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he "Narrows" during the fight represent as having been awful. The ed men filled the road in heaps, and the wounded screamed terrifically. The enemy was repulsed and fairly driven back twice only when the flanking movement was attempted that Capt. May withdrew his command. The blood of the killed and surrounded ran in streams into the river, and in the panic and fright many of the Hessians there crowded on the perpendicular bank and fell into the water. Gen. Bull Nelson intended to sur Col. Williams, as he dispatched he had but his plans missed. He divided his force into two columns, one of which was to match on Pineton by way of the Sandy, and by up John's Creek. The fight took place at G y Bridge over Ivy Creek. Capt. May had with him, all told, only 260 men who were taken from the several com es of Col. Williams command. The force of the Hessians, it was supposed amounted to with one battery of artillery. Messrs. Richards and Grines assure us that there