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ew York, a Scotch regiment. The fire was severe and the color-sergeant was wounded, when General Stevens took the colors, calling, We are all Highlanders; follow, my brave Highlanders. He was almost instantly struck and killed by a bullet in the right temple, this being, as he had previously said, the death he had most wished to die. There also died at Chantilly, Lieut.-Col. Joseph P. Rice of the 21st, with Capt. John D. Frazer, and Lieuts. Henry A. Beckwith, Frederick A. Bemis and William B. Hill, also Lieut. Alexander Barrett of the 28th. The losses fell upon these two regiments, especially on the 21st, which lost thirty-eight killed and mortally wounded out of four hundred. The 8th Mass. Battery was also engaged, but without loss. On the following day, September 2, General Pope was withdrawn; he returned to Washington and his army was merged in the Army of the Potomac. His boastful early proclamations, with their very inadequate result, threw a cloud over his whole campa