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s officer is from Texas, and commands Hood's old brigade, Fields's division. The following official dispatch from General Lee tells the story of the day's work: Headquarters Army Northern Virginia, September 29, 1864. "Hon. James A. Seddnces, capturing many prisoners. The enemy still hold Battery Harrison on the exterior line. Our loss is very small. R. E. Lee." Fort Harrison is an important position, and commands Dutch Gap. After their repulse at Fort Gilmer, the e War: "An attempt was made this afternoon to retake Battery Harrison, which, though partially successful failed. R. E. Lee." We understood last evening that our troops gained some advantages, which they did not after wards relinquisortion of our cavalry entered that place to-day. No enemy south of Staunton. His main force is about Harrisonburg. "R. E. Lee." We have authentic intelligence that Colonel F. T. Munford, commanding Wickham's brigade of cavalry, attacke
vening of the 30th, crossed Flint river, and took position between the river and the town. This is the head of Flint river, and here it is a mere creek, about knee deep. Hood sent, Hardee's corps, which was only twelve miles from Jonesboro', and Lee's which was fifteen, to meet this movement. I do not know when Hardee moved, but presume that he moved during the day of the 30th. Lee never moved until ten that night, and did not straighten out and get fairly in motion until daylight. Some YaLee never moved until ten that night, and did not straighten out and get fairly in motion until daylight. Some Yankees has struck his road and impeded his movement. Thus it happened that the Yankees reached Jonesboro' from twelve to twenty hours in advance of us. They had time to get position, to entrench, and to rest before we got there. How it happened that they thus. "stole a march." on us, and moved over a longer distance in a less time, I cannot explain. We had the shortest line and the use of a railroad to transport troops, and yet they beat us by at least twelve hours in the race. The objec