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nemy, since ascertained to consist of Gillem's, Stoneman's and Burbridge's forces, concentrated at Bean's station, advanced eastward.--Vaughn was at Greenville and Duke's brigade at Rogersville. The movement was rapid, and Duke, being in their route, was forced back to Kingsport, when, on the 13th, he was attacked, and suffered aDuke, being in their route, was forced back to Kingsport, when, on the 13th, he was attacked, and suffered a repulse. The enemy thus got ahead of Vaughn, and, on the morning of the 14th, entered Bristol. The account says: "On the night of the 14th he entered Abingdon, Duke falling back towards Abingdon. General Breckinridge, at Wytheville, apprised of the advance, at once began to concentrate his troops for the defence of SaltvDuke falling back towards Abingdon. General Breckinridge, at Wytheville, apprised of the advance, at once began to concentrate his troops for the defence of Saltville. On the afternoon of the 14th, he started by train for that point himself; arriving at Glade Spring that night late, he barely escaped capture, and reached Saltville next morning — the enemy reaching Glade Spring shortly after daylight on the 15th. The force of the enemy, after leaving Abingdon, divided into two columns--on