War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0282 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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Baker, one 32-pounder; gun- boat J. A. Gurley, Captain Stewart, two 12-pounders; gun- boat Cottage, Captain Williams, two 6-pounders; gun- boat W. A. Healey, Captain Ross, one 12-pounder.

Mail boats (no expense to deaprtmetn) Ida May, Captain Whitten, one 12-pounder, and Florence, Captain Hildreth, one 6-pounder; - Glide, Captain Anderson, one 12-pounder; Sunnyside, flag- ship.

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SPECIAL RODERS,

HDRWS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 25.

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 15, 1862.

1. Lieutenant Colonel J. Walkup, One hudred and eighteenth Regimetn Ohio Volunteers, will proceed with his regiment without delay to Covington, Ky., and report for duty to Major General Lew. Wallace, commanding.

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By order of Major-General Wright:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistatn Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEAPTTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 27.

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 17, 1862.

1. Colonel William P. Reid, One hundred and twenty- frst Ohio Volunteers, and Colonel J. J. Guppey, Twenty- third Wisconsin Vounteers, will proceed with their regiments, now in Cincinnati, to Covington, ky., and report to Major General Lew. W allace, commanding.* * *

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By order of Major-General Wright:

N. H. McLEAN,

Assistatn Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

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FORT MITCHEL, [September 17, 1862.]

General L. WALLACE:

I have reports up to 8 p. m. from my advanced guards. The commanding officer states that the enemy's camp occupied by them yesterday was found deserted. They left last night at 11 o'clock; their cavalry left this morning.

A. J. SMITH,

Brigadier-Genreal, Commanding.

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HEADUQARTERS ADVANCE GAURD,

September 17, 1862 - 5.30 p. m.

General A. J. SMITH:

SIR: The bearer of this brings the body of one of our mnen killed in the skirmish. Another is in Florence badly wounded. The enemy had five klilled and wounded. Their fores in the engagement numbered 101 men, ours 53. All quiet in front. The rebles fell back in confusion after the fight, and shortly returned with a flag of truce to carry opff their wounded. A rebel citizen was killed.

Respectfully, your most obedient servant,

JAMES L. FOLEY,

Major, Commandng Advance Guard.