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Reports from Washington. Junction, Aug. 7th. --I have just seen a gentleman from Washington city last Saturday. He states that Meade's army, it is thought to receiving no reinforcements, as yet except some few negro regiments, whiles many regiments of his command, whose term has expired, are going home. He says a large force is concentrating at Fortress Monroe to operate against Charleston. He thinks that Grant a army will next attack Mobile. He represents things quiet in the North, and expresses the opinion that the draft will be gently, but surely enforced. Meade's army is supposed not to be as strong as Hooker's at Fredericksburg.
From New Orleans. Atlanta, August 7. --New Orleans dates of the 3d instant are received. The steamer Continental had arrived from Vicksburg with 600 sick and wounded prisoners, inc Gen. M. I. Smith, Col. Edward , Major John Devereux, and J. F. Giranit. A few prisoners remain at Vicksburg, unable to be removed. Secretary Chase gives orders to clear beats' cargoes at St. Louis for New Orleans, except prohibited articles, and giving bonds not to land goods at intermediate points except under permit. Small lots of cotton are selling at auction at 43½ cents. Coroner's Inquests have been held upon several negroes who died of starvation. The latest dates from New York are to the 23d ult., by river. Shipments of powder to California for Acapulco have been stopped by request of the French Consul.