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The defeat of Cortina's Band. --The Laredo correspondent of the Corpus Christi Ranchero furnishes the annexed particulars of the defeat of Cortina's band, which has been already noticed by telegraph: On the 22d May, a company of Mexicans from Texas, attached to Col. Ford's force, and under immediate command of Capt. Behd up in Redmond's house, hoping to starve him out, and firing on him from time to time. One of Benavides' men volunteered to take an express through the enemy at Laredo, and Lieut. Callaghan started from there at 8 o'clock P. M., and arrived here at 9 o'clock next morning, riding sixty-five miles in thirteen hours, accompanied by Don Bacilto Benavides and several citizens of Laredo. With twenty men of the company he met, about two miles from here, Cortina's advanced guard, but ran through them, completely dispersing them; they having left their horses, saddles, and a great many of them left their guns. In five minutes after arriving, they, with Capt