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New York and Baltimore papers, to the 25th instant, inclusive, furnish the following interesting summary: From Petersburg and vicinity. The 13th corps, under Gen Smith has crossed the Appomattox river and joined Grant's main body. The Washington Star of Friday, 24th learns from parties arriving from the front than whilst the 2d and 3rd corps, Hancock's and Wright's, were making, on Wednesday last, a flank movement to the left, in the direction of the Petersburg and Weldon Railroad, they were suddenly attacked by the Confederates in strong force, who struck the left of Hancock's corps, and, rolling it up, captured a number of prisoners. At the same time they fell upon the rear of the second brigade, of the third division, and caused great embarrassment to the latter; but subsequently. it is asserted, the Confederate advance was checked. The 2nd New York battery lost four guns. The fighting around Petersburg is spoken of us unparalleled for "desperation and va
Castle Thunder items --Henry Swalmeyer, member of company A, 15th Virginia regiment, was arrested yesterday afternoon by the Confederate detectives, and looked up in Castle Thunder. Swalmeyer has been absent from his company over twelve months, and it is believed has been in the city the most of the time. He was a resident of Richmond at the time he entered the service, and was formerly engaged in mercantile pursuits here. When arrested he was in the neighborhood of his residence, and gave the detectives a pretty good run before they could catch him. William Wright, slave of Robert Lane, of King and Queen, and Jim Johnson, slave of Dr. Maye, of Powhatan, were arrested by detectives Weathersford and Reese yesterday, charged with stealing a large lot of blankets, sheets, &c., from the C S Medical Purveyor's store. The stolen articles were found in a room occupied by these negroes, and in their trunks were found upwards of sixty keys of various descriptions.