seriously, four but slightly.
The casualties to the battery and supporting forces I could not ascertain, for it was now dark and the continuation of the fight or the renewal of it on our side had to be put off till to-morrow.
The following are the names of the wounded skirmishers: John Geerer, company K, neck, badly; Jacob Van Wickley, company F, leg; S. B. Howell, company H, scalp wound; Oscar Lockwood, company I, lower jaw and neck, badly; Corporal Louis A. Le Blanc, company D, leg; Denis McCabe, company I, mouth — all of the One Hundred and Thirty-ninth New-York.
To-morrow I expect a severe engagement on the same ground.
General Keyes must fight and dislodge the enemy from their position in front, or himself fall back to White House.
headquarters Fourth army corps, Baltimore cross-roads, July 3, 1863.
In my previous correspondence from this point I had but time to state the fact that the gallantry of Colonel West, commanding the advance, had, on Thursday last, the second