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l. Drake, of the 1st, had fallen upon the enemy in another part of the field but finding it equally guarded his charge was also unsuccessful. Being immediately followed by a charge by the 2d Col. Drake moved off on flank to a y his man and be ready for emergencies. This was a happy thing. The charge of the 2d was also unsuccessful and its commanding officer, Major Breckinridge, was captured. The enemy now pursued the 2d as it was falling back, and pressed closely upon it. At this time Capt. Newton, of the 4th on one side, and Col. Drake, of the 1st, charged on either flank, killing and capturing a good number of the enemy, driving their advancing column back in disorder and confusion. But their artillery being so favorably posted, their sharpshooters so numerous and so well protected, no advantage could be taken of this, and further; pursuit was impossible. Our command had, by successive and unsuccessful charger, become somewhat scattered, and presented a front of some half a
ret session, relative to a transfer to the Confederate Government of the State prisoners now confined in the Penitentiary of this State as hostages for Col. Zarvons and others confined in the District Penitentiary at Washington, was taken up. The House had passed a substitute for the Senate resolution, in which the latter body refused to concur. The House insisted upon its substitute and the whole matter was referred to a committee of conference. During the discussion of the subject, Mr. Newton state that the Governor had declared that there was no power on earth to compel him to transfer the prisoners confined by him, and that he would hold them and hang them if those for whom they are held were not given up. On motion of Mr. Barbour, the further consideration of the Tax bill was resumed. Evening Session.--The House met at 8 o'clock. Mr. McDamant submitted a resolution which was unanimously agreed to, respectfully requesting the member from Roanoke, Mr. Bass the n