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he following soothing telegram from Lincoln: "Washington, Sunday, October 9 5:20 P. M. "General at Simon Cameron, Philadelphia: "There is absolutely no news here from the Army of the Potomac not published in Stanton's bulletin of yesterday and before. The line is open, and mere business dispatches are passing over it. Have no alarm on bogus dispatches. A. Lincoln." Here is Stanton's official dispatch:from Secretary Stanton to General Dix. War Department, Washington, October 8, 1864--12M. Major-General John A. Dix: This department has received the following reports of the enemy's assault yesterday upon General Butler's line, their subsequent repulse, and general Birney's brilliant action, driving the enemy to their inner line of entrenchments around Richmond: "Headquarters Department of Virginia. "and North Carolina, "Friday, October 7, 6:30 P. M. "Lieutenants General U. S. Grant. "At 6:30 A. M., the enemy having moved Fields's and hoke's divisi