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kins killed. General Pegram was badly wounded yesterday. General Stafford, it is hoped, will recover. R. E. Lee. 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 following later dispatch from Gen. Lee was received yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock. It was sent from the battle-field at 9 o'clock in the morning: May 8th, 1864. Hm. Secretary of War: The enemy has abandoned his position and is moving towards Fredericksburg.--This army is in motion on his right flank, and our advance is now at Spotsylvania Court House. R. E. Lee.