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e lines — the Union boys and rebels having meanwhile changed positions considerably. Sold again. A scouting party of the Eleventh Ohio, under command of Captain Jordan, made a descent on a happy company of the chivalry in a manner which was both adroit and amusing. The captain seeing a bright light in a house marched his paving done this, he brought up his men, who were concealed within a few rods. Without noise, in a few minutes their bayonets were closed around the house, and Captain Jordan, with revolver in hand, sprang into the centre of the rebels, ordering them to surrender instantly. A rifle or two were raised at him, but he, with great co and raised their hands in token of surrender. Pretty well done, captain, said the officer in charge of the picket post, as this turned out to be. Yes, said Jordan, we always do things pretty well. Fall in her-, and keep pretty quiet if you know what is good for you. When the rebels, after surrendering their arms, were m