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[from our own Correspondent.] Army of Northern Virginia,Near Spotsylvania C. H., May 19, 1864. On Tuesday evening about 4 P. M. Gen. Wright, on our right centre, with two regiments, moved forward on a reconnaissance towards the enemy's lines. Before going far, the enemy threw forward their skirmishers. An engagement, lasting a few in moments ensued, when our men fell back, and nothing else was done along our infantry lines during that day. Late that afternoon, the enemy having advanced some cavalry near to Stanard's Mid, on the telegraph road, our cavalry met them and hold them in check. Early yesterday morning, about daylight, a picked command of Yankees, composed. It is said, of volunteers who were called on by Grant in person, inside a faint of a purpose to assault our but they had scarcely mole their appearance on Lowell's which our artillery opened upon them with grape, shrapnel, and case shot. commanded the enemy's column, but their performances reflected