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, and the 1st Minnesota, from Gen. German's brigade. The troops left Bolivar Heights shortly after day night, in nearly, the following order. A cavalry force, contributing of portions of the 1st, 2d and 6th United States cavalry followed by Clarke's fight battery of regulars, with the 53d Pennsylvania, under Col. J. R. Brooks, the distinguished frontiers man. These were followed by the veteran 1st Minnesota volunteers under Col. German, French's old brigade, now commanded by Col. S. K. Socvalry advance front a battery of two guns, which it was known they had masked in this vicinity. The knowledge of this fact led to a cautions advance and the enemy to reap any benefit from this trap, which they had so cunningly laid for us. Clarke's battery of light artillery was soon got into position, and, an artillery duel of short duration took place, ending in the precipitate retreat of the rebels from their position. At this point we learned that there had been a rebel camp in a