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The victory at Petersburg. We have the particulars of the victory near Petersburg, Thursday evening. It appears that General Lee, having ascertained that the enemy was moving his infantry from the front down the railroad for the purpose of tearing up the track, determined to make counter movements to check them. Accordingly, on Wednesday night, Lieutenant General A. P. Hill moved from his position south of the city, and marching down the county roads, encamped in the vicinity of Reams's statistic from Petersburg, and on Thursday got his command in position for action when the proper moment should arrive. The Express says: The enemy had erected a strong line of works on the road about one mile this side of Reams' station. A brigade of cavalry, under command of the notorious Spear, were found engaged in tearing up the railroad track three or four miles beyond Reams's, with a heavy support of infantry in convenient distance. About 8 o'clock A. M., General Hampton swooped
The duelling case again. --According to adjournment, the examination in the duelling case between Mr. E. C. Elmore as the principal on one side, and Mr. H. Rives Pollard as the second on the other, was resumed before Jusnees Riddick and Lee, of Henrico county, on Saturday last. Upon the opening of the case, Mr. John B. Young, the prosecuting attorney, called to the witness stand Mr. George W. Butler, and desired to know of him whether, in his evidence on a previous occasion, he did not say that, from a conversation with Mr. Elmore, he learnt that a "hostile meeting" had taken place between himself and Mr. John M. Daniel ! To this question Mr. Butler replied that he did not say that Mr. Elmore told him anything about a "hostile" meeting, but simply that there had been a meeting. If Mr. Young understood him to use the word "hostile" at all, he was sure there was some mistake. Dr. A. E. Peticolas was then called to the stand, when certain questions were propounded by Mr
Runaway.--five hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 1st of August, my man Kinchin — calls himself Herbert. He is black; good appearance; quick in action; about five feet nine inches high, and twenty-two to twenty-five years old; was purchased in Richmond in July last of Mr. C. E. Morbin, who resides near Jude's Ferry, in Powhatan county. I will pay the above reward if he is delivered to Lee &Bowman, Richmond, Virginia, or confined in jail so I get him. G. A. Whtte, Lexington, Virginia. au 24--12t*
Jack, about eighteen years old, black and slim; bought of P. J. Stern, of Raleigh, North Carolina. Jim, black, about twenty-one or twenty-two years old; raised in Maryland; is tall and very likely. William, a brown-skin boy, about twenty or twenty-two years old; raised in or near this city; once owned by F. J. Sampson, an agent at the Richmond and Danville depot. Elijah, of brown complexion, about thirty-five years old; raised near Charlottesville, and is a No. 1 cook. Both of his legs were swollen and sore at the time he left. Sally, a mulatto girl, about twenty-five years old; raised in Loudoun county; was purchased of N. M. Lee; tall and slender, with long black hair. Harriet, fifteen or sixteen years old, brown skin, with a bushy head of hair. They left my farm, in Lunenburg, about the last of June, with the Wilson raiding party. I will pay the above reward for all of them, or five hundred dollars for any one of them. E. H. Stokes. au 5--4w*