y was really peeping from the groves and lanes west of the city, on Saturday, when the furious shelling took place.
Rumors-we have nothing but rumors — of fighting, said to be in progress on the south side of the river.
It is said the enemy, that were a few days ago menacing Richmond, are recrossing to the Petersburg side.
Foggy; then bright; then very warm.
Gen. Lee is at Chaffin's Bluff.
A dispatch from him this morning states that the enemy's infantry are near Harrisonburg, in the Valley, and that his cavalry is retiring.
9 A. M. Another dispatch from Gen. Lee.
The raiders' cavalry, only 250 strong, are at Brandy Station, a body of their infantry at Bealton Central Railroad.
9 1/2 A. M. Gen. Lee says Gen. Breckinridge repulsed the enemy's attack on Saltville, on Sunday, 2d inst.; it was a bloody repulse, and Gen. B. is pursuing.
Gen. Beauregard has been appointed to the supervisory command of the army in Georgia, etc.; in response to the unive