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early two hundred miles since the third of May. They were inside of the fortifications of Richmond on the fourth, and burned all the stores at Ayle's Station, on the Mattapony. On the fifth they destroyed all the bridges over the Pamunkey and Mattapony, and a large. depot of corn and stores near and above the Rappahannock, and came in here in good condition. They deserve great credit for what they have done. It is one of the finest feats of the war. Rufus King, Brigadier-General Commandin foremost in the charge, and who received so severe a wound in the right arm, that we were obliged to leave him in one of the neighboring houses. Failing to penetrate the enemy's lines at this point, I determined to cross the Pamunkey and Mattapony Rivers, and make for Gloucester Point. In this movement I had nothing to guide me but a common map of the State of Virginia, and I was in entire ignorance of the position of the enemy's force, except that the line before me was closed. My informa