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The cavalry skirmish at Williamsburg.

--The arrival of some one hundred or more prisoners and sixteen contrabands, captured by the Holcombe Legion, in the brilliant dash it made on the enemy at Williamsburg, on Tuesday, was noted in yesterday's paper. Among the prisoners were the following commissioned officers, all belonging to the 5th Pennsylvania cavalry, viz: D Campbell, Colonel; W C Hensor, Major; Chas Lompe, Captain company B; Leopold Rosenthall, Captain company A; Alfred Cromelian, 1st Lieutenant company C; James Almond. 1st Lieutenant company G; J F Cummings, 2d Lieutenant company F. Two vivandieres, belonging to the regiment, were also captured and brought to this city and lodged in Castle Thunder. Five small flags of the star and stripe pattern, were also captured and brought away.--One or two of them bore the marks of severe usage, received in the skirmish.

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