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. --These movements are, however believed to be mere feints to cover their heat weakness. Two deserters, belonging to the 41st New York regiment stationed on Folly Island, came into our lines last week and reported that an expedition against James's Island had been projected, and that an attack might be expected the first favorable night. The plan, as they learned, was for the light draft gunboats and monitors to go up Stone and Schooner creek as high as the depth of water would admit. They w enemy's loss is reported much greater than ours. Major Manigault, we learn, had a horse shot under him. The following dispatch was received at Headquarters: Battley No. 2, May 22. 9 A. M, Received at 10.10 A. M. via Royal House, James's Island. Capt, Fielden, A A G: I have just returned here from the picket. The enemy have retired, except a few skirmishers, our of sight in the direction of Battery Island. Major Manigault, commanding plexets, had a spirited fight with them.