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. We held possession of the battle-field all light. [Second Dispatch.] Headquarters, May 7, via Orange C. H. May 8. --Gen. Lee ordered Gen. Ewell to make a demonstration on the enemy's right at night, during which we captured Gens. Shaler and Seymour. It was discovered that the enemy had thrown up entrenchments along his whole tent on the Germanna road. His position behind these works and thick woods is very strong. It is not impossible, however, that we will get pos. Headq'rs Army Northern Va., May 7th, 1864, 8 P. M. Hon. Secretary of War: General Gordon turned the enemy's extreme right yesterday evening, and drove him from his rifle pits. Among the prisoners captured are Generals Seymour and Shaler. A number of arms were also taken. The enemy has abandoned the Germanna Ford road, and removed his pontoon bridge towards Ely's. There has been no attack to-day — only slight skirmishing along the line. R. E. Lee. The foll