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e are false. The enemy has been busy to-day feeling our lines, and artillery duels have been brisk, with few casualties. The rebels may be busy getting into position for attacking to-morrow. Little doubt remains that either Longstreet's or Ewell's corps are here. Any day may bring on an engagement. The public will be informed at an early moment of the beginning and progress of the battle, if any occurs. The cavalry fighting in Northern Virginia--the position of Meade's army. Arg through Culpeper Court-House to the Stone Mountain House, four miles north of the Court-House. Yesterday morning the line was changed, the army having advanced to a close proximity to the Rapidan river, where the rebel corps of A. P. Hill and Ewell are believed to be now strongly fortified. The army of the Potomac never was in as fine a condition as it is at this moment — so healthy, so cleanly clad, so well supplied, and with so much clan. It is worth to-day in a hard fight twice as m
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of-truce boat. The dispatches published below are the latest relative to the Movements of Rosecrans. Louisville, Ky., Sept. 18, 1863. --Rumors have been prevalent here for the past three days of disasters to General Rosecrans's army, all of which have been discredited by the military authorities.--They probably arise from the fact that on Sunday last a rebel force, sixteen thousand infantry, not less than sixty-five thousand men. Thus formidable in numbers and position, Rosecrans was compelled to concentrate his forces, necessarily much scattered in crossing the Lookout Momors that they have been retiring for a day or two; but they are considered unreliable. Gen. Rosecrans left Chattanooga on Sunday, and is now engaged in making dispositions for a new situation. g through the gap of Pigeon Mountain, and forming line on this side, as if to attack. General Rosecrans has assumed a strong defensive position on Chickamauga creek covering Chattanooga. He evi
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well supplied, and with so much clan. It is worth to-day in a hard fight twice as much as it ever was before the battle of Gettysburg. A letter from Parnestown, Md., on the upper Potomac, dated to-day, says: Early yesterday morning from 200 to 500 rebel cavalry, said to be a portion of White's command, crossed the Potomac between Watt's branch and Muddy creek, and started towards the cross-roads, two miles from the river, where there had been a rendezvous of Scott's Nine Hundred. Gen. Heintzelman, who had arrived there on a tour of inspection, pursued them up the tow-path of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, pressing them so hard that they were compelled to recross the river below Edwards's Ferry. Miscellaneous. The Yankees have dates from Charleston to the 15th inst. One of their rumors is that the city had been destroyed after three days shelling. The occupation of Little Rock, Ark., by the Federals is confirmed. The first bale of cotton raised in Louisiana un
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severe and protracted. P. S.--The wind is blowing a fearful hurricane, and the rain is falling in torrents. The editor of the Star, who left Culpeper yesterday, says in his paper of to-day: On Wednesday night the Union line extended from Stevensburg through Culpeper Court-House to the Stone Mountain House, four miles north of the Court-House. Yesterday morning the line was changed, the army having advanced to a close proximity to the Rapidan river, where the rebel corps of A. P. Hill and Ewell are believed to be now strongly fortified. The army of the Potomac never was in as fine a condition as it is at this moment — so healthy, so cleanly clad, so well supplied, and with so much clan. It is worth to-day in a hard fight twice as much as it ever was before the battle of Gettysburg. A letter from Parnestown, Md., on the upper Potomac, dated to-day, says: Early yesterday morning from 200 to 500 rebel cavalry, said to be a portion of White's command, crossed the
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ssed the river at Raccoon ford, the force consisting of infantry, their design being to reconnoitre the position and ascertain the strength of our force in that vicinity. In this they were foiled and handsomely repulsed, with heavy loss, by Gen. Kilpatrick, who dismounted his men, who used the double Spencer rifle with deadly effect. The regiments engaged on our side were the 1st Virginia and 2d New York cavalry, who fought with their usual gallantry. The casualties in Kilpatrick's divisiKilpatrick's division in the two days were two killed and forty-six wounded. Yesterday and to-day the rebels shelled the wood leading to the camps of our troops on the Rapidan, preventing the wagons and troops from passing for an interval. This afternoon the rebels opened fire from a few guns, without, however, inflicting damage. A squad of thirty men belonging to the 4th New York cavalry were captured by the rebels, and the whole regiment has incurred the displeasure of Gen. Pleasanton, who has issued
an engagement here are false. The enemy has been busy to-day feeling our lines, and artillery duels have been brisk, with few casualties. The rebels may be busy getting into position for attacking to-morrow. Little doubt remains that either Longstreet's or Ewell's corps are here. Any day may bring on an engagement. The public will be informed at an early moment of the beginning and progress of the battle, if any occurs. The cavalry fighting in Northern Virginia--the position of Meade's army. A dispatch, dated "Near the Rapidan" on the 17th, says: Yesterday the rebels crossed the river at Raccoon ford, the force consisting of infantry, their design being to reconnoitre the position and ascertain the strength of our force in that vicinity. In this they were foiled and handsomely repulsed, with heavy loss, by Gen. Kilpatrick, who dismounted his men, who used the double Spencer rifle with deadly effect. The regiments engaged on our side were the 1st Virginia and
ton to the 15th inst. One of their rumors is that the city had been destroyed after three days shelling. The occupation of Little Rock, Ark., by the Federals is confirmed. The first bale of cotton raised in Louisiana under Banks's free labor system, was sold in New Orleans, on the 12th, at 67½ cents per pound. Gov. Andrews, of Massachusetts, has been on a visit to Norfolk, Va. He reviewed two negro regiments there. Four Yankee prisoners who escaped from Bell Isle on the 9th inst., arrived at Fortress Monroe on the 16th, clothed in Confederate uniforms. The most stringent martial law is to be enforced throughout Missouri. Dr. Crawford E. Smith, of Saline county, has been ordered to go South, and 175 of his negroes taken from him. Alfred Stanley, brother of the Ex-Military Governor of North Carolina, has been arrested by Gen. Foster for Secession sympathies. The editor of the Alexandria Gazette has been notified that his paper will be stopped if he per
e battle, if any occurs. The cavalry fighting in Northern Virginia--the position of Meade's army. A dispatch, dated "Near the Rapidan" on the 17th, says: Yesterday the rebels crossed the river at Raccoon ford, the force consisting of infantry, their design being to reconnoitre the position and ascertain the strength of our force in that vicinity. In this they were foiled and handsomely repulsed, with heavy loss, by Gen. Kilpatrick, who dismounted his men, who used the double Spencer rifle with deadly effect. The regiments engaged on our side were the 1st Virginia and 2d New York cavalry, who fought with their usual gallantry. The casualties in Kilpatrick's division in the two days were two killed and forty-six wounded. Yesterday and to-day the rebels shelled the wood leading to the camps of our troops on the Rapidan, preventing the wagons and troops from passing for an interval. This afternoon the rebels opened fire from a few guns, without, however, inflict
n, who had arrived there on a tour of inspection, pursued them up the tow-path of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, pressing them so hard that they were compelled to recross the river below Edwards's Ferry. Miscellaneous. The Yankees have dates from Charleston to the 15th inst. One of their rumors is that the city had been destroyed after three days shelling. The occupation of Little Rock, Ark., by the Federals is confirmed. The first bale of cotton raised in Louisiana under Banks's free labor system, was sold in New Orleans, on the 12th, at 67½ cents per pound. Gov. Andrews, of Massachusetts, has been on a visit to Norfolk, Va. He reviewed two negro regiments there. Four Yankee prisoners who escaped from Bell Isle on the 9th inst., arrived at Fortress Monroe on the 16th, clothed in Confederate uniforms. The most stringent martial law is to be enforced throughout Missouri. Dr. Crawford E. Smith, of Saline county, has been ordered to go South, and 175 of
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ners in our hands. Only for the twelve guns on this side our cavalry could have easily passed over, sweeping the right wing of their line. As I write this the front of our infantry line is within two miles of the river. The trains are heard running into the Rapidan station, evidently loaded with troops and ammunition from Richmond. The enemy's cavalry force is estimated at about two thousand--certainly near that. --Their cavalry is well cut up. Headq's army of the Potomac,September 18--12 M. Yesterday afternoon a rain storm commenced, accompanied by thunder and lightning, increasing in fury during the night, and this morning the Rappahannock and Rapidan rivers are rising very rapidly, and the small streams in the country are becoming impassable. Under the circumstance, it will be impossible for the army to move forward, as the roads have already become so soft as to preclude all kinds of land transportation. The prospect is that the rain, which is set down as the
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