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ve befallen certain members of the above old and favorite company, all of which had their origin in the desire of people to discourse, especially on a favorite theme. We have every reason to believe that the Blues and their gallant Captain, O. Jennings Wise, have as yet received no hurt from the enemy. We know that they are capable of inflicting a great deal if allowed the opportunity. The latest intelligence received from them was that they had been led against 200 of the enemy, (they numberather suspect to be the true state of the case. P. S.--Since the above was written, we have been informed that a letter has been received in this city from the neighborhood of Phillippi, in which it is stated that in an engagement by Capt. O. Jennings Wise's company with a company of Hessians, the Captain of the Hessian company was killed at the first fire. During the brief but brilliant engagement, nine or ten of the Federalists were killed and twenty-five of them were taken prisoners.
l last night that a battle had already been fought; but they proved to be unfounded, as the Government had no such information. Another skirmish has occurred in Western Virginia, the results of which are represented to be quite important. Gov. Wise, with a body guard of fifty men under a Capt. Patton, was fired upon by a company of native Union men, near Sissionville, and forty of the guard are reported to, have been killed, and wise and Patton mortally wounded. There appears to be no doubt that such a skirmish occurred, but the report relative to Gov. Wise needs confirmation. In fact, it is probably too good to be true. There seems to be little doubt that a battle of importance will soon take place between Gen. McClellan's forces and the rebels at Laurel Hill, commanded by Garnett. The advance guard of the National forces was yesterday within a mile of the enemy, and Gen. McClellan was rapidly bringing up his men, preparatory to action. An authentic account from Fortr