The troops engaged in the first-mentioned action were Maney's and Vaughan's brigades, Chestham's division, Polk and Loring's brigades, of Cleburne's division.
Brig Gen Kimbal, commanding the 1st brigade, of the 2d division, and Howard, of the 4th army corps, are killed, or it is so reported by his own men taken prisoners.
Wagoners in Kimbal's brigade suffered very severely.
The Latest. Marietta, June 28.
--The severe punishment inflicted upon the enemy yesterday by Gens Hardee and Loring rendered them very quiet to day.--While the fire which communicated to the woods was raging, one of our officers in authority called to the Yankee commander that, as an act of humanity, we would cease firing and give them time to carry off their wounded, then in danger of being burnt alive, which was done; after which the action was resumed, with frightful results to the enemy.
In front of Cleburne's division they lost over one thousand alone, while in Cheatham's front it was