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the day was ours, and our subsequent defeat may be attributed to the mistaking a regiment of the enemy for the 15th Mississippi, and a consequent order from Gen. Zollicoffer to cease firing. Gen. Zollicoffer riding forward towards the enemy, was shot and fell mortally wounded, throwing the regiments immediately around him into sGen. Zollicoffer riding forward towards the enemy, was shot and fell mortally wounded, throwing the regiments immediately around him into some confusion, which, as is always the case with imperfectly drilled troops, was difficult to suppress. The gallant Zollicoffer, in the very hour of death, did not forget his duty to his command, and he was heard to utter as he fell from his horse, "I was mistaken, they are the enemy, charge them." Had this command been heard by elf as a brave and gallant soldier. He it was in person who conveyed to Col. Cummings, of the 19th Tennessee regiment, in the heat of the fight, the news of Gen. Zollicoffer's fall, and that as senior Colonel, the command of the brigade tell upon him. Our loss in the battle is about 100 killed, and 300 wounded and taken pris