Grant is doubtless keeping the Sabbath holy.
Our men are in fine spirits, and are being blessed with full rations and vegetable issues.
It is estimated by officers in high position that the enemy's loss is not less than 15,000 in the fights of the past week, whilst ours can scarcely reach one-fifteenth of that number.
The following promotions have just been announced: Brig Gen J B Kershaw to be Major General; Cols Bryan Grimes, James Conner, Rufus Barringer, and Jno McCausland, to be Brigadier Generals.
The following officers have been appointed to the following temporary rank: R H Anderson and Jubal A Early to be Lieutenant Generals; Wm Mahone and L. D Ramseur Major Generals; W. R Cox, T. H Toon, W. G Lewis, R. D Lilly, and — Tork, to be Brigadier Generals.
From Bottom's Bridge.
The enemy's column still remains at Bottom's Bridge, and have their artillery posted on the heights beyond.
There was occasional shelling on Saturday, which, up to nigh