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Great victory at Chancellorsville.enemy retreating across the Rappahannock!Gen. Paxton killed — Gens Jackson, Heth, and a P Hill, wounded.official Dispatch from Gen. Lee. Milford, May 3d, 1863. To President Davis: Yesterday Gen Jackson penetrated to the rear of the enemy and drove him from all his positions from the Wilderness to within one mile of Chancellorsville. He was engaged at the same time in front by two of Longstreet's divisions. Many prisoners were taken, and t
s around Chancellorsville, and driven back towards the Rappahannock, over which he is now retreating.
We have again to thank Almighty God for a great victory.
I regret to state that Gen. Paxton was killed, General Jackson severely and Gens Heth and A. P. Hill slightly wounded. (Signed) R. E. Lee, General Commanding.
The following dispatch was received yesterday morning at the War Department, from Maj. Boyle, the Provost Marshal at Gordonsville:
Gordonsville, May 4.-