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fight on our left wing. A body of infantry engaged Chamblis's brigade of cavalry, and fought them some time, until our infantry came to the support of the cavalry, driving the enemy back and capturing about one hundred prisoners. The enemy are reported to-day to be shifting their position towards the telegraph road and railroad. There has been no firing at all to-day. Our wounded are slowly arriving here preparatory to being sent to Richmond. Brig. Gens. McGowan and R. D. Johnston are slightly wounded, in addition to those previously reported. Brig. Gen. Gordon, erroneously reported wounded, is not hurt. Thus far we have lost about seventeen General officers killed, wounded, and captured, and about thirty five field officers. Third Company Richmond Howitzers — the battery captured — heavy loss. In the fight on the 10th inst., the four gun battery known as the Third company Richmond Howitzers, Capt. B. M. Smith, Jr., was captured. From one of the me
ounded; Col J M Hall, 5th Ala, arm amputated; Col Lightfoot, 6th Ala, arm broken; Lt Col Hobson, 5th Ala, thigh; Maj Proskrauer, 12th Ala, head; Adj't Pegues, 5th Ala, neck; Gen Ramseur, slight, did not leave the field; Col T M Garrett, 5th N C, Johnston's brigade, killed; Maj J S Brooks, 20th N C, do do; Capt Jacob Brookfield, 5th N C, do do; Capt Willong, 12th N C, do do; Lieut E S Smedes, Adj't 5th N C, do do; Brig Gen R D Johnston, slight flesh wound; Col H E Coleman, 12th N C, slight woundsJohnston, slight flesh wound; Col H E Coleman, 12th N C, slight wounds in face. I have taken pains to ascertain our losses in the fights of Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday last, and skirmishing before and since until this time, and my estimate of it is 3,500 wounded and 500 killed, and perhaps we have lost 3,000 prisoners. The losses of the enemy in these three days fights are put down, at the lowest estimate, at thirty thousand men. The enemy surely must be well high exhausted; but it is certainly true, as it is said Gen Lee has expressed himself, that Grant's