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ern regiments. They weren't scared, they were thrashed. "Masked batteries," like the cry of "Bluebeard," to bad children, are the terror of the Northern people. The term is used so often in their fanciful stories of pretended victories, that it has become ridiculous. They should call a pocket revolver a masked battery. The Suffolk (Va.) Continentals and Marion Rangers whose term of enlistment expired on Saturday last, have re-inlisted for nine months more. The following is from the Bull Run correspondent of the Mississippian: While Joe, a servant of Erskine Watkins, was cooking a chicken in a kitchen near the hospital, a ball passed near him and struck his skillet. In his report he said, "Bless God! Massa, I never saw de chicken after dat." James Camp Turner, of Huntsville, Ala.' (son of Capt. Daniel B. Turner and grandson of Major Robert Searcy, deceased, one of Gen. Jackson's Aids in the Creek war,) was shot through the heart at Manassas on the 21st ult.