All of the prisoners further state that Grant has resolved to capture Richmond, and for this purpose expects to fight sixty days before accomplishing his object.
I forgot to mention that Brig Gen. H. H. Walker was yesterday evening wounded in the foot, so as in require its amputation Brig-Gen H. H. Haves, of Louisiana, was also wounded yesterday in the leg severely, not dangerously.
During these fights Maj. Hamilton, Chief Commissary of Fields's division, was killed, and Capt. Fontaine Barksdale, Quartermaster of 18th Mississippi regiment, Humphreys's brigade, whilst gallantly fighting in the ranks with his musket, was shut and instantly killed.
And yesterday, in visiting the hospitals of McLaws's division, I came across Rev. Mr. Owen, Captain 17th Mississippi, who was wounded on Monday whilst out on a four of observation on the front line of picket.
The enemy during this campaign now lasting eight days, have exhibited great nerve and detertermination of purpose, and