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t must take place at no distant day. There have already been several skirmishes along the lines, indicating. It is believed, the near approach of a decisive straggle. On Wednesday last Gen. Hampton's cavalry captured a picket at Stafford Store, consisting of a Lieutenant and five men. Their names as we have learned them, are Lieut. J. H. Hoffman, Corporal A. P. Kelley, Privates Thomas Rainer, J. B. Campbell C. Cook, and John Mason — all of them members of Company F, 1st New Jersey cavalry. Cook was captured on the 20th of August last, on the Rappahannock, by Gen. Robertson's cavalry, so that this is his second trip to Richmond. Passengers by the train from Fredericksburg last night report that a skirmish occurred on Wednesday afternoon between a body of the enemy's cavalry and a detachment of the 10th Virginia cavalry Col. J. Lucius Davis, in which some fifty of the enemy, with their horses and equipments, were captured. This occurred near Port Royal, in Caroline county.
completed, and trains were running on the 28th. An arrival from North Carolina announces that Newbern had been attacked by 4,000 rebels, under Gen. Martin, who were repulsed. The yellow fever had ceased at Port Royal, and active operations would soon begin in that department. Fitz John Porter's trial before Court-Martial was progressing at Washington. The Herald says McNeill, the Missouri, butcher, was merely a militia General, not a Union officer, and presumes that President Davis will therefore withdraw his threat. All the State prisoners in Fort Warren, including Maryland Secessionists, were liberated on Thanksgiving day. From Europe. The foreign news is unimportant. The London Post says the general disposition of the English people is to avoid intervention, because only one belligerent invites it. When there is a peace party at the North sufficiently strong to ask for mediation, England will accede. The French press is bitter against England's c