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i i r VOL I. ' NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 18G2. NO 178 j&n Counli girtttorj. ' CITY OOERNMENT. .K.tS HCCn S5IITH, M,ltor. , WILLIAM 8IIANE, Jircdtr. JOHN CllCSir.IXV, Mun),nl. ltr tTarthtiltVf. H. Wllklnion, A. C. Tucker, aud James A. Heeltt. . fieri cfls MarkttioStn Cfcumbley , e-iwiVfo, first; L. Ryun.secood ( n:id .Mm Bf iWak, third. 7'ujr jl-Mfr Williu I'rUer.. , . . V.ivimt CuHr-cturA. B. r'luinkUud. H'urr Tn.'; (,',U'c'r k. B. Oorietl. , t IVfinnrrr R. Il'-nry. iHiir .V.iVer Thomas Loiko. f!tlftTMnvlttt B'rHoe J. Q. t"dJ. RitprrinliiAnt nf tht Wulf HVA. J.imes Wyutl. '., fM Fir I-pnrtmrnl .John ST. Fecb'iry, Mm of" ' Om'terjr T. U. itcBride. r',y An,rn'v John McPhall Smith, r ,A CITY COUNCIL. ' rvir.l rY Adeemm V. i. Bricn, tV-sldi-nt ; J. E. Newman, O. A. J. WayAe! I, H.!. Prove), Wm. S Cheat, li'u, J. C Pmltb, M. O. L. Cl iiborts, and Jus. Robb. K.m.nn Crxtwil W. P. Jon', TretliliiLt ; William HoWta, T. J. Ysrbroiich, Win. Prlvcr, Tl'ra. Stewart, I Mils Ifoiijcli , W. Mullins, Jsmei Turner, 0. M. Pouth. pate, A. J. (Xilo, Ja4. Pavif , Andrrw Anderson, J. B. know Its, aud Jobu Oready. tTAJiniKO cimmTTiiKii or TUi c.rv cornr.L. ' fimtnc Knnwles, Scovel aud Cole. H'aer H'orbi -Anderson, Smith and Claiborne. H-frli-Yarbrough,Tun.er,9outUtftlc, ffavls, Brlen, : Ml, Chesthim and Claiborne. IlTiur Newm io, Stewart aud Turner. . Jr,;ji7.il Jooe, Mry field and-Sloaiu bchfiU Choatluiin, ilajfloldand Ku iwles. Fir VrnrhMnt Cready, r-rlver and Newmsn. (,', liriver, Cheatham and buvis. W!rry Pmltb, Stewart and tfewuvin. Jlforsef 1 1 ut Roberts, btewart and Turner. K.u JlougU, Claiborow nl Davis, i'ofi'ue Cheatham, Brleo ard Anderson Pjirii7 Hough, Ciilloro nnd Brlen. K'urUnau CheMham, MnyUrl l and Knoxlus; lntlrofemrnt$ and i'.j-j.mditum Colo, Pcovel and Crraiy. " ' v ii).i Pritprly-Bricn, Chwitbam a'.id Tarnw. ' IVI f. uiw Mayll 4d, Joumi ud Kobrw. "Tlio fonid (i! Aitlirnw.-u rn'-eU tl: Tnicdya next pruceiUug tlio reuuad auJ fourib iburclayi In ciirh mimth, and Ibe Coaimim Couuril tli tocond and fourth Tliciradayi !u wh rui utb. NiCHT. POLICE Cop'ii Jubn Baugb. ,,tirtt Litvtmunt Win. Varbroub. Nniil Lisuleii'iitl Joha UrIiTU. ' 1'i iurmrn Wm. .laricaon, jobn Caoud;r, Kicb Ta vl,.Igol riiiripa, Wm. Bikur, Join Cottrell, William l.ayo, Jotio KDijIrt, J. W. Wr!gU, Joha l'atkett, l!obrt Scott, W . C. Fr.incil, Tlioinita Fraccm, Andrew Joyce, I)ar!d Yatei, Hnd Cbrs Ilulltt. . -The Tollce Court l op''urd every morning , clueo'tlotlc. - - - - j COUNTY CFFICER3. HheriJJnme M. Illutou. VrtiM Ttiiunai H 'b non and J. K. Uucliinan. RjUtrrVwt Oarrrtt. 1 TrtulM W. J.iH-r TiJ .or. Ctir.tnsr S' II B'-lc!ler. hnnyrr .John C'orbitt. 1 LVrfuM C'fii-rtur J. 11- BrHejr. lUilroni Tux Ci.'or W. I). U'lbortanu. CetulMe for tht S'wMIt PlWrW-.Iidin t. Gowcr aad J. R. Nuwm a. ' COUNTY COURT. Jurfgt Hon. Jamea WIilt-ortU.' ', Cltrk V. Llndsley NlrUuU . , The Judirr'a Court meoU the Brit Monday in i-ofli niontU.ard lb vjuartoily Court, composd of tba Maslstratc of tbe County, la bald the ft nit Moa- Jay iu January, Ail, July and clolwr. .CIRCUIT COURT. JuJj4-r-Uoo. Nittli&niel Baxter. ' CWralvavid C. tore. . tfThe Court mouU tlio Drat Monday In March iKiid H.'plcnibvr. CRIMINAL COURT, - Hon. William K. Turnor. CUrk Chrloi E. L'lrfxont. 9Tb Court mwli tbe rat Monday lu April Ao- nut aud Daoumlwr. CHANCERY COURT, Chamertlor Hon. Saiuucl D. Frierjon. Clerlrai MmlTJ. E. (ileavfa. if TUtl Court mooti tbe firat Monday In Mity and OTeuibcr. . i.o. o. r. om r. Iltna.Omnn !ret:ry,nouivj do Hiimw t tl'UIMllU, ItttH. t(rnMt ltu, to. 1-M.et every T'J.-a ay fven- f,nt their H.ill.ua the corner cf l utou in n;m iritreela. Tho oltkuis f r the prefect term, are; . 3. U-aueur, N 0.; J. E. Wilis, V .; J. U Weak'ey, xretaryj t. K. ?; ala, Trouaarer. JVutM tody. Ao. 10 MeeU Bt tin i P' Jery Monday Evening. The o.'llcert are : K. A pboll, N.O.; Henry Apple, V.U.; J. L, fa'k. rttary ; B. f. Browa, Treasurer. lymilll LoJj, !' 00 Meets at their Hall, Ou South herry strert, every Friday kvealun. The cfilcers e: O.C. Covert. N O.; Frink lTiunni,Vfl Jamel tatt, tecr(itry j W. M. M Hlory, Tr- a4urer Aorfra Lo.!, h. V, (rmif.)srce!s at the , CI. ror.'ef of Cnion ari l Huat'uer airceU, every t.iiiag. Theofft.-enare : Chaflea B ch, I U.; P. rrie.lm.'sVa ; Bllter it h, S-cretary; . rVi.'i.rl,Treiajrer ItUjrlp EufaiKpntrnJ, Sc. 1 Meets at the aln ve II !1 '. tli tlrat au 1 lb rj W.v.uee.layi of em h luon'.h. - .e udV ors are: J. F Mil . CP.; T. II MuBr'da, H P. f. fuller, 9 W. ; 1 eler lUrrn, Jr.J W ; John f ide, A rile; It K. Cutler, Treasurer Owe B'umi arjni.t, t!' 4 Mtela at the love IUI mi lt.1 aeeeud a.i 1 I 'ur'.u Wci'.tmHiay .'Jilts cf c.w nouth. Theo'ti.vrs a e; Jti. Vk-, P ; H'l.ry Al p.a, U I' ; I.. Uk.-r, S V,' ; IV Frd i0, J,' Cl.Jr'.el Ku tIi. r , H,,',,..; J xt, rouaurr. Daviwos CorNTV I)j:ikctort -Cuntinwf. MILITARY QUARTERS AND OFriCEKS. Pott fd'adfi'iartore on Iligli ilreot. (4 N''y, rotnma'idirj. JjiMrui Hcadquartori on Fummor atrivt (tr. TotA't rfw.ik-n'-e.) V. II. ,M, Mu. IMh I'. 8. In f miry, A. A. A. O. PtM-rtl M'irtk'il II ad ia'HT Rt tbe Citol. A. C. Cil'rm, Cil. lal IVnn. Iiifjiiitry. C'iiV A-nt'nul fHartrrmitr Headqilvlura on Clmrry ftrcct ; No. 10, (J.idx. (itron'i rci.Unc.) Cajit. J. If. Il.ngtmm. . . .. AMutanl tuflrrm-iifiwS'i, Cury stfm t. Cpt. R. Plr"iuon. t . . On ii 'rti.i.'-r Vuoi alrit-t, n r Ira. P'llk'a ruM.'-nrn. Ciijd. K. N'. 1,'Mb. mui Qunrhrin'i'ler "o. 37, Market ilr 'el Capt. J. M.mic C'k' CVfimiiKiTp 11 adquirtori', No. ID, Vino Kt. Capt. B. Marftrty. . fi(aiirj ulm-tnn Btnad alrect. Cad. P. I.lltii. . AUing Omnnimrp r,f f'w(.(fm Corttr of Broad and Coli! alreHa. I.icul Churlra Allen. Mtiheul trf, ti Summer atrrut. ' (fir. lord' tild Itmdvniii.) Snr((;ori, K. Swift. Slflkal Vumryor'i Ofic (Jbnrcli itrwt, S!.ni.lc BuIiIUik. J. K. rimr., Surgeon, 8th Kentucky Io fiiDtry, Actiiifr.M. dical I'urveyor. ... P F S 1 K C T U S or Tin NASHVILLE UNION. Tim Vahiiwic I'Kion waa r.ninmriiod a few wcrkl nee, for lha purpose of opvaiii tlio Boiicl A)lln-r Ciuridt-racy, and of a-lvucating tbe retorutton of riW,il authority, wilhoiit any aliatcmfiit, nvor all tbe Slatn wbirii have attempted to loocdo. It boMa aa fnonda ull who mpport, and tos all iioo.m, the di ion of tho fiuui. U uu no watchword 'hot (KI10M .l NATtOKAUTT. . With relirla and trailu ha no comprmivfe lo make Hcontco.ta for the Federal Constitution and the Lawi m via in puMiiaaia thereof as the Sitkhmh Law or thi l,tr, anytlilni; la tlie Cu-(l;tut'ou aut lgirany of the StHlei to tbo coutmry tj.tUli. I landing. It coutcnil for the Union ol the Ulu, becaoae without tt the preservation of our libortic-s .iid iobh Inuolit and tbe origination of aocifty It.wlf nr wholly tmpoMible. , lberelo.-e, whaieyer itauria In the way of crim.'ilnu out tho rchollion and rettor.nir e Cnion mud prili, no mutter by w h;t name it be od. . To toe people of Teniics-.. ever renowned for their dnvotion to Liberty and Union,, until they were be- briiye. o mo reoui uuaHi(atii at Kienmonfi hy a per diooi (iovomor mi I corrupt LeKi9lutur, and w ho have felt o heavily th awitil curc of ireason aud anarchy, we iveal for support. It the nnnf g of roual oiiice-noiiiuri, iKiuinvr Cimnitieca, and Minute Men, wbi have filled our bonlera with i.ionrnioir. b fibbetted before the world. It those ambitious and avarieioui men abo lutva plnttod our ruin for their own agjriu'lueuient be Im-toned to tba plllurr of name, no mutter bow Iul'Ii Lielr "ition in aocicty. Lt be lii.i how the, refptvied defender! id "A.uihcrn K:KhU" ara now loading marnudniK bamla of Iree-boolora aud moHa troopi r uvor our Kt-.le, kid napping negroes, iteuline horuM and cuttle, breakum Into bourM, fcurniug railroad brlilirea and eura, and miird'-rina unarmed citizen In roll blood. Let the truth, a i lot g eacludcd tiy the Sniihero couspiratora, uow circulaui freely throuih every nethlorniod, and our au wM aaurediy triumph. Will not loyal n evervwhere am ua In the ilitnlnulion of facta and the advocacy of Free Government? Term of Subscription in Par Funds, Iwily Union, lincle onpy, per annum, X 00 " " clulaoften.uoh 3 CO Trl -kiy, finjle ropy, f 00 ciulu or teu, each . 4 00 Wix'kl , a ntle copy, ao " cliHn ot u n, t-aeh 1 ftO SJ"AI', coinni'jnicHloin no business with lb" ( tU'je, will be addressed lo the I".'11I.IS1U.B8 of tbel N'loX, aud all communication to th Editor will be address. to 8. C. MfTtCFB Fditnrs of loyal oewnpapfrs will do us a !ret kind oens by re-publ lulling the f irejolag or Its vubntanee The current transaction in Tennessee for months to sum will be biithly Interesting to all lover of their country aud ber free Institutions, snd the columns of the U.vio.t wilt furuisti the earliest and luoel reliable history of these events. UATKSi OF ADVKKTISLVG. ( riv ujisd os lshs to oomrrmrrs a kjcasi ) 1 Square, 1 day, fl 00 ae,h additonaJ Insertion I to i we'., B oo eai-n additional square 160 S " 4 60 a oo 1 month, 6 00 i ' 0 00 S " 12 00 8 " 14 00 jj m 3j no 00 4 SO t 0 00 10 00 Toy.DVIH'riSKIt3 in CKTA1L ,THK RAfJW wiu as as foixows: Quarter Column, 1 month , ....ff 00 20 00 a " .. d .. li .. . 1 month., a " .. s " .. 8 ' .. U " ., ...I " .. i " .. 3 " ., 8 . la .. . 'Ot 00 , 40 00 . u 00 Half Column. , go 00 . .i 00 , f5 00 , SJ 00 On Colo ni n . . ,H0 00 40 00 . 4t 00 . 70 0 . 110 00 Adtertivemeiils orcupvmu any aifci.it poiition iu n. 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Chaplia Ililla. of li.'jurt J it ijtii (li ne, (if Alexaxdch MC D'iwkll'IMcCook, Vomiif.ihJii' U, First Co.yt Amvj of the Ohio. HrAr.i.irAr.Tr.n.'t Ikt Cov.rs, Aiimy of the Ohio, Camp neaIi Ciiaii OnciiAiin, Oct. 18. ) CU Jul. It. Fry, Chief nf fctf ; I liare tlie honor lo report that in cora j.Iiaucc Vfith written instructions from yon, dated October 7, 8 I M., and re ceived by rne at iny tami) at Maxrille, at 2:30 A. M., on the inoruin"; of the 6ih, I marched at 5 A. M. on tho JVrrjvilie road. I bad but a portion of my corps with rue, Kotisseau's aud Jackson's di visions, the 2d division under (Jen. Kill having been detached to marca upon Frankfort. The 10th division, (Jen. J ackson commanding, was entitled to the advance, but beino- comjxiscd entirely of new troops I ordered Gen. Rousseau's division to take the lead. Gen. Kousseau was ordered to march with great caution in view of the known presence of the enemy at llarrodsburg, and also of your letter informing me that the enemy would resist your advance into Terryville, and (hat you intended to attack them that day. Hearing reports of artillery in tho morning, our march was hastened. Maxville is equidistant from Harrods burg and Terry ville tho distance, being ten miles. My instructions rerjtiir.cd me to advance on the l'erryville road until I reached a point three or three and a half miies of l'erryville, or until I came up abreast of Gilbert's corps. The head of my column reached tlie point designated at 10 oO A. M. Gen. Kousseau advanced his cavalry and a portion of his infantry to the front in order to sec if the ground was clear. The artillery (Loomis's bat tery) was halted on the hill in the rear. Gen. Iliussean soon sent me word that Ihe enemy was reported advancing in force on tho position asfizned my corps. rode forward, examined the ground, and paw a lew of tlio enemy skirmishing with tho left of Gilbert corps. My at tention was then directed to Gen. Gil bert's left. I saw bis infantry in line about four or live hundred yards to our lit. I called Gen. i.ous.seau s atten tion to this fact, marked out my line of battle, and ordered him to form it. I directed Loomis's battery to be brought up and put in position on a commanding piece of ground to tbe left of and stand ing near hussell s bouse (called Clark s on the map). I had previously ordered Gen. Kousseau to throw forward a line of skirmishes to examine the woods on our left and front, and also sent Capt. Wickliflo with his company of the 2d Kentucky cavalry to reconnoitre tho ground on the lo 1 1 of the skirmishers. General Gay's cavalry was making a re connoissance in front and toward l'erry ville. I was then well satisfied that tho enemy, which had engaged Gilbert's left, had retired from the field. I then informed Gen. Loosseau that my instruc tions required me to report in person (o Gen. 1'uell, and that I was about to leave the field but would return in a short time. 1 had given particular instructions to Captain J. A. Campbell, my Assistant Adjutant General, to post Gen. Jackson a two brigades on a commanding piece of ground immediately to the right of the Maxvtllc and lVrryvilIe road, to hold (htm there iu columns so that they could be moved in any direction occasion re quired. I then galloped Oil' to report fo Gen. 1'uell, whose headquarters were about two and a half miles in rear of my riiMit line. 1 leceiveu verbal instructions from General I'uell to make a reeonnois- sance to Chaplin Kjvtr. I immediately returned lo my troops and found that Gen. Kousseau had advanced tho line on tho right, occupying a commanding ridge about tight hundred yards in front and to the left of Kussell a house, lhoeno- my had placed three batteries in nosi tion and were liring upon ma line. J.oo mis' and Kimonson's batteries were re plying. There being then no infantry of the enemy iu sight, l sent an order lot these batteries to ceane iiiingand eeono mine ammunition. The command sullVr- ing greatly for water, I repaired to make the reeonuoissitnee toward Chaplin river, as ordered. Having been informed by my guide, Captain Keverly 1. Williams Assistant Quurlci mauler en Gen. Jack- Bou's stajl', and also by Col. L. A. Han is commanding Uih Ki igade, that by iimv in;; a short distance to (he. left ot the l'errvville road, 1 could get hih com manding ground for a p'jrtiion of my line, I went forward in portion, alter bav I ni ordered a portion of (tie .'M Oliio in to I he w oods ou I lie i Ll, as (kiriuixlict 8, to ascertain if any of the cm my va present in that vicinity, lo a point over looking and within COO yards of Chap lin Kiver. I then sent for Gen. Jackson and Terrill, showed them the water, marked their line of battle, ordered a battery to be posted on the lino with Strong supports. General Terrill wag ordered to advance a body of skirmish ers cautiously down the slopes of the hill to the water, as soon as his line was formed. During my presence on the ground, no enemy was seen, save some cavalry on tho opposite hills across tho river, who, I supposed, were threatening my train in the rear. A few well-directed shots from Stone's 1st Kentucky Cat tery, poged the left and rear of this position, but (hem lo tlight. Not being apprehensive of au attack, 1 left (his position and moved toward tho right of tho line. This was about 1:30 P. M., in the day. At 2 P. M., an attack was mado by the enemy on the skirmish ers of trfo 3.5d Ohio. I then ordered tho remainder of tlm regiment, under Lieut. Col. Moore, lo support I ho line, also the 2d Ohio to support Ihe 33d. My line ot battle at this moment was formed as fol lows: the right of Kousseau's division resting near a barn on Jhe right of the Maxville and l'erryville road, extending to the left on a commanding ridge, through a cornfield (the corn being cut aud shock ed), to tho nkirt of woods occupied by the 2d and 33d Ohio; the right of Tcr rilf 8 brigade of Jackson's division rest ing on some woods running along to Die left on tho commanding' ground, over looking a portion of Chaplin Kiver to the north, the left forming a crotchet to the rear in order to occupy Ihe high ground on his left and rear. Starkweather's brigade and Stouo's and Push's batteries ot Kousseau's division were posted to the left and rear of Jack son's left, on high, commanding ground. Webster's brigade of Jackson's division was posted lo the left of Kussell's house, and in Ihe rear of the centre of Kous seau's line on tho right. Tho attack on my line now became general. My at tention was directed principally to the left, where the attack was most fiercely made. I had no apprehension about my right, as it rested near Gilbert's left. A fierce onset being made on Terrill's brig ade, and Gen. Jackson being killed at tho first fire, this brigade in a few moments gave way in confusion. Gen. Terrill did everything in the power of man lo steady them. At this juncture 21.,' P. M. seeing that I was assailed by at least three times my number, I despatched my Aide-de-Camp, First Lieutenant L. M. Hosea, JOth U. b. Infantry, to General bhendan, commanding Gen. Gilbert's left division, to request him to look to my right to see that it was not turned. At ii P. M. I despatched Captain Horace 51. Fisher, of my stall', to Ihe nearest commander of troops, for assistance. He lirst met Gen. Schoepir, marching at the bead of his di vision, and reported my condition to him- General .Schoep!l' expressed a de sire to come up, and stated that he was moving to the front for some purpose, and requested Captain Fisher to see General Gilbert, who was riding with the column. Captain Fisher then reported to General Gilbert that my entire command was en gaged, that the reserves were all in line, and the safety ot my corps was compro mised. General Gilbert referred him to General 1'ucll, to whom this ollicer re ported. At J r. M. I also despatched another aid, Captain V, T. Hoblitzell, to General ,Shoeplf commanding the 1st Division and reserve of Gilbert's corps, or tho com mander of the nearest troops in rear, to inform him of my condition and ask for troops. I remained in rear of my left centre until I saw the enemy's right completely routed and driven back by the gallant brigade of starkweather, go admirably posted for the work they performed so well. 1 then galloped to the right of the line, but only in time to see it turned by a large force ot the enemy. I then or dered Colonel Webster, of the IBth Ohin, to move his troops to the right and repel this attack, it possible, and it was in obeying this order that this gallant olli cer received a mortal wound. Keturning to Kussell's house, I ordered my Chief of Artillery, Jlajor C. S. Cotter, to bring up a section of artillery, to stop their ad vance. This was done promptly ; the guns wero well handled, but could not stop this determined attack. At this time the right of Kousseau's line was also compelled to fall back, to avoid being enveloped by the enemy. 1 he enemy placed a battery in the open lield near Bottom s barns, about 8UO yards from Kussell's house. The fire from this battery was so heavy that the point Dear Kussell s house could not be field. Loom is's battery, having exhausted all its long range ammunition, bad been retired from its position in the afternoon, to a com manding ridge about IdO yards in rear of Kussells house and on the tight o the' l'erryville road, supported by thres companies of the Michigan Mechanics xud l'.iigineers, commanded by Major Hopkins. I ordered Captain Loo mi to reserve his canister for Close work. This battery opened fire and repulsed this wicked attack tor tlie lirst time. I theti went to the point w here ihe I)i xievillo and SprinlioM road crosses the MaxviUa and lYnywile. road. Near tin point I met Capt. lloblitzell with a brigade of Gen. Kobert U. Mitch- el's division, coming lo reinforce us. This irigado was commanded by Col. Good- ng, ol t lie i'Ja Indiana, and consisted of us own regiment, the 5'.?!h and T.jth Illi nois, and Captain O. F. Finney's ."th Wis consin Battery. I ordered tbe nostinirof his infantry, and then placed Captain Finney's Batter in position near the cross-roads and in a email skirt of tim ber (o the right. Gooding's attack, as sisted by Finney's Battery, drove back the enemy and reoccupied the position of Kussell's house. In this attack, Colonel Gooding's gallant brig.tdo lost in killed and wounded 4'.)'J men, almost one-third of his force. At this moment. Brigadier General James Steadinan reported to ma with his brigade of Shicplf's division. It ia I grow n nearly dark, llepos'ed his bat tery on the right of Finney and opened lire. ' I conducted his brigade to a position on the right and front of these batteries. The two battalions of Ihe 1 regulars, under 5Iaior Frederick Townsend, were posted on a commanding ridge in an open lield, the right resting on a wood, the Sth Ohio on the right of Townsend, the right resting on afield. 'The other regiments of this brigade were in second line and supporting the batteries. The line of Stedman's brigade was about 200 yards to tlie rignt ana rear of Kussell s bouse. Uy this linio it was dark, and the liring ceased on bom sides. 1 remained m front of Stedman's line until 9 P. M., when I rode to tho left and found .that the line there had been retired by General Kousseau. Believing that the enemy would renew the attack at day light, I ordered him to throw his lino back, with his left resting on the 5Iax ville and l'erryville road, and Ihe line extending to the riijht on commanding ground to the left of Stedman's brigade. J.hl9 movement was executed about 12 o'clock at night. . . . i U hen Gen. jLerrill s brigade gave way, portion of his troops fell back wifh dm to the position occupied by Stone's and Bush's batteries, and at this point, when in the act ot rallying his broken troops, at 4 o'clock P. 51., he was struck in the side by a fragment of a shell, carrying away a portion of his left lung. lie died at 11 r. M. When Terrill's brigade cave way, seven guns of Parson's 8-gun battery fell into the hands of the enemy. At 0 P. 51., four of the guns of Harris's 10th In diana were also taken by the enemy. Ihe posting of Starkweather s brigade, Stone s and Bush s Batteries saved my eft and secured to us the Maxville road upon which stood our entire ammunition train and ambulances. The ground to tho right of this road being rough and rugged, prevented the train being taken oir the road and parked. I previously stated that the liring on both sides reased at dark. The enemy posted their pickets about fifty yards from ours, but the main body escaped during the night, and with such precipi tation th'U they left their dead and wounded, and could not carry the guns captured from the new batteries Irorathc field. Ihe guns were all secured next morning except two Napoleon guus of Parson's Battery, that were kindly ex changed by the enemy for two 0-pound field guns, The enemy retreated across Chaphn Kiver lo the Harrodsburg turnpike, about one-half mile distant from the battle field, thence to Harrodsburg. Ihe battle field was a chosen one of the enemy, ihey marcued from llarrods burg to give our army battle, at or near Perryville. Tho ground upon which the battle was fought was very much broken by hilU and deep ravines, which ottered every facility to them to conceal their troops. The bin lis and dry channels of Chaplain Kiver and Doctor's Fork, also, gave the enemy every advantage for con cealing and massing large bodies ol' troops. I was assailed by at least three divisions. I have since been reliably in formed that General 1'ragg commanded the enemy in person, and that Polk's anJ Hardee's corps wero present upon the field. Thus ends my account of the part ta ken by my corps in the battle of Chaplin Hills, the bloodiest battle of modern times, for the number of troops enga?ed on our side. Kousseau bad present on the field seven thousand men, Jackson five thousand live hundred. The bri 'ado of Gooding amounted lo about litteen hundred. The battle was principally fouzht by Kousseau s division, and ll there are, or ever were, belWr s ddiers than the old troops engaged, I bav neith er seen nor read of them. Great dis crimination must be eiercisedin miking a perfectly fair statement, respecting the conduct of the new levies. Lxposed, as some of thorn were, lo a terrific lire at the onset of tbe enemy, it would be ex traordinary to expeJ of them the steadi ness sad composure of veterans. It was also clearly perceptible that the resolu tion and obstinate resi stance di-'lavd by the old troop in the same brigade, or I in close proximity, had a salutary eilect . in animating and eccourainz l ew I tr-xip. For instance, in the 9th brigade, wheru the 2d and :ttd Ohio, :1tI h 1 n i l - ana, aad lnh Wisconsin fought o weli, I was proud to see tlie 91th and .Mh Ohio vie with th.-ir brethren in d.-ed of heroism. Commander have found occasion I r severe reflection o:t individuals, whose conduct did not entirely justify the con- ' fidence reposed in them by their HI to and country. These cases, happily but few, compel me the more strongly t awaken the attention of our snthotilien lo a mote rigid and careful selection of oRlccrs, who may join to tht ir other quali fications (he essential ones of conrsga and honor. . , The material of the new levies i.t evi dently as good as in the old regiment n. My apology for the misbehavior of soma of them is want of discipline and 'c'on- hdcncein the field and lino oflicets, If it were not a great pleasure, inr duty compels me to call the attention, of my superiors and tay Government to the conspicuous gallantry and good con duct of Brig. Gen. L. II. Kousseau, upon this hotly contested Held. Tlie manner of posting his k it and of maintaining it position renders him one of the most conspicuous lights of this war. The at tention of my superiors is also called to the good conduct and gallantry of Col. L. A. Harris, of Ihe 2d Ohio Infantry, commanding the 9th brigade; Col. J. C. Starkweather, of the 1st Wisconsin, com manding t'e 28th brigade ; Col. W.: II. Lytle, of the 10th Ohio, commanding the 17th brigade. These o(!icrs deserve pro motion. Capt. Loomis, of the 1st Michi gan battery, handled bis battery with jrreat success and ability. Captain O. F 1 urney, of the loth Winconsin battery. greatly distinguished himself during tlio close of the action, as did tho entire brigade of Colonel Gooding, Sent me from Kobert P. Mitchell's division.' For a'lavoraMo mention ot other olilcers and men, I refer vou lo renorls of General Kousseau; also, to those of the Adjutant Generals of Generals Jackson, Terrill, and Colonel Webster. To my personal staff - Lieut. Col. J. V. Bom ford, Kith U. it. Infantry. Lieut. Col. h. Basset Langdon. Inspec tor General. , . Capt. J. A. Campbell, Assistant Adj't General. Capt. W. T. lloblitzell, Aid-de-camp. Li t ut. S. W. Davies, ' " " IJetit. S. 51. Hosea, '.. Major Caleb Bates, Vol. . ' Capt. II. N. Fisher, " " Capt. Jas. P. Collier, " " I return my thanks for their conspicuous gallantry and intelligence on the field f battle. . ; .-l Lieut. Colonel Bom ford was wounded twice, while posting a regiment in line. My orderlies, privates Isaac Pailcy, 2d Indiana cavalry ; Geo. Richardson, 31th Illinois infantry; ATery Graham, ;Mth Illinois infantry; Henry Kline, 1st Ohir battery; George P. Jenniss, 31th Illinois infantry; Wm. F.dwards, 2d Indians, cavalry; snd Henry K no wlos, 2d Indiana, cavalry, behaved wilh coolness and brav ery on the lield, and are recommended lo their superiors for promotion. To Surgeon George I). Beebe, 5fedieal Director of my corps, my thanks are due for his good conduct on tho field, Ttnd tho kind care be has taken of the wound ed, l'avorabio mention is also maun or Surgeons 5Iarke, 10th Wisconsin ; Dixon, lt Wisconsin; Williams, 121st Ohio; Wright, 79th Pennsylvania ; Beckwith, 35th Indiana; Sinnett, 91th Ohio; And Fowler, ; Assistants Surgeons Taft, 101st Ohio; Devendorf, 1st Wisconsin ; Albright, 79th Pennsylvania; Mitchell, 10th Wisconsin ; Keeve and Fuller, 21st Wisconsin, and Shannon, 2nd Ohio. . 5Iajor C. H. Cotter, 1st Ohio Artillery, Chief of that arm, behaved with conspic uous gallantry and good judgment dur ing the entire action. He was, unfortu nately, taken prisoner after dark. Capt. Beverly i). Williams. A. ). ."I ., was my guide during the entire day. The battle was fought near his birthplace, and h was of iuesfimabli) service to me. Lieut. M. P. Grata and Volunteer Aid Henry Duncan, of Kentucky, of Jackson's stalf, reKrted to me for duly, after tlie fall of theirgallant General. Lieot. C. C. Par sons, 4th U. S. Artillery, also reported to me after bis battery bad fallen into tlie hands of the enemy. He behaved with great bravery during the entire day. The Ion of his battery was no fault of hin. He remained with it until he was deserter! by every man around him. Captain William P. Anderson, Assist ant Adjutant General lo General Terrill, also reported to me after the fall of hi i chief, and behaved w ith . bravery during the day. coolness am My casualties were very large. Tb nation is called upon to mourn the lossoC such spirits as Jackson, TVrrill, Webster, Jswett, Campbell, Berryhill, Ilerrell, and others, who MI upon this bloody field. A list of killed and wounded am here with inclosed of Kousseau's snd Jack son's divisions. All of which is respect fully submittod. Ai.kxasi.bh McDoweu, M'-Cook, Maj. Gen. Comd'g 1st Corps Array of tba. Ohio. A youriK lady went (o Wash jHtou several weeks ao, to visit l.er 1 unhand, w ho. is in (he army, an i while stopping at a hotel, she observed that tl e blanket upon the bed had rall.er a fa' miliar look, a:ol on examination discover .( )u.r owu mine on the margin, and re foj-rji.j them a li e name she l ad sent ' lt.r Imsband s imeiiuoi previous, but w , i e tt lie bli never received.