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The Daily Dispatch: May 12, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Combined movement on Richmond — the enemy on the Southside — fight at Chester — the great cavalry raid, &c. (search)
ion exists in the army, and that the chief cause is the negro troops, several thousand being in the army now at Bermuda Hundreds.--These men declare that the fighting at Port Walthall Junction Saturday was terrible, and that they suffered very severely. Gen Heckman's orderly was killed by his side, his horse was shot under him, and the fingers of one hand were shot off.--They say that Butler was in command, and Gillmore was on the field. The impression prevails throughout the army that Gen Beauregard was in command. Butler caused a telegram to be read to the troops early Saturday morning, stating that Grant had gained a great victory over Lee; had driven him twenty miles, and at last accounts was still driving him. This lying announcement was received with a great outburst of applause, of course. Speare's cavalry raid. The notorious Speare, who was so successfully driven back at Broadwater Bridge on Friday, by Sturdivant's battery and Col Ratcliffe's regiment, immediately t