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e been in action for several days already, during which some of our own men have been killed and wounded — that is, none of the 1st Regiment, so far as I can learn, have been hurt. Those that were hurt belonging to a Maryland Regiment and the 13th Virginia. How soon it may be the case with the First your correspondent cannot tell, as they left this place, or rather their camp, about 3 o'clock A. M. yesterday morning with the remainder of Gen. Longstreet's Brigade for the neighborhood of Falls Church to take possession of a hill or range of hills known as Bailey's Heights, so I learn, from which our pickets had been driven the day before, and from which expedition they have not yet returned. I have seen some of the effects of this move in the shape of live Yankees, six of whom were brought in, with two citizens, on yesterday morning, who were captured within the Federal lines, and later in the day were forwarded, viz Manassas, to Richmond, with special care for the safe keeping of th
thirty rounds were exchanged, and --Carroll, of Elmira, was killed by a shot from the enemy. He was a young man and was very popular with his regiment. Another of our men was wounded in the neck and had a finger shot off. Whether the Confederates suffered any loss is not known. Our companies and the pickets fell back to the camp about half a mile beyond Arlington. Col. Hoffman and the Quartermaster of the Regiment, hearing that a large force of Confederates were in the vicinity of Falls Church, took a circuitous route, and got on the top of a house, about a mile from the church, to reconnoitre. They had a good glass, but were unable to detect the presence of troops in any force in that vicinity. The correspondent of the associated press adds, same date: It is now believed that several of our soldiers were killed and a few others wounded in the skirmishes on the Virginia side yesterday between the pickets. The Washington Star, of Wednesday evening, says: Wa
n of the forces in the immediate vicinity of Washington is apparently in the form of a crescent, the horns resting near the Chain Bridge and Shooter's Hill, and the crescent near Ball's and Balley's Cross Roads. There are strong detachments at Falls Church, at Vienna, at Fairfax, at Centreville, and at Germantown. The great Parrott gun, captured by the enemy at Bull Run, has been brought up by them to Bailey's Cross Roads, and was placed in a position there yesterday behind their entrenchments. $50,000,000 which the banks have subscribed to the national loan gives them no prescriptive right to obtrude their views upon the Government. The enemy's camp fires. The Confederate camp fires can be seen from Georgetown Heights, near Falls Church, about six miles from Fort Corcoran. The entrenchments at Munson's Hill. The correspondent of the Washington Star writes: Near Hunter's Chapel,Va., Aug. 30. --I write to give you some particulars as to the position of the Confede