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Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864. At length there is an and to the lull in the battle storm hereabouts, and Grant, tired of the indiscriminate slaughter that has attended his efforts to destroy Gen. Lee's army by assaulting its breastworks, having some time since betaken himself to sapping and mining, to-day sprung a mine near the centre of our lines, in Bushred Johnson's front, on the Boxter road, about one and a half miles below town. Our officers were not taken altogether by surprise, and yet the men on whose line the explosion occurred were considerably demoralized. As early as 2 o'clock this morning Gen. Lee sent word around his lines that the enemy were making demonstrations along the lines in front of Bermuda Hundred, but that it was by no means unlikely-that the real attack might be made somewhere else. In obedience to this suggestion everything in the department of the Army of Northern Virginia was on the qui vive. About five o'clock this morning the mine was
500 dollars reward. --Attention of officers called — Ran away, in May last, my servant. Claiborne, mulatto, about 5 feet 8 inches high; very stout built; heavy head of hair and generally dresses very fine. Has been in the service with me for 3 years is well acquainted with camp and a fine officers' servant. I suspect be in with the army of Gen Lee. The above reward will be riven for his security so that I get him. He wears a Yankee overcoat. J. Peyton, Richmond. au 1--d
500 dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber about the 1st of February last boy John, about 14 or 15 years old, light capper color, with short, straight hair; had on when he left a new suit of cotton color. John was purchased of Dr. Wright, of Alabama. I have an doubt he is with our army. The above reward will be paid for his apprehension and delivery to Lee & Edward, Richmond, Va., or secured in any jail so that I get him. Wm. M. Gwin. jy 14--