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We Have At Last Received Sad

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Wt weieome- for sad news isbetter than suspense- iutelligencc of the inte of our brother, Sergeant Jaued Pond, reported tnitsivg at the battle of Gaines' Hill on the ChickahoiuiDy, on the 27th day of June last. Lieut. G W, Coqk, of Co. A, 16th Michigan Infantry, tho pompany in which our brother was Sergeant, writes to bis wife ncar tbis oity, that a member of tbe regiment who was wounded and taken prisoner at that battb, and who ha just retumed tQ his post, says that when the rebels were reruoving bim frora the field he saw our brothcr lying dead. We had long aincc beoome sattsfied that jibia waallis fate, and yet the announce pient of it bas opened frosh wounds in i]te hearts of his relativos and friends "We have the satlsfaction of knowing, faowever, that he dicd in the discharge ot }iis duty and HUo a true soldier. Many f{ our readers knew our brother personallv, and all of them tbrough his letters to the Argls, and we are confident f,hat liey . sympathise with us in thb sad hour, and with us laraeut that if he must ,die in battlo that his body feil into the Jiauds of the rebels. It would haye Jightened the stroke could his remains hare been biought homp for interinent. But such could not be, and we must herefore content ourself with the hope fhat " it is well with him."