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; but we see not how there can be any longer. Our army was retreating to concentrate, and, being sharply pressed, was compelled to fight or abandon its trains. Schofield decided to fight, fully aware of the enemy's superiority in numbers, but trusting to the position to enable him to check the rebel advance until his trains could and admits a loss of thirty-five hundred men, including. Major-General Cleburne and three brigadiers killed, with as many wounded or captured, it is clear that Schofield's account is the true one. The rebels were repulsed with fearful loss, and our retreat during the following night was precisely what Schofield had purposed. HeSchofield had purposed. He had not proposed, with two corps, to fight a pitched battle with the whole rebel army; he meant to stop it till he got his trains away; and that he achieved, inflicting a loss at least twice as heavy as he incurred. The rebels had no officer out of Virginia so effective in a fight as Pat. Cleburne, and his loss cannot well be rep