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seemed almost a miracle that he should escape. I saw Gen. Sam. Jones's impromptu breastwork and abattis on the crest of the Sweet Springs Mountain. It was a pretty trap, but one the bird had no idea of entering. Indeed he saw the General's camp fires and signal rockets, sent up to let our own people know where he was. He had two roads to escape by, notwithstanding Craig's creek was impassable behind him, before he reached the General's trap, viz: One up Barbour's creek and the other down Potts's creek, both leading north to Jackson's river. But when he reached that river he would still have been entrapped but for the unfortunate turning back towards Buchanan by Gen. F. Lee, misted by a false dispatch. But Averill is a man of undoubted energy; and though he carried no fruits along with him of his raid save the eclat of his escape, he has desolated the country along his march, and seriously straitened the people for the means of subsistence. His own army reached his headquarters