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by our men. Yesterday a train was sent out under a proper guard, and returned completely loaded with articles that we stand in need of. I learn that Gen. Stuart intends to get all the hay and corn in this vicinity, giving a receipt to the owners when they are loyal, and seizing such as found in the deserted barns and fields. That is as it should be, and I am glad an energetic man now has the matter in hand. While the train was loading below Fairfax Court-House, a young man, a member of Yancey's cavalry, got very much intoxicated, and rode outside our lines. Seeing the Yankee pickets, he dashed up to them and turned his horse towards a wagon in which were several sacks of corn. He grasped one of these, and managed to get it on his horse, and then started off. He was halted by the pickets, but refused to stop, when they fired upon him. Fortunately all missed their mark.-- "Go to h--," said he, and discharging his pistol at them rode rapidly back into our lines, bringing in the sa