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d at 4 o'clock in the evening the attack was made. The Yankees (particularly Gregg's division) resisted stubbornly, but were soon driven from their breastworks, and the Confederate cavalry, in the language of our informant, "walked right over them." As the flying Yankees passed our lines on their retreat, they were shot down indiscriminately, and thirty dead bodies were counted in front of one regiment. Without mentioning the troops engaged on our side in this affair, we may state that Capt Ben Green's company, of the local battalion, occupied a position on the left, and behaved very gallantly. The pursuit of the enemy was kept up until o'clock, to within two miles of Charles City Court-House. The retreat was precipitate, amounting, indeed, to a rout, the dead and wounded of the enemy being left in our hands. It is stated that our men mounted the breastworks and charged with impetuosity in the very face of the foe, killing and wounding a great number, and putting them to fligh