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account is a glowing one, but some truth comes out in its summary of the results: Gen. Thomas was present, and superintended matters in person; and after discovering the enemy's position, became convinced that it was too strong to be carried by assault, and he therefore made preparations for a strategic movement, the nature of which, however, we deem it imprudent to mention; and therefore Cruft's division was ordered to take up a new position, thereby leaving the brigades of King and Hambright, of Johnson's division, which were in the advance, with no other support than Morgan's brigade of Jeff. C. Davis's command Mistaking this for a retreat the rebels, at about 2 o'clock A. M., on the 26th, advanced their lines, and, before they were discovered, were within twelve feet of our pickets, who were but a short distance in advance of the main body. As soon as our lines were discovered the enemy of musketry, which was returned in gallant style, for an hour and a half, and unt