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oad, striking it first at Trevillian's Depot, where, on Saturday, the track was destroyed. We have already published some rather vague accounts of his subsequent movements upon other points of that road, and also upon the Fredericksburg road at Ashland. It has been further stated that the same body, or a detachment of it, had reached the canal, at Columbia, in Fluvanna, and made a breach in it. Sunday evening the raid makers were at Ashland. Of their movements yesterday we give such informatAshland. Of their movements yesterday we give such information as we have elsewhere. They no doubt heard Sunday evening and early yesterday of their reverse at the Rappahannock, and moved rather rapidly towards the Peninsula, in their route doing damage to the York River Railroad. What the enemy did, where exactly he did go, and what were his numbers, are facts yet to be ascertained; for the information received up to the time of writing this is indefinite, and no doubt greatly exaggerated. This raid was a part of Burnside's original plan.
pears that after having destroyed some portion of the track of the Central road, a detachment of the same party moved on towards the Fredericksburg railroad, near Ashland, reaching there on Sunday morning. There they remained in ambuscade, to wait for the trains which they knew must soon arrive. In the afternoon an ambulance trainadvised as to the extent of the damage to the track; but since the raiders seemed to be in a great hurry to depart, it is presumed to be inconsiderable. From Ashland they proceeded to Hungary Station, nine miles from Richmond, and passed the night in that vicinity. Here they destroyed some railroad property. It is believed, n divided into detached parties, for we hear of them at various places about the same time. We have been assured that less than 300 were engaged in the raid upon Ashland, while those who reconnoitered their camps at different points express the opinion that the entire command was from 1,500 to 2,000 strong. At all events, it woul
The enemy at Ashland. A gentleman who was on the train bringing down the sick and wounded, which was captured by the enemy at Ashland, gives the following addiAshland, gives the following additional particulars: The train approached Ashland about four o'clock Sunday evening. A negro warned it a mile and a half beyond the town of some danger but our iAshland about four o'clock Sunday evening. A negro warned it a mile and a half beyond the town of some danger but our informant says he was unheeded — nobody would take the responsibility of stopping the train, which ran into the town and into the hands of the Yankees before it was s One of them had most important papers on his person. The Yankees burnt at Ashland two locomotives and tenders and some cars. They tore up a mile or two of road, destroyed all the bridges from Ashland to within five miles of Richmond, and cut the telegraph. They injured no private property. They got a mail, and among okely prolong their sojourn in the Slashes. Our informant had to walk from Ashland, and reached the city yesterday at mid-day.--He understood the Yankees to be m