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Numbers 13. Report of Brigadier General William T. Martin, C. S. Army.

VIA FOSTERVILLE, May 22, 1863.

GENERAL: Enemy have captured my piece of artillery on this pike, and a large part of the First Alabama and Eighth Confederate Regiments.

[WILL. T. MARTIN,

Brigadier-General.]

Lieutenant-General POLK.

FOSTERVILLE, May 22, 1863.

MAJOR: Dispatch just received by signal and wire:

General Martin, in front, recaptured same piece of artillery.

Last reports from represent the enemy falling back.

DOUGLASS WALWORTH,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

Major [T. M.] JACK.

[MAY 22, 1863.]

GENERAL: The enemy retired. Pickets re-established at Middleton 12 m.

WILL. T. MARTIN,

Brigadier-General.

Lieutenant-General POLK.

ADDENDA.

HEADQUARTERS POLK'S CORPS, ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

May 22, 1863.

General MARTIN, Frazer's Farm:

Yours, informing me that enemy had made a stand at Middleton, is received. General [A. P.] Stewart has been ordered forward to your support.

Always note the hour.

L. POLK.

MAY 22, 1863.- Skirmish on Yellow Creek, Tenn.

Report of Colonel William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry.

FORT DONELSON, May 23, 1863.

SIR: Have just returned. Yesterday some of my cavalry, under Major Baird, had a skirmish with the rebels. Some of Cox's command, on Yellow Creek, about 4 miles from our camp, routed and chased them for 12 miles, capturing 7 prisoners. Loss not known. On our side Captain Paul, Fifth Iowa Cavalry, slightly [wounded]. To-day we were fired upon, wounding Lieutenant Beatty, Fifth Iowa Cavalry, and 1 man severely. Chased them for several miles, but did not catch them. In