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Doc. 226. battle of camp Alleghany, Va., fought December 13, 1861. A correspondent of the Cincinnati Commercial gives the following particulars of the battle. Cheat Mountain Summit, December 20, 1861. On Thursday morning, December 12th, the Union troops under command of Brig.-Gen. R. H. Milroy, took up their march for the enemy's camp, which is situated on the top of the Alleghany Mountains, eight and a half miles beyond the Greenbrier River, or what is better known, Camp Bartow. This Camp Bartow is the Camp at which Gen. Reynolds reconnoitered so effectually October 3d last, and from which the rebels have since fled. This Camp Bartow, is at a point on the Staunton Pike, called The traveller's repose. The Union command, consisting of detachments from the Ninth and Thirteenth Indiana, Twenty-fifth and Thirty-second Ohio, Second Virginia regiment, and Bracken's Cavalry, numbered in all about two thousand men. The column reached Camp Bartow about eight o'clock P. M., where th