Third company of Howitzers.
--In the artillery dual preceding the Yankee
occupation of Charlestown
, on the 16th inst., Capt. Benj. H. Smith, Jr.
, of the third company Richmond Howitzers, lost a leg, and fell into the hands of the enemy.
Lieut. Henry C. Carter
, of the same company, was wounded in the breast, and private R. B. Brown
, a gallant soldier, was killed.
This we learn from a letter written by a member of the company, in which no further casualties are reported.