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Doc. 77.-battle of Oak Grove, Va. Despatches from General McClellan. further reports of this engagement will be given in the Supplement. redoubt No. 3, Wednesday, June 25--1.30 P. M. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War: we have advanced our pickets on the left considerably, to-day, under sharp resistance. Our men have behaved very handsomely. Some firing still continues. Geo. B. Mcclellan, Major-General Commanding. redoubt No. 3, Wednesday, June 25--3.15 P. M. Hon. E. M. S
e for their attention to and prompt obedience to orders.
I have the honor to remain,
Very respectfully your ob't servant, Robert Cowdin, Colonel Commanding First Reg't Mass. Vols.
A National account.
camp on Fair Oaks battle-field, Va., Thursday, June 26, 1862.
To enable you to comprehend the action, I will report its history circumstantially.
It was fought on Fair Oaks Farm, nearly a mile in front of the battle-field of Fair Oaks.
The latter derives its title from the rail