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ow so valuable to the Confederacy. He exhibited great coolness during the engagement, and was in all parts of the field. The Alexandria Riflemen are said to have particularly distinguished themselves, having crossed the ford in the face of a terrific fire from the enemy's artillery, and fought hand to hand with the Yankee hirelings. Capt. Dulany, of the Fairfax Riflemen, was seriously wounded. Lieut. Javins, of the Mount Vernon Guard, of Alexandria, was also seriously wounded. Wm. Sangster, of the Alexandria Riflemen, was killed. One of the enemy's Colonels was killed by a squad of Col. Kershaw's 2d South Carolina Regiment, his horse shot, and $700 in gold found upon his person. The enemy will doubtless return to-morrow with reinforcements, being exasperated by their humiliating defeat. I shall probably be able to ascertain additional particulars when the official reports come in. D. G. D. [The reader is referred to the telegraph column for special intelligen
[special Dispatch to Richmond Dispatch.]Latest from Manassas!flag of truce from the enemy.death of Maj. Harrison.&c., &c., &c., Manassas, July 19. --Everything quiet here to-day. A flag of truce was sent in by the enemy, asking permission to bury their dead, in which they have been busily engaged. They have probably five hundred killed and wounded. Our loss is less than twenty dead. An attack is hourly expected. Geo. M. Muse, private in the Washington Artillery, of New Orleans, died to-day; also, Major Harrison, 11th Virginia Regiment. Two cannon and five hundred stand of arms were taken from the enemy. Gen. Patterson has crossed the Potomac at Harper's Ferry, doubtless to make a junction with Gen. McDowell. Fifty prisoners, principally Pennsylvanians, arrived here to-day from Winchester. It was Thomas, and not William Sangster, of the Alexandria Riflemen, who was killed