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ughter of the enemy thus far has been immense, and if it keeps on at this rate their movement "on to Richmond" will be finally checked. With regard to the sixteen pieces of artillery taken by the enemy, we have a well authenticated report that they were subsequently recaptured by our troops. Latest official Dispatch from Gen. Lee. The following dispatch was received at the War Department yesterday evening: Spotsylvania C H., May 14. To the President: The enemy assaulted Wilcox lines this morning and were handsomely repulsed.--Mahone's and Lane's brigades attacked his left, capturing 300 prisoners and four stands of colors. Light skirmishing along the whole line during the day. The enemy seems to be moving towards our right. In the afternoon Wright's and Harris's brigades assaulted his left and captured some prisoners and one stand of colors. (Signed) R. E. Lee. Guiney's Station, May 12. --Very little of interest transpired yesterday. Heav