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nts of cavalry, ready to pitch in and spill the rebel canteens. But we were not wanted, so we had to stand there and listen. Every thing was cast off and ready for action, with our guns shotted. But our troops held their own and won, and the charges were withdrawn from the guns. Night came, and we lay down by our guns in the wheat. This morning, though The dew on our mantles hung heavy and chill, we rose gaily to our posts, ready to go forward, as I understand the order. Poor Easton was shot through the heart in Friday's fight. His cannoniers stuck to their guns till the rebel cavalry actually knocked the ammunition they were putting into them out of their hands. They took the battery and cried out to him to surrender. Never! was the reply, and in an instant he was knocked out of his saddle with a shower of bullets. Lieutenant Monk, of McCarty's battery, and Dougherty, of Flood's, in Sunday's skirmish or fight, gave the enemy's cavalry a lesson in dismounting on