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driven at all points. There has been no straggling. At the last accounts Hancock was pushing forward rapidly by the left to Spotsylvania Court House, and yeste Saturday. The rebels were in full retreat for Richmond by the divided road. Hancock passed through Spotsylvant C. H. at daylight yesterday.--Our headquarters at nvania Court House, and it was reported from the front on Sunday morning that Gen Hancock was in occupation of that place. Gen Grant's whole army was in vigorous purade repeated and furious assaults up on our right and left wings, commanded by Hancock and Sedgwick, with temporary successes, but has been driven back with great slh Pennsylvania, wounded. At the latest dates received by the War Department Gen Hancock was rapidly pushing by the left to Spotsylvania Court-House. --Heavy cannonas army was in full retreat through Spotsylvania, and when the messenger left Gen Hancock was entering the place in pursuit. We have captured many prisoners, but
what is said There. We publish this morning news from the Northern press to the 12th inclusive. The extracts given are curious and amusing.--Up to the 9th, which is the latest date of our first batch of news, Stanton had the telegraph under his control, and made it say what he wanted it to say. Grant was victorious and on his way to Richmond, said Stanton; but he singularly enough sends him via Fredericksburg, which is due east of Germanna, while Richmond is due south.--He however puts Hancock on the same day (the 8th) into Spotsylvania Court-House, from which, if he was ever there, he was certainly whipped, as our forces hold it and confront the enemy, who has been unable to dislodge them. "The cool determination and courage" of the Federal troops, says the truthful Stanton, "was too much for the desperate fury of the rebels, who have been driven at all points" ! ! Butler sent him General Lee's modest and guarded message of the first battle, and he communicated that to the publi