r, till finally Col. S.--e came; on being halted by the sentinel he exclaimed, "my G — d, sentinel, don't stop a man in these times; if another of you d — i scoundrels do it, I'll blow your brains out." The queries of the sentinels succeeded, "vanish tide matter?" "bill dey never come to relieve us?" At last a messenger came flying, shouting the Secessionists have the roads" Conceive then of our feelings.
We could do nothing but roll on the floor shouting, easy, "Jeff Davis," "Johnston," "Jackson," the 21 Regiment are coming; then we talked of preparations to be made for Southern troops, that we believed approaching.
All night the same confusion.
Doubleday's battery (on which every foreigner "shwearsde victory") acted the double-flying artillery.
Amid all not a drum was heard, notwithstanding the profusion of said instruments.
Daylight came and still they fled; by ten o'clock on Sunday nothing of them remained save a pair of Uncle Sam's pants, precipitated from a Yankee wagon.
believe the report of this victory, leaving ample room, of course, for all exaggerations.
One reason for doing so, is simply based upon the almost hourly expectation we have entertained of a forward movement by our forces upon Springfield.
Governor Jackson, in his late speech in this city, stated that such a move was contemplated, and was no doubt consummated at the time he was speaking.
Though no mention is made in relation to the number of forces engaged on either side, we have other mem the Bull Run correspondent of the Mississippian: While Joe, a servant of Erskine Watkins, was cooking a chicken in a kitchen near the hospital, a ball passed near him and struck his skillet.
In his report he said, "Bless God!
Massa, I never saw de chicken after dat."
James Camp Turner, of Huntsville, Ala.'
(son of Capt. Daniel B. Turner and grandson of Major Robert Searcy, deceased, one of Gen. Jackson's Aids in the Creek war,) was shot through the heart at Manassas on the 21st ult.
venty-first N. Y. M.
William M...Sixty-ninth N. Y. M.
H. S...First Michigan.
...U. S. Marines.
Thos. S...Thirty-eighth N. Y. V.
Boskins...Sixteenth N. Y. V.
Dwin...Second, N. Y. M.
Jackson, A. C...Twenty-seventh N. Y. V.
Jones J. A...Fourteenth, N. Y. M.
Moore, John...Seventy-ninth N. Y. M.
Mitchil, Wm....Fifth Maine.
Monroe J. A...Second Rhode Island.
Meredith A. A...Secondined, but as yet, no decision has been rendered:
Biawatha; Octavia, released by order of the Government; Proneer; Haxall, released by order of the Government; North Carolina; Crenshaw; Winitred; Lynchburg, Hannati M. Johnson; Gen. Green; Halhe Jackson; Mary Clinton; Forrest King; Sallie Magee; Solferino [Several of these are owned in Richmond]
Some of the officers and crews of the vessels which captured these prizes have written to their friends in this city to know what disposition w