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e heard of. The force is estimated at 3,000. The rebels are certainly advancing on Chambersburg. They have cut the Bedford wire. They are reported as near as St. Thomas, seven miles from here. There is no doubt whatever of their being in Mercersburg. They will certainly give us a call to-night. We had the rumor at 4 o'clock,Hancock; and, marching rapidly northward into Pennsylvania, crossed the mountains into the into the rich and prosperous Cumberland Valley, captured Mercersburg, St. Thomas, and finally the flourishing town of Chambersburg. As far as we can understand the situation, McClellan's lines did not extend beyond Williamsport, the main bostle they could not have prevented this incursion, for, as will be seen by reference to the map, the enemy have turned both points via Hancock; Mercersburg, and St. Thomas and thus our militia would have had their communications cut off, and been obliged to advance and fight the rebels at once to insure their own safety. In any a