Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch., the Affair at Mathias' Point — rapid retreat of the enemy — their loss, &c. Urbana, Middlesex County, July 1,
On yesterday I saw and conversed with Captain Lewis, of the Lancaster Cavalry, who at the recent engagement at Math Point.
From him I learn that the No account of the affair was almost entirety false.
It seems that the Pawnee, * under cover of her guns, landed some fifty or sixty men, with instructions to destroy the embankment which was being thrown up by the Confederate troops.
After landing some above the encampment, they captured two horses of the Westmoreland Cavalry.
This was owing to the fact that the riders, who had been detailed on picket duty, had fallen a sleep.
The horses were immediately transferred to the Jas. Grey, which attended the Pawnee, and, not with standing it has been repeated from Washington that the said horses are safe in the Navy-Yard, it is but partially true.
One of them, alarmed by the h