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escaped uninjured. In nearly if not all of the above companies there were casualties among the privates — some killed, some wounded, and others missing — whose names were not recollected by our informant. The loss was very severe. Loss in the 1st Virginia artillery. First Virginia Artillery, Capt. Dance commanding.--2d Company Howitzers: Thomas Pendleton and James Maupin killed; Angle wounded in shoulder; M. Terrill slightly. 3d Company Howitzers: Orderly Sergeant Algernon C Porter shot through the abdomen with shrapnel, since died; A. J. Andrews slightly in knee. Hupp's Company Sergeant Walton slightly wounded. Powhatan Company: Sergeant Scott wounded in head; Corporal Bragg slightly, by explosion of caisson. Rockbridge Company: Thirteen wounded, including Lieut Brown in both legs, slightly; Lieut Jordan in arm; Private McCampbell in hand. Eleventh Virginia infantry. 11th Va Regiment — Wounded; Major Kirk Oley, com'g, in shoulder; Corpts R M Mitchell, in a<
Our telegram from Petersburg, Saturday gave a synopsis of the news from Northern papers of Wednesday, July 8th. From the papers we take a few additional paragraphs. The following is the official announcement of the fall of Vicksburg: Mississippi Squadron, Flag-ship Black Hawk, July 4th. Hea.Gedcon Welles, Sec'y of the Navy: Sir --I have the honey to inform you that Vicksburg as surrendered to the United States on this Fourth of July. Very respectfully, your ob't serv't, D. D. Porter, Acting Rear Admiral. The North was entirely enthused over this news. Lincoln was serenaded, and the Philadelphia Inquirer published the following editorial entirely winding up the war: When General Grant defeated Johnston and Pemberton in five pitched battles, inside of twelve days, and then encircled the city of Vicksburg with his victorious battalions, we felt assured, and so declared, that he would not fall to strike the great over whelming, blow still required to cr