ear, and thousands of prisoners and straggling rebels are coming towards Gettysburg, with captured wagons and cannon.
In short, there was every evidence that our victory was as decisive as it was glorious — that the enemy was in disorganized flight, getting back to Virginia as rapidly as his worn out limbs and shattered horse flesh would carry him. Whether he will make another stand on the road is yet to be ascertained.
The advance of Gen. Couch from Harrisburg was expected to be at Chambersburg on Saturday, close enough to join in punishing the well whipped rebels on their way to the river.
In the town of Gettysburg, when we drove the enemy out of it on Friday night, we recaptured a large number of Federal prisoners reported by some as high as fifteen hundred, many of whom were wounded.
There were also several thousand wounded rebels, every house being filled with them.
City of Mexico occupied by Gen. Forty. New York, July 5.
--The steamer Roanoke from Havana