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The Home Guard camp was almost deserted, and nearly three hundred gallant fellows lay wasting with dysentery and measles. The nearest assistance that could be obtained was from the Seventeenth regiment, which could only come by venturing to reach the Winding Glades road in the face of the enemy, lying near London, and scouring the country with his cavalry, or by crossing mountains traversed by a single bridle path on the north side of the river. At Crab Orchard, eighteen miles toward Dick Robinson's, lay the Thirty-third Indiana, which could advance only by disobeying orders. Forty-five miles to the north was Gen. Thomas at Camp Dick, but so swift was Zollicoffer's swoop down from his mountains, that he was within thirty miles of his coveted prize before the danger was ascertained, and a messenger despatched for aid. We lay down that night, fearing that day would break to the thunder of rebel guns attacking us. The sick were hastened through the short night across the swollen