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More Hessians. --On Saturday night a batch of thirty and odd Hessians were brought down the Central railroad from the army of "Stonewall Jackson," and lodged in prison here. They were not very prepossessing in appearance. One of them, a gray-haired old sinner, said he was nearly eighty years old No doubt his abolition fanaticism bucked him up. Yesterday fourteen Yankee prisoners and one negro, taken at Flint Hill, on the Rappabannock; arrived here, and were consigned to the Military Prison, on Cary street. These prisoners were captured. by part of General Johnston old army of the Potomac.
Late in the afternoon of Monday the enemy made his demonstration upon Germantown, but was met by Hooker at that place, and by Reno, reinforced by Kearney, further west. The battle was very severe, though short, the enemy being driven back a mile with heavy loss, leaving his dead and wounded. In this short action we lost two of our most valuable and distinguished officers, Generals Kearney and Stevens. By moving the whole of my command was massed behind a difficult creek, between Flint Hill and the Warrenton Junction, with the advance, under Hooker, in front of Germantown. With the exception of Sumner, the commanders of the army corps of the Army of the Potomac had continued to inform me that their commands were and had been demoralized ever since they left Harrison's Landing; that they had no spirit and no disposition to fight. This latter statement their conduct in the various actions fully contradicted; but the straggling in those corps was distressing. The full
40th North Carolina and 59th Georgia at rived as reinforcements for Jackson's army, at Culpeper on the 12th instant, poorly clad, and without shoes for the most part. They are armed with Enfield rifles. He has also reported about 2,000 troops at Gordonville; size, a great many wagons. He also says there are about 5,000 troops at Richmond, building fortifications about four miles north of the city. Then he deserted the two infantry regiments at Culpeper had marching orders, by way of Flint Hill, he thinks, to Jackson's army. He believer Walker's is portion of Mill's) force at Upperville was only sent there to cover the right flank of Lee's army. It was generally believed at Gordonsville that Fredericksburg was in the hands of the United States army. No reliable news in regard to Walker's force yet. The rebels are picketing again very strongly on our front. Their videttes and two places of artillery, just this side of Charlestown, are visible from Bolivar Heights. T
news from Burnside, Parke, Foster, and Reno very soon. The troops are overjoyed to think that they are about to follow our gallant Burnside into a victorious field once more. Gen. Marcy's estimate of M'Clellan's loss in the recent battles.[correspondence of the New York Tribune.] I understand that Gen. Marcy, Chief of McClellan's staff, estimates the entire loss of McClellan's army at $30,000. A Federal wagon train was attacked by a small hand of Confederate guerrillas, near Flint Hill, Va, on Monday. A panic among the teamsters ensued, but subsequently the Confederates were driven off. Senator Dixon left Washington city on Monday, for Connecticut, to raise a regiment of troops. About 1,600 rebel prisoners are now confined in the islands in New York harbor. Feeling in New York. A letter in the Philadelphia Inquirer, dated July 5, says: There are thousands of sorrowing hearts beating with painful suspense, as the long lists of killed, wounded, an
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