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e, of Illinois; Justus McKinney, Assistant Quartermaster United States Army, O. Howard and Charles D Jamieson, of Maire; A. McD. McCook, of Ohio, Ebenezer Dumont, Robert H. Milroy and Lewis Wallace, of Indiana; Daniel E. Sickles, of New York. From the special Washington dispatches of the Philadelphia Inquirer, of Tuesday, we gather the following items: The Army Retiring Board is slowly proceeding with its important business. So far it has disposed of but a single case, that of Col. Abert, of the Topographical Engineers, who has been forty years in service, and is very infirm. He is to be placed upon the retired list. The same disposition will doubtless be made of Colonels Kearney and Long, of the same corps, who are next in order.-- Col. Belton, of the Fourth Artillery, and Col. Martin Burke, now in charge of the New York forts, of the Second, are the only officers who have applied voluntarily to be placed on the retired list, although it is thought that a hundred of, an