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mediately in the vicinity of the battle ground which is another audience that he was not derated; and the following morning he retired slowly from Newtown to the vicinity of Strasburg, the enemy making no advance until a late hour in the forenoon. The proportion of wounded to the number killed of Gen. J's men, is large, yet it is gratifying to know that but few are seriously or mortally wounded. The regiments engaged were the 2d Virginia, (Col. Allen,) 4th Va., 5th Va. 33d Va., (Colonel Cummings,) 27th Virginia, (Colonel Echols, who was wounded in the right arm) 23d Virginia, 37th Virginia, the far famed Irish Battalion, the 21st Va., Ashby's Cavalry, Rockbridge Battery, (Col. Pendleton, who lost two Parrott guns.) West Augusta Battery, Carpenter's Battery, and Chew's Battery. Gen. Jackson has returned to Mt. Jackson, and will be ready, should the enemy come up the Valley high enough, to give him a chance to try his mettle again. Let every man now rally to the standard of
. M., and with the gallant Col. Echols commanding, did dreadful execution with their sure aim. The 3rd Regiment, Col. Cummings commanding, was on the right of the 27th, and held the enemy's centre during the battle. The 21 Regiment, Col. Aurage. Other regiments were at their posts. The 4th. Lt. Col Reynolds commanding, displayed distinguished bravery. Col. Cummings and Lieut. Col. Jones, of the 33', were in the hottest fire of the enemy's centre, and raided their command with indotic sacrifice. Lieutenant Buck fought fearlessly, and was wounded. He fell on the field, but it is thought is safe Colonel Cummings came near being captured, the enemy dashing upon him; but the brave officer moved on and met his regiment with his cand success of Col. Ashby; the unflinching bravery of Gen Garnett; the cool, determined valor of our ever-undaunted Cols Cummings and Jones, and the resolute, active and over soldiers-like conduct of Maj. Gen. Jackson, make them the admiration of eve