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Grant's First Strategic movement.

--Another raid is said to be in progress by the Yankees from Newbern or Washington, in North Carolina. There is little or no doubt that Burnside is in command of the Yankee forces in Eastern North Carolina. It is reported that he has a disposable force of ten thousand men and five batteries. How near this comes to the real number is more than we are prepared to say. But, from indications, there appears to be little doubt that the enemy is about making a move from either Washington or Newbern — probably from both, on the W. and W. railroad. This move is no doubt in conjunction with movements of the enemy on the Rapidan, in their next "on to Richmond," in order to weaken Gen. Lee. The late cold spell has no doubt retarded military movements for several days.

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