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Skirmishing near Charleston. From the Charleston papers we learn that heavy skirmishing took place on Tuesday last on James Island, between our forces under Gen. W. D. Smith and the enemy. A party of our men were-sent out as skirmishers to scour the woods in front of Stono river, behind which several of the enemy's gunboats were lying. The right wing of our force was deployed under command of Col. Hagood. This force met with a body of the enemy, who, after a short fight, retreated to their gunboats. The left wing advanced under the command of Col. Williams, with the Forty-seventh Georgia regiment. Col. Williams's force with great difficulty made their way through a thick forest of woods, and were met by an overwhelming force of the enemy, estimated at nearly four times their number. The enemy were also protected by a very strong a battle. The gallant 47th, however, charged the enemy several times with great impetuosity, and withdrew only when approaching darknes