x bridge at Maltoax Station, where they came upon a body of Confederate soldiers, placed there to guard the bridge.
Our men threw one shell at them, when they turned off, crossed Bevill's bridge, and proceeded to Chula Station, about thirty miles from Richmond.
The Yankees having misplaced a switch, the locomotive Waynoka, on the way back from Appomattox bridge, ran off the track and was abandoned by the engineer and conductor.
The locomotive was subsequently destroyed by the Yankees.
At Chula they burnt all the railroad buildings, the residence of the agent — in fact every house at the place, making a clean sweep.
On Saturday morning the raiding party returned to Appomattox bridge, where a small skirmish took place, resulting in their repulse.
Shortly before noon they attacked our forces at Flat Creek bridge, on the farm of Lewis E. Harvie, President of the road.--A sharp light ensued, in which the enemy are reported to have lost twenty seven killed and nine prisoners, two