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The Daily Dispatch: May 12, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Combined movement on Richmond — the enemy on the Southside — fight at Chester — the great cavalry raid, &c. (search)
wended his way to a place of safety. He lost his horse, as did also a courier who was with him. Reconnaissance at Chester yesterday. A movement was made by a portion of our troops Tuesday morning to ascertain the position of the enemy near Chester.--About 6 o'clock in the morning a portion of Barton's and Gracy's brigades left camp, and with skirmishers thrown out commenced feeling their way towards the enemy. About 9 o'clock they met the enemy's skirmishers, and an hour afterwards Capt. Taylor, of Montgomery county. The reconnaissance discovered the fact that the enemy in heavy force were near Chester, as the left of their line rested in that village, and the right about half a mile off, on the turnpike, and were entrenoal train from the Clover Hill Pits, beyond Chester, came on to Richmond. The engineer said the Yankees were all around Chester, but none on the railroad, and he got through safely. A courier from Drewry's Bluff come up last night and reported