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the lot of two men, who backed out, and a different arrangement was agreed to. Two or three days afterwards the lad's body was discovered, pierced with nine bullets, one of which had dislocated the vertebrœ of his neck. This outrage, we are assured, is susceptible of proof. The following brief journal of recent observations on the enemy's lines, has been furnished us by the gentleman to whom the report was made: "I went, agreeably to your instructions, to Mr. Nickles's, (five miles from Alderson's and nine from Dogwood Gap,) and found there were five Yankees at James Nickies's where they took dinner on Christmas day. I was within four miles of them. I then went to Bowyer's Ferry, where I learnt from reliable persons, that there were from 2,500 to 3,000 of the enemy at Fayette court-house. They are entrenched with a ditch eight feet in depth and twelve in width. I was within four or five miles of the picket-guard on the bank of New river, where there is a force of cavalry."