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TO DOUBLE SHEET THREE C.V.NTS. rillLADELrillA WKI)Ni;SDAY, DKCICMUER 21, 1804. DOUBLE SHEET THREE CENTS. THE ETKOTNG TJEJLI THE GREAT BATTLE AT NASHVILLE! Terrific Charges of Our Tros. THE REBELS DRIVEN EVERYVHGRE. nnsoxEKs am) ci:.s rirrrRM). Casualties and Inculcmts of tho ! Fight. imiiuiij morning die cuy was on mo .m vnf. Troop, p. s-ed through the s'tccta during the night, u:0 there w ro rep r of an advance our lri( ps. 1 lie d.iy iv is tish. n il in wi'h ihe bnommg o( milium from the various foils around iiie t i y, and a hat!,: stcincd t.i bo impending ai mi st ovir our hia.ls. A thick fog for h timo ohscurid tl.e view of our line of defense, from which, however, c u ii plainly be seen, cvt rv fw sii-ond", tho filing lioiu F..H .Ntvlcy and eur bRttirlos, fn.ni tl:a: point to the rivrr on tlio cast. IK-twcn nine nnd ten o'clock tl.e mist- ic'ciltd hi. tore ii bu-k wind, and occiiHonnl hursts of Bi:shine Imparted a Bin nge hetiuiy to holds end grnves, which were cut with lit in Utrotis nlli pits un 1 rf.M il whh angry biitt.nl(' and breastworks. Heavy fig lit inn was n poi t d at tins time lie t i en the Muitictsboio nud fir.niiy White pikts. Othi r b.tttt ric just beyond )ln, A' kirn's rc-i-dru c kept up n igon ii; bring, Hiid the Ham of the guns was u stou tly lisi'nc irum the city. The tirii'K n on became gittrral aioi g the Un 1 oe loar oi the renin nts, d ivvti the river, was hoard bovc the and bittJciH". 1' i I N'cglcv "answered ! on: the n isti shroud," anil al ng our tnrtili a t oi s far II, Bind the red ii't'l'ny " During the ni' ii'lne, our tfiaips who oidercd to eh ireo the first line ot r li. I lucu-twoi ks on Rains' lliuil', on our ltd., which th y did with r.si-tcss impctu-u-.ty, ti'iiicr aruk.ng lire, and touted the relic's Completely. The 12th, liltn, 1 Itfi, 17th, I Ith and lllih colored tmoes suileie I considerably In this vcrv pHl'in t eh rue. Tiie 17th lost a captain killed and a lieutenant wuuijded. Aimm ii o'clock (ieueral Tfcitty, whose com rnand occupied our line of defense in front of tne Aeklin place, led n charge upon tho Kelicl forttlif ttii.iis, drive g tliein InipeuoiHIy from their strong po-itiiui, and planum; his hum hafe tics upon lln.ni. W e took some hfiy prisoners m this nmig . The movement was ewemed in spit mini Mile, our men moving up in perfect rdir in ihe fiec of n pallin,' lire. A' this point tur lii.ts were Hdvancid alioiii one lu.ie. Ai othtr liiidmni ehirge wan maile durinutlie aitirnouoliy the Lid llrifj.idu of me In Ii ( .irrs, con iiiai tied Ii Colonel lluliliard, an lueoui piihhed nud ili'i-iin oiheer. i lio lirig.iiiu c n ' 'i'l' "e ilth M niiisota, lltn Mi-ouri, Kth "WiiOi n-n, an I 7 h Illinois. ,s x ennnou were, tui.,i.n:u in .hid charge, with comparatively liuie lo- Colonel Robert Steivatt, of the Indiana O.iv alrj, i,i u .VeO, as enr, with d siineimhe I gal Untry in vhiirKing thoeneiuy. The hi ml Utru rs of II o Kelicl Oeueial t'tialintn, on tho right of tho llilli-lii io pike, were suddenly charged upon by our civiili), aid ilio tlongliiy (ieueral nar rowly escaped Capture. II. h hook, ollleial papers ana nl.ein wag.mil fell Into o ir h ni ls, ai.d uiitue their appcai.in e at the l'lovoit Al r-Blial-Keneral's otltee to r. p rt in due time. The prisoners or unlit in tin 1 1 !) o'clock I'. M. were ch oily lioiu Mu,su.tippi rxnnents, Stew, art's Corps, and niimnertd iihout nix hitudrcd. The rgitncnts chielly repres-n i (1 are tic Ith, 7lb, 14ib,:."ith,4(;ti,und l.lih Mississippi Iniuiitry. bvi.ral ArKiinsas regiments were also repre senti d, and iSeidoii'a Alai mi a Battery. We do not thitiK lhat the number of prisoners will I'sll Bhort of 120(1. We have enptured at Icist sixteen gnns from the em my, and we heur lour o'.heis repot Uu bow correctly we cannot ay. The heavy fighting ot the day was on our right wIiil', to I he went oi ihu eny, Iroin which point a get e ill movement Was mad to turn the Koliul lilt. The p' mi uiii ol tl.e vaiious corps along this pan if our line, biginiiin at tho river, wis: The Li.i.l, under (i. neral A.J.Mmiih; tho II. ill, uniltr Otmral Scliolleld ; nnd the Itn, under Gtricral Wood. Wliiie a foml was ke,.t u,i ult our I. It, our right pu-hed s ea.hlv and r. sistless'y around, tbargiiig and tak ng br.u twork afier bieasnvork, with a dnuiiilcs.s va'or unsurpassed in Ihu war. With all the advantages of I'ortili a tlotiti and ititreui hineics, tl.e ICeliel troops weio lnat.il't sily nii. rior to our ou m courage and di li ru.ii uiion. '1 li. y inanileHted very little of mo furious dcr trillion n incn marked them at Frank lin. Tl.e gunlioiiis made then. -rives luit in this pari ol the content, by sin lung the Ruhels with continuous volleyn, winch fairly shook tue el', y at t uies. in, eel I In ir stuHs dropped In a largo builiiing HllPd w i'h K 'l el Kharili..oters, w bo an noyed us exceedingly, and r. nt it to a oms. The inn aim have not tt reported themselves. Ol'fcitA'llONH ON Ol lt I.KI T OI.M.UAI. 81HA..UN'h t'OUWAMl. A (ii tailed account of the movementi on onr left will gue a cleirer idea of tin) selieiue of the b utt'e As Boon as tbe heavy m .rning mist pcrmiltcd a Movement, den.ral Steadmau advanc.d two bngadi - of coon d troops, ci.n-istiug ol the 12tn, I I b, 1 1th, 1 ,iti, 41th, and 1 1 lib regiments, under (.ei;i i,. s Aim gaii au.t Tb.iiii.sun, ..ml ..ne brig oiJ ol wl.:o troops under J. emeiiaiit Co oucl (jros Tir.i r, of ihe lmh Ohio. T nese bri-'ades wera the only on. s on oar h tt cn grd in oil n-ivo op -rati li. 'I he pui poto ol this adranue w .s to divert tbe att ution of the lie h-Ik iV un our leal tnore n et.t i ii tt vir e:t. t'loni h i f -past 7 o'c o It till Hub in f'S.cl liioi.fiu.i ktt.y and artillery was kept up. ii'.'d tl e Itelu : b. .a vert f ull our tro ips veietiukir' tie- ci lct 'i ere hi e rnest. I he. I t.-l lu.t oi Ueta I .itfo..K s w .is i i It liii'a woo 1, l.t o y ttn- ot e h'h! l.y fici.. nl S'caJni.iu on iliu id ill talil, li,(l sUi ni v a'l I' I i. d. lieil.'- rsl leioiti'i. n d rr. ti .1 these" pera'ioris in i-crsou. r- kiin i.-l.. is were t .ro u L.rwai d under u g .lli.i;: I re, and ii.e Is h Ohio im-hmg on at a, il i.ii.lc i.iii' k. cliai .1 !). K bj. .v.-ik-, fav.-rt in-j an it.t. i vi no g in , uf o-.e: f -ee biiiKiie I y.n Is of p I'e. I.J OpUl (rn.lll)d, i.l-'ll iff. ibetu wli'jdy u n-1 . I . 1 1 d Ir. in 'he l;r, ot the He': 'i nius. H itsreles ol tbo-e ti rriti'o i'i -ail vattt-if"., wl i Ii i it .,,", rib- to our h'T..r ie:., tu-y inounteo tl.e lUbtl hrea-iw.,rks with snouts and fin ers, d.ove the . n-.n avti lack p.d mell, and r It ana .t . In-re nutti luej were ttrdiiel to fall I.. k. 'I he 1-Sih bit'l (.ft- I! i"t o lie i- (v 1 1 ! I i-t lids I'arii g cl.triti C tm ' d i o-venor, cousin ti') I.'ti. i rut t-t ot i-ei frr .nvp-ior, w-.ts firoi-li tin hi a.i. I trie on,. , o! i.t I. Hl.ii.e r.i-ues we votll t'e I. I he : .h.i Ii. I f.r te l.nle, liml, 1 lie t i r.s ol this noble r.-i'.i-otiln not learn, were .. I. 'ia, eo.i.fioiiti : o ir' of t -s-. l.i. u'.t u uu I'oPmel J.-p) , l et tied i;li luie.n. 1 l,e n e r. i.liu.iaolj c.ur.tga and re-o-d t'l" d .y would be ine.iui- plete w. it- we io mini i i.o iHli.-ur il.le bearing an I omintl'ss r-cr .urn ot tlie eo ored tro ips. not a n un of wl.rm l.,l eri d ithu ieo of the sweep tne, I'tH. lv hiool the I'e; el inilenehinents. '1 l ey rushed to the iiuy lmpeluoiisly, appa n i t :.v wiin as nici n uhcrl'y hm travelers go co lie tan 'iiet, and did no: falter for a inotneD', i. mil il.cir inlicirs ti.unoa .dcd them to fall ba' k. 1 1 o piirpose of the charge bad laeu attained, for tLi tight was now raging furiously on our right; the K. In I lett quivered and recoiled before the biae ol our artiilerv and mnslii iiy, the Stars and htiit' S weie planted on liebel iiuieni lnnents wbli b were abandoned one by one. and enormous fchtllb were bur, ed from our grim guu'uuts, and nt.ru ki d lll.e ileatli-angelH, as tbey bl.isied the Xel'cl lilies with their vulcanic br.atlt. '1 be ; I eis had a fort on our left, which opened n vere lire Uon tho advancing troops of tiene ral M. adman al this point. Alter li.e-e troops ell lack, we kept up a strong skirmish line, and tii ally, getting into Kniu's home, opened port boles, and bi a well aimed lire apcedily bushed the guns of tlie Kelicl fort. Our loss in tbe charge in killed and wounded, was nrpliabljr li; our cmlie loss ou the left dunug tbe nay about 1 id. Tlie 17lb Colored, Colouel hiiafter, "lleshed Its I anatileu sword" on y.loiday, being under lire for tbe I r t t tnr. lis behavior was the Ihemo of unl nemal praise. It wrote its own record in blood, for nearly ball' its ottleers were killed or wounded. Tbe bills of Nashville will forever attest bow drsiieraiely tbe despised (lave will tight wben be nukes for freedom. Nor should we neglect to atale that In Ibis fjcrca struggle the while soldiers did not stop to consult vulgar prejudices, but at.iod shoulder to shoulder and sida by side with the eoloied soldier In flgbtinc the cohorts of ttea'on. They both (ought under tbe same dag, fnluti d in Ihe same graud cause, and mingled tbclr blood in tbe palriul'i last aud dearest liba tum to freedom. A colored soldier, stricken down by a mortal wound, was picked up and liiougbt off tbe field, supported bj a colored uidier on on sida and a white soldior an tbe otbsr. Colobel 8t rcbiU's and Toit't Hrlga!es, of Beattj's Division of the 4tb Corps, In lbs after ts aoco charged in magoibcant (ty and captured iSc 1111 near the rrnltlonrc of Mrs. Montgomery, wbifb was ooi upied hj the Hrln l works. KThr 4th Cnrps moved nut on tho Hill. turn pike, bi d wrr.t Into line of battle with the 3d IMvisinn, (fc'iirral r.rat'v's on the left, the 1st Division, ereral K'tnbaH'i, in Ihe centre, and the 2d, Uinetal I., lott's. lonnectlng with Garrard's Division ol Smith's I'orps. ont rAsrAi.tii.. Our list of wounded iil prol.a' ly not ereeed fi tir hunilird. Ourinvalry Sullered very severely, the nun exhibiting nil imprudent i.isrn-iMlitv to (tar. w ! I. ti oiu n ltd to ra-tl e:p.-urc. At this euriy hour we c,ui, ot course, ciw imlv a tow of tie i am. of the wounded. We publish a very in pei t'e t list, to. Ii k mm it ma.- I e of service to si in.' i ti ii us ti h i rt- ae, relftil'.ns. I. iru . nant Co'oui 1 V ats..n, ot the t'lllant .V.b liiivu Cavalry, ss shut through 'be brc :t, yes l ri'nv at no. ii, by a rrape-'hot, while gallantly e! mum' a ! t'i ry of ihe en 'in ; '. II is b idy w ill be 111 I 'H I till .1 IO 1.1 t r.itl Wilt' d 11.1,11". I". I Hilt, ol tbe It.'itb Iowa IuMidry, was shot In tlie fi ll by a musket ball wh.le gallantly cl.nrf.tig the ei i tnv's . rl,. w ON oi ni l I. i oa 1 1 ri on. A ri in nv t able in-tata e of tonitiide was related to us eslerilav l,v a surgeon. A eoung so dier. who in si in n w rs shot in the ii,ii".iieu by a in i a if b,i:i, reitiitd a moil. I wound, lie -till held his ground and kept on tir ng until Ihe -econd bal i rusl ed thr. il:: ti l!,e In l-lge of Ins nose. "An I tl i i.,'' -ai. he, "I t.ad to give up." Alas, no -Io b How ! the mm e of pru-e ha- pioinlily no p .wer to ' Inn m his d :!l. . o d ear this ui ruing. 'i'e i tnts if the day tuny la- briflv snnirne-l up II. us ; W e a. ted on the hitlti s.ive, al'a ked the l.'eln I foi tiln annus a-il Uiote thfn In k it ru n point, until at nighttail Itinr Ii It wing was nt ri:.ht in ir in with the po-it'" i tt held i i t!,e Ii oi ti fir : took six guns, over (.""and very p ro ll, bit 1 n prisoners and mill ted in the ennui- a 1 iiiV i r loss in killi d and wounded than they did i n u s. All the advantages were charlyoii our side ) esii r.lay, w In o at every point tlie Ue'iels lost. U e have held our entire line of works and dun n the itieinv from a large portion of his in t enelmi' i t-, .-.nl ihe battle w j kept up till rJark , w hi n "i -in ., ik'. . .at, tr ( t tl t it'h'li' -. I . '.ts h.el It.-.v .-roJ, .1 1 .1 ' o .'f.i in. I -i tr- , t t .eir u '. . i r !. s v : A 1. 1 'I'e il ' n.l e.i V nil II,.' . r. .1,1,. oer(i. weri'.l, '1 r nr t, l. . mi. I r.e w.eni.l. .1 i . Cte. ' What next? I'crl Bps tho guns of yesterday oii'i played the prelude, int o hieing a in .re a lul thetiit t i-day ; and the nioi in may I . ing to our ears "Tin' i anil, 'li s el'eiliilr r., ir, Hounding "Nc.iier. cl -iner, .I' .iJlicr lli i to:'.ir. ' A Itil.el I.etler-(eueral .1. I . Woo-I Colo lift Slrrlahl. We gather Ihe following it. ins from the letter of "John r-'iuiih" lo tlie Nashville Vejt In one of the gopher ho'es in fr tit of the Ile'it l r.iihwoi ks, 1 saw tne eo'p-eof pr -ate .1. li. Il.ist li g, ot ( ompany O, 14tli M ss,ssi.,.i Kenel In l..nliy. '1 he billowing tetter w..s lotitid on bis Itr-ouby 'Jorporal William Sim ,ert, C'oinp.iny A, li llli Ohio liilantry : A ur.ur.i. l.Krr::u. '1 ho letter was wiitten in a pl.ii i, legible hand, nnd rt nd thus : Cnoi iaw Aiiim t, Septeui'ier 0, Hil. Mr. ilasl.tgs: It 1 us been t'vo mo: us Htiioe I was hi lion d by the a: rival of a lef.ei- from yo t. I infer ttotn in long a n.len. e lhat oil have oeeome wenry of our correspondence. I will hear of no excuse. You can make none t.iatwill satisfy tue. All tlie favor I ask of yen is to return my letters. You will please to reiinn them imme diately. You can i ml them in an envelope iwo or thite in one. Will send type and ring by the lirst sale opportunity . You ha v, my tricud-hip, hill love no longer. I hope y. u .eili behtppdy n tuned to some one you love bet er than me. I wish ou all that a Christian heart can wish am flier. I shall rouii mber jon in my prayers as ii Inend never so as a lover. All aic well. I hope ou ma enjoy good health. Yours, n s ectiuliy, A . The iorpse was that of a you:: nun of propoa H'ssitiR nppiiii-nn.-e, of apparency irtcii'y-eighi ) tars of age. Tin: oi.ouioia ciiakok. Anild tho booming of cunni n and the r llnit .rr't of bullets could be been tbe ga l uu Tom J. Wojl urging on the men lo deeds oi da.ing. While men were fading; tithe right nnd tho Itft, the coluimiH advanced onwar.l to a glorious victory. Some who bad wearn-.i and I al 1 down at the b.i-o of the, hill haling up to the list lino ol the liebel works, were disee. ucd by the keen i jo ot Major Kn denbiiugti, I'rovo-t M ir-hal-(.iiieiulol ihe 4th Corps, who i iiuiediately or di red them lo the trout with th ir comrades. A splendid man is (h it Major K dcnti uiyli, and win by the cot lideiee of the en'n e a my. Tornnrd pres-i tl the columns of the lib Corps iignintt the li li. l v.orks. Wt n n one hundred j hi da i f the enemy they halted, formed into line, and then, with baioiieis down, and giving mter ai.ee to a tierce yell, in less spn a of time titan pen could write it, thev oeeupi. d the last line of H e lietii 1 works, while the dis. oii "rted and ba lly w bippi d Johnnies tlew down liie oppjsite side of the bill in utter panic.' In tins charge we captured two splendid guns nnd HUitu a number of prisoners BTRIIIOIITS iiuioa.i :. I must not forget 10 mention Streigbt's gallant biiga.le. '1 hey lough, hku .le.is,if I may lie nllowed Ihe expre--ion, ami C d .;ul Stroigii', to exti ml the I gure, was ihe thiei .lemon. With an impetuosity unpar die ed, tin t li ing themselves ii thirst theli ebeis. aiidlotil.iel : lieir points every lillll'. .(l'ii ilie Tumi, It.:. TnC MISSI2SIPI.i fC JADSON. Operiif folia on I lip Tenims.'S anil Ciim-Ix-rl.tlKl l.lt,r'4. On ts:itur!ay last tho guiibiat Pvostn left l'udueub on a lii'uuno.irin - Cs jidiliou up the Teuntssee river, w ith or lers t ) proceed as far as Juhnsonville. About one mil. below Danville bridge liny eiipiiir. d two negro -pies sent out to icaru the object of tho piiin."'s visit, by u portion ol l.i oil's uu u, who we e building mi tosis to be oikin up In' rive: fur tbe uso of 11'" d s iinny in ease of liisasier e.'ore Naslivide. These b. ats are liitht an i v-.-. . bii jya it, eae.li la ir g seven I. it widobythir.' I et lung. From ihe tn grot s and citi.eiis stiuo; the trip, it w is nt" Mta tad liml a liniiii ei ot' b tr;os be.oiig iig to the ti.oi rnuieiit were li t b::rue l whin our fo iis n. iiitcd Jehns mviile. This indu 'cl l.j on oi chang" the plan of e t.- !ng tho Teitues s' . , r. ti tl Ins'e id of iiiiililmg I! it- m tin' neighbor, hoed ol Hig S.itidv, he wu..t :.p to Jokasouvlllo "tl er. ss. d on (iovcrniuetu ') " 'S, uccupyiiig luesi iiy aud WciIt'C d ,y in c-o.- log. Hie barges sub e pieinly !:.iko loose and II u:i d dovs n sii e nn t . Whi..- O s ll :nd, where lie weie t ken in eharir" b '.he 'eoi'n. As s .ti as tley hind' d, I. vol burned his tr mijh e .8' n atd. with tt c avoaed purpose of attacking CI rk si i'le. He took with ti . n several piec-'s of ntt l i ry and f in sinad tlats to . r.iss the Cumber land vi'li. At John-oil', ilie he foii'id a iar-o ni iiii er ot (ion ininetit wagons, left there by our troop- bo supplied hilusi 11 r .th a train sll.li t:tni'y 'urge f 't ) ispu.po. e, :..i., luftu'jo.it thirty w.ieons to auait hii retiiin, Ab. ut lbhtl Rebels were left it Pari-, Imding to cb tbe iiiotemeuis ol (. .uul'.il Mere litb. Tbtse are mainly new re ruitj aud conscripts, re t more th in half of whom are armed, l noy had with them tour pieces of artillery. It is ru poited that tins toiumaud also crossed the river aLd joined I.yon on Monday. '1 he '.sAfn, ut Whito Oak Istaml, took into tlie (iovt rnnicnt barges found there, uud also two llatbouts built by i.joii's moil, and brought them to this city. On tbe down triii several loads of salt, which li id been saiugglcd through tho lines for Hi bel use, were discovered and destroyed. Another lot is believed to be secreted near tho month of Hig Sandy, about eight miles ahnvo Port Ileinian. Tho I'tosta returned on Sunday night, having successfully accomplished ber mis sion. Ruins that 1'ailhu. All remember the slory of the inn keeper who, becoming proud as bo prospered, took down his sign of tbe Ass, and put up a portrait of George IV in its place, ltis neighbor immediately raised the ciist-ott'elllgy, and "in this sigu be conquered." Tho llrst land lord, alarmed at tbe Increasing popularity ot bis rival, und undcrstandins; tbe cause, wrote under neath the visage Of iiis Majesty, ''This is tlie real As." ilut a more ludicrous incident of tho kind is just now told at thu expense of the good Kisbop ot I, landau". Ho took up bis abode near tbe head of l.aka Windermere, where tbe priucip il inn had been known as the Cock but the land lord, by way of compliment to his distinguished neighbor, substituted tbe Ihthop as tbe now sign. An liin. keeper close by, who had frequently en vied mine host of the Cock for bis good fortune lu securing a considerable preponderance of visitor!, took advantage of the cbauge, and at tracted many traveler! to his house by puttiug up tbe sign of the Cock. The landlord with tbe new sign was much discomilted at seeing many of bis old customer! deposited at his rival's esta blishment ; so, by way of remedy, he put up, iu Isige, red letters, under the iiortiait of the bishop, "Ibis is tbe old Cock." Till 11!) EDITION1 s!iTra. DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH. Savannah Not Capture's1.. SIIEIIMAN HAD ONLY ONE BATTLE. CEN. VHEELER WHIPPED. N i v YiutK, Dccctnlii r 'Jl. Tin I'n'.li'il Stales trait-port i'ulhm lias nrrive.l with l'.irt o.j al mil iei s of Sunday lust, 1 leccinlier H The 'ttfVoii touched ut I'lTlre-s Mntinm d) liinil Ileiititinnt-t'oloiiel (I. (i. llilKink beater of (lcspatclics IV.iiu (ieneral Slierurm to the War Iiepnrlinetit , ul-o l'ul.ui.1 A. II J'aiK.ie. (ieneral Mn lliian'.s mall nejeiit. ! .i vim null is still in tin liaiuls nl' tho II'!" Is. lis s'irii nilcr li ul not been (Iciii iiide l Icy (iet'.enil licrinaii up to tlio titne t!n l'vlton sail.,!. Alining; tlio tillnn'n pa- "cto'crs are Colon" W. I in nit y, of tin 17th New ork Yoliin tecrs, ulul nineteen other ollicers, vv.iuiiile.l ill the 1'iitlli' ut rocolaligo, Soulli Carolina. Tho raluieltn llcrohl snys Ilia' only nno fight ol any moment, occurred on S'n i in.i:i'.s ninicti. nnd that that n-ii!ted in the lloggine; of Wl.celer. All the railroads sou II of S.tvaiiti lb ar, cit, tiiul the city is eulirely und soeuri'ly invested. 1 HIS TT-IIG Dill C0XGP.IS3. Wasuimiton, Dseembc;- 'Jl. skn a 1 1;. Mr Col la no r Vermont i presented the meui'T al of Man er .S- Ilrotl er- and other pui li-le rs prae. it'g lor tlm tnoililieati-n ol' the laws relative lo the currying of p r oibials in the niails. Mr. Sherman (( thiol repor't'd from tie' l-'imin '0 Coi:imil:te the Consular Appropnaii ti ti II ; aiso the House bill taxing wl. sky, upon the latter of wl it'll he lis!. ed imiiieiiik'e action. Mr. Snerul in said the bill propo-cd to antic. pale th ml li i m il t. x, n akina: its operation to lomiueii' e Juuiniry 1 , iu.-ti a l ol l'ebruary 1. II'I'SK. Mr. Worthit'gton, incnbir of Congress from the new State of Mevad.t, was. ua uied and took bis scut. Mr. llason (I I I Introduced a bill laving a duty on tobacco and its msniifaeture. lio'cned to the Con, null, e of Ways and Means. 'ihe Hi, in, e to, k up Ibe pending resolution culling on ihe Secretary of War to eoiumuiiie ire what obstacles exist to a general cxjlianeof. piisouirs. IMF. (.'AM ill I. TV IIilKIIKM TItOt'lU.K. Qi t in r, Heeeinher 21. It Is nndrrst.md thnt ininicdi.dely after the Issue of the proclatn.'tiou in referenco to tho Uriel C inidiati raiders, Major-Gent nil Dix dispatched a conlldontia' licet. t to Canada. This gentleman returned to New York satisfied that tlie Canadian until iri tli") were taking all necessary steps to perform all international obligations. Tlio best under standing pievails between tho Ijuebce mid Wash ington (juveruiuiuts. Mr. l'litter, the American C.iustil-ficti ra', is unwell, and has gone lo Wisconsin lo recuperate. Mr. Tl.ursion, Vice-Consul at Quebec, is nis i sick. '1 be (iovernor-Oe'ieral has olT red a re ward for the arrest of th raiders, which was pub lished e.-ter.lay. OlllllAI, NKWH llll'M 1I1H (lOVFHNOIt OINKIlM. or i Ai iti.1-om: or nil: -I ai.iivns UMor.its A It It I I . I AMI IO UK lilllM.lll.il lo nn: iMiili gr.iiss 1 1 o v k n s h r: N r Mi'.ts'iti.s 1AK1.N TO I'HKt S NT 11AIHS. Wahiiimi ion, Deeimlitr 20 The S'nte Ha ptirtmin' tonight rt ei ived a dispiit.b troin 'ho t.ovt ri.or-fieneral of Cnada thai one ol the d.s chargtd St. Albans raid rs bad been rearrested, ami was ou bis way to be delivered to the I'liilcd States atitho' ities, and that the whole of ttieui would be picked up and banded over. Ai.'.l raiiccs wt re also given that the C. mild ail li o em inent would beieaft r resort to the strongest mtusuris to prevent liebel raids. 'I lie ' II n'illlliii lulu. !S'irlliiiiiiltrliiiil 4'oiiiiI3'. IritlnlfS. AVAsiii.sriToy, December 'Jl. Tho Navy De partment has receive I a coininuni Jion from Ciiiiiiianiler I'at k r, con-.nianding the I'oio'nae rlotilla, iu whith bo says that " learu Ing from tbe l'ruvo-t Marshal of ii.il lini 'ie that the enemy wrie mas Ing boats on Coon river for the purpose of niAiug a raid on the bay, 1 sent tbe t'nnrdc l.imt and Mrn-wy thither on the l ab iusi. under tbe command of Acting Must, r Morns. They Ii und thirty one !:i'' b uts and t scons, all of which til. y tMp'un I. Tbe b ime gtiHrtl, in large force, madu tt -Iioa' of rcsi.tatiee, but were iptickly driu n oil'. a rrccLAArio ev the rnisiaENr. A ( Al I- I (lit TIIKIli: IIIMCCI ll I Mlll -k.tVII .II'N. AsiiiMnoN, I'ee. '.o, i.--d.- lly ihe 1 r -si.;.' t ul tl.e I'll. till .-t ins. A l'lll d I. A dAl luN'. b'ec, 'f.v, lly ihe act ai prove,! .lulv -Itli, 1- d. en tit ed, "un ue: no ili.r to io -u uie und i.no.ti'i air the eniol ii. und eiil.iii .' out ol Ihe ,'.a iin.iil li.re.'A, and lor otlii r tuupns's," it :s t ;..v..l I that I'.e I'r ' Slilelit (I the I luted :iati s n.ai , ui h- d.-. re:..iu, ut iiiiv time 1..T. alier, e.i.i lor unv l.uin er ut, nan i.s vo unle. rs .or Ihe r. -'i-el.i ter.ns ui ore, tH.i, uud llir.s' Mill.-, l.r u..l.l..l .11 ee ui d that in ca-e ihe ',ti .t.i or ut.v . iri tin re 01 ol ui.y ion 11, (o'.i 1.. h,p, iiaid ui aciiy, ii eiiiet ur eieciloii tl.strtel, ur ul it ccaiilv l.ol no -uu li. .ileit. shall rot he Idled tvl'li ll I e sp'iee 01 liltis-u tt.is ulter slieh eull, the li the 1 le.-l.l. nl s.ia I lllililed.uiely ortl.-r adriilt tor 01. e ytur, to ti l saea toi.itti ui- any Vtirt 11 1 n el w liiili iin.v I" ui.ll li-11; utt'l iei rr- ii, bv thu cridit. al owed 111 uet.n Uancu nun lie- net ol I iiiigiest tin tl.e t-a I lor lli'e l.ui died Ih.'ll-alld lliell. nude Jtl y lS:h, 1-1,1, the nuinbi r ui meu to 1 e tu luineil under that call was ri dueed lo two hiiu.lre'l and eiirl.tv thuu-audi dug u in I'tos, tho ii).eruti.,lis ut the mtcuiy in ci-Tta u hiutes h.ive r. u.iered il iinpru iieahlo lu proeur" limn tin tu their I11M quuias ul troops under said cull ; unit vht reurf, irum the lurei.nii carts. 1 nut I wu nuiidred uud buy tlmusuud iiicu have been put into the army, tiuvy unit marine corp under taesuid call ul July IS, lel, leaving s il. ik'i. ucy ol that call ol tw.i hundred anil sixtv tbousauil, now tnereiora 1, A 1U1AUA1I i.l.SCOLN, I'l.l-ldelll Ol tbO L'Ultl'd .-llsl"S ol America, in urder to supply Iliu storo-aiti tl.ill citiiuy and to piuvldo lor easuattiet lu the uiililtry and nuval service 01 tho United Mtutes. do issue tins my call, lor throe hundred thuussud vuiuuiucrs to serve lur one, two, or ibruu years. Ihe quulas of the Stales, Districts, and Sub-districts under ibis call, will be as-iirned by the H ar Dt purtuiciit through the bureau ol lliel'iuvu.t star-shal-Cleuoral of tbo Unluid states, aud lu ease the quuta or any part fbeieof of any town, township, ward, ot a city piociuetor eleetiou Uistriot, urut a county not so sub-divided, shall not bo filled bclura tbe 16th dav ol February, lBtifi, tbua a draft shall bo made to All such quota, or any part thereof, under this call, which may he uufillod vu the liitveulb da ot February, 18(15. Iu testimony whereof I have hereumo set my baud aud caused tbe seal ol tbe Culled Hiatus to be sillied. l. 1.) Done at the city of Washington tills, luih day ot December, iu the year of our Lord ou. thou sand eiaht hundred and siatv-iour, aud ot the mde pendeuce of tbe United b latin of America tbe eicbty-iihith. . Abuauam Limcol. By Ibe Fresidvut, Wm. 11. faxWAUD, Secretary; of Slat FOSTER. OIEKATIONS ON ,nnrJ SOOTH CAROLINA SEA UOAST. RVTTI.K 0? tBWlliHt.'S IAM)i(.'. Scvtrc Stru-lo for tho To .c-f io:i of tbn ChailoFton and S.ivannah Railroad. cun FORCES VICTOniOUS. The Capture of a Position Coiu maiidinK tho Ilailroiid. fliin.oi.ir.'s I.amumi, S. C., Drc tnl er I '. It Is in. re than pr Jial.le th.it the gl.ei his news fn tn Shettnan, w hu h will g'.s.nleit ymrh ai.s belt. re yi 11 rete ie this letter, will dwarf into ci an pai alive in significance the viol eg. of our lilt le amy, win. h, 111. al as i' is, has U'tn dung i's lilt't u'niost to 1 rente a diver-ion, and thus with (iiiiM ftotii Sht-iuiau's fiont lon e of the tto p ton r ntn tt d thtre to bar bis mar b totbo o,ei:t. Mil', as om operations Lere i n theseic u-t lire a sit ol the gt laral grand plan tor securing tne larii-il suttess tif Mienon'i's aul.t.i.us n tirch, slid as a knowledge of our conai ral 1 1I01 1-is i.e. t ss.irv to a coiiipiel. eii-ion ,,t m,. vi I.o e si In me, a sketch ol our last three weeks' opt renin.- cum ot b. entirely devoid if int ie t, en n tlioiigb our a bi vemfiis lh tc i.ised bv the briil'iint nn ee-!''.)! t fllnr h ailt r. A short tt omi of 1,11 r wvi k will b.- rt'.iii'sito. I'll il e 1 iglt ot Nov. inter 'J.i liem ral 1 1 it--li t 11. Ii rktd lis sum 1 1 toiee of about tlirlv-i.ve blind! d I glini g men at 1 1 1 1 t - 11 Head, mni ..nil leiy, tngti ecr-, tiint a siini 1, v rv sina I tori e of I avalrv , it.teni't-tl to do st out duty. It was late mi the morning 1 f the J:nb i.e ore the force laii.lnl at liovti Neek, soaie eight. en 111i.es up tin lit ml rlvtr. Sutdrv iin.reliiiifTs and r.mnt. r'nar hlr ;s in wiong titit etiotis, -up. ra ided to ihr Inei'.ia'i o delBisof iti-eiiibarketioi', o.'cnpieit the time till niitlti eht. at ivlneb lime w-e b.voiiaeke.l lor ttio ret t I the night at Kiihitw ( her, h, a sm I, 1,1 11 ot a buili.ing at a t ro-s r"ul, w lo h .vas s, le tcl a- I he bis 1 . 1 our tiperal i. ,n s tor the follottiii day. Atd yhrmkot the llO'li 11 forward 111 ve mt fit I t gun, und the en. 111. sum t.ei t Ion .1 hi. HKtigih, uud then ci ti' ,d ihe b,i tie of Honey II ill, n hie 1 1 w .s dt -f 1 i e 1 in a forn t r let i r Our gererals h.ul intended, if tc.isiVr, to njj.ve In: want to ( ir..li..iii-ville, 11 ml at that point cu' ihe Chaiiisioii and S.iiaroiah Kailio.i,. Ilia llouev kill, battel y, boweier, stood in the way ; and the I (ophidic object, on- of the li -1 e's, nniiouuee.i in their i tistoiiiaty exprt'ssnv 'uaniier in the lan guage of inu-ke'ry, grape, ends er, hell, anil rout d shot, were poti nt lo p rsii nle our le.t leis not to advance luither .n that direction ou that 01 ciision. IfTht' siguinelit being 1 (ineluded, our fore s fell back unit occupied a strong ilelensive hue a lev milts In the ri ar of the ear li orks of tho enemy. Our los-ts iu this engiigenient Vere rather serious, ttiit-l.it ring tho small number if mtii actually etigugetl at one time, bat by no means up to the Keiict t.-lin, ulo, w Inch I append. A late .viv.m uiih paper ha- the lo'lovi ing : "Iiik IIaiti.k 01 IloNKY fill. r.. A friend from (liiihainsville informs us that there hive bu n Inn it'll In uud near the reeont bat le gn ainl in the v ( inity of that pinec, two buutlred and lour blink and white Yankees, anil the number wus being s'ill itti.lt il to a-the circling lligbt of the liiiz.aid indicated the spot to which another I these Wiftebes bud erawied and died. When it is reeo.ltcted that the light lasted from 1 A. M. until U .rk, and thai the enemy hail ample lime nud means for Ihu removal of deadaiid founded, II is liul, reiisomihle lo ssitniHte itieir lo.-s at least lutei n hundred. Tlio sum total oTsiur loss is eighl killed aud thirty-six wounded." as in this icpoit Ihe "Yankee" loss is over s'ntitl only three or four tunes, it in i.v pi rhaps I "nsidired a eoinpiir.uivciy lair estimate lor the lichtls. Al.tr this light, with the exreption of soma slight ph kel firing, and soino annoyance 1 1 our seuuiii ;: nnilits, ad was ipiit't for ucurlv a week Ihe time Irom Novemn. r 'M to Deeeuiber In lug taken up by the 1 ptratious of rec nuoitrn g psrties. In tl.cso services the Navy li'lgado were lirst and foremosi, rendering in i-t 1 tll 'ient a-sisinuee, aceoiiiplishbig their pel ilou. tnsks with a perso-M-iitig (tailiiiiiiy which merited and received thu thanks ol the lenders of tbe expedition, ami woti tin Hiiceie admiration M all beholders. With no t xi c 1 lions did the 1 lin ers and men of tho N ival lbigatle, saiiors and marines, stautl nobly up t.i t lit ir work, und uulli'iehiugly go through .with their tlati'.eious duty. '1 he nuiiire ul lint country, and tbo "lay of 1I14 bit d," is -neb as to r, lid. r Die sei vices of sailors liidi.peiisublo to ibe safe progress of an iiuny. 'lu. ie are innumerable lutlestieatn-.erjeits, and aims silting buck Irom ibo sea, the binas of w In. h 11ll1.nl iu. st uiiiigerous shelter for ljj-.li-w li..t k.i.g en. uiie-. 'these nirn streams were naiigettd in advuiice ol our march by onr armed Ii. ui. ei e-, each carrying u l'J pi nud r b iwi .er, nit about sixte. 11 11. en armed with rules, eut-lus-es. and revolvers. '1 he ciews ol these bo ds were s lilors from the I' S. gunboat lliusihytt, anil Ihey wero coiu niuiiileU by Ac ing Master (iiilcsgie, and by O.il cers W ilbi ur, Cant r, I tn bur, and others. Tucir duly wus srtlin u-, the gieater part of it falling in Ihe uigbt lime; but ill no case was th ro any tie sue to avoid it The whole Naval llrigatlu w ,s initlir the charge of Coiuiiiander (Jeo go 11. i'r. be. Tut tiny, Heceiuber J The two launc'ie., with tea my-t'glit men, mieei Aenng-Miist r (ii lespie, w . nl si miles ti p li nail 1 iver to recoiinui ro. Wiinn sd.iy, D't club. r 11 Tt.e to launches, under eomii.ai d nt Ae ing V ister l' ar .er, 11s i tfi' ed the rinr tweive mile-, tor ihe purpose ol burning a bridge. Meantime Ihe ar uy h d in to 1 1 1ml tin niseives st'.'unly, aud Were a-vaui ,g d. 1 el. i n.ents. A cl urge of bae had been row determined on, si.tl 'l e Ot neral-Cniiiui. lading had re-o ve l id iist ritltbi lln ud nv. r a lew miles higher, and en 1. cut or lo sti ise the Charleston and S iv t n 1 'i II iiboa.l from a ('ult lent point. Ae.iord tiitiy on the ( let ing of the ,'th, the subjiiut tl onl. r was I 1011. u'gati d to tin: Naval lirig.td , alncli was to iciiit the iidvdtiee, and wl l-'h i.r.ga lo now e.ia-n-'etl of 4'ej torn, . tiic.-is, t-.til.-rs, and 111 r nes, ui.e a ho h. ..I W illi tliein eight pie. cs of urtillerv, six 12 pound buns guns and two 1 J-ieunid rilles. I l .M.snil- l'l;ll..tll.l.eulA, Uniid Kiver, S. C, Moiility, Decern ut 5. Older .No. 1 I ', l'he uvi.l lo tade ill jrtpuie to embark with us guns iiiiuie lia'ely ou rec, ivmg ibis orJir. esiels will be dt Uiilett for the purpose. i neial luster Kiinllv oilers the uso of senvs and I ir-es, brthe ('iinvtmence of landing uud 1cn.m11 ir the ti .uif.crs. I I e Naval l'rigade will lanil on tlie west bank of the Tdlliniiy. at a point de-igniiu d. 1 am in formed hv (.cm ral l ostrr that allot' the whito ifL'iments ot Ihe department now hero u:0 to luiel at the same time. '1 he tyiii.i,.' will prepare to leave for the site of operations. Iho .tfoe"eaii'l l.tiroma will adv. iut-0 as lar as possible up the stream, to cover tho lun, ung and advance. Ihe boat f'i 1 1 vi. oi will bo towed up to precede the sicakners, sounding ou eatb bow of tho ad vam e, mid giving t tuoly uotiee of obstruct. uus ill the thanii, 1. 'I bey will bo preceded by tlio IhiiVutlil, Petrel, and ollur tugs, keeping their guns ready lor in stant use. '1 be howlt.ers will be landed afler tbe squad ron infantry, and under cover of tho gunboats, and are 10 co-op. rale iu theadvance of the troops. 'Ihe Commissary of the brigade will see lhat tbe uien ar properly provisioned. John 11. Daiiiiiikn', Hear-Admiral, Commanding Souih Atlantic lllot kading htuadion. A landing was t Heeled aka place called Devau's I'oiut, ,ou Ihe ground of a hue old plantation, known as tbe "Uregorie property." The place is sometimes known as (iregoriee Landing. lb-lore going ashore, some Rebels were dis covered partially toueealed near the houses, ap parently in anxious consultation as to whether they should resist lb landing of our men or run ; a discbarge of shrapuell from one of the l J-pouud boat bow 11 sera soon persuaded Ibeiu to adopt tbe last-named course ol action. As usual, the sailors were tb first to land, but they were speedily folloaed by the soldiers. Pickets were al once thrown out, and ou the morning of tbe Slh a sufficient a una lie r of troops having beeu lauded, Ueueral Poller led his brigade inland for a mile or two. his advance bciug dispukd al every step, until at a point about thive aiili from the laudmg, the enemy nn de a s'and, urnl there ensued one of the most II trimmed strugglis that a small army con 1,1 hi p. to 11 nr. Our men advanced in tbe follow ir g in cl r, to begin Till! batti r or nn it nnu 1 it's 1 Anniao. Ttnrli f skirmishers, eotnmiind.d and led l"y Colotirl Silliir,sn,ot the Miii United Suites Col or. .1 Troops. 12, th New York (whitci, let! by Meutensnt Colorel S'ewart I.. Woodfoid. l oth Nt V. ik (wtiile), led by Captain Van Slu k, Mi rii(, ltd 1y I'iist Lieutenant M. (J. I. Stcdeli'.d. MAIN 1ISK. (b neru! l't tt. r w ith his soitf. Mi, I. Nttv oik ilnii Ct'iom I It w, ; ,"i'Uh N. w oik (White), l.i. lib 1. snt-C. .hint 1 Tiler; U'.'.l i.i.'l 'J'l 1. S C r.,Co'.oncl( hipinaii ; S.nlors' I nti, nir) , I I uti iiaLt Jauii s C. In, ne, U. ci. N. AM HL.N, l.t-'ive I.lne o'-'d, ,'Uth, and ,'IVh (colored), t . 11,11 sii.ied l.y I ,,11 nciinl, r I ' r 1 1 1 1 0 ; V.iui Ohio ( h tt 1, l.iri.t. in.nl Colont I lloiigni 11. A mn ri , a. my and nai i , In piei ts. At P A. M. the I.e. ivy guns opened flro and 'I t 1,1 tl ,he woo.is, the pur, t.-e bi ing to con r Ihe wo kit g ;.. rtn s ol axemeii, some ol ...ir sturdy W . -it 1 o b -j r 01 th. ".i n Ohio, sin were d tailtd to t tar ew the weoos iu unit r lit .1 our r d tl sun 11 i, l.t In I r. 11 g lit directly to bear 011 the rnl.ta.i, aid w ith 11. a certnnty ot a correct III ft vliii h ci 11 1,1 i.o; be attained ivhi.c Ihe trets s o 'd stm tl. A' n fw iiili.nt. . pi'-t ! A. M. the skirmish lit e htltel t i d into the w, tins, tho : rtlllery pro b eft g isoih ii.mks by a heavv and cottiiniiotis hie. I niiiii H'g tin skn inish rs Hie axeiuea went il', and ul into p.t.citilecl to accomplish t it'ii II 1 ol '1 .1 Will k. an ,1 111. pro, , t'tle 1 to tcl. lt.0 t let's, n j' ur u it s ol 1 he sine p bching thut was going on ab in tht in on rveri sn.t. 1 I.e 1 in 11 y 1. istt.il this tnovi no nt very stub bon.'v , 1 nil c , n t i 1. ui ui s ighiinf was kept up lor iia.i.y li. 11.-. S 11 it- oospt la e 1 nurges were mule hi I tilt puilics, i nt uoginund nas g.dtitd by titlir. lie obi-el .1 our men was simplv to I., 1,1 tl e r u 111 ti ti.i v aln inly o cu, ied 11 mil the ei c pi lis 1 ml 1, 1 em d the way to 1 I.e railroad, and tint t, i.,,i t.ce o y. Il l Unit , in, ut ih.it liuie. At 11 IV M 'h ,.v nn n had finished their work, ai .1 ti e artillery Inc sli.eken. d , i the purimsc of 1 tit' ml g cur n.eti a t han, e hi reii.e ivchin our in n n, I 11 ct.ts ti h.t ti ha,i bt 1 11 h a-til v tlirmt 11 up : theiia:. In pur-nance ot ihi- plan our tr.'ops r. 1 1. it in gi oil t r.ie , tm.itmg all 1 he war. The I.- ' el; . it'!' 1 u r no 11 tuiin g ticek, supposed It 1 lu 10 be i.nei.t;ng, and wi.h a cti.ir.ie er nt 1 s,i it-, tie ,1 b.i.tl p.is'i; but having tit-en '.milled to it.pn a -li as mar us wis deemed i,ovi-ut,e. two leclioi.B ot Impounder btiAit tis, rn.l.r toil. 111. .nd and directio.i of 1, en- I. rial. 1 ( 1 lorn 1 1 Ham Aon s, o,.eiied lire up jii I I, cin w itii -ut h do a-1 1. his . tl ct us 10 t end tbe 111 'c. b rlu g 'bitk In the shelter of their swamp. f t.i ,; in tl I'l lni: g eon ti'iit tl In a desultory U 11 io it till inn. town, at whieli time all our a i iiiii.e l.a.l u itb.uiiw 11 iu good ortler t-i the prj tit'tinni.l tur 111 itrt's. Ihe men having bicu ft. 1 -In, I Ii their . 1 l!"c, prepur. d to boll the n.l th, v h :tl so I .inl.i non, und tlio .CM and nil. I ii.it. I s uu s Colon . I I'm n s wero sent to ihe tr. to to e. on:, th picket line tor th? ni-'h'. At .s:i I' M., tl. ' li .lti lit K, 111, nt, (colon d.) no tie a tuvt r.-i 111 on (le Un, .,u, sHirmished thro f.'h tl e wan its vi".n,i. s eing tin enemy, i I10 tad ins w i:ti,lra.vu Iron) the tlispn ed ttriiiiiv. the nt.o.s. to the shelter 01 ail i urn. wink ol ihtir own, 0.1 toe far side of Ibe r.mr. nd Inil.t eo'ii e of the liuht on: sk'rmlsb line g 't up to w ;t I. .ti nx I 11 n.l 1 1 .1 vindsof the radrotd, m il our luuin ime approaehed 11 linn eleven hun n 1 . d i .it cs . 1 his 1 iiiietl the iniantty liglitii g lor IbeiliiJ. The 1 it'll' ry b,r- ide shelled the rail road (I. .ring 'he right with l'..rrott gnus, through tl e pen in the woods made by the axctneu ol 11, 0 V'.i'b Ohio. s me 111 'tin ght work win done on our intn nt ! I'd lines, : nd da. lire ik fund our bat ti rn s ill a -ect re position, behind works from it hlcn C 1 ) t'ould nol be then, -elves nrivcn, and fn 111 which the. ei.ti'd, should it bee 'tne neees san, fici r ttver il 0 advitiite or protect tbo tetrei.t ol ihe 1 in lie Ion e. '1 In se works wt re helil bv two section! of tbe 'I'D ti tl New York Artillery, known T spectivety us '1 1111s' llatiety and M.Ts. reau's llaitery, uiul by tt.e eight guns ol the Natal ltrigatltt. l.a er in II. 0 day , II, timer's lid llhotlo 1 laud Hailery cun.e up. uiul look position 011 the exiiemo leli. Inn weie not cany ci, ninth 01 .h 1. d 10 the Ir nl to jinticipu'e ncilieiy lu Hit holiest ol the action. '1 te int 11 all, w 11b scarcely un ex cpn u, oil he r.s and men, soldiers, sailors, uud uiiir.nes, f miit i-ph mini ', tind w in n we coiisnler that the atiii in last, d Irom II A. M. il i stilts, t, w c nil, I s .: trcely hope br fewer cssuatties. N'. tr ItoA- l'nw. IIUIUKOI.I II I" litis. sittrss oi- nn: a 111 nit is ii xoti. I'.mi is, . November '.'H, 1m I.- I.isl nlghi I wis one ol the undo 1.1 c 1 s-enibu d ut .. i7a t. rn to hi ar tho new tt Ut.r Itrienolt. .New I.e was to th. I'liiisiini until, ih i , but not new to tne, as I h id blind him ol'tt n e.t the ew Yo,k an. I Ilo-t in .'I'l-ru houses. Of cnurse, there was a peciul in'( rest mani li sted in hi- trm', in consetpieti eof ttie excue 11 in' tn ut, d in mii-ii'.il crcl. s by bis allegctl l.iluie iu Madrid. 'Ihe Italian opera was crowded with an 11utl1t1.ee eager to pass jti igment on the nt w ( oiik r, ami, il possible, to reverie the deei su n ol the M.nli 1 euos, l.t-tAceli whoui aud tne I eiisiuns theie bus lung hecu u r.vairy un mu te is t, t iiiusical la le. The opira ult ' toil was tl.o .l.'.ii.'oi, In w hi h, in u.y t p I. lull , llngnoli apears lo ibo very best uuV iiitiiee, (e Kave tbe iiiti-iic miiel) as be tlid iu Fn w Yt r't, but with more vl.f .r ..nd lire than ever 1 tu.if.l him. lie .it tiial!', u,t ., a d oilers w ho, like myst II, have In anl i.ini b an here and in An eiiia, lliuil; that Ibo .Madrid al! Yr was the Iusi thisg mat could b tie happened 10 linn, as it dtveioptd nil unexpected vitu ity in his acting. iiiigtiiii wus a sii. ees-. .Not only was In singing tcAareed with lieinly a,ip.au.se, but alter lat h ai t be mis calietl in I ire the ctiriaiu ; atnl 10 tbe ft'ier, wh. ro tho I' .risiiiu critics eongregiie bttHiiii the nets, In' Ha. tl.o subject ol war. 11 eomuieiif's'ioti. On tins oeciisiiiu ol his app ar 1111. e 111 Mmt.ii, Pa I: wu- the prima donu 1. II s so gii g ot the air .W'.iynt made a scnsati n mni j.g tho 1, 1 era-got rs In re. I ritiidsol llr inoii tell me tint' the M idri I ul) i' wi.s 11 for. g, lie Corii lu-i'.n ; lhat the puodo there I ad dt'tt riiiinetl to make a detnoiis'r ill 01 against I'agitr, the malinger; and un'uckily for tin ten' r, tl e n ght ot hi . iV'e had been selected lor 'be purpt.-e. On tba', tic. .t-l ni, ev. ri b 1 iy on ihe ge a as l.lsbe.t ; but l't neo, ihe jmma it .a 11 of li e i ienir;.', wuS iilreatly so es abll-he l an mltr thai the annum nl the ill-funr was t .0 uppan nt, nr.d could not idle, t lar; bocver, f. r II i.e e. iner, it W is most uiitt rniii'i e. My iidoiiionits further diie tiv euntrtiilic' the stutcti 1 nt that 111 ignti'i ui.me a failure al M i.lrnl ; 1 ti . ' urn go so fur a-to sav that be w isan I' lainlt d iu ibe seeohd a, t. Ot this 1 only know lr m htniiay ; but of tl.o Pari. tirlnt i cau pt-r-s. fililly fectittl a llc.'ess; mil I am sure t tat lb gnoii's li"euus io Met 'ok will bti glad to hi ur i f it ; lor (especially tbe I idles) well all Ins luulls, tl.iy love bun slill. .V. 1 . I.temnj l'u,t. CITY INTELLIGENCE. Statu or TuaiiMOMiiiKa To-iiat. Six A.M., ol. Ivoou, 31. 1 1'. Jl., :.. Wind, K.by S. St nsTiii Ti r iou nia Navy. A circular hat bet n issued by tho Assistunt Adjutaiit-Cieaeral, tailing to tbo notice of Assistant l'rovost Marshals not to t ulist any person us a su bstitutc for a drafted nun, or one liable to be drafted, except there shtill lie presented or received a ceriilictt'e from a 1'roAost Marshal, slating that such substitute Is entitled to be enlisiesl la tbo navy, and is to be credited to tbo district named in the certill. ate. The nuint s ol substitute und principal are always to he noted lu tho l'rovost Marshal's ceriiilcate, ami when either of these is waiitud tbo meu are not to be shipped. I'HII.ADI.I.I'IIIA TKADE BEPOBT. AVkunkbday, December 21. Thoro li a modo rate demand for Quercitron Lark at yesterday'! figures, w th sales of 30 hhds. Clovertecd is in demand, but wo hear of no transactions. We quutu at $U'2u(ti,U'75 U' Ci lbs. Timothy is comparatively uuchanged. Flax seed sell! at i3 85, at which figure it ii taken oa si rival by the crushers. Tbe Cotton Market Is dull and price! art nominal. The stormy woather to day has caused tbe mercantile community generally to remain In doors, and there wsi bat a slim attendance at the Corn Exchange thii morning. Supplies are coming forward slowly, and tbo Mocks iniaa hand! of bolder! are being gradually reduced. The export demand la limited, and tbe tale! worth noticing aie bOO barrels Quaker City Mills on terms not made publis; 200 barrels good extra family al 12 24; aud about 100 barrels fancy at 111. Tba retailers and bakers are Jinrehssiug ipar Ingly, within the range of froin0 75 for superfine, up to TJ 60 fur fancy brauds, tjto quality. FOURTH DlT10i A REBEL REPORT. Sherman Said to Ilavo Aban doned tho Direct Attack Upon Savannah. ALL QUI:s(I:M AT riHOTAHGO. Mic lul lu Tlu- livening T"lijr.'ri, Wauik(ito-, December 21. Rirlmcm! pnpers of Monday last, December Ifih, tsve bteu n cetved bete, and con aiu the It'est ntws Irom Sherman, which is as follows. . . ,1 J. t' i, , "n .In i'-M'ii in'fA b It. II,. 1 man seems to have abandoned for '.he pif'tnt tlie cl net altnk on Savannah, and 1 pi enrs to be tut nirg bis attention to the reduc tion of Ihe 1 ttt-works. It also says that the enemy will next make a disptraie t Hurt 10 gain p nse-eioti of (Jencsis I'. inf. Ah ng the line of the Charleston uud Sav.inn.th Ua host! all n miens ipiict. i rrnik Potomac. FETTY REBEL RAID INTO MARYLAND. TURSUIT OF TIIE OITERILLAS. i' li.l lo Till' IIvciiIiik Telrtr ii'i. Wasiiisoton, Deix'tnber 21. Inf. irma ion has bu n rt reived from Wiili uncp 'r', M I , thu' on Saturday evening la-t a nUud uf gucrilias erosicd ti c fiver lietween thut place end SUarp-burg, aud gob). ltd up a number of borscs, belonging to dinners I:, the vicinity. A (ttnpany ot X'nion civaliy pursued and r. g.'ilni d the spoils, in their busty letreiil across tin liver, one- of the Itehels was drowned nnd three taken juisonrrs. liloekade-running his I tin eirectiinlly stopped nt Willhunsport ford, an.l nopir-onis allowed to cross not dirc.tly connected with ihe anny. I nfoiindol niiintir .if iho De.illi of Jfli. lint Is. IltiAiitn Aiitrns or tub Aumv or tub P.ito mac, lit een.btr 1!) An utak was nude la-t hip lit by the Kobe's on the pickets on the extreme left of tbo linu bid by Jicncial Miles's Division of tho 2d Corps: they cipiurj.l six or eight men, killed one and wounded 11110. her, nil of the lib New llump.-liiie Regiment. The uttarking pirty wero ((tiiekly driven back and th" lino re-established. Two or three days ejo, two liebel -cunts, named "Watubuiy an.l Diown, claiming to belong to tbe 2d Noi.b Carolina KC'timent, wera cipturod and placed In the guard-bouse. They man ig d, bow evir, to isciifo shortly ulter, by cutting through the board lento suiroiindiug tbo prison, but on getllti!! out into the wends lost their way. Watiibury then went to seek Inform ition from a cajnp mur by, and pretending to belong to a 1'ennsj lvania Cavalry Regiment, got a guard to conduct Mm towards tlie lines held by the cavalry. After proceeding for some instance, Waterhury und bis guard became interested in conversation, and Ihe oriner, pretending groit curlo-ity to 01 iimii.c ibe gun bis eompsmou whs c.Trrying, usked uitteit. Alter geiliu the guu iu bis possession bo tol.t the soldier t'C was his Tinnier, ntid led bun oil' into Ibo woods, where they camped for the ni.'ht. Thu guard, feign ing to ho uslcep, welched his 1 huiicc, and when bo found tbo other sound asleep bo 1 r,i' id the gun fiLin uudtihcatb bis enemy and tired, wounding him badly in tbo side, ami it is 1,'uiib'liil if ho w ill recover, lie wus taken to a house near by, whire bo was paroled by one of our idl!cerH. liiown Micci cdtil In mulling bis escape. A riport is current here to-day that Jed". Davis Is (lend, having poisoned himself. Scouts and deserttrs say it is true, and the sanio story is eur rt nt in 1'iUtl. r's Department, but from w hat source tb. y git it I cannot say. Tbe Richmond papers of to-morrow will uiiduubtejly inform us of the truth or fnlsiiy of tho story. Di iT.uiiKii 20. Richmond papers of yesterday buve I ten received. They say tbo report f Jeff Davis' death was I canard, ami that be was well, and would he iu bis olllee during the day. Iiikii Itiulloii r ilio lireitl .Hull Nlicr uinu'a, Ai-tny. M'ashim: iox, December 21. Tho Post OlUco lb partintnt has received the following despatch Ir 111 Sptcial Agent M tiklaud : 1'oKT M.i.suui:, December ,'1, l .dl. Hon. W. LiTiinson, l'ostiinis.tr (leueral : Ju-t arrived heic. I t'll (imcial shei man on tlio evening of the l',.h. 1 he gnat ti.a.l win distributed totbo army 1 11 tl at day. Ihe last of Lta'.;h and spi.-ltt ,rcv.il!el. (S'kI,IU) A. II. M IKKI.AXI), Sot 11.1I A"t nt of the i'. O. Doj artinetit. 4)11141 VI. IIHIHl'lS. Will 1 II -A I, 1 Ml ST, A l'J I 1 ISr Ol Nl.llAf.'S Oiii'T., A-iiiNU 10-i, December l', lrl il. Sjecal Old. is, Ni. f ( llx'r.u t ) N 1. . ".. All tile, is und 1:1".. 1 him ids ab-eut t coin (Jmcral SLt riiniu's army, aod not on da y with Ueueral 1 i,oliias', will Hume lia'.e'y j in their re-pec.lvo ei iniuauils 1:1 ur Sr van tmh, v ia N ir Y'ork. 1 Le i.'u. i lir.n.t-b r a' .Nc Y ok wid furais! tiuDi-portuiion. v lly order ul ibj Secretary of Wf. (Signed) K. 1). l'oa.vsuNii, Assi-taiit Ailj'iiuBl-tj-'Ujral. II,VAICN Of ivEiilUJKr. rioveiiiriile or tlio Klvl tlrnrruvl l.you. Tbo Rebel Cieneral Ljou appears to have a roving commission, with authority to operate w herever he can effect ibe most harm, and is in a fair way of keeping a'l of Kentucky, between the Cumberland aud One a livers, in commotion. Probably learning that Claiksvllle had boon re inforced, he foibore bis Intended attack upon that plate, 111 also bis raid luto the Uieeu river tountry, aud took his way directly towards the Ohio. On Tuesday he occupied the small town of Print eton, twelve miles 110111 l.ddyville, on the Cumberland, and took nearly all the goods from the stoics, burly ou Wednesday he captured Kddyville, but tbo ganlsonof that place, con sisting of twenty-live men of tbe loth Kentucky Cavalry, and one hundred of the 4nU Keutucky Iniantiy, boceiuing apprised of his approach, made good their escape. Tba cavalrymsu swim ming tbe river with their horse!, aud arriving at Bmiiklsnd the same night. Admiral Lee, when last heard from, was ai Clarksville, superintending operations la that quarter, and had doubtless driven off tbe bat terie! above Fort Donelsuu. tieveial guuboaU went up tbe river yesterday, to look after tbe lower battery, which they will have no difficulty in lileuciug, if, indeed, Il has not already been removed to anoliicr point. Lyon's field 0 opera tions li outside Ueueral Meiedilh'i district) but we wish that old hero eauld be placed at tba head of a lurtlcieut force, and take tba war-path one more. Ha baa already bean In over thirty euguga ments, many of them the sever tud battle! oa tbe lotomac, and nothing would give hlin mora pleasure than to bsve a bout with on of our Wesicta Rebel leaden. FINANCE AND COMMERCE. Orrtca ot Tits I'iiim Tn iiirs, Woanfttasy, lombr il. The Stock Market ii dull thii morning and tlx .' transaction! are limited, as usual at the cloM of Ihe year. Government bonds are in fair demand with sales of 6-20i at 108108 ; and 61 or 1881 at lU'ij; 120 wai bid for old 7-30s; which Is an. " nn nil van ce ; 93 was bid for Pennsylvania 5i. Rnilroad sbarei continue Inactive, with sale! of Pcnnsj Kai.lu Railroad at Go, a decline of ; 2 Ciituwissa prelerred at 374) Camden and Amboy at lil ; Miuebill st.'iS' I.tlngh Val'ey at 81 ) and Phl'atletphla and Prlo at 274; 773 was bid for Reading; SO for Klmlra common, 50 for preferred f . and l( i lor O.tawiasa common. In City l'as-cnger Ralw.iT shares there la nothirg doing. fiS was bid for Second and Third; ii for Fifth and Sixth ; 45 for Thirteenth aud Plf- ' leenth ; 40 ft r Chesnut and Walnut; 70 for West ; Philadelphia; 18 for Arch Stuet; aud 20 for Un tn and Conies. Canal shaies are rather lower. 33 was bid for 1 St l nj lkill "Navigation common ; W.J for preferred ' do. j l-'l for Morris Canal preferred ; and 35 for ' Pelawarc Division ; 111 was asked for Ruqne-' I nul a Canal ; and 71 for Lehigh Navigation. l'snk shares arc rather be tcr, with sales of 01 raid at M ; lS7was bid for North America, an ' advar.ee of 1 ; l.'O for Philadelphia; 58 for Com u 1 re al ; lor Mt 1 hsnlcs'; 118 for Soutbwarki ' 11 fur Ketsit gton; 51 for Glinrd; 106 for Weat- cm; nnil n.l lor Manufacturers' and Mechanics. Coul Oil shares arc In fair dtmand, bnt prlcct are unsettled ; with sales of Da'iell to notice at ','4, nn advance of 4 : Caldwell at bj : K, dorado at 2: Kxeelsior at 14 1 (in at Basin a'. 3J ! Mingo HA: Mineral 2.1: STnp'e Shad at 344: Perry at )': (111 lin at 1."'4, a decline ol 4; and St. . Nicholas nt 4 . H.We invite attciitionto tho advertisement In another column of tbe Allegheny River and past Sandy Oil Company. There is very little doing in gold this morning, and tbe market is dull, opening at 222 ; milled and told at Jt3 at 11 o'clock; 223 at 12, and 224 at 1 P. M. Hill. Alibi, fllll STOCK EXCHANOr. SALtSH, DRO. 'it lt'linriic b CUrkson a Co , llrokers No. 11 A. Third 81. Htf OIIK llUAKim. MisMlililJUd c 2i 0 ah Walnut Is. ..HI W UU tl l'slieu OU.sJll I.-, fKSI.il un s.g lB riMST HOAIItf. into V l-V's 1" H 1." .a nr.-snle 0.I...1 1-ln (. .II atl IU-:4 1IMI .U Ct-rry Oil ..... 4 . j ni ., 11 s ei si lit1, j, 11 o ( tin o on js j Sin ( Ailt'Sll. ('ti .'.. US) .1. stnr. Cann 1 . i .ii I' I'm. It. 1 si 111. lis. II. ' li.s..iiHt Mt'h'iiit., .. 4's; ... alt I a r r'sriti.... a-i , ..ti. u lltitt'.Ao'ali... -osi '.le sii a dwell li V iiHi -b I'.Oi.ll UU.... ;. ti su tin !'. ...1 s li l.uiika C l.V I f '1't.l: tte .1 " sti KI JiMiu.lo . Ill '.''. 1 0 tn t statv. jr. .11 U 4 -n nirra lunk... al an h 1 niun cin. pfj a j ni iiiii. it a-j....iai J hll Ivnli'il liK.... Kl'j , ah Minrlilll t-s Ki nh tl" S7-4 l.'li sh U'hatli Va.U.y.. el sm sii (ires! Ita.ia... oVt I'n-h da :i'J ' 10d .ti Phlla At Krie.bti '7 let' sh I.V11U1, r 141 IH'stl de .Ihlo I1, ;,in -It (iti'i.t llaiiti. .. 11 , li'h d. a', I'nii -li II,. ne's K.l.l.v. . I I ll.l sh hp trr I , li hIi & in. m ;r, '.'.S. Sli l iilillllt m.l.... tl -I h u -h Vinenl oil. ... l l'i i.o -Il .Mui.lt. hi lis "J (Juoiationi of the principal Coal and Coal OU tocks ut 1 o'clock Usui) -. Jim iitto Ms) -Aii. , rulfon Ctml 7'a 8 Ruck Oil 4 '," Kitilfr tisiiiCial.. 1 ' Kahi-nne Hi' tirs.-n Mt. (teal... . 4 ft Intt. riii.H k.')tili. ZU'C... IV IV -Msnem oil... ! bV - N.V a .14 id. (J..al. . In lu), h.sry Kuta HJf .. S (Son, nC-j. .... 3 S, hull l nil Cretk ,. J!( Nf-.Or.fk 1 1 1-llt Hi 'chll 4Vf Hnstsra A .. iBuntitiry .. JJ,ttf ' All.. I', '1 Tun- farm s l .. - 111. lut,k ssj y1, Tarr nt'Ui.sl.td.. 4.1. , Itrstiileli I.lslid 2 is 1 t.lon l.irol."i-a.. l-:ll tl Itf.rtn. till Ulllli.r... I H Hull lull I I'rvs 4', Itiiiuliiii f..tliif... 4 t't,iit.iiittui s idl t'lfs. si.tclly ('tint!' ('inltifctlrm ' 1 t'.er Ktmnmi... W 11-1 I', v.,,., Boon H H .. w.luut lslaud...s K'i .. , 44 Wsison t 1 4 Iblis.rd s .. i .. Hoi'. lal.nd.,M.., 2', II vd fur in. S .. iirvm. Oil 10 10! K Hsvstno. Oil l a . nilili.l. t'oai 1 1 lit iKr.iU.r IV .. t 01a Plaster, ....a (,,,' I 'M.iiis Shuts Otl.s .. HS-f 1 d-en ft Mrs', B'.iek Oil IX ' I n. . T. .k... l'CJl Id Ut'.nl Ou... . s t ill ., i i.ink.lC O .'. 1 tcs.ln.iiv 1 w& I iiiik.i.ll t k Oil a ir.-ltl .. M t 'rr..l'(lirrTSt'B I'lutneir. B V.I'IsAI'slsnikisr.. 10 lislo-lo !',' .. iOII Ork s VA fkt.lilorOll s I 44 .. i"V. I.lln .. 1 IA Kibin I HI i'i oluisl.nl nil 1 -J f. id. .ra.lt s .. 'i 1 e.tinayliaa.al'M . .. H f'sir.n 9 P.rryOll s .. 4's n.i mn OS IV 1 I'sns. a Tlds.,.i., yv a tir.st Ut.iein.... ts S' fuirti tann Oil... s V (..in.. tea II IS I '-, r.rrtilstiiD (lntrs. . SV 4 lll.'liefll IS I'kilsanilOeek.. 1 1-f liuwr a liilj O11....S 1 , h. vui.ui 1'( a.'i ' Uuoiaiions of Oo'd at tbe Philadelphia Oald F.xcbunge, No. 34 S. Third street, second uory : Il A. M 22'.i 12 M 223 10 A. M 2. 'J 1 P. M 'lit Mutl.et steady and null. Dk Uavkm dt Bho., No. 20 S. Third street quote as follow si vn. ((. American Gold tli 22i An.eriean Silver, A'l aud i's 2u7 .. Dunes and Hall Dimes 202 .. Spanish Quarters 2U2 Peon. Currency 4-1.0. i dla. Kew York Kxebanfe 1-10 " par. IHHrkftH by rrlBrrs)ti. Haltimohk, DecemlM'r 21. Wheat firm' rod,, f'.'tl. ( lira tlttelillilli: li.w hqi !lssitl6. yrtllaw. sil-TJ. I ititir iilfl Miles til .Ml titii.. Ohio .trs al $11 W. titttieii.. vtry uulut aud nuoiiual. waiaky dau at t rut" . Ns.w Yoiik, December 21. Flour quiet and lil.ef.an. d ; 4.'.i'0 libl. auld. M heat iittt. but Hl.attv. . tii .j.,1.1. Perk ru.. met: new niia, Strj-M). VVIii.k licldal Jd; buyer, al Flrsv lu flti).anfr.nNtfN. Boston, December 21. The Phillips Academy, at Andover, was burned yesterday. The loss li -2d,(liX), covered by Insurance. Tho icbo.il will not be stopped, but will be carried on iu the old bliek school-bouse. LJLUAI, IMIILLIUUCE, I'm: El) Status Dibihict Couet Judge Cudwulauer. Jury trials wera resumed la Uu Ci un tins morning. . 'ihe I nil. d Sutus vs. Henry W. Lnnt. Tba tlelindunt, who wus ibe master of the brig Taunt, ( n u net ni voyage from mis city to l'eusacoia, imd it turn, la indicted for "emboiizling, ami known gly und willuby inisapproprianug" curtain pioptityof tlie L ulled States, via , teu tons of e, ul. '1 he i use was living tried this morning. 'Ibo evidence seemed to show that the vessel tn.a.e w us chui ierctl by tbe Uovtruuicut to carry a targu of eual lo feLsacoli. Two buutlred and cighti lour Ions were put ou board, and tbe lame quantity was Delivered at (be navy yard, Pensa eo.s, lor w he h a receipt was taken by the de ft ntiunt, ol Die proper aiithoriue! itiere. il would appear, 'ho wtv.-r, that ihe coal pa, oa boartl hire us 281 tons was really more; for after H e discbuige ot that quantity, as above staled, some leu or more tuns were still left in tbe hold ol the vessel. This was permitted to remain, and wus biougbt back to I'huade plna. This tact being iintdo known to the authorities here, tbs eap ain was arrested, the coal, which, it is alleged wus part ot the cargo shipped by tbe Government,, was taken possession ol, and this prosecution, nsiituted. The defendant denied that he knew the fact : thai all tbe coal bad not been discharged nulil al ter the vessel left Pensacola, alleging that the discharge of the cargo was suriniended by the Mate, and that, having a receipt for the same quantity received, be supposed that all had beeu discharged. It was further alleged that some coul wai lu the hold of the vessel when the coul of tbe Uovernment wai received. On trial. SiriitMB Coubt AT Nisi Priii Judge Head. William AnsUce vs. Oliver Otiingor. Tun is an action to recover damage! forinjuriol sus tained by reason of being driven over by a horse and wagon belonging to defendant. The allegations of plalnlitl were that on the 23d of November, lbGJ, while crossing the itreot ut the intersection of Fifth and Poplar streets, tbe w agon of defeudunt, drawn by a fractious and nomauaguable horse, approached so rapidly that he being unable to gut out of the way woa knocked down and driven over. Ue was much bruised about the body, bat the most serious Injury was to bis left lag, the skia and flesh of which, for twelve or mora inches up and down, finally Houghed off, leaving tbe muscles and linewi exposed. This wound, though much Improved, li not healed, stud aucordiaf M his physician, probably never will heal. He waa confined to his bed for luaay wwoki, nd to hi! house for monthi afior b acnidaut, end al one tune the physician t"id that ha considered kia life lu lniiulMus daugtsr. 1 lie ease is on triaL U. M. 1 noi'pe and K. U. WeU for plainUU. Qowf t. lUf tut tle fendant. , , v Covat o QDitrii SassipM-Juilge ilums. The CoumouwtHiia vs. Jamea Uordoo. An indictment for faJs jaetaiiaea. ilelbre raported. hot COUCiBdod.