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g the two large iron bridges, one over the Rivanna river, and the other over Morse's Creek near Charlottesville, and the railroad for a distance of eight miles in the direction of Lynchburg. On the 6th of March I sent the First Division, General Devin commanding, to Scottsville on the James river, with directions to send out light parties through the country and destroy all merchant mills, canal locks and bridges on the Rivanna river, these parties to join the division at Scottsville. Themaining eight pieces were thoroughly destroyed. We have captured up to the present time, twelve canal boats laden with supplies of ammunition, rations, medical stores, &c. I cannot speak in too high terms of Generals Merritt, Custer and Devin, and the officers and men of their commands. They have waded through mud and water during this continuous rain, and are all in fine spirits and health. Commodore Hollins, of the Rebel navy, was shot near Gordonsville while attempting to mak