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From Northern Virginia. The news from the two armies now confronting each other in Northern Virginia is unimportant. Ewell's corps, which was reported to have been out all, and moving up the Valley, is represented to have crossed the mountain in safety, and is now, with the main body of our army, on the eastern side of the Blue Range. On the 23d inst., a pretty severe fight occurred at Manassas Gap, between Wright's brigade of Georgians and a force of 6,000 to 8,000 of the enemy. This brigade constituted the advance of Ewell's corps, and on arriving in the vicinity of the Gap it was ascertained that a superior force of the enemy held the mountain pass. It was determined by the commandant of the brigade not to make an attack until the corps came up. Whilst waiting for our forces to arrive the enemy sallied forth and attacked the brigade, and forced it to retire. Our men fought with spirit, and inflicted heavy loss on the enemy. Our loss was about 200 killed, wounded, and
Called Court. --A called Court of Magistrates was held at the City Hall yesterday, Alderman Timberlake presiding, for the examination of Sydney Wicker, John Champion, Chas. Tonson, and John Carter, charged with the murder of Geo. P. Wright alias Hoyle, on the 2d of July. A large number of witnesses were examined, none of whom identified Carter in any manner with the row which led to the murder and he was discharged. In the case of Wisker, Tonson and Champion, the Court thought the suspicion sufficiently strong to warrant them a trial, and they were there upon sent on to Judge Lyon's Court for the September term, and refused bail.