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n the North western part of the State. As these rumors became certainty, I made an effort to strengthen myself, first, by reinforcement, and secondly, by entrenchments, sufficient to with stand the very large force of the enemy. My orders to General Wise I send you copies of, and also copies of his replies. I failed in procuring reinforcements, but succeeded somewhat better in the construction of a temporary breastwork. At three o'clock in the evening of the 10th of September, the enemy, unddays before, and were for the first time under fire, behaved themselves in a manner worthy of all praise. I am very confident that I could have beaten the enemy and have marched directly to the Valley of Kanawha, if the reinforcements from Gen. Wise's column had come up when ordered, and the regiments from North Carolina and Georgia could have reached me before the close of the second days conflict. I cannot express the regret which I feel at the necessity over which I had no control, whi
pect of his fellow-soldiers by the promptness and fidelity with which he discharged every duty incident to his position; that he bore every hardship without a murmur, faced every danger without a tear, and at last sealed with his life his devotion to the great cause which he served, and now sleeps one of those "unforgotten braves," who have left, a memory to be revered and an example to be emulated. Third.--That the thanks of this company are due, and are hereby tendered to the R. L L Blues, Captain C. Jennings Wise, for their courtesy and kindness in furnishing an escort to the remains of the deceased on the occasion of their interment. Fourth--That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family of the deceased, to the R. L. L Blues, and to the Richmond Enquirer and Dispatch for publication Committee.--Lieutenant William G. Gray, Sergeant Thomas Ellett, and private John J. Reeve. Lieut. P. A. Wellford, Chairman. Private Jno. W. Green, Secretary. fe 6--1t*