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New Madrid last Saturday with a body of cavalry to attack the Federals encamped at Sykeston; about 20 miles from New Madrid. On Sunday morning Gen. Jeff. Thompson sent back for a regiment of infantry and field pieces, which were sent. About 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon the firing commenced, and was heard at New Madrid. The fight was said to been progress when the De Soto left New Madrid Sunday night. The result of the encounter will be looked for with interest. Another Lincoln Raid in Scott and Camp bell Counties, Tenn. The Knoxville Register, of the 2d inst., obtains the following information from a gentleman of good standing at Jacksboro', Campbell county, Tenn.: A few days since a body of Hessians from Whitley county entered Campbell county near the Scott county line, and forcibly carried away a son of Mr. William Herring, who was absent at the time in attendance on the Circuit Court at Jacksboro'. They also stole all of Mr. H's live stock, and consumed his grain.
Runaway in jail --Was come the jail of Henrico county, on the 23d November, 1861, as a runaway, a Negro M calls himself John, and says he is the pr of Mrs. Mary Scott, of Albemarle county S negro is about 25 years old, 5 feet is high, yellow complexion, and bad on wh committed a light winter suit of homespun CL The owner of said negro is requested forward, prove property, pay charges, him away, or he will be dealt with as the rects. Geo. D. Pleasants, ja 1--ts