Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 21, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 21, 1862 Page 1
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CONTAINING CONTAINING CONTAI .TNG ACCURATE SKETCHES, by oui Special a run, Mr. Crane or tub or tub or tub bombardment OK fort pulaski. ?ombarl>mkmt of fort pulaskl! bombardment of fort pulaski. bombardment of fort pulaski. bosbardment of fort pulaski bombardment of fort pulaski bombardment of fort pdla8hi. bombardment of fort fulaski. bombardment of fort pulmkl i bombardment of fort pulaski. 2Xif?Aif?.MK?rr ?P FOKT PULASKI. bobbardmhnr of fokt pu1akki. SOlfRAVllUKMT 4 kU* miDT DTTI AfiUT SCHbard.ment or fort pulasel TBI appearance or tub fort after th: si? krender. THB watiokal mortar hatterirs bhbllin TUB FORI with the immense nsw mortars. Aad numerous other sketches connected urilh the redw men of llm fort by our Artist, who wituened It. ALSO, ALSO, ALSO, ALSO. also, Truthful pictures, by our special artists, Mr. Lone, wit General Buell's command, and Mr. McL? gliltu, with Oensri Fopo's forces, or trs or mo or THS CAPTURE OF 6,000 PfUSONERS CAPTURE OF 5,000 PRISONERS CAPTURE OK 5000 PRISONERS UAPT. KB OF 5,000 PKISONKKH CAPTURE OF 5,000 PRISONERS CAPTURE OF 5,000 PRISONERS CAPTURE OK 5,000 PRISONERS CAPTl RE OF 5.010 PRISONERS CAPTURE OF 6000 PRISONERS CAPTURE OF 5,(W PRISONERS AT AT AT ISLAND NO. 10, MISSISSIPPI RIVER. ISLAND NO. 10, MlsSIS.vIPPl RIVER. ISLAND NO. 10. MISSISSIPPI RIVER. 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Seven Rebel Regiments and Two Batteries Driven from TIteir Position* Important Anion of the Citizens and City Councils of Fredericksburg. WUIin?neKs Co Surrender (he City on Condition of Protection to Private Property. The Council* Declare Their Attachment to the Rebel Cause. Destruction of Bridges and Valuable Property by the Retiring Rebels. Brilliant Conduct of the Brooklyn Fourteenth, lie.i lie., It. Wabhhmcton, April 20, 1862. Our forces under General Augur etill ocr upy the height* of Falmouth, opposite ud<1 commanding the city of Frod ertcksburg. On Friday afternoon Lieut. TVood, of Gon. King' stuff Liout. Campbell, Fourth artllte'y, and Major Duffle, o the Hums Light Cava ry, crossed tho Rappahannocl under a (lag of truce, and cornmunicatod with the muni Cipal authorities of the city,all'of whom remain. Tho City Councils hud railed a meeting immediately a' ter the of our forces, and appointed a com mittec consisting of the Mtyor. Mr. Slaughter, three members from each Board, ami three citizens, to con'et with our General relative to tho occupation of Fredericksburg and the prelection of property. The Councils at the same Line adopted a series of resolutions d< daring that the cdy, since the Adoption of lh< ordinance of secession, hud boon unanimously in favoi Of disunion,and was still firmly attached to the Southern cause, surrendering only upon conditions of protection tc private properly. Arrangements were perfected for a meeting between me cuniiniiiou anu uenvrui ni.gur, w ue miu ji'mera*) afternoon. From citizens of Frodericksburg, who have croesedovei to Falmouth by means of unull skiffk, mucb valuable in formation baa been derived. Most of tbeee affirm that w eoon as we lake poesession of the oity, and there ta u ' fear of the return of the rebelera majority of the remain ing citizens will be found loyal. Vast amounts of grain and other forage are stored n the immediale vicinity of Frederickeburg, in-olx-f whlcl belonged to the rebel army. The enemy, beeiden dentroying the brMgee, bun* the steamers lot'an, Virginia and 8t. Nicholas mm twenty schoomre loaded with (corn. The St. Nicholas 11 will be remembored, was captured by tbe "Freiicl B Lady" and hia accomplices m Cbeaapoake Day last ycai O Tbe river ? obstructed be low Fredericksburg b, s- sunken vessels, thus pieventmg tbe llotilla from pal ticipating in tbe attack, as war designed. It la (tated by the citizens that tbe first shell throwi at the rebel cavalry in Fredericksburg killed a Loreo an b *1 m< rtaily wounded his rider, dismounting and several injuring a large number in the staropcae which ensuod. (aplein Garr, formerly of the Washington and Aqul creek steamboat Hue, took tbe first federal steamer int Aquia creek since the rebellion iast Friday morning. Tk* lawJIww .< ia?A .. . * ? --a 11JV ?UU>?| m t.nvM a ?iv |-JV ivr HU|i|Uies, UUOCr 111 rLarge of ibe Ninety-fifth New Tor regiment, Who in aVo id command of the forces at tba elation. The whaif ?!o|o(. tavern and several oth< buildings were bnrucd by the rebole.but the cngii bouse, boiIt of brick with iron rafters and tin rouf, uninjured. The wharf is being rapidly repaired. Na\ gaticn is unobstructed, the channel not bavmg bee filled upas reported. The railroad to Fredericksbuig, with the exception c a mile of the trac k wh.cb has been taken up. and tti kxn of two bridpes, early reconrtrucied, is in good ordci The railroad bridge over the Kappahannock will n quire a cons.derable length of nine lu he returned, t tho piere are very high and wnlo apart. The road w? being rebuilt at the time of the evacuation of Aqui * creek, the "T" rail being rubstiluwd for tbe old Hi rail. The ralle torn fiom tbe road lu the vicinit; < tbe landing were nred in constructing roofs for tL rebel magazine. Tbe water stations are in perfet order, and a oomj>aratlvely email outlay will teope the road In much better condition than before ll rebellion. Tbe batter** at Aquia creek are quite ei tensive, and were well supported by infantry, at Indicated by the abandoned camps. Tbe battery on tb 1 ? wharf was constructed with great skill, and mourned t immense rifled gun. Tbe batteries entend along tbe bro of tbe bluffk about a mik, and are excecdiagly farm dable to tbelr appearance. Nothing remains In then sat broken camp furniture and decaying stores. AtTfirlot points in tbe rear of these, at a distance of tw ' or three miles, earthworks for light artillery and infant? uumwuim ??? my ? ma approacnee to Fra rtckaburg. Thraa aicaka alnce ?>z thouaand rebeia w*i 1 riicaunpad in Iba eicinily of Brooka a sutxn all mtlaa from Aqnka, and a largo body of cava ry bars been <j inrtercd id thai aacliou until lha cloee < laat week. a portion of which, It ia etuted by contri band*, aro cut off by our occupation of Frederitkrburg. Th? country batwaan Aquia creak and tha Happahai nock la almoal entirely daaartad, but era family ratnan ing at Stafford Court Houee. Tba gallant achievement of General Augur in dn*iD| back from a Mrong portion an enemy conaiating of tbrt regimen ta Of infnbtry, fo .r of cavalry and two batterie of arlillary, atici'a lha h.gbert admiration, and haa et citad no little uvy on the part of the other brigade tvbo hoped to participate to tha daeh .pen Iiaderickl burg. the brill last fca! of tba Brooklyn Four tec nth in t,ea| 'ug up, a Bbotif straggling, taub Iba cavalry ai.d artl leiy on a march of twenty.el* m.lea, during tba hoUet i'.,y of lha aaasoii and than with but three t o re real dashing n after the enemy's cavalry for four nilea, | lha gubject of mo* l baiter np encominmg. lutfli nf Ornrral Aegnr, /fril-'dlar C;> pe'.ii dtrbtnpbopColon Augur ta a nativ 1 (f Vy> vat> I II wa? appoioled ?(1'be Military Acadatr-' :w yo NEW YORK, MONDA THE SIEGE OF Diagram of the Scene cf the April 1 C&wr * )S vg\ k I I. v/ '' m ^ w\\ 3-oii v \ m\ w m %^= <^x 1\ im \Vk ill c \\ tt ?\*i> \\ mJ\V O O O -r fa POOWOCR - \V. ?pEEn fl \v % ?4!i "=:=4?&i Ik \ |1' ? II ; ^yLf j %Ar & wT : waters&SON m II V } R 0118 OF B A?Works thrown up by ibo Union troops on the night o B?Forties of the enemy base boon seen at work at this j <7? Dam upon which the Vern>'>nt Fourth and Sixth atltm ia?Garden, Ac., of a house burned by the enemy. I from Michigan. He entered that establishment as a oa. dot in 188#, and is, consequently, about forty yoare of > age. He graduated on the 30th of June, 1843, standing t Ho. 10 in the hum cinaa with Generals Frank I in, >. Grant, Reynolds, Quluby, Feck, Reynolds, French, Hamitten, Steele, Judah, and others in the Union service; anil Ripley, Hardee and others now serving under the rebel colors. On the let of July, 1843, ho entered the United States army as a brevet Second Lieutenant of tbe Se. q cond United Slates Infantry, and on tbe 12th ^ of (September, 1843, reeelved lus commission of Seoond lieutenant of the Fourth United States infantry. On the y 16th of February, 1847, he was further promoted to a First Lieutenancy of lus regiment, and during the,same .a year served in Mexico nn an Aid-der'amp to Brigadier o Genera) Hopping. In 1848 he was attached to the SUITof Brigadier General Cushmg, also in thecapncily of an Aidde Camp He was promoted to a Captaincy on the first of e August, 1802, and was distinguished in several severe k conflicts with the Indians near Rogue river, in Oregon, in iI>CtJ In the Army registers for IBM), 1*60 and 1861,1ns nn me stands thud on t bo list of Captains of the Fourth Unit' w ed States infantry, anil number forty five in the list of in10 fantry Captains in the ariuy. Ho also held an iui|K)rlant is position at West Point about this time. On tho 14th of Mav 1Kb). he wan promoted to bo ilie tirst miiior of una of the new regiments of United States troops, boltor " known ?* the Thirteenth regiment of United States Infantry. In the 'set Army Register his lineal rank m the if army ?? a major stands at number eleven. On the 12th of le Novernher he was commissioned a brigadier general of volunteers, atid orderod to rei*irt to General IfrClellan. r' llis first headquarters was located at Upson's Hill, Vu , p- and his command has over since been attached to the is Army of the Potomac, either under (Jenural McCIellan or ^ Centra) Mel'owcll. llie advance on Fredericksburg it a good beginning of his military career us a general. " The Commander of the Brooklyn Fonr* teenth. i? Some little an* sty was yesterday manifested to know , by whom the Fourteenth regiment of Brooklyn (or Kighty-fourth New York Mates Volnnteers), was led 0 during the gallant advance upon Fredericksburg. The > regiment was under the command of Lieutenant Colonel i- E. B. Fowler, Colonel Wood being at hie residence in IB I/ing Island, recruiting hie health, after hie long and painfnl imprisonment in Richmond, since his capture at * Bull Hon. * FROM THE lOUHTAH DEPA&T1EHT. i ' The Rebels Fortifying the Crest of the > Shenandoah Mountains, * Ae., Ac.. Ac. 7 1- IhuDwoairms, Wnoi me, Va., April 20,1M2. Te Hon. E. M Warms, Secretary of War:? e Intelligence Just received from fieneral Milroy gtates that the enemy, numbering about 3,600, with two bat teriee, Including two rifled guns, are constructing forth J- tieifioD* upon the crest of the Shenandoah. Relinfs of ,f Ove hundred men are constantly at work, day and night. t Tho rebel encampment is on the eastern slope of tbo mountain.extending down Ove utiles from tbo summit. A notorious guerilla, named Frederick W. Cbenning, has t been captured by a cavalry company under (ieneral Milrcy. J. C. FUK.MONT, Miyor Oeoeral. The Monitor And the Mrrtlmac. ' orrtciAL REPORTS or THE movements or THESE ? VWEKI.R, BY MAJOR IIRNKKAL JOHN C. FREMONT. > to nts kmione o* ink whkriino INTKI I.IUKNI rr. ID.athi arte its, Mountain liar art ment, 1 WmtBuiro April 12, 1802. j e 1 sru instructed by t.erersl Fremont to ttato to you I. tliut intelligence baa been received from Harper's Ferry that pusssngers by the llallimore train report news at the Relay House, over tbo wires from Annapolis, that ths ^ Monitor sunk the Merrlmac yesterday. 1. JOHN R. HOWARD, Capt. and A. D. C. it to the nrrrowi or ms wnauira intojjqsncbr. , Hkapmcartkw, Mountain Department, 1 l? Whumnu April 12, 1M2. J A )aisr| dcpatch from Fortress Monros direct, gives different and probably truer information. The Merrlmac ,.in* down towards the Monitor and Stavena' Battery, bnl efUr exchanging a row rounds, retired with ber e contorts V ker harbor at Craney Itland. r JOUN R HOWARD, Capt. ahyl A. D. 0. RK H Y, APRIL 21, 18G2. ' YORKTOWN. J w Engagement on Y/ednesday, 16. flK

I \\.X i 1 : I M \ "n i* e '11 ZPBB1X0I. r April 14. >oinl for moral dapa. pled to pui Ike iirtMo: HIGHLY IMPORTANT. Interception of a Valuable Despatch from Gen. Beauregard. HOPELESSNESS OF THE REBEL CAUSE. Beauregard's Call for Reinforcements and Confession of Weakness. The Rebel Army in the West Terribly Demoralised, &c., &c., Ac. Na-iiw: ut, Tvnn., April 1ft, 1882. The latest information from the South I* of the utmost importance. I'ennregard's army has been terribly demoralized, aud.socording to hie own confession, he has now ouly 3ft,000 men. Tho following telegram has been intercepted by General Milchal, and in a full ronfreeion of the hopelessness of the rebel cauee in tho West. I append it twrbittm, leaving you to continent on ill inporlance? CoRiirrH, April 8,1802. To General S a von Coorun, Richmond, Va.:? All present probabilities are that, whenever the enemy move <>n this position, be will do eowith in overwhelming force of not loss than 88,000 men. We can now muster only about 38.000 effectives. Van Dorn may possibly join us in a few days with about 16,000 more. Can <ve not bo reinforced from I'emberton's army? If defaated here we lose the Mississippi Valley, and (irobably our cauee. Whereas, we could even afford to lose, for a while, Charleston and Havanuab for the purpose of defeating Busll't army, which would not only Insure us tbe Valley of tbe Mississippi but our independence, O. T. BEAUREGARD. How tbi Rebels Were I net roc ted to Act In Battle. The following general order from Beauregard waa picked up on tbe battle Held of Bhiloh (Pittsburg landing) on Monday last. It Is copied from the original oasaaat < swm no. 14. IbuDuoaRraM Aunt or res MiMimm, 1 Ja( seow.Tsnn., March 14,1M2. J 1. Field and company officers are specially en.jotned to In truol their men. under all circumstances, to Ore with deliberation at U?e feet of the enemy, Tney will thus avoid over shooting, end, besides, wounded men give more trouble to our adversary than dead, me they have to be,-taken from the field. 2. Officers in oouunaad must be cool end collected; hold their men in naua in anion, ana caution litem ag?msi useless, aimless firing. 'he ukd mult be instructed end required t ech one to single out ble mark. It ?u the deliberate sharp-shooting of our forefathere in the ltevolution of 1770, and New Orleane, in 18V>. which mad* thorn eo formidable against the odde with which they were engaged. 4. In the bog inning of a bet lie. except by troopa deployed m skirmishers, the tire by file will be avoided, it excite* Iho men and render* their subsequent control difficult. Kir* by wiug or company ebon Id he resorted to instead. During tbo battle the officer* and noncomiuia luned officer* must keep their men in the raukx, enforce obedience,and encourage and stimulate them if nocee nary. 4. Holder* mu*t not be permlited to leave the rank." even to assist in removing our own dead, unto** by aiertal permission, which bull only be given when the action ha* been decided. The surest way to protect the wournU ed <* to drive the enemy from the held. The most press lug, highest duty, i* to win the victory. h. Before the battle, lite Quartermaster of the division will make all necessary arrangement* for the Immediate transportation or tho wounded from the field. After consultation with the modical officer*, he will establish the ambulance depot In the rear, and give hi* assistants the necessary Instructions for the efficient rervlc* of the wagon* and other means of transportation. H. The ambulance depot to which the wounded are to he carried directed for immedicte treatment, should be established si the inest convenient building nearest tho Hold of battle. A red (lag mark* the plac* and way lo it. . 7. The active smbulancstmdlow the t root*, to succor the wounded and remove them to the depot Before the engagement about five mon, the least effective under arm* to the company will be dotniled to assist the ambulance conductors In removing wounded, providing water, and otherwise assisting the wounded. These men will not loiter about the depots, hut must always return to the Gold of battle as soon a* practicable. 8. Before and Immediately after the battle ttie roll of each company will be called,and absentee* must be strictly acuunled for. To quit their standard on the battle field endsr fire, under pretence of removing or aiding the ERA1 rounded, will not be perm ttedi Anyone persisting in ! \v ill ho f hot on tin- spot, ami ?li ever si. ill be fouuil o iiave quit the field, or his rejrim?"t, or company, , it! out .mill ity, wi'l bo regarded uiul proclaimed as a award, and do ill with accord ngy. By . iminand of (;.ue a I liKAI'KKUARD. Tnos Joiuun, Acting Adjutant General. THE SIEGE OF YOSKTOWN. Additional Details of the Sharp Fight at Lee's Mills. STRENGTH OF THE REBEL WORKS, 4<?, &c>, &c. Kortkk-s Monkok, April 19,1802. Thirty nine wounded, from Yorktown, arrived to dav, nuking ninety in all, wounded in tlio light on the left 1 lank on Thursday. The whole number was thirty two ! liUel a nd ninety wounded. General Mugn.dor's report of th-: same fight, In the forfolk papers, ivo-- twenty-llvo rebels killed, lucUiditrij Xdonol McKinn. y, arid seventy-llvo wounded. We can liear occasional cannonading towards Yorkown, but I am t at It is merely attempts of the enemy o dirt rb our working p rtins. Wnh the oxcopllon ol' he. aflhir of the iilo pits on Thursday, they gel the m rst of all s.kir niching. II10 work is progressing rapidly, and when the siogo loeu commence it will bo the most terrific. Out Ai'.ny CorrfHi?ot?tlence. Gam* in kno.nto? Vokktowk, April 17 1S6-. Affair J\'ear tee's MUis?Svr.etisivc Assaults on a Rebel R,ft?Tit B foiulnrt of Our Iroifis?Strength of the liebrl Works, it . Four batteries of artillery mid two regiments of Vernonl trooj s hail a sharp engagement yeslerduy m front if one oi the forts which form the etiain of defences but ide ibu inter .or works at Yorkt-.wn. The scene of the i.gagemeut war on '.ho estate of Mrs Ga row, bet wee.. xio'm Mills and W.oa's Mills, oil a branch ol the Warwick lver. At a poiut on the Warwick rou t whero the ctiemiy iud hlockod it up with felled timber, and on the right ns 'Ou )',o towards Warwick Court House, there op lis (|ui:o in o a to: sive (laid, with woods to Ihc right left an .1 tho rear on the road. In front, at the loot "fac, elua y descending slope, runs a branch of tho Warwick fiver. This spot, ailinirably adapted bj nuture lor de once against alt at licking force, had been chosen /y the enemy for one of the outer works in his mo of fortifications across tho entire peiiiasuls. U this plnco tho stream had been dammed ip between the two" mills alnsdy mentioned. Th eater was, at dliferent phi cos, b -tweou two and lour and . half feet deep, and thirty to forty rods wide. Tho dam d mis I a narrow causeway across the water. Tho ground iu eilhor side was luarsby. Oi tho opposite bank there wis a deep ritlo pit uf lndeliniie extent, and above it, on he gradually risirg acclivity, larger breastworks, with mibrasuies for guus, rose to tho roar, partly screened y timber. For sevoral days past tho enomy had had trge numbers of men at work strengthening still further his position, us well as other p unts ou the lino. It was lclermincd on our |mrt to drive the woiking [oirties iway, os; ccially at this point, and prevent them render >0; llieir inircncmneuui more uiipreguao.c. cup .am dolt's battery was immediately ready for action, and an adequate numb or of infantry win ordei e*l to the front to support trim. Skirmishers were thrown out in front and to the right and left, while a sufficient force was kept in the rear as reserves. The Hhode Island Kattory II, nnder raptain Hartlett, engaged the rcbela further to ibo right diverting their attention, while Captain Molt should open un the rebel work to the left. About eight o'clock heordered up the Qrst section?two ten-pounder l'a* rotts? under command of Lieutenant Klynn. which were placed in position In a pie* e of wood* to the right of the open Held, close by the War wick road,and within about a thousand yards of the fort. Those two pioces immediately opefied fire, which was soon returned briskly by the rebels (r m seven guns at adjacent points. Our shot and Fhell rail ir. rind a-ound Uio intronchmenls, driving the working parly away. The enetny had accurate range of the position, and served tboir gone in a handsomo manner. A shell from ono of their cannon burst dijrectlyjn front of one of our ten pouud i'a: roll pieces, knocking a few spokes out of one of the wheels, ami disabling seven out of ten men who were serving tl-e^n. Three men were killed and four wounded by this sWll. Hie Ipft^eec.ion ofi'ar. I'ttr, nnd r I.leu tenant O'Donnull, and the Ventre g etionof Xufioleon light twolve-i-oundert, und :r Lieutenant Stewart, were then brought into |* Bition, and the whole battery blazed away at the work. The enemy continued returning the fire, *nd for some time tho cannonade was kept >-p on b.ith sides with great spirit, Captain Unit's men behaved in a gal I ut manner. After firing nearly two is airs the enemy's guns were stleneed, and ours gradually discontinued ibeir lire. All of the enemy wlm had tieen seen w ere **atleel, am! the lort pre-ented the appearanc < of being entirely ler* of hla SUIT. including thu French royal representatives, had cumo upon the ground, went forward personally in an ox i* .so I position, ami complimented Captain Mott and his men in a very Mattering maiiner for lhr> alac 'ity and bravery which they bad dis.dayod ut their guns. A (Vw shot* bud been exchanged between the skirmisher*; but a tor the aneiuy ceased tiring hostilities on both aides were discontinued for scve.ul hours. Subsequently it was determined to throw a body of trocps into the work and hold tbo p isilion, which aecinod In be vacated. Four batteries of light artillery, com mauded respectlvfly by Captains Ay res. Molt. Kennedy and Wheeler. Cat >tain Ay res. the senior ofliror, being in ch ii go of them ail, wheeled into line in the open Held. forming almost a semicircle, and being on either sole of tl;c two Ull chimneys which mark the ruin* of Mrs. Harrow's b use. Tins residence had been burned by order of Uie robel (leneral Mugruder more than two weeks ago. The batteries were then within about six hundred yaids of the enemy's works, wltli no obslruc ttobs for nrtillery in front. Six rt m|iaiiies of the Third Vermont regimont bad been previously deployed as skirmishers In the woods, the lino forming a larger semicircle, about a mite Hi extent from the batteries to the road. They wore continually exchanging shots with the enemy, who hsd similar skirmishers out in front in the woods. It should be observed that while Ihe wot It was apparently deserted the enemy lay coucealed under cover, and had received Humorous remforcemoula during the fow hours previous The other four com(inntes?li, K, F and K, of the Third Vermont regiment?had been placed In reserve to the l ight, a little in the rear. About three o'clock Colonel Hyde was ordered to take tbeee four companies, advance under oo ver of our guns, cross the creek and storm the work. It was arranged that when they should have entered the fort a signal from tbem would indicate that reinforce- I metits should be eent to bold It. The four batteries opened a ronoerfed Ore on the fort, throwing shot, shell and spherical case into it in mold succession. Then those four companies of the Third regiment advanced, dashed into the water, which in some places came up to their armpits, and proceeded to storm the work. At this moment an Immense foro# of the enemy, who had laid low all this while, confronted our men, shooting them down In the water. The brave little baud stoo l tbelr ground nobly, and not withstanding that many had their cartridge boxes soaked In Mis rlam, they crossed over and drove the enemy out of the rifle pit or lower line of thu intreuchments. This position they held against a murderous firs for partial* twenty or thirty minutes. At length a large body of rebel reinforcements, consisting ol two or three regiments, was seen advancing from the rear into the fort, and, for some unaccountable reason, our reinforoemruts not appearing at tbo proper moment, the bravo battalion was oomiwlled to fall back before superior number*. We suatained oonalderabte l< ** both in croaalag mkI recroaatng the dam, bat to what extent It la lmpoxelble to tell at prerent. After the remnant of Iheae com pan lee returned, our bntlertee, which ) had In the meantime reused firing, opened In full force again. Then the Sixth Vevmoul regiment waa ordered to iwrm the work by the left tlnnk. l>ed by their gallant Colonel l>ord, the Sixth regiment rushed Into the water. Huron coinpanh-e had gotten in and aomo b id r-itched within nhont three rota or the breuatwork, wlien, lielng In thro# feet of water, th?y wi re immediately met by the fire oi a hug une of rebel rifle* which were pepped above tho pnrapete. A running Qro froin a thousand *m*ll arnie wa* poured 111 em our men. It waa returned as well a* the circum stance* would warrant. The hreaatwork waa lighted up with a contlnuoua aheet of flame, the arti lory belched away at the enemy, ahellx were bu ding over their broaatworka, the aniokc of the battle *?< a*, ending, and lor a few momenta the acene waa one of the graudeel witnessed In war. Not a man ol on re flinched, hut all returned the Are of tho eucmy wlih deadly effect. Wherever a head waa put above the parapet they fired at It. Hence the rehala wero moally hit In the head ex i opt thoae killed and wounded hy ehella, wli li inurt have been considerable. Many of our wounded were hit In the hip and lower nxtramlllee, indicating that the rebeia were endeavoring to comply with Magi uder'e order to (Ire low and oach bring down hie man Finding that rebel reluforeemetfta were etill advancing, aud owing to the api>arent impoeaibllity of ranking a aucctedul a??anll with the bayonet,Colonel I/>rd retired with hie mea, wbo brought mi ?t of their wounded oomi adev* way wlthiheni. Iiir log the action it waa mademanireat that ihi? 1'oriiflcatli n, nroiig by nature and Improved by art, and the aul erlor number* op)Hieed to ua behind their wo, kt, rendered it lmpoe*lbleto ooultnue tbe attack without fearrul | loei of life, while at tha aama time It wa* deuhiful whether at thia Juncture In our oflbnaire ?|>eratiow? the advantage to be gained would componaatu for the blood which would ueceesar lly he abed la taking It. Cur men d I* play ed an mdifloi uuce to denser and a firmuaaa ef narboae VD. PRICE TWO CENTS. winch sive assurance of their dev il n to the en- e.and their invincibility except wf i or-ten In g .,g nun urrai unlable disadvantages. <' niiel l/>,d was etigs a4 in the but lea of I'hilippi. I.t .el I II a <1 Carr Ink's F rd it? Western Virginia. unit ou lb; >.i on ii ha I vm. ' na w esrai ee. The titer regm; mit in t h ga lo, which (tr c mp sed entirely of Vernier ' t i p , lust anu? m"i. ki*mi-liing. It w u dark alien ih net. n w?B erdod. Juhi t fnro tho cl . ' ?:>? in M t1 broui-ht be battery mtill i.uirer to the wr?nk, aid u ured grata) eri I ca' ituer into the rebels. l ite enemy was b isity ug . ad with ambulances and tin t hen bringing .nvay hi* wounded. Tho day had I. n v ,rm and I ra t.fui. 'ih? moon at oeo clear and eu'm.a d Ui ne brightly on ll ? buitlo held, while (oldie . a -te si a . hi * foi wn.l d id and wis- g comrade*, 'tur liuo.s, who win in t ad vam o in Mm evening. b t .ny ou th. nud wiio thotai rogiuiejiB ai d I) ittorii - had ho u fighting ('a,.tain Mott It ? savet.Pvu mcu killed an I wounded and bo.-i n 'r-.j-.i his battery 'he rebuts having concentrated the ' e ,. u ^ j g taa, whil the other artillery iiipiinii't bad tIv i or three ca- a tier Some now recruits, whr. a t 1 ' ">'> irb aiming the wounded. ? Dtir ng the day there w. s nuia artillery firing further to tin hi uf our line. Goih.-mI Hamilton had noticed the en. my strengthening their works n his front,and he reHuebtoil Captain Thompson l< .vu'' sum pieces of his art lory to drive them away S lions of KnridolphV and ilium's batteries were placed in positions at different points, and opened Ore upin the rebels. The rebel* opened with ton guns, and unweud our fire briskly. Our drove the. infantry from the rifle pits ami in 1,11' r III I* 11 in, * III' Elllill I?I - ' IIUIIIII' I "HU HI IIJIM pitiixn and kilted and won.lied . veil', of their n;e:i. Subsequently they concentrated I be lira of all their < ar.uon oo one of onr guns, whih had boon placed behind a brealtwork, but without doiug any damage either to the men of tho gun lieutenant Butler and the men in charge ol that stun behaved in u gallant in miner. William Bishop, Sergeant in Company K, Second Michigan regiment, wiis killed by a round shot passing through h.s body, and Ferdinand I'age, of Company K, Thud Michigan, lost both foet by the fra inont of a shell. Our men n sutl on tin ir aruni I'm the night During the ni>.ht a th'UBitnd sannbogs had been brought to the ruin* of the bouse, and a cover lor onr guns was constricted within about fix hundred yards of the fort. They were ready for action in U.e morning. I of. re sixo'oloik this morning the ouemy had haul*! l ack seme guns into th - earthwork, and opened with round shot and shell. F. r nearly an hour they fired pretty briskly, s >nie of Ayro-' and Kennedy g guns, beiiitid our little breastworks, replying to the enemy's fire. 1'rivate Benson, of Comiiauy H. Sixth regiment, was wounded by the fragment i f a shell. With the except loo of an occasional hot from hotli - ides, nothing of i merest transpired during the reman.der of the morning. In the afternoon there was m-eisi nal tiring ail along a considerable portion of our line. A shell from ouc of the rebel gang exploded near out* of the piece, of Battery O, of the Khodclsiand battorie , and wounded two or three enen. A [sirly of the I'niled -tat,. s Cons t Survey, detailed < n topographical duty, e.x|>osed themselves in a position wli the enemy had range, whou a shell burst close by the hi.- at which they were working, wounding Wagner and others of the party. Of course it M nup' -Kible to tell the preuise cflect of our fire but it in manifest tint our artillery inun have done conside.aMw damage to tho enemy* Foun Mno.s Nokiii of W/rwick Cofrt Iforsg, > On tiik Win mtk, April 18,1862. J Auuihonal J'ariicuUirt of the Fight on the llith?The I'oti. tion of the Rebel flatteries etc., dte. Our loss in the attempt of tho 16th Bums tip mcra * heavily than it was thought likely to. It is now roported at 82 killed and 132 wounded and missing, many of ihe wounds being quite severe. Wc forced the entire discontinuance of the enemy 's work, which was the original pur|H'seof the demonstration, and scarcely a man could lie seen on the rebel side all day yesterday. Wc also very certainly inflicted upon tho rebels a loss greater than our own, and the moral effect iff such an exmbitioiv of the spirit of our men will, perhaps, not be lost. < Tho C.ereral commanding the Vermont brigade thanked ltto gallant Vermonters as follows :? GKNKHAI. ORDKR?NO. 36. llKAixjOKTRRM Hncottn CiciOADK, April 17.1862. The Brigadier General commanding congratulates tbf troops of this brigade for the conduct i by tbcm yesterday while under Are. The invincibility i f spirit shown by those companies exp -s?d io a terrific Ore from ti.e enemy sheltered in rifle pits is worthy of the highest admiration. Tlio conduct of First SergeanUloltnn, Company I, Sixth Vermont, in securing and bringing back the color* of ttu regiment, after the bearer was shot down, is deserving of wi octal not'ee as a praiseworthy and daring act. Soldiers of Vermont! iet your future conduct rival that of yesterday, and your friends and Stale may well be proud of you. Hy order of the Brigadier (lenerai Captain Molt reports that en the lflth his battery Are* 064 sh its, about half of which were case shot, the rw matador shell. Captain Wheelor reports that be Are* .113 shots . 126 of which were case shot, the remamdei shall. Between Ayers' anil Kennedy's batteries ubeut 460 shots were tired. Thus upwards of 1,700 projectiles were exploded over and In the enemy's batteries; and. as our artillerymen agree that the practice was excellent, wo hare good reason to believe that the enemy'a loss must bo very heavy. Molt lost seven horses. Lute last night several companies of the enemy made | very sudden appearance in front of thoir work at the scene of tlio encounter on the 16tli, and fired a volley across towards where the Second Vermont regiment lay in l ho eilgc of a w-hhI. Our pickets answered in a very lively manner, and the enemy dispersed. What waa the pur|iose of this mysterious movement no one knows; hat it was perhaps a leeler to sue bow soundly we slept tight guns stood all day yesterday in the open fteld opposite the enemy's position, and it is possible that, if w* hud b -en caught napping, he might have made the at tempt to steal a battery. Nobody was hurt on our aid*. Every one is sufficiently we'l disposed to indulge in these days of rest. Our position here is a very ploosaul one: piuu trees sba-ie us in every direction, and, in the open fields, the light, sandy soil is covered by a growth ofilet- irsacfi cntt **!?. . <1 t ilf?fl>41Tl it*T I llffifl vnlvBl WIlAB our men lie in the open field :hry And the a m nncomfort ab.y hot . but tho'-c in'h- wood* are a* happy at possible. Many who have not liail t'.e luxury of a batb for Home tnno flod their w;?y W> the i-ool |>op<l* in lti? woods, and there indulge th msclvee. Up at the house where the hend<iuarter8 wi re are many severely wounde !. and in the yard outside lie several dead. Nearly all, however, have been buried. To day John Savory, of Company B.Vermont Second, was kill-'J by the enemy h rtlleiuen. Savery waa on the irk list, but went up near to our intrenrhmenta in tbe , . (it Id to carry up some onflbe to tbo men there, lie stood near to tbe intrenchrnent, fully live hundred yards distant from the man who ?.h ,t him. He waa hit in the heart, and the ball patsrd through his body and out al li s bark. Warwiok river, at the point where tbo fight of the 16th inst. took place,runt a little west of south, and sweeps around a point about thro, hundred yards across. Originally wooded, like the bauk above and below, this point has been cleared, ruul tho trees have also been felled for some distance back rmra the bank of (be stream. Prom the stream tbe land risoe gradually, though not to any great elevation, aud iu this cleared spaee the enemy has threo lines of intrenchmente. Nearest to the water sad at about tbe middle of tbe space is the' one gna battery," whoee ono gun is a teo-nouader Parrott. Rifle pits extend in front of the whet* length of this workBehind this bettery Is a line with two embrasure*. Through th* embreeure to the enemy's right he tree twenty four pound bow Uxor, and through the other a etapound Held piece. Ihongli t he better lee are distinct is construction, they ere eppai ently connected hy * line of rifle pits. Behind this second line is eeen e third: bet no gun* have yet been observed in it. It is so oonetructed that from it the rear of all the other batteries, as well aa the dam. may be swopt. Between the second sad third lines the ground is driven thickly with peinted takes, and otherwise obstructed. Exactly in front *f tbe one gun th* river is spenned by a dam, upon wbteb three men might go abreast. Below the dam tbe water id low, and It wes also low above It, but et some die tens* up the stream there la * flood gale, by which the eaemp can put a considerable depth of water Into the stream and as there are aama at several points it ia possible that saeb is furnished with a shitce, so that he ean Ueod the stream at almost any given point. on our aide there is a clear Held with a alight rise back from the river. Thick woods encircle this field en every Me, and run down to th* river's benk. At the beak the woods on either side run out toward* tbe caatre, so tint tbe field is narrowest near tbe river. Prom tbe itnag beck to the woods tbia field Is about ode thousand yards . across. Near the middle of it are two substantial brisk aki-waw. ?Ka * 4na t\f a boitkm liiimU k* (ha rmKmlm Thee* clunney art exactly opposite and in liM froin Um on* gun battery. The Visited Itatti Nnrthnl Md Inlltd States Senator Cavil I* Han a Fight. [From the Wheeling Ititaliigenocr. April 14.1 On Salurdny morning, about 11 o'cloca, K. M. Norton, t oiled State* Marshal. and John 8. Oarllle, UnitedState* Senator, met near the Men bunt* and Mechanic*' Bank; when the former struck the latter with hie tel. The if" distinguished gentlemen then clinched and proceed' cd to rtriko and wool one another for ahout two coneecu live tultiute?, when eonie gentlemen Interfered and tfcu were separated. Thc?!V- created a ripple of excite menl ui*in the quiet K-vto whore it occurred, end there was some running to aid fro on the part of tit* populace. Tho enure of the difficulty, ?s far a* we are able to 'earn, t? nbout a Mlcwe -Some time ago Mar. ehal Norton addressed enaior iarllle a letter, charging him with acting in oad faith la the procurement ol cori-nn military appoint nienlv desired hy dere; ving voting men of Ihi* section el country. Mr Carlilo feeling ottfcnded nl Marshal Norton'! Miter, wroto n reply, In v.hlchh* intimated tout the Marshal had not acted tho gentleman t and did not under stand or a|qireci?te the relaikin* which on* gentleman should sustain toward* another Mr. Carllle procured the publication In tho J're?t newspaper of both the letter of Mr. Nortou and hie reply. Some or her lotir ra paired Iwtween the peril"*, and a protracted effl-rt war made on lh< part of the Marshal to itidnee Mr. Carlilo to withdraw the offensive language which appeared In tho published iettef. This, wo un-'erstan i. Mr. Carllle refused to do A CO rrtmgly on Saturday m rnlng Mr Norton sought Mr. I Mr I e upon ths street and asked him If be intended to withdrew the olTene yo language Mr. Carlilo replied that lis would not, whoreupon he wan assaulted by Mr Norton . uul tho scrimmage too* place as aforesaid A warrant woe e rred upon Mr Norton by the City Wugeant, which he In in answer to-day before Ahiermai thiltf. ** ?

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