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The War News. Since the shotted salute fired by the Yankees last Thursday evening in honor of Sheridan's victory in the Valley nothing of interest has occurred on the lines below Richmond. The first shell thrown on Thursday from Fort Harrison was evidently aimed at our picket line, and passed through a log-house forty yards in front of our entrenchments.--This firing on our pickets was a mean violation of the tacit truce existing between the hostile pickets, the first overtures towards which came from the Yankees themselves. The understanding is, that the pickets, the first overtures towards which came from he Yankees themselves. The understanding is, that the pickets of neither army are to fire upon the other. This understanding is observed; but when the Yankees feel that an occasion requiring a salute has arrived, they shot their guns and blaze away at our unsuspecting men. It is due to truth to state, however, that most of the Yankee guns were aimed high, and threw th
count of the enemy's surprise — Appearance of Sheridan on the ground — the alleged Captures from Genr crossing Cedar creek; and, in the meantime, Sheridan, who had been absent on a visit to Washington and in a measure stampeding, the left of General Sheridan's line. By this success the enemy gainedich no doubt induced the attack made upon General Sheridan's lines not a great while ago. In consequxth corps had reached the position named, General Sheridan "one evening" proceeded to the headquartetheir way to join him to enable him "to crush Sheridan out of the Valley." In consequence of the capll remaining near Front Royal, on the left of Sheridan's line, and Merritt moving back again towards the abandonment of the cavalry movement, General Sheridan took a small escort and some of his staffhington. On the morning of the 19th, General Sheridan heard the booming of cannon in the distan Another great victory has been gained by General Sheridan over the reinforced rebel Army of the Val[3 more...]<
Arrival of prisoners. --Fourteen hundred and sixteen Yankee prisoners, captured from Sheridan by General Early's forces in an engagement which took place in the Valley on Wednesday last, reached this city yesterday morning and were committed to the Libby prison. There were thirty-four commissioned officers among the number, the highest in grade being that of captain.