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after a severe fight, routed the enemy, killed about 30, wounded some 50, and took 200 prisoners, together with 150 horses and 150 stand of small-arms. We have a strong force after him, and there is a fair prospect of capturing the balance of his force.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

HEADQUARTERS,

Cincinnati, Ohio, July 26, 1863.

Following just received from General Brooks:

WELLSVILLE.

Morgan has surrendered with the balance of his men to General Shackelford.

I can now look after the other work you desire done.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

CINCINNATI, OHIO, July 26, 1863.

The following just received at the headquarters from General Shackelford:

HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES FORCES,

In the Field, three miles south of New Lisbon, via Salineville-3.20 p. m.

By the blessing of Almighty God, I have succeeded in capturing General John H. Morgan, Colonel Cluke, and balance of the command, amounting to about 400 prisoners. I will start will Morgan and staff in first train for Cincinnati, and await the general's order for transportation for the balance.

I have given the directions for the return of the command.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

ADDENDA.

JULY 27, 1863.

General J. M. SHACKELFORD:

Your dispatch received. The whole country will thank you for your good work. I cannot tell you how thankful I am to you and your command. Come on at once in first train, with all the officers under a strong guard. Leave next officer in command. I have requested General Brooks to help about getting the balance down.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.