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On the fact being known at Gen. Meade's headquarters yesterday morning, Gen. Buford's cavalry were sent across the Rapidan, and found the enemy's evacuation of the south bank had been completed. On proceeding inland they came upon a portion of Stuart's cavalry, evidently covering the retreat of the rebel infantry. A sharp skirmish ensued, but it did not result in our ascertaining whether the enemy had fallen back on Gordonsville, or whether it was attempting some flank movement to get betweeepresented that early in the morning one of Gen. Kilpatrick's brigades, consisting of the 5th Michigan, 5th New York, 7th Pennsylvania, and another regiment, attempted a reconnaissance on the south side of Robertson's river, when they were met by Stuart's rebel cavalry. A fight ensued, continuing an hour, when our troops fell back upon the infantry reserves. After another severe contest the infantry were compelled to give way, and a considerable number of them were captured. A detachment
t large numbers of prisoners are continually arriving at Gordonsville, and one gentleman, who came through from Culpeper C. H., informed us that he saw an order on the Quartermaster at that place, on Wednesday night; to make preparations for the reception of 1,000 prisoners and several thousand mules and horses. The prisoners were alleged to have been captured by our troops on Tuesday evening in the neighborhood of Warrenton Springs.--The horses and mules, most of them, had been captured by Stuart's cavalry in the various engagements they have had with the retreating enemy. It is also reported that our troops had intercepted the retreat of the enemy in the neighborhood of Centreville, and that all day on Wednesday a heavy fight was in progress. No particulars of the fight had reached Culpeper when the train left there yesterday morning; but a rumor was in circulation that 4,000 Yankees had been captured and had been started for Richmond. We have very few facts in relation t
to exposed sections. House bill to provide for the appointment of general agents and storekeepers for counties and corporations for the purchase and distribution of the necessaries of life for the families of indigent soldiers, was taken up and passed. The bill gives the appointment of such agents to the magistracy of the county, the party receiving the appointment to be one not liable to militia duty. House bill authorizing the Board of Public Works to modify the contract between Stuart, Buchanan & Co. and Thos. R. Friend, for the lease of a furnace at the salt works, was passed. The bill to increase the pay of judges was, on motion of Mr. Marye, taken up out of its order. Under the provisions of this bill, the Judges of the Supreme Court of Appeals shall receive each $4,000; the Reporter of the Court of Appeals, $--; the judges of the 8th circuit, $--; of the 7th circuit, $--; and of all other circuits, each $--; Attorney General, $--; Clerk of the Court of Appeals o