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ing from fifty to one hundred yards. To this position our troops succeeded in advancing, notwithstanding the fire of the enemy was exceedingly heavy and our loss extremely severe. Of the Forty-fourth Georgia, Colonel Robert A. Smith and Lieutenant-Colonel Ester fell wounded, the former mortally, besides two Captains and ten Lieutenants killed and wounded. Of the First North Carolina, Colonel Stokes was mortally and Lieutenant-Colonel McDowell severely wounded, and Major Skinner killed, with si on the field was beyond praise, and in their loss their regiments and the service have suffered severely. Major Skinner, of the First North Carolina, died in a like manner. Lieutenant-Colonel McDowell, of the First North Carolina, and Lieutenant-Colonel Ester, (the former severely, the latter slightly,) were both wounded in the front of the battle. Of the surviving officers, Colonel Gibson and Lieutenant-Colonel Carswell, of the Forty-eighth Georgia, led their regiments in the actions in whi