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rious than a cavalry raid. It is proper to state that we have been unable to obtain from the War Department any information in regard to this important event. Gunboats in the Rappahannock. Last Thursday, two Yankee gunboats came into the Rappahannock, attended by a flotilla of oyster boats. The gunboats fired on our oyster boats in the river, and drove them off to make room for the Yankee fishermen. In the course of the day, some barges from the gunboats attempted to land in Essex, but were fired on and driven off by our local troops. It was reported last night that Mosby had found another wagon train, and burned it after some fighting with the sword. He lost two men in the engagement. The precise locality of the affair is not certainly known, but is supposed to be on the ill fated Martinsburg pike. Successful expedition against the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. Major-General Rosser, on Monday last, made a successful descent upon the Baltimore and Ohio