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Arrival of prisoners. --Col. Stedman, an Aide-de-camp of Gen. Floyd, arrived in Richmond on Saturday evening last with a large number of prisoners of war, taken at the battle of --Cross Lanes-- by the gallant Floyd. Col. Stedman, who was an active participant in the engagement, gives an interesting account of it. He speaks of the skill and gallantry of Gen. Floyd in terms that would do honor to the most experienced chieftain. The Hustings Court will sit to-day in the City Hall. Arrival of prisoners. --Col. Stedman, an Aide-de-camp of Gen. Floyd, arrived in Richmond on Saturday evening last with a large number of prisoners of war, taken at the battle of --Cross Lanes-- by the gallant Floyd. Col. Stedman, who was an active participant in the engagement, gives an interesting account of it. He speaks of the skill and gallantry of Gen. Floyd in terms that would do honor to the most experienced chieftain. The Hustings Court will sit to-day in the City Hall.
urse between Richmond and the army of the Potomac. The passport privilege is cut off entirely to civilians, and even communication per mail seems to be very much restricted. From the Northwest the army at last dates remained in the position it has occupied for some weeks. There have been insurmountable difficulties in the way of advancing, and the opposing armies have been eyeing each other closely. We shall hear soon, we conjecture, of some movement of a decided character. From Floyd and Wise there is nothing especially interesting since the engagement at Cross Lanes. We have rumors daily as thick as blackberries. It is wonderful how many lies are set afloat, where they come from or who makes them are questions that there is no answering. Some are astounding exaggerations of unimportant news; others are manufactured out of the whole cloth. The wags engaged in this fabrication, which involves neither wit nor humor, palm many stories on the War Department; but the
to be at least seven hundred of such candidates for the Union-saving cells of Fort Lafayette. Movements of Gen. Rosencranz--a Variety of reports from Washington. The subjoined paragraphs are from the Washington Star of Wednesday evening last: This morning the Government received a telegram from General Rosencranz, embracing information that he was then, with a considerable portion of his command, at a point half-way between Bulltown and Flatwoods, on his way to attack Wise and Floyd, or either of them who might be in the vicinity of Summerville or Gauley bridge. He started from Clarksburg (his headquarters) upon this expedition, leaving an ample force to protect the Cheat Mountain pass, in Lee's front. By this time he has doubtless joined General Cox, and the thus increased Union force is probably up with the enemy, if the latter has not executed another of Wise's favorite and famous "thorough-bred" movements (to the rear.) Yesterday afternoon, between 6 and