--The fighting last week was altogether with cavalry on our side.
, of Morgan
's division, attacked the enemy near Dandridge
, and captured a battery, with the exception of one gun, which was afterwards recaptured, but the enemy were driven back to their entrenchments at Mossy creek
. Maj. Ball
, of the 6th Georgia, was killed in an engagement on the 29th. Gen. Martin
's entire cavalry attacked a superior force of the enemy at Talbot's Station, and after a stubborn resistance, drove them back four miles.
They were reinforced by a division of infantry, which drove Martin
back, with considerable loss.
The enemy remain at Mossy creek
, strongly entrenched.
The railroad will be in running order to Bristol
in a few days.