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ries than using them. They have commenced slowly firing on Moultrie from battery Wagner. The Courier, of the 14th, says: A Yankee telegraph operator named Foster, a Chaplain, a Lieutenant, and a negro soldier, were captured by our cavalry near Combahee Ferry yesterday. Foster and five others, including those captured, if Foster and five others, including those captured, if appears started on an expedition some five or six days ago, with the view of tapping our lines and gaining information. He came prepared with all the necessary instruments and about five hundred yards of wire. The party were all mounted. On Saturday they reached Green Pond, and Foster succeeded in attaching his instruments. FrFoster succeeded in attaching his instruments. From what we can learn, however, he failed to obtain any information of importance. Finding he was detected, he attempted to make his escape.--Our cavalry having been notified, started in pursuit. He was overtaken in the woods almost naked and in a wretched plight from mosquitos, bugs, &c. About three hundred yards of wire were se