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f the respective armies in that quarter, from what we can learn, appears to be unchanged, though a report prevailed late yesterday evening that Grant had extended his lines, with his left resting on Gulney's Depot. This would indicate that he intends to move down on a line with the Richmond had Fredericksburg Railroad, while at the same time he would be in striking distance of the Rappahannock river. Several gunboats are reported to have been seen in the Rappahannock, some distance below Port Royal, on Wednesday last. Persons who came down on the train from Milford Station, yesterday evening, state that we captured six pieces of artillery in the fight on Wednesday last, and that the attack was very feeble, and more easily repulsed than any made, and that the enemy fought with less spirit than they had done during any of the previous engagements for the past two weeks. The following official dispatch was received at the War Department yesterday relative to the fight on Wednes