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where the bridge had been burned, and our forces forded the stream and drew up in line of battle about 8 o'clock. Gen. Polk, who commenced the right, had a hot day's work before him, but he felt confident of success. The battle-field was an uith grape, canister shrapnel, and shell; it was at this time we took several thousand prisoners. It was after dark that Gen. Polk carried the last line of the enemy's entrenchments, when a thrilling yell of triumph rang out on the air, which told of caissons, dead horses, and all that makes up the debris of a bloody contested field.--was terrible and appalling. Gen. Polk fought his corps with great skill and ability, and with all the coolness that bravery can command. The noble divisionswere killed. Col. John M. Lillard, 20th Tenn., and Major Haskell, 19th Tenn., dangerously wounded. Col. Richmond, Gen. Polk's Aide-de-camp, was killed by a Yankee sharpshooter just after the fight was over. He was riding between the lines of