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rom a source that we can vouch for as perfectly reliable: We detached from Prestonsburg two companies, part cavalry and part infantry, numbering about 200--Capts. May and Hunter-Capt. May being in command of the expedition. Our object was simply to establish a temporary camp at West Liberty, so as to concentrate the scattereCapt. May being in command of the expedition. Our object was simply to establish a temporary camp at West Liberty, so as to concentrate the scattered elements of the Southern rights party through that region.--We soon heard that a force of several hundred Federals were at McCormick's Gap — We sailed out with a small detachment of cavalry, and when they heard our little part approaching, the terror which emanates from craven and cowardly hearts soon magnified us into a very lar The killed one old man about seventy years old, who was on his way to mill. His name was Davis. I was at Prestonsburg a day or two after the fight and saw Captains May and Hunter's companies mustered into the Confederate service and I believe every man who started on the expedition responded to the roll ball. These are the u