f the latter was a of the order to retreat.
The fallure of the Yankees to pursue our retreating forces with activity was caused, as Captain Otey thinks, it, the fact that they had sent a part of their forces by a circultous route to the bridge, with the design of destroying it, and thus cutting off our retreat — a plan to which, however, they signally failed.
Major Edgar, of Monror a good man and gallant officer, was killed on the field.
Captain Finney, A. A. General, of Powhatan county, was wounded in the side nor dangerously.
Capt Thompson, of the 45th Regiment, was mortally wounded.
None of the Otey Battery, save Captain C., were injured.
Captain Otey being ordered from the field to have his wound dressed, can give no correct extimate of the killed and wounded on either side, though he saw numbers of the enemy dead.
Passangers by the Western train last night brought but in additional to the above — in the particular of our loss, reporte very con