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Major Charles L. Scott, of the 4th Alabama Regiment, who was wounded in the leg at the fight of the 21st inst., has been brought to Richmond, and is now at the residence of his brother-in-law, Mr. E. H. Chamberlayne, on corner of Leigh and 6th streets. Major Scott's wound is not as severe as first anticipated, and although a painful one, it is not dangerous. Major Scott is a native of this city, is a son of Robert G. Scott, and represented California four years in the old Congress.
r for our infantry.--The hostile guns were silenced, and general quiet reigned until the morning of the bloody Sunday of Stony Bridge. On that eventful day, Gen. Longstreet's Brigade was posted so as to attack the batteries on the enemy's left; only mistaken orders prevented Ewell, Longstreet and others, from increasing our tremendous victory. Their brigades were all prepared to advance, to charge the batteries and to turn the enemy's left, which would have hastened our success and cut off Scott's retreat; but this movement was not carried into effect. Portions of Longstreet's men were thrown out as skirmishers in advance of Garland's Regiment, three Richmond companies and the Alexandria Old Dominion Rifles, which latter drove back the line of the enemy's skirmishers when within two or three hundred yards of the heavy five-gun battery, fired on the cannoniers, shooting some of them, and only retired before tremendous discharges of grape and canister. Our men displayed great braver
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.the late victory — fatal affray — firing near Newport News, &c. Norfolk, July 25, 1861. The news of the two late and glorious victories which our invincible soldiery have gained over Scott's much-vaunted "regular troops," creates the greatest excitement I ever witnessed before; probably it would not be too much to say, the greatest ever witnessed here by any one. For the last several days the bulletin boards of our city newspapers have been constantly visited by an anxious people, and long ere the Petersburg train arrives the hotels are crowded and the stores of news agents are thronged to their utmost capacity with persons eager and often impatient to learn the news. A relative of mine, just from the lower part of Princess Anne county, informs me of a novel mode of annoyance to persons living on the beach near Washwoods, resorted to by Lincoln's sea devils as a last means of a "match 'em," for their late appalling disaster at Ma