We have no further details of the fight, but the results reported to us by an officer who participated in the engagement show that the Federals, lost, as is estimated, about three thousand five hundred killed and wounded; our own loss being about five hundred.
"Colonel Alfred Rhett, in command of the brigade, is reported missing.
"Killed in First infantry regulars: Lieutenant-Colonel DeTreville, Lieutenant Glover and Captain Quattlebaum.
Wounded: Captain Press.
Smith, badly; Captain Burnett, thigh; Captain Calhoun; Captain P. Bacott, knee; Lieutenant Horlback, left eye; Lieutenant North.
Wounded and captured: Lieutenant Ravenel McBeth.
"First artillery--Killed: Captain Lesene, son of Henry Lesesne; Lieutenants LaBorde and Stewart.
Wounded; Major Blanding, Captain Rhett, Lieutenant Fickling, Lieutenant J. Middleton, Lieutenant de Lorns, Lieutenant Robertson.
Missing: Lieutenant Edward Middleton, Lieutenant Frost."
A letter from Major W. S. Downer, Superintende