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The capture of the Salt Works in Kanawha.

The following telegram was received at the War Department yesterday:

Dublin, Sept. 16th, 1862.
Hon. Geo. W. Randolph

Gen. Loring's command entered the Kanawha Salines last Saturday morning and took possession of the salt works, closely pursuing the enemy, en route for Charleston. Salt works not much endured, a very large quantity of salt on hand; selling at thirty five (35) cents per bushel. An order has been sent to me urging the farmers to send forward their wagons, loaded with forage, &c., and return with salt.

(Singed.) Thos. L. Brown, Major Comd'g Post.

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