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The War news. Very little is known of the operations of our two armies now in the vicinity of Richmond. It is stated that the right flank of the enemy's army is being extended in the fraction, and is already near, Hanover Court-House. On Saturday a body of their cavalry, supposed to number three hundred, advanced to the neighborhood of Old Church, to Hanover county, about fifteen miles from the city, and succeeded in capturing some forty or fifty broken-down horses and mules. No other loss was sustained. On the river all is quiet, the enemy's gunboats hesitating to attack our batteries that so successfully resisted him on Thursday last. Our telegraphic column conveys the intelligence of the capture of a portion of the Motley's crew, and the killing of eight others.--This evinces a watchfulness upon the part of our pickets, and that the enemy is exceedingly cautious in his advance on Richmond and Petersburg. The news from the Southwest is interesting, though it is pr
The Daily Dispatch: may 20, 1862., [Electronic resource], "Disloyal" Episcopalians in Washington. (search)
Stop the Runaways--$200 reward. The following negro men left the Tredegar Iron Works on Saturday last. We will pay a reward of two hundred dollars for their apprehension and delivery to us in this city, or in any jail where we can get them; or in the same proportion for the arrest of either of them: Fleming, has a dark skin, about 5 feet 8 inches high, has a slight impediment in his speech, and has a wife living on the Brook turnpike. Jim Lightfoot, has a very dark skin, good tooth, about 5 feet 4 inches high, has a wife in Hanover county at Dr. Gairies's. George Washington, has a brown skin, downcast look when questioned, about 5 feet 6 inches high. Cambridge, has not a very healthy appearance, brown skin, 5 feet 8 inches high, has a wife near the Second African Church. Willis Dickenson, has a dark skin, large mouth and eyes, speaks slowly, about 6 feet high, can read and write, good teeth, and has a wife in the city. my 13--1w J. R. Anderson & Co.
Rumors. --The "reliable man." came to town on several occasions yesterday, and brought among other intelligence, news of the appearance of the Yankees at Old Church, in Hanover county, and of the capture of three of Gen. Winder's pickets stationed in that vicinity.