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te of twenty guns immediately by the towardly devils. On the next day, the 19th, squads of four of our company took possession of the pike, within four miles of Phillippi, and waited patiently, in ambush, for the enemy's scouts and spies. Calvin Renick. Cyrus Creigh, Chas. McClung, Lewis Peyton and Addison Bell composed the adva of them instantly. This caused the sentinels stationed along the road to give the alarm, and in one hour's time our whole Cavalry corps was most in gun-shot of Phillippi. Our company was then divided into squads of four, six and eight, and we concealed ourselves in the brushwood. About six o'clock in the evening a footman came ent of Indiana Volunteers. We brought him to the camp that night, and he is now in the Guard House. He gave us much valuable information relative to matters at Phillippi. The only excuse he gives for volunteering to invade Virginia, is that he was thrown out of employment and had to fight or starve. He says, that the principal
personal daring in the Mexican war. All quiet between this and Cumberland.--The rebels are encamped between Burlington and Laurel Hill, 13 or 14 miles from Phillippi. They are strongly entrenched on both sides of the Beverly Pike, with cannon in position. They have been reinforced, and their strength is variously estimated but everything is now nearly in readiness, and the columns will soon move. Brigadier Generals Morris and Schleich, and probably Gen. McClellan, will advance to Phillippi to morrow. [Special Dispatch to the Cincinnati Ga ette.] Clarksburg, Va., June 27--A man has just arrived from Buchanan, who reports a big fight at Laurel Hill. Cannonading has been heard there all day. We also have accounts of another fight at Phillippi. The rebels are in force at several points. In the midst of a thousand rumors flying, it is impossible to get reliable particulars. A soldier was shot five miles out from here to-day. Much excitement prevail