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nforcements were sent for, and Cols. Tabb and Page arrived on the ground. The Mercury says: On Wednesday evening Gen. Wise arrived, finding Page and Jenkins scouting the foe within a mile of the Hanover. The Yankees' strength was estimated aillery, while our force, up to that time, numbered but 550, with four pieces. A volley or two had been discharged when Gen. Wise came up. Immediately the enemy were seen massing on our left flank, and threatening to turn our position by getting thead. Our position had been saved by our infantry beating the Yankees in a race for it, but they outflanked us, so that General Wise ordered our forces to fall back to the Cooked Hat, on the Beckett road, and then selected his position just above the orty minutes past five P. M., and retreated rapidly, leaving some of their dead Four bodies were found on the ground. General Wise's men were too rest broken and fatigued to follow them. The enemy retired in confusion to Hanover, burnt the Seabrook