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n was as cool as a cucumber, writing orders, on his horse, while the balls flew around him like hail. That was all the fight. Our men retired in good order, losing only two and taking five prisoners from the enemy. Patterson's lying dispatch to Washington makes it out that he gained a tremendous victory; but, bah ! Yankees can't help lying; it is born in them and nourished by education. Our forces here were ordered out as soon as the news of the enemy's movements reached us, on Tuesday, July 2d. That evening they marched to Bunker's Hill, twelve miles, and camped until the following morning, when they marched to Darksville, six miles, and took a position to meet the Yankees, who were reported to be approaching with 30,000 men, but who were snugly quartered in Martinsburg. Our troops were frequently drawn up in order of battle, and always "fell in" as joyfully as the bridegroom hastens to the wedding; but each alarm proved false. Once our pick were fired on, and all thoug