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Accident to a Blue. --On Saturday last, private Crafton, of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, met with quite a serious accident while out hunting near the company's camp, in Hanover county. He was leaning upon his gun, when it exploded, and shattered one of his arms very badly.
ded the operations of our troops. In conclusion, let me state that all the Richmond troops acted with their usual and conspicuous bravery. The First Regiment Virginia Volunteers fought-gallantly, and suffered severely. You have already published a list of their casualties. The 1st company Richmond Howitzers, Captain E. S. McCarthy, were in the fight from morning till night, and managed their guns with great coolness, skill, and activity. The casualties in this company were two: Harry C. Townsend, wounded in the cheek, and Thomas L. Whiting, in the leg. They also lost several horses. The old "Fayette Artillery," Capt. Miles Mason, fought gallantly and well. They lost four men killed: Delaware Crafton, --Branch, --Smith, and --Back, and 11 wounded. The day was very wet, and heavy showers of rain every hour or two. On Monday night Gen. Johnston continued the retreat, begun on the Thursday before, and has not since been molested from the direction of Williamsburg. Potomac.