ss, and at the usual intervals of five minutes its reverberating noise would break upon the ear, and elicit the remark from every one, "That Blakeley is about again." This gun is stationed at or near Pace's farm, on the City Point road, and has thrown many shells into the lower part of the city, but so far has caused no destruction of life.
On Monday evening one of its missiles fell near the Market House, entering one of the small brick buildings to the west of the market, occupied by Mr. Frank Perkins, cutting a girder in two, and scattering the plastering in all directions.
Another scraped the tin roof of the Southside.
Depot building. glanced over into the depot yard, ricocheted, and finally brought up at the bottom of the Appomattox.
The enemy opened on from the Chesterfield.
About ten o'clock a couple of our batteries, occupying an advantageous position on She Chesterfield side of the Appomattox, paid their respects to the enemy's guns in the vicinity of Jordan's