while it is their boast that they can furnish any amount that may be required.
Stanton's dispatches are about the usual batch of fabrications.
In them is incorporated one from Sheridan, (who has been chased back to West Point,) giving an account of his "victory" over Wade Hampton.
The lie is really not of interest enough to print.
The Secretary has nothing from Hunter's command.
The following is his latest dispatch:
Washington, June 19--9.45 P M. Maj Gen Dix, New York:
This evening a dispatch from City Point, dated at nine o'clock this morning, reached the Department.
It reports that our forces advanced yesterday to within about a mile in front of Petersburg, where they found the enemy occupying a new line of entrenchments, which, after successive assaults, we failed to carry, but hold, and have entrenched our advanced positions.
From the forces of the enemy within the enemy's new line, it is inferred that Beauregard has been r