifles, and sent to cut off a train of cars at Limestone, eighteen miles distant. He reac