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THM ' M<PHIS DULY APPEM-FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1
FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 8, 1802.
TO OUB FKICnD8.
Gentkmea who arrive from the United Stale
with fete pepers, will confer & favor by leaving
them at the conntiBg room of the Appeal office,
er at tbe editor's room, over Geo. Lake's store.
next door north of the Collins House. In these
days of uncertain mails from the South and a
bteekxde on the North, our facilities to furaUh
the latest Bews from all quarters can be greatly
mre&sed by a littlo attention on the part of oar
irfcsds, for whieh we shsll ever remain grateful
Parties from above will confer an ospocial favor
by famishing us any Northern papers in their
We are, at the present writing -without any ad
ditional intelligence of tho state of affairs at
Eaten Rouge. What position Gen. Brbckin
ribges division has occupied since the battle
has not transpired. We learn from Ykksburg
that reinforcements were promptly forwarded,
whioh would, it was expected, reach their desti
nation last night. -
Various reports were brought to the city this
mvcaiag, by gentlemen who left Jackson last
eveai&g-, of the destruction of the gunboat Ar
kansas at & point near Satan Rouge, on' Wed
nesday last.. The most probable statement k to
the efieet that she ran aground, of whieh fact
the Federal Meet was soon aware, and being
Tib able to get her off, her officers, in order to
prevent her falling into the bands of the enemy,
tipa approaching, blew her up.
The Miesissiftpian of yeelerdry afternoon says
nothing about the occurrence, aad we are in
cttaed to doobt her destruction.
OI'TKACIIIS BrY miSSlSSlPPl.
The Natchez Courier states that on Saturday
last one of the enemy's fleet landed at Deed
bs&'s Bend, Adaaaa eoonty, and robbed tho
stere aad dwelliag of Mr. L Roath, taking his
entire stock ef gocds, fornitore, provisions, bed-
dmg, clothing, etc.; and before leaving they set
fire to his house in four places. They then pro-
eeeeed to the bouse of Mr. Wm. JleElrey, an
old bmh and respeeted cirirso, and robbed him
of his previsions, furniture and aosey and rc
tarned to their boats with their beoty. They
also took with them two negroes belonging to
the Cerra Gorda plantation. This is the sort of
"protection" the Vandals give us wherever we
perait then to obtain a footing.
In response to the query, " why k it that the
South stands up sturdily against the superior re
Wieroes and numbers of the loyal section of the
UnieoT" the Cincinnati Commercial says that
"the South has made the war a business- The
Tebeltfees people have lost sight of everything
hut war, and bending all of their energies to it,
have aeeooiplkhed wonders."
The Commercial urges the people of the North
to sake war their "business." Bat Us appeals
vriU have so effect They are not fighting- for,
but to suppress freedom. Oar people are unani
BMosty actuated by a determination to be free.
The leaders of the North are engaged in a cru
sade against liberty. The people are not per-
eomHv interested, and will not make war their
"maeess" until they can see more dollars in
iolbMnaK Ah nrenpKttea tUn au be fodnd in
tbtir workshops. Their grovelling spirits would
calculate to a fracttoc the pecuniary cliesces in
pteineace to being actuated by any other mo
tive. They know it don't pay to fight as a "bu
' operation alone.
"NOW BY ST. PAVli TITS WORK
GOES BKAVKIuY OSi"
The news which we publish to-day from East
Tenaesseo and the North cannot fail to inspiro
courage and confidence in every heart. Every
thing in that fanatical and benightod soction of
the country indicates a general and speedy col
lapse. Tho war spirit is evidently waning to
suoh an extent as to become alarming to the ene
my, white the anti-war feeling is beginning to
develop iteelf in unmistakable significance.
The reports brought from the North by our
returned prisoners are- most cheering. Our
northern cousins despair of our conquest and
subjugation, and wage war upon us now only
from & sense of pride and a feeling of revenge.
Bnt if our people are true to themselves, their
pride will soqa be humbled and their revenge
will prove anything but sweet to them. The
war cannot be prolonged a great while longer,
when those who wage it are moved and prompt
ed by no higher considerations and motives than
these. Were the Northern Puritanical Yankees
as pious and wise as they are pompons, proud
end hypocritical, they would profit by the un
erring admonitions of scripture, which teaches
us that "pride goetfa before a fall" and that
"vengeance k mine, saith the Lord." But for
getting God, as Aey seem to have done, as well
as the teachings of the moral code, they bid fair,
very soon, to fall victims to their own bad pas-
sions. JJiscortt ana coniasten, aouDi ana au
may have seised upon them. The reaction
against the war has commenced, end it cannot
be cheeked. The rebound, in fact, promises to
be even greater than the momentum, and hope is
rapidly giving way to despair.
Thk despondency wiH be increased when they
shall have hoard from their late reverses in East
Tennessee, which we hope soon to see followed
up by similar reverses in Middle Tennessee and
Kentucky. The indications in these quarters
are promising in the highest degree, and we in
dulge the hope that our brilliant success at Cum
berland Gap wmI serve as a stimulus to our
troops and commanding generals everywhere
T)aah and en.rgy should characterise our armies
in future. Nothing conduces so much to the
revival of the despondency and drooping hopes
of our people, and nothing serves so well to
spread dismay in the ranks of the enemy as
quick movements, unexpected attacks and on
ward advances. Every little success inspires
confidence, and soldiers enter tha service with
more zsal and enthusiasm when they know
that work is to be carried on before them and
not in their rear. The beet recruiting officer in
the army is he who will announce that his des
tination is Louisville and the Ohio river. Let
such of our commanding generals as are in
want of recruits make this announcement, and
soldiers will spring up like the men. of Cadmus
from the sowing of the dragon's teeth.
And now too, is the time to push on the ball.
Encouraged by our late successes, as woll as by
the growing despondency and dismay in tho
North, let not the ardor of onr troops and the
zealous fcopet of the people be dampened by a
stand-still policy. Oar country has been cursed
locg enomh by the presence of the dastardly
aad hated ice. We are suffering him to remain
qukt'y in positions where he can rob ns of onr
properly, insult our women and lay waste tho
country. Plow much longer shall he abuse our
patience and insult ns by his presence t Let the
manhood and chivalry of tho country answer
LATEST JBI TELEGRAPH.
LETTER FROM VICKSBTJKG.
Glorious News from Bast
Federal Army Defeated and
General Ceurell of Eat SCeimctseettiai
ti miner it.
Important from the United States
ASTMFAR MEETINGS IN THE NORTH
RECR17ITIIYG A FAILURE
A BIG AFI'AtK.
The Memphis Bulletin, has the following ac
cent of the affair above Horn Lake, and which
resulted in the death of one cttwen of Hernando:
Fhjht at. Nokconah. We learn that there
was a Seht jat beyond Nonconah, some six or
seven miles from town, on Sunday afternoon
between 4 and 5 o'clock. A Federal force nam
beriatr about four thousand attacked Jeff.
Thompoon's eemmand, and drove them beck
-with gmat leaf. Thompson's) force is id to
consist ef about fifteen hundred. Two wounded
soUiere were bf ought in this morning. A big
fight ts anttapated in that direction in a few
So it seeas our boys, a small scouting party
of partisans, instead of "Jeff. Thompson's com
mand" of "fifteen hundred," were fighting "a
Federal force numbering about four thousand!"
Coupou Bonds. The special agent of the
government, for the collection of subscriptions
to the pro3oee loan, Mr. Francis Poe, k now in
thk eitj. He will alto attend to the rale and
delivery ef eonpon bonds.
zArtw days since a gentleman of Macon
subscribed nad paid ever one hundred and forty
thousand dollars to the Confederate eight per
cent loan probably the largest individual sub
scription which has been made since the cstab
hsbweat of the government.
BP We understand, says tha Columbus Sum,
that there k a great demand ha this market for
Confederate eon4s, and that heavy investments
are bong made nearly every day. Over $40,-
000 was invested in these bends in this city last
Noble E ewoxs e. The appeal in behalf ef
the snflbrors at Vieksiharg k being heartily
responded to by the ettfrsera of Jackson. Be
tween eight hundred end one thousand dollars
was mired hi three or four hours, and the good
jrejk was still going on. A concert will also be
grrea for the game praiseworthy object in a few
days. Every portion of the State saouU eon-
tribute fiberally, and at euoe.
3r A great deal of astonishment aad indig
nation k expressed in Washington on the dis
covery that a soction was smuggled into the act
aepplomontary to the act for the release of cer
tain persons held to service or labor in the Dis
trict of Columbia, winch places the negro upon
aa equality with a white man in the courts of
. justice. The section alluded to provides that,
in all judicial proceedings in the District of Co
lumbia, there shail be bo exclusion of any wit
ness on account ef color.
Beware. Wo have hat our attention called
several times to the fact that there is a consider
able amount of Mississippi Cotton Money in cir
culation without the proper signatures, and
itiw4i k of course worthless. One of our host
business houses finds itself in pooseseioa of
some ef the unsigned notes, taken in the hurry
of business ; and this morning we observed a
bjv attempt to pass two of them. On being
questioned be was unable to account for their be-in-
in his possession. How these notes obtained
a circulation before thry reached their proper
Aistodians-the State officers wntcannot can-
jeciwet tut there has evidently been gross care
somewhere, vhie pnblic, who reeeivs
the gsguina notes with the greatestj confidence,
aheajd beuHheii; guara.
Onr latest dates are to the 5th. We observe
from the Bulletin that another " Union meeting"
was held in Court Squire on the evening of the
4 th, which was addressed by a Major Sharp, a
Captain Coggswell, and a Mojor Willard. The
harden of their speeches was the Union, and tho
love fr the people felt by the soldiers who had
come South to conquer them. Another mdeting
was announced for Monday eveniog next.
Gen. Curtis and Commodore Davis passed np
the river for Cairo, on Saturday night at mid
The steamer J. C. Swob arrived from Helena
on the 4th, with upward of one hundred negroes
who had been stolen from their masters by
Curtk, aad set free.
The peace and order of the city appearj to be
indifferent. The local column of the Bulletin
contains notices of the arrest of a eauir cf
negroes for stealing a lot of jewelry and a large
amount of money ; of the robbery of tho store
of Messrs. Mack &, Co., on Front Sow, above
Washington, of a large amount of dry goods;
of the robbery of the shoe store of Phil. Taffc,
on Main, between Adams and Washington ; of
two shooting scrapes, in one of which "Bully
Fagan, a well-known.eharacter, was shot by a
soldier and mortally wounded, and of numerous
petty misdemeanors. The polico reports show
forty-three offenders, leather an extensive re
cord for a single day and night. if
The ordinance to increase the police force of
tho city from thirty-two to one hundred, has
'passed and been approved by tho mayor and
Gea. Sherman. The second section is as fol
Be it further ordained, That to meet tVe ex
penses incurred for the execution of the first
section of thk ordinance, an extra monthly tax
on privileges be levied, which shall be collected
monthly in advance, by tho collector of taxes on
privileges, as fallows :
On each liquor or ber sajoon extra, io.
BiUiard saloons, each table, 2. GO.
Each livery stable, $10.
On each wholesale, retail, and commission
merchant's license, or other license not enume
rated in this ordinance, 5 per cent, extra on the
amount of such license.
On all pleasure carriages, an extra tax of 50
cents a month payable every six months in ad
From Before ICichmcnil.
Mobile, August 7. A special dispatch to tho
Advertiser and Register, dated Itichmond, Au
gust Gib, states that tho enemy wrested Malvern
Hill from us yesterday, owing to tho smallness
of our picket force. This success enables them
to extend thoir linos ten miles up the river to
ward Richmond. The Confederate loss, none.
Arrival of 2riiioners Their Opinioax
All the Confederate prisoners from the East
have arrived at Richmond. Political , prisoners
remain in Fort Warren still.
Tho returned prisoners say the North havo
given up all hope of success, and prosecutes the
war only from prido and revenge.
Battle in East Tennessee.
Mobile, August 7, 1652 A spscial dispatch
to the Advertiser and Register dated Kuox7illn,
August Gth, states that heavy skirmishing com
menced on Tuesday, with a large portion of the
enemy at Tazewell, seven miles from Cumber
land Gap. One brigade of Gan. Stevenson's
force was engaged on our sido. Tho design was
to gain the enemy's rear and cut them off from
the gap. The artillery firing was very heavy.
Several prisoners have beon brought in from
Tazewell. No particulars of tho fight.
Gen. Raines, at latest accounts, was making
forced marches to gain tho enemy's rear,
iiater The Encmr flepalncil.
Knoxville, August 7. A dispatch received
this morning from Brigadier-General Stevenson,
states that alter a gallant action of four hours,
yestorday, near Tazewell, tne enemy was re
pulsed with great slaughter, and is in full re
A courier reports that a Federal battery of
four guns was takeu, after our forces bsinjr
twice repulsed, with a loss of 10!) men.
uenerai Jiurtou nas succeeueu m gaining
the enemy's rear.
Still I-titer The Federal Army Captured.
General Stevenson, having beon reinforcsd,
flanked Bowen's command capturing tho Feder
al army of East Tennessee.
The murderer of Gea. Caiwell was arrested
Gen. Casswcll Assassinated.
Brigadier-General W. E. Casswoll was yester
day afternoon assassinated by an unknown
assassin near hi residence, six mile-s from
Humor of Northern Troubles.
Litters from Stauutoti, Virginia, say that late
Washington papers state that Satvard resigned
to escape ine euects or intervention, Dut was
induced to reconsider his action.
The feeliag at tha North is entirely depressed
and anti-war meetings aro being held.
In obedience to orders unexpectedly received
at the Brooklyn navy yard on the .'list, the brig
Bainbridge and tho steamer Vixen wore at once
commissioned. The new Ironsides, an iron clad
vessel just finished at Philadelphia, was also
commissioned and sent to sea with sealed or
ders on the 1st.
The secretary of tho navy has decidod that
henceforth no unnaturalized men are to be em
ployed in any navy yard in the United States.
If his order is carried out it is said it will result
in the discbarge of soma fifteen hundred men at
the different stations.
The adjatant-genoral of Illinois was at Wash
ington on the 1st, to obtain tho arms for tho ten
regiments callod for from that State He stated
that the ranks of nine would be full by tho time
.tho arms reached them.
Reports from Washington claim that tho in
telligonce concerning recruiting, from Indianc,
Vermont, Massachusetts and New Jersey are
Majjr H. S. Goldsborough, collector for Wash-
logton.Tenitory, sailed from New York on the
21, carrying with him commissions for tho as
sessors and collectors of the direct tax on tbo
Pacific coast. ' r"
A war meeting was announced at Washing
ton on the 3d, at which Lincoln was to pre
side. No authority is given by the war department
to recruit regiments. Tho whole business is left
with the governors of the States.
Jt was announced from Washington that
Pope s army had ndvnnced from Wurronton,
Va., on the 1st.
The official reports showed that thera was
over six thousand sick in tho Washington hos
pitals on the 31st ult, '
Tho Navy Dapartment thinks the roport of
tho nrrival of a Confederate fleot at Mobile a ca
nard. We shall see .'
Under tho stringent orders of tho generals,
Washington, it is stated, is almost clear of strag-
Dtpurturc cf the Enemy Their Camp Six
llundred Dead Yanlcecs The Extent of the
Siege The Number of Vessels and Men Em
ployed Our Loss The Cost Present Ap
pearances nj the Uity Justice to our Vomman
ders News from Baton House A Fisht Ex
pected Expedition to New Orleans Force of
JSuller Jits llarvpgn I! omen.
Correspondence of the Appeal)
ViCKsnuitG, August G, 18G2
iSinco tho departure of tho enemy, Vicksburg
has lost its attraction, and dull monotony weighs
liiio a heavy incubus upon tho camp. We also
look forward with pleasant anticipations to an
early day when wo will bo onco more thrown
forward into an active field of operations. There
is nothing so disagreoable to the soldior as in
action, nothing so unhoalthy.
The camp of the Yankees on tho other side
of.'tho river is very interesting, especially the
graveyards. A party of Mississippi officers
went over there a few days ago, and they tell
mo that they actually counted sic hundred and
ticenty grates adjacent to tho anchorages of the
upper and lower fkets. While we know that
tho mortality ameng the invaders was awful, we
had no idea that it was so fearful until the in-
contesiible evidence above quoted was givcin. I
have known one of tho officers for years, and
have always, regarded him a Christian gentle
man of undoubted veracity. This furnishes the
finishirigchaptor to tho long cataloguo of dis
asters tho Federal fleets met with while besieg
ing -Vicksburg. Those fleets laid biego to the
city seventy-cne days; tha number of ireiseli",
of all classes employed, was ninety-six, more
then one-half of which carried guns ; numbtr
of men 13,500, crews and infantry.
The total number of mon we lost during the
bombardment from gunshot wounds was fifteen,
and ono woman Mrs G .mble. Twelve were
killed on board tha Arkansas, two in our batte
ries and au orderly sergeant in the 45th Tennes
see, while his brigade was making a sally upon
mortar boats moored near the shore. We did not
have a single gun disabled by the enemy, and
oniy ono aismounteJ, ana that was by nor own
recoil. Oie hour's work set her all rfeht agaic.
Besides the great loss of life, the effort to take
Vicksburg has not cost tho Lincoln dynasty a
dollar less than twenty million. That magnifi
cent concern, however, cares but littlo for this
item. Governments moro enconamical would
certainly mako tho fact prominent in the argu
The streets of Vicksburg aro beginning to
present their former lively air. Tho refugees
are returning by every train, and opening their
stores and places ot business, luey ilo not
seem to apprehend a renewal of tho attack any
time scon. It will not bo moro than a month
before all damages sustained by houses in the
city will be repaired, and traces of the explosion
of shells difficult to find. If the Yankees sup
pose that tho people regret the defense made be
cause of injury sustained to their houses, .they
are most wofully deceived. Indeed, they ex
pected when they refused to surrender that tho
city would be burned, and that not a house
would be left standing. Tha sacrifice of the
last stick of timber, the last brick, and even the
ground upon which they stand, would have
been preferable to the presence of the detested
Yankees in the city. Is it not strargo that a
people will have tho effrontery to impose their
presenco whero they are so heartily loathed and
despked ? It is not unlike a mortal enemy ask
ing hospitality under your roof.
Our Mississippi volunteers have noticod with
regret that the press and correspondents of our
State claim for them the principal portion of tho
honor of successfully defending Viqksburg. It
3 a well known fact that Louisianians, Kcn-
tuckians and Tonucssaeans outnumbered ua two
or three to one, and that while occupying posls
of honor they always exhibited their prestine
courage and valor. We owe them a lasting
debt of gratitude, and none more siuceroly re
gret the just cause of their chagrin than the
Mississippi boys, their comrades. Although far
away from their homes they at all times acted
with as much zsal aud gallantry as if fighting
at thoir threshholds. Whilst claiming no thanks
for ourselves, wo hope that all praise will be
given to tho citizens of Vicksburg who first de
terrniccd not to yield, and our friends of other
States who nobly backed thorn in thoir resale-
OFFIUXAI.I EEPOUT OF VOJi. J. Si.
IlDQS. MOUGAN'S COMMAND.
- KNOKVILLE, Tann., July 30, J862
To Mejor-Oeneriil h. KIrby Smith, Commanding De
partment or i-;ait -i cnoeHte :
General: I havo tbo honor to report that,
upon tho day ot tho engagement at iomDktns
ville. a full report of wbich I have already sent
you, 1 moved my command, consisting ot ray
own regiment, tuo ueorgin regiment ot partisan
rangers, commanded by Col A. A. Hunt, and
Minor Gano s lexas squadron, to which was at
tached two companies of Tennessee cavalry, in
the direction of Glasgow, which place I reached
at 12 o clocK that night,
There wero but few troops In the town, who
fled at our approach, lho commissary stores,
clothing, etc., together with a large supply of
medical stores, lound m Uiasgow, were burned,
and the guns wore distributed among my com
mand about two hundred of which were un
armed whon I loft Knoxville,
From Glasgow I proceeded along the main
Lexington read to Barren river, halting for a
timo near Cave City my object being to induce
tho belief that I intended destroying the railroad
bridce between iJowlintr Ureen nnd Woodson-
yillo. I caused wires, connecting with a porta
ble battery that 1 carried mthine, to be attached
to tha telegraph lino near Ilorso Cave, and inter
cepted a nnmber of dispatches.
At Barren river I detached threo companies
under Capt. Jack Allen, to move forward rapidly
and destroy tbo Salt river bridge, that the troops
along tho lino of railroad might bo prevented
from returning to Louisville.
On tho following morning I moved on toward
Lebanon, distant thirty-five miles from Barren
river. At II o'clock at night I reached the
bridge over Rolling Fork, six miles from Leban
on. Tho enemy had received information of my
approach from their spies, and my advance
guard wa3 fired upon at the bridge. After a
short fight the force at the bridge was dispersed
place. I reached Paris at -1 o'clock, rsmained
there that night, and started toward Winchestor
next morning. As my command was filing out
of Paris, on the Winchester pike, I discovered
a largo forca of Federals coming toward the
town from tho direction of Lexington. They
immediately countermarched, supposing, no
doubt, that my intention was to get into the
rear. Tbis enabled me to bring off my entiro
command without molestation, with the excep
tion of two of my pickets who were probably
surprised I reached Winchester that d8y at 1-i
o'clock, and remained until 4 o'clock, when I
proceeded toward Richmond. At Winchester I
found n number of arms, which wero destroyed.
I arrived at Richmond at la o'clock that night,
and remained until the next afternoon, when I
proceeded to Crab Orchard. I had determined
to make a stand at Richmond, and await rein
forcements, as the whole people appeared ready
to rise and join me, bnt I received information
that largo bodies of cavalry under Gen. Clay
Smith, and O0I9. Woolford, Metealf, Mundy and
Wynkoop, were endeavoring to surround me at
this place. So I moved on to Crab Orchard.
There I attached my portable battery to the tele
graph leading from Stanford to Louisville, and
learned the exact position of the euemv's forces.
and directed my movements accordingly.
Leaving Crab Orchard at J 1 o'clock, I ar
rived at Somerset, distant twenty-eight miles, at
sundown- I took possession of the telecrranh.
and countermanded all tho previous orders that
has been given by Gen. Boyle to intercept me.
and remained in perfect security all night. I
found o very large supply of commissary stores.
clothing, blankets, shoes, hats, etc , at this place, (
w.lnch were destroyed I also round the arms
that had been taken from Gen. Zollieoffor, to
gether with large quantities of shell and ammu
nition, all of jvhich were destroyed. I also
burned at this . place, and Crab Orchard, about
one hundred and thirty government wagons.
i'rom bomorseti. proceeded to Montieelio, and
Letter JftwM PretUleat JJa rit.
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nkirrsish commenced between two cnmrmniA w'th about nine hundred men, and returned to
thai I caused to dismount and deploy, and a Livingston on tho 2d Ji instant with nearly
force of tho enemy posted upon tho road, which twelve hundred, having been absent just twenty-
was soon ended by its dispersion and capture. Iour uajs, during which time 1 traveled over a
Lhutcnant-Colonol A. Y. Johnson, command- thousand miles, captured seventeen towns, de-
ing the troops in town, surrendered, nnd I en-1 flayed ell tho goio-mncnt supplies and arms
t:rod the place. The prisoners taken, in number ia fhem, dispersed about fifteen hundred home
about sixty-five, were paroled. guards, and paroled nearly twelve hundred regu-
1 took immediate possession of the telecranh "ps. i lost in nuied, wounded and miss-
and intercepted a dispatch to Col. Johnson, in-1 lnK l.ue number that I carried in Kentucky,
On each male white person in the city, over I gling officers and men
2l yearsof8gpoUtaxperannumoFS2. Theodore S. Fay, minister to SwilzorlanG;
kurf Dajiy Citizen has been
On each market stall, S3 50.
Any person violating any provision of this
ordinance shall be fined not less than $10 nor
more then $56.
The BtUlttix takes ground iu favor of pur
chasing one or more steam fire engines. It says
the eld one, from constant service at fires, filling
cisterns and other duties, has become almost
Bscless, and that Laita, of Cincinnati, has pro-
posed to fill his contract made before the war
broke oat, and furnish two first class machines.
It also admits that the city revenue is not in a
condition to undertake any very extensive out
lay, but cannot see bow the immediate purchase
of one engine can be avoided.
The change circulation of the city is con&ncd
al&tost exclusively to the small notes of tho bank
of Tennessee and Federal postage stamps. A
dime it a rarity.
In the race for the pf t" offic) printing the
BmlUtin came oat. ahead of the bogus Appeal.
It boasts cf having a circulation four times
greater than that of th latter.
The Rebel We are in receipt of tho Cist
number of tho DUj Relet, a journal just started
in Chattanooga, by Franc M Paul, formerly
c!erk of the ArPEAL offiw, and at present clerk
of the' Senate of Tennessee. Mr. P. brings to
this experiment a lengthy czperionce as a jour
nalist in all the branches of newspaper publica
tion, he having successfully officiated as pub
lisher, editor and business manager, and of his
ability to conduct his present enterprise to the
advantage of tho cause of tha South ss well as
his own, we have no doubt. Give the Rdtl a
hearty support, and it wi materially aid the
cause in a flfttarter whore an earuosl advocate is
muefa needed. Terms Ono Dollar a month, in
advance. No aubecriptiou will ba received for
a longer perioJ.
arrived at Washington on the 31st ult.
Secretary Stanton has authorized all the gov
ernors to resort to a draft immediately when per
sons are detected discouraging enlistment.
SOOhhds. of New Orleans sugar was sold in
Philadelphia on the 1st for 9J 10$ cents per
pound. A lot of molasses was sold at 37 42
Tho board of alderman havo voted 200,000
for tha construction of an iron-clad Monitor for
Yaskec Deckscy. The Yankees have been
committing tho most beastly acts in that portion
of Carohuo county occupied by them. The
Lynchburg Republican statos, upon what it
deems undoubted authority, that a short timo
ago, a cavair3' onicer committed a rapa upon a
negro servant girl in tho presonco of her fellow
laborers, jl wo others chased coma girls into
their mistress' houso, and, failing to catch thein,
went rennd to all tha doors, and bahaved in a
manner too disgusting to particnlariza. Tho la
dies ef the houso waro present. The peoplo of
the South can torm no idea of a state of society
that produces brutes so dobased.
BP General G. T. Boyl8 has issued an order
stating t-iat those Union soldiers who wero pa-
rolod by tho guerrillas are to 'bo scut to their
regiments, nnd the parole is to be disregarded.
RncnumNG is New York. A committee
from New York has made an arrangement by
which all the recruiting offices in the city cro to
bo broken up, and ono rendezvous formed. It
was also agreed that no bounties would ba paid
after tho 18th inst., and if tho quota was not
then filled up the draft would be immediately
resorted to. The old regiments from the State
aro.to be-fillcQ up first, and recruits are to bo al
lowed (o choose their regiments.
We aro hourly expecting good news from be
low. It is well known that Gen. Brockinridgo's
division left here ten days ago, for the purpose
of ro-capturing Baton Riwge, tho capital of
Looisiat a. He was joined at camp Moore by
tho brigade of Gen. Roggles. Tho expedition
left camp Moore last Wednesday, and should
have arrnod at Baton .Rouge about Sunday or
Monday. Tho distance to be marched by land
was sixty-two miles. It is thought that the
whole garrison would bo captured unlesi it stec-
daddltd before Gen. Breckinridge got there. It
is understood that the Arkensas will have a
hand in that fight
There is na good reason why New Orleans
might not be re-captured. Everybody kuow3
that the beastial Butler holds that city ofiCO-
000 inhabitants with no more than 3000 Dutch
troop3. The peoplo say that if a brigade of oho
or two thousand soldiers would appear before it,
they weuld ris8 up and slaughter Butter and his
entiro crew in ono half hour. Sj clcsoly are
theso unfortunate people watched end tyranized
ovor, that if three of them are round conversing
together, they ere instantly arrosted and thrown
into dungeons. They aro frecaied to madness
and only require a signal by a Confederate gen
oral to ply their riflaa from their windows.
The following chracferistic placard is posted
oa the door of Batler s headquarters
torming him that Col. Owens, with the 00th In
diana regiment, had been sent to his assistance :
so 1 at ouco dispatched a company of Texan
Rangers, under Maior Gano. to destroy the rail
road bridge on the Lebanon Branch, which he
successfully accomplished m timo to prevent the
arrival of tho troops. I burned two long build
ings mu or commissary stores, consisting ot up
wards of fivo bun Ired" sacks of coffae, and a
largo amount ol all other supplies iu bulk,
maiked for tha army at Cumbe land Gip. I also
destroyed a very largo amount of clothing,
boots, etc I burned tho hospital buildings,
wnicn appeared to have been recently erected
and fitted up, together with about thirty-five
wgons and fifty-three new ambulances. I found
in tho place a jlarge storo of medicines, five
thousand stand of arms with accoulrjmeuts, about
ttvo thousand sabres, and au immense quantity
of amunition, rhell, etc. I distributed the bwt
nrms among my command, and loaded one
wsgon with them to be given to the recruits that
i oxpected to join me. 1 also loaded one wagon
with ainunitiou. Tha remainder of ihe arms,
amunition, and tho hospital and medical stores,
while in Lebanon I ascertained from tele
graph dispatches that I intercepted, that the
torco which had been started from Lebanon
Junction to reinforce Lieutenant-Colonel John
son, had mat and driven back the force under
Capt Jack Allen, killingone of his men. and
preventing him from accomplishing the pur
pose for which ho had been detailed.
I proceeded from Labanon on the following
day through Springfield to Macksviile, at which
point I was attacked by home guards. Two
ot my men were takeu prisoners, and one se
verely wounded. I remained at Macksviile that
night to recover the prisoners which I did eariy
the next morning. 1 then leU for Uarrodsburg,
capturing a Federal captain and lieutenant on
theroud: reachod Uarrodsburg at 12 o'clock.
and found that the home guard of all thut por-
uuu ui uuiuiujr uuu ueu to ijfiii gnu. A lorce
was also stationed on tha bridge where the Lex
ington road crossed the Kentucky river. My
reception at this place was very encouraciup-.
Tho whole population appoared to turn out and
via with each other ag who should showts most
I left HarTodshurfitG o'clock the same even
I take great pleasure in testifying to the
gallant bravery and efficiency of mv whole com
mand. There were individual instances of dar
ing so conspicuous that I must beg the privilege
o: reierring to them, i'nvate Moore, of .Louis
iana, a member of company A, of my regiment,
particularly distinguished himself in leadisg a
chargo at Uynthiana, which had an important
enct in winning the battle. The re porta ot the
regimental commanders which are inclosed, are
respectfully referred to for further instances of
individual bravery and efficiency. I feel in
debted to all mv aids for the nromDtness with
which my orders were executed, and particularly
to UiJ. fat. Lager Grenfel, for the assistance
which his experience afforded ma.
Allot which is respectfully submitted,
John H. Morcax,
Acting Brigadier-General C. S. A.
R. A. Alston, A. A. G.
BP'The report of the resignation of Seward,
was transmitted from Richmond. We have
Richmond, July 31st, 1862. Sir:' On the
22i of this month a cartel for a general exchange
of prisoners of war was signed between Major
General. D. II. llill, in behalf of the Confede
rates, and Mejor-General John A. Dix, in behalf
ot the United states. tSy taa terms ot mat car
t-1 it is stipulated that alt prisoners ot war here
to.'ore tsken shall be discharged on parole till
exchanged. Scarcely had that cartel been
signed when the military authorities of the Uai
ted States commenced a practice, changing the
character of the war, from such as becomes cvil-
ized nations, into- campaign of indiscriminate
robbery and murder.
The general order issued by the Secretary of
War of the United States, in the city of Wash
ington, on the very day that the eartel was signed
in Virginia, direeta the military commanders of
the United States to take the private property
of our people for the convenience and nee of
their armies wit hen t compensation.
The general order issued by Major-General
trope, on the 234 of July, the day alter tbo sign
ing of the cartel, directs the murder of our peace
ful inhabitants as spies if found quietly tilling
toe tanus in his rear, or even outside ot ms lines,
and .one of ms bruradier-s'enerau. biamwehr
lias seized noon peaceful inhabitants, to be heM
as hostages, to the end that they nay he mar-
aerea in cold blood if any ot his soldiers are
Killed by some unknown persons, whom he des
ignates as "Bushwhackers,"
Under the state of facts, tbis government has
issued the enclosed general order recognizing
Gen. Pope and hia commissioned ofiL-ois to be
in the position which they have ehesoa for them
selves, that ot robbers and murderers, and not
that of public enemies, entitled, if captured, to
be considered m prisoners of war. We find
ourselves driven by our enemies, by steady pro-
towara a practice which we abhor, and
we are vainly striving to avoid. Some of
military authorities of the United States
seem to suppose that better success will attend a
savage war, m which no quarter is to be given,
and no age or sex to be spared, than has hitherto
been secured by such bostihti as are alone re
cognised to be lawful by civilized man in mo
dern times. For tha present we renounce our
right of retaliation cn the innocent, and shall
continue to treat private enlisted sobJfers ef Gea.
Pope's army as prisoner: of wr, but if, after
notice to the government at Washington of oar
canfining repreteive measures to the punishment
only of commissioned officers who are willing
participants in these crimes, these savage prac
tices are continued, we aha, I reluctantly be
forced to the last resort of accepting war on the
terms ehosea by our foes until the outraged
voice of a coannon humanity forces a respeet for
the recognised raiea of war. While th?se facts
would justify our refusal to execute the gener
ous eartel by which we have consented to liber
ate an execs of thousands of prisoners held by
the enemy, a saexed regard U plighted faith,
springing from the mere semblance of breaking
a promise prevents onr resort to this extremity,
nor do we desire to extend to any other forces of
the enemy the punishment merited alone by Gen.
rope and such commissioned onuers as choose
to participate in the execution cf bis infamous
You are, therefore, instructed to communicate
to the eomminder-in-chiefrf the armies of the
United State i the contents of this letter, and
copy enclosed of general order, to the end that
lie may be noiifiad of onr intention not to con
HBADQUARTJ-R3 WITHERS' USHT AE-l
BEOIJIEKT NCAR TlCKSBVKS, Acg. 1 3
"VTOTICE b htrtbr sJvea to all sue hr cf this r.-fci-1a
asset, absent wttMt profer btbri'y. ro! e s
orerstsyiBg their lavs of slkKt, sdien -nbo la.
ten w nt off ilsk ss4 tars tJki in pr- s st eerOf ca' s
cf dits.it.lfcy, sigasd y srniy Msrgciu, mho bsto i a
rrgnl vlv spp .Inted, tommlsioij. d. orvt. have ti-a
Ue ealhor &, c tssfcaVatet and nffi-1-.viH firm r -i-pi-Mab'e
pmclir-n? pby: irluxi , si: r !;', r. kct:Er &s
urag-ita. sttemluiU cr norse: iu hoii i k , teat if th-y
do aoi r 3wt at oces 10 ttese Heidqiriem, ibtj ru
he brt"gni back in ireil and dealt with aa deter' e--.
OosmaoiHe itoald ipu-n from tie ir n-idit !h-n
lack, a sefl!S!m;y of so'dttrly prid, ' r tb.inld ha.e 1-
Tsttea tsr ca'si serr i"r eenctry hcnev! ti I
faithfully. Ob 'he retnrn cf -i' tacti pt-rjoo. b'if
voluntarily or otherrrW, tbey will ba dealt ult1! .n .-
ojrdise with army rrgiaticBS'hw notice isix'.-i .-1
for ih iifonsatioa cf ;ho-e bow Fre en', radii y, ni
may hereaf er pmenro leaves of cberc--, wl: 8- a l
vioe to pr8at offsn!er. Kb penoa Leiongina; to f .
regiment will bo alttned to p'oeare sab-t-tstas eic-i
ia the saost ptrti.alar aad urgent cues, a-i those T"'
tons aMe to do duty m hired fstitata oaajat to bavt
pat, lot-no snosc to do doty as volunteer, rnd thou
wfch-wt tWs re qaMte are sot wasted fa this regis en-.
Those now on the roll wll be retaoed a: every g -(.rifles
an'tl propetl discharged bv n refer aojhatlty.
By order of JAHK8 P. PARKER
Lient.-Co(. Corurzar d r-g- Wi Bars' Artillery.
JAS. J. CALLOWAY,
ai7-Sw Art n Adjutant.
T Vttt.U servo as a SI'BejTlTtJTH la toe
JL late rvlce for tiW.pr la th MilitU fur
Conf, ' -
Pkr f artier info.ti-t oa apply to
fc"-7' rot Ageat at Itack M: '.
JTtROXika stwamer IMnca cf W;-w, July 3.1 i- j
? THRKK Xli'iHO BOYS, two of whW Dirk
Aiexasder. beirmnur so Amy Kiter. HeUra. ai .1
J-e. beicBg ag lo Capt. Jeweoh Lee of MesasbH. A
liberal reward Hill be paid fx them tf lodgrd lc ; . i
wax I taa go: thesa. JA1 KOWLASO,
Stoaawr PrioM ef Waes,
jy31-lw Ysaoo Klvar
LEATHER ! LEATHER!
WAKTKD, IMHHDIATBLT. WIOL-TANS K :
2.0CO ib Light om tMthnr,
1030 lbs. Tm rad Black Harsets Lea her.
SU Tasaed Deer Skins, for wbiah cash w..i 2
paHt T. WKKnBR Jl CO.
' Dii-o Works. '
o6 Ct" OMitna. M i-
it V MM iB7 lA Oft U BtTSkA' P ITI !'!& fn a
A. ass . object to the Coasaift Act. wit iwilv th
follow -re; omeeawU-a : A likely Kegro Boy aid I n
Hna)r-.l DoUarj. Add.su B .
Aoaoal f. -
mitMleion Feiaalc Acntlesnv
THE next srstiiarf 'hU Istt arioa wiil eonrn
on tbe fi-t MljNIiAY mt SAPTEaldKK la. ' r
term of too menths.
Mr. ! Mn. Wx F. 8TMADtxi.A w:B nati in it
take chef gt of f MUSICAL aad HAlffTIMt .! pr.
Cottosi Seed Oil.
B3L8. for I-rqa'ro at b Depot cf ;ue
Mtsat si opi ar.d Toasusass Bailmod.
A. . I.IV Kioto?;
CAPT. BALLRSTIKB wH' be a'Meat matU Tin F
DAT, 7 h mt. Dariacfcis a feeze) Hontvo
o ria bk IU-alijB wi I a?pry to Cot FoR-Tf
fiovnt MsrAal. an4 : i
northern d.t one day hter than those recceived ZJJET To titt Mtli f tki 15 MS. Rct.
st Richmond, and no mention is made of any Very respectfully, yours, otc , A -L members of the 13 h xwt4aji Beg-m.:.'
disturbance in Lincoln's cabinet.
S3F The Richmond Enquirer of the 31st says
that Pope's army has been largely reinforced,
within the past few days, and is now said to
number fifty thousand. Skirmkbiof continues
between the opposing; forces, which, ia sereial
instances, Las resulted in slight loss to both
Hr -The Hon. A. O. P. ftkhoaMn was recently
arrested by order of Andy Johnson, and offered
the privilege of taking the Lincoln oath. He
replied that "he had rather be their prisoner for
life than owe allegiance to thoir government.
TL r. T a, jm ...
rar. m. is leeoie in ficaitti, ana lr that reason
has cot taken a more active part ju behalf of the
To Gen. ii. . Lee, Cotamandlcg, etc
FROM Hanovkr. The Federal rah! makers i
on the Central railroad, are now ia Caroline.
a oon: tour miles from Acderson's station m JHaa-
over. Kverythine was quiet uo that war est
Not JIujig. The Memphis Bulletin, of the
It now appears that the citisen who aided the
rebels at iiamboUt, was not hone, as resorted.
ne is now Ht jacftton. ilanntur bas not Yet
commenced. Hh house, with otters, were burnt
in toe effort to arrrs: him.
ErAn average of from three to five of the
Yankee prisoners, confined at the fair grounds
SRlkatrn s-il nn I a
, -, I J cm I """J svwihoiu lxXlIU
6ZISSS SS: d0 PP their conatituti
Those that die are buried in
distant, threatening Frankfort iu orderto draw
off the troops from Gooreetown. R-rnaandri
thero unlil the return of my courior from Frank
fort, who brought the information that there was
a force in Frankfort of two cr three thousand
men, consisting of homo guards collected from
tho adjacent counties and a few regular troops.
From L-twronceburg I proceeded to Shryke's
ferry on the Kentucky river, raised th hrwit
ated for tbo purpose, in the Methodist burying
ground, and already are the little hillocks,
which mark their last home, qaite' numerous.
25' The Richmond papers give painful ac
counts of the devastation and ou'rap-es corr.-
Th E Ya K BBS AT SUFFOLK The Yankee force
at buffolk, Va., tt said to be about fOOO. Gan.
Mans Mold is in command, aided by two pro
vostsrani de Xay and Van Webber. The
Lpfeeopal cimrch w used as a negro church by
a Yankee f.ota Massachusetts, who officiates
every Sunday. Darin? the week the vestry is
made a secret bar-room wh-re the " blockade "
18 run at so much a glass. Manfi?ld has seized
the residence of Nathaniel Riddiclc, and supplies
his tabb from Mr. E.'s farm. Rielummd En
lerry on tne Kentucky river, raised the boat,
which had been sunken, and crossed tLat eve
ning, reaching Versailles at 7 o'clock. I fmmrl
tins place auanuonea by its defenders, who had
ilea to .Lexington ; remained there that night
ana on tne next mormno- marched tnwa.nl
Georgetown. Whilo at Versailles I lojk about
tnrco tiundrea government horses and mules.
I passed lliroueu Midway on the rrjul in
Uoorgetown, and wa3 mfermod just Lefore reach
icg the placa that a train from Fraukfort was
nearly duo, with two regiments of Federals T
tore up the track and posted the liowii-- tn
command it, and formed my command along
mu hub oj mo ruau ; uui me irain was warnfl
ot our presenoe and returned to Frankfort.
Having taken possession of the telegraph office.
i interceptea a aispatca nsKins it the road -was
clear, and if it would ba safe io start the train
from Lexington. I replied to send the train.
and made preparations to receive it : but it ;n
also turned back and escaped.
I reached Ucorgctovrn, twelve miles from Lex-
titlAn r e t Atramnr T 1 1 r- v l,.rA. 1 . ? it
tvwn, 1 was miormod that a small force of home t . , " a pari in its aoiogs
uards had mustered to oppose us. I senfthom 7L " '"&k giaccea at ine speeches and
word to surrender their aran, and they shjuld ' ,-PT i , g-3 K8116""' meeting,
not bo molested, but tbey fled. The neonle df i'J"V,e to ciear myseit Irom any par-
Gcorgotown also welcomed us with gladness, ",0 lit ?tTy r '.""W', m wLat UM)k
and provided my troops with evervthinp ttat ?iJ?.V,er?.. llle n,?e.tinff lf have not mis
lay needed. I remained at Georsretowi two . i , ?en.erRl bearing, is one which ig-
days, during which lime I sent out a company T, TJi Q.lon: anat18 "y r m
under Upt. MciiiUan to destroy the track be. " 77 j uulS"a couse-
IVPORTAXT TO PLiSTERS.
mittedin Madison coonty, Virginia, aad the A R.ENTLEMAN, di-ehrg.d from the Army of Vir
, , ' ' I X. Cina in conae iienee of a ditease -f the heart.
country east of the Blue R.dge. The Yankee
force there is in command of General Pope,
whose recent orders give full license to the mis
l t 1 ...
uttiaig who aave mvaued Mat lertile region
io Kill one ot these wretches wherever they
may be met is a duty which every man owes to
Ex-Goverkor Seymour, of Connecticut,
opi'osed to a war or Subjooation. Ex-
Governcr Seymour, of ConSecticut, has written
a remarkable letter to the Hartford Times, con
demning the use of his name as a rice president
ot the late war meeting in that eity. He goes
on to say tea!:
"If it is necessary to be more explicit, I beg
leave to atato that, knowing what tho meeting I
"uiu u-. uuiurenaiiu. A call ll not havn hoan n.
nhieii dje tot in e ferw with his peif.rciacee cf the 1
ord,na-- dit!es of lire, li aaxiois to obtain a a.toatioc
at JYKr.sar.K on a larae man'a-'o-. The beet testi
mojials g-.v-n at resarss iharacter a:d qaatiaeaUoES.
i m pv mun vrm bo ta'ttrvanaaon I'UnrMliij- &9II.
Ua ii ttVat tl h4 fiU be at Bf r tireek V. O. trasasM I
sietions fcddrstsed ta C. A. MOH?HtS, vl'I receive
pr rcpt A'tert oi n8l"
IU..UU. j vzpirsa are oneercd tt, re
lrt ibatl IniTaed a:ely to their esriasen:. A .
as. trees faUins: to rp- r or sendiaa; ia a .aaVJent ex
eaj, wm t pabttohid as d.mHata, aad treatei .4
By Slhr rf X FAMtBU..
a! In I,:eatoloneI Can ( U k Wm. Kk
BEAixtOAame Mrss Stjte tboof? ,
Majou &ixajLii. s rrrtcK,. '
jACKion, Was , :tS. ta&L 1
Gf-enerttl Order If-o. .
offieers in a.'tivo servier) wto may ho feasd ajr 1;.
toe" M ante Xa"sre heiebv dia.ka-sdWB ,.
vice aad o dered ti result ia ptgoi e the Coxccisll J
ant cf tie Cassp f hwirM'ta He their rtfctriei.
too grc-al Knudkr.poaersls of lho State tr
csarced with tha (-I'ruiei of t- or Joe.
y command of Major General T. UL Tgmit
J. i. CO-WAT, a S. A..
' 'wd A. A. A. r,
HsAtMtcAKTSiig Kisa. &tin tmton 1
M JJOB 8XNESUL1 OtT.CC '
JitTtiOH, Jf 1-s., Jofy 11, 1M.' V
Special Order J"o. lit.
BY th aa bwity ef tho Qoverarr cad Oasamrj: ' 7
ia-ehief tbe Minate Men orsaoixed. aarl t.i b. ,.r
nla, asder Orders ho. .04 of tbe Cosrsatarer .1.
eh'et. aad at the Major Oeae-aL 9 acd 3. hi taa aav.-.-at
awn km of tbe drt Brigade IrMdoB of Viaibsr.r
S' hereby ordered iat aeUve asrrieo. aad are o-C-:. .1
to reBjexvoas xtnaai eraetaMe fa ctarp, two ii fi
nnthwet ef the town of Pan 1.
Bnrtdier Oeaoral X 9. Be:ry. audio Ug ahaeare I a
ceaamader3o? Sfat troeas la tho eeaattee of the s t '
BrigaoV Divtiioa, are ehsrtesi wi'h th) exsena . 1
By eoanaaed of afj Gen. T. fl Tvrntst,
J. J. OORWA.Y, C. B5. A ,
ail lwd A. A. A. (r
rPBB Pnrrogt Marshal's oce mil be for ....
X hstr Pasnaris, wttMa the boors r-f ti jk.la.ir,! -
M aad 3 aad 7 F. Mf. Thoes wiahiaa; pa-saerti nrst a -pjy
within lieMrhoor. J. B. TOVTSSESD "
"S l'T Pat port Ace u
BLANTON" DUNCAN, a good nu mi uu, cieip.
Col Wii wilt, S. C.
(Formerly of" Tventneky,)
Ifrl tirr rvar.'il tit fill nrdtr ta kn v int in
XJffrariMg and 2rinliH&
Bijls of Esclianfre. "Etc,
KK GliVVIN G-
UIOJ STJSXZ, OR STO.VS.
Larae asBaeies of Bank: Mote aad other Vaww will
1 ctnnn PISH .l.: n . .e -r . . ,
Ix. lyhw fxnr ntl'es laanh of xnoii. --
oca mih wofct br tho htansjrlyai ard Tenxee Hal
'fwo hundred and stxtT :e-sa c tho ism r.n.' ,
of rimk ridw awl eighty kcivi ef -ieb braaoh boinr-
I OJd aboot osm bttodred acres etaered asd now hi.3.i
the geonnd err j.
Ihj iaproveetoaot eoosist of tve very gool 'o
eabfaM. Tho alio win a s -Id ebesa for CoaoMfo?a:
Sta'es BMBey. :f aart aooJcatioii be mmdr. iu'v. ,
the preahe to -
a WCOTTKK. or
W. P. WOOTTRY
A FABM FOR SAL'JS !
J. C. M cAViiSTEB,
XOFFHR for sa'o for
t.veen Midway and Lexingten, and Midway and
"There '3 no difference between a. hn and a ti -M u r.
Verily, has Butler made ths name of Haynau
respectable. It is well known among- hia ac
quaintances that ho is & craven' coward, and it
is nothing remarkable, therefore, that ho should
vent bis puritanical spleen upon women and
compare them tovonamous reptiles. A thou
sand years from nowminkind will read his
deeds, and wonder that such a wrstch was suf
fered to sneak tho earth a singlo day.
Important Intellig ekce from Texas.
Hon. John A. Wilcox, member of Congicss
from Texas, who is in route to Richmond, in
forms tho Mississippian that tho Powder manu
factory in San Antonio is making powder enough
to supply at least half tho army, aud competent
judges say that it is tqnal to DuFonl's best.
Cartridges. are also mado thoro and tho army in
Arkansas is being supplied from thatplace. We
are glad to learn that an important deficioncy in
tho ordnance department of our Arkantas army
can bo so readily supplied.
Mr. W. also says that in his Sta.ta tho grsas,
corn and whoat crops are good. Texas can feed
tho army. She has sixty-four thousand voters
and eovonly thousand soldiers in the field, exclu
sive of conscripts. There is no invasion of the
State yet. Tho onemy have demanded the sure
render of Galveston threo limes, bnt, Uke orjr
own immortal Vicksburg, sho .maintains her
Salt Costraband The Cincinnati Com
mercial of tho 1st says : Tho shipment of salt to
Memphis, and all points below Cairo; has beon
.topped from this point by tho custom houso
authorities, who have reason to jsupposa that tho
bulk of the salt recently sonl South was for rebel
quent degradation and overthrow of tha ftnml.
Frankfort, and to How up tho stone bridge on T M . Ml A D
mat road, wtncu fie successfully accomplished. " "fr ,t Tt 7 J " P"- If B iff i tl Si.
meat 01 sucn Dioouy purposes, roe monatroug Aixa.ij x i liiSi
ai.vyjr ui mo jjibjcjii usy, toai tue union can
be re established by destroying any part of the
South.is one which wi!l burst with the sheik that
are thrown into its defenceless cities, and leave
the condition of this conntrv. after its trararM
are exhausted, and its brave mn on both shies
nnnatnn.,1 ( 1 ? . , . . -
j for reproach or commieseraliou of tha civilised
.rinp mat a company or nome puaras wero
encamped at " Stamping Ground," thirteen mi'ed
distant, I dispatched a company under Capt.
Hamilton to break up tho encamnment. burn
tho tents and stores, and destroy the guns. Tbis
i ... .1. ir .if. . t -..
aiov uix. jjiijiuru ivapu ratiiziiiituii taaing
fifteen prisoners and all thoir guns, and destroy
ing a large amount of medical and commissary
tmpphes. I also, wblo at Georgetown, sent wnru1
ri.. n-.ii u! , . 1 worm.
oaiu vxtaiiouidii miu uio uumpany to itesiroy
the railroad bridges between Paris aud Lexing
ton, and report to mo at Winchester. Tbis was
Determining to move on Pari3, with a view
ot returning, aud hearing that the place was
uuiug rapiuiy rciniorceu irom (jyntuianB,
deemed it of trreat importance to cut off the
communication from tbat place, while I drew off
the troops that were aneady there, bv a feint on
Lexington. I therefore dispatched a portion of
two compaimeB ujwuru Xiexington, witn in
structions to drive the pickets to the verv en
franco of the city, whilo I moved the command
toward Cynthiana When I arrived in three
miles of tbe place I learned that it was defended
by a considerable torco of infantry, cavalry and
artillery. I dispatched tbo Texas squadron,
under Major Gano, to enter tbo town on the
right, and tho Georgia regiment to croas the
river and cet into tho rear, while I moved mv
own regiment, with the ariillery under tbo com
mand of Liout. J. E. Harris, down the George
town piko. A sovere engagement took place,
which lasted about an hour and a half, before
tho enemy wc-re driven into the town and com
pelled to surrender. I took four hundred and
twenty prisoners, including about (seventy home
guards. I regrot to have to mention the loss of
eight of my men m killed and twenty-nine
wounded. Iho enemy's loss was ninety-four
killed and wounded, according to their owa ac
count, inoir excess in Killed and wounded is
remarkable, aa they fought as from behind stone
fences and fired at us from buildings as we
charged through the town. We captured n very
fine Im pounder brass pi.ece of artillery, together
with n largo number of small arms, and about
throe hundred government horses. Tho arms
and government stores wore burned, aud as
many of tho horses as wo conld bnag with us
were kept. I found a very large suniy of com
missary and medical stores, tonta, gnnu, and
ammunition, at thu place, vhih I ttestrovod.
The paroled prisoners wero sent under an ecort
to Falmouth, whore thoy took tha train for Cin
I proceeded next mornintr towaifl Paris, nnd
was met on tbe road by a bearer of a flag of
truco, offering tho unconditional surrender of the
Another Xtrutnl Order.
The following inhnman order emanated from
ono of the Federal officers in Virginia. As the
Richmond Enquirer romsrks to "break bread
and oat salt'' with gentlemen of the. first con
sideration, and, then to murder them in eold
blood for the deod perhaps, justifiable of others,
is of tho true spirit of tho bottomless pit. We
do not seewhat is'to pavent tbb war from be
coming ono of extermination :
IlKAUQUAKTEIN StCONO DlVtHO.t,
GHEE"'S PAeW, July 13. igBV f
8peclal Order Ko. C .
Major William Steadman, eommandiitf- Gth
regiment Ohio volunteer cavalry, will esiitLthe
arrest of five (5) of the most prominent eftfeens
of Luray, Page county, Virginia, ami send
them to these headquarters with an escort h3
hostages. They will be held aa long ag w&re
rnainn thie vicinity. Tliey will share myUble
and be treated as fiiends ; bnt, for every one of
our sohliera who may be shot hv h.i.tt..-i,...
one of these hostages will 8nffer death, nnlw.
the perpetrators of tho deed are delivered to mo.
It is well known that those so-called "bush
waekers" are inhabitant f tU ,i:..r..i
You will leavo a copy of this order with ths
family of each man arrested by you.
y. . A. Stein-wbhr,
iiiig. Gen. Commandiiig 2d Djvision.
NOTIIISG WHOM GrMtnnvvtr.. ir
unablo to learn anything from Gordonsvilic last
night, except a confirmation nf n, rnm
' vo au v a ulAIVi S r SJ
pvo yostorday of tho reinforcement of the Yan
kee army to a heavy extent. Their force in tbat
quarter now is stated evon to exceed fifty thou-
sanil man f r- ...
uuu icjugoes irom within their Iinoa
report that they are busily iireparing for an ad-
.rui. i.iepiraiipn iias been made to
thorn wcuM be imnolitic in ns tn skttn hnt
we may, we think, safely assure our readers that
Popo will findhis " Onward to Richmond " by
this route it hard road to travel LyneJAwg
BepuMtcan, JulyZl. "
Taekson.Usf... lUSrissropi. I
Threo at!!e eft r (ereaalt, I asalai. tJat-oa hau-
dr-d seres of lacd Jt hasved aaat Mly af wJtfa u in
cnlllva'ija. - -
There is ra (be Mare a now BWM.ltfsa, ok .1:
the aoeetsa-y h hoeoee hi apod aader.
Uktt q-nex u yoa wxat a Mad hataala
a r. Dcnrxw t-?
V. WERXER J. H. arRFi)
MT. H. GRIDEER W. Bl tDQHOHO,
For SIO i pair, at
IS LACK CALICO,
Por $1 pir yard, at
"or 1U25 ncr vanl. nt
4 asitl 5.
S. &. I. COJMJS'
genuine 200 ytls. SiiSSTL Thread,
for GOc. per spooler 7 per doz.,
X t'" 'Kt'dAi'.IilSTEK'S.
0 sJoacn irrxddi'MS ifaiidkcr-
4:!:ittf& rr $f per 4su, at
For $9 and 10 per pair, at
t J. C. ITEeALLISTEH'S;
" 3Dizdc Worlrfs.
,v",id'' BT'-1. owia ICoirra. Cavairy p :
aad Kits l araoa Carrtagas. Calwns. trarsaort a
Wage-M, lefaatrr aad ArtUery Leather ifaaimamU.
TtutsertaCKi Hircsff. Eauwi. n.- HZ .
wm,w.m uwp uoet aad gtooU Taaaa.'!
Cartridees fa: tbe Jiaynud K fle, Woocen CarT f,
un aeuuas, ar-ntl aianrtrn. etc.. e
V. "WiRNT- H CO .
i"1 C nta. MIrf.
Mississippi and wmm
r HO. I SGACKJM1THS,
J 10 No. 1 W. iron Make-s. e.h wam r.si
f weekly. V Jt CoT
CII.IJS'GJS o jf yjjwrj?.
OK and aflar HOSDAY, Jahr 5rl, trains wiU rm
raesaMer irwln 1 re Qreaodv daily. Mm ei-
ee-atvdj 7-M a. m. Arrive at flianaiis faaa r.
. VSfi' '-"."J" QtasjsaJaoai Mradav. WeJtmday
dadFndsy a:S a. at. Aaitaa Ht (Vaaasla .
day, Thnrsday anl Satarday at 11 a m
a. a. uvjxmofkm.
General 1 ai liasss 1 .1.
OriMuida. MTirf Jatr IHlh. 1BH2. IlvvS it
WB are antborhwd to ameeaiee that Cotar-d W V
BRAXTLKV win he a eandldai. fr a.
O errhjLAttoraey in tho Tenth XIasiaaippi Bfetiiet, at
the nairipg else tion.
Qrand after As(ar. 1st. idrij, tho rates es toicajt e
I Mississippi asd TenHOSSca Ka!h"ai
Will be jRnisetl t3G per Cttat-
The Coaaoaay wUl aot be mpomsble for lass or dan.
ago i aa fera, bat wm every aaor.ioa .jJi,.
frelght io ;ood crier. 1
uesdaalors are directed to ehars;, pajfaerg- r 1 wooty.
five coats more ihaa the ter.ff ratas frM,, . J
tieheis re sold. ""
The eharg for half tickets will tn e Virv , -. V
oven ehw. for eaampV, full firs fr. (,-,.. ,1.7:.
S-BBtoU fa 98 iK ; half tare w.U he 5 75. X" t?,
h-ihl obarse of S5j if raid oa
AgaMar d:r cted to op-m ih-.r ri -
or ue&ets rmi twenty mtnates befi r
ilvil of auy tnio.
uyoiseror Coi. p. if. -wairr. v - .y
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au710t tautoa, Hiss.