om the North.
We have received New York papers of Friday, the 13th inst., through the courtesy of the officers of the Exchange Bureau, and make up the following brief summary of the news they contain, which is not important:
Operations of Meade's army.
There is no news from Meade's army, which, it is said, is confronting Lee's army, which is said to be this side of the Rapidan.
Only a few of Stuart's cavalry are beyond the Rapidan.
The Philadelphia Inquirer says:
On Monday Kilpatrick's cavalry was at Pony Mountain, only a mile or two southeast of Culpeper, and on Monday night he saw no fires there, but large and extended fires sent up their lurid glare south of the Rapidan, from Raccoon Ford, which is east of the railroad, to Rapidan Station, on the railroad.
Meade's duty, of which he is fully aware, is to keep close to him, never letting him get fairly away, but always manœuvring for a good battle-field.
This, we are glad to know, is Meade's forte, as he has sho