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The battle at Leesburg--interesting description — an affecting Incident, &c. The Charleston Courier, on Tuesday, the 5th instant, has another letter from its special army correspondent, ("Personne,") dated Leesburg, October 29, which far surpasses all others from the pen of that gentleman, in vivid description and intense, soul-thrilling language. Below will be found some extracts, which are richly worth the room they occupy in our columns: Evidences of destruction around the battle field. In passing over the ground, the first thing which attracts attention is the shattered condition of the trees and bushes. Limbs hang by a mere shred; in many instances trunks are perforated with a dozen balls; the bark has been tern off by glancing bullets, and occasionally you see great blots of blood and brain splashed around, where some unfortunate fellow has taken shelter to secure a shot. In one hawthorn bush no taller than a man, and not more than three feet in diameter, none o