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charge. Three companies of the Kansas Sixth, nearest at hand, responded promptly to the call, and under command of their three field-officers, Col. Judson, Lieut.-Col. Jewett, and Major Campbell, dashed on to the rear of the rebel column, cutting and shooting them down with sabres, carbines, and revolvers. The charge continued up with a white flag. On sending an officer to receive it, they requested the privilege of taking off their dead and wounded. Consideration for the fate of Colonel Jewett and others, who had fallen upon the ground they then occupied, and whom I feared they might brutally murder, induced me to respect their flag of truce, convin my command to Cane Hill. The casualties in my command were four killed and thirty-six wounded, four of them mortally, since dead. Among the latter was Lieut.-Colonel Jewett, of the Sixth Kansas. He was a brave and gallant officer, whose noble example is worthy of emulation. Lieutenant J. A. Johnson, of the same regiment, a d
d of wounded. The commander of the Diana warned her not to proceed any further, as General Grover was in the neighborhood; but advised that he should return to Franklin, remove the wounded on shore, and destroy her by fire. She accordingly returned, but was compelled to surrender to our forces before even her wounded were landed. The Cornie, with her crew and nearly sixty wounded prisoners, steamed to the side of the dock, when her wounded were landed. Fortunately, on board her were Capt. Jewett and Lieut. Alice, two of our officers who were captured and refused parole when the Diana was first captured by the enemy. We arrived at New-Iberia on Thursday. Here a large foundry was taken possession of by our forces. A similar one was seized at Franklin two days previous. They were used for manufacturing cannon, munitions of war, gun-carriages, etc. A large saw-mill was also taken possession of at the former place, and two regiments sent to take possession of the celebrated New-