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hile it is intimated that important military movements are on foot, on the success of which the result of the great struggle depends. As early as Sunday week, large numbers of the enemy passed down the Quaker road to its junction with the Charles City road, and thence in the direction of the Court House. This force, it is supposed succeeded in effecting an escape. Others left the Quaker road, and proceeded to the river ever the road running down to Shitley, the residence of Hill Carter. n of the army preceding it. On Thursday the pursuit was continued, our forces following in the roads passed over by the enemy, and on Friday evening bivouacked within striking distance of the enemy, about four miles from the river, on the Charles City road. The position of the enemy was understood to be between our forces and the river, posted on two ranges of his running parallel with the river, and under cover of their gunboats. On Friday night, during the entire night they were engaged