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rough the medium of the Northern Associated Press: A skirmish — army movements, etc. Washington, July 8. --There was a skirmish last night between the pickets of the Eighth battalion of the District of Columbia Volunteers, under Major Gerhardt, and the pickets of the Confederate forces on the other sale of the Great Falls. The former lost one man. The enemy, concealed in the bushes, were fired at, with what effect was not ascertained. A detachment of 3,000 recruits for the Maine regiments, also 150 horses for baggage trains, reached Washington this morning. The skirmish at Great Falls. Washington, July 8, --Further intelligence from Gerhardt's District of Columbia Volunteers at Great Falls has been received. Two of his men were killed and several wounded in the skirmish of yesterday. The Secessionists had a body of cavalry. The parties were separated by the Potomac, but kept up the fight at intervals throughout yesterday. A company of Texas cavalry