ght with most desperate and reckless bravery at one of the guns of the gallant Captain Delagnel.
Taylor states that there were about a dozen of his comrades who had their legs amputated, and that all have died.
These released prisoners bring very important news from Northwestern Virginia, which I send you herewith.
[Published in yesterday's Dispatch.]
The following is a list of the prisoners above mentioned:
Captain C. H. Irving, H. D. Crockett, David Comfort, N. C. Reid, A. L. Farley, 20th Virginia Regiment; John A. Taylor, Amos Curry, E. H. Crazy, J. Midden, of the Lee Battery; W. H. Allen, D. O. Young, 1st Georgia Regiment; Thomas Jauntry, 23d Virginia; Janus Lane, 27th Virginia.
A Baltimore schooner, the Florida, Captain Terrell, from Saint Domingo, and bound to Baltimore, with a cargo of mahogany, &c., was abandoned at sea and sunk on Friday last, about thirty miles North of Cape Hatteras.
She had on board a considerable amount of specie, said to have been