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retty an engagement as you ever saw depicted on paper — the Second brigade, Colonel Burke, was in line along the river bank, and, although only skirmishers were actuiring on the right, until it became evident their attack would be there. Colonel Burke went forward to learn, as well as possible, the ground and the position of confused was the enemy that not a shot was fired as the brigade retired. Colonel Burke was in the front from the beginning. Early in the engagement a ball struckim and rode away. His leg had to be amputated. During the short time that Colonel Burke has been in command of the brigade, he has endeared himself to his entire clant charge made with more fearful courage and confidence than that made by Colonel Burke's brigade through that dense forest. Heedless alike of dangers seen and unmmand has taken one hundred prisoners. Of these thirty-two were captured by Colonel Burke's brigade, twenty-two of whom were taken by a party of not more than fifty,
s encountered at Deep creek, where a severe fight took place. The Fifth corps followed up the cavalry rapidly, picking up many prisoners and five pieces of abandoned artillery, and a number of wagons. The Fifth corps, with Crook's division of cavalry, encamped that night (the fourth) at Deep creek, on the Namozine road, neither of these commands having been engaged during the day. On the morning of the fourth General Crook was ordered to strike the Danville railroad between Jetersville and Burke's station, and then move up toward Jetersville. The Fifth corps moved rapidly to that point, as I had learned from my scouts that the enemy was at Amelia Court-house, and everything indicated that they were collecting at that point. On arriving at Jetersville, about five o'clock P. M., I learned without doubt that Lee and his army were at Amelia Court-house. The Fifth corps was at once ordered to intrench, with a view to holding Jetersville until the main army could come up. It seems to