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y of their news as our space will allow: Kilpatrick's raid — its Results — the death of Dahlgrenashington the following brief particulars of Kilpatrick's share in it: On Monday he reached thendred men under Colonel, Dahlgren, while General Kilpatrick with the main body moved upon Ashland, bverance of the prisoners on Belle Island. Gen. Kilpatrick, with his main body, was to attack the cie other detachments succeeded in rejoining Gen Kilpatrick, but nothing has been heard of this one. a part of his hundred and fifty men. Gen. Kilpatrick had advanced down the Brook pike from Ashoo much for them, and so with his battery Gen. Kilpatrick opened upon the city. Acting the wisremarked that he finally gave his consent to Kilpatrick to make his raid; he was willing that he shoble. Military men have not expected that Gen. Kilpatrick would capture Richmond by a coup de main,ida, Butler has failed on the Peninsula, and Kilpatrick has nearly brought our soldiers into contemp[3 more...]<
greatly elongated by the 200 wagons and the captured mules. Hampton was still some distance behind, and Fitz Lee had not yet gotten up. The delay in our troops getting up enabled the enemy to regain possession of the town. This, however, was no serious affair, as we held the heights, which completely commanded it. These were quickly crowned with our artillery and a heavy fire opened upon them. We soon cut their column in twain and Fitz Lee, falling upon their rear, captured an aid of Gen Kilpatrick and a large number of prisoners. And upon Hampton's arrival we dislodged the enemy from the town. Shortly thereafter, Fitz Lee taking the lead, with Hampton bringing up the rear, and the wagon train in the middle, our forces pushed on for York, Pa, marching all night. So exhausted were the men that whole regiments slept in the saddle. Reaching Dover on his march, Gen S was unable to get up with the infantry, but heard at this point that Gen. Early had gone to Shippensburg, and so
s almost destroyed. The 931 N Y regiment went in 550 strong, and in the Wilderness fights alone was reduced to less than 200. Miscellaneous. The captain of the captured blockade-runner Greyhound, which reached Boston on Thursday afternoon, escaped during the excitement incident to her arrival. The ship was surrounded by hosts from the shore, and there being little or no lookout kept, the captured captain availed himself of the neglect, and got ashore, dodging his captors. Gen Kilpatrick in a dispatch to his family at Buttermilk Falls, N Y. says that although his wounds are slight, they will compel him to give up his command, and he is, therefore, on his way home. He was wounded near Sammerville, Ga., while leading a cavalry charge in the rear of Johnston's army. The Alexandria (Va) Journal says that Monday afternoon 45 officers and 300 men, all of them skedaddles from Grant's army, were forwarded to Belle Plain to be returned to their regiments. The officers were
From Yankeedom. Senator's, May 27. --Sam Medary has been arrested and brought to Cincinnati. The Chicago Times correspondent of the 17th says that the loss in front of Resaca was 600 killed, 8,000 wounded, and 400 missing. Hooker was slightly wounded at Resaca, and Kilpatrick painfully, Manson seriously, Willick mortally. The Kentucky provost marshals to enrol negroes take them as substitutes.