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June 12.

A fight took place at Waddell Farm, near Village Creek, Arkansas, between a body of National troops under the command of Colonel Albert E. Brackett of the Ninth Illinois cavalry, and a party of rebels known as “Hooker's company,” in which the latter were defeated with a loss of twenty-eight killed, wounded and prisoners. Col. Brackett's loss was one taken prisoner and twelve wounded.--(Doc. 66.)

A detachment of the Richmond Blues had a skirmish near the Chickahominy on the right wing of the rebel army, with a body of Yankee infantry. The fire of the Blues killed six of the Federals and placed several hors du combat, when they retreated.--Richmond Examiner, June 14.

General Fremont left Harrisonburgh, Va. The citizens expressed their delight by an illumination of every house in the town.

A small expedition of United States forces under Captain Hynes, Topographical Engineers, went up the Nansemond River without resistance.--(Doc. 71.)

Mount Jackson, Va., was occupied by the Union army under General Fremont.--A daring though unsuccessful attack was made on a battery on James Island, S. C., by the Seventy-ninth New York, Eighth Michigan, and Twenty-eighth Massachusetts regiments.

[27] About forty farmers of Conway County, Arkansas, came into the Union lines at Batesville, to volunteer for the Union.--Missouri Democrat.

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