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of it Nothing of especial importance occurred yesterday. A report was brought by the train from Petersburg last evening that about 11 o'clock a body of the enemy's cavalry, having taken a circuitous route from their main army, dashed down upon Dearing's camp, on the road to Dinwiddie Courthouse, intending to surprise and capture the whole command. Dearing's men, however, were fully prepared, and repulsed them with ease, driving them back to their lines. A number of prisoners were broughDearing's men, however, were fully prepared, and repulsed them with ease, driving them back to their lines. A number of prisoners were brought over last evening and assigned quarters in the Libby. Colonel Thompson B. Lamar, of Florida, who was wounded on the 20th ultimo on the Weldon railroad, died in Dinwiddie county on Tuesday last. He was a brave and gallant officer. From Georgia. We have news of fighting near Atlanta, but the accounts thus far received are confused and unsatisfactory. It is stated that on Wednesday last the enemy's entrenchments were attacked and taken by Generals Stephen D. Lee and Patrick Clebur