us not despond, but make united, repeated, and determined efforts to repel the vandal hordes of the North; and, if necessary, let every mountain pass be a Thermopy , before the foot of the fanatical invader shall again poliute the soil of the Confederate States. Sylvania.
In addition to the foregoing, the editors of the Dispatch have received a letter from 1st Lieutenant James H. Mason, company K, 56th Regiment, giving the following statement of easualties in his company:
Killed--Captain Dabney Carr Harrison.
Wounded--Private John T Tucker; not mertally.
Taken prisoners — Lieuts P H Clopton and Geo. W Hay; Privates H C Earnest, H T Tucker, E M Peace, W H Wood, B F Marshall, E. H. Acree, Jno Adams; D. W Anderson, R Baskett, Wm Balley, L W Heath, Wm Ingram, A. J Jenkins, Thos Jackson, E W Kelley, H P Kelley, Jno S McGhee, Bo P Richardson, Jos J Smythe, T J Truman, Wm Truman, Wm White, P J. Woody, and Wm H Peace.
The balance of the men are safe and accounted for.