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is easily understood.
The dispatch jumps at once to the fight of yesterday, (Monday,) and says it was terrific, the enemy having three to one--the old, old story.
It was begun by our land forces, who fought four hours; then our gunboats got in range and gave the Confederates much trouble; they stood it for two hours, and then retired.
Then we are told that our men took many cannon and 2,000 prisoners--among them Gen. Magruder, (Most excellent news, if true,) All this took place at Turkey creek, bend or bridge, about ten miles above City Point. Seventeen miles of retreat from this place would bring our army down to the place — Harrison's Bar — where McClellan had his headquarters (so says a later dispatch) on Tuesday.
But then the Fortress Monroe correspondent abruptly adds that "the retreat of the Confederates last evening (that's Monday) was with great disorder, and their loss has been very heavy, much greater, it is thought, than ours." But he adds that nothing deficits is k