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ing along the lines — capture of prisoners — the raid upon Ashland, &c. Although two contending armies lie confronting ee cavalry, having started on a raid, had gotten as far as Ashland, where they met W H F Lee's division. A brisk fight ensuey from the Southside to the Peninsula. The raid upon Ashland. The Yankee cavalry force which advanced upon Ashland oAshland on Wednesday, was first met near Hanover C. H, by a portion of Gen. Fits Lee's troops, and skirmishing at once commenced, Our enemy's division (commanded by Wilson) until they reached Ashland, and retired a short distance beyond that point.--The Yankt it was contemplated to have extended the raid far beyond Ashland — probably to the canal and the Danville Railroad. It is hat the enemy burnt the South Anna bridge, two miles above Ashland. This structure is (or was) 60 feet in length and 70 feethaste to get away, left their handspikes behind.--While at Ashland they endeavored to entice off the negroes employed by the <
From Gen. Lee's army. Store's Farm, June 2. --Hampton Fought Wilson's division of Yankee cavalry near Ashland yesterday, defeating and pursuing it over three miles, and capturing some 75 prisoners and 300 horses. Our loss is estimated at 75. The enemy, during the day yesterday, assaulted our lies at various times in front of Heth and Rodes, and is Anderson's corps in front, and were handsomely repulsed each time. About dark yesterday, three divisions of the 6th Yankee corps assaulted Hoke's division, causing Clingman's North Carolina brigade for a time to give way. Colquitt's Georgia brigade quickly came its assistance, recovering nearly all the ground Clingman lost. Our loss was not over 200, and we captured about sixty prisoners. A good many of our men are missing, but it is supposed they will come in. This morning the enemy were found to have abandoned the front of A. P. corps, stretching from nearly around to the Mechanicville pike. Wilcox's skirmishers