eded on up the Pamunkey, and that night we hear of them at Chesterfield Station, on the Richmond and Fredericksburg railroad, fourteen miles beyond Ashland, and at Colman's Mill, two miles still further on. Various conjectures are indulged in as to the object of this movement, but nothing has up to this time been developed.
Since the above was written we have learned something more of the movements of Sheridan's raiders.
After leaving Chesterfield Station they proceeded on to Athens, in Caroline county, three miles from Milford; then taking a westerly direction, were heard from at 2 o'clock yesterday at Childsburg, six miles from Beaver Dam, evidently making for the Central Railroad.
What their purpose was in taking this circuitous route is not known.
It is to be hoped that proper measures have been adopted to obstruct their progress.
Our cavalry have now a line opportunity to distinguish themselves by putting a final check upon this bold raiding party of Sheridan's. They have