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The Daily Dispatch: November 3, 1863., [Electronic resource], Gen. Lee's Official report of his recent operations. (search)
wards Bristol Station, and the rest, accompanied by the main body of the cavalry, proceeding to the same point by Auburn Mills and Greenwich. Near the former place a skirmish took place between Gen. Ewell's advance and the rear guard of the enemy, which was forced back and rapidly pursued. The retreat of the enemy was conducted by several direct parallel roads, while our troops were compelled to march by different and circuitous routes. We were consequently unable to intercept him. General Hill arrived first at Bristol Station, where his advance, consisting of two brigades, became engaged with a force largely superior in numbers, posted behind the railroad embankment. The particulars of the action have not been officially reported, but the brigades were repulsed with some loss, and five pieces of artillery, with a number of prisoners captured. Before the rest of the troops could be brought up, and the position of the enemy ascertained, he retreated across Broad Run. The next
21st, in the night time, to get a glass of beer. Wright paid for the treats, and as he approached the door, his money in his hand, Musgrave grabbed at it, but failed to get it all. Musgrave then ran, and was pursued by Wright and his friend, who finally overtook him, and after giving him a few blows turned him over to the police. In order to get at other facts the examination was adjourned until this morning. Charles, a slave, was caught in the street last Saturday evening and caged, for having a live pig in his possession. His examination was adjourned till this morning, to enable him to show how he came by the young "grunter." Andrew Myer, for selling liquor to be drunk where sold, he having no tavern license, was sent on to the Grand Jury. Wm. J. Hill, for being drunk and disorderly in the street and abusive to the officers after his arrest, was held to bail for his good behavior. Edward Forge, for beating Edward Albers, was held to bail to keep the peace.
For sale --A No. 1 Cook, and a Washer, Ironers and Nurse.--We have for sale privately a No. 1 cook; she is about 50 years of age, and as good as any in the State. Also, a woman about 20 years of age, with a young child, who is a good house servant, washer, ironer, and nurse. Hill, Dickinson & Co, oc 31--ts