Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 9, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated May 9, 1862 Page 1
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rn HE NEW YORK HERALD ?i . W&6LE NO. 9373. -- ' NEW YORK, FRIDAY, MAY 9, 18C2. PHICE TWO CENTS. ONWARD TO RICHMOND! Another Brilliant Action with the Rebels. The Enemy Still in FuN Retreat. UoClellan Pushing Him to the Wall. The Rebels Driven Across the Chickaliominy. THE BATTLE AT WILLIAMSBURG. Interesting and Graphic Account of Hancock's Famous Bayonet Charge. The Wondertal Infantry Charge of the Rebels. NAPOLEONIC MOVEMENTS OF M'CLELLAN T- * on the Field of Battle on Command. FOUNDED AND MISSING wins Up of His McClellan. IT'S OPINION. O RICHMOND. TBB VB&T KATBST, &c., ftc.j ftc< lloit brilliant and gratifying news continues to ponr in from General McClellao's head quarters: on Sunday at Yorktown, on Monday la front of Williamsburg, on Tuesday in Wil liamsburg, and on Wednesday ten miles J>eyond?on the banks of the Chickahominy. We give all the details of the important ope rations on these four days that our space will permit Our special reporter's account of Hancock's famous bayonet charge, and of the splendid manoeuvres of Wheeler's New York battery on receiving the wonderful charge of three thousand rebel infantry, show the pluck, skill and endurance of the Amerioan eoldlor. THE NEWS DESPATCH FROM GEN. MARCY TQ DR. MARCY, toot to r d"<], Woli-ajisbcbg, May 8, IMS. Or. E. E. JUrct:? General McCleilan on the 8th lw>t. had a moat decisive victory. Only about thirty thousand of our troopi tmrt tngagti tyatn. t fifty thousand of iht but rcitl troopi. Our uien fought most valiantly, and used the bayonet freely, which tho rebels co?Jd not stand. Tbay fought well until they felt tha aald ataal, whan tbay to their beala aud ran lllca hound*, leaving thsir wounded and elck upon our hands. Joe Johnston lad tham In pcraon. They have loat aararal of thalr baat oflcers. R. B. MARCY. RETREAT OF THE REBEL FORCES. Battlt of WtlliamsUwrg?Operations of the Fonrtla Corps. whzh Tinrr ctartrd ax* wfisrs tssv urrminu) to <k>. On Friday, May 2, at Bight, tha rebel forces began their retreat from the position at Lee's Mill and the ether ?works which had been occupied by their right, and wbicD stretch In a aearty continuous line down to the James river. Transportation for medical stereo, kr.., *4 rurolshed to the Chickahomtny river, aa appears by as order found la the fort after their departure. By an ether order found, ana wbiob Is dated Saturday,May 3, general Cobb was ordered to send captains of companies lhat were to be on picket that ulght to headquarters, In oreer that these captains night bo Instructed In relation W> the r ada to he taken by them that night. Before daylight on Putday cot a man was left, and at six !n tha eiorntng mi that day Lieutenant 0. Frank Fisher, United -States Signal Corps, from Hi* tower on our front, maue the dl'Oovery that the enemy'* tort nearest to us was empty. Here was a disappointment for somebody; for prepare ti ni had actually heoe m de to storm that rsry fort on Sunday night. Hourrver, we had It at a rheuper rete On *n?ral Smith's front, also, the discovery of the one ry * retreat was tnado at a very early hour, and frera b-th points word was at ones seat to General Koyes. Cloo'' after It tana information from General Sumner ibat the enemy was a full retreat toward Williamsburg by the Halfway House. General Keyes at once ordered '<> ward Grnham'a brigade, of Couch's division, Colonel Mams commanding; Negley'a brigade, of Casey's dlvl line. the Fifth regiment United States cavalry, Major <vhittiesey, aad three batteries of light artillery. This "?ousted at Lee's Mill, where General Nsgley '?n?rd, and the cavalry pushed forward - tho James river, while the * hs road towards the Half rholo Fourth corps was or t oace. ?ICS'S KILL WAR. rt et Lee's Mill thoro was tho irloslty at every step. For ivored to learn the eiact posl tries, pits, ditcbes, etc., and lh?t now when the knowledge iris: an enigma was solved at >n was In ltaelf nearly equal ? r> n* at Lee's Mill same upon us ? ta&ti. ? had eorer seen them. We || no conception of their strength, and had not m. Jftsst mate it. Imagine s wide valjey, two m:i*s . ? J gradually rising oa the farther side to a height if cSiRdsrahK' elevation, which commands every iuub ?r the lower grwund that sweetie all around it?every ?tbof the low grvmd, mors vrr. flooded, swsmp/.or >bstrurted so that tW pro*ress of any considerable body K men err s* it IS tb*x simplest imiwssihlnly?Imtgli ? Mil*, and you may form sob^s ides pf Ihe natural features THE ROUTE TO RICHMOND. The Zline of the Ohickahominy?The Roads from Williamsburg to the Rebel Capital. * of the position at Lee's Mill; but only the sight of It can convoy a full idea of ita absolute impregnability, if bold with tbe proper number of men and guns. From a pri soner we learn that Magruder, when it waa determined to retreat, got drunk and swcra tsrrlbly?worse, perhaps, than the army did " In Flanders"?and wanted to know where they could flgbt the Yankees, ff not there. As Magruder dots get drunk, the rest of the gtory is credible. tBrtVURT AMD TKB Last riTOH. Within tbe fort we found a characteristic fea ture of chivalrous warfare in the shape of per C'Jialon tsbslls, buried in the roads in such a manner that the foot of either a man or horsa might come in contact with the percussion cap aud *t piode the shell. One of these killed one man and wo wil ed fire. Numbers of them were dug up. A bXIKWSH. From the examination of the fort we were diverted by a report that the enemy waa not far ahead, and after a hard ride to the front we round that a cavalry akirmlsb had already taken place in the road, and had qniokened tho enemy's pace. Hooker's division, of Hciutielman's cores, moreover, had crossed our front, gotten to the left of the left wing, and was then engaged in the ex change or a sharp fire or musketry with the enemy. goon after Gibson's belfry, engaged in Hcker's front, was roughly handled by tho enemy, lost three caissons, and was compelled to abandon a lamed gnn, which, how ever, the euemy got away. Smith's division, ot the Fourth corps, moved np and took position to Hooker's, right, near nightfall; and so cloeud the Sunday. orr o'niGirr. During the night it began to rain, and our men, all without shelter, many even without blankets, had a hard time or It, and were of course drenebod before da j. Experience only "an ap preciate a night passed in such a way, and be properly disgusted at it. To dwell upon it to the inoxperlenced la a waste of words. or* roemox, Shortly after day we began to And out exactly where we were, and the enemy made a similar diseoveqy some what later. Our proximity in force was, it seems, some what of a surprise to him. He had thought wo could not get op within reach for two or three days yet, and bad already be^un his retreat from Williamsburg; but tbe rapidity of our movements changed that, and seoesh was actually compiled to turn beck and fight for tbe sslvatioa of its srmy. We might say. without exsggera lion, that the Southern army has relays of .' at short distances all the way on the road to Richmond. The penlnsole Is honeycombed wilir batteries, and, overtake them where we may tbe rebel* will doubtless have forts from which to fight us. ?jo it prcved here. TTe had approached Williamsburg from a direction a little south of east, on the regular York town road, and right en-the road, In sight or the eteeplee or tbe qeaint old capital, we found Fort Magru der, a Urge enclosed work, In which were thirteen guns. To tbe north aad south or it were redoubts, which estab lished a fortified line of three miles In extent, in which the eoemy had twenty-one guns. Every approach was well co\ ered by his guns. The approach on the froat j was obstructed by a heavy abatle. and the trees were felled for a mile to give bis guos the clearest peeeible sweep. ?omimes nenm. At about eight A. M. they <ietermlned to Interrupt oir further eiaminstloa of thlir little arrangeiuente, and threw out a body of infantry to their right, which soou exchanged Ore with the advance of Hooker's division. Though it did cot at first seem serious, tbis (Ire was ex changed intermittently for a good while. Some light batteries t -ame engaged in It, aud drove the SLeany pretty har i until unluckily they got u.der fire of the enemy's heavier guns, when they, of course, got the worst of It. Bramhall a New York battery, in particu lar, bad gotten Inte a scrape, and a very hard fl*ht took place In the esdeavor to save It. All the horses were either killed or wounded, the guns werem red, and, though our men fought well and hard, tbe eoemy poured bis inrantry out lavishly at the right time and In tbe right place, and finally carr t J away the guns, with a most terrible ehorus of yelps aud cheers. It waa sear noon, an 1 tbe enemy, encoureg d by bis success on our lert, was disposed te push harder ia the same direction. Two divisions or the Fourth corps were now on the field, and reek's brigade, or Couch's dlvtsioa, with two regiments oT Devens' brigade?tbe Seventh Mas enthuse tts, Col Russell,and tbs8eoond Rhode Island, Ool. Frank Wheatco?in all ab ot six thousand men, were pushed In to the right or Hooker, stopped the enemy's advance, and |erbaps saved Hooker entirely. Peak's position was not cue that afibrded a chance ror any bril liant display, but it required the aiost stubborn resist anre and he maintained It handsomely ail day, and re pulsed every attempt that the c emy made toadvanee Hampered by his position In the woods, snd equally.per hups,by his orders, he could not gn on, atul was thus kept under such a fire uiat it Is a miracle his loa? proved so small. For a great portion or tbe time hia men were flat on their racee, and many of their wounds were received lu that poeltioa. But the woods ail around the place were cut to with grape shot. General I'eck, late in the artern on, w?s supports I by i aimer's bnxaile, or Casey'sjdlvlstoe, at.d thus formed a very etrong centre. Still there waa no advance, aa* "avery one woe deed." ? Rut while thus on ths lert and centre, with a in dio >m of reverse, we at bost did than ho door own, I the right presented a muie grateful s ectacie. score OF HAHCOCffS FAJIOOS BAYOSET CHAEGE. j?Polut at which tbo Confoderatoa omorfod from tbo wood Ml formed. fl?First i>ooltloa of Whoolor'a baltar.y. O?SocoDd pooltion of Whooler>a battery ??Skirmishers of Fifth Wiseonsla and Forty-third Now Torlb W?Skirmlfh^ra of Sixth Maiuo. W? Farm House aad Rama. OH-LVuo of Forty-third Now York aad Fifth Wiaconaln rntaMM J?Lino of Sixth Maine regiment. K?Point at which tfa? robot lino waa charged and broko. L? Road.of Hancock's advaace. JV?First rodonbt taken by Hancock. OCR RIGHT. Smith'* division m fotueJ on lb? right front of O'iT line of battle, and some port:on of Us artillery bothered the enemy at long range, while ite three brigades of infantry were held In hand roady to participate wM called u on. They were o*ll<?4 up>n ?oun. ^native we bad leame l of a trood road that led through the woods to our right, and ?p*>'o*oh?d the enemy's p- ?ition upon a aide from which we bad not hitherto aeen It. General Hancock'? brigade, with Wheeler's New York battery, was accordingly esnt out by tMs road. After a long and cautious march through the wood*, and a wide circuit * Uioh opened la full view of the York river, the head of lhA colut in found on uumlstakable evidence that the enemy had expected an ad ranee by this way. Tj the left of the line of inarch thero v>aa a wide, full darn, and there for eomo distance the road had formerly run cloeo by the water side; but the dam had now been so raised that the road was flooded sad Impassable for a conside rable c.iat*nr<\ No time was to l>e lost, and a jurty at ones got to work to cut a new road through the woods over a steep hill, and did the work as wall as clrcum tance* would permit. But the bed of the new road was of yellow clay, and as the rain poured down and softened it the artillery (tank deeper nod deeper Into It at ov*y turn of the wheels. Still all tolled on bravoly and wltn a will, and finally caino out to a wide open Held In full view <>f three redoubts of o nsldersbi* lis*, but not pierced for ean noa. Why the enemy had octupiod these works at all It would be difficult to say. for no sooner was our Q ? op ened upon the nearest than the rebel* burst out i f It incomplete stampede, an<5 made good time In a safe dlrsotlon. So they did also from the second and third, which xtoid In llae with one another aor?es the plain up?>n *hich oitr column advanced At this time, about two I'. M. .(iensrsl Hancock sent bark word to the division commander, Koneral Fmnh, that ho had a fair chance to go on, and that If well support* i bo could ooriai.ily cany l ort Msgrudsr. (inner U Smith hid a ih >rt lima be fore irked permission to go forward, and had been ordered to remain wlit.e lie w*i: but ha eant ( Mono ck's massage to Uen'ral Sumner, with a reuawed revest for permission t > go forward. Orde e came, In aoswi r.for li m logo on, with hi* whols Ivitlo.i. to IlanOook'S support. Scarcely, li ?wevor, h id h? ip ><en a few u*r*a> si'y pi plum aiy words to ih*' Ulcer* aNnit him be ore the order just given was count* minded by (ieneral I huminr, and lienor*) tiiuub was ordered to re,am tile man sxscUy Id tbe pontlon tbey then held. By thia lut order two boon of incalculable value were loci 10 our army. nanooOT wafts to oo ahead. Several times General Elanouck tent baok orient ap feals for more force, but none was sent,and be was compelled to remain In the poaliion be bad taken nea> tho Out eiloobt. Doubtless the enemy supposed this to be the result of timidity. Tbey in turn determined to advance, hoping, perhaps, to repeat what they bad already done on our left. Out of tbi* movement of theirs grew what proved to be tbe tight of tbe day?a fight that ,vaa in Itself a hard feugbt and bnautiCul battle; ? battle la which each side must bave learned to respect the couruf? of tbe ottKr, and which sheds glsry upon every man en gsgnd in It. rmt ronca BsoonrmtrD it ni*?rocn. Different statemeuts have been made as to ths force the enemy had engtgod In this movsmsnt. One prisoner

Stated that there were Six regiments, and another thst thev were led by two generals. It Is.prebabl* that there were twe brig. Jes, or parts of two. One of these *u General Early's, and comprised the Fifth North Carolina and Twenty-fourth Vlrglnts regiments and a Oeorgla regiment. T ea'1 m?n were found on tbe 4eld In the uni form of ths Louisiana Tigers. Bey?ud this we cannot designate the regiments; but II would be eafe to stats the force at three thousand. On our part this force was en eountered by the Sixth Maine, tbe Fifth Wisconsin and the Forty-third New York regiments, and Captain Wbee ler's battery of volunteer artillery, wltb some guns al*o, we believe, of Captain Kennedy's battery; but Captain Reunedy was on duty In another part of the field. to* rnn. Oeneral Hancock's predion was In an open plain of about two muss In length from north to south, aud about a mils in width. li t had entered it at the northerly end, and at the^her stauds Fort Mugruder. About a ral e and a hair above Fort Magruder, and half a mile awey from ths line of woods that bounda the plain on tho left, are a fa'mliou?e and two barns. A fence stret< hee from this fai-mhottse to the woedx. Ttetween the farmhouse a ,d Kurt Mngruder are two redoubts, and three hundred yards sb ve tbe farm)*"'*? is the Oral redoubt. Around t is farmhouse Onoral Hancock's nton were po.trl Wheeler s hattsrv was In position by the earner of the firm towards the plain, and e?n,maniled the who e fell hflow it. taliind, and well toward thu flrst rsd"iht on t ie left, wae tho Sixth Maine regioi'nt, and the rarmbouM and the first redoubt on the rrptat were the Fifth Wisconsin and Forty-third New York regiments. Skirmishers from the latter were thrown out in the w.iods on our right and far In advance ; skirmishers of the Fi "th Wisconsin were In advance on tbe opaa field, a-d skirmishers of the Sixth Maine were In advance, also In tho open field, ou oar left. At.L KEADT. Under cover of the wood, and directly through it, the enemy advanced from the neighborhood of Fort Magru der, dcubtlcsB tempted, as we have said, by the bait of a battery of beautiful field pieeea. From the sharp fire of thn skirmishers in the woods en our right came the fi st intimation of a movement in that direction, and this put nil on the alert, ny tho field pieces, the great I rentrai point of interest, every man was in his place, ai d many eyes turned with deep interest on the hand some and intellectual face of their commander, the ami able geatleraau and'gallant soldier, Cupt. Wheeler, or the I New York Volunteer Artillery. He was not only in his place, but it was eminently the richt place, and lie waa the right man in it. Down the lines, too, of the infantry regiments all was steady, and the jaded men, who hid bivouacked the night before in mud and rain, and were drabbled from head to foot with the one and wet to the ektn with the other, stood up In their places like heroes, th ui'h they did not lo k exactly as If they ware on |* riMte. They did not have the parade dress, nor had thoy either the parade faces. HI L'WniD APVAKC? OF THE EYXMT. Still the fire grew hotter In the woods, and in m few min utes, at a point fully half a milo away from tho battery, the enemy's men began to file oat of the cover and form In the o|>en Hold. It was a buidand proved an expensive way U> h ndlo men. Wheeler opened his guns on the Instant, and the swath of dead that subsequently mucked Iho couree of the brigade across the open field begau at that spot. At the same moment also the skirmishers In the field began their fire. 8tll! the enemy funned across the opening with admirable rapidity and precision, and as coolly as If tho fir* bad been directed elsewhere, and then eame on at the double quick step, In three distinct lines, firing aa Ibey c; me. All sounds were lost for a few momonte In the abort roar of tho field pierce, and fn the scattered rattle end rapid repetition of the musketry. Naturally their fire could do us, under the circumstances, but little barm, and thus we bad them at a (air ad vautuge, and every nerve waa strained to make the moat or It. Still they came on. They were dangerous!) near. A'ready the tklrmishers to tha left had fallen back to their line, end the sklrm abara to tha ri^ht bad taken cover behind the rail lenca that ran from the bouse to the woods, but from thuiice they blared away earnestly as ever. Yet tha guas are out there, and they are * hut tboae fallows want; and In tba next in sunt the gun? are silent. For a moment, In tha ennfu elon and the smoke, one mignt almost auppose that tha enemy had them; but In a moment more theguna emerge from the safe aide of the emake cloud, and away they go acroes the field to a point, near tha tipper redoubt. There again they are, and again they play away. Farther back also go the akh mishcre. And now for a few moments tha rebela had the partial cover ef tha farm and outbuild<ugs; but they saw that they had all their work to do over, and so tbay came on ngain. Once mora they are ? 1 a ralr open field, exposed I b th to artillery and musketry; but this time the dls. | taace they have got to go Is not so great. They move rapidly, there, however, Is another dangerous lUe of In fuatry, they are near to us; but wa also are near to them. Scarcely a hundred yards were between tli?m I ai d tha guns our skirmish ti e became al>nt; the j lines of tha Fifth Wisconsin and the Forty-third New I York formed up lo elo?e order to the right of the battery, the tong rung* of musket barrels came to one level, and ona terrible volley tore through tha rebel Una. In a moment mora the sam? long ranse of muskets came to another level?tb? order to charge with the bayouet waa given, and away went tta two raglmenta with on- glad ihear. Calient aa our foda undoubtedly ware, tb*y couldn't meet that. Rut few brigadee mantiouad la his tory have dona batter than that brigade did For a space which was g?nerally estimated at threa quarters of a mile they had advanced under tha fire of a splendidly served battery, and with a cloud of sklrmisnsrs stretched aeroes their front, whose lira was vary de structive; and If, after that, they had not the n?rve to meet a line of bayonets tbat came towards them like the spirit of destruction Incarnate, U need not be wondered at. They broke and fled In complete panle. One bun- I dred and forty.five were taken prisoners. Nearly five hundred ware killed and wounded. It la to the eternal honor of onr own mei that they had looked upon this advance ef the enemy's Una with a apt rlt ef getieroas admiration, and that they spoke to their prtsonora In a different manner from that which they use towards prisoners generally. This took place at about half-paat four P.M. and, aa will b? seen, waa a'tngether a ??side fight." WRAT WAS IT At.L row* On the whole field together we had ' ean all day In rsr; nearly the same place, and It eeemed very much aa tr there ?<?? muddle, or at least a want of general dt re< tion or of any apparent purpose tJen. Keyea, wbe ba<i been very active all day, waa everywhere, and saw personally lo all that was d ine within bis c ups; hut lie wis subordinate. Was there sny plan or action all thut day? Or had wa pursued a fugitive army enly to i-hod our own" when wo |it up to ItT nu< b queries ran through many mi ds that day. ?irvBSAt M'riai.tA* mi cm tr. At exactly five I'. M tien MoClelian eame ap. In a few minute# he had tailored around him nea I v a'I th" seneral Nficer* then acre: sibin, heard tho srcouuts ot r* h, and ?oeine i to t*a at wicumiI vwy dwrly Jn>t lisw mtyiri Scarcely ten uilnutes had elip?ed after hi* ar rival on tho Itn.ii before he g vv the order to suifxirt Bon. F(a ii ork and to press the advantage alrea 'y rai i*d la ti a', djreciiari; anil in five u ni"ro seven lh""?iiinl men were on tha match for that point. Night fell before they ???ache-l it, ant do mora was done that day; bi.t there, M I I) ? tqoent esami nation proved, was 'lie enemy's .vea, point and tho General law at once what. alas*! a whole army hjd blundered over all dd^. l.Nmi'M niTOuac. Weary with a hard ('ay's work, all sank down readily ccough where they ftto.4 that night, and, %*nft? to ploughed land ami a whole day's rain, the soldiers'bed lor ones was soft. Kn-ijro Aim w irmB. One hundred and throe in.n wounded during the day h.i 1 been brought int th? hosplta's nnar head:] tarter*, and,u>do- the personal siporvg mi of Dr. Jt?so;ih B. Brown, Vlwdical Direct- r of the Fourth corps, their wo.nds were ul dreesed By nl e P. J! Or the kill d and wounded in Hooker's division we c.inn?t at preeoat *pc-k , but tl.a whole I ops in the Kourtli will not exceed hfty kilie.1 and one hundred and thirty wounded. WHAT THK NEXT HAT Tr)U> CT. At daylight we found all the forts In our front, and Wiliiainsb rg itself, completely abandoned bv tho e'?i< army, savo only the dead and w united. All aloi g the rouds and in the woods wo found the enemy's dead I> it tinburied. and his wounded in their agonies. Every b o was full of them, and every house iu VViili.nisburg also and the enemy ?? l<>ss cannot have been less than a tbou saud killed &ud wounded. OTHER ACCOUNTS~OF THE BATTLE. 1 iL'".hurk,Miv 8, ls?i2. The following Is from the acoouBt of ibe battle at Williamsburg:? 'lhe battle before Williamrburg on Monday wis > m st waamly contested en.: igorneat. Uovlnj to the rottgblie** of t.'iec mil try and bad condition of the road-, but a small portion of our troops could ic br i.^bt int actiou. Geaer il Sickles' Excelsior Brigsdj an 1 Uoajrai 11 <ok er's division l ore the great brant of the bttlia, and foi ght most valiantly throughout, tho gh g eatiy over powered by numbers and the superior position an' earthworks of the enemy. The approaches to thelr woi ks were b sen ?? of .avinos ad swamps, while rain fell in torrents throughout ti.e day. The men hvi also been lying on their arms all the previous night in n wood, and ware s<>< ked v. ith tie in in aid cbi.luti with oold The battle ra ed from early t:i the morning until Ave o'clock in lbs afternoon, when General Mc' llellan arrived with rrcshtroeps, and relieved the troops of General Hooker, who were nearly prostrate with fat.goe and exjx sure, whilst lbs Third 1 xcs sior regiment of tickles' brigade had Ha ranka terribly thinned by tho baits of th* euemy. They are represented aa having fought with euch imprudent bravery that not less than two hundrod of them were killed and wounded. Aftor the arrival of General Mc'lellan the enemy war* fiercely charged by Hancock'h brigade, and wero driven within their works before nigbtrall with heavy I >sa. Nearly savon hundred of their dead were lel t ou lb* field, with many ?< ui>dud, though most or th- latter#rera carried into Williamsburg. Our loss was lea:- th m three hundred killed and about seven hundred wounded. Might having come on, wo occupied the battle del t, th* enemy having bjen driven within his works, and o ir force laid on their arms, prepared to storm the wo-ks in the morning. At daylight.on Tuesday morning General McOiellan sei t out scouts, while preparing to niovo ou the enemy s works, who soon reported that be had again taken his flight during tho night. v The works of the enemy and the city of William.^ trrg were then taken. tort Migrudcr was a moat extensive work, capab ? of prolonged defence -, but the enemy had aliaudooecUt en. y in the night, retreating in tho greatest-alarm and con fusion, a. described by a few uegro women who ?e a round in the town. A largo number of wagons, munitions, and considera ble store firuvukiDS wore found in the town, whilst the road was strewn ror many with arma and accoutre menis. A number of deserters also made their e?cape and came wltl.ln our lino, who slated that they bad received intelligence tlu<t la ge numbers of federal troo;<s' were lauding on York river, above Williamsburg, to dank them. THE KILLED, WOUNOEQ AND MISSINO. Our llsta of killed and w?un<le<t aie.ot course, incom plete aud ltu,ei'l<ct. We gito lb* nauiea ?? far an known:? TUK EXCELSIOR OR SICKLES BKU3ADR. Kit LSD. Captain liarrett. Captain Willard. Lieutenant l'.aiey. WOC*OKD. Assistant Adjutant General Hart waa itruck by four ball*. Colonel Dwight, wounded and lafcaR prtaooar, but la 1 behind by the rai>?!a. M?jOr Hoit, Mi Kiualy, while leading en bia men. Captain Greenleaf, severely. Captain Johnson, serli.usly. Cupta:n Waterman, ?e iu sly. Lieutenant Hartney, acrioualy. Lluutui ant Marcus, serlouely. 8ergeant Major Clarke, seriously. Servant Packard, seriously. The hody of Captain Willard waa rifled of Iris watck ' and n nay by Ilia ei.emy, aa wera ?aay ot our ?t<>aa I ilia remains are tn r<rult for New York FOURTH KKW VORK BATTERY. caitaw ?mru <yimiia.vd.ku Kit. LID. R. C. Lourty. WOVKDII). Corporal W. H. Pike, aaverely wounded. i R'bert (ban, acverely wounded. George Clploe, severely wounded. Jno. Johnson, slightly. E.G. Tallow. slightly. TniRTY BKVENTn *?W YORK RMUMKtfT. OuLOKKL tUMCKL B. lUTM** rOVIIAMHXU. Kttt.RD. First Lieutenant Patrick H. Ilayea. Kirpt LleutanaiH J. O'RtaUy. Sergeant John Glauber, Co. F. Corporal McttavlU, Co. F. Corporal Tlioiuaa tlurk#, Co. * Corporal W. Russell, Co. F. Patrick Ifai gam. Ca. B Barnard Kagaa.Co. B. W. Stevenson, Co. E. W. Kysn.Co. K. John Hlr.key.Co. O. Thomas Martin,Co. 0. John Caffey ,Co. U." Patrick MeArdia, Co. Q. John Green, Co. O. W Martiudale, Co. L Pbklo Turner,Co. I. tieorge P. Rick, Co. I Byron A. Ford, Co. I. Lafayette Morrow, Oo. 1. JobneO NeUI.Co k. . Jaa. McGuIra, Co. K. wovvDn. Captain Jaa. F. McOulra. Captain Wm. DeLacey. Lieutenant Flannel, Co. G. Second Lieutenant John Mauay. Set nod Lieutenant Edward IV. Browa. Setond Lieutenant .lamea 8uiltb. Sergeant Owen Hamburg, Cn. K. Sergeant Fergus Greeley, Co. 0 Cori<oral John Collins, t o. C. Corporal Pat. Trigplp.Co. 0. Cor|<uial .lame* Hoy la, On. C. Corporal Hugh White,Os. A. t'orpoi ?l .lames A. 1'rnw, Co. B. Corporal Jama* Mctiary, Co. P. Corporal JlivSac Kelly,Co G. Corporal K-rmott f'ourrrjr, Oi. G, (ori o at Thoinan t ani|il>all, ico.nixrKn on n, uni *ao?.i

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