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The battle of the Seven Pines.General Johnston's Official report. Richmond, June 24, 1861. Gen'l S Cooper, Adj't and Gen'l: sir --before the 30th May; that ascertained from trusty corps was encamped on this of the near the Williams that day Mag-Gen, D. H. ported immediately in his front. On receiving this report, determined to attack them next morning be able to defeat Keys's corps completely in its more advanced position before it could be reinforced. Written orders ng and E. H. Anderson, and Cols, and and Hampton, exercising above their grades, and Brig. General mentioned. This, and the captured colors, will be delivered by Major A. H. Cole, of my staff. I have been prevented, by feebleness, from making this report sooner and am still too weak to make any but a very . Several hundred prisoners were taken, but I have received no report of the number. Your obedient servant, (Signed) J. B, Johnston, General. See Longstreet's report.
hard. --"Ore," the correspondent of the Mobile Advertiser and Herald, says that Charles A. Wicktirfe, the Union M. C. of Kentucky has been totally deserted by his family and relatives. One of his sons, Colonel Cripps Wickliffe, commands the 5th Kentucky in the Confederate army. Another son, Bob Wicktiffe, ex-Governor of is with us, and two nephews also joined our standard--one, Colonel Charles Wickliffe, of the 7th Kentucky, who was killed at Shiloh in one of the most gallant charges of that battle, and whose conspicuous heroism and bravery have never yet been done justice to — and the other, Capt. Nat. Wickliffe, who was aid to the lamented Gen, A. Sidney Johnston, and who is still in the service. Even the wife of this poor, demented old man has declared that she could not side with him, and she would never again cross the Ohio; and both of his daughters, Mrs. Judge Merrick, formerly of Washington, D. C., and Mrs. Senator of Florida, have also left him alone in his shame
How the Dogs howl ! The mingled emotions of terror and wrath which agitate the mind of Yankee Doodle, are infinitely amusing. It is quite evident that McClellan's "change of base" does not impose upon them.--They see, clearly enough, that he has been tremendously flogged, and that his "strategic movement" was nothing less than an old-fashioned fight. In May, he boosted that his army "had not met with a cheek," and that he meant to "push Johnston to the wall." In July, he writes that he is in an impregnable position, and that the army is safe. A prodigious change of position, certainly, from an advance, sweeping his adversary before him, and pressing him to his last retreat, to a stand still on the defensive. The Yankees can see this as plainly as we can, and they are horribly alarmed. They have been flogged like cure and they howl accordingly. The change of tone in the Yankee newspapers is wonderful. Secretary Cameron boosted last December that he had raised an army of