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r reports from Bermuda Hundreds on James river, at 11 o'clock last night, that the enemy (or a portion of them) was in full retreat; that their gunboats were near Shirley, on the Charles City shore, endeavoring to protect the retreat; that the Galena and two other gunboats had tired 200 shells into ranks, as they supposed, but that our forces had pressed the enemy hard, and he could hear fearfully rapid musketry firing until dark; that they were embarking their wounded above Shirley, and that many stragglers of all arms of the service were on the banks, without arms, also a large number of teams. S. S. Lee, Capt. C. S. N. All day yesterday, as w transports, and sailing vessels — the latter under the convoy of gunboats — were plying up and down the river with troops, which were embarked in the vicinity of Shirley. It is stated further that the banks of the river were lined with stragglers yesterday, and that they could be seen to rush eagerly to the transports as fast as