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fied aspect, as if some movement of the enemy was influencing our own at present. Our pontoons had been laid across the Holston, two brigades of infantry thrown across, with some cavalry, towards Knoxville, to guard the work of the pioneers building a bridge over Flat Creek, on the way to Knoxville, and there were other signs of a forward movement. But yesterday the pontoons were taken up immediately after the infantry had been ordered back on this side, and sent on the cars back towards Morristown. To-day we are expecting orders to move after them on the same route, and rumors are afloat that the enemy has been reinforced and is moving a column up the valley beyond Clinch Mountain, to fall suddenly across the Holston up near Rogersville on Gen. Longstreet's rear. No doubt Grant has discovered the necessity of removing this force from his left flank before venturing to penetrate the interior of Georgia. This may be a step for that purpose, and Gen. L. discovering it, is preparing