of the city that he cannot find them, and this body of cavalry is ordered to reconnoiter their position.
I know not how many more men Fitz Lee has in his division, but fear at least half have passed.
Clouds and sunshine; warm.
Splendid rainbow last evening.
We have nothing new in the papers from any quarter.
Sheridan's position is not known yet, though it must be within a short distance of the city.
There was no battle yesterday.
Sheridan reports the killing of Commodore Hollins, and says it was done because he attempted to escape at Gordonsville.
Sherman's march through South Carolina is reported to have been cruel and devastating.
Fire and the sword did their worst.
Congress, the House of Representatives rather, yesterday passed a bill suspending the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus. The Senate will concur probably.
Also the President's suggestion amending the Conscript act has been passed.
The President has the reins now, and Congress will