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s made. The surprise was a partial, but not a complete success. On the right Heckman's brigade; of smith's corps, upon whom the first blow fell, almost surrounded, were driven back on another brigade in confusion, and many of them, including Gen. Heckman, were taken prisoners. The Confederate also gained other important advantages on this part of the line, but it is stated, were not so successful in the assault on Gen Gillmore's corps, which occupied the left. The result, in brief, was al, it is said, attacked in overwhelming numbers. We do not see that the operations in this quarter give the slightest promise of success, not withstanding the glowing accounts of the correspondents of the press, and the fact that Gen. Butler commands in person. In the meantime the women of Richmond, aware of his proximity and peculiarities, are removing their pianofortes and teaspoons. Recent reports state that Gen Butler lost five thousand men when Gen Heckman was engaged with the enemy.