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on in Georgia. The position of affairs near Atlanta remains unchanged. Skirmishing has been progressing daily, and it was in one of these a few days since that we lost Brig. Gen. Stevens, of Walker's division. Gen. Cheatham has taken command of Gen. Hood's corps. The recent cavalry raid was undertaken for the purpose of destroying the railroad between Atlanta and West Point, and which runs from West Point to Augusta. They struck it on Friday last at Conyer's depot, about 31 miles from Atlanta, and again at Covington, the station below. The whole force numbered about three brigades. The fact that they have been driven from the road by our cavalry has already been announced. Early's late victory. It is stated that Gen. Early's loss at Kernstown will not exceed fifty, the enemy having been panic-stricken and having done but little fighting. Our infantry pursued them five miles beyond Winchester, and our cavalry followed on seven miles further — to Bunker Hill.
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 ardeGen 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.