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[Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.]
Cavalry skirmish.

Bivouac, Near City Point. July 3d, 1862.
Lieut. Chestnut, 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 and Lassarus 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's Cavalry.

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