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n were taken and retaken several times in the furious fight; but the horses had been killed, and they could not be removed or used. On the left of Mrs. Henry's, distant about a fourth of a mile, is a neat house belonging to a colored man named Robinson. A cannon-ball drove through this also. Between these two is an orchard of small trees, where Hampton's Legion fought and suffered so severely. Their graves are here. One of them, which covers the remains of a near relative of Hon. J. L. Orr, is marked by a broken musket planted as a head-stone. Away on the extreme northern verge of the battle-ground is the pine grove in which the Georgia regiment met the enemy's advance. The gallant band there withstood the enemy's columns until nearly surrounded. They then retreated, not from those in the front, but from those who were closing around them. In this pine grove there seemed scarce a tree that was not struck by the enemy's balls. A number of Georgians fell here, and their gr
Doc. 12.-a disunionist answered. Letters of J. L. Orr and Amos Kendall. Ex-speaker Orb to Hon. Amos Kendall. Anderson, S. C., Aug. 16, 1860. My dear sir:--I have received your favor of the ninth inst. Your age, experience, and ability entitle your opinions to great weight on every reflecting mind, and I regret to learnpiration of my heart, and yet I am painfully impressed with the conviction that it will never be realized. I am, very truly, your friend and obedient servant, James L. Orr. Hon. Amos Kendall, Washington, D. C. Mr. Kendall's reply. Washington, Sept. 10, 1860. Hon. James L. Orr--My Dear Sir: Your letter of the 16th ult.Hon. James L. Orr--My Dear Sir: Your letter of the 16th ult. reached Washington while I was absent in the North. Though I did not contemplate, when I wrote you on the 9th ult., any thing beyond a limited private correspondence, yet having no opinion on the portentous condition of public affairs which I have a motive to conceal, or am ashamed to avow, I cheerfully comply with your suggest