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onels Heck and Pegram. The retreat was made through the woods to the road leading from Beverly to Laurel Hill, with a view of joining Gen. Garnett; but finding that he had left, and the post was in the hands of the enemy, who also held Beverly, they had no alternative except to surrender, or undertake the hopeless task of pushing across Cheat Mountain, without provisions, or the means of getting them. They had then suffered very much by fatigue and fasting, and sent a flag of surrender to Beverly, into which place they were marched on Saturday morning. By the best accounts which can be had, it is believed all are together, with the exceptions mentioned in the telegram sent you by Mr. Read and myself. It is known to many near the college, that I came to look after the safety of this company, and if necessary and possible do whatever I could for their comfort. Having a son in it, I have used every means of accomplishing my purpose. But I fear I shall not be permitted to visit B