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is more connected and intelligible than any we have yet seen published. After Meade had ascertained to his satisfaction that Gen. Lee was endeavoring to flank him,uard became engaged with a portion of his force. A double necessity was upon Gen. Meade; first, he must move with extreme celerity to reach Centreville in advance ofs plans, so far as they embraced the view of getting on the communications of Gen. Meade or reaching Centreville before him. Lee had no longer with him that unmatchedn pursuit was, of course, hopeless, and has for the present been given up. Meade's Anxiety to give battle. As to the imputation that Gen. Meade was, during Gen. Meade was, during the retrograde movement, trying to get away from Lee, and manœuvring throughout to avoid a battle, it is utterly false. He tried repeatedly to get battle, and would a different stamp would not have been able to compel a battle, I know no.; but Meade was not only willing, but eager to bring such a result about, and did all he co
From Gordonsville. Gordonsville, Oct. 28. --The skirmish at Bealeton, on Monday, was between Johnson's division and a large body of the enemy's cavalry. It commenced early in the morning and lasted over four hours. The enemy were dismounted, and were driven back three miles. Capt. S. Seabod, A. D. C, to Gen. French, captured at Bealeton, was sent through here to-day for Richmond.--Two safe guards, left by Meade to protect property on the line of retreat, were also sent through by Gen. Lee to-day, to be unconditionally returned home. The enemy are reported to be concentrating at Warrenton Junction.
The enemy reported at Aquia Creek. Passengers by the Fredericksburg train yesterday afternoon state that a rumor prevailed at Fredericksburg when the train left that the Yankeees were landing in heavy force at Aquia Creek. It is not at all improbable that the Culpeper route will be abandoned by Gen. Meade, and that whilst the favorable fall weather lasts he will attempt, by the shorter route, another advance upon Richmond.