was himself killed while endeavoring to rally his troops.
With soldier-like generosity, General Morris
directed the remains to be carefully removed, and afterwards forwarded them to the family in Virginia
The enemy lost in these engagements about two hundred killed, besides wounded and prisoners, seven or eight pieces of artillery, and large military stores.
failed to carry out the directions sent to him to pursue General Garnett
's force, and they escaped.
, however, finding that Garnett
had retreated, fell back on Beverly
, and was compelled to surrender at discretion, on the 13th, with about six hundred men. General McClellan
and the Cheat Mountain
Pass, thus gaining the key to Western Virginia
On the 19th of July he issued the following address to the army:--