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ing official report of the affair was received at the War Office on Saturday evening: Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia, "December 10, 1864. "Hen. James A. Seddon, Secretary of War: "About noon yesterday the First division of the Second corps of the enemy, supporting their cavalry, forced back our cavalry pickets on the Vaughan road, south of the Appomattox, and advanced towards Dinwiddie Courthouse. "To-day, our cavalry, reinforced by infantry, drove them back across Hatcher's run, capturing a few prisoners and re-establishing our lines. "R. E. Lee." The enemy on the Weldon railroad.--they are Refused at Bellfield. It is now ascertained that the column of the enemy who started for Weldon, along the line of the Petersburg and Weldon railroad, has been ascertained to consist of the Fifth corps, part of the Second and a considerable force of cavalry. They started out well supplied with subsistence and ammunition, driving their own beeves and those of