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ionville. Design of enemy to occupy apparent. Enemy said to be advancing this evening. Untrue. June 5.--Enemy said to be advancing this evening. Our troops marched to the front. Every thing quiet by sundown. No fight. June 6.--Brig.-Gen. W. D. Smith arrived on the Island and assumed command, Gen. Mercer having been ordered to take command at Savannah. Picket-guard this evening, under Col. C. H. Stevens, Twenty-fourth regiment South-Carolina volunteers, skirmished with the enemy at to the front. Every thing soon quiet. Enemy moving about Grimball's, on the Stono. June 8.--Enemy evidently in force at Grimball's. A prisoner brought in this evening. June 10.--During a reconnaissance in some force this afternoon, under Gen. Smith, a part of the troops — the Forty-seventh Georgia volunteers, Col. Williams commanding — were repulsed in the woods, at Grimball's, after a gallant onset upon the enemy, advantageously posted, supported by artillery and aided by his gunboats in