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ad, captured five prisoners belonging to Warren's Fifty army corps, killed two and drove the rest — some one hundred and fifty--in a perfect stampede, nearly half a mile back to their supports. We did not lose a man in this skirmish. This movement developed the fact that the enemy had two signal stations in the tops of two large pines, from which they could very plainly observe any changes in the disposition of our troops. Official report of the battle of Reams's station, on the 25th ultimo. The following is General A. P. Hill's official report of the battle fought at Reams's station, on the Weldon railroad, on yesterday week: "Headquarters Third Corps, "August 31, 1864. "Colonel: I have the honor to report the correct list of results in the fight of the 25th at Reams's station. We captured twelve stands of colors, nine pieces of artillery, ten caissons, twenty- one hundred and fifty prisoners, thirty-one hundred stands of small arms and thirty-two horses.
by the President. No such commissioners have been appointed, and the idea has been abandoned. Not even a drop of the oil of peace for the wounds of those writhing patients at the Northwest! This is excellent, and shows that Abraham's blindness is more to be relied on for peace than that chief of all humbugs, the Chicago Convention. The Yankee defeat on the Weldon railroad. The Yankees, in their official and newspaper accounts of their disaster on the Weldon railroad on the 25th ultimo, try their best to make it a victory. Hancock, who only lost two thousand seven hundred prisoners and nine guns, says, in his official dispatch: "The fighting was continuous till dark, the enemy being held in check by artillery, dismounted cavalry and skirmishers. At dark we withdrew for reasons stated. "The Chief of Artillery reports that he lost about two hundred and fifty horses. "The enemy made no advance up to a late hour last night, as far as could be seen — holdi
nd the telegraph was depended on the do the rest. The occasion was so serious that the talents of the great liar, Stanton, were put in requisition without, we think, sufficient cause; for Grant could have been depended on to write the telegrams, although he has been very generally beaten in the field since this campaign opened; or, if he distrusted his own invention, he has two very promising subordinates in Hancock and Meade. Stanton, it seems, telegraphs to Dix, that "on Thursday, the 25th, General Hancock, who was at Reams's station, was attacked severed times during the day, but repulsed every assault. At half-past 5 in the evening, a combined attack was made on his centre and left, which, after one of the most desperate assaults of the war, "resulted in the enemy withdrawing from the field, leaving their dead and wounded on the ground." This lie is so shameless, so impudent, and so bold, that we should feel disposed to credit it entirely to Stanton did not the telegrap