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antities of dust kicked up around us by their bombs, and the smoke and sulphur around, blinded us so that we found it useless to continue the contest, and slowly retired with the loss of some of our best and bravest men; for none but a stout heart could stand under that fire one minute. All in that engagement say it was the hottest they have ever been in — some of them have been in fifteen different engagements. We wended our way back about 5 o'clock towards the right, and found that A. P. Hill had reached us from Harper's Ferry, and had pitched into the enemy's left, and was driving them before him until night set in and stopped the contest for the day, thus ending one of the greatest and most sanguinary battles of modern times, and, I believe, decidedly in our favor. We then held all the battle field except the centre, which was in the same place it was at the commencement, neither having any advantage there. The next day, Thursday, everything was quiet, our forces too mu
e who are absent from them and engaged in the military service of the country, as privates and non commissioned officers, and that the said sum shall be paid to the Governors of the respective States, in proportion to the number of soldiers furnished by said States respectively, to be distributed to such indigent families according to such rules as may be prescribed by the laws of such States. On motion of Mr. Burnett, the bill was placed on the calendar and ordered to be painted. Mr. Hill, from the Committee on the Judiciary. reported a bill to organize military courts to attend the army of the Confederate States in the field, and to define the powers of said courts. Laid upon the table and ordered to be printed. Mr. Semmes, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred a resolution introduced by Mr. Oldham, defining the power and jurisdiction of Provost Marshals, reported back a substitute to the same. Laid upon the table and ordered to be printed.