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may be super in consequence of this great reverse at the of his career. Other verbal accounts of the battle on Monday represent that the scene at the river, when the enemy attempted to recross, was fearful. The rattle of musketry, and the crack of the Mississippi rifle, mingled with shrinks of drowning men, and the panic was scarcely less wide spread than that of of July, just three months before.--The Federal prisoners, numbering 523, were under guard on the battle field of Manassas yesterday morning. Later. Among the casualties on our side were the following: Lieut. Benjamin G. Carter, 8th Virginia, slightly wounded. Privates Hatcher and of the same regiment, killed.--Majors Martin and Brock, thought to be of Mississippi, badly wounded. Col. Burt's wound, though severe, is not considered mortal. Col. Tebbs is Lieut. Col. of the 8th Virginia. The First Company of Howitzers were not in the fight, no artillery having been engaged on our side.
ass without letting them understand that "we are about." At first the "small fry" passed without much trouble, but the practice of our gunners is giving them much more proficiency. And on Sunday morning several shots passed between the fore and mizzen mast of a schooner which was passing upwards. On Saturday morning last two schooners, towed by a tug, came along, but were no sooner in night than the batteries opened fire upon them. At the same time Col. Wigfall, of Texas, aided by Captain Martin and Lieut. Carrington, of Arkansas, and some others, went out in a small boat with a view of effecting captures. The tug, not shing the last shot, cut loose from the vessels and literally flew up the stream. The crews aboard the schooners, perceiving the purposes of the party, he took themselves to their boats and made for the Maryland shore. The vessels, of course, were readily taken, and were found to be the Fairfax, of New York city, laden with hay and cement, and the Virginia Wa