--We received yesterday no late or important news from the line of the Rapidan
Passengers by the Central
train were unable to furnish even a rumor from the army of Gen. Lee
, from which it is reasonable to infer that no military movements looking to active operations are in progress.
From the Valley
we learn that Major Gilmore
's battalion made a raid in Jefferson
and Clarke counties
in the early part of last week.
, becoming alarmed, left the place during Tuesday night, and our men entered the same night, and at last accounts were still there.
is eight miles from Harper's Ferry
The last accounts we had from the latter point represented the Federal
force there to be about 6,000.
They have been sent off, however, to strengthen Rosecrans
When at Charlestown Major Gilmore
is but five miles from the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
We hope to hear that he has tapped that road.