7.-battle of Oak Grove, Va.
Despatches from General McClellan.
further reports of this engagement will beoad.
For reasons best understood by himself, Gen. McClellan thought it desirable to advance our lines at thewhat later he was again ordered to fall back.
Gen. McClellan, who had remained at headquarters to communicatack upon Richmond.
During the entire afternoon Gen. McClellan sat upon the parapet of the redoubt — where bul
At eight o'clock the mystery was explained.
Gen. McClellan had tidings that Stonewall Jackson was moving sbling wound in the leg.
During the afternoon Gen. McClellan took a seat on the parapet of a redoubt in fronexhumed by a soldier.
I am quite positive that Gen. McClellan dodged.
Even old iron-sided Heintzelman squirm camp.
This was at about half-past 11 A. M.
Gen. McClellan and staff rode upon the field at one P. M., escvinced on many occasions as on yesterday.
As Gen. McClellan may claim the severe skirmish of yesterday as a