op, aid to Gen. Butler, and Lieut. Col. Grinnell, of the New York First Regiment, are missing.
The attacking force was Duryea's Zouaves, Townsend's Albany Regiment, Col. Burdick's Regiment, detachment of the Vermont and Massachusetts Regiment, Col. Allen's Regiment, and Col. Harris's Regiment.
The defenders numbered only 1,000 heroes at Little Bethel.
A Southern Major and two Secessionists were captured.
It will be observed that there are some arrant falsehood in the above, on of which wum beat the tattoo, and all were preparing quietly to throw themselves into the arms of Morpheus, one of our members proposed that we should invoke the blessing of God preparatory to retiring Immediately each man fell upon his knees, when Private Lawrence Allen, of the "Young Guard," put up a most appropriate and beautifully-worded prayer to the Throne of Grace, which being ended, all quietly laid themselves down to rest.
The amount of work done by our Richmond regiment on the day of the ba
he hip and Brig. Gen. Rickland slightly.
We have received the following list of causalities in the 13th Virginia infantry in a skirmish with the enemy near Cold Harbor yesterday morning.
Co. A.--Wounded: Corporal J. C. Bethel, severely, in leg. Co. C.--Wounded: Private William Bumpass, seriously, in side.
Co. D.--Wounded: Private T. Jones, slightly, in foot.
Co. H., (Young Guard.) --Killed: Serg't J. R. Allen.
Wounded Capt. Campbell G. Lawson, thigh fractured, (since amputated;) Lawrence Allen lost two fingers.
The heavy firing that commenced about 6 o'clock last evening, and continued until 9, is believed to have proceeded from a renewal of the assault by the enemy upon our works, watch was anticipated by our commanders an officer who left the field at half-past 5 states that the firing was in front of Gaines's Mill.
[from our own correspondent.] Army of Northern Virginia,Battle-Field of Cold Harbor,June 3d-4 P. M.
General Early, commanding Ewell's corps' at