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, July 5, 1861. Fortress Monroe, Sunday, July 7. On Thursday evening Capt. Hammel, of Hawkins's Zouaves, having suspicions of the presence of a scouting partyof the road. In this the officer sat down to rest. A few moments afterward Capt. Hammel's party, still halting, were alarmed at the sound of four shots in the direc 5 o'clock, when a number of the enemy were discovered lying in the bushes. Capt. Hammel with great coolness ordered his men to break ranks and each pick his man, anired in a costume almost like that of the Vermont Regiment, and for a moment Capt. Hammel and his men looked at them with surprise. The next instant, however, the whons, with a field-piece, made their appearance sweeping down to the rescue. Capt. Hammel's Zouaves loaded immediately, and the flying rebels rushed on toward the appround, and mattresses covered with clotted blood. A pursuit was not made by Capt. Hammel and his company, (not a single one of whom was injured in the skirmish), on