nd with his battery, and quickly dispersed what remained of the enemy.
Our men subsequently found the body of Charles O'Hara, of Columbus, Ohio, in the woods.
A private in the 2d Rhode Island regiment, Company A, was wounded in a very singular manue.
during the engagement.
He had gone into a directed house in the neighborhood, and was investigating the contents of a flour barrel, when he was shot through the leg by a gun that had been placed there purposely as a trap.
His name is Owen Martin.
He will probably be careful in future how he enters rebel houses.
Headq'rs New Kent C. H., May 13.
We have advanced thus far into the bowels of the land without particular incident, except the coming into our lines of numerous deserters from the enemy and negroes from the surrounding delectable country.
The news brought by these individuals to interesting, and, if true, important.
The deserter's represent the enemy as entrenching in front of Richmond, and between that ci