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ugh to afford the chance of a decisive battle, that is all our Generals of their men desire or ask. This granted, they will take care of the feat; and it is much to be hoped that the rampant politicians in Washington will be able by the leverage which this Drainsville business will give them to force McClellan into the field. Trusting to a large superiority of numbers the enemy seem steadily to be pushing forward their troops in Kentucky for an attack in force upon our army under Gen. Sydney Johnston. From all the indications in that quarter, a grand engagement within a few days seems unavoidable. Thus circumstances all combine to bring about two great engagements on either side of the Alleghanies, which, but for the relations of Great Britain to the North, would be decisive of the war. If the South should be beaten on both fields, she could hardly expect for some time to get together two armies of any magnitude; and would have to depend altogether upon the virtues of a Fabian p
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Corley, wounded severely in the thigh. Alexandria Rifles, Co D, Capt. Woodruff--Privates Jesse Sims, Calvin, Owens, Banister Jennings, and L. Crook, slight flesh wounds; and Lewis Reynolds, slightly, in face. Fort William Rifles, Co K, Capt McKenzie--Privates Bushrod, Moss, and John Callahan, killed; private J. W. Lindsay, severely wounded in the thigh. Yancey Guards, Co I, Capt. Hughes--Corporal C A Webb, privates Herman Herzburg, and William A. Jones, killed; Corporal G. L Johnston, slightly wounded in neck; private M J Hall, severely in the ankle; Abal Christopher, severely wounded in the thigh; Benj. F. Fry, slight in the heel; Lt. L. E. Hamlin, slightly wounded in shoulder and leg; private Thomas R. Ferguson, severely wounded in arm and breast; private Thomas Womack, slightly wounded. Rope Walker Guards, Co. G--Captain Forney, slightly wounded in the leg; private Jesse Harris severely wounded in the neck; private W. W. Maragne, wounded severely in the shoulder