Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: May 25, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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Army of Northern Virginia,Spotsylvania C. H., May 2nd, 1864. We had a little excitement last evening, but today all is quiet as a summer morning. It was ascertained yesterday that the enemy was again referring from our left front, where he had been so handsomely repulsed the day before by Gordon, and was moving towards the Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad. Gen. Lee, nor to allow his adversary to proceed alone, ordered Ewell to advance and strike him in the flank and rear, and thus compel him to return to his former position — Ewell marched cut of the trenches late in the afternoon, and encountered the enemy a little before sunset. A sharp, brief combat ensued, the enemy being thrown into considerable confusion and referring before our troops. It is believed that the attack would have resulted in important captures had all portions of the command behaved equally well, but Jones's brigade, of Johnson's division, which did not stand firmly at the Wilderness, and was the firs