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