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r prisoners are being well treated. As to the force of the enemy engaged, opinions are conflicting; but, from the best data I have, I judge them to have been from six to seven thousand, the whole under the command of Brigadier-General Green. Respectfully yours, C. C. Washburn, Major-General Commanding. Official Copy. W. H. Morgan, Major and Assistant-Adjutant-General. Official Copy. C. A Nichols, Assistant-Adjutant-General. Wisconsin State Journal account. New-Orleans, La., Nov. 9, 1863. I returned yesterday from Opelousas, and hasten to give you the details of a contest at Bayou Bourbeaux, about nine miles this side of that village, which took place on the third of November, involving, as you will see, very important results to the Twenty-third Wisconsin. My description, being largely that of my own personal hazards and experience, must be taken for what it is worth in a purely military sense, as I do not pretend to give an accurate account of movements on the field
General Lee that we were successful, and in a few minutes the Stripes and Stars floated above the trampled palmetto. Our victory was decisive, and no fewer than four colonels--two of them commanding brigades--one hundred and thirty-two officers, and fifteen hundred men fell into our hands, besides four guns, four caissons, and eight battle-flags. Lee availed himself of the darkness of the night to effect his escape. Report of Colonel Edwards. headquarters Fifth Maine regiment November 9, 1863. General: I have the honor respectfully to give the following account of the late movement of this regiment: On the morning of the seventh instant, I received orders to move my regiment from its former encampment near Warrenton, in company with the corps; accordingly we took up our line of march toward the Rappahannock Station, on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. marching nearly fifteen miles, we discovered the enemy occupying a strong position near the Station, intrenched wit