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wing official dispatch from General Lee, received last evening at the War Department, gives further details of our brilliant victory: "Headquarters army Northern Virginia, "August 26, 1864. "Hon. J. A. Seddon, Secretary of War: "General A. P. Hill attacked the enemy in his entrenchments at Reams's station yesterday evening, and at the second assault carried his entire line. "Cook's and McRae's North Carolina brigades, under General Heth, and Lane's North Carolina brigade, of Wilcox's division, under General Connor, with Pegram's artillery, composed the assaulting party. "One line of breastworks was carried by the cavalry under General Hampton with great gallantry, who contributed largely to the success of the day. "Seven stands of colors, two thousand prisoners and nine pieces of artillery are in our possession. "The loss of the enemy in killed and wounded is reported to be heavy — ours relatively small. "Our profound gratitude is due to the Giver o
Victory at Petersburg. Petersburg, August 26. --Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill engaged the enemy near Reams's station, twelve miles below here, yesterday evening, dislodging them from the railroad at that point, capturing between fifteen hundred and two thousand prisoners and nine pieces of artillery. Our loss is not heavy. Brigadier-General Spears, the notorious Yankee raider, is reported captured. Captain Clarke, Assistant Adjutant-General of Wilcox's brigade, is slightly wounded.