ight of our line; Lee's headquarters was at Yellow Tavern.
He is sufficiently recovered to direct the battle.
Butler has mostly if not entirely evacuated Bermuda Hundred; doubtless gone to Grant.
The President rode out this morning toward the battle-field.
Every one is confident of success, since Beauregard and Lee command. ll can hardly be averted.
Our shattered army could hardly get back across the Appomattox, with Butler's army interposed between — if he still has his army at Bermuda Hundred.
Sunday, June 19
Hazy and cool.
We have no details this morning of the fighting yesterday, and some doubt if a battle was fought.
I presume assaultequently dry and dusty, but the sun in a haze, like Indian summer.
As I feared; there is trouble with Beauregard.
He drew off his troops from in front of Bermuda Hundred to reinforce the fewer regiments at Petersburg, and saved that city, and Gen. Lee had to drive the enemy off again from the abandoned line.
It is said Beaure