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ys, he has been ordered to give reasons for his operations. I know nothing personally of the officer, and only chronicle these facts as a faithful and impartial observer of passing events. Affairs at Corinth are rapidly approaching a crisis. The Federal outposts have penetrated to within five miles of the place and a battle is imminent. Before this reaches you, the clash of arms may have sounded through the marshalled hosts, and the fate of one or both of the armies be determined. Beauregard has left nothing undone, and we are in prime fighting order. The sick have been sent back, the various brigades assigned their positions, orders are flying "thick as leaves of Vallambrosa," and preparations are completed for giving a suitable reception to the foe. Memphis is in a state of panic. Every loyal man, who can do so consistently with his personal interests, is leaving the city and taking with him his goods and chattels. The enemy are expected within four or five days. Co
hile in Richmond, to know what that warrior has to say about "rebel barbarities" before the same committee: One of the most important witnesses was General James B. Ricketts, well known in Washington and throughout the country, lately promoted for his daring and self-sacrificing courage. After having been wounded in the battle of Bull Hun, he was captured, and as he lay helpless on his back, a party of rebels passing him cried out, "knock out his brains, the d — d Yankee." He met General Beauregard, an old acquaintance, only a year his senior at the United States Military Academy, where both were educated. He had met the rebel General in the South a number of times. By this head of the rebel army, on the day after the battle, he was told that his (General Richkett's) treatment would depend upon the treatment extended to the rebel privateers. His first Lieutenant, Ramsey, who was killed, was stripped of every article of his clothing but his cocks, and left naked on the field.
tle of the War !!--Contest at Pittsburg Landing--Two Days Desperate Fighting !--Able Generalship on Both Sides — The Battle Commenced by Prentiss's Division — The Odds Against us Fearful !--Grant Incites his Troops to Firmness !!--Our Gunboats Shell the Rebel Trains — Terrible Resistance of the Enemy--General Buell arrives with Reinforcements--Gen. Grant Leads a Charge !--The Rebels Routed and in Full Retreat on Corinth — Their Loss about 35,000 !!!-- Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston Killed !!--Beauregard's Arm Shot Off !!!-- Federal Loss between 16 and 20,000 ! Among the items which ensue, it is stated with great gusto that Gen. Grant several times got within range of the enemy's guns, and was fired upon. Capt. Carson, a staff officer, had his head shot off. " Gen. Sherman had two horses killed under him. General Buell remained with his troops day and night, and he and Gen. Crittenden and Bull Nelson rede along the lines, encouraging our men." On another portion of this mo