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The Daily Dispatch: September 2, 1864., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
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their disaster on the Weldon railroad on the 25th ultimo, try their best to make it a victory. Hancock, who only lost two thousand seven hundred prisoners and nine guns, says, in his official dispat They say that Mayline's division, with the exception of one brigade, was there. "[Signed] W. L. Hancock." "To Major-General Grant." The following is just received: "Second Corps, their loss at two thousand then and eight guns. The Washington Star says: It seems that Hancock's withdrawal on the night of the battle was in accordance with previous orders from General Grant, and was not compulsory from the rebels. Hancock had been ordered, after executing the work of destruction of the railroad assigned to him, to fall back on the Fifth corps. In the meantime the rebels made their attack, and after the fighting of the day, Hancock carried out the order to fall back. It is reported by the boat this morning that we lost but eight guns, and that these were
e. Stanton, it seems, telegraphs to Dix, that "on Thursday, the 25th, General Hancock, who was at Reams's station, was attacked severed times during the day, bu to credit it entirely to Stanton did not the telegraph further inform us that Hancock had his full share in the invention.--That flogged general recovered breath frr is mystified by the report into "several." This would be enough to show that Hancock was completely routed. Two thousand prisoners and nine guns, after an engagement of two hours only, tell a tale which defies the combined ingenuity of Hancock and Stanton. Their meaning is too plain to be mistaken. They signify a complete r were engaged in it, and who add that but for the seasonable arrival of night, Hancock's corps would have been utterly destroyed. So far from this being the severes badly, as is proved by the fact of their having been routed in two hours. But Hancock is anxious to save the reputation of his corps, and Grant does not wish it to