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The war news. The enemy, on Wednesday morning, shelled the Petersburg railroad, near the Appomattox. The fire was promptly and hotly responded to by Captain Cumming who commands our batteries in that neighborhood. With this exception, there has been quiet on Grant's lines. Persons from Petersburg last evening report a dearth of news at that point. Recently, a considerable body of Yankee cavalry visited the Northern Neck of Virginia, ostensibly to hunt Yankee bounty jumpers and deserters and to break up Confederate guerrilla organizations; but, in reality, to recruit negroes for the United States armies. The Yankee press, as usual represent the expedition as having been "Highly successful. We have the means of knowing that, in the matter of attaining its true it was eminently a failure. We are informed by a gentleman just from that section of country that, on the approach of the enemy, all the young male negroes fled to the woods, and there remained till the danger was
More blankets for the Yankee Prisoners. --Through Grant's commissary-general, who arrived at Varina night before last, fifteen hundred more blankets, in addition to the one thousand received on Sunday last, were delivered at the Libby prison yesterday afternoon. They were distributed to the Yankee prisoners now confined in Richmond by Lieutenant-Colonel Hutchings, one of their own prisoners. Another lot is expected in a few days, in order to supply all the prisoners who now remain here.