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harge of Colonels Webster, Riggins and McPherson, of General Grant's staff, made a reconnosance as far as the bridge of the Memphis and Clarkesville Railroad, at Danville. They found quarters had been built at the bridge and occupied by some troops, and where was also found a large quantity of army supplies, commissary stores, wagons, &c. The inhabitants were deserting their dwellings for miles around, and were fleeing in every direction. The bridge at Danville was partially disabled by the first gunboats which went up the river. Another of the plers was crippled so as to completely prevent the passage of trains. There were but eight guns cap Recounoisances have been made by Col. Logan and others to within a mile of Fort, Donelson, Gen. Grant and staff will make a reconnoisance this afternoon beyond Danville. Skirmish on the Upper Potomac. Poolesville,Md. Feb. 6. --The first skirmish with the enemy that has occurred in this vicinity for a considerable t
The Danville and Greenshoro' connection. Congress has passed, and the President approved, the bill authorizing a railway connection between Danville, Va., and Greensboro', N. C. It appropriates one million dollars. This measure has been recommended and advocated as a military necessity.