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The reported advance of the enemy on Southwestern Virginia. [special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Oct. 25. --The reported advance of the enemy on Bristol is unfounded. Our pickets are still beyond Blountsville and Zollicoffer. B.
The enemy in Virginia — a raid near Norfolk. In Southwestern Virginia all is quiet. It was reported on Saturday that the Yankees were advancing in heavy force on Bristol, and had driven in our pickets at Blountsville, Tenn., nine miles from there. This report, as will be seen from a telegram from our correspondent in that quarter is incorrect. Our pickets are beyond Blountsville and Zollicoffer. Gen. Averill, who was "out on a raid" with several thousand men, was met by our forces about six miles from Lewisburg, on the Covington road, last Thursday, and after a slight skirmish was driven back. He retired towards Beverly, in Randolph Co., from whence he started. His force is estimated at about 3,000 men. We have news from an unexpected quarter of a brilliant little affair. On the 16th inst. a company of partisan rangers, under the command of Major Edgar Burroughs, attacked the steamer J. B. White, on the Albemarle and Chesapeake canal captured and burnt her, toget