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olinians were in an exposed position, but maintained their ground without flinching, losing not less than 100 killed and wounded. The position of the 1st Louisiana was equally disadvantageous. --Before them was a thick chaparral, in which the enemy were strongly posted. Behind this, also, several brigades were drawn up, their flanks extending beyond, so that they kept up a continual fire upon the Louisianians, inflicting sad loss. Being ordered to charge, the 1st advanced nobly, with the "Butler! and New Orleans!" and at the first dash drove the enemy forth with great havoc.--But emerging into the open field behind, they were astonished to discover not less than three brigades opposing them, viz: Thomas Francis Meagher's Irish brigade, Sickles's Excelsior brigade, and another one, the name of which we could not ascertain. Bravely holding their ground, the Louisianians maintained the unequal contest with great dash and boldness, the enemy quailing and retiring before their steady a
The execution of Mumford. The New York Herald, of Thursday, the 19th inst., contains the following detailed account of the willful murder of Wm. B. Mumford in New Orleans by Gen. Benjamin Franklin Butler. It is furnished by the Herald's New Orleans correspondent, under date of June 7, as follows: We have no lack of excitement to-day. What with raising the Stars and Stripes on one public building, and hanging a man for hauling them down from another, besides the arrival of three steamers from New York and Philadelphia, viz: the Blackstone, the Roanoke, and the Suwance, we have had a pretty lively time of it. I sent yesterday by the Connecticut the order of Gen. Butler for the execution of Wm. B. Mumford, convicted of an overt act of treason, in pulling down the American flag from the Mint, after it had been raised there by Flag-Officer Farragut. The solemn tragedy provided for by that order was enacted this morning, and the soul of the rash and guilty man stands now
day which will probably astonish the residents of this city when it becomes known to them, and will convince them that Gen. Butler is in earnest, and that he is no respecter of persons where treason is discovered. The person arrested is the Hon. Pierre Soule, formerly Minister to Spain, and an ex-member of Congress. Gen. Butler has been convinced of his guilt ever since we arrived here, and has only postponed his arrest for the purpose of gaining positive proof, which he has now obtained. city, and there hold him until he can be transferred by a safe transport to Fort Warren, Mass. By order of Major-Gen. Butler. P. Haggerty, Capt. and Aide-de-camp. Capt. Connant, late of the 31st Massachusetts regiment, now a Depbeing sent to Fort Warren, and showed him the balance. Mr. Soule at one consented to the arrest, and was taken before Gen. Butler. After some conversation he was temporarily released, on giving his parole of honor to report to the General whenever