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V01- XXIV.!*?? 7,-41.
KEW-TORK, TUURSDAY, JUNE -3, 1884.
PRH.E THREE CENTS.
THE GREAT CONTEST.
FROM GEN. GRANT'S ARMY.
No Heavy Fight Since Saturday.
SKIRMISHING ALL ALONG OUR LINES.
Rebels TryiDg to Obstructthe Rimi
IHE Y ARE PROMPTLY SHE1LED OFF
GEN. SHERIDAN AT WHITE HOUSE.
GEN. HUNTER AT LYNCHBURG.
REBELS SAY HE WAS REPULSED.
THE MOSBY RAID A FlOTtON.
LATER FROM SHERMAN.
De Has Gained Important Positions.
Onr Corre-pondep?_-fromM.n___'a \.- iy
WAR CEPARTIYIENT OFFICIAl 0I.PATCHE_.
Becrttary ?.innion to Gcn. Bh-fb - ??>
Wrdnradny AfirrnooB?!>? I ighti.-g
Yeaterday- Ilanirr nl I.yBclmarg?Tbe
Rrbrla aar br wai ?rpnlo*_?l.m.r
from Mhi'i-iii.in - lt_i?oilnnt Poeiliena
l.aiiir.1 Ilrati Figbling.
t\"ar PariaiBBTTi Waaaaaaat inr-e a?io p m.
TB Major.len. DOtf Dispatcl-ca from City I'oint. at
4. o'clock tbi* etening, report no fighting to-day.
_lovementi are in progresi which are not now ft*B*8
for poblicatio?
Tbe Riehmond j>aperi report ac attock upon Lynch
burg by Gen. Ilu-.t- r on Satnrdny. aud that he wa*
kaM?8_ It is belicTid, bowever, that there wa*
Bothing more than a reconnoiasanoe, aml thnt, having
tkicertaii.ed tl.e 8-888 to bc *trongly defended, Gen.
Jlunter withdrew, and ii operating npon tbe enemy'*
cot. mu__icationi at otber poit.ta.
A aaaBBBi from Gen. Sbermaii'i headquarter*. duted
teiterdst at *J o'clock. ttotti tbat " t baa rained al
ta ott lacu-untly, ia ipite tt whicb oar Haa BflBB been
preiic. forward iteadily, and an important poiitioi.liu
been jTai_e_ by Gen. Howard.''
Tbo tnemy made a laaaBBBkl attempt to retako tbl*
poiitlon laat r_l_ ht. rtiakirg fleveu -trtlnrt aaaault* on
Gen. ^Vhittaker'a brignde of 1*88881. diviaion, acd
loflng r.ot le?* tban 88*88 or akjM kolral men.
Two handred killed were 1, ft un vVI,itt.ilcr'? front.
Tbe _a.*i_t wa* followed bta beavy fire of artillery.
Under whicb the position was furtiflcd. 88*1 ii now gaf .
Our cavalry ii across Noonday I'reek, on our 1,-ft,
and one brigade of tbe ?3d Caraa u aataa Ma.es Craak
On tbe right; but the labfll left ii flflhtai a iwair,p, ond
the raini prevent any odrancc.
Tbe fighting Bflfl88a _i_ite aataa at o!l point.. Ihfl
enemy reiiiting gtubU-rnly, aai atumpting the dt-fen
Bive whencver be can.
Gen. Sig'l rrporti from M.irtiaibi.rg ? 11] :
" Tbere ls no truth iu the itatesu-Ll of TU Mflefl**
phia lnqnirtr ot tbe 21 _t in rclatiun to a raid of Mo.tby.
"IVincbetter ii not ot-enpied by the tnemy. nor are tlu
telcgrapb wircs cut between thii phtc* and __ta_raflB.
terry."
Ko military intelligence from any other fBflala ba*
ba* been rei-iv.d to-day by tbe Pf-partmcnt
l'DWi.s M. KTA.NT..K. Sccretary of War.
SPECIAl WSPATCHES OF THE NEW-YORK TRIBUNE.
-m?
Bharpehooling on Sanday aatl -laafllay?
Nbrlliag Iflradquartrra ? IN'rvto Irom
Itebi I I'uj.i r* IIpr lution.BI 4 linrli ? on
?BBBBBS8 of I f.ion Ofllrt-ra IMai ed I n.l. r
Fire- Ileatk of Cal. Bt II. ftix.
Bi-elai Diiitt-b to Th* N. Y Triburn.
WaaBBBiaa, Wataaaaa*.. June 2. i?C4.
'? C A. I'. ' sciidt. Ltro tht- following 1
____Bfl._R1_a Army oi tiie I'otomac, J
Monday, J BBB 20? nuntut. .
Sercre ihfirph'>otii.g ye?trnlay ond to-duy, with aa
ct_ilvn_J guni, but no odtanco attctnptod by eitber
army.
Tbe Rigbt Ileadfjnarter*. which are 88888 toivter.
bnrg and clo?e to the nver, instaiued at H ti.i* BflflBBBBJj
for an hour, u tfrriflc rain of ihell* and aolid ihot,
thrown from the left bank of the _\ppfjt_-att<-_
Among thoee killed wai the itrgeant major of the
10th Baatachuiett*. which rcglmcnt wat Ju?t marching
out of tbe work*. ita titne hatiiig expired. iVhile in the
aet of iitying good hy to a friend, be wai initantly
killed. Col. Henry Smith of Ileedquarter* Guard loat
bctb leg*. but v, ill probably initive. Col. Tompklm'i
batteriei finally tllenced the enemy.
Tht Ptitrtbtirg P.tprtu of the IMh glvei an acooant
of the fighttrg . f Tlmrsday, the day beforo, and adt_.it
Ihe captnre of number* of gon* ai.il priioncru and,
work* Tbe foUowiiigis from ita columns:
"Tor the firtt time dnring leveral week* 'layi Tkt
ClarUtttt Mercury ot 1 _e?day, l4tb> there t?a_ an in
termlulon of the bombardment of the city on Monday.
This, doobt!"ii, tu owlng to the bad weatber.
" During Sunday ihell* were thrown into tbo city.
Tta flaeay'a tn-p* ?e?med a, tively at work rupuinng
tbe d*__gfi w i.i, b tberaint, bad cauted to tbeir work*.
Our attentive Ret-entlonvllle ooneipt?dent writ<-i ni
from tbat poit under date of Monday, Juue 13, Viii
ton from tbe Yankoe tatterifi ln tbe thape of tbelb, are
Btlll inconvenlently plentlful. On Sattinlay, lltbluit.
they threw 8_Bt*a iheiu from Li_ht Iloutc Iulet, antl
ten from I.,,iig Iil&ntl.
" On yetterday, Sunday, tl.ev threw 21 ihells from the ,
fonner place, ond 2U from tht- lutter. Our batteriet re
ipondeo fre^-j.'iitly a* uiual. All quiet to day. Fur
Some time pa?t it haa been known tbat a batch of
t'eokee prUoner*. compriaing the higbeit in rank now
in eor haadi Won toon to ta bronght hit; ,-r to ihare
the pleafluree of the bombardment. Tbey a. erdlngly
arrite. on Sunday. \.'o glve a liit of Bmmr namei and'
tank:
_ r._ 0?u SWrV? our, Col. VV . c. tt*,
Bri* (len. Weaasli. t .. rl. Whitr,
Brifl. Oefl Peantnon, Col. li (J. Boiiiaar,
Hrl*. Oen Bblier, Col. R. L Brown,
B-lt Oen Hlcksuin, Col. E. L. Baa*,
Coi. T. O OroTpr, CoL E _rer_.il.
Ce). fl. HawklM IA CA, E. O. Hit..
ti-.i VV, iltxrUiia. N. H UunUr,
Coi. J. k USuian, T .N. fiWritf. tham,
Col b. H. L*ri"|e Mijuri J. E. Claike,
hffljot-p. ArSaaoflRa. M.Jot W, _r_,aa_l,
Malor H ft. Oant, Major J. Hall,
Maa J, R. Jc-Won,
Major 0 tt. titton,
Mijor E. W Kltai,
MflJorW. Y. Baklr,
Lt*t>l. _Tticott, ' Lt. Ct>i. J. Jotile*.
iA.*ylL w. r.
a-BBR Ia. Col 1. II, BuiDl*m,
tllwtn, Ct CoL VV. iLjCook,
.. Binli_oUi*w, l.t. Col, C. J. Diik.itori
U. Coi. J. T. tt*l9**. U Col. N. Oierio,
l.t -Col C X 7ahbai_k_k Ll.Col 6. F. BotAJ^A.
Lt. r,i. vvw. stmiTt, lt CoLR. W.R-tR.
l.t ( , 1. A.*Tv . Tat i 14 < ??!. VV. f, Loat* -.
(I I ...',, . l.t. i 1. VI . .'.. .Vi...M?_ni,
l.t. 1,1 1). Mile. I.t -l ?l. VV V. MniWfU
i.:. i a. .i. B. Btaytaw, U.-ei s. UmtgL
Tbaa* Brlaoaara, wy nadaral u i, wiii bo fnrnished
witb c.nifortal'le qiiart.-rs in tlnit portion ff tl.o city
?_a axpaa.1 t.. tka enaaay. fa* IWaaaaaaafl-Raj
BBlfll r 011 Morriri Iel.iml wiii be inform.-d of the fai-t of
their i.n Maaa if H'e BkeBed di. triit, and if bis batter
it-* still eoiitiiitie their vvunton and ba18*1*88 work, it
11 ill be ut tiie pej-il of thi captured 88-888*
The following al^i 888881* in tl.e 88881*1
B_-_Bt-0_tj June 17.? ibe following busbcen rcceiud
' PETBBSBt nn. tttt 1'., t:4S p. m.?Oen. Brngg?Th'
_M_y__de tw? Bttaoki ,.n our lineethii afternooB.
l!,, t v. re repdeed aith to**. We captared about tom
liMiirtl priooaera, Inoluding eieven oommb loned
otll.-ers. X -ey l.elong. .1 to tbo IA l.ngado ol HA?
cock a l.'orr*. All in aaia ut tbi. inornent.
li. T. JlHAlREOAKD.
'I bc IV fer.burg emgta ir.cidcntally rc.crs to tbe kill
irg in tl.e KunU raid of CaL S H. Mla, ad Nt-wYork
Cavahv. __
All Quiet oa ITIooday Hight?Our Army
in t.ood Bpirita ? Rontla Good?
tVralhtr tVarm
Snrcial Di.p_t,l. tolhe N. Y. T.ibufif.
\Y__iiiMiif.N. Wfdiifsdiy, June'*.', IMi
Kinp MBda me tlio foilowiagi
___aflB-_a_aa Aaai <p i-otomac i
iBaBUy, June 21?7 a. 111. .
Another r.rtair. .1 lv qak t day aad nigbt have 08*888,
onr linesoctiipving li.ailv tln-aaaapf.iiti.'n n* at I.vst
advice* and tiie di.*M._ition of our troop* not m-ite
rially rbimged. .
TM* i_ a iplendi.l line to fight it or.t on. and tbe whole
army seems pleaied with the t-bange from the iLignant
- und tilark WwOit of the Cbickahominy to the. c
op n, eiiltivaffl t- Idl B_l cmmikiiding bill* The
?ptrlt ? ' tl.e ai y ir- rcii.til.iii4 b?.,ltb..- a uttl'il.
qfl t, 1 1?8*1 _ ?? ' 'i.ina' f.a p- TTM i ' the rankl. Thfl
wiai.i. ; bavei . fai B*88 Ici ? ? d t- City I'olnt
. c" c? * for. e i- , - *!?> _ J, th* we.t-ierqiiiti
war :., . t cndi: 1 e.
Ol -niion* * Hniartloy?A I'lt-ar V >w et
t'.tt .tloTe irpli of llr 4rmlr?? llow n
Itaiilr I.i U. "411 Bl 4. aio.- lomrihlag
tbonl Ai ilt-r? Iln Ilrg.
Ki-.. Oor ti',--. A - -f'l'.I??'-? '
11) ai ?_ \ui 1 R8 ABBT ''li 1 I' !? MAf. )
.-ttt 11: il 1 \ Jui?>? iai I |' iu. )
'1 bi battle of day bef n faatatday?yi . aad
uf tb. .lay kaflara ? -a 0 aa_a_aj and of la***. B
not yet ciid.-d, ni.b lt' aa . nt beeome a siego. Call
it tl.e I'.nttlc ifl'. -lt.il*. I take up tla ? iiiirrntnc
nitb the ,|f r,t.,.i ? ii 1: f.n>t itatingtbat thongt,
not t ttaatra t: .. kata i?taaael aaraaaBlaBftdbr
on* n-:ie, ai.d aai araal tM p I r t.. aarr** 1 e aa
day following. An udvanee w.t* 88888*1 Bt 4 o'clock
'ihe order f.f tbf 88888 flBdl wu- hr M_8-fll 'I ht riK--1
next Ui tl,e riv.-r Mnriii-dai.?'* diiii?i.,n ofthe 1-tb
Corp*, coniif-etir.g vtith it N11IV. div__? I f tha B_
Corp* 'i' 1 n aaaa tl tin+c torp. were on
ltutlt-r'i Ha* i'1-..i 1 Bf aa Neaii aaa t!,e -_d Caaaa, at
Bbi.'ft th.-Mb, witi. tta Mb a t:,e aa?raaa ka\ Va
point on the Ba* Bl leb 8 M four to five BflOfll in l.-ngth.
wai n.-ar.r tta* t?o roilfitotta- ..ty. It. glnning *t
the right-on tl.e AffflflBBRBfl. Bba 8*888*1 888888 Wt
mwiei in ?n ilHpaii a Maa uf aaa__B-8aa_9aa-_BB,
but of B8BBhat departare. To night it I* a ttftl clic:..
fertta: " ' . ?-"- ?** ?'??**?
nearly as inucli. tbe 888881 ina .1 Ikttie way.
Tbe four oYlix? Bdvance wea really hnlf an bsror
l_(,.r 1 waa eomparatively bloodb ??.
Wia tlir thfl enemy f.-ll Iwuk aftt-r levero illriniihiiig.
and wth eev.ro ikirmitblng pr.dfterminBt.-ly, or be
cause he via* forc _ IncV gflflBBBBj. it wa* but the or?
dinary work of a tha k . k.rn-ish lmr, eovere.1 ky 88 :
aoaadiag tt at-Baaj a* gavr Bm akaa no pai WeAAr
laaajaai.-batBBBBabaBryaf tta
TTHilaiaaa or .,f iBaHajhaflia, aakaa Bwaaaab a
ft-w i.iiunt, i vtith Ilai.co.'k and that j.att tt Dvaaill
wimh ei?. :.:<??! fr.ni kk btt WanaB. hulf aharglaflj,
half BBB-kiaff, bi.lf figl.tlug. hfilfpi, ket ai.d f.
firing, hiol gaiiifil i.cirly a uiilc. jttfm *n<l Mar'indBlfl
iwaptaf ttafhaaaaaBBBaaaa.tui aaaM la*. bbbb
Bjrtta a|.p?rcLitli, hut for dungtr of cxpoeing a flui.k
t.v l.rt-aking allgflmei.t witb the BBBBBJ on tb'ir Btt
Tbe works gained l.y tr.ia edvnnce. thongh notMng tta
so stuper.doui a* tbose taken the day before, were qnite
aaaMahl* aaab a*, if ttaf bal baaa ball i^ fort .
oould Bcarecly have kaa carrled by atsault. Tbo ar?
tillery did not halt. bnt BB8*Bl away ui.til 1-', the bour
tttt Bfl flBfltta adtance.
Not far from the river. and perbaps two milo* fniru
tta ' Bj, <>n a bold eiiiiueucc, lt tho " Fncnd House.'
It was'oi.e of thf hflt-BB* aaattkafl taken yeflteiday,
und we ha-! udvanced frf.m lt Itss than half * mile In tl.e
i:.,,r;,;i.r. BfltBflflfl it and the city li-B a itrctch of huel
ruer tiottom livnil, plonti-d with B88B and daptaYd green
with s.aitt.ring tr.-tH. Irom this house, I BBB the aoc
oadattaak. _i tta bubriaaai, aftaf aaaa ttak arm*
ia ., taral Haaa, neri- our men?Neill sand Muitli..'._i'a
dni.ions-arul bcyond were thoio ofthe en.-niy, no
ijuit..- so pliiii.ly to Bt it. u. Ilont. u.en are *een n.lii.g
rapidly fllflflflj ti'1" aBBBBBBf fa-nts, preparing. 88BBM t
ii.gregitn.-nUwlth rigiifieiilN krifafl** wiih krlfaia
and laSBBa] ttt lif" 8 Hy " >''ft 8818*8 " ttlfl lf xly of
troopi ii made to extend the line of tln- krlfafla ol
Gibbon. Wkaa regiment* projeet a littte wny obt of the
wood* uj .u tbe plain. v? hilo, by thu ?amt> nifivement,
Martitniiilo tbaRB up the 188*8 l. tw _n BBB nnd tttt,
ai.dtl.i- right 1s advancofl ??:i)cwL*t. ll.-ie, right by
us, ls the old Vermont Lrigatlc, Gon. I,. A. Grant, _
reifive. An officer near tne rem.rk* that it h tho fir>t
timo he ever knew tbat brigade to be the 18881**
laaa B some anxiety lest the lU-beli may have b.it
teriei acrcni the river ready to dcliver an lntulerublo
croai fire the moment the attack thtt be luiinchf-d und
0*8. lluut. Chief of Artillery for tbo Army, uud Col.
Tom pk ini. Cbicf of big guns for tho corp*. aro here
pianting guns to BB8B* any lucb demonttration. A
foit ov.-r there has been ilalling tli'n bill nll tho morn?
ing, und ha* boen rcplled t~ by Iiarn'i *nd Cowan't
(lll and 3d N. V. Indepeiajent; tiatterlea. It ls worth
while to watcb the duel?focus your glass ii|_n the
Itebel fort. listen for Uie report closo to your cibow of
one of Cowan'i gunt. iee the smoko of the ibcll buritlug
1_ or orer the y llow earth npon which your eyei rc*t.
even while tho ihrirk of its pttaiage througb the oir yet
ring* in your eara, and while the volo of its eiploiion
tt ? the way batk.
an instant, and yon wlll nee another Tolume of
\ iiioke rlilng "ver there, and hear 20 ponnd l'ar
nuliig thli WtWmtht aouiid of a ibe 11 conilug
t . done U^llyflUtingulsbed from tbat of a ibel,
I from one. Tta fornier grows In Bj__fl_a__ta8|
r .'..1,? more discordant ,md fli.-rce?moreover,
aa 1 ?,-niationi aro differeut. wid tb* a#to teu *eoundi
betnei* tho oxploslon which ipcd if and that vtlth
which it ttopl areofaprolopged and Maaa notnre.
I am half disposed to belieto in rery truth that theio
thlng* go from ber* over there in one-tenth the timo
reqnlred to iond one frotn thero here 1
llut a few mtuket shoU down on tbe plaln re. all oor
attention to the troopa. They aro advanclng and drlt
ing the Rebel iklrmlihera witb a droppbg fuiiiode, aud
yo* iee tbe wbia puff of erery ibot
4t onr feet a imlllng talley, rleb witb ipriB*flng
eor* and ripening wbeat, orchardi blready bending
with ft.lt, and in tbe diitanc* beyond cburch-Bpirv
pierce ? <be war-ckmdi rUIng dan," *nd outlincd
ag-abut ttt* aky, indioat-e the city yon cannot ita for
Itibtrben tree* and *hroudlnghazc and duit and imoka,
And tbeae are men. ktiling ouch otber, and wo look on
KROM KICHMOND TO PETERSBURG.
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'"C~^^^alW^^ V^K'
~^'r a -*_____*?*
j&tZ"*T,.
V
and hrr,* our ?l*le flfll klll tbe m.-st-and the long lln*
jjoes Klitteriiif on, bnngliig un. Tbla ta or.!y a flflf
D.ent of tbe buttle tl.nl ii l-fltflBi lleuvbr rol'.i of
mu.ketry tbon oim. Iflflflflfl i*o'inding of art ill* ry tban
flfljflfl. "ft mtkfl -flfllfll?-? Iflfl -flflflfll Bfl "f !!.'.-?. <1
that work we can seo uoll.ing. lt la ln Mflflfl-flfll ' flfl
belt* of womlland iuterrene, and tbe ground i? cut in
every direetion by woo.le.1 roTlnes and traveiM'! bg
i-flflflfll _??-_-< i-rjH iitlitulur Ifl the river.
Xkflflfl ta. howev-r. flflfl flflflfll f"Ur tuile. nway. on
VYarreu'i rxtremo fa ft, flkflflfl Mflflflfl??MJ UM ?
may be aeen, Bfll tbe name cburob-iplre* that mII?? . I ? '.
uutlincd againut a dlfferent qnarter of tho horl/ :. UB
tho vlew i. Bfll ?" Pf>"d nt thi*; the city ii furtber ow..y,
and the enemy a batteriee coniiderably tienrar. We wiil
retnain bere?ond the Iflflf Hu' goee gllttcring on. Tbo
l;. bfllfltfltrflfll wlib Fflrtldflfl ?' flflfl h<jl<li_i_re__cb flflflkfll A
on.l bome with ...mo tena..ity. Tbia ls only a ?k.i_ii?b,
reraarkable Bflflflflle it c.in be leen. In tbe woodi, Gib
MM flfll mmttaW bavea'J th.-ir Bflflfl Mflfl tbero aie
" Mflfl- ihoto falllup tbick and fsst oa irghtiiinc** fi'.m o
monnt.iin cloud." Tkflfl Bf half an hour. Our lme bflfl
halted. for it mu*t not go t"o far Bflflflfl the left kc-pi
paco with lt?otherwine a flrink ll endangercd. And tho
M Crpa baa LaJted, not "for lack of argumont." but
from itreti t.f it. IflM |NBBl haa been taken evident
lr aod we wiil niouiit and ride along tbo lines. and
learn tbe fltflflttcfl. fTfl trni that Ikfl 1C? bflll UM flflfl
centrut.d ln tn.nt "four flflflflfll __ o good fUmmW, Mf
Mfll bf ruvii.e ni?l BBIflk, foi tliat is tbe key to Pctcn
' A.ivaneii yr oier flflflfll I pt'.uiid tho Bflfl Bflfl _Ml
aligninent, vklok mu?t be drcia<- op. aml bflMrt r
BflM i Mflfl M Bflflfl ln Iwfufi) onother B.lvance. Wor
Bflfl flfflfflttflM bad been very Uke tb".o Wt mw. witb j
tbe a.ldition of mor*< artlllery from the enemy. At o |
corj* bead.iuart.Ti wo Bflflflfll tbat y.t another general (
advance ia t*. be Bflflfl at 4|t. <!??-. ?
I buvu not be<n able to flflflflftflflfl the d.taili of tbii i
taft attoek. I flflf kuow tbat tbe Mii. Ub, nnd N flflflfll J
partieularly tho H, onrouut.-i.-.l n d* termined renit j
oiice, and au.taii.ed the lever.-'lt l*H.a*'i of tho dny, re- ,
mltingln cmaiderablo progrest. Kieiythltfl- ia now j
taken Mflflft?flj _M enerny'i Iflfll fflflflk?-. Taking tbnt i
we take IVteriburg. Hnt beforo we ihull bt nble to oo
cupy tbe elty tl.e Mflflflf muat be <li?lo.I?jfU f?>ra certnin
coinmondlnff fflflMflM on the other bank oftberlier,
where be baa MflflflfflM b-tterie n, M?fl of tbem aoid to
beof ilege gum p??flflfl?.
Offlcial bulletine bflflfl! on t-legrania from bead
quarterl. wlilh.iie flflflflfll foon of any ineceaie* ob
tain*d within flfl next day or two bflflflfl any -pco<ila
tiona of mlne con bfl irariiiniilte.l l.y moil.
I believe it Bflfll eertaln ttmt we hove imt in thox.
Pctt-rlburg bnttiei any ?f Ittaft original army. lf we
..aie net, tl.at BflM bfl flflflflflfll <" BflflM. aud tbii ii
probablo flflflOgb ainee by bflflflklflf tbrougli Uullcr
Lee aould ajf.i) Grnnt's MBMl iflflfl. It inust Ikj on
the fluflpii-lon tbat he may ntti.< tlu-rfl tl.at all of
Uutler". origtnal BflM Im. bflM I ? ? r"l *' bim, togetta'r
with two th?iaM ? ?' tlu- .'il. I '*??
E*enp.'*l ajMnkflflflfl IflfflM I i-ieat.-.t figbt ln
Peteraburg, aud obaety bflflflfl Ik. B Brflflb
I.ii"ii.-('i.l. Iflflflfl. ( I.t. f ..f tflflfl lo Gen. WjflfWB,
who waa ibot through tbe fu.e ut .Sj?.lt.ylienia, returm <l
to hii poat JiM.1 to flflflflM t*ipuniflflflfll ln Bbfl Bfl*V*B*M
from Cold Harlxir. woaring a de* p .cor tbot la itill n>
| much wound as .ear. Ther. Bflfll kfl tbouianda at _B
North wonnded nt tbe inme flflflfl Wflfl him. U kflfl-M
aml more alitcbtlv. who aboubl tie in tbeir ftflflflfl at IM
front. Bcnd baek tbe " Uenacban."
Tbe wounded ore ropidly troniported oier in.ooth
roada to City Point. ond Initantly placed on ihiy-boord
for Woabington.
Tho Rantti-ry Commiaion waa never ao well organ
taed, io prompt, nerer bad mch meona at Ito dlipoial
ai now, at City I'oint, and radiatlng to the lleld.
Oen. Meado'i bcadiiuartrn are wltbln two and a half
miles of Tetenburg. Gan. Hutler a a* near tui front.
Gen. Granfi at City Point. the beit poadble locality for
initant laformatioa from and wiso kan_J_n? of the two
e-oie-l. O.A.9.
ASS0C1ATED PRESS AND OTHER ACCOUNTS.
MUirrat.hing on ltloud_.y-.-0 <hunge *f
I'o.iiion I I.u lln.uiT Fertifying, and
wlll probably Held IVt.r.buru lo ihe
l.aat Oar VV0..10I.1I ll.lt'UMrl I'nioii
Oflicer*.
Ill A! QCABTU-k Tflflfl?O/i J-;ne 21?.'> a. Bb
Bobm d__cB__-_-| t**?k ^MrnOt ?loaffbeliaol
yeitenlay aml laj-t evirnng. but no flfcflflgfl rffflflflMfll
bM brea made by eitb'r pnrty during the fflflflIflfl flflffl,
The enemy are bmy tbrowinir up flflflkflMlMBflflflfl
leilnto. aml although rurllnea reach within tlnee quar
tera of a milo fll the cty. tbey leera detormine.l to bold
it to tbi i'i t.
lh? w..un.lo.l huve cearty .il becnient toi'lty Point,
VfcflM liospitali ar* aiTunged ftr tbeiT).
CoL Tipton. oftbe '"tli Pfl, Iloglinent, who WMlflk '.'
releaaed from rnptiiity in liicluiioii.l, arrived here M
Sunday, flfll wiil aeiumo eommand of Lis regiment.
Lieut.-CI. Bflflfflr, flf tkfl flf? Pfl. BflgleflhflMftTflflfl
day or two iii.ee, IBiing been t. kM pibom r ut iit flffl
burg. and luMy exchanged, and flflflMMfl- co.umand or
tii IflfkBCak _
Mkirnaiahing l.'olng On all Along Ibe
1.1m ?- Kebel Allleuipl IO Threw Up
Kurihworka ?? ihe jHtne*- Th. y arr
Mi. II. d by our Gflnboat*? Shctidan at
lbe Wbit* lloaae.
Ilf-BMi'DA BOBBBBB, June'-1?I". a. m., I
ll i HAI lill ,-l J ?!'*??' )
Than hk"* Ir-mi ao goBoial flngaaanaitt riaoo
my Iflfll repoi t
Sklrmitl.iiig ho. been g"ing on all along tbe linei.
Ikfl Bflflflfll bavo Bflflfl Mflflflfll effort. to throw up
eurtliwiirk. nenr tlie James ltiver, ln tho viclulty of
Turkey Iteml ar.d Mnlveni IIlll, but bave bflM as flflM
?helled out by our gunboot*.
??????I bave been aent to the WLIto IIou.o to.lay
to Gen. Slirrid.ui. l.is c'lniiioud bawag ariived iu tbat
vii-iuitr.
-*?
i;i:\. ?VNTB-B*! iamimii;...
'The I niry into NiBiinion How the Rebel
Iflloree wrrc I>i?.o?.-r.d Thr I.ubuIu
Aaylum ond ils Merreia?Dea|r*yiag lh*
Railroad?A Fai lory Bralten up by Ihe
H'onini. *
Fr*ui Our F|? I I ITI j nritlrut.
Stal.nt.iX, Jnne li?, IMi
Iliiviitp ar-.'irt.iiiitd that my lcltcr of June
tho llth, giving n di tailed account of our entry into
aml MflflfflBflfl flf MflflflhBBj hna tni.t-'orried, ond M no
aettitint ha? i*i bflfll pabllabrd which ii ln any reapect
aeciirote, I liro conclude.l, even at thia Inte botu, to
lay before fflM re.i.len fomo of the Incidenti connected
witb lbe tiltmpbant eutry into .Siouuton of I'nitcd
Statei tioop. for the lirit timo lincetbc ooBmioncOment
of tbc war,
Kieinoiit or.l Bflakflbfll Iwth in tutn ottemptctl tbe
eapture of htaunton, but nelther bad been able to aA
lanee furtlier np the valley thnn Ilurrisonburp.
llnnter'i brlllli.nt victory ot Piodmont on tho 5th
effettnally oleared tbo road of all Bflkflfl in bla front ai
far a? Staunton, and bi* mnrch into that fllflM ou the
followlng day wai nndlijmted.
Our advance reached the city about 12 o'eloek m.. ond
tbe flr.t object ot iiitereit wblcb preaonted itielf waa
the Slato Lunatic A.ylum, avery largo ond commodi
oni boilding, comtrncted with oil modern iinprove
uienta, and eontoinlng abont 300 potlenta Yonr oorrea
poudent wai with the advanced guord, on.l wna boiled
by a number of colored people, lervanta belongingto the
Aaylum, wbo had eongreguted ontalde of the main an
trance on the roadaido to welcotne tho " Vonkeei," aad
glre them aome raluoble infortnatlon oi to wbero tho
bank fnmla and cloth from the Government f-tctorla
waa com enl'd
Xhr- luperintc-idout of tbe Aiylum, eridcutly tlrald
f.f tbe Ifaahaaaa which kk loyal nervants raight make,
having iu v.iin 88*8*1 and begged of them to return
laaUfl tl.r b.iilding. away frum "the brutil eyei of the
Taaaaaa," bad araaaaaal a threatfn Baaa with the
eclla if tln-) lll uot B_BB88__a__ aaaajtf witb bis com?
mand*. ,
It^us at this Jnnrture tliat yonr eorrc. pondcnt ar?
rived; and ou the fncU being made kiiowntohlra.be
inimcdi.it.ly inf,,rm,-,l them that olthough heretofore
shkvei th? y were now free, and at liberty to either go
or stay, Just a* they plcused.
This ar.noiincrinent waa received with great ]ey.
" l),-y know'd wben de Yankee* com'd dey all be free,"
waa the general eiclamation aa they presied clo*e up
and around to wbisper the Informatlon, giving exact
place* in the cellar* and garrct* of tho Anylum wbere
tkfl 0*1 iTiitnent cloth and bank fuud* were hid away.
After gftting a guard for their pro'.eetion, your . r
renpond'-nt went to Gen. nunter*! beadquartcra and
informed him ofthe dlscovery.
Thf 1'rovodt Marshal. M ,Jor ITarklns, was ordered
to searel. the place thoroughly, whieh he did, and dii
covered Government property to the valtic of t_?.00O,
?BBBflBB-f prlnolpnlly of Rebel uniforrofl ready made,
and cloth t.f tbo army pattern. which bad been aecretflt 1
tbo evening prcvions, when they Icarned of thelr defeat
at I'iedmot.t and uf our onward march to Staunton.
On tbe oppf-tto side of the road and not far distant
from tho I.unutic Asylum is a large building, fornierly
known as the BBB. Aaylum, but latterly
BRBBM- Into the Confederate seirloe for n?e
as a government hospital. Ucro we fouad
417 patients and 8 stirgeom. wbo were duly paroled by
Capt. 1'ier, A. A. G. The hospital Is kept la excellent
order, nnd the patients icem to bave ever* thlng whicb
can cilher promote their recovery or allevlate their s?f
f-.-rlngi. The patients wero prlncipally from Leo'i
Army, and spoke quito hopcfully of their canse, not
withstanding thelr recent dcfcati.
St.uiaton wai once frimons fcr Iti femalo lemlnarle*. :
but the tit ot war which ls rolling over the land ho* |
even renched the fonntain? of education; and today,
out of four large and flourishlng BflbBBB. but one re
maini, and that li bnt lndlfferently patronir-ed. Yannta
aro nfraid to ond wlll not aend their cbildren away
from home.
The raiiroad building* at Staunton were very ex
tensive, ond contalncd a consldcrable amount of storea,
whicb, in their burry to cseape, they left nnlijured Ior
onr u.e.
VYe captured a large quantity of buttcr ond eggt,
tt.ctbcrwi.h aaaaatfcBB-J storci, which were icrvcd
out to the uien of tho command.
Wo reetcd in Staunton until the morning of the 7th
ataa the work of dcstroylug the railroad *nd Govern?
ment factories was commenced.
Detachn.en.i wero sent out. up ard down tbe tr;_k,
to tcur np nnd destroy the rail* and tressel work, and
blow up tbe culvert*. while other* sft fire to the rail?
road building* nnd Government factorlei which con
tained a tait amount of v-iluable machinery.
i | inliabiunti r.ow became terribly alirmed and
etp..t.d vio wero guing to burn np the whole
.... a Abont this time yoar corrcspondent wa?
.t uV.ini: e'.i'ie ta.i.en. Ilunter witne??_ng the dettruc
tiBB . f tl.e riiilroad propf rty, when a lady *pprooch*d
t'i.. <;. inr.l, st.il iiith ttnrs intareyes informed him
lhat ber beuttt, with scvcral f-ttan, whicb wcT* (_J
f.f w,K.d. ataakaaalaaaaa to the Co_'..d.rate
1'.. ?t laiflBB Fuctory, ond opr men were abotit to
l.nrn it, aud ni.le. i ho (On. Hunter. interf.re.I, the
property of " lunoc-cnt poople" would be destroye^ and.
a aaa many facillicircnderod bomeles* Gen. Hunter
| gato orders to destroy the mncbinery, but prevent tbe
I building* from bcing burncd, if it jeopardLsed tbo pri
Ivato pMperty iu the vicinity. On arriving at tbe
tfi. t' ry, i. ar corrcspondent was met by an ex
lited aaaa* a aaaaaa, who cageriy inquir.-d if the
haarj was to be burr.ed. They were Informed that, tf
' al tl.e property in tho faetory was de*tn>yed and brolen
up r-o as to be 888?8* the buiMin? wonld be saved.
Itv.asa fl|gM never to be forgottea, to tee those
VflBfl a, some runnli.g f?r thelr friends aud relativei to
n.-di-t vt _B_ othert luinifdintely engaged in the task of
brenking tbe uiacblnery with humraers and *xei. in les*
t inn an b<>ur tiie fmtory, with itl machinery. wa* com
I'l.tely brol.cn and destroyed.
Tht valueof tl.e property de.troyed at Staunton bai
heeu vuii.m.-ly estimatediit from three to seven mLliocs.
ofaBaatj five mlllions would be ai correct an estirnute
as it is poHisil.le to muke. but the poople of Staunton
and tta liebel GotBrnment at Riehmond have sufft red
BBBB ieatly to r. BBBBba f?.r some tirue to como, Hunt
er's capture of Staunton. *._,.__
FRO.TI OK_. 8IIEB--AN.
.Tlny in t-corgirt? l.riaarc -flarthui. _le
tounoi.uute by the '43d Corpa?Ralny
Wcaihrr?How we 1 *aoo SbbRb.? Fll
ln_iiiK br Boldirr*?I.oat Ideiier*.
1'rotu Our Speeltl Cdirrr.pondrnt
WlTI! iUh Akmt, Neab Acw a.ni l._, I
June 9, :. i. .
Muy is the season for rain in Georgia; bat,
owlng to a postponement of Spring thi* year, we aro
n,,w having In June the pluvlal drcnehing wldch lie
longt to tta moiiUi of ftowcrs. Alternate ihowen and
tuiisl.iue, Ii.e our iithmlao ralny scjisou, wltb itl dis
comfort, its moist, *ultry atmosphere, its lo**i
tuilc n.iiil. swuileu streanis, wet feet, ar.d aU their '
train of evil* to whicb 150,^t) men are expoied ?
out of doori at c .,'1. a time. Araiy muvemetiU
ot *ueh a time are not only diflicult?they aro next to j
taaaaaa?88 Tl.us hl tho lupply-trains hare come up |
with surprising proniptness, thuuk* to energetic and I
tru.tworthy yuarterniaiti.-ri. Tbe bridge at AUatoona
fl ill be complcte in a dny or two, wben tho trains, nn- \
lo. s torpedoed on tho way, wfll bring bread and pork |
dliectly to Acworth. n?w one ot our poiuU.
Thf iiiaft ofthe army, a* yoa baTo already been In?
formed tliMiigh ofliclul lourcea, bai been fruni right to
Mt to?.u.l ta ruilioad. We oould have iujieted
irreparable injiny upou the Kobel army. ao welia* upon
lha abola commiiiiity now oagregaU. ot AUant*,
oould we bave taken tbo otber dlrection. and, pusbln;
on toward Noouan. Alab.inu. hare selred lbe rsil
rmul at t' nt pt.int, and . nt off thut grand
888188 of suppliet, now tta chief depcudence
of tbo army. liut a* our own inb*l*t?nce, u?
aai aa tbe prlmo ohject* of th* ot_npaign aro thu lirst
tbingi to I" iMiiimiliif 1. tho movoment now lo oourte of
acblevement li to securu our comaiflnloations attb tho
rear viu AlbktfHina. lhe apurehemioni of th* Rebel*
urt' ,;uieti.d ,_ to onr menaoiiig thelr flourco of innplies,
?ndthey prof.-si to be Jubllttnt at thii lait turn lu Uie
aflufliflBBa Tbe subsistflnc* of thli gr?at army ia a
inaiior t-f too aaa kaaaaaaaa to truat to aaaataaaa.
ei.-of a long road. and the slow movement of wagon
ti.'.i,..- fi.i.-t-i:.tli rijioaed to aniif>yance and t^ipture
Tb us far we bave l<-t bat one wagou tr.tiu, oonnlstlug
of only some hundrtal wngun*. witn tb* nCenBipanylng !
B?Ba Wt aarakaoaa hor_o* and muit:*. ButiJe'offi ?;,
aatfl1 bagg^lg^ tbey poseeaaed little of volue. The(j
uagoo- .ire the moat taluaRb) to thu enemy at tbo pm
eut time.
During tbe three days pmit tbe army haa exebaoged
Iho activa skirmisbing ond night vigilance ln front of
Ibo i-netiii's works for tbe ieisurely march. or oomjrar
utiie ntt oonscineut upon a 88*8*8 of poairloa. The
right ha* U-eu swuug rouud toward tho left, W *4> to
ii, ib ocoupy tbe railroad, and compel tho tnemy alao to
tnke up a new position. This they hare done, aiutiag
oearly eait on a line ptrallel, or nearly ?", wltb onr
_ wn. They attempted to hold a pusiti. _ on tta rail
road. with ttair left restlng dear Blg Sbanty itattoa.
llut tbe advanoe of MePherton, who na ohan*ed from
tha ettreme right to the left, oompelled tbem to aban
Ji.ii tbat ldea, and ttay fflll back with thoir left reatiag
>ii L>?t M6iintain and tbeir rigbt on the _aneiaw
-onntain. witb the m_s of tbeir forca itr*tcblng
tlong a range of hf.U naxly from weit to eaat betweeu
the two. -
_X'"SMJll-A.NCB BY IUB TWESTY-THIKl) C0_P8. *
J lm. IU.?080. Boliolield }at'.orday ordered a recon
notoanc* in front of hU poaitlon-tbe Iflflflfl flf *%**
VTor*r that the reported cre.amg of theChattahoocBe*
U tbc Kefcel nrmy waa pr.inatiiro.
",;,,,. BbbbB t.?>k two bri*. t.!.-.. ..f hw _llT.fll.in. witb
8 i ,.,; ry. and a bri/ndfl flf Mvalry, and aarcl?1 flarlf
in be morning. t?^'-^f ,!,,I"'7AD ht ?ow ^
rhurcb to M.-iri'ttii. At tho interaoeti"n of the 1 owtier
flS Mfl^-WflTfll ron.1. l.e met **MM*j*jMM
n/U.ra tmtti iu a denae flflfli, m a Mflffli f*_* ? ?
uature of tbe ground and the -Iflflflfl undcflgroflth. Lttle
u^.Jould b* made of the caval. v, aud they were poated
N ihe flaflka of the Maaa flhteb were too_*_hiy I* tflfl
right and I-ft. Tk* Md Mlcfclgan, Coi B^M?f
Mtk Indiana. Major Tucker, and tl.o ll.thOhm I.l.ufc
.0l.4Sherw0.Kl, wcrethrown forwur.l ttMnOWmtt,
tho enemy cradually r. tinng npon a BBfl fll woraa
which beVd constructed in tha fldg* aflfca-flMJ
,.r..uml m open field from hulf to three quartera of a
^ftTJfciaflifln-t-fl the _<l Bfl* hronght np
tlie troopa 011 tho lett. and Toi. MrichUiid wcnpied thfl
ri_rht witli the let Corpe. Corp. C. A. Kicliardaon. Co. II,
23d Micb.. had hU left arm ifiattere.l early in tho tlgbt,
.ind Sergt. A. (.. Wood. of the Signal Corpa. who waa
iiiiikiiip a fiien.lly call on an aciiiiiinUnce in odvani0
t.f the moin llt.o. while eiigai_.eil in conyeraotion woa
nhot throuith the neek. The bali paa.ed throngh th*
whi.kers of Coi. Spaulding. who waa atandlng up al
the time .lurveying hia Mfl podflM. l.lood a wounu.
luek.lv, was not mortol. S-veral othera were wounded
during the first hour. and tbo enemy lud aeveral pickeO
off by our men. Among tho ro.t. nn officer waiflO
boaaad bot M escaped. leaviug hu dead animot ana
the nad.lle aud brblie, in tbo liandi oftbe 33d MiOfliflflfl.
(ien. Ha_.Ci.ll then order.d up thefith Micbigan bat
tery, which ihelle.l tbfl-BBflBf-WflflM toward the BB
abJut h.lf an l.otir, tbe BabflJfl . kedad.lling from behind
thJir ritl. pitfl on the doubli* t|u.?.!<_ Toward the right
tkcf flflfl* aNo llflflfllBll Ifl --ffl force. A heavy
thower brought affuirii to a flrifl-. an.l the objoct of th*
rec<inuoi8.ar,co having been iieciinidlnhed, the ft.rcefl
1 were witbdrown for the ligfct. Tho enemy'i alu-rp
.h.-.tere flflfli o Ionir rnntf* rilie; lorae anppoae it to 00
the inueb talkedof flM VV.iitwi rtli irun, which ?hoote
with gioat BflflflMflf for IklM fl?IBIfl of a mile or
more. Severol offlcen have ho.1 narrow eicapci when
itaiidinir in expo.ed parilhlfll. M th*y inppoaed wholly
out of rangeot tlieeuemy 1 rillca. Ihe nrfeetoiy may
j be all gummon; if ao. one t-ln* ii cortalu?they hara
. M.ro* very itrong powder bebind their balli.
lliK ADVANCE.
? Last evening the whole army was ordered by Gen.
I Sheiinan to BBM forward?<ien. Thomaathe center. on
1 the Humt liickorv and MaiieUa Kooda. toward th*
1 north er.d of tle fcei.eaaw Mountaini; Gen. Mcf'her
| .on by the Acworth ond Marletu Koad. with 0 eoitima
; .ilonir tbe railroad. and cavalry on hii left towerd ond
1 bojend 151(4* Sliuiity, and lien. Scholield eovering bia
I wiigon* atiotit Mouiit Olive t'burcb, and tkirmiflhing oa
tlie road prut Bfllfl-flsl Chureh toward Loat Moua
| tain. waiting until Gen. Tboraaa ibould reach ioma
I point on Keneiaw Konge. Tho army wo* bo move by
heoda of column luitead of Iflflhfflfl Ilue? of battlo.
coveriag their heatlfl with ikirmlsheri. prepared to de
I ploy promptly occording tQ donger. Knch column waa
j.upplicl with a good battery of rified artillery, for uw
lagaj'iit tl.e enemy'i barri<a<les. Stoneman'i covnlrr
1 coveri the riirht and Gerrur.1 tlie left flonk, while Mo
1 Cook takea carc of the comninnicatlons with tho rear.
j The nioi emcnt bcgan early in the mornlng. Mcl'her.
I son advanced U|kju and oocupied Big Sbanty during the
foreuoon, tho enemy, after a firief_ftig_.li*. falling back,
restinir hii left uj-.u Loat Muui.flfn, aad his rightoa
Keneiaw.
Gen. Schofleld. coiuma advanced to the poiition
wliere th" enemy bad been found intrenehed, oa tbo
prt\ toflfl dav. at the iunotlon of the Powder Spring and
Acworth road. llere the divhion of Geu. Cor
was [tlHCod in position on the right, ond tbat of Oen.
Haiciill on the left of the defensive line. Tto aaay
dnnng tbc night had improied the time In stxengthen.
ing bia worka, and batteriea were noticed itrougiy
poated, and pmtected by log ond earth forti. Our
fiircei wero aoon eirployed in lntrenehlng onr own po?
iition, nnder Gen. Sucriuan'i orden, ond batteriea wera
M Mflflfli as to C'infront tho itronger portlona flf the
Ketel line. Skiraiiihing begiin and continned durlng
llie day, and toward evening our batteriei ihell. d tlio
eueiny for aome lime. We Iflfll tbreo wounded, two
mortaily, and one kilied, by a ihcli _tcd during tha
nigbt.
About aunaet tho enemy opened mddenly. an.l cap
glze.1 one of our limbcia, which, bowever, waa repaired
during tho night The dny wos ihowery ond unfiiror
able for operationa Tho day cloecd with aome IflflMfll
advautagea gained ln ponitiou.
JmE 11.?The day, like the prevtotu flve or ai_, ha?
been unsettled, roining audabinlng byturnt, andafford
ing little opportunity for fleBf* operatiom. Gen.
I St< ii' iiiiin bm reconnoltered oround to the right and *
'froutof tlie lincB. ond reports thnt the enemy are no
i longer to be found in forte nt Ikfl tf rtli aml flflM flflfli
of Lost iluiintiiln. It would thui ippoar that they 01*
keepliig up a itMt.g st.ow of I'oree Utmtitatatf iri our
I front. behind work.. *nd thut tbey wiil be .atl.lied to
i retire to their lecond liue Bfta t!,ey have bad one op?
portunity to lUtugbter ui iu a charge wlii.hthey ara
waitlnfl for ui to 2;ukc. 1 trutt thcy may be disap
pu'.:.teA. a ..
JtsE 12.?The morning of^ns mth drenebinp rain,
which, in fact. baa fal. \. dunug i::cit of the niglrt Tlia
enrtn iaiaturated; tkflgflMflMBflM >l"?n everywiiero
I torrcutiof muddv water; tbe lurijer .trearot are nn
f'TiluWe, and muit bo bridged; tbe roedi are a MB
i iorigation of muddy alougha. in wbl.'h no amount ol
I horse or male mu.cle cjuU inove artlllery fot 0 great
'dJ.tanco. The unfrequented aootlu, even. are yeenty
1 und floft, 10 that troope go over B?B in mu'i at every
' ?tep. Tho denee folia^re, Bflfl wh?n t^o .un .hinei, pi e
vonts hia ray? from ponctratin?. 19 (klt tn<rc ii no
! evaporation, and ahoiild diy tcaMTi^r now oome on it
1 would be many dny> before the enth would be r'Ktored
to a traveling conditi"-. Tba atfoct of mch weatbef
Bfflfl the flflflBfl?I an.l hfl?Ik of a large army it ii very
j aaflf to concelre, to tay nothi-g oi aricy movcinenta.
II i iT'iy quiet in front
! Suuduv .a a favowbie day for chacglng ba.o, as well
M ttt iint. Jarnlng itockings. and ho.tllng rehgioui
: meetinga. Tbe It.-b.li, na well ;ut turielvce, are favor
! nble to the Sabbatb. BBd iti griteful udeaio from th*
' dendly itrifo und turmoil of bnttl_. W hen * 111 come *
| perpetunl Sobbiith from tho de.olatlng icourge of wert
lbe mail* come quite laflfltollji brimting whole
! wagou-loadaof letten, and papeii, wboae perun? corriei
; us back Ifl tkfl flflflfll memones oi hoine, aud dooi moro
I than all e_*e to rooonclle the omiy to tho exivoinrei and
iitang.iiof life m the field. As I write, here, iu the
, midit of o group of poor neople. aho have tro-tingly
j remalned beliind the general exiHlui of tl.e populitwn.
a Ilrigadier-General *its reoding oioud the sermonol
1 Henry Wflifl Bflflflflflfl on Heroism. An iuv aiid. wbo
I Iie* upon tbe bed. liitening to tho General, and wbo
I ?ays no " ba not heard o larmiut preaehe.l fbr
five ycars," luterrupti the rendcr ln the nildnt af tba
gloriom, rounded pcrlodi of bomcly teaohing with
i'hut'l plaln chatH?"That'a good"?' Wboit
pre.u'lung'a thut ?" and .imilor 81*??flflaflB, "Grafic
riiin ." aavi tho General, " nu't ltt" bmk\ fa,.{tlu_--T_
balf in earucit " 1bat's the kind of preaching we livi
on in ourciur.try." Wa tell them tho name of tbe au
thor, but they look dubloui at oneaaotber?they '? nevei
heerd of him oforc.'' And here permit me put ln a plee
for tho poor, patriotic Union people of Georgia.
Tbrongbout tbo long nlgbt of terrorlsm which baa
for tho poor,
Tbrongbout tl..
ri-igneu, multitudei of theae people, atruggling witb
poverty ia the niidst of a poor, uuproductive. itony aad
nilly reglon, have moinUiued Utcir love for the oid flag
and the Lmo_. aud have luffereu mortyrtloin for theu
urlnclp!-*. .*4cof? lare fee$tt afreitod aml ihot dow?
fortriiug toesciipe tne bated con.crlptlopi and fflahy
who liavc be*'ii dragged in, wbentorn m>mtheeml',raeei
of wife und cbildren, bare declnrod before leaving tben
tbxeiLoid thut tbey would neTer fire a gun agoinil
tbo fufon Afirfy. vve Ijuve met thoie wh|
bavo welcomed with ineipresiible joy onr odvent. ar.d
alrhoiifh too oid, too poor to as.ist, or otberaise dii
abied from affiirding ni active cOoporation, tbey l.ai*.
giveii profflpt ui.t*. often raluablc inl'ormation. I l.avi
fully ? iti.tie,1 mynelf that there are among the pool
j-'t.ple of Georgio as traly loyal ond patriotic men and
women aa uzl.st in Koit Tentit_e_.ee, or in ony other port
of the country: and tbere are maay ofticeri of thi
hiabest iutelligenco who cutertajn tbi* viow.
I regret to . .y that ln the Indlioriminat* j__!.igin|
and plunderiug which haa been procticed br tome por
tiou of tbe army, oad which iceini almoat Inieparabia
from the march of troopa, those poor people hare beca
ati-tppe.1 of ?verythiiig, and thev uimt 00 fed, muat bo
removfld ont of the oountry, or 00 left to periih. I pre
lume tbalr Immedlote want* wili ba aupplied by tha
army, but aome parmonont nrorliion wiu hore to be
made for thoin. Aa comparetf with lenneae* thor are
bat a bandfui, and tbarefore cau the more ea*i)y bo
provided for.
Tbe efltabll.bmept of railroad communicotion with
Cbattutiooga wUi enable tha bem-eolent to aend rappli. *
diractly to the door of thea neody men, women and
children. and. m .oonaa it 11 practicable, tranajorta
tlon wlll no donbt be ftlrnlibed. aa in tbe e.ise of tho
benevolent contributloua for K nt Tanneaae*. Every
word put fortb by the eloquant Taylor in behalf of tbo
iiatrlota of Tenneiaoo appliee to tbe aituation and
clbiun of the claaa I now refer to ln Georgla.
Bt'BDAT NOOB.?ilrlug la beglnamg on the left, uitl
tbere arfl aymptomi of oa engagemeut. It woold haro
oome loouer but for tto perpetual rain. Moat paraoni
at aocb a time may " irat tn Ood," but It takea a food
uoldier to " keep hia powder dry." K. a
p. 8.?The Moil Agent who took my lctter .oaJ
many otbeca), contaiolng o current hiitorf of event*
fur aeveral dny. prevloufl to onr ch*nge of baaa, l, a
ttom about the Ut to tha Mb of June, waa probably
iiapttir-4 by the enemy, aa be haa not tieen heard from.
ihe clrflumataaoe i* annoring. bnt the omliiion, I har*
ao doubt, can bo oquolly well lappllod from othei
lonreee.
Wehavijnitheai-of tbo attnek upon and deitrao
iiao of 0 traln near Calhoon by Kebel guerrUlaa. tfl*
jorte-d to be nnder Forrc.t. fl"0 wiil attend to llr.
.'orraf 1 oali m int flmo.
IkaoariararunnlngtoAgworth Qood 1 aa
leafclflf Oai lh? BflflMy?A dtralry aafl
Iafflfltry Eap?_4itl*fl-The Behela WtW
lifyiflf Keaeaaw ?BBBflBla.
pr?m Our Special C-rraipondrat
HEAOQCABTKBfl Dlf. *7ft A RflT OF T-BKBflfl-B, 1
ACwoktB, Ga. Jtiie n. ltH ;
Accordlog to initruution. lecoivea from Gen.
flBWflfl HiJ.-Oen. Jobn A. Lo^on, commandlng tb*
Iflfl flf -.tk KfE

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