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d. They contain not one word from Sherman, and nothing official from Grant. Gold, in New York, on the 2d, was quoted at 235: From the army in Virginia. An army correspondent, near Petersburg, writes Saturday, July 2d, that day has been one of more than ordinary activity with the rebels.--About daybreak, says the writer, they were discovered moving in solid columns on both sides of the Appomattox. The meaning of the movement cannot be determined. Col C. J. Campbell, who left City Point for Washington on Thursday last, reports that his regiment is lying within one mile of Petersburg, and his men in the rifle pits are close enough to hear bricks fall when an occasional shell strikes the chimneys of the houses in the city. Wilson's cavalry raid. A letter dated Bermuda Hundred, July 1--P M, says Gen Wilson and Kants's cavalry have just returned from their recent raid, having destroyed twenty-five miles of the Danville Railroad very effectually. On their return
Yankee deserters. --A large number of Yankee deserters were brought to this city yesterday and committed to Castle Thunder. Among the number were the following new Yankees, who had not been assigned to any command, they having deserted the day after their arrival at City Point: Jos Quiman, Newton Franklin, and John Nixon.