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d of warfare. It is to be hoped that the officers on both sides will put a stop to this species of fighting, which resembles more the practice of the speaking savage than the open hand-to-hand fight of civilized nations. The pickets have had many a skirmish over the peach orchards between their lines. Our soldiers have had a feast of fat things which were intended for the Washington market, and they esteem it a frolic to go in sight of the enemy on picket. Yesterday, while on duty, Capt. Wall, of the Prospect Company, brought in two bipeds of General Scott. They had the "sweet German accent," and, as we could not understand their "musical lingo," we had to use an interpreter to learn from them, what we knew before, that they were fighting for pay. While we were looking over at the enemy, and lying carelessly about our posts, some six or eight cannon balls came over our heads and took us by surprise. Col. Withers gallantly came to our assistance with the balance of the regimen