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glimpse of the men behind them, with the lesson of Pilot Knob fresh in his mind, lie concluded not to attack, but, after giving time for his train to move around the city and ret a start on the road westward, he drew off and followed it. Gen. Pleasanton now arrived, Oct. 8. and assumed command ; dispatching Gen. Sanborn with the cavalry to follow and harass the enemy, so as to delay him, if possible, until Gen. A. J. Smith could overtake him. Sanborn attacked the Rebel rear-guard at Versailles, and drove it into line of battle; thus ascertaining that the enemy were heading for Booneville but, being nearly surrounded by them, he fell back to California ; where Col. Cutherwood, with A. J. Smith's cavalry and some much-needed supplies, joined him on the 14th. Gen. Mower, by coming from Arkansas, following nearly in the track of the Rebel irruption, had struck the Mississippi at Cape Girardeau; having marched 300 miles, over bad roads, in 18 days. His men were weary, his provisio