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cavalry had been within a very short distance of Harper's Ferry, and made some captures of men and horses. The Yankees have been behaving worse than usual in Winchester. They have turned their stock in the cemetery, and have not only pulled up the tombstones and overthrown the monuments, but broken them in pieces and desecrated the graves. They had taken possession of all the churches in the place, as hospitals, except the Episcopal, which they said was too damp for the patients. Sheridan has, without doubt, sent away a portion of his force, and they have, it is said, arrived at City Point.--This information comes from deserters, as well as from our own scouts. Another informant says some of them have been put into Fort Harrison. There is evidently a great scheme on foot, and the Yankees are determined to spare no efforts to render it successful. From Georgia — Sherman's movements. The only official information received by the press yesterday was that Sherman had
eceived copies of New York papers of Tuesday, the 15th instant.--The news is not important. Sheridan's movements in the Valley. The correspondents from Sheridan's army merely mention the "straSheridan's army merely mention the "strategic reconnaissance" by which Custar and Merritt lost two or three hundred men on Thursday by attacking Rosser, and go on to dress up a victory for Powell. A letter, dated at Martinsburg the 12th, srning. Considerable fighting ensued, during which the enemy were repulsed with great loss.--General Sheridan then ordered Colonel Powell to pursue them in their flight. This he did with the greatest erable, as the fighting was extremely warm for a short time. No infantry was engaged, but Generals Sheridan and Torbert were both at the front in person with the cavalry, and made very short work of the fighting. The escort which came in with dispatches from General Sheridan last night was fired on by guerrillas when just beyond Bunker Hill, but fled when the fire was returned by our caval