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A. telegraphie meseiiirer employed in Petersburg, who luis just escuped, inform8 me that Beauregurd has been reinforced by Kaïisiiiu's lívisiod, and the rebels were erowding tbeir forees into Richmond by vvay of Greensboro and Danville. Uc states that tbero are five iron cltuls at Kicbniond, und thai there aro heavy baren.: on ihc James Kiver from Warnick lo Üiun's B uff. He believes tbat tde rebels are rnaking an effort to put their stiouth in Lee's arrny againat Lieui. Gen. Grant. He says the prevailiiii upinioa in the country around Richmond ia thit tliy can hold the capital dU.'iag ilii.s canipaign, and triat the vv:ir wiíl termínate; oonsequently every effort is direeLed to its defence. . The rebels have great cnnfidence in the general.-hip of Leo, and expresa thu bliet that the city i t liicli raond would bave fallen a wetk sinoi: under any other eommundor. New York, Miy 18 A special to the Pust, Washington, 18, 6a_vs : Ioformution received at the War Department leaves 1,0 doubt that the rebels are tendiog large rein f orcements from the (natel tn LiVis army. Both armit'8 are BctivaJy preparing for the nest cotitíiet. (


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