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astily abandon a position from which he expects such famous results. It is currently reported that Grant's hospitals are full to overflowing. The chief sources of diseases are the trenches around Petersburg. The water and the hear are afflicting hundreds with diarrhœa, and as the summer advances the miasma of the swamps and the unripe fruit of the orchards will continue to increase the number. The cavalry fight on Tuesday. The fight on Tuesday at Reams's Station was between Gen Fitz Lee's cavalry and the Yankee Gen Gregg. The result was, victory for us and defeat for the enemy. We took thirty-three prisoners and among them were two officers. The prisoners arrived last evening by the Petersburg train. The meanest looking among them was a North Carolina deserter, who, despite his blue uniform, was recognized by a former comrade in Petersburg. He was separated from the rest at the Provost Marshal's, and came by our office about dusk in charge of detective Hix. The
orted by cavalry, rode around the fortifications of Washington on Sunday and pronounced them "all right. " Dispatches from Grant's headquarters, on the 10th, say the raid on Maryland is looked on here as a mere fiasco. We know but very few of Lee's troops have left here. About daylight, on the 11th, the Florida captured and burned a barque, in tow of a steam-tug, just outside Cape Henry. Three gunboats have been sent from Baltimore in pursuit of the Florida. The Situation before Pth before him. With the destruction of all the roads leading into Richmond begins the circumvellation-sirge-of that city. And better to take it months hence, and then and there destroy the Confederacy, than to celebrate to-day within it, and have Lee's army unbroken and defiant, posted only a little south of it. The fortunate few in the army who obtain glimpses of Northern papers are astonished at the nervousness of people — at the finctuations in the price of that said to be barometer of publ
without the loss of single life; and that for this enormous sacrifice no compensating advantages. Every time he attacked Lee he was whipped. That you may see that I have not exaggerated Grant's losses, let me clip for you, from the radical Republto the later operations on the Chickahominy. The editor, Gen Cluseret, an old French officer, writing about the attack on Lee on the 4th of June, says: We lost seventy-five hundred men, and to his report the adjutant general adds the consolatn people for this act of humanity. In one of the print sellers' windows in Montreal are fine lithograph likenesses of Lee and Jackson. They attract much attention. A Spanish gentleman told me last winter that in Spain, even in the remote interior, were quite common, photographic portraits of the four best known Confederates of the time — Davis, Lee, Beauregard, and Stonewall Jackson. A curious illustration of fame I lately noticed in a New York paper. There is given an account of an e
500 dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber about the 1st of February last boy John, about 14 or 15 years old, light copper color, with short, straight hair; had on when he left a new suit of cotton clothes, dyed send color. John was purchased of Dr. Wright, of Alabama. I have no doubt he is with our army. The above reward will be paid for his apprehension and delivery to Lee & Bowman, Richmond, Va, or secured in any jail so that I get him. Wm H Gwin. jy 14--1m