The army.

--The news received yesterday from the army pretty clearly shows that Gen. Meade does not design any further advance at present. The Federal forces that have occupied the south side of the Rappahannock for the past two weeks have been withdrawn, and report states that the whole army is taking the back track in the direction of Washington. What is designed by this movement is wholly matter of conjecture, and many believe that it is their intention to retire to some secure point to await reinforcements to be furnished by the draft now in progress at the North.

The result of this movement maybe the eventual evacuation of the larger portion of Virginia cast of the Blue Ridge. That Meade does not consider himself able with his present force to meet the army of Gen. Lee, is evident by the tardiness he has evinced in following up the advantages claimed from the battle of Gettysburg.

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