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Washington, June 8.--Four soldiers of the Michigan Regiment performed a very shrewd act to-day, twelve miles out from Alexandria towards Manassas Junction. They were out “prospecting,” and got away too far from camp. The sight of some rebel troopers warned them of their situation. Three of the four concealed themselves in a hedge or thicket, and left one in the highway unarmed. Two rebel troopers soon came up and arrested the Federal soldier. They dismounted, and asked the Michigan man who he was. “l I belong to the Michigan Regiment of Federal troops,” was his reply. “Then you are our prisoner,” said the troopers. At that instant the three concealed Federal soldiers rushed from their ambush, with the exclamation--“No! You are our prisoners!” Sure enough, the Virginians were taken completely by surprise, and surrendered. The Michigan boys are in high glee over the act.--N. Y. Evening Post, June 11.

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