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ut gives no indications of early active operations. Grant is waiting the results of military movements elsewhere. Our scouts report that General Palmer, with a division of infantry and a battalion of artillery, has occupied Bower Hill, eight miles east of Portsmouth. It is suggested that this force is intended to operate against Weldon. Information was received here on yesterday that a column of Sheridan's forces, estimated at eight thousand men, had crossed the Blue Ridge at Chester gap, and were moving towards Gordonsville. Another report put the force of this column at five thousand infantry and cavalry, and four pieces of artillery.--They are said to have reached Madison Courthouse at five o'clock on Tuesday evening. Since then, nothing has been heard from them. Their object is believed to be to cut the Central railroad at Gordonsville. We, however, for reasons that it is not necessary to mention, feel little apprehension for the safety of that point. The teleg