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. The New York Tribune says: The recent attempt of General Early, with the brigades of Lee, Walker, and Rosser, under the immediate command of Fitzhugh Lee, to capture the Union garrison at Petersburg and take possession of Cumberland and New Creek, has proved a failure. A few empty wagons--thirty- five in all — of Colonel Thoburn's force, were captured by the rebels on their route from Petersburg. General Kelly gives a brief account of the discomfiture of the enemy in a dispatch to Govn into the hands of our troops. It appears from this paper that General Early was to cut the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Martinsburg, and by a combination of movements attempt the capture of such Union forces as were between Martinsburg and New Creek. At the latter place Gen. Early, having heard that we were concentrating troops at Martinsburg, and having been informed that General Averill was there with a strong cavalry force, determined to alter his plan. He therefore dispatched General