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ety when within two miles of the bridge. This movement caused a corresponding movement on the part of our men, and each separate detachment was followed through the dense pine woods, over streams and marshes, until a late hour in the night. Captain Burton, on the staff, having the fastest horse, at one time ordered Early's adjutant-general to surrender, under the supposition that he was the General himself; Early was in three yards of the Adjutant at the time. Burton being alone, the demand tBurton being alone, the demand to surrender was responded to by a shot which wounded his horse, causing him to fall, fastening the Captain by one leg to the ground. This opportune moment was improved by Early, and he again plunged into mire and the pines, this time closely pursued by Captain Hazleton, of the First Vermont. Early was finally forced to ford the South Anna, two miles below the bridge, at a point where, under different circumstances, no man would have ventured to cross. Here, too, he was so closely followed tha