at failure to fight, or failure to win, will consign him to the same disgrace of all his predecessors who have hitherto commanded the Army of the Potomac.
It is certain that a column of Federal cavalry, yesterday, cut the Central Railroad at Trevillian's depot, which prevents communication with Gordonsville, if we should desire to send heavy stores thither.
And some suppose Lee is manoeuvring to get in the rear of Hooker, which would place the enemy between him and Richmond!
He could then ceyes are magnificent, and his mind is in the meridian of intellectual vigor.
There has been some commotion in the city this afternoon and evening, but no painful alarm, produced by intelligence that the enemy's cavalry, that cut the road at Trevillian's depot, had reached Ashland and destroyed the depot.
Subsequent rumors brought them within eight miles of the city; and we have no force of any consequence here.
The account was brought from Ashland by a Mr. Davis, who killed his horse in r