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thin a week.--The Federals judging from their persisten refusal to come out from their strongholds, the apprehensive of an attack from our troops. It is currently reported that General Burn has been appointed to the command of three brigades, and if this be true, we may confidently expect to hear of some exploits under his leadership. The retreat of the Federals from Sewell is fully confirmed. The prisoners who arrived yesterday deny that Rosencranz was in command there, and say that Cox was the General who directed this runaway movement. His force, they assert, consisted of only 7,000 men; but we place little confidence in any statement made by a Lincolnite. advices present that Gens. Lee and Lo were in pursuit of the Federals, with a efficient force, including a large body of cavalry. The enemy commenced the retreat in the night, and had probably accomplished a march of 16 miles before the Confederates ed. We have additional accounts of the battle at Greenbrier r