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s of the Yankee press. It is called a "reconnaissance in force," in which a loss of four hundred, killed and wounded, is acknowledged. It appears that this "reconnaissance" was made by Terry's (white) and Birney's (negro) divisions, assisted by Kantz's cavalry. The advance was made on Wednesday; but, as a flag of truce was out, was halted, but renewed again on Thursday. The mode by which the "discoveries" mentioned were made is thus described in a letter to the Herald: General Terry once was impolitic, if not impracticable. Here, then, was the first discovery, and an important one too. General Terry had previously, on two occasions, moved over this very ground, discovering no trace of fortifications or earthworks, while Kantz's cavalry, until Friday last, had picketed this entire region. But information had been received from deserters and scouts of works being thrown up in this vicinity by Hoke's and Fields's divisions, which the absence of those divisions from othe