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A Chinese Bull Run. --We make the following extract, says the Bangor (Me.) Whig, from the letter of a young man in China, formerly residing here, to a relative in this city: Shanghai, Sunday, June 28. I must tell you about a second edition of Bull Run that we had here last spring. Shortly after I got back from Japan the commander of the Imperial army sent a force out to take a rebel city, about thirty miles from Shanghai, and I, like a fool, volunteered my services, expecting to see some fun and get some loot. We had about eight hundred Chinese soldiers, but the officers were all English and American. --It took us nearly two days to march thirty miles over ditches and canals, and it was the morning of the third day when we prepared to make the attack. We had four 32 pounders, which we planted within two hundred yards of the walls of the city. We could not see a soul, and were beginning to calculate how much loot we should be likely to get, when one of the Am