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force on that road and at Malvern Hill. Gen. Wm. H. F. Lee easily drove back the force at the latter point, which retreated down the river road, beyond Carter's Mill. A brigade of infantry was sent to support the cavalry on the road to Smith's store, and drove the enemy to that point without difficulty. Nothing else of importance has occurred to-day. Very respectfully, &c., R. E. Lee, General. It was reported yesterday that a cavalry t was in progress in the vicinits ascended James river with troops on the same day, and the impression prevailed that Grant had landed nearly his entire army on the Southside. Twenty three prisoners, belonging to the 148th New York regiment, concurred in the statement that Baldy Smith's corps was again on that side of the river. The Express has the annexed account of a repulse of the enemy on Wednesday, on the Baxter road, about three miles from Petersburg: The enemy appeared on this road near the residence of Col A
attributes to God the crimes for which he and his abettors are responsible, and dares to attribute to the Almighty the great wrong that he has done to the black race in forcibly depriving them of their comfortable homes and kind masters; and then, rising from the task with one of his hideous smutty jokes, he sets to work with Stanton to plan his campaign in North Carolina. As he penned it so it has resulted. The successful defence of Plymouth would have enabled. Burnside's corps to have landed there. The march of the united columns of Burnside, Peck, Wessels, and Baldy Smith towards Richmond would have enabled Grant to move the Army of the Potomac also towards the rebel capital, and, between the two great armies, Richmond might have fallen. This must be prevented, and it has been prevented. Richmond must not yet be takes. The war must still go on, in the interest of God and humanity; but no great victory must be won, lest the renomination of honest old Abe be imperiled."