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From Fredericksburg.
[from our own correspondent]

Fredericksburg, May 6th, 1863.
Having written you one or two letters every day since the battle, I reached the "summit" of the railroad and of my correspondence yesterday evening. The storm almost drowned me, and delayed me from Fredericksburg till to-day. The town is uninjured almost. The Yankees committed few outrages on private property and no shells struck the town. --They came on Saturday night, made arrangements to remain, but left Monday night. The Yankees thought their getting Marye's Hill was a trick, and said so in town. They were much frightened, and that officers had hard work to get their men up to the work. They boast of driving Barksdale's men back, though it took ten to one to do it. I'll give you the real facts as soon as they can be got--294 Mississippians killed., wounded, and missing — but they slaughtered the Yankees awfully, and rallied in half a mile to fight again. It was a compliment to expect them and the Washington Artillery to perform impossibilities.

The charge of our whole line — Early, Anderson, and McLaw — on Monday evening, was magnificent and decisive. The Yankees retreated, and the survivors escaped across the river. It is reported that Hooker lost a leg. It is a wonderful victory and triumphant repulse of the dastard foe. We occupy our old position once more.

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