From Cabatuan on November 23, General Hughes reported the results of these operations as follows:

The enemy has been driven out from Pavia, Santa Barbara, San Miguel, Oton, Tigbauan, Cordoba, Leon, Almodian, Maasin, and Cabatuan, the seat of government, and the boasted army headquarters have taken to the mountains. There were but two actions, the first on the 20th at the crossing of the Aganao, and when the result of that action was certain, and the enemy had shown his full strength on that front, it was evident that it would be entirely safe for Colonel Carpenter to attack at Pavia, and he was ordered by signal to do so. He attacked the advance of the enemy on the south of the Aganao at daylight and drove them into Pavia. He then attacked the defenses of Pavia and took the place. These actions compelled the abandonment of Santa Barbara, Maasin, and Cabatuan. * * * Captured 10 prisoners, 18 cannon of all kinds, 6 rifles, quantities of ammunition, powder, etc.


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