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w days more will suffice to rid Western Virginia of every Yankee that now desecrates her soil. The heads of volunteers, as they arrive at Lynchburg, are turned in the direction of Staunton, from whence they proceed by different routes to cut off and surround the few scattering Yankee camps that are still left; and citizens here, breathing freer, are offering us valuable service as scouts, spies, guides, and sharp-shooters. Their mountain rifles are as unerring at the hearts of our enemy as Cupid's darts from blooming mountain lasses are fatal to ours. Lieut. Col. Bartow, who is looked upon as possessing the head of a general — whose predictions and calculations are being developed and verified by daily occurrences — yesterday bet a basket of champagne that a body of Southern troops would be encamped on the Ohio river in thirty days or less time, basing a prophecy upon his knowledge and experience. Though anything like "telling tales out of school" at present is objectionable,