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mns deep. Our boys stood nobly to their work, piling the enemy's dead thickly before our breastworks. The lowest estimate of the enemy's loss in the battle yesterday is 20,000. These figures are corroborated by a Yankee Colonel, wounded, and in our hands. The Yankee General Stevenson was killed on the 10th. Our losses yesterday in killed and wounded are estimated at 2,000. Among the casualties on our side yesterday were the following: Gen. Gordon, slightly wounded; Colonel Baker, of the 16th Miss., killed; Lieut. Col. Felter, of the same regiment, killed; Col. Harding, of the 19th Miss., killed; Lieut. Col. Neimer, of the --Va., killed. There was continuous fighting for ten hours yesterday on one point, and so severe was the musketry fire that trees were cut down by it. Prisoners say that Gen. Grant expressed a determination not to recross over the river while he has a man left. Reports from Fredericksburg say that the enemy are arresting all the
n, among them Brig Gen Petrin, of Alabama, was shot dead whilst gallantly leading his brigade is the thickest of the fight — a nobler spirit of braver man has not been offered a sacrifice to this war; Brig Gen Daniel was wounded Thursday, and died to day; Brig Gen Stuart, of Stonewall brigade, was also wounded. His arm has been resected, and he is doing well; Brig Gen McGowan was wounded, but is better. The following are a few more of casualties in staff officers of which I have heard: Col Baker, 16th Miss, killed; Lt Col Felters, do do, do; Col Harding, 19th Miss, killed; Lt Colonel Shuter, 1st South Carolina, killed; Colonel McGreary, wounded in throat; Lieut Col McArthur, 61st Ga wounded mortally, since died; Col Skinner, 52d Va, wounded severely, not mortally; Lieut Col Mcmeyer, 61st Va, killed, and Col O D Groner, same regiment, slightly wounded, whilst riding at the head of his regiment in a grand charge; Col Casey, 58th Va, severely, not dangerously wounded; Col Fields, Mahon