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in from Richmond. order of Grant's pursuit. General Lee's New hopes. they are dashed at Amelia Court-house. the Confederates in a starving condition. Lee abandons the route to Danville and makes mountains beyond Lynchburg. With spirits visibly reassured, the retreating army reached Amelia Court-house in the morning of the 4th. But a terrible disappointment awaited it there. Several days lies ran through to relieve the evacuation of the capital, without unloading the stores at Amelia Court-house. Gen. Lee found there not a single ration for his army. It was a terrible revelation. To spirits of his men, and consume the last hope. Meanwhile the forced delay of his army at Amelia Court-house gave Sheridan, who was pursuing with his cavalry, and the Fifth corps, time to strike in he 4th he was reported at Jetersville, on the Danville Railroad, seven miles south west of Amelia Court-house. But it was no longer a question of battle with Gen. Lee; the concern was now simply to e