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horse, and three men wounded. The Confederates escaped, but the detachment succeeded in its purpose. The Confederates are evidently landing a large body of troops at a point seven miles above Newport News, on the same side of the James river. Steamers come down the river daily, and an attack from that quarter is anticipated. The Federal troops are ready for them at Newport News, however, and the strong battery erected by poor Greble will avenge Great Bethel. The experiment with Sawyer's American rifled cannon at the Rip Raps last evening, was a brilliant success. Sewell's Point is clearly within range of this tremendous projectile. Seven of the eleven 48-po-pound shells exploded a short distance from the Confederate camp, and one of them over their entrenchments. It created a decided sensation among the Secessionists. A house near the Secession banner displayed a white flag. There is a grand parade of six regiments this afternoon near the fortress. There is