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the seizure of prisoners — stores burned — capture of Rucker, &c., &c. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] The following may be relied on as embracing the material facts of the daring brilliant, and successful scout made by Major George Jackson's squadron of cavalry into the county of Nicholas, and forty-five miles in rear of the Yankee camp now at Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier county: The squadron was commanded by Major R. A. Baily, of the 22d Virginia regiment, in the absence of Major Jackson, and consisted of a portion of the companies of Capt. Bouldin's Charlotte, Capt. Gipson's Rockbridge, Capt. Cochran's Churchville, Augusta, and Capt. Lackey's Valley cavalry, 150 men in all. Setting out from their camp, near Union, Monroe county, on the morning of the 23d inst., taking a circuitous route, and passing in rear of the enemy, they halted for the night at the foot of Little Sewell mountain. On the next morning they proceeded on and reached the Wilderness road, and a
ncrease of rebel troops on the western bank of the James river, is fully confirmed, as also advices of the movement of the rebel army and the new Merrimac at the same time. Beauregard is reported to have been disgraced, and is remaining in Alabama. The Harrison's Landing correspondent of this evening's Star says it has reliable information that the Southern States have been drafting for rebel soldiers. Fifteen thousand men have been taken from North Carolina and Savannah to reinforce Jackson. The only men drawn from Beauregard's army for the defence of Richmond were the 47th and 48th Alabama regiments. Philadelphia, Aug. 1.--A letter from Fortress Monroe, dated July 30, to the Inquirer, says: Com. Porter's fleet, in part consisting of the following vessels, arrived and came to anchor in the Roads early this morning: Matthew Vassar, George Manchan, T. A. Ware, Adolph Hugel, Daniel Smith, Wm. Bacon, and the Racer. Twelve of the fleet in all left the Southwes
I Can't agree. Mobile, Aug. 4. --A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register, from Jackson 30th ult., says: Passengers from Memphis report than an omenta had broken out between the Yankees and negroes working on the fortifications. The Yankees shot a number of the negroes.