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st of them will return to camp. Two of the enemy's cavalry were killed by the pickets in their retreat. Yesterday our scouts reported that the enemy had fallen back three miles beyond the bridge. Seven prisoners were brought in by the scouts, and one of them, who seems to be an intelligent man, states that McClellan has not more than 55,000 men; that sickness is alarmingly thinning their ranks, and that on Monday afternoon last three divisions, under command of Gens. Harney, Sedgwick, and Hooker with rations for two days, left Harrison's Landing for the purpose of taking Malvern Hill, which they supposed was held by the Confederates with a strong force. This may explain why our entire picket line was kept in expectation of an attack, so that no reinforcements would be sent to Malvern Hill. The Yankees, however, were somewhat disappointed in their anticipations of a brilliant victory. With reference to the fight at Malvern Hill, on Tuesday, we learn that our notice of yesterda