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to burn the railroad bridge over the South Anna, but it was strongly guarded by infantry, and the party sent out back. Gen. Gregg returned to Thompson's Four Corners, out a passion of his command, under Col. Kirkpatrick, moved eastward to the Central road, destroyed the bridge on that road over the South Anna, captured and destroyed a train of cars, culverts and the railroad track for miles, and then passed down to the Peninsula. Another portion of General Gregg's command, under Colonel Davis, Twelfth Illinois, crossed both roads nearer Richmond, destroying railroads, telegraph, bridge over Brook river, and railway trains. A detachment of Gen. Gregg's command also burned all the turnpike bridges over the South Anna, to present the enemy making a flank movement and catching Gen. Stoneman in a trap. Monday morning, the 4th, Hampton and D. H. Hill, with two brigades, attacked about sixty of he Fifth cavalry, on picket duty near Shannon Hill. A charge of the rebels was met by