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midable of the works taken were in front of the latter division, and the gallant style in which the colored troops made the charge, as well as their general conduct throughout the day, elicited the highest commendation. The experience of yesterday adds another to the proofs already furnished that negroes will fight. At the 18th corps hospital I saw some wagons of the Christian Commission, and a number of its agents were present administering to the wants of the wounded. Writing on the 17th, he says: On the afternoon of yesterday General Burnside arrived with the Ninth corps and took a position to the left of the Second, and at 6 P M a charge by the latter was ordered, to attempt the capture of an important position of the enemy in its front, General Smith's corps also making an advance at the same time, and opened fire from its batteries. General Birney, with two brigades of General Gibbon's division, and the brigades of Colonel Bell and Colonel Henry, from Brook's divis