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Culpeper C. H. A. signal message reached Gen. Stuart apprising him that the immense camps of the enemy near Culpeper C. H. were enveloped in dense smoke, and that Gen. Meade, with his whole army, was moving rapidly in the direction of the Rappahannock. Upon the receipt of this intelligence Gen. Stuart, with his command, pressed rapidly to Culpeper C. H., arriving there in time to engage Meade's rear guard, consisting of one brigade of infantry and the whole of his cavalry, commanded by Gen. Pleasanton. Gen. Stuart ordered a charge, which was led by Brig.-Gen. J. B. Gordon, one of the most dashing cavaliers I know. This charge resulted in a total rout and confusion of the enemy, which was followed up in fine style by Gen. Stuart until be reached the crimsoned stained fields of Brandy. There the enemy belted, and evinced a stubborn determination to hold the ground. In the meantime Gen. Fitz Lee, who is always a whale in a fight, was not idle. He had been left with his command near