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ed on and driven off by our local troops. It was reported last night that Mosby had found another wagon train, and burned it after some fighting with the sword. He lost two men in the engagement. The precise locality of the affair is not certainly known, but is supposed to be on the ill fated Martinsburg pike. Successful expedition against the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. Major-General Rosser, on Monday last, made a successful descent upon the Baltimore and Ohio railroad at New creek. Except the fact that he captured five pieces of cannon, the particulars of the affair are contained in our extracts from the Northern papers, published in another column. From South Carolina--the enemy Beaten at Grahamsville, S. C. We have previously stated that the enemy were landing troops from fourteen gunboats and transports at Port Royal. An official dispatch, received at General Bragg's office, in this city, on Thursday night, states that our forces had engaged and routed
appears that, about 1 o'clock on Monday afternoon, fifteen hundred or more rebel cavalry, under Generals Rosser and McCausland, it is said, appeared in front of New creek, twenty-two miles west of Cumberland, and attacked the two earthworks there located. What force defended them is not definitely known here, but it was only a short time before the rebels were in possession of the post.--It is believed that but few of the garrison escaped. New creek was a Government depot for West Virginia, and the warehouses, containing a large amount of quartermaster's and commissary stores, were burned by the enemy, as well as the buildings at the railroad statioeeling remains uninterrupted. The freight and passenger trains go out as usual. Another dispatch states that the Confederate blew up the defensive works at New creek. Miscellaneous. Major-General Humphreys has been given command of the Second corps, from which Hancock was exiled for his failure in the great reconnais