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ain to die in the last ditch, if die they must, performed a grand strategical movement, and fell back to a new base of operations at Cameron, Moundsville, Wheeling, and various other points in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Those whose lips retained the crimson hue of natural life, and whose knees did not quake like Caesar's with the ague in Spain, remained and busied themselves in hunting up arms, and in making every effort to defend the place against the impending assault. A delegation went to Mannington, and returned on Tuesday morning with two companies of militia and as many guns as were fit for use. The whole defensive force consisted of only three hundred men, made up of companies D and F, One Hundred and Sixth New-York volunteers--one hundred and five men; two companies of the One Hundred and Seventy-sixth Virginia militia--one hundred and seventeen men; thirty-eight men of company A, Sixth Virginia; a few of company B, Sixth Virginia, and about forty citizen soldiers. The rebel a