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ight," would hall the approach of a Yankee float with a perfect shout of pleasure. Our water battery is a perfect beauty. Huge Columbiads look defiance at the blockade, which manages to keep at a most respectful distance. As to the number of guns, we never tell telex out of school. They are manned by fine companies, and when the proper time comes they will give a good account of themselves. Last week Capt. Page received two beautiful flags, presented to the battery by Misses Haxall, Daniel, and others, of Richmond, and at 12 o'clock on Saturday they were thrown out to the breeze by Col. Crump and the gallant Captain, while "Jeff, Davis" belched forth a shell that danced across the waters, and the assembled crowd gave three cheers and a "tiger." The Captain then took his stand under the flag of Virginia, and read the letter accompanying this most acceptable present, together with his reply. Col. Crump followed with some stirring remarks. Should a Yankee ball ever cut down our
ve him a shot in the arm. We may also mention here that the 7th and 24th Virginia Regiments and the 7th Louisiana, form Col. Early's brigade. Some of the killed and wounded. Capt. Hale, of the Grayson Dare-Devils (says the Lynchburg Republican,) is among the killed in the battle on Sunday at Manassas. A large number of his company were also killed and many wounded. They were in the thickest of the fight, and acted in the most gallant manner. Lieut. John W. Daniel, son of Judge Wm. Daniel, of Lynchburg, fought gallantly and fell painfully but not dangerously wounded in the battle at Stone Bridge. He is not over eighteen years of age, and had just attached himself to the Confederate Army. Capt. William Edmondson, of one of the Roanoke companies, was badly wounded in the battle at Stone Bridge on Sunday. His right jaw-bone was broken and his shoulder terribly incinerated by a shell, besides receiving a musket ball in his arm. Capt. Winston Radford and Alexander