— some places as many as six horses lying side by side.
It is supposed their loss is over 5,000 men killed and wounded, and they took somewhere near 1,000 live Yankees prisoners.
Oh, they were whipped decently.
They chased old Scott so close, he had to leave his coach, and lost his epaulettes; and if reports are true, he lost one of his cowardly legs.
Our regiment took the famous Sherman's Battery.
Well, we have taken near 50 pieces of rifled cannon, and run them clean off the field.
Beauregard, of South Carolina, led our regiment.
They (I mean the regiment) whipped the Ellsworth Zouaves, that much-dreaded band of ruffians.
Yes, I have seen them myself — yes, more than a hundred of them, as high as six in a bunch, dead as a door nail.
They had 75,000 men against us, and so sure was Scott of success, it is reported he brought up one hundred ladies from Washington to see him conquer Southerners;--(but some one got hurt.) Jeff. Davis came up here on Sunday, and was on the field h