r forces, but were strongly reinforced each time and regained their position.
Those who were in the fight say the havoc among the enemy was terrible, the distance between the commending fore being not over 75 yards most of the time.
From what on hear, this has been a brilliant fight on our part, and is rather to be considered a victory than a defeat — The 27th regiment suffered more severely than any other, being in the advance.
They met the 1st bogus, Virginia, and slaughtered them without mercy.
One of our boys got the Colonel's horse.
In the 27th Colonel Echels had his arm shattered near the Col. Grigsby was wounded slightly in the face; Capt. Robinson was taken prisoner; Captain Hollowsy killed; in the Shriver Gray.
(of wheeling,) Robinson and Fredericks were k Lieuts. Lutz, Rice, Snuby, Craclait and Lutz are missing — Lieutenant is Mitchell Wells and Smith are slightly wounded.
Captain Shriver had his award shot from his hand.
I hear nothing respecting third regiment.