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27, 1862. The House was opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Hoge. The following bills were reported: By Mr. Anderson: A bill relative to the improvement and navigation of the James River and Kanawha Canal. By Mr. Robertson: A bill present regulations of the Confederate States army. The amendment was adopted and the bill passed. On motion of Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, the House bill for the organization of ten or more companies of rangers of the hundred men each, with proposed Senate amendments, was taken up. Mr. Anderson explained that the bill contemplated raising the companies from actions of the State now in possession of the enemy, and it was important that their organization should be promptly authorizedproperty is in danger, we'll never achieve our independence. The amendments of the Senate were concurred in. Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, called up the bill authorizing field artillery to be made, and small arms to be purchased, for the defe
olved upon Col. Shaw. The second in command was Lieut. Col. Frank Anderson, of the 59th Va., The force consisted of the 8tholonel Shaw; the 31st N. C., Col. Jordan; the 59th Va., Col. Anderson, and two companies of the 17th N. C., (the remnant of tthe battery, cautiously approaching.--Previous to this, Col. Anderson had sent out Capt. S. M. Williamson, a bold and dashingn the right, fighting behind trees and logs, while Colonel Frank Anderson, with portions of the 59th, was immediately behinde. After the fighting had continued about an hour, Col. Anderson sent to Major Lawson for a reinforcement of three compaharge told with fearful effect upon the Federal ranks.--Col. Anderson was busily running back wards and forwards in giving ornius. Capt. Coles was killed in carrying an order from Col. Anderson. Capt. O. J. Wise, as brave and gallant a man as ever b either flank, nothing was left but to fall back, and Colonel Anderson at once rallied his force for the purpose.--Then came