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fortunately — we might almost say, most miraculously — not a man or horse was injured. As soon as they reached the wooded knoll where the conflict was raging, our other battery was seen retiring down the hill, and at this time our forces were giving way to the enormously superior numbers of the enemy. The Hampden Battery was in imminent danger of being taken. A few yards only separated it from the Yankees, who were charging on our columns just over the knoll.--Night was coming on, and Gen. Jackson ordered a retreat. It was executed rapidly and in the most perfect order. The 42d, in the meantime, had rushed to the brow of the hill and engaged the enemy's advancing lines. As, the battery withdrew, the balls were flying around the men, and the whole air was resonant with the thunder of musketry poured in rapid and unceasing volleys. The 42d (worthy to be ranked with the famous Scotch Highland regiment of the same designation, which lost all but ninety of its men out of nine hundre
rs yesterday among them is Gen. Prentice, The number has not been ascertained yet, but is reported at several hundred Gen. Prentiss is reported wounded. Among the killed on the rebel side is the General-in-Chief, General Albert Sidney Johnston, by a cannon ball, on the afternoon of Sunday. Of this there is no doubt, as It is corroborated by several rebel officers taken to-day. It is further reported that Beauregard had his arm shot off. This afternoon Gens. Bragg Breckinridge and Jackson were commanding the rebel forces! There never has been apparelled to the gallantry and bearing of our officers from the commanding General to the lowest officer. Gen. Grant and his staff were on the field, and riding along the lines in the thickest of the enemy's fire during the entire two days, and all slept on the ground on Sunday night, during a heavy rain. On several occasions, General Grant got within range of the enemy's guns, and was discovered and fired upon. Lieuten