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and," which may possibly be true, though we would not advise our readers to place much confidence in unauthorized reports. The prisoners who were brought in yesterday from the West stated that Rosencranz was the General who made the retreat from Big Sewell, thus confirming the original statements. Our latest advices represent that General Lee was quietly holding his position. The frequent rains had made the roads almost impassable. Col. Gilham, with his command, still occupied Elk Mountain at last accounts, though it was thought probable that the loss of the baggage and stores, heretofore reported, might render it necessary for the regiment to return to Richmond. Capt. D. B. Bridgford, of Company "B," 1st Battalion, (Gilham's command,) arrived in Richmond yesterday, but brings no news of importance. The dispatches in regard to the affair at Santa Rosa Island are vague and unsatisfactory. Great eagerness is manifested to hear full details of the attack, but the telegr