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The fight at Samaria Church. [Correspondence of the Dispatch.] June 25, 1864. Our cavalry, under command of our skillful and gallant General Wade Hampton, were engaged yesterday with Sheridan's marauders and house burners, on the Westover and Nance's Shop road, at or near Samaria Church. The enemy advanced in large force and attacked us, seemingly sanguine of riding "right through." The animated cracking of the carbines of our sharpshooters and that of the enemy made it apparent tape was by immediate flight.--The fields and road were strewn with their dead and wounded, and their retreat became a perfect rout. We felt sorry when we saw wounded horses lying on the field — for the horse is a noble animal — but the cries of Sheridan's thieves and house burners was music to our ears, and we saw with satisfaction that many of these plunderers had met their just dues for their many outrages. More than two hundred prisoners and a portion of their wagon train, I am informed