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Additional particulars. The following narrative is from the Baltimore American, of Wednesday: Fortress Monroe, Monday Night.June 10, 1861. For several days past General Butler, commanding the military department of Virginia, had been advised of the movements of a considerable body of Confederate troops in the vicinity of a village called Great Bethel, which is about twelve miles distant from the Fortress, and near the road conducting to Yorktown. Believing, from reliable repo
Confederate forces, but few in number, yielded it without much resistance, and retired to the heavy battery, thus drawing the whole Federal column within range of their destructive fire.
The number of killed and wounded was estimated at Fortress Monroe at one thousand at least.
Up to the time the Adelaide left, 9 o'clock on Monday night, two hundred and eighty wounded had been brought to the hospital, and still there were more left.
The fire of the Confederates was extraordinarily fa