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the Press associations.] entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863, by J. S. Thrasher, in the clerk's office of the district Court of the Confederate States for the Northern district of Georgia. Latest from the North. Petersburg, Jan. 6. --The Herald, of the 31st, has been received here. There is no news from the Army of the Potomac or from Charleston. News from Western Virginia, dated the 30th, says that Gen. Kelly had information from Gen. Sullivan that Gen. Early, with nine thousand rebels, was between New Market and Mount Jackson. Rosser had also some 700 cavalry, and Imboden fifteen hundred. Sullivan's column had returned to Harper's Ferry with one hundred prisoners and the same number of horses. Kelly states that he has captured in all over 400 prisoners and a large amount of property. Gen. Thomas's dispatches from Chattanooga on Wednesday state that a rebel force under Wheeler had captured a Federal train on the 26th ult., bound to Knox
ina brigade, and assigned to Maj.-Gen., Heth, who, with Maj.- Gen. Pender, were promoted from the rank of Brigadier-Generals. Gen. A. P. Hill was assigned to the command of this corps, whilst Gen. Ewell retained Jackson's old corps, consisting of Early's division, Early having been made a Major-General in February, and receiving command of Ewell's bid division, Rodes's division, (D. H. Hill's old division) and Trimble's division, to which Gen Ed. Johnson, then just promoted to a Major-GeneralshEarly having been made a Major-General in February, and receiving command of Ewell's bid division, Rodes's division, (D. H. Hill's old division) and Trimble's division, to which Gen Ed. Johnson, then just promoted to a Major-Generalship, was assigned. It will be observed that five of the six Major-Generals now in the infantry department of this army, and the two corps Generals, received their promotion during the year just ended. The army thus reorganized began to prepare in earnest for a forward movement, as was generally believed, into the enemy's country. Gen. Ewell's corps took up the line of march from its camps near Fredericksburg on the morning of Thursday, June 4th, moving in the direction of Culpeper C. H. O