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THE 1IEMPHIS ,.. BAILS- APEE AX. MONDAY, - AUGUST 11, 1862.
MONDAY EYEN1KG, AUGUST 11, 1S?.
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TXIE BATTgi.K OV KA.TOIV ItODGF.
We are enabled to give this evening a graphic
seeoBBt of the late operations at Baton Kouge,
It k from the pen of a participant, and a gentle
man of experience as an army correspondent,
who esjoyed every opportunity of obtaining cor
4reot ialbraatioii, wbteh is so desirable in mak
toff ap a report of a battle. To him we are ale
indebted for a partial list of the Confederate
killed and wesuded.
HOIS'. E. T. BABTIiKTT.
It k with sincere sorrow that we anOBnce
the deals of the Hon. Edwakd T. Bartlbtt,
distinguished alike as & public man and private
He was a native of Kentucky, well knows
a ad esteemed throughout that State as a states
man aad a patriot.
After having occupied positions of boior in
has us live State, he removed a few years since to
Meapbts, and tamed his attention to his profes
swa (he practice of law. He died on Friday
last, the Sth iasfcmt, at hk brother's residence,
in thk county. He woke and complained of
weariness, fell back upon his bed, and in a few
mamsnta died without a straggle. lie leaves a
widow aad an only daughter, besides two sons in
With sadaees will this intelligence be received
ly tfeottscads in Kentucky and throughout the
Oeafederaey, who honored him as a patriot and
df!knfitiaa. He had for vetrs been a member
ef the Baptist Church, president of it conven
tion aad lived and died eonskteatly with his
aiuicuEi; is prison.
A few days since we pubhshed from the Chi
eero 2Ve, & lengthy account of the seisure,
ki that eity, ef George Burroughs, Esq., of
Meaphk. He was arrested as a spy, and sent
Aw ChtOHge to the penitentiary at Alton, 111.
"We new learatbat be was inhumanly murdered
ea the day after hk arrival, by one cf the
guards, under the following ckea instances : He
ww Btttaag i his buuk, and had a newspaper
fejrisg hi the platform, whoa the guard passed,
leading. The latter, after making several
rounds, kieked the paper into Bs face, when he
reaauthed, very pleasantly, that if he had known
the paper was ia hk (the guard's) way, "be would
1m re raaoved it The guard then said, excited
ly, " You rebel son of a b h, dou't talk to mo
er I will kill you," when he fired the contents of
lik musket iu hk face, killing hint instantly.
Thk statement of the unprovoked and horrid
&Kur k free men who were within ten feet of
the parties when it occurred. It is one of tlie
jnmt eoU-btooded murders we have been called
upon to record since the commencement of the
war, and the perpetrator should be instantly de
manded by our government for punishment.
From Mr. Ciiarlks L. Thomas, of Marshall
eouBty, Mississippi who was one ef the fortu-
aate we fearn the particulars of the escape of
a number of Confederates from the Federal
jniKtary prison, at Alton, Illinois. The party
consisted of about fifty, including Col. Magof
fin brother of Governor Magoffin, of Ker,
taeky. A few were retaken, but several escaped
and have reached our lines.
It appears there was a bake oven in one cor
ner of the penitentiary yard, not in use, thiitj
five er forty feet from the waH, with a shed over
it. The prisoners climbed up on the oven, dng
tluwM-li into the srreund some eight feet, and
then to the wall, a distanceof thirty-five or forty
feet Here they found the wall eight feet
through, and the rocks so large that they bed to
driM betes in them and spht them off. rhis was
& serious impediment in their way, as the work
hod to he done while laying in the narrow trench
two feet square, with scarcely toom to breathe,
hut they persevered. After getting through the
wall tbav had to die up some twenty live or
thirty feet, before they could get fresh air. The
inaiwa hoiiw eomofeted. a nisht was set for
their departure, which w&3 accomplished in good
order. Among the escaped wore a few who had
"bees sentenced to be shot for being guerrillas
aad bridge burners.
Our informant describes the fare allowed the
Confederates iu the prison as intolerable iufi-
naWv inferior to that furnished the convicts.
He was taken at Fort Donekou, and has lan
gabbed iu prison ever since.
IttlLITIA PBAPT AT THE N OUT IS
In addition to order ng a draft to fi H up the
oM Federal regiments and the late call for 300,-
OQG troops for tbe war, JLIXCOLN nas issued a
- cell for the immediate drafting of 300,090 militia
for aiae months service. Iu our Northern ex-
outages we find the folkn i& :
Wa8HKOTON, August 4 Tbe following or
der has juet been it sued :
"War DhTJiKTiirT, i
"WASHJitUTOS, Aagwtf 4, 1882. J
Ordered, 1st. That a draft of 300,000 mi itia
li immediate) v called into Ike service of the
"United States, to serve for nine months, unless
sooner discharged. The Secretary of War will
bkmw the ouoUs to the States, and establish
Tegulatkns for tbe drafts
Sad. That if any State shall not by tho J5th
of August furnish its, quota of the additional
300,000 volunteers authorized by law, the de
fktoncy will also be made up by a special draft
lrom its militte. The Secretary of War will
OfcUblish regulations for thk purpose.
3rd. ltegulattons will be proparod by the War
Department and presented to the President with
the object of securing the promotion of officers
of tbe army and volunteers' for meritorious and
dlstingukhed rervices, and of preventing the
nomination and appointment in the military
service of incompetent and unworthy gffiaers.
The regulations will also provide for ridding the
eervJce of sueh incemp&tent persons as now bold
' By the President.
Edwin M. Stanton,
Secretary of War.
These militia are to be nsed for garrison pur
poses, while the drilled troops are to he sent to
the field. Let tho South prepare to meeftbeae
lwrdes at enee. The'drafitog at the North will
commence after tho l&th. We should not delay
itl Increasing our array.
PikeLasd for Sale. Attention Us injited
to the a&wrtkcment oT tho Pine Hill place,
offered fur ak by our fikad Col. A. S. Brown.
Jt Is tM to be well located on A-Bit-TJpon-
It will bo seen from the perusal of our col
umns to-day, that LINCOLN has ordered a draft
of three hundred thousand men for nino months.
This is in addition to the threejhundred thousand
volunteers previously called for, and will, dur
ing the summer and fall, throw into the field
again&t us six hundred - thousand additional
troops. That he will get these troops, thero
need be no hesitancy of doubt. Another fall
and winter campaign is beforo us.
In view of these facts, there is not a day nor
an hour to be lost by the South. Vast pepara
tions must necessarily be made, and it now
becomes the bounden duty of every able bodied
man in tbe Confederacy, as he values all that is
worth living for or dear in life, to enter tho lists
-at once, and assist iu hurliug back the foe from
our soil ere the rigors ef winter shall havo set in
upon us. Tho numbers of tho enemy now
threatening us can be easily and speedily over
come, but if we wait supinely until they shall
have been strengthened by the now levies called
for, the work of relieving our country of their
presence will be a vast and difficult one. Now
k the time to strike the effective blow. If the
South is true to herself as wo think she is, and
if her sous are not prepared for that humiliation
and degradation to which they would be sub
jected by the domineering power and fanaticism
of the North, the first of October will not find a
single Yankee or Hessian foot pressing upon
Southern soil. Surely our people have felt and
experienced enough already to goad them to
madness and desperation even did not the
hicher nrindDles of patriotism anil love of
O x a
liberty prompt them to duty.
It is true there is not much on the ensaa
gained field of battle or in the camp life of tho
soldier to invite to arms, vet when wo reflect
that the very worst calamity that could befal
our country is failure in this struggle, thero aro
surely none so craven as to prove laggards iu
the great and glorious contest. Every incentive
that inspires to noble deeds is that of the South
era soldier, fighting for kindred and home,
honor and renown, life, liberty and independ
ence. We believe it to be true as stated by a writer
on Hune-arian ooDreesion. that " God himself
has implanted the love of liberty in tho breast;
of man so deeply, that to eradicate it, his
veiy heartstrings must be torn out, and though
hk intellect may sometimes be dazzled and led
astray by the phantom of national glory, his
corruption must be great indeed, if he be dead
to all sentiment of race, and can forgive those
who trample down his native land, and deprive
it at once of independence and of fame."
These noble suggestions, made with reference
to the oppressions of Hungary by Austria, are
strikingly applicable to the relationships at
present existing between the North and the
South. Tbe North is mustering a million of
troops in the field, not that she has been wiouged
by the South on any particular, or deprived
of any right whatever, hut for tbe sole purpose
of asserting despotic dominion over these hith
erto free and independent States. Whether wo
shall retain our independence or wear the yoko
of the Northern despot, such as that imposed by
Austria upon Hungary, or Russia upon Poland,
k the great and momentou3 question to be de
termined within the next six months. TJere is
now no longer time for doubt, hesitancy or de
lsy. The enemy are even now at our doors,
robbing cur people, devastating the country,
spreading terror, poverty, dismay and misery
wherever they go, and six Lundred thousand
more men are now mustering in the North to
come and assist them iu their hellish work of
desolation and death.
' To arms," then, be the watch-word of every
true sea of the South. Au ignominious future,
like a gloomy pall, will hang upon all who
shirk their duty in the present emergency.
There are several passages in the following
article from the Cincinnati Commercial which
will arrest tbe readers attention. Tho Northern
abolitionists begin to discover that the loss of
the South will leave the North 'In a state of an
archy and confusion. The Commercial frankly
admit) that a failuro to subdue the rebellion
will leave them a "second Mexico, the prey of
home factions fiud foreign despots." Again,
their ' -independence and honor" cannot be pre
served unless they hold the South in the Union !
The Commercial would force us along in its
abolition ship, as it says we can "have but one
destiny !" The greatest exertions ot tbe gov
ernment, it says, are necessary to save tho
Northern people from absolute anarchy ! To bs
"swallowed up in chaos" is their fate if thoy
fail to subdue the South ! .'
These are rather remarkable confessions com
ing from the . quarter they do, and it is a Kttle
singular that our Northern cousins have been so
slow in estimating the value of the South to
them. According to their own confessions, they
are irredeemably ruined if we are now lost to
them. " Keeent events," by which wo suppose
ths Commtrcitl alludes to the recent mobs iu
tbe North, have shown them tho handwriting
on the wait But here is the article entire. Let
everyone read and make his own comments :
The order issued from thB War Dspartinont
yesterday, fur the immediate and unconditional
draft of three hundred thousand men, indicates
the earnestness of the government and the de
termination which has been reached to use all
the resources of the country to accomplish the
gigantic task before us in the annihilation of the
rebellion. The greater the exertion of force the
speedV the triumph of the national cause. It
will not do for the blue jsekets to be outnum
bered by the butternuts in futuro encounters.
Wo must have men enough to go forward aud
fijiidi the work. The Southern conspiracy
would have fallen in piec?s long since it it hid
not been for the conscription act. They could
not sustain themselves by volunteering. It will
never do to let it be said that the enemies of oar
government were ready to make more sacrifices
than i s defenders. The lest thing that can bo
done by those who would avoid tho impending
draft, is to volunteer promptly. Every one of
tbe new regiments should be full before the J; h
list., aud bv tbe same tims recruits enough
should be raked to swell tlwold regiments to their
.maximum standard. Now is the time to go in aud
march to the music of the Union. That which
is demanded for the times is action. When the
country has been saved, we bball have time
enough lo discuss questions as to the origin end
conduct of the war. We must go and save tho
Union, and the Constitution which guarantees to
us a republican form of government. If we
dare te contemplate future, we become a second
Mexico, tlie prey of home factions aud foreign
depots. It we would preserve our independ
ence aad honor, we must fight now. The gov
ernment will have a million of men in the field
by the 1st ef September, and we may calculate
with almost mathematical certainty that the
"b'g job" will be .done completely before
The war now comes home to us all more
closely than ever before; and it is high
lijje that each citizen should take a per
sonal interest in it. We must make the war
the primary business of the whole country, and
then we shall finish it. Ilecent events have
made it perfectly plain to all observant and
thoughtful persons, that nothing but the greatest
exertions by the government can save us from
absolute anarchy. Thank God, those exertions
are being made ! We must proceed to business
or we shall be swallowed up iu chaos. We must
whip the (Joutpiialors or they will whip ns.
The stars and stripes, or the hateful flag of re
bellion, must wave over us all. Wo can nave
but one flr. one constitution, one country, one
deetisy. The question to be decided is : whether
the constitutional government or the conspiracy
shall triumph. There is no other. We rati it
tight Uitdsr which flag shall it bo 7 iue old
banner of beautv and glory forever, or the
ghastly rag which is tho emblem of bloody trea
son and invHes British domination over the in
heritance bequeathed to us by the father of the
Prompt actiox-udty of
LATEST BY TELEGRAPH.
Jackson again Victorious!
POPE'S Altai! REPULSED!
Goudoxsville, Va-, August "10. A battle
was fought yesterday, on tho Southwestern
mountain, between Jackson and Pope's com
mand, which resulted in a complete Confederate
Stonowall repulsed Pope and drove him sev
eral miles from his position.
Three hundred prisoners havo arrived, inclu
ding Brigadier-General Prince and twenty-nice
Gen. Chas. S. Winder, of tho Confederate
araiy, wa3 killed.
The War In Wcnteru Virginia.
A skirmish on Wednesday, at Pack's Ferry,
Kttwenn Lorinc and the enemv. is reported. A
"-" a " '
number of Federals wero killed aud wounded,
without anv loss on our sido. Tho fight was al
together with artillery.
Tho enemy evacuated their position, after
burning their boats and destroying their stores.
Loring crossed the river iu pursuit, aud a fight
was anticipated on Thursday or Friday.
A special to the Kepublican, from Narrow New
Kiver, dated tho 8th, contradicts the reported efc
cape of Dr. Rudder. He was so heavily ironed
that escape was impossible
Federal Movement in Virgiain.
Mobile, August 0. A special lo the Adver
tiser and Register, dated Richmond, August
8trR says tho Foderals have quit Malvern Hill
Their movement upon that point wes cither a
reconnoissauce 6r a feint to cover the transport
of troops across the river. The Federals have
fallen back on the south sido of tho river, and
are intrenching at Coggins' point aud below
Threo ot Cobb's legion were taken prisoners
at Malvern Hill.
The JDcstrnctiou oT the Arkansas.
Richmond, August 8 A dispatch from Goiy.
Van Dora to Secretary Mallory, states that tho
Confederate ram Aikansas, Lieutenant Stevens
commanding has been destroyed. She left
Vicksburg on Monday to co-operato in the at
tack on Baton Rouge. After passing Bayou
Sara her machinery became damaged. Wbilo
attempting to adjust it, several gunboats attack
ed her, and after a gallant resistance she was
abandoned and blown up. The ofheers and
crow reached the shoro in safety.
MoniLE. Anrrust 9th. A special to the Tri
bune, dated Tupelo, Auenst 8th, soys that
Northern papers, with Washington dates to the
lit, have been received.
An attack from Stonowall Jackson, on Popo
or McClellan, was momentarily expected, and
McClellan issued orders for general readiness at
a moment's warning.
New York will draft after 18th, and Ohio after
the lu'.b, if their quota of troops is not filled.
Maine ha3 already furnished her quota.
A great war meeting has been held at Mil
waukie, and attended by 50,000 persons. Busi
ness was suspended and railroads passed, an
freo for tho occasion. Resolutions were passed
recommending the drafting of a million of mcu.
Several Confederate successes aro reported in
The Federal government is very much fright
ened at the appearance of the heavy French fleet
in American waters, and demands an explana
tion from Franco.
The report of a large Confederate fleet at Mo
bile was discredited by tho Yankee Navy De
Capture of the Itlcniphis.
CiiARLESTOS, August lO. The iron propeller
Memphis, which left this port about two woeks
since laden with 3,000 bag3 of sea island cotton,
has been captured and taken to New York.
(Jen. Armxtrons'' Expedition.
Tlthlo, August 9. Gou. Armstrong arrived
hsre to-day, bringing a number of arm3 and a
quantity of Yankeo stores, comprising ten
The llnttle nt Tnzewcll.
MOBILE, August 10. A special to the Ad-
vortiser aud Register, dated Knoxville, August
8th, says : No official report of tho particulars
of the battle at Tazwell had beou received.
It is ascertained that the enemy occupied a
strong position on high ridge, which was carried
The enemy's force engaged was throe brigades
amounting to upwards of six thousand men.
Our loss is not so heavy as npprehonded.
Other movements shortly expected.
LYXCimuno, August 9. We have nothing
telegraphic from Knoxville, and uo papers from
that placo, later than the sixth.
Skirmishing is reported at Tssewell on Mon
day and Tcofay.
PasssBgers by tho-Western train last night,
coalirm tho report of tho fight and victonr at
Tazcwtll, but say nothing of the report and cap
turo of the Federal army, and do not credit tho
The Arlinnans Keliable Information Coti-
From Lieut. Reed, of the ram Arkansas,
learn the following particulars :
The Arkansas left Vicksburg at two o'clock
Sunday morning, and steSinod leisurely down
the river, having amnio time to reach Baton
Rgue at tho appointed hour. When she ar
rived within fifteen miles of Baton Rouge, her
starDoard ougiuo broke down. Kepairs wero
immediately commenced, and at eight o'clock
were partially completed, though she was not in
a condition to engage many of the Yankea ves
sels on accout oi ta3 lajary re:e vu.
At four o'clock, almost to a minute, General
Breckinridge opened the attack upon Bat .n
Rouge. A messenger was dispatched at eight
o ciock 10 ascertain me strength oi the enemy a
ll)et, and the Arkansas proceeded to a point five
miles above Baton Rougo, when she was cleared
We learned from tho guerrillas on shore that
there uere only threo gunboats. On rounding
the point the starboard engine ifgain brokedowD,
and the ship drifted aibore in tight of Baton
Kouge on the Arkansas side. Ktpius wero ira
madiately commenced, and the ship got afloat at
five o uloek the same evening. The ongineers
reported that the engines wero unreliable. It
was determined to make a trial trip up the river
to ascurtaia the strength ot the engines pro
ceeded some five hundred yardj up tho river,
when her engiuo again broko more seriously
than over. Tho crew wero engaged all night in
Next morning, at eight o'clock, the look-outs
ashore reported tho Federal fleet coming up.
The ship was moored, head down stream, aud
cleared for action, aud in this condition was
determined to fight to the last. At nine o'clock
the Essex c&mn round tie point and opened fire.
At this moment the enginoers reported the
engines ready, and that thoy would last half a
Tho lines wero cut and the Arkansas started
for the Essex with Iho intention of running her
uown. jrrocecuea auoui inrro nuuureu yaros
in tlie direction of the Essex, and tho larboard en
gine suddenly stopped. Sua tbeu make; for the
bank, her stem" down, the Essex pouring a hot
fire into her. In this condition Ave open fire
with tho stern. Tho Essex continued to ad
vance, and when within four hundred yards the
orew of the Arkansas were ordered ashore and
the vesrcl fired. Alter all hands were ashore,
the Essex fired upon the disabled vessel most
furiously. In an hour nftor her abandonment
the fire communicated to her magazine?, aud all
that renuiued of the iioblo Arkans.u was blown
Lieut. Stevens was in command of the Ar
kansas, and displayed remarkable coolness
under the most perilous and distressing ratsfor
tuues. Oar Informant, Lieut. R , states that but
for the misfortune to her engines the expedition
against Baton Rouge would have been-a most
brilliant success : uud the Yankees would havo
been driven from Now Orleans in a few days.
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THE BATTLE OF BATON ROUGE.
Camp on CbMrrE IUver, )
Thunxtay, Angnst 7lh, 162. J
Corro-pondence of the Memphis Appeal. - -
Vicksburg, after a masterly and gallant de
fense of nine weeks, had been relieved of a state
of siego. Tho frowning lino of gunboats that
for so long a while had encircled the scemiDgly
devoted little city, was no longer visible. Tho
skies that day by day had beon darkened with
the sulphurous clouds of war, were again bright
and smiling. No noisy detonations of bursting
bombs disturbed tho quietude of tho balmy
nisrhts. " Homo osain" camo the matrons and
maidens of the charming " Hill city." Stores
wero reopened, homesteads brightened up ; along
the streets and garden walks were littlo children,
and the peaceful scone appeared only marred by
the presence of the " rudo soldiery " that had
stood sentinel at the gates and warded off the
vandal blows of the enomy.
Thero was evidently nothing more for us to do
in that locality. At least a portion of tho de
fenders of Vicksburg could bo spared, and so to
other fields they wero ordered. Breckinridge's
division formed the body of troops selected for
operations in another sphere. That efficient,
spiritad end brave corps, had been tried so often
and found so ontiroly competent to any enter
prise, no matter how arduous or dariug, that it
was of course seloctod to bear tho brunt of the
new movement. It had advanced steadily
through all tho iron sleet of Sunday's fight at
Shiloh. It had checked the overwhelming
masses of tho enomy on Monday. It had
marched from Corinth to Abbeville, half way
through Mississippi, and was set to the work of
defending Vicksburg. In all these perils, and
trials and hardships, the men, although with
their backs turned upon homo and braving a
climate that bore to them the seeds of death,
never faltered, never complained. This was
struggle for tho relief of no one city, or btate, or
section of the Confederacy. They knew that a
Wnw wnll struck at anv noint. would provo ef-
vi - t
fective and tond to accelerate the general result-
peace and liberty. They know, too, that there
were mothers and sisters iu Kentucky who would
prefer hearing of their unattended death by lin
goring diseaso in somo far-away hospital, or their
being suddenly smitten upon tho battle-field, to
a withdrawal from so righteous and just a
On Saturday, July 2Gth, wo received marching-
orders, and on Sunday the trains left for
Jackson. Thence by the New Orleans railroad
we wero qufckly spirited to Tangipahoa, in
Louisiana, seventv-eicht miles from the CroE-
cent cily, and sixty from Baton Rouge. This
point one of those railroad mushroom towns,
lecated in the pine-woods of St. Helena parish
was to be tho base of our operations. Camp
Moore was in the immediate vicinity, where for
several months tho Louisiana troops had been
fitted for activo duty in the field. It was now
occupied by a regiment or two, with ono battery,
and some odds and ends of cavalry, the wholo
under the command of Ruggles. Upon the ar
rival of Gen. B:eckinridgo he assumed chief
command, aud the treops wero separated into
two divisions. To Gen. Clarke wero assigned
Gen. Ben. Hardin Helm's brigad consisting of
tho 4th and 5th Kentucky, 4th Alabama bat
talion, and 31st Mississippi regiments, Colonol
Statham's brigade of Tennesso and Mississippi
troops, aud Cobb s Kentucky aud Hudson s
Mississippi batteries. To Gan. Ruggles wero
given his old force, the 4th Louisiana, Colonel
Allen ; Louisiana battalion, Col. Boyd ; the
Partisan rangers, and Simmss' battery, together
with Preston's brigade commanded by Col. A
P. Thompson, of the 3rd Kentucky, composed
of the 3rd, Cth and 7th Kentucky and 35th Ala
bama regiments. These troops were mostly
war-worn veterans, but their long marches aud
tho arduous picket duty at Vicksburg had
nearly decimated their ranks, so that they weic
hut skeletons of regiments.
It was now announced that a descent upon
B itou Rougo aud the possession of the Missis
sippi river was contemplated. The plan was a
very fcasable one, notwithstanding our limited
land force. Gen. Breckinridge was to attack
tho onemy in tho rear of the town and destroy
or capture his troops, while tho ram Aikansas
would cnggo tha gunboats and prevent their
rendering any assistance to their comrades on
shore. The Arkansas had been repaired, her
craw renewed, ind she was again ready for ac
tion. We waited at Tangipahoa sevoral days
to ascertain definitoly that she was prepared.
Iu tho msanwhilo the quartermasters wero busy
hiring teara3 and ongogicg transportation. But
with all their endeavors, their success was in no
way commensurate with the wants of the army.
At last wo wore oft". Gen. Van Horn had
telegraphed Gen. Breckinridge that tho Arkansas
was ready, and there was now no obstacle to our
success hut tho long, sandy, Diezing road ct
sixty miles. Tho boys stepped gaily away to
the sound of music's inspiriting strains, their
battle flags streaming .proudly, aud their hearts
pulsating quickly at tho prospect of punishing
tho foe. Yet ono-third of the small number
with which wo had loft Vicksburg, wero pros
trate with sickness, and it appeared as if moro
troops remained behind than went forward
The heat was terrible and tho men fell out of
ranks rapidly. Almost every farm-house on
tho road side wero convened into hospitals.
On Sunday the 3d inst., General Breckinridgo
advised General Van Dorn that ho would be pre
pared to attack Baton Rouge at daylight the fo!
lowing morning General Van Dorn replied
that tho Arkansas would not reach a position
where she could participa'e in the 6ght until
Tuesday merning. It was then definitely do
termined that the attack should bo made at day
light on the morning of tho 5th, tho ram Arkan
sas, of whose steady aud uninterrupted progress
down tbe river we had bcon constantly advisod,
co operating with the troop.?.
At 10 o clock Monday night, August 4th, tho
troops, about 2,'luO in all, advanced lrom thoir
camp on Comito river Tho mon were in tho
finest spirits and confident of accomplishing
their purpose beloro broaiciast timo. lhe march
of ten miles ovor a smooth, sandy road, between
well cultivated plantations, was conducted with
quiet aud order.
AN UNFORTUNATE AND FATAL MISTAKE,
But about dawn thero occurred cne of thoso
terrible misadventures that are frequently tho
harbingers of gloom and disaster. While tbe
column was advancing about thieo miles from
tho city, the road skirted on one side by a denso
piece of woodland, and on the other by a field of
sugar-cane, there came a tornhc volley ot mus
ketry from the woods wnere a body ot partfsau
rangers had been posted. It was evident nt once
that there was a mistake, but tho confusion inci
dent upon the alarm could not be obviated, and
several casualties occurred. Brigadior-General
Helnm's horso fell into a ditch and disabled that
gallautyoung officer, his leg being btdly mashed.
Tho troops were thus deprived of his valuable
services in the Cold, and he was compelled to re
main restive away lrom the scene or action
while his bold boys wore winning fre3h laurels.
Ceptain Alex. H Todd, (a brother of Mrs. Lin
coln) of General H s stiff, was instantly killed.
hnd Captain Willis S. I.oberts, commanding tho
4ih Kentucky, daugeronsly wounded. Captain
Todd wa3 a young gentleman of fine accom
plishments, groat personal daring, exceeding
amiability, and tho warmest home affections.
But tho evoulng beforo he wrote to his mother.
and just beforo the accident he was conversing
with Lieutenant L. E. Payne, ordnance officer
of the brigade, communicating tho messages ho
wiihed conveyed home, in crso of his fall. Bravo
boy, he met his ond serenely, and his body was
interred by tender and loving hands. Cobb's
Kentucky Battory was also rendered kors du
combat, tho gun carriages and caissons being bro
ken, and the pieces rendered unmanageable.
This wos exceedingly unfortunate from the great
experience and intrepidity of Captain Cobb and
1.: ndl.:ui.it.. L.u- .1 i"
jus cunuoniera. ivicuuuu usucy was iumj'
rably manned, and at Vicksburg, whilo in com
mand of Lieutenant Gracey, it successfully
drove back ono of the enemy's gunboats.
Order being restored, tho column advanced,
and soon tho lino of battle was formed. Gen.
Clark's division occupied tho right and thst of
Gen. Ruggles tho left. The advance was made
in four lines, that of tho left over a very rough
country, across ditches, through sugar cane,
over fences a very fatiguing and exhausting
march. It was ten minutes of five o'clock when
we first brushed the enemy. They were iu
good position, under cover, and opened out upon
our advance with considerable precision and ef
fect. It was, however, but tho -work of a mo
ment to dislodge them. Like so many coveys
of patridgos, thoy started up and flew rapidly
betora cur advancing columns, the boys giving
vent to exulting cheers, as with fixed bayonets
they followed the retreating Yankees. The
morning was quite foggy and a heavy mist hung
over tho entire landscape, rendering it difficult
to plant our batteries so as not te operate cither
upon ono or tho other of our wings. Our own
liues wero then converging toward a common
center, the enemy fleeing toward hi3 camps.
But it was not without loss that we thn3 drove
thorn iu." Thoy sought every possible covert
place, and rallying, gave a poppery salute to
our mon. Their batteries were also admirably
handled, and belched forth devastating col urns
of canister, grape, schrapncl, shell and solidsbot
Ono by one, howover, thoy wero forced to give
back. Limber-up and to the rear march, was
tho constantorder, and had it not been obeyed, all
ttioir guns would nave luuen in our possession
As it was, the 4th Louisaua charged a battery
twico, each timo at considerable loss, aud were
finally forced to lose their trophy, their com
mander, Col. Allen, falling, shot through both
logs. This somewhat demoralized the regiment,
wUich had already been distinguished for its
good conduct. Capt. Hughes, commanding tho
rza Mississippi, ten dead wnue leading a charge;
Col. Sam. Boyd, of the Louisiana battalion, w&3
severely wounded in the arm ; the gallant 31st
Mississippi, whilo charging ahead, lost its colors,
but the battle Hag was immodiatelygrasped by
a lieutenant, who, bearing it alott, was shot
down, and a third man seizing it, received a death
wound. But onward went the left. General
Rucerles was conspicuous fur darinc. and his
aljj Ool. Charles Jones, of Lomsiaua, while de-
hvering an order, was struck down by a shell
and seriously wounded. Uur troop3 were now
in the camps, and though tempting enough,
none stopped to pillage. Tho 3d, G.h, and 7th
Kentucky regiments were going ahead like a
hurricane. Nothing could stop their fearful and
determined progress, lhe more obstinate the
resistance the fiercer their onsats. Overwhelm
ing as were tho odds against them they pressed
forward, mostly at a " charge hayonet," yelling
like madmen. Col. A. P. Thompson, of Padttcah,
fell, wouDded severely through tho neck, and
Adjutant R. B. L. Soery was wounded danger
ously, umor omcers went down, but the men
marched ahead. After the fall of Col. Thomp
son, jjoi. ij. urossiauu, wuo n&a been leidiug
his brave 7th wherever the fire was hottest, as
sumed command of the brigade, and he dis
charged this difficult duty with equal bravery
a-id skill. Cap Bowman led the I! J Kentucky,
and did it gallantly. Major Johnson not reach
ing tho held until it was well nigh won. Lieu
tenant-Colonel Cofer was in command of the Cth
Kentucky during tho first of the action, con
spicuous for his daring, but weak from sickness
aud scarcely recovered from a terrible wound
recoived at Shilob, he wa3 forced to yield his
position to Major W. L. Clirke. This youn
oirxer was quite equal to the task, lie was
intrepid, skillful aud prudent, aud brought his
men saiely oat ot more than oue tight place,
The 35th Alabama, which had never before been
under tire, acted with all tbe coolness of vete
rans, its commauder, (Jolonel J. W. Robert
son, was as self-possessed as on a dress parade
and led 1113 Drove men into every danger. J. ail
ing from the effects of a suu-stroke, the com
nmna devolved" upon Xjieut-uoi. uoodwin, a
young officer of great promise. The conduct of
this brigade (Treston s; was pre eminently
noble, and I regret that its general could not
havo been present to havo shared its perils and
enjoyed its constant succsssion ot triumphs.
Unfortunately ho is conbued to his bed with
typhoid fever, at the residence of a friend, near
Clinton, Miss. uol. lhompscn, however, &3
acting brigadier, proved a gallant and intrepid
commander. UI the members et his star!, Cant
W. P. Wallace, aij-de-c&mp, was wounded early
111 the action, having his ribs broken; and
Lieut. Chas. Semple, ordnance officer, was shot
with grapo through the leg, being this heroic
officer's second wound in the war, the first hav
ing been received at Fort Donelsou. Major
John 1C lhrocumorton, brigade quartermaste:
rendered invaluable services in removing the
wounded. Ho courted dangerous positions, and
capiurcu a iuv o gov uorses ana muies.
Thompson, brigade surgeon, was remarkatly
efficient in organizing and conducting his field
OPEllATIONS ON THE RIGHT.
Whilo the left was thus forcing the enemy
into town, tho right wing, under Gen. Charles
Clark, did not lag behind. Gen. Breckinridge
wa3 himself with this division, and his presoace
had a magical effect upon the men. There was
no danger he did not share wiih them. His tall
form seemed ubiquitous here, there, every
where wuero thero w&3 pern, where there was
an enemy to drive or a position to gain. Of the
gallantry Ed uobio beanug cl his young sou
(Jabell 1 should not speelc, were it not that he 1
as modest as he is meritorious a worthy scion
ot a noble stock, lien, ureckiundge led per
sonally several charges, and toward tbe cloo of
tho action, coming up to the 4th and 5th Ken
tucky, who had fallen back utterly exhausted,
he drew his sword, aud with ouo appealing look
said, in his clear, musical tones, " My men.
charge ! 1 luschargo is described to us by an
officer who participated, as one of the most
signal and effective acts of the battle.
Tho men rushed lorwaru in no particular or
der, bring at and pursuing the enemy with a de
termination that could not ba thwarted, driving
them farther than they had yet been driven,
But during the whole engagement the fourth
and fifth Kentucky displayed the utmost gal
lantry, worthy of the laurels they had won at
Uhiloh. Better men never followed a flag or
faced an enemy than compose these two regi
ments. Col. Thos. H. Hunt, of the 5th, was in
command of tho brigade., and received a so
rious shot iu the left hip while actively engaged
on the field. Uo is a model soldier and the iecu
ideal of an officer, and his fall occasioned a pang
of regret 111 the minds ot all his men. Liieut
Col Caldwell aud (Jap. (Jnpps Wick:itti were
worthy of their regiment which exhibits the
heaviest loss of any on the field. The 4th
Kentucky was without field officers, but uuder
Capt. Miilett it proved a host bearing through
the heat of the fray its tattered aud bullet rid
dled banner, now tl'rice consecrate! to glory by
baptism ot tiro and blood. 1 speak ot the Ken
tucky regiments more in detail, because I know
moro of their conduct and for the reason
that they bore the brunt of the fight. But
this was only in accordance with the promise of
Ueu Breckinridge, who, in a bnet address a tew
days before, told his "brave, noble and ragg&l
Kentuokians" that he would leal them wherever
thero was danger.
THE LAST CHARGE THE DAY WON.
During the frequent pauses of the fight, when
the roll of musketry aud the sharp crack of ar
tillery was hushed, all ears were strained to catch
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some note ot intelligence irora me ram juisan-
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sas. Jboog since sne snouiu usve Deeu engaging
the onemy's gunboats which had already poured
a dreadful win ot shot and shell into our midst
Brit there was no welcome sound from tho guns
of our little vessel. Upon all tongues were tho
ouories: "Whirecanthe Arkansas be, why is
she not here?" and there came the unwilling
thought, has she failed us and can all this doadly,
terrible struggle nave oeon lor nauguw
Wo had already driven the enemy one and-a
half miles from the position where he was first
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ehcouutered. ,wa imu seizeu an uis csmps uuu
forced him through the suburbs of the town.
ouirn trie suuuros 01 we lown.
Then came tlie last charge, ana ngnt nooiy aia
our exbaustod soldiers discharge their duty. M
Way-worn, covered with the dust and consumed
by the heat of battle, the gallant boys plunged
headlong again into the fight, and Before them
fled the Yankees. In vaiu did they bring up
their reserves. We d.ovo them all nuite to the
river, completely uuder the protection of their
gunboats, many 01 tiieui raxing 10 uie water.
4t was tueu lua: uenerai .ureusiDriuge uruereu
a recall, lie nau receiveu a uiussniju uuk 11.
irnnlfl ha imnossiblo for the Arkansas to nartici-
patorthen, iu tha engagement, but that, by two
o'clock, she could take her part. Slowly and
with reluctauof our troops foil back, although
cxnosed to the hexvy bring 01 the gunboats.
AuiiUt ono mile and a half from town they wero
halted, and the poor, wearied, jaded fellows
threw themselves upon the gronud to rost.
It was in this last diarge tn&t uenerai Unas.
Clark had his hip badly shattered, and at his
own request ho was conveyed to a houso in
town. Captaiu Yergor, hi3 aid, reraainod with
him, and both were afterward made prisoners.
Throughout the whole engagement Gen. Clark's
conduct was notable for its intrepid dating. He
could have easily been removed, but he knew
that the wound was a fatal ono, and preferred
BURNING ENEMY'S STORES.
Upon tho fall back Gen Breckinridge ordered
the various camps and Btoros of the euemy to be
destroyed. This was accordingly done, and a
vast amount of property was burned. There
wero huge piles of pork, beef, bacon, flour, whis
ky, molasses and sugar, quantities of clothing,
nt which cur troops looked wistfully, all given
to tho flames. The encampments wero those of
tho Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hamp
shire, Michigan and Indiana regiments. There
was an air of comfort about all of the tents, and
luxurious appointments in many of them. The
sutler's stores wero crowded with delicacies.
But nothing escaped. Many letters, pictures,
and documents were picked up, but the boys
brought away no booty. Had our means of
transportation been more extensive we could
have brought off a month's supply for our army.
FLAGS OF TltUCn.
Gen. Breckinridge entrusted the delicate and
important duty of holding the field to Capt Jno.
A. Buckner, his adjutant-general. This officer
who had, during the.morning, rendered himself
a conspicuous target for tho onemy, remained
behind with a battery and reventy-fivo men.
With this small fores ho maintained his position
until near sundown, when the whole army was
withdrawn to its present position. While thas
posted a flag of truce wa3 sent from the en
emy's lines requesting permission to bury the
dead, which was instantly granted. Later in
the day, another flag approached with a docu
ment addressed " To the commanding officer of
the Confederate forces outsido of Baton Rouge."
This was from Col. Cahill and disclaimed the
right of tho officer sending the first. It appears
that after Gen. Williams, who was chief inc m
mand, was killed, and Cols. Keith and McMil
lan had fallen, there was a controversy among
the federals as to the ranking officer, but the
succession finally devolved on Cahill.
FIGHTING IN A ORAVKYARD.
One of tho most hotly contested points of the
field was a graveyard, from which the enemy
had poured a galling fire, but which was finally
wrested from them. Here the C.h Kentucky
fuiind shelter, and suffered most ot its foes.
Tmiy ; might have been remarked then
themw3t of life we are in death."
As we drove the Yankees into the town, they
sought the protection of houses, from the
windows of which they discharged murderous
volleys upon our troops. Iu one house where
they had lodged themselves they forced a man,
holding an infant iu his arms, to walk up and
down a porch, while they fired from behind hizi.
Thty well knew that our men would not risk
slaying tho innocent man and child even to
wreak vengeance on such dastards.
DESTRUCTION OF THE ARKANSAS.
Both engines of the ram Arkansas having
beeu badly broken, there was no recourse left to
Lieut. Stevens, htr commanding c flicer, to pre
vent the notable little craft falling into the hak
of the enemy but destroying her. She was ac
cordingly fired, and at half-past nine o'clock
yesterday (Wednesday) morning exploded
with a most terrible uproar. For some hours
before the Essex and three sloops of war had
been firing at her with their heaviest gnus, but
all their shot glanced harmlessly from the im
penetrable sides of the invincible Arkansas.
Her position was such that neither of her hat
teries conid do urougut to Dear on tbe enemy.
Only oue gun was fired as a parting salvo, when
har olucers and crew escaped to tlie .Louisiana
shore. Although pressed by a body of Federal
cavalry, most ot thorn have reached our lines,
bereft of everything they possessed except the
clothing upon their backs. As the burning
iragments ot toe Arkansas floated down tbe
rivor the Yankeo boats speedily fled to get out
of hafms way. so thst the ill-fated ram was a
terror to the valiant sailors even though a bat
NEWS FROM RVrOX ROUGE.
Yesterday afternoon Majjr Haynes, of the
quarterma3ter's department, proceeded to Baton
Rouge, undera flag of truce, for the purpose of
visiting (jreuerai uiarfc. lie was met outside of
town, blindfolded, and the covering over his eves
not removed until he was taken into the arsenal
building, the window shutters of which were
closed. He was not permitted to see General
Clark, but learned that he was still living and
well cared for. The enemy acknowledge the
loss ot uen. Williams, uois. Keith aud .McMil
lan, and about eight hundred killed and missing.
This expedition has not proved a complete
success owing entirely to the Arkansas not hav
ing eo-operated. Had that vessel not met with
an unfortunato accident, the victory would have
been one ot the most brilliant of the war. The
Una forCM accoajpHed M that WR3 p;,
They drove a largely superior force of tbeeneuv
y drove a largely superior torce of tbe enemv
lrom strong ana well-chosen positions two miles,
through the city, to the shelter of their euu-
boats'. They oaptored a number of prisoners.
more ammunition than we used in the battle, a
quantity of horses, and destroyed more than
hall a million dollars worth of government
property, la excellence of plan and brilliancy
of execution in "the personal prowess of tli9
men and the heroic dariug of the officers, Cne
hi3tory ot Use war aHorcs no better example.
General Breckinridge fought tho battle with
small but tiu3ty forces, and achieved what
scarcely any other man could have done a
viotory over double numbers, at small los3 of
life, in the face of four of the enemy's guuboats
Our loss in killed and woundel will not reech
threo hundred. I send you the lists of tho casu
alties in such regiments as 1 have beea able to
visit. We are uow comfortably encamped upon
the Comite river, while the wouuded have been
removed to Greemvell Springs most delightful
luoa nuns. Olj 1 1 r. iVAX.
CASUAIiTIES AT UATOIV KOUGE.
Col. A P. Thompson, commanding brigade.
uesn wonnd m tue neck not dangerous. Adju
tant n. a. Li. baery, wounded in shoulder Lot
Uompany A. Pnva'e J. W. Shepherd, flesh
wound in the thigh. Private M. Winchester,
Company D. Private D. C. Setrbrough.
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Company C Third Lieutenant R. S. Pool.
wounded ia the ankle Private Frank Rogers.
in tne nip by accuent, slightly.
uempany u uorporal Joba .beaeb, killed.
Sergt. F. W. Thomas, wounded- badly in tlie
side. Privates Julius Wadkins, wounded badly
in the thigh, and John Dake, slightly iu the
Company E Private J. D. Kersey, wounded
in the leg not dangerous.
Company U. Corporal 11. 31. Wade, badly
wounded in both legs. Sergt. D. M. Morgan,
iu the Mile not dangerous.
Company 11. Corporal M. G. 31iller. woun
ded in the side uot dangerous. Private Jaek
Ellis, badly in the leg.
Company K. Jo ona hart.
Company L. No one hurt.
Company M. Private II. C. Vaaehn, badly
wounded in the right thigh and leg.
Went into tho field with ono hundred and
eighty-four men aid otfieers.
Total , 17
Captain W. S. Huberts carflitmxuirrjg legijient,
Company A .Lieutenant lloeers commamliiifr.
rnvatee: it. W. Jiuiiinau. J. w. Stuueo, Killed.
Company C C'aplain Higginsou command
ing, seriously woumleo; private iQCMuig i'lke,
wounded and taken prisoner.
(jompany- U lieutenant Th03. Winsted com
manding; sergeant J. E. Yarbrougb, slierfatlv
wounueu; privaws: j.a. iiueas, mortally, and
i no3. it. oteger, sngtuiy.
Company E Lieutenant Geo. B. Burnley
commanding J. E. TW-ita IHllrvlr wm.
ser2eant T. T. Price, in arm.IL Hanelr. l?ffb.
- : heaUi i?arij0iDi. Haii8V. in U K
Woodson, severely, taken Drisoner.
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jmpany $ liieuteuant Uaker commandiop;
sorgant V. Hickey killed, and privates D. Can
non and ijyon wounded.
Company II .Lieutenant Ilueh Hanrv com
mandine; W. O'Diniel killed: Thos. Itotrnra m
J. Mahone eliehtly wounded: S. Clark. mbsia
company iv aergeaal John Bell commaad-
i.ire.. I ' I. IT1 . I. .
uti, xuua. 4; oueuur missing.
Went into action with 170 men.
Lkutonant-Colonel Caldwell oxjmman'Iing.
Company A On picket not in tho battle.
No one killed, wounded or missing.
Company B Llowellyu Smita morlally
wounded and left at Mr. Pratt's, near Baton
Rouge. Missing F. Prio.
Company O Killed : R. S. Brooks. Wound
ed : Lieut H. Harris, severely ; Privates J. T
Taylor, T. P. Young, D Tineley.
Company D Killed : W. H. Hieks. Weed
ed : Lieut. Oscar Kennard, Privates J. W. Henry,
Company Killed : James Powers, Isaac
Rntledge. Wounded: J. L. Thompson, Abi-
jah Logan, Orderly Sergeant Hayae, Albert
Company F Wounded : A. L. Fowler, W.
P. Ratliffe, Josiah Lee. Missing: J. W. Wal
lace. Company G Wounded : P. V. Daniels, Thos.
Rtith, color bearer; W. Beanehaotp, Frank
Keith, Fred Moeg, M. G. Newman, Green
Woolse, Mike McCardon, A. Dereberry.
Company II Killed: Orderly Serg't J. II.
Hughes, Corp. Moses Lissiter, Privates Alex
ander Barry, Chas. Freebarg, Thorns Lively.
Wounded : Sergt. L. H. Atwell, Privates Ed
ward Elliott, Peter Frit a, Jas. Hnat, Whs. Me
Fatridge, Godfrey Polfass, L. Stettaenberg, A
Col. Thos. H. Hunt, commanding General
IIelm'11 brigade, Breekioridge's division, severely
wounded in left hip.
Went into actios with 235 wen and officers.
Lieut-Col. Cofer, eomuuMding.
Field and staff, Major W. L. Clarke, very
Company A. Lieat W. W. Knott, eorasi&nd
ing, slightly wounded ; private W. U. Bemise,
dangerously ; J. V. Sweexy, severely.
Company B Lient. J. S. Sullivan, com
manding. Sargt. L. L. Duneau, woaaded
severely; Sergt. O. J. Hall, slightly; private
M. u. bcitre , severely.
Company C. Capt. Isaac Smith, command
ing. Private F. D K. Nockels, killed
Company D Lieut J. M. JJjwiinp-. eom
manding. Sergt H. B. Garvin, wounded slight
ly ; bergt v. W. INeale, dangerously.
Company jc. capt. laomas i. 1'dge, com
manding. Private T. W. Spillman, severely
wounded; M M Crane, slightly ; M. II. Frank
Company G Capt. G. Utierbaek, command
ing. Robert P. Bngh, kdied; Sergt. J. H.
Williams, leg amputated ; Corp. Andeville Me-
Miniway, severely wounded in both legs ; pri
vates Jobn Coulter, slightly ; l l Jonas, severe
Jy in leg.
Company li. ciem 1 nun 1 lamed, eom-
mandhfg. Privates John Clark, killed ; J. D.
Smith, killed ; Jas. II. Rms, mortally wounded;
A. L- Harried, slightly; Johu Tabb, slightly;
John Viers, leg abot ort
Company 1. ljieut uaviu walker, com
manding. Sargt W. 11. Anthony, killed ; Pri
vate! Samuel Wilson, slightly ; Joseph Morton,
ftlichllv ffial r Wlllli &iul 1 vrnnnAoA
Went ifita action with 173 men and offieera.
Woo ad d
Field aad Staff Adjniaat C. H. Roelhae, se
verely wounded in wot .
Company A J. II. Orntehftekl and J. D.
Company B Lient J. E. Ashley, killed ;
G. W. Conder and N. M. Malooe. wounded.
Company C J. Heady and W. Brown,
Company D A B. Morris, wounded.
Company E Jas. R Hitebei, wounded.
Company F Helton and W. F. Morris,
Company H J. II. Taylor and J. O. Cader,
Company I Capt D. S. CawphuM, daefe?
Went into the aetion with one hundred aad
Col. G. A Breanx commanding.
Company A, Capt I'icolet Killed : (Torperal
in. Maaneio and private jr. -JHoaaserie;
Wounded : Sergeant W. Dupuy, Privates F.
l-got, M. Fernandez and 'Prinqniera ; Missing:
privates A. Mezs, S. Pasqnale, J. Perike, J.
Rodrigaes, (J. Payelli.
Company B.Capl. Dela Breton ne Wounded:
privates A. Clement and JU. Kodngne.
Company C. Captain C.-X. Cashmen Killed:
bergeant J. t. JLtostie; and privates J. JL.
Webre, T. Webre. Trunk, Sehohsr, Duffard,
Cruzm, Buckley : Missing : Lieut Dapremont,
Corporals btaniey ana .Frederick ; Privates 1
Biessey and Wm. Strieker ; Wounded : Privates
Lebin, Brown, Brambery, Hir', Riinbern, Heat,
Company D, Capt. R. T. Boyle Missing :
corporal ueo. e. lijngs.
Corapauy E. Capt Norbert Trepegnier
Wouuded: Corporal- Dvilhr and Scb&beL
Privates Geo. Hatters and A. Larmand; Miss-
1 ig : Capt Trepaguier, Sergeant Hymel, and
Privates D. Bianchard, J. Thomas and E. Mier,
who are believed to have staid by their wounded
captain and were taken prisoners.
Company X , Capt. L,. 1- ornn Killed : Pri
vates O. Felloa, A. Aubert ; Wounded : Corpo
ral Barnett, Privates A. Casta nedo. A. Peaa. J.
R-moio, A. L ui.jfe, C. Cavalier, H. Detery, J.
h. Stanton, E. Fasenoe ; Musing : J. C. Vil-
lurg, Sergeant P trios.
company u, Jbieut mvan eommaiMmg
wouuded : 1'nvates u. Jfotner, and t . rfieol.
Total killed 12
Total woosded and mlniog 46
Grand total 58
The regiment went into the aetion with 315
men. ljieut-Col. Thos. Smoks was detaeaed
with Company D, and ether fortes. By ths
fall ef Col. Allen. Col. Breaaxfcbeeame acting
brigadier, agd trie eetnmaau fell upon 31jor C
35TH RRfllMBNT, ALABAMA VOLUNTEERS COL.
J. W. ROBKKTSOX, COMMANDING.
Company A, commanded by Cantab. S. S.
Ives. Killed : Private Geo. If . Rice. Wounded:
Captain S. S. Ives, severely, in shoulder ; Lieu
tenant J. N. demons, slurhttv. in skid: Pri
vates James Price, mortalfj; James Sunivan,
ligbtly, in ankle ; J. i. Kobinsou, slightly.
Company 3, commanded bv Lieutenant S. V
Stewart Killed: none. Wouuded: Lieuten
ant S. D. Stewart, slightly, in foot ; Private T.
K J&Uett, Slightly, m aukle.
Company C, commanded by T. E. EUett.
Killed : Private William Piuker. Wounded:
Company D, commanded by Lieutenant J. X.
Martin. Killed : none. Wounded : none.
Company E, commanded bv Captain Jno. S.
Dickson. Killed: noue. Wounded: Corporal
W. Li. Martin, severely, in lec ; Corporal K. H.
Wilson, sttjrhtly, m head ; Privates James Bibb,
rely, r mouth ; F. V. Johoaon, severely, in
left breast; W. Giles, severely, in leg; Y. P.
Trolmau, slightly ; S. L. El ledge, severely, in
Company h, combined with comoanv
re. t . 1 . . . . .
jitiieu: i-rrvase j. a. uorgtnne.
Private J. M. Pitta, Merely in the hand. Miss
ing: Corporal, J. M. Tizton, supposed to fee
Ciwarxiny G. eombinel with eomnafiv A
Killed: none. Woonledi Prrvatrs T. V. Car
lock, mortally ; Jno Collier, alightly in ttoarm ;
Win. bfedge, do ; Wet Lenuv, alShtly.
Company I, combined with cempuBy A.
Killed : none. Wounded : ' Privates Ilearv
Beerd, bwteoaly m tbe leg; Leandar Wesson,
This repimeut went intn an with onlv one
bundred and eighty-five men, rank aad file.
baviofr been decimated by
Joshua Ct. "Wjtoht, tbe auajeot of tM oiiaf Botica,
waa bsm oa the 3 h Septetabt r, 1S11, sad ikd oa tka
2J.1 of Mar eh, 18 2.
Uks tbooiMnd of other Vrre and eklTalrie sah-ltg,
k fell a Biirtyr to tLe caote rf oar yoaat Oocfederaey,
sirfekoa dona by d ne ooatraetad tar.ak tbe oxpe-
tba campslgii. K- fled araUat tae vr tt, who
Is tef t dwolate tni alece ead arew ta bar always a
eonttaat father asd a filead.''
Ia Hafy Sariac, 3(iabifppi, oa Tae.day, Jaly Utk,
186M, Mra. MaRTKa A. "Wir.i.rjisos wife of K. R. "WU-
liameoa, K q. ajetl -weniy five yearn, f..nr moutb aad
flfteeu Ihyi. He wj.i b aitfal in person as tha Tru
pore in mind, and left lt bind hit a larga circle or da
Qrlfllu aad Allanla (OeoJ pi;r p ea:e copy.
District "of the Mississippi.
General Ortlor No. SI.
JACKSOW. Mi . Aoasvt ft, 18n ,
THE following tfe;ram having- been recoiwd !
Mti w frrweml esaiBasd ae. k BBbUakcd fcr 'ha
k formation of all eorm'd:
SrcHBOXD Aagaat 4. I-riJ
Fro v t Ma'&L&Y. k are auyad a aaeh. ar a .
thorbed by tba Keoretary of War t j-my rbe j.. ,
&wi &l'owntK i or a Caatahi oC taa Staff, awi to 1 : ,v j,
by tbe QeulrBKuter' DaawtaMMi.
v B. UUIJriiK.
By order of Mrfbr Goa. Saxz TjK IXJR.y
M. M. KlMMfcL
anil tir Xakr aad A. A. flenr
District, ol the ITlisslssippi.
General Order 3fo SO.
MBA DQTJAItTEKS , ,
YicKSMrae aui.t4, lr. 2 .
nHERKAFTSK, alt HfcoMn taken fixiu -1
may wiH not bo pMki, bat toat to Jatk u
Jtj orsor of Xjor Ojb. Eabx Yah Dot.
M. M. X HHEr
Mill Iw Mrjoc wad A. A. Otter-
PIKE HILL FIJI SALE.
1 0A A ACJtSS x hanir d ia c!livsloa : a , I
ZAjJ a biir mifcsiwatkof Gnu's, ia g,d r.D -fM-eMOSOoMa.
I will wU Can, Foddar, St -ek, Hoc. nU. to ?. ,
A. 8. BROWS'
SALT FOR SALE.
THOSE irisKii; o pnrthui HALT, eaa g-f . fc
apBtteatton to M-mrm. TRIGS It MM. (Mr, l
, or to P. W. SPRJN't. at Wbwa Tie pr,f
tab-fabed by tba Provo Maibal it 4U hi g,c,
HO. 1 Bf. A CK SMITHS,
"J SO Xo. 1 Wrgoa Maker. Hood eaok -rr
V. WftMUiB. CO.
,,.. "BUi. Work-
atti m Canton JC
Columbia, S. C,
(Formerly of Iveiituchy,
J prepared to ill orders to any extant in
Engraving ana Printing
Bills of Exchange, Etc.
UfOJl' Oli STOJTr.
Largo upnlw of Bank Koto and otaer Pp. r -
beke&t. iTr. r.
3XVX IJ FV G XTJXUSR OF
$10 a lair, at
$1 per yard, at
For Si. 23 icr yard, at
4 and 9.
J. & I. COAL'S'
Genuine 200 yds. Speel Tkrenti,
for 60c. per spool, r $? er do '.,
100 dozen Itladdrass Hand ker
chiefs for $9 per deH, t
For S9 and SlO per pair, at
J. C. MCALLISTER'S,
Jackson, 3f iss.
LEATHER ! LEATHER !
S.8M lb, mbt bote tutMhir.
M lbs. Taa aad Btek Haraoif Laakr.
Taaami Deer SUb4. Por wbiab nub tt!". 1-3
paid. V. WSKmKK Ik CO .
' Diite Work'.
a6 'Ot Caaton M i-
Cottoa Seed Oil.
BBL8. far tale. laqaira a' tbj Depot . f jc
MiMbmsai and Tn in inr Bailroad.
4 w A. P. I.HBRMOuk
To tie Meata of the 15Ji Miss. Res't.
.4 LL. member of taa
15A Xa4iaa X?Ter
expired ar ordre! to ra-
XX. nb fartaagha have
ort tbBMer iMniliataly lo !hir njmen.. I
abnBtMM tMmg ta ivb.rt, or Madia- ia a natic M
, TrW ba aabttttxd u daMrtaea, aad uea:e 1 J
By ardor cf It FAKBKLT
uS-ln Ieat-Caiooal Caai'K IS'k Mb. Re;
A PABM FOR SALS I
IOrjBR far .
' for Coafateata ai-4ay,
Taajn Britai of G'eaadj. oatafate atat on 1ft r-
dard erg of tod v x baalrad aad fifty af witch j- .a
Tboce hi on tbe slaee a aotr DWaUK. wi-h
tbe aeoeieery m koanei ia gxd ndidf
imu qiaeK H yoa waat a aaa bmaalfc.
' A P. BprAWAT
J. H. aSPEIU'
W. tt. DONOH' .
W. IL GRIDEER..
7l,rAXUFAtrVUlK aad DreayAiUBvy atd Cav .. -Hi."
IwMgtTaati. Bowie lUfrrK Cavasrv .- -3
land Wt. laraae? Carrta-. Mm Irariiortit -i
r-"-' " , 1 rragea. jaaaiim aad AniUery JLiaalaer fquipif; .
Wounded : Trawportihoa ftarxev, K-Mtaiaek, Ha.rarack. A-
bolaaee, Utlan. Oaa-p Cots aad Steeds Tarpan,.
uartrtfe fa? tbe ajaynaid Jt He, ttoodea Cane
Aney Beiu aad BactuM, 3"ortl 3to&oth gn. e-r
v. mriffiK u
a10 Cinrten .Mi,-,
CJEfJt A'ja VE OF TI.1I if.
QM awabfter MOKBAY, J0I7 9Ma. baw-l rxa
PaMBSrer traat teava Outadt, daaVT'((aMay7 ex-
eab0 7-M X. M. Chuanaa, WW r. a.
freitbt trB leares ercatdaovkfrada. Wedm-ilsy
aad tdy at 8 x, M. Ar.iea at " aail u in-:
day. Tbawdey aaHjaalatJay H1U 1
ftnwuta. Mm JaryHina.
QTkI afUr'Aagna: let, 18&2; gb aVtlreiaU cu
Mississippi antl Tcnuesifio RailroafiT
Tae Cobmmbv vr'.U not be reaKnaibla for laea or dm-
w? H aar lens, bat will um every exer iaa to de'ivsr
reigbt la good rler.
Oeadaeteni are aveetea 10 cnarg- paaravrs twerv
fire eeati more (beat tae tariff rate from irtu 1 oi wh-ro
ticeu ere rold.
IbeehAiKeforbalf UeketoTriH ia every ,1 9taaee Ba
eveaeaaac. Per rxeeep e, fall fi-a ! 1 ; na.ii
Sedalobk U 83 85 ; twlf tare -mil be $ 7 . r. ,h .n .!.
dMiiaal obargv ef 3o. K paid oa :h i a
AgeeM are dirjoted to opm ffi ?s i. the m!
oflfaketn fatt tweaty aaaa.sa befr. .-i-, ted ar
tlma of aay traia.
By order or W. r. M. WHI r V ? . 1 -
A s Liv : , b.
Generau ia: . r t
Steaada, Ubalifclenl. Jalv & ln .