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Doc. 35.-Colonel Spear's expedition. in the field, White House, Virginia, Sunday Night, June 28, 1863. This (Sunday) morning Colonel Spear returned to White House after a most brilliant, dashing, and successful cavalry exploit. On Thursday last, the twenty-fifth instad Massachusetts, and two companies of the Twelfth Illinois, left White House, on the Pamunkey River — the whole comprising a force one thousa, the expedition took up its line of march in the direction of Tunstall Station, a squad of the Second Massachusetts cavalry acting as the advance-guard. As there was nothing to be accomplished at Tunstall Station, a movement on Barrett, a point ten miles from Richmond, was made, whity to Hanover Court-House, a distance of twenty-four miles from White House, and a point directly north of Rich reaching there at nine o'cloel farm. On the morning of the twenty-eighth the troops reached White House by way of King William Court-House. In addition to the results
ty. . . . The land forces were not so fortunate--one man being killed and two wounded, also one missing; but, in consideration of the fact that Longstreet's corps was at or near Newton, ten miles from Aylett's, and Pickett's division at the White House, twelve miles from where we landed, I think they were as fortunate as could be expected. . . . J. H. Gillis, Lieut. Com. and Sen. Officer, off Yorktown. To A. R. Admiral Lee. A National account. Yorktown, Va., June 6, 1863. We haten miles from the point of landing, and forty-five miles from the mouth of the river. The shoal water prevented the boats from going further up the river. The Fourth Delaware and the One Hundred and Sixty-eighth New-York led the way. As the White House was but ten miles distant, and knowing there was a large force of rebels there, the three points of intersection of the Dunkirk and King William Court-House roads were left in charge of detachments of the One Hundred and Sixty-eighth New-York,
ard or on returning to their encampments at White House, as might at the time be deemed most desiraf seven or eight thousand men, started from White House under instructions to proceed as far as Hanhad been seen within three or four miles of White House every day for several days, and that they h had the rebel uniform on him, sent down to White House. At an early hour the succeeding morningcommand of the division which landed at the White House. The division was drawn up in line of battridge, in James City County, arrived at the White House, after a march of fifteen miles. That evenir being chief. Persons who saw them at the White House do not think they were over eleven thousandickets are not thrown out even as far as Tunstall's Station, four miles off. There were gunboats in nd men, came up the Pamunkey, landed at the White House, and proceeded to the vicinity of New-Kent on Saturday, both divisions marched to the White House. What will be their next move it is of cou[9 more...]