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nd that the educated and intelligent cannoneer possesses an advantage over the trained hireling which years of drilling cannot compensate. Take an example Gen. Magruder's whole force of artillery at the battle of Bethel consisted of Brown's and Stanard's batteries of howitzers, seven pieces in all. It may be doubted whether the world ever witnessed such a cannonade. There certainly never had been up to that time anything like it on this Continent. So tremendous was it that Butler, in his disparticularly upon the subject of artillery, rode over the ground a few days after the fight, and, judging from the signs still existing, pronounced it to have been astounding, and doubted whether there had ever been anything approaching it. Novo Stanard's battery had practiced a few days at Chimborazo with blank cartridges, but had never fired a shot. Brown's battery had fired ten or twelve shots from Gloucester Point at a steamer attempting to pass up the river, but had never practiced with b