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The great battle.Continuation of the fight.successful Engagement of Magruder.Sunday's operations.the enemy still retreating.incidents.&c., &c., &c. The intellige
iver railroad, some three miles from the battle field of the "Seven Pines." Gen. Magruder conmmenced the attack about four o'clock, by advancing upon the Yankee entr k in the night, when the battle ceased.
In this brilliant fight the men of Gen. Magruder's division won great honor and maintained the fighting reputation given the es City, and that the last avenue of escape for the "grand army" is cut off. Gen Magruder had gone down to reinforce Gen. Longstreet to assist in checking the retreat the James river or an unconditional surrender of McClellan's army.
While Magruder was thus successfully "pushing the enemy to the wall" on the south side of the ring was incessant.
In our report of the engagement of Gen. Magruder on Sunday afternoon, as published yesterday, we noticed the capture of Col.
The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], Letter from
Letter from President Davis --The Texas papers publish the following letter from the President to Gen Magruder: Richmond, Va., Jan. 29, 1863. Major-General J. Bankhead Magruder, Galveston, Texas: My Dear Sir --I am much gratified at the receipt of your letter of Jan. 6th conveying to me the details of your brilliant exploit in the capture of Galveston and the vessels in the harbor. The boldness of the conception and the daring and skill of its execution were crowned by results substantial as well as splendid. Your success has been a heavy blow to the enemy's hopes and I trust will be vigorously and effectively followed up. It is to be hoped that your prudence and fact will be as successful as your military ability — retaking every position on the Texas coast. Four suggestions will receive the favorable consideration due to you. The congratulations I tender to you and your brave army are felt by the whole country. I trust your achievement is but the pre
The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Trans-
The Daily Dispatch: July 5, 1864., [Electronic resource], From the
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