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From the South-side. Petersburg, July 5. --Gentlemen from below counted eighty vessels of all kinds at and below Berkeley yesterday. The usual wagon train, a great number of tents, and supplies for 30,000 men, were congregated there. There was heavy cannonading yesterday, back of Berkeley, from 12 to half past 1. Dense columns of smoke were seen arising. Subsequently the gunboat Monitor and another passed up above City Point, shelling the woods frequently as they progressed. Thave buried over 500 of their dead at Shirley, and left over 100 wounded, who fell into our hands. Our pickets now occupy Shirley. Nine more prisoners have been brought to Petersburg. They say that McClellan was in a strong position at Berkeley, that he has been reinforced by Shields's division, has 80 to 100,000 men, and will give battle. Balloons were sent up yesterday and to-day. The wagon train is still visible, and the tents of the enemy dot the country for miles. A member of S