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The movement on Richmond.raid on Ashland. The Yankees continue their movement on Richmond. They did not, however, attack the South Anna bridge, on the R, F. & Potomac R. R., Friday night, as was reported.--They came up through King William county, on the other side of the Pamunkey, as far as Littlepage, which is three miles from the bridge above named, but did not cross the river. The "heavy firing" heard in the direction of Hanover Junction by citizens here Friday night, turns out to have been a thunder storm which visited that place. The force at the White House, or a great part of it, has gone to Barhamsville, about two and a half miles from New Kent C. H. This is a movement to the rear. On Saturday night they sent forward a small force and drive our pickets in at the Cross-Roads. Barhamsville is about 28 miles from Richmond, on the stage road. Two or three gunboats are still at the White House. To ascertain anything reliable with reference to the operations of t
The movement on Richmond.raid on Ashland. The Yankees continue their movement on Richmond. They did not, however, attack the South Anna bridge, on the R, F. & Potomac R. R., Friday night, as was reported.--They came up through King William cou
On Saturday night, about 12 o'clock, a small body of their cavalry, not over one hundred in number, made a raid upon Ashland, where they burned the station-house, wood-house and water tank, and tore up a small portion of the railroad track.
Thi on — their force consisting of infantry, artillery and cavalry.
He also learned that they had taken the road leading to Ashland, leaving a picket force at the Court-House, and stationing a heavy picket about a mile distant, in the direction of Hawe ection of the Court-House; upon reaching which he found the enemy had left; and, also, that the force that had taken the Ashland road the evening previous had returned and recrossed the river at Littlepage's bridge.
On their return they were heard