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he U. S. Congress, from Rochester District, N. Y.--an amateur fighter. Twenty-right Virginia Regiment, Col. R. T. Preston. Company B--Capt R. C. Runnels and private Z F Nutter, slightly wounded. Capt. Kent's Company--First Lieutenant R. W. Saunders, wounded; Ed. Langhorne, killed. General Kirby Smith, of Regular Army, was only wounded and not killed as at first reported. Colonel R. T. Preston took Colonel Wilcox, of the Michigan regiment, one captain and three privates prisoners, with his own hands. Gen. Johnston's Staff. Colonel Thomas, killed; Colonel Mason, wounded. Gen Bee's Staff. Colonel C. H. Stevens, wounded. Sixth North Carolina Regiment. Col. Fisher, killed. An estimate of the killed and wounded, by the Chief Military Surgeon at Gen. Beauregard's Headquarters, on the part of our army, places the amount at 300 to 400 killed, and 1000 to 1200 wounded. On the part of the enemy, from 6,000 to 7,000 killed and wounded.
Carried home. --The bodies of Colonels Bartow, Johnston, and Gen. Bee, were yesterday escorted from the Capitol to the Petersburg Depot by the State Guard, accompanied by Governor Letcher and other gentlemen. The first battalion of the Third Regiment of North Carolina, under Lieut.-Col. Ray, formed a part of the escort on Tuesday evening from the Central Depot to the Capitol.
Between two and three o'clock large numbers of men were leaving the field, some of them wounded, others exhausted by the long struggle, who gave us gloomy reports; but as the fire on both sides continued steadily, we felt sure that our brave Southerners had not been conquered by the overwhelming hordes of the North. It is, however, due to truth to say that the result at this hour hung trembling in the balance. We had lost numbers of our most distinguished officers.--Generals Bartow and Bee had been stricken down; Lieutenant Colonel Johnson, of the Hampton Legion, had been killed; Colonel Hampton had been wounded, but there was at hand the fearless General whose reputation as a commander was staked on this battle; and with that chivalry which is his nature, Gen. Beauregard promptly offered to lead the Hampton Legion into action, which he executed in a style unsurpassed and unsurpassable. General Beauregard rode up and down our lines between the enemy and his own men, regard