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The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Federal relations with foreign Powers. (search)
fteen miles west of Monterey, to which point the force remaining in that vicinity, under Col. Edward Johnston, had Fallen back and encamped.--The official dispatch received on Saturday says that the o'clock, in the afternoon, when the enemy retreated; that the Federals numbered 5,000, while Col. Johnston's command was only 1,200 strong, but has since been reinforced by two regiments. We havallied gallantly to their work, and fought with the energy of desperation. The troops under Col. Johnston's command were portions of the 12th Georgia and the 31st Virginia regiments, Col. Baldwin's s believed to be very heavy. It was a desperate fight, and a dearly bought victory. Col. Edward Johnston, under whose command the battle was fought, is a native of Chesterfield county, Va. He wa Loring's division, a portion of which had been lately transferred to another point leaving Col. Johnston the senior officer of the post. This force, at Camp Alleghany, expected orders to move east