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captured. In spite of Butler's flippant report, the battle was a disastrous one to him. Major-General Gilmore, commanding the Tenth corps, at 7:25 a. m. asked General Butler in a written dispatch ifry lost. General Butler answered, No truth in report. Very soon after this, Butler dispatched Gilmore: Brooks is falling back to second line; Weitzel is also falling back. In a little while, at 9:30 a. m., General Gilmore states that he received a dispatch from Butler informing him that the enemy is pressing around our right; Smith has fallen back to near Halfway house; the enemy is near Dr.. General Butler's heroic soul was in a flame of zeal severe. At 10 a. m. he again dispatched Gilmore to get there at once; the troops at General Ames' old position are forced back. We will lose te, but not until he had first driven Ledlie's division from the position it had carried. General Gilmore, commanding Tenth army corps, who had volunteered to capture Petersburg and failed, was rel