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From the Rappahannock. The information received by us from the lines of the Rappahannock is so confused, and the reports so conflicting, that it is with difficulty that we are enabled to present anything approaching an intelligible account of affairs in that locality. On Saturday a heavy artillery duel took place at the junction of Hodgeman and Aestham rivers, between nineteen guns of the Washington Artillery, Col. Walton commanding, and about forty guns of the enemy. In this engagement we lost twenty-four men killed and wounded of the above named corps. Among the killed we have learned the names of Lieut. J. W. Brewer, and privates Taylor Marshall, Walter Chambers, and H. Ross.--Four artillery drivers were also killed. The enemy were driven across the Rappahannock, at Berke ley's ford, and were in full retreat in the direction of Alexandria. As our troops approached the railroad bridge over the Rappahannock, the enemy commenced shelling it with great fray, and fina