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Notes of the war. The Northern papers of Thursday last contain some further notes and comments on the war movements, from which we select the following: From Missouri. A Federal dispatch from Cape Girardeau, Mo., Sept. 2d, says: General Prentiss' little army, which left Ironton some days since, arrived safe at Jackson, ten miles west of here, yesterday morning. No enemy was met. A scout who arrived from Hardee's Confederate camp reports that they immediately commenced retres Arkansas with his force of 6,000 men. The enemy are reported to be strongly fortified at Sikestown. The following telegrams in regard to the movements of the Confederate army in Missouri, we give for what they are worth: Rolla, Mo., Sept. 2.--A gentleman from Springfield reports that Ben. McCulloch, with 5,000 Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas troops, was marching towards Arkansas, and was last heard from at Chelatable Springs, near Mount Vernon. The wounded were being moved from the S
pers of Friday last, which give later reports of war movements as reported at the North. From Gen. Banks' column. The latest accounts from Gen. Banks' column, through the Northern Associated Press, are dated Montgomery county, Maryland, Sept. 2d. The letter alleges that there are 7,000 Confederate troops at Leesburg; that the Confederates are throwing up entrenchments at the junction of the Little Falls road with the Alexandria turnpike, and that above Leesburg there are no large bodiesctive Secessionists, were captured at the same time by scouts from the 29th Pennsylvania regiment. Colonel Murphy. Two complete sets of cavalry equipments and the same number of magnificent horses were taken by the same party. Poolesville, Sept. 2.--Intelligence from the Virginia shore is to the effect that from opposite the White House Ford, near the mouth of the Seneca river down to Arlington Heights, the Confederates have heavy pickets, and are daily expecting reinforcements to enable t