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n suddenly attacked the militia on my extreme right with a detachment numbering 1000, which were handsomely received by Archer; but they broke through his line, one-half of them taking the road into Petersburg, and the other the road leading to Blandford. Graham's battery, accidentally at the City Water Works, met the first, and a curious force drove back the latter. I had detailed all who could possibly do momentary duty out of the hospitals, calling them the Patients; and from the jail and guard-houses all the prisoners, calling them the Penitents; and the two companies of Patients and Penitents moved out on the Blandford road, while I advanced with three companies of the 46th from our left; and the enemy on that road, seeing the head of the column of P. P.'s advancing in their front, and my three companies bearing on their right flank, they wheeled to the right — about at once and retired; and Graham's battery repulsed the other party advancing on the city. This was done with