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ated him, put him to flight, and, at the last accounts, was pursuing him, aided in the pursuit by Col. Leonidas Metcalfe and Col. Maxwell.
We have strong hopes of hearing that his gang has been captured, or, better still, annihilated.
Greenville (Mo.) captured — a desperate fight with Heavy loss. St. Louis, Wednesday, July 23, 1862.
--A merchant of Fredericktown has arrived here and reports that a desperate fight had taken place at Greenville, Wayne county, Mo., between a band of Greenville, Wayne county, Mo., between a band of guerrillas and two companies of State militia stationed at that place.
The militia, under the command of Capt. Leeper, were surprised by the guerrillas, who were under the command of a man named Reeves.
The guerrillas made the attack at daylight, very suddenly and fiercely, no pickets being out to apprise our men of their approach.--Capt. Leeper and 48 of his men are reported killed, and a large number wounded.
The rebel loss is not known.
The rebels took possession of the town.