Browsing named entities in a specific section of The Daily Dispatch: September 2, 1864., [Electronic resource]. Search the whole document.
Found 21 total hits in 13 results.
The war news. Passengers from Petersburg inform us that with the exception of some shelling and the usual picket firing, nothing occurred yesterday worthy of notice. Grant and Meade, having sent off their lying bulletins in regard to the engagement at Reams's station, seem to be quietly reflecting upon the effect they will have upon the Northern mind in general and the Chicago Convention in particular. There are, however, rumors of important movements on the part of the enemy, which, though we place little faith in them, it may be proper to notice. In the first place, the report is renewed that the enemy has withdrawn from the Weldon railroad; but that "woft-told tale" has been so frequently exploded that we give it no consideration whatever.--Nevertheless, since the rumor gained some credence in camp, scouts were sent out to ascertain the enemy's position; but the result of their observations has not yet transpired. We venture the prediction, however, that they found th