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Battle at Bethel Church!Northern the Yankees peppered each other.terrible fire of the Virginia battery.slaughter of Northern troops.precipitate retreat!Great number of killed and wounded.indignation against the Commander.comments of the Northern Press.&c., &c., &c., &c., &c. We have received, by special express, files of late Northern newspapers, from which we are enabled to give their accounts of the battle of the 10th of June, together with newspaper comments thereon, showing to some extent the impression produced, by the overwhelming defeat, upon the public mind in that section. While much of it is untrue, enough is apparent to show that they begin to have some idea of Southern bravery and prowess. We commence one narration with accounts from the Baltimore papers of June 12th, which are, indeed, more nearly accurate than any that follow; although the "Associated Press" narrative, revised by Gen. Butler, is a weak attempt to gloss over a disastrous event: [
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[from another correspondent of the Sun.] the first News of the battle — arrival of the killed and wounded-- terrible fire of the Virginia battery — a sanguinary engagement. Old Point, June 10. On Monday morning firing was heard from the Fortress, in the direction of York River, which was concluded to be the intended attack upon the Confederate forces reported to be concentrated near Bethel, and after some two or three hours a messenger was seen on horseback galloping acrosslled and wounded by boats and other conveyances, as I close this letter. Associated Press account. The following account of the repulse was revised and corrected by Major General Butler for the Associated Press: Fortress Monroe, June 10. --This has been an exciting and sorrowful day at Old Point Comfort. General Butler having learned that the Confederates were forming an entrenched camp, with strong batteries, at Great Bethel, nine miles from Hampton, on the Yorktown road