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The captured guns at Spotsylvania Courthouse — Correction of General Ewell's report. [The following letters explain themselves, and are published with great pleasure, as doing justice to a gallant and meritorious officer.] Letter from Major Page. Charlottesville, Va., September 15th, 1879. S. V. Southall, Esq., Late Adjutant-General Artillery, Second Corps, A. N. V.: My Dear Sir — My attention was first called during the month of January last to General Ewell's report of the battle of Spotsylvania, May 12th, 1864. In consequence of an error therein contained, regarding myself, I have thought it my duty to write out a full statement of the whole affair, so far as regards my connection with it, and respectfully submit it to your consideration. The guns of my battalion had been withdrawn from the works, in accordance with orders, as you remember, on the previous evening, to a point about one and a half miles in rear of the salient, and near the Courthouse, where most