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" All ii quiet on the Rappahannoek,' the strife having been transferred to the North of the Potornac. The rebels hare overrun Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania, cutting the railroads and securing large quantities of stores of al] Irinds, levied contvibutions upon the people, etc, and are now supposedtobe concentrating for a general engagement. Gen. Meade, the new commander of the Army of the Potomae, seems to be nioving activcly, and at last adviees was concentrating in the vicinity of Hanover junotion, in position to protect both Baltimore and Washington. His niovements seem to have compelled the rebels to withdraw from before Harrisburg. - Much is hoped from Gen. Meade. Hoseorans has commenced an active movement, and is approachingTullahoina, meeting with sueccsscs. The siege of Vicksburg is reported progressing favorably, with Grant's rear safe against Johnston. Port Hudson has been reported captured with 10,000 prisoners, stores, &c. Needs confirmation. There is a ruinored ad ranee of Gen. Dix on llichmond, but not reliable. L3L" Intelligenco froin Mexico says the Mexican army has evacuated the japital and the Frenoh army is n ppsïions ' " -


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Michigan Argus