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Affairs at the South.the news from the Potomac — a landlord Cowhided at New Orleans, &c. Below will be found our summary from Southern papers: Typhoid fever not the result of camp exposure. The "Army of the Potomac" correspondent of the Augusta (Ga.) Constitutional st, writing under date of Oct. 14, has the following paragraph in regard to the prevalence of that dreadful disease, typhoid fever, which has been so fatal among our troops: An incident which came under my own observation a few days ago, would seem to justify the conclusion, that the typhoid fever, which has prevailed to so great an extent among the troops, is not the result of camp life so much as of a peculiar condition of the atmosphere. I had occasion last week to visit a retired farm-house, in company with Dr. Steiner, of your city, who is attached to Gen. Toombs' Brigade as a volunteer. While there, we learned that the family consisted of eight whites and seven blacks, and that of the whites, fiv