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esumption of hostilities on Sunday, every preparation was made therefore, and at an early hour, the enemy commenced to advance down the York River Railroad; but Gen. Mahone's Brigade (of Huger's command) met them, and gallantly drove them backwards again, although manfully attempting to regain the position lost the evening before. ians yet chronicle a second Marathon. Later in the evening the enemy appeared in force near the battle field of the morning which was then held by our men. Gen. Mahone's brigade still occupied the advance and were drawn up in line of battle, prepared to meet the foe, notwithstanding the severe loss it had sustained in the morntured by the enemy.--The Yankees advanced to the edge of a piece of woods, within about one thousand yards of our line, where they halted and remained at dusk. Gen Mahone's brigade was soon reinforced by several brigades which were drawn up a short distance in its rear, while a large force was placed near by in reserve.--Presiden
ting all night. [Second Dispatch.] Petersburg June 23, 7:30 P M. --The prisoners captured yesterday evening number, by official counts, 1,676 privates and noncommissioned officers, and 65 commissioned officers. Our loss yesterday evening was about 300 killed and wounded; that of the enemy is estimated fully as many as 1,000--Over 1,500 stand of arms were taken. The troops engaged were Mahone's Virginia, Stunders's Alabama, and Wright's Georgia brigades, the whole commanded by Gen Mahone. Our advance fought the rear of the enemy's raiders near Dinwiddie C H, yesterday evening, capturing ten or fifteen prisoners. The enemy are reported to have reached the Junction of the Southside and Danville railroads to- day about 2 o'clock. The latest information from Hunter was that he had retreated through Buford's Gap towards Salem, in Roanoke Up to this hour there has been nothing to-day except sharpshooting and cannonading. The sharpshooters are very active.--T
. M. Events succeed each other in such rapid succession that a correspondent has no leisure, and little time to do more than merely chronicle results, without indulging speculations or entering much into details. Yesterday afternoon Gen. Mahone, who is when work is to be done, was by the "cavalry people" that the enemy, in strong force, had reached the weldon railway, six miles below here, were fortifying, and were spreading in every direction. This of course was behaved to be gr being surprised, their chief loss was in prisoners. Among the missing on our side during the fight on Wednesday evening was Major Mills, of S. C., the brave, accomplished, and well known A. A. G. of Anderson's division, new commanded by General Mahone. His friends are very certain that he was captured, and not killed. Last night about nine o'clock there was heavy firing, but it amounted to little or nothing. A woman was killed by a shell thrown in the city on yesterday evening.--Ver
The position at Petersburg. The Express of yesterday gives the particulars of the movements there the day before. We copy its account, omitting the account of the fight of Mahone's division, a full account of which we have already published, from our army correspondent: Movements Thursday. The movements of the enemy yesterday were confined exclusively to his extreme left, (our right,) so far as we have been able to ascertain. Our forces having retired to their original line of brereebooters. They have been very scarce in the vicinity of "Green Croft" since, except the dead and wounded, who, at twilight last evening, still remained. The colors and the captors. There were five stands of colors captured Wednesday by Mahone's Brigade, as follows: One by the 6th Virginia, two by the 41st Va., and two by the 61st Va. The following are the names of the captors: Lieut Bowilleir, co. E, 6th Va; Private Wm E Fitchett, co F, 41st Va; Private Coleman Hines, co , 41st
re was heavy cannonading this morning at 7 o'clock, began by our batteries in Chesterfield on the enemy's extreme right, and continued for one hour and a quarter. The results are unknown. Four hundred and eighty-three prisoners, captured by Mahone last night, near the railroad, were brought in this morning. All quiet now. [third Dispatch.] Petersburg, June 24, 6 P M. --Gen Mahone, after dislodging the enemy from the Weldon road last night, pushed around their left flank aGen Mahone, after dislodging the enemy from the Weldon road last night, pushed around their left flank and captured the prisoners alluded to in dispatch of this morning. The affair on the City Point road this morning was an effort to retake some of our lost breastworks, and was preceded by heavy cannonading. Haygood drove the enemy from the breastworks, but other troops falling to support him he fell back. His loss is between one and two hundred a killed, wounded, and prisoners. No shells have been thrown into the city to day, and all has been quiet since nine o'clock. The rai
hem. When they reached Ream's Station they were confronted by a portion of Mahone's division, who attacked them in front, while their left flank was turned by Gem their owners by the Yankees on their expedition. In this affair a portion of Mahone's division was engaged, and won fresh laurels on the occasion. Our cavalry, tooute; for, instead of meeting cavalry, they found the inevitable and ubiquitous Mahone supporting and sustaining the cavalry. Gen Mahone with Saunders's Alabama Gen Mahone with Saunders's Alabama and Flanagan's Florida brigades, left camp about two o'clock on Wednesday morning, and by a rapid march reached Ream's Station about daylight. Here they quickly formted them and mostly escaped, whilst their guns--eleven fine Napoleons — fell to Mahone's men as the prizes of victory. The caissons also fell into our hands, besides her recapture, and whilst en route for this city in an ambulance, and that Gen. Mahone employed the captured Yankees as nurses for the children of the negro wenche