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An interesting incident. --The National Intelligencer, of Washington city, learns from an authority which guarantees its entire authenticity, that the following interesting incident took place on Monday last, about 11 o'clock, in front of the Federal lines on the Potomac, opposite Washington: While five companies of the Twenty-third New York Regiment were on picket duty, one of their number advanced considerably ahead of his comrades, until he observed a man, who proved to be a Confederate officer, beckoning with the hand as if soliciting an interview. On approaching near enough to be heard, the latter asked if he could see the captain of the company to which the Federal picket belonged, and on this fact being reported to Captain Loyden, commanding one of the companies in the 23d N. Y. Regiment, he directed a response to be given in the affirmative, and immediately proceeded to meet the Confederate soldier. When the two had approached near enough to exchange words, Capt.