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The Drainsville fight.

A lady residing immediately in the neighborhood of Drainsville, in a private letter to her laughter, in this city, gives the following account of the late battle at that place:

"It has been reported that we were badly whipped at Drainsville, but it is not so. We lost forty-three men killed, and their loss was three hundred. They were fifteen thousand strong; we had only sixteen hundred. If they had stood their ground until the following morning. we would have taken every man, but the cowardly wretches took to their heels."

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