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BY J. A. SELBY. COLUMBIA, S. C., THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 186k VOL. 1.-NO. 5.
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X I the District Court oftic: Confex'-Tttt't StutesfiSf
I j tlte North-r.i. District .>,'' O coro tut t
f IV Movements of Federal r*'i'Qops.
J I' RICILMO.NI>, .Mareil 1:7.-A "Bristol correspond
j I eut o? the U7t7?/says ?Slu?ienian was at Mossy
? fl Creek, on the 1 Sf?i, with -1,000 cavalry, 'x\]s
M destination is supposed to beSaiisi .:y, N. G.
fl Persons direct fruin Kv.oxS'lie deport tin
Ca arrival there from Chattanooga, v ithiu thc !:...
..Tl ;?w days, <?f a jargo jiomhcr of 1 :<...>. ?s. N-.-\.
Bj Carolina ano ?ijrl.?iihui'g^SVei?ied to be ll)'
i- JJ theme ol eoiiveisaiion uinoug uiiiccrs and incii.
.-tJjL Ijatesjtxioi tile:n News. *
jflRt Kiui.MoM?, jiareh -The New V\,rk Tri
WEM butte, of thc 25th, sa} s the ?th army corps
J^^f under Gen. Stauley, i? reported on its way fr
s'\^ Knoxville, to join in the.Western Virgina
* capipaign. its strength is estimated at fron
lo,Lrt)0 to K>,0o0. A cavalry loree of 6,0u0
under Sto nenian, has left Knoxville, and h
5 moving towards West Virginia. l?,0p0 ea
valry and mounted infantry left Eas; port, Miss.
" a tew davs ago, ou a gigantic-raid, with Mobil?
as the ufttmate objective point
1 A Washington telegram saye there is a dou
tie leaded article iu Forney's Chronicle, tili.
\ morning, on peace, and the propriety of par
t a do ing even tbe rebel leaders in order to secui-t
jj& iu ' li attAcU attention as connected with th.
^Hkprasideul's visit to the front.
3m% A report prevailed in Memphis ?u brida-,
BLh:^l Mobile had been evacuated.
?Hj^'i.uld still ex<-ii ed, c losing at lu-L
&OOCSTA, Mnrch 24.-The British subjects of
Charleston havejiad the followi ng "order iasuei
1 BRITISH CONSULATE, GBAEIRSTON, S. C., Hi S.,
February 2ft.-Th?- British subjects and resi
denis of this [dace and vicinity arc desired to
register at this consulate their names, residences
and; occupations ht tiieir earliest convenience.
Those who have, already received certificates
; of their nationality must brieg tiltia for in- pea
i.ion; ."ll olheis inust be ,prepared to exhibit
papers, not only ufa their nationality, but aho
?ai their neutrality.
; (Sisued.) ll. li NCO EV WALKER,
1!. L. M. Acting Consul.
In Charleston business is very active aud
trade thriving. Large ?tock sales. Ex-Gov.
Aiken is claimed by the Courier to have beena
cons'yter.t LTuIpn man, unable to oppose the
Confederacy, and ihat iic never used any mea?
sured again-t ihe Vankee tioverinnent. Legare
l"?tes."t!is former iVes?dent pf the Vigi<f-nec
jCoiamili.ee, lins been dismissed* ham Lae po.si
lion of'Chief o?' the fire Department.
La'di er. of ?he Gmr?cr* office, Sins beca em
p]i.y??d hy the Yanjkee proprietor.
i Tae ship Lav. r?nc?, with 2,-iuU bales of cat?
ion which Vv'eul ashore at tho mouth of the 6a
; vanuah Uiver on the ?th, has been raised,
towed back and placed in the dry dock at Sa?
The Hanger, a new Confederate man-of-war,
is criiisiiig on tlie ocean. Two Yankee vessels
of urar have Laen despatched to watch her ofi
the New En ..aud coa&l.
Negro b?l under the auspices of the mili?
tary authorities and furnished with guards, are
j advertised n'-;ht!y. lt is announced that.the
first negro prisoners ware exch?nged on the
. i-. Airs in the West.
AUGUSTA, March 23.-Tue Yankees, reported
under Grierson, came' out from MerJphis,
Dhrough Ripley, Miss., one auslast, weet, and
made a demonstration against -Tupelo. Tiny
were met b}- Chalmers' and a part of Forrest's
commands, and retreated in haste toward Mem?
The demons! rat ?ons atrina Mobile in lieati
a flank movement from Pensacola. Millaa :
Tinana^ loree iu ^orU.era .'- .i ai..; .. and
Mississippi movi?* uncertainly. Xo indica?
tions ot i.fie.r iutentions. Lt is supposai they
will continue to threaten Selma a? ?OOH ?a an .
opportunity offers an bihe weather permits, ^
AUGUST/" Mareil 25.-The Vaake, s burned,
destroyed jind evacuated Da Hon severt^LoaJB
ago. About ' one thousand 61 Wolierd's ea- ?
valrv moied eighteen nu'es above, on a tour of
iibsi ivati^n. \V otford is su imposed to have six
thousand ai Iiis entire ea uni:.IPI.
Gen. Taylor lal?, issued-an order, that in.
Ifu tu rc ft eal and line officers of all oonun.andB
in ins d?oartuieut wil! be iicia personally re?
sponsible for- damages committed by their sol
I diers updu public and privat* ptoperty.
Two irausports came up the Big iSlack
River, ?ire ir. iles from *'auton, Miss., and re?,
moved the cotton placed on the bank t'*" VTo
vernrueut. purposes. Our troops ale ordered
not to interfere with the -movement of the
Yankeeforce. Seven thousand are in tue
vicinity of Canton and Tupelo, be"in
?ing acive movements, ? S
A aifS?g "tantee for?e-with a large wagon
train, s moving on Columbus, Miss, from
??fiivtsvilje. frcrj. Lyons' brigade is watching
the eneiily at Guuttown.
Gen. Forrest's headquarters a%e at "W est
Point, Miss.,'watching the movements. Arm?
strong'? brigade is operating to o'ueck the ene?
my's advance from Saltillo. A considerable
force of thc enemy is reported betweeu uiberly
and Chaton. Gen. Hodge opposing.
The preparations for the dehmce of Mobile
are very complet-- Provisions 3>r a six mouths *
siege ale on liaad. (?en. Taylor has doue
everything for a successful defenee.
Thc Yankees moved out to Gonzales, hfteen
miles from Pensacola, where they are waier
. At the'late tenu, the grand jury of Madison
County, tfa., presented Ooh Dorroug .. and his
cavalry eomutaod as a nuisance.
! The iayauaaii Republican, of the 17th, says
during lae last Week ilia telegrapdi cadi, of tpe
Yankees was cut at St. Augustine Cree:.' by a
uegro. Much energy is being used tor? cover
ihe wire. " . '
Wuh lien. Lee as Coihuiander-.ig-Chiei of
onr armies, Gen.. Breckin ridge a Secretary of
War, and ile::, .lu? Johnston in ci-mmaud in
the field, . nave an array ol indent in the
iircet.ua , ;' <?. ari:nos whkil ians; ?asure ?uc
i\K :. ' -iii, itu-ivfore, I?- conti a nt and
hal.,;'.: ? ..li-..?:,..- t!rti?'.