Yankees take Montevallo!
Montevallo, Alabama in Yankee hands! Enemy Columns seem to be converging at that place. Sharp engagement fought at Bibb Furnace. Gen’l Forrest command attacked the Yankees with some loss to Gen’l Roddy’s Alabama Brigade and Gen’l Crossland’s Kentucky Brigade including 100 prisoners. The enemy can not be more than 2 days away.
Captain J. H. Hammonds
Jeff Davis Artillery, Commanding
At the direction of Gen’l Taylor
The Outer Works at Selma, Alabama