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ould be crushed. As entreaties failed, and the flagging spirits of the motley crew refussal to respond to the eloquence of these leaders, threats and curses, loud and deep, succeeded, and in some instances the officers used their swords pretty freely on their men. Our wounded soldiers, many of whom have been conversed with, estimate our loss at from one tenth up to one-fifth of the enemy's. One of our Captains states that he rode, eight hundred yards over the field on Wednesday, the 11th instant, and that he believes he saw five hundred dead Yankees, and that he was informed that the Yankee dead lay much thicker where Gen Ewell fought. We understand that Gen Ewell puts the enemy's loss up to Tuesday at forty thousand in killed, wounded, prisoners, and missing. Prisoners are continually arriving at Orange C. H., some of them humble, but most of them impudent. Only two negro soldiers have yet reached Orange C. in uniform. One of them said but little. The other, a cavalrym