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The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1862., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
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ed the enemy to slip through his fingers, because he was too much a pro-slavery apologist to believe the "intelligent contrabands" who in season informed him now Johnston was evacuating his Potomac line, that McClellan's army, five times in numbers the dismantled army of Johnston, was too much for McClellan, and, lastly, that he wJohnston, was too much for McClellan, and, lastly, that he would not advance "for fear of hurting somebody." What followed? McClellan's army was divided into three armies, and with half his previous force he was shipped off to Yorktown. As he advances he finds the enemy in front in much superior numbers to his own. He calls for reinforcements. They are supplied from General McDowell; buttled porter was found in the house, which upon examination by the surgeon was found to have been poisoned. The negro said that on Thursday, the 15th inst., General Johnston and staff were having dinner prepared at the house of a Dr. Crump, near the cross-roads, when the scouts reported the near approach of our forces. The annou
his horse shot under him. (Having a sprained ankle he had to go into the engagement on horseback) Capt. S. A. Shuford, killed. Capt. J. H. Millor, Severely wounded in the body. Capt. W. P. Hill, severely in the shoulder and leg. Capt. W. H. Johnston, severely in the leg and hand. Capt. A. D. Peace, slightly in the face. Lieut. T. J. Crocker, co G, slightly in the shoulder. Lieut. W. P. Gl'l, (acting Adjutant,) slightly in the shoulder and arm. Lieut. Nicholson, co. C, sever Jones. Wounded.--Serg'ts Lynch, mortally; Cocke, severely; Waring; King severely; 1st Lt W P Carier, severely; corp'ls W H Robins; G T Tibbs, severely; privates Whitlock, severely; E L Woodly, severely; P S. de, severely; G Tignor, do; R B Johnston, J R Read, R H Lipscomb, W Madison, Juan Stanley Neale, severely; R C Robinson; B U Burnett; R B Mitchell, A Atkins, B F Davis. R Hilliard, H B Grubbs, Robt S Myland, Geo B Stacy. The two last were not regular members of the company, but a