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e was not over twenty thousand landed. Dispatch from Williamsburg. Williamsburg, May 8, Via Washington, May 9, 1862. The details of the engagement of Monday are so voluminous and incorrect that it will be necessary to await the report of General McClellan, which is now being prepared. The official report of the killed and wounded being too lengthy to send over the military telegraph, it has been forwarded by mail. Deserters from the enemy are hourly coming in. General Jameson has been appointed Military Governor and Provost Marshal of the town. The expedition up Yorkriver has been most successful, and we now occupy West Point. Heavy firing has been heard in that direction, but the particlars are not known. Yesterday the advance guard of our cavalry had a skirmish with the rear guard of the enemy, about seven miles from here. The main body of the enemy have retreated across the James river. The general impression with military men is that the