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Later from the North. our troops in Pennsylvania--Hanks's defeat at Port Hudson Admitted — Navigation of the Mississippi closed above Vicksburg — the Ravages of the rebel pirates, etc. Petersburg, June 30. --Northern dates of the 27th are received here by flag of truce. The New York Herald says the enemy progress slowly, but with a large force in Pennsylvania. Affairs at Harrisburg bear a most quiet aspect, though the country people, with droves of horses and cattle, are marching into the city in large numbers. Preparations for defence are going on rapidly. Gen. Kuips had evacuated Carlisle, but at last accounts the rebels had not occupied the town. Much perplexity exists as to the exact route the rebels have taken. Early's division is at Gettysburg, and Rodes's division is at Chambersburg. Gen. Milroy has been superceded by Col. Peirce. The Herald publishes very interesting news from Port Hudson. A second assault was made on Port