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nd in larger force between there and the Chain Bridge, as though about to make a demonstration at the ferry opposite Poolesville, Md. That and all other fords that might possibly be threatened, are, of course, being duly guarded by forces which battle has been somewhat gratified to night by the intelligence that a skirmish occurred last night in the vicinity of Poolesville, between about 140 Union cavalry, under Capts. Means and Cole, of Eastern Virginia, and a superior force of rebel cavae rumors, which are pretty well authenticated, that a battle has been going on to day upon the Virginia side, opposite Poolesville, and about 28 miles above this city. It is understood that Gen. Sumner's corps was thrown forward with the expectatioh into Pennsylvania. Washington, Sept. 5.--Midnight. --A report prevailed this morning of a battle yesterday near Poolesville. Nothing is ascertained to confirm it. The rebels fired twenty shots from Ball's Bluff at the steamer Flying Cloud, p