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e, Col. Corcoran, of the New York Irish 69th regiment, Hon. Mr. Ely, member of Congress from New York, Mr. Carrington, These are errors. Gen. Burnside and Mr. Carrington were not captured.--Ed. R. R. of this State, a nephew of the late William C. Preston, who had gone over to the enemy, and thirty-two captains, lieutenants, &c. We came near bagging the Hon. Mr. Foster, Senator from Connecticut. The official reports of the casualties of the day have not yet come in, and consequently it isylanders, and partly of Crescent Blues of New Orleans. Kemper's battery had not been able to keep up with us in the flight of the enemy and our. rapid pursuit, for want of horses. Ten minutes we halted, until joined by another small regiment — Preston's Virginians, I believe — and then moved on in the chase. Two miles further on, the cavalry joined us; but, finding the enemy posted on a hill, with artillery covering the road, we threw out skirmishers, and formed in line of battle. But the Y