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The late campaign on the North side of the James. In Camp, North Side of the James,August 13 1864. To the Editor of the Richmond Dispatch: Preparations have been actively made for the last few days to open a mortar battery upon the enemy's pontoon bridge near Deep Bottom, and it was announced everything would be in Readin by 10 A. M. Our four guns (Third Richmond Howitzers) were posted on New Market Heights where we have been on picket for the past week. The ten-in mortars were sunk a short distance in front of our battery and at the base of the hill on which we were posted, whilst to our left, and about eight hundred yards in our front, four eight-inch sea- coast howitzers were placed, to be used as mortars. Near the village of New Market, and several hundred yards to the left and front of the sea-coast howitzers, a section of Major Starke's Local Defence Artillery (Parrots) were posted as a protection to the-front and left of the mortar howitzers. Our main line of entr