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a picket of 40 men. To that threatened point Magruder promptly sent Werth's company and a howitzer ned the combat in favor of the Confederates. Magruder followed it up by ordering Stuart back to Bry. General Lee, in correspondence with Colonel Magruder at this time, urged the rapid constructio transport on James river. On the 20th Colonel Magruder issued a general order assigning troops their battery. On the 18th, General Lee, as Magruder had requested, directed Lieut. R. R. Carter, the defense of James river. He informed Colonel Magruder that requisition had been made for eight ar, the scouting party returned to camp. Colonel Magruder reported that he had himself gone, the mofrom Smithfield to Warwick. As soon as Colonel Magruder learned the result of the battle of Manasobserved, and a hasty evacuation took place. Magruder ordered a junction of troops from Williamsburws at night. Having reached this conclusion, Magruder made disposition of his troops, selecting fou[13 more...]