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Hdq'rs Jackson Hospitalnear Richmond, May 10th, 1864. Persons having negroes for hire — such as men, boys, and women without children — will do well to call at this Hospital. F. W. Hancock. Surgeon in charge. my 11--2
From General Lee's army. [from our Own Correspondent.] Army of Northern Virginia, Spotsylvania C. H., May 13, 1864. On yesterday was fought in front of this modest little village — henceforth to be famous through all coming time--one of the fiercest and most obstinate battles of modern times. It commenced at daylight, and raged and roared with tremendous fury until two o'clock in the afternoon, when the enemy retired from the bloody conflict. Grant made the attack again, as he did at the Wilder uses, and gained a considerable advantage by the suddenness and vigor of the assault enemy in the day; but with this exception, he was repulsed with a loss that will carry mourning to thousands of Northern and European hearthstones, and dismay and confusion to the tyrants and demagogues whose hosts he leads. The Confederates failed at one point only — partly from accident, party from mistake, and partly, I fear, from lack of spirits; but on all other parts of the field they were vi
[from our Own Correspondent.] Battle Field, Near Spotsylvania C. H., May 16, 1864. Since Thursday last there has been no general engagement. On Saturday night the enemy withdrew from the front on our left, and moved their troops over to the Telegraph road, seizing the Massaponax, and massing a considerable force on our front. During the day yesterday Gen Anderson swung his forces around on our right, (the enemy's left,) and found the enemy "clean gone."--This required new dispositions on our part, which were accordingly made. In making this advance for the purpose of reconnaissance Gen. A.'s forces recaptured thirteen caissons and twenty-one gun carriages. These were the caissons and the gun carriages which were taken from Johnson's division on Thursday last. The enemy, it is supposed, hauled the guns away in wagons, and left the caisson and carriages for want of horses to take them off. To-day I rode over the battle-field in front of Fields's front and found a la