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ry in and about Richmond. The troops will all be directed to Amelia court-house. The three dispatches given in the text were the only repot and Bushrod Johnson were heading their scattered troops for Amelia court-house, crossing the river wherever they could find a bridge or a fo, crossing at Goode or Bevil's bridge, he meant to strike for Amelia court-house on the Danville road, eighteen miles north of Burksville. At Amelia he expected to obtain supplies. Grant, of course, would divine his route and endeavor to follow or intercept his march; but Lee was her from Burksville than the national army, and decidedly nearer to Amelia; The rebel writers, with their habitual inaccuracy of military shorse, bridle in hand, at the junction of the roads to Richmond and Amelia. The rebel troops filed silently in the darkness past their chief x roads. It is understood that the enemy will make a stand at Amelia court-house, with the expectation of holding the road between Danville an
tood that the enemy will make a stand at Amelia court-house. . . . The first object of present movemeters. ville, about six miles south of Amelia court-house. Meade with the Second and Sixth corps re than forty thousand soldiers in and around Amelia. If he had promptly attacked and driven back vering that Lee and his army were certainly at Amelia, Sheridan hurried up the Fifth corps, and orden: The whole of Lee's army is at or near Amelia court-house, and on this side of it. General Davies,discovered that Lee had already withdrawn from Amelia. As Grant and Sheridan had anticipated, the rttle difficulty. But when the army arrived at Amelia and found no supplies, demoralization became drd received word that Lee had broken away from Amelia, and was apparently moving direct for Burksville road. As soon as the retreat of Lee from Amelia became a matter of certainty, the direction of the river and collect his scattered troops at Amelia, Grant pushed rapidly forward for the same poi[13 more...]
or to battle of Five Forks, 471; relations to battle of Five Forks, 487, 495; final defence of Petersburg, 507-530; last dispatch from Petersburg, 530; evacuation of Petersburg, 532; desertion of Richmond, 538; flight from Petersburg, 544-597; at Amelia, 549; intercepted by Grant, 565; pursuit of, by national army, 578; correspondence relative to surrender of, 589, 590, 594, 595, 599; surrender of, 602-609; second interview with Grant at Appomattox, 611; parole of, 613; draws destitute ration in3-386; moves to support Wilson, 404; at defences of Washington, 444; at mouth of Valley of Virginia, 448-452; at Cedar creek, III., 90; before Petersburg, 441, 452; military spirit of; 504; final assault on Petersburg 506, 508, 513, 516; at Amelia court-house, 550; in battle of Sailor's creek, 574-576; pursuit to Appomattox, 591, 592. Wolcott, General, unsuccessfully attacked by rebels at Macon, III., 289. Yazoo pass expedition, II., 16-173. Yazoo river, Sherman's expedition to, i., 133