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I propose briefly to recapitulate the events of the last five days with a short summary of results. On Tuesday night last the enemy appeared at Baylor's farm, about five miles below here, where Graham's battery and the militia fought them until their communication was exhausted and they were compelled to give back. On Wednesday they came in overwhelming force up Prince George and City Point roads, again compelling our troops to give back. Daring this evening they captured three guns of Sturdivant's battery, and a number of the men, including Capt S, and also batteries number five to seven inclusive. That of five is an exceedingly important one, and is the key to the rest. Just here it is not improper to say that these works were constructed by a civil engineer, and are said to be of no kind of service, and were so pronounced by Gen Beauregard when first he saw them. The first very severe fighting occurred on Thursday, near battery No. 9. Here the enemy assaulted Hoke's line