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Weekly Gazette And Free Press (Newspaper) - February 6, 1863, Janesville, Wisconsin V VOLUME Iwi WISCONSIN FEBRUARY ft 1863 Press BLOCK in Street Wis T K 14 M 9 JIN BOX COUNTY NUMBER 21 The Hand D Tore Crt To aud Wo of i to A ARD H of Ouy you atari o'clock la bated OCT CARTER m t itb V toil m Mid JCK COUNTY c loam Kill county otk tM Jl A M Crown A D ot town L uf of Ion that U of to braid nth la MS COUNTY of f be ll nw IB of L M uid i next to BT COUNTY out tad It U M by oca it in of nth tf jk T SAIN STORE t o o Ic Vlade GOODS F jit hi ill IT -1 In tb ou jo Will JO r on tho not KP h at hnuj So vo Dlud To 01 1 Inch KC Ild wo on the sUoro ThN Quill Io w Then neit To i A Kij The I o MOHK Ilia we dlil moot BUSINESS DIRECTORY J F o oJ cf L tin good ou cur to play Wo lo -x run AnJ ilion our column AlU lift nnj Hut ivo wo hnj uo Ana 10 no lolol b m AuJ told u nt num onr hand A bran new quill fur t we i mjo I upo as the crossing dooms it well chosen and perfect ly Nothing but the the cloudt broko away wo had m hour of U will tako more than a weck of to up tho road in this soft soil Ino rebels evinced n lion to day which shows they arc well of our position On the side near tho railroad bridge their up ft board n foot for our hoys to stuck iu the mud IN What the Copperheads arr Doing Hie On the Mlh day of January as M a of Capt 01 the descried in Sinoo his desertion a letter lo him from which the an extract was received by the captain written by the John U a con- stable of county The spelling is preserved seat you five Dollars I would B sent you I now whether you would it or not eo you get it I will send more as soon as you let me now if you try to that place you mast plenty of money aud citizens clothes to put or not el away so let me now and I will you all I cau there OF THK WAU The Scouti or CAPTAIN Wo says the New Post the narrative of the exploits of Cant penter the commander of the Jessie Scouts ARU 1 A scout is a finds out how far tbo the position and strength of the and also tains such facts ai may be useful in the conduct of tho war Thc BY TELEGRAPH OR TUK BY TELEGRAPH ro isnt thing guing on here now or talked about but old Abes Proclamation of freeing the Negroes old Abe and all of his negro lovers will get hell yet is strong talk of Kentucky and if does rules for the operations of scouts they a-e generally independent anil have little organization they are in fact spies You cannot call us leas than spies but scout is u more respectable name scouts eio armed and either or render according to tho chances I have often beer what was the business of u scout and tho lest answer I ever gave was that it is his business to find out other men's business When captured however he H treated as a spy he is in uni- form SHOTS INTO A SOLID COL- cas or I was at tho battle of Donelson and whenever I got a chance I dropped my man I carried a gun and went on my own I Cot shots into a solid column with rifle at a distance of yards I was behind n tree and was nol discovered because tho noise and ihc fire and smoke all over the field made it impossible Io tell any shot came I could just distinguish the rebels I had but thirteen cartridge If I had hnd more I believe I could have killed a whole company When my Indian and Iowa will go gave ont I look Walker's leave with her I ihc Onion for- and got more bul I could not get hick to I f ine following been published lo army cr mi Uy direction of the President of thu Uni- ted the undersigned of army of Iho Potomac He upon the discharge of the tiei by trust with r preciation of Sinco the of this ho iias identified with its He has with you ils glories und reverses with no desire than that relations unchanged until its destiny Ue accomplished In the record of your there is much lo he proud and with the blessing of God we wiil con tribute to tha renown of our arms and the success of our cause To secure these your ill require the and zealous of every in army In intelligence an or enemy is our Let us d never bim battle whenever wo can to find him The only gives expression n u tut B JOH.VSO.V A block JACKSON Jt IS ao L ru Stairs Court I Office In J 3 R wni wid OD 1J Wo Id MunJ wo a lilo Ibi TUtro np by a And now Ilio past I w thU n Hint We'll lo nnj T II oU the County Rp TUc After In nic we C 11 U A la Bxk taj ti U 1 law tni of the troot CASH Jrim In DJ 71 H X COMSTOCK will to the hi of Iho of by Wia t ln ck mall Iho iu d It SOOTS SHOES conn and VV In Kroni uf From In n ot Iti blus Till To for the wan Or any other l-l o Or O t fci In or Or thu bruit f Till to Ir To With lime the Oil tin of tbo bv Of IW hill from From of InV r In thp Ut ncl ttr i op FRESH cca iii Virginia had u fight al burg and gol whooped like the devil tho was lhat ihc Union forces under forty thousand and the next was that they only lost thousand it is hard to tell but I luink that they lost about twenty-five thousand nnd tho bnt very In tie il Any the papers dont state how many I will send you old Abes Proclamation and you can sec it for yourself und show it to boye Many similar have been to soldiers the same nnd other companies in the regiment some of them containing money nnd causing the intended All were ten by prominent citizens One which in its object was written by a Justice of the Peace in Coles county urging a soldier aud the boys of his company io leave the army This tor suborner of perjury promised and the power of Iho county to re- tho ot tlm He assist cd in raising tho company of boys whom he now to desert cratic rebel sympathizers in Bond county a ago did utmost lo prevent captain Colby of in from ouo of his own and three of captain Harris men who had overstayed their furlot or deserted from Memphis The gallant captain relumed yesterday several absentees The deserters escaped concealment or flight Had the captain found them would have come also democratic friends and sympathizers with rebellion to Iho contrary ing Will the not criminals 1 Desertions incited and encouraged by northern traitors are becoming alarmingly and dangerously frequent When nel with Col fas H and Capt Springfield ed Taylorville rast October to recruit for CharUs now sheriff of Christian county and several leading whose names are known to divert every recruit from performing their en- with the government in tho en tbe pub e from tbp n 1 wril of CANNOT BE SEAT tot bflow Ki BaJ Cl Kip n lnx from to UnJ Goal TIES Cf Ot GnOn Pegged N ioo KID coxa BOOTEES inj S L I 1 12 It j jo to f 1 W and as Wear low j u-r cub or do n o I pot TO C MINKS O T H E 1 I V E R UB LOWIK SHOE of lilt of I lie ut cr Tilt DIVISION A 23 As I feared and staled when closing my last the which bepan so baa been entirely defeated by tbe unfortunate stale of the weather From Tuesday at S o'clock until Thursday night rain fell without intermission Tbe on Tuesday when Franklin and Hooker started were very pood and and could move with facility Bui ruin so the of the ar- my was all exhausted in getting to the po ordered to be taken It is really to see our position io appreciate it Our troops lay fur two days and nights in mud and water and to day buck to camps seas of mud Let no one com- plain was done The move meut was intended ns caught us delayed and our in tentions to enemy Had we crossed we could not have advanced We did the very best could bo done under he and all we cnn do now is to wail for better weather more er movement and better success The selected for crowing all in the vicinity of ford probably sess more advantages acd less iti ibt crossing than the at thu battle of So far as obstacles thrown in the by the enemy such as redoubts etc are con- cerned thero very few of them ble We have this for a month past by a of infantry New York volunteers Col Wood and a of New Vork ballery The rebels have bad Gen brigade of Alabama troops re- iu f by their losses at Gaines Mill aud under The approach io the ford from this side is er precipitous while the accent ia gradual and over a cleared ground Half way up hill the enemy have a lino of from which they command tbe but not the point where i was ed to lay the for the center grand division The pits were however com by of onr batteries lower down so as to rake nn enfilading fire and untenable But one point could be discovered where onr bridge would be subject to the fire of the enemy's ry and were immediately con- on our side lo The point selected for the crossing of the right urand division by far tho roost rugged and of sny But thU di- vision did uot leave camp all and the river depended on the operations of the left and center So far as outward ev co to show WAS no visible increase of ibe forces at point Thero are oo al earthworks added to those that have been there tor three weeks and no more visible Tbe illumination of our was visible for two back rots river aod so would ibe enemy s- hava been bad os near not doubt they soon aware of our and knowing if we crossed we selected some better position in the rear of iho river masked their und our coming Perhaps they were befogged in to our real bat usually are not One thing is certain Whether they knew or they hsd few or co defenses our at this ford which coald been available against tbe ration of Hooker would have I crossed a short distance above the bend taking a road which rans down along the i from the States ford moved bv the left along the river and across Golia Ren and thence by the right acd front to s position oa the dink of the oar artillery in bead was so planted as to the over Golio Rca near its important point one 1 heard They no- lice for a public meeting from being in the local They dogged the steps of these through ibe of lown and were in off their recruits as if the traitors had been in tbe of Jeff Davis It time for the citizens of ibe and middle stales for the loyal governors the President to arouse themselves If tbe government must go down let it KO down in blood Loyal men at home must assist us with nil might The army is true and are ready to fight the traitors in rear as well as the rebels in front Those at who wish vvell lo the government have much to do Deserters everywhere musl be arrest ed and remanded to duty Traitors must be seized aod aent to prison and mulcted in all their goods as tbe law of Congress provides nnd orders the President to The government must make itself felt and strike terror to who the constitution and cor- on their arc destroying the nud the country and the best hopes of mnn Above all things order tho draft and carry it into execution at whatever N Col III Vols FORT Jan 22 A the in which so many gallant heroes fell Capt Wallace of ono of the Ohio regiments was mortally wounded Intelligence that he was wounded reaching home Miss Schneider of Canton Ohio being adduced to the soldier started immediately to Washington in com- pany with a frioud lo look after him ing on the morning that bis limb was After he was safely through with the operation as was supposed at her own request girl was lhat place again The enemy had removed I attended the Lodges in Missouri It was not difficult to enter Of course I played iho secessionist and got some information I reported to Gen that tbe Missouri railroad track would bo torn up and road torn up on tho very day that I said it would be I was in tho lodge when the vote to do that job passed and I voted I also voted to have the Pacific road lorn up but that motion did not carry I also got information lhat a large rebel force would leave the river to join Price and General on that information sent out General Jeff C Davis who in capturing thirteen hundred of them CAPTURES A At Shiloh I got a gun field When Buell was driving end tho scouts woro in the advance wo ered ibo rebels hauling iho gun We concluded to take it The fellows saw us coming They found they could not get away with il and they thought best not to risk n so they cut their traces and left That gun had been taken from us iho day before My boys guarded it for a while but we had to leave it as another ment was ordered and wa could not drag the cannon away 1 left my card on it though I lold the rebels that I had tared the gun that I was sorry I had to give il up but that I expected to take it again i lo the of this army when 1 vw veya to our late commander Major General the most cordial good wishes for his future My staff will bo announced ns soon as Army cf Juu 27 Oon Hooker has named Gen for his chief of staff Mr Con way's in tho house to day denouncing Mr Lincoln and Iho success of ihn pro slavery democracy the next presidential of remarkable powe lection was an aud force and com- mands universal attention members from all parts of tho clustering around him It look the broadest ry grounds was merciless in exposing united to him in marriage ibe side of bis cot while the solemn ceremony was performed Leaving him soon after j in care ol ivurses at the do j i it was she relumed lo her boarding bouse lo the repose to enable her to administer to bis comfort on the morrow ere the of which she was again to the side of his couch to Gad bim dead It seems lhat some lime daring the nuts in attendance observed some blood upon the asd upon immediate that wounded wts bleeding profusely which he attempted to by a handkerchief around it but before he could accomplish it so rapid was flow of blood the gallant captain was no more j Tbe of Capt Wallace were taken lo by bereaved wife and buried on Thursday last with military After Shiloh I wen lo Western Virginia riding sometimes sixty or seventy miles a day the woods and open The woods were full of bushwhackers There are more bushwhackers in some parts of Western Virginia than elsewhere on iho border and are organized There are Harper's bands and mob and band nnd many of the smaller sort A is the meanest roan alive I or four of ray men and we passed ourselves off for to get cleat of the rebel j nnd by deceiving them got all ibe information we asked JACKSON AXP I first saw Stonewall Jackson six miles above Strasburg and times afterwards as we moved along the valley I hud a mn to shoot small A Wesson's rifle weighing five and a bull pounds and capable of at six to eight hundred yards I could uot gel he was nnd another thing i could not always toll who he was In battle ha is always dressed like a private He moves about everywhere in a When he is on foot he is fine but he rides wretchedly But Ashby was a beautiful rider and a man of great courage I have hatl a good many shots tl Asbby I urn sure I have hit him lie often ly to tha front and made n glorious mark but I could never bring him down I pose he hnd a on Our were often so close to the rebels in the march through the lhat we were fired at by our own men who thought belonged to the enemy I destroyed the saltpetre works in lin Va rebels arc well aware who did it and have published me is CAMP While I was in Virginia I was in son's army one night Tbe only thing 1 did was to gel myself out again I ered a and pui on a post An officer approached and I him for ibe countersign He lhat I was a videlle and gave it to me U hen I gave lo the rebel pickets and was off During time I was with General Fremont 1 was iu the rebel camps five or six times A REBEL The reason why the general did uot go round by war of Franklin instead of by Strasburg was because the rostU were all blockaded Trees were cat down and wa so as to impossible to move thete without long daisy Tbe way J got information of Jackson's movement Banks was this I was io the neighborhood of the south fork of the south branch of the ssd was road when I saw a man s of the administration i he fact thai objected io mK him time to his speech is a good indication of feeling the cans as a party entertained as to the policy o saying such a thing or ai to the cy of bis teachings The speech general ns a duction of vigor Tho three marked points ol speech were Con- quest impossible compromise separation inevitable Mr of Ohio made an quent speech oa general relations of tho republican nnd panics on the war nnd crisis Jt has stirred up peace democrats like Allen of Illinois and landigham dreadfully It is regarded ono of the strongest defenses of the lican party yet madn this season An important result of tbo visit of thu Massachusetts delegation has lie today Gov Andrews bus received permission to raise negro in Massa and muster them regularly inio the United states service An order to this effect has already been issued C P Wolcott of Ohio late Assistant Secretary of War and General of Ohio is lying very ill in New lork and his friends begin to despair ol his recovery Jan 27 Gens Hooker Burnaide and arc all in town Hooker is un- to be in with the 1 resident and the war as lo lurc movements Gen detailed Stone as chief of a court martial high enough io rush tho canal ut r rate He it will be a perfect success Ho Ibra should this chan ncl become large enough to admit tho pas sage of boats iho for the present will be allowed to hold while tbe federals turn lo mailers further south In hii opinion it would take ono hun fifty thousand men to storm their ut Our gnu and mortar could shell the city from where they liu nn the north side of the river bend bul if it entirely destroyed iho which extend for back would us formidable as ever General Gram ou Tuesday for below division On Saturday last M the steamer saw was on her way up from lo Memphis aho was fired upon by a rebel of two guns on the Arkansas at head of Island No Tro guns were within six rods of shore els fired twelve shells eight of which struck Warsaw Sho also by n number of balls No one on board was hurt Sho hud ou n number of and wounded nnd bearer of dis- patches The amail pox is on Ihc increase at Jan 28 resolution the of Jesse D Bright from the U.S ate was Jj noes iH Jon 29 Special tc Chicago Evening The steamship Liverpool to the has arrived thi Us beco among the corps These documents nay that mediation in American affairs is in consequence of tho refusal of and Russia to join France but the or hue not refrained from acquainting the government that is still ready to mediate provided the American France should u uale ibe task of peace either alone or collectively in may be ed out io her Tho Mexican question is to as having entered a military phase of which the issue must be awaited Speedy triumph recall is regarded with lion by the majority of the journals mid 13 considered hopeful though not au documents explaining ho policy of iho Fiench furnished Tho an- that expedition was do signed for otid that Gor was en route with n forced fur tho re- lief of iho slate has produced this WASHINGTON Jan 30 motion of Mr cd that the inform house whether have been granted lo any rebel officers since of Jeff Davis On of Mr n special court wim to inquire into iho truth of charges in a of R Belli against iho commissioner of patents A message wai received from tho dent recommending a resolution of thanks to Com Porter for bravery and skill at Ar- kansas Post Referred to committee on naval affairs Jan 10 Wo have Memphis dates to the Thu news Horn Holly wai lo iho thai of rebel infantry under command of and were busily engaged in repairing the railroad from Holly lo Thu rebels huj no forco al Holly Springs but run in and out at pleasure Col guerrillas nro Holly Springs mid Lml they hung three negroes in tho public at They uon late of tbo and hung him but was cut down before life was extinct allowed o escape The soldiers aro being paid V Memphis This worl will not be completed before tic 10th ol February There are Kiel at and tho of iho ii very serious Requisition had liccn u St Louis for Col Shaw of the 1 ith who some time sinco was ordered to Helena by ion Curtis lo colored men returned to-day Gen Gorman refusing lo or net under Ocn to Col Damn man who would ncl under such nn order and he further said if ono of his a place under sneh a man his men would shout him Tho French was cut off Jalapa and arc ed by them Tho small pox is raging in Vern Cruz Tbo captain of the steamer Eaglo from Havana lhat the American at Havana protested to tho Span isa authorities allowing the pirate to leave until 11 a m of the but tho pirate captain lhat tho federal era would capture him if he was not allow ed to go cooner and he was allowed to go Soon after ho had passed tho guard ship at night tho arrived nt tho same spot when the Spanish authorities kept tho till morning before ing her lo cuter the port T St Louis Jan 29 Glover of tho criminal court in this city rendered tho first decision concerning the legality of tho President's Ho decided that it was gal accordingly a belonging lo a rebel who had been arrested under A slate law for leaving his master is lo be unconditionally This decision if sustained leaves without civil remedy to their slaves and has important bearing on tbc in this state New Jan 31 A special Washington dispatch the prospect is that Iho Senate which tne Missouri emancipation Dili will limit tho of appropriation Gen Gorman however turn negroes lo their masters time lo re- J M P act of grace The Scotia's news na to tbo movements of the democrats was ed favorable to peace but tho vices idea vs il Wai United States nnd it wouli bio act if it be Gen Th court met yesterday with Stone as dent As soon as btanton heard of it he tent orders immediately relieving Stone and assigning another man to thai duly Senator Wilson introduced a by which of ibe Treasury t io on suitable with governors ot slates which provide for paying Or allotments ol her vul or in the ser vice for reimbursement with six per 29 Tribune's Washington di patch states that Gen tendered his resignation ai of ibe army lo tho President but Mr Lincoln declined lo receive it ing that he hnd other for him lo rejoined that bo hoped lo be ad- The emancipation proclamation claimed serious bul received too late tor much newspaper comment The ing Post terms it the death warrant of Id be a bul regards it as wholly The Star is ils effect it rings the death kuell of slavery Tho says contempt of the south mmt be increased immensely and if the measure is uf ver will a military triumph been purchased at 80 a price Sympathetic addresses for President Lincoln continue lo be adopted in various parts of It is lhal tho Alabama is bly supplied with tho bent Welch coals by the relay ships Jan U iho bank of has raised iho rate of discount from 3 to -I per cent The News approves of Lincoln's proclamation The Tunes reiterates its for- mer diatribes against the proclamation Jan 20 called up the to aid in the of her to work at once He would accept any command he cared willingly not bow ant to some two thousand persons it is present at the funeral coming He eyed cs closely and I said How are yon which way are you He asked where I belonged asd 1 we were Dixie boys the terta by which rebel guerrillas He then he down to buy horses for Jackson This via the first we knew tha Jackson was in tbe vicinity After getting out of hid which way was moving we went oa Bnt I turned round aud called him back I said I small but he was extremely reluct wear a major general's star and major general's pay while nothing to earn his honors or his money NrC Jan 20 A letter from Suffolk Va to Herald says The New York mounted rifles sened thirty dollars north of ate property at Sandy cross road seven miles from and in the direction of the river Tte seizure em- braced large quantities of cotton salt pro visions and other merchandize The goodf were owned by Winslow i Kussell anc were ready to be shipped across the river and tbe confederate lines Sr A large and enthusiastic meeting was held to night in Turner's Hall to ratify the President's proclamation Speeches were made and resolutions ed of action Ark Jin 23 An Union demonstration curred here yesterday Over 1000 loyal citizens of Arkansas were present speeches made by Dr a prominent refugee Col Bishop of the 1st Ar- kausas cavalry nnd others Fifteen home guard companies were organized nnd ed to be accepted aj Arkansas militia ol citizens signed a petition lo to order an election of a member of this state All citizens didn't like his looks and I believed he was jpy He said he coald ne very quickly who he was and palled his papers oat of his pocket I ex- them and found he a quarter- master of Ashby's cavalry ocd was to boy houes I then expressed Jelf satisfied and offered to sell him our horses He agreed to them eleven in nine hundred sod fifty dollars and to go to our cat a few miles away where I would let him have two men to take them to the On the way to the supposed were going towards Fremont's gave ce full information about Jackson's army all the rebel forces in Virginia especially in- the plan of the Whea we approached onr lines he our pickets acd who they were WAS told lhal they were men we kept to guard oar cave through the pickets and into the open field where our regiments were visible he asked what that meant I told him it meant lhat he wis a prisoner io tbe hindi of the kee army I said that if tbe mation he had ne was not correct I would be responsible for banging hia to the iree said I will give vices and fruit Shoald the j yoa ay word as a southern lhat loil rauch i l toU the He gave also manure well if the be poor j Gen the same report and it off all one joint from the cain ed to be The accomplish taore than the The tail of the all tte noise bu: the does tie Some of the lory papers of ing asked Bright is for the distressed people of Lancashire it turns ont that the their cotton at a of at per rear in der to aflord employment to their tives and that in acd clothing the poor is oa the sive scale raid an old lady I allers asks for I and if they it sad it s sad I feel to taie it acd it 6 and it can't be rot at other place for leij I allers tike it without about it all ij most people do MODE AND TIME is but little difference in fill sad spring planting the for- mer if alight protection is the plant gives it an early acd cjnally more vigorous An elevated tion with deep rich soil is ugh clay well will often bear the next after having arms in their possession have up for defense of their homes Union sentiment daily growing stronger io this section YORK 25 A letter of the thai the pirate Florida arrived on from Mobile coaled during ibe and sailed on tbe on a croise She chased a bark from Portland bat ibe bark escaped The ihen and burned the brig ftom four miles from the shore The cargo of belonged to a Spanish merchant On the off captured and barned Cora Ann of Maine she was horsed one- mile from tbe shore Soon she cap lured and two more A schooner arrived at reports that the pirate was last seen with the British flag steering for the Bahamas The U 3 nail steamer Kearne ed to on having been fired into by a Spanish The American ordered the Kearney to proceed aod the gunboat Oneida swot as a convoy The Searney had ibe American flaz when into and bad mails and the The arrived ai vina oo the evening of the 12 hoars after the pinte left but coaled and left im- mediately in pursuit of the pirate The rebels in Havana are in hica glee sul Helm agent holds receptions every week Mayor Wood's daughter was present the Two with cotton arrived on the The is commanded br J X MaSt of the Navy CAIKO Jan 23 to Chicago have seen Mr Henderson moved to amend the so that if emancipation vvus immediate twenty millious should be bul if it was millions should be paid Wilson of Missouri thought twenty not enough Mr in favor of gradual emancipation was not willing to pay more ten millions Mr Wilson was willing to make a eral proposition to Western Virgina ware and Maryland Alter further by Messrs Trumbull Foster son and the adjourned Mo Jan 29 The senate to-day the house lution asking congress to millions for emancipation purposes in ibis against 2 N C Jan 28 Oov i resignation was sent hence lo Washington by thu last mail It is based on Ton which he opposes The and navy and here are averse to the appointment of a cessor as the ia not only regarded as needless but a serious obstacle in gress of our arms Gen Foster is ibo services of negroes for garrison duty notwithstanding remonstrances of Gov Stanley Jan 29 A fleet of 29 transports and the St Ulair and arrived tbn morning The former the shoals was attacked by 200 throe She was struck three times but not damaged She the fire and shelled from their position The fleet was uot inter- YORK Jan 30 Hilton Held correspondent of the HeraM contains the following i A good deal manifested with regard to matters in Sound The monitor went down Saturday last for the purpose of expelling the robels from their while the capture or destruction the was to be by tho wooden vessels which accompanied her A with tbe ram Atlanta is anticipated the ccws of the safe arrival ofJ the mouth of Saturday p m we have definite from ibal a fog hung over the coast To-day we have from thai quarter numerous reports of indicating 1 som unusual ii a cf the 95th oa tbe icr left General have oa tbe Louisiana side Sve miles below the month of the river asd in full view of the city Two were engaged tbe captain left in opening tbe cat off of which so much was beard inaner Tie u tick fall at and tears exist as to tbe welfare of the Montauk let the is known among our i as a ship and she nay gel after all YOKE Jan 30 Tbe New Orleans Delta of tbe con- laios ibe from Bank's Bay lau evening brought information of the of the rebel iron clad er Cotton in ov the land and naval forces under Gea Weitzel bhe is to and there 13 nn end to this vessel Gen Weitzel in getting a heavy forte in tbe mi's completely them acd their in that lection is only a question of a few days time The rebel force is smaller than was He ascertained lhat consists of aboot cavalry pieces of artillery Tbe Tribune his tha The yesterday was tbe severe known to tbe army of the is to-day in supplying soldiers The entire iorce not on picket were thU morning engaged in carrying frota depots to camps The Kew Orleans correspondent of tbe Tribune ibai the Lane is blockaded in Bay The rebels are tbe island end ore Suing ool ibe Kumet Leae A large of el troops are concentrating on tbe to resist onr U Urge and amply to veston bat fcc to tbe riet Line scd cot to We hear from tbe U S Mr that Unionists are all oa ice Rio Grande near Brownsville icto two cavalry They torses and about one are armed bare Also ibe writes are ready to join Union ranks u u ell of Miss np on the coon lo day lo whom Gorman had relumed 25 slaves The secretary of the slate of and Gen Gorman according to tions made by and civilians are playing a high about not the u with it lor such Jcu 20 of the ar- here Examiner is Mr for wining his portion t f di patches nol loag in Ibi hands of It gave A of of published crn purporting to bo of tbo Confederate with Hi representatives and Leg land and Franco Hnd which u is was by capture cf HI George N lo rnr the blockade at U is t oe and is u correspondence when the wai taken not or sunk to lorn of sea As it ie the enemy en a full exposition of our nt as bus said of inforumtion be ing given to the enemy by improper publi cations in this bearer of Benjamin has Van an amount of intelligence lhal nol be gained ftom the for fifty years It is to be regretted Benjamin in his correspond ncc should have indulged in such weak nnd speculations relative to the France There was no for it iti only effect can be to offend and the friendly interest the ed in tile success of our cause The Whig hum that there is truth in the story that French bankers had leaned tbe rebels which halt on lie h inst A loner of the 220 to tho Whig shows that the rebels are ns much bothered to understand the ol onr in quarter ns are lo di- vine movements of The writer takes comfort in mud upon of our troops tonn The government has pur chased up to this time Ion in Mississippi and is negotiating for much more Tho Willmington Journal Gen Foster's in North Carolina ii cither profoundly or profoundly deep Second 1st and first John F Klliou Illinois captured at been turned over lo civil authorities at Atlanta charged with to paes confederate monny If ed Whig they will be hung The Jackson Appeal seyfi any fears ol Ihc safely of Port Hudson lei them be at once All in the world could not reduce Port Hudson The conscription law is being enforced everywhere tie souib with greatly rigidity Ntw Jan 31 A special Washington dispatch says the supreme couri has reversed tbe decision of courl below iu case It requires three piers ou Iowa side of the river to be removed Three judges dissented Justice Miller vis counsel in the ca-c of lid cot The Times Washington ssys it ii ascertained tint rebel government have regularly Si Thomas Bermuda Jamaica all princi pal points on Spinish Main continually with ibe ami advices received by Pitate are communicated sources The Atlanta of The by Mr foots in upit a of oor tbc northwestern fUles we desire ly to protest against nnd we trust lhat ill be tabled by tko whenever they arc taken up to be ed We are fighting war independence and for K ol southern ry M an ordered by Gcd to as by and fixed by the and will require the abolishment of slavery project finds but little favor The Times eays tho lion is engaged through eminent counsel preparing lo bring before the supremo court the question ol ibe power of tho 1 resident iu of rebellion to iho LabeRti Tho lo nettle this question alely as uro many canes ones up doily The is that on which the ad- ministration expects to make the issue Jon 31 Gen arrived this morning He declined a public reception flocked to sec him Ue made a few iu to welcome Jan 31 A letter of tho 10th slates that tho rebels tic Water ou Friday Gcu Peck a force which drovo the back a joss loet -10 killed nud The towards Jan 31 The resolution of the thanks of to Com was passed The of tbo was resumed Jan 30 On motion ol tho vole of yesterday by which tho concurred in the assembly lion to print iu foreign a fied number of of the annual message was reconsidered nnd the refused to concur by a tote of 14 noes lo 12 ayes The hill reported hy tbo lo into the condition of 6t Camp nnd appropriating for hospital was reached on ornl Die and consideration indefinitely postponed The consideration of the relating to n change of venue in certain cases was indefinitely postponed The was to repeal H clause of an act passed in 1853 to a person accused of crime the privilege of changing hia trial to in- other county on liii that he be- the judge to be him were offered by Mr Barren calling on tbe governor for such information in regard lo ilia draft in ibis stale as ho uot consider patible with the public to publish liy iir in favor of a short tion by Mr Giuly for north of stamps to each member and by Mr Barron in vor of the emancipation proclamation as tke surest means of preventing negroes from migrating north Resolutions fore introduced were referred es Mr to prohibit negroes from coming into the state together with a sub- by Mr Adams inviting people from all parts of the world to come into our stale and help its great resources referred to the committee federal relations Mr White's lo print more of the report of geological survey to the committee on printing and state affairs Mr offered n substitute which was adopted for Mr Turner's resolution approving the exclusion of the from tho army in Missouri The tute instructs the committee on re- lations inasmuch as the editor of lie Bole is a member of Assembly to in- en inquiry to ascertain whether or not tbo charges made hy provost marshal branding the pa cr as disloyal bo true Jt was adopted A number of bills amending the statutes were Mr Spaulding introduced a viding for cancelling farm mortgages in certain cases Mr Vivian from the committee on slate reported a authorizing the con- struction of the north wing of the capitol the coming season and dcd its passage passed Several local bills were cial lo mankind a necessity in our nnd political as states and in our intercourse with nil other or hence the addition of any free to our union is not only repugnant to but it will be only a continuance of that evil which bai on wf r which to get rid of we are now If tbe northwestern states thall shake off ibe north and east and set op for themselves a new government and desire to be at peace co barrier will be placed in their way by government and we shall be willing to treat tlem as an pendent government in peace eu friends in war as foes Jan 30 Tbe navy department kaj received a re- port of a court of inquiry into ten of the a rebel 110 men from the Harriet Lane if eo of life cannot be so great as previously reported YORK The portion of tbe cewe by the Eio Bio is highly important Advices from Mexico confirm tbe ed defeat of under General by Jt i log at 2 o clock a a December 1 The French were The Mexican General had a froa for The Mexican General Vegrete with men nade a sortie from and at- tacked a French division at eight leagues from com- tbe latur ITie to retreat to 18th From the Miss Jan marching aud something over 300 miles south of here we find ourselves an absence often weeks in the great cry of Corinth for indeed about all that to be in the place that was Corinth 3 nnd grate yards The beet we have anywhere arc icrc now and I would ask for ter than to be inside with ten thousand good mon and have fifty thousand of the enemy attack us It would be fun for those inside hot death to those outside But lo think of stopping here is folly we hate been here now three days and we have orders to be ready to move at a moment's notice hy rail We take no nothing bnt officers and artillery horses and infantry go We oar destination it We have jast marched over tbe road from Grand Junction via Bolivar a six daye march and now take the cars over tbe sarno ground to Two moves are made that is it looks lar to those not acquainted with the plans of the commanding general It may be plain to lira bat we cannot see through it- We we laying Lere into Corinth m the time the enemy and have been here ever but we poor devils have been oo the go constantly Since tbe day of lat: we have not over two weeks io ood op lo January Ut we bare marched being in the op to that tine HOO miles It may large figures lo a good many bat it and wt have done 200 miln already this year The only time we have been on cart we left Cairo at Oxford we rode to the aboot lo miles and then marched to tbe relief of Holly Springs distance ol 20 miles aod of conree the enemy had left on o'er arrival Had we permitted to con- OD tbe can we could bare the enemy and much of bt ton property are DOW in Gen Sth ICti corps 2d brigade is in Memphis for ihc of Holly feeling in iho it almost ly him ns is almost tho whole army Wo have just signed tho pay rolls for months pay out of tbo Biz the ui we get payed I thiak morrow The mud ia about deep hero now and of water our tents profusely our beds on such and iho print if tho body is plainly visible to the naked in tho mud arising morning I think ore men iu my company have not had dry clothes on fcr and nights The Quartermaster gols a few cunei for not furnishing new all it is quite interesting but then tbo glory of you know outbalances all of that After all it is better aod to be M home making war speeches and singing Boys aro Star Spangled than to be silting hero in tho inud or marching nil day in the rain and when night comes stuck in Iho mud five in the rear no blankets Adjulant cornea around acd G n K for picket the picket want our is heard from lips no fires aro allowed on our posts ond hard crackers and cold wa- ter for supper Tho passes morning comes and the is pickets arc called in Tho first salute we get ou joining the is cousin rear guard lo is heard That's worst in the line A long march into probably at 10 o'clock at abend sotie of hem been in caap probably four boors rails all burned wood n quarter of a n cup of aud crackers lo bed at 12 midnight at at five Such it the lifa of the 2d brigade and haj been eel last We ere for tho moil of hem in the war now 17 oat KIO iu one been in six aud five skirmishes and cr 500 men Show me the ment that can teat us for which seen tho service wo have General Stanley lo tell us wo were lough Our oM churns arc ur the llh Missouri of best in l ice Their is our Brigade aud ho ia all fight Al luU is got of ammunition IIo aw them to gel a new enquired what they were falling back or one of the men told him 13 get me the man that gave the order to fall back I'll blow his brains and drew his pistol tho forward double quick It wai at this charge that many of the were pulled from ranks by Ihc hair of the head He com- mandcd us at Corinth was nnd made his escape and is now with n fight foot he don't surrender government stores very often I have more than I in- tended I muu My wishes to all hoping may be successful in the lure I am with respect W U Wu Vol Conflict of Authority The decision of our supreme couit on the it bearing its Another case Las occurred in in which tbe military and in The Wisconsin has the following account of The casts of Paul Wejer of Polk township Washington county and of and Carl lib ward in ibis cily all of whom claim to he subjects of Prussia came up before Court Commissioner Mitchell yesterday the first of these parties has never taken oat hia papers of citizenship last two have out their first papers but not second They were drafted and are now held as drafted soldiers in the stationed al Camp Washburn Both Col Anneke of and the petition era were represented by and a Hoard from the were also present with the in charge Au ad- asked by the attorneys of the military authorities the commissioner appointed Monday at 2 o'clock p in for a final hearing in the cakes 01 Carl and Carl and till day at the same hour for a Cual in the case of Paul Here is where the conflict The commissioner ordered ibe petitioners re- main meantime in bauds of Sheriff U lo which the of thu guard demurred He that he re- sponsible to Col Anneke for tbc era and lhat be should return SherifT Webster meantime declared it waj uis purpose o take ibe along him The of the guard dered hu mcu to march the petitioners the ordered them to remain and al tbe same time be sent a for number of bin deputies el ihc ance of whom tbc explain concluded to compromise by ihc go while the should draw op a for ihc present lo in order Ibal no blame thould io himself Thus the chapter ibe the ily for appearance next week leUer from an on the United Sutes sloop off it the strongest place on the coast For mites alone tbe cosst on each side of Fort Sumier the rebels have a continuous line of and is no doubt in our ibat when the opens it will U no play But we rather think there will bo tell for a time if no longer With wo the signal for the fight to commence that wo go io and win Tbe and French war are hovering the waiting to tie There are several from on who came to oor ship night in boat and say the rebel are building six iron clad steamers but were ard op for iron A GOOD Ginty a republican member made a good bit at the democrat in ibe assembly who are deeding with all kinds of Ue nn exclusively on it each morning to introduce at on tbe oat to endorse the action of some or other politic n with nothing to do of to the of Ibis auta how bt ed how mtch consumed one OB tbe general principle of old hooker democracy and one from emigrating to the north pole froan ware haj made a rery apology for bU recent ia the ate iog
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