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tion to West Union. The fuse succeeded admirably, and whilst the sharpshooters were skirmishing with the enemy, the flame from the burning bridges could be distinctly seen. Our object having been attained, the troops were withdrawn from the front of the town, and encamped for the night several miles distant. The next day the forces under Col. Harman visited Ritchie county. Before reaching Harrisville, the county seat, about 50 militia fell into our hands. They had been called out by Gov. Pierpoint, and a number of them were armed with new Enfield rifles. At Harrisville a number of "Home Guards" and 12 or 15 of the 10th Va. infantry, were captured. The contents of the Post-Office were seized, and some valuable information obtained. In the meantime Gen. Jones had struck the railroad at Cairo and destroyed two bridges. The tunnel, No. 18, which had some 4,000 cords of wood in the arching, was destroyed completely. We rejoined Gen. Jones near Ritchie C H, and from thence