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The "forward Movement."

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The long louked for " Fonvard Movement" has at last taken place. Gon. ScoTr Las taken Lis time, got ready, given the word, and McDowell's división of tlie " Grand Army " is now en route for Richmond. All iïigiit. General McDowell's command, 53,000 strong, moved frora Washington and Alcxandria on Tuesïlay afternoon the lGth. On Wednesday iiTorning the ad vanee guard rcached F airfax Court House, and took possession without fiiing a gun, the 9,000 chivalry making liaste to show theirlieels, leaving a large lot of camp equipage, etc. One rumor says that the ariny will procoed direct to lïichmoud leaving Manssaas Junction and Manassas Gap at the right, and another rumor says it gocs via Manassas. In either case thore must speedily be some sharp fighting or tall runniug. Keep your ears open. Gen. Johnston has broken up his camp at Bunker Ilill, falling back towards Winchester, and Gen. Patterson, 21,000 strong, is reportcd in hot pursuit, Gen. McClellau has effoctually cleaned out the rebels in Western Virginia, and it' a fight does takc place at Manassas may be " in at the doath." He has over 20,000 men. Numerous small skirmishes have taken place in Western Virginia and iu Missouri, but all attention is attracted to the coming great battle, and we await it with confidence. S3LT A correspondont of tho Free Press says tbat John Iïoüse, a privato of Co. K, Fourth Eegiment - Dexter Union Guarda, Capt. Crank - who was severely injured while en route lor Washington, by from tho cars near Williameporta., has dioJ.


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Michigan Argus