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ber of men in the neighborhood. A flag of truce was sent out yesterday by one of our Colonels, requesting that the rebel sharpshooters be prevented from firing upon our surgeons attending the wounded on the field. The flag was met by Gen. Roger A. Pryor, and one of Gen. Hancock's aids was sent down to meet Pryor. As the proceeding of the Colonel was unauthorized, no notice could be given to the request, although it was evident that the rebels were desirous of an armistice, but too proud Pryor. As the proceeding of the Colonel was unauthorized, no notice could be given to the request, although it was evident that the rebels were desirous of an armistice, but too proud to ask it. The respective parties finally returned to their lines, regarding the whole affair as a misunderstanding of military usages; and here the matter rested. The Irish brigade suffered terribly in the battle on Wednesday last. They were ordered to charge over a panel fence at the brow of a hill, and some of them were over and others upon the fence, when the rebels in the corn field beyond opened upon them a murderous fire. Gen. Meagher's horse was shot under him, and bullets passed