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Battle near Leesburg.

the forces engaged--Confederate victory — large number of prisoners — the killed and wounded, &c., &c.


Manassas, Oct. 22.
--Gen. Evans, with 2,500 Confederates, engaged Gen. Stone. with 10,000 Federals, at Leesburg, on yesterday. The battle lasted all day, and the Confederates were victorious. The Federal loss was 400 killed and wounded--520 were taken prisoners; and 300 Federals were drowned while trying to recross the Potomac.

The Confederate loss was 300 killed and wounded.

We took six cannon and six hundred small arms.

[official.]

Headquarters Army of Potomac,

Centerville, Oct. 22, 10½ P. M.

In addition concerning the victory of Genevan, I have to report the capture of nearly 600 prisoners, and 1,200 stand of arms. Their killed and wounded and prisoners amount to between 1,000 and 1,200.

The rout was total. The fight was an infantry engagement exclusively. The forces engaged were the 8th Virginia, and 17th and 18th Missouri regiments; the 13th Missouri being held in reserve. No artillery was fired by us. Thos. Jordan, A. A. Gen'l.

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