to foot it. The Mechanicsville road, Williamsburg stage road, and the Charles City Court House road, are the principal thorough latest from Richmond, and to bake Richmond these three roads must be occupied in fact the city should be invested from Arken's Landing on the James river, to and beyond Mechanicsville, and this cannot be done effectually until General Grant occupies the south branch of the Chickahominy, and then he can centralize his forces at any given point, much quicker than Gen. Mecheilan did, as he did not occupy all the south bank.
Dr. Garnett's farm being in the road.
Up the Williamsburg stage road, beyond the Burnt Chimneys, which is within seven miles of Richmond is a clearing, behind which is the swamp in front of Fair Oaks.
When Gen Grant does this, he is in Gen McClellan's old position with a much larger force.
Morgan's raid in Kentucky--forces sent in pursuit of him — Stoppage of Railroad trains,&c.
The Cincinnati papers of the 9th contain some of the