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rear passed Tunstall's at 10 a. M. I think their rartillery and watgon tains appear to have taken a road nearer the Pamunkey. I shall be at Atlee's Station on Virginia Central Railroad to-night, looking out for any advance on the h city or Hanover Juctio. My pickets at Bottom's Bridge were driven inthsi evening at 2 oclock and theeemy are reported advancingup Williamsburg raod. Ithink it is probbly 300 or 400 cavalry making a diversion in favor of the march of their main body toward Old Church. Pleasehave a telegraphic operator put at Atlee's at once.

Most respectfully,

FITZ. LEE,

Major-General.

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MECHANICSVIALLE ROAD, May 19, 1864 - 4 p. m.

General BRAXTON BRAGG, or

GenerL RANSOM,

Mechaqnicsville Road:

Reports of the eemy's cavalry moving to Old Church confirmed. They will rpbably move fromtehre up the Pamunkey and strike in agbout Hanover Court- house, or the Juncti. I shall mvoe up the line of Central Railroad and watch their movements. Will be at Atlee's Station to- night, or farther up the railroad if necessary. Please have telegraphic operator sent to Atlee's Station.

FITZ. LEE,

Major-General.

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CHAFFIN'S BLUFF, May 19, 1864 - 3 a. m.

General BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

I have informaition the enemy's cavalry crossed the Chickahominy at Forge Bridge and Turner's Bridge, and turned up the river. One hour ago drove inour pickets, Varina, using artillery andmusketry. nothing further yet k own. Will keep you advised.

R. RANSOM,

Major-General.

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MILFORD, May 19, 1864.

Generqal B. BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

Cna my cavalry now be sent up! I need them gretly.

WADE HAMPTON.

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DREWRY'S BLUFF, May 19, 1864 - 9.45 p. m.

General BRAGG,

Richmond, Va.:

Hoke's aborard, Brton's embarking. Advance of Hoke's left 9.15 Let transporta return promptly. Core's and Kemper['s briogades behind; how far not known. No delay so far.

FRANK PARKER,

Aide- de- Cmap.

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