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Burial of "Lady Davis." --A volunteer in one of the Kentucky regiments in Virginia, relates the following incident: "Yesterday afternoon, during a lull in the storm, quite an affecting and notable little incident occurred. "Lady Davis," a pet kitten of the South Licking Rebels, who we found in Harper's Ferry, and who on all our long marches and dreary bivouacks John Kennedy has carefully nursed, was buried with all the honors of war. Three volleys were fired over her grave, and the little lady whose playful pranks had so often amused the boys, was left to discover the whereabouts of a Cat's Paradise. Named after the accomplished wife of President Davis, she was not unworthy of the cognomen, but being graceful, winning, beautiful, and not a little proud of the elegant coral necklace that was suspended about her neck. Let us say farewell, and repeat the famous and somewhat threadbare Latin joke: Requies Cat in pane.
tion was given me by a member of the Clarke Cavalry, who was in the charge and who came to Winchester for another horse for Col. Stuart. The gentleman could give no account of the killed or wounded, as he came immediately away. He said that in the retreat he saw several horses following with empty saddles. Gen. Patterson's force of 17,000 men were last night encamped at Bunker Hill. The last rumor, at this moment received, is that the enemy have retreated and are advancing on Harper's Ferry. At any rate, it appears to be the impression that we shall have no fight. The prisoners taken a Falling Waters say that the time of four regiments in Patterson's command expires on the 18th of the month, and that they will go home. Mr. Thomas R. Sharp, of your city, is now at this place, and has had forty four Baltimore and Ohio Railroad cars hauled to Strasburg. Wm.Prescott Smith, Master of Transportation on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, is in this place to-day. He
[special Dispatch to Richmond Dispatch.]Latest from Manassas!flag of truce from the enemy.death of Maj. Harrison.&c., &c., &c., Manassas, July 19. --Everything quiet here to-day. A flag of truce was sent in by the enemy, asking permission to bury their dead, in which they have been busily engaged. They have probably five hundred killed and wounded. Our loss is less than twenty dead. An attack is hourly expected. Geo. M. Muse, private in the Washington Artillery, of New Orleans, died to-day; also, Major Harrison, 11th Virginia Regiment. Two cannon and five hundred stand of arms were taken from the enemy. Gen. Patterson has crossed the Potomac at Harper's Ferry, doubtless to make a junction with Gen. McDowell. Fifty prisoners, principally Pennsylvanians, arrived here to-day from Winchester. It was Thomas, and not William Sangster, of the Alexandria Riflemen, who was killed