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War matters.late Northern news. From the New York Herald, of the 15th inst, we make up the following interesting summary of news: The late Eatton near Romney, Va. From a letter in the Wheeling (Va.) Press, dated Romney, January 3d, we extract the following: Night before last we were informed that we would move on Blue's Gap during the night. Our information of the country and of the force of the enemy was meagre and uncertain At about midnight the regiments began to master and form, and by half-past 12 the column was in motion. The night was excessively cold, and we suffered not a little from that cause. About half-past 7 o'clock we arrived at a height from which we could see the gap and the bridge. Col. Danning, who commanded the expedition, seeing an attempt being made to burn the bridge, ordered the Frith Ohio regiment to advance at double quick. This was done with a shout, and in a few minutes they were on a bank within two hundred yards of the bridge,
from the upper battery at Cockpit Point came so close to the boat as to splash the water into her. The evacuation of Romney by the Yankees. From the Wheeling (Va.) Intelligencer, of the 14th inst., we obtain the following particulars of the last evacuation of Romney by the Federal troops: We learn by officers who arrived last evening from Patterson's creek, that our forces left Romney in considerable of a hurry on Friday night about six o'clock, and reached Patterson's creek on SatRomney in considerable of a hurry on Friday night about six o'clock, and reached Patterson's creek on Saturday morning about five. The order to back up was received about two o'clock on Friday afternoon, and the greatest excitement and curiosity. Existed in the camp, Some of the company were compelled to destroy a portion or the tents for the wanack to Winchester. Our forces a now at. Patterson's creek, about seven miles east of Cumberland, and about fifteen from Romney, but were crossing the railroad bridge into Maryland, and are no doubt this time encamped on the Maryland side. Arre