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atch it will be seen that the Lexington Cadets bore an important part in the contest: Staunton, May 10, 1864. To Gen. W. H. Richardson: The corps of Cadets were with General Breckinridge in the fight with Sigel yesterday at New Market, and behaved splendidly. They lost five killed and fifteen wounded, to will Cadets Corbett, Jones, Crockett, McDowell, and Stanard, killed; and Cadets Carnell, Stuart, Bill, Randolph, Johnson, Dillard, Berkeley, Wise, Triplett, Marshall, Shriver, Watson, Reid, Turner and Whitson, Wounded. H. M. Bett, Maj., and C. M. News from Gen. Lee's army. The news from Gen. Lee's army is very meagre, though it is believed that nothing of much importance has occurred. The following official dispatch, though dated the 16th, was probably written by General Lee on Sunday night: Spotsylvania C. H., Via Guiney's Station, May 16th. To His Excellency, President Davis: The enemy has made no movement against our position to-day. He h
Losses in the 2d co. Howitzers. Camp 2d Co Howitzers, May 13th, 1864. To the Editor of the Dispatch: Our battalion (Watson's) lost all its field officers, either killed or wounded. Col Brown, killed, (before reported; Lt Col Hardaway, severely wounded; Major David Watson, mortally wounded. Up to this time seven privates in this company are wounded, but none killed, viz: C L Christian, severely; Jno Ellet, severely; David Clark, mortally; Jos Cocke, severely; --Trent, severely; Our battalion (Watson's) lost all its field officers, either killed or wounded. Col Brown, killed, (before reported; Lt Col Hardaway, severely wounded; Major David Watson, mortally wounded. Up to this time seven privates in this company are wounded, but none killed, viz: C L Christian, severely; Jno Ellet, severely; David Clark, mortally; Jos Cocke, severely; --Trent, severely; H M Burnly, slightly; Geo Mordecai, slightly. These casualties all look place during the fight on Thursday.