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Losses in the third Company Richmond Howitzers.

From letters from members of the company we learn the following particulars of the losses of the 3d Company Howitzers of Richmond, at Charlestown, on the 16th. Capt. Benj. H. Smith, Jr., was wounded just as the pieces were limbering up to retire from the fight. His left foot was cut in half by a piece of shell and his horse was killed by the ile. He was carried to the residence of Dr. therford, where a portion of his foot was amputated. Lieut, Henry C. Carter was wounded early in the action in the shoulder; but after having his w dressed returned to the scene of the fight. Private James E. Cassiday was shot in the thigh by a bullet from a shrapnel. The wound is not dangerous. Private R. Burley Brown was instantly killed by a shell while sighting the gun. He was a son of John J. Brown, Esq., former proprietor of the American Hotel, and was a cool and gallant soldiers. The wounded were taken to Charlestown and Mr. Brown was buried by the citizens of that place in the cemetery there. Private Mann, of the 2d Company of Howitzers, was wounded in the same action, but not seriously.

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