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The Daily Dispatch: September 14, 1861., [Electronic resource], Runaway.--
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Operations of Gen. Wise. --Extract from a private letter dated September 6th, eight below Dogwood Gap, on New river: "On the 2d, we marched from Dogwood Camp with parts of three pieces and two regiments, leaving two guns and a garrison at dogwood. During the day, we occupied the "Hawk's Nest," and took possession of Miller's Ferry. The enemy was camped beyond Big Creek. Having discovered one of his camps unguarded, Lieutenant-Colonel Anderson was started through the mountains to surprise them at day-break. About sunset, we pushed on in front till darkness overtook as, and unfortunately a little too far. At the bridge, over McGrom's Creek, a strong detachment ambuscaded our advance, consisting of the Beirne Sharp-Shooters, Captain Somers. Third Regiment of Wise Legion. The General himself was on the bridge, and called on his men to charge, which they did with the utmost gallantry, at once dispersing the enemy. We had only three wounded--less than I expected, as the en