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much relieved upon hearing subsequently that the Doctor had succeeded in effecting his escape and returning to Petersburg. We had a long conversation with the Doctor yesterday, during which we elicited many facts which will be found highly interesting. The Doctor was riding leisurely along the Boyd ton Plankroad on Wednesday, about 2 o'clock, enroute to see a near and dear relative in Brunswick county, now prostrated by sickness. When 12 miles from the city, and within two miles of Dinwiddie C H, he was suddenly halted by three of the enemy's pickets and ordered to dismount. He told them frankly that he was a Chaplain in the Confederate Army, on an errand of affection to the sick bed of a dear child, and requested that he be allowed to proceed on his journey. This was refused, and he was at once conducted to Wilson's Provost Marshal, who after a brief examination of his letters and papers, carried him before the commander in chief. This officer received him with marked