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ving this way, instead of pushing higher up towards Lynchburg. Some call his return a retreat; but others, and probably the wiser, contend that he is only returning towards his base, under orders from General Grant, to make ready for another expedition, to be undertaken with larger knowledge of the country and its necessities. A correspondent of the same paper, writing from Sheridan's army, gives the following about the capture of our artillery. It was all picked up by cavalry: Devin, with his little brigade, kept swooping down upon their rear, gobbling up their officers and men by scores. He pressed them so hard it was impossible to get their artillery out of his way, or their wagons and ambulances. The drivers and cannoneers dismounted and ran off into the woods on either side of the road, and the rear guard of the demoralized rebel army, if it had one, followed suit, leaving the whole train in our hands. Cannon, limbers, caissons, wagons and ambulances were all hud