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in the ascendant. But, then, Major Hoovey is a brave man, as the little girls in this region can testify. Rather a sharp war has been going on between his valiant soldiers and the female juveniles. The latter have been vanquished, and the trophies of victory now adorn the Provost's office in the shape of numerous little hoops ornamented with those peaceful colors — white and red. Surely, the "rebellion" will be crushed. I understand that the Seaboard Road is to be turn up as far as Suffolk, the iron to be used for some other purpose. The depredations upon the property of our citizens is going on as usual, receiving the countenance and support of Yankee officials. Negroes and Unionists — I name the blacks first as being the best of the two--are unrestricted in cutting wood, and hordes of these lazy and dishonest creatures are engaged in an indiscriminate onslaught upon the forests surrounding the city. The destruction is terrible. Thus is the "promise to protect privat
what point should the force be applied, and who shall make the diversion? For such a demonstration we have a choice of three points eminently eligible; I. By way of York river, landing at West Point, 20 miles below Richmond. By way of James river, landing on the south bank, at the moth Appomattox, about 23 miles from Richmond, ving upon Port Walfball, and threatening the rend capital from the rear, and cutting it off from railway communication with the Southern States By way of Suffolk, through Nangemond, of Wight, Southampton, and Prince George counties, along excellent roads, through a level, well plain, seizing Blandford Heights, overlooking Petersburg. This it a march of 58 miles. In the latter movement we would have the cover gunboats in the James river, if needed, and the privilege of lauding reinforcements as high up as City Point, 12 miles below Petersburg, and Coggin's Raint, miles bellow that city. Such a course of procedure as the latter was designed for