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The enemy in Culpeper. Gordonsville, Aug. 8. --A gentleman just from Brandy Station, says that the enemy is in force four miles beyond Brandy from the direction of Rappahannock bridge. They are destroying everything. It is supposed that the force consists of three regiments of cavalry and eight of infantry. The men, he says, are all fleeing, leaving the women and children.
From Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg, Aug. 8. --Citizens of Stafford report the enemy in considerable force about five miles from the river, but there are no signs of them from the town.
Blockading the Mississippi. Morton, Aug. 8. --Col. Matt Johnson sunk one transport and disabled two others opposite Greenville last Tuesday. Since that time he has caused to turn back some twelve steamboats laden with merchandize. The Yankee gunboats came up and shelled the woods furiously for miles without doing any damage. The success of this movement will cause numbers of light artillery batteries to be organized at once for the same purpose, and a few weeks will see the Mississippi more effectually blockaded than ever before.
From Louisiana. Atlanta, Aug. 8. --A special dispatch to the Appeal, from Brandon, Miss., 6th inst., says: "Ransom's division of Grant's army, with seven "mosquito gunboats," descended the Mississippi and opened fire on the bayous of West Louisiana. " A heavy Yankee force ascended the St. Charles river, in search of our force in Arkansas. Dunt, brother in law and partner of Grant in negro apprentices, was recently captured near Lake Providence, La., by Col. Matt. F. Johnston's guerillas. The Confederates recaptured several thousand slaves with Dunt. The Yankee force is at Montcastle, on the Big Black, except the expedition to West Louisiana.
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From Jackson, Miss. Atlanta, Aug. 8. --A private telegram from Jackson, Miss., of yesterday a date, shows that communication is re-opened with that city.