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Diary of the great campaign in Virginia.

[From an Army Correspondent of the Charleston Courier.]
Wednesday, May 4
--Yankees crossed the Rappahannock, entrenched, and were driven from their entrenchments with a loss of fifteen hundred prisoners.

Thursday, May 5--Battle from dawn to 8 A M. 3,000 Yankee prisoners. Later engagement from twelve till night; Ewell against 5th army corps (Sykes's). Place, Parker's Store, on plank road, eight miles from Chancellorsville. Result, three corps and two divisions of Yankees repulsed--Generals Jems and Stafford killed. Pegram wounded.

Friday, May 6.--Place, near Wilderness. Yankee right and left wings turned. Longstreet wounded; Jeanings and Jenkins killed; also, Wadsworth, on Federal side. The Yankees pushed back to Chancellorsville.

Saturday, May 7.--Place, Germania Ford road. Gen Gordon, of Ga, turned enemy's right, and captured Gens Seymour and Shuler. Enemy abandoned Germania road and removed pontoons to Eley's ford.

Sunday, May 8.--Enemy swung round. Lee morning on their right flank Fight at Spotsylvania ll; the 5th army corps and two divisions of cavalry against Gen R H. Anderson. Enemy repulsed with heavy slaughter and driven from the Court House, which they vainly endeavored to retake.

Monday, May 9--At evening a large body of the enemy moved around our left and look possession of the road midway between Shady Grove Churen and the Court-House

Tuesday, May 10--Frequent skirmishing. Early drove back the enemy at evening. Grant entrenched on the Brooks Road, not far from Spotsylvania C H. Enemy made a raid on Ashland, whence they were repulsed on the 11th by Stuart and Fitz Lee. Grant's losses (official) up to this time 35,000. Federal Generals Stevenson and Sedgewick killed.

Wednesday, May 11--Assault in force on our breastworks from morning to sunset. Most obstinate on Gen Anderson, our left, at sunset. Repulsed with tremendous loss

Thursday, May 12--The great battle of Spotsylvania C H. Grant reinforced by one full corps from Washington. Assault on breastworks, ten lines deep. Johnson and Stuart captured--2,000 men and 18 guns. Our line re-established. Yankees repaired with loss of 20,000 (?) Gen Perrin killed. Walker Gordon, McGowan, and Johnson, wounded.

Friday, May 13--No fighting. Meade's congratulatory order.

Saturday, May 14.--Partial attack by Lee successful. Grant swung away from our left to the railroad.

Sunday, May 15--Enemy still moving. Left behind 13 caissons and 21 gun carriages. Lee's congratulatory order. "Advance of principal army of enemy thus far checked, and a heavy loss inflicted."

Monday, May 16--Skirmishing.

Tuesday, May 17--Skirmishing.

Wednesday, May 18--Enemy still moving to our right. Cavalry advance on Cheney State on Feint on our left wing at Spotsylvania C H. Cannonading on our right wing.

Thursday, May, 19.--Many arms collected by us on the field and in pits. Reconnaissance by Ewell at 3 P M. Hancock, 21 corps and Burnside, 9th corps, encountered on west and north of road from Spotsylvania C H. to Fredericksburg. The engagement indecisive.

Friday, May 20--No fighting Grant still swinging his columns around our right. Cuts looze from Fredericksburg as a base, and establishes depots at Port Royal and Tappahannock

Saturday, May 21.--Grant occupies Milford Station and Bowling Green. His breastworks in front of Spotsylvania a abandoned.

Sunday, May 22.--Our troops moving all day in a parallel line to Grant's.

Monday, May 23.--Fitz Lee's cavalry pressed by enemy's infantry at Anderson's Cross Roads. Enemy crossed the North Anna at Jerica ford, and encountered our forces near Nool's Turnout. Repulsed.

Tuesday, May 24--Place Oxford Mill, three and a half miles from Hanover Junction. Enemy attacked our left and were repulsed, and charged by Mahone, commanding Anderson's division.

Wednesday, May 25--Grant destroys Central railroad, and swings fortifications to our right — Lee's headquarters at Taylorsville, Feeble attack on our rifle pits one mile from Hanover Junction Both armies in line of battle.

Thursday, May 26--Grant re-crossed the North Anna, and again moving to our right.

Thursday, May 27--Grant's left crossed the Pamunkey, our army rapidly moving in a parallel line. At 12 a heavy force of enemy appeared at Hanover C H, pressing back our cavalry.

Saturday, May 28--Pamunkey crossed at Hanoverton, toward Old Church, by Federals.

Monday, May 30--Grant entrenching on North and West of Tolsotemay creek. Our troops in line of battle at Atlec's Station, Virginia Central railroad Hanover C H evacuated by enemy. Hampton in command of cavalry swell at acks 5th corps on Mechanicsville road, nine miles from Richmond, and drives them to their entrenchments five and a half miles.

Tuesday, May 31.--Enemy still moving towards the York railroad

Wednesday, June 1.--Anderson and Hoke's divisions drove the enemy to their entrenchments Breckinridge and Mahone drove them from their front. Enemy repulsed by Heth's division. Keith mortally wounded Butler reinforcing Grant.--Enemy driven from Ashland by Hampton--75 prisoners and 300 horses Lee sick.

Thursday, June 2--Severe fighting on York River railroad. Enemy's position abandoned from Attee's nearly round to Mechanicsville pike — Flanked by Ewell on Mechanicsville pike, (their right,) capturing 500 prisoners and taking three lines of their breastworks Their right wing bent back to the Pamunkey. Attacked Breckinridge, on Turkey Hill, to gain McClellan's bridge, on the Chickahominy — a failure Grant communicates with the White House as his base.

Friday, June 3--Great battle. Our line as follows: Left wing. Early in command of Ewell's corps, with divisions of Early, Gordon, Rodes — Centre, A P Hill's corps, with Heth's and Breckinridge's divisions. Right wing, Anderson's corps, (Longstreet's) with Hoke's, Field's, Clingman's, Kershaw's divisions Attack at daylight on Anderson and Breckinridge; front on Early Yankees repulsed everywhere with frightful slaughter; our loss less than in any other great battle the war Battle over at 10 A M; enemy's loss 6,000. Night attack on Breckinridge, Finnegan, Hoke — soon repulsed.

Saturday, June 4.--Skirmishing; three feeble night assaults.

Sunday, June 5--Grant's flag of truce for burying the dead; at night the enemy swing round to our right hastily

Monday, June 6--Early followed them for two miles Enemy entrenched on Tolsotemay Creek, with swamp in front.

Tuesday, June 7--Yankees still moving to on right, in front of Hill and Anderson. Flag of trace for burying the dead.

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