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Federal cavalry raid. During the strategic movements and fighting on the Rappahannock, which have resulted so gloriously for our arms, a large Federal cavalry force, under General Stoneman, made a raid across the Rapidan to the line of the Central Railroad, striking it first at Trevillian's Depot, where, on Saturday, the track was destroyed. We have already published some rather vague accounts of his subsequent movements upon other points of that road, and also upon the Fredericksburg roa
The raid was bold and has caused, perhaps, more than its due share of alarm in this community.
The Yankees will crow over it as much as they can in order to diminish the force of the terrible blow General Lee has given them.
Stoneman's raid was evidently never intended to reach this city, although the apprehension that it was aiming for Richmond was not confined entirely to the unmilitary citizens who promptly and properly enlisted for defence, just as they did in the never-