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ul narrative of the disposition of my command throughout this eventful day. Between four and five o'clock, Gen. Kearney, with all his characteristic gallantry, arrived on the ground at the head of his division, and after having secured their positions, my division was withdrawn from the contest, and held as a reserve until dark, when the battle ended, after a prolonged and severe conflict against three times my number, directed by the most accomplished General of the rebel army, Major-Gen. J. E. Johnston, assisted by Gens. Longstreet, Pryor, Gohlson and Pickett, with commands selected from the best troops in their army. The list of killed and wounded attests the character of the contest. The killed of the enemy must have been double my own; of the wounded we cannot estimate. Eight hundred were left in hospitals at Williamsburgh, and others were distributed among the private houses in the city, while all the available tenement, in the vicinity of the field of battle are filled
bout ten o'clock A. M., it was announced to me that an Aid-de-Camp of Major-Gen. J. E. Johnston, C. S. A., had been captured by our pickets on the edge of the field rd the right of my line succeeded in capturing Lieut. Washington, an Aid of Gen. Johnston, of the rebel service. This circumstance, in connection with the fact thaten, but I have received no report of the number. Your obedient servant, J. E. Johnston, General. Jefferson Davis's address. Executive office, June 2, 18r killed may not exceed five hundred; our wounded are nearly five thousand. Gen. Johnston was wounded in the upper part of the right shoulder, the ball or fragment okilled and wounded, I will not pretend to estimate. Lieutenant Washington, of Johnston's staff, while delivering an order, rode into the enemy's lines and was capturnks. This, without rhodomontade, is the result of the battle. I hear that Gen. Johnston says if we can hold our own to-day, we will be in a condition to give McCle