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Notes of the war. The Northern papers of Thursday last contain some further notes and comments on the war movements, from which we select the following: From Missouri. A Federal dispatch from Cape Girardeau, Mo., Sept. 2d, says: General Prentiss' little army, which left Ironton some days since, arrived safe at Jackson, ten miles west of here, yesterday morning. No enemy was met. A scout who arrived from Hardee's Confederate camp reports that they immediately commenced retreating on hearing of Prentiss' advance, rapidly moving towards Arkansas with his force of 6,000 men. The enemy are reported to be strongly fortified at Sikestown. The following telegrams in regard to the movements of the Confederate army in Missouri, we give for what they are worth: Rolla, Mo., Sept. 2.--A gentleman from Springfield reports that Ben. McCulloch, with 5,000 Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas troops, was marching towards Arkansas, and was last heard from at Chelatable Springs,