[Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.]
Bivouac, Near City Point. July 3d, 1862.
, of the Boykin Rangers
while reconnoitering this morning, came on a Yankee picket stand, drove them in, and charged their reserves, with eleven men. The reserves created confusion among a squadron of three companies, and Lieut. C. continued the charge, his horse bolting with him. Privates Shiver
led, getting right on their heels — Shiver firing and yelling for one mile, and Lassarus punching with his sword.
Shiver emptied one saddled of a lieutenant and took one prisoner.
An Officer Of Stuart