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s captured. Of the fight on Monday our informant states that Captain Sturdivant's forces reached Smithfield at half-past 11 o'clock, having driven the enemy from Scott's Factory, four miles distant. Capt. Sturdivant demanded an immediate and unconditional surrender of all the Briggs above in sight, and Capt. Lee refused to surrender. Capt. Sturdivant then opened on them with his artillery, firing down the main ss were rushing to the gunboat. He immediately reported, when Captain Sturdivant advanced rapidly to the creek with his artillery, and at the the Yankees off with most deadly effect. The third shot from Capt. Sturdivant's battery went through the steam chest of the Briggs, and the her game. A participant in the engagement informs us that Capt. Sturdivant acted in both fights with marked gallantry, sitting calmly on the enemy, who had secreted themselves behind some old houses, Capt. Sturdivant rode to the front, and by his gallant bearing and encouraging