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ard and occupied our lines for some distance. The Twenty-seventh Virginia was in advance, but on the approach of the enemy fell back, leaving behind them the "Shriver Grays," a single company, who were not notified of the removal of the regiment by the Sergeant-Major who posted them. Through the night they maintained their positiy were found all right, however, very wet, cold, and hungry, but with their usual enthusiasm and vigilance unabated by the storm. On approaching the regiment the "Grays" were received with great pleasure by their companions, who supposed them lost, and cheer after cheer burst forth at their safe return.--For once, at least, the "GGrays" have had their metal rested, for it is such trying circumstances as these that bring out the true qualities of men. About 12 o'clock to-day a large number of the enemy came up to Mason's hill and made preparations for an easy time. They could be seen smoking, chatting, playing cards, and amusing themselves generally.--J