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think it may not prove altogether uninteresting to some of your readers to have a statement of facts, which, though not complete, yet you may rely upon them so far as they go; On Sunday, the 14th, the corps of Longstreet was encamped near Hagerstown, between that place and a village called Funkstown. The artillery of Gen. Pendleton, and the battalion to which I am attached, commanded by Col. S. D. Lee, encamped on Saturday, the 13th, near the latter village, and remained there till Sunday no importance, and that we had better go into camp. From this encampment we could distinctly see the shells of the enemy burst in the gap where our men were posted. This gap is in the range of mountains that separates Frederick City from Hagerstown. I learned later in the day that the affair in this gap was more serious than at first supposed, and it was said that there had been much mismanagement somewhere It seems but a small force had been left to guard it, and that the defence had be