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the soil,) supported by Captain Fletcher a company, of the 13th Mississippi volunteers, gallantry led the charge. Reinforced by the 18th Mississippi volunteers, Col. Burt, and 17th Mississippi volunteers, Col. Feather stone, the battle became general. Fiercely was every inch of ground contested, but doubly did our brave boys bearst. Our loss has been published in the Dispatch as 300. Let me say that is too large. It is not more than 100, and I have the means of knowing. The brave Col. Burt, of the 18th Mississippi. Volunteers, is dead. He died Saturday evening, the 26th October. A braver and more popular officer belonged not to the Southern army to urge them on from "conquering to conquest," than did the General in command with all his military skill and ability. Such noble proofs and exhibitions of self-sacrificing heroism should be recorded, and with pleasure I chronicle the same. More anon. Loudoun. P. S.--Col. Burt's remains started for home this morning. L.