, of New Orleans, now in this city, and who was shot in the thigh with a Minie ball, in the battle on Sunday, says that he was a member of Major Wheat
's battalion, and out of 400, which constituted that command, there were not more than 100 that escaped death and wounds.
was shot through the body, and was surviving on Wednesday, although his case is exceedingly critical.
also says that the Catahoula (La.)
Guerillas, Captain Bahoup
, fought with desperation, and he thinks his command was nearly all killed and wounded.
The captain, although for a long time in the hottest of the fight, escaped unhurt.
He also says the Tiger Rifles
, of Louisiana
, in a perfect shower of bullets, bombs, and balls, threw down their rifles and charged upon the enemy's lines with their knives, and put them to flight.--Richmond Enquirer, July 26