eir breastworks, and capturing six pieces of our artillery.
Johnston's North Carolina, Walker's Stonewall, Va, and Gordon's Georgia Brigade, however, quickly came to their assistance, driving the enemy back, and recapturing our lost guns.
The enemy's loss is said to be very heavy, especially in Field's and Rodes's front — The enemy are certainly fighting with great nerve and desperation.
The Yankee Major General Sedgwick is certainly killed, and it is reported that Warren and Stevens are killed.
On other parts of the line yesterday there was nothing but heavy skirmishing.
Hayes, of La, was wounded in the leg yesterday, but not dangerously.
Fredericksburg was occupied by the enemy Sunday night.
The enemy have three pontoon bridges over the Rappahannock.
The town is said to be filled with Yankee wounded — the number being estimated as high as 15,000.
The enemy's loss thus far is believed to be 30,000--some have it 40,000.