ct the greatest possible damage upon the Union forces by hurling shot and shell from these batteries.
Gen Taylor opposed the selling or raising of cotton, and declares that the transactions in it "makes more rascals on both sides than everything else."
The rebel officers at Gen Taylor's headquarters were very jubilant at the reported victories of Gen Lee over Gen Grant, in Virginia, and drank the health of Gen Robert E Lee in copious libations of commissary whiskey, captured with Gen A L. Lee's cavalry train.
Major General Franklin, having recovered from his wounds in the late Red river campaign, resumes his command of the Nineteenth Army Corps.
The rebel guerrillas are quite troublesome to plantations.
They seem to raid most heavily upon a plantation run by Mr. Henderson, formerly a Tribune correspondent.
One night or day recently they captured one of his white men, belonging in Algicis, who had left the rebel service, and taking him off a short distance, shot him th
the 4th May, with the intention of fighting his way through Lee's army.
He had, it is said, 130,000 men with him, and theret with this force he expected to inflict a fatal defeat upon Lee, in Spotsylvania, or some of the counties between Spotsylvan Court- House by a side movement, hoping to get there before Lee; but he had been anticipated, for he had scarcely taken poss doubt that this statement was far below the mark; but as Gen. Lee gave no estimate, we have no means of correcting it. Granrook road.
His first slide, instead of bringing him upon Gen. Lee's flank or rear, and enabling him to march uninterrupted ten columns deep, and maddened with whiskey, were urged upon Lee's breastworks, at the point of the bayonet.
By a sudden attd not choice, she again began to move to his left, and again Lee anticipated him, and appeared in his front at Hanover Juncti flank movements did e succeed.
He did not for a moment cut Lee off from his base, nor did he in a single instance deceive t