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Doc. 11.-battle of Middle Creek, Ky. Col. Garfield's despatch. headquarters Eighteenth brigade, Prestonburg, Ky., January 11. Capt, J. B. Fry, A. A. G.: I left Paintsville on Thursday n
ove in the enemy's pickets, two miles below Prestonburg.
The men slept on their arms.
At four o'c ave crossed the river, and am now occupying Prestonburg.
Our loss, two killed and twenty-five woun d the mouth of Abbott Creek, one mile below Prestonburg.
I then found that the enemy was encamped one mile, and crossed over to the mouth of Middle Creek, which empties into the Big Sandy, opposite 's Creek, it was my intention to advance up Middle Creek, and cut off his retreat, while the cavalry ound the whole community in the vicinity of Prestonburg had been stripped of every thing like suppl hat arrived at Paintsville to push on up to Prestonburg, but I found it would be impossible to brin of the battle from those who were in it.
Prestonburg is about twelve miles beyond Paintsville.