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The army. --The news received yesterday from the army pretty clearly shows that Gen. Meade does not design any further advance at present. The Federal forces that have occupied the south side of the Rappahannock for the past two weeks have been withdrawn, and report states that the whole army is taking the back track in the direction of Washington. What is designed by this movement is wholly matter of conjecture, and many believe that it is their intention to retire to some secure point njecture, and many believe that it is their intention to retire to some secure point to await reinforcements to be furnished by the draft now in progress at the North. The result of this movement maybe the eventual evacuation of the larger portion of Virginia cast of the Blue Ridge. That Meade does not consider himself able with his present force to meet the army of Gen. Lee, is evident by the tardiness he has evinced in following up the advantages claimed from the battle of Gettysburg.
From the front. Orange G. H., Aug. 17. --It is certainly reported that the Yankees have fallen back across the Rappahannock. The force of Meade is said to be smaller than before. Ten of each company have gone back to the North for the purpose of collecting conscripts.
Major-Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. Culpeper C. H., Aug. 14, 1863. To the Editor of the Dispatch: All is quiet to-day. The enemy have as yet made no movement, but their forces are disposed in such a manner as to enable them to advance in any one of two or three directions, if they are foolish enough to attempt it. Meade's headquarters are at the little village of Germantown, in Fauquier; Kirkpatrick's near Catlett's, Buford's near Rappahannock Station. Their cavalry is disposed along the front and on their flanks, watching and waiting, and glad enough, I have no doubt, to be permitted to rest and recruit after the tremendous exertions which they were compelled by Gen. Lee to make in Maryland and Pennsylvania. The small village of Culpeper is rather deserted in appearance, and few topics of interest are on the tapis. The last "sensation news" is the rumored supersede of Gen. Stuart by General Hood, and this report has excited much comment and deep feeling. I do not