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ithin four miles of Charlottesville it is true that he surprised, not a cavalry camp, (for we had none at that point,) but an artillery camp. In the confusion which ensued they succeeded in blowing up one caisson. They called a halt to plunder a camp and whilst engaged in this delightful occupation Capt. Braith white placed his battery, of Stuart's horse artillery, hurriedly in position, and opened on the enemy with grape and canister. At the second fire the enemy fell back across the Rivanna river, the bridge over which, as well as the Rio Mille, situated on the edge of the stream at this point, they burnt. Major R F. Mason had also improvised supports made up of furloughed and convalescents from the hospitals, at Charlottesville, and these armed with sticks, and lock muskets, in conjunction with Capt. B, drove the enemy off. As soon as Capt B. found that the enemy were retreating he detached horaes from his artillery, and mounting his men hastily upon them, he started in pu