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[120] obstacles than the want of strategic ability on the part of our leaders.

Our loss was slight, only some ten or twelve killed, and forty or fifty wounded. Among the latter are Major Ingram, (mortally,) and Capt. Leftwitch, both of the staff of Gen. Van Dorn.

rebel killed and wounded.

A correspondent furnishes us with the official list of the casualties in the confederate troops engaged in the skirmish at Farmington:

Twenty-fifth Louisiana.--Killed 2; wounded, 3 officers and 25 privates; 1 missing.

Eleventh Louisiana.--Killed, 1; wounded, 13 privates.

Sixteenth Louisiana.--Killed, 2; wounded, 1 officer and 12 privates.

Eighteenth Louisiana.--Killed, 1; wounded, 12 privates.

Thirty-sixth Mississippi.--Killed, 1 officer; wounded, 4 officers and 8 privates; 1 missing.

Thirteenth Louisiana.--Wounded, 9 officers and 6 privates; 1 missing.

Florida and C. G. Battery.--Wounded, 2 officers and 6 privates; 1 missing.

Thirty-seventh Mississippi.--Wounded, 1 officer and 2 privates, accidentally.

Twentieth Louisiana.--Wounded, 1 officer. and 4 privates.

Hodgson's Battery.--Wounded, 1 private.

Ducabel's Battery.--Wounded, 1 private.

Houton's Battery.--Wounded, 1 private.

First Arkansas.--Wounded, 1 officer and 3 privates.

Recapitulation.--Killed, 1 officer and 6 privates; wounded, 13 officers and 96 privates; 3 missing.

Among the wounded were Lieut.-Col. Girard, who fell while gallantly leading his regiment, struck in the thigh with a Minie ball; Lieuts. Smith, McGowan, and Caldwell, of the Twenty-fifth Louisiana, were also wounded. Our wounded are all doing well.

There are three thousand sick soldiers in the hospitals at Lynchburgh.


--Memphis Appeal, May 17.

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