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. Burnside, recently augmented by the addition of several new regiments; the army corps lately under Gen. McDowell, new order command of Gen. Hooker; Gen. Sumner's corps; Gen. Franklin's corps; Gen. Banks's corps. Commanded by Gen. Williams, and Sykes's device of Fitz John Porter's corps. Burnside's men turned short to the South, passed across the foot of the Fik Eulge Mountain, and took a position on our extreme left. Porter held a commanding eminence to the right of Burnside, though Wataken and steadily the line swept back and the hard won hill was relinquished, but it was now so fully under the fire of newly posted batteries that no enemy could occupy it. As Eurnsine's line withdrew the word was passed along the hill for Sykes's men to "fall in," and the tough old soldiers of the regular regiments, who had been logging on the hill, quiet spectators, the battle hurried gladly into line, joyful at the prospect that their turn had come; and there they stood, ready to che