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ond Howitzers — the battery captured — heavy loss. In the fight on the 10th inst., the four gun battery known as the Third company Richmond Howitzers, Capt. B. M. Smith, Jr., was captured. From one of the members we learn that they had been fighting all of Thursday with very few casualties, and were to have been relieved at dde; J M Fourqurean, slightly in leg; W W Lear, slightly in head; J M Manders, slight concussion; T M Miller, slightly in shoulder; P B Porter, slightly in arm; E H Smith, severely in shoulder (since died) Missing and supposed to be prisoners — Cpt B H Smith, Sgt T H Quarles, Corp'l C B Hunt, J R Bugg, H Breeden, W B Courtney, E M CSmith, Sgt T H Quarles, Corp'l C B Hunt, J R Bugg, H Breeden, W B Courtney, E M Crump, R C Chamberlayne, C B Fourqurean, R J Gambol, J T Hardwicke, J H Hutcheson, I H Hutchens, Jr, Henry Jones, E C Lorraine, J S Lear, E P Morris, Jas Moultry, G T Parker, W D Porter, W H Roberts, W M Sclater, W G Thompson, J T Bohannon. Casualties in the Washington artillery. This battalion, stationed between here and P<
forward. The wounded are now estimated at about twelve thousand. Butler's operations on the Southern--Destruction of gunboats — surprise attack — Narrow escape of Butler. The New York Times has a correspondent with Butler's expedition on the Southside, who is furnishing that journal with fancy sketches of the operations of that command. We make some extracts from the correspondence: The fight at Port Waithall Junction. Gen Heckman really advanced, by order of Gen. Smith, with his brigade, (the first of Waithall's division,) for the purpose of feeling the rebel position. He moved on the Petersburg road until he came to the enemy, whom he found posted upon the Port Waithall branch railroad. A lively skirmish followed, and it was apparent that the rebels were in strong force. They had no artillery, which fact gave us the advantage, and Heckman, after a lively musketry fire, succeeded in driving them off the railroad. The rebels brought two brigades of in