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Later from Arizona. The Mesilla Times, of Aug. 10th, furnishes the annexed intelligence: Several companies of Confederate troops had been encamped for several days at the village of Picacho, the point where the California road leaves the Mesilla Valley. Cannon were planted, and every arrangement made to receive the United States forces under Lieut. Moore, who were abandoning Western Arizona. This force consisted of four companies, two of the 2d cavalry and two of infantry. Scouts ed all their wagons, (forty in number,) all stores, and every sort of property, and were mounted and in full retreat over the mountains to Fort Craig. Before the condition of affairs could be known by our scouts, and expressed to the command at Picacho, they had many hours the start, and it was useless to follow them. An express arrived on the 8th, bringing the intelligence of the hasty abandonment of Fort Stanton by the United States troops. This occurred shortly after the surrender of