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11 i ill VOL. IX lontbcru isfrnr podn.. NEWBERN, N. C, WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 1874. NO. 4 6' B-tiT In tin's column we desire to publish eneh poetry ns i- commemorative of events which occurred during the war, or of the sentiments and feelings of those who par- tjcjpHtotl in it, ni)l memorial sketches in terse of gallant officers and men who fell in bnltte, for signally distinguished them selves. Our supply of poetry on hand is jss than any other material, aud we re spectfully nsk those who have such n i ended to the purpose for which we design this column to add to onr small Ptock. 'trth Carolina can boast of several (ladies an l gentlemen) who have poetical talents 4f high order, and from them wo should ite pleased to hear at all times. 1 I'OHM THAT MIKDSXO IIII C AT I OX. What ' Ye holj yourselves as f reemeu ? Tyrants love jurt such jvh re ! io 1 state your lofty manner ! Y';ite ujh'U tlis States oIJ banner, "A furore Xorvmnovxnn, J.iltra 7ios, O I.Umiine !" S.nk before the Fejorul alUr, L'acli one low on I cnJeJ knee ; Tray it.li liid JUat ub and fr.Ucr, lias prayer from a coward's realtor : "A furore Aormanortnn, JA'jtr no, O JUoinine " J','i( ye lu l l that qukk rer-entanca In the northern mind will bo : Tl.ii4 repentance comes no sooner Than the robbers did, at Luna. '-t furore Aortnanirum, Libtra noz, (J JJomine IIt reptnted ; the bishop liavo him absolution frtrv I'oare l upon hii Hacre l chrinm iutiic p.rii of iiirt taptinai. 1 furuit' Xuritiiiiijruin, l.i'irra ft.. C inii e .'" !- rep. ii'cd ; then he blckene J Ws l.e pining for the hta ? j.i xxtre-nir lie was thriven. J;.e v.atic.u:i va given : "-1 f 'm vft Xriii(Uiuru;t, LtWra no, J ''somi'i .'" ;,!: ti e cuihclrals ch..ir T ok the 1 l u.iuvti m.iii r k''y, "V t i t'.ir 'u-.'t-T i r..ia d LeT re hi;a. i v i tl e iu jl.i' AieU: tb' y b-ji e hiia; J f'ii fn i 'iij-u).'i. .1 r..-: - p a- 1 tl A- 1 of, .J Ut '.I..-, nt nl -'l .ir;c.'ee-- i i 'i '. p.A.rtj to lilJ .H.v ij.tuu, i -..u 'l" do r.ilu C.U' .-tiau nciK.T. "A i'O'Ct .'TliUln 1i 111, ! .i'.. a t'.e voi'-.f of the n ;i ; ;L ; IlUIc billow quiver i:.t deal fictbootcr nliiver '. "A furor? ,-rni iiru , .i' ri r4!A-. O Dvrinnt; '' I-; :Ii a !t o.-se intonati.-ns fhr.'d l.i-n tha.-, frunihed to knee ? I.' ! liir cercmeuta burst &e.iU'lr ! i ij a fifcht of ftv au J uonder ! ".I furore Avrnionorum, Ltbtra no, 0 I'jwine I" Fie ire he Mat ds before the Bishcji iKtik a fhape of Ietinie ! II ilk ! a rhru k ai-ceruls ajij ailing ! 1 v.u tho prelate gfeH dead fa!!h:g ! fui'fre Xurrndniiruni , Liltra nos, O I Jo nine T Laptio lives ! bo was hut feigning ! Wuat ! bfepeiitant ? Never be ! bown he pnntfcH the priebta and fiiara, And the city lights with fires. "A furore Normanorurn, Libira nos, O JJomiie .'" Ah ! the children and the maidens. 'lis in vain tboy strive to flea ! Where the whi:e haired priebtt he bleeding I lo place for tearful pleading, "-l jurore Hormanomm) Lif-ra nos, 0 Jjomine !" Louder 8-wells tho frightful ttuuul. I'dl.id death holdi revelrie I Dies the organ'a mighty clamor by the Norseman' iron hammer " A furore Normnutrum, Librra Tic., O lomine ." '"Z. 'o they thoaght that hed repented ! Had they nailed him Loajree,. lie htd not deserved their p-ty,, and they had not loot their city. furore A'orvianorurn, Libera nos, Q Uonxim V Tor the moral in this story, Which i plain as truth can be; If we trout the North's relenting, Wo will ehriek too Ute, repenting,. ''A furore Aomanorum, Libura no, O Dot nine .'" TLo Wasliington Chrouicle says thaq-, a fxains of Mr. Lincoln, at Spriugfieldt vt-re viewed a few day&bince, the spectet tor fcuyiug that the body i as natural ap , -lyirently as tho day it was laid ia the Stat jbuse-t with the esceptiwi. that tke upper hp i a little swollen. A conductor on the Baltimore and Ohio bail road, named Lemcss, caaiht his foot JQ a rail at Benwood, West VugtJJia, on naturJay, and before he could extricate ti"nst''f approacliing train ,raa over e Carolina Central Railway h&s ,al ady npeut $000,001) in this Btate since -jay is73t ar,d i now going it at tWrate ' i ?l'J,u00 a i4oath. KATTI.CS AROLAD KICTI910ND. Thirly-eiKhih . Hcgiiuent, A word in your paper from a soldier who was in the great battles, may be interest ing to some, especially to those who have friends and relations in tho regiment to which the writer belongs, viz: 38th regi ment N. C. Troops. Ou the 25tli of June our regiment and a largo portion of our army before Richmond took op its march for the grand scene of action, on in silent procession it went till about 10 o'clock, when blankets were spread ami repose taken until davro of Thursday aroused us. About 2 o'clock oa that day, the 26th of June, our march commenced. "We passed the Chickahocainy, on the Meadow bridge, which is a little East of North from Rich mond ; now the yankee pickets commenced fleeing for their lives, leaving behind them oilcloths, knapsacks, haversacks, portfolio, books, and every yankee notion aud trick imaginable. Rut soon the boom, iug of cannon announced that the foe was going to meet us in deadly conflict. Onr numerous regiments were thrown out in line of battle, attacking their extreme right. Now in good e-irnest the yankee shells commenced flying aud bursting in every direction around us; on our brave columns advanced towards their thunder ing batteries ; soon our batteries opened upon them, nnd such awful and terrific cannonading many of us never heard be fore. Onward moved our troops baring their breasts to this storm of shell, until the command came, "charge that battery' when this regiment charged that batttry, and that regiment charged another one, etc. Then volley after volley of musketry was poured into our ranks in rapid succes sion ?ith frightful eff'ct. Now we learned ihe horrors of war. The roar of thous ands upon thousands of musketry added to tbe terrific thundering of belching cau noti and bursting sheli. made ttie scene more wild and awful thau any ever wit nessed by many of our brave boys; but onward was our motto. As it is imly my purpose to say a word about our regunent for the interest of those who are cour.ected with it, I must be pardone I for not aentioning others nnd the UoUe part they acted. Then our iogiir-nt, U8ih N. C. T., under Col. W. J. Hoke, ru ith i'd forward according to orders to charge a battery. A we swvpt onward, double quick, a perfect hail storm of lead whistlc-d by aud fell around us from the yai'kee entrenchments, made for tin pro tection of this batb ry. lb-fore we reached their entrenchments, our Colonel saw it was imposMple to take the ba'tery : a creek was bttwf-en tm and it, and then in liont of their ditches they hud cut down ft host of large pines in eveiy direction, so lhat it was impossible almost to crawl among them, much less charge through tiiem. Then in addition to all that, there was at leant four yanket-s iu their ditches nhooting deliberately at us, to nuo of tus, trying nl every disadvantage, to run them out. So our brave aud quick discerning Colond seeing the murderous fire poured into our columns and the impracticability of capturing the battery, immediately or dered a retreat, which was executed witli as good order as circurastnrces would al low, our regiment only falling back out of range of their guns. Iu this charge the regiment lost about one hundred and forty-six in killed and wounded, out of lefas than four huudred who enteral the action another regiment charged upon the same battery and met the same fate of ours, not even being able to get to the en trenchments for the obstructions thrown in the way. But our troops swept other portious of tho field, and by flank move incuts we would have driven the last foe from the field if the mantle of night liad not closed the scene. We all filept upon the field, the dead and wounded around us. From our little repose the dawn of the 27th called us, and again into line of battle we were placed. Our whole brigade (Pender'y) now charged upon the same battery, throwing ourselves under tho pro tection of our batteries, and it wa amusing to see them skipping from their fortifica tions and fleeing to the bushes and ravines for shelter and protection of the keen eyes even of our boys. Though our loss was heavy, yet a general shout of victory went up from every heart a -wo atood victors upon the field, knowing that thousauds of the yaukcts were iu a scampede, calling I upon their "young Napoleon' to &ave them from the cold steel of our brave Sou-heru boys. Tha yankees, you will recollect, were in camp all along down the North aide of the Chickahomiuy for miles, their batteries and fortifications fronting Richmond. Instead of crossing the river in Icont of these fortification.1 as- they ex pected, we coninienoed our attack, as. be fore slated, on their extreme right ; and, having put them to flight in the first fight as I have described, wo commenced our march down the north side ol the river af ter them, passing through camps upon camps, finding commissary, q.uarterm.ater and sutlers stores in great abundance, and all kinds of equipments, accoutrements and ordnance stores with every species of. 1 yatikeo notions. On we raasetied for hours without molestation, passitg tkrougU the city of camps antil about 3 o'clock in the afternoon, when their rear guard resisted with great bravery in order to give the main body of McClellan's army time to form itself to the greatest advantage. When the young Napoleon uras ready, the bloody tradegy was opened and tije collis ion was awful, Truly, Greek met Greek. Ail seemed busy in this awful scene ; thou sands upon thousands were hurling the missiles of death, it seemed as though the heavens were raining bullets and bulla; hundreds were engaged in carrying the wounded to the rear, and scores of ambu lances were running, carrying them to the hospital. Thus there was the comming ling roar of cannon and musketry blend ing with the groans of the mangled and wouuded until near dusk, when al! this horrible noise of misery and death died away, to be followed by the thrilling notes of praise and shouts of victory that rung through nill and dale from many thousand hearts wild with tho joy of victory. When our brave Southern boys made the last grand charge, which swept the whole field and routed every yankee that was able to travel, such yella and enthusiastic screams and shouts of joy uever rose upon any field of victory. Agiiu we slept upon a hard won field, while the enemy sought repose and safety, no doubt, at a considerable distance away. We theu amused ourselves i at seeing the yankee prisoners pass us in regiments, battalions, companies and squads all bound for Richmond. Satur day was spent in burying the dead, both ours ad the yankee3. Early Sabbath morning we took up our line of march for the south side of the Chickahominy, all the enemy baving crossed all ncwy on the south side of the river, between it anl the James. About 10 o'clock p. in., Sabbath evening we spread our blankets under a dripping sky to catch a few moments re pose, after a toilsome march through a continued cloud of dust during the day. The gilding of the western hill tops by Monday's rising sun bade us pack up and pursue Oi.r yankee chase, which had been our dail'1 business since Thursday before. Soon fell upon the ears of our almost worn out boys the order, "fall in," ml again our colmu moved off dovn the Chickahom- iuy. About 3 o clock, p. ni., onr brigade was bled out l i column by regiments in the woods near tho road, aud immediately, bke incessant peals of thunder from an an gry sky, the enemy's artillery opened upon us from a hill just in our front. The howl ing shells flew thick among us ; so inces sant, so frequent, so terrific was their can nonading, that it was a long lime before our artillery could get in position in fact it accomplished very little iu this fight. The only chance left us waa lo drive them with the cold steel, so our brave boys were spread out iu line of battle and poured S volley after volley of musketry upon them, chargod upon them, and dro7e litem from the firild, taking all their artillery a? we bad done in every engagement. Again we reposed upon tho field of victory, while the enemy was fleeing from our preseuce which was terrible to them. The enemy being ao hard piessed, found it necessary to his partial safety to make a stand the next day (Tuesday) not far from the same place. Tuesday's sun set .upon one of tho caofet bloody and desperately contended conflicts of the whole war. It was an aw ful scene to pass over the field of carnage and see tho rnaugjed dead lying so thick over so vast a space. The enemy had much the advantage of ua in position, and fought with great valor. Night closed tho cruel drama, our troop3 .again sleeping upon the field of action. The dawn of Wednesday found the foe in full retreat for a refuge moro safe than natural incidents of locality. Gunboats were his ouly hope. Leaving his dead and part ol the wc-anded in our care, he fled in great haste, felling trees and blocka ding the way. Our column of heroes with weary steps pressed on until the bombing from his gunboats admonished us tliat be had reached his asylum ; and to day finds us here near the enemy with a good pros pect for a fight. What the issue of the next s-hall be I cannot tell; but oue thing is certain w& have driven him gloriously from place to place, until he is now 25 in stead of five miles from Richmond. Our Colonel being wounded in the first battle, and Lient. Colonel being sick, c-ur regi ment the 33th N. C. T. has been under under the sommand of our Major, L, D, Andrews, of Randolph county, N. C. He has had his hands fall in the great series of struggles, but he still hold? np, thotrgb ranch wearied and worn out with the vast amount of toil and responsibility weighing upon him. Th total of casualties in killed and wounded inour regiment ViVL I caa't particularize lor want of time and space, for one to go into battle and get ou-t eafe, makes him feel that it is a miracle that he had been spared. 2f heaven permits me to pass throngls this war safely, I by divine grace, feel bound to lead a life of holiness. May God blesa us all and give us speedily an honorable peace, that we may all return to onr liomes, friends and relations to enjoy each other's aesociation, and love and serve our Maker with our whole hearts, A Member op the 38th Regt. N. C July 8th, 1862. It was suggested, by ladies of Rittrell's Springs in July 1.862, that it was desirable to have a lecture delivered there, for (he benefit of our sick and wounded sol diers, Dr. Blackoall addressed a letter to Hob. J. H. Wheeler, askinar him to deliver the address. Mr. Wheeler replied in the following interesting letter; Mfrfbkesbobo, N. G. July, 13th, 1862. My Pear &irs I should have replied to your suggestion made last week, in behalf of the ladies and others at Kittrell's Springs, to deliver a Uctare in benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers of North Carolina now at Richmond, bat for a more imperious call at the bedside of a sick and wounded friend at Richmond, from whence I have just returned. The object intended by these ladies must find a cordial response in every heart, and I will comply with their request, at such time as majuLa agreeable to you and them, I would, if my convenience is allowed, to be consulted, suggest Wednesday the 30th inst, as a suitable time. J need not say that my compliance has been more ready, from witnessing the sctnes of sickness and sor row among the troops of North Carolina at Richmond. The recent appeal of Cob Hoke and others,for aid from us, to them, will not be unheeded. The ladies of Rich mond have done, and are doing all in their power. They have, indeed, been 'min istering angels" but others have a claim on their kindness, as well as our own suf fering soldiers, nor should their kindness be taxed too severely. Never have I pass ed such days, or witnessed such suffering. I saw there, the forms of manly strength prostrate ; the eyes that ones beamed with intellect and beauty closed in aguny or insensibility. After visiting my friend, wbo had mi raculously escaped instant death, at his request I went to the hospital to see Col. Stokes for he had served as second in command in tho regiment. As soon as I saw the prostrate form of poor Stokes, I felt that "he had fought his last battle," and soon would join that -Mighty caravan That halts one night time in the vale of death." The physician and nurse stood mourn fully by him. His cheek had tha palor ol death ; his eye had lost its lnstre, and his hand had the clammy coldness of dis solution. Yet at intervals ho was lucid, and answered with promptness It was remarked that he needed stimulants. I asked him if I should procure some for him. He replied, opening mournfully his eyes, "yes I should be very thankful, but uthers need stimulants more than I, and yoa cannot get enough for all. Do not trouble yourelf for me." These were the last words I ever heard from the lips of M. S. Stokes. How characteristic of the man. Tho celebrated reply of the gallant Sidney on the fatal field of Zut phen, when he passed the cup of water from his own dying and parched lips, to those of the suffering soldier, so celebra ted by the poet and historian, docs not exceed iu self 'sacrificing patriotism this last ten ark of the lamented and gallant Stokes. Of such are the jewels of North Carolina, and none will be moro bright than the name of Stokes. Sprung from an ancestry illustrious for patriotism, for his mother was the daughter of the brave Col. Irwin, who fell at Germantown in 1777, and bis father who was Governor of N. C. in 1-830,) was a prisoner of the Revolution his patriotism was early dis played iu tho naval service of hi? country, aud iu the war with Mexico. Although the name is embalmed by one of the pa triotic counties pf the State, it has anoth er charm. 'How Blp tjte brave nLo shit to res4, With all their country's honors bleat, When spring with dewey fingers cold, Return to deek their hallowed mould, She there tthall dress a sweeter toil, Than fancy's feet have ever trod. Ey fair bands their knell is rung, By forms unseen, their dirge m uug. ; There Honor comes a pilgrim gray. To bless the tuf that wraps th ir day j Aud reedom uhall awhile lepair, To dwell a weeping hermit tire." How seerely has North Carolina been called on to mourn, yet kow bright will be the muster roll she will present to fu ture generations. We aioura the dead, aud honor their memory; but we should relieve the Iiviu wounded in- the same noble enuse. That your effort and those associated with your will tecxl to-this- Je suit, ia tho sincere wish of Very respectfully, yo?ra, JNO. H. W HEELER. Dr. G. W. Kackux;ll, Rittrell's Springs, N.C. TirKrute to orlli Curottnc. Gen T. H. Holmes before leaving for his command west o th Mississippi ad dressed the following' letter to-Got. H. T. Clark; PtrEitsBUBO, July 16 1862. Gov. Ilerrnj T. Clark s My Dear Sut Your two Tery excellent and suggestive letters were received and referred to tha War .Department for tin? information of the President, I need not tell you how muoU delighted I would have been to carry out your views, which would have conferred oa the soil of oar beloved State the brilliant reputation her troops have won in the battles around Richmond. But this great gratification is denied me; for have been called to anoth er field of duty I shall relinquish the com mand of this department to-morrow. I beg, my dear sir, to tuauk you for tho kind support you have exteuded to me iu the exercise of this command, and most cordially congratulate yoa oa the great prowess of our troops. With forty regi ments in Virginia, without shadow of re proach ou any, and the highest aud most flattering cotneneudation of all that had an opportunity to act, will always be to us and our children a source of the greatest pride and gratification. Let us go on then, and continue to ex tend to the wise and good men who con trol the destinies of our new Republic that noble and generous support which has always placed our State on au eminence that excites the admiration of all who love her. Would to God all our glory could have been attained without loss, nnd that our rejoicing had not been clouded by the death of some Colonels aud great num bers of other field and company officers and gallaut men. We have to mourn the very flower of our army. Stokes, Meares, Lee,Campbell are names we must cherish. They were my friends, aud I should be recreant to the truth if I did not bear tes timony to the chivalrous zeal and devoted patriotism that characterized their lives. I am, sir, with the most respectful consid eration, Tiieo. H. Holues. Xorth Curoliun Iu the JLate Battles. North Carolinajwas cue of the last States to leave the old Union, but she has been foremost in the expenditure of blood and treasure in the contest. The proscribed old Union men have done more than their full share in the war. They have spilled their blood and left their bones on every battle-field from Great Bethel to the last fight near Richmond on the 1st of July. Ralaigh Standard, July 12th, 1862. A correspondent of a lale Wilmington Journal says: "North Carolina and Georgia furnished fully one half of the foices engaged in the series of battles 3G to 40 regiments each. Go around among the wounded, at hospitals and private residences, you will find five, if ndt ten, North Ctrolinians to one Virginian.. This has been told me by physicians in attendance. Yet the Rich mond papers pretend not to know it. It is a crying shame a piece of unblushing rascality. Gov. Clark ought to get a list of killed and wounded from the intelli gence office, and let tho .record speak for the State. The Yankees told the truth when they said that North Carolina was put in front of every battld They are willing to take the front but they do not like to be lied out of their merited glory. I do not mean to speak disparagingly of Virginia troops. They fought well, but they did jiot do all the fignting. On the contiary North Carolina and Georgia fur nished more troop3 for the defense oi Richmond thau Virginia did." We learn from a friend who knows, that some Yankee prisoners, taken in the battle of Gaines Milla, meeting some North Car olina soldiers near Richmond, said, "You North Carolinians are everywhere. We meet you in every fight. W; believe you would charge hell with Barlow knives, if Bethel Hill should give the word." AU honorgto the dear old State and her gallant sons 1 Addre or On. D. JJL Hill, Gen. D. H. Hill, of North Caroliua,bav ing been assigned to the command of the Confederate forces in tho territory extend' ing from Drury's Bluff to Wilmington, N. C, issued the following address to his late division on taking his departure; Headquarters of Division, July 21, 1H62. General Order No. In persuauce of orders from the head quarters oi the army tho undersigned re linguistics the pieeat command, to enter upon a new field of duty. It is with un feined pain and reluctance be leaves di vision which, in the last two mouths, has poured out more blood in the sacred eauae of the South, than any division iu the army which alone, aud unsupported, drove the enemy from his abattia, fortifications, and rifle -pi ts at Seven Pines, capturing eight guns, the camp and stores of the enemy; and which afc Mecbanic3Tille,Cold Hirbor, White Oak River, and Malvern Hill, txhibited all those high aad heroic qualities for which the Southern soldier if so remarkable. The division, too, has been endeared to its-commander by its uniform good con duct in the camp as well as in the. field- The troops have ever shown by their quiet and conservative character, "their orderly behavior, and their prompt obedience,Urat their did not beHeve whiskey,, bluster, pro. fauity and rowdyism to be necessary ad juncts to the soldier. ... D. H Hi uis 3tlaj. Gen What roof covers the most ubnr tomrat ? The roof of the mouth. riKST MARYLAND CAUPAIOJf. We publish the following letter writUa by a wounded officer of the 2d Korth Car olin(rrgi extent to his famtly,daUl Charles town Vs., Sept, 21st, We lett our camp, near Frederick City on Wednesday morning the 10th iat.,auJ marched through the city in the direction of naftrstowrj. A 4 we passed through the city, s respect bh show of favor was exhibited to us by the lady scoveatooists of the buig, but it was not Tery forge, sod it had the appearance of cordiality mixed with a lively fear of th consequences We marched all over a beautiful mount tin turnpike that, at times, gave us beautiful views of the scenery, and euvasaped at night at the South Mountain Gap, of the Blue Ridge, having patted through dnr log the day, several little tillages thai lay nestled down among the Valley, the lar gest being Middle town, a Tillage of per haps 1,000 inhabitants, who showed by their signs, that they were, (or the greater part hostile to our eause. Little did I think, as I ttood that night on picket ou the mountain, that In a few short days a battle would be fought on the very spot I then stood on I had a beau tiful view of sun rise from the top of the mountain the next morning, but was too sleepy to appreciate it. Soon we were again in liue and trudged over tho mountain gap, and then down In tha Alleghany valley, the tops of whose mountains could bo eeen away to the westward. We passed through several villages that day, also through the town of RoonesboroDgh, one of the oldest place) in Maryland, and encamped for tha night in four miles of Hagerstown, in a beautl ful oak grove. Here we rested on Friday and Saturday, the first two days rest we hsd had since leaving Richmond. I had a good opportunity, while there, to ascer tain the seutiment of the people, two thirds of whom I found were hostile to ns Indeed, but few families did t find bat what had brothers or sons in the yankeo army. Here our army split. Longstrestt with three divisions, went in the direction of Williamsport on Saturday; MeLaws and Jones' Divisions wcot towards Har per's Ferry, while we, D. H. Hill's re mained. Saturday night we were called to arms soon after we bad lain down, and away we put back again through Boones boro and by daylight, Were on the top of Bonth Mountain Oa,p and were soon drawn np iu line of battle on tho two Mountains to the right and left of Cx9 road, fronting in the direction of Mid dletoo, where the day before, our cavalry had a sharp fight with the en emy( and had reported lam advancing In full force with a column of -0,. 000 men, South Mountain is on the south of the road, and is entirely wooded Herth. Mountain, on the north side of the road', is more or less open, being, for tho xn'omA part, formed. Awsy in the distance wsjl could seo the long lines of the enemy tp proaching looking like long, crocked,blaefe shadows slowly moving towards us. 'As small aa our force was, Garland's Ripley's, and Anderson's brigades, (Rodes was not there,) we drew np to meet ilvcmi Oar l.nd was pul away over in the wood on South MonuUio, Ripley lo the left, on North Mountain, wbile we, of Anderson' brigade, held the Gap road or centre. Ar tillery wanpnt in position, and by sunrise', the reverberations of its thunder went rolling up over the cliffs. The f ncn y nl opened, and a sharp artillery dnel Trna kept np for an hour. Vory soon tke fsttle of musketry is lies rd from the Woods on the right; Garland is engaged with tho euemj, and we on the left sod centre tnd in eager etpectation of being attacked also iltbough no signs ol tbe enemy can be seen over the cleared fields of the left. In half an hour cheers are heard, knd as we stand awaiting an attack onmelvca me ea gerly strain onr ears tr res If We can dis tiogtritb whether the cheers come frota friend or foe. (There is a dlflercuoe W tween Yankee cheers and onr own; the Yankee cbeer is "Huzza f Huzza !' ia deep, gruff tones, while ours to character ized by one continaons, tmrsrthly yell, without pa ass or stop.) Onr hearts droop within ns as w beeosse convinced that the ebeers- emanate from yankee tbroaisj Th firing continue, and a canopy of vfcspk baDgs over the woods in the vicinity1 of the plsew from which the sonsd of mnf- ketry proceeds. Still we rexri attacked and I thmk I can pcrecire iar tfce lace t f Hill a gleam of thought Ibart ft .enemy have thrown thsir wlsoSe force on onr right flank. The men become restless and nn eary, mid the light of battle Is seen in r cry face, .put ce ccooctjs of Oarlsad'f aids galloping furiously, "General aea6S. na reinforcements we are filling b& and the enejay aro pressing ne hard 10 .heavy foiee." "Gen. Anderson, hurry your brigade to GarlandTs sriAstroa' ajs I we are faced? to the right, and ajrsy w gv np the side of the Jiaoiintaiu af sv&v&te quick We pass) lots' of wotjfa4eTp3 , down the taocatcin, tricklmg bfoej rt if ery step, tlrsn sguin a strttfccttr pxfcfciarj some more jeperaUly' wounded-, mifsi f bectf over one, 1 eatcb tit ycfe &cv off the; (coyrwrcg cn esctso raodl V "