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Battle at Hampton.
Defeat of Abe Lincoln's troops!
heavy loss reported.
Victory for the Confederate Army!
Retreat of the Invaders!
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]

Norfolk, May 26.
--There was fighting at Hampton this morning with muskets. The bridge between Hampton and Old Point was burnt last night.

[Second Dispatch.]

Norfolk,May 26.--Hampton was occupied by Federal troops last night. They landed in boats, the bridge having been burnt. Firing was heard from 2 o'clock till 10 this morning. It is reported that the Federal troops were repulsed with heavy loss, and retired to Old Point.

Col. August's or Col. De Russy's Regiment said to have been engaged.

[Third Dispatch.]

Norfolk,May 26.--P. M.--A heavy battle took place early this morning, just outside of Hampton. Seven hundred of Lincoln's troops reported killed, and fifty of ours killed and wounded.

The enemy retreated to Fortress Monroe.

The Hamptonians drew Lincoln's men on by an engagement, until they got them under the fire of our troops, who came from and through Richmond.

The latter were concealed in ambush.


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