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w and heard from reliable officers, as follows: Killed, negroes, 450; Indians, 7; white troops, 30; total, 487. Col. J. M. Williams, Federal commander, reported his troops at 1,170; loss of the escort, 204 killed and missing, 97 wounded. General is officers and men fought well and gallantly, and by their side came the officers of my own brigade, and especially Captain Williams, of my advance. With the report of Gen. W. L. Cabell, we will close the description of this brilliant victory an pride of beholding the foe suddenly take to flight and leave the hard-fought field. General Dockery's men, under Colonel Williams, had been detached, and under the supervision of General Smith marched around and across the creek and morass to thempt to take advantage of position seemed to have been made on the part of the Confederates until General Smith threw Colonel Williams across the creek against the enemy's right and rear. Besides, the enemy had the spirit of desperation in his positi