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quarters army of Northern Virginia "December 24, 1864. "Hon. James A. Seddon, Secretary of War: "General Fitz Lee reports that the force which attacked General Lomax on yesterday consisted of two divisions of the enemy's cavalry, under General Torbert. "Lomax was posted across the Madison turnpike, two and a half milesLomax was posted across the Madison turnpike, two and a half miles from Gordonsville. "The enemy was handsomely repulsed, and retired about 3 P. M., leaving some of his dead on the field. He traveled too rapidly last night for our troops to engage his rear, having passed Jack's shop, twelve miles from Gordonsville, one hour after dark. "Thirty-two prisoners, captured by the enemy at Liberty Mills on the 22d, being unable to keep up on the retreat, were liberated. "Lomax's loss was slight. "R. E. Lee." From Southwestern Virginia--the enemy driven out of the country — the salt works little damaged. The following official dispatch, which was received on Saturday, explains the situation of affairs i