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ay night the division of Gen. A. P. Hill was engaged, and the whole Federal force retreated, the pursuit being kept up for a distance of some five miles. Heavy and rapid firing was heard after midnight, and the supposition is that a battle took place immediately on the Rappahannock river, near the line of Fauquier county. The prisoners were sent back to Gordonsville, whence they were transferred by railroad to Richmond, guarded by a detachment of the 1st Maryland regiment, under Capt. Wm. Goldsborough. According to the statements of prisoners, the force under Pope amounts to 40,000 men. Gen. C. S. Winder was a nephew of Gen. John H. Winder, the commander of the Department of Henrico, and was probably the youngest Brigadier in the Confederate army. The city was full of rumors yesterday of a battle on Sunday, but after the most diligent inquiry we could learn nothing definite concerning it. Certain it is, that heavy firing was heard in the direction of the Rappah
pplications for their return having been refused. Affairs in Norfolk — Newspaper suppressed. The Norfolk Union was suppressed on the 1st inst., by Gen. Vicle, for publishing a burlesque proclamation, which was calculated to bring Commodore Goldsborough into ridicule. The Union was afterwards allowed to continue its publication upon apologizing for what had been done, and publishing the subjoined communication from Rear Admiral Goldsborough; U. S. Flag Ship Minnesota, Norfolk, VaRear Admiral Goldsborough; U. S. Flag Ship Minnesota, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 2, 1862. --Sir: In the Norfolk Union, of yesterday, there appeared a vile and profane communication purporting to be the substance of one recently written by me to you. As I have never before this moment addressed to you a line upon any subject whatever, and as I never to my knowledge, had the pleasure of exchanging even a word with you, I have only to say, with regard to the above, that if you have received one of the kind, it is a forgery, and alone worthy of the vulgar and ridic