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Altogether, the situation before Atlanta is quite as favorable as could be expected. Atlanta, July 28, 1864. Hon. James A. Seddon: The enemy commenced extending his right about 8 o'clock this morning. Lieutenant Generals Stewart and Lee were directed to hold the Lick Skillet road for the day with portions of their commands. About half-past 1 P. M. a sharp engagement ensued, with no decided advantage on either side.--We still occupy the Lick Skillet road. I regret to say that Li around Richmond early in the month of May, 1863. It was during the strategic movements and fighting on the Rappahannock, which resulted so disastrously to Hooker, that a large force of cavalry crossed the Rapidan with the view of cutting off General Lee's army from his base of supplies at Richmond. Dividing into detachments, one under the command of Kilpatrick, (who has since been wounded in Georgia and retired from the service,) one under Wyndham, and one under Davis, they damaged the railr
æsar was forty-two when he began to command in Gaul; Wellington was thirty-nine when he took command in Spain; Washington was forty-three when he took the American army in hand; Marlborough was fifty-three when he took command in Flanders; and General Lee was somewhere near the same age when he took the command of the Army of Northern Virginia. There is no general rule; but certeris paribus--talent and experience being equal, the younger the man the better for the service. What Grant will try next we cannot conceive, though we have no doubt General Lee understands perfectly well what he intends. Thus far his failures have been scandalous beyond belief. But for his navy he would be beaten out of his entrenchments and compelled to surrender in less than a week. And this it is — this navy of theirs — that has borne hard upon us throughout this war. Outnumbering us, as they do, five to one, we should have beaten them out of the country long ago had we only had a navy equal to th
500 dollars reward. --Attention of officer called — Ran away, in May last, my servant Claiborne, mulatto; about 5 feet 6 inches high very stout built; heavy head of hair and generally dresses very fice. Has been in the service with me for 3 years. Is well acquainted with came life and a fine officers' servant. I suspect he is with the army of Gen Lee. The above reward will be given for his security so that I get him. He wears a Yankee overcoat. J. Phyton, Richmond. au 1--cod 8t
500 dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber about the 1st of February last boy John, about 14 or 15 years old, fight copper color, with short, straight hair; had on when he left a new suit of cotton clothes, dyed 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 Lee & Bowman, Richmond, Va, or secured in any jail so that I get him. Wm. H. Gwin. jy 14--1m