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The War News. Nothing worthy of notice has occurred on the military lines north of James river. Four fifths of Grant's army is now on the south side; the Sixth and Ninth corps at the front, the Second and Fifth in reserve. On the lines north of the Appomattox all intercourse between the pickets of the two armies has been stopped by peremptory orders from their respective generals. Warren's troops, during their expedition to, and return from, Bellfield, treated the country people with the harshness and cruelty now commonly practiced by Yankee raiders. Most of the dwelling-houses on their route were burnt, and the owners beaten and otherwise maltreated. As the raiders were much more savage on their retreat than on their outward trip, it is to be presumed they sought to punish the defenseless country people for the injury inflicted on themselves by General Hampton's bold troopers. From Southwestern Virginia. Unofficial, but reliable, telegrams have been received in