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serve near City Point, in view of the operations there in progress on the north bank of the James river, was ordered at daylight on Sunday morning to return to Petersburg, march south of that city, and occupy, by a rapid movement, the railroad to Weldon. On Thursday afternoon, Warren reached Reams's station, eight miles from Petersburg, the Confederate pickets falling back before his advance. Whilst a portion of his force was destroying the track Warren, with the remainder, removed northwakilled and wounded, retired to their entrenchments, carrying with them from nine hundred to a thousand prisoners. Simultaneously with this attack upon Warren's right flank, another body of Confederates fell upon his extreme left, west of the Weldon road, broke it, and captured five or six hundred prisoners, mostly from the regular brigade, commanded by General Hays, who is himself missing. The entire Federal line was then forced back with heavy loss in killed and wounded. Before dark,