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whole line. The enemy's line extended to the vicinity of Drewry's Bluff, leaving but a small space between their right flank and the river. Their right flank was turned by a force under Gen. Ransom, and they were driven towards their centre with considerable loss. The bring could be distinctly heard from the city and was the occasion of considerable excitement. As the favorable accounts came in however, everybody seemed satisfied, and a large proportion of our non tants repaired to Rocketts to attend upon our wounded as they arrived by the boats. The firing ceased between three and four o'clock, the advantage remaining decidedly with our troops. We have many rumors from the battle field which we do not deem necessary to mention. It was, however, reported last evening that our forces had Gen Gilmore's corps cut off from the gunboats, with every prospect of their capture. We have heard our own Jossea on yesterday estimated at one hundred and fifty killed and a thous
The 15th Va. Regiment. --The friends of the 15th Va. regiment may send packages tomorrow (Wednesday) morning to the boat at Rocketts, which leaves at 9 o'clock. Mr. J. W. S. Taylor will take charge of them.