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le out scouting about three miles above here yesterday, were in a corn-field, and to their dismay discovered that about thirty "secede" cavalry were "circulating around the edges" of said field. Thinking the case was desperate, they fired into the largest group, and killed one, who was seen to fall, and seem to have wounded two others. They did not stop to investigate, however, but scampered off in one direction, while the cavalry, just as much frightened, dashed off in the other. Fort Albany, Aug. 27.--We hear that our most advanced entrenchment in the direction of Balley's Cross-Roads was taken possession of by "secesh" night before last. The work was intended for a two-gun battery, and was unfinished. The Federal regiment stationed there was drawn in a day or two ago, and for some reason the work was left, and the Secessionists, aware of the fact, no doubt, drove in our pickets and took possession. The prisoner Eaken The residence of Samuel Eaken, who was arrested