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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.movements of the Richmond light guard — Wise's Legion, &c. White Sulphur Springs, Aug. 12, 1861. At very short notice we broke up our encampment at the Hermitage Fair Grounds on Thursday morning last at four o'clock, and started for this place. We went by the Central Railroad as far as Jackson's River, which place we reached about eight o'clock. The next morning we started, and in a hard mountain rain marched some nineteen miles. Some of our boys, like horses that have been raised in level countries, were a little sprung by marching over these acclivities, and also were carrying the weight of haversack, knapsack and blanket, in addition to their musket, for the first time; but they stood it very well. Thanks to the accustomed promptness of our Quartermaster, our tents were kept behind, so we had one of the soldier's luxuries, that of sleeping, after being drenched, in a leaky barn. We were off next morning early; passed Callahan's by