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army train — severe fight in Hardy county, Va. The following dispatch is telegraphed to the New York papers. Headq'rs Dep't Western Virginia, January 31, 1864, Again we are in the midst of excitement and activity, caused by a severe conflict that took place yesterday afternoon in the neighborhood of Williamsport, Hardy county, and which lasted, with considerable persistence and severity, for four hours. On Thursday night a train of about eighty wagons was sent out from New Creek, heavily laden with commissary stores for the garrison at Petersburg, and accompanying the train was an escort of 800 men, being detachments from the 23d Illinois, (Irish Brigade,) 4th Virginia cavalry, 2d Maryland, 1st and 14th Virginia infantry, and 100 of the Ringgold cavalry battalion, the whole under command of Col. J. W. Snyder. Nothing unusual occurred until the train got about three miles south of Williamsport, when it was suddenly set upon at different points by open and con