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From the Northwest.

Information was received at the Department yesterday that a battle took place on Thursday, 3d inst., near Cheat Mountain, between 2,500 Georgians under Gen. Jackson, and 3,000 Federals under Gen. Reynolds. The enemy, it is said, advanced from the mountains and made the attack. After a hard fight of four hours duration the Federals were defeated with heavy loss, while the loss on our side was comparatively small.

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