battle closed, but I am not advised as to the part it bore in the action.
It is highly complimented.
The battle commenced about 5 o'clock, and did not close until nearly 9 P. M. In this action all the officers and men behaved most gallantly--Gen. Ed. Johnson, as usual, displayed great gallantry, and had his horse killed under him, and was wounded in the ankle.
Col. Harman was wounded in the arm early in the action, and his regiment was then well commanded by Lieut. Col. Skinner and Mufor Ross.
Col. Taliaferro's, of the 23d regiment, had his horse killed; Col.Scott, also, had his horse killed under him by two balls.
Indeed, it looks like a miracle that he should have, escaped unhurt.
No one in the battle distinguished himself more.
I visited the field of battle again yesterday, and saw the marks of the enemy's balls, and it is my opinion, and the opinion of nearly all with us , that no one could have stood on any one place during the whole battle, near Col.Scott's right