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.dlin knolls .br a of a ,ile,when '
,t ,rosi.s n stone bridge and then ascend.,
1 - " o . . y
..thai-in tho army, wan planted ilireeliv in ;
"c '''"I. ('apt. Avers1 battery w. s.a-
u.ned in the woods a little t tho right. :
helitUhio and Secotd New York
imonls rethrown "to the noois ,n '
New York, the First. .Second anu Third
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-onneelL-ut Kegmieiits were ranged be-;
lii.nl iln.mniiil iIig Sfcnnd Wisconsin was !
' steady sI.okMoiI.J heights beyond, liiy carmgr, K 1" - ,-"",, -Ymhankment. some ciuht lur dexterity. Tho ha::d to hand .'losing ayo m drawing hi.. U.e lauer c net, ,,0
At the top of that slope the rebels had Ki-aun u n u, y " " fi eVtl ck out of the rui.w and of dirtT it in with both pistol aul bowio knife, cut- "lihi.e away , aw' s VlK" l"" Scott .. cont'd ull the uar miKmT:
Planted heavy batteries, and tho woods Jus wh,, h rose o ver rnc ,11 of to tl ir o Ret thick, onto " 0 Jt 'unrV. " ootintr al- last .hot." .The Miss.ssipplan instantly , ,M 0,-.,( M,
below were tilled with their troop, nnd road, by which the throe o lun n. of the as bu 1 Jul ,, 1 ) f 1 ,'cn :moi in moment, wa, awful be- did bo, miming the &mv . taving am iflcetcd the ', and jZ Z
iuth conceded nih.inn. Wo proceeded imy h..d advanced that Ir e ! "?"p'u I t .LIS' de,crfpl ion. Wood gushed from drawn his weapon, discharged it a his a, the New York Tia,,rf
l-uvn tho road to tho llrsl of tho .mall theret.cat. M'!"P ''n rg. o . " " .o'ti 1 Co h t o v' 1 1 o - ft i I w J ka ly hundreds of 'wound, until, amid death, foe, piercing his heart and inUantlyk.il- (t,,liv ives whM ,,rHort t0
Limits m.m.ione;L when tho whole "Kj" froan. and appalling sights, it ing him. s,hsti,,,ro of the remarks made b If
:.,;"',:"!rL,, ILfr Con.revillo a ! the stun-dc. No pulsions were to be .launched the WjJJt. """ '"' '"' !' ' . i'" Vl..
thrown into tho wood on the right. At (Correrpvmlenco of Pruts,)
ihout half-pas-t six o'clock tho" thirty-j Washinoto.n July, 22, Ml.
pottnder threw two ."hells directly into xhc rcencs that immediately ucceeded
i he lattery at tho summit of the slope, on . lie JllUj0 0i yesterday are the best evi
' he imposite height, one of which, as 1 Lence of tho 'inetlicioiuiy of al least a por
' earned afterwards, struck and exploded j lio 0 oul. olticers, to whom is lo bu At
iitcetly in the midst of the battery, and ,,.iJutol t)10 uulbrtunate finale- of the
iceasioiiett the uttaost hazoc and confu- jv'6 labors. A corrtpondunt of The
son. After about half an hour Captain j yv;iM. w10 Wcnt ou', yesterday v it It u
Ayeis threw ten or fifteen shot and shell , .Lro.u,.r f mu t,f tho ki'lled al tiio Hull's
Voni his buttery into the samo place, j 1un j,.irl0isu on Thursday to recover th
Mut hoth lulled to fhcJ anv reply. Men
ould be seen moving" about the opposite
lope, but the latteries were s dent.
An hour or so afterwards wc heard three
r four heavy guns from Colonel Richard-1
on a column at Hull s Itun, and theso ;
.eiu eoimiuii-il lu imeitai.s iwi mt.-
' breo hours, but they were not answered,
ven by a single gun. It was very clear
nab uit; rin'im inn-mum tu i u u n :a vj ii .
Mine in paying his respects to us, snd that:
,o meant, moreover, to do it in his oivn
.ay. JlTantime we could Heir m tlio
istance tiio sound ol Loi. Hunters axe-,
l ien, clearing his way, and awaited with
ome impalienco tho sound of his cannon
ii the opposite heights. Time wore
long, with occasional shots from our
;un8, as well ns those of Col. Hiehardsou's
olumn, but without, in a singleinstanre,
. ecciving ;my r( ply.
At a little before' 1 1 o'clock, the 1st o
.o and I'd New York, which wore lying
-l the wood on the left, were ordered to
idvance. They did so, passing out of the
; J.id and climbing a fence into a wood
pposite, which they had barely approach
ed, however, when tlicy were met by
lemendous discharge ol a four-gun
:ery, planted at the left in (he wood
,ai,.,y tor t ie purpose ct sweeping tho ;
mad perpendicularly and the open he d ,
-n its right by winch alone roops eouhl;
iass forward to the opposite bank. Iheyj
nero staggered for a moment, nnd reeeiv
d orders to retire.
Capt Aycrs hattery i
' formerly .Sherman's) was advanced a lit
tle, so as to command this battery, and by
' wenly minutes of vigorous play upon it,
silenced it completoly.
At half-past 11 we heard Hunter's guns
ai the opposite height, over n mile to the
light. Ho was answered by batteries
il ore, and then followed tlio sharp, rat.
i ling volleys of musketry, as their infant
i y became engaged. The firing was now
.ncessant. Hunter had come upon them
uddenly, nnd formed his line, of battle in
mi open field at the right of the road.
The enemy drew up to oppose him, but
lie speedily drove them toistrcat and fol
lowed them up with the greatest vigor
:tnd rapidity . Meantime, for soma three
;iouis jnevfouj, wo had seen long lines of
unse dust lisinc from Um viimls le'idim-
Votn Manassas, and with the glass we , ll-r ifinforeements, when a ball cat hi
could very cleatly perceive that they were' horse's head off, and throw him down,
raised by the constant and steady stream ! bruising him so that he could haidly cs-
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. Vc", conunue.1 to
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Third Connecticut, and the Second Wis-' towards Centreville. The batteries were
'.oiisii:, were brought forward in advance! ordered around to cover our retreat and
jf tho wood and marched across tho field keep the Confederates from cutting us oil'
io bo right, to go to ('ol. Hunter's sup-1 b'oui Ccntreviile, which was about thru
port. They crosscJ tho intervening miles in our rear, and where we had
t ream and drew up in a small open rieltf ! about four or live thousand of a teservo
separated from Vo'. Hunter's column by I force ; tho battel ie-s w heeled oil' and took
a dense wood, which was filled with bat- up the road, and were retreating in good
lerieu and infantry. Our guns continued order, when, about half a mile out, one of
to play upon the woods which thus ecn- the gun cai riages was upsot, A portion
coaled the enemy, and aided materially in of Shert ntn's ami Cai lisle', weio left in
clearing thom for tho advance Coin ' 1 the roadside, the gunners cutting the Ira
down to the extreme front of the column'' ('es and running their horses. This put
I could watch the progress of L'ol. Hunt-; 'ho infantry in a perfect punie; they
or, marked by tho constant roar of hi til 'broke ranks indiscriminately uud com
lery and the roll of musketry, as he push-' menced to run, knapsacks, haversacks,
t'd tho rebels back from point to point. I gun, catridgo boxos, hais, coats ami ev
At I o'clock he had driven them out ef cry thing being thrown in all directions.
the woods and across the road which was ' '1'hc men were lurched lor water and
lho prolongation of that on which wo I were falling in every direction. Olliceis
stood. Here, bv the side of thoir batter
ies, tho rebels mrdti a stand. They plant-1
cil their Hag directly in tho road, and!
twice charged across it upon our men, but
without moving them an inch, r hev
were met by a destructive fire, and were.and othors.liogged our men not l retreat,
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."iiiin-iii.'u tu ran sun lurincr naci?.
;iadually the point of lire passed further
.ivuy, until the dense clouds of f moke
w hich marked the progress of the combat
v ( ro at least half a mile to the left of
unai nad been the cential position of the
Itwasnow'Jl o'clock. 1 was at the
.idvanced jxiint of the front of our col-,
iii:iii, some hundied rods beyond the
w ,ods, in which the l'eiv troops then there
.,,.. i, i''. . ll en 1 tltiemetl l,J ITlve ,
b ick to the -town. As I passed up the
id id tho balls and shell from the encniv
vi ero uraw u up. w hen 1 t ncn ed l.i t rivo
ia ,';an 10 Mil with more llian usual rapid -,
ity. I did nnl see the point from which
they came, but meeting Captain Aycrs, he
Br.ji no was atiout lo bung up ins battery,
fvjpportca hy tho ( lino brigade un,ler Urn.
Xchenck. to lenel a rumored al'emnt of
cavalry to outllank this column. As 1
went forward he passed down, fiener.il
Schcnck's brigade was al onco drawn up
across the roatl, nnd dipt. Avers' guns
were planted in a knoll at the left. Alien
a powerful body of rebels, with a heavv
battery, came down from (he direction of
Hull's Hun, nnd engaged this force with '
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vine, sent oil my dispatch, nnd 6tat ted
with all speed to return lniendmg to go
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hotly contested field, never doubling for
a moment that it would remain in their
I had gone hut a quarter of a mile w lien
wo met a great Mimber of fugitives, and 'water or I'll sink, " was hoard Irom nil 'of expet ienced harpooners striking nt a Vy Yard some time since, and released up
our carriage soon becamo entangled in a side ; not a drop was to bo had lit tovlude. Frequently they plunged in, and on taking the oath of allegiai.eo, was kill
mass ol baggage-wagons, tho officer iir drink ; tlio wells woro all drained, and ( penetrated through a laldier'a body, and ed by a party of Fire Zouaves w hen they
charge of which told mc h was useless to the clouds ol dust filled tho nir at every w ere jerked out, ready to strike again uian-hed on Hull's Hun. Tho Zouaves
go in that direction, as our troops wcro re- point. Wo got in the rear of a negro hut, u nilst the first victim sunk inte death. My iil(,y foil in with him below the court
iieaiuig. .Not, rreuiting tiio story, wmcii and theio secured water thick Willi lilt it, i on several occasions i:io ternme ronm
was utterly inconsistent with what 1 had but it was tho best to be had. A number knife was transfixed in a Zouan, ami the
seen a little irhilo before, I continued to of buildings wero used for hospitals, ami Zeuave's bayonet in a Mississippan, both
push on. I soon ct Quartermaster Stet-jon every sido cries were mado for sur-1 impaled and falling together, (so skillful
.on, of the-Fire Zouaves, who told me. ceons. Ilv was this deadly instrument lindled by
burstinc into tears, thnl his re-Imtnt dm I I
bed. utterly cut irlopieecs, that lho(k)l -
otiel and Lieutenant iVIond wcro both
killed, and that our troops P.ad actually
'"iii it ;:il-ed. I stm (rju,i to proceed, '
but the. advancing column, reared,
impossible, arid i lurnou iiooui. i ...
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,'iiousinjuneS. Mt. r.. o. . o. .fu.g.u,.
in uymg ' "- ,
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inn mill i.iKiii'r i'iii'itl ill ilia 11..11V..
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Hlh Hi-.l-U AMfclt 1111
,1(.,iV) h;lll but jllst djutetied the l.udy
iatlL pliiot-d it in a metallio collin, when!
; ,lj0 .,.nic (,,mln).nCl.( among the teams-
; l(,rj um, (.jizo umi WM comiiuinieuled I
. u , ,)ortiol, 0f w,01 Came oul )
n.()J1 uuk,,. a lt-C;:H.,ui0Us tin
re and r Jtreat-
,Hi ,,,,,,, jv and in tlisonlor. 1 lie panic!
,c.im,. ;.1.ru . ,,0 SOen was indeseiilja-l
u rhtj heavy teams over one hun-i
, ,. ... hum i.p-hn!ipi iw.u ilv iir.ni'til'
iiuhls and kuioos : I he ciirrimros of citizens i
ir.itwt.l in llii I'll : It 1 1 1 nl 1 1 flUtn) III)'
l!0 Unou nd (ha st:i.1,,,(i0 Aas com.
)( ,,, ,.,i,,..i i,t a lnenk
was etleeted in the ranks, and art ay they
went, the road waa tilted with accoutre'
nients, b'ankets, muskets. provisions, Ac,
thrown from soldiers, cai riuge.s.fnid heavy i
(joternment teams. Wagons broke down j
and were ell : lunses without riders, were
galloping over everything; other, with j
traces tlvin" in the air.wero rualimg uud-'
lv on. The re-ads w.iro tilled with tlnst. I
Soldiers would give out and lie down by
the way side, and there was no one to
come lor them. Some of the more reso-
lute "alhered til' trophies o: the da ', but !
J " the opportunities to do so wore le v, and ter the battle eommeneed. Tli9 ,'i)ufeu'
, "Itho dui"er was that of being run over by 'crate los in killed and wounded is said to
the tennis rushing on behiml. A la:-;'e ,
, ml.(.lltv vc-ll-Ullo.i pocket book,
, . M wtts 8l.en in
; ,' a carriage, but time permit-
, ,)0 ,0 CI,j,tSro it. On they rush-
, ,rt v,,irrMul h(k.u ,ei,ar.ic was ex.
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were aroused, and ioin.rd in tho general
stampede, and on they came to the city,
where their adventures, as they are told
beggar dosciiptitm. All thi is to be at
tributed to bad management, not to a
fault on '.he part of tho men, for they
fought bravely. HV Lire mcii who are ca
pable of leading on our army to the de
fence of our country and our rights.
W'linr ore , ?
ANoTHKI! ACCLiUNT i'F TliKSTAM
l'KDK LI Ii F. AT SI' F F FltlNii.
The correspondent of tho Philadelphia j
IniUirer writes as lollows m relation to i
tiio panic and retreat :
laeul. 'Jul, l-.lhot, ol tlio ftovent J -innlli
rode towards his reL'iment, having been
v'1,.. . ' "VV; . V ;";i
were equally panacsinoKeu wuu me pri
v ites, and in vain wo endeavored to stop
(.harles );ilen' Lieoigo Jt. Mnitli, Mier-
ill' Harper, liussell Elicit, of I'itUbuig,
uum jncii'iu'i uu leius itJi tiivui tv jt..
j back and g -t Col Cameron', body. Wc ;
t took muskets and threatened to shoot j
them d.nvn if they did not ; but we might 1
us well have plead with the winds to cea e ,
blowing, l he cloud, ol oust were new
t ,1- : 'I'!. . 1
,ieiiecnj Miiiutniiog. toe luau .us
.strewn with wrecks ol wagons, provisions, i
muskets, blankels, aiiuuunilion, and ev-,
eiy thing the men could divest themselves j
of. Thegrcund w is full, The fields in I
aiKiireclioiiH were nil. ine lire ot tneio
"n iiiittuuil? nt-iu inn, iiu in
enemy was kept up in lho rear,
.Sherman's battery breaking d
turn ii, ine
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men cut tlic traces and fled, ihe ammii-,
nilicn wagon was left on the field. We
should judge- that ten thi'.tn.l jun am ri-
.'''.' were lost on the w;.y, while tho cat-,
ridge boxes, linyom l, satire I nyonets and
swords were innumerable. About a mile
from Centievil'e, an attempt was made to
ndlv the men. but with little success. A I
few thousand were stopped, but many ;
without weapons. On the hiiih hill too 1
al Centrevillu a
column oi lnnniry was i
seen, with their tleuming bayonets. Ou
tho ton tho arlilleiv were also drawn ui,
prepared to lire. j
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ker's regiments, wero drawn up at the ;
foot of a hill and escaping men ordered lo
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lln rallying cry given, but it was little or ,
! no use men had no ollieers when they
'did halt, nnd so thev kent on relre.it inir :
"w ater, water !" was the cr "givo me
Cenireville, expecting it to be stormcdliy
lho rebels. Ouards wero stationed at life
lew wt lis not drv lo allow no water cx-
exec pt b t ho wounded and tick. A hotiio
on o up o he. nm ; ueen nun
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'67' lit i.V o , ir At 1
i. ...a I hn, mill t III lllfll vl'lM n 11 1 ,1111 'I'tf. liaV" C I HI1 I Ull wi s, miliM-ii nil i ...v ..... i . , I in Ml' I' H nl V (II UiUlli-, lit, ill"..., in int. ricsi'lipoft
"-,f".V. ,. lvnVl,;1t .....launted bravcrv and ourao
. .v . r.; "I
i.o , in. iV . n- noono ,1 mv olness'ena,e in mieh reneoun.e.s. Having la-on
ln ..ff.i,oM.s.iMUi MMiln.M-.l our fjiees
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won lil retreat ironi uenirevine.
1'ho iiriiiL' of the enemy was keut upon
nni ivil Ii ni'titlirv unil thoii' eriVil lev '
tinninrli iuhI irln-iMnrli. ...itiiii" nnd
slashing with perfect tie;idihnos.
1 lur wounded and dead are nearly all on
thebaitlo field in the hauls of ihu eneinv,
such 118 cuuld crawl or waik were trying,
t. fii-.l iiivmv; mi, I kiwli liilinliln Ktii'et :n;les
Irani Ljiiii no iii'iitii mil I inn 11 c uw Ii biii.with ceriaiutv. (hat several
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mi uniiM iiu. ii';iii ,m it, , uin it,i - 1 v . . i , II ,
lances were started off early with the' those lelt dead ou tlio field, was a young A personal visit to A illusion House to
wounded and never returned. We saw a, man named Win. II. Murray, a captain of day failo I to obtain an additional list ol
i i. ii, -n,,, ...hi, M.n.l. . the Mai -viand liiiard -at least bUeh was ; kil'.cd and wounded. Duly a lew jegi-
icine chests and b ndages.
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FlU rilKR i'AUTICULAUS.
.'loti titTM liCjioii o f the Ittittlc.
Krvm tho Halt. Pun.)
The great battle of Sunday la-l, near
Manassas Junction, is still I ho absorbing
subject of public intere.-t and much anx
iety prevails to lea. u the names of the
Coiifeileia'.es killed and wounded on the
ocrasion. The following letter received
from a correspondent yesterday i-oiilams
some inturetting par'..c;ilars :
Special Ctn-ri'iiponiJi'iii'c ul'llit! Suu.
I i. i.-snrui: '..lulv l'4lli.
Intelligent centlemen from the field of
battle near ManassiH . I unction bring some
impoi t int particulars of the iireat battl"
on Sunday la-it between the Federal and
Lien lieaui eiard was reinforced by Hen.
.Johnson's command, from Winchester,
between 11 and VI o'clock on Sunday, af-
be ',(!( in. Ihe nuiiMief ol prison, is taken
V tlio Uo'Uederates is et unwn at Lit-,
includi'.!!! one tin tuber of Congress, Mr.
Kly, of New York. There were Al piece-:
of cannon raptured, 1-1, dim small arms ami
over lull wagons.
The South Carolina troops were fore
most in the union, and fullered the great
est loss. L'ol. Wade Hampton's legion of
cavalry was nearly cut lo pieces, and
Col. Hampton was killed while charging
upon the Federal troops.
Col. Hampton was one of the most
eniiiieul and wealthy citizens and plan
ters of South Carolina. The legion which
he commanded was recently organi.ed,
and was one ol the lineal body of men ever
enrolled in the South.
The Maryland troops, with the Wash
ington bight Artillery of New Orleans,
stationed at a eeilain Pt-int. and
were not urotiglit directly into action, it
'm not know n positively that any volun
teers from Maryland were killed but not'
over two or three certainly.
Ceti. Hoauregard charges that I'm Fed
eral commander, after vending a flag of
irucn to bury their dead niisr the first
battle of Hull's l!un, left hi dead iribitr-
ied, oc-upied his time in throwing up en
For this reason he refused ihe application
since made by lien. .MeMowell, inder
Hag of truce to bury the dead. 'I 'm Fed
eral dead wore collected ami nirieti m
trenches by the ('on federate troeps, and
the Federal wounded were reoeVing the
same iiltenlioti as their own. The Con
federates at no one lime had o vet I ''.Odd
troops in action, out had a reservrl lorce i
of tid.lltlil men, from which the rtgimeiils
in action were occasionally rclietcd.
Among the prisoners taken w;v Colonel
L'o:cjran, of New York, who i tlighlly
wounded, lie is at Manassas Junction.
Iter (rmn 'ihiniit.
W.VSIIINliToX, J III V 2 Hll.
MiKftis.-iiiiiiiiins ('" '.s ,rii' ) il'U I in
niimrci llmrie h'nife ',
ill' 'riii illiinj h ci'li'lit-.
One of the New York Fire Zotitvoi, who
was wounded ot the I'attle ol .aid, issasoii;,
Sunday last, a stalwart, hardv lillow, ol
eonsiderablo intelligence, pa-sed ihroiiL'h ;
this city , esterday. en route hmncwnrd,
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remaining in ie -inn ai nouis ...uuiig Held tl tiallle, w tie; o were stre.vn m wild
tho cars, lie, of course, has the pnv tlcge, confusion the dead and the dying, and for
like nil others, of telling his own tale. 1 ;l uU.., distance every fool of tho soil was
without apprehending, for the resent at 1 diem-hed w ,'th human blood.
hast, successful coulnidiction. from him) Jit, Arnold and myself dismounted,
j obtained a thrilling narratn o cl a reenn-
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nc iietween ms rouueni ami a icgiuieui
After the battle had been racing some
hours, iccording to the accou il of this
Zouavian hero, ho saw an immt use body
.m ississii iuans. aeeomianied hv soma
oeiiuvcd lo tie ti.iititnerems, rush mri-
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oils v over mo lomeoeriio r nnaias.- -1
1 i1( y ul once saw the conspicuous tiuitorm
of the Zouaves, and made ut them. The
Mississippiati":, after approacliin
enough, sent a lornble vol icy
rillcs into the ouavo ranks.
Ihev threw their cutis aside and charged
onward until each contending enemy met j
face to face and hand to hand, in terrible
combat. Tho Mississipians, having dis-1
carded their rifles after the first fire, loll,
upon their liowio Knivrs. inese
ol huge tlmiensions, eighteen lo
twenlv inches Ion sr. heavy in pronortion
twenty inches long, heavy in proportion '
and sharp, or two-edged at the point. At-'
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eight to ten loot in length, with one end :
securely wound round the wnsl.
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rilic warriors approached to w ithin rein di
of their losso, not waiting to eoie in bay-
onet rnmm. Ihev threw lorwRid their bow-,
io knives at the Zouaves after t it- la.-hion
to the foil lasso length, kill his lietini,'
withdraw it again with a tuddet impulse,
and catch the handle unerringly.
If nv anv mischance the bowie knife
- , " tVrevo ve5
were next resorted to and used with simi-
,,,1 liLditimr. Mood up
murderous eonlliet. but never before knew
It,, r.-lt no fm-th -r nml.it.o.i to
shot IhrnUL'll '-lie wrist I'V
'.''.v a revolver, alter
I Mississ.ppt weapons,
ii-ther ael.vo part.e,-
.'le, lie willingly rut 11-
cseaiiiiu the f"arf:il
and disabled IV tun In:
nation in the struirlr
ed to real tlie yloi'v won, convinced that
jto light against .Mississippians with bowie
knives and pistols, alien receiving a volley
ol their sl.arp-criiektng rifles, is no ordi..
This same informant states, thou
wi re with tho Mississiiniians. ami anion irst
. , .III'..
me name ioim nun
thinks was called 1
and a::other, who he
I!;, both ol Maryland.
Confederate Account of the Battle of
,YMii!ii a ;- July The Herald and
Courier say; that the Conl'echii ales cap
tured sixty three cannon and 'J.oUO stand
nf arms, I, .UH horses, and all the stores
and lireai ins of the federal army, valued
at a million of dollars. Also a biig'y, con
taining a pair of epaulets marked General
Stoll. 1 ho Coiilederale loss is set down
jat 2M killed and I, OIK) wounded. The llh
(Alabama regiment sull'ered severely, a.
j tl id Wade 11 imptoli's Legion.
Auotlii:' account savs thu Confederate's
loss is two thousand, and the Federal loss
Jil'teou thouanil Killed. The number
jaounded and made piisoners is not made
known, 'I wo members of L'ongre-s were
i made pris mois.
l,oi isv ii.i.k July A s-pecial di.-pnteb
from Kichmoiul to the Memphis Atgus.
jon the --d, says that 1'i-auregard euhi
Uiant!cd on the right and Johnson ou the
left at Manassas, lieaui egai il's heist; a
j carried from under him. (iener.ils liar
j low, of i la., a-.-d lice, ol S. ('.., are ki.led.
Too Lynchburg regiments are cut to pie
ce.). The Argus editorially says that Cut
..'ackson icceiitly addre.-seil a numbe:-ol
Missom ians, now forming into a regimen',
i.eiir tiial citv, who are couipping raiildb.
, i '.o retiii n lo Missouri.
Further Incidents of the Battle,
Wc gather the following incidents from
various sources :
.1 Hi inf ill n t'if tin liiilli ,v (In-
in, al' iir wmi int t il .
1 Hiring the retreat, (writes a corres
pondent I I was surprised to note the lew
exclamations of distrust from our wound
ed men. No v ana then the matigled sol-
hers uttereil pieriing groans; sometimes,
iluring the rough process of transfer from
tho amlu I ?.nres, they gave vent to their
agony in hc.irlsrrnding shrieks ; but gen
erally their endurance wis heroic. Ir
Mat',n''nr. 'flln nt'iir tba liiing imlVd.
1 1 untcr's column began, tooi possession
of the Sudley Church, about half a mile
from the field, ami i".stant!y tho seats
Ill.'llllUIIY in UK'
were removed ami blankets spread on the'ers. I hoy were all taken
Moor lor the wounded. Tho little build-! near the biltle Held,
tug was soon crowded, and its floir cum- ( Mr . Hinsdale says that
soiled with warm blood. The alter til-le j ates bmicd their dead;
whs used for the operations upon the men
a lio were more scverch injured. Within
- I t1P ji10,c s
the victims were chiefly ol
some, however, from the "1st,
the 1 llh,
and a number of tin; Zouaves.
In front of I he i alibiing, in a pleasant
grove, Hie ambulances crowded u::til it
was impossible lo unload them with any
d"gi'ee of rapidity. I'hcli ii d.v.dling-houso
near at hand, a barn and a wagon simp
were successively occupied, but all proved
iusutlicieiit, and liie tlead and mangletl
ware lain on tho grass in ever direction.
j And what ii scene it was . Here a oor
j fellow with a shattered arm, imploring
the early attention cf the surgeons; (here
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. t J'.l Hi J tit 1 ll , . . "si , 1 ill.-. 1 1 ,.. t tl I V' llt.lU
,7 IIIV J'ltl ,1,-' I' ,,.. s , .ii. ,. ',llljj
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i... i... .i' i.ia r..i I.,.. . . 1 1. .... .. .1,.;,,..
I uiiiii imuiiuy me green sou wuu ins uio s
j blood; and scores ly ing about in strange
eoillilsi lll. all moru or less iniureil. and
sl0l;king spectacles lo lohold. )t was a
(1,. memory of which no la.s,. of
iil0 ,.. veinove. and such us hiiL'inme
must ever fail to describe. It was not, so
,,U)urnl'ul and impressive, however, as the:
... . ...
,,,i cooperated with the sui-'coih as lar
. .1 . . .
as lay in our power, ni alleviating the
distress ol .he poor fellows, but many re
ceived noatttntioti whatever, ami died
without an audible murmur. The shell
wounds and those caused by lho rilled
cannon shot were most fiibtful. Legs
,.,.,,w t,...,u n...l ..mil.. l,..,ii.w ..!.- r..i.
,' - , "s.. " i - '
i,, ,. ,,, ,,,,., ,.i .,,,,. , .,.,
less repulsive, but in all the dreadful
sight lliero was uolhiu
lo disguise tlio
untold horrors of wur.
An o'il Si'dlirr lulliil.
Among those who fell was ar. old ninn
whose head was white wit I,
whose story i.- a romance of
had bi-en t hiriy years in the regular ser
vice as a private soldier. I le had follow
i.i i i- .i it
ca in- inuiaus.inrougii uu evergiuties
ot r .oruia, on ouacKeii upon ine sum or
the Itocky Mountains, chased the Las
the Itockv Mountains, chased the Ca
maneho and the Cherokee through New
..inA.i i.. i- fc.. .i.ni ..I I,..
ism, charged upon the heights ot i,ho-
pullepec, ami lollowed the victorious Hag
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.-.... c- , -
and into the halls ol Montezuma..
( 'tjit. Hull h'illeil.
i '.,,,( M T. Hill, of the Fnii-fnv eaenlpv
wi, w,,3 confined al lho Washington Nie
Louse as they were scouting, and in at..
tempting to disarm him he slabbed ono
of their party, wheroupen they immodi-
ately killed lum.
"Istiizf mcny, Jlixstxsippian.
Huring one of lho charges of the Fire
Zouaves upon tho Mississippi Uilles, n
Zouave nnd a MibM-sippiun wtuc in con-
tact on an cpen space, bolh with discnaiij
Simultaneously they attempted
to draw tUHr revolver,. and. the. Mi..,.-
rifl" having succeeded ueloro liio .ou-
the country, the stream celebrated by the
tight of Sunday was known as Woody
Kun, from .oino i-nngui inry encounters of
,i. ,.i. i.... it, i .n. n ii.i4 nut
i.n.i.obahlo that this nan:e will now lo
,liviul (II10 of uulps iulli
im,ml 1,0,1, ,,ould bo disiilaeed by
HOlIK.llll appropriate one' of liig
The Killed and Wounded.
A i :A.vbi.iA. Julv 2.i. The first Min
ncsota regiment, Col. Ooi man, attached
to (.icnaal lleintzelmaii's d. vision, suffer
ed in the recent battle to the extent vf
ll'.i killed, 'J7 woundetl and ol missing
, Conn mil v 1 had 'J.- killed
nients Ii ive mailt; out their report, s nne
),if ihe adjulaius probably feeling tlispo.s-
led lo still await the coining mot sluig-
Igleis bi-loie killing or wounding them.
Jxhe Loss of the 5th Rcgiiuent of Uainc.
I'oiiTl.ASU, Mr., July -l. A special dis
patch to the. Advi-rl ser of this city lion
Washington reports that the fitih it-gi-ni'mtot
this State ale now al A iexiiudi .a,
five hundred strong, ami that they have
hist fjrty killed, sixty wou n tied, mid three
hundred of .hem hare been taken pi imii
or. News from M&nassas Junction.
A i. t:AMilttA, I ill v 7,h. Mrs. llinsd
w hose nu-Pili'l is a mourner oi ine . cctnm
Michigan Keimcut, which is now on the
Virginia side of tho i'olouiae, has return
ed Irom Manassas Junction. She w as at
CentruVille i tiring the engagement on
Sucdav. and war.ed there for the return
, , . I., . l i
of ihe sokLeis, look iie' lor her hnband.
Failing lo set' him '-he supposed him a
prisoner al M ,ina-sis. The enemy cap
uired her and conveyed lur I hit her, ami
employed her ll ere as a hospital nurse.
Ou Thnrnlay she procured a pa-s from
lien. Ilea.ireg.ud, and his consent to leave.
She walked to Alexandria, where the ar-
l rive I .his morning, laugued min cniiuusi
! .-tl. Her husbiud was not a risoner, but
it-turned with his regiment.
She reports as being in the ho'-pil d at
tho J unction a lai g- number of our woun
ded. The enemy -ay they liave over llHIli
ill's. II. licit gs vcibal inesi-a .'es horn
itveral to their iV.eli ls, andsajs that the
wounded are well cared for. The oiler ol (
libeily has been granted to Ihose n hi.
will lake an oath lo nut ,-igiin t ike up
arms against the CoiileueraH's. A few
had d ine s', but a majority lefti-ed.
Ol' the prisoners ir. the hotpital are lien-
S. Pen in and I.ieutenaiil I ii'ierhill, ol
New Yoik who are employed as hospital
stewards. K. F. Tayoi , of New Jersey,
Snrceon : '.'n o terma-ter C. I. Murphcy.
)r. Swift, John Kigly, and Ilrendenburg.
of the Fourteenth New York, : re i'l the
hufpilal. ui'ireon Ihixton. of the Fifth
Maine, and the surgeons r.t the Thilv-
eight li .now l one,
'filial I'nited Slate
.1 X I
rirsl Minii'sola ii lid
' I nl'anlrv are prison -
at our bo-pita!
is fast as t hey
! could be recovered,
! repres,.'iil thai they
and that the enemy
had hut about .In kil
led exceed 11:). She
I led, but their woun
j saw many of our dead not
Hil led as sh ;' pas
sed over the battle field, and distinguished
some of I hem by their uniforms.
.she says the enemy's tote.' is very large
at Man iss.is, ami that the nflicers arc very
busy in drilling and disciplining the
It oops ; thai lieu. Ilv all regal d Is timist rnt
ly rn tho move, going from one pa it of
the c.i. up to the other, and arranging as
they said, fol some great movement.
She n pints that a large force of the on"
my is al Fairfax Comi House with heavy
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.A I.I. t I.MMII 1, lll I ..!. J lit li I ... II I 'II
, , " . . i , . ... ,
; tnuiiler was commit .en Here io-iiay ny
Win. Murray, Company F., Second New
I Il:iniesbi: i Ileei moil . The vlcl im u as an
' unfortunate, named Ma, v P.aihv. Mur-
i at- who was di-imh. accosted her in the
! si ,-eet mid nl'ti i- eM-h-inein,' a few ivonk
' .I..I.I.,.. .i.-lv chm I,,.,- in the ha, L- w ill, bis
deliber i telv
musket, the ball pa-sin - entirely throtiL'l
. . . 1 . . 171 . . .f-
her body and causing her death m a fell
moments. He ivill be Hied by a military
The last of the troop:
city went into camp to
relief ot the eili.'eiis,
l'p to the piest-nt tiint! lho Provost
Mar. hal has de.it rcyed upw.'uds of fifty
barrels ol 1 i i in r. notwithstanding which
drunkenness among tho soldiers prevails
lo a fearful extent,
Si-;r.iTK ok tiik St. Nii inn. s. I he H.d
titnorc Exchange gives tho following nc
count or Ihe seizuro of (ho steamer
Ni'.'Imlas. hy a parly ot rebels, which
id hasl shiewdly done;
" 1 he M. Nicholas, on her last trip '.roin;
Kallimore. took on board as passenger a .
mich hitly, if tlmk complexion, ol nith - -
cr masculine features, ,i of tpiiet man.
tiers. I hero wore also a n unher of ,,as i
. engers who were proceeding to dillerent
points on the I'olouiae. At Point Look
out two more passcngcis were ul-iu tkcn
cnioard Soon alter this in tho middle
r)( t,u ,,ighl, tho Fre.ich woman, idler
uiving retired for a few moments lo her
pl;u , , j , , , , u . i' i c 1 1 1 , .:ti( t-i juu , ,n'i- ig
and ennelinc dofletl, in full military cos
tume, with revolvers and cutlass Lv her1
si'lu. ji.t;i..Ji.t; '3.-t ll jit:. . uit H 1 1 I Ul
vers at the siiinc lime, and in a trice, ofli-
cer' and crew were mado prisoners. The
' i,nni. ut. i.ni in ,..-,i-.. nf il,.. iv.1.,1 l
out jssengers, who proved to be retired
fl-Eilraordhiriry cxirtiun""will bt msdo in
Hie Wcsturu States thin full, to iniiiuilncture u-
gar from Surglium (isriiitlly with the object "f
avoding tlio mispcctivo lit'uvy duties on iuiur-
led iiigars, nu iu supply lue atinoiuniy cuueuii
by th Im oftlio crop in Louisiana.
BtiJ For hnndsonm China and CJucens
waro tho attention of our citizens ia railed
lo II. W. Smith d' eo's, new -tore. Many
other nr litde. lo please the tanoy, and to
supply lho wauls of ln.in.-e keepers, will
be found Ihcie.
Oen. Scott and the Cabinet -Who Cnn.
trd. the Army Movement
Ju to (JJ1 m.Uclo Uint H
New York Tiibune, mating that Gun.
i ; 1 1 .. I ...
"","" " :m?, ,.
";n..scott H is said, di.cuMed ll
w hole si.bjecl oi this war, in all it, m
and wiili tlie utmost clearness and nmu.
wiey. Ho had a distinct and well I detinnl
opinion on every point connected wj(u
and stated w hat his plan would be ft1
bi ifging it lo a close it t he umnae,,,
of it had been lelt m his hands.
; i ne main oojt-ei t: wie w ar, ue uaid.ifm
1 lo bring the piople of the l ebellious'Stiiip,
to fed the pi'.isure ol tho government-
to compel them lo return to their obeili!
,., -. i : . i . i i . .
ence and loyuiiy. Aim mis uiu.-i iieaoiu
with the least possible expendituii: oT lit'o
eomialiblo w ith the attainment of tU
object. No Christian nation can be justi
tied, he sai 1, in w aging war in such ,n wy
as shall deslloy i'Ul lives, W hell the nl,j,.,
of the u ar oil ii be attained at a cost SlJO,
Ivvt iy ni'in killed beyond the uuinher iili.
! so uie.v reiuuicd. is murdered. I eia
l.c lnohctl upon ;ill shooting of pickets ali
si'iiuling forays not i fpiired in onler it,
adi auce I he general object of 1 he war, all
destruction ol lite, tin either .ide, which
did not contribute to the general result,
as so many acts of .injiisliliablc liouii.
If the matter had b.'eii left lo him, l(
aid he would have cjinmeuced by a ,ur.
It-it blockatle of every southern put (,
lho Allantic and 'he (iidf. Tlicii U
would liave etilleeled n large foice nt the
capital for defensive imposes, nimlliet
large olio ('li the Mi-sissippi fur ntl-n-sive
tipcrat ions. The. summer ineiMln,
tltu itig w hich ll is nii'di.css tn take tny!).,
sontJi of St. Louis, shciihl have bfc;i dc
votetl tti tactical iiitdructi'in, and uilli th
first 1'iosl of autumn he could hav e taken
a column "f sn.i'd'i wcll-tliscipliind tmojn
down the Mis ii-sippi, ami tnkiii :eir
unji irlaiiJ eoiiit on that river, New nr
It fi"il, ,,('', t:ni , "' .'i"i'. ' grotttr
in.'', ii 'th It xx I'f.i e' (iff, on i vi'h fur ir,r
iiiiji'irtnit rivvttx limn ui itdl alti ml tltc nmrch
niif i mi oiiii'i t'i Jl fhiimnii. At eight paint'
the river would probably have hern ik
i't-nded, and eight battles wn:ld Imvc
bt en necessary ; but in every one of llum
success could have been made ccrliiiii lot
us The M ississij.jii and the Atlantic oic.
ours, the Southern States would- luvn
been compelled, Ly the natural andiuit
itaL'le pressure ol events to seek, by n
return to the Union, an cm ape from ih
n. ill h 't would sp tdily 1 vei whchn tlum
out it it. .
"This," said he, "was my pi m. Hut I
mi only u subordinate. It is my biisiiw
to give advice when il is a-ked, and t
obey orde:s when they are given. 1 slv
i, i1.. 'I here are gentlemen in the culiiii
el !io know much more about war tha
I b. and who have far greater inflia-iu
than 1 have in determining the plan ;
the campaign. There, never was a unit'
just and upright man than t he I'l esiiinii
never one ho desired more KincPrely'l
pi oinole ihe best interest of the coiliih;
bill there ale men among his noYm.'.
a ho consult their own resei'tnieiils f..
inoie than thedic'.ates of wisdom atalfx
iiericnce and fV.e men !( nri'ml-l- JtrJ
i (,,' flbtll nf ihe '.'ilHjill'';lil, I sll.'lll tlc,OIHI'
leinpt, whatever I nm tudelitl to do. I '
thai uni.it Hit hnlil inr reximiifililc.
"If I am crib-rod to jto to Ilichinoivl, i
-hall endeavor to do it. Hull know r
lectly well that they have no cuin'optin.
'if the difliculth'S we stall -liccmitci'. '.
know the c )'. ntry how atlmiralily Htlpt
ed It i-i for del'enee, and how rrsolnlil
ami obstinately it will be defended. I
would like nothing belter limn lo tak
liiehmond :iiow that it has been ili
graced by becoming the ca)dlal of llicrob
el l lontcdoraey, I leel u resentn cut to
wards it, and should like nothing ln'ttc
limn to sent tor it? Congress to Ihe winds.
''Hut I have lived long enough to knov,
that human resentment is a very 11
foundation for a public policy; ami 'liev
gentlemen w ill live long enough to le.ini
il also. I shall do what I am ordered. I
shall tight when and where I mil one
manded. ll-.t if J ,nn r.imn i;( ! fjht f
furc I nm ivey, )(.; x.,t( ho mid mt re'p
"idlr. These gentlemen must take the rc
spon dbility of their nets, as I am willing
to lake that of mine. Hut they must tiot
throw ,('; responsibility on my shout
tiers." I'his is f he substance and v rv nearly
i tlie language of ,i portion of Ccn. Sroll''
I conversation on the octvision referred It'
I It proves i-fiiiclusively that lie vwis opp-
,'e'l to the advance upo l Uietimnnd via. 01
Manassas at that time, and also that tb
I administration was almost certain In over
! rn lo liisubjeeiions and eommmd a btittl?
I Taken in c mn-etion with wlnl w.w f''l
I in the House of It "pre.scnt.'itives on W'w'
iiesday. il loaves im doubt on tlio subject
j Democratic Primary Election.
In pursuance of resolutions passed
- ' ii S,lluitl C.mnii. tee. David C. l'al
S.jlUI( James M. Welch. f the "Haftniv;
'"i Hangers," and John Hi-h.r and lUvi"
: ,0( Jaughey of lho "Wa-hingldii f-'aitcl."
Win 10,i ,'if ciiom in iheir wiicctio1
companies on such day a-they may a"
,M,i,,"t ,(, to t, p Salunlav of Auguf.
.,,! ;, .lllsllljl , u, ,.,,1, l() , '. chiiirnia",
lUllt lhl. s.ulu. ni. ,,(. ,.,lllU., ut tli'
,..,,, lh wax ( 'onventieii.
- : Ttic Deiimer.itie voters of the dith'W
Lorouuli-. and tow n bins will -. '"."''
i i .ii, ci ni n.t.itii, )'iu to pi io-
i ,,,lr ,,, i , , . ., ,i. .i luMiUomiW
, ,,, t ',.',.' to ho hel l
tIllif. ".. 1,,,".'., ..v-,,. ,,- m- . to 'It'
termiiie it ii i v eieiiii'es t inn i he
- 1 ; ,iw ,,i.; r ,.,,',;.,i; ,-undidaK'
,i ;.. , t '.. i , ,t,. nidi
lilt! I !. IUIV5, Wlltl -v -
Cndcr the h'ules of the parly ll rc5'
peetive Committees ot Yigilence wil. H''
iiiiint nno nl t lmli' iiiiin l.er or some olti"
suitablo person, .s Keturn Jidge, for""
tllll.pOS0 of uiu.nding the County Cotiven-
' lion, which will be ' held at the
House on tho Tuesday afternoon ne.
succee'ling the Trimaiy Eloelion.
L. J. CRANN
T I v 4 1 1 , Hi',! LlhairiUiin-
Henrv Morse, nti" Mo,'n''
, was convicted last week in
tho r. S. w-
I riot Court at rilUburg, lor robbiuij tin'
Mail in Clai ion county, iu March
and sentenced to 1 year il. tlio J'cuHcn