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C^&ifwi?t?? ^^mnT^imm Y0L- XXII.?\0- G.G97. NEW-YORK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20. 1862. PRICE TWO CKNTS. THE WAR FOR THE UNION. HIE INVASION OF MRfLlXD. J.0 FIGHTING SINCE WEDNESDAY. RETREAT OF THE REBELS INTO VIRGINIA. They Run Away in the Night Again. OUR CAVALRY IN PURSUIT. The Bebri! Leave their Dead and Wounded. Sharpsburg Destroyed by Fire. STONEWALL JACKSON DEAD AGAIN. ADDITIONAL LISTS OF ULLED ARD WOOIDED. DIAGRAMS OF TOB GBE1T B1TTLE-FIELD. lien'?! i?:**! Akmt or rita Potobic, ) B*jf*_ 15? I ile* bj J Mmjtw-Gea. H. W. HiMtc*. Generalm-Chu/ ?iR: But little urcurred yetterda*/ except i?? __B*a*_a_? ]-iFt night the enemy nhandoned bit position, Iraving bia dead and wounded on the. held. We are ?yum iu j. armit. I do not ?et know whether he ia falling back to an interior pcii'ion, or crouing ihe river. We nay i.fely claim a victory. OEOhOE B. McCLFLLAN. M?JcrO?a?r?t. Han?, ikiim o* Tan Arbt o? tub ToToaic. ( S-ptMiitur 19?IO jvti m. 1 Te Meyer General | W. H?liiii_ i,r?r,jiii ('Ai,i Sim Ple-?K>nl?jQ ia driving the enemy acron the river. Onr victory wa? omplrte. The enemy ii driven back into Virginia. Mary lund and Fenniylvani* tire now aafe. ti I* Mil LALLAN. M.j.Ofo. TI? I.nie?! >>vi? In Watihinglon. Ip*i-lal l'l.p.tcl to Tha N Y. Tri- ?a? ?*? i.H.ri'iT.-a. Ki.my P?[H 19?It SO p tr. H Dp to 11 o'clock lhere ?u eothiug fn m Gee. McClellao later than thin nionnng't diipatciiei. Several of or.r wonnded o?-cert united in ti it lily from the huttle-field, near Sbarptbu'g lo._?g? ; among tbem Lieut.-Col. Tbomat 8. Allen of tie *.d Vt'.tBuirin, wounded in the right arm hy a rifle la1', ile al*?? ?uffen weakiie**, in the itft arm fmm a wound it received -t Hull Hun. Ca| t. I). W. Gibao,, wountied in the fi*"t? Cap), (leory* H. Kit, woind ed m tito arm, Loth of tbe 2d Win ounn, and au aid ef Geo. Hart-toft have hito arrived. All agree tbi.t no battle, line* the Hebelhon broke obi, te? en^ed more men or been fought with Oiore de*-***."raimn. Onr ?oliiien behaved lill* hero?, aew retTuiit bia-hting at well ai oil oi.ei. If there wa* f-lteiii y. tiny ex bert, it wai the fault of the ragi Btenial ? fficen-, ?om? of whom exp'-aed ileir meit Bin ec?rr_n\ , but ran ly expoaed ibemeelviB. The im|i.-**Fioo amuti? the wounded o?-cera here il Uiel the victory of %Veiin?*dajr wou d buv-? t *?n a Birt) in, re com; lete BM had roi ?ian. Hoc*ker, ??? ?*? '? ifer.-r ?, waa hating a wonder'ul effect m ti'i|>nog BM arti y, leen wounded. Ai ne w?? bang bott ? :n,iu the in-ld (it n. Hooker exclaimdd ti ut In would rntii, r 1 uve hi en ?bet in the head ut tie do?* Of Un battit tr.-tn 1,1 the feed at that time. There ure at leaat 3,00J Hebel Bt-MBBBI at or nei.r Freilerick. We held the field, the? men nay, after the bmtl* of W> cn. ??iuy along the v. !,,, *? ri.bt t?nd renter, and fcronghl iff all our ttoutideJ and bun*d our death They were told that w?r> i?jnwb?h-.1 tbe ame adran tige on ihe left al the cloie of the fight. Ke'iel pnioneii captured acknowledged that fliey bul been tem! ]y beaten. 1 bene otficert left KeedyiviUe, which ii abont two mili i from the battle-field, at ?*" o'clock tim mortung. There wa? ilatrp aiti?eiy firing from the time they itait'd ititi 1 their arrival ut Frederick, two hour?. There teemed lo be no n.uiketry, tnd it wai m ?? i ailie tor thtra to form un opinion at to wliFtter the eai Doiiadiig indicated a rei.'-wal of ile conflict, or a retreat ai d punui', a* it -, robably w*i. They M !er?tood at the time of leaving that no |>?acuc*ble ford wu? v\ en to the Hebele, and that they were surrounded hy our Army drawa up in the abipe of _ cretce t. cre*"?-nt, itretctiing from Antie tau. Creek below ti lord and bnd_ei an und on the right to the Pot- mac. y. Fteiday afternnnn the Kebela aent iu u Pieyt of iruie, fir what purpoa? it ia mt knotin. In.un o ately after their return, tbey drove in our pickett hy Coil. rt ? ,j.,_- t- .? whole line, which would i?eui to have been intended to ever a retreat. A chaplain of the Hebel trn y, taken priaoner in Gibt, ni? brigade, told Lieut. Sexton of the 2d Wiaconain, thai Kiouewail JackaoD wat ceitainly de-i! Ile declared that he had bimtelf teen him ?WsagM ofl In m the field. Ti,e tuwu of Hburjebtirg, ,'rihal 'ed n.ot-tly by Uni? a -?ear BS, bal in poete? ?on of the H*beli, wa* bun.cJ on Wtdneeday BBJBb, An aid of Gea. Hart-uff'B who arrived here thi? ttei..ii. from ?'redtrifk where le ha* beet twkiti?; nre of lui Geneial, tay* that lia aoui.d, which u from a nauie ! a!l, m tho tleehy jan of the tbigb, ii fail.in! ! ui L". ?eiion?. Gen. BgaiBB- > Hrittad* which went into the laitle 1,%0 itrtn, loit half i- iniml*er iu killed aid ?auunded. A 'el.^ram ?m seen to day at Frederick [mrj-ort lag to BBBn fmm a lurgrvou at Harper? Kerry, and tiling *BM_-f iu-j,eon to lend medical nippliei le UBI at that pla/*. If,bia fact msy be relied upon, Bad ii i* cen,fi?d by Cea. Il..rt> uff'a aid aa of t ii own Vaow ledge. Harper* Kerry i? onm. Hinrh aleo ia lb? Kener-hl "\ iumn in our mm> alHharpaburg. The Mia?BBJ balai of killed and wounded in Gibb' 1,1 ' hi,!..a?, iixTH BrneaanB? Hint Beek? (io (..lula*. o*n joh_.on. Co A t.?,.t ia, i.i, i- io y, ti, ?d a ft. r*aa_.Ca A. C?, t It li I iDi.,1?, b.l'dS.ln'tiin? A Ll-a, < til li a?|. aim 8 it g?_**_ ( v a\. r?pt .n..?i-i, lu.? M,.|iut-t?<l A.'i?,r,n,?a A tata A?? v. i o A ..?ut _*M_aa,ca a. ?..,, ' ai ie i < ?, A. cr ( BaatiA, < ., a a iV'.in,', Cat. A. aWtrBaa,rj*.G l?-|V l.u.i.ar), te A. r-?i?i. K?*4h i,0 y? ' ". -, io a I ip Itaaa fi. y killfrl ??Hu ?e A lilt J. D. IlllkeilagllB. Cu j*ji li.?ii i o C. < Breeaaeg [Tiiiriif I ,i. C. Corp ?' ;.,? I.,, I), ?tiuuiiiil ??Bulli i o t. h. O'.NfII.Lo. U. M Bag i o C A A.iu,?. * J !? ?(. .?u Co C .i I i'un.ld. 3 W Ula*?. ? o. U. W'il .?m Dalling. To E do. ? i.-?,,, t? ii. a ? ?i ,ii..i-i. ?... b. j,,. t I. li.Mt , u I, - l'owll, _. lo K. do. CaaA, i,,,.*, u je, kill--. Bewlitea, tJa JC do. B?i.i A i; |>aa ??, ??.uuiled.l a.?'?'.'-. C* K do. Ban Y J P. a.u,.,.go. Uni t um, io. 9. A. I'.?- ,y ? i t _. j. l.rI,-?,i o, Y, di l> ", 'o t., du S,,,t. J ( li. ?in it. ' o. (J. 0 W i?<i.-,.,, ,-r, j, ?o. j h MUItr.C* ii ? I...u li.Til, u. c. I), ladera, ( o. K.. 1 A. ?Vu ? i g. a. y. A. ( ? Um, ( a. F, wo-,-iei. -? i.i. i e... U. A Maaa?ce.!. woeaaal. Si a? , r . b. B.Baeam, tie. t\ mum foi. Al II. nu..I Co I. | U?.7 C* I at Billi --/.Bd.io. I ?BVBM.Tattaaaa. l.tinBt H I ,.,.:. a,Ce I y. ..,??..< , n memaamd. y,. ? ti.ii, o. Co. I _ (.,.,,,, f (o ,|. wounded. t?", a ' .' - Pe**** * o- n. -vinlia. Coi. .?- k, aaaaeei J Bo .??, Ce O wou?dr-j. m HM U i,?,,uiiM. N liai,,?. Ou. C. wouuile*. g, att? ?ay. co. t, wenodei. A ilty-aut, U. Jf, weuuiie-. THE GREAT BATTLE OF SBARPSBURG. ni sara wiscobms. Se-gt.A A. Bacbnioiili?,. ( o? M M ? harle Cn T, w'nd J I W .utltled II Pike tu li . ?BO'.il.Ie.l ?1. 'I u?i.?r Te A wend.-I J Ia, Ila??, te. (. ?s.lJ.iI. ??. OSB Wiicufill?. I.lent Col A'len. at , Ihi (?,een. Cm. A wegeile??. < apt C OP. o,b?< a Co. C, w Con Sinos ?Sa, B. asea >l?d '.?l r!?,Ci i?. ?r u tai I'.iiitre?. ( ? ( t??,ot,..ed !)?il S.miJ.fii 1. ki..ed. Baker. Cat w.Br.ded. I.iri.1 VV . J i.e.. ( ? A.B'iu. S-en Ce H w,ui??Je.l. Llrui lil i ( e t, ?? i, i Bases, ? ?? < aaaaOaal I ?.-?.| to to K. ??? ll'-tri). ('B'? (V- H. w '.i.hd Doia.lD Ct K.aourde?! Ii. I a he? (e B. t?. united ? . ?bt ., ? t , Weall ii.d. ( it in?. Co I> ?, r .. ; Clque, ( n K ? u led It?,)?. Co li won? .(rd. ...tri'. .;.,(',, l. ??..nud'd ..... di. a I? (. ? u .led Hfiws, Co. U,WeiBSVA Carp M'Nulj.le B. t? .1 IBISD WDKOBBIS. (bl Hager, head. J. ha., Co 1 -, a 1? 1 M??'ii?:ii ISBISBS? lit I.? Win. Orr ?? ui,d?d P. I ?ti tall Co. II. weo'ded 1.1. ut (ri li-ri ii.sr. li. rd J K-i.lt la .1 ateee? ed. H Ist"?' ? '.. Y. ?.?m. d ? M ll.r Co.?? ... VV. 1. VV ii?. L, (o II, w ?., >4 I s|? (?alee, B, 1 Mid., i. ia- . Ihr llalli? -Fielt? ?ii Ikartdn? si Trace lo Durr the Iii ?.I |,i,i of lulled an? Hounilol The Urn. al af il.e lieh? le. i . ? , ?kiln i . . . , r Tin I T air , Ki dav .-?,(. M-* ?. I Yerterdsy wu? OMBDbd bl lui) li g the lieud OBd rarii g tor the w?>ui?ird. Te Btokab ?ei ; m a flag of (nice m tie toort ?? ?<? ukking peru..??ion lo bury ib'-ir own dead, whirl via? grui,tri]. At fir?! Ike ?r!?-r? wio v< ry atrmgent ?gum boldil g lil ? r? urta? Willi the Rebel?, bul li'Ullig ti ? ?fierian t!wy were re'nxed, and the troop? of boil ?id?? iree'y luieimingled. Ti" Ml wiag i? a li?t of toms of the killed am won:.dei! : ling.-Geo. Rodman, ? ?.ii.n.ht. I io* a ' uguie ii (?en. liumiid?', ?iivieioti, wa, wounded. Col. Steav. of the Ita Kui.ile Island Regiment, wa? wandsd ?n the kip?, L*0M Cal, Ap(lem?n, of lbs Rib Counselicu? I. ?ii ?ii'. *i? wounded. Ce pt. (In? wold, of ti silt!) Connecticut Regiment. I.lent. Arei.beig, of Senmaii't (II.lu Hutt? ty, h ?t m leg. Msju Oi'e?, of the S^lh I'euiif.ylv&nia Regiment, wa? ?*svere|y woumled. Col. Harlow, of tie 61,t New-York It>gi-tv>n?, ?til wounded. Cul. tj.xidnth, of the Cl?t New-York Regiment, Wah ki'b'!. Co!. Real!, of tie 1th I'? luitylvai.ia Regiment, wu, wounded. Col. Cr???dale of the 128th IVnniylvnnia Regi m?nt vv,.? killed. Mhj r Dwight of the 2d ila ? ur [janetta Regiment wa, wounded. AtioliVr ?rrnunl of ".Vednesdo?/', Untile, Pu n. Oui S; er ?. ? IBSSe ?I? I ra lia it. ??i?, i? V?mOt?,A?y l.??nl?g, flept 11, I dil. The eiiriiiv, a? iiauul BMMMBwd sad ? aller? .1 hil force, B? i .ueli a? i???ei''le io *i*A?. Hit lui??* lui? run al?.UK an bIbbM unbroken atretcb of Uflfchn for Istleasfiwo mile?. Ile htnl miine t'0?ip, beside? in ! .,'! v m,cr on the auuimita ol the numerous uu'iiilntioii?, m BMfl ground, on ?tie iiDe af the Auiieiani Creek. V?.- were lb? aim? king party, and of cou rae weie obliged lo go to the enemy, (lur way lay aero?, o,?rii beide. The pOaHMfl we occupied ?arly iu ti??? BMT8? ing waa peibapa a n.ile in tl.e rem of where we seenaeeedonatonha BMhaidaaB'a Division wa? ???j,i rated from Sumiier'a Corps, and ud.led lo Hook? err on the right of tim cei.iei t? strengthen Hooker for the O) ei.ing moven,em iu the light. MainCi-hr, CarpO also iu*i|?oried Hooker. Franklin? Carpa, ahnb ni ll.e morning lay al ahOBJttlSOM left, wa? MM around to the "X1 erne right, OBd I'" I? r'e Corps ?.<,D| i? d lae easter, aad Ben-side with Beaai am BOmn> I'ivibou? 0'i (liebfi. Thal is the order in which Ihe ?rinv wi ?it into llie li,?lit. Tin-en? in?, (?j ?in aad bOMSO a wooded ridge bclvve.n AntieUm Cn-rk i ii I Mi?i| rh,:rg. The laid wa? full of poir.ta of view from which lui; bailie in li? whole lengtli and btoa?llb ounld be w ni,??red hy a ?ingle eye. The day CtSSSWd I ?ivy, but by 10 o'clock bud clear?-.! up. leaving a II?-? kel ?ky wah a gen'le brenan laMBgeiBM WS llBlslag beet of the ?un a little. Bj9|?MlghtoBg bud become general Hlid cl?.?a? tajtwna ile inim.tiv el Oea. Hnker'e earoo nod -Ug, eii|-?or'ed bv (i?-u. Malti-fiel?!'? C<?)|>?, thti K.cL arden a? fcliawad hy tim corps of (len. Bbbbbw, < n ihe r,gbt of our lino of bullio. Me miine the !?aiieii?aof (jeu V\ ijobu l'orU-rs corjie, ?iiuuled about the c? nter of our line?, u.? ? el the uivai.ee of our right by firing aci??? at the enomy in ila fiont. At IU1 o'clock (len. Murundi- was ordered to ad? vance on the left and attack with vigor. li ioO?At Meaj-her'a li lab Uh.ade SB advancing The abn\a map ??? ill give a general but aro ,ati* iintinti of lb* pi?amil? if ii* two aru.n-i after II .".'-i had ggaand the fnrd at the right. Attacking then ihe en-'iiv'i left, their hu* at once iwung to? ward bun Ran ihr outer pt-n uti,.g a frnn' of great extent and d?? t!i, and BO*?btg Sun,um and Kim,?lui *l! day at the plant winch If okrr won. Ilunii.de rarried the bridge al tin- lef' an! the fir-t i'o|eof Ihe hill lo the light of the bridge, hut Wai ?riven bast from the la'ler, und ouly ?uccFedr-d in I.'?'?!a.?? iii? own there.fli-r. In order to effect thin, nan i. .?f the H^bel ?'rengili UM brought over t.? tue left aft*-, Fianklin'i ttiark bad ceneil, ao that in fact the Rebel lin* fronting al firet a? indicated on the map, moved incceiaively Inward iii* lift and righi anti repel'nd incentive advancer?. Their lit* of rerrent to lim river tai by the Shaipihorg .-? ad, ??hi h Kurmide u.F.iii ti bave curri'-d, but never mc cfi-.If.I in apfanarhing. The ?kel? h will he ihor oughly UD.Ieni'ood on rending li.a lett.-r of onr mr rFr? undi nt on tha fifth puj-e, which cb arty ?!?? icribFi the h tile, and wlio?* knowledge of the * I ia, grou d ia a guaranty of the accuracy of the nut p. overa plowed field on a brigad* of the enemy, a ?bell fran nur center bural Binung ihe Hebel?, and Har ail li,mu heck on a run. The truth Hngaiie oiuhl Inn.I? keep ii? line ?f march in iii ?Hgerneri ??very nun io ga aa full an ha could individually Stier the tkod.dillera. (irn. HuriiFiie't command WMMaafaBldif aaBBa**! Bad a*OV0M*l I>.?iiinmi dieu. I'liirmiile wai nr.fi-rid In Ulk* tin bridge crnrailig ihe AlllirUlUl (.'leek, I Fining, heavy ?lone ?lr,it tare, moll formidable iori defence, li,,I i ne of the Beceeaitiea Inr crt**.i,ig over to the et erny t grntiiid. Tim hill N ??-Ymk l)ur ?? '? 7, ?lavr, won lint ra al mil to tak iru.lrh. Til" i bridge WM held hymn Hebel le?, in* ni? The <?I Harjlaad wai Irat nut to dieledgi ti,em, ami dni an t..i work, but fuii, I of the ,.l,j,-?t. The ..lit J*? in ? ??.Kinn and iiiit Ne??-Yoi k wire IMBI MBa, ami I BMBOI tied, after a deepetoM ngntaaaOB, aial at an awfaleattef life to u?. AbeMMOefon bnvefi-! I'iViK Iel! knled and BOBBdtd ni that el,do.I. The gtraggle bMed fall three beaia, The Mm Ma??, mo? alni ein"*ig"xi and tuffs red kv vere'v. On. Rollman ?nccecdml iii folding tim ? reel al,,mt a u.i.e bdow the lu,ilga with hub,..ad', , .(.?.i, a.g ni II,f lib Ki-UIII,kv Bud "..li and 11th Counttiturut. TI,?, Hebela we,e driven from the fmlit ot tin ,r hi,,', which aal lim wettern bank of the creek up to and beyuud lae lull in the rear of the Rebel righi, and held by Gen. Hum?.de at Un? cmse of th* day. A battery waa alto eaptnrtd, and IB? taiacd ; ?bile oa the ?tber baad Uta. B_tM.de I?** I nea lung, bul ?o many ?f iii bravo men, together | ?vi.h lien. It,'d,n,i!,, Col. Kingibory, llth Connect i I cut, Li. nt. ('ni. A- II (-?Ifuiuii, lilli t'oiuiertii nt, li,! ,,'b, r of In? valuable n luce ra. (len. Ho limul and Col. K ii ? airy were in, ruby ?voiiu.Jed, ui.il Lieut. Col. Coleman killed ou right. (ii-n. It,m.?i,li? huit, p.'iha'i, the hardeit work cf i! f fu 1,1. Til* bridge wa? the enemy'? BB-agOel detenu?-* pmition. And ii only lim', but in the cnurta of the day, the I'lingth of the cunny non minni lo nur left, und c,l c, titrated coiiFid- iah y up-,n Itiiniritl? i ?ting, and oire crpn w.ih a I he !u?<l lo ?tem the cm,tut. The te-1 ?binni,eel BMB?IBgMlkB eiiFinv't lo* hy (Jen-. 11',,,'aer auil M.uirti, Id, and ' ?? al,aip rino'iua'nug of our o ii'.t, hud the iffdi't, M, doubt, lo diriourui'" the Relu'ifiuiti any atagana been m that ?pinner,ead th* later opining of (hw ball on our h ii invited hem in tal way a* tim lea?l ?!i'?pFn,te ciiiiiit ?'. Tlie lia,Le, too, waa a gte.it poiul Willi tlielll. They hlld ggSM nh-a of turning nur left before we ,'eve.opFil our torce theic, ami M "no mun Bkads n voy rupee able attempt I > ?lo an, but, al ho BgB tim? a.i'.-la in ?i!n,m,:,,.n in the atleuipt. our lio'.pn, ? ii ti.re? -i mi, iLeir purg?te, foiled them al ihe lint m,.veinent and drove tbem bet?re thtlP. Tun ia the grealetl balle of ibu war, and the mt ii ktubbornly cnnietted on ibe par*, of the Rebel? of any general eugageu?lui of great magnitude. Ti,. ipleLUid work of our brat* boya ia pan praise. Io ne Umbi, m I mw tinta, walk-ug op io uto hinting hat.er.es, and the rapid u?u?keiry, wonld explain any degr?s of enlhn,ia?tic adn.ira i?n. ?Several vet Bna officers t-old me tbej never saw meo magnificent hghting. It Wut not all ??lain ailing wi'h ni, however. We wert? more than once, tenir?rariiy driven back; we very nearly loettle battery we captured by a iud deu i?-enIorcenient of the point from which it was taker. A whole Rebel division was brought up. ? ?ur brigade fell hack, bal retained their captured i'Biterv. Some notion msy be obtained of ihe auarp ii. ?a of lbs enemy', fire at time?, itir.iogh which our t ? ya mar? I.e.! without (ui'.enug, by t s fa t that , Ca^t. Clarke'? battery ha?! ev-ry ?ortimiaioued ? ffi cer? captain m- ?i in?- lieutenants?ti ol down before it was even brougt i iuio (?ositioo to 1 e ueed, and it was afterward fought by it? uouconimitaioned effi j esr? ! Gan. Hun,?nie and etatT occupied a point of obaer vat on within range of the enemy a arti lery, but ? partially protected by nay-etuck?. Snell, burst repeatedly near iheui. Some of our batteries on tho left fired away al! 'heir ammunition hy eundowu, or a lillie after, but more had c? me up ready for a renewal of the Lu! iu the ni? riiiiif'. Au aldition also Lad been made lo i he number of the batterie? fir the left. The Rebel? ?topped tiring a lillie bef.xe positive da: kurra obliged ibeui, and after a lew rounds fiom ?.ne gun ? ?n our aide darkness clue?,I the awful ?'ene. j. e. _-a, A ?.encrai View of the ?Urra? Rattle The Blain ?sat Bath ?sid? a The Hebel I.oaa. Prom Dur .?'i ?nal Corie?|H>Bd?at. On tub Barri.a nan? vv.?, ., ay. Sept. 17?11 p m. A long, hotly-coutetted, bloody ba'tle?the liercett of the war ! Kifty thousand men flung againu we know not bow many, on a line three mile, in length ihe two nutaeee wrestling like ?tibi?le?, (training eveiy muscle?one losing bera, tbe ???her gaming ?heie, one preeeed back aloug hie entire frout, bul ?nil resisting ao tiercely and aturdtly that the ?uu weol down and night closed in on an indecisive con? diet. Yonr correspondent?, familiar with the organiza? tion of this army, will douhtlcF? write for you ibe ?ntiury which baa been made to-lay I only attempt a few fragmentary note?, during the half h ?ur Ire fore Tub Trihi ?t messenger leave?. lteiioit! weie current yeeterday that the Rebel? ! ii'l been crossing the Potomac southward, Ht YYil !?Hiu?port, Mr two deys. The inference tlutt (btv ?nu living before llcClel'un, and would not ?laud I north of the river, au, very tin?ati*)ract?>ry t.? the , anny, and ihe.e wa? uiuch iui| .ant-inn that we were not punuinn. Hut it ??em? that ?n'y their irmne were crossing, and the entire Rebel am y was wail? ing lo gits u? bs'tle on the seil of Mun land. All if)?? murnini/ our butteiiss on ihe Lit were Iriooj slowly; but they drew only f w and fnint np i?-. Mea ?he enemy. Ii waa 4 o'clo<k p. in. when Hooker, willi l.i? entire corpa, waa ordered to make an advance on the ru-hi. Turee mile? out, bia advance cav?Irv wai opened BBBB at ?bert raage with grape aud OOBiaB t, tenu a Baahad battery. None of Ihe BBSVltoa were emu i d, hut (tie cavalry esme po irmg buck iu tua mt,ion? bane **The BeaaMan opening from a hatters ta ti ?? edge of I be wood,'' said th.) colonel of the regi ii. lit. "Let thrill opeti,'' replied lloi-ker, "wo liuvr a, muiiy halt?n.-s as tiley. Korward ' ' II..li hu hum aiierw md lhere wa, a muake' report from the rk.i iii's'iriB, then ttnotlier, and oJnoOl iu aiiiiiily the Innig OB both ?io?-? wa? hot and heavy. I h. n Hool.??) ? eye brgun lo gtSBM willi Ho tieice j??y of balte; be burred forward the ?rilli, -,y, ?eui ??der, billi* r Bii.l thither, until be wa, lett wi hou. a slut! I'thcer near bun, and ?lu i until bia foice? with vvmderlnl rap dity. 'Ihe ?kiruiithing with artillery and infantry wa? v.-ry heavy. The enemy'? guns were well MTSOd, ami shot and ?heil begun lo fall like bull about HiM.k-r and bia tatt, covering lim with dirt, and rtndeiii.g the rearing and plunging horses bImmI UiiinanaKeble. The night wa? clou.iy.and it wai s.? ii ' ?xiretuely dink; but the tighuag coiuuuied by the | ti???.)?, of gunson both sides until 8J o'cl ck. Tin Hein?,? wete than pie.etd but k liom ibeir li.i.t jxai IIDII. Their pickets were only a few yard? from ours ?mnng the night, aud there waa MafOOBl bring ou i'Oih ?id.,. In the dsrkneu our artillery an?t d use co.uunis of infantry were moving from the fib lags up toward the field, ready for the morning? work. With the earliest ?lawn ?tiktoy na inenced again, gad ?t _' g???? ___ |ggg ??3 reopened furinosly. Only Hooker, fong WM Wf,j_d fc,, __g.t| bal! ?o-d.y every cor,. eXoept p,.,,,... ^ ,^_ :_ ^ bitile, and baa ?teen bot work. From noon until 4 p rn. .?<? WMf4ln? ,? fg muikery; but wi.h tbat extMptioo lU ...rp rattlB ct utinaed from daylight uaiil dark. ''TMta_ak*i fierce chorut" of the aniHery wai inevoaeiac. A hill a mile Mooth of the villag* afforded a riow of the entire line, ami wai crowded with aBnjB__g__J A briik wind lifted the emoke, and tra could na with gieat i';iiinciijF?B not only ih* poBttone of ih? I,altea le? oo both ?iii.-*, but oar infantry and cavalry and beyond, thoie of the Rebel*. Oar line would move,and so netimen break, nu a new battery opened upon it, tb,, abell* exploding in tbe ranke. Thin loud cheers would come op from the *n*my. Next, oo* of onr batteries or a flanking fore? would break them, and then the cbeenng of our men, a* they advanoed, waa heard nearly a Billa away. On ih? whole, our troopehave behaved admirably. Never wat field more bravely and biuerly coe? utled; not an met, waa gained without paying for ? in loyal blood. A decitite victory cannot be claimed. We bava not annibiUted the enemy; we have not driven bin acron* the river. Tb? iiuBcationi ara that, Mven M Hie struggle baa been, the barleat fighting of th* bat? ile ia yet to come. Tbu? far tb* advantages ara clearly with u?. We bold lb? ground where Uta (>atile opened. The enemy'a dead and wooaded-* ihote he IflBt lett night and Uiii morning?are tiihixi our linct. All along ?he front wa bate ditvea bia back fruin one Vi three milei. The !o?a on both tide i? extremely heavy. Keary building, public and pntgte, in the village, ita hot? pi'al; so ia every farm-house and barn within two iniles of it. The enetry'i wounded ara ?tig lying ota ibe field by bundieds, and tom* of our own are aot yet brought in. We ha?e lit le data fur ?menamat* j bul I think our lou in kil ed and wounded np to thig time munt reach S.iXi. er 6,(X)0. One of Gan, Mc< : le 11 an'i principal italf office? eitimaiei it at 10 000. In the cor.i-fiel'.i, in the wood?,behind the finen, and in ?be valieyi, (be dead are lying, literally ira heapt. Tue Hebel killed, where we bad opportunity tote* them, certainly outnumber oura greatly. At Loon, while a field of corn wa* filled with allan? pedirg c lumn of tham, one of our huiter.es opened! upon ii, and abell after ii til exploded in tb?ir ondit, while an advancing brigade waa pouring in mee? kelly. In that field, jutt before dark, I counted nxty-four of the enemy't dead, lying aimoet ia ona Exciting Banora ia Baltiaaare?B?parte4 Itrcaptureor Harper's Ferry?Bad lea* diiiou of the KeB?*l Army. Eiom oinr b|i?ci*i Core?p"i,dert. l'ai T;?,.K?. Tl.i.r?di7 S?pt Ii. ?861?4 p. m. Thia city has all tiny fan ly run wild aa rumor aft**. run or baa flaaned fiom all qnartert, but pnu? ipally from lb* lame quarter, concerning operation? on the Upper Polonia?.. 1 have laken aome puim to reduce then ranon to ih? conttii-eicy of probalii ity if not of eiablinhedl fact*, by Ml variation witu pert mi lalcit from the ?ni.-ne of conflict. | Thai our army throughout the nvenl dayl of ' fighting (barring Harpers Ferry), fat achieved al? i uait uuvarying incceat, wi.h no important qnuli* fratt ii or drawback baa, in renlity, " mail* larga .capture!," with a comparatively irnall lo?*; baa ?driven i he Rebeli coniiuual'.y and pnihed the m | almoet to the hut extremity, ii, I am ptnoaded, a y ai d and ?vell-.ntheiiticaied fact. I '"??? I i.re ii Faure,'. Neverllittie??, lhat I/ong-t'etl 1 and Cobb aie hoi h in our band* wont dod ; that I>a ha? bvenatutmio Viri-iiiia in theaeme conoition and ' that J-ck??>n, ii?*w in chief command, is about tho 'only considerable Rehel G?'Ueral left are i*presenta?? ' lions lu ?vi,' mpported i? at we may accept them M . Lett. I 1 learn from a gentleman ttoxn Frederick at an ?early hour thia morning, and who not only appre? ciate! the truth in a gem-rtl wey, but the utility of fuel? no?v, that Ha,per'i Feny bat bean noccupied , | by Durutide, and that be marched th* greater part 11 of hil corpa over the briiige (*hich, therefore, eould i, uot have been dea'royed) to Holivar H ghi*, with tba tiew loan important movement in nie com igt?n***' of Jsckauia ?ucceedingiu withdrawing tue remuant-* ot hu army acron the 1'otomac. The chancee for Jackton g-t'ing away by tha Gap or any other rotr.e, wouhl teem, laking tha mott moderate view of bia litoi-ion, decidedly again**"* bim. Rebel priionert concur in represeniing that tha Rebel ar mv is non?!!?' in a itate bordering on itarv ?atioD, while their condi'ion witb rvfennce to cloth?. ' mg, _r.c, i* correspondingly bad. Of thia the a?rerai j thouiaod pr.tii'neri that have been brmigl t tu ?l.'.OO having arrived here thia .norning?are witn?at*a that nobody would think of attempting to i.n;-ench. In view of the proven condition of the Rebel army, lhere would teem to he real groand for the hopeful aipect drawn from tbe present l'aie of Iba case, that t' e only ground of bopo I?r Jickion and hil army ia in getting back into Virginia, which would he the graa'.cet feat that Rebel chieftain bag yet achieved. It ?eems to b* conceded that Gen. McCleUnn h M been con-id th' ly re-entoeced within the last fortv eight hniiri. At the tame time th? Penn-ylvaala militia hive been raining down to tb? borter la ' thouiHiiilt. Large r-upp In ?if ammunition were I eat to hmi (mm thia cuy yeitetday, and there it no probiibilitv of hia i uniting shad of ?nyuing eaten*? t al io a continuance of tho graut and apparently 1 ti; m1 c.mtiict io a iitoieri'ul te-u iu.iii'.u. 1 Nniv?,i!.?taadaaj toe len in kill? 1 ha?, witi.ootI Hiiy doi'lt, boen very great, I ai : permaded ti M it wriF i.at, i u le Um evening, any ting like at g'eat aa during the wee? of bd'tles on the Heuiui'ila, ' when our fj-.-S werk fighting au lim defensive, ?Q ?i arch of a ii-?v lime. Our I.M iu pr?miier? has beni cnmpiri.'ivcly meager. I'm sou* from tlio ground Bgiee m plgeBBJ li i* Hera on the Rebel nd? very iriich the lu g'-st, ard the fi.'iir, a vary front eight to titeen lim iiaaud. Th* d,?parity kg killed and wini ded is repieetuted st being in about tha ?um? nrtio. A fjt ntl, ii. in from the acetic of event! thit morning* He.u.t- nie of a single fact, whifi, while ililluftratM the aleja*?tef lae Rebels, at the sine lime fully pn'VM their BBlBBan cnaition. H? ?ute?, te-y ma ay of the cavalry were wiilu u' shot ?, and lhat it wat no1 an uutreiiueni thing to tee rulers witb their span f.isiened io naked feet bleeding from laoeraiion. Ae a general thing tho hories vttr* in no betUr oondi tinii (ban their riders. Ther? is abundant testimony to the poiut that tba I lood of our army ii up; that willi thia last? of ne. o ?i?, a.id the ?mpnilalio, ni I'lece?* now fullv Uudsr. ?io. ?1. the men are equal B> ul-iotl anything?tba new vicing wuh the ula troopiin s*adt_e*i ?nit dash. ? d3 D. B. IIil.il Ituiiior* ia Bold!utera-Srrrvt D? parluir mt Tret?'?* fi-om the lit)?TI*? llralh-Iltoit te Be ?t eeiou. rtoui Oat U*B to,reapoudnait. lUiiiiini, Sept I?-? __, Ths hat been an uupleu-aut > exciting day for tha Rebe'a in Haltiinoro. Yaelarday afternoon all nrta of rumor? were in iii dilution. Jackaoa wee M i roderick. He wai al the Relay Hoon. MeCle.lea Mem TvrsIttB 1'igi.