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, and all supposed that an other death struggle for the mastery was about to occur. Fortunately the precautions taken by our great chief were so wise, and his dispositions so admirable, that all the brave Confederate soldier had to do, when he rose from his dreams on the ground behind the entrenchments, was to reach out for his trusty musket. As you were informed by my letter of the 16th and by Gen Lee's official dispatches, the enemy moved a portion of his forces to the east bank of the Ny; in the direction of the Richmond and Fredericksburg railroad. The opinion prevailed at the time that Grant was trying to throw his army to the east side of the Mattapoul, and that he would probably move down the stream to Bowling Green, and possibly to West Point, where he would form a junction with Butler and Smith. Doubtless he desired to produce this impression upon Gen Lee, as in that event he might reasonably "calculate" that the latter would make a corresponding movement to the east.