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broken, and no communication with the operator at Burkesville has been held since. The enemy has undoubtedly reached that point, and there injured the Danville as well as the Southside road. There is much property here of value, owned by both companies, and we fear it will all fall a prey to the vandalism of our desperate but cowardly enemies. Grant's Plans. It is now evident that Grant has determined not to fight a general engagement, and to do no more hurling of troops against Gen Lee's solid columns, if he can possibly avoid it. He will invest Petersburg, if allowed, fortify himself, and send out raiding parties in every direction to cut off supplies from our army. That this is his now settled policy there can be scarcely a doubt, and it is clearly foreshadowed in the following editorial which we find in the Philadelphia Inquirer, of Monday last: "Jeff Davis's means for supplying his army near Richmond, and for swift communication with his Southern dominions, con
paralleled campaign of twenty nine days, forced Lee from the Rapidan to the front of Richmond; but no decisive results were accomplished. Lee's army is an army of veterans; it is an instrument nths, but these exhausted, it must succumb. If Lee allows himself to be shut up within Richmond, t But this is the pitiless alternative to which Lee is now reduced — to stay in Richmond and sufferan for man, and engage to defeat them It Lee is unwilling to run this risk, he retires withi on different points of the investing line. If Lee is not a better General than Napoleon, he can hdoes it stand now. Johnston coming to reinforce Lee would find his progress to Richmond barred by t some bold, audacious initiative on the part of Lee, and the greater the straits in which he finds itizen capable of military duty, so that to day Lee's army is numerically nearly equal to Grant's. ferred that Beauregard has been reinforced from Lee's army. No report has been received by the[2 more...]