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HEADQUARTERS WISE'S LEGION,

At Buts', Va., August 25, 1861.

Brigadier General JOHN B. FLOYD, Commanding, &c.:

SIR: Captain Tabb being absent, I inclose the following memorandum:

AUGUST 25, 1861.

Adjutant Taft will forward a dispatch to General Floyd, stating that the enemy in my front, in large force, have cut the cavalry, under Colonel Jenkins, to pieces, and