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Retreat of Rosencranz — full particulars. have at length received a full and account of the retreat of Rosencranz Federal army from Big Sewell Mountain . On the morning of Sunday, the 6th it was discovered that the enemy, who encamped about a mile and a half of our forces, at the Sturgeon farm, top of Sewell, had removed his tents, far as appearances indicated, retreated Savage, of the 7th Tennessee instantly made an advance with companies of his command, and the Rifles, Captain Jones. The deployed two companies upon and left of the road to stir up the should he be concealed in the with the object of ambuscading, while Captain Jones's company and another cautiously along the pike. No was found, however, and in due time Savage, with his little command, up the declivity into the centre of encampment. Rosencranz (to use expression) had "smelled a mice," with all possible diligence, cover of darkness, leaving several wagons, a large lot of cooking