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The War News. It was currently reported yesterday morning that a force of the enemy had landed at the White House, and out of this grew a rumor that a body of Yankees, ten thousand strong, were advancing in the direction of Richmond by way of Bottom's Brigade, and that Hanover county was again invaded by the foe. We met, last evening, a gentleman from West Point, who crossed the brigade at the White House yesterday. He states that there has not been a Yankee at that place for two weeks, nor has there been a gunboat in sight at West Point or Capable, on the York, for the same length of time. This we consider an ample and satisfactory contradiction of the report circulated in the morning. Through the same source we learn that the enemy are removing their guns from Point, and making apparent preparations for evacuation. Not long since the Yankees constructed a line of telegraph through Gloucester county, but removed it without making any use of it. The object of this is sup