More of the raid — the division of Kilpatrick's command.The Northern, news confirms the statement that the late expedition against Richmond was led by Gen. Kilpatrick, with Col. Dahlgren as second in command. After reaching Beaver Dam on Monday, and, destroying the water station and tearing up a few hundred yards of the track at that point, the force divided, Kilpatrick with his command passing through the upper part of Hanover into Louisa, where he took the mountain road, which he followed until he struck the Brook turnpike at the Yellow Tavern. Of the subsequent movements and final escape by the Peninsula route, we have already advised our readers. After the force was divided, Dahlgren's command proceeded to Frederick Hall, in Louisa county, where they captured several of our officers, who were holding a Court-Martial at the time: Among these officers was Capt. Dement, of a Baltimore battery, who was compelled to follow the expedition from the time it left Frederick Hall until Dahlgren was killed by Lieut. Pollard's party, on Wednesday night, in King and Queen. He witnessed the execution of the negro guide in Goochland, and states that Dahlgren furnished a portion of his bridle rein for the accomplishment of the work. When Dahlgren's party was first intercepted by Pollard's men on Wednesday night he sent for Capt. Dement, whom he required to ride at the head of the column with him. When they came up to where Pollard's men were stationed in ambush Dahlgren ordered a charge, and in an instant a volley was poured in upon him and his followers. This volley killed the horse upon which Dement was riding, and five balls struck Dahlgren--two in the head, two in the body, and one in the leg. He immediately fell from his horse and expired.--After his fall the fight was soon terminated, and that night and the next morning Pollard's command gathered up 91 prisoners, 35 negroes, and 150 horses, which had been stolen on the expedition. Among the prisoners were Major E. F. Cooke, of the 2d N. Y. cavalry, 1st Lieut. H. H. D'Merritt, 5th N. Y. cavalry, and 2d Lieut. Bartley, Signal Corps, U. S. A.
The Army movements in Connection with the raid.Our correspondent with Gen. Lee's army furnishes us with an account of the movement on Charlottesville, which we are forced to abbreviate in consequence of lack of space. It appears that as far back as last Wednesday our scouts reported that the enemy were concentrating at Culpeper Court-House, and it was further reported by two deserters that Meade would cross the river on Monday.--No attention, it seems, was paid to this information, and when Sedgwick did cross Robinson's river on Saturday night, it was thought to be only an attempt to intercept and recapture the prisoners taken by Mosby on the 22d, in London. He had 7,000 infantry, and occupied Madison Court-House on Sunday morning. He also brought with him about 2,500 cavalry and two pieces of artillery, under Gen. Custar. The cavalry and artillery, commanded by Custar, left on Sunday for Stanardsville, Green county, where it arrived on Monday, and pushed forward to Charlottesville. About twelve o'clock they arrived in the vicinity of Rio Mills, where Stuart's horse artillery, under Major Beckham, was stationed. As soon as the enemy crossed the Rivanna river the artillery, supported by some furloughed and dismounted men, under command of Major R. F. Mason, O. M., of Fitz Lee's division, opened on the advancing column. This seemed entirely unexpected, some of the Yankees exclaiming, "By--, the Secesh have been reinforced; let's go back," which they did at a double quick; nor did they halt to camp until they reached their infantry support at Madison Court-House. Our correspondent says: ‘ Gen. Stuart on Monday moved upon the enemy's near towards Stanardsville, and charged them as they were retreating on Tuesday morning near Wolf on; but owing to the disparity of his numbers, when compared with those of the enemy, he was forced to give back, and the enemy were enabled to make good their retreat. ’ As your readers know, Gen. Lee had been absent from this army for nearly a week when he returned on Tuesday. I think, during his absence, not anticipating a move, the command was not formally turned over to Gen. Ewell, but that General Chilton and Col. Taylor acted for Gen. Lee, frequently consulting him by telegraph at Richmond. It is certain, I think, that but tittle was done towards arresting the raiders until Gen. Lee returned to camp, about 3 o'clock on Monday and then there was great activity everywhere. Infantry were moved rapidly up to liberty Mills and on towards Madison and within two miles of that place, where our army was drawn up in line of battle on Tuesday evening, and skirmishers thrown forward. A report, however, obtained circulation that the enemy were in our rear, and our column faced about and marched back. When this report was ascertained to be untrue it was too late in return last night and engage the enemy. This morning the enemy had all safety recrossed the Robinson river back to Culpeper. Our casualties in the cavalry skirmishing amounted, I am told, to some fifteen killed and wounded; among them, Lieut., Parker, 2d cavalry from Amherst, Va., who was severely wounded and left in the enemy's hands. The Charlottesville raiding party committed the usual excesses on the line of their march, such as robbing houses, stealing horses. (I which ported they got some three hundred,) and carrying off negroes. One of the principal I hear to be Mr. J. J. Bowcock, of Albemarle, presiding justice of that county, and formerly member of the Legislature from that county. Our boys are now safely pack in camp. They had a most disagreeable time, however, during Monday night, Tuesday and Tuesday night, during all of which time they were exposed to the of a severe and for their and only mother earth. It was reported this morning in official circles that the enemy crossed infantry at Germana on Tuesday evening and it was said firing was heard in that direction this evening, has as I do not hear confirmation of it in night clothing there must be some mistake.
The enemy at Frederick Hall — Why they did not attack our artillery.Though Col. Dahlgren had laid down in his programme "Frederick Hall Station, 6 A. M., destroy artillery, 8 A. M., that portion of it was not carried out. He crossed at Ely's Ford, on the Rapidan, Sunday night, and on Monday morning, as he had projected reached Frederick Hall. The artillery there was in position to receive him. Among the prisoners, whom he captured a short distance from camp, were private Redd, of the 3d company Richmond Howitzers, and Sergeant Wallace McRae, of the 2d company.--From them he could obtain no information beyond the statement that Daniel's brigade was supporting the guns. He hesitated sometime, then determined to attack, and formed in line of battle, but changed his mind, and commenced moving off. Against consultation was had, and it was decided to attack a single gun on a hill near another line was formed, but the attack was again given up. He seemed very facilitating and timid. He started off with the few prisoners he had captured, but released the privates after going a short distance. The officers of the Court Martial, which he captured in the neighborhood, including Lieut.-Col. Jone, Capts. Page and Dement, and Lt. Garber and others, all their escape. A Lieutenant in Capt. Dance's battery, found near Federick Hall, was carried off a prisoner.
The Departure of the raiders.The fate of Kilpatrick's command was a matter of great anxiety to the Yankees on the Peninsula. On Wednesday last Col. Spears, 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, cause up to Tunstall's Station three times to meet Kilpatrick, and finding he had not arrived went back. The last time they came up they met him, and falling in with him protected his rear on his way down the Peninsula.--Col. Bradley Johnson, with his gallant body of men, who had been hammering at Kilpatrick's column, then found Dahlgren in his own rear wills a largely superior force, and turned upon him. Had he had a larger force he would have captured them, as they were much dispirited. When they found Johnson in their front, they seemed to be consulting about giving up. One of them was heard by our men to say, "We had better go to than to go back to Richmond." This opinion seemed to prevail, and they determined to force their way through. Of course, Col. Johnson, will his handful of men, could not stop them, but he cut into their rear and brought off twenty-one of them as they got by. With the exception of Lieut. Pollard's attack this was the last time they were "operated" upon.
The City troops.The local troops have all returned to the city. It should have been stated in our notice of the fight at Green's farm that at the fight at "Glen-Birney," (Hix's farm,) Waller's battalion of local troops were engaged with Henley's battalion, and behaved very handsomely. The cavalry, under Maj. Wm. S. Wood, returned to the city Saturday night under the following complimentary order from Maj. Gen. Hampton:
Wade Hareson, Maj. Gen.