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were driven some distance, who heavy loss in killed, wounded, and prisoners. At an early hour in the morning the following official dispatch was received from Gen. Beauregard, commanding the forces on the Southside. Drewry's Bluff,May 16, 1864--6.30 A. M. To Gen. B Bragg, The progress is very satisfactory. Gen. the enemy's fight flank this morning and is driving him towards our hold still on the fight, and are the enemy back in front of our and capturing some artilleries of the Ni river is said to afford a very strong position, but we rely upon Gen. Lee to take a stronger one. The following private dispatch from Mayor Slaughter, of Fredericksburg, was received yesterday morning: Guiney's Station, May 16, 1864. The Yankees advanced in force about two miles on our right. They hold Massaponax Church. All quiet to day-no firing. Immense Yankee trains are passing from the telegraph and plank roads to Fredericksburg. They can be seen from Hicks