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D. W MOORE
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VOL XXXII. WMOl.K N(7
ci.kakkiku), i'A. vi:dm;si)av, ji.im:h,
Pp.. m Ike l.(a lOhln) lliidig.
Ol 1) uv.y H AUL
Oi l Hiiii Wada ui a lirHfging o'J Mad",
AnJ a br(tK't't In aua he wm li ;
Ho Pulli'il fur ilia iwnril, and ho nilloj f.jr lit gnn,
Aiel he rMti fur hn is.stula threo.
Then rU His Wnn, liko a Viaid Krhn' mii.1 :
"Who ilart9 crnuk a filler at m.' lit uio ? '
Anil he bramlialied lit swunl, anil 'ohe-bii' went
And 'pop !' went hi pinloU throe.
Thou Uiia bragging Old H!nJ of Valla-H'Ihii.
"A ver vile truttnr ia ht i he ! I
And bo brndiihed Nia nwoi.l, while 'chii'Lang!
n rnt hia iin,
And 'Jiofj." went hii pi tula thrne !
Ilut 'ALt.i!iitaiiAM faid, of this biuzxinK 0 Id
"A lia' and coward ia he ia h !"
When down droppod the .word the Ku" flmhiid
in the pau,
And fit. i i went hi iiatnla three,
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Arkcsts Whkku.no.-A number of j l!ie troo t iu I1U),t ,,rt, from Vir
, ho ,.roininnt atuem ot heAlng 'gim.. South U.olinu 8nd U,.0rKi.v
chared with Uwp peoessionisls.hnve been i ,a ,ierts wtu (hsaslious! General
arresied within a tew days, and compel !od Clis(.v -s .o0 vv,.,0 -,jrct.(1 lo r,,(i,8 hl.lole
iouko iii ; oiiiu oi iioSianoo or go
prison. Jhotnas IIu!1m, a well-known'
tiouner, uuu w wu i nompson, roiuseu.
nnH ivcia sent to jail. Iho W kecunj; .
t'HH'i.yr ?ys ,
"t'e uutltWara the Judge 8 )0ition
to bo about in foiii;ws: lit la required to
takt an oath to tuppori. b? tonslitulioii
of the United States und tha rc.lor?U gov-
ernnicnt of Virginia. Tho juilgd !:i.iiiS J
tiiat tlio TesUired p-vernment rxis.s in ,
violation of the constitution of tho United
.Statue, and that, bein; required to lake
tliw two oaths together, ho violates tho
one in assuming the other."
Urr.HATn.Ns o the Hint. The state-
meat of the Diicofur of tho United States '
M- . i- . I .i -f w al .
i r a r. tir flirt mintli nf chntvi (l.ut
., . crr-n.
the tfoKt d-porhw wre5o0, ,27 21, una
, Pil.ni limb
tLftl lho "I?;' 'Ur',kr" m I''? TTMT .
i'T 'i-uiJAinB i.u v. T-.- .-j
it?.. 7. I Iim a., a p.nntfi, trti. (lin nmn i
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ri . ' If"'" '"f V' ." '.
il't m' nml ' " ver C0,l,B?e
i r i . ,r ' "
ed, c,f wLich 4 CI.0 Wi.ro exchanged for an
eimal value of tha rJd copper eent Hie
enure couittise oi the mrjntn was L3W.43l
r.t , s
fieces. of the vu uo of SJI9.8oS.
W-Said Ifenrv Clav f the Abobli-
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tioinst twetitv vunrs af: ' itk them
Ihei'le-htnolDrom'rtv are not h n.r the
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i.'iuiiii. , u, nu, ,."i,,i ui u.n i 11
lire nothiiit; ; ervil war. a JiHsolutKin
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ol the L nioii, tlm oVertliow of ft gov-i-nmiciit
in which are concentrutrd
the funuYst liojiesol'tho civilized world
arc in thin. A hiiitrle idea lias taken
jiosf,eshiii ol'their mind, arid onward
ey pursue it, overlooking harrier.:,
reclnichH and renrdli'ss of all co.ise
llemcs." 8i?"A qnaker lately popped tlio
question to a lair (nakorcss thus :
'Hum 3 oa, verily,lYnelope,tlic Spirit
urgyth and inovcth me wonderfully to
l eHcech thee to cleave unto tne, flesh
il'iny flesh, and hone of my hone."
'Hum, truly. Ulmdiah, that thou
hast wisely said; and inasmuch .is it is
not g;ood for iiihii to bo alone, I will
Sojonru with thee.'
"'.), pray h t nie have my own
way this timo,' stiid a young; officer in
one of our Irish volunteer reoiinents
..U, . C.-....1 1..
to lorte n kiss irom ins dear jsiuny
'Well 'Willie, 1 suppose I mtiHt this
once ii i;t you know that after you re-
turn and we are married, I shall have
a Willofmv own.'
fcaTlt is naid that a man in 'a
tight place,' once, iipt.il having his
note shared bv a broker, bep-ired to be
allowed to take the usury instead of the
pr.hcipal. It the tax Lull piiHses as it
is, the publisher had better let the
( Jovernmonrhave tho newspapers, if
it will permit them to recive the tasos.
aV7""Vift' T rbomrbt, von Raid von
were coinir to have a roosc for dinner?"
"S.-, I did; and I've kept my word." '
WI , '?'
..iij, mi .11,11, .un vjuu uric.
Smith couldn't see the point cf that
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HrA queer looking customer inser-
ted his head into an auction store, and
graven- inquired :
"Can I hid ?"
"Certainly," said the auctioneer.
"Well, then," said the wag, wnlk
ng oil, "I hid you guud uight."
W"Vhy is alemonlikoanold maid
who has been pretty ? Uec-anse it was
made to be sqtiecr.ed and wasn't,
fcuT'To render frotcn eggs as vidua-'
ble as any eell Vu for good emeu
Jittf-When are gloves utiseaKonahle t
When they are kcftQii hand.
Wlr:nirindorfl Fnote is a ver relioloiia ,
"in, as is well known. Some one .ays ;
. . . .II
Baptist." rrovideru-t jurmat.
BuIIe that doe evil that.
wnie pay. a toll to the devil to let himtn to
lt U aid that ftanoral Cadwalltder
will superseiletJen-val Hunter.
telT'A heavy snow slQrm occurred on
l ake Superior on the niit of the J7th
). The ihores were crrtred to the
drH of t foot.
aai the rebeli who areteeding his tomh, i y ",m llc)on'1' '',y u"d niacte Gen. Wessells.consistin" of thofiith I'onn
hiUFt think he Indongs to the "hard ebejl fpe"" "ri"t mistake of etimjting tho ' sylvania, Col, T. IV II. Ilowell, 101st IVnn
THE WAR NEWS.
FROM GEN Mc CLELLAN S ARMY.
Turn ljrf.it Unities Injure. Hienmondfjrnerul
Mct'rliiin l)rrctry n't vovcmenU in jrr
iitFtJ?tal ,'jOOO iV lots in full
ed alifr crr 1 ill 10.
The Uattlo on Saturday.
llfcitbdl'AKTtRII Gk.N. McCl.EI.I..tN's ARllV, I
Juno '2, r. x. j
Two days of tho battle, of Richmond
have been fought, on lith of which oo
' caiuns our troops have liver victorious,
with ft heavy loss on both sides,
j 'J'lio Initio ,vus opened by tlio enemy I
an attack on Uen. Casey s -division,
!i whr oncainiHid neur Seven 1'ine?, on
I the lurni'iko leudinL. over Hnttntn Hniln
uiid within seven miles of Kichtuond.
Tho attiic k w im inml.) at iiboL 1 o'clock
ion S mi day dfteinoon, bv (i,.n. Hill's
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superior iiumUir. Ieftviiis.ll their
ulll ,wo u.tieries on The field.
CL j,aiVi in elull,.ivul.ing to eave bis
. battery, was killed.
Some of the troops in thi division li orn
Xt.,v York anJ rcnn.ylvonw (ncoordinj!
to (4 ,ilsl,aU., ,.0m New York there were
no i'cnt.sy lvnnia troops in this commaiidj
belnved very badly. Mnny of the officers
iverc killed and wounded in ctidccvoring
lv n4;;v ijieir men
Gen, Jleli''zclnian, on ascertaining the
result, onleThJ forward a portion ot the
( divisions of liencru!; K'ear."ey and llook
e: lo regain the day.
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UllVlIltl lilt? I f Uti 1 ULIlti C I U " Jl llltr BI1LH.
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line hall a miU ni J.t came
nJ the orat.aiM were brouiAt
Ait to a close.
Ueueral Sumner's two di.aio
General. Schick ud Richardson
ed the Chickahominy at 3 o'clock .
v.-v.M. ........ v. a ...iy umij.wms, ....s....
urday ofloniopn, taking a position on Gen.
Urinimm, right. Hre they enooun
ii,tl,uU Ml Rain's and
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iiuiziies iinievs me now er oi me reoei
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i".u - 1',u"f"m",uusI,,-al",,J.'.rythi.igw.ui.nreadines-
'lf f"nd be.ng ho. ly contested, but j J UQ unCHS11,e.,s ifl ou,.
I'ur soiuiera ere iuu uiucu .01 .iiem.
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1110 vneiuv n ouiu kittuu iiiauiuii v 111 a
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iiii-v 111 1 n ui mil 111 1 nil 1111 v til. ei . mill ill t
evry instance that our men chareed thev
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.,v..-i, nu v..,.,.jii. uin HU...T, ""6
i..ui.'i.rvi.. ,,, uiiiu wuin. a.ii
enemy's loss here was very heavy, many
of them bing killed by tl.e bayonet.
General rettigrew ot South barolina,
wa,s tiUie;i prisoner.
We have about M)i) nrisoners, amoiin
whom are several prominent oiilcers.
The Battle on Sunday.
On Surdity, as soon us it was daylight,
the tight win ranewed by General Sumner
with niarkoil buccess, lasting nearly the
The rebels were driven ni every point
with heavy loss.
The ground gained by General Sumner
was a bout two and a half mile--.
Genera! Ileintrelman retook on Sunday
morning the ground lost the diiy before
by General Cusey.
Our loss in tho two days' engagement in
killed and wounded will amount to about
A great number are missing, who will
r,r()bb!v return, having strsved away
All of the nnrmy's killed, and most of
wounded, fell into our bunds,
The country in which the battle wis
fought is swnmpt with thick underbrush,
Most of the fighting win in the woods.
Owing to the nature of the ground ver)
little artillery was used,
Both balloons were up nearly all day
. A 1 the troops left ftu hmnnd ami mar
rhed out in the direction of the battled
Tho lailroad has been 01 inrstimable ad-,
vantacc to us. the cars running within a
mile and a lnlf of the batlletield, bringing 1
forwaid ummiiuiiion ai d supplies, !
1 he wounded were nun odmtely put on 1
!,p"r'jni r to ihe lute i o.ne. 1
JYT. o , v " 7 lll0IUi,,e
Saturday evening, w hero be has j
remained ever since, directing all t lie j
movements in person. nis presence
among the trcops lmd .1 great llect.
Four separate charges with the bayonet
weio made during yesterday. In one in
glanco the enemv were driven, during
which 173 were killed by tho bayonet
I Lieut. Washington, nn aid to Gen. Joo T
Johnson, was taken prisoner. j
The enmy's dead left on the fiYld i
mount to over 1200. '
Oeneral Howard was wounded twice in :
Colonel Miller of the Ms, pe'a. sml i
and Col, Pipnev of Pitlshurc.
jrc. were killed.
Colonal Camnbell r.f (Vnintlifnniii w-n.
wounded in the thigh.
Another Account of tke Battle on Sun
tiuMiea with their teeming victory or
lurday.tbo rebels awoke with contldencc :
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on Sunday to follow un their movements.
, ro oi nrinng us this lime o the Chick-
1 1 fltn irtajK.,ji 11 ..i
of our .A;.'"Tr"7 t.T"
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ii"j iiivii iiiiriniHH. rnciiin nr r n n i . I
forward - with confidence of v ictorv il rv 1
were met bv the train JIEr i JVtl i
lossesof the Sabbatb left them little wuse
1 a a A
for rejoicing over tho trilling gain of Sal
Terribly did the rebels sutler on this, ns
(veil in I ho previous day, frulii the well
direcled tiro of our nrlillrrv, flllirii the.
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zround with the rlain, tci riblo also to them
were the freouent r-hniires uf our solid col-
nmiftf pressing them Itack step bv step to
tlio last point ol eiiiiuranee, wlien they
broke and ran inloriod.ly, leaving behind
( tliem many ot their men and othenrs a.s
Veil as privates prisoners in our hand-.
ne nuujun m uiee ii, is noi yei possiuie
to nsccr'.uin, several days neasarily elaps
ing alter every enafjement before a lull
' inve.Ntosy O'lii be taken
Another Account of ths Battle en Sat-
! liKAtl HU.IRTER9 OJ tiKV. C.st', SliVEN
1'inks Va, .May A, l-ii)l2. -The iidvance
j division of tho Army on tlio I'otoiiiau, on
: tho b.'l:, under '.he command of Uripadier
. General Silas ('nicy, were alt. icked to-day
I by un ovei wheluuiig li.ice of the enemy
i and driven back a distance of two miles.
i'remon itiiry :yu:plvms cl an attack had
, shown themselves f.ir two day.-.previou)p
audit was geiierully ihe opinion in emuji
that tho enemv coiUemtdated such a
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movement. j Iiij. when ti.'n. (.'nacii fell buck, willi
Yesterday the enemy ba-1 u reconnois i considerable lo-s, a t-ho t distance, but li
sance in force, and learn.nl exactly the po- "uly succeeiled in making ii mecessiul
siliou ot our line of picket?, as well as tho
location of our camp, and made their pre
1 ai at loi.s accordingly
At the time tlniuttack was made, Cieii-
eral Casey's outposts were within about
live miles of Richmond, uejir Kairoak sta
tion. Tho position was gained by the rceun
sance made by Gen. N'aijle, on Saturday,
Ihe JJ4 tli insl-, and our General hal oiders
to hold the po.-itio!) at all baz irds. The
clel Generals undoubtedly umdu the at-
lack (if order to prevent us from eomplo' ercd coiiM.lerable Iwss, but can leant no.
ting ti.C l'oii:f'C4tlions nhich we w'erobil- tbiug reliable ,'ront the bilUnce.
ding, and also to '-l our strength and . About four o'clock w (Mil was sent to Gen -learn
on: exact portion- er"' Sumner to bring up his corps, which
'Tho outposts of our pickets iv?re Jes? ' encamped beyond tho Chickahoiuinv ,
than a mile from theueiieral encamomelit (They crossed Die bridge built by his
and very close to the pickets of the eno-
Abos.it 1 o'clock the enemy fired three
shells into our cmiiii, one after the oiJior
i at intervals ol aUiut
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ixobabiy a sijiiul lo their foreestlml ev-
and which cans,
amp from the
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' Irequor.cy of its occurrence ol late.
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'""" " 11 " """" 1,,?J ca," " on
,)tir nickels un iwaivi, and aliacked them
urn 1 i.rpi v 111 u . 1 i.11 -M.i I-,.
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Our nickels wcreeitlicr killed. caiMuted
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UI UlllCII I" ' i.l .,.i..ni., iimu i.m I'lM-iuj
a, ,.,,,.e, u.,1. ' I- ns h.k.l , d II I, An nr
In the meantime the regiments of ihe
different brigades had fallen into line in
anticipation of an order to tluit etlect,
which soon arrived and ai once were oil" in
double quick lo the scone of conflict. TI13
most terrible of the fighting uccure i just
as the enemy had got through the woods
and where our
reserve was drawn up to
receive tuein. t
Tb most desperate courage was di -played
here from both sides, our regirrents
charging repeatedly on the eneiny .driving j
iheiu back for while, when they would j
again in turn get the upper hand anjl drive ,
us befuie them. The loss upon both sides
at this noirt must have been fearful, as
every inch of ground wi.s di.puteil in the
iiiot despenite niAimer, and was onl
gained by overw l-.elmiu; numbers and by
passing over the bodies of our dead and
w oiinded soh.iers.
Our batteries at this time wero pouring
into tins rebel ranks a perfj-ct shower of
grape and canister, mowing lb em down iu
winrows, but. -till they steadily step by 1
ctep advanced till our lines eoimnen.'.-d
10 give way when Ih" charged upon our
but tot ies and suoecede 1 in capturing sev.
en guns which ue wer until lo to remnvo
OAing to the horses hiving been killed.
The enemy wero now in posses-ion of
our camp, and l.a l turned oua guns Uon
our letreatiiiu columns, while the infan
try continued to follow them up ius close
ly as possible.
Our men, althoug'i compelled to fall
back, did so without a:.y symloms of a
panic, but still quite luiMily.
'The enemy captured t very thing; belong
ing to Casey's division i xcejitiug w hat
they had ou tln-ir l acks, leaving thVin
without a tent or a blanket to ci ver thorn.
'The supply o! cointniisary stores was
very light iu camp, ai:d all the baggage
wagons and ollicciV baggage had been
te.it to the rear tivo days before. So that
our lofs falis j-rincipally upon tlm men
who bad left all tliL'ir etlects in their
fho attack was made so suddenly and
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,v"". Ule lJK,'.t ls r-"b "nd all is !
rnfusion, it is impossiple to give the ex
iK'1 rosltl ,n which each regiment held i
l",; i'ngag ment.
"l0 position of the different brigades
Mn ''ngsgement,. wera ns fhlbws .
, 'en'1.'M1:i0, 8 brigade
consistinc of the
104th 1'ennsvlvania, Col. W. II. H.' Davis:
JItli Maine, l,t. Uil. l'laaisted; 50th New
i ork, Col. C, ll- anwvck , 5i2nd Peun
avtiTanin "Vd .1 f Ti...)a . InO.I. X'
York, Col. J. M. Brown, were on the rinhl
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of tho Williamsburg ami Richmond stage
rcd and extended across ibo r.nil i;i,
The second brigade unde-command of
C ' r - -r - -
v ' W.lson.lO.d Tenna.,
...j. ja. ii
Lehman, both i.'.
Y.', Co!. J,
,7 ', orcY 1 ,e. "Dtrc n'' -"""
iud th ?rnl4e' wl",e ,he ..3(1 brigade,
Elff thepicketsofGenl Couch',
Tt is iHh, ,t thji tima to giv6 ,ny
reliable ri'port of tho
number ki'le 1 and
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imiiiih.vi in nsey s division.
Those regiments are rnosily composed
, of compatilive now droops und have been
reduced very much from sioki.es, .in, ,,
" J vi-i-ii on i:it. l eiiillllil.
'J hi) whole divmion enul, nnt havo
bcred more limn (i.lino ekieciive nu n
tlie toree 0! llie enemy was Ironi tliii lv
, J he olucers til! m far ih I cunld
behaved in the moil ealhuil tii inncr
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their loss is laru
Uen. Casx'y was in th Ibicko
fii;ht nn'Twas reported I wound.
terwards learned that be e-r iped
t.ien, 1'aluiei-H report, n killed
genpr.illy believed to lye Hue, as
. but lll-
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.the thickest ,.) the and could l;t be
' found, lis m iy have l.--e;i .v.i:idcd and
: taken ju isoner.
I (lenrral Na:;le b-id bis coll,es riddl.-d
by bullets, but (. apoil, hIiiiimI liiira. u
lously, without ney s.-iioiH wound. ii..n.
1 Vessels is lep-irted wounii.'d.
Casey 's divi-ion fell hack to the Seven
i Pines, where tho division of (ir.. ijauch
v a drawn up behind lille pits.
Tho Bailie ra;:ed liorceiv here lor ii
tand till tho arrival of reinforcements
i roin uen. Jleiiitlenian, whose Loops
: were pouring in on Ihe railroad as I left
bo field and, J learn, succeeded jointly iu
cbeekinj the enemy and retaking part of
the (round lost during the d i. What
I the casualties were in Couch's division, it
j i impossible to learn lit the time of w i i-
tin-, it is near dark, and those whoso
i-tatenients can be relied upon are still on
Mlie riel.t. j earn that 1
held. I learn that l'eek and lievens'
brigades were acluallv ermaged and sull's
.troops about three miles above Ifottoni's
r.rintc, ami uemginnci iy tlio name ol
; ed about seven o'o
! lie last 01 tnem cross,
luck, and marched di-
a minute, which was.'eciiyio toe mint, micro u.ey win oe
eii'iv oji nnai'.-tci iiiny 1 1 aiispn f in i lie
1 1 1 is impassible to fi x accurately upon
I the number of our killed, wounded and
I missing to night, but J should jjdge they
' will reach six or seven hundred.
I Tim loss of the enemy iimal haiubeen
very heavy, as they received Iho concen.
j trilled lire of our battel ies tor a consider
table time, besides the deadly volley puur-
id into them by our infantry.
I A large numbarof our killed and wouiv
jded must have fill en into their hands.
I The object of the enemy, in my opinion,
was to make a strung reconiioi-.ance, in or
!dor lo feel our position, and, if so i-esj-ful,
jtodiive us back a far as pos-'.l.'.e. If
'Mich was the object of the movement, it
was emiiienllv successful, us fu s l.
vents of to day 1 re concerned; but what
will transpire to 111 ot ro ir remains to bo
From a prisoi er I leani that the ndi
vii'jce of the enemv consisted o!'Mi'is:ii
pi and North Carolina troops,
command of General Rhodes
porle I by fill, nun men.
As the troops under l-.-ncra
man ami Sumner were seen
is, uniler the
: 11 1 1 1 ill
the railroad and turnpike
quick every ono seenfed t.
al.il fell sure thai now I lie
at a d cl.!.
av t curs
and that the enemy, a'fbo
.'1 tein;, ,
ly ucceslul, would soon I t
neynnil our lot in.-r hues-.
As night uppio.iched the field presen
ted a dreadful appearance. I.org lines of
ambulances could be seen conveying tho
li-ad .Hid wounded from the field, w hile
those that could not obtain c nve a i.ees
were being carried by their ' 01111 ade.
Most of tho wounded olliters were car
ried back lo the House -.ociipied by lien.
Heintjleman where their wounds wire
dretsed, and every attention J nid tl em to
make them cnmfortable.w bile all the outs
.houses and tents were us. , as J, o-j itaN
for tlK";tf iinabln tog,.t in the bou-e.
Our surgeons liil their' utmost to iiiili
g.Uo their sutl'erings. Anion:.' om- n-.
grons Wiliom I noticed as being very bu-v
weie lbs. Horen, Simpson, I'.roA n, I ) n i l
About dark train consisting of s:. or
seven csr was loaded wilh w umded nn 1
started for Ihe White Il eise, w here they
arriveil about Id o'clock, and the woun
ded carried on board the steamers prep i
red tor the purpose. Tim steamers were
provided with every convenience and lux'
iy for the Wounded, with kind and faith
ful female nut ses.
One cause of the disaster to Gen. Ca
sey's division was owing to the great num
ber of officers sick ami unfit tor duly,
Some of the regiments n Y.i into action
witli only ono field oflicer, and very lew
companions contained their full compli
ment of officers.
Tho division lias suffered more from
cb L-n.,xa linn nnv ntlin,, .... it.. I .
,.....s. w - ..j ...... . uic ii 1 , 1 iinu 1 ii,
I from the faciei' its being composed of
troops raised last, (.'i rr;)tmfits in
... , ,, ...... ,
":., ' 11 " WI,..TU" ona '.v'.
H' 11 l I in 111 mr dll'Kmna in, un n,,t,n.li,
nity, while oncamped arounil Washing.
Ion, lo got in a measure
auslome.i to cam n Hie
t ... , I.aa U,i . I I...I
It must be allowed thai the rebels fought.
I with great bravery, and their loss must
have been very severe. The a.ain guccec.
d'l in plying the dd d,iJjeupo o,',r troops iu
displaying a fiiq tf trurr idl th.y ,ot witrii
good raw, and then pnurho in upon them a
They succeejed in this way at one time
in completely .ilenceing tho fire of our
-.i,,. i .., .v. i,
Another Account of the tight on Sunday.
Battlk-fuld, Monday. June 2.
I he enemy .I'll oerupied the camps of
Casey's and Couch'. Divisions en Sunday
wyi tmiBi'tmvm tMmem.. mnumm q
W' a si i on ' iij, ket for-.. ,.o . . 1 .
in;; the ro:i.
thrown un, extend
( o left o the mill-., el.
Til" di'-timce from the
n c.li thwork wi n loented fn
I" ' the iv I could not have be
to j tour bnndi ed yards. '1 hi,,
rebels he, (': , ,N , ,.,vn..,
Men. 1 1 el n t .-. 1 in a n was
the 1 . oil t as k.ii.i as . I .i v
p.'Hiie.l l,y two aids. I I
h nn, and '.lie I ; o i.-i m-im
1 ri oun-l at
II. IIoi,;e- II
s s it d". u at t
bi ea! v. i 1 1:-.- i
1 .i:voi ;
i-l at Ih
I. Ill !,.r
tijlit if t; ,
.. n, K--
"lit -i on a fi ,
as I ilk,- 1 ,
MWIl, l.i, . ,
i ' . j
j 1 1 1 r . i :
up. -11 Ibis porli .in ,
' ' Ileel w as 1..0:
i - t j 1 1
l'l'-.r in .,:, J r: X,..,
- i r t , , ; an I
wounded .1 is mi
i ;;k:i nu
t'.' toi to nu
in.iie. Several o! the;
III' II bloujdit
,.11-oneIs e.lle Iheil- J.j-s in killed
Wounded upward of threo tiioiisaii'l.
made a de.-perate attack, it in true,
ginned coii.-nlcrable ground, besi
les ii !
t iiu-ge njiniier 01 guns, camps, rap.
Ac, us trophic, uhu-!. tl.ru I,;,,,-,',
, ,.. ,
to Jiichiiiim'i to dazzle the eye.s of ils pent
'up inhabitant?, nli.i 1 1. . 11 1 , 1 1 .-.-s secretly
, wish lo ee Ihe ci'v hill ndj Ibe
Gen. Ileinl.clniali, at a. 1., ordeieil a
. reeonioiisanec to be nunio Lv a siniil! lorci.
on the lelt of tin; wood uiel to tin: li;-bt,
toward the raiin, ad. A lieulenant with
j hvo cavall', men eiais-ed over (he wheat,
lieid behind Snead's buue, und was about
lo penetrate the wood neat tho Williams
' ""'' load, when the e:iciuy's pick;:ls ap
peared at his front. He immediately
tinned back an J 1 eported to Gen. Hciiit.
1 leman the close pi oxiu'i'y of the enemy .
in me meantime, the other parlies si i.t
out came in, und rcj
.ted I he enemy in
great lorce in front 1
ol our ii 'la and lelt
It was about a wintrier of si von when
uen. iie:ntzelman ordered lien. Ilook.ir
oi auacK 111 1; reni'is 1 n n is iron t and drive
Ulini.i f,r..,i tl,.. , -rx.J i.' 1
I fai-in:; Sneid'-- 1 1 . . i . mi 1 the
w I. ere our .arl!iwutk.s .vn1
n;' f'.wi.i . up extreme
near I'.iir M..h ,v' : a '. .oo
point bei (.in
th- i-d.-e ,1
en in i: than
pi Ml loll til"
I on 1 1 o I . v
..s,. ..vj. -.tl, Ull .-.. I I1U J..CCI.-1"I '
the trout cl the wood, the rebels oi-ein d a
rnjiid and neavy lire upon it, killinu two
or three pi ii ales, and wounJing about six.
Among those wounded a! Ibe first fire of
the r o el, ias l.ieut. I.awna 1 fonu.-i !y un
aid to Gen. Siikb') an 1 Captain Vd-in.
The fiie of the. enemy immediately be
came simultaneous al.-ig their entire line.
flic New .1. s,-y lio. ps f...gl;l plen'bd
ly, lo'iui:ig mid tiling without flinching
Ironi ' heir p, eiti. ill . ( ieliel ai Si -i. I.--' regi
intents di 1 gi-ta! i-seciri'in, iidv-ineiiv: at
every fire upon the rebel, ma-ked by tho
wood. Ilia-, ever, it w.i plainly 10 be seen
I be enemy had cvel.v ad at.lsige, an 1
r.'...V,-, 1 cl. ur t'.' ic .- .1' I,',.- 1 "''' 1
Gen Sickles rod
'ii, in lin- ii 1 1 i . :
0 lebels p ,l,,, ,
e Sceoml Regiui
a! 111 '. lie f
f an 1 1 1 . hail
", and 1'a ve or 1-
m. Col! ii. it. 11
V.) s., ,ler was 1
an ge ha) inn I s. ,',
-r civeii than Ihe in
d. Hall gallantly le
, , ,
,- r .",
ri 1, 1 ;tn;.1 1 ur a '-,e.-
The rebels preseii led a t I
the gb 'iiiiiing bayonets id me
deed ,:i ds iislant.
As the Se.ei-.d adv.ir.e, d ...
1 I11111 -
1 rough ;
m ain- :
1 n , cnei 1 in 1111, 1 .seou 1 1,
In-, k lin n lire until mi
liar-liv one i 1110I1 1 I ;, el I.
when they fired a 11, or, oils
tlie ranks of the S.-c 'lei. It
1 .iv, and few 11 t i e k illed or w
liinnedia'.elv aftei- the 1, b.
vnili y, they b: okc I aid,
the woo 1. A few ol In,
e 1 to I --.-isl on- l'l .
soon hem i d i.l'in n bv 1 1
the gnllatit Second I
Mil lleiberl, ol 111
I Ii A lab. 11:1 1
lie i.'ihi'rnl, was taken pn
time. Il's h 'lse ba I been
him, and as he fell be r,eo:vi
in r at t hi
I a ii"t in
ills side. He sprang to in
aim 1st instantly, m i -cir
b et, however,
e e. a 1 of 011 r
' men in front of bun, mistook tb
1 Minis of his own regiment .
I "I! illy once more, boy. '." he cried, but
i they correcieil his mistake by piesi-niniL
'their bayonets and demandin ; bun to
, am render, which he did 'villi all the gr ice
and finish thai nn orieinid st-cesiiinist,
' as be attel n :ds in formed mo be was,
could ilo under the ciicumstanci s. The
'rebels made two or three attemps lo l!a:-k
ns on tho left, after retreating from their
centre; but they were beat back with
I gri .-at loss, oi;r ti oojis pui su ii.g them for
nearly two miles.
Richardson's Brigade, before the ene
m) s centre gave way, bad a bard fight ;
P " lln'' oi'y C'-nteied by the re-
bel. Ihe Fourth and l ifih Excelsior Reg-
lrpl1" were sent to support one of Kicli-
r'li0n natteries, but btfore tho battery
i gnt -Mr worklnS order, the eneiny bei
to s,,ow sin'' ofretrent The rebel
I ""ier3 be disl'mcl Iy beard urging
"", '"n lo fit'nt' but ,hoy lfiul(1 ri'" '
I way. The Irisli brigl de fought splendiiL
! I)'' anii Touto,i ",0 rebels at the point of
lI'e bayonet. ,
None of our forces on tne left flank par
I ticinste in the fight. The rebel were il.
fp(ltlefl an(1 driv uk by Hooker', anc
I Richftidson'. .Divisions.
I Advanc parti e scoured the oo'ls on
'both .ides of the Richmond road, and suc-
brigado marclie l out fi6m their ramps in I uneasiness, but the military were sure (hut
Ihe woods lo the Williamsburg loud, the ' General Hanks would be abinto hold Win
New Jersey Fifth and Sixth follow iuu. 1 Chester, and he, with others, went to bed
Tho K.veela'ior brigade filed in the wheat- j on Saturday night fully satisfied that no
field in fiont 1 f our caiihworks, to the danger would bj incurred by remaining,
right of the road, while ihe two regiments ' He was awrke on Sunday morning by tho
ol New Jersey troops took a positicM to 'roundel cannon and musketry in closo
the lelt. As Ihe Seeord Regiment, lix-' 1" ox iiniiy, and whilst hn.-t il v dressing sa.tv
celsior Brigade, was lorniingin positir;n to; 'he fuderal troops retrvatir.g through tb-i
.' I iv.i lumdre-l
1 both sid. 11
b n back ti
i iu' L'uardt
n id t
1:; !, ';: a Ivauce mid l.-riug
I 1 11" 1 1 1 r !i,-bl.
w.-,, di lveu Ironifvel-y p'o.si.
Mr w l ill in li
l lie ene'.nv
ill t'l.'V oeei
i ; M i oj ii rn n i
t ..y our tiuojis. i lu
ni.le ;n a-lv.iiice of
' - I "-.it;
at the coiiinieiie.ciiieni, ol
10 . 1 ti.i- li.'lit.
t 1 11 coin pun v within
i.- ' loi n, CI. 11,,'li :i 1 be
,' ! Up ill f! b.'.ltl fi
s.ll.o..u'it I o'clock T
I !il l
; rt-t . I
1 1 uY:
, i oi i r
II. Sickles, Col. G ii-
if. irahuin, 1 rode
I on S.m.jay uftc:
;e '..Tiii) witnessed
os all description. C,.,is, ,i:s. with
i"t dead in their traces nrnbulan
i.s, 4t. filled tin.' road in
nt o C
-oy's euop. I I, ere Were about.
,' "t OU. WI).;., I - l .; lying
V tell .01 Sv.urd IV. S.llllil ot
i kindl of the ideis, laying
I them y -.VeJI.
I '.' runs iii tho fisiit ou Satur-
one r.f lliein lin been tecover
r.-hels ran a train iJown near
St a tion , and carried aw ay our
; tw )
1 s, ,A
ary stores, ;;uti, ect , cel., to Rich
! Tli" rebels destroy d what they could
not conveniently carry a'.vay including
the uoa trnls of Casny and Couch's divis
ion. Federal Evacuation and Confederate
Occupation of Winchester.
Mr. George A. Roelke, of Baltimore, who
I opci.e.t a shoe tloie m mctiester imme.
ui.dely nl'ier its occupalt'on by Gou. B;mk,
land who remained there four duys after
j its recent capture by the confsduratos, anJ
I tin 11 made his t-si'ajie, makes a detailed
jihilenieiit of what ho witnessed, which is
j published in the Baltimore American, and
liom which we inak-e tli a following exi
' Mr. Roelke, iu miiiihpii with tho mil
itary, ridiculed the predictions constantly
bei;:g made by the rebel citizens that
Jackson would mwin bo back and obtain
possession of Winchester. On atuidny
tlh they received intellieciieo of tha
lout of Colonel Kenlv, which orust'd m,uia
' l-'Wl). lie .'lesitaleil lor a lew niomenU
i bat to do,
anil by tho time he reached
the lrrel the re) el cavalry were following
in pursuit. Ileio we may add tlx, t Mr. R.
assm es us that bo did not see or bear of
any shooting having been done by females
Thile the Paleral troops were passing
t'.rfsug'.i, and 15 s;ne that, no female was
shot in iheaelof tiring, as claimed to havo
1 11 lone. Some of the rebel citizen
j ined in. the light hotn their houses, but
lo- beard noli o;g of lemnles fighting.
"The 'lories of the burning of the two
hn-pitas nh all i.t them arc entirely un
true. Neither of the buildings were in
jured, and tho won,,,!, d, both federal and
1 i ii. !, w ei e brought iu arid deposited iu
1 1 1 -1 -. -. and w.-re receiving as good attim.
tent. on lis they were capable of giving
I he. 11. 'I hey, of course, suite rod h-r vvrt
of ;i! t. t.tieii, I u'. i.il suUire l alike lie
s i v or beaid of no brut .lily to ihe v.ouri-'
ilc 1 or pi, sonets. 'Ihe rebel- rare j.j p,,,
g ,od humor nit'i their sueccss tj bo harsh
.. il b any one.
' 'n fues. luy nearly ail the prisoners
from Front R.v -il were brotigi.t into Wm-elic-'er.
Tne la bels claimed th'.l Iheiu
e. ,-ie tilt, -eii hundred of '.hem. but Mr. R.
is of the imj re-ioii that there was not
more th.ni ball tii.it iiuuib-r. 'J he woun
1 led wi 1 e tak- 11 to the hospital ; theju
vi. 1. s wire c 1: .lined in the con: t-houc
.an I en t vai d and the olliceis were re-
t; w 11.
to go where they j
' o the
-ulbvi ig, 1 ut not se
'v. from a sabre woun 1
ic-id, and w.is lakeii to
lv 1 ; ,
I lie sid
1 1 ivai
1 e i . L.
i lc v.
I, ,,i-c i-l
1 , 1 ci ;
Mr. ballon, a iawyf r,
ing t-vi r,- alieiilioii.
'r v I lederal pri-olleis
bid. n j Ibe ,M,k mil
estimated at n- 11 iv ,, n.i )
nline I 111 the r. ilr..ad deooi.
I -1 1 :
Is 1 1
n: iiiv rtrag
prisoners into the town on Sunday and
Monday. ibo had fought food and s',v-,r
"... . , 1 -O M.-ll, Ml 'I . Mi,'
from lh"ni. rr.ly to '.e dehvt-rcd
t li"ir cut mi"..
' The only df at -uctioii of property in
Viecbo--'er at tho time cf the evacuation
was that of the buildings containing the
federal oomniissury stoles, which were fir
ed by order ot General banks. TIik f!aine
exUnded from them to F. Hosenl erg's
store and the Express ofhee, both of which
were consumed. l ire storehouses contain
ing ammunition und forage weie by ex
press orders from General Banks, not des
t roved, and fell into the hands of the en
emy. The filing of them would have lev
oiled the whole ton n and destroyed ihe
inhabitants, there being a large amount o'
ponder and ammunition, which Genera!
Banks did not fool justified in doing.
"A large number of stores, principally
those of suttlei s and other army followers,
together with a train of army supplies, all
fell into the hands of the rebels, and wer
appropriate! by ihe troops, who eamoiot"
the ton nlmo.-l in a starving condition
The prisoners wero also nearly starved,
but wero soon provided for wilh the othei
"A number of lh wives of fedeial off
cars were also in iuehestr, having fib
ed to mike their escape in time, 'lho
who did escape and were orti taken p
Maitinsburg, were sent to our lines oi