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uch a campaign as will attend the advance to Richmond. The rumor current in Washington to day that the federal troops have advanced to with in three miles of Fairfax, is incorrect. The northeastern pickets of the Confederates extend to that point. The Maine regiments are encamped at Falls Church village, immediately northweserous. It is reported that two of the scouting parties fired upon each other on Wednesday night by mistake. A slave who escaped to one of the camps from Fairfax reports that the troops there were retiring, but other sources of information represent their numbers at about the same, ranging from four to seven thousand.--It th proper passes, outside of the Federal line. She was impressed by them on reaching that point, and obliged to drive to the Confederate pickets, two miles this Fairfax, when the conveyance was from her, and not returned for several leaving her on neutral territory. In meantime she was twenty four hours about food, and recei