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From Gen Lee's army. Information was received in this city through passengers who came down by the Central train to the effect that there was heavy skirmishing going on Sunday evening between a portion of our forces and those of the enemy on the lines of the Rapidan. We further learn from a gentleman who left Gordonsville yesterday that it was currently reported at that place that the enemy crossed the river at Ely's ford on Saturday night in considerable force, and also that another column were crossing Sunday night at Germanna. The rumor of the crossing on Saturday night had reached the neighborhood of Fredericksburg, as we learn from a gentleman who came from that vicinity yesterday. These reports, coming from different quarters, seem confirmatory, though no news of the kind had been officially received at the War Department last night.
made to the present hospital accommodations at Washington, and, finally, Gen Grant has established his headquarters in the field. Deserters from the army of Gen Lee report that his whole force on the Rapidan does not exceed sixty thousand men, divided among two army corps, but that reinforcements were constantly reaching him.ith him in East Tennessee, in the direction of Staunton — his supposed intention to march down the Shenandoah Valley. Among the reinforcements on their way to join Lee are 12,000 new recruits from Mobile. The deserters further state that some days ago seven days rations were issued to Lee's army, and that it was currently believeLee's army, and that it was currently believed his intention was to commence a forward movement. The Red river expedition. A telegram from Cairo, dated the 21st instant, says: Advices from Grand Ecore, Red river, to the morning of the 15th, have been received. The battle on the 8th was fought at the Sabine Cross Roads. The rebels were commanded by Gens. Magru
a message from Gen. Lee that the army was at Gettysburg, and had been engaged in battle all day. Our cavalry at once took up the line of march, reaching Gettysburg on the second day, just in time to thwart a move of the enemy's cavalry upon the rear of our infantry by way of Hunter's Town, after a very fierce engagement, in which Hampton's brigade performed most gallant service, compelling the enemy to leave the field and abandon his purpose. On the 31 of July the cavalry, by order of Gen Lee, took up their position on the extreme left of the line of battle, and on the left of Lieut General Ewell's command, upon a commanding ridge, which completely controlled a wide plain of cultivated fields stretching towards Hanover on the left, and reaching to the base of the mountain spurs, among which the enemy held position. The command was now reinforced by the addition of Jenkins's brigade. The brigades of Jenkins and W. H. F. Lee had scarcely gotten into position when the enemy deplo