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The great struggle begun. On Saturday last the grand struggle for this city was commenced in earnest between a portion of Gen. Johnston's army on our side and a portion of the Federal army under General McClellan. The enemy had crossed the Chickahominy at several points, varying from eight and twelve miles from Richmond, on Friday evening, and was attacked on Saturday morning early by our forces. The fight was continued till night with great spirit on our side, and the enemy obstinately contested the ground from which he was repeatedly driver. The loss was no doubt heavy on both sides.--Yesterday morning the fight was again renewed, though not continued as uninterestingly as it was the day before. Both sides were reinforced after the beginning of the fight, but our numbers engaged were never more than half that of the enemy. The summing up last night was highly encouraging to our man and our cause. We had driven the enemy at all points towards the Swamp or steam he had
Gen. McClellan's latest Orders. Below we give two orders issued by General McClellan just previous to the battle which has progressed for the last two days. Perhaps the allusion to the fact of the "army of the Potomac" but having been checked wGeneral McClellan just previous to the battle which has progressed for the last two days. Perhaps the allusion to the fact of the "army of the Potomac" but having been checked would not have been mentioned had the " of the North" been able to have foresee the result of the late fight: Headquarters army of the Potomac,camp near Coal Harbor Va.,may 25th, 1862. General Orders, No. 128. I. Upon advancing beyond th judgment, and discretion the destinies of their regiments and the success of the day will depend. By command of Major-Gen. McClellan. S.Williams, Ass't Adj't Gen. Official Aide-de-camp. Headq'rs army of the Potomac,camp near Coul Harbor Va.on his horse. After a life of usefulness and honor, he has been stricken down while patriotically engaged in the military service of his country. By command of Major-General McClellan: S. Williams, A. A. General. Official: Aide-de-camp.
ny hour may plunge us into a fight, we do not lock for one for some time to come. Washington, May 28--Midnight.--Gen. McClellan telegraphs to the Secretary of War that the battle of yesterday, at Hanover Court-House, resulted in a complete rout rted in Walls rest this afternoon, and the report was very generally credited, that the news had been received that General McClellan was in Richmond. Doubtless the story was one of the canard family, that are just now so numerous, and the object or to make much comment upon the movements which are there transpiring. But this very uncertainty makes it evident that McClellan is completing his strategic combinations to entrap or resist the enemy, and securing his rear by making adequate bridgeust be increasing daily. Around their centre or focus at Richmond, the position of our troops is about as follows: McClellan in their immediate front with a large army, and the gunboats making their way up the James river. McDowell beyond Fred