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d Tuesday there was again skirmishing, and about noon of the latter day the enemy advanced in large force on three different roads, driving in our scouts and pickets before them, who, however, hotly contested their movements step by step, when Gen. Jackson, finding that his force was too small to contend against such odds, slowly and in good order retired before them to this place a distance of 18 miles, taking two days to march it in. Previous to this, and for some days before, all our militaryn. In all this skirmishing and picket fighting it is difficult to say what has been the damage done our foes; but it is well known that our loss has been very small, while they have had several killed and over thirty taken prisoners. What Gen. Jackson intends doing, no one but himself knows; but it is certain if he could get reinforcements, Gen. Banks would be driven into Maryland in less than forty-eight hours. The news of the glorious victory at Newport News by the frigate Virginia (