ns and a number of the members of his staff, under the General's marquee, General Stanley, Chief of Cavalry, with General Mitchell and his division of horse, reached headquarters — being just back from his brilliant expedition to Shelbyville, the headquarters of the rebel army.
I have already sent by telegraph the leading points of the affair; but, in the course of an afternoon's gossip, there are many details which may be of interest.
Our force, all of which was under command of General Gordon Granger, first met the enemy at Guy's Gap, where he occupied a strong position.
It was determined to take it by direct assault.
The head of our column deployed as skirmishers, and advanced in échelon up the hill, the enemy meanwhile falling back, their rearguard resisting our progress up the hill.
On reaching the top, however, we found the rebel force on the full run down the pike for Shelbyville.
They were, however, closely pursued by the First Middle Tennessee cavalry, (Colonel Galbrai