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Acknowledgment. Warm Springs, Oct. 22, 1861. Editors of Dispatch:--Excuse me for asking the publication, in your paper, of the enclosed list of hospital contributors. It is right that the ladies, and others, should know that the articles have reached their destination, and my pressing engagements forbid my acknowledgement by letter. Boxes received from the Rev. Mr. Baker, agent, Staunton; Ladies' Aid Society, Mount Carmel; ladies of Middle-brook; ladies of Augusta, Ga.; Ladies' Society, Lexington, Va.; ladies of Charlotte co., Va.; ladies of Blackerville; ladies of Waynesborough, Va.; Mrs. Wm. Clarke, and ladies of Halifax co.; Va.; and many others from ladies and societies which the Surgeons of hospitals have failed to report. Aloof from the universal sympathy for the soldier which these contributions show, coming, as they do, from the neatly mansion and humble cottage, they indicate a like universal patriotism and deep interest in our present struggle. The contribut
A Renegade. --Among the prisoners who arrived here from Leesburg on Thursday is an individual whom some of our citizens are confident of having recognized. A man named Cooper, who, by a curious coincidence, was a cooper by trade, departed from Richmond in May last, leaving behind him a wife and seven children in destitute circumstances. He has now turned up, they say, as an ex- member of Baker's California regiment, with many of his comrades, in a tobacco factory, in this city. This is not an isolated case.
rison of the different stories, I should say the force of the enemy was considerably over-rated. All the prisoners, some six hundred and fifty in number, are from four regiments, the 15th and 20th Massachusetts, the 42d New York. ´╝łTammany,) and Baker's California. Three men, two of whom were brought in this evening, were from Rhode Island, and belonged to the 3d Rhode Island battery, company B. It is very probable if many other regiments had been on the field some few would have been capture The statement that six pieces of artillery was captured was The prisoners in the that they had but three pieces along. The from a courier who counted the pieces and the caissons together, as he saw them standing after the fight. Col. Baker, probably the grandest rascal in the whole Northern army, was shot early in the day, and fell, with five bullets through his breast. This information is given by Col. Cogswell, who saw him fall. There is nothing of unusual interest at thi