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The Daily Dispatch: May 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], The movement on Richmond--two more Repulses of the enemy by Gen Lee — affairs on the Southside — feint at Drewry's Bluff — fight expected near Petersburg Today — the Central Railroad Tapped, &c, &c. (search)
uccess, said "I always rely upon the second corps for hard fighting. Give them my thanks." Whilst the infantry were thus engaged the cavalry were not idle. Rosser with his single brigade fought Wilson's, formerly Kilpatrick's, cavalry division all day Thursday, and finally succeeded in forcing it to give back. His loss was unsuited for the use of artillery. In deed, during the entire fights there have not been over one hundred discharges of artillery. During the day yesterday Rosser's cavalry brigade again fought the enemy's cavalry, supported by artillery, in a severe engagement lasting all day, in which Rosser is said to have been a "littleRosser is said to have been a "little worsted." I visited the hospitals in rear of the battle field yesterday evening, and the usual sad scenes of amputations, resections of limbs, groaning and dying men, saluted the ears and eyes at every step. Our surgeons seemed to be exerting themselves industriously, and I hope with a large degree of success. The enem