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Yankees advancing on Fredericksburg. From a gentleman who left Fredericksburg yesterday we learn that a heavy force of the enemy was advancing on that town, and that preparations were making by our forces there to give them a warm reception. On Sunday a cavalry skirmish occurred some miles above the town, at a ford on the Rappahannock river, the enemy sustaining a repulse, without any casualties on our side. Yesterday morning they again advanced, and were met by our cavalry near the town, and a second time repulsed. In this fight we had one killed and three wounded. If the force of the enemy is as large as represented our forces there will doubtless be compelled to evacuate the place, unless early assistance should reach them. Col. Ball, of the 15th Virginia cavalry, is in command of the post. Our informant states that when he left Fredericksburg Falmouth (nearly opposite) was in possession of the enemy. The stock of cotton and tobacco stored in Fredericksburg was b
No gunboats in the Rappahannock. The Fredericksburg Herald learns from a gentleman who returned to that place a few days since from the lower country, that the Rappahannock river is entirely clear of gunboats, and that none have been seen in the vicinity for two weeks. The withdrawal of the blockade to such an extent is attributed to the fact that crews of these gunboats have been up and down even the small creeks that empty into the river, and made nearly, if not entirely, a clean sweep of the sailing craft.