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A. Full Account o e Threi
Bays) Conflict
-Ks a conhected nariative of ,the memoratfe
battles fought on Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday,' t4e Ist, 2d and-3d of July, neai Get-.
tysb,nri,.-41- ., '4qatns county, Pennsylvania,
11111 viltiable'for reference, and also satis
beery as a resume of the details furnished
in ,our-despatches, we think :the following
carefully written account will be acceptable
tiffr?n,tr. reiclers
Gen. - Meade took comtnand of this army
en Sunday, the 28th ult. At that time his
headquarters were .at Frederiek,:and Lee's
nt Hagerstown. ft will be- seenpat he was
the southviest, and; Cousequently,injhe
lear of the. foe,' imminently thiveateninb ., ' hi p s
line of retreat. The army of the Potomac
began its campaign from that moment. ' Or
ders were issued to the several' col:ps to move
early in the evening,_ and on the raornink•bf,
e 29th our whole brilliant and hopefel. hest
Intas in'reotion towards Pennsylvania.' The,
First, Third and Fleverith' corps'encanip4
4n Tuesday at Eminettsburg; the Se, cond
n i nd 'Twelfth alSo_pitehed their tents near by :
The Sixth cops marched - to Carlisle Wed;
- xiesday• morning, the first day'of this Month':
ibrever,memorable.. - The First Corps, und'e'r.'
Makir-Genoal Reynolds,,,and Eleveilf4,
under :Major:General 'Howaid started ikbr
Gettysburg; Bsynolds'..lieberunttmd,
therafrived 'The corps,
in. the advance, Marched' , directly through
' the town. . The`enemy_wasdiScovered posted
i3x a wood le, the westward, -near- the Luther-,
nn •Theolegiefil Seinfbary: The beginning of
tale three days' conflict Was at hand:. - . •;!
One - .
Whoibi-41-heen in the "_,prestince, whe .
sow Sits abiong , tliO echoes, and whose brain'
beeinswitli rushing memories of a conflict so
recent and. So-Vast, may well paiise before at- -
lempting _ to indicate its magnitude, er de
iteribe ita progress.. . Bashtis the advance of
Oen. ReynOlds has-beehpronounced by - many •
'firefber otriCers who now'lairient his death, I
pstion whether it wan.not after all for this.
ii t:' - It served-at Onde as,,,a reconnoissance;
' ive4novettient which that enemy might have
_the enemy's exact position,and pro,,
, hie 'force, and as check upon, any otlen
,ol-itit .upOlze.,:it secured:.tlie_Armyof
t e
e Potomac the .commanding position- on
'emetery Rill, from which the battles of the
wo o succeeding days were chiefly fought, and.
ich, had the rebel commander anticipated.
e enongement,-shet would doubtless 'have.
ttncured himself. 'Not less, perbaps,-than
, e skill-of the generals who directed the
ttle on oar _side, gave ~us the ilietory.
en, therefore, the heroic First. Corps and
'lid its fated' commander -placed , themSelVes
in the terrible -.dilemma of VY ednesday morn
ling, they won-a knowledge-by their sacrifice
!worth ail - the world' to us : thereafter. The
liorps marched in the 'following•,order: First
vision; under - Gen. -"Wadsworth; 'Third
tteries, under Col. Wainwright; 'Finirth_
'vision, under Gen. Doubleday ;
-division, under Gen. Robinson. , -,,,, _ • ' " -
1. „ 'A portion of our artillery took positiOrt- half
' trinite South of- the Seminary. The enettik.
firieneirtire an it with iheh fierceness its forced
he batteries to retire,,-which they rornmeneed.
dikilig in good 'order: 'Gel:lr.:Wadsworth lin
inediately 'conk to their aid; two 'of • hii_
rmititerits, the 2d Wistionsin and the-Twen- •
ty-Fourth. Michigan charged :the Rebel in: ,
Sanity; forcing' them in turn. to- retire. '-.' The
batteries assinised• an excellent position fur, -
the i r in the rear;"Veliichthey„ held durinn. the •
day. Geri. Reynoldi - now rode ,forsverd.tO ;
44' pect-thOfteld'and ascertain't he - most favor= -
We-line for thedisposal Of his troops::-One
-•• 'Olio mernberi:of his, staff were with him': -
e enemy atlhat instant poured in a Cruel
nsketry fire - upon the group of- bilicerss; a,
ullet struck 'Gen.
.Reynolds .-in.'tlie' nark,
; ounciing him.- -mortally; - Crying:Nadi
out, E h
voice that thrilleiPthe hearts:of - fns 'soldiers,
' 'Forward! for. GOd's - Sakti; forward!" ,he
Inturned for an instant, beheld. the prderdbeyed
y a line of shoutingqiifantry, arict.;talling;
nto the arms of Capt. Wireox.,- his aid, who
•ode beside him, his-,life went out with the
t i
ordsr,c'l Good God;- Wilcox, I am killed." ' - 'i
'The nornmand 'el:the corps devolved upoti.
• Gen.. Dohbleday,', Who hurried tq the -front;
. laced if in positibn; and• s aNyalted a Charge,
hich it - was seeatlig.rebelS - : vir - ere abeut to
An ke. eminence lin
,whereon.steo• piece
~riieds was the traportaht point,- thence; rtb,tobed.tfeaded.. - „, The, i rebe).4 nairtinceil
i d
. reaustantly'ebarged uphii .."by „Meredith's
' ,o;peried2tire , "from their entire line:.:' - They
os.fiern brtadi s- i-,3vlro,v4tlrOiit firinin shot, =1
t with',:ai 'tremendous` ,clieer,2liielleil furl
ar..d with such swiftness;c-? ,-- • till - ;,.44 lr dliild .
eierly 'WO of 'he feo, who were taketcpris
,%J., *:"A -, ,Stritrigl, column immediately : , ad
+: - d`' against-;usfront the ,wOods.. and,
- . ... , ..'s
• '• .g . k,',volley,afhir valley was pohided
tOni,,,,.'aaa not', wager. ',`,Titeir;prOinciity Lind
ingth i itt hiSt beeamb . so :Ibreatening
, that
e brikacks Of the, Second' divisitiewersi or
ered to inake'. another charge - ,:which; was
. , ,
ven more'snecessfid. than _the. • drst. j( Their
'S 4 hirt, b l a * yot e a fa n d ~ C'.a .S 'f i ii 0 1 a drivennclie tie
lial retreat, more than tweire,i-inientsfall
itlag-into•our-bantla.„alive.-_ Our-ranks:iiiffer- .
` 4il fearfully its this demonstration; and it was
eyident that such .fighting could not long. go.
en.; The Eleventh corps no*' made its are , :
,martivice, and its General clioward - yassumed
otiontiraanci Of the forces. :bteinwelir Was or-.
„fered,tOhold Gettysburg and' Cemetery hill
r tnll his artillery being placed la 'the latter
- sition. The other twO divisions of the
~ 1
iivecith, corpse under,,Shultz and Barlow,
ii ehsiipported the First Corps,, on the
in time to resist two desperate: chaxges by
,I;well's, troops. 4 third charge. was -now
4,afidis by theentire rebel frrre infioat; which
Artnprised tliecorpiofllill and Ewell, sixty
_ two.-thousand strong. The shOch was awful.
,The, superior numbers , of the,,foe enabled
- - theta to, overlap bothdur flanks, -threatening
us with shirounding' arid capture. - Their
main effort was direted against our left Wing•
;old- •notwithstandii4--.tht., gnpant -fighting
• 'Anne by' onr 'lioldieralit- that point, they, at
/mt . obtained such s'advaritage that Gen.
- Seward-'warfare rOtiro.;hiti command
through th`iTtowatothe east, which was done,
Allgood order,lheicethpliments-ef the rebels
xiieitnwhile - fallin6 thick ain'ongj it, in the,
shape „ of slielh;irelie . and _canister. The
• IWO - corPs'weie..plAced, in lititi bf 'battle - on'
, Cemetery Rill iitvening; hiving withstood',
'- during,the entireAtiy_ the assaults of an en-.
einY ; oiltnoinbering theta three to'one., Not
Without grief, not without `misgiving,_ did
-Vie Officers and soldiers' of thoiemcorps, con
,template: the day's etigagetnent, ' and 'await,
the - onset they' 'believed-' Was' - to , dome.'
Their 'comrades layin heaps beyond,the vil-,
;ago Whoie,spires gleamed peaceenllyin., the
jitinset before theta. Reynolds the 'belOyed,,
And,,the brave, Was - 6ad, and Zook sliffriber
. ' lid bbside him. Barlow, Path, Anaily 'field
- , Ka. scores of line officers had' been• killed,
.Ttie men of tlzb.First corps alone could in
few instances thin tospCtilt to'the ones who
• .atood lipsidO . ,thezu ili,the 'morning without,'
meeting with a vacant spa Ce.- The havoc in
that corps !was sOLfrightfur as to decimate it
fail andrthitt„inthe EltOW l , l norp's ,
iaobly rescued rt.:OM the - shspicloW*hielf
rested upon #befolie— r Wns yeateci I e,4great.
Yet 'the little army flibahed
ready,to , fall'-'ai3Othereliad ti-ken to the .
last:man.' 'With What' a - thrill of relief Gen.'
Howard, whci bad sent messenger after mes
senger during the day to Slocum and Sickles,
EAV in the distance at evening - the approaching bayoneth of the Third and, Twelttlf
only they can tell who fought beside...bin - I:"
'ThO - se, corpa:arrived'assamed4kisititniA-IW - the
right and left.9f the First nnitEleventh , on
the heights Asout Cemetery 1:13i11( atjdi,isk.
, The enemyinade-ne - further 'demonstration
Abet might, _Gen. Meadq, pn4 staff at,rived.--
beforell. o'clock. The ebiriniander then ex
in the
and ,PoStesi: the ,severalj
corps in the following order: the Twelfth
ISlocum)on-the'right, the Xleventli (Howard)
next, the - SecoiicitHnncoek);'„V.irst
day),,ancl Third",(lSiekles),lW:the - cente - r; ....the
Fifth .(Sykes):. On ;the extrOniiffleft.' -The sit-.
uation was brilliant, :Commanding. 'tor
al -
' first -,t* :history or this
army's-cam - belonged - A4 advantage in.the,
decisiiel:attleS - ivirich ensued. - -
~, " 111.• heights - on- -Which. -our troops' _Were
posted;:Sloped gently, mdow' nAv'ard - froirr our
front, -I Tho stretched in a serni,clicieH,
its Cenvestentre , toivard Gettysblirg;-the - ek r ,'
tiernes:toward-c'the south - West ,and south:
•LUdges tin the intetior.sides gitye our soldieks
some instances pailial sheltdr7frOiti=.4lQ:
tillery.,_ Every rOad•was 'commit - tided by aay
cannolwand,the ioutes;by which' Lee might
otherWiSe: soonest retreat in 'case of,lid * de
feaf,Wore alrijn our possessicin. At
•one weaker than others reserci,werutjdi•-
biou4yArsted,-"and the cavalry—iin arm - Of
• tke:servicti "scarcely brought into plaY in
-some rebent and destructive.liattleik•--pi4tee-
Iffil bath Our--flanks iiiimmehse"nUitibers.-
I Thui. the gie - 4"thillyliiy::dowit to ilepp at
aitike„mt - the morn: of s 6 day
- more Erintru_mhry,tharCtike losti., •
. _ „
SpActaele tlfe...'‘ un of... Thursday
rOse , , the'reiernor of at least - that tlOrtion of
oar.forces who witnagsed it froin. Cemetery
linger', Fronfits, crest the
mil.zzles - Of pointed to iVar,dr'the
h Gls 4loyand 'the town: bluffs' to
the'ri:ght;:ancl-left additional artillery froini. : --
-ed, :and away on ;either side, in u.graceflif
and' ,majestic curve, thousands ; of infantry
mated into battle line, their bayonets gleam-,
i;likejer . pents' scales.'. The roofs of Get; thaValle - ylielafi, the rigiir Waeif- -
iarid.along the ,borders of, Roak creek, the,
- Orchards ihr thAvii` ,on the left, the fields,
gide:a and beautiful, in whickthe cattle, lacTO
calu'lly grazing, composed a ..scene 'of such'
pace as it appeared wis never made, to lie
marred by the clangor of battle. i' l strolled
out to/the cemetery ere
devi was yet
melted from the grass, and leaned - against a
inonument ta listen to the-singing of birds.
One, 'note, milder than the, rest; 'had just, bro.- -
ken_from the,tbroat of an . oriole:hr ithe` foli—
age above me when the sullenirattle
ketry on the 'left told that skirmishing had
begun. Similar firing lioo - u' 'opened along
the entire rebel Brie, !and although no nota
ble deinonstration was made - during the fore:.
noon, it was apparent drat the enemy was
feehiiia our strength prcliiniriary to rouse de
clAii* Wert.
The day wore on*full of anxious suspense.
It was not until four o'clock in thecifternoon:
that the enemy'girve, voice:in earnest'.
He then began- - a heavy fire 'On. CorieteF.Y.'
Hill: It 'must not be thought - :that — this , i
wrathful fire,Was unanswered. Otir artillery' I
began to.-play Within a 'few•inonfona and
burled back defiance and like—dektotiction
tipon'the rebel lines._ Until Six o'clock- the
roar - of cannon„,trie'ritsb of missiles and the
blirsting of beillbs---•filled all the air._ ".T_-he',
clangor:alone:, of „this- awful 'combat might
well- hate confused and, awed -a less cool and
Watchful-comfnander than. tzenerztil'SSeade;
It did not eorifUse him.' "With " the caleitla-,
tion of a tactician and the ve of un ex ieri-,
cncedjudg,Ad Walchhil from his headquar
ters on the hill whatever'. Movement under'
the murky..clond which cnveloPed the rebel
lines miglit'ilrst disblose the intention which
'it was evidenethis , : artillegy firing eoverda.,
About six o'cloOk silence, deep,''
nutted as )f V_lriagic-to dwell upon the .
-Only the groapunnherird before of the Iwouli.
(led andZying, only. :4-lie t tiMinaur--a -morn.
in,qrciemory—of the biceze through the fo
liage, <onlrthe low rattle. of preparation: for
what - Wal" AtCcorric; -- embr_oidered this back
stillness, Then ~• the sm so beyond', the
village Vias <borne 'itt ; Ve eastward,
the woods 6 - 11' the left' were 'sepia filled with
'dark masses of infantry, thieetolum4 deep,
wholidvatteed at a quickstep. lltilignificenti.:
Suchfa charge:l)y such-i s 7ferce-44'ulf 45,000'
uncle. Hill and - I.Ortgstreet—even
. though it threate4ato;pier<e stnd annihilate`
Cdrpi,against.which it was 1 4ii"e,ctea,
drew fortl . dries of admiiation froti r 61,1,/who
beheld it. eller al Sicliles and his' splendid
coblinand Withstood theshock with-a detrer
minutis4 th3> .checked,-thut, could.. not ftitly,
resteahi I it. Ltit - Lk;
fallii try_ingA;eheering, the men. reiiied,_
The i • bb,( came sn Tore furiously,. halting
at intervalspouring..,;yqlleys that struck our
-tr-oops down.n .. i.Sl:dres: • - -
• General Sickles, fighting.desperately, was
struck du --tliejeg and fell. The 2d Corps
come to - the - aid of his' deeintaterVOlum - n.-
-The battle- then grew featful. -Standing
firmly up against the storm, our troops,
though still outnumbered, ~ g ave back, shot.
for shot, volley for volley, almost death. for
death. 'Still, the enemy was not restrained.
Down he came upon our left-with a momen-.
tlim that nothing could check. The rifled
guns that lay before our infantry on a knoll
were in danger of - ciiptitre. Gen. Hancock
was'Wthirtded;4k , the thigh, General Gibbon
in 'the shinilder.' The sth CorpS, isthe - Ist
and 2d wavered anew, went into the breach •
with such shouts and such - Volleys lii -- made
the rebel 'cOlitmti tremble at last. Up froth)
the valley behind; another battery came roll-,
ine• to the heights and flung, its contents' in;
an instant down in the midst of: the etierties,
ranks. Crash! Crash! with flisChargeadatif
ening, terrible, themusket4itring Veit
the enemy, - rpfertaing, after'each - diseharge
With we - mining celerity and' firmness; 'slag
pressed up the declivity:.' 'What hideous
carnage filled the, Minutes bet Ween the- ap
penranee of the flth Corps, and the advance
-to the ;support the columni stfill
ahotheii',:eollimn - ircith' the ' - ,right, I art .- not}
'bear to 'tell; 'Men Mt - thttlegvei fall'itt,
autumn before those horribles'aiichargeS:L:-;
Fitifiring'for int iifStatit, the rebel columns;'
seethed aliont;;torecefie before 'the' tenipist.)
gut their - effihers i - who beseett throught,
the smoke of the eonflict"gallOping
; ,and
sWitighig their` - swords ral-1
lied them' anetv, arid the, next instant they
whole line iprimg forWard.'as if to break;
through Mir ,o'Wn -? bY mere - weight of 'rabbi-, II
bars; -- A division frointhis 12th Corps fr'o'm]
;the right reached the scene at this nistatit,?
~and at the same time Sedgwick came up, Frith i'
tbe 6th corps,' haying_ finished- 'a march of'
nearly thirty-Sir. consecutive TO
what resew they eame,' - their officers alliv and
_Old theta. ' 'Weiiq as theyyiero; baraaptel
alp franidin, titpositoin, gEbambtraintrg, Pa.
:ed; hungry, $t to .drop for slumber as they ,
',were, the wislifor . .'yMtory was so blended
hvith _the- thotight of exhaustiotr , that they.
• iiasf tUrn'aan masse into line of
,I;hitttle,.. , ,and went 'dirvirti on the enemy' with
(14ith weapons and cheers on.their
''-Oe'relpel, camel's back was broken by,
this ferithe:r:u— His line staggered, reeled,
,mod drifted slowly back, while the shouts' of
our, soldiers lifed up amid the roar of must,
ketry - over the bodies - of the dead and woun , s
ded,• priclaimidb the eotiapletEiness
victory the division' of Slot'
cam's corps"Mi - the"eitrercie right left its pest
to, jointa this. triumpli, _another column _of
ithe enemy;Mideri ebturnand of another,
hailHdiditted under=,
against our Weiikeifed
iNV,ing, , iditss,the failUo 10-turn.ol,F
became known it - seethed determination
I . o%E'onquqi': ittbiAiwi,Ptthe:field overcame
alike the enemy's fear of death and his plan.
-for -- victory %elsewhere, - The fightirirwa's
terrific, dridl4, fiftesti..minutes the attack
which_ the tlitle,diViSiptis of, the 12th corps`
-7e-re sublatedwas7intirefilidouS flak_ 'any- I
tithing ever-In'iwi `in the historycf'this~'ar
the 4.4 ,gorps followed; and frOnf du:sit-into
dare s, oniii half :vast nine. o'clo4; - t6&<
battle raged Ni . 011,01 • 19d for - tuner and'dnabte:'
red fury. Ouk- troops yore ..compellc&-by
'overpowering,/minb . ers---to4all-'back a shcirt ,,
`i).dvantagecius/2poiition , to 'the enemy,. wha
hinighty over / his ad' antage and. 'neade-,desk
partite by defeat in other`,,guarters,•tlicritalifie
ea last f -stru'ggling eharg,4:itgainst that divist
ion;l6k our right wing coininanded Gett*: .
GefrO.:, l General,,Geary'l- freciya
_ immortal=.
tligingelxesl;by:;,their resistance to•thii_
.litteM y rt:-,' : "They Stood-like adamant, a Move
less, machine,' before whose
volleys the rebel Withered 'and went
liy.'hundreds After a slaughter in= -1
,cdriceiVtible-f_tlie - rmulse. of ,Ewell : wascem
`plete, and he'retiral, at ten' o'clock to ,-, 1
_the position. 'before referred - to, The firing,ll
from all"- - quititer,of. the field ceased soott at
ter, thathour, Trod no other attack-was Made r
until morning,
_ TII.I._BATT-LE Or ritlDAr.
As 'OrEQ;Avho stands in Efiotver and looks
down 'lengthy pageant _marching
th rough- alliciratighfare;gl ads it innipssible i l / 4 p
the eloso~ to recall~i#z
,oider the appearances
And the:iii6idiaits"of , :th6,seenb, so _Li who'sif
this evening' 'on a cam P-stoat beside the tains-:
t-vf the 3n - ornament aghinst :which Fleandd lie-
teititig;to'the,mbire of yesterday; find iriva-;
PtisiblbeltKriecall.withrdistinctness the details
-pf Ahe'unparailelect - battle,just blosed: 'The
'Conflict,' Waged7hY,l6o.',9l)(l-nien, which . lA'r
occupied, with scar - ad - Yr art interval of - resti
the entire_ :day,,,frpm.:l A.l,!af-until 6 o'clock
thisevenitig; - contains so Muchao near, and
such' - Vphiminoils: matter of ,iiitereit as cue
mind.!;c:afinot grasp without time - for reftOci:
.--TbelaSt engagemeat.has been the fiercest
Mid most.sariguinary Ofthe war. It was be
gun at daylight - by Gen. , ,,Slocam„--whose
, troopsimatidencd - by the ; log of
,many com
rades, and eager to istrieve the position lost
by them on the yr - deeding evening; advanCed
..ana_tieliieiOil a destructive fire against the
.'rebeg - "unde . r ,That general's entire
TOrce reaponded.with a' charge that is merrio-r.
cable even beyond those Made by them Yes
terday. ;It was deaperation 'against courage !
The lire of Ilic=7- enemy was mingled with”
• y,elfa, pitched even above its clangor. They
eatee on„and on, and on,While the national
troops, splendidly handled and wellliostek
stood unshaken to receive them. The fire,
:tylth - Which' , , they did receive them was so
rapid aritts=a, thick as terlekiveloPerthe ranks
of its AeliveriXs7.witli; ipalt that shut
them Thiel 'sight 'thiring the battle which
raged - thenecorwrir&,fOr six drWlholi`rs.
Out of this pall' n i - strag.o6itame to the rear.
Theline searceyyllinened from its position
-during the:entire conflict. Huge masses of
rebel infantry threw theniseives into it itirain.
and again in, vain. :Back, as a ball hurled'
against Ar"rock, these- masses recoiled, and.
were rdo - rmed to be - Thirled . anew against ,with-n i herceness unfruitful of iticeeSs- , --irtilf-'
of carnage.; as before/ The strong posi;
ton occupied by Gen. Geary;•and that neld
by Gen - : Birney; met the first and; hardest".
assaiilts e but only fell back ii short: distance
before' fearful odds, to rezatlvance/td, re-as
sume and .to hold theik place in company with
Sykes' division of the . , -.rifthic'orps'and
phrey's (Berry's old:diyiion) of.the. Third,'
whan . , , judiciously T . einfOrced with: artillery,-
they realeWed andtoritinuedthe contest until
its close, -It moiled' as if thagray;uniforined.
treop,s,„ v . r,h=t3' were "advanced and re-advanced.
by theii= of leerl upTiii - the very "edge - Pf' the
line of sraoke",:iii front of .ocir iniuntry, were'
impelle'dtry sjime terror in theirrear, which
they We're as unable
.to ',withstand as they',
were; to' make headway against the tire' in
their; front. It VITA - hard to ,believe such
*.desperationivoluntaiy.'' it.waS 'harder toes-,
liege t,liat the cofirage which withstood 'and
'de eatdd..„it s w*Mertall;
enemy' gradually 'drew for Ward his
Whole line until in many places a hand to
bfind centlict *ra,ged for-minutes: Hi.Fertil
lery,ensWered „ti-ylinis r played upon ourcol
.4triu`S With frightftiliiiesult, yet they 4.,hinot,
fiattle*Siiis "way . evenly
:Contested/for tc'time,-;bur 'it a time, .
Seenied-Ir9blethafieal which side , would gain
th4- .. - Aletcry . ,- - 'a reinforcement arrived and .
\verb. fornied. 4itsuch a, position as to
enfilade tliefeneink'ancirteach him - at last, the
fuillty-of hilt aorta., - -Disorded,- routed, and
&infused, his - whoy force retreated, and - tit 11 -
-o . clee.kthe - battle .ceased and, the stillness, of
death -ensued. The . ailenee,e6ntinea.until.;2
r. u. At this moment the rebel artillery
frdik all . points", in a circle radiating around
our own, began-,a terrific- and eacentrated
fire on Uemetery'llill, 'which 'v,`Tas held, as I ,
have previously stated,' by the Eleventh and
ecotenorp's. - The' flock, - Of pigeons, which,.
not ten minutesprevious had darkened the sky
. - ecurcely - thicker than- the; flock
of horrible missiles thatnow, instead of sail-,
-harmlessly. above, descendedupon our ,
position. The atmosphere Was - thick with
shot and shell, - The storm broke upon us so .
-iiiiddenlY' - that soldleis - and officers ---Who=
leaped, as it began, from - their tents, or from,
la4y tiettas 'On the grass—Wero:striekeiw in
their rising with mortal' wounds and died,
some with cigars" between their teeth, some;
with pieces of foil:4lin their"-fingers, and, one:
at least;=e Pale young Gornmn, from Penn-,
syrvaniaj-with a miniature, of his sister- , in
hia"hands, , that:sternia& more meet to grasp
nil artiat'syencil thatra musket. ',Horses fell,
'shriekingsithaWfid cries as Cocipertold of,
and writhing
. about in helpless agony.. • The .
Boards of fencei, teattired - byeiplesion,'fiew
in sylintere thioughihe air., The earth,torn
up in --eltitideblinded'' the eyes,' 4f - hurrying,
mien and-through the branches of the.trees,
land among the gave-stones of , thEi cemefOry,!
'a 'shower Tof destination, crashed ceaselessly.:
Ai,' with • litindreds-of others, I• groped.
tiirobgh this iienapast of:deatitfor the . Bhelter
Of the bluff,'"em eld man, a private in a coin-,
yazirbelonging to Alic 24th Michigan, was'
'Striick-'serircelrten. feet away:by a,;canncar
"Wbieh , top through him, extorting Buell',
a_ low, intense cry of mortal pain as I -pray f
God:1 'triity. -n4ver 'again hear:: The
Which seemed - alone"'devoted to: this raih,of
death,- was, clear in; nearly units unsheltered:
places* Willi Eve minutes after the lire began.l
. -
Our batteries responded . .immediately.—' e
:Three honid of eatinonadii ensued, exceed
iii,fiereeZgss*Oy ever
tin.cehimdied cannon, were'fired - 'Siteultane-,
ously until 4 O'clOck, then: the rebeli s igan.ti
;Lin Oen Ihnivoodg'
frontink,Ohrdenti•e,,'f,o_f.,ntedhY,the FirSt'abd'•
Secofid corps:, 'Gen. Vouhiedars troops' met
this charge with. the same heroic courage
thathad so often„_repelled The enemyin his
desperate atterapts, Tfie. charge Ti lt s made,
dpiritedlY„'but lesa ,x,en9tivinsly than "before;
Gen. Webb, commanding - the SiconOrit
itile,s46iind diVisfort 'Of the ,seeziia cores,-inet
„the main fur_y ~of the attack ,with a steady
Ire thitt served, td 4.etard t 1 ex enemy's ad
•Vance`for a uhintent: - .` Tliat'Mdment was oc
tcupled by ;the, rnbql - qpierai , A:rgiisto4l in
steadying his troops behind the fence. Gen.
:Webb 'immediately 'Oidered. a charge, which
was madewith such eagerness and swiftness„,
;and suleported lifitlarnumbeidiniir troops,
as enabled surround the ene
,my, and capt'dr,e' gen. Armiatead an -000
s',ofhis men. The, carnage whirr acconipa
riled this charge and',.* terror itispireirby„
it-were so great.* to reduce the foe to actu
al cowardice. 'they :fell' upon their Otnees
and:faces, 'holding. fcalvArd'their guns'and
-t/gging fdr mercy, while,their escaped coni,
racks panic-stricken and' utterly routed-
ruilied-downt , iterag - the ditches and- fences
. • - ti.„irangh.the fields and thXoUgh Gettysburg.
NV& a colunin rem ained itos. make* Oahu's
start. Tfie triumpliAnght fOr during_ these
days Belonged at last to-the
abble-Army, :Or the'Patfithrle. •
' r ": , • . ,
- -
''3l - onivuents s icrid head-stones lie here-.and
- the* _overtilined: di.aveg, bnce carefully
`tended.- ! by, some loving., hand, have been
tiainpled, by,,horse's'..feet Until the vestiges of
verdure thave - •diSappeared., The neat and
i'vell=tialocd.shrUbbet.y.. has, vaaishedy•or is
fiat a broken an4.-wfthereditaii,of:-46,hiled
brush2WoM. :lies a deiteyar r
tillerq faSt deo - Oniposiitg, - „under the:
_VA:atiitherlit the OM garments
of some Wounded soldier, stainedsdod satura,
tell with, his,:C
blood. Atros-57:- , -
stone, bearing: - the words, "To' the , ,itietiany:
.of our liehived, the crag,
Meats of a musket shattered by titre
shot. Pin the. centre of a space encloi..ed-- by
:an 'iron fence, and; Coiitaltung - :dozen
= grates; a lett- rails are still standinewhere
they were erected : by 'our, sohliers ana served
tii•sport the shelterltents 9f, a:bivotiackir . kgi,
A family has, heint . hrOken_m.
Traginenfi - hy a shell,' and only the 'Wise .I*,• 7 ‘
" With 4portion.-ollhe ins:4ription.
thereon.' ', stone felt - the effects of
the feu d'infer that was poUftif qon the.
treat of- the:: hill. Cannon thandered, andl
foot • and hOrse soldiers - trAtopl4d;-OVer 4hd,
eleeping_place of the dead. Other dead were
- added -to those — who are resting here, and
Malty, , ',wOunded soldier still liVes tore=
member-the contest above those. -- silent,graves.
rostrioN OF . CENIETrax HILL—TM
The .hill -on Which this cemetery islocated.
was the centre:of our - line of battle andTtlie the . whole poSitien. Rad the;4ibers
.been able to carry this' Point, they would
have forced us into- retreat, and the whole
battle would have been-lost. - To pierec.'-our
line here wasee'sgreat endeavor, and ' he"
threw his-best brigades against it. Wave"
after wave of living "_valor rolled - ::up that
slope only to roll back agliin under the deadly
fire of our Jtrtille7 and infantry. It was on
this hills a little to the right of the cemetery
where occurref' the-c - hargc -. Of the famous'
brigade:of Louisiana:Tigers. It. was their
boast that tliei'were , never yet foiled in an
attempt to take u battery., but on thi's. occa
sion thcy_suffered a-defeat and nearly -armit
'illation. Sad and 'aispirited they -mourn
their repulse Viand tarrible - 16sses - • in the
„ •
charge. -•
• Retracing my steps,„ before -reaching the
extreme left, I returned to the centre ,of our
pOsition, on - the Cemetery Hill. 1 dol' not
folfow the path by, which. I come, Init take a
route along -the 'hollow, between the two
ridges. -It was across this _hollow plat the
chars were made in thP assault gd. our
position. - ,-.3lnett, blood was .poured out be
tween these tiyo_swells of land. ‘ „ Most of the
deadnave-been bur,ipd, where thay.,fell;-,or
gathera in little- - 01Sters beneath some
spreading tree or Celsitte - clumps of bushes.
Some of tlia,rebel dead Are :still uncovered.
.The.first that meets my 'gaze,- CO* upon
:suddenly, 'ail descend a - bank, soma three
or four - feet in height; to. tha side of a 'small
.Hei lying neap the'spring, - A if he
latuteraWled thereto obtain st; - draught' of
wnter. 'His hands ure,:outspread/tipon the
earth, find eltsteliing aethelittle tufts.agrass
litiversaeOand canteen'
;are stil Intrigirig o him, and his; hat is lying
near hini". His musket is gone ; 'either
tied off lay hi 4 comrades, taken by tatne "relic
seeker, ,or placed in the acouniuni:ted„.herip
our OWii,soldiers.
..- "Vie liody of another rebel attracts my at
tention by asingiziarcilumstance. /The face
is diseolored in the extreme, black4is that of
the puresf-Congo'ne,gro. The narisli are as
delicate as those Of a . ladyraid of snowy
whiteness, With; the exeoptio'n of the face,
the body is'but,little swoßen; and there are
no signs of the conunencement of decompo-.
lion. S`e'veraY b'odfesithat I find 'Show black
ened faies,nut nii4n.hers- than -this- display
.such a contrast beffeen" the color of the - fnee
and hands. Near .11. small white house on the
rebel line lies the body of -tin officer, evident
ly a lieutenant or captain. ',Eiji right arm is
extended as if to grasp the hand of friend;
All possible positions in which a dying man
can fall can be noticed on this field. ,
. The little farm house on the Emmettsburg
road; 'Where General !!Meade held • his 'head
quarters during the cannonade is moSt fear
fully cut-up. It is already known how Gem
Lee masked his artillery and opened, with
one hundred and thirty pieces
"at the same
moment. Two shells in everyseeonetof time
fell around those. headquarters. The :shells
tore through the little - white. building
,ex- ploding and. scattering. their fragments in
every' direction..' 'Not a spot anywhere Nv4
Safe.• • One 'shell through .the
another in the'ehimney, , a third'shattering a
rafter* a ftourth cutting, off •the legs of eclair
in which •a, staff ofdeer was „seated others
severed and splintered the posts in front Of
the h'onse, howled through the trees by Which
'the' dwelling was surrounded; and raised deep
furrows of ~ the soft earth_,,' At, the ',fenceirt •
front of the, building the horses of aids and
orderlies Were standing. A dozen. of 'the'
frightened animals fell by - the" rebel '•lirOjed
tiles,•and others briiki) away and fled ml the y
Wildest fright towards,the rear. - Oue •itaff
ofdeer, .and another,', and.,4xnothCr, were •
wounded. • Strangejb.say, amid all this iron
hail, no one of the staff Was killed. EVery
Man stared death full in the • face,' acid" had
little prospect '2
-of escaping unhnrt. - Barely!.
.in the history-of war has; there beena:scene
to -eqnal,this.. • ; ,
• tuz's - AbDtZSs' TO Aro
FninarackfiTulyl2,lB63.hefollmin - g.
general order :or General 1 E. Lee_ta the,
Rebel Army, issued from Hagerstown, on
fi i
Salutlay,, ` wits = t ynd when General Rilpat
"thll,epkttidthe'- 'rn on Sunday morning'-'
•'7 . -.naxaa.4 45 nEas—No. 16. • ,_.
.1 - 14 - r.s.*:_qtriat'r.#4,l, A a llilt OF NORTR:pM,
7 . titotxi.4l, July 1 3.—After the lent
and tzrying'mwheakel i red with the forts--
tude that has - eYer.clittincterized the soldiers
of-the Army of Northern
,Virginia, you
have penetrated to the country of ourtne
inies; and recalled to the defense of their own
soil those' who were engaged in the invasion
of - atm.' Y.carlaYe'fotight: h'ilerbd . iiiid- sat:
guiztary battle, 'ilich, if not attended with
the success that has hitherto crowned your:ef
forts, was marked by the same heroic spirit
',that has . cozapande4 the r•- pen t ,of, your--:en
nmies,' the - gratitude 'of your "country,; and
the admiration of mankind. ' ' .
- -
Once more you are called upon to meet
the enemy. - from whonr - yotrlart-n-tetrn so
many-fields; the name's of which will never
Onqi more thy eyes of your cou#try-..
men are turned uilon you, and again do
wives andi,sisters, , ,hthers and mothers,; and
,helpless children;' lean for defense on-four
:.4rong arms' and brave hearts. Let every
soldier remember that on his ourage arid fi
delity depend all that mates life worth hav
.,ing,l, the freedoba'ofthli,TOTMWZ the hbnor
Of - his. people and 'the security of his hbine.
Let each heart' grow strong in the reniem
brance- 'of our glorious - past, and in the
„thought of inestimable blessings for
' which wl contend ;' - and invoking the as
sistance of that henigir" POWer which, has
signally blessed our efforts; let ub go
forth- in Confidence to secure the peace and
safety of our country. yo'diers ,your old en
emy- is before you.. ' Win from him honor'worthy of (your Tiglit-cause;• Worthy of your
comrades dead on-sn many illustrious fields.
R. E. LkE, Gen. Coin.
We take thWfOligiving rein l arkable article
from the Richmond Enquirer, of ',nue 12th,
in which the, - Whole tribe of--reace
who are endeavoring to entbairas the Gov
comfot to
the Re.bels; at brought undeff the old-time
.Slave-driver's lash: ' -
' two TEARS tur,NeL'i
if two years, , as molly
_persons hope, we
May probably have peace—that is, always
provided we continue to repulse and defeat
the inVidi rig enEtny: — :Tlie Yankee ; I:l6'frioc
'Tracy" is certainly arouiingitielf,-`atid'Pepar
_Tag for a new struggle (at the intßotliox,)
-Sin the great cause of the "slioili;- ,- orita they
wall it,,the cause ef, Constitutional ..t f ibOty.
.Those'demoeratslara evidently begbining to
PeciiiilatArinfor. - 4heir next Pis-esi
dential election:.andlifr• - they hays the good
luck to be helped on said sustained by more
4nd more, serioue;disasters of the Yankee
many iii the - field, there is no doubt that the I
present, dtiVOl]int ts - Of the said spoils at Wash
ington may soon be - s 6 di4redited and decri
_ed that ,our enemy's country would be ripe
'for,suclipeaceful ballot:gin:a revolution.
It is sincerely to be lipped that those ear
nest champions , of constitutional freedom
be helped on and sustained in the man
ner they. require—namely, by continued and
-SeVere reverses in the field.; and the first
and most iirgent duty_ 017 our countrymen so
to help and. shstain that Demodratic party.—
'sit is nothing to us Which' of their factions
3718.7 devour the f‘stioils';" just` as- little 'does
it signify to us whether they recover or do
not recover that constitutional liberty which
they so wantonly threw away -lithe mad
pursuit of Solithern conquest and plunder.
But it is of the utmost' i4Partanc2 to us to
aid, 2n,,,stimulati4\ diStiffection among -Fan
` I,:oCS : apinst their :ojan Gcaernnsvnt, and in
,demoralizing and dis:Sintegrating'.society in
' - tho.t"Vod-abandoned':country` We can do
-11tiVo - nly lin one way-gamely, by thrashing
their armies, and carrying.: the war
-to their
Then, , Andeed. conscientious
constitutional 'principles — Wilt bold sway ;
peace platforms will look attractive; arbitra
ry:arresti beconieT - odidifs,- and-Am:hens
corpus be qtioted at a -premiurn. This LS the
only. -way wecan help them. In this sense,
and to this cad - a, those Democrats are truly
our allies; arid-..-ve shall endeacoti to: do: our
duty by them.
But-tkiey . evigently look for other and fur
ther help* outchand4.and of quite*di:ffer
rent dinibt -they
.arc plea Sett for
the present; with tie pticient aid which the
Confederate ariny,:mafOrding them:, Chan
:Rellorsvillewais God-semi:6 them,sand the
tremendous-repulse at,Port,sllndson is quite
a pink* their : plat form. Yet they under
stand very yell that no' matter how :,o.indly
their armies may belappilyizeoten ; no inat
r how -"completely. ;I:442coln'SNpresent ',war
policy'May be conderniaby..its results,: yet
..allthis will not be enough to 'enable thOisf
terrified Democracy to elatch the "spolls;"--:
or, as they phrase it; -to rieitare the Vonatita
,tion of their fathers. - This, of itself would
• beverorive them a Peace-Democrat President
an`d~abinet; it would only result in another
Abolitionist adininkfratipposithw now Sec
retary of War, snitneiv Coinsaander-in-
Chief, and a lightly i , different - ;iii•ograrnme
for "crushing the. rebellion,g :- - Those Black
Republicans are in power ;rafter lone: \loft
ing, pining, intriguiniiifthe cold shade of
'the -opposition ; aratthey have now the • nu
mericatpicifelidertin-C'e so decidedly that they
-both.can-and will-hold onto the offices with
a clutch like death. The Democrats can
, obselutely-nothino Withont "the Solith,". as
they persist 'in terfiling these Confederate
States,; and they cannot bring themselveS to
admit the:thOUght that , tee : would refuse' to
tmite with them (as. alas . 1 we 7csed, to do), in a
;grand Uni6ersal Preiidentiak can!"paign,_ fop
q , Demoertiti-it Presido4.4oith a Peace plat
form, and the " con4titlition as it ln
fact, this ',whole two Bears'', war; and the tWo
'years' more war which, has yet , to be . gone ,
:.through, Is,ifself, their - ey,es, Only a Pies-
Identiareampaigh,,OnlY somewhat more vi
Vicious thantordinary:
This - oiplains the- Vallandigham' 'Peace
Meetings in -New' York and -.New Jersey ;
' and the "manly declarations" Xi. Rory-
do Seymour and other patriots. - Da not
let us forget ? " says Fernando Wiled; Writing.
to •the, 'Philadelphia: Meeting, :" that: - those
who perpetrate such outrages as: the - arrest
and banishment of lif.r.!Vallandigliani, this°
as-neeekary warmeasires.f Let. tts,- there
fere, strike at the cause and declare for peace
and against the war:" ' " '
,This would tound-very_Well f.,he
" deelaringlforpeace " couldlavd,any • effoizt
nabli. falling froini tower could arrest his fall
14 declaring ag,inst v it, thenthe!deelar.ations:-
of Democrats' "against - the `war . ;Pt
sortie availi • As. it- they resemble that •:
ton:4unt: " Let it-be-proclaimed , upon - the;
housetops, that no citizen of: New' orkriall;
,lie;arrestetf*ithent jirea - est Of law." There' ,
is Gab ling" of -bra - while from' the housetops
-whatreverybc4y.kno-ws : to be nonSenze-. = 9Jr
this resolution of the New:Jersey
*solved, . 4 11iiit.lrt 'the. illegal, seizure and;
banishinent of the =Hon.
hani, theT: la's ofir'countrY have -hot ,
tutraged,) the *ma: of• United States
graced, 4nt1.4110 lights:pi, every eitizen men
need, anorillat‘it43low 'the duty of a law
res*Jing-lieoplitn+.74;pldof the Adminis
ration that itat once and forever desist'from
ticli f
. 4leectii'4f,erispitanri crime. tE nt h il _
=. l
, •
starling that .1 - tr,„
Sterne saw in the cage, said only ft ", can't.
get out." R would have been more ‘: man
iy-2•'-to_scre9m, 541. AemAndl6, getout-- - 4, pro--
claim on the housetops that ietintt. 4
' Another of the' New, . - ,),er,•:ext. es liitions
-thre wsaikinstructive.-light-upon , _thia,wlm4e,-
Inovenient, and - its iihjects.-
- - ;W - ;Wkrenow.otir deelaratiinv' .
oftsittichineot tb the',Union, pl'eakliwtb 'l4
friends, 21 )4recerfouna, our U_lltrtiVeriEtg
port, and te,its,enenaies, in •whzitever Oise;
our undyinehOsillity; and that; 'God,
will stand stand hy - the Constitutionand I
itilwstil l Ot4' ooo 4rY,;ahtlizAdOrtlibititieti4
and.rights; ”peaceablirdt , ,w u en wp re ibp, i t i f
we must." . . ,[GrAntt , Olicering,]; - - •
This phrase n "wherever fpund, ,,
that' there are friends of the - Union in .this
Confederacy-, and , the" resolution
pledge's to their:the supportof, "the N'e,4,-,l e r,
sey.Demperacy 7 -net, s'urely_ witlmut, col,'
valent return„ •
To'-thihsanie Mieting;Gen.litz lobia"kor--
ter - writes - -"tYletter, eontS'e,' far
the Constitution and resistance to despotism,.
and ending thus: - - •
"The contest of arms, howeier, not
be required; the Certain and 'peadefill ren/Ov_ '
will he found in ' the ballot-box. 'Let its: ntl
poiseas our spills in 'patience: -The remedY'is
, Geri. Fitz TObti - knows well that the remedy
is not theirs, Unless ' , the South " consent to
thiovi Iti'votes :into that Same' ballot-box„
and it is for this ? , utid this ertly, - that. the Del
mocratic,hookiis , bated with .. , ,Feace.'' ,But
in a speech of Senator, Wall ; of New Jersey,
before a D.6,itoei•atic. : Club nf Philaclelpifi
(which We'•fifids.printed in The Sentinel), is ,
passa - ge - Moie trilty'expounding the Deino
cratic plamtlian any-other we have seen.::- - lie
. Subjugtition and annihilation beingalike
imPossible, ,I, iu 'faViir of an immediate
cessation of liostilitins: 'for : an armistiC6— , -
that amid thedtill of the strife the heitt, , ilf.
passion shall have time, o cool, and the caltn4
majestic voice of , reason can be-heard, ,Int
-the midst of a calnil am; for endeatliq
lng to learn fiekthos.ein arms against as
what' their demands may be? and inviting
their co-operation in tlie'nanni a.ooliilll.o
humanity, to some plan of reconciliation to.
reconstraction.,4 which the, sections may
lithe- upon, dinore" stale basis-'—n plan' in
which thOluestions Upon which we havetlii
fared so long may ,be harmoniously adjiiiteth
and each.section, by virtue of the greatness
developed in this war, may
, profit by the ex
perience. If :teal:tall be found . tht‘t sectioimi
opiniensand prejudices areloo ob.stirtide, and
the' exaspetations•ef,this.war !have burnt-too
deep to settic,it upon the basis s of reconcilia
tion oi.reconstruction, then I know that
and reeonstriietionnre .
Here is - the- whole plant Rti armistice,'-end
then •"invitint , otir -cii-operation.! During
that armistice they hope that the "calm, ma
jestic voics of reason" and a , `common Chris
tianity" might, do soniething considerable
The game, - as theYeitleulate, *ould' then be
on the beardi with stakes so.temptingl-
Wall , would endeavor -,t'to- learn sr,om,.
what9ur demands are."
Anything in - reason he would be prepared
to-grant --- ns;' hilt if:We - replied, our demands
are,..that you bring away your trockS, froth
every • inch of our - soil, ,that- you leave 'the
Border States , free , to _decide , bscineir
dtAiny,• that you ev i ticuate all our forts and
toikris which vou now hold, and'make 'us"rid
of you and the whole ;breed Ofyou- forever;
then Mr. Wall would "exclaim, ,What!;-d:Pi
you,call that the calm, majestic voice: elf sea
son? Is that your common Christianity?
He would say, 'when- I spoke of
,the cal`m
jcstic,,4-e.,- I meant the. spoils ; - •w - iien silk- a
eoinmon Christianity, I meant moneso,;.iLet
us talk rationally—how much - , common
,Christianity will you take take ?
vain is a net s:pread the - sight of 'any
bird. -We are aware of 'them ; and vie:'Svill
wads them well, and the friends :_of
Union, , "whereseever •. found!? Our „rip's .
go,a further_ than theirs—we
disorganize and-disintegrate society in. their
country that they will rush into armed' rerri
lutiOn and'ana? Ve'spit upon' !hair' Ila‘e
lot4lion- ...We care not-what they "denuind"
in resolutions, nor what helpless trash,- they
proclaim on the houietops. ,We de not. -be
ieVe in their power to attain so much as - an
arniiitieelor two years to' cothe. - If 2itn: fir;
mistice, -indeed, were offered,:and;thelitEved4
ingtroops were withdrawn, of course we
should not object to it,t-and-good - use could
be made of it: - • -;-
But, mark Well, yd -arm istics mongers
Dirring.that'susPension 'of- hostilities alroe
,'he between Government Ahd
government. Our .should--- -snore strictly guarded th'an . ever. No negotiations
or frAterinzatiOn" of parties by pliblic meet
lags or private conferences: no bargainti,V
with the calm rice t 1 , reason; no seceet pock- •
eting of „Wall's ."Common „Christianity:7
But theie:Will,be none; and,,wo
are glad of Oar sovereign , indepeildence
is Already Won and paid. for with treasures of,
brave blood. shall not,he 'sold by perliers,
to be built into a - ...rankes platform.
- - Tait Lotnaymt.x. Jostriait.—an,
ly Consetvativc and pro-sliveri.,but sot el,
;telly pro-rebel sheet—thus tartly telnikes
th'e- more rceklOss'' Copperheads':
We look id the' mph-onus -of the Phiktdel-;
phis; &ming Journal ; ,vi e read the speechca
of Team ,factionists and the .resolutions of
their meetings. ;and while they haVe n 6 gird
of conithendation encourngeinent:. Toir
those who are engaged in fighting the 1,006
of.this 'way for the preservation of the Tinian
we find that they - are equally and most sig 7
nifidantly 'silent in cOnderninition and eiecra
thin Of the Rebellion-atid bf thoseavho =ilia
enticavoring_to overthrow- the Goya/mud:
When such men propose aa armistice, we
can see - , but. little difference between lhem
and, the rebel - in' arras ; 'the former would de-'
stro the'dnantry byqumtingstrat%f, and
the.. batter by , opott assault: :The patmotic De‘
mocracy, -to which we tuna avitk hope and
encouragement in
,these ;pi-rade' truttc:is
ktriallt in favor in:staining - 0;e Governin'ent
in all' theSe nieasures Whichit deems
pensablytnecessary to secnre;tt peace by.pat.
ling down the .Rebellion, and'„the antrl
s tea dily and resoltitely, it adheres to this;par
the 'more extended will belliC l ieopei Of
itia usefulness, and the' tifore-brilliant-thesuis
aesses which it must,achievebefore ; the-
We have from. - tebel
paNmof late dates. the 3d ofJul.7 ,the
people were told that tees Artily, is autieh-,
ing toWnx•di Mathooke. , A- - eonaiderable
nthnber of his won were-doing so, hi , prison.
crs Of wstr, as , ,the Enquirer will learn 'MY
soon. , Grant lad taken Vieks,burg o
his liatitTaL,playftilnesi - of spirit seenak
hav6-shownitself by bi Rending otit'parties
olyntigreesi t inform JOloiston'S' army 'that
he mended to:make assault . on... the:Clty
oe ;bat:4l.•