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Federal report of the fight at Prestonsburg. Louisville, Jan. 14. --The following official documents have just been received at headquarters here: Paintsville, Jan. 8, 1861. Capt. J. B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant General: I entered this place yesterday with the Forty-second Ohio regiment, Fourteenth Kentuckymorrow morning. J. A. Garfield, Commanding Brigade, Brigade, Prestonsburg, Ky,. Jan. 11, 1862. Capt. J. B. Fry, Assistant Adj't-Gen: I left Paintsville on Thursday noon with 1,100 men, and drove in the enemy's pickets two miles below Prestonsburg The men slept on their arms. At four o'clock yesterday morning w one o'clock P. M. we engaged his force of 2,500, with three cannon posted on the hill. We fought them until dark, having been reinforced by about 700 men from Paintsville, and drove the enemy from all his positions. He carried off the majority of his dead and all his wounded. This morning we found twenty-seven of his dead on th