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agoons, crossed over the Chain Bridge at an early hour this morning, spending the whole day in making reconnaissances of the new positions taken by the National forces. A Raid on the enemy's pickets. At 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Captain Barney, of the New York Twenty-fourth, accompanied by a guide and fourteen privates, moved round the east side of the hill three-quarters of a mile north of Falls Church, where the rebel outposts have been stationed. They approached in the bush witwhite horse, which has become famous to our pickets. Mr. Perkins, the guide, fired at the horse and shot him in the head, in the hope to take Powers prisoner. He escaped, however, and as the rebel picket was only three hundred yards distant, Capt. Barney gave the order to retire, which they did without the loss of a man, and bringing with them four rebel cavalry horses, thirteen pistols, four sabres, one Hall's carbine, several blankets, and one prisoner — a young man named Charles H. Knott, a