Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: July 28, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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The War news. It is more than probable that Grant is making preparations for that "brilliant move" which we have been so often assured he had in contemplation, and which a Northern paper of the 22d announced as about to commence. On Tuesday night it was known that a large force of the enemy was crossing to this side of James river on their pontoons. From two to three corps, it was supposed, crossed in the darkness, and yesterday morning a very large wagon train followed. Yesterday morning their advance deployed in front of a body of our troops, who fell back from the line of breastworks they occupied near New Market, about nine miles below the city, to a stronger position, where they could not be flanked by the largely superior force in their front. During the day, in some skirmishing that took place, prisoners were captured from the 10th and 19th (Canby's and Hancock's) army corps, showing that a large portion of the Yankee army has crossed to this side. It would a