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said to be Lee, of Louisville, and wounding one or two more. Our men then charged the house, and set fire to it, burning it and all of the men in it, it is believed, but two, who escaped. A detachment of twenty-five cavalry, under Capt. Morgan, arrived at Franklin to arrest the parties implicated. A reconnoissance was made by a squadron of the Third Pennsylvania regiment, commanded by Captain Bell, in the neighborhood of Vienna, Va. From Vienna they took the right hand road toward Hunter's Mill, and had gone about a mile and a half when they found themselves hemmed in on three sides by not only a superior force of cavalry, but also of infantry. The discharges of the rebel musketry placed the horses of the National cavalry beyond the control of their riders, the animals having been but recently brought into service, and therefore unaccustomed to such alarms. The officers, after several ineffectual attempts to get their men in line for the purpose of making a charge, ordered a
camped at Buck Head Church. December 3.--Crossed Waynesboro Railroad, and marched to three miles to Millen. December 4.--Crossed Little Ogeechee Creek at Hunter's Mill, and encamped six miles south-east of Sylvania. December 5.--Marched two miles south-east. December 6.--Marched seventeen miles in same direction. Deabout ten miles through bad swamps. December second, marched with wagons. December third, marched about eleven miles. December fourth, marched to near Hunter's Mill. December fifth, marched in rear of train. December sixth, marched. December seventh, crossed Turkey Branch; camped near Springfield. December 8th.ttle Buckhead Creek, and Waynesboro Railroad. December 4.--Marched sixteen miles east to six miles south-east of Sylvania; crossed Little Ogeechee River at Hunter's Mill. December 5.--Marched two miles south-east, and camped eight miles south-east of Sylvania. December 6.--Marched eleven miles south-east to sixteen miles
ents of infantry went out to-day under command of Gen. wadsworth's son, who is an aid to his father, and proceeded as far as Devil's and Brush a farms, and brought away all the remaining forage in that neighborhood. The reconnaissance made yesterday by a squadron of the 3d Pennsylvania regiment, consisting of companies F and N, under command of Capt. Bell, in the neighborhood of Vienna; resulted disastrously to our forces. After reaching Vienna they took the right-hand road towards Hunter's Mill, and had gone about a mile and a half when they suddenly found themselves hemmed three sides by not only a superior force of cavalry, but also of infantry. The discharges of the rebel musketry placed the horses of our cavalry beyond the control of their riders, the animals having been but recently brought into service, and therefore unaccustomed to such alarms. The officers, after several ineffectual attempts to get their men in line for the purpose of making a charge, ordered a r