Cincinnati, July 16.
--A special dispatch to the Gazette
reports that Laurel Hill
was evacuated on the night of the 11th inst.
The Confederate troops were overtaken by the advance of the Hessians on the 12th, when the rear showed battle, to cover their retreat.
At the next ford Gen. Garnett
, of Georgia
, succeeded Gen. Garnett
in command, and the pursuit ceased.
The result of the whole affair is that Laurel Hill
Camp, with equipage, forty baggage-wagons, field-chest and two regimental banners, were captured.
Four Georgia Captains
were taken among the prisoners.
and twenty of his men were killed.
The General's body is at headquarters, awaiting orders from Richmond
Washington, July 16
's official dispatches announce the death of Gen. Garnett
, with 200 killed and 1,000 prisoners. Seven guns were also captured.