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pressing the battle with desperation. Our loss to day is not very heavy, as we have been fighting mostly behind breastworks. The enemy are fighting in the open field and their loss must be terrible. Hill's whole corps has been extensively engaged all day, recovering in some instances the ground lost by other troops, and Mahone's and Lane's brigades, about 2 o'clock, made a most gallant charge, capturing about 300 prisoners and a number of stands of colors. Gens. Ed Johnson and G. H. Stuart are missing, and are supposed to have been captured. About 3 P. M., the firing ceased in front, and in a great measure all along the lines, and it is supposed the enemy are gradually moving back. [second Dispatch.] Battle Field, Spotsyl'a C. H, May 13,Via Guiney's Station, May 14. The battle yesterday lasted all day and late into last night. Our men, after a temporary repose in front of Johnson's Division, successfully resisted every onset of the enemy, who repeate
The late Major-General Stuart. The City Council on Saturday unanimously adopted the following preamble and resolutions, offered by Gen. G. W. Randolph, who prefaced their introduction with some appropriate remarks: Whereas, The people of Richmond, in common with their fellow citizens of the Confederate States, have to deplore, in the death of Major General James E B Stuart, not only the loss of one of the first military characters of the age, but also the loss of a citizen whose emineStuart, not only the loss of one of the first military characters of the age, but also the loss of a citizen whose eminent patriotism and pure life gave the best guarantee that his great military capacity would never be otherwise employed than in the cause of freedom, and for the welfare of his country And whereas, they not only recognize this, their great misfortune, in common with the rest of their countrymen, but bearing in mind that he yielded up his heroic spirit in the immediate defence of their city, and in a successful effort to purchase their safety by the sacrifice of his own life, they are profoundly m