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ete an account of the fight at Ream's Station, on Wednesday, that there is now but little to add. A prisoner states that the first charge was led by the noted Col Speare, who advanced with the remark that he would "ride through those — dismounted cavalry or die in the attempt." The result showed that while many of Speare's men dieSpeare's men died in the attempt, it was not so easy a matter to ride through the Confederate lines. The charge was so gallantly met by both infantry and artillery that the enemy's column recalled, and did not again come forward. The report of the capture of the 10th and 14th Alabama regiments grows "small by degrees and beautifully less." It ire easily repulsed. This, with some cannonading, constitutes the only sign of activity among the Yankees for two days past. It is reported by prisoners that Speare was wounded on Wednesday. [from our own correspondent] Petersburg, Va., July 1, 2 P. M. After Mahone had put the enemy to flight at Reams's Station, t