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NATIONAL UETUIBUTION8?IKON V8. COTTON. It would be a aingular iuatauce of retributive justice if the present civil war, which w >?b undertaken in the inte rest ol the cotton trade, should rt-ault not only in the loas <>i that trade to tbe?outh, but in securing to the North a much uiore valuable commercial monopoly?the interna ttoual iron trade It seems, however, now oert.in that these two cousrqueuces of the rebellion must follow. While the blockade of Southern porta ia suspending, if i.ot ruining the cultivation of cotton in that aection, the ne cessities aud effects of the war are developing rapidly, and to a vast extent, the iron manufacture of the North, which promises.atjio remote period to give to the loyal States of the American Union the control of the iron trade of tie world. That such mutt be the ultimate result will be ap parent to him who properly measures the importance of these two facts, viz. that the new uses and applications of iron to war purposes suggested, or whose utility has been demonstrated by this contest, must vastly increase the de mand for this material; aud, secouily, that we possess greater resources for its production than all the other na tions of the world combined. The effects of these new used of iron in war will not be either temporary or local, as might at first be supposed. Every new invention or improvement adopted by one c< uulry, especially of a mili tary character, becomes necessary to aud is adapted by other countries?belongs, in fact, to the civilization of the age. For instance, the vast increase of our navy, in so large a proportion of iron and iron-clad vessels, with their n jvel ai d wonderful resources of attack and defence, will be followed, as a measure of self-defence, by the propor tionate increase and reconstruction of the English, French, and Spanish wur marine, and ultimate'^ ef the navies of the world. So also American ingenuity is developing new uses of iron, by improvements in military engineering, ai in the protection of forts by iron plating, which must soeu be generally adopted, aud otherwise by illustrating the great advantages of this material of construction for barracks, storehouses, ship-yards, docks, marine and military hoapi tals, bridges, aqueducts, &c. These new improvements in and Consequent new uses of iron will increase its con sumption, as it were, in a geometrical ratio, and must soon create a d< tuand for its production which otly the loyal States of the Union can supply. , The following speculations upon the future of the iron trade we extract from a paper upon the statistics and geo graphy of the produc ijn of iron read by E 8. Hewitt, Esq , before the American Geographical Society in 1856 They will be perused with a strange interest at this time : "I have been at greut pains to trace the increase of the consumption ot iion by the world, and to form an accurate idea of its future demauds. I have called your attention to the fact that even now the resource* of Great Britain have teen so taxed to meet the existing demand as to in crease the cost of iron, (I do not mean the prioe,) because the miners are driven to less favorable localities to produce adequate supplies of the raw material. If the production of thre<- and a half millions of tons per annum has made each ton cost more than it did when the production was only two millions, the addition of another million must have a corresponding effect. But the world will want aud must have the other milliou, aud two of them, and tbr. e of them, and uule.s other countries aid in the supply the price will rise far above our present cost of production. It seems to be the inevitable conclusion from the facts I have just stated that this day is not far distant." ? ? ? " If so, it decomes interesting to inquire from what quarter of the globe the surplus is to c?me in the main. 1 think that I a ball be able to satis'y you that but one nation can fill the required elementary conditions, and that countrj ia the United States * ? * " But sbucdanoe of irou ore does not suffice for the cheap production of iron. Mineral coal must he also abundant and easily accessible. In order to indicate the relative position of the leading nations of the globe in this resptctl have copied a diagram from Taylor's gr? at work on <*oal, showing i he available areas of miner-1 coal in euch coun try, b> which it appears that the United States stand first ou the list, that out of I'M U73 iquare miles of coal area our country baa 133,132, or uearly three fourths of the whole nmouut. aud sixteen times at much a* Great Britain and Ireland together. It is to be observed that this coal exists in u?arly every St?te of the Union, or where it does not exi*t it is readily accessible to the main deposits of iron ore in the non-bearing coal States. At the most important localities for the purpose of making iron immen e bodies of coal exiat above th ? water level, whereas in England it has to be veined ai d raised from the depths of the earth. Measuring by the coal areas, and iron ore being equally abundant it is the true standard, the United States can produce fiity millions of tons per annum with as little drain upou its natural resources as Great Britain can pro duce three and a half millions of tons." The same author informs us that " from 174C to 1855 the produotion of iron has increased seveuty-fold. (It now amounts to seven millions of tons per annum ; If the same rate of increase should prevail for one huodred and fifteen years to come, the annual mnke would reach 490,000,000 of tons, and it is to be observed that the ratio of increase is an increasing one for each period of ten years sioce 1740, and not a decreasing one." About one-half of the present product ia consumed by non-producers, oi by those who do not produce it, and forms the basis of the international trade. Assuming that the same relations of production and consumption shall continue, and estimating the value of iron at $50 per ton, as pigs, bars, and plates, snd every arithmetician Csu calcu late lor himself the future value of the iron trade which is about to fall into our hands. Suffice it to say tbnt facts and figures conduct the judgment to conclusions wbtch startle even the imagination by their grandeur TIIK UNION AKMY IN SOUTH CAROLINA. Mr FtJLTOW, of Ihe Baltimore American, writing from Port Ro\al under date of the 6th iastaut, state* that mili> tary affairs in that department are not in the moat sati-factory condition. The withdrawal of Gen. Foster (he says') produced groat d'uoontent, and Oen. Naglee and staff were to leave for the North on the 7th, having been "overslaughed'' by Muj. Oen Hunter, who had placed Gen. Ftrry, of Connecticut, ia command of G< n. Foster's Army Corps. Mr. FULTON further says: '?The troops were much attached to Gen. Nug'ee, and when I visited the encampment, on 8t. Helena Island, yes terday, his removal had just been announced. A more dis satisfied and discontented set of men I never met with. " It is scarcely necessary to say that Maj. Oen. Huuter is immensely unpopular with all who have white skins in this department. His attachment and devotion to the ne gro are so apparent and unmistakable that he haa secured the general aversion of all the troops in the department. U s driving iff Gens Foster and Naglee has changed this aversion to utter detestation. It is not difficult to for see that troops thus demoral zed are not in a condition for aucoessful operations against the vindictive rebel* in tbia neighborhood Hopes are, however, entertained that the authorities at Washington will at ouce remedy the evil by re?,oring Gen Foster, and peihnp* superseding General Ilnnter with Gen Burnside, or some other more popular commander. " The,* comments on military affairs here are made with great legiet. The hopes of every loyal man in the nation are directed to this department, and its naval and mil tary opera ions. No general who cannot command the respect ot his tro >ps should be retained in command under any special plea of rank or official dignity. But, above all, troops should not be deprived of officer* in whom tbey have confidence, growing out of services in the field, and placed under control of strangers at the moment they are eipecting to be led forth to buttle. Huch military freaks may d> under a monarchy, but it will never work with the volunteer soldiery of a Republican Government." All was uncertainty as to the time of the anticipated at. tack on Charleston. It had been ascertained that the re bel works there are as numerous and as formidable as they ever can be, and that it would require a strong force to reduce them. Admiral Dupont was exerting himself to render the attack a success whenever it shall take place. FROORE88 IN INDIA. Missions!ies, schools, railroads, steamboats, telegraphs, newspapers?all are rapidly multiplying in India, and bar mouiou-ly co operating fur the civilisation of that vaat country, which is jet destined to play an important part in the history ot mankind. Twelve lines of railroad are in progress iu Hindustan?two of them are to be 1,260 and 1,364 miles in length. 1 he whole twelve are to cost about $277 000,000. To accomplish the work, ?200,000.000 base been subscribed in Kngland, and nearly 94,000,000 in India On three of the roadr, 372, 330, and 211 miles, respectively, are alr? ady in operation The schools are at present attended by about 227,000 children, of whom 100. O00 are educated by the missionaries and 127,000 hy the Btate. This is as yet but a trifle in comparison with the aggregate number of children who ought to be in school, ana who?? number is estimated by the India Mail at 30,' 000 000 Yet the number rapidly increases, and all the in. habitants, foreign residents and natives, anticipate one of the grandest moral revolutions in their Country that the n/ortit baa ever seeII THE LATE8T ATTACK ON FORT McALL18TEB. The editorial cot respoudeuce of the Baltimore American contains it description of the latest attack on Kurt McAl lister, uear SnvtiDiiih, ?< witness* d from ihe deck of ail unengaged steamer in the Ogeechee river. The vessels which made the assault were the Passaic, Commander Drayton, carrying one 15-inch and one 11-iuch Dahlgren; Ihe Patapaco, Commander Daniel Amnion, one 15 inch Dahlgren aud one 200 pound Parrott; the Nabanr, Com mander Dowuc, oue 15-inch and one 11-inch Dahlgren; and three 13 inch mortar schooners. We extract from the account of the conflict the following paragraphs: At precisely half-past eight o'clock on Tuesday morning, the 3d instant, every thing bein? in readiness, Commander Drayton sgualled to the mortar schooners, wh.ch had taken position around the point, out of range of the eue my'a guns, to open fire, and in a lew minutes their tremen dous projectiles were making a citcuit through the air with a booming sound that fairly shook the earth They soon got the range, and their shells fell in and around the tort with considerable precision. After about a dozen shells were fired from the mortar schooners, the Mouitor fleet slowly advanced towards the lort, the Passaic taking the l*ad, the Patap?co aud Nabaut following. Whilst the Mouitors were'gBtting iu position and preparing to aucbor, the rebels opened ou the Pussuic with solid ten-inch shot, and the position she took being in direct line with a target at which they had been practis ing, nearly every shot struck her. The Patapsco and Na hout took position in the rear of the Passaic, the channel being so narrow that it was utterly impossible for them to advance abreast, and the water so shallow that there was uauger of getting aground when the tide should recede. The difficulty of taking the fort under such circumstauces was at once apparent. The three Monitors, being thus arranged n line of battle, kept up ^pOfistant fire from half-past eight o'clock in the morning until twelve o'clock. The euemy iu the mean time were not inactive, and showed a determination to make a most vigorous defence. They concentrated their fire entirely on the Passaic, which was in the advance, only a f-w chance ?hot? striking the Patapsco aod Naliant. The direct firing on the fort was suspended at four o'clock, the Monitors falling back out of range. From four o'clock uutil eight o'clock in the evening hostilities were entirely suspended, when the mortar fchooners again opened fire, and continued >o occasionally throw their shells during the entire night. Every fifteen minutes a shell was thrown in the direction of the fort. The purpore of this firing during the night was to distract the tnemy, prevent him from repairing damages, and keep him from rest and refreshment. The cannonading during the day had been very heavy and its results rather unsatisfactory. The n'ght bombardment was kept up until daybreak, without any iutermitsion, when it ceased entirely, whilst the fleet of iron-clads wt>s prepaiiug to move forward to a renewal of the direct assault on the works. The incessant mortar firing during the night, it was thought, had pre vented the repair of the damage done yesterday, as well as the mounting of new guns iu the place of those demounted yesterday. But, ou approaching the fort. Capt. Drayton discovered that the enemy had, duriug the night, repaired all damage, aud that the fort was as impregnable as on the previous day. He therefore concluded to abandon at once the attempt to reduce it, the destruction of the Nashville having in reality rendered its possession a matter of little or no importance. On ordering his vessels to retire, the enemy fired their cannons, exploded their rifles, and shouted, yelled, aud cheered with an exultant vehemence tha* could be distinct ly beard at a gr^at distance. The abandonment of the at tack was undoubtedly a m< st joyful event to the rebels, and of corresponding depression to us. The possession of the fort was but of little importance, but the failure to take it afttr so vigorous an attempt was somewhat morti fying. The result of the fight was deemed as settling the ques tion that with such shallow water aud the narrowness of the stream the taking of au earthwork situated as Fort McAllister was an impossibility Unless the obstructions in the river were previously removed, or the aid of a land force was given to the Mouitors, they could uot approach within one thousand yards of the fort, and hence, unless they could entirely destroy it with their guns, all further attempts were useless. * 'ihe number of guus fired by the Passaic during the fight was ninety-seven, by the Patapsco seventy, and the Nabaut sixty. The Monitor schooners fired about one hundred shelN. The fight has proved the entire invul nerability of the Monitors, arid their ab.lity to pass any laud battery that was eter constructed, with the g?eat-st impunity, provided there should be no obstructions in the channel. A slight but harmless depression of their armor wm all the damage inflicted upon any of them. FROM THE UNION CAMP NEAR VICKSBURG. Correspondence of the St. Louis Republican. Camp near Vickbbirg, March 3, 1N>3. Nothing of intermit hits occurrod here for some day* Work on both tbe canals progresses vigorously. The river ia rising, and the weather generally unfavorable?one day raining, tbe next an hour or two'* sunshine, and then again rain. Before ten days the army will have to leave their present position for dome place out of flood's reach, and it seems probable the spot chosen will be on the Yazoo river, near Haines' Bluff's. In regard to Vicksburg, present ap pearances are that it will be evacuated within four weeks, perhaps a less time. We now hold r.-latively the same position towards tbe enemy that we did, h..tat Columbus, then No. 10, and afterwards at Fort Pillow. Our navy, notwithstanding the last reverse, virtually holds, as it did in each of those cases, the river, while the Union army is preparing to strike in their rear. From the first, it has been only a question of time with (Sen. Grant. He works tbe matter cautiously and well; surety, though slowly, bringing his immense advantages to counteract the rebels' studied defence. No offLOT possesses more thoroughly tbe good will of his soldiers, or has shown charer judgment than tbe General in this affair. Careful of his men, and ek Iful in handling them, his success here promises to be greater than any where before. Deserters sta'e tbe rebels are throwing up strong woiks at Columbus, Georgia, and it is probable in evacuating they w.ll retreat there. Thou sands of negroes are known to be busily employed at that point. The principal cause that would operate immedi ately on tbe Confederate leaders, and compel them to fall back upon their old policy of evacuating, is this: We n'>w hold every side of Vicksburg except the rear, and by that route their only hope of escape is over tbe Black river rail road bridge. 'I hat is a long, high structure, easily de stroyed, and which could not be rebuilt for months. Our army is almost ready to seize upon it, and thus cut off the last avenue of rebel commumcauou. They have never yet waited for our armies to get in their rear, aud will not do so this time. Vicksburg, it is apparent, will be taken speedily and without a battle. At Lake Providence work on the canal progresses favorably, nud the river wdl be let in by the last of next week We have heard nothing yet from the Yazoo river ??ipedition. If su cessful, the result will be of the greatest importance. THE YAZOO PASS EXPEDITION. Correspondence of Ike. Chimp a Times. COLDWATF.R RlVF-K, (MlHS.) MtRCII 1, 1863. The expedition left Moon Lake on Wednesday morning, reaching the end of the pass yesterday noon, twelve miles in three days and a half. The boats are much broken in the light upper works, but not one damnged in the bull or machinery. The most difficult portion of the trip is over come, and it will be memorable as the grandest achi-vement of the war. Any one who hsd seen the puss before the expedition entered conld never have supposed that a fleet of steamers eonld posnbly pass through it. Soldiers and seamen were occupied at every turn, cutting down trees, clearing away rafts and drift wood, and otherwise making the channel water very deep. With a swift current and a course terribly crooked, there was a liability of boars being dashed to pieces against trees at every turn, but all is now safe We move forward again to-morrow morning. A battery is reported at the mouth of the Coldwater, twelve miles from here. Ev< ry b dy is snxii us to see it. The health of the expedition is excellent. All ar? in fine spirits and confident W<? get all manner of reports of rebel preparations to receive us, but they are only the cause of laughter.' The weather is very fine in this latitude. The sun shines rather too warm during the d*y. The water thus f-tr is good, and we anticipate but lit:le trouble on this account. As the oountry is overflowed with recent rains it will not become stagnant for some weks yet. Lieut. Com Smith and Gen. Ro?s aro making arrange ments to keep communication open with tbe rear Smith promises to patrol the streams with gunboats as high up at tbe pass and as low down as we go if the army will fur nish transports to run between us and Helena. The ar rangement will probably be made. COLDWATKR RlVKR, (Mfflfi.) MARril .r?. The expedition has advanced twenty miles sinee my last report. The country is entirely drst tute of popula tion. Nothing of the slightest importance has occurred with us yet. We receive nothing in the way of news, eilher from the front or rear. We hope to reaeh the Tal lahatchie to morrow, wh<?n we shall b.-gin to make better progress. Tbe rams Lioness and Fulton have joined us Indications are that the enemy has filled the river w th timber, mostly sycamore, which, sinking, only obstructs the bottom of the channel. A great rise in the river, caused by cutting the Mississippi levee, enables boats to pass over these obstructions without the slightest trouble. MILITARY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. The late.t aceouuta f?oi? South Carolina make some allusion to the gr. Ht negro f??r?y '"to tho interior ot the " Southern MiliUiy Department," which w?? prematurely Hummed iu the New York Tribune*. Hilton Head corre spondence of the iSth ultimo, and which, according to that correapi ndei.ee, wa. " to surprise tbe rebela with the reality < f servile insurrection by the auddeu appearance in arms of five thousand uegroe.," who were to be a liberating host that would indues the .lave. to ri?e by thousands and a weep both rebelliou and slavery out of existence wher ever they uioved. Thia great African army, it appears, waa composed of the regiment called tbe i ir?i >"> Carolina Volunteer*," aud iU point of operation waa the shore of the St. Mary'a river, on the .outbwe.tern ex t remity of Georgia. No tiding, have yet been heard of it. progress. The two couutie. within .hort reach of the 8t. Mary'a river are Camden and Glynn, which contain about three thousand white, aud about nine thousand .lave.. The Hilton Head correspondent of the Boaton Journal, writing under date of the 11th inataut, make, the follow ing refereuce to thi. expedition : ?? Col. Higginaon will probably be heard from with, hi. regiment obtaining volunteera on the main land belore iimny days. It begina to he apparent that for inland service the negroes in some respects will be far aupenor to any white man. Col Higgir..<>? ha. men in hi. regimen who are acquainted with all the country of Northern Honda ?,|H Southern Georgia. They are not surpassed in wood craft It will be an easy matter for the First South Carolina to set one section of rebellion on fire. I do not mean an application of the torch to houses, but a general commotion among the plantation hands. The visions which are con jured up by some among you of massacre, of blood and horror will not be real zed unle.s the masters begin it. I have talked with many who were formerly ?l*ves in regard to it, and they all confirm opinion, formed a year aKo in Southwestern Teune-see, that the slaves will not attempt an insurrection. They will join our armies, and will fi?ht under white offioers, but will not organise rebellion against their masters UB^ by ua Those who expect to see a grand uprising of all the negioes in the South at once will be disappointed; equally appointed will those be who believe that nouegroos can be organized to fight. Col. Montgomery will soon have his r. giment complete. Tbe recent? rder of Gen. Huntorfor the enrollment of all the able-bodied negroe. will give more material." The newspaper correspondents do Dot mention any new movement of the army proper, aud evince much impatience at the delay in the anticipated attack on Charleston or Sivannab. A letter dated at Hilton Head on the 11th in stant siys: ? It is with extreme regret that your correspondent does ! not chronicle, by the steamer about to leave for the North the capture of either Charleston or Savannah. With .til more regret will be received the tiding, that the gigantic preparations for the reduction of one or both ofthe.e cities seem suddenly to have been brought to a stand still. When Gen. Hunter returned we were to be in Charleston in a fortnight Tbe iron-clads came, aud the work of reducing Fort Sumter was to b* speedily accomplished. *04ter ariived. and then we were to get away in a week at the farthest. Tbe prophet, have all been at fault Time has sped, but the expedition lag.. Fo.ter has got away, and so has his staff, but tbe army has not. Sumter invites at tack, but no menace has yet been made. Savannah i. yet uncaptured, and thing, look a. if the people of that city might, for .ome time to come, enjoy the .ecurity which a year and a half of fortifying ha. insured them, with none to mole.t them or make them afraid. I here i. no knowing when a movement will be made, and there is certainly no use in guessing. The man who appoints no time for the beginning of forthcoming operations will not endanger hi. reputation as a prophet ; but he who write, the least and knows the least is on the safest side Another letter, addressed to the Boston Journal, and being of the ssme date as tbe above, assigns several reasons for the delay io active operation, above complained of. We copy also what thi. writer says : " A week ago every body here expected that by the lOtb the expedition would be in position, facing the enemy at Charleston or Savannah. Everything indicated that the grand trial of strength was to begin this week; but there is an unexplained delay, for which various reasons are given. One is that a trial of a submarine mechanism on Saturday afternoon was so satisfactory that Admiral Du Pont determined not to proceed till he had procured more of them. The rebels have uumerous torpedoes in Charles tou harbor, and they arc not to be despised as destructive agents Th< y are to be feared quite as much a. the rebel batteries It the Admiral knew where they were located, the iron-clads could avoid them, but not knowing, the dan ger is of being thrown sky high, instead of being knocked to pieces by the shot from the shore. It tbey can be de stroyed as our monitors advance, a great point will be gaiuwd. Another reason assigned i. that the coal vessels have not, arrived; another that the iron-cUds are not all here Whatever may be the reason, Admiral Du Pout does not divulge it. I have a friend here who believes in the beatitude, ' Ble.se 1 are they who expect nothing, for they shall have it,' but having faith in the ultimate triumph of right over wrong, I preftr to wait io hope." The same writer, after chronicling the departure of Gen. Naglee and the honor, accorded to him by hi. officers and troops on that occasion, says': " It is plain that we need some vigorous minds in this department If we ever accomplish any thing of moment with the land force., there will need to bo .ome propelling and directing forces put into operation which do not now exi.t." . n The Port Royal correspondent of the Associated Press furnishes the following account of the difficulties which have existed among tbe Geneials in the department < f the S-.uth. This letter is dated at Hilton Head on the 12th instant: " Inasmuch as tbe dissension, of thi. Department have become a theme of newspaper controversy, which is pro ducing an erroneous impression, detrimental to the expedi tion, it is due to all concerned that a correct statement of tb? facts, which are gathered from nfficial papers, should appear, in order th.t the responsibility may reet where it properly belongs. First, let it be understood that politic, have nothing to do with the matter. " When a movement was lir.t commenced in this depait ment Gen. Hunter asked the Secretary of War to allow (Jen Foster to take part iu it, owing to tbe reason that General Foster was particularly well qualified for the work, he having full and complete knowledge of the for1'"* cations and stream, in and about the p< int to be attacked This request was at once granted and accepted by Gen. Foster, with tbe understanding that he and his force, were to b* a' separate command under Gen. Hunter to execu'o a special duty, after which he (Foster) with hi. troops was to retire to North Carolina. ...... u. " Ou arriving here Gen. Foster ascertained that it would be several weeks before a movement woul 1 be mate, owing to the reason that there had beeu no concert of action between Gen. Hunter and the navy a. t > the time when the attack should be made. It appeared th *t it would be two months at least after tbe arrival of General Foster before the navy would be ready, which grieved him much, because Gen. Hunter had not apprized him of this fact before his forces left North Carolina, which would have enabled him to take Wilmington long before the services of hi. troops would be needed here, there being at that time enough iron clads at Beaulort (N C) to accomplish tb'iH work with Gen. Foster's troop., who weie then resdy for a movement. " (Jen. Fo.ter remained here a few days, when he was called to Newbern to look after its defence. Sirori after his departure Gen. Hunter issued an order consolidating all of the troops from North Carolina into the 10th Army Corps, to the s.tonishment of Foster's forces. This at once produced di.cord and bitter feeling. Prior to thi. Gen. Foster had left Gen. Naglee in command of hi. forces, who entered a protest against thi. unexpected order. " On hearing of thi. Gen. Foster at once proceeded to Washington to save his command and secure a definite un derstanding. He succeeded in having this consolidating order of General Hunter revoked by the Pre.ident, who caused written instructions to be given to Gen. Hunter, which says that' the men and materials of Gen. Foster's command shall be kept in a condition to ba returned to North Carolina at any moment after their mission bus b en accomp ished, and the command of tbe same ah .ll remain as left by their chief' "After the appearance of this consolidating order, (Jen. Foster informed the Secretary of War that he could not, with self-respect, return to this Depaitment. Inasmuch as Gen. Naglee had protested against thi. order, it was feared at Washington that lie might be obnoxious to Gen. Hunter, and, in order to obviate this supposed difficulty. Adjutant General Townaend was dispatched hither to in nu re into the matter, with authority to inform General Hunter that he might release Gen. Naglee if any ill feeling "'"to thi. Gen. Hunter responded fhat the best under standing existed between himself and Gen. Nag'ee, and under no consideration would he part with Gen. Ivaglee.a. be regarded him a. among the ab est and most experienced officers in the army, and he was just the man he ("?"tor) wanted. In ad.1it.on to thi., Gen. Hunter immediately wrote a letter to Oen. Naglee, which wa. Of the ino.tcom plimentary character, urging him to remain and lend his valuable service, to the expedition " Matters at this stage of tbe proceedings stood in a sat isfa condition, and (Jen. Foster', troops were appeas ed, knowing that Gen. N.glee, in whom they had great confidence, was to be with thein a. their leader. ^ ?? As soon as Oen. Hunter received instructions from Washington to revoke hi. consolidating order, and know it h thai Gen. Footer hud brought it about, ha (Hunter) at ouca ordered Oen. Foit?rfi lUff out of Una department, | without preferring any charges against them, or giving them [ a chance to defend themselves againat bis unjust insinua i | tioiia. No one brieve* that they ' attemptd to incite a j mutiny,' or to caUMB any di'Mbtftrtino auioug the troop#. Geu. Potter, who is chief" of Gen Footer's stall, i? one of the umaL reserved and accomplished gentlemen iu the country, and would ncirn an unbecoming act, and would never allow the members of the ataff to lay tht maelfes lia ble to auch a suspicion. " Seeing that tu* new troops ciuld Dot be retained here permanently, Gen. Hunter decided to break up the com mand of Gen. Foster's forcea, 4 as left by their chief,' tak lDg the chief command of the same from Geo Naglee and giving him command <f only one-half of Gen. Foater'a forces. To this Gen. Naglee again entered a respectful protest, claiming that it whs against the President's in atructions, aud also against Gen. Fnafcer'a withes, and that it waa his duty to enter the protest, although be would aerve hia country in any capacity iu whioh Gen Hunter might place him. " To this protest Gen. Hunter took umbrage, and at onc? rel even Gen. Naglee, ordering him to report to N*w York. The order of Geu. Hunter relieving Geu. Naglee is regarded as a most unfortunate one by the troops, who, in the absence of Gen. Foster, regarded him aa one of the leading apirita of the expedition, he (Naglee) being a Weat Point Gcieinl, whose career has been a most brilliant one, and who had more experience iu the field than any other officer in thia department, having been wounded five timea and had eight hor?es shot under him, and never yet was defeated. It ia universally regretted that an officer of such valuable experience aud kuowu bravery thould be taken from his couimaud, who are devotedly attached to him, at a time when auoh important reaulta are pending. " The departure of Gen. Naglee from here, who ia or dered to report to New York by Gen. Hunter, is thecauae of universal regret among Gen. Foster's troops, the officers of which waited upon him in a body, on the Oth instant, and so expressed themselves. In reply to their addreja Gen. Naglee said : ? "' In the effort to auatitin the organization in inea and ' materials as they were brought from North Carolina, and ' at left with me by Gen. Foster, I waa forced into a difier ' ence with Gen. Huuter, and my appeal to the President ' of the United States was sustained by him. In the effirt ' to carry out tfce order of the President, I am unfortu ' nate'y again resisted by Gen. Hunter, aud I am again ' forced to appeal to the President. But not until now did ' I know how far I was sustained by tbote with ft horn I ' have been so intimately connected. Our introduction was ' in the swamps before Yorktown, and a friendly feeling ' sprung up after our triala at Bottom's Bridge and the ' Chickahominy. But tbe bluod and battle of He;en Pines ' and Fair Oaks made ua sworn friends Though absent, let me ask of you oue thought during the next hour of 4 battle, and let it be followed by a blow that shall demon ' atrate that my iuflueuce still lingers with you.' " Gen. Ferry is now iu command of Gen. Foator'a forces here." TILE REVOLT IN POLAND. At the date of tlie latest account* from England, being to the 1st of March, the attitude of the different Europeau Government* on the PoliBh question had undergone no change. At Paris, on the 25th ultimo, writes the corre spondent ~of the London Times: " The rumors were quite roltur ilt ruse?such as that the Emperor of Russia bad written to the Empuor Napo leon offering to submit to his arbitrament both the ques tion of Poland and tho convention of Prussia. Mean time it is as remarkable as strange that the whole of the. Paris papers should be so energetic in their reprobation of Russia, as well as of Prussia, that the < fficial journal itself should continue to give oorrespond-suce about Pol nd not unfavorable to the insurgents, and that the Government should tolerate, if not encourage, a public subscription for the Poli?b cause. These are things not likely to put either the Czar or liis rojal accomplice in good humor with France." There were some attempts to get up a public manifesta tion on the Place de la Bastille, on the auniveiaary of tho 24th of February, but it was quickly suppressed by the police, and no arrests were made. ! In the British House of Commons on the 27th an im- | portant debate took place on the affairs of Poltnd. It was opened by Mr. Pope Htnnessy in a Btrong speech in de nunciation of the course of Russia towards Poland, and in favor of a friendly mediation by England to secure the fu ture independence of the Poles. He moved that Russian defiance of treaty obliga'ions demanded the interposition of England. A lengthy debate ensued, in which the repre sentatives of all parties, including Lord Palmerstoa and Mr. d'Israeli, condemned the policy of Russia. It was thought desirable, however, not to embarrats the Govern ment with a formal resolution, but to let tLe unanimous expression of opinion do its work, and the resolution was consequently withdrawn. An important debate on the att tude of Prussia had ta ken place in the Prussian Chamber of Deputies. We copy the following sketch of it: Herr Von Sybil presented the report of the e< mmittee appointed to inquire into the proposition that the Govern ment should be requested to maintain neutrality in the Po lish insurrection, and disarm fugitives from both belligerent parties enteiing upon Prussian territory. Herr Von Sybil said that the Government could only choose between la mentable retreat and inconceivable dan?er. The Cham ber should solemnly disavow the policy ot the Government. Graff Von Eusenburg stated, in the name of the Govern ment, that the insurgents urrented near Thorn had not been given up to Russia, butisent back acrons tho frontier Tb?? measures taken by the Government had contributed to lessen the insurrection. Tho statement that Prussian troops had entered upon Rus-ian territory near Gollab was without foundation. . . , Herr Von Biamark said that the Government had not been able to sfata iU views upon this important question. The proportion is sympathetic with tho insurrection, and the rumors current concerning the convention between Prussia aud Russia are mjthical. The Clumber must not form conjecture* a* to the purport of the cunveot'un from the refusal of the Ministry to communicate its contents. The convention stipulates expressly that the consent of the re*pective Governments is requisite upo:i each occasion o? Russia or Prussia troops passing their own fron iers. The Government has uot concluded any stipulations with Rus sia to which the expres-ions u^ed by karl Russell, in the House of Loids, were applicable. Count Bernstoifl was not acquainted with the text of the c invention when ques tioned about it by Eat I Russell. The Government bas nothing to retract. This will become ev.dent as si.on as the text of the treaty shall have been made known. Other speakers fo.lowed and the policy of the Govern men was vehemently attacked. The debate was agiiu re*uined < n the following day, the principal speaker being Baron V.ucke, who. on the whole, endorsed the Government policy, hut contended tint the Kus-ians should not be allowed to pursue insurgents on Prussian teiritory. He staled that Gen. Klapka was en route to join the insurgents. ? A , The debate was further adjourned until the /Hih, when Herr Sirnson vehemently attacked the policy of the Gov ernment, asking, if the ie-establi>hment of 1 oland would be a misfortune for Prussis, what more ill-advised step cruld be takeu by the Government than to suppiy the Wectern Powers with a pretence for getting up an Euro pean question. Herr Vou Sybil said it appeared that Count Bernstorn, the Prussian ambassador in London, had not been maile fully acquainted with the contents of the convention be tween Prussia and Russia. This circumstance ha 1 given rise to a dangerous deception of Europe. Never before had a m ire n justifiable Kamo been played with the inte rests of the country. Herr Von Sybil coucluded: "We desire to preserve the country to our King and our King to our country." The motion of Herr Hoverbeck and Carlowitz rocom mending r ent ratify in th? Polish question, and asking that both Russian soldiers and Pol sh insurgents should be dis armed on entering the Prunnia't territory, was then put and adopted, with a slight modification of the wording by 24G to 57 votes. TnE DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH. The Cincinnati " Commercial" of the Ifith instant comments as foliows on the recent intelligence from the Department of the South : " M<*j?r General Datfd Hnnter, we regret to see, is dis playing his want of some of the qualities essential to suc cess in the government of a great,department and the or gan zation of a great army. We have no oljection to the employment ? f the negroes in Gen. Hunter's depaitment In any way that they may be found most serviceable against the enemy, but we do very seriously object to using them against ourselves, as Gen. ? Hunter is practically doing. All the nrgroc* in South'Carolina io arms or in our trenches, with spades or muskets, would not compensate us for the trouble among our troops already occasioned by the ' First S< u;h Carolina Volunteers.' If an officer can employ able bodied negroes on special military duty, we fee no reason in the world why he should not doit. On the con rary, he is censurable if ho does not do it But it will not do to thrust negro soldiers into a?socistion with white ones, on terms of equality, and the officer who attempts it is guilty of a terrible folly. In tte departments of Gen. Rosecrans and Grant there are thousands of negroes who are doing the country good service, and there is no trouble with tho soldiers about them. With a little common sense in Gen. Hunter's department, erjnally favorable results may be reached. The Pre?ident, we are confident, will perceive the necessity that Gen. Hunter should change his policy or be mperseded. Rom? one is wanted in his place with ca pacity sufficient to make tho negro element effective with out producing disaffection among the whites; and with j ?ense enough to (subordinate his theories of the relations of I the races of men (if he happens to have any theories on the ( tubject) to cmd calculations of theexigencies of theserfice. t OUR PARIS CORRESPONDENCE. Paris, Feuruary 24, 1863. The aflairs of Prussia and Polaud have momentarily di verted tho attention of Europe from tli<>?o of America. We have hid a complete panic at (he Bourse, aud a fall of oae per ceut. iu the | ublic stocks, chiefly owing to the con veotioa f iitt red luto by Frederic William, of Prussia, witb the Emperor of Husaia, to aid the latter iu oarryiog out hi* measures to auppreas the insurrection in Russian Po lauj. The feeliug ia so airing bere that it ia iuupoaaible to sty what consequences it may lead to. The Emperor Burma anxious to embrace the opportuuity of aouie new intervention which aball be more popular than that began, but far from ended, in Mexico, and which ahall help to re trieve the prestige which that untoward ali'air haa loathim. The report waa prevalent yesterday that a French de apatch had left for Berlin, pointing out to the King the risk he waa running of opening out auew the entire Poliah question; and tbia morning the Pstrie asserts that such a despatob has actually been written and forwarded by M. Drouyn de L'Huy s by the Emperor's orders. On the oi h r hand, tie Prussian Parliament is just about to protect againtt the policy of the King aud his ministers, who w 11 thus be placed betweeu two fires?one from abroad and the other at home. The question is, will tbey yield to circumstances/ And, looking at tho characters b tb of the King and his minister, M de Biamark, few persons seem to tbink that there ia much chanoe of their doing an. The money market ia further complicated at this mo ment by the prospect of a loau of aev? n hundred millions of franca about to be rt.i?ed by the Italian Goverumei t. There has beeu a great fill in tha securities of the French and Spanish credits mobiliera iu conaequenoe. But American affairs are by no means forgotten on ac count of thia commotion uearer home. The lait newa has been reoeived with great iut-iest. The hopes which cer tainly begin to be eutertained here of a termination of the conflict have been further taised by the announcement that the Emperor's propoaala " have not been received with dis favor;" and, secondly, a grtat importance seems to be at tached t.? the manifestation in favor of peace made by the State Legislature of Illinois. I beard a well kuown Sena tor, muoh iu the confidence of the Emperor, apeak of thia incident the other day aa though it bad created a deep im pression in a high quarter. The Moniteur also notice it in a very marked manner, with the observation that "the demonstration ia more remarkable because Illinois is Mr. Lincoln's Mate and the centreofhia popularity." The official journal also publishes at great length the speech of Mr. Con. way iu Congress, "as a further proofot the grow ing unpopu larity of the war." It also gives a report of Mr. McDougsH's motion in the Senate respecting the Mexican expedition, with the article from tha World on the same event, which endeavors to prove that in any cane, whether a separation tukes place or not, it is to the advantage of the United States ihat Mexico be pacified and consolidated. I notice the above contents of the Mou teur chiefly to show bow much the Imperial Government continues to occupy itself with American affairs, aud tint its expectations tend gen erally to the prospect of a solution. The Emperor and Empress show themselves much iu public just now. The weather is rematkably fine for so early in the season, and has tempted tho Empress to re sume her habit of appearmg on horseback. Theothf?rday she rode iu the Bois de Boulogne fo> two hours at the time when it waa most crowded The court cavalcade made quite a sensation when it appeared, comp osed, besides the Emperor and Empiess, of a large body of ladies aud gen tlemen, nil supeibly mounted on the Emperor's stuJ. The Empress rides gracefully, and looked exireoHy well in a dark babit and low-crowned bat, with plume of wbito feathers. A very gay wedding took place last week at the Biitish Embassy, on the occasion of the marriage of the youngest daughter of Lord Cowley, Lady Sophia Wellesley, to the eldest son of Earl llardwicke Tho Hon. Mr. Dayton, with Mrs. and Mibs Dayton, were present aud signed the marriage register. A better tone and feeling is once mi.re springing up between American hnd British residents iu Paiis, both in official and unofficial c'icles, and a disposi tion to remember all that ought to hi d their two nations together, instead of wbat has of late so unhappily estranged aud exaspera'ed them Paris, February 27, 1863. Any latent hopes which might have been cherished by any person that the propositions of the French Govern ment for the re establishment of peace in America would be favorably received at Washington have been entirely an nihilated by a note in this morning's Moniteur. The offi cial journal publishes wbat it terms a resume of the reply received to its last overtures, and the result is, it appears, a civil but very peremptory refusal to accede to the pro jects of the Emperor. That the reply of the Cabinet of Washington, which greets our eyes this morning in the columns of the Moniteur, will create considersble disappointment you must be prepaied to expect; but that any thing further will come out of it I neither believe myself, nor do I think you need be under any serious apprepensions. The feeling which I noticed iu my last communication as prevailing in French official circles, and generally among the French people, vis. that the conflict was coming to an end of itself, wi I, whether such a view be correct or otherwise, contribute greatly to check all further action, and iuduce both people and Gov ernment in France to abide the issue with patience Tho note in the Moniteur is unaccompanied by any word of Comment; but theie can In little doubt that the Govern ment bas drawn very different conclusions from those on which Mr. Seward b*?es his rejection of the French proposals. I cao see that the letter of the Emperor to Gen. Forey, respecting the ultimate object and design of the Mexican expedition, has produced an unfavorable effect in American official quarters here, and hts rendered diplomatic inter course somewhat less pleasant and friendly than it has hitherto been. Fortunately, however, for American a flairs, both the French Emperor aud Europe generally are just now very much taken up with their own. The Polish in surrecti, n is highly popular in France, and commands uni versal sympathy, thereby rendering the personal entente existing between Napoleon and tba Czar much more deli cate. The commotion caused'by the incid ntof the Russo Pru?sian convention has, however, very much subsided The act itself is considered n< w to be much les< important than was at first supposed, and moreover it appears very doubtful whether even tte stipulations agreed to respect ing the passage of the Prussian frontiers by Russians with out being disarmed will ever be carried out. Our m< ney market has resumed its calm, and securities are recovering tha value tbey had lost. THE UNIONISTS OF NORTH ALABAMA. A letter from Florence to th* Mobile Register says that Wayne county ia full of renegade#, sty'iog thnu<elvrs Uui?n men, joined by deserters from the Southern winy. They have become more formidable than ever before Maj>>r Baiter, commanding a battalion of scou's, learning recently of the mustering place of these renegales, distant from Florence only five milea in tho mountaina, he pre pared a aurpiiae, and found sixty-eight of them organiz ng a compat y, of which ho captured forty, with a stand ot colors fife, drum, and som? arms. The leaders were im prisoned, and a portion of the members sent to General White ; the residue were released on taking the oath. The ringleader of the party seised a gun from the hands of the guard, shot and killed him, and attempted bis oscape, but, after a desperate resistance, was retaken and hung. Last week Major Raster went into the sam? vicinity and re mained all night at the bouse of a man whom he supposed true to the cause, bat wsa betrayed and gobbled up by ten well armed renegades. While carrying him off, intelligence reached them that Baxter's men had arrived at the homo and threatened ?o lay waste th* whole neighborhood unless he waa released, which was dor e. Large band* of these traitors infest Wayne and the adjoining counties, and mar der every Confederate s ddier that crosses their track. STATE RIGHTS IN DELAWARE. Gov. Cannon, of Delaware, has iasued a proclamation, declaring the provisions of the aet of the Legislature to prevent illegal arrests as " at variance with the interests of the State, calculated to lessen the estimation in which her people are held as faithful to the Government of the United Slates, to embo'den those who sympathir* with tho rebellion, and to discourage loyal men from (he per formance of their duty in discovering and thwarting the designs of the emissaiies of treason." He, therefore, en joins upon all go?>d people of Delaware that " they hold true allegiance to the Government of the United States as paramount to the State oj Delaware, and that they obey tbe constituted authorities thereof before the Legisla ture of the State of Drlaware, or any human authority whats4?ever." He says he will hold harmless from the statutes aforesaid all persons who fairly oommnnicate In formation of dis'oyal acts or who assist in thwarting rebel lion. The Oovernor thinks that the General Government has rights aa well as the States and he ia not dispoaed to lot the assumed rights of the la'.tei destroy tbe very foun dation of good Government?equal political rights. THE SIEGE OF VICK8BUBG. The Memphis Bulletin of the 13th instant auuounoes aa anival from the Misrjunijn fleet of the preceding dty hy which it wu put in ponteuiuu of some interesting intelli gence relative to the operaticus of the Uuion forces igaimt A icksburg. We extract the following : On Saturday, the 7th instant, the embankment at the mouth ot tbe canal opposite Vickaburg give way, and the wuter, which was fourteen feet ibuvt it, poured through at a furious rate. This of couree prevent* fuither opera tions by laud. The dredge boats, however,,had got to work, and they were performing floely. Eaoh of them clonus out sixty square yards au hour, aud a levee aa it goes. The stumps were being removed by operatoraoa the dredge boats, bud it is anticipated that ia a short time the tiaual will be perfect and complete. The peninsula below ihe cansl whs fl todrd from the high water, and fears are iuduiged thnt the levee above, which has recently given indications of breakage, may give way, which would flood tho present camping grounds of our troops. To prevent such a coniummatiou a large foroe is at work ou the levee, and wilh every possible indication of success. " It was reported on Monday, (the 9th,) and generally believed, that Com. Porter had received iuformation of the succesi of the Ynzoo Pass expedition, at far at it kudgtm. \ azoo Ci y, it was stated, had been captured, and the re? bel (let t ha 1 been attacked somewhere between Yaaoo City bin! Haines Diufl, and either captured or destroyed^ So confident were our forces of the fact that it was stated that Com. Porter was momentarily looking for friendly signals from our forces from Haines' Bluff. At Providence aud at Helena on Thursday (the 12th) those in position to know the facts confirmed the re ported fill of Yaz o City, aud the destruction of the ene my's fleet, but the particulars of the affair were not fully known " The n bels, consisting of two companies, had succeed ed in cutting the levee at a point between Grand Lake and Lake Providence, and the water was pouring over Hooding thj country lor miles. The object of this move on the part of the rebels was to so flood the country aa to prevent our forces from operating successfully on the little ereek or slough between Lak* Providence and Bayou Macon. This H'ough is very narrow, and is filled with stumps and otli-r obstructions, which our forces are at tempting to remove; and the rebe's thought they could da feat the whole scheme by cutting the levee, which they have now done for a space of about one hundred and fifty yards. The tffect, thus far, hns been to induce a rise of three feet in the though, but still our men are at work, and if all other means fail, the dredge boats can be used'suc cessfully. as at Vickaburg. Thus the responsibility of flooding the country and destroying millions of property will iest, uot upon the Federal army, but upon the rebels tiennelves. ' The health of our troop', which was seriously impaired at one time, ia rapidly improving, and matters before Vieks b-irg are dui y growing brighter and brighter." The latest accounts from near Vicksburg are to Tuesday, tho Oth instaut. The report of the capture of Yasoo city could not be traced to any reliable source, nor was such ? speedy success anticipated. The liver had risen so high that Gen. McClernand's troops had been compelled to em bark for Milliken's Bend, aixteeu miles above Vickaburg. The levee was broken in several places. The gunboats, it wos reported, bad ariived above Haines'Buff, and wan about to commence an attack. It is uiue miles from Vicks burg. Hie lt et bd iw Helena, having on board Quitiby'a division, weie waiting for forty sternwheslers and snail side-wbeel steamers to carry them through Yaxoo Pass, the steamers on which they bad embirke I being too large'. The steamer Eiuma, from the Coldwater river, arrived at Cairo on the 14th iustaut with two hundred negroes. This boat had great difficulty in coming through Yasoo Pass. The branches of tress that projected from eaoh side of the stream tore away both wheel-houses, crushed in the cibin, and rendered the boat almost a floating wreck. Other transports, being smaller, were more successful in getting through. The Emma left the expedition on the 4th instant. ARRIVAL OF PRISONEBS IN RICHMOND. From the Richmond Dispatch of March 13. The prisoners captured by Captain Mosby, of Fi'xburh Lee's command, arrived by tbe Central cars on Wednes day night. Included in the number (the whole amounting to twenty-nine) were E. H. 8tou?hton, Brigadier General of the Second Brigade, Ca?ey's D.vision; A Barker Can tain of Co. L, Filth New York Cavalry; Robert Well* brient, telegraph operator; R Wardeoer, an Austrian Ba ron ; P. Pratt, a private in Co. F, Sixteenth Vermoot.aod au orderly for Gen. Stoughtou. The prisoners were taken in custody on the night of March 9th, near Fairfax Court House, by Captain Mosby snd his command, wbo?e daring and intrepidity in makio* - n successful raid withio a few hundred yards of tbe camp grounds ol two abolition biigades, and carrying off with I out damage to themselves, the general oommanding'ooe of tliem, deserves the highest praise. Most of the twenty uine men captured, including Gen. Stougbton, an aristo cratic specimen of Yankee manhood, with a profusion of gold l?ce on bis coat, were surprised in bed, and ware therefore incapable of offering any resistance, had the? bean so inclined. * Stoughten occupied for his hesdqusrters a spacious dwelling a few hundred yards from Fairfax Court House and deemed himself perfectly secure. When his midoiaht slumbers were interrupted by Cspt. Mosby, who entered his room aud desired him to get up, he deemed bim one of bis own men on a frolic, and angrily replied that if he did nut clear out be would order him under arrest for an insult to his commanding general. Moaby asked 8toughton if he knew ?' Mosby, ol Lee's Cavalry." "Yes," replied the i rate Yankee; "have you caught the ? of a f ?? " No," replied Mosby, " we haven't, but be has cauiht you so get ui> and prepare for a ride." The Yankee General' soon had a realising sense of the surroundings, and prepared to do as Moaby commanded. He was careful to dress him self for the journey, but he and all the others complain that time was not allowed thtin to saddle tbe horses and tbey were c mpelled to ride tweuty five miles 6a the 'hare backi of Ind fferent steeds, surrounded by Confederate dm goons, over not tbe smoothest road known When the party arrived iu Richmond on Wedaesdat the tweuty five privates were taken to tbe Libby prison^ ?i! a" the persons sbove named were allowed to retire to the Bal ard House for the night. The fact of their being there being made known to the commander of the Libby prison at a lite hour in the night, they were re moved from there, much against their will, and plaeed in tbe L'bby prison with their c m'sdes. FORGED SOLDI ER8' DISCHARGES. From thf Philadelphia Inquirer of March 19. William H. Kern, an ex-Provost Marshal of Philadelphia, had a hearing yesterday afternoon before Uoited States Commissioner Ileexlitt, on the charge of proenrlog fraud uient discharges lor soldiers. Capt. J. R. Freas, Astist ant Adjutant General, w?* a worn, and produced letter* from the commanding officer of the Ninety-Aftb I'ennsyl vania Volunteers. Lieut. Col. Hall, enclosing what pur ported to be au official notice of the discharge of Corpoial Beverly Cope, of company D ol tbat regiment, who bad pruouri d a furlough a atiort time previously fur tbe term of eleven daj a. From tlie irregular manner in which the blanks were filled, and from private letter* directed to him by a com rade, adviaing him to get a furlough, and stating tbat when be arrived home the matter of getting discharged could be e*?ily arranged, auapieion wan aroused,and the whole mat ter wa* referred to Capt Freas for investigation. Blanks had been procured from Gon. Montgomery's office, sod signatures had been pronounced forgeries. The hand writing c< uld not be ident.ficd, but tbe offioial envelop* wan in th? writing of Edward Young, employed as clerk in the office of the military commandant of this post. Young admitted Ibe faets it Capt. Freas, and stated that he had Rent several no furnished to him by William H. Kern. He raid there notes were handed to bim by Kern to oblige a fiiend. Heverly Cope was placnl on tbe aland and testified thai he came home on a furlough, and not being in sound health desired to be ducharged. He was directed to apply to Kern, and went t* nit ot him st the corner of Tenth and Locust street*. From there he went to the corner of Tenth and Walnut st:er?ts and met fed. Young, who told him to meet Kern there next day. The witness met Kern on the UHlh of February, and told bim of his desire to be dincharged, when be whs informed by Kern that tbe mat ter could be arrat-ged, and that he wou'd get his discharge for the nuiii of fifty dollars, and told him (Cope) to meet him there in one hour. This w?h done, the bogus discharge was furnished, end the fifty dollars was paid to th- defendant. At thi< stage of the hearing Kern was hell to bail in $2,000, to appear before Commissioner Heatlitton Th?n dsy next, for a further hearing. Col. Cisnola, the diatinguisbed commander of theFoartk New York Cavalry, who was broken not long ainee through an entire misapprehension of the faets, has been restored to bis regiment and rank.