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The reported advance of the enemy towards Wytheville. The Lynchburg Republican, of yesterday, contains a letter dated Dublin Depot. May 5th, a portion of which we copy: I have been astonished at the excitement existing upon the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad along this point, in relation to the reports of the advance of the Yankees. I visited Wytheville, where I learned that our forces were surprised at Rocky Gap, which is ten or fifteen miles the other side of Mercer Court House, and all retreated but two companies, who fought the enemy 6 or 8 hours, when both sides beat a retreat. Our loss was one killed and eight wounded. Colonel Jenifer came back and alarmed the people of Wytheville and Dublin, reporting the Yankees advancing in large force, having before he left ordered the town of Princeton (Mercer C. H.) to be burnt, and all our stores, which was done; and it is reported that some muskets were destroyed, though it is believed the citizens saved the guns. Col.
dence than a blind and devotion to a flag which is but the symbol of tyranny. before Corinth, and their grand for the subjugation of the South will has received a blow from which their ex Generals will scarcely be able to themselves. We can scarcely con the possibility of the defeat of Beauregard, who has been the successful General of the war. Since writing the above, we have received through a special dispatch to the Enquirer, of following news from Corinth: Corinth. May 5th--Everything remained yesterday. It rained all day, and continues to rain this morning. The enemy have been back from Farmington, according to appearances, for a day or two. courier from Col. Scott's Louisiana cavalry arrived here last night. He reports that the enemy, in evacuating Decatur, battered the pillars and burnt the bridges, Col. it crossed the river on the 3d and attacked several hundred Federals next day at , in Tennessee. The Alabama road who captured, with all the