y-four men killed and wounded.
The enemy's acknowledged loss, in killed and wounded, was eighty.
I captured forty prisoners, two Captains and one Major.
The train, which was heavily loaded with commissary stores, bacon, rice, coffee, sugar, &c., was turned over to General Early.
Many of the wagons, however, had to be destroyed in consequence of the want of mules to bring them off — a number having been killed in the action and others ridden off by the fleeing enemy.
On the morning of the 1st, I moved into Petersburg, the enemy having escaped upon one of the back roads, which it was impossible for me to guard with my small force.
The enemy in evacuating this place left almost all his baggage and a large supply of provisions, which fell into the hands of my men. From this place I proceeded, in obedience to instructions from General Early, down Patterson's creek, with the view of driving out the cattle, and for this purpose I sent Major Gilmer's and Captain McNeil's commands, und