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the enemy a chance to show their bravery. But before they advanced very far, our men fell back to Pikesville. On arriving at Pikesville, Col. Williams ordered Capt. May, and some other Captain, (Mr. C. falls to recollect his name,) with some 400 men, to return, and give them battle at the place named. This they did, and all honor to Capt. May, he did it well; the whole force being under his command by general consent. On Friday last, the 8th, the enemy advanced up to the place named, and at about 9 o'clock Capt. May let loose upon them from the adjoining heights. The fight lasted some two hours and a half, and the result of which truly christened the nCapt. May let loose upon them from the adjoining heights. The fight lasted some two hours and a half, and the result of which truly christened the name of the place Ganley. The enemy's loss is reported to be 300 killed, and a large number wounded, while our loss was only 8 killed, and some 10 or 12 wounded. The enemy's force engaged is said to be some 2,500 strong. Their artillery was let loose upon our forces, but, as heretofore, it hurt no one. On the same day, anothe