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Charleston, S. C. July 15.--On Wednesday last the pickets of the Eutaw Battalion entered Legare's, the enemy having — to use their own expressive term--skedaddled the day previous. The first feature meeting the eyes of the advancing confederates was a number of mock sentinels stationed at intervals along the road. The dummies were neatly manufactured out of old clothes, and, with the addition of damaged gun-stocks, looked quite the martial Yankee. They were doubtless posted on the road wihousands of empty bottles, boxes, tin cans, etc. The rogues had undoubtedly been living luxuriously. What was more interesting, however, our men captured a large quantity of Yankee letters, documents and newspapers. The walls of the houses at Legare's were variously inscribed, most of the language being too indecent for repetition here. Appeals were frequently made to the victorious con federates thus, Now, boys, don't give up the old flag, or Boys, we are not fighting about the nigger, but