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sition on the right for four hours against a vastly superior force. Colonel Gavin repeatedly charging and driving the enemy like sheep. They left Fredericks burg with only three hundred the remainder being left along the route, sick and disabled, and after the fight they mustered about one hundred and forty, losing more than half their force. The Twenty-ninth and Sixty-sixth Oldo regiments also lost heavily. After Monday's fight, it is understood, Jackson took the road towards Stanardsville, passing through the gap of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in a line for Gordonsville, at which point is railroad communication with Richmond. [The Yankees always trump up some sort of an excuse for a defeat. the story of their "fighting a foe more than five times their number, Is intended as a sort of sugar-coating for a very bitter pill; since it is will known that Jackson's force, numerically, was far less than that of the enemy. Another imaginary statement is, that of "repeatedly c