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s, in order to gave them the appearance of font pickets and after becoming engaged to fall back before their fire and draw them into where Capts West's, May's, and Bird's companies were concealed, and get them between them and bag the whole. But instead of standing and showing fight as soon as Capt Stewart's company became visiblking behind fences and hillocks to keep out of the way of our boys' persuasive pilis. On Tuesday Major. Brevard moved his battalion to the front, putting Captain Bird's company out as skirmishers. The enemy got the range and position of his troops and she led him terrifically, but his men were firm and steady, and obeyed hift of the railroad, where Major B had posted Capt Q Stewart's company; the balance came up on the right of the railroad with field artillery mounted on a car.--Captain Bird engaged them with his skim she's and fell back on them in body, who were posted in a refine at the church, where the action became general. Shortly afterward