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Seddon, Secretary of War: "The expedition to Bellfield, under General Warren, returned within the enemy's lines yesterday. The two divisions of the Ninth corps which went to Warren's relief proceeded no further than Bercher's mill. On meeting the returning column, they turned back. "On returning from Bellfield, the enemy moved eastwardly to the Jerusalem and Sussex Court-house roads. Our troops, consequently, only encountered their rear guard and pursued no further than the Nottoway river; and they have returned to camp, bringing a few prisoners. Our loss is very slight. "The superintendent of the Petersburg and Weldon railroad reports that about six miles of the railroad has been broken up. R. E. Lee." From General Hood--the battle of Franklin. A gentleman, who reached this city yesterday direct from Tuscumbia, Alabama, brings the first Confederate account we have had of the battle of Franklin, on the 30th ultimo. His account confirms the opinion we h
to residents living near the lines of the two armies is estimated at over half a million dollars. Around Petersburg. The force which went to Bellfield is reported by letter-writers from Grant's army to have been the Fifth corps, Third division of the Second, and two brigades of Gregg's cavalry. It will be the same old story about the "object of the expedition (getting whipped?) being accomplished, it returned": They were heard from yesterday afternoon, and had crossed the Nottoway river, on the Jerusalem road, without meeting opposition of any consequence. They crossed on pontoons, which they took up after doing so. Deserters who came in this morning state that Mahone's division was sent off yesterday morning to meet them, but as no firing in that direction has been heard to-day, it is not believed that any engagement has taken place. A reconnoitring force of cavalry went out on the left yesterday afternoon, and, striking the rebel pickets on the Vaughan road