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Rosser takes Petersburg
Averill hits him at Springfield
Sigel's defeat at Newmarket
Averill worsted at Wytheville
Crook's fight near Dublin Station
Hunter's victory at Piedmont
he takes Staunton, and advances to Lynchburg
retreatance of ultimate success — had divided his command; sending Averill, with 2,000 cavalry, to destroy the lead-mines near Wytheville, while he advanced farther to the left.
But when Averill reached
May 10. Wytheville, he found there John Morgan, wiWytheville, he found there John Morgan, with a formidable cavalry force dispatched by Gen. W. E. Jones from Saltville; and a stubborn fight came off, wherein Averill was clearly worsted.
He tries in his General Order to make the result a drawn fight against overwhelming numbers ; but, as he short distance eastward, was destroyed.
And now the appearance of a considerable Rebel reenforcement, dispatched from Wytheville by Morgan before he fought Averill, impelled Crook to retreat to Meadow bridge; so that, when Averill reached Dublin, C