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Williamsburg. A graphic story of the battle of May 5, 1862, Related by Salem Dutcher and endorsed
r favor of the 8th instant, enclosing account of Williamsburg, is received, and both have been carefully read his guns and remained on the field, not leaving Williamsburg until the next morning.
The loss in A. P. Hil es, Professor Derry instances his statement that Williamsburg was a Union victory.
The Professor says this is two hundred and fifty guns.
Between the two at Williamsburg, the ancient colonial capital of Virginia, lay L as in his immediate front, and did not move from Williamsburg until the 8th.
Nor did he make any further atte en fell, the impression may have originated that Williamsburg was a drawn battle; but it was upon our right th le was over, and about dark we marched back into Williamsburg and slept there that night, resuming our march shortly before day.
That Williamsburg was a very stubbornly-contested action is unquestionable, and it is al