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Athens Southern Watchman (Newspaper) - July 9, 1862, Athens, GeorgiaJ9gg a a �7 in Iii Ivr olt i repulsed before they wore finally in Livre is doubt that Friday a Kec prisoners were Cunt inn by arriving in the City about noon 1,083 arrived at the Libby prison. Scores of officers were included among them. Tho on i re fourth new Jersey regiment was captured and rent in with others numbering in nil about two thousand men. It is stated that portions of whole brigades were captured and that Tho number of prisoners taken in the series of Buttles is four or tire thousand. Turco Yankee generals major general Reynold and brigadier Simpson and 1 tan King wore brought in and Altor being taken before Gen. Winder gon. Reynolds was allowed to take up his quarters at Tho. Spots Wood where he was soon surrounded of course by a crowd of . We understand that Tho Favoron parole was shown to Gen. Reynolds on account of his kindness in releasing a number of our own prisoners and caring for their wants when he was campaigning in weat Orn Virginia. We can obtain no explanation however of enlarging on Parolo of the two Yankee brigadier at tint Lino Tomt Southern officers of equal Grade Are confined in military dungeons and made a show to the populace. It is impossible to compute our loss in killed and wounded in fridays engagement. It is variously estimated at from three to eight thousand. In the assault i Che works on the enemy a right Wing nearly the entire mass of our forces on the Field wore engaged and the casualties must have been frightful us the assaults on some of the enemy a batteries were several time carried y a Victory on the North Side of the has been achieved by a great sacrifice of life on our Side. The visible fruits of our Victory arc said to be Large. Several thousand prisoners Bare been taken Between thirty and forty pieces of artillery and about ten thousand Small arms. The ene my. In retreating Burnt up the equipments of to lire Camps. The pieces taken Are principally Napoleon. Parrot and Blakely English guns. We have captured Largi quantities of army wagons tents equip mints and shoes. The forcing Hack of the enemy a forces from Tho North Side of the Chickahominy is n serious blow to his resources As it puts usin Possession again of Tho Fredericksburg and l a entry 1 it ail roads and cuts him off his chosen routes of escape. Daring the whole of saturday trains of ambulances wore bringing their suffering and ghastly freight into Tho City. The Central depot whore All the wounded from the Battle Field arrived during the Day prison cd a curious As Well As affecting scene. Numbers of lacks and vehicles voluntary and impressed crowded the a Paco Ami As several trains arrived freight red with wounded i hey Wero As soon As possible Quimod by regiment agents and friends and conveyed to hospitals and private residences. The wounds of the majority of them wore slight in the limbs but others were terribly mangled apparently by the explosion of Shell. One Man whom we saw in the ears had both eyes shot oat and another had his jaw carried away by a round shot. Several died in the ears As soon As they arrived at Tho depot. Ore of the wounded As he was being carried from the cars on a Stretcher implored those around him to Send for his Mother. The t was All he could say. No name no regiment lie was shot through Tho lungs with n Minie bal. The Young Man before mentioned who had itis eyes shot out Lay on a Stree her in the cars wailing his turn to he removed. A Spectator approached hint and said. A a Tiow do you fuel a a a of i done to feel at All my eyes Are out qty eyes a Are out i will never see he was a if mired that perhaps they might be saved. A to tone seemingly a initiated by the , a a 1 lose my eyes i lost them in the confederacy i can Macarof if do not see its Estail Emonts of saturday. There appear to have been no regular Battle on saturday but a series of charges and assaults of batteries with various for Tunc. Tho enemy still kept in front their retreating line Down the Chickahominy our forces pursuing and attacking As Opportunity occurred. It would to impossible to All the desultory contests of Tho Day. Gens. Magra Der a and ungers divisions Wero engaged during Tho Day with a por lion of the enemy s Force loft in position on on right Wing on Tho Nino Milo Road with the expectation of getting into when Tho main body of our army was drawn off Early in the morning an att rapt was made by a portion of Gen. Toombs brigade consisting it is said of Only two regiments to capture a Battery on Tho Niue mile Road. Tho Battery was taken by our Nten after a bloody contest but owing to the want of support and it gulling fire from a Strong Battery of howitzers in the rear a they were repulsed with the Loas of some two or three Hundred in killed and wounded and the Battery left in the hands of the enemy. _ it appears that the regiments engaged in Titis Des iterate contest were the 7th and rib Georgia. 1 col. Lamar commanding the latter regiment is reported to be killed. After getting within the outer line of the Battery our men fend themselves exposed to an end lading fire from three other batteries which were masked and retreated leaving most of their killed and wounded in the bands of Tho enemy. Incidents of the Battle. A from one of the participants on the Field of Battle we learn the annexed particulars of Tho Battle of Friday. Col. Campbell of Tho seventh North Carolina was killed and major Blunt wounded. Five companies out of eight were placed hours de com lit. Two Hundred Aromis sing out of Tho pm Girkont. The brother of limit. Col. Hayward of the regiment was killed. The Yankees left numbers of dead and wounded on the Field dead an buried and wound cd in Tho Way of their Retreat. Front me chanic Szulo to Gaines farm it was one scene of havoc Canddo vestation. Our forces. After beating Thorn Hack from Elly son s Mills came upon another Strong position Gaines Mills. From Here fora tile i half beyond the fighting was ter a burned their Pon Toon wagons tally hut All the Vellido r will to saved. We Are Jill red one Battery of farm. Titov Are Well mounted War drunk at Gaines saturday evening two a Hundred and fifty wounded Yankees wore i lying with five of their own surgeons at 1 tending them under Tho superintendence of a brigade surgeon. Tho surgeon said that our fire was terrific and deadly. Tea Field presented the most remarkable and singular appearance being thickly dotted with red breached fire zouave the water was plenty and Good and on trains fallowing the army were Putin Fine condition for transporting provisions to our men. _ Tho destruction of horses was Torribio. One shot is said to have killed no Lens than sixteen in a single Battery. I tit. Dub Ney u artillery worked the a Long Tom and a Long Charles Quot and capt. Dabney was Hurt in the knee by a Shell. Assistant Ai Litant George a. Alexander assistant Provost marshal who was an old Iii Plato took the place of capt. Dabney and guns with telling Success especially the a Long from tale accounts this gun did fearful havoc. The events of sunday my Clellan eludes us and retreats towards James 111 Vek. Yea Torday it was announced in the streets that during saturday night Mcclellan had eluded its and Hail crossed the Chickahominy with Tho main body of his forces making n rapid movement in Tho direction of dutch Gap on the tames River. At a later hour of the Day the news was confirmed and it was known that our forces were in Pursuit of the retreating columns of the enemy. It is reported that general ungers division which was on the flunk of the enemy was charged to it it watch hint but that when morning came the enemy was nowhere visible. It is supposed that Mcclellan s movement is to reach his gunboats and effect ids escape by the James River. Sixty transports Are reported to be lying in the Stream about fifteen Miles below this City but Mcclellan must have been a Wiser and More provident commander than we Are willing to believe if he has prepared transportation in Advance for this Avenue of escape. At a late hour last evening our and vane ing columns had not come up with the Cne my is rear but it was probable that Advance parties of our cavalry had Conte up with Tho our my a rear Anil Wero harassing him. The enemy would not Tavo been Mote than twelve hours in Advance and to Are assured that Tho roads taken by our pursuing columns and the disposition of our i forces Between him and the River will Cut j off his Retreat and enable us to Complete j our Victory by demoralizing his whole i command or capturing n Large portion of j it. In any event however it is mortify i that Tho enemy has eluded us when to Lead him in a critical situation All the i advantages of which it will to impossible j to renew. It is impossible to ascertain the precise manner in which Mack Llau has managed j to elude our guard. Six Miles from on the York j River Road the enemy were in Force on j saturday night. During the night our j pickets heard them Basile engaged at a hammering sawing amp a. The or nolo of i Cannon carriages was also audible. Yesterday about noon our troops advanced in the direction of the works which were found deserted. were found tube formidable and elaborate. That immediate across the Railroad at the six Miles Post which had been supposed to to a Light earthwork designed to sweep the Railroad turned out to be an immense Embras ured fortification extending for hundreds of Yards on either Side of the track and capable of protecting ten thousand men. Within this work Wero found great quantities of fixed ammunition which had apparently been prepared fur removal and then deserted. All the Cannon As at other entrenchments had been carried pcs i the rear and. Flank. Jackson Anson the East Side of Tho Hominy with his army. He yesterday seized the York River Railroad and Tore up the truck for some notes. If me Clellan is retreating we arc assured that to will meet with serious obstacles in his Way. We regret to learn that maj. Austin 15. Smith of major general Whiting a staff a son of sex governor win Smith of this slate hut lately of California received a mortal wound in first thick on a Battery during the severe fighting of Geft Jackson a a. Army on Friday evening. A Llly capt. Geo. C. Lewis who was reported dead was wounded in the thigh. To regret to unto unti that general at Nold Eizy of Maryland commander of the Maryland brigade was dangerously shot through the Taco the Ball coming out at the Hack of his head. To is at the Exchange hotel. His wound is serious. Elzy achieved a reputation at Manassas and his friends will most Eurn Oatly look for his recovery. General Ewell had his horse shot from under him but was not wounded. Col. John Marshall editor of the Texas Gazette and commander of the fourth Texas regiment was killed at cold Harbour. Lieutenant colonel Bradfute Warrick of the fourth Texas was shot through the lungs. He is yet firing. More of the Yankee prisoners scenes an1 incidents in the City. During saturday Between Twenty five Hundred and three thousand Yankees taken on Friday evening it. Gains Mill in Hanover thirteen Miles East of were brought in and lodged in prison. The Pennsylvania Lith reserves and the fourth naw Jersey were taken entire of Ory commissioned officer colonels majors captains lieutenants surgeons and Assis tan surgeons falling into our hands. Beyond these two regiments the prisoners wore mostly United states regulars with slight sprinkling of Luo Connecticut Yankees. Through by Ronnie Gratiot and the Hughes Are every where Cut and nipples by the bullets. A signs of human habitation. Fences and fruit Trees have bees swept front the face of the country As far As on army or that of Tho enemy bus progressed in Hanover county. Thu win Oil a Are represented As full of Yankee deserters and they could in brought in Auy number a four troops desired to i Aye Tho regular Liaos and go to the front for Eliut residing in the neighbourhood Bailie Fields Hove with great off. Mcclellan doubtless imagines that if he can keep his guns from falling into our hands it May furnish him with grounds for a future boast. He will claim to have a retreated in Good order carrying off All his those guns to will probably find it convenient to cast into the James River or Tho Chickahominy. After passing this Battery on forces cautiously pushed their Way Down the Railroad and to the seven Pines. At three o clock a dense column of smoke was seen to Issue from the Woods two Miles in Advance of the Battery and half a mile to the right of the Railroad. The smoke was found to proceed irom a perfect Mountain of the enemy s commissary stores which they had fired and deserted. The pile was at least thirty feet High with a base sixty feet in breadth consisting of sugar Coffee and Bacon butter prepared meats vegetables amp a. The Tiro had so far enveloped the i cans to destroy the value of its contents. The Field and Woods around this spot was covered with every description of clothing und Camp equipage. Blue Greatcoat lined Tho Eartis like leaves in Gnu Zabros i. No indication was wanting that Tho enemy had left this encamp meet in haste and disorder. There was Romo fighting yesterday hut Only we believe with scattered detachments of the enemy. One of the principal engagements of yesterday was participated in by Tho cavalry of colonel Baker colonel Ransom s at a Point about six Milos from the City Between Tho Bottoms Biadgo and Nino mile Road. The gunboats on the James Hud All moved a in the direction of dutch Gap and it is the general presumption that thu base of me cd Ellau a Retreat is to be located their. Our loss in killed and wounded. To have been at great pains to ascertain the Nimb Erfour wounded in the engagements commenced last thursday evening and continued almost uninterruptedly since and Are glad to announce that it bus fallen far abort of our fears Piid of. Post nation. At 5 of clock yesterday evening All of on wounded had been removed from the Field either to tiie Roadside hospitals or to thu City. Two thousand have been received at Tho City hospitals and gentlemen who have Lieen on Tho different Battle Fields engaged in the removal of the wounded since the beginning of the first fight informs us there Are at most not More than from four to five Hundred in Tho Road Side or Field hospitals. Of the number of our killed we have no Means of making an estimate hut it wifi to a ecu that our wounded Lull Short of t Hose of Tho seven pinos by several Hundred. Our last accounts of a the situation Are that Mcclellan s forces were All across this Sideo the Cuic Pauo Pniny with our for from Kex a minor 1st. Tiie links. Review of the situation. To keep Tho track of the Buttles which have swept around Rich oud to must have reference to the Prit Cipal Points of locality which have become familiar in these those accounts. It will he recollected that on thursday evening when Tho attack was commenced upon the enemy near Meadow Bridge. This locality is about six Miles Distant from Tho City on a Lino almost due North. This position was Olieen Eniya a extreme right. Ilis fines extended from hero across the Chickahominy near the Mowhite Creek two or three Miles above the crossing of the York River Railroad. The distance along the clinic Hominy on Tho North Side is about ten Miles. The different stages Between the Points indicated along which the enemy were driven Are Mechanicsville about a mile North of the Chickahominy further on Beaver dam Creek emptying into the Chickahominy then the new Bridge Road on which cold Harbor is located and then Pohil Creek where it will recollected toe enemy was pursued after having been driven from his Strong position behind Beaver dam Creek. Tiie York River Railroad runs in an Easterly direction intersecting by about ten Miles from the City. South of the Railroad is the Williamsburg Road connecting with Tho Nino mile Road at seven Pines. The former Road connects with the new Bridge Road which turns off and crossed the Chickahominy. From seven pities where the Nino mile Road joins the upper one the Road is known As the old Williamsburg Road and crosses the Chick Yahoni Iii at Bottoms Bridge. With the hearing of these local pics in his mind the Reader will readily understand How to. Was that Tho enemy was driven from his original strongholds on the North Sideo the Chickahominy and How at the. Time of fridays Battle lie had been com i polled to surrender Tho Possession of the Fredericksburg and Central railroads and had been pressed to a position where he was Cut off from the principal avenues of Supply and escape. The disposition of on forces was such As to Cut off All the communication Between Mcclellan a army and the White Youso on the Pami Turcy River he had been driven completely from his Northern Lino of defences and it was supposed that to would he unable to extricate himself from Hist position a Victory or a capitulation. In front of him. With the Chickahominy which to had crossed in his rear Wero Tho divisions of Gens. Longstreet Magr Lidor and Huger and in Tho situation Asil existed saturday night ail Hopes of his escape Wero thought to to impossible. On sunday morning it appears that our pickets on the Nino mile Road having engaged in to Small detachments of Tho enemy and driven them beyond their fortifications found them Doser cd. In a Short while it became known to on generals that Mcclellan having mussed his Butiro Force on this Side of the Chickahominy was to treating tot Ards James River having Sto in a March of twelve hours on Generali Huger who had icon placed in position on Liis flunk to watch his movements. Incidents of theoonte8t�?scenery of the Battle Fields Etc. There appear to have been statements As to what forces were engaged in fridays assault on Tho enemy a works it gains farm where was in fact the great wrestle of Tho contest. Froid Tho Best information we can obtain it appears Flint general a. P. Hills division sep Porto by general pie Ktut a brigade from general Longs Treolo a division made the first assault upon the one my a works and were reinforced by general Whiting a division composed of the fourth Alabama eleventh Mississippi sixth North Carolina second Mississippi first fourth and fifth Texas and tenth Georgia. A a Hill East of offered Fri Eminence from which could be observed much of Uio Progress of the three Days combat the smoke of the Battle affording the outlines to the positions of the forces engaged. All Day Friday and saturday As Well As yesterday there could be seen hanging Over the Woods a heavy Haze Welling of from the scene of the fight below. Tho shells often went up to a great elevate a and falling and exploding were generally harmless. In the Woods beyond Mechan Yesville some of the Trees As thick around Asa Mao s body Are shot through and a i v for. Re a it a incl a aiid.jih.rioi.il-. Devon i responded to the Dum my Mude i a . Accommodations Ltd have okie died their 11 ceilings and out Husos fur an i Apalino of Tho wounded. Among the to Ipp idea it it four Victory lire Sev Oriti very Fine Federal flags taken from Thorne Iii Oil saturday und sunday. One belongs to the a a buckled rifles 1 of the eleventh Pennsylvania reserves and two others to Tho fourth new Jersey Reg Rageot. Around Meclina Niceville Tho houses had Berni occupied by the troops of both armies and the desolation is very Groat. Throughout Tho whole country the houses Are shattered and dearly shot into pieces by the Cannon balls of the opposing armies. At Meclina Niceville the explosion of a Shell knocked a Large into frag ments and killed six men who were resting Ali Tiro. In Hanover county Tho scene of Des Trust Iii is wide and appealing. At Ellis j Mills the wounded of both sides were lying through saturday and sunday. A great Many of the dead were picked from the canal at the Mills. One poor fellow was found lying on the Side of the Hill with his Musket beside him a shot through his breast. At i. Atkinsons farm trom which the Onomy bore off after the fight at Tho Mills the fighting wits Tori Licand the loss heavy on both sides. The Louse of his gentleman is filled will the dead and wounded and the enemy a surgeons were among them being furnished with every facility they Lay unattended for Miles sick prostrated and wounded. Thu Yankees have their hospitals in the wools and thousands a lying around attention of their surgeons. A mutation is going on at All times but Tho Green loaves furnish great Relief to the wounded. The demand for coffins is so great that Somo of the houses were torn Down on the route to make cof fins for the dead. Somo fifty bodies wore taken out of the canal at gains Mil s. Over 500 horses Wero lost belonging to the Severa batteries and their care Aises Are now infecting the air. A among Tho prisoners taken yesterday was or. Thomas l Orts proprietor of the Yorkson remand a newspaper Yorkshire England Whoso arrival in this country was noticed several Days ago. He arrived on Mcclellan a lines not Long since to report the proceedings of the War for t to London press. He is at one of Tho City prisons. To the list published yesterday of the conspicuous dead who have Talien upon the Field to have to add the name of col. Rooert wheat of Louisiana. He received a mortal wound in Tho head in the fight at gains a Mills and expired on Tho Field. Col. Wheat earned u famous name at Manassas where lie was severely wounded and where ids Louisiana battalion achieved some of the most conspicuous distinction of the Day. Operations on the Samun key Twenty five Llu undred prisoners reported to be taken. A up a it was received Here last evening that Gen. Smart s rivalry had succeeded in getting in of the enemy on the Pam key near Tbs White , and had capt said Twenty five Hundred prisoners. A nil in her of the enemy s transports wore also burned Here. Oen. Maori Dee s affair with the enemy on is n Day. We learn that Sundown sunday Gen. In glider s division came up with Tho Roar of the enemy a id engaged a portion of his forces for about an hour and a half. After passing Tho enemy scamp on the Tork River Railroad our troops pushed after Tho Onomy and came up with him on the Williamsburg Road a mile East of the seven Pines opposite air. We. Sed Wicks farm. The enemy were posted in a thick piece of Pines North of the Williamsburg Road behind strength and elaborate finish. The howitzer battalion began the fight by shelling the Woods. From Tho direction of Trio Railroad Kershaw a brigade and other troops marched Down Tho Williamsburg Road and dashed into the Woods by n flank movement to the left. Here Tho fight raged furiously until darkness put an Ond to the contest. Our men Laid on their arms with the design of renewing the Battle with the return of Daylight. Ween the Day broke the enemy had again disappeared. Magruder s division followed in Pursuit allured a Large number old prisoners on the Way. The demoralization of Tho retreating army was attested by the Large number of stragglers which had left the Giuin body sir Ronder ing themselves As prisoners to our men. Yesterday it was re sorted that the number of prisoners taken on Tho track of the retreating enemy amounted to several thousand. Tiie deserted of the enemy near the Railroad was filled with valuable Booty. Their splendid Grey Canvas touts pitched Over two mile of country wore left standing in Good order. The military of officers which wore left in Grant Nura her indicated that the encamp Mot had been occupied by altar Here a Irish brigade a Pennsylvania a new York nud n Massachusetts brigade. As our men passed hastily through Tho Camp they helped themselves to such articles As suited their fancy. There was a variety of Booty Saf Fici ont to gratify the most varied tastes. Alio i 111 n Lennil not a it sing enemy general hounds command a no a division was a Aid to by he tween the enemy nod Tho River with a Force of 15,000 men. Every Effort a ceded to be made by a new disposition of oar forces to repair the circumstances by which an Onomy with three Duvli Onish his front had effected at least a temporary escape from a position in which it was a Paramount object of Tho contest to hold him. Tho last accounts we have of the situation of the enemy and which we can recommend to our readers As reliable Loava doubt that his Retreat has been intercepted. We Aro Able to state positively that we have forces Between him and the River including Gen. Holmes command of fifteen thousand Mon. It is also certain that Gen. Jackson crossed the Yoster. Day morning Andge Uit the main body of Mcclellan a forces is on this Side of the a tiny in Charles City county where his Retreat has been intercepted and he Lias again Beon challenged to Battle. The condition of the enemy excites Hopes of a most favourable result to our arms. Information of the Progress of our arms yesterday were meagre on account Oil lie Athens Georcia Quot wednesday morning july9 Maik of any paper Ever ii amp a ii juju see fourth Page Eft our general e state Urelia i. There prepare Are Hing to r oops i movements being conducted Lurrlie Tyagay from the Eity. It was stated by persons who lines yesterday afternoon that fighting was progressing. T meats however we believe to Bio to the extent to which they was some action in Tho Afler no tory to the great contest our busily Man Hing and you term effect the contemplated invest men enemy s position. The latest from our lines yesterdays Battle. The latest account Spahich we can get from the critical portion of our lines and recommend to our readers reliable represent that late yesterday afternoon the enemy was in position near White Oak swamp that All the roads on the Chickahominy were in on Possession Jackson a division having a position at. Bottom s Bridge that a portion of on Force had got to Tho rear of the enemy and were driving him Buck and that late in the evening our forces in his front had drawn tip in two lines of Battle for a general action which the enemy was endeavouring to decline. The attack was mud by Gen. Huger on Tho front of the enemy who at that Lime was in the Angle formed by the intersection of the new Market and Quaker roads with Gens. Holmes and in his rear. After a Short and desultory contest Tho divisions of Gen. Longstreet and a. J5. Gilill Wero moved up and attacked the enemy with great fierceness and the action became general with terrible loss on our Side hut terminated with the result of driving the enemy Back for about a mile and a half and putting him in a position whore he will be forced to fight m the morning with every Prospect of the rout of his forces As it is supposed our attack will to made this morning on his front and both flanks. Longstreet a division is reported to have been badly Cut up parti. Citlally the brigade of Gen. Anderson of. South Carolina and gon. Korn per of Vir-1 Ginia. It is supposed that an �o.eonsidera-1 Hie portion of Mcclellan a a army May have a reached James River. Commencement. The usual exercises were omitted this year except commencement Sermon which was delivered on sunday y p a Chancellor of the University or. \ Lipscomb to a Large and appreciative Mitory. Lion. B. H. Gilill. O n new Confederate Sena or rare a a h. Hill paid our town a visit last to attend the annual meeting of the Buai a of trustees of the University of Goc Roia ladies gunboat All the contributions from this Section have been acknowledged at and to Are pie Asod to learn Tho butt re is now completed and the contributor will be invited to visit and inspect it try in. In a few Days. Tho first poaches of the reason a have seen wore from tiie Nursery of a Bancroft. We did not learn the name of the variety to which they belong. Tender our thanks for them. Wonder if any body else has any As Good ? the great b Illies near we publish this week lengthy details of the Battles near , As far As Havo room to spare after giving Tho cur. Rent telegraphic nows. To shall nest week continue these details. Whilo i. Joining with those who rejoice Over of great deliverance we cannot refrain from turning aside to mourn with those a vow mourn Over the loss of the Bravo Mon win now calmly sleep on Tho Field of glory. May heaven bind up the wounds of tiie broken hearted and hasten Tho Happy do when honorable peace find glorious indu Pendones shall Crown the efforts of All True Southern hearts a. Tier. Yankee slave business seems to a progressing finely. In a addition to the ease brought to the Public attention some Days ago we perceive that a gentleman direct from Alexandria va., where Tho Yankees have Possession informs the dispatch that two vessels left that Point one Day Las week loaded with slaves stolen from the Loyal citizens of Virginia mud doubtless bound for st. Croix or some other West India Island. A vessel recently sailed front the York River where she arrived a few Days previous with West India fruits and by he the Yankee skipper Anil his Crew Many slaves in the neighbourhood wore induced to go on Hoard. As soon Asa Load of the deluded creatures was obtained Tho vessel drifted off and set Ting All sail despite the tears and entreaties of the negroes who too Lato discovered they were caught Here them off As prizes no doubt to Yankee cupidity and gain Elfany body believes that none of Tieso slaves will he resold again into bondage he has More Faith in their professed liberators than their past history and recent actions justify. Liff among the killed on the Yankee Side in Tho Battle of Tho Chickahominy is the name of Thomas. Francis Meagher the a uni a a in lauded and highly applauded Irish Patriot who did to much in new York to prot so the spirit of his Irish Brothers against us. He led the 69th Erin regiment into the fight at Manassas and then ran away to Washington exclaiming that the southerners had won their recovering from his fright col. Meagher was made a brigadier und raised a brigade o his countrymen. To Slaughter southerners and led them on to the Chicks Lorainy to fait there i wind examiner. Late hews from Europe. V Mobile july 1.�?the London times regards the defeat of brinks by Ewell us a a most important result for the confederates on account of the. Lesson it. Teaches the North i showing most make efforts greater than any that they have put Forth in order to restore a single boric Stato to Union. It also says that the attempt at the Surju Gatiso of the South grows More and More impracticable. A pair of letters a contrast. In reply to our very modest request to delinquents to pay up forwarded in their papers sonic weeks ago we receive msgr rather curious letters and some with the a sound of the True Metal in them. Take the following examples a a a june a a Ali. A a dour sir your Coo my for six year s subscription to Tho Southern watchman bus been received. I done to intend to Par it i never subscribed tor it. I just thought you were sending it to me As a compliment. You May Stop it. I Dpi t , if you charge for it. Yours now the writer of to s is a to item Iii Hie a Jeremy sneak whom we never a i Lioard of till Loiue six years ago he Wrout to us requesting us to Send him our a liable paper a and As soon a receive i he would Send the Money for it it i to him As a compliment Forsooth wit a would we compliment aim for i we now i give him a parting compliment by pro bouncing on deliberate opinion that he a it i a a contemptible scamp. This is a ii tie corp pump two have for the numerous class of which he Isa fitting represent live. Quot hero follows a letter front a tru a Rontu to Whort to sent an account recently a dear sir a your Noto is to mind uni i find an account of five dollars against to for your valuable paper which Amoun. I cheerfully Enciso and remit by my please Send on your paper. 1 have a it More dimes Yot and would not be without the paper for three times its we Are proud to know that the Grey it mass of our subscribers Are honest of Lemon and ladies most of Thorn who have responded to rms Call have write j like our Friend above. A few contempt1 j ble sneaks however have managed to p�?T1 into decent company and True native instincts have shown their the a just like the author of Tho first letter do Berry was very Earnest in liisdsm�11 i should be written Down a certain Mon go a step further by ukr few themselves Down As scoundrels our loss in killed and wounded to sundays affair is reported to he inconsiderable about a Hundred Mon. Movements of yesterday m Lei lands Retreat intercepted. Yesterday every nne seemed lost and i bewildered in their imaginations of what. Had become of Slac let lung a army. There a a a a Quot be men on Hoard the Tuscarora. a Cert i Quot amid Arcemont that he had Yot reached tiie River. As the Day pro grossed it became known that. Jackson a a division had crossed the Chickahominy and Taat t Here were Frong Hopes that Lon Bare Etc division would intercept tiv latest from Vicksburg. Mobile july 4.�?a special dispatch to Tho Tribune dated Vicksburg 3d instant save the upper Fleet slowly bombarded the City yesterday and to Day without effect. The lower Fleet has remained silent. The enemy have established communication opposite the City Between the upper und lower fleets. It is believed that they ar6 building Railroad connections to. Transport provi bios past Tho i y. The Brooklyn is reported 1<> have been sunk. A deserter from the Yankee Fleet says the enemy have so Farod considerably from our batteries and that our shells kill i to a Tiiu inti on Tho Ink Frimin Quot Independence and progression. Galling at tuo Mon foundry and j Tho other Day to wore pleased to see a i patterns recently Aidan for the celebrated Tyler Thuot for which they Havo orders from the athe _ i Princeton factories. We Learned tha not it i i the partial failure of the beat crop their Hor Era Ihre Shera and fans were being solder Acu is Eide ring them Good investment. A they or c0b8.ul i receiving order for sugar Mill and boiler do l Inells from which we conclude our Peel arc co1 j preparing to make their own sail and leather i syrup too. This looks like a deform a Dutu Gnu 10 i Pouden tog Thor. The Farmer and Mecca Pic coming to amp two Are requested by Pride Monad slate that having prepared to go to a a i i sick or wounded Oldi or or. It ,j ktclii�0011 f lift Wilt charge but will of course cup we a
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