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Gen. Jackson, of the Pennsylvania Reserves; Col. Zinn, 132d Pennsylvania; Lt-Col. Dickinson, 4th U. S. artillery; Lt. Col. Curtis, 4th Rhode Island; Lt. Col. Sayles, 7th Rhode Island; Major Horgan, 88th New York: Capt. Kelly, 14th Indiana, and Capt Meagher, 7th New York. Amongst the wounded are the names of Gens. Vinton, Gibbon, Kimball, Caldwell, and Campbell none of them dangerously. Cols Sinclair, 5th Pa; N H Nugent, 69th N Y; Wiseman, 28th N J; Snyder, 7th Va; Miles, 61st N Y; Andrews, enemy occupied the heights. In this emergency a council of war was held; all the corps commanders opposed an advance; but Burnside said, in conclusion, that he was compelled to advance by orders from Washington. The reported wounding of Gen. Meagher is a mistake. His horse fell upon him, but he was only slightly injured, and is still in command of what remains of his brigade. Matters in the West. Dates from Nashville to the 10th show that the dispatches to the press on that day,
Important from the North. Petersburg, Dec. 22. --Norfolk dates to the 26th are received by the Express, furnishing Northern dates to the 18th and 19th. The New York World concedes the most terrible defeat of the war at Fredericksburg, and says the loss will rather exceed than come under 15,500, previously stated. Meagher's brigade went in 1,200 strong, and but 200 could be found the next morning. Other brigades suffered as much. The World says, editorially: "Heaven help us. There seems to be no help in man. Our cause is perishing — hope after hope has vanished — and now the only prospect is the very blackness of despair. Here we are reeling back from the third campaign upon Richmond--15,000 of the Grand Army sacrificed at one sweep, and the real escaping only by a hair's breadth." The World says the army will now go into winter quarters, because it can't go anywhere else. A telegram from Cairo says that the iron-clad ram Cairo was blown up, 30 miles