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opposite dismounting eight heavy guns. The following is a copy of the order of Gen Makall on assuming the command of the rebel forces on the 5th inst: "Soldiers — We are strangers. The commander to the commanded, and each to the other. Let me tell you who I am "I am a General; made by Beauregard — a General selected by Generals Beauregard and Bragg for this command when they knew it was in peril. They have known me for twenty years. Together we have stood in, the fields of Mexico. Give them your confidence. Give it to me when I have earned it. "Soldiers, the Mississippi valley is entrusted to your courage, to your discipline, to your patience. Exhibit the vigilance and coolness of last night, and hold it. (Signed) "Wm. D. Makall, "Brigadier-General Commanding." I regret that the painful condition of my foot, still requiring me to use crutches, prevented me from making a personal examination of the works. I was, therefore, compelled to delegate Lie
ol. Pegram, Acting--Brigadier General, killed. Col. Ellis, 10th Illinois, killed. Maj. Goddard, 15th Illinois, killed. Lieutenant Canfield, 72d Indiana, mortally wounded, since dead. Lieut Col. Kyle, 41st, Indiana, mortally wounded Col. Davis, 46th Illinois, mortally wounded. Gen. W. T. Sherman, wounded in the hand by a cannon ball. Colonel Sweeny, 52d Illinois, Acting Brigadier-General, wounded. He received two shots in his only remaining arm, having lost one in Mexico. Also, a shot in one leg.--Colonel Sweeny kept the field until the close of the fight, and he excited the admiration of the whole army. Colonel Dave Stuart, 55th Illinois, Acting Brigadier General, was shot through the breast on Sunday. He returned to the field on Monday. Colonel Charles Cratts, Slat Illinois, Acting Brigadier General, shot through the right shoulder — not dangerously Colonel Hayne, 48th Illinois, wounded slightly Col. McKenzey, 17th Kentucky, wounded s