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een before in print. They are extracted from the Federal army correspondent of the Philadelphia Press: A man named Stokes, who was among the list of prisoners, seeing no chance of escape, lay down in an open field among a number of the dead, a combat. At length a rebel sharp-shooter, stumbling upon his body, selected it as an excellent one for a foot-rest. Poor Stokes was in tribulation, but held his peace. At length the rebel, having made a very successful shot, sprang up and danced around for joy, well nigh knocking his foot stool into a jelly.-- "Stop, for God's sake!" shouted Stokes. The sharp-shooter drew back, perfectly thunderstruck then the true state of affair, be shouted out, "You score of rebels to the spot, and StokStokes, when last seen, was going off under a guard with a very crest-fallen face. The most deadly contest of the day occurred between a member of the Massachusetts Fifteenth and Eighth Virginia regiments.--The latter, as is well known, were at one