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on Field's division, but were driven back with great slaughter. At 2 o'clock P. M., the enemy are making a most desperate fight in Ewell's front, but all accounts concur that we are driving them back and punishing them with great slaughter. The musketry firing to-day was the heaviest of the war. The battle has extended along the whole line to-day, and has been fought by the Yankees with more vim and bravery than any other fought on Virginia soil. Among our casualties are Brig. Gen. Perrin, killed; Brig. Gen. Walker, of the Stonewall brigade, wounded in the arm; Col. Garnett, of the 5th N. C., killed; Brig. Gen. McGowan, reported wounded. We captured 2,000 of the enemy's wounded, left by them at the Wilderness. Yankee papers, of the 7th, contain letters written from Grant's headquarters, acknowledging a loss of 20,000 men in the Wilderness fight. Yankee prisoners say that Gen. Grant is putting fresh troops in the fight to-day. At 2 o'clock severe and