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ts insertion in your valuable Historical Magazine, in the hope that it will meet the eye of some one who can tell me the name of the battery, the kind and numbers of guns (I think there were but two), the nature of the position, the casualties, and any other facts that may be of interest, which I should like to incorporate in the history of my company soon to be published. Hoping to hear something authentic touching this matter in your next issue, I am, sir, Yours, very truly, John D. Billings, Historian, and former member of Tenth Massachusetts Battery, Second Army corps, Army of Potomac. The failure of General Hooker to cut Jackson's column when moving to his rear at Chancellorsville has been much discussed. The following letter will throw some light on an interesting episode of that great movement: San Francisco, 26th January, 1881, 439 California Street. General Fitzhugh Lee: Dear General,--Accident some time ago placed me in poseession of a copy of your ad