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The battle at McDowell. interesting details of the fight by a Participant. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Camp of Northwestern Anne. May 16, 1862. Old Stonewall has kept us continuously on the march ever since the battle of McDowell, so that I have not had a spare moment here; to fore to give you an account of that battle. For the space of ground fought over, it was one of the fiercest and bloodiest it that has occurred during the present war. Generals Jackson and Johnson having driven the enemy from Shenandoah mountain in great precipitation, they relied on the main body of their forces at McDowell, where they made a stand. That village is very strongly situated for defence from an attack from the East--there being a very narrow gorge between the mountains. through which the turnpike runs before entering the village. Generals Jackson and Johnson having since a fried there position, and that is was impossible to very it by an attack on the wait