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ing extract from a letter written by a member of Col. Woodruff's regiment: The next day after reaching Gely waiting the order. At three o'clock P. M., Colonel Woodruff beat the long roll and formed the regiment intthere might be no delay if we were called upon. Col. Woodruff went to Gen. Cox, and begged him to allow the Se to take the rebels. In this he was mistaken, and Woodruff was the better judge. If his advice had been follk on the evening of the fight, General Cox came to Woodruff, and told him that our men were victorious, but th Colonel of the regiment was wounded, and that he (Woodruff) had better go up to the camp and see how they were getting on.--Cols. Woodruff and Neff then started for the battle field, and found that our men, instead of b General Cox had reported, were defeated. When Cols. Woodruff and Neff approached the camp, they saw a Union tainly, we would heartily rejoice could we recover Woodruff. We hardly know what to do since we have lost him