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le to bring their guns to bear, when our men withdrew without damage. A fine view was yesterday obtained of the position of the rebels both at Yorktown and Gloucester, from Fair child's house, at the mouth of Wormlith's creek. Twenty-four guns were seen in the water battery at Yorktown, and nine at Gloucester. At the latterGloucester. At the latter place a large number of workmen were engaged in erecting new works. At Yorktown the old works used during the siege of 17th were still visible, and readily distinguished from those of recent construction. Heavy guns were mounted on the walls, and the rebel flag was flying from its battlements. The principal wharf was coverrned. The flotilla was yesterday afternoon engaged in shelling out a body of rebels who were engaged in constructing a shore battery about four miles below Gloucester. The result of the firing was not known. On Saturday Corporal Walter H. Bean, Company E, Bordan's Sharp shooters, was shot through the neck and back while