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tate is still in the hands of planters and a good deal of it will turn up in Rutherford, Williamson, Maury, and Giles counties. The Yankee account of a skirmish near Winchester. On Saturday, 22d instant, about 1 o'clock, small parties of Ashby's cavalry came with in sight of the Federal pickets, and a series of desultory firing took place between them. This continued for some time without effect on either side, until about three or four o'clock in the afternoon, when the enemy made ths division were called to arms, and held in readiness. Three batteries of artillery were sent at once to the scene of action, and a sharp skirmish ensued. The Rebels had four pieces placed at different points on the road and hills, supported by Ashby's cavalry and some companies of infantry. Some eight or ten shots were fired by them, mostly shells, the majority of which burst in the air over the Federal troops. Soon after out batteries opened fire the Rebel troops scattered like sheep, and
the following dispatch to Gov. Letcher, which has been handed us for publication: Staunton, March 28.--Lieuts. Junkin, Williams, and Capt. Morrison, are prisoners.--The prisoners taken from us have been sent to Balumo They all were in fine spirits, and lovely for Davis as they passed through Winchester. Gen. Shields was wounded in the arm by and it was amputated. The enemy's 1,000 killed and wounded. They are depressed and badly worsted. Our was four hundred and sixty-five. Col Ashoy was skirmishing near Woodstock when last heard from, and a heavy car sounding was going on. A battle was expected. Our men are in fine spirits and confident of success. I will keep you advised. There Union sentiment in Winchester. Col. Schols in here and not seriously hurt. A. W. Harman. [Second Dispatch.] Staunton March 28 --All was quiet last night at o'clock. Col. Ashby had a little brush in the morning, driving them back and twelve or fifteen. A. W. H.