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The Army in the northwest. Among the canards lately issued from Wheeling, and published in the Northern newspapers, is the following, under date of July 4th: We have information that on Sunday night, the Third and Fourth Ohio Regiments whipped a portion of Wise's army, near Buckhannon, Upshur county, killing seventeen and taking ninety-one prisoners, besides a large number of horses, with inconsiderable loss on our side. The enemy retreated and were as quickly pursued. Governor Wise has about 10,000 men in his command, and to oppose him General McClelland has 19,000. The absurdity of the foregoing is apparent to any one who knows the situation of affairs. Letters from our forces under Gen. Garnett, dated Monday, July 1st, report all quiet, with an occasional capture of a Federal prisoner. The following is Col. Heck's official dispatch to Gen. Garnett, communicating the particulars of the occupation of Buckhannon by a portion of the force under his command: