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The Daily Dispatch: August 7, 1862., [Electronic resource], Movements of the enemy on James river. (search)
itizen of Starry county says that the enemy landed 10,000 men at Maycock's, on Saturday and Sunday last, and others state that 5,000 were landed on Tuesday at Coggin's Point. These numbers, however, are mere estimates and are probably much exaggerated. The Federal are said to be throwing a pontoon bridge across the river at CoggCoggin's Point. The pickets of the enemy are occasionally captured in the neighborhood by our videttes. Two captured on Tuesday are members of the Fourth Pennsylvania cavalry, who had gone into a gentleman's orchard near Merchant's Hope Church to gather pears. While thus regaling themselves, they were surprised and captured without resistance.--They state that they landed at Coggin's Point Monday night, and expressed no regret at their capture, but seemed to be rather gratified than otherwise.--They state that they have never been in a battle, and never expected to be; that they are opposed to the war, and hope that it will soon be brought to a terminat