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iVolifet, (oeer one iyuare)*o '. Mbr^f di oM*r ordinary advertising. v ItTofrausient cidicrtising inserted without the i ?~ We here been enable to secure any satisfactory particulars of the late engagemeut near Richmond, find, for the present, our readers roust be coDtont with the first and orilj despatches veceited, which are very mesgre. We hc?r of boi one casualty from Camden?that ^ of Sergeant Baum, of Capt EL B. C Aimer's ^ Company?and we are happy to say the wound is alight, which information we received from a private despatch to his brother. Errata. In obituary notice, published in CoNrsDKratk of 23d ult., 3d paragraph, 13tli line, for ''practice" read for active service in the > "Old Dominion." In last paragraph, 6th line, for 'social" read sacred honor. Prolific "Yield. We have on exhibition at the office of the ! Confederate, a small twig, having on it, when taken from the parent branch, thirty-one applet?all of which appeared to be in a healthy condition. .They were growing in the orchard of Mr, T. W. Pscuss. The Weather. On Sunday, the 1st inst. wo wero visitod with a heavy hail storm. The ground was covered, for a short time, with the relic of | winter. No damage, so far as we have been able to learn, was done to tbo growing crop, j On Tuesday night there was a very heavy rain, continuing nearly the whole night. The frequent and heavy rains in the upper part of onr State and North Carolina will no doubt fill the river to overflow, and retard, somewhat, .t: _i - iuc piancmg interest in tli? low grounds. * ] From Jack soil's Command. The Lynchburg Republican has certain intelligence from passengers who left Staunton, Friday, That General Jackson's army, with the exception of those left to guard the prisoners captured and the stores, was, on Friday morning last, at Williamsport, in Maryland, without the least show of any force to oppose them. Williamsport isNabout twenty miles above Harper'8 Ferry, and, we suppose, about ninety miles from Baltimore, and seventy-five or eighty . faom Washington. Whether the arn^ would advance further was not known. The number of prisoners taken up to Thurs day morning, when the courier left, including thoee sent off, was estimated at forty three hundred. ? I ??? Gen. Jackson's popularity with his men is unbounded. His prcseuce is always the occasion for three rousing cheers, a compliment he v never fails to acknowledge by raising his cap, it matters not how hard the winds may blow, or the rain, snow or hail fall. He shares the hardships of the march with his men, and bivouacs on the field at night with them. This he has been known to do repeatedlv, although the hospitalities of a comfortable dwelling not a quarter mile distant had been pressed upon him. Although known as "Old Stonewall," he is but 30 years of age. He enjoys excellent health, is slender in figure, active in his movements, possessed of that indomitable spirit and nuconquerable energy, which enabled Napoleon to cross the Alps, and which laughs at difficulties that to some men appear insurmountable. i t . i Important from tlie Mississippi. Mobile, June 2.?(Despatch to Savannah Republican).?The Confederate authorities at Memphis have burnt.all the cotton and sugar in store at that place. The citizens of Baton Rouge have risen npon the Federal garrison left in command of that post, and put the whole party to the sword. The Federal fleet, which has been threatening v icE?Dorg lor some time, has left there for Baton Rouge, and intend, it is said, to shell ont the town on their arrival. m>r I our western exchanges, leaving our renders to 'i Conn their own conclusions. The Mobile Advrrthser, of May 31, s^ys; 4^ in rumored that on Wednesday evening, Gen. 1 Hardee's division was engaged for several hours, a little to the right of Farmington, first driving the enemy hack, but befng afterwards driven back in turn to their rifle pits. The cannonading is said to have been heavy, ceaa-; ing about 6 o'clock. We have apthentic intel- . igence 01 iiupurmu* uiuvcmenis among our forces at Corinth, which will be made public in due time. The Jackson Missippian, of the 31st lilt, savs: The cars have come in, bringing intelligence from Corinth. The cannonading proved to be the heavy skirmishing at Farmington.! The vcrv latest and most reliable information ? | places beyond doubt, we think, that our army is evacuating Corinth. Doubtless it is the Dictate of Military strategy, intended to force the enemy by a flank movement, to quit their entrenchments and engage us. We are also led to believe that we have been, or will be, compelled to evacuate Fort Pillow. In that event, our readers should not be suppriscd, before our : next issue, to bdhr that Memphis has fallen in to the hands of the euemv, BATTLE OF CBICKAHOM1NT. I FURTHER PARTICULARS. I " 1 i Richmond, Monday, June 2, 1 p. m.?All quiet along the lines to-day. The Confederate j wounded are constantly arriving in the city, i The Mtizmis anr? norhonlarlv Uin la/linc i * VIVUIWIIJ WHV l?U?VOj HIV J untiring in their attendence upon and care of j the wounded. It is reported that the forces ! on both sides are hurrying their dead this morning. The weather continues clear. (The Latest.) Monday, Eight o'clock, p. m.? Nothing of interest ha& transpired to-day. It is believed that the enemy is concentrating his forces in the direction of Mechanicsville, north east of the csty. The whole number of prisoners taken on Saturday and Sunday was 550 Apriveat despatch from Capt Lewis. GYoung, Aid to Gen. J.J. Petigrcw, announces that that General was left mortally wounded on the field near the Chickahorainy. The Columbia Guardian publishes the fol- i lowing private despatch: Richmond, June 1?3, p. m..?The fight is i a terrific one. Our men are very determined, . and gaining ground slowly. .| 3 30y p.m.?We arc driving the enemy. Last night we slept in their camps. Our loss is heavy, and that of the enemy appalling. During last night the enemy entrenched, but w<; drove him out. The following South Carolina regiments were in the fight, viz, 4th, 5th, Ctb, and Jenkin's regiment of Sharp Shooters, and Hampton's Legion. Col. Bratton, wounded. Gen. Pettigrcw, killed. Colonel Wade Hampton has received a very slight wound in the foot. Kershaw's Brigade was not engaged on Saturday. Gens. Lee and Johnston were on the ground, out lett the conduct of the battle to Gen. Long" street. To the last called, therefore, belongs the glory of the Great Battle of Chickahoininy. Presiqent Davis was also on the ground. The Enemy was commanded by Gon. Keves. It is said that Gen. Hutton, of the 7th Tennessee Regiment, Gen. J. J. Pettigrew, and Col. Lomax of Alabama were killed. Gen. Anderson, and Col. Jenkins and their commands, of South Carolina, particularly distinguished themselves yesterday afternoon, by their bravery and efficiency. Gens. Whiting, Stewart, Mahone, Gholson, and Pryor, and Captains French, Sherman and Amory, and other officers, were in the fight. The enemy continued to shell, and the fight may be renewed.. Richmond, Jnne 8.?At 1 o'clock to-day the fight was not renewed, but a battle is anticipated to-morrow. The fight yesterday lasted some three to four hours. Gen. Walker, it is said, will be in the fight to-roorow. Our weuDded are receiving every attention, and bear their wounds with much composure. The result on land will undoubtedly be in our favor. No gunboats ae yet i clay. The weather was such as would usually be regarded as peculiarly unsuited for military ' operations of any kind; from pine o'clock in the morning until late at night the rain poured | down in continuous showers, the' roads and fields were transformed into miry bogs, and a heavy mist 6n every side hid the horrison; At an eaiiy hour a despatch was received j' from Gen. Gist, announcing that the enemy, j who bad landed a force below Secession* ille, I, had been met and repulsed. It was added uiat tire casualties on onr side were inconsid- jerable. Later despatches brought further par-' ticulars of the affair. The troops engaged , were thti Holcombe Legion, the Charleston , Batallion, and a detachment of the Butaw j Regiment, the whole under command of Col. | Ellison Capers. No artillery, we Understand, i was used. The enemy was forced baek, and j. one of bis flanking parties, consisting of twenty men, was captured near Mr. Legare's house, j The captuse was effected by a gallant charge i of the Irish Volunteers, Captain Ryan, and the Charleston Riflemen, Lieutenant "Walter. The i latest despatch from Secessionville, received ;, late last night, states that our casualties were ; ?None killed, and 10 wodnded?two of them , seriously. On the other hand it had been cur- j rently reported about noon, that Adjutant H. i W. Walker, of the Charleston Batallion, had ; been killed; Lieutenant J. Ward Hopkins, of the Sumter Guard, dangerously wounded; Wm. Macbeth, of the Sumter Guard, slightly wounded; Lieutenant Mims, wounded; Lieutenant Sailers, of the Charleston Rinemon. fincer sh.->t. ? . ? I off: Jno. L. Clark, of the Wilmiugton Rangers* : had a horse shot under him. The enemy, repulsed on land, opened a fierce j fire from his gunboats upon our positions along | the line of the Stono, particularly directing his j attention to Heyward's and Steven's Regiments j and to the Entaw Batallion. The fire was kept i up with singular rapidity, but, up to 5 1-2 I o'clock, no damage had been done to our side, j Several of the enemy's shells are said to have j burst near Gen. Gist, covering that officer with ' sand. At night the storm of wind and rain i became exceedingly violent; but all night long tho enemy maintained his fire at regular inter- | vals, the object, of course, being to snatch rest i from our wearied boys. The number of hostile vessels outside the Bar yesterday was far greatr er than usual, and, after the fearful gale that raged at midnight, we shall neither be surprised nor sorry to hear to-day that our coast is strewn with many a shattered wreck. Later.? At the hour of this writing (two . o'clock, Wednesday morning), we have jus#: seen a gentleman, direct from the scene of' action, who has kindlv placed in oar possession ! ' # i r some more definite and authentic details of our casualties. He assures us that Lieut. Walker, of the Union Light Infantry, and acting Adju- i tant of the Charleston Batallion, is not killed, j but is wounded and a prisoner. The only cas- : ualties in the Chaileston Riflemen are Lieut, j Salters, slightly wounded; Sergt. Patterson, slightly wounded; privates Cheney and Carstens, slightly wounded. In the Sumter Guard, Lieut Hopkins is seriously but not dangerously wounded, and private Macbeth is also wounded. In the Irish Volunteers there are four wounded* One of these was private Bresnan, who received 4-l 1 L!l. i* - .1 ? * ' a uiuruii wuuuu wuue lingering on ineneid, 10 the endeavor to save from capture the wounded Adjutant. The generous Bresnan died last night. In the Calhoun Guard none are hurt. In the Carolina Light Infantry Lieut. Ciarkson and Sergt. Muckenfuss are slightly wounded. In the Eutaw Batalion there were, it is said, but two casualties?Lieut. Mims and Corporal Bilton, both wounded. THE ARRIVAL OP THE PRISONERS. About one o'clock quite a stir was caused in the city by the arrival of the prisones, who, as mentioned above, were taken in the morning. They were bronghtover under guard of two small detachments of the Orangeburg Artillery and Carolina Artillery, commanded by Lieut. Humbert. The twenty prisoners taken all belong to the 100th Regiment Pensylvania Volunteers. They are a sorry looking set, though not so Tillianous in appearance as the famous Bull Runners, who so long crowded the If "'"_? Tt^v*k5S&iir^ native, but the infonpatipnH contained in his tUUemenUis so scaniaod of ?o improbable a complexion, that it i? scarcely north repeating^ He says that his company, forming part of a force, the strength or commander of which ho does not know, left Hilton Head on Snmfot last.-?Oc Monday they aacended the 8tono River, and were landed at desk on Mr. Legsfe'i* place, whero thej passed the night. At da#tf on Tuesday they began their march towards Seccssionville,and after having advanced about a mile and a half, they encountered our skirmishers. The engagement was immediately opened with musketry on both sides.?The Southern troops were posted along the edge of s wood, while the Yankees sought cover behind a green hedge. Thus the fight was kept up, st long range, for about two hours, when the Yankee forces began to fall back, leaving these prisoners, who formed a small flanking party, unsupported. The prisoners admit that they were taken in gallant style by Captain Ryan's command. * With regard to the present movements of the enemy and their designs, the statements of the Yankeo Captain are not worth the room 1 -1 * 1 luuy TTUIIIU utuupjf 111 our coiuiuns. TOE WORK FOR TO DAY. Last evening, about 8 o'clock, in spite of the rain, there was sharp work going on, tho details of which we were unable to ascertain. It seems certain, however, that the enomy has got a foothold on James Island, and wo may look for a sharp engagement there at any hour.?Mercury. < , _ . Latest, from Richmond. RioimoND, June 3.?All quiet along the lines to-day. Gen. Lee has to-day issued an address to the army, which had a fine effect. He assures our troops that "henceforward there will bo no more retreating; the watchword is victory or death!" Ail noxiricements. _ . FOR THE LEGISLATURE. Mr. Editor: Please announce Capt. D. D. PERRY a candidate to represent Kershaw District in the House of Representatives at the ensuing election, and obligoMay 16 MANY FRIENDS, Mr. Editor: Please announce Maj. J. M. DkSAUSSURE as a suitable person to represent Kershaw District in the House of Representatives at the ensuing election, and oblige May 16 HIS FRIENDS. FOR TAX-COLLECTOR. Mr. Editor: Please announce HENRY PATE a candidate for re-eloction to the office of Tax-Collector, and oblige HIS FRIENDS. June 6 Mr. Editor: Please present the name of Mr. JAS. R. A RRANTS, as a suitable candidate to fill the office of Tax-Collector, at the ensuing election, and oblige May 30 HIS FRIENDS. Mr. Editor : You will please announoe Mr. JOSEPH S. GARDNER as a candidate for Tax Collector, at the ensuing election, and oblige May 16 MANY VOTERS. Mr. Editor : Please announce Mr. WM MoKAIN as a candidate for Tax Collector, at the ensuing election, and oblige HIS FRIENDS. May 9 Mr. Editor ; The (Hends of Mr. JOHN A. BOS' w mjl, announce mm as a candidate for Tax-Collector of Kershaw District, at the ensuing election. April 26 Special IN"otices. NOTICE. ALL LETTERS, PACKAGES, &c., FOR C,AFr. W. L. DkPASS'. Company must be directed to the care of C. M. WIXGES, Charleston, 8. C. June 6 a IfOTICE. AS IT IS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY I should collect a portion of the debts due me in order iiu iucut curreai expenses, I respectfully request all those indebted to me by nete or open acoount, to pay a part, if they oannot pay all. In iqy present position I am unable to attend personally to collecting these claims, but Mr. Doby, at the Branch Bank, is my agent, who will receive payment and give reoeipts for any accounts paid him. T. W. SALMONI>. Virginia, May 9