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[Press dispatches]from Northern Virginia. Orange C. H., May 6. --A considerable engagement occurred yesterday about twenty miles below here, near Parker's store, in Spotsylvania county, on the plankroad, between part of Ewell's corps and the 5th corps of Yankee infantry, including Syke's regulars. The engagement lasted from 12 o'clock until night. Our troops repulsed the enemy most handsomely, capturing 981 privates and 41 commissioned officers, who have arrived here. Gen. J. M. Jones, and Col. Warren, of the 19th Va., were killed, and Gen. Stafford mortally wounded. [Second Dispatch.] Orange C. H., May 6. --The following additional particulars of the fight yesterday have reached this place; Gens. Heth and Wilcox were in the fight of yesterday.--They checked and drove back three corps and two divisions of the enemy. Laws's North Carolina brigade last night surprised and captured 300 prisoners. Gen. Pegram was painfully wounded in the knee. From 3 o'c