illiam Clark, William J. Hudson, Thomas R. Mathers, George H. Wheeler, John W. Nilling.
Missing — Wesley Jackson, John P. Ross, (wounded and left on the field,) Charles S. Leonard, David B. Copeland.
Total — Killed, four; wounded, thirty; missing, twenty-eight--in all, sixty-two.
Respectfully, your obedient servant, Robert Cowdin, Colonel First Massachusetts Volunteers.
Captain Brady's account.
headquarters light battery H, First Pennsylvania artillery, near Fort Darling, July 1, 1862.
We have had a victory!
Five thousand rebel prisoners, and thirty pieces of artillery.
In the morning, every thing indicated a hard-fought field and a retreat before dark, as some of the troops had already begun to fall back towards the James River.
Orders were given to push all the wagons under cover at a certain place, simultaneously with the commencement of the action.
So the struggle began in right good earnest on the right, and then shifted to the left.
Secesh appeared to hav