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Further particulars of the fight on New Year's day. The Charleston Mercury has some further and very interesting accounts of the fight which took place in the neighborhood of Port Royal; Wednesday last, the 1st inst. The narrative of the affair, as published in the Mercury, of Saturday last, and which was transfered to our columns, was in the main correct. Our forces consisted of Col. Jones' Regiment, S. C. V., a battalion of three companies from Col. Dunovant's Regiment, S. C. V., under Lt. Col. Barnes, and a detachment of mounted men under Major Oswald, of Col. Martin's Regiment of cavalry. The Mercury, of the 7th inst., adds. After it had been determined to attack the enemy, it became necessary to have their position, numbers and material carefully reconnoitered. This duty was cheerfully undertaken by Orderly Sergeant Thomas B. Chaplain, of the St. Helena. Mounted Rifies. On the night of the 31st, he mounted his hors and rode down to a point within sight of the Yanke