y ! Victory !--Greatest Battle of the War !!--Contest at Pittsburg Landing--Two Days Desperate Fighting !--Able Generalship on Both Sides — The Battle Commenced by Prentiss's Division — The Odds Against us Fearful !--Grant Incites his Troops to Firmness !!--Our Gunboats Shell the Rebel Trains — Terrible Resistance of the Enemy--General Buell arrives with Reinforcements--Gen. Grant Leads a Charge !--The Rebels Routed and in Full Retreat on Corinth — Their Loss about 35,000 !!!-- Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston Killed !!--Beauregard's Arm Shot Off !!!-- Federal Loss between 16 and 20,000 !
Among the items which ensue, it is stated with great gusto that Gen. Grant several times got within range of the enemy's guns, and was fired upon.
Capt. Carson, a staff officer, had his head shot off.
" Gen. Sherman had two horses killed under him. General Buell remained with his troops day and night, and he and Gen. Crittenden and Bull Nelson rede along the lines, encouraging our men."