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From Gen Early, &c. Petersburg, July 28. --A telegram from Gen Early states that the Yankees have retreated across the Potomac at Williamsport, burning over 70 wagons and shandoning 12 caissons. Our forces held Martinsburg. --The Yankees retreated in great disorder. From the north side of James river there is nothing beyond the fact that the enemy's cavalry are on the Charles City road Everything is stagnant in front. The enemy came upon one of our brigades yesterday rather ardently, on the north side of James river, causing them to give back hastily. In so doing four pieces of our artillery fell into the enemy's hands.
North Carolina election. Petersburg, July 28. --The North Carolina soldiers voted to-day for Governor.--Barringer's cavalry brigades voted thus: 1st North Carolina cavalry regiment--Vance, 417; Holden, none. 21 regiment — Vance, 314; Hold, Holden 87. Cummings's artillery — Vance 26, Holden none. Rowan's artillery--Vance 157, Holden none. Wilmington, July 28.--The army vote of Wilmington, and the forts below, except Caswell, gives Vance 1,869, Holden 219. Goldsboro', JulyJuly 28.--The soldiers voted here to-day for Governor. Vance received 182 votes Holden 2. In Kinston the vote is, Vance 551, Holden 35, with several companies to hear from. Lynchburg, July 28.--The following is the aggregate vote for Governor of votes Holden 2. In Kinston the vote is, Vance 551, Holden 35, with several companies to hear from. Lynchburg, July 28.--The following is the aggregate vote for Governor of the North Carolina soldiers in hospitals here: Vance 242, Holden 1
Gov. Brown's proclamation. Macon, July 28.--Governor Brown to-day issued a proclamation ordering all aliens in the State who refuse to volunteer to defend the State which affords them protection to leave the State within ten days; also, that the orders of Confederate officers attempting to protect from active service their favorites in civil purlieus, when the State needs all who are able to bear arms in front of the enemy, cannot be respected by the State officers. While it is not his purpose to cripple the Confederate Government in providing all necessary support for the army, he will execute the laws of the State, compelling all detailed persons attending to ordinary business to aid in repelling the enemy. He denies the Confederate Government's right to divest the State of its jurisdiction over the whole militia by mustering into service and detailing them to remain at home engaged in the common avocations of life. All persons claiming to be employed by the Confederate
Communication with Montgomery. Columbia, S. C., July 28. --The Southern Express Company has established regular communication between this city and Montgomery. Packages, remittances, &c., now pass without delay.