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The News. From North Carolina. The Yankee papers represent that Schofield has at Wilmington and Newbern a sufficient force to beat any troops that may be dispatched from Richmond against Sherman. The Richmond and Petersburg lines. All is quiet on this side of James river. During the forenoon of Monday, the enemy, shelled our works on the Appomattox with great fury, some of the shells falling in the city of Petersburg. Grant is extending his City Point railroad to his position on Hatcher's run. East Tennessee and Southwestern Virginia. A report comes from Southwestern Virginia that Gilliam, with forty-five hundred Yankees, is advancing into Upper East Tennessee, their advance being now north of Greenville. It is believed to be their intention to try and occupy the whole of the State at the time of the coming election. Gilmer's brigade of Kentucky cavalry had an engagement last Saturday at Ball's bridge, in Lee county, Virginia, twenty-five miles north
ut the chances of battle in our favor, keeping so near the United States army as to prevent its sending reinforcements to Grant; and hoping, by taking advantage of positions and opportunities, to reduce the odds against us by partial engagements. I Missionary ridge, with one brigade added (Mercer's) and two taken away (Baldwin's and Quarles's). That opposed to us was Grant's army of Missionary ridge, then estimated at eighty thousand by our principal officers, increased, as I have stated, by hose confronting me, has apparently been approved; and as General Lee, in Keeping on the defensive and retreating towards Grant's objective point, under circumstances like mine, was adding to his great fame, both in the estimation of the Administrat. He talked much more of affairs in Virginia than in Georgia, asserting, what I believed, that Sherman's army outnumbered Grant's, and me with the belief that his visits to me were unofficial. A copy of a brief report by General Hood accompan