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The Daily Dispatch: June 29, 1863., [Electronic resource], The Yankee advance — a change of Base. (search)
n into the country were carried over from the White House in gunboats, and returned with their plunder by the same conveyance. A report was in circu her on Saturday that a body of Federal had been seen or the Mechanicsville road, nine miles from Mechanicsville. From all the facts, we conclude that Keyes, with about 5,000 men, came up the Pamunkey, landed at the White House, and proceeded to the vicinity of New Kent C. H., from whence his cavalry raid on the Central Railroad at Hanover C. H. was made. Gordon marched from Yorktown and took up his position at Diascund Bridge with about the same number of men, and on Friday advanced and formed a junction with Keyes's division, after which on Saturday, both divisions marched to the White House. What will be their next move it is of course impossible to know, but the general opinion of those who came up on the York River train yesterday evening was that they intended to embark for Yorktown. A report "got loose" yesterday m
Brig-Gen. W. H. V. Lee The act of the Yankee cavalry which entered Hanover, on Saturday, of seizing Gen. W. H. F. Lee, severely wounded as he was, and forcing him upon a long land journey, to be conveyed to some of their. cruel and brutal enough to be perpetrated by Yankees. His wound is said to have been in that condition in which perfect quiet is essential to proper treatment, and indeed to safety. On the contrary, excitement and motion must occasion peril. But the Yankees, alike insensible to all feeling of delicacy and common humanity, were too glad of an opportunity to gratify their malignity towards a brave foe, who is hated all the more for his noble traits, since they can neither imitate nor emulate them. Gen. Lee, too, is the son of that great leader of the Southern army who has frustrated their grand schemes and powerful efforts to take this city. To have in their possession, immured in their dungeons, the son of the Washington of the South, is a sweet, a delic