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Doc. 173.-battle of Tazewell, Tenn. General Morgan's despatch. August 9, 1862. To His Excellency Andrew Johnson: Governor: On the fifth and sixth instant, De Courcey's brigade, with the Fourteenth Kentucky, had a series of brilliant affairs with Stevenson's division in entire force. The enemy outnumbered DeCourcey four to one. The enemy lost two hundred and twenty-five, and Lieut.-Colonel Gordon, of the Eleventh Tennessee, was taken prisoner. We captured two hundred wagon-loads of forage, twelve hundred pounds of tobacco, and thirty horses and mules. We lost three killed, fifteen wounded, and fifty prisoners. Two companies of the Sixteenth Ohio were surrounded by the rebel regiments, but two thirds of them cut their way through. John Morgan, at the head of two thousand cavalry, left Knoxville for Kingston about the second instant. It is rumored that Kentucky is to be invaded. Geo. W. Morgan, Brigadier-General. Louisville Journal account. Louisville,
Doc. 173.-battle of Tazewell, Tenn. General Morgan's despatch. August 9, 1862. To His Excellency Andrew Johnson: Governor: On the fifth and sixth instant, De Courcey's brigade, with the Fourteenth Kentucky, had a series of brilliant a
Col. Cochran, of Gen. Baird's division.
Col. Cochran was in advance with his regiment, about a mile and a half beyond Tazewell, on picket-duty, when he was attacked by four rebel regiments under Col. Rains, comprising the Eleventh and Forty-second ir, open field fight, but they are always found in strong position, as in this instance.
Two miles from and overlooking Tazewell, is a ridge called Waldren's, and is the scene of several little artillery duels between the opposing forces.
Here Gen. and pray where now is heard the scream of Montgomery's eagle?
The Federals fled to the Gap, and our forces now occupy Tazewell.
They have advanced in a few days over twenty miles in the enemy's front, and I should not be surprised if this affair,