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touching than poetry. God bless that baby and its mother — the wife and child of a brave man and a patriot; and oh. Father, if they have Thy blessing, who on earth can add to their happiness and peace? Yours, A. B. C. Camp two-mile, near Charleston,Kanawha county. Va.,Sept. 26, 1862. Under the protection and guidance of a most gracious God, our army, under the gallant General Loring have marched in triumphant victory into this rich and fertile valley, leaving the "Narrows," in Giles county. Our march was uninterrupted until near Fayette Court-House. There we encountered the enemy under General Lightburn, most powerfully entrenched. Our brave boys faced their cannons' months with veteran daring, fighting from about 2 o'clock until night closed upon us. Our less was light--12 killed and 40 wounded, principally of the 45th Virginia During the night the enemy attempted a retreat, leaving an immense amount of stores, wagons, ambulances, and some one hundred prisoners, to fall