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the town, and upon a hill commanding a view of a large tract of country are a number of our cavalry pickets, Upon an eminence commanding the approaches is a battery of light artillery, supported by just infantry enough to prevent surprise. At no time since our force abandoned Fairfax, has it been held by the enemy. No person is allowed to pass beyond our lines into the town except by a special pass signed in person by the Commanding General. Last night the trains on the Londoun and Hampshire road were running continually, and at all hours the scream of the steam, whistle, and the rumble of heavy trains was heard. The citizens who remained in Fair fax became badly scared, supposing the Yankees were about to advance upon the town. Several took refuge in our lines, and some ladies asked protection from our officers. Instead of an advance, it is more than probable there was a retreat. For some time there has been a large force between Lewinsville and Vienna, and I am of the op