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Getting satisfaction.

--We learn form a gentleman conversant with the affair, that on last Friday evening, five of the New Orleans Cadets, (lately under the command of Colonel Dreux,) started out on a scouting expedition near Newport News, and learning that six of Lincoln's hirelings were at a neighboring farm-house, ‘"making merry,"’ resolved to kill or take them prisoners. They waited for the scoundrels, who, on leaving the farm, separated, three going one way and three another.--They selected the three they wanted, and at the proper time fired on them, killing instantly one who proved to be an Abolition Major, mortally wounding a Captain, and breaking the wrist and taking captive a Lieutenant.--The latter will soon be sent to this city.

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