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From the South. The Abingdon Virginian, of Friday, publishes the following. For a week past, most contradictory and exaggerated accounts have reached us of the approach of the enemy to Dublin Dep Wytheville, Tazewell C. H. the S H. Works, &c., &c., some of which are untrue. There was skirmish one day last week not f from Mercer C. H, and that village was probably burnt by our soldiers as they retreated past it, but we do not know that any one was killed on our side, though a few were wounded. Captain Jenifer and a few of his men have reached. Wytheville, and this gave rise to a high state of excitement in some of the villages along the line of our rai ad In one of there towns. we hear that the sounds of the cammer and saw were heard in every direction, as the merchants were engaged in boxing up their, code, and a large harness, making establishment sold out every set of harness it had to supply the vehicles that were required to convey to some supposed place of safet