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tand a fire in flank and rear. I therefore fell back and tolled the rebels on. None of the Generals at Sebastopol acted so unfairly as did these four rebel Generals. I had now tolled the rebels to the very place I wanted to get them, "Malvin Hill," a magnificent height, defended on the flanks by the gunboats, and only approachable by ravines swept by my artillery. I anticipated a glorious time in slaughtering the rebels. The rebel troops of Jackson, Huger, Magruder, D. H. Hill, and Whiting, swarmed around me all day. They came up to my batteries yelling and shouting, and I mowed them down with grape and cannister at half range. It was a glorious victory; but I could not persuade our men that it was a glorious victory for them. I therefore yielded to the wishes of my heroic boys and resolved to toll the rebels on.--When the belligerents at Sebastopol gained a brilliant battle they held the field; my abandonment of Malvin Hill was, therefore, different from anything done at Se