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he Union loss was four killed and forty wounded. The enemy's loss is unknown. Night coming on, our forces returned within the fort. On Monday last, the enemy was reinforced by two brigades of infantry and twenty-five hundred cavalry, under Forrest in person. During Tuesday and Wednesday, the enemy demonstrated against the fort at Murfreesboro' and the town, coming up within one mile of the fort and skirmishing heavily. On Wednesday, the enemy's infantry moved around to Wilkilson's pregiments and a battery were sent out on the Salem pike, where they encountered the enemy near Wilkilson's pike, entrenched behind breast-works of logs and rails. We attacked and utterly routed the rebels, who were drawn off in great confusion, Forrest's cavalry making a race against time in their hurry to escape. Our loss in the engagement was thirty killed and one hundred and seventy-five wounded. The enemy's loss largely exceed ours. In this fight we captured two hundred and seven pri