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A battle with Indians. A correspondent of the Colorado News, writing on the 21st ultimo, gives an account of a fight with the Indians in that territory or State (we do not know what the Yankees call it). The writer kills the Indians awfully; but, when we recollect how those people write, we may put down the dead redskins' at only a few: "On the afternoon of the 28th, the entire command reached Fort Lyon, a distance of two hundred and sixty miles, in less than six days, and so quietly and expeditiously had the march been made that the command at the fort were taken entirely by surprise. When the vanguard appeared in sight, it was reported that a body of Indians was approaching, and precautions were taken for their reception. No one upon the route was permitted to go in advance of the column, and persons who it was suspected would spread the news of the advance were kept under surveillance until all danger from that source was past. "At Fort Lyon the force was strengt