in part and succeeded in getting as far as Chancellorsville.
The thing which we have chiefly to regret is the loss of the devoted town of Fredericksburg, which has passed, temporarily at least, into the hands of the invader.
We hear that Grant brought twenty two days supplies with him, the men carrying seven days on their backs, and the remainder being transported in wagons, of which there are 800 to each corps.
It was evidently his purpose to make a rapid march upon the capital, just as Sherman did upon Meridian from Vicksburg.
From information derived from prisoners, one is led to believe that be expected when he crossed the Rapidan on Lee's right, that the latter would fall back by Gordonsville towards Richmond.
The two armies now confront each other on the north side of the Court-House, and a battle may take place at any time.
There has been considerable skirmishing and manœuvering all day. --Twenty four hours will decide whether Grant will deliver battle here, or seek t