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almost every day's deeds in this protracted fight. I have sent you a small volume already, and wishing, but unable, to do justice to all, let me conclude by a few correct particulars in regard to the most unfortunate regiment, which deserved, but could not command, success. On Sunday, at 4 A. M., the 18th Mississippi, in the trenches at the foot of Marye's Hill, extended in single file at intervals of from five to ten feet apart over half a mile, thus 450 men guarded the space held by Cobbs whole brigade in the first battle of Fredericksburg. --Twice the enemy's columns were driven back in disorder. About 9 o'clock they asked and obtained a flag of truce to remove their dead and wounded, and thus discovered the small force holding the trenches. Soon afterwards about 10,000 advanced in five columns, one behind the other, and, although dreadfully slaughtered by the terrible fire from the trenches, they rushed over the ground covered with their dead and wounded and succeeded in