e Federal imperious had been placed were found, upon examination, to less perforated with our shot, evidently shown, that the enemy had lost heavily at their batteries.
In the morning the bridge was speedily repaired, and the forces of Hill and Jackson were again in pursuit of the foe. The result of the first dash was a prize of 200 prisoners. This does not include either the sick or wounded in the hospital which here fell into our possession.
It was thought that by the energy of Jackson and Jackson and Hill, acting in unity with Longstreet and Magruder, at least the whole rear guard of the "grand army" would be captured by nightfall of yesterday.
On Monday afternoon a severe fight came off near the intersection of the Darbytown and Charles City roads. About four o'clock, the division of Gen. Longstreet came up with the enemy at that point who were in strong force and position, and a battle, farce and desperate, ensued.
The enemy are represented to have resisted the valorous onsets of ou
e frequently needed.
At length the officers seemed to regain confidence, and after the raid of Jackson upon the column under General Banks, they were placed on picket at the Mechanicville pike.
Earhat many of the troops are nearly in open rebellion against their officers.
The retreat of Jackson in the Valley of the Shenandoah is looked upon with considerable anxiety by the people, who feaal Gustavus W. Smith, two batteries of artillery and a regiment of cavalry.
It is thought that Jackson will make the best of his way back to Richmond, where the grand finale of the rebellion will taops or well supplied with stores and forage, and are and to be prepared for any little job that Jackson or Ewell may undertake.
Our dispatch says: "Jackson is by the time checked, and Fremont, BanksJackson is by the time checked, and Fremont, Banks and Shi have joined forces to pursue him."
The President returned to Washington yesterday.
Gen. Scott accompanist him as far as Jevacy City.
The rum from Jevacy City to Washington was 7 hour
"On Thursday at three o'clock Major General Jackson took up his flag of march from Ashland, and ed.
The three columns now proceeded en echelon--Gen. Jackson in advance, and on the extreme left, Brig. Gen. A. P. Hill on the right, immediately on the river, Jackson, bearing away from the Chickahominy in this part ofan acute angle: our left still in advance under General Jackson, lying over towards the Pamankey: General Hill ning the general advance en echelon again began; Gen. Jackson in advance and far to the left, gradually convernted destruction in the persons of Lee, Longstreet, Jackson, and the Hills.
"These last were therefore advoccupied, however, was one of great strength.
"Jackson having begun the contest, it was taken up by Generaal A. P. Hill.
From the beginning of the conflict, Jackson pressed up and D. H. Hill down the Chickahominy.
Ohmond side of the Chickahominy; on Sunday, however, Jackson commanded Bottom's Bridge, and though unable to cro
one woman killed.
Our batteries are uninjured.
The enemy's fire was principally directed at the city.
Several houses were shattered.
A deserter reports that the enemy's loss was heavy, and that they expected an easy capture.
We learn from Vicksburg that the enemy is slowly bombarding the town from the mortar boats to- day. The telegraph office has been smashed.
Gentlemen from New Orleans say that Butler has issued orders laying a tax of $200,000 on the city.
Jackson, June 30.--The Yazoo correspondent of the Mississippian, writing under date of the 16th instant, says that two of the enemy's gunboats were reconnoitering in Yazoo river, when Com. Pickney burned the Confederate gunboats Van-Dorn, Polk, and Livingston.
This action is considered unnecessary and is much deplored here.
The loss of property is heavy.
Gen. Van-Dorn has issued an address to the army, declaring that Vicksburg should be defended to the death.
The Federal can never occupy Vi