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The Demonstration against Petersburg — advance of the enemy in force-- fighting — a portion of our taken — capture of Sturdivant's battery, Etc. At an early hour yesterday morning the various rumors from Petersburg began to assume shape and forx or seven columns deep. The brunt of the assault was sustained by the 26th and 46th regiments, of Wise's brigade, and Sturdivant's battery, of Richmond. Of the result of this attack the Express says: Three furious assaults were made, the enee have conversed say that Captain S and his men stood by manfully to their work, and the last discharge was made by Captain Sturdivant almost solitary and alone. Among others reported captured is Major Batte, of the Petersburg City Battalion.--Captain Sturdivant is a resident of Richmond, and for many years previous to the commencement of the war was engaged in the practice of law. Soon after the opening of hostilities he raised his company in this city, and has acquired a good reputation <