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. We hear that the mortality in this brigade was fearful. Every field officer except one is disabled, Major W. Sidney Wilson, of the 2d Mississippi battalion, who is now in command of the brigade, or what is left of it. There are but three captains left in the brigade, and but four lieutenants, and the enlisted men, all told, do not number five hundred. Truly has our gallant Southwestern sister nobly defended the Capital of the Confederacy. Among the killed, we regret to learn, is Col. John G. Taylor, of the 2d Mississippi battalion. He was a relative of "Old Zach," which name he answered to a mongst his friends, and was one of the most gallant officers in the service. From the Southside. The Petersburg Express, of yesterday, contains the following intelligence: The enemy for several days past have been much jaded and partially demoralized. It is estimated that as many as three or four thousand were loitering about the banks of the river in the vicinity of Shirley