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kets and were soon near their fortifications, which had been erected to prevent our crossing. Gen Morgan sent in a flag of truce and demanded the surrender, but the Colonel quietly remarked "if it want his spirit had fled. He was killed by Capt. Murphy, because Magennis, by the direction of Gen. Morgan, bad ordered Murphy to restore a watch taken from a prisoner. Thus was the poor fellow's laner impression and shock than any occurrence I ever witnessed. Truly has this been a sad day. Gen. Morgan looks haggard and weary, but he never despairs. May to-morrow dawn more bright than to-day couses, by which he was enabled to make a desperate resistance. After a fight of seven hours, Gen. Morgan, finding the town could be taken in no other way, ordered a charge to be made. This ought to have been done at first; but Gen. Morgan said, when it was urged on him, that he wished to avoid the destruction of private property as much as possible, and he would only permit it as a last and fi