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t a beside would be fought yesterday, but the quiet of the day was unbroken. About 3 o'clock in the afternoon, a cavalryman rode up to Atlee's Station and stated that a hot fight was going on about two miles and a half down the road. Persons at Atlee's listened in vain for the sound of the guns, but nothing could be heard. Presently another horseman came in, who said he was just from the front, and that every thing was perfectly quiet. This last statement was the truth, and no one could divemy, in heavy force, was advancing on Hanover Court-House. Grant's whole army, with the exception of Warren's corps, has crossed the Pamunkey at Hanover Town, and his line-of-battle extends from that point to a position some distance in front of Atlee's station — which is a point on the Central railroad, nine miles from Richmond. Our troops are in the best of spirits, with a morals unbroken, and a discipline unexampled. From Fredericksburg. Persons who left Spotsylvania county on Tue
ter his experience at Spotsylvania Court House, to be able to cross the Chickahominy and carry the works by which the capital is defended? Prisoners say he has promised his men that he will not require them to attack Confederate breastworks any more, nor will he expect them hereafter to do any but the most necessary work on the Sabbath. If this be true then he will find it necessary to attack Richmond from some other point than the Chickahominy. What route will he take? Will be move upon Atlee's station, on the Virginia Central railway, as some imagined or will be march over the crimson fields of Mechanicsville, Gaines's mill, and Fraser's farm? or will he try to reach the James river, form a junction with Butler, and then throw his whole army across the Richmond and Petersburg and the Richmond and Danville railroads, and thus cut our communications with the more Southern States? This last plan would be in accordance with the movement by which he enveloped Vicksburg, and destroy