Advices from Northern Virginia
leave no doubt of the fact that the Federal
army under Gen. Meade
is advancing upon our forces with a view to bring on a general engagement, which will probably not be declined when the proper time arrives.
From present indications, a few days more will serve to bring into collision the contending forces.
has already established his headquarters at Culpeper Court-House, whilst his whole army is known to be south of the Rappahannock
His advance yesterday morning was several miles south of the of the Court-House
, moving in the direction of the several fords of the Rapidan