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New York, April 27. The Ttmïs special, Washington 26 says 11 is quiet at the front to day. A heavy reconn-oissanoe into the Valle' developed the iact that there is no cou siderable body of rebels this side of th Rápidas, It is believed that Gen. Lee would not venture an oöensive move ment. A report prevailcd that Lee was re moving his heavy artillery to Richmond There is do foundation for the repor that Longstreet's force is at Thorough fare Gap, Fi'zhugh Leu' División was reviawed today at Humpton's orosaing below Frederickaburg. Desertera aro again coming into our linea. At ono point iho average num ber has been eight a dny for a week. Gen. Foster has applied for a coin mand in the . fiold. He will probably be aesiarned to n position under Bnrnside Dahlgren fea vea Washington in o few da VS to r esfume command of the fleet off Charleston. 'Iho Herald's special saye: It is said in high quiirters that the President thinks of sen ding Sickles to take the place ol Banks. The monitor Onondpga anived at Hampton Ronds on the 23d. Herald1 Ilarpor's Ferry dispatoh re porta a spirited engagement betveen a detachment of the lst New York Cav alry and 300 or 400 rebels at Newtown, near Strasborg, The TPord's special reporte the sentenfio of the oourt-martial diimihsing Admira] Wilkes trom the service. We letirn that Iho steanier Groyhound bas bson Bent up Jarnes liiver to City Point to order down two French steamers and sailing v;ssels ihero after tobáceo, Tho vesaels wonld be b;ick in Hampton Roada to-day "A'ithout any tobáceo.


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