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BY J. A. SELBY. COLUMBIA, S. C., TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 1865. VQL. 1
THE COLUMBIA PHONiX
Every Tuesday, Thursday antNSaturday,
JULIAN A. SELBY.
it Single copies $1.
Advertisements inserted at $6 per square (ten
lines) for each insertion.
REPORTS OF PRESS ASSO?IATJON.
Mitered according to Act of Congress. in tju Year
1863, by J. t?. Thrasher, in the derk's Office of
tfte District Court of the Confederate t?tat?s for
thc jBTorthcrh District of Georgia
Latest JNorthern News.
RICHMOI?I>, March 26. -The New York Herald,
cf.the. Xiitli, says Gen. Lew Wallace has left
3Sew OrKanson a special mission to Materno
i vs, for the purpose of. inquiung' into- the
$ rraogenieirtvt Ai .-j a -, Maximilian's commander
there, with den. Slaughter, tor th? delivery IP
tue latter of the train of refugees wlic escapad
?Tito Mox iitO. ^
.Admiral Porter s..flttg ship arrive ! in JarneB
River on Tu vs? tay, and anchored off Aiken's.
Landing. President and Mrs. Lincoln visited
Gen.'Grant on Thursday.
Gold c:?siitl on the -2:11.1 at lo-O-l.
Iratest from Europe.
RICHMOND, March 26.-r.uropeau advices of
the i2th have been received. The capture of
Wilmington caused a slight, improvement in
hailed States stocks. The Confed?ralo ^cotton
iona experienced onlj a aught co&nge-j- havin
fallen heavily in anticipation of the ev-ent.
lt is officially stated that the English Govern?
ment has forwarded to Washington numerous
claims foi damages growing out oi the war.
The Confederate* .steamer Sheuuudoah had
arrived at. Melbwirue. bhe is reported as hav?
ing burned olevea ships duriug the voyegc
1,-otn the Cape of ?ood Hope.
The Duke DeMoruay, President of the
french Senate, and a half brother of the Em?
peror Napoleon, died in Paris on the loth.
Xha Yankees Sorprlaad B?fora Fatersburg.
Pltwsscr.?.?, Marci. 26.-About 4 o'clock this
morning, Gen. Lee attacked th? enemy ou ouf
left, in the vicinity of the Apporaattox Eiver,
assaulting and capturing two hues of works
and one or more heavy ferts. Our men ad?
vanced well into action, but the enemy masBei
his artillery so heavily in the neighboring forts
and was enabled to pour sach a terrible enfilad?
ing fire through our ranks, that it was deemed
best to withdraw; the captured works were
therefore abamdoned and our troops re occupied
their original position. Gens. Gordon and
Bushrod Johnson's divisions were the troops
engaged on our side. Our loss was several hun-'
dred. 500 prisoners were captured, among them
Geu.McLauchlin and a number of officers. Maj..
Gen. Warre? is reported killed. Brig. Gen.
Terry on our side wounded. Many pieces of
artillery ami mortars were .captured; trie former
were abandoned ami some ot' the latter brought
off. The atiack was a surprise to the enemy
Recruiting of tbe Negroes, &c.
K'.cn.MONo, March 25.-The order Irom the
Adjutant General relative to recruiting colored
troops iu the Confederacy, Says an officer will
bc a.-signed or appointed in each State, charged
with th? enrollment and disposition ol all re?
cruits. No slave will be acceptod as a recruit
unless with tiie owner's consent, by a written
inst rumen i oou?erriug, a? far as he tnHy, tlie^
rights of a freeman. The appointment of of :
Beers tu companies to be loriued of recruits will
be made by the .President. The officers-em?
ployed in recruiting are enjoined to be provi?
dent, cousiderate, humane aud attentive to
whatever concerns the health, comfort and dis ?
I cipline of the troops, to uniform them and to
j observe the greatest kindness and forbearance
in their treatment of them, and especially to
j protect them from injustice and oppression.
I Wm. B. A'ivg1', el the Enquirer, has been
appointed postaioster of this eity, vice Steg-?r
Official Despat a from. Oen. Ii^e.
IttcHiio.it?, March 26.--Tho following de?
spatch wa? received iat-t night;
? Isa DQUA UTE - ?,,, darch 2?-11.20 p. m.
Hun. J. C. Brtckiurnigc, Secrefiry of War: At
Uayught, J.H.? mo. mug (J-a. Gurdon y?>nulted
and camed the enemy's ivuh.3 at Hare's lilli,
capturing, niue pieces of artille:}', eight uar
j Lara and betwe?,. five ?. V . . ?.
[era-among t tnvn <> ? . ia
Bu mb ar of otb J?-- of ,.
were swept foi * i ?. ..? . ia '?}-:> i
io the T?rm aaa .6 . a:' i - ?
? reaove the cap aria* s ?' . . 'i.
?repulsed; hut ii wa* +i< I *; *
j wo'ks in th? r. ir,, .-o ni a .
? main line, coola i.-.-u ??? ??>?*? \ - .?.
? sacrifice, a'ai ; i a .'.
I thea orig'ii;.. . : : 1, ?.. .
(-to bruijr off -t af .at c'l] i
I nature ol tn? .a . '. y
left. Our los*.is . .. ,.. ? % : ?
I til? Wounded ai j- ill' rei i i
sad Brig. U- .i Phi ., t/w>'?, ..
J trosas engaged, i.mealing i .. *
Brig- Gen. itan.som, bela^ea'. . "v
The conduct of t he sha> p ; , '
corps, uqbo led the a/*au:t, dative- < "'
This afteruocp. there wass't-jr sh ii - i .
rig*at, below Pickett's Hues, war a-.-ve . me ? .
At dark, the enemy held a cont- .rattle pot a >
of* tb? liue farthest in* ad vanee our m .
work?. . ZiPSnBn La itv 1
THE BILL io BOR&OW-AND j cc Co.x-pongreaa
passed in seciet seasion, and the 1 rjf .iteat sp
pio\cd it an' act to raise c?an for the j.r..'pose
of iurrflning the necc^sar;, supplies far
I army. The first section author ?zea thc ..'...ere
j tary of the Treasury to borrow lror\ any
1 Laak, corporation; O? inda, id tais, a ay amount'
in ?sin cot to exceed ihre, uiill.oa ia tue K,;
gregate, and secure repay.2>:ur.-at ^ueb cime aa
may be agreed upon, not io egcoeed two' y curs
after the c?nclui/.oa ot r. treaty ol ?eau,., b?
I the issue ot bondi payab e in coin and hearing
j six per capt. interest, pa; ah:* semi annually in
D pee ie. The Secretary if einpowerid lo pl?dg>.
the cotton and tobacco ly the Gov.rnnionL to
the extent of its value fer the ?oaa -Jt/tniue?i ov
convey th? same'for the pigment vi web luau,
with its export ti 1 -ndon fr?-e of ?r.ty, except
to the extent of one-eigulh per car ae oo^r
posed by law. The i ecoae **<?* pa-ov?ea
?urtherjnora, that ther? shall be lc- d ..cd col
lected a tax cf uv'.mtv five par e?it. upon aU
gold and ed ver coin, hullion*aad A... ?iga ex?
change iu the Confederate Strate^ ps_.abli>" in
kind on the first of A iril, or as aeon lixreader
..a practicable. Am? ants not exec;. -a i? tore?
Undred^doliars' va.-ie, exeased Holt, .J^ M'S.'
and ad amounts loaned io t^e Gru :vr.cBzaa&
under the firstsiarticv * 1 ?. "ad .
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