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ain on Saturday evening, but was recaptured yesterday while swimming the river. Rumored fight in the Valley. The city was alive yesterday with a rumor that Early had inflicted a severe chastisement upon Sheridan's forces on the Northern border. It ran in this way: General Early met the Yankees one day last week near MartinGeneral Early met the Yankees one day last week near Martinsburg, fought and defeated them, inflicting a heavy loss, and driving them back to Harper's Ferry. Our loss is stated to have been Rumor adds that our cavalry had crossed the Potomac into Maryland. The report is said to have been brought by a man who was in the fight; but if it is true, nothing is known about it in official quarters. The latest reliable intelligence we had from the Valley was a dispatch from General Early, stating that he had pressed the enemy back to Harper's Ferry, and it is hardly probable that he would have ventured forth from that stronghold to give battle to our troops. The whole story may be classed among those Sunday rumors star