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ng taken prisoners twice during the fight. On both occasions they were examining different points, with a view to a change of position, when they came upon the rebel pickets. Fortunately, they all escaped unhurt. While I am writing the wounded are being carried to the rear; for although the firing on both sides stopped at 9 P. M. it is expected the fight will be renewed in the morning with largely augmented forces on both sides. Our cavalry force at Madison Court-House, under Gen. Beaufort, has been driven out, and from every point we receive intimations that the rebels have determined to offer us an obstinate and bloody resistance. What the rebel loss has been to-day we cannot ascertain. Another account of the battle. Culpeper, Va., Saturday, Aug. 9. In consequence of the advance of the rebels to this side of the Rapidan, Maj-Gen. Pope sent forward too army corps, commanded by Gen. Banks, to hold them in check. At daylight this morning it was discovered