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uccessful failed. R. E. Lee." We understood last evening that our troops gained some advantages, which they did not after wards relinquish. From the Valley. Very little authentic intelligence was received yesterday from General Early's army. It was stated last evening that the enemy had abandoned Staunton. This is confirmed by the following official dispatch, the important feature of which is that there is no enemy south of Staunton; showing that they are not yet advancing on Lynchburg: "Headquarters Army Northern Virginia, "September 29, 1864. "Hon. James A. Seddon, Secretary of War: --General Early reports that after driving the enemy's cavalry from his front, near Port Republic, he moved to Waynesboro' and drove two divisions of cavalry from that place. This last force retreated through Staunton, and a portion of our cavalry entered that place to-day. No enemy south of Staunton. His main force is about Harrisonburg. "R. E. Lee."
From the United States. The Yankee papers are rather uninteresting just now. Dates as late as the 26th contain nothing of importance. A Washington telegram of the 25th says that Sheridan has pursued Early one hundred miles from Harper's Ferry, and "has advanced so far from his base of operations that communication is hazardous." An order has been issued expelling from Norfolk all persons over sixteen years of age who do not take the oath by the 15th of October next. The following are the latest gold quotation: On Saturday the excitement was intensified, and the market was in a state of panic all day. The opening sales were at 212, from which there was a rapid decline to 201½ then, a momentary dip still lower, and a sale in one instance at 200. An immediate rally took place, and the price at half-past 3 had reached 206½; but shortly before five o'clock it had dropped again to 202½@263. Later in the evening, at the up-town exchange, it sold as low as 199½ and