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to his small force was compelled to leave the others behind. Dick Ashby was terribly cut up, one of his eyes being shot out and his head ng the chaplain to accompany me, which he willingly did. We went to Ashby's camp, located upon the farm of Col. Washington, six miles from hed the wounded men, that they (the enemy) had returned, and that Captain Ashby had gone in pursuit of them with his whole force and Captain My force to surprise them; the expedition left before I returned from Ashby's camp, or I would have joined them. Dick Ashby is a noble man, anDick Ashby is a noble man, and has endeared himself to us all, and I sincerely trust that he made good his escape by abandoning his horse and taking to the woods. If he ht the Almighty will nerve my arm to avenge him a hundred-fold. Captain Ashby had over forty shots fired at him, and his escape was miraculou from pursuing the enemy. I received the above account from two of Ashby's own men who were in the fight. As their accounts tally I suppose