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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch,Gen. Johnston's return to Winchester. Winchester, July 8, 1861. Gen. Johnston's forces fell back from Darkesville, Berkeley county, to this place (Winchester) yesterday, (Sunday,) and are now at their old quarters around the town. They stood at Darkesville--six miles from the enemDarkesville--six miles from the enemy--four days, in battle line, inviting an attack from Cadwallader and Patterson; but finding that they would not advance, or leave the town of Martinsburg, where, for several reasons, it would have been unwise to attack them, they (our troops) came back to their old quarters, where their tents had been left standing and baggage remgrowling like bears with sore heads, because they were not allowed to march on Martinsburg and pitch into the thieves. I mixed freely with the army two days at Darkesville, and I am certain that the vote would have been unanimous in favor of an immediate attack, without regard to the numbers of the enemy. It would not do to attac