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sburg — the movements near Lynchburg, &C. The only report we have to make from "the front" this morning is a confirmation of Grant's sudden charge of base to Westover, on James river, coupled with the additional fact that he has sent a portion of his troops to the White House, with the view of shipping them from that point to same place hereafter to be developed.--Westover is in Charles City county, about eight miles below City Point, on the north side of the river. It was formerly the residence of Col. Wm. Byrd, who figured conspicuously in Virginia in colonial times. --sharing the first revolution it was several times occupied by the British, in thely advanced to cover the movement of the main body, most of which, as far as I can learn, crossed the Chickahominy 34 Long Bridge and below, and James river, at Westover and Wilcox's Landing. A portion of General Grant's army, upon leaving our front at Cold Harbor, is reported to have proceeded to the White House and embarke
from all cases, at 75,000. Grant remained in front several days, but he could not again bring his men up to the scratch. On the 14th, from necessity and not choice, she again began to move to his left, and again Lee anticipated him, and appeared in his front at Hanover Junction. The remaining operations are of such recent occurrence that we need enter into no detail of them. Grant has flanked and flanked, as his admirers call his sidelong movements, until he has flanked himself down to Westover, thirty miles from Richmond by the nearest road. In no one of these flank movements did e succeed. He did not for a moment cut Lee off from his base, nor did he in a single instance deceive that General. In every one he found himself anticipated and his object defeated. He has played havoc with his reputation, having utterly destroyed it in one- half the time it took McClellan and Burnside to bring themselves down to their proper level. Unlike those Generals, he has not been hampered b