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d crossing at daylight on the third.
Means of transportation — canoes and dug-outs, improvised for the occasion.
Were met by Colonel Hobson's cavalry, estimated at six thousand, drove them back toward Jamestown, Ky., and our column marched on through Columbia, at which point found the advance of Wolford's celebrated Kentucky cavalry, numbering two hundred and fifty men, dispersed it, killing seven and wounding fifteen men. Our loss, two killed and two wounded. Marched on to stockade, at Green River, on the fourth. Colonel Johnson, commanding the Second brigade, attacking stockade rifle-pits and abattis of timber.
After heavy slaughter on both sides, our forces withdrew — loss about sixty killed and wounded on each side.
Of Morgan's command, the gallant Colonel Chenault fell pierced through the head by a Minie ball, as he led his men in a charge upon the riflepits.
The lion-hearted Major Brent also poured out his life-blood upon the field.
Indeed, this was the darkest day that ev