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ncing people there are no spies about, but to remove suspicion from those who may be innocent. On Friday morning there was a cavalry brigade drill near Centreville, after which six battle flags were presented to the different regiments by Gen. Stuart. The cavalry was drawn up near the fortifications, presenting a splendid appearance to the few spectators who were fortunate enough to witness it. Riding up to each regiment, Gen Stuart, with a short and appropriate speech, presented the flagGen Stuart, with a short and appropriate speech, presented the flags to the Colonels. Each Colonel responded as he received the banner from the hand of the General, pledging himself and his men to bear it safely through all dangers, and to rally around it in the hour of battle. The ceremony lasted about an hour, after which the cavalry returned to their camp, some three miles away. I am only sorry that earlier notice had not been given, so that a larger crowd could have been present. I have just seen the paragraph in the Dispatch, of the 12th, asking me