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From the Georgia Front.
MARIETTA, Ju^e 30, l<$f)4-I retnmid to,
thi* point late yesterd?ty eveuin?. and found
?very tiling profonndlyyouiet. An arm ir-.ice
had "beon agreed upait? for the prirnose of the
burial of tho dead, whose stinkiug carcasses
ha?e been laying in front of our works since
tho slaughter of Monday. The stench is re
. ported as almost intolerable, and 1 have what
I deem reliable authority Ar saying that in
front of CJeburne's and Cbeatbam's divisions
alone, lyOO Yankees were buried.
French anti Walkers divisions contribute
largely to thc enemy's los* on that line, wle?Te
Feather.^ tm, of Polk's old corps, now com
manded by Loring, repulsed a heavy assault
near thc line of the railroad on the right, at
tbe opening of which he lo.tt 50 prisouers,
and a few in killed and wounded. It is be;
lieved that he added over 1,000 to the losa of
The observations of yesterday show that the
Federal losses exceedtbefirstestimate. Mern
bera of the signal "corps on the mountain as
sert that they counted 100 ambulances run
ning from tho enemy's lineB to Big Shanty all
day Tuesday, The lowest estimates cf their,
losses now is 5,000.
Duritf>/tbe armistice on ye>torduy the two
armies mingled together, but there was no
.imposition to extend the intercourse jnucb
.i-youd tho solemn work of the occasion.
This morning about two o'-cfeck a terrific
.-por: of musketry opened on the line bejkj
..Cl?-burnc and Cheathurn, aud lasted for
?vcr a half hour.. The firing wa* furious,
und the impression -prevailed -that anoflLer
' "avy attempt hud been made to avenge tbe
. "usbment inflicted on them on Monday.
inquiry this morning i learn tbat tbe
._.!??/ did attempt to approach our lines in
iderable force, but wero mot with are-,
ption so hot und uuerpeeted ihal tber re
tired in Cuusiderabfe bttt? aiyl confusifin.
Couriers report tb-vt thc ollicsrscould be
beard cursing mid coiiitr.?ndi:>g the men to
rally, but they could not bc'bro.ugbt, up.. On
?siting (Jleburnc'siiiid Cbpalhams held hos
pitals 1 find that thc l033 aniouiffs lo only two
or three wnuuded'in encb.
Colt Jones of ibo 33d Teunesaee, was'killed
this morning, by a stray shot. His body will
be seut to ki? family, w ko arc, I believe, in
I see no indications of a general engage
ment being imminent more than there was
ten days since, as I think Sherman, like his
illustrious prototype, Grant, has abo grown
tired of buttiug against breastworks, and as
be seems to have abandoned his familiar plan
of turning our flanks, I think be has gotten
inlo a terrible situation. Afraid to go forward
or backward, nnd unlike .a crab, unable to
move sidewise, lie is certainly in a t'ghl
placo, from which he will find no little diffi
culty in ertricatinp; bis command.
.MABTETTA, July 2,
. There is nothing new bero.v
The usual skirmishing has boen going on
. A sergeant and two privates c*mo in this
morning from the Yankee Hues, '?heir
term of service had expired, but ov.ing to
military necessity, they were not permitted tc
'I ney report the army as being ranch dis
pir* .-. d and advtrse to prolonging hostilities
Maay. ortho mt n whose terms expire in Jul}'
anti August have d'.'teriniued not to fk'hL
Dy a kino of tacit agreement, there bas
be'1.-! very little musketry firing for the pasi
Yesterday evening the enemy attempted
to erect a battery in front of Gen. Clebunre
line, it is auppoivd -.viib the intention of con
neajyg some demonstration, when'our artil
lery opened on them, which was responded to
very vigorously by them.
Ti,ere has bee? constant shelling with slight
intermission along thc whole line up to 9
p'clock this morning.
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The War in Virginia.
? be Journal baa rcee-Tved' thc Richmond
papaw of the 2oth. They contBia no news ol
PETERSBURG, Jun? 28, 7. 30 P. M,
The situation is unchanged. There ban
been the usn?I picket firing and cannonading
along the lines of ike two armies, some points
of which aro not over two hundred yards
Our troops are in excellent spirits and muck
refreshed by the rain and cool weather, which
are also quite favorable to the wounded.
It is reported that Burnside's corp? has
gone to Washington. *
A Yankee Lieutenant, captured -tuesday
says Grant is going to tear Petersburg to
pieces with shot abd shell in a day or-two.
Gold was quoted in New York, on the
20th, at 244, closing at 2432.
A private letter from Petersburg, dated
Juno 28th, says: The enemy continued to
.<hp'l the city day and night. No damage c-T
?eiportance has been done.
Latest from Petersburg.
RALEIGH, July 2.
The Confederate pablishes to-day, in au ex
. tho following letter :
GASTON. N. 0., July 1st.
Dear Sir : I reached bero to-day after a
^ . ney of two days aud a half from Peters
. . Don't.think the road Will be repaired
month tb Petersburg. All fighting
; ::. ..! days past has been on Sf railroad
. .lenin's Station. There was hesivy iight
, jg ?.he/c yesterday. Wc got the advantage.
Petersburg cannot be taken by Grant. ?1
seem confident of our ability to hold the place.
The enemy continue t?* shell the city every
day. Some houses are baldly damagcd,*bnt
few persons have beesjjkilled.
The loss of thc enemy since the fight com
menced, is thought to bc- 20,W)0, Ours 1,500.
Genia. Hampton,. F. Lee, W. II. F. Lee,
and Cbambi i es met thc Yankee raiders .under
Wilson and Spear. We killed, wounded and
captured G,000. Wo also captured 1,500
horses abd all thoir artillery, (15 pieces), and
all their wagou train, baggage aiid.atninuni- '
tim. This happwetl brr- Wednesday and !
Thu^day, near Stoney Creek. Four huu-?
dred negroes wero also captured. It is said !
by Boldiers'tobe the most complete rout of!
the war. -
.?Sir We rogrotrto g?tico thc loss en Friday of !
s;arJy 400 of Hagood'e brigade, moitly captured, j
Tb*y w;rc thrown forjar? ai ^Kirmisher? to as-}
pertain thc Prroagtb of the er.emy's rifio pit?, but i
ailowing their zeal to got tho better of them, thoy j
not only tpok the riflo pit?, but charging up 'to
HM breastworks, were entrapped and taken. I
TH E-ADVERTI SER.
JAMES T. RASON, EDITOR.
VVKB.VHSDA-Y, JU IA" C, ISOl.
Capt. II. W. Addison. '
' This popular Officer hut og?ia returned to ni
after spending two inonlb? with, his R?glaient, tho
glorien1?. 7th, in Virginia; behasfollowed the 7th,
in all lt? late marches, ?udetnakes a merry narra
tive of his wanderings-a;:d bis one-leg experi
ences. The bra ve "follow can't do mitch more fight
ing, but he still seems to have rt penchant for " the
flashing of tho guns." Like all men who have
fought and fasted and left n limb upon tho field,
ho tells a hopeful tale, and assures us that every
thing is going well, "fis only those who feast and
fatten at homo that are beset with OoubtB and fears
We are gratified to atato that Capt.'A. i#nnw a
candidate for the Legislature. Ring him in by
all menus ; he has a clear head-brains not at all
impaired by tho hard kuooks of tho last tbroo
ye-tir.-. Ut deserve? it fully. He need not elec
tioneer with the Adtertiecr fraternity ; they aro
Arrival of another wouuded 8oldicr.
- Mr. TUM JESVIXCS, son of our popular towns
man, Dr. W. JXSSINCS, roached borne on Monday
"asl. with a painful wound in the arm. This
young geutleman attained tho ape of eighteen
bul a tow weeks ulick, went out i m mc'fae-, ly into
.thc service-joining Gen. GARV'S comma'-d-a-nd
returns t'?s thus early with the pr'-ud marks of
his zeal ujjha hit body. Our best tbhtiks are due
him for a copy of thc Richmond Whig of July
' The citizens of Coleman's X Roads and vicini
ty aro invited to assemble at that place on Satur
day evening next, at 3 o'clock, for the purpose ol
forming an Auxiliary Confederate League. A
full attendance is desired.
Good Nows lrom Charleston.
Mr. J. P. ScHnuxERiveVy kindly and thought
fully provides us with an Extra of the Charier tut
Mercury Ht Sunday 3rd inst., and a Courier c,
Monday 4th, and furthermore reads us interest
ing private letters ; .-ceived by bim from Charles
ton on Ute night of tbe^th. As was anticipated
the Yankees in that quarter have endeavored ti
signalir.0 thc 4th bydoiug lamething. And^aswil
bo seen by referenoo to onr news columnF7-""thi
scoundrel?, the blackguards, the sons of- femal
dogs-(the expression will ccme into our bea?
when we think of them) hayo failtf? most wretch
'----?? ? ?
Tallow sud Beeswax Wanted.
Major Titer, KV ANT, Commandant of the C. ?
Arsenal iu Columbia, advertises in another columi
of our paper that be will barter various kinds e
cloth and various implements of hardware fo
Tal!?)?'and Beeswax. Read tile advertiscmen!
and proceed immediately to preparing your Been
wax. Thc laud seems to bc flowing wj^.houe
just now, $o of course there nocd bono lack c
Wax. ' *
The Ladies, encouraged by their late brilliac
success, havo stir ie weiter another dramatic ec
tertainmeut. This time they propose * perform
ance on two consecutive evening*-"The Lad
.of Lyons" nnd '''Tho Rough Diamond'' one ovc
ning-" London Assurance" and " The Dea
Shot" thc following evening. Wi'.h the proceed
j of the last performance ihey have already ??ire
j a brave young soldier m artificial leg. FurttSt
j and more explicit n-tico will of course be give.
Mr. JAE. L. Hltt has kinv?y?out ul a baflks
cf Onion?-the largest-onion?, not basket-aa
?oundi?l and savoriest ar.d strongest we karo ave
seen or handlad cr t&3ted. Each was quite as larg
as any tico put Migntker that wo have ever henel
heretofore ; and this is. tb-? more remarkable, s
[ .onions goaerally, this ??aaon, are inaultiugl
small and trifling. Or so tho knowing ones te
u? at least. Boundless thanks., friend HIM
Wont ho o Jon J?d if you send usauch a sample <
all your large vogetkbles.
Thc crop is overwhelming, and every body knon
the medical virtue of tho Blackberry-knows ho'
excellent is Blackberry wino, brandy, cordi?
I jam, kc, for certnin diseases terribly commun i
our climate, especially in the summer. Mak
.therefore '.ant quantities of these" things-on
part to keep at !iom?( and fioo parti to be tent i
Soldier* and to M\iipUalt. Ladies, we ch arg
you not to furget this duty.
We call attention to the card of Mrs. V. M
WHITE, to bo seen in another c. kari, a-.d ink
great pleasure in rect-Himeiidnij; ! er to our oiti
jens as an accomplished mosieian-both recall;
and Instrumentally. And, what ).> sti.i u.cre im
apportant, she hnrhad ?Wrae seven or eight year
experience irTioaching. This indy has be?n rlrivei
froia^er homo in* Marietta by the advance of th
Y:tnkoe Army and is uow a refugee In our midst
This fact, to .ay nothing of her decided capabili
j ty, should entitle ber to the patronage of on
J publie. H'?r ft: mi ure reasonable to the last do
I ?rren. " *
. Apotheosis ol" Goose-Feathcr? I
Rejiair immediately to Mr. EnMCitn PE.NX'
Store and zee thc exquisite fans and dowers mad'
by Mus M'CASTS, a lady living,between Green
wood and Newmarket. The;* fans and flower
are absolutely perfect. No Pariiw.nne *on th'
Boulevard dei llalient could produce anything
more delicately beautiful. Venus\u hor shell oi
tho sea-foam might wiold one of these fans will
complacency. Another proof that Southern we
men are not only profoundly nscful.. but also sub
limoly tasteful. Their claimfcto the ornamenta
oro recognized the world over : no need of ibi
war to malle that revelation.
Fourth of July*
To-day is the 4th of July. We all honor lh<
day still-but bold ; do we or not ? Tho famoui
?tb of July which we have known and honored
for eighty years, has turned out a" false prophat'
-"a ravening wolf" in " sheep's clothing.." Th
hard to say whothprwe honor it or not. At all
events, we will not weep over it. In coming year?
we will have another and more glorious 4th-with
j no Yankees to' corrupt Its* In the meantime dont
forget the ploasant fact, that, despite his own
boasts and tho.-c of thc miscegination press, Mr.
Grant is not spending, tho day ia Richmond. No
more than Mr. MoCleOan spent it there tw,o years
ago. Dare ?uy F??tor, aud his blue bolliod icoun.
drtfls ff lower degree, will make a lively noise
about Charleston on thc occasion. IIopsTttO, Like
tx- eeo them wasle their powder. '%.
Coplaiu.D. G. FLKMINO, 1st S. C. Artillery, hss
boen transferred to tho "22d Regiment Infantry)
latelycommaudel by Colonel O.M. DAKT?M?I?,
us Colonel, and has.r.lresOy assumed command
and bctu-in ?.;njo nctinr.s. Col. FtjeUiXfl is an
officer of skill, oxperienco . i gallantry. Ile is
a native of Columbia, to says the OharlestoB
Amidst tho loud objurgation of th? preig, ?et
on by that fonl-'mnnthedzoilus Mr. FOOTE of Ten-.'
nes*e?, the honored Secretary of thc Treasury
! basretired, or if tihout to relire, from ulfiea. Fur
1 ?reeks before t\ie adjournment of Congress,. Mr.
. FOOTS reveled in hi* dirty work of ca.!uinniiiti>.n,
j bij^bjaf amusement being, the reviling of tlic
j Secretary of the Treasury. If it wero Mr. FOOTE
alone who wyt? engaged in this systematic attack
upon .the Government through Tts chief trTieors,.
we sbo?ld rogar? our time es miserably mispent
in noticing him at all. But these assaults upon
tho Government derive their importance from the
fact that Mr. F. is but the tool in the bands cf
other men, who themselves having some charac
ter to lose , aad some deceney left, are ashamed
tobe sr-en in ibis work, and therefore put Mr.
FOOTE forward to de their dirty j .bs.
?'ut this faction may rest assured that it is be
yond thrir power to'shake the confidence of the
country in such aman as Mr. MB^MIXCER-either
in %is ability or bk integrity. Mr. Mann IMO ER
is well kiiown,nnd duly appreciated in his native
State, and South Carolina may weil bo proud of
such a son;' he a self made min uudhm "fuught
bis way up from foi ranks." Ile owes his present
J eminence to no adventitious circumstances; bou
c^ty, industry and ability bavo w*n for him the
confidence of those whose confidence ir best worth
haying. His intellect is olear and mnssive, ; JS
scifing wonderful power of analysis and orJ.er.;
bis patriotism is pure and'unimpeacbafale, and he
bus,ri?ked more upon- tho isfue of this war than
most of those who are traducing bim. As a Fi
nancier be is practical und profound, having hud
much experience both as legislator and Bank
officer. As a man he is honest afi*d ii jerruptible.
Cease viper j you "bite against a file." 3Ir. ME?:
itrscErt's friends therefore ncod give themselves
j ne uneasiness about his reputation ; and Mr. M.
F j himself in tho ?aim security cf his own position,
moy woll say to his assailants nf all ' degrees :
"Tray, Bl?wch, and Sweetheart, little dogs ead
all, see how they bark at me." . ?. -
But what, after all, is the meaning of this bowl
ing that bas been sot up at the doer of tho Treas
ury? What do-theso men want. What would
they bavo bad ? 'The country is in trouble they
say; tue currency is- terribly deranged-aral
henee, sumo one is to bo hunted down as a scape
goat. And they can think of no one more fit
than tho Secretary of the Treasury. Well, let us
soo. The country i's in trouble, tho currency ii
deranged, but'does it follow that the blame justly
lies 'at-tho door .of tho Treasurer? We aro told
that all these financial difficulties could have
boen avoided by a timely and proper.system ol
taxation. Admit it for a moment; Lut had' Mr.
MKJIIIINGKR tho power--of taxing the country i
We believe that the.Constitution vests that powei
solely in Congross. Hence thc blame lies upor
Congress, and not upon tbb Treasurer^ Int th?
ea tire argument about Taxation at tbe beginning
of the war is a shallow fallacy. A direct tux
and our Government baa no means of using wha
is usually called indirect taxation-in 1861/suffi
ciont to carry on the var, would have been t
measure utterly suicidal to our cause. If, at tbi
beginning of the war, the people had been laze'
directly to the amount of $300,000,000 or $460,
000,060-which experience shows to be the sun
necessary to support tiro Government at this tims
-the war would at once have become the mot
unpopular measure ever embarked in by a Govern
ment. A peace or union party would have bcci
organized ia every State, the fearful consequence
of which no man can now contidoutly affirm, bu
may easily conjecture.. Many reflecting und in
fl?eatial men believed m 18G1 that, wt? could thei
make i&fu and reasonable tirea* with tho-UaiUi
j States; and DI irv selfish and timid men woub
j .have sacrificed the independence of their couti tr;
j sooner than dared the trula and suffering* of thi
?j ! war if they had been made to realizo but part o
r j them at the out;et.
It baa bren by the wisdom of our own Govern
ment and thoinadueis and folly of the enemy
or more propeily speaking, the special provident
cf God-that our pei ule have been led, step b;
step, seeing but one step at $ time, until they ari
placed in a position from which th:re is now ni
step backward-where th*y must cither conque
or perish. The people were net 'prepared at tht
outset for the taxation accessary to support th
war; they had to be traicud up to it. This train
ing they soon received at the handel of a savugi
enemy who declared against ns a war bf extermi
nation, ordered out a million of mcG to eaccari
his fiendish purpose, hegan tho work of cva.itu
lion by murdering our citizens in cold blood, bur
ning our towns, eoininittwig violenco upon oui
woir.en, b;ying waste our country generally, ano
fiuullj*) by dedaring our slaves free and all eui
oroporty confiscated. Then tho monstor stooc
unveiled ; and then every Southern man stood bj
his arms, resolved, if necessary to perish in thc
c.-aflict. Thus our people have been wisely train
ed up to the point where they will bear an]
amount of burden or taxatiun necessary for tin
support of this war and the maintenance of thou
Where then ii the reason and sonso in this out
cry about taxation ia tim?? Will men who sit ir
Congress and who fill Editorial chairs, never lean
t. f that wanie* ere not always significant of thing?
Have* we not bad taxation in pojnt of fact from
the beginning of the war ? How otherwise hzt
tho war been sustained ? What was the issuing
of bills of credit or Treasury notes but an indirect
taxation ? If direct taxation had been adopted
by the Government, for what purpese would it
have been done? To feed, clothe, and equipan
army. Four hundred million would have been
paid eut again by Quartermasters and Commissa
ries for the Army, and the planters and merchants
would have been paid for food and clething for
; I the Army in the same monoy which thoy had
just.paid to Government in tho- shape- of taxes.
In other words, the planters and morcbanta
wouldiimply have supported the army without
compensation. How stands tho mattor under Mr.
MEHXINOBR'S system ? He Ital issued $800,000,
000 or $1000,000,000, and with these Notes bo hal
purchased from planters and merchants the ne
cessary supplios for the army. These Notos are
nowin the bands of the poople to do with tht m
as they sec fit. If they decido to repudiate the
debt, why then they hove simply sold army sap
plies to Government, and -will get no paj^ If
they decido against repudiation, then they mutt
fae taxed hereafter.to pay tho interest upon those
Treasury notes-or national debt. t?o it must be
manifest to the common senso of every man that
the problem worked out either way gives just
tho samo result.
" Strango all this difference- should bo
.'Twijft tweedledum and tweedledee."
How'could it bo othorw.se ? Is any man silly
enough to bolieve ibat the hoous-po?jts of legis
lation could produce bacon and blankets and ball
j cartridges. These things bud te bcTTOpplhid to
carry on the war, nnd who was to supply them ?
! Not Mr. MnMinyoERvQUt ofbia private puno;
! we t-uppose even Mr. FOOTS would admit that.
I Then they must bo suppliod by tho poople of tho
I Confederacy, and who wo? to "foot tho bill?"
We think it a quostion more easily asked thnaj
answerod. We would be glad if Mr. FOOTE wen hi
point out who ia to pay thc bill.* In short we
wr.re in for a long und bloody war; Kn army bad
To be equipped ?lid kcp? in tho fitild, and who wai j
to pay the expenses? 'Jbe Government? Why j
th? Government* had tot a dollar npos tbe face of
tito cnrth: There war- Ihen no conceivable traj
of supporting this army but by levying tho nr
nccen'sry contribution upun tho pooplo of tbe
Confederate Stile--and that witbcat any car.
p?nfa!i'iR. N?r WHS there any injustice ar hard
ship in ? lt its measure*, seeing that Dint anny was
fighting fer IL? liv?? und property of this ver;,
people. Bu! whoever may settle tho bil", the war
ba* been sarried on (or thr-.e year* nm! a hull' by
an army sufficient to d?fend tho cCTnitry. And
tboro tris s'il] an army having s,ouio vit-'litjj^-a?
Gen. tiiaMT mn tislify-when'bc last passed
thrungli the A'?idernes*, Spnttsylvania, ami Cold
Harbour-an l another li\o army in Geugia.whieb
Gen. SilEMMA** lias for soin.-. . ..-ek? been flunking,
but wliiMt wont stpy flanked.
These .ucl the like hove been thc practital
werkinge of Mr. MEMJT.XGKR'S treasury system.
If his successor will ouly continuo to conduct tbe
5fl?n.*-cs-of tljjj Government a? ttKcissrully os Ai
bas done .TO snail render bulli r.ur sincere thanks.
Fwstiritj will assuredly admit tho fact that Mr.
SlBMSilxaxa did all that mnn ciiuld do, -.rho bad
to entry oa ? ??g?utic wat without commerce,
without coin, lind without credit.
All Honor to old ?. Al. Gray!
Who does not know old C. M. GRAY, the mun
who has lived in tho cannon's mouth for almost
sixty years past, who bas had'stirring war expe
riences ever iiuco 1812, who has fought Britons
and Hod Men and Mexicans, and, more latterly,
Italians and'Ktszers and Yankees ? "Well, this
sturdy vetcra"n bas just returned fruin Virginia,
and tells us that he**,w!is made his i-onyr to the ar
my. Bab ! bis love of the musket, tbe drum, the
fife, the canteen, tbe banner-in short tho forco of
habit-will ecori send bim again to Virginia or
Georgia. Were he " earth in an carthy bed," be
would spring up at tbe eound of the .Itevcillo.
Ever since the battle vf the Wilderness bc bas
been nursing the sick and wounded with indefati
gable are and attention-both upon the battlo
fields and in tbe Hospitals of Lynohburg. Would
there were more like bim. W
For tho Advertiser.
CAMI' 7rn S. C. Reg't., June 17th.
MR. EPITOH,-Please publish the following ad
ditional liet of casualties in Conipnny E, 7th S.
C. Rfcg't., in thc fighting around Richmond:
Killed.-Bergt. L. A. Smijh. Wounded,-Corp.
John A. Pow, mortally, ?ince dead J Willi?
Crouch, right arm amputated; Henry Etheridge,
.light. - JAMES MITCHELL,
CRpt. Co. E.
Wo have been pormitted te glance for a fevi
moments at an Augusta paper of Tuesday mor
ning, brought up by o. gentleman passing through
from which we learn that Ge**. TOHKSTO.V cvaoua
tod Kencsaw Mountain and Marietta on Saturday
inf.-and that these positions were occupied bj
thc enemy on Sunday. Jen. J. has withdraw!
his line three* miles South of Marietta, where hi
bas lately completed vcr/ formidable lines of for
tifications. This move Les been made in accor
dance with . plaus contemplated by Gen. J. fu
some weeks past.
3 The Attack ou James I8laud.--Assnul
Prom the Charleston Mercury Extra, July 3d
The enemy crossed over on Friday night fror
tbe upper end of Dixon's Island to Legarc's Poinl
and ot daylight on Saturday morning advance
on Riven' causeway, capturing two guns of Blake'
Battery, 1st S. C. A., which-was thrown out i
front, unsupported, on picket. The musketry fir
lasted three-quark r? of aa hour. Our batterU
opened hoaviiy on.lbo onemy's advance and ched
ed them at the causeway. It was reported SuJ
urday ovening Lhat a gunboat and barges were i
thc Stone, but no further development took plac
before nightfall; /
The enemy's forco is conjectured to be jifico
hundred. General Talliafero cummauds our force
on Jame?' Island.
SATURDAY, 5 o'clock, p. m.
Tho enemy aro at a stand, extending fror
Grimball's along thc causeway, and number sa.
3000. Jiu fighting tinco thu morning.
A column is advancing up tba Stonn OB John'
Island, waere our Gouorul 'Robertson commande
?omral Jenes bas received despatches tbi
waining that au attack from 4.8 barges was mud
ou Fori Johnson last night. Colonel Joseph i
Vau?, lat S. C. Artillery, w:;s in command, an'
giorijjnt.'ly ropulsod tbe enemy-taking 1-J0 pri
toner*, Il j stand of arms and J barges. Only 1
I j bargos were seen afterwards. In front of. Gen
Talliaferro, towards tho Stono, all is quiet. Pri
senors say Foster bas A ?Oe troops tCere.
S ein AT, July 3,186 L
The enemy assaulted Fort Johnson in barges a
dawn, bat were handsomely repulsed by thc gar
rison undar Lieutenant Colonel Jos. Yates. Sev
eral Yankees wero killed and wounded. Over 1 Ol
prisoners were taken.
H. W. FatLDiur,
Assistant Adjutant General. '
r\ (The Latttt.)
ROYAL'S HOCSE, July 3, 9 30 a. m.
Captain Fitlden, A. ?. O :
In tho ahsence of Colonel BLj-pk, I have tbi
We-nor to forward the followiug roport of Lieut
3" * * o ., .. j.
Thc commander cf the expedition, Col Hoyo
52d Pennsylvania Regiment, says tho expedidor
was about five or six hundred strong, but.the Ad.
jutant, who is mortally wounded, rays they wen
one thousand strong. Hi* ?tatemen', is credited bj
most of the prisoners. I have thc honor to repor
thc capture of oue hundred and forty prisoners
including five commissioned officers ami somi
wounded, nlso live barges, one hundred and four
toon stand of small arms, with accoutrements.
The enem'ys lose in killed and wounded oan
not bc estimated, as must of the wouuded were
taken off. We wjill be able to tell better at Ion
tide.' Our loss w?s>vcry small. The expedition
was composed of men of the army, who- advanced
in two columns of barges, about56 in number, one
eolumn around Gregg anti one down Schooner
Creek. As far as ascertained they numbered 1000
strong. The expedition.>ern* formed at the south
end of Morris Isjand. Tbe prisoners havo left
for Chu rles tori'. The enemy brought implements
for on trenching? also ratitTns:
(Signed) J. R. PMSULE,"
Lieut*'and A. I. General.
?SS" The Ouvrier of Monday says : It wae re
ported Sunday ovonLrtg that the enemy bad re
treated from Legare 's farm, aud that our former
picket linc bad been rc-cstablisbcd, No such in
formation had been received at Headquarters up
to a late hour last night.
Passengers by. the Savannah traiu yesterday re
port a demonstration madejon the railroad near
Pocotaliga. No official information was^eecired,
.afc'd the report is believed to bo without founda
?, 'y Heavy firing was still going on in tBe diroctinr?
? of Stono at the hour of closing nur report.
i ?&* Th* New York Times thinks " there will
lit but Utile moro campaigning in touisiana, or
West of tb? Mississippi, for tonie, tine to oo?*?.*
From thc Richmond Whig, Joly 1.
The ll u iii an Raiders Routed.
Expectation rm high ycHtcrday morning, to
ue.ir .?cructLtng from Ibo r:idors, who, after Je
? troy lng the property of unoffending non-combat
ant* rind .burning unprotected railroad depots
alan* the S?uth Side and I'Rnvillo roads, had,
according to General Lee's despatch of Tuesday
evening, after their defeat at S taila ton River
Bridge, retreated pell mell, ai faras Lawrenceville,
Brtnrwfck county! 35 mile.'southwest of Peters
burg, with tho cvideat intention of. saving their
care??es and resching Grant's army. At quite
a late hour Wednesday night it was rumored that
a dispatch bud beou received at the War Depart
ment from Gen, Lee, giving an account- of an
overwhelming defeat of the raiders near Stony
Creek Depot, on the Weldon road, about 20 miles
due south of Petersburg.
The despatch referred to, which we give below,
will thow that tho beading of this account is as
truthful a." alliterative, because wheB Robert Lee
says the enemy have been rcutcd, be means rant
ed-sot scared, nor. frightened, nor tuude to
change their, bato :
HKAOCJ'RS Ar.MY NonTBcnrr Viaoi^ia, )
June 2U, 1*104.-8.30 IVM. J
Honorable Secretary <?/ Il'ar:
Sir: ? Mitral Hampton reports that he-attacked
the ?UCUIY'S cavnlry, yesterday afternoon, on
their return from Staunton river bridge, this side
of Sappony Church, and drovo them "beyond that
'ibo fight continued during the night, - and at
daylight ibii? morning, he turned their left and
Wbcn tb*y reached Reams' Station they wore
confronted by a portion of Mukeno's" di viii OB,
who att;teked them in front, while-their lcd flank
was tumid by Gen. Fitz Lee's cavalry. ,
Thc enemy was completely routed, and several
pieces of artillery with a number of prisoners,
wagons, ambulances, etc. captured. The cavalry
are in pursuit. . R. E. Lau, General.
The above despatch is dated 8.30 P. M. At
11.30 on Wednesday sight the Petersburg Ex
press recoived by prisoners from th? 3d New York,
G ti Illinois and 1st District of Columbia cavalry,
and the guards who brought them in, gave addi
tional particulars of tho rout of the raiders by
Hampton end Fiti Lee. Wo captured, according te
their account, 1,200 of the raiders, among whom
is said to be tho vaunting General Wilson, who
affects to despise the Confederate cavalry. We
also took, it is stated by them, in addition toarmr
equi|im?nts and the artillery, ?ic, announced by
Gen. Lee, four hundred deluded negroes, v.ho bau
been instigated by the devil and the Yankees, and
they belong to the same firm, to quit homes ol
happiness, comfort and plonty, to seek fret Jon
in Yankee land.
The prisoners and guards resVred lo, say thai
the fight at Reams' Station commenced bctweoi
8 and 9 o'clock Tuesday norning, hearns' Sta
lion is 10 miles South of Petersburg, on the Arel
don road-the next is Stony Creek, already men
Thc enemy's cavalry was strongly posted be
hind a rude fortification, which they bad hastily
thrown up. Our men charged them across aT
open field a half a mil? in length, and were re
pulsed, and the enemy closing .around them, cap
turcd the 10th and 14th Alabama regiments, o
Wilcox's old brigade. Wc bad but few cavalr;
during the fight at. this particular point
In thc afternoon we received reinforcements
aud handsomely whipped them, re-taking th
two Alabama regiment* captured'in the morning
Hyrc, as noar S tv wy Croek, their loss in killed
wounded and prisoners-, was very heavy, am
tucir dftfeat complete.
All boPT to 'i. lupton, Fi?z Leo, and their gal
in M and wi.l'nr buys-wc ..ly wish we bad tb
power and enough ot ??aces, ' and wo would soo
make them ell Brigu-liers. On their banners w
would inscribe, TreviTiaa's Station, Samar?
Dinwiddic C. li.*, Stony Creek, and Beams', an
on tho rear side, in inverted type, Sherida]
Kautz, Gregg and Wilson.
To all fauIt-Sndors, exempts and extortioner
we s:\y, dont agaiu, abuse-tho cnvalry.
PxTKRwauno, June 30,12 M.-General Mahout
asfisted by cavalry, came up with Wilson's raid
ers uenr Ream's Station, 10 miles below bec? yee
torday, fought and routed them, driving tbrr
four mile?, capturing eleven pieces of artillery
20J3 prisoners, 33 ambulances, and 35 wagom
killing and wounding a large number of tho ene
my, und recapturing 500 stolen slaves. Our cav
airy were in pursuit of them at-the last accounti
and u large number of tbcm ought to be captured
The enemy are retreating in great disorder b;
the route whielrthcy came tb Ream's. Our lor
in infantry ono killed and one-wounded.
fc*j?r It is said that that brave man Forrest wa
asked by a Tennesseeen what ?ort of a ?oldie
Isbam U. Harris made? "By G-?,' .said tki
General, " Harris is a fighting Goveror. Whils
some Governors stny it home, to quarrel wiri
JefT Davis, our Governor bas been with me t<
MJLP.RIED' on the 234 June, at the residence o
the bride's father, by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Lieut
FELIX LAKE, 2d Regiment S. C. Artillery, anc
Miss MATTIE S" daughter of",Mr. Janie? M
Hill, all of this District.
. MxRBlKP, OB the 17th Jan?, -? the rei.idencr
of Mw. Nancy Bl?dsoe, by M. M. Padgett, Esq.
Mr. WILLIAM A. TURNER, of. the 10th Regi
magi S. C. V., and Miss SUSAN E. POWELL
i !-daughter of Mr. John W. Powell, all of this Di?
Manuten, on the 27th June, by J. A. Lott
Esq., Mr. JOSEPHaaOUZTS and. Mis? MARGA
RET ELLSMORE,.all of this District.
tS** WE hajra been authorized by the friend:
of Maj. ?^?W. ADDISON te announce him t
candidate for a seat in the Hons? of Representa
tives at th* earning election.
July 5 to [28
t^"e have huon authorised by the friends ol
S. ll. GRIFFIN, Esq., of Co. ?, 2d S. C. Caval
ry, to announco him a candidate for the Legisla
ture at'the eusuing election. ?
June 21 te 2d
^?3sT*We hav? beea authorized by the friends
of Mr.' J. N. BRISCO to aanonaoo bim a can
didato for Tax Colleetor for Edgefiold District in
the ensuing election.
' July5 " . te* 28
OFFER MY-PR0"FEESSI0NAL SERVICES
JL to tho people of J?dgc?eld District, y
Oflioe formerly oocupied by Moragno and my.
Pelf. ' . H. W. ADDISON, fe
* Attorney at Law.
_J?1 jj_ _ if _ _:?
?WILL BARTER YARNS FOR'FLOUR
from oat barrel up.
SAM. E. BOWER*?:
Hamburg, July 5 tf ?8
? Fine Lot vf Dry Salt
* FOR SAL?: 'lit ??RT8R.
III A VE cn hand a lot of superior SALT which
I will Bar-tor fur Com, FlieAt, Flour, Bacon"
Butter. Ejrg?, Chicken-, ?c., at tho market price'
nr will soil fur Cash at or bo'ow tho Augusta
Pr?Tces- ft JOHN COLGAIS.
Jun? 21 * tf 26
Eidgefleld Male Academy
THE Exercises of ibis Academy will bo re
sumed oa M on J?T :he I81I1 Joly.
SUMTER D. SPANN.
July i, 2t . 23
TUS Exercises of this Soho;* will commence
ou Mouday, the 4tb July. .
RBV. R. W. SEYMOUR.
Juno 2S 2t 27
Red Bank Academy?
THE Second Session nf this Schcol will eom
m"nce on the 4 th Monday in June.
For the kind and liberal patronage of our
friends wo hereby tender them our sincore thanks.
I. N. KENNEDY..
June 21 . -3t 26 ',
Piano-Forte Instruction & Singing,
HWING been forced to. leave my homo in
Marietta, and being settled for an indefinito
timo in Ed pc fi chi, I offer my services to its citi
zens as a Teacher of the PIANO-FORTE and
VOCAL MUSIC. Having bad several years ex
perience in rbis branch of teaching. I indulge
tho hope of being able to give .entire satisfaction
[*c all paroats who -mny entrust their dangbtera
to my tuition. Mr. JOHN COLOAX has very gen
erously offered me the use of a'pleasant room and
a good instrument. Terms $20 per month. Three
lessens oach week.
6 Mar,. Y. M. WHITE.
July 5 tf 28^
Good Sugar for Bacon !
WILL BARTER good brown SUtSAR for
_ BACON-1 pound of Sugar for 21 pounds of
Bacon. A. A. GLOVER.
Jaly? tf 28
EDGEFIELD DISTBICT, S. C..
July i tb, 18?4.
1THE following Extract from General Orders
. No.'2, Headquarters Dcp't. S. C., Ga. and
Ela.,-Series 18(54,-is herewith published fer th?
information of all concerned.
* 9 ? ? a
II. Until furtbeg orders all furloughs granted
for a period exceeding-fifteen (la) days will have
the condition annexed that thc person furloughed
shall communicate with tho nearest Enrolling
Officer, and lend jbis ai?, ia tha vicinity of bis ?
own home, to the Conscript service in its various 1
branches. A satisfactory certificate tiuthtntica
ting tho fact that tho soldier has been ?ctirely
.drtnehed on such s'.rviee. will, if promptly trans
it milled to these Head-Quarters, be taken into
consideration as affording grounds for an exten
sion of furlough, corresponding to the timo con
sumed in active and useful employment.
.? *t?. ' 0 st ? .,
II. All Officers or Soldiers from this District
who received furloughs in this Department, and
who do not, in accordance with the above orders,
report at this Office, for the parp?se above indi
cated, will be promptly reported to the Head
Quarters of the Maj. General. Commanding tba.
. - / F. J. MOSES. Jr.,
Lieut. <fc Enrolling Oliver.
July 5 lt 28
July 4th, 1S?4.
JTHE following Extract from General Orders,
. No. lil, Adjutant k Inspector General's Of
fice. Series ?SG3, is herewith published fer tho
information of- all concerned : 1 ss
O 9 ? * ?J
II. S-il "iers r?turnii?? k m? on fvrjnvjCii, roa>
rc. ch ii <r places ut v: kn tiff wi'? ?t.v r?i rta;
Mwill in-mo. .t--'y ron rt ?. ?'.e r ..:
Enrolling Offic-: ? *~ ** '
IL All pera-M ..UK?' '? *' . J v? who
arris* L.-me ?r> fur .. is'rie ; sxtd .
do u?l reportat :bii Otis*. ? ':. pr<.n.pilj -e
a ; portee. Rr -i?sclv-r;-: rx c; n::t?. *o the U-'tid
e j Quarters wheeo li-c.r fnriou^b.-- wore ob;ti'.-' 0.
F. J. MOSES, Jr.. _ "
LIrr.t. i Enrollice. Qu?cor.
Julv : . 2t 2S
WHOSE Sheep HT* mark, d ? iib rv 0 slit.' in
each ear ? Report .it this i.thcc.
July 5 -li rf?
'AIR OF NEW COT
"3L 'or Colored Hmm.-.-) uu. Apply at this ''(Iii
only 5 tf 2i
BEESWAX AND TALLOW arc very auch
noected at the C. S. Arsenal tu Columbia. itt
which I will pay a liberal prico in te* r.cw cur
rency, or exct ango Osnaburgs, Spun "Cottee,
Flax and. Shoo Thread, Nails, Carpent?r?' IV.-?-,
shovel?. Spades, Ac, if delivered in quantities'
n Dr. Patterson, or Mr. Bea, Agents of tho 2<itr?
k Mining Bureau, at Edgcfirld C. il.
J. T. TRFZEVANT,
July 5 _ lt SS
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July 5 * 3t 28
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THE subscrib-jr ?ishes to purchase about TWO
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Village. As the wboat. crop is abundant and
wanted softly for tho above purpn?e, ' is hoped
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prices. * W.T. DURISOE.
June.28 . tf 27
S Congress ha? matte an amendtnout to tho
, Tax Act of I Mi of February, l>i6t, I pro
pose to stipend tho As-estunoiit ?ntil I m* th*
provisions of that I'mcnsTment^aud receive in
structions under i he samo. Tax Payers will
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R. C. GRIFFIN, A??5?>r
1Mb Col. Dist.
June 28 H r' ii