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Continued skirmishing — hot work — Gallantry of our men — an incident — a veteran stands to his post — Treacherous Yankee--advance of the enemy, &c. Corinth, Miss., Monday May 19, 1862 Heavy skirmishing between pickets for the last two days on the Farmington and Purdy roads, especially on the latter. Our forces have been driven in about half a mile, so that the enemy are now within a mile and three quarters of our position. On Saturday we lost from sixty to seventy killed and wounded. Veterans say the work was the hottest of the kind they have known since the war begun.--The enemy's pickets were strongly supported by heavy bodies in the rear, and the officers could be distinctly heard cursing the men to urge them forward. It was not until late in the day, however, that any progress was made by them, and then it was only from respect for their artillery, which opened on our lines heavily with shell and cannister, that we retired. Our men all behaved gallantly, foug