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owell Grady, Ass't Adj't General of Lomax's brigade. He was shot in the elbow during the charge. The wound, while painful, is not serious. The enemy on the Southside. The movements of the enemy on the Southside, under Gen. W. F. (Baldy) Smith, are as yet but little known, with the exception of a general intention to flank Drewry's kind. A gentleman who left City Point Thursday night about 8 o'clock says that on that afternoon, about 4 o'clock, the enemy landed a force of some 2,000 ae up their camp on Thursday, and when last heard from were marching in the direction of Old Church, in Hanover county. They number about 4,000. It is said that Gen. Butler is with this force, though from other sources we hear that he is with Baldy Smith on the other side of the river. They have advanced up to the bridge which crosses the Chickahominy river. In King William county, the force named burned the dwellings of Col. Hill and Mr. Sanford, and ravished a negro woman, besides c
on to appoint a committee of inquiry to ascertain if the services of competent stenographers could be secured to take down the proceedings of the House, in order to have them printed. Adopted. On motion, a committee was appointed to wait on Gov. Smith for the purpose of securing exemption from militia duty of the printers employed to do necessary public printing. Mr Funston, of Va., introduced a bill to allow commissioned officers to purchase clothing for individual use, and to limit thd a bill to allow commissioned officers to purchase clothing for individual use, and to limit the provisions of the law in relation to the Quartermaster's Department, so as to allow no officer under the rank of a Brigadier General to draw forage for but one horse. The committee appointed to wait on Gov. Smith to secure the exemption of printers on necessary public printing returned and reported that the Governor had not as yet interrupted the printers. On motion, the House adjourned.
From the Trans Mississippi. --Mr Wagner, a bearer of dispatches from Gen E. Kirby Smith, has arrived in Mobile and gives the following information about the battles of the 8th and 9th on Redrive: A complete defeat of the enemy, with a loss estimated by Gen. Taylor at eight thousand in killed, wounded, and missing, but their own admissions put their loss at fifteen thousand. We captured twenty-one pieces of artillery, ten thousand stand of small arms, twelve hundred mules, four hundred wagons, and a large quantity of stores. Our loss is officially stated at twenty-two hundred killed and wounded. Gens. Mouton and Greene were killed. Three Yankee Generals are reported killed. The enemy's force was thirty two thousand. Cars from eighteen to twenty thousand. Gen. Kirby Smith directed operations. Gen. Taylor commanded the centre, and Gens Walker and Mouton the wings. On Sunday, the 17th, the enemy attempted to cross the Red river, and were attacked again and whipped wo