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le Register gives an interesting account of General Breckinridge's recent victory near Morristown. General Vaughn moved around to the rear of the enemy and General Basil Duke was to attack in front. The letter says: "Everything worked exactly as it was arranged. The ridge was gained on the morning of the 12th with but litommanding was not to be deceived by these preparations. About 9 o'clock P. M., our whole force moved to the flank and rear of the enemy, through — gap, Vaughn and Duke, with their cavalry, in the front. "So confident were the enemy that our army was still in Bull's gap, and had not suspected their evacuation, they neglected streaming back to the rear, told how things were going at the front. I do not think I ever saw the blood of our boys more disturbed than it was in this pursuit. Duke's men fought splendidly, and not one of them was to be found anywhere except at his post. While Vaughn's boys, as they approached Morristown — the scene of their