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atch received at the War Department states that the enemy did not renew the attack on our lines after four o'clock on Tuesday. His force on the Charles City road, after advancing to within two miles of White's tavern, was driven back across White Oak swamp. Our loss was small. We regret to announce the death of that brave and dashing young officer, Brigadier-General Victor J. B. Girardey. He was killed by a shot in the forehead while leading his command in a charge to re-occupy the worke hostilities below Richmond yesterday. The Yankees doubtless got enough of it in the fight on Tuesday, when the slaughter is represented to have been very heavy, and are glad of an opportunity to recuperate on the borders of the salubrious White Oak swamp. As one of the fruits of our victory on that day, we may mention the capture of four hundred prisoners, including twelve commissioned officers, who arrived in the city yesterday and were quartered at the Libby. A vague report is in cir