and, in the absence of supplies, can not be postponed more than one or two days.
On Monday last, in the fight near Willis's Church, Winfield Byrd, of the 11th Alabama regiment, was taken prisoner by the Yankees uninjured.
After his capture two Yankee officers assaulted him with their swords--one of them piercing him through the side, the other striking at his head.
The blow was warded off by Byrd with his hand, and while his head was protected the blow was received on the arm and hand, inflicting a painful wound.
The Yankees were subsequently driven back and Byrd recaptured.
He is now at a house near the church. --Woodward, oByrd recaptured.
He is now at a house near the church. --Woodward, of the same regiment, was wounded, and is at the same place.
There are over 4,000 Yankees registered at the different places appointed for their reception in this city.
Yesterday nearly three hundred were sent in, including J. F. Guy, 2d Lieutenant, 7th Pennsylvania; R. Sherman, Sergeant Major, 42d Pennsy