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ant dead. Perhaps no regiment in the Confederate service has sustained a greater loss in officers since its entrance into service than the 2d regiment of Virginia volunteers. Since its organization in April, 1861, it has lost no less than three field officers. The first Lieutenant-Colonel, Luckland, who distinguished himself at the battle of Manassas, died a short time after that engagement from disease augmented by exposure; the second Colonel, J. W. Allen, who fought gallantly under Jackson in the Valley, was killed on the field in the fight at Gaines's Mill, on Fridays the 27th; and the third, Major Francis B. Jones, received a mortal wound in the same engagement. Major Jones was brought to this city on the day succeeding the fight, where he has since lingered until Wednesday last, when his sufferings were terminated in death. Major J. was a native of Frederick county, and a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, and though of a delicate constitution, was among the fi
nificent conception and execution of this wonderful plan, I will make a brief statement. On the 26th of June I enticed across the Chickahominy the rebel Generals Jackson, Longstreet, D. H. Hill, and A. P. Hill, for the purpose of annihilating them, when separated from their reserves. The works at Mechanicsville, though very s Mill. No such magnificent design was carried out at Sebastopol. On the 27th instant, the rebels Longstreet and A. P. Hill attacked my works in front, and Jackson and D. H. Hill turned them on my right. We killed vast numbers of the enemy, and left a vast army of my wounded in his hands. Knowing the great lack of provisiohe flanks by the gunboats, and only approachable by ravines swept by my artillery. I anticipated a glorious time in slaughtering the rebels. The rebel troops of Jackson, Huger, Magruder, D. H. Hill, and Whiting, swarmed around me all day. They came up to my batteries yelling and shouting, and I mowed them down with grape and cann