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The Daily Dispatch: May 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], The War News — Grant Quiet — Another Reverse for Butler on the Southside — the battles in Louisiana, &c. (search)
of food. As they started front Bermuda Hundreds with only three days rations, they had gotten quite hungry. They were much fatigued Tuesday evening, and ate ashcakes or anything else they could get. They tore the Norfolk railroad up for 400 yards, about ten miles below Petersburg, and bragged exceedingly of what they had done.--They said that it was the most successful land they had ever made, and that if they got back it would be a glorious affair. Gen. Kantz has an accurate map of Dinwiddie, in which every road is laid down, which he regularly reters to. He asked a great many questions about the county — how far it was to Stony creek, Belfield, Lawrenceville, &c. He appears to be a middle aged man. At Wilson's Depot, Speare took off his hat and asked those present if they had ever seen a real live Yankee, and then, with a pompons air, said "If you have not, here is one," and his Adjutant immediately added, "What do you think of him? Do you see any horns? " The Yankees ac