Des Moines Iowa State Register, June 3, 1863

Des Moines Iowa State Register

June 03, 1863

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Des Moines Iowa State Register (Newspaper) - June 3, 1863, Des Moines, Iowa Stele Mtnsitt fiT he Siit af t vft fiYtctM" VbUt cVMflu IOWA STATE mailed OB InririM j Is ICOJ-T 10 V. W. THE AUSCID TETS EIWS'OBCEMrEJSrar TOTE of the for Book tB4 TJSOJ and Blanks for Cooaij roHrta.'ttfctttiaa Kt.oej liaulu.atl SOW HalfColawn. VIII. NO. 18. CITY OF DES MOINES, WEDN BSD AY, JUNE 3, 1803. WHOLE NO. Bill aad vrtrj Book and aotlce. Prices adapted io the aVaa! the tews from liocslr forsrird, than a had tbcs Ihe I'aaatrjstrs' by Hit boat from: actompinLtd, a aigoaJfroia ioos to doleful la mentations. received Pwal. say ILe reporl then curreal in Mitchell told of ihe presence thft OF TKE April eighteen haatfred VKOX AMKANSA8. CorTMi'Oudencc of the Statt IK CASH- or lowi. HXIIN A. I With my communication for Uie Ktyittfr from UieTaHahaichle, I wni the promise of other communications, some of which were soon io follow. But the life of the soldier who never directly engages the enemy, is eatliuU-ami it> tbe ctmse in rrbitb liit-v arc engaged and acted, ou tbe, vtrj- muc-b after the fasLIon of "while folks." I propose io luVure wticle to give sue-tinei bUlory of tbe 23ib. Aud though we lave never heen in a geiieral tngngtment with the enemy, the 291U Iowa lias a J. Long, Iowa Stale Bauildry Agent, St Loula, and vicioitv Win Hubv, G, 4th; J E UfTeii, F, 5th; J P Martin, C, 13th; Peter Illanchard, coriwral C, 10th; Kit-hard Stover, G, James W 11, 25ih; A I) Maun, F, Elias Iletls, H. A Laycock, C, John B Barton. H, P B Sheiley, Wagoner, A, S Btnlon, A, Jos Waters, B, 26lh; John Burns. C, 2Slb 0 W dltpitch to tbe Chidjo Trlbaoe. Mr. Richwd F. Colburn. chief Western correspondent i.f tbe Sew York World, has jost here from our army near Vicksburg, via Vitksburg ilself, Jackson, Miss., Sfclma, and Sloctgomerj'. Ala., Atlanta. Knoi-ville, East TeniL. Lvnchburg and Kichmoad, Va. He furnishes the following of the fall of Vickiburg was pro- duciug intent coiitteniatioii. On Friday.1 Colburo of lilt Vi'urll wni released on the usual parole, and before leaving lud ihe freedom of the city. He fuuud it quite gay, and with far less military display Iban in frisL-ington. Tbe wme Matrcilv of abte'bodied men wn nol uotit-ed there as throughout Ihe country. The streets were filled wiih fashionable elegantly dressed, hut is two year old fesLionn. Few or no drunken people were seen, no JrunLen r. rode rapidly tip, and gaining tne crown of smart itooj ibe grey tacks. They were right juta few hundred vardi, drawn np in some disorder, but presenting what aetmfcd a determined front. A glauce satisfied him that be had hut one thing to and that was to clwrse cpon. and whip Uie fdtawa at before ihty had time lo estimate his and dispose for fight He accordingly immediately gave the order, and with drawn ami pistoU, shouting like in Third Rtui'M of tilt KA e-indacinj the woih DEI tbe new dome of the Capital, two hundred (hoasand of tbe Tmilorj ol Dikota, one tbouacd tan hundred and ttlr -Jollars. for delrajfag theeipcawa of txkio- lie of ihe Teiritorj of two thousand inn-For defnjiea tbe txaeniea of tbe etnsas la the Territory ot Colorado, three itoaMud tvo hocdrol sod daltari and igbl eenu. For of Terrttoriil MbiiiT toe the of uidSaviiH, lira STC haedred dollsrt tseh. 5i] AX ACT tot tvstrj etiil ex-Iteiaaa bt tits OoTtraueat far lire United of w Qjiujreti Tbii ihz jecia be xnii siaie eipmtrO, tbe jeti totAaff the thirtieth JaiU, eighteen handred Bad Ttz what, to him, would seetn to be subjects of interesting communication. Heuce the delay. But, after all, 1 cottcf ve lhat it 13 iiot the business el a correspondent of the press and people, to reproduce 1'iai. which the telegraph has loug before disseminated. And it may be, the subjects which are so fntnAi with But it la iny duty before I close to admonish the of the North that Ihe great Union Anaconda U fust fJofiag his culls about tlie exjuringUKly ofthelttbel and will ia a ehorler time than they expect, crush out hia life, or drive him imo the Gulf 13, E Parker, I, Win Reed, A, Wm Hutfield. F, 29lh; Wm fitickouui, G, Ilenj Bryant, (1. Thos Ttllart, corporal E, John Jobns..u, Joe Kicksher, 1, J W Woods, B. Bnuner, E, Burch, D, 30th J Combs, G.blst, John Tracey, F, John K, flymer, G, Isaac Sloore. W 11 habits of arourjcy, and the unusually excelleul ouportuuities heenjoynl while pissing through the country to converse with Ihe people, and to learn whatever could be Sfctn Uong the route. On the evening of Sunday, the 3d instant, three correspondents, Messrs. A. D. Richard-eon and Browne, ol the Xew York Tribune, aad Colburn nf the World, anxious to rebels were altering a tug in the canal, apparently iv 1th the view aiUi'uig The Euburbiof the city umtain a large number of where their wounded seemed io be well cured for. He tras in tbe Capitol, which reiaineff Ihe dingy sppearance, but Congrtsa taken recess. The ordinary blocks of 6 torts around t le Park trere for Department buildings. In spitfe of the ravages nf war, the skelter, on ruihed the party. and men were mi ltd in the race, and many BD U now told of the aceidtals wtisbeftl this and thai charger. The daih was nn sooner begun, ihan the rebels turned anil fled giving, however, as (hey wheeled, a volley which slightly two or three of our men. Tlie gallant escort, lLoagb, was loo quick for them, and followed sharply into the wunds, and succeeded in capturing ttte iancr of tie Allmllc aad Calf COMTi of latt engaged fa the cieJedtng yt-j of btZctre ot tha arm; iad BIIJ, pit IT atd sen lie iisrj tsspltijtd OB tot the tzzttj of ibt ttenera eoattcf Ihs United States, (iucladir.g of aril-tioi ia the vork.) ose Ihociaed ItekauTColanda, ind K cWaa, ta-dadisr laddeeul iai frUnd in [he Interior, ind other tycdtl lad fa Le spportlentd Io the of [he pifihtr In additloa to ihe aoeipcaded talmtcj of sil former for UK: iiice tea thooiuij For tBTTtrjlcj the poblie led ptiwta Jatd elilsu ia ud Terrttorj ot .Senda, twen- to us, would form more interestiug communications for the people of the North thau tfain txuxtre of the retail! They may uot be disturbed In jwrsou, or property, hut E, Grand Gulf, took advantage of an expedition to our batteries at Vicksburg, looks eliarimoslv, and little general distress is apparent. The style living, among all dns-rts. U remarkably fast, one Quartermaster's Sergeant, and two officers. Our boya used theirsabres freely, bringing most of them in surrender in ia tit woric.''aed efdcdio; pa; tmd emoln-Stim sad raea of Ihe oa the Yon have read, no doubt, long before this Uie result of tbe Yazoo esptdilion, iu which we may say the 29lh played a full We had an address read to us on drees parade a short time after we returned from ptrsist in their traitorous ways it will be by the surercst expiatory riles that they will je permitted to find a comfortable place ia respectable society, or ever u bold any office ofbouor, trust, or profit, ID the of loira soldiers in Benton Barracks Hospital, SL Louis, May 1853. FurnUbed by Thos. W. J. Long, Iowa State Saniiary Agent, St. Louis and vicinity: Cbas F Rescue. 1st The tug Sturges, towing loo barges covered wiih hay bales, started at 1 o'clock a. m. from Milltlfcn'd Bend, with 15 sharp-Ehooters from Company B, 47th Ohio, a crew of eight for tfce tug, and four others besides the conespondeats all flowed wilb the most reckless rebels still lamented the death of Jack-sou. They insisted lhat Lee was the greaiest of living Generals, and spoke highly of confidence in Joe Johnson. Gen. Van Corn's staff had published and wounding several The captured men all belon? lo the 3d Georgia cavalry, which, under ihe command of Lieut. Oil Thompson, is DOW stationed at Dug Hollow, The officers taken Capta. M.C.Edwards audit 3L Wilte-aay that their detachment was about 100 the obstrr-tlocs la ihe or ihe ot the tout of tht Ualted For of tieamers uid" tsDInj Khoonm For paj tnd ration? Of br foar xttaratfj in ihs hrdro-rsphj ot the Coaat Surrey. tBirtjia; the ia Wii-hlnstoa Terriiory. ttonssod For public Ucda ia tie Territory of Colorxdo, fire Ihtwaaad For tad eoraabsiaoj of sad foiUie Seriii fir flsal jcara expedition, from Gen. Ross, and when I first heard it I thought it contained a considerable showing of braggadocio as well as yain flattery. But on reflection I am well TE.VXESSEE. L'otrespouJtnce of the State Register. litx.iQS Ttxt May litft. Brinson D, Jacob Diffendaffer, G, E M Butmao, L. C S WoodKorlit, B, Jas W Paxlon, corporal Vicksburg. Jusl as they reached the extreme range the rebels seni up rockets, and n ten minutes ihty began firing, ihe beautiful giving- iheio a perfectly distinct view. In rounding the point the tiring denying thsl domestic difficulties in Dr. fcimily had anything to do with -what they call the assassination of their General The fend between Srsgg and Breckinridge was still progressing, but to bad come out on information given by Mia. Tooree. fur the express parpose of aab-btng Gen Palmer. CapL Edwards says thai he and sis. men were near the road-side, within twenty yarua of Gen. Pk the day before, when he (the General) was npoii his nrsi For defldesej In faa4 for the relief ol aiek nd dwrtfcd ssimen, one hsodred tioasacd For the of saeh mifCfOaaisraj dalmi, no: proTfdfcd for. ai tv- admlirwi fa dee eoorie of u the tea two five 'or depositary daris; prriods, twn Isddeafail furniture, ir-ai sjfes, haadred eeBai. _ eeirerfor tfct Territorj of Cularado "tat the or had his praises of tbe men who performed the labor and endured the hardships of tbe expedition been less, the address weeta have elapsed since you have received a communication this poiut. Several movemcnti of interest have taken place during iny protracted silence. On John W Montgomery, E. 5rn Jos AusoD, E, George W G, Oliver !1 Smith, Sergeant K, one of the barges, and several others soon after. At o'clock, as they were passing abreast of Vkksburg Court House, as they were exposed to a concentrated fire of all the batteries, a Winch shot struck attention. complaints were made agaiutt tbe conscription act, and all spoke as if every man in the country regarded Mm-elf as a soldier. Virtually, However, the Edwards wentiato camp and told CoL Thompson oi hia discovery, whk-n induced the rebel CoL to accompany the de-sil, that be might gel a at, and assist to catch a Federal Major HOCiZ For ihe Atlutle. Gslf. scd Lais eoaaj, For the light hotuea and with wkkj. euaj-fo'ir. i-sa ItoaisadiTe hncdred doilari; Tor Jot said, periods, two taadred truth as it was. Indeed, if itlauked anything of the truth, it that from its necessary brevity, the "whole respecting the hardships and good conduct ofthe men, of the 19th of April, the Infantry of except one or were ordered to proceed on the 20th to Coriotli, Mks. Early on the mom of the 20lfe, IsFAXTiiy. Robeit Ilamilion, G, Jas [lemphrey, K, Jas Donchue, il South, D, and furnaces ofthe tujr, blowing herlo atoms with a terrific explosion. Asliowerof tinders from her furnaces setting fire to the hay oo the barges. At the same" instant several shells hurst on the barges, adding to law ia done with, us it has already drawn into the army the whole available strength. Tbe hope ot foreign recognition seems abandoned, but all parties were confident Seym oofs Letter. Fron IheTfew York Times. Gov. SEYMOUR closes bislelterlo ibeVal-andizhiuii meeting ia Albany with su efehtj cecti- til the !lght-hoasrt sod con-ceeal one aaadred two two handled endmia, is thft office ol prtnLionu of Ihe coravhmM at For of GoTercor. three Jcdgw, Srwrtarj. not be told. The soldiers of this war endure hardships, tbe true account of which they themselves receive with, incredulity. They exhibit a coolness and courage in battle, which being accurately reported by their officers, they frequently accept singly as an application of bombast aud "soft soap." As I intimated in my lust communication, we thai is, all eicept the illustrious few who have the exclusive making and custody of the great strategic movements while they are yet in embryo expected thai we were bound by way of the Yazoo, for Vicksburg. And we were of this opinion, until informed that the objects of Uie expedition had been accomplished, and were ordered back to Helena. Il was not in Uie programme to take Fort Pemberton but we did not know il, and hence our restlessness as to the ineffectual demonstrations made against it. regiments were assembled at tbe and Ohio It, It, and ure the sun had rUen sigh in the ITeaveni the long train of cars were rolling Corinthwatd. Thu land, if indeed it may he called land, between Jackfort and Corinth ia tbe poorest, most worthless, most God-forsaken of any tract through which 1 have ever passed. Old and decaying trees piled together in hujre irregular masses, covered thickly over by langletl briers and almost impenetrable underbrush, lie there with no charms for me. Of Corinth I need write nothing. Tour readers are conversant with its history. We moved into tbe camp of the 52d Infantry, ttnd remained there during the temporary absence of the troops of Corinth an an expedition to Tuscumbia, A abama. While at Corinth, Col. Lawler, wbo was in command of the troops from this p lace, received bis comruisFlon as Brig General, and was ordered to report iKFASTitr. 0 C Garret King, G, W 11 Lewis, G, Jacob Lawson D B DillmaD, K. HTH Peter Perry, B. 12TH G, Wm Mann, F, Wm A W Nelson, iMrporalF.'D L Stooght, D, Wm H Trowbridge, D, Henrj' C Thomas, I, J A ATananda, Sergeant, H, Isaac Woodmansec. B, Hiram B Andrews, B, A Blancharil, D. 13m ISFT.- Eugene H Droze, I, J Horton, K. MTU G P Stephen, Drummer FT C Mollin, B, Geo Multou, Patterson, W W Stentield, K, Wm Harvey, A, 1 C Ig-son, K, Thomas; S Garlick, U, Wm Campbell, D. 16TH Wm Gibbon, L 17xn Jas Hardin, G, David S Reagan, 11, Weit7.el, The fire spread rapidly, and Ihe scalded and wounded men began crying for help. Tue rebels on the bluSs were veiling like demons, shots whistling over ihe boys almost constantly, the firing seeming hourly to increase. At the of our helpless condition bales of hay were thrown overboard for the crew and sufferers; when all was provided for, the correspondents leaped into the current and swam to Ihe nearest hav bales, and then endeavored to make the Louisiana shore. While floundering about in this effort, tbe rebels ceased firing, and sent out a boat to seize us. After having been in the water about an hoar, all the survivors were picked up. Fourpersons were killed by the explosion or drowned the rest were all saved, five of them badly scalded, ana" one wounded by shell In alfabout 100 shots were fired, at least 20 of which were fired at the bursting vessels, and at ihe crew and passengers struggling in tbe water. On landing tbe survivors were taken to Vicksburg jail, a hombfyfilthvplace. After a few hours' custodv, Capt- and over Chancellorville, and had DO lea r for future movements on the Rapp.ihannock. The correspondents addressed numerous notes jointly to the rebel authorities to secure their releiise, hut, for some reason uu-knot? H to any of them, ihe rebels finally released the correspondent, butmain-ed those of the Tribaae. They would give DO expatriation of their conduct, aud" no promise io the correspondents ihev Still retained, but it is believed thev will be speedi-ily released. The conclusion formed in three weeks' so-jonrn in the limits of the Confederacy, a trip almost across its entire extent by a circuitous mate that led almost down to fhe Gulf, then up again through the mountains of East Tennessee to Richmond and along the Valley of St. James, may be briefly summed up. 1st. The people are brare, delermined, and 2d. There be temporary suffering for want of sufficient food, but starvation is impossible. 3d. Although they can never people of this country now wait with the deepest anxiety Ihe decision? nf the Administration upon these acts. Having given il n generous support in the conduct of he war, tve pause to see whit kicd of Government it U for which we are asked lo pour out our Mood and our treasure. "The action of tue Administration will de terminein the minds of more than one-half ofthe people ofthe loyal states thii vat it wigtd to put dojcn rtfeUwnotthe OF destroy free at the jWrfA. We ook for its decision with solemn solici-ude." If this mean anvihine, h means that if the Administration decides In sustain the acls of Gen. Burnside, and the judgment ofthe Mili-arv than one-half ot ibe peuiile of the. loval Slates will go for abandoning Uie war for of course they cannot and will not sustain a war waged to 'Mestrov free institutions at tbe North." Now, so far as regards Governor Sevmonr he can pledge himself to any line of conduct he But be has nn right ot bdeoni, sad thei- u-ifmnlr, SflT thocusct one inoirtd aad cine-tv-tbree dollars and thlrtr-tiirei For of forty-three fettpsro of light Tesseli, dentil one hundred and Sftrenlj tionsaod nine and iisty For of rai-iis- palnlJag. bnoji. aad forliwwaie, one hundred tnd twelve thoaaad ihreehaadrtd iad fiRT doHirS. other aiSi lo nairigsiion. ta-n tttonsaafl b'e bnildic? thereon for tSa fUWiii Kent in Sew York ciiy or rieioitT. thonsaod Protitled, Tbat tbe price of purchase of lot. am! ertolon of bcildm" ihtreon. not the sum sppropjitled. For fapplrtcf; ntneteta liaht-honses and beacoo-lisbts with ojL glass ebiKnCTi. pol-pcruiioD, eipensea of keeping limpi sad machii-erf iu repair. notleti to mariners of chassTti bf aide io strmtesa tSoOiiid two handled and dollari. Fur repairs scd tncldeau! eipeasrs of of one For tnasZaior ia eiecnme oSie. hnndrtd For mCcase of membera of the lezisijiiTe offlctra, md OBBI e tiun-acd dollars. For incident erpoiaes of tbelndtsa eerricein Territory ot Arizona, and Tor prcfeatr ot dothmz, other nitlol arlided to the IndiiD j, to be eipended ncder the diteeaJoc ot the ijanri'iMT of ten itoosuid dollars. For the public itcdi In the Terrllory of iriroca. fire toomafid Tojnj F. Eaatz for work on the. of ite Trailed Staxa uul Calitbrnli bonndirj- from hundred and siiiy, to JLpril thinielh. eigbteen hoodred ftsd To rav W, H- Shslcz for serrieea on United Stated boendarj acrvcj from Oaob r one, eighteen ijoodred asd strtj, to Mircft iMnj-one, hocdredand sixty-one, four hundred and To enable the Secelsrj of the Interior to payde-artrasat, ror'eipssse; laenrwd scd serrlees rendered in the dew of WuHing-.on and Philadelphia, in the dftectioa and ot eocntetfdtcrs of Fnitai SLUM coin, there be led herebj u Uaasfsrred to cbfe Itepartment or the Interior, from the appropriation by ice acr of Congress -Taailn-ippropriations 1m tbs eiscntiTe, and could not understand how it was that the gunboats were permitted to knock great breaches in the walls ofthe Port to-day, to Gen. McCleraand. I visited tbe battle ground, and saw Henrr Shaw. G, Jas S Mavers, A, Jas DelooK, L 23o Harrison Carter, G, Henry Damlion and "the correspondents were transferred to the city Coutl House, where they remained two days, when it their armies again at as high a number as HOW, and the material for conscription almost exhausted, vet as the war has in him I: assert that "more than one-half of the- people of the loval latatea" will shape their opinion about the war dollars. For salaries of fortr-three fesepers aad assistant keepers of Uibt-hotties, at an arerage not exyeniei of GoTercssenS fcr lie Tear efldtas orured Jcne hanartd and sii-tr, to aader liedlrecUoBof iheSecre-urr of tiis Treasure, so atcel) thereof, act exceeding leave the rebels to make repairs to-morrow. From similar cafes proceed three-fourths of ibc invidious and unwise criticisms made upon Ihe movements of our armies, by tbe citizens as well as the soldiers. "We see a movement made ia some quarter, and knowing about as much desolating (rack where ihe fierr car of war had swept by. Tlie place is well fortified. A few troops could repel a large and powerful foe. We returned to Jacfeon after two weeks spent In Corinth. The 27th Iowa imraedi-diately on its return, changed its camp to K, P N Darling C, C Hunt, C, Wm T Thos J Incle, G, Jos Adams, I, W Z Woodward, I Andrew J Madison, B, Arri-son I. 24rn IFFT. David Parrolt corporal D, A Marshinan, G, Meflerd Mitchell, Sergeant E, Alfred ITdldreth, K, Win A Forest, at ihe real weakness of Not more tlian men have at. sinv lime been Ihere. The defences, both oi front and rear, are vastly less formidable than is generally supposed; the rear defences are rndeand onSnisherL Tee Bis Black River Bridge ia almost defenceless. The couolry about Vicks-burjr is hilly and broken. The roads sufficient to keep up (hestrngelc for two years more. 4th. Their strength is thrown entirely to frontiers, and if the frontier linis were once if our generals begin to dotheir duty, Uie whole fabric of rebellion will go toppllmr down like a house built of cards. 5th Union aud perseverance at the The idea Is monstrous. It lutsit intn the power of the Administration o establish the character of the war, and io decide its die. The duty of the loval men o pat down the rebellion is all made dependent upon the wisdom or the folly, the or the unfaithfulness ol lie Admieis-tration at Washington. Were the arrest eipenits of raUicz. deaainz, paintioz, re-pairinz. of SoaUtis bnoj-'andbaiconi. and_forehainaaad Tor For 'main teaance of tne preTided far trr the itl ol etfbtcenta Aosnst, handred an'd for transportation of snpplies and materials, and for repairs of and bnoj serrice, and for inspection iweatj- Uuoifted hundred dshtr-roor doHaa, as i-ar he aeeeiiirj-Sir 1621 pfuyofc: Tiai if rie then, and in that tae amonnt aSjreald enall ba [aid oaf of any raonejia thfiTreaiary not ottenriae For tte continuation of ifie Treasury bniMlDgv two aocdred and nfty tnoneand dnBia, ?ot repairlns ths Goremment wlanei- aodttncti alSoten Island, fifteen tiro- supposed to know about Blacksione's Commentaries, proceed to pass upon the shady and pleasant place, in tbe 25TH John H Evrcs, corporal Sherman landed at Alflliken's Bend, In December, the rebels had a force of hope lies in oar division, anfi their greatest encouragement is derived Iram the best friends claim it to be, it as saperiatendsnts for on tbe eoiits of Loag and Jersey, ftmmi repairs of bouses ind nurine Stospitals. treaty ihoiwand doJlan. dom of it, and failioc to see the objects for which It was instituted, brand its schemers as consummate asses, or declare that the change eifectcd than ihe regiment was scattered hither and thither, to guard Smith, I, Edward Seargeant, P, B F Tipton, A. 56rn D Schnack. E, M in Vicksburg and its defences, bul they were rapidly reinforced till the dav of Sherman's assault, when they had of such men as Valiandigham. He is regarded Ihere as B martyr to ihe Southern cause, and they are convinced lhat he This war is a war to save the nation. It 5 a war not onlv for ourselves, bat for cotnpeoaatioa of fifiy-foar keepers Of gttticpj. hnndred SewToric, atrthnrrfd br theact of Jnlr'eleleatli, tsgbirrc hnndred and siilj'tiro, For deiectina aad bringiag to trial to fofj thing was insUtuted simply to protract the war. IVbat room for disloyal speeches and acts by the Copperheads, when loyal men talfcandactsodiscreetly! Whatever might bare been tbe original intention in opening the Yazoo Pass, every reflective person accompanying the Yazoo expedition must be satisfied that its commanders did the least thing lhat could be done, and that the results ofthe expedition were decidedly beneficial. On the4lh of April the 29th Iowa being posted ou the outer picket line at Shell Mound, received orders to return to camp, strike tents, and go aboard the steamer "Key West" for Helena. At the time we received this order affairs were getting more interesting along our line than anything we had ever before experienced. The rebels perceiving the movement about our camp, began to be careless in tbe use of their sltol and shell, which they sent out In search of our line, in great profusion. But up to the time tlmt ne were ordered in, tiiey threw them so far to our left, that we bail nothing to do but amuse ourselves at their des Iruclion of rebel ammunition and timber. One of tbe f bells, however, just the time of our Quit-ling the post at which your correspondent was placed, struck so close to one of our vidette lhat it sprinkled h m Tiell witb earth, but luckily failed to explode. We arrived at Helena on tbe Stb of April, nnd ihe next Under existing orders they cannot be detached but four weeks. They are well pleased with their situations, and live in the best style that the scanty supplies of this rebel country will admit. Yesterday, Brig. Gen. Thomas, AdjL Gen. of the United Slates, passed through this jlacc on hia way to Corinth. The train topped but a few minutes. The troops of liis command were iu readiness to receive lim. A number of cotton bales were rolled together to serve as a stand. He was introduced hy Maj. Gen Oglcsby. Gen. Thomas is an old, spare-looking, grey-haired His appearance is easy, nut graceful. He is no speaker, bnl a close, accurate thinker and a pldin, common sense talfctr. I presume that not a man iu all ttiai vast assemblage ever heard such words before. Principles advocated by direction of the President ol he bu remarks were what he was nstructed hy. the to say what he said in Ms speeches (ho river wMca lave been reported that he was here iii a two-fold capacity; as inspector of the army, and furthermore to announce Uie policy of the President and his Cabinet with reference to thai unfortunate class of beings called slaves that they were to be received kindly, to be clothed, fed aad armed, and Io used to put down this rebellion; and that any Lewis A, Jos Stevenson, F, G W Thatcher, C, Lesley True, I, Ar McLaughlm, G, John Owens, G, G Knock, G, R ilowig, H, Henry How, I, M Keller, D, G Bralm, I. John C Brown, 1, 31 Brown, A, 0 T Bowcn, c. 27m Smith, B, J W Scott, L 2Sra ISPT. John Cooney, E, Leander Frendi, K, J Bucker. G. 29TH AV A Williams, K, L TX Reed, Mnsirian, B, L H McWilliams, C, G A Madden, F, Alfred Mansfield, A, Jos Holman, A, Jos W ilester, C, J W Hicks. F, U Ouster, A. D Dodge, G, L Evuns, C, F Ellsworth, B, A.B W Ellis, C. SOTH Moses T. Campbell, musician. C; Francis. Eicklcs, G; Jesse B. Home, Corp., B; Stephen Harpc, G; Andrew P. Lief, H; Gerrse W. Armor, A; Stew-an Alfred, H; Jno. Battertoo, B; Jac. Bigley, F; George Stanley, G; O. C. Banks, G; Samuel Nichols, 0; John Suirck, C; C. Kniitb, U; L. H. Steele, Sergeant, I; Reuben White, H. 31sr REGIMEST. O. Wm. MesrTC; Perry Xewman, Corporal, A; Wm. Osfg, G; James C Patterson, I; Cyrus Itu'mley, I; Henry F; Quimby John H. Willis, A; Joseph B. While, Corporal, C; J. W. Xash, Drammer, C; A'athniel F. Coe, I T. S. Crosby, deserted, and the whole military consisted of west of Black River, under Gens. Forney and Loaing, and east of that river, under Gen. Bowen. were bringing supplies by railroad as rapidly as possible. Griejspn'sraid did not obstruct the railroad more than forty-eight hours. At Jackson, on tbe 6th inst, Gov. Pettus a proclamation assuring the citizens lhai there was no danger, whife at the same time lie was removing tbe records and public property to Columbus Geu. Grant's advance was within twelve miles of ihe place when we were through, and areai consternation prevailed in theclly. On the ISth, we were sent to Dempolis, thence 150 miles up the Alabama River, Io Montgomery. -Through central Alabama tlie wheat and corn crops were abundant. Veiy little cot-ion is raised, and, it is believed, considerable Union feeling exists in lhat region. Expressions of sympathy were common. There ircre but few troops either through Ibat regon or any part of the Confederacy which we visited; the people" generally prnyne fnr peace, and very anxiously in-qmhag when llie war would be over. While we were at Montgomery, Gen. Joe Johnston and staff passed through, on their way to Yicksbnrg. From Montgomery, we were seul to West Point, on the 12th to Atlanta, Ga., where, contrary to our treatment ai all other places, we were confined in the military prison, on account of complaints that officers of the gnnboai Indianols, and officers of IJoL Straight's command, had been treated with too much civility, by the of almost infinite magnitude. The at Waahinrtnn are buL dnst in hebalance'wben weighed against the des-inies at stake. To whatever side they may shifl, it is nothing in its bearings upon the obligations of the war. If the President impeach him, as the Constitution irovides, by ihe House of Representatives, and try him- by the Senate, If you do nolcuooseto do that, bear with him for the wen ty- one. months he will remain in office, or seek to change his comlnct by arrayinsr against him the force of public opinion. these parts that vim please, if you think "the President wrong. Bul if you are a sane man, don't be guilty ofthe madness, if VRU are a loyal man don't be guilty of the if this creature of a day does ibis, or fails lo thai, the rebellion have its way and the nation so down. You mlelit as well sav that if the priest at the alter does -not rigfitlv perform iis duties, the Ark of ihe Covenant shall be broken; and that if ilie ministers of the jhurcb. go astray, religion itself shall be abjured. We 'have before said that if Mr. Vallan-digbam was really gnilty of the specifica-ions maJe against hlcn. he had, fa our opinion, committei! a miliiarv otfense, for which he deserved to be tried by a military tribunal in a deparlmenl roveraed by military aw. His Mends sar That ihe speciOcalions were false, _ On that point we have never es-iresied an opinion, for we have had no reliable means of judsing. The testimony upon the subject has onlv been Terv imperfectly published. But the qiieetio'a of Mr. Vallandigham's guilt or innocence, or paupers, indsnrslca] patients la some proper mtdial inititnlion ia thi city of Wif a-For hire of carts on the groacdE, two thon-sand dollars, For purchase aad repair of toots ased In tbe grooafis. hcnrired fioEttrs. For pnrduue or trees and to replace when neceisarr scei naTe planted by the United Stales, to whitewash aad fences, and to reiiair pavements in froal oT Ihe pnbtle For annual repairs of the Capitol, water-closets, pablic iraterpiMS, psrementi. and olter irelka wiihin the Capitol f broken glass, scd lodK, and for Uie protection of bcilfiiHg, and the Train approacbes lo It aaencambeied, eisnt tboofand doIUrs. For annuai rcpaira ol tbe President's fDraitcre. ifflpiorement of gronnds, parehase of thereto, Sii IboMtnfl SsXlaxi" For faeL in part, of tbe President's Koase. two foar hnndred For lisiiiicg Capitol anS FresidcaCs Hocje. ecatire and Pennsrlranliarcnce, Bridge and Hisb JtreeU in Georgetown, street, To enable ihe CoSmJssitmerofPnWlc BnQdlngs tn erect two new fornates ander therotandiof the CspitoL two nnder ihe oidhall of the C7o nndsr ibe Supreme Court room, and Ttttihole to For repairs of the Potomac; narr yard, npper bridjes. asd toe roads apparteaant tiereto, audio repair tte occnpiec br the bridge keeper at Ihe BSTT jard, and to erect a irixs Bill to proud For repairs of ill tiwaand dDllari. sqcare. cwo thonsand CGQjrs. For rating care of the cronads soath of UwFrea-idfnt's Hocse. coatoinlag the improTe-meat of tbe same, and replMing trees tetroyed last Ins fences- and oiher ca o TrcMBry notes, and other-United Statea se-TofaimhnrseJ, L-Tattier.latepoitrBasteratCni-esncaii, foe balance erpeafifid and paid njjon GoTetn-menc post oStce at. Cincinnati, hcedred To cnmplfielie coniiilsltei of las last filtr thontand ddnnrs. ror paT of tie TJaited States eommiJil3ne--.and stzrrerar. and for transportation acd other expeuMd of the tnal dban. itiowing booatUrr lines tie jointly nnder the retlprocitj treaty witb Great Britain. Forjrepair of tte pier at Eenosha. Wisconsin, and Sis handrSd ssd SKIT the erection of two liaiis near the month of Jtiance riTerand bat, ten taooauid doV lars L Prmided, tte Board afcaU a. uecesstr Tor euch Jgats the esUb'tlshiaent ot a aeries of range ligUti seTen'tnooiand Ifftit-houfce. desapeate bar, one baildins at Ediz Hoot, Po.t Angelas harbor. WK tingtan Territa rj-Jire thoOEand dollars. For eipeues incnned miStr directions of the Gflreranr. Chief Justice, aad of the Tern.-, tory. in fltting nn a Territorial prlics. at Denver, ta -the Terriiorr ol Colorado, to eiTieadca ander taa direction of ite Seerstarr of ths Interior, five tiiaa.-" For pay of the United States District for tae western diiinct of Michigan, two Ihcassnd2re' innflred -Fcrpar of 3bobal aaae district, two nandred fiotlars-- Attoraej sane district." tiro. hnsdred doSlaia. 2. Acd be it farther enacted. That tae car-rent expenses for'the iear ecSiES thirtieUi Jane, Unndred and siity-foar. lor the Deaver Branch itinl IK io be paid bet of the nn-expenced balance, of the appropnatlciL of Ecrrent pspeoses of cant by act of approved ijsrll eighteen handed And Affair at Cripple McBPSEEsadKo Tenn. May, 18 1863. One day hist week, the headquarters of Maj. Gen, Palmer, commanding the 2d division of the 21st army corps, were removed to the vicinity of Cripple Creek, upon which, for months uack, a portion of Ills division has been encamped. The General was no sooner comfortably located, than lie began an exploration of Ibe vnrious roads diverging from ihe lines of his command. One ot those officers who example of daring and enterprise, he made on Friday and Saturday several bold pushes toward fhe lines of the rebel encampments at Bradyviile and Dug Hollow. On Saturday, with a small escort of only twenty men, passed un hour at the house of one Mrs. Youree, some three miles south of the headquarters encamomcnt, on a road following Cripple Creek toward Bradyviile and Mur-feesboro Pike. Madam Tonree. whose five sons were in the rebel army, was, of course, wickedlv secesli, but withal very polite and attentive. She conimnnicated the iact that the rebels were every day or two at her house, tn small parties, hovering about to get a good view of the "Yanks." Believing that the woman would straightway inform the rebels of his visit, the General eave her io understand thai he was iu tlie habit of making frequent excursions through tbe secuou, nnd left, Nest dav, (yesterday anticipating (wlmt'really came' to pass) that the posted by ihe woman, would be on the lookout, he started for another Cripple proceeded to our present camp ground. We have eipended much labor in grading and ditching the grounds, as H is expected will remain here the greater patl of tlie summer. We have hud some very efficient drilling since we came here, but at present tbe picket and fatigue details drain our regiment to such an extent as to prevent battalion drill. These fatigue men are employed in grading the streets in Helena, and on new fortifications which are being erected on the most e -rvated points on Uie bills, in the rear of the city. These points arc well chosen as they command every hill and ravine in this dismissed" from the service, and any soldier niitHrenlins them, should be rlgonmslj dealt with. This sperch was no effort, but was merely nn utieniarc of such, sublime truths, that every soldier's heart nmn have leaped for joy. Mnj. General Oglesby ninuc a brief, pointed and slirring little speech, en dorsing heartily the sentiments proclaimed by Gen. Thomns, remarking in the course o liis speech, n negro was too good tn ki a rebel, not intending that they were belter or as good sis while men, but Unit Ihey were far superior to ihe destroyers of our Carpenter, G; Seaman Carcus, A; Sash Colton, D J. L. Colton, Drammer, D G. C. Call, Corpoml, I; Samuel George W Debar, C; George GreUemberu, Musician, D; A. H. Grover.I; Thomas H. Haves, D; Tims. Humphrey, F; George R Enapp. C; S. M. Ludlow, D; Jackonson Lockcrby, C; Oliver Ackcnnan, H; L. U. Btownright. H; Ezra Bankirk, A; 2'2n REGIMEST. Wm. Anmim, A; Thos. Crowder, Corporal. C; James Campbell, H; Ilenrj-J. Dewiit, I; Manin M. S. A. Williamson, K; Alex. M. Clain, F. 34xn G. H Reynolds. B; were kept from ns, and the food was execrable sour corn bread and rustv pork. In other places we were permitted tn pass through the town at will, bul here, it seems, otner prisoTtcrs had been chttred and fed by the popultiet. Hence the unusual stringency in our case. At Atlaniaare huge machhieshops and an ordnance foundry constantly engaged can non, small arms andjauimunition. In nil these towns throughout die country, the able-bodied men are all cone, and the women, negroes and children aloue were left. The ne-groe-iareeniployedin repairing tbe ruilroads, working in the foundries, managing their army transportation, etc. Articles formerly imported by Ihe South, have almost this time, however, taking enough escort to manage a reasonable number of belligerent opposers. The escort was made up of the General's 22 men of Company 0., 7th I1L cavalry, under Gapt. Prescotl and two companies of ihe East Middle Tennessee cavalry, 42 strong, commanded by Capta.n Worth'ara. Quite a number of the officers of the Staff volunteered their services; a brisk morning ride and the promise of a sharp skirmish lie-ing (emptauODi that old soldiers cauimt resist. Capt. Hcurv Howland, Quartermaster of ihe Division; Capt. E. C. Norton, Assistant Inspector General, and Capt, C. C. Peck, Commissary were the staff while from the headquarters of bv a military or civil" iribunal, dwindles into Insignificance before the claim here set up that tBe right or ibe wrong of the Administration in this matter 15 to determine onr inly lo support or aliandon Hie war. Mr. Yallandisham may deserve to go to prison or not. .Mr. Lincoln may deserve to no prisnu or not, but no question'nf this kind has the remotest bearing our own oblisations to help put down this reliellion. The criterion of duty which Gov. Seymour has sent to tne Valhindigham sympathizers in Albany, is tbe lowest manifestation we have ever seen of ihe low patriotism of certain c'ssses of politicians. not believe that be bethought himself of the rea! import nf his words, when he penned oat ibe sewer traps nn Penssjirania lars. -For easnal of aH the fhroacei cader the Capitol, ttrehnndretl dollars. For continttias the repairs of Delatrare avenne norlh of tie tipitol, one thocsind dollars. on First street Bfitceea the Capitol grocnds and oa of said garden, one thousand two hnndmi dollars. tfafrteentb sectiou of thscisvdiarter.peraclof serenteen. eighteen anndred acd" fort i-elght. fivu ttonsaod dollars- -For iciproTrment of B street south frota Sixth to Setenthstrwt Main s-spnceftTKn the ctnal tn Sixth sirce; west, and Foor-anJ j-half, east side, from ilifscrari to Jlaioe avenne, all on Ihe pablic srotisdj. aeeordin? to the snrrevor'a estiaate, jii thoasand cine hcedred and 'ortj alloired hrlaw to senators. and EiiU paid for the present tension >I ihe p'roper nficer ot. the TreasJEJ, out of any money ia tee Trwsnry DOE otherxrise aimroprialei, as soon as certified aj the presiding officer of Andbeit fnrther enacted. That theSec-reiary of War canst a resistor tube prepared ituiw-inir the present organ-zanon of tfie Toltmteers of tbe United elates artse, wiii sncn Cacu in reference thereto as EST not be incompatible with the public service; aud'the sum of SReen haaiired dollars he and the same H hetsbr oat of xn; mcuiev in the Treaiarr noi otherwise appropriated, for clerk hire and compilation of said resisUr. For lighting Maryland Sisttt street soat h. with nrade necessary by the occupancy of thaisireetby Government railroad, tberebv endac-gerine the Iwes of cittzeas In the nlsfai, alteen ttoo-sacddonari-For ilteratJan of steps and intprorement to tie eotrsBee ot the cnstota hanse at Boston, MaiEaehn-. of bills. Some ofthe guna are alreadv J. Reed, D; Wallace Seamen, B; at ten times Northern prices. commiiudins the 1st brigade, has lb welve thonsand nine hnndred aad four dot ed, and a few hours' practice lias demonstrated that they are capable of sending greal havoc in the ranks of the enemy, let him approach by what line he mnv endorsing tiie remarks of bolb Gen erals Thomas nnd Oglesby. He remnrket that we could not he dragged tlown to Uie level of a negro, and thniH was B; Abraham James L. Smith, Corporal D; L. D. Smith, G; IWm-Stewart, G; Andrew SummciK G; J. F. Smith, F; A. J. Stafford, A D. J. Scott, is worth per lb.; coarse shoes per pair, and none but the plainest and commonest fabrics are to be had at any rate. On tlie 13th we were sent via Dalton, Gft., to Knosvtlle, Easi Tennessee, and Fee, Commissary, CapL Standart, of tbe famous "Siandart's Ohio Capt. Crow, Top. Eng., Lieut. Tuly, Inspector, and Captain JIUchel, of tbe Isi Keuiucky volnn that he was for waging- tbe wat to the last extremity, rather than give way to the Confederacy. This Linguage, literally construed, recants it all, and puts him in the as dtibnrsinsagcatof the Patent Office and ihi Cap! to', acd dome, for eoTZHXKrsr HosrrriL ros THE isaisE-For the support- aad medical rcpalt of colTert on Jfcw Jersey avenue, aear the Cipiiol. are hacdred For the of books of tactics and instructions for the armies of ihe Ceiled 3ftj thim-To expenses incurred ia ihe Misinc, A very interesting scene was presented nl the wharf yesterday or. the occasion ofthe embarkation of a negro regiment bound down Ihe river. After the parting scenes on the wharf, in which were indications of an affection as ardent and abiding as arc gener ally to be seen Hi tlie separation of us to pass fur down below the negro io the level of the traitor, AH these remarks were received wiih hearty cheers. Biack troops will be organized here; the field offi cers, the commissioned and noncommissioned staff, the line officers and the 1st Ser geanis of each company will be whites, Stepbeii Wm. Walters, F J. W. Willmore, G; >L R Wliit-sitt, F; Wm. Worden, Corporal, A; Gideon Wagner, II; A. J. Woods, Corporal, Wm. M. Winning, B; John M. Davis, F W. R. Davis, F; Luther Dons-las, E James X. Crane, B; W. B. E, Lynchburg, Virginia, to Richmond. The East Tennessee country appears to be well cultivated, and the growing crops are splendid. Brock's array reported to be on ra-l ons. Straight'siaid inlo Northern Alalumit and Georgia, caused the utmost cons tern at ion among the people. It marched 200 miles inlo the enemv's country, skirmishing was a smart staff, yon perceive, and as the sequel proved, a garacstatt For thai, however, nol a man of tlie staff, or nf the escort bul whose head hud been benl to the storm of Stone River, and no "sequel" was required to start the "game." Aboni 7 o'clock, ihe partv, most properlv armed and in high glee at the believed themselves carrying la some honorable name, and of the office he holds, we trust that his sober second thought convince him of his mistake. If it does nut, we have simply lo say that Horatio Seymour's conceptions of duty as Governor matters just as little to so far-as recarrls onr relations to the Lincoln's conceptions- of dmy as President. MI vice, and of the Dienict of Colombia, at the GoTerancnt horpiw! in said District, including fire hnn-rrrf for tctidental For CnUaitLj, farnUhinc, hearing, of additional tceommodaUoas ia the five "Vor eiieciioa "nf workshops and machinery there. for, to afford aAJilional EwiHties for the MOD Oral cal empiorment of two and snbtistence of minate men. SBC in PenasvtTaaia. JTanland. Ohio. Indiana, Keamctj; to repel rebd raids. tiaiidred to he settled Upon proper Toaehers. to be filed and passed upon by the proper acctjantiii'' officers of Frvtfdeo. Teat in detsriniaiiis tte diizii to be allowed nnder this act the same- principles, roles, and shall be observed by the accounting cScers in. mditiag Mid expenses bave been applied to the claims al-oired lo Sates, ander tbe act approrea Jalytweoly- relations, they were taken aboard tbe and was captured of misguided pushed out, nl art to iademalft' the States for in- er B. Franklin." They were uniformed, .trined, and equipped in complete from the blacks themselves. C. Daniel Ettleman, A Monroe Fislier. G A. M. Gsrrott.F; B. B. Gardner, F; miles of Rome, his ammunition being exhausted nnd animals worn ont takinglhe dirt road running southward aloiifftlripple Creek, and in nn hour's time reaching Ihe Youree plantation. the war against the rebellion to its cnishins consummation, trusting the For ol the epnectiotw of tie additional compensatioa to tbe paWisttrs-of tneStatate? it Lsrye, fonr thousand oae hundred and dullxn. style, and iheir apivearance was wliat our most inveterate negro balers were IOWA SOLDIERS. List of Iowa soldiers who have died Thomas T..IIoll, E; Milton Hutchiiison, F; Tsnac Helmick, A; They only surrendered conditionally, and were allowed to retain their the General's conjecturing, it was fonnrt upon inquiry lhat Hie rebel watchers" of its public servants, whether enable Uie Secretary of tae In tcrior to parchate of MeMTf. Little, Brown and Companr, two ihon- term, Had they have had white fiiL anti a physiognomj to correspond, they would have compared well at SL Louis from May 10 to 17, 1881 Furnished by Thos. W. J. Long, (of Iowa Slate Sanitary A cent, St. B; Peter Hinamnn, A Wm. Ladd-usaw, I; L. C. 0. Lnenzcr, B; Morse Arnold, I- Jos'nih Brown, K; Charles Brown, Through Virginia the craps are a.'so fine, but little tobacco being raised, attention be inemaimv devoted to wheat and oats. the lady said they had just taken ihe rosd running directly South inlo the Bra-dvville and Murfreesboro Pike. They We have seen many hccoumsof ihe arrest of and simSs nnif the direction Of Librarr Committee ot Congress, three bcodred Statntra at Large, for dlstribation agrwablr to tbeact of Ccngress directing the dUlrtftarioo of the other seven thoasand For cooipcitftatian of the Reedier of Sauu the 39tb, even when il was the subject ofimi versal praise at St, Louis. Considering the short tiiic tlicsu blncks have been drilled their ratrtjnge nnd promptness in tbp of orders, exceed on the whole, 10, J F Vanhook. E, STtli Mnv 12 Jos H, 26th; Andrew ,1 Dew, May 14, McKcndric B Oldnker, E, 34th; C Kopp, I, 23d John Burns, G, 28lh Wm I Howcll. K, Sfci; John W Clipliver, B, Bolt, F; David Boil, F; Manin Bridge, A John M. Broadbooks, I Benjamin Corwin, F; Louis Cuestor, Corpora; E. SflTH Wm. M. Harvcv, I we were thrown into Libby Prison with 125 officers from Gen. Hooker s army. Straight's command, and cunboat Indianols. The treatment in Libby Prison is, perhaps, s.s good ascouldbereasonablyexpected. Some of our prisoner? complain bitterlv, bnt at Gen P.'s failure io make the accustomed trip. They had left, under the preemption that the G'entral had postponed his ride because of tbe Sabbath, promising, however, to be ou the wnlch another day and fftl him written by an officer engaged in the enterprise Bnrnside? sent npa sroa'l deiach-racnt, who arrival at Vallandigham's house at night. They called him up he the directtoQ of tbe Ltbrarj Committee of Con-sreft, dve thonfacd one handled acd twenty-one dollars atid fifty cents. and incideaUl or said ftrar liboren enplojed br tbe Comca 1st loner of Pabtic- in Uw Capitol, (heretofore by special thoajand foor hnndred dollars..- For nrw roof to Librarr, three thon-saad hnndred dollars. I have seen among the while regiments. Their entire thoughts seem to be on IS, Jos Waters, B, 26th; Enos McSall B, Clias H Campbell. G, ,10ih; May Teilrow, 0; A, D. Wilkinson, C; Robt. S. McDonald, I; M. Stevens, undeniable that tbe food famished is better than their own officers have. audacious were to be taught thai they C'nild not hang- about the Cripple abused by two women, who were found on the premises with apparatus and axtirm, tboruand Saram, for the Tear endinc Jxte tnlrtieih. eighteen bnndred iiity-thtee, twenty hoaiand dotlaw. work. They have been nccnstomed to Uie prompt execution of orders, nnd on these nc counts are, perhaps, belter calculated forobc client and dutifnl soldiers than the white Oui CoKs'SATiox INSPIRES THE Soi.nrensL the 44th Massachusetts Regiment were marchingto battle recently, when A. Hardendyke, D. 39rn Isaac Myers, I; Joab Johnson. D; Jesso Clines, G Gco. A. Coffee, B; Samuel Frazier, E; John Foster. an comfortable. All the Chancel lorville "prisoners have been rrfeasea. The commissioned officers of Straight's command, excepting the surgeons and chaplains, Lieuts. Hehler and Taylor, of the 29th spying into its lines; accordingly, upon a branch road runulnz southeastward and striking the pike near Bradyyille, the escort party traveled rapidly to get between the returning rebels and their found concealed behind two indignant females in their night gowns. When caught, he rushed to tbe window nnd srave the 'signal nf distress1 of the Knights nf tbe ittslilntioc nilh'tcim-btatioe appirmtos. twn two buttdred lad SRydolbw. I-AtETT OmCS-For nf Mrsnjinz. snd tatine care of copy right of tne rooms tenporaiiiy proTidsrt the of ihe Qowieraa jurr Icclndms mUceilaneoss for the cnrrent jew, sli thonsaad bnodredaad of the army, who have been as free ns the air they breathed, Tliny nrc proud of thrir appearance and seem to feel confidcnt'lhfll they will not flinch n the fight. After they went ilioanl they discoursed most thrilling vocal mnsic with nn enthusiasm which seem Io give nn extra melody to the ncknowl Ltlgcd melodious voice of the negro. On hearing some remarks to the effect that the; would rmt fighi, Uioy they mmU fight imill their gun barrels nulled off at and some of the men foiling: out of tli ranks hv the way, the noble old tune "Cor onntion' was started with tlie well known words, "All hail the power nf Jesus' nnd the effect is said tn have been electric. The good old tune rose upon icings from tli lips of the soldiers, and flew up nnrl down the extensive, column with such vigor and zeal, that the troops spranir nlong the rose with roused nml clastic spirits. The cffcc thus produced was not transient, but last nir The song for the confeicnce meeting and th" pong for the F. Grout, C. MTH Wra. Biggs, C. An election was held in Lockimrl, New York, on Tuesday last, anil the Unionists were sticcesifnll by sixteen majority. IxxJt-port was carried hy the Copperheads at the Spring election; At the meeting which nominated the Copperhead lickct, resolul ons were passed sympathizing with Vflllandig tain, and thrrti cheers -were given for thai arch of tbe 66th Illinois, captured at Sher man's repulse, Yicksbnnt, also the pilot, carpenter, non commissioned office rsand men of Ihe Indianola. All were in good spirits. During Ihe recent battle of Chancellorsville, and Stonemsn's raid, the people of Richmond wore greatly stunned for the Safety of the place. Commissioner Gold that our Government is arresting great numbers of political prisoners contrary to agreement, and threatens severe treatment of the prisoners in hia hamls In strike readers generally as having beeu altogether too hazardous for a Maj. Gen, Inn, and without entering into a homily on Ihe importance of occasional great personal risks on tbe pan of commanding officers, it is enoiictuo say Gen. P. had well weighed the consequences, and bad determined to, at all hazards, attempt the punishment of the gang. Gaining the pike, the patty turned their horses toward Murfecsboro, and throwing out an advance under Capt. Mitchell, moved was dragged out of ignominious hiding place and taken in charge by, the authorities His associates the next dav Ktisrd a mob, did much damage in until captured by detachments of United Slates soldiers." The traitor Tom Seymour, who was rwrl-Iv defeated in Oonneclicut for Governor, writes lo tbe Sew York Copperheads his deen q-mpathy ami Tirtuoiis indication at the arrest and banishment of Valtandigutm. "A fellow natter, one ei-ht handrdl dolUtf. Fit preparing mart and description; for report, dre thassud doilan. Vor sjOoon In nonn wtnt> of the Potent bniMtoj, and for feraiahing tie uma with cases and accomnindatiflna Tor tbe TC-ception and mnirnlrnt eihltiUloo of tttj POT repairing and pain lujg the saloon tn tbe old porllon of tbe Patent Oflce baildinc. acd ror far, ewes and accomno dittoas for tbe an J cnnvenlmit exhibition of models, UiooMnd BCRVIT or tm: roue ustw. For enrrejinc publle of Cat-five thousand diriU-s. dollars eimpkltun'of araiorril-rbd four million fire hundred tboaiind dolUrs. For ccatineent And of tko Bureau nf Md for eighteen bundled and sixty- tuo nod three, three hnndred thousand dollars. For enlarging hospital at marine barraeki, cotuirnct'nz tewtr to Eautem Branch, ninr-tboa'andazidartrdallara. Pt-rdeflclfcdcs of approcriations In the Niw bv nrtmeat for the Sstal jar ending thtrtlelb Jams, eighteen hundred and ttxty-inree, 11 viz: For iecmte acd of the nat] completion of stevntrs, aaHs. eqnlpmeot, and mv cbtoery, twomillton eisht handred thoitMnd dol-Comple'.ltiR of tcrew stcawen, tqnlpneat. ;