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e Wilderness road from Summersville, or the road from Bowyer's ferry on New River. At this point General Floyd is stationed with what of his command is left after the four regiments taken forward by General Lee, and is very strongly fortified. General Wise is west of Meadow Bluff, fifteen miles, on Sewell mountain, in a very strong position. The four regiments taken up to him by Gen. Lee will increase our force there to about five thousand men.--This number was doubtless attacked by Rosencranz on Wednesday last at the head of fourteen thousand. It was hoped that Generals Lee and Wise would be able to hold the position and check the enemy; if not, they would withdraw to Meadow Bluff, where no doubt is entertained but that the united force of the two commands could repel the enemy. The public will look with intense interest for the result of these attacks of Robencranz. A fine Mississippi regiment, under Col. Russell, and four hundred of Col. Phillips's Legion, of Georgia, reac
is established. New Arrangement of military Departments. An order has been issued from the War Department that the Military Department of Ohio will, in future, consist of the State of that name. Indiana, and so much of Kentucky as lies within fifteen miles of Cincinnati, under the command of Brig. Gen. Mitchell, of the U. S. Vols. Headquarters at Cincinnati. So much of Virginia as lies west of the Blue Ridge Mountains will constitute in future a separate command, under Brig. Gen. Rosencranz. Headquarters in the field. Resignation of officers — Appointments. About a hundred and fifty officers of the Federal army (volunteers) have, from various causes, resigned since the 5th inst. Horatio Yates Wright, formerly Assistant Professor of Engineering at West Point; Edward Otho, Ord. of the 3d Artillery; and Wm. Nelson, of Ky., have been appointed Brigadier Generals. Escape of a Rebel prisoner. The local column of the Republican contains the following no
pirit. The regularity of its movement, and the close order of the men, and the absence of stragglers, indicate much more than ordinary discipline. Generals Floyd and Wise, according to common report in town, have both declared that before Rosencranz shall enter Lewisburg they will die opposing him. There is a variety of rumors constantly on the wing in regard to the movements of Rosencranz. Some say that the has been near to General Wise and has retired to Dogwood Gap — others that hRosencranz. Some say that the has been near to General Wise and has retired to Dogwood Gap — others that he is slowly approaching, while many think that he will not dare leave Gauley after his severe loss and failure to grasp his supposed prey. Cortainly, he can be sure that Generals Floyd and Wise, and their men, will fight to the last. The last battle at the heights of Gauley has opened his eyes to the fact that our brave troops will dispute every inch of ground with him. Telegraph poles, to be delivered within ten days, on the road between Staunton and White Sulphur Springs, are called for