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red a similar resolution in relation to the arrest and confinement of citizens of Illinois, which was also tabled. Burnside recently made a trip to Washington for the purpose of entering a personal complaint against the delay of the Quartermaster's Department in forwarding the pontoon train to the army. He says: "By this delay much valuable time has been lost, and the difficulty of crossing the Rappahannock in the face of the enemy's preparations greatly segmented." It was rumored that Meigs, the Yankee Quartermaster General, had been reserved in consequence, but it is believed to be untrue. The progress of hostilities. The Yankee correspondents report that General Lee is retreating on Richmond. They also say that the pretended fortification of the hills in the rear of Fredericksburg in a mere feint. The Dutch General Sigel, in an official dispatch, from an account of a reconnaissance, by General through Aldie's and Snicker's Gaps, to ascertain Jackson's movements.