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e rebels, and drove them from some works near the New Market road, but they rallied from the different points in the vicinity and finally forced the cavalry back upon the infantry supports. Colonel Gregg, commanding the Second brigade, Second division cavalry corps, was severely wounded in the engagement. The Washington Republican has the following about the movements prior to the seizure of the Weldon road: By this strategic movement across the James river, General Grant compelled Lee to extend his lines to that degree that there must be some weak points in it, which Grant will probably find. The line held by our forces is already entrenched so strongly that they cannot be driven from them by the rebels. There is a good deal of marching and countermarching of divisions, and it is evident that some important movement is on foot near the Capital of Dixie. Early yesterday morning the rebels in front of the Ninth corps made a desperate assault on our works, probably
ep it without bursting. The law ought to provide a heavy penalty for such offences, no less than instant degradation from office and forced service in the rank and file of the army. Somebody about the person of the General, or the Secretary, or the President, must always be the person to blab, otherwise how is it passable for the secret to get out? The Secretary is well known to be a gentleman of great reticence on all matters connected with his official duties, while the President and General Lee are as secret as the grave. These matters must come out through other and inferior agencies, and it is of the last importance to find them out and make an example. Of all an aide-de-camp's accomplishments we should think that of knowing how to keep his own counsel, and that which is entrusted to him by others, the most important, as it seems to be the rarest. While we are upon this subject, we cannot forbear to remark the extreme want of discretion observable in some of the papers
Runaway.--five hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 1st of August, my man Kinchin — calls himself Herbert. He is black; good appearance; quick in action; about five feet nine inches high, and twenty-two to twenty-five years old; was purchased in Richmond in July last of Mr. C. E. Morbin, who resides near Jude's Ferry, in Powhatan county. I will pay the above reward if he is delivered to Lee & Bowman, Richmond, Virginia, or confined in jail so I get him. G. A. White, Lexington, Virginia. au 24--12t*