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by the Cham Bridge for the purpose of attacking our advance, and of driving us from the present commanding position. Captain Rosser, of the second company of the Washington Artillery, having four guns, two rifled cannon, and two howitzers, were sent out to engage them. Their battery was supported by three companies of infantry, of Colonel Kemper's regiment, consisting of three hundred and eight men, and a small body of cavalry. The Federals were met at Louvansville, five miles from Falls Church, and about the same distance from the bridge, where a sharp and decisive battle commenced, which, from the number of men engaged, may be ranked a little above the usual skirmishes. The distance of the enemy, and the careful manner in which they concealed all their movements, prevents us from ascertaining accurately the number of the Yankees, but it is certain they had two batteries, containing eight guns, some twenty-eight hundred or three thousand men, and considerable cavalry. The
Affairs near Washington. Washington, Sept. 14. --Intelligence was received here last night, announcing that the Confederates were moving in large bodies from Fairfax C. H. to Falls Church. Heavy picket skirmishing was also reported.