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The Daily Dispatch: May 16, 1864., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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ces at Flat Creek bridge, on the farm of Lewis E. Harvie, President of the road.--A sharp light ensued, in which the enemy are reported to have lost twenty seven killed and nine prisoners, two of whom were wounded. Our loss was only two billed and two wounded. The Yankees were driven off, and retreated, leaving their dead behind — After this repulse they left in the direction of the Southside railroad, between Petersburg and the Junction, where they are reported to have burnt three depots — Wilson's Blacks and Whites, and another. The Yankees committed all the depredations on private property possible during their short stay on the Danville road. At Powhatan they took all of Mr. Gates's provisions except a small quantity saved by a negro, broke his buggy, cut his harness, and destroyed everything in his store. Others were treated in like manner. At Coalfield they stole from a lady eight hundred dollars belonging to the telegraph operator. They arrested some citizens, but let t
is evacuated. The following is a list of the casualties, so far as received at the present time: Brig Gen Alexander Hays, of Pennsylvania, killed; Brig Gen James S Wedsworth, of New York, killed; Brig Gen Webb, of New York, wounded; Col Wilson, of 433 New York, wounded; Col Stone, of the 2d Vermont, wounded, Col Lewis, of the 3d Vermont, wounded; Col Stone, of the Pennsylvania Sucktalls, injured by a fall from his horse; Col West, of the 9th Malue, killed, Lieut Col Tyler, wounded; Liee told, which may be attacked to-morrow. A negro who left Petersburg this morning has come into our lines. He says that the place is defended by the militia entirely. Yesterday when the report reached there that the Yankees were landing at Wilson's wharf and Fort Powhatan, the alarm bells were rung and the home guards assembled.--A body of them was forthwith organized, and this morning they started out to best back the invaders at those places down the river. Should this story of the neg
Arrival of prisoners. --Ninety-six Yankee prisoners were received at the Libby on Saturday evening from Hanover Junction. They were captured at Beaver Dam, Spotsylvania Court-House, and other places in Northern Virginia. Among them were in Northern Virginia. Among them were the following commissioned officers: First Lieutenants R. Sweetman, 5th U. S. cavalry; John A. Goodwin and E. S. Wilson, 1st Massachusetts cavalry; Second Lieutenant R. P. Wilson, 5th U. S. cavalry. Two prisoners, captured at Bottom's bridge, and connected with the late raiding party above Richmond, were brought in yesterday.