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From Petersburgexplosion of one of Grant's mines. repulse of the enemy-large captures of prisoners, colors &c. The Breach retaken! [from our own Correspondent.] Petersburg, Va., July 29, 1864. The whole of the spring and two thirds of the summer have past and neither Petersburg nor Richmond have fallen yet.--Grant, as you know, still maintains a show of force along our entire front at this place, but it is very evident that the bulk of his force is elsewhere. A part of it
The troops in the trenches have many improvised comforts which persons at distance little dream of — though, of course, soldiering is not the most pleasant business in the world, even under the most favorable circumstances. X.
Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864.
At length there is an and to the lull in the battle storm hereabouts, and Grant, tired of the indiscriminate slaughter that has attended his efforts to destroy Gen. Lee's army by assaulting its breastworks, having some