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Sunday Morning, May 15th, 1864. The enemy yesterday threw a force of infantry on our extreme left and engaged our cavalry, protecting that flank. Our cavalry (Chambliss's brigade) fought them a considerable time, when they were reinforced by infantry, driving the enemy back and capturing from him some seventy or eighty prisoners. Everything is quiet at 12 o'clock today. The bearing of most of our troops was superb on Thursday last; but Harris's, Mabone's, and Lane's, and Pegram's brigades I have heard specially commended, as also the whole of Rodes's and Field's divisions. Early and Anderson, as commanders of corps, have shown extraordinary abilities and fitness for their positions. The roads are deep in mud, thus enbancing the difficulties of transportation. Their need, however, he no apprehensions on the score of rations, forage or ammunition. The wounded are being sent off as rapidly as possible. Yankee Generals Robertson and Stevenson are c
d from Gen. Butter the official report of Gen. Lee of the operations of Friday. He says their loss in killed is not large, but they have many wounded. He grieves to announce that Gen. Longstreet was severely wounded, Gen. Jenkins killed, and Gen. Pegram badly wounded on Thursday, and that it is supposed that Gen. Stafford will recover. He thanks a merciful God that every advance on their (Gen. Gront's) part has been repulsed. He states that our forces attacked them and caused some confusion at Richmond, transmitted by Gen. Butter to the War Department, states that the rebel loss in killed is not large, but that many are wounded. Gen Lee also states that he regrets to say that Gen Longstreet is dangerously wounded; also, that Gen Pegram and Stafford are wounded, and that Gen Jenkins is killed. Gen Jones is also killed and his body is reported to be in our possession. Reports from the front, not official, by parties that left there on Saturday, are to the effect that