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ward from White Sulphur — whither we had gone to recruit after the most arduous and fatiguing campaign — scarcely a day has elapsed that our cavalry, under Col. J. Lucius Davis, has not killed, wounded or captured some of the enemy, without the loss of a man, until yesterday evening. In the Sutton expedition before alluded to, Lt. Col. Croghan killed two and captured three, with their whole mail. On the 16th ult., Col. Davis, and Col. Heth, of the Floyd Brigade, attacked from ambush some 300 in advance, killed eight and threw the whole of them into the wildest confusion and rout.--On yesterday, in three separate skirmishes, our cavalry took six prisonersdoubtless make a stand at Gauley, but indications strongly point towards an evacuation of Kanawha Valley as far as Charleston. Our army is just passing by. Col. Davis in advance with the cavalry, and Col. Heningsen commanding the infantry. We feel every confidence that the conflict, come when it may, will find us equal to th