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'?>? *- ?- * 1 * 7-^1- ?*? ??? it ?1' ? JVHOLE NO. 9510. NEW YORK, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1862. PRICE TWO CENTS HEWS FROM THE SOUTH. Additional Rebel Aoeonnta of the Battle of Antietam. SEN, LEE'S OPINION OF THE CONFLICT. A Victory Claimed In a Fight Near Shepherdstown. ft?M Report of the Battle Wear X-n-k-a, Miss. YELLOW FEVER IT WILMINGTON, N. C., The Battle of Wednesday. Ifrfoin the Richmond Enquirer, Sept. 23.] We havo succeeded in obtaining, from the most reliable MuroN, the following details of the great battle of Wed Itsday Ou tho afternoon of Tuesduy. the 16tb, the enemy open ed a light artillery tire ou our line. Early the next mom teg it was renewed more vigorously, and large nnsses of the federals, who had crossed the Antietam above our post'ion, assembled on our left. Ihey advanced in three oeoapact lines. The divisions of Geuurals McLaws, H. H. Anders, n, A. P. Hill and Wadccr, who were expected to have joiued Gen. Lee on the previous night, htd not Ooine up. Generals Jucksou's and h.well's divisions ware thrown to the left of Guneruls Hill and Longstr et. iho enemy advanced between the Antietam ?nd the sharjisburg and Hugers.own turnpike, an 1 was met by General 1). H. Hill's and the left of General long Street's divisions, whore the conflict raged, extending to eur entire left. The enemy was repulsed ami held in ?beck , but prior to the arrival of the divisions of McLaws, Anderson and Walker, who had been advanced to support the left wing and centre, as soon as they had cross, d the Potomac on the morning of tho 17th, that portion of t ur line was forced back by superior numbers. As soon, however, as these lorces could be brought into action, a severe con I) let ensued. The enemy was driven back, our line was restored and our position maintained during the rest of tho day. In tho aftutuoon the enemy advanced on our right, Where General Jones' division was posted, and ho hand ?ranely maintained his position, the bridge over the Antietam creek was guarded by General Toombs' briga le, which auliuntly resisted the approiu li of the enemy; but their superior numbers enabling them to enteod their left, they crossed h.-low the bridge and forced our line beck in some contusion. Just at this time?between three and four P. to.? General A. P. Hill, with flvo of his brigades, having reuched the scene of action, drove the euemy immediately back from the position they had taken, and continued the contest until dark, restoring our right and maintaining our ground. When the battle closed, after having ragod furiously daring the entire duy, we retained posse sion of the field and the enemy retired to its to mer position. Tne con duct oi many of our officers is refiorted by General Lee la have exhibited the most conspicuous and brilliant teura.e our lo-e was considerable, and wc have to do Cura the tall of Branch and Marks, who died as soldiers v# to oie, in deltnce of their country. Generals K. 11. Anderson, Law-ton, 'Ripley, Armistead, Gregg and Wright, are reported to have been wounded? ?one of them, however, dangerously. In addition to the above, we learn from (lersous who have arrived from the leid, that on the following day GoDeral Lee, who remain ad in possession of the field, took measures to r< now the SBgag. metit; but the euemy had disapuearcd t rem his front; and it is further reported that after the removal af bis wounded and the burial of the dead. General Loo determined to cross the Poeomac, and had established his headquarters at or near Shepherds town. We have received a letter from an officer in the army dated Winchester, September 10, from which we make the following extract On Wvdno.-dsy (17th) the fight was terrific, with tro ?Modous losses ou both si .es, though the advantage was decidedly in our favor, wo holding the battle fioid. Yes terday there was a suspensi n of hostilities. Our loss in general officers is particularly severe. It is reported that colonel Lee (son of the General) is ItMled, but It is only a rumor. It was by iar toe mo.-t terrific battle of the wnr, and it Is imrousible to approximate to the killed of the Yannees They lie in vast heaps on the fields, and ars counted by thousands. Anoth-r c?)rrcp;vond:iit, writing from Winchester umltr tbe mdi? date, says:? Since 1 wrote you we bare murcbed scvon successive Jays, an<l been engaged in seven o at.'es and skirmishes. We fought the enemy in Marylau t for several days, llio taking of Harpe 's .erry was a graud achievement Our battery (Crenshaw's) bad a good position and did g-iod execution. lb# ugbt of Thursday was a bird contested ?no. Our buttery was closely engaged with the enetny br corns two hour's or iu?ro. We lost' no noble follow,Charles Pemberton. Re was ?truck In th* left side, m ar tbe Deurt, on thel'tli, and ?tea In the bnsplt tl on tbe morning of tbo 18th. We bad twe others woun led at the same time?John T. Gray and W. E. H idgrove. Toe former was only struck by a ?pent ball on the arm. near the wrist, lie is still |>er forming duty. Hurdgrove was injured by bis horse being tolled and tailing oti bun Ned I.ynhim "was alao struck aa tbo head by a spent ball, but he is all right now. H. Lee Webs, belonging to the Fifteen Virginia regl BMBl, 1 bear, was slightly wounded in the fleshy pari of tbeaim. The "Young Guard," the "Grays" V d the Mtier compuuios of the t welfth and Fifteenth regiments, I baar, suflered quite badiy. [from i he Klchmiud Dispatch, Sept. 28.] Our people have been spoiled so thoroughly by the ?aaetant succession of victories that have marked the progress of our arms for the last four months, that they bear even the apiwarauce of a reverse with loss patience ?ban we bad a right to expect from the same men whose ??bit foi .nude, at a lime when our city was actually he taag' ered by the enemy, mido them the admiration of Um world. It is proper, then, to Institute an exam nation la So i be fails of our position, In order to ascertain what Mai ground there may be lor discouragement in the pre ?Ml slate of allahS. It apjieurj, then, that on Sunday, 14th September, th ? oerpe ot P. H. Mill wasattarked by the entire force of MoCleilan. that alter an obat nate resistance one wing ?a lorced to give ground, that it rettreil slowly, fighting M It loll back, and was never routed: that it was rein tocusrt by Longs treat, recovered all It bod lost, and slept Upon the field of battle, that uen. Lee, having come up, ?amoved the two corpe to a position In the rear at Acrpsburg; that Monday and Tuesday were eiwnt in ?ennouaduig at long taw ; that on Wellheads/ a general battle was fought, in which General lee obtained a decided advantage, and that on lburedwy evening, perfectly at hie leisure, he withdrew his army Mreaa the Potomac without being mole*led by the ??May. Thie lust fact Is sufficient to prove that he ooold pot at laaat have been very badly beaten; for tbe Yankee papers, anticipating such a movement, proclaimed in ad Taaoe that he would certainly be destroyed in attempting fib Duns that river. ?ut there are other facte to show that he by no m ana. whbdiaw because he was beaten. A young ofllcbr u bo wm iu the battle of Wednesday, and who earns to this ?Uy Sunday In cb <rge ol the remains of General Sun ke. who w s killed, says that our army slept <n tbe field Wednesday night, fully cxpectiug, and fully prepared to ?Mack the oniony next morning, but when morning came be was nowhere to be seeu. He had abandoned all bis positions and left for parts unknown. Mot a man w m to be acees- Scouts seui out In various dlreettois, wcie unable to procure uny tldinys of bim The woods weic shelled in all directions, but without any ?flbct. It is evident then, that, he bad gone oif to the Bight Had either sneaked off Ucrkley reshinu, or had Withdrawn to operate on some other portiou ol our line. General Lee believed he had paased his llank, to make a ?Mveui' ut on Harrier's Kerry and got in his rear Ho Neoired to anticipate him. lie therefore fell back to a pelli ui on this aide ol tbe river, where he Is prepare ! to thwart any inurement be may attempt to make. Surely, tbero Is nothing like a check, ar less a defeat, in all this. Uu the coutraty, it is evl Sent that we were vtciorious on Weilnenday. We acted on the defensive. The em my tried a whole day te drive us from our position. He utterly failed. We held Mr position, and slept on the ground, randy to renew tun eeoleet the next day. He not only mado no more attempts to drive us irom our po-ltloo, but abandoned hta own in tbe uiglit, with every api>earaii?c of having despaired of beatiug Ut It WM a renewal or the incidents recorded or 'be battle of Monmouth In the Revolutionary war, when our treops slept on their a> ma and Ibuud the HrlMab gone m the morning. Yat Monmouth baa always bean regarded as an American victory. Our total low in the battle is aat down ut 8,000, probably an ?Mfigaratod estimate, which would cover (lie entire ca sualties liemSnnday to Wednesday night Inclusive. That ?I ths enemy la stated by eye witness- - to nave bean ?nvsral timaa grantee. It should not he omitted that MeCiollan leit hia dead and wounded behind him?a aura proof Uiut ha was defeated. [From th# Richmond Dispatch, Hppt. 24 ] The news received yesterday ttnly satisllos us ihal tbe army under Gooeral 1st rwrroased the Potomac on Friday laat, and la now on the south bank of the river The ro porta heretofore received, end which we were inclined to credit, that only a portion of the army bud recroseod, prove est to have been well founded. From gent lonu n who arrived Ism eveuing from tbo Immediate presence ol (bearmy, we are aaenred that thu whole column er ased, Md tbo crossing w as elleoteil without the slightest at tempt of the enemy to obstruct our paMaga. Of tbe dosperate and bloody battle or Wednesday, in theviclniyof Sharpsourg, wo have very few nddltionol ? rtteulars Hon. A. H. B-Ueler, who pertlcipated In the _bl m an aid of Geu. Jackson, arrived hare Inst night. o represent" tbe engagement us resulting decidedly In ?ur favor, and the victory obtained by our torcts, If not complete, at least grout aad satisfactory. He left tbe army on Friday,after the larger potion of It had crossed the river. He siioaks In I be most hopeful nml cheering ?tanner of the oporatlous of our forces in M iryltnd and the Ixiwer Vulley , and entertains the belief that the ene my will not m<ke nny serious attempt at invasion for ?erne time to rotne. Our troop# were buoyant in spirits, ?ml ready and eager to meet lhe foe again. Aa eAobw Mepatch, dated bUuntoo, deptember 83, eea received early In the day yesterday, communicating the intelligence of another tight and another decided aud briMant victory on Saturday. Thin despatch was receiv ed by General a. W. Hmlth, and was read in the House of Representatives yesterday morning. The following is a copy of the despatch OsssaaL A deipatch has just been received from Win ehesier, dated Slat. The enemy crowa-d 1U.1M0 men over the river at Shepberdstown, and were Immediately attached by Jackaoa'a corps and routed. Their lo?a very heavy?ours slight. Qulla a number of arms taken. Jackson has re* croeseddnto Maryland. H U. DAVIDSON. Celouel, P. A. C. 8. During the day nothing later was received with refer ence to this engagement, except that peseenvcrs who o inie by the Central trala stated that It was reported at Btaunton that our victory was complete, aud the enemy were terribly slaughtered. The same reports also repre sented that we had captured some four or Ave thousand of tho enemy. The Yankee force eDgaged in this light crossed the Potomac at Boteler's mill, one mile below Bhepherdstown, and the fight must therefore have occur red In the Immediate vicinity or that town. The statement that General Jackson with bis corps re crossed Into Maryland, after tho battle of Saturday, ia hardly probable, unless there was a concerted plan for a similar tuove of our whole force. It may be that Mary land will again be Invaded at an early day, and that General Jackson's column is the advance guard of a second Invasion. But in the absence of facts, it Is 141* to speculate ui>on what our future movemeuts will be. A Victory at ShephertUtown. [From the Richmond Examiner, Nepi. 24.] We have it iu our power to announce this morning another sigoal victory for the Confederate arms; it the same time regret to be obliged to Bay that our knowledge of the rocont movements olid present potation of the muin body of our forces is still vague and uncertain. IVe feel assured, from information gathered from trustworthy sources, that our eutlre force is somewhere beyond the Potomac and close upon the heels of McClellan's shat tered army, but u[>ou what route and at what exact point we have been uuablo to ascerteiu. Rut that Genera! Jackson was at Nhephordstnu last Suudny, and there encountered and routed a heavy column of the enemy, and subsequently pursued its scattered regiments into Maryland, is put beyond ques tion by the following despatch, which was yesterd >y re ceived by the War Department from Colonel Davidson, commandant of the military post of Staunton:? Staunton, Sent. 21. Dispatches just received from Winchester, dated tho 21st, stale thai the ene ey ciuntied ten thousand men over ttie river at Sin pharristo.vn, wheu he was immediately attacked by Jackson'* corps and routed. The losoof the enemy is very heavy; ours is slight. Quite a uuinlierof arms were taken. Jackson has reciossed into Maryland. H. B. DAVIDSON, Colonel, Ac. Gentlemen who arrived here last evening from the scone of the above battle, report that tho slaugh or among the enemy was terrible. Tueir uccouiit of the affair is that one column of the enemy, ten thousand strong, having crossed to the Virginia side, were attacked and almost literally cut to pieces by General Jacks n. That another strong force of the enemy, attempting to come to the rescue of the first, were, while fording the river, opened on by our artillery and mowed down iu multi .tudes. 'Ihey"withstood our ilro but a few moments bo fore breaking and fleeing in utter rout to the Maryland shore. Our forces made quick pursuit, and at last ac counts were pressing the enemy closely, an I pouring into his rear a murdorous tire. It is told upoo the same au thority that wo had taken Ave thousund prisoners. RUMOR OP ANOTHER BATTLE AT SHARrSBURO. A rumor reached here ut a late hour last ni) ht that an othor great battle had boon fought at Sbat psburg, in which tbo Confederates wore again completely victorious. Alter diligent inquiry, we were unable to trace the rumor to any satislSfctory source. Gem Lee's Opinion of the Battle. [From tho Richmond Examiner, Sept. 24. | It is stated, upon seemingly good authority, that the President yesterday received a letter from General ik3e, in which the latter slated that in the battle ofgharpsburg the shock of battle was the most tremendous that had ever occurrod upon this coatineut, aud that tho result was tho severest and the most damaging that the enemy had received in the whole campaign. The enemy confess to a loss of ten thousand killed and wounded, which, taking into account tlioir notorious do termination to suppress the truth, may safely be dou bled. Our loss iu Killed, wounded aud missing will, it is now delluiteiy known, not exceed five thousand. The Federal? at Lcesburg. [From the Lynchburg Virginian.] A fprcc of about 1/200 Yankee cavalry made a dash into I<ecBburg on Wednesday last. The Confederate iniuutry (a small force) fired a few rounds, wbi-n the Yankees wheeled about and retired to await tbe arrival or tnelr artillery. Tbo artillery arrived, and they commenced she ling tbe town,injuring nineteen houses, and wnu iding a lady named Harding. Meanwhile enr lorces bad fallen hack on the road to Winchester, thus drawing the cuemy after thecu. Our cavalry, pursued, fired up> n them, kil ling two and wounding utne Yankees. The latter returned to mo town, where they stayed about two home, and left lu gr? at hrgte without caroling any of the sick th it were In the hospital The enemy departed in the direction of Pranesville, when our forces occupied the town and hold It still. News from NufTolk, Vs. [From the Kirhtuoud Dispatch, Sept. 24.] Advices from SuQolk as late as .Saturday last state that the enemy have again been heavily reinforced, and sc .n to be in constant dread of an attack from the Con federates. It is stated that tboy have moved a force of 1,600 to Chucks tuck, and also occupy Harbour's Cross K"nds, In Islo of Wight, w ith a small force. They have altured the gauge of the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, end have beeu running a traid to Windsor, the tir?q sta tion tfii.- side of Suffolk. The Yellow Fever at Wilmington, N. C. Wo le<rn that telecr .phic communication with Wll mington has been suspended, owing to tbo prevalence of the yellow fever at that pine. The Wilmington Journal of last Monday states th it seven new cases had occurred on the day previous, among whom was one negro. The fever is of u roost malignant type, there having been no instance of the recovery of auy one allected by It. The Fight Between Price and Rosecreni. 11 ka. Miss., via Mouii.k, Sept. 22,18<>2. The right wing of the enemy, under (ieneral Kosocrans, eight thousand strong, were found advancing about four o clock yesterday afternoon, on tbo Jacinto road, driving in our pickets. General l'rice immediately ordered General Herbert to move with bis own and Martin's brigade against them, and went himself upon the Held, accom panied by General Little. They met them ndvnnclng in line of battle about a milo north of the town. Our Hoe was Immediately formed, and toe battle oi> nod Discovering that the enemy was in force, < ieneral Prico sent bank for tbe ether brigades of Little's division. They came forward at /.cubic quick, but did not reach the Held until the enemy were driven ba k from every position more than six hundred yards, wim ti.e loss of over tlity prisoners and nine pieces of artillery Dark ness prevented farther pursuit, and little's division bivouacked on tbe field. Our loss In killed, wounded and missing will reach two hundred and fifty. Geueral Little was killed. Oelonels Whitfield, Uilmore and M&berry were wounded. Tbe enemy having received heavy reinforcement* dur ing the night, General Price determined to carry out the orders of the previous morning, and the army left luka between seven and eight o'clock in the morntug. bringing off the captured stores. Tbe attack which the enemy made upon our rear guard was repulsed with severe loss to them Our toes was only one man. The Third Louisi ana, Whitfield's I eg km, and Third lexaa cavalry behav ed with distinguished gallantry. and were the greatest suflereis In the tight Friday. Their colonels were all wounded. Scolding the Rebel Congress. [From the Richmond Dispatch. Sept 23.] It Is the Imperative duty of Congress to act without de lay upon the various measures before it for the public do auoe. At the very beginning of tbe session we set lorth the roasous which, in our opinion, required iu> mod ate action. We had ho|>ed thai not a week would be permitted to pass without the extensl q of the oonecriptkm law, to meet the immense lorce called tor by Lincoln, and which, whilst our representatives have been talking, hae been In part already raised And yet, up to ibis moment, the Aro houses have not agreed u|xm a law to meet an emer gency which never admitted a moineul'e delay, and which, if promptly inct, would by this time have brought to tho Hold an army fully adepiate In men and material to the occasion. But the irreeDtib e propensity for loquacity and hair splitting has overcome all sense ol the public daugur, and while tbe new levies have been pouring Into tho federal capital by tens of thousands, our Congressmen have been nicking sfieecbes at the rate of olio speech for each new com pauy that lute enlisted under the Lincoln I'ng If this were tbo age of miracles, tbe value of a law bono might be as great as it was In Samson'? time: but, under existing circumstances, we doubt whether Sainton himself could prevail over the Philistiqos with such a weapon. D ought bv this time to be evident to the whole country that this war Is likely to be one n| in definite duration. If we do not promptly put iuto the field a force equal to the exigencies of the puolic service. Mlwellaaeoae. The Tallahassee pacers announce the death of Geo. Richard K. Call, a distinguished Flurid.an. on Sunday. Col. John P. Thompson, of Virginia, was killed la the rcceut hati to. Hon. If. W. Miller, of Raleigh, North Carolina, died at hie residence on tbe 17th Inst I he same paper says:?Tho train that is due this even ing will bring from Culpepper Court House sixty six Yan kees, who have been thorn slino tbe engagemout near that place. There are several officer* and the following shigoon.--?J. K. I>ay, Tenth Maryland. K. 8. Ulxeell, Fifth Connecticut, a. M. Heller, Twenty-eighth New Yoik. and John B. Ooover, f orty sixth Pennsylvania. They will be sent home from Richmond. Ibe Richmond H'fc?;/of the 24th states, that General Thomas' division still remains In Nashville, hut their troops Indicate preparations to evac uate Andv John ?on says ir tbe rebels take Nashville, they will find lua remains under tbe ruins of the capltol. Tbe Seventh Rhode Inland Cav-al Pmovidkmce, R. i.( Hept. 26, The Seventh squadron of Rhode Island cavalry prising a company raised here, and another of si from Dartmouth College and Norwich (Vt.), Unit arrived here to day, and will be mustered out of * their term of three mouths having eapirvd. The among tbe earalry wblch out their way throng! Harper's ferry to fiiiiiiiillt. RELEASE OF GENERAL POPE'S OFFICERS. Oar Fortress lloaror Corrtipondme*. Fornaxes Mojmor. 8< pt. 26, 1862. Arrival o' Releatedil'riionert of War?How Thev Wort Treated in Richmond?Merrimae Ho. 2 Hot Completed. Tha steamer Metamora, Captain Van Valkenburgh, which left bere on Monday evening on a tlag at truce, In charge of Captain Jobn E. Mulford. Company K,Third regiment New York Volunteers, arrived bere at hair-past eight o'clock this morning, having on board all of Pope's officers, numbering ninety-seven, captured in the She nandooh valley, including Brigadier General Henry Prince, all of whom have been paroled lor ruluro exchange. Cupt. Mulford look up seventy rebel!. and delivered them over to Robert Ould, at Varina. Besides Pope's officers, thirty three soldiers and eighty nurses and employes taken on the battle Held near Ceutreville, last month, were re leased and brought down by this Aag or truce. With the exception of a few citizens, the Richmond prisons are emp> ied of all the Cnion prisoners. It is hardly to be wondered at that the unfortunate officers tell harrowing tales of the treatment they were subjected to at the bands of the rebels. Every man who has returned from Richmond since General Prince and his companions have been there has testified to the cruelty practised on the unfortunate captives. Not only did they undergo cruel treatment by imprisonment in the most (llthy and loathsome tobacco warehouses, but they were also starved. Nrf- matter how high the rank of an officer was, the meanest private or tbo rebel army would wautooly iusult him. Even Genoral Prlucc formed no ex ception to the rule. These prisoners have suffered more hardships during their short captivity than those who were contiued lor upwardB of one year in the South. The spirit of rovengo thus cherished will stimulate them to deeds on the next battle field which will be most severe- J iy felt by the heartless and barbarous rebels. Had our government acted properly, those poor sufferers might have been released long ago, and by this time have been again serving their country at the head of their commands. But red tape, as in tne cose of the Bull run prisoners, was paramount to humanity, and all ap peals from the vermlneateiwufferei'H fo'l unheeded upon the ears of those who had the power to effect their re lease. All honor, then, to M^jor Genoral Dix, who had the bold uobr to cut tbo Gordinn knot of red tape is in, and collect transports sufficient to bring down 5,1!10 prisoners <>n his own responsibility. who had already become u burden to tbeir captors: and this time lie has also stepped in, rcgard le.-s of circumstances, and for the sake of humanity rout for the immured sufferers, treated so harshly on account of l'o|ie'S pomposity. General Prince ami ills fellow suf ferers will ha: dly forgot the generous and maaly actions of tieneriil Dix towards them. All the prisoners will bo sent forward to Annapolis suino time during the day. 1 le iru from the released prisoners that everything in the shape of food hu- reached tamine prices. Farmers charge S-'t 10 for a bushel of wheat for seed. it is positively asserted by meu who have seen her that the Richmond or Merritnac No. 2 is not yet completed, not having nil her plains on, neither is the ram likely to be Uuisbed for a month to come. Whilo the released prisoners were coining from Rich mond to Aiken's Winding, a distance 01 twelve miles, on foot, two soldiers died from exhausliun. Their names are Henry Moves, fixty-third Pennsylvania Volunteers, and Daniel Eukbiirst, First Maiylanil Volunteers. The |K>or fellows were buried on the road by their companions. The Metamora left Aiken's Landing late yesterday alter U'ion, and anchored during the night off Jainestowu island, arriving here at the above mentioned hour. Quartermaster J. H. Chase, of the Third infantry, New York Volunteers, accompanied Captain Mulford on the Hog of truce. Through the kind nee.' of Captain Mulford I hava boon enabled to obtain the following list of the released pri soners rormerly under Poiie's command:? B I. ad o General Henry Prince, United Stales Army. (ilonel George D. Chapman, 6th Connecticut. Cbonol Win. J. Leonard, Cornell l-egion, Maryland. Major K. W. Oo 'k, 28th New York, t aptuln G. 11. Hai-tead, Act ug A' Jutant General. Ca, tutu Win. D. Wilkins, Acting Adjutant General. Captain 11 G. Russell,2d Massucbusotte. Capoiin J. 11. Vuudenia. 6Gth Ohio, captain P. Grllffn, 48th Pennsylvania. Captain H. A. Kiebrise, 40th Penns* lvanla. Capuin Coo. 'Hnrselden, 1st Maryland cavalry. ? uptalu J. H. .Stewart. Ibi Maryland cavalry. Captain John Hancock, lei Maryland cavalry. Captain Jamoe Parker, 3d Pe'tuvare. Captain Win. Dor. ell, .'Id 'Hi.aware. Captain W. W. Bush. 28th New York. Captain T. W. Dm ham,Path : eunsylvania. Captain I,. F. amlili, 2d Virginia. Captain' . N Got. ling. A-. -slant Acting Quartermaster. Cb)itaiu G. W t'arilj, otli Pennsylvania. Captain Thus. Elliott. tiOth .Vow York. Captain H. I. Groaner, 64th New York. Captain T. 11. ll irriguu. 1st Michigan. Capt'iui John flees, 1st Virginia. (.a,.tain 11. K. Haskell, 1st Michigan. Cajituin t.eo. 3. Klccck, 14th New York, taplalli'/.. Itaird, Aid de Camp, captain William fisher. A id-de-Camp. First Lieut. J- nu A. Boyle, Ad.it. lltu Pennsylvania. First Lieut. T. J. Wlndoy. 3d Wisconsin. First Lieut. H. N. Greabukc, 4tilh Pennsylvania. First Lieut. M. P. Whitney, 6ih Connecticut, first Lieut. J.S. Campbell, 12th tuiantry. First l.teut. H. O. Egbert. I2tb iiituntry. Flist Moot. A A. ( hinuv, full Connecticut. First Lieut. T. H. Gorman, 46lli Petinsvlvanla. First Lieut Wm. M. Kenyon. 38th New York. First Lieut. J B. Heardsley, lOlh Maine. First Lieut. 1. t'baffey, 28th New Yoik. \ Fist lJe.it. I>. K. U. Net bins, lOOth t ennsylvaila. First Lieut. Wm. R. Robblns, 1st now York. First Lieut W. H. Hoymlh,Purnell Legion. First Limit T R. Win-low, 1st Pennsylvania rlflee. First Liout. W. r. Capron, 1st Rhode island cavalry. First 1. out. J T. Renuker, Curbed Log on. Ftr-l Lieut F. F Vance, 104th New York. First Lieut. Hoary Howur, Adjt. 73d Pennsylvania. First Uvut. 1. P. Iluviiaud Adjt 12lb MassucauseUa. Second Lieut. Moses Veal, 100th New York. Second Lieut. Cbas Snydor-8th Infantry. Second Lieut J. P. Woods, 28tb New York. Second Lieut. Otis Fisher, 8th infantry. Second Lieut. Wm. S Grteu. I02d New York. Second Lieut. 8. Walker, 3d Maryland. Second Lieut. J P. Ames, 28th New York: Second Lieut. Chae. Poyle, 6th Connecticut. Second Lieut. Wm. McAllister, 28th Now York. Second Lieut. S. ]/ong,28th New-York. Second Lieut. C. K. Dean, 2d Wisconsin. Second Lieut. D. 0 Downing, Adjt. 07th New York. Second Lieut. Selhetmer 46lh Pennsylvania. Second lJent. James Black 2d Virginia Second Lieut. T. II Moore, Harris' light infantry. Second Lieut. A. Stewart, let New Jersey. Second Lieut. A. J. Brooks, Pruned legion. Second Lieut. Edward Miliar,2d Massachusetts. Second Lieut. G. Hironach. Pennsylvania Quaves. Second IJeut. J. J. Box, 27th Indiana. Second Ltrut. A. P. Vandivier, 3d Delaware. Second Lieut. A. W. Self ridge, 46th Pennsylvania. Second Lieut. G. WeilT, let Virginia. Second Lieut. R. G. McKay, lal Michigan. Second Lieut, F. M Ferris, 6th New York cavalry Second IJeut. P. I'lcany, Second Lieut. C. Barkie, 1st New York Infantry. Second IJeut. Charles W. Kink. 104th New Jersey. Second Lie at. James E. Daily, 2d New York. Second Lieut. James Hatch, 20th New Jersey Secoud IJeut. Fenny, A. D. C. Second I.ieut. J. W. RonvIs, 76th tihlo. Second Lieut. A. L. Fete, brook. 22d Maryland. Second IJeut. Robert Hromloy, &6th Ohio Second IJeut. F. A H. Koons.6Hth Peunsylvanla. Second Lieut. Von Subamubeck, 20th Now Yofk. Second Lieut. Krederi k Vellinau, 1st Michigan. 8 cond Lieut. Gporgo C. W-sdey, Ptn New" York. Second l.leut. Joshua Davis, 73a Ohio. Second Lieut. K. Roof, 07th New York. Second l.icut. A. W Norris, 107th Pennsylvania. Second Lieut. A. E. Chester, 72d Pennsylvania. Second Lieut. A. J. Mot lure, 11th Ohio. Second IJeut. I.. B Sampson,84th Pennsylvania. Second Lieut. O. Selra, 2?th New York. Second Lieut, lewis fisher,74i!i Pennsylvania. Second I Jeut. C. D Kenton. 0Ttb New York. Second IJeut. C. D. Brock way, 1st Pennsylvania battery. Second Lieut. J F. Williams. 107th Pennsylvania. A number of our prUoners, taken on the battle fields neer Washington, who were not brought to Richmond, did not cumo down w iib thi flag >f truce. The majority of them are In h sp in's el Cii'pepper and other places excepting Ktchmoud. k After the above prtsouers had been on their way to Aiken's lauding some dlst mce from the rebel capital, the Provost Guard stopped ihem, and selecting Major W. 8. Alwood. of the First Michigan Volunteers, made him re tnrn egnlu to captivity. The reason for tbis pro-ceding is an alleged outrage committed by Maior Alwood s com mend on rebel proiieny lu the Shcnnaudosb valley. The feelings of the poor man on being reconducted to the filthy dungeon from which he had just bece released, aud almost within sight of our "dear old Hag" and a cherished home, con be better Imagined than described. In order that released prienaeri may know whether they have been exchanged or paroled, the lollowlng Gene ral Order lias been published for their information by the War Department ? oamceai. oaotaa-xto. 134. Waa Deraentasv, Adjutast Gasman.'* Omen, i WaSHISOTO*. he pi It, IMS. J J The piiaoneru ef war. except commtmton-d oBkeri, who ' lo L.eul Col. Ludlow, Aid de Camp to Ma < were delivered to L.eut Col. Ludlow, Aid dn Camp ?, General Dlt, at Aiken* Landing, Jam.* river, Virginia, oa the Itih and tftih inataat, are declared to be exchanged ? ?> ?'drr of _ HECRBTART Off WAR L. Thomas, Adjutant General. In the release of the above prisoners, a great share of praise is also due to Lieutenant Colonel William H. Lud low, Inspector General of General ldx's staff, for his eneigy in effecting tho par.do of these men It was he, under the Inst ructions of General Dlx, who periecto l all the arrangements neeessary with Robert Ould,tiie rebel commissioner, at Aiken'? landing The m.>st important as well as difficult position in a mi litary department I* that of assist.ml adjutant general, and in older lu d>> justice to iho multifarious duties of thia ?Aos it takes e oompetuiil nan to fill It. it would be a matter of art' nishment to the outside world to witness tho enormous imou t o' business trans clod by tho Adju tant General of this d pa. tin lit Owing to tba wi >e ox taut of General Dix's c inruui >d, tho duties of bia Aiijutanl General are more arduous tban any other army corps of the service Tho Assistant Art plant <en?ral of this de partment is Colonel 9. T. Van Bii' en, an old arinr officer, and one who does great credit to the position he occupies. From ourly morning until late at nLht, Colonel Van Buren is constantly At his post laboring energetically and faithfully. The Colonel has hut lour clcika, soma of them members of the Fifth regiment New York Volunteers The hospitals around this placo cause the Adiutunt General more labor than auythlng else. The average number of discharges from the service made out, owing to disability from wounds, sickness, he., average about thirty per dav. Inasmuch as each dis charge has to be made out on flvo distinct pa-ers, the amount of this labor may be imagined to bo sufficient work for one man, let alue the approving of requisitions, issuing general .uid special orders,and a thousand and one other manors emanating from tho chior of staff of a major general's command. Colonel Van Buren Is a mo dest and unassuming gentleman, and vary much liked by all those having business to transact with his depart ment. Capt. Wilson Barstow, Aid de-Tamp, U Act. Assist. A?y. General to Col. Van Buren. Major Charles Temple Dix, son of the General, is, like Liout. Col. Ludlow, the confi dential aid of tho commander of tho Seventh army corps, and Lieutenant John A. Darling, A Id-de-Camp, hue tha sole charge of the letters for the flags of truce. An interesting scene occurred thin afternoon at Mr. C. C. Willard's Bvgeia Hotel, by which a loving pair were cemented into one, and made all the parties interested happy. A shy I over and his blushtus dulcinoa. residents of tho Heck river district, appeared before llev. Mr. M. L. ( hovers, the venerable poet chaplain, aud desired to he united in the holy bonds of matrimony. The reverend gentleman complied with their request , and a few magi cal wor.'R pronounced the couple man and wile. The names of the happy pair are William T. Brownley and Virginia Ann Hoggins. The lady did not seem to regret that her "Hoggin" days wero over, neither did ihe groom, in ismiu'h as ho slipped a green back into the bands of Mr. Chevers, by way of appreciation of his happy effects in i>erfectlng the union. Who cau say now that must of the residents of Buck river, although great rebels, are not in tutor of the "Union?" During last night a most violent storm raged ou the Roads, the ruin pouring in torrents, almost deluging near ly everything. To-day the weather is raw and chill, de noting that autumn has at lust made its appearance. Kverytbing in front, of our lines is quiotand serene, and no flgbt is in prospective. The President's Emancipation Procla mation in Missouri* OCR ST. LOUIS UOKKRSfONUK^CR. St. Louis,Sept. 23,1882. Rebel Raid 1\ waril? Rolla?Plan to Capture General Scko/ield? Various Guerilla Movements?Bx.r<xoidi uary March?General McKinttry, <fc. Prcsideut Lincoln's emancipation proclamation has been received with serious bead Bliukiugs by many, and with unbounded joy and enthusiasm by others. The tier mans are in great glee over the new policy of the ad ministration. As the President refers to "States >a rebellion," a question arises whether Missouri will be included. This question is settled, however, by the clause referring to "designated parts of any State, the people whereof shall be In rebellion." Loyal men owning negroes in any locality infected by rebel guerillas or rebel armies will rush their nogroes to St. I/iuls aud other sections of Missouri where there is no recog. nized rebellion. As the proclamation does not tuko effect until next January, there will probably bo soma lively sales among lively uegroes in the border States. The secessionists began to soil their slaves in this vicinity many weeks ago, us soon as the determination of the Pro vost Marshal General to free tho negroes of recognized re bels was made known. Tho ofTect of the emancipation pro clamation on the slaves of loyal men cannot now be avoided. If compensation is allowed hereafter, no just ground of complaint seems to oxiBt. In the interior of Missouri this proclamation will ounce probably a tempo rary bubble, and then go into force quit, lly and without op position. This event Is to Missouri of scarcely less Importance than the fears of Hindman's intended invasion from Northwestern Arkansas. I have before written to the Hbkald full details of all the informa tion I could obtain upon this subject. There seems to bo no ground for disbelieving the statements front the southwest that the rebels mean to slay in Mis souri if they con. While llindmun, closo to the Stute lino in front of Hpriaglleld, is watched by a large and well appointed army, General McBride, who has been with Price in every light fought west of the Mississippi, has moved northwrit with a foreo of infantry, cavalry aud artillery, thro gb Texas aud Pulaski counties, withiu thirty miles "f K'dia. This movement may threaten to hank'springfleld. or to cut off eomraunicati n between' Kolla and that place, or an attack oil Rolla. The proper precaution to prevent the success o: cither ??ntorpnse bus been tskeu, dud it is doubtful whether Mciirlde will lie permitted to form and execute plans a' his leisure. K<ula Is a tempting prize to McBride, and its capture would give the rebels in Missouri Ires-!. courage. There is reason to believe (list the rebels intended, if lther.il S possible, to capture General N 1 oiiold on his recent trip by mtlroad from St L lis to Rolla Certain information, received Just In the nick of time. Induced the General to leave the traiu within twelve miles of Rolla. ana per.orra the balance of the* journey on borsebtck, with u an.table cavalry escort. The capture of General HcboOeld would have been a rich prize for the guerillas. Tliey huve never forgotten his famous order directing tho Union forces uot to make any more prisoners of gu?rti!a*, but to shoot thorn down on sight. General Schotield lias in other ways raised the desire for vengeance among the bushwhacker* in this Mate, and bis life in their hands would not be worth a rush. Quuntrell seemed to Lave led Colonel Burris and tbe Missouri and Kansas troops a lively race in Cum, Jackson and adjoining counties in the western part of tbe Stale. Tbe statement is made In tbe despatches that Quantrell'a band baa (s en dispersed Tbe>-o statements are not re liable, no matter bow valorous or respectable tbe officer signing them. Dispersing guerillas is in effect equiva lent to tbeir triumph. It la part of tbeir gatne to dis peise. and Quautrell'e bond will ns certainly reunite aa tbe separate dru|? of water falling from tbe rocks to Uto brisk. Quanlreli la tbe boldest, tbe longest standing and !!??' Vilest guerilla In the Mate Hs li.ts ke|it Western Missouri in bot water from tbe day thatClaib. .iwltsou vamosed from .1 offer "a City. An organized body of men, determined to hunt hitn down, might catch blm. Spasmodic cavalry expoUllions wHI never succeed In dot g it. I < index tor, another of the wicked guerilla wretches wb have caused tloods of Innocent blood to be rbed to pat fy tbeir rtndicllvencss towards Union men, baa given , bin self up t? our authorities, probably hoping to escape ' through either aqulbble in military law, or to tie rescued i b> bis men hereafter. His escape will be rerueuiberod. He wus wounded while flying through the bush, but j managed to elude detect!?. Undoubtedly be would h ve been killed if forcibly retaken, and It was far wiser in bim to surrender himself than fly from tbicket to thicket to escaiie bis pursuers. Tbe evidence against Foindexter la too clear to udmlt of douM. He may sol up a claim of protection as a regularly commissioned Confe derate officer, but the commission of Npeatod murders cannot be sbioided by any bogus claim of that sort. If he Is not already dead, he will be very soon. While the two contending armies aro preparing for a I desperate light In Uia southwest, our cavalry are doing I valuable service m scouting operatieus. Major Rabbard, with two hundred end,fifty men w is surrounded by seve ral ibou-and rebels about eleven miles south of Ncwtonia, In Newton county, but cut his way through with a loss or only twenty- ix In killed and wounded Major Collins, of the Kigbtli MU-nurt cavalry. In six days travelled with a cavalry force of throe hundred and thirty men (aU Missoi, inns) two tuiudred and fifty miles tbrnugh^tar ton, Jasper, Cedar irul Dada counties. Various gangs of bushwhackers were clms?d, and eleven rebels killed. General K. B. frown was recently ordered to M unt Ver non with sufficient f ree to drive out two or threo thou sand rebels i' imrtou as concentrated there. In North Missouri l irter has again subsided into quiet when (past expected, nd at miie uuoxpecled place we shall probably licar of him agaiu. I byre ivaa a Eight D"ar the Hanfl.bal and St. Joseph Railroad slut ion known as Vtica, m I Ivlngston county, between a company of State militia ni d a guerilla baud commanded by out Bal lou Th-? guciillaa were routed, with heavy loss In pro iiortiou to U i lr numbers. Anoilier rebel raid into Pal myra startled the citizens of that place last Wedne-ulay. The rsbels In'd tbu town for two b >ura. Thoir f ancc >n not btiihlng It Is remarkable. blocked the next tune. Colonel J.T. R. ,. .r ment of tho Hal ntbgl and ?t Joseph Railroad, and coninel pi a regiment c! fail litis raised In Hannibal, recently threw himself ifilo guerilla Jaws by mistaking tbetn for Union militia. They a'res ted and paroled him. Tbe Colonel will probabl) affect an exchange, as he ib resolved not to be imnt up at homo while there are rebel guorlliaa to fight. Colonel 8 H. Boyd, of the Twenty fourth Missouri baa clesnod out .southeast Missouri pretty effectively for tbe present, tils truope have periormed some jwodlgioua marches. O.o tramp in pursuit of the rebels through Bloom field, inuraiorsed with two tlgbls, corrie<l tbein one hundred end twelve miles iu seventy two hours. They then took one day's rest at Greenville and started nut again immediately Colonel Boyd has, in add I lien Pi the Missouri in ops under his command, a battali >u of the Tbli toenth Ilih o(? and ? company of the Third Illiuols cavalry, ihatermer uudar Mv>r Lippert, adit the latter under Capt. Biarks. General Justin McKinstry baa at last been accorded a court martial, of which General W K Honey has been appointed president. All tbe officer < sf the court are regular army officers, excepting tbe Judge Ad vocate. Guilty or not guiity, t.eno.al McKbigtry is ds serving of a trial. If not guilty, be should bo in ibe field performing active Mrvtoe. if gailty, be should lie de prived of the privl.egoof drawing his pay every month from the public treasury. Mckmat y'sacta asqiaruu mastcr are undei sloo?1 to be at tbe bottom . f tbe charg e ou which he is to be t led ||t? sets In tbnl oapac ity are inseparable from K. etnoin *? hundred days in Missouri, the irsiisnctiona o< lit it |M>rtod wdl rsoeiN# a fresh over ha bag They smell to Heiven already. Th-- appointment of General ?. R. f urtii to IheCom mand la this rlcwirianent re i-ve* m>t'- minus laJua* i The uubS'ai l* short r ei pee ted la arrive hero. u;c last weunessiay. iro. Their fm IjC'U Thig |iUn4 Mill be . Hiyward, Depart THE CONVENTION OF GOVERNORS. Meeting of the Convention at Washington. The Address of the Governors to the President* Their Interview With Mr. Lincoln at the White House. The Washington Version of the Proceed ings at Altoona Me., Me., he. Wahhinoto*, !?ept. 2fl, H62. Governors Curtin, of Pennsylvania; Salomon, of Wis oonsin; Andrew, of Massachusetts; Tod, of Ohio; Plor pool, of Virginia, and Sprague, of Khods Island, hnvo arrived at Will&rd's Hotel. Others aro expected by the next train from Baltimore. It appears that Governor Tod, of Ohio, was Chairman of the meeting at Aitooua. There was a general discussion of various matters connected with tho prosecution of the war; but It is denied that any resolution was introduced in refereuce to the removal of McClellan or any othor general. Aftor some debate an address was agreed upon, to be presented to the President to day, congratulating him on biH emancipation proclamation, and promising the un qualified BupjKirt of the people of the loyal States to any measure ho may adopt for the complete crushing out of the rebellion. Governor Bradford,of Maryland, declined to sign this address. He said that the loyal men of Marylund were in favor of tho maintenance of tho Union, oven if necessary with the loss of their slave property, but he was not con vinced of the expediency of the emancipation proc.araa tiou just now. The address has not yet boon signed by all tho Govor nors who agreed to it, aud an ofTorl will be made to with hold it from publication uutil their signatures are ob tained. It was also agreed to submit to the military authori ties here suggestions in reference to sending the wounded soldiers to receive hospital treatment in tho Plates to which they belong, aud to urge tho organization of a corps of nurses aud ambulance drivers, to ho composed of civilians; and, finally, the establishment immediately of camp.-; of resorves, cither tn each State or at accessible and convenient localities in different sections. In addition to the Governors mentioned nbovo there arrived here to. day Governors Kirk wood, of Iowa; Yates, of Illinois, and Berry, of New Hampshire. They proceeded in a body to call upon tho President, and presented the address which had been agreed u|M>n in tho conference at Altoona. Their reception wus courteous. The address is to be withheld froin publica tion until it shall be signed by the Governors of tho loyal Slates whose names are not yet appended to it. These are Buclciugham, of Connecticut; Bradford, of Maryland; Olden, of New Jersey; Morgan, of New York, aud Hoi brook, of Vermont. Their signal ires are expected to be obtained to the document, which Is less radical than has been hitherto represented. It la understood that it has been mode rated in tone from the original draft of the address, In order to moot the approbation or uveal tho objections the conservative Governors of some of the most important States. It contains a declaration to sup port the centaltutlonal authority of the Presidout uuder all circumstances, snd pledges the aid of the Governors and tho people of the States they represent in all measures adopted by tne administration to bring about a speedy conclusion to tbe war, which it declares should be prosecuted with all possible vigor until (no rebellion is completely reduced, or all those in rebellion voluntarily resume their constitutional obligations. It commends the reccut proclamation, and ooutaius a tribute to our heroes of the battles for the Union. Ihe verbal suggestions previously mentioned wer? well received by tho Ih-esldeut aud Secretary of War, and will probably be adopted without delay. G< vernor Bradford arrived here this evening. He has not yet determined positively whelhnr ho will sign the address adopted at Altoona. His prtnci|Kil objection to it Is believed to be its commendation of the recent emanci potion proclamation. < . - | ^Governor Curtiu left for Harrlsburg, and Governor I Kirk wool tor Iewa, by the afternoon train. The Qmeral Prtm Arroant. Wahbinotox, Sept. 26, 1862. Tlio Governors or the following named loyal Stales arrived here IbU morning from Altooaa, Pa., namely:? Massachusetts, Rhd? Island, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Jfichigao, New Hamp shire, Indiana. s The last naraod (Indiana) was represented by Colons) Rose. Detweea twelve and one o'cloek the Governors of the Slates above named had an Interview of an official character with President Idnooln, and presented an ad dress, expressing? Pint?A cordial personal and official respect for the President. Secowd?A determination under all circumstances to support and maiutxln the Prosident'a constitutional an thorlty, tho Goraraors tbertSn speaking for tbaaseivee and the people of their respective Rtates. Thttd?Pledging to the President their aid in all men aures calculated to bring the war to an early termination, which should ao prosecuted to ultimate victory, unless all the rebels should return to their constitutional duty and obedience. fburih ?Congratulating the Proeitlent upon his proela* mittlon to emancipate the eleven, believlng It will be pro ductive of good aaa meMure of Justice, humanity and roetid policy. Fifth?Referring to the merits or tbe soldiers who bare fought our battles. Tbe Governor* were oourteousty and kindly received, and tbetr suggestions listened to with close attention by the President. Tbe address to tbe President, as agreed to, was written by Governor Andrew, at tbo suggestion of tba olbcr Govarnors present. Governor Hradford, of Maryland, alone did not sign tba address, expressing a fear that tbe President's protUni? tlon to emancipate the slaves might not prove as ad van Ugeous ar tbo ronrcrence hoped, and regard lug the mat tor as too doubtful to Justify him in taking sides In its support. There was no dispute or Improper warmth of debate whatever. The Convention was of the ine*i polite, kind and conciliatory character, and all pre'ent were animated by a cordial spirit of unity in support of the government, toe President an<l th > proseoutlou of thu war, the prfuei pal aim of tba conference being to express to the Presi dent their sentiments^, a to pryl^'f tlaoir support to him 'n the future as in the past, aii<l to msko the relations of all loyal men and States snore close, Intimate and firm. All excepting Governor Bradford, of Maryland, were bearttly convinced of the wisdom of tbo proclamation to emancipate the Rlavea, and were desirous of expressing this conviction to the President. In the conference various details relating to the re. crnltlng, organisation, equipment and transportation of trnopa were discussed. Tbe Governors freely oom|>ared notes and eg reed upon various points In this connection, which they agreed to submit to the Presldont and Sccre tary of War. They did not. hovarsr, as to these matters, put any thing In writing, because they did not wish to appear dic tatorial, and believing Uiat friendly verbal cuuimunlca tlona, in a polite and reapestfnl Interview, would glvu them eflect, so far m they might be regarded correct or bene ficial. The care and removal of the sick and wounded and the subject of furlough* to the soldiers, kr. . attracted n great deal of attention, tbe object being to produco reforms whl h ail felt to be needed to set ore tbe happiness of famiilea wb?ae protectors are awav, the welfare of tbe soldiers and the true efficiency of the army?to carry out which reforms, should the government adept Ibem, tbe States wtU cheerfully oawteratc. It was unanimously agreed that furlough. abould be M regulated as to prevent future abuses. It was also agreed to eoggest an army of raaarra , aftar thu quota already called for shall be filled.of not lees than one hundred thousand men, to be detailed and disciplined at home, and to be called out In cases of sudden emer gency, at auch points where there may be need of their services, and to be mustered into service for twelve mouths, unless sooner discharged. The interview between the President and the Governor! this afternoon continued three hours. They all represent It to have boon of a pleasant and gratifying character. While plainly IntlnMkStelr confidence in the President's integrity and abil^ftjMW^xurtng hint of their determina tion to support has M (lie illachRrge of his duties, their reoommendatlnac ^wtnok of the nature of rriendly eug geatlone. Some of the subjects, he i iid, had already re ceived Kxecottve consideration. hut, as < there had now for the first time been presented, he requested that they should be reduced to writing, in order that they might meet with the attention which their importance demands. The Governor* having transacted their business with the President, somo of them left the city this afternoon for |hetr respective homes. Movements of Gov. Morton, of Indiana. iNPiAMaroua, Ind.. Sept. 26,1H82. Governor Morton, of this Stato, did not attend the mee;ing of the (iovernore at Altoona, Pa., as hoe been stated. Ho relumed from I>oiilsvllle yeeterday aflornoon, where ho has been ever since the threatened danger to that city. NEWS FROM THE GULF COAST. Arrival of the Uunbout Connecticut? Capture of the KuglUtk Hclinoner Rim* bier? Fight Uetwcm Kort Dlurgan and the lVinuna?Bi|ieattluii? Kitting Out at Peiitut'ulu and Port lloyul?Kavuges of the Yellow Kcver at Ualvetton?Re bel Iron Clude, 4t>, Ac. Ihe Untied auios gunimut Connecticut, Commander Milton Haxiun, arrived at thin port yesterday. Wo aro imlebtoit lo Commander lluxlun for flies of Houston (Texas) papers to August 8, and lor the pillowing memoranda:? The Connecticut is from the blockading squadron in the Gulf of Mexico. Sho loll Galveston .September 0. Ix.lt oflT that jxirt tho United States gunlmul Do Soto, block ading. loft tiio Soulhw.-al Puss lltb.Hiiip Island 12th, Mobile and P- nsacola 13ih. Lett oil' M lulu tho United Stales sloop-oi war Kichiuond, uud the Cayuga. Winona, Panola and Kanawha. Sui.ed from Apal.iclucola iPth.and loft there the United Stales gunbials Rugiuuw and Kort Henry Touched ofl' the llglnbout ul Pert itojal 23d, and look Irom iter a mail, and last from ilamplou Roads ?U> Sbe brings to tins port Lieutenant J. U. Wulkef, of tho gunboat Miiioua, and twenty live olllcers, two bun died and thri t seamen, invalids and discharged, six prisoners and seven refugees. i lie general health of our squadrons in the Gulf is good. Naval expeditions ware being fitted out both at I'eusa cola and l'ort Royal, and tho public will probably hear of important achievements by the lornier iu u week or two. l)u the afternoon of So, lumber 13, tho United .Stales gunboat Winona, Lieutenant ?inuiandiug ibrntoii, ran under the lire of Kort Morgan, which is considered the deleuce of Mobile, und opeued Ore on u rebel steamer lying inside, driving off her crew and damaging her greully by tbe explosion of an eleven-inch shell in her bow. Kort Morgan opened a very heavy tire on the Winona, but sho escaped unhurt. On the afternoon ot September 0, in latitude 28, longi tude 04 10, the Connecticut captured the English schooner pKambler. Sho had run the blockade at Sabine Pass, Texas, and was bound to Havana and heavily laden with cotton. Among the pa|iers found on board was iv memorandum in writing, directing the captain of tho Rambler to sell the cotton at Havana,and with 'he proceed.a of the sale to purchase powder, me<licon's, army gjioos uud other contraband articles, and without delay fc re turn to Sabine Pass. Cupt. Huxtuu. alter the capture, immediately ordered a prize crew ou board, u.u^ flailed her olf with written orders for the prize maatA distal o bcr to Ship Island. The Connecticut also brings a large qti uli'yef cotton and mot issos captured in tbe (Jul!?one lot alone con sisting of 200 bales of cotton. Col. Jerk Hamilton, formerly member of Congress from Texas, had escaped from Texas and arrived at the Southwest Pass about tho 12th. IT bad been so;rated in tbe mouutains of Texas for twenty-one days He was accompanied by six friends. He reported a sti jug Union feeling in the western part of bis State. Tiio health of tbe troops was excellent; they were en joying themselves aud were in a high state of discipline. Colonel Wm. Wilson was in command at Petisacola. Deserters from Apaiactiicola city to vessels on the blockade inform our naval officers that two rebel iron clad gunboats, mounting six sixty-eight ('Minders, are nearly ready for sea, under command of J. Catesby Jones who suys that he will cit k every guuboat on the Gulf coast. Ho will met with a wanner reception with the fleet now stationed off there than he may desire. Reports trom Galveston say that the yell <w fever is raging fearfully, and is represented by ta mo U> be as bad as it was at Norfolk a few years ago. Tne inhabitants, those who were able, were leaving tho city by thousands. Tho following Is a list of tho officers of the Connecti cut:? LiealmatU Commander?Wilton Haxtun commanding. Arttng tiii'trr ami Kxreutive 'ijflrer?J. W' Smith. Acting if.ixer uruf Sailing Ma t-r?Time. J. I .In n Ik in. Arfing Masbrt?(Juries W. Lee, George E. Hill and J. W. Boutley. ' Acting Aui*lant Paymaster?P W. A rues. Arrive) At uhinl Surgeon?Samuel D. Hagg, Jr. Knfliiterrr?Senior, Alexander McCuusland Second As sistant , Robert G. i'ope, Third Assistants, llavld McAr thur, James Campbell, Edwin F Ixrwfjt and Ix'WM f. Swint MatU r'l Mates?J. Patterson Jones, John Daly, Jobs Roberts, A. H. Ixuigworthy and Thoa. K. Brown. Ma-'ier't Male ami Mail Ai;ml?W. Harrison Mead. Captain ? Clerk?Kdmon Blank man. Paymaster's Clerk?W. H. H. Biackmaa. CaipnJec?J. P. Carter. Gunner?tie <rgo A. Parkhurst. Paymareer't Steumd?Charles J Curran. Hurgeon'i Steward?Clinton Cusblng. from Raa Kranrlico. RICEPTION or THK EMANCIPATION PKOULA M ATtON? MARKETS, KTC. San PaAN.iano, Cel., Sept. 3S. 1863. President Lincoln's pro. lamation to emancipate tbe slave* Is commented on in favorable tcra>? t>y tbe press generally, tbe leading Journals heartily endorsing hie policy. Tbe quantity of goods going into the interior I* eery large. Is.mcstic liquor* are oflbring at a serious decline; sal-sof pure spirit* at 40c |>er gallrn. Coal,flta920 |s?r ton. Coal oil, 70c. per gallon. flutter, 3bc per pound. Candles, 18'iC. per pound. Ilried api>le*, I2c. per quart. Wool?Sales of (all clip at 23c. a 25c. Serenade to Commodore Porter. A serenade to Commodore Porter, of the I'mted Slate1 Navy, will take place this evening at the St. Ntchota Hotel, by tjn; member* Uuee Cumpauy No 23 and Hoo and ladder Company No. 6, of tbe New York l ire DeiarL ment. Dud worth's full baud will officiate on tbe occasion Military Department of Ohio. MAJOR IIKNKK At. WRIUHT'S sTAKK. Major N 11. Mcl/uin, A. A ti .Cblef of staff Captain S. M Preston. As.-letaiit Adjutant tleneral. C.ptalnC. H. Poster, A**l*tant AdJuaM t.eneral. Captain A. C. Ketnper, Assistant Ail uUnt neneral. Colonel Thomas Swords, Assistant Quartoi m .ster tie ncral United State* Army. Captain J. II. Picker*.*!, Assistaut 'Juartermastor. Captain II P. Uoodrick. Assistant Quartermaster. IViptain C. W. Hurl, Assistant Quurtennaetcr Oa|<Uln C l>. Schmidt, Assistant Quartermaster. Major C. I. Kilburn, Chief Commissary. B: igadier Cetieral H. Van Itenoaloer. Iiispect.'r (Jeoeral. Maior F. F- Plult, Assistant Inspector tleneraf Major J. II. 8lm;aon, Cbtef Topographl.al Kuglucers. Captain J J. Slorutn. Chief of (irdn nice. Surgeon L. H. llolden, United Slate* Army, Medical ^Surgeon Frank M. Helster, Me.lle.il Director of tbe forc.ii for tho .lefcnce of Cincinnati. Captain J M. Klce, Aid de-Csmp. Lieutenant T L. Hiiydu, Aid du-tsmp. Lieutenant U. W. Hubbeli.Jr . Aid de-Camp. Orwunc Movrmkxtu ?Madame Charton Demeur, Signer Mar.ffrienl and Slgnor Biachi. leave for Havana to day in the steamer Roanoke. The promise, therefore, ot a short g.-ason with these artists previous to their departure Tor Culia will not lie realised. We hear nothing as yet of the little Napoleon's plans. Ha* tho fair Tltiens proved (eke and all hit apples turned .> istes' be ?o???r aoe li.iu anu>.ieec?ut before uodvf tat L a kssd vf wpililllafca