Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 6, 1861, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 6, 1861 Page 3
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THE GREAT EXPEDITION. Continued txmm the Firat P*gt? THE NAVAL EXPEDITION. Flop ship. Cbmm,ind*rt. Guru. 1? Steam Iridic Wabiuh Captain Davis 60 %? Sloop VtiuilulM 8. V. Uuggerty 20 Ounhoiti. 1 ? Ang E. C. Panrot 9 5? Alabam a K I-auior 9 a ? Ourliiw P. G. Watinough... 7 4 ? Florida J. H. CoMsborougli. 9 4? (Jom of tho Seas ? Baxter 4 6 ? Isaac II. Smith J. vv. A. Nicholson. 9 7 ? Mohica n S. IV. (iodon 0 9 ? Ottawa Th<>m.u< II. Stevens. 4 ?? Pawnee vm R. H. Wyman 9 10 ? I'emlmia J. P. (lunkhead.... 4 fl? Penguin T. A. Build 6 12 ? Pocahontas P. Dray too 6 18 ? K. B. Forbes H. 8. Nowcomb. .. 2 14? Seminole J. P. Gillie* 6 16 ? Senoc a Pamel A'auea 4 18 ? Uuadilla N. Collins 4 17 ? Hiawslien e E. Calhoun 2 18 ? Georgia . ? 4 TRANSPORTS. Staatneri. Gwntnandert. 7?w. Draft, ft. 1? Ariel Terry 1,234 14 ' a? Atlantlo EldrMge 2 ,#46 20^ 8 ? Balti c Oomstock 2,7.13 21 4? Hen. Unford 1,080 _ 6? Cahawbu Baker 1,?H3 11 6? Coatzacoalcos.. .. Rocock 1,600 8 7 ? Dan ixl Webster.. Johnson 1,036 11 8? fcuipire City Baxter 1,7.11 14 5? Ericsso n Cowlos 1,902 16 10? Locust l'eint French 462 16 11? Mario n Philips 800 13 12 ? Matanzu s I/eesbiirg 876 ? 13 ? Ocetn Queen Heabury 2.8 <2 IS 14? Orienta l Tuzo 1 ,0"0 ? 16 ? farkeraburg 716 10 16? I hiladelpbia Barton 1,238 11 17 ? I*otomu c HI'lUrd 448 ? 18 ? Roanok e Couch,, 1,071 10 19 ? Star or the South. Keamley 960 ? 20 ? Inio n ? ? 21 ? Vanderbllt Lofevre 3,300 20 22 ? Wtafleld StoU... . Litchfield ? ? 28 ? Illinois Rathbun 2,122 ? OTTAjrrcGB. Gum*. 1?0. M. Petit A. S. Gardner 2 3? Mercur y 8. J. Manton 2 FRRRV BOATS. ? 1? Commoftoro Perry. 2? Ethan Allen. STEAMBOATS. 1 ? May Flower. 4 ? ''oerless. 2 ? R?lvldere. 5? Oscuola. fi? Governor. 8AIL1K0 vessels. 1? Ship Gi'Mt Rejfliblic. IT ? ihr. Western SUr. 2 ?Iilp Ocean Express. 18 ? Schr. Saratoga. 8? ship Golden Mule. 19 ? Sclir. 8. J. Bright. 4? iiii" Zelm8 Coflio, 20 ? Si hr. Chas. McNeil. 6? Batk /. X. lilehop. 21? tchr. David Faust. 6? "rig Holle fifth" Bay. 22? Sent". H. S. MOtaC 7? Brig Kllen P. Stewart. 2:1 ? 'chr. L. ( h Bier. tsclir. 6. F. Abbott. 24~Sc.hr. J. Sauorthwaite. Sell I'. 15. V. Allen. 26 ? S< hr. Mum-Hake. 10 ? cchr. Aid. 2?? Schr. D. M<>!aoy. 11? o'ir. J. H. Vance. 27 ? Sihr. Ariel. 12? cUr. M. li. Cltti k. 28? Schr. minims. 13 ? sclir.Wm.G. Underwood. 20 ? Sclir. Hewitt. 14 ? Schr. E. English. 80? Schr. Sarah.. 15 ? Schr. J. Frambos. 31 ? Schr.WillkrdPaulfibury. ltt? Schr. Effort. 32? Schr. S. Culllu. RECAPITULATION OF VK88KLS. Naval vopsoIs 20 Steamtugs 2 Ferry boats 2 Steam transports 23 Sailingyessels 32 Steam Bin ' ftats. 6 ToW M This Is exclusive of tbo Sabine, Susquehanna, St. Law rence, I ale, Savannah, Flag, and other vessels of the blockading squadron, which will Join the expedition a? it pauses the Joints ofT which they are Btationed. The Belvldere and Florida, the tugtaat 0. M. Petit, ami the two forry boats, Ethan Allen and Commodore Perry, having returned, the fleet is now diminished to that ex tent. THE MILITARY FORCE. The military strength or the expedition is supposed to consist of about 20,000 men. It is organized as follows: 1)1 VISION COMMANDER, Acting Major General.. Brig. Gen. THUS. W. SHERMAN. TUB BRIGADES. Tbi division consists of three brigades, as follows:? _ . HW BRIGADE, Under command of EomwtI,. Vmr.it, composed or New Hampshire Third Col. E. W. Follows. Maine Eighth Col. I*e Strickland. New \ork Forty sixth Col Rudolph K<f?. New York I orty -seventh ... Col. H nry Moo-V New York Forty-eighth. 5* ? 3 . , Skooko dotgapb, Under command of Isaac Inoai.i.s Stevens, composed or Pennsylvania Fiftieth, ??} y* -*??? v" ? 1 Pu. Roundhead "volunteers.. Co). Pavld Leamirc. Michigan Eighth Col. Win. M. Kenton. New York Seventy -ninth. .. . I.ieiit. Col. Win. H. Xoblet. TtllKIl RRIGADE, Commanded by Horatio Gaits Wkght, composed of New Hsmshirfl Fourth Colonel Thomas J. Whipplo. Connecticut Sixth Colonel Jam' a I.. Chattuld. Connecticut Seventh Colonel A. A. Terry. Maine Ninth Colonel Rlrhwortli Rich. There arc various other regiments ? as Tor instance tho Third Rhode Islir id, Colonel Brown; tho M iwachusctts Twentv-0r?t, Colonel Morse; tho Engineer Volunteer bat talion, Colonel E. W. Serrill, a corps of Sappers and Miu" ere, which joined the exi>edition at Fortress Monroe, and which we caunot lecato in nny particular brigade; and there n.ay be still others embarked at that and otlior points, of which we have as yet no deDnite Information. In addition to the regular land force accompanying tho expedition, there is also a batti'ion of United States ma rin< s, under the command of Major Reynolds. The entire military arm of the expedition muy safely he estimated, however, at certainly not leS3 than 20,0"0 men ? f >r tho most pirt pickod troops detailed from General McCleltan's command tor this particular service. GENERAL SHERMAN AND STAFF. CHIEF OF THE EXPEDITION. Acting Major General . Brig. < .eueral T. W. SHERMAN. STAFF. Asst. Adj. General .. . Capt. lA?iis Pelouze, Fifteenth in fantry. Chief Quartermaster. Capt. Rufus Saxton, Asst. Quarter master United states Army. Asst. Quartermaster. Capt. H. A. Ilascall, Asst. Quarter. master I'nited states Army. Asst. Quartermaster. Capt.Clia*. 1C Fuller, Asst. Quarter master I'nited States Arm) . Chief Commissary .. . Capt. Michael R. Morgan, Asst. Com. Sub., United States Army. Chief Engineer Capt. Quincey A. Gilmore, United States Engineers. First AsH. Engineer. First Lieut. John A. Tardy, Jr., United States Engineers. Second Asst. Engineer Second Lieut. 1'utrick H. O'Rorke, United States Engineers. Topographical Eng'r. . First Lieut. Jam< s H. Wilson, United States t-iigineer?. Chief of Ordnance .... First Lieut. Francis J Shunk , Ord nance Dep t United Stales Army. Asst. Do First Licit. Horace I'orter, Ord nance Dop't United States Army Medical Director....' Surgeon Geo. E. Cooper, United States Army M 'dical Dep't. Signal Officer First Lieut. Theodore L. Dumont, United States Volunteers. Aid do-Camp Lieut. Geo. Merrill, United States Volunteers. Aid-de-Cirnp Lieut, .las. Mngnor, Twentyioth Massachusetts Volunteers. Additional Paymaster. Major Z. K. V mghborn. Additional Paymaster. Major J. L. Hewitt. Chief Officer in charge, at tached to tho Mall or General Sherman ?Limit Theodore L. Damont. Attncbod to tha Staff or \ Lieutenant V.. J. Keen&n. Brigadier (Jem ra! Viele.. j Lieutenant O. H. Howard. Attached to tho Staff of t Liuutenant W. L. Tallt. Ih igadtcr General Stevens j Lieutenant W. S. Coggswell. Attached t > the Staff of I Uentenant II. Clay snytior. Brigadier General Wright, f Lieut. Frankiln F. Town. Lieut. Theodore I,. Dumont, the Chief Signal OiTicer, w.ia formerly connected with company B of Durye -'s Zouaves> ?nd wan wounded at tho battle of Big Rethsl. He was after that detached from his regiment and detailed to tho signal corps of Major ilyer, under General Butler, lio is ? b avo officer, and will no doubt be an important aux. Biwy in the monster expeditlin. ARTILLERY. Battery of six piece* Captain John Hamtltnn. This battery consists mostly of Parrott rifled ca mon mil forms jart of Ihu noted Sherman battery, which tho rebel have *" often bo.-.' t ed of having captured. One of the mo*t important officers conuccte.il w ith tho ex; o iition is Colonel Chiis. 0. lion telle, ot tho L'ni.e 1 El tUs Coast Survey. This officer may be as8:imod to lie. !>? rf ell; fa .lliar with tho general topography of the part or tl 1 ? libera const to wblrh the espe I ll ion is ill reeled, lie having ma '.e the survey of H from Capo Foar to St. Mary's r!\ or In l!v>2. Again, In 1*54, a rccot;u>is eutii'i of the coast of South Carolina was made, from the 'y river to the Santee, Colonel Honk-lie c?lii:g i/i the copaiity of ofilcor of astronomical and tnaeni tic observa ti >,?. l!o also was engaged In suh-e.i 'cut survi ve along the same ccast up to 1857, nil m ist therefore have nc qui r 1 a most thorough know icd^e of it in all if* features. T o pre once of such an officer with tho expedition is of tho greatest moment. PROBABLE LANDING OF THE ARMT. If th : put into i;-.:i'* Hay. a- we have every rc.i-on to . wc jn.iv I '1: ? for granted that a Ian ling has I n in ? : ' ?ht:? tsmo. V? . have itlre.Uy indicated tht mode in wlikli tho landing was to b? oiftclcJ; bu! at th s limp it will he interesting to retul the goneral orderi on ilio mibjiict. They arc as follow* ? (SSNKKAI. OKDKHR? NO. 19. Hjubv^iwh** PxunmoNART (Virps.i ,?Tr*jt*i? ArLAimr - 0 rr Foktmmk Monrok, Oct. 'M, 1S01. ) Tlild eommnnd will gall for its destination in a very Tew days, under convoy ?f a Mval squadroa commanded by Flap OWcor Diipont. The trar?i*>rig will move in tliree ri'limms, aad in rear of liie main body of (he squa iron. The tr uin|virU belonging to the First brigade will com pose i ho right rolnmn, lliose of the Second bigade and Third Khode Island regiment the centre, and those of the Third brigade aud the battalion of volunteer Engineers the left column. Kach vessel will retain It* order in column, and the columns will move m |iarallel linen equidistant, regulat ing from the right. The nail vessels and other transport*, in adequate ui tlio task of tailing with the fleet, will be towed by S'n'h steamers as the Chief (Juartormaster m?v designate. Flag Officer Itupout, m co^rriii^n with the laud forces, has kindly m.viesitcb'an arrangement of his (leot us will secure the transports from unnect asary diffu sion, and all senior olllcei g on transports and mas ters of vessels will enter Into the spirit of, and con form to these arrangements, a plan of which will be duly given. II. The (ieneral commanding announces to the Expedi tionary Corps that it is intended to make descent on th" enemy's coist, and probably under cl ctimstanoes which will demand the utmost vigilance, coolnosa and intre pedity on the part of every ofltoer and man of hiBcom mand. In consideration of the (nstnessand holiness of our | cause, of the ardeut patriotism which has promoted the virtuous un I industrious cil mens of our laud to lly to their country's standard in the moment of her peril, ho most comldently believes thai he will be effectually and efficiently supported in his cl'orts to overthrow u zealous, active and wily toe, whose cause is uuh ily ami principles untenable. III. On the approach of the transports to the place of dlsumhai katlon , each b'igade commander will anchor his transports as near eaeh other as practicable, and will at the p oper lime sii|>eriutend Die disembarkation of his brigade. The surf boats, with other means for disem barkation on board, are believed to he capable of land ing at ouce from three to lour thousand wen. The surf boats aro of different sizes. Two of the largest may take the officer* and men of a company of one hundred men; two of the next size s eompauy of seventy men. nnd soon in proportion. The other means of Iranspo tat Ion may lake the remainder of a brigade, with probably one or two sections of artillery. IV. The dlsemnakmowt will be made In three lines. The (lrst line will be the brigade of Gon. Wright, flanked by two sections of Hamilton's ballerv and aoconmauied by the sqi.ad of regular sappers and miners and two companies of Serreil-s Volunteer Engineers, with a suffi cient supply of intrenching tool* and sand bag*. The s cond line will be the brigade of tieneral Stevens, and II necessary accompanied by a secti' U of Hamilton's battery and two piece*, to bo manned by a company of the Third Rhode l.daul regiment. The reserve w ill be composed of tieneral Vielie's brigade, the remaluing portions of Serrell's Volunteer Engineers and the Third Rhode Island regiment, and will be disposed of according to circumstances. V. The l?oats of not only each company , but of each re giment and brigade will land abreast as far us practica ble, and in th? order of battle. The utmost effort ?yilf be made to effect the landing Id that order. Should it be found Imptaetlcable to land jmiodiitely from the lighter!1 , H'etj. llm ?urr ^ts, wlien emptied, wjjl luiraedi it. ly proceed to the rapid landing of the men from the lighters, aud as so >n as the whole line is lauded all tho bo.its will return, and bring forward in lite manner the troops of the second Hue. and so with the reserve. VI. The general ' Ulcers and commanders of battalions, fee., will be furnished in tiino with tl.e plan of doscont and tho particular order of battle. It is pr"bable that tho fl:st line will bavo to conquer tbe ground on which to es'aldish itself, and if opposed by greatly superior num bers. to mana>uver,and |>orliaps to momentarily Intrench. It' not seriously epposed, the llrst line, after overcoming Immediate ditl.cult ice , will continue to drive back the oucmy. but will uot venture beyond supporting distance fr-mthe shore before tho landing of the general com manding or without Ids special orders. VII. Tho commanding officer of the naval squadron has kndly consented to furnish three hundred sailors to asuist In launching aud manning the surf boats, and ho appeals to the patriotism of the masters. mnt<-? an<l sailors of tho several transports to furnish an additional number of coxswains and oarsmen. Auv deficiency of oarsmen or surf boats will be supplied fiom fhe plntor.na on board of these res|x ctively, so that each boat when ready may ho rapidly rotted asln r?. Tlio soldiers' oarsmen wilt land and firm with their platoons. VIII. The general ai d Held officers, with their respec tive staffs, will endeavor to obtain landing boats for themselves, with the necessary coxswains and oarsmen from tho transport* and other hired vessels of the fleet. IX. The sc: lor officer of the troops on board each trans port! will arrange with tho master for voluntary helps of this kind which maybe noeded andean be given, and will make a special report t<> these headquarters, as early as pracltaibie, of the assistance thus rendered. X. A 8 soon as f lie landing shall have been effected, the surf aud other landing boats wl'l revert to tbe Chief (Jnarterin ister for immediate supplies. XI. The sick and non-effcetlvo men will remain on board thes voral transimrlB until provision can be made for them on shore. The iion ofcctivcs will bo especla |y c'mrged with the euro of tUetn, under directors to be left by tho respective medical officers. XII. M dical officers, oicopting 01 e from each brigade, ic be designated by the respective brigate commanders, will !?"d with itio 6opa, The U,r?C W? otllccrs l<;ft afloat will, under the direction of tf>o lit Uuuiua {Wise of'llio Third Kliode bland regimrut and the batta lion of Volunteer Engineers. By ordir or Brigadier tieneral T. W. SHERMAN, Lovis H. Pwocw, Capta'n Fifteenth infantry, Acting Assistaut Adjutant General. SKETCH OP BULL'S BAY. Few of our navigators have ever entered the waters of Bull 'a Pay , because, though extending for some ten or twelve miles from north to north, by about half that dis tance in width, there aro no towns or settlements along its inter'or coast, and nothing to attract commercial ves sels. ]t is situated some twenty throe miles northeast of Charleston, and Is connected with that harbor by nume roup creeks, it is eusy of approach from the fcb for ves s 'la of less than fifteen feet dra-ght, affords very good ancliornge, and can be easily put iu a stato of complete d fence. At high tide tho liar has fifteen feet of water 1 one of the objects of the expedition be ? as wc have heretofore stated and still believe? to provide havens for our vessels and winter quarters for our troops in those Southern latitudes, this point hrtg been well selected. Tho bay is stndfled with islands, some of which ? parti cularly Bull's Island? can be made available lor defensive purposes. We have no doubt that formidable intrench ments are already in course of erection by our troops jh the nwt suitable points. It wa* for such purposes that the fleet took with it such an immeuso amount of lumber, brick and other building material, tools, mechanics and laborers. It must not bo supposed that the occupation or this point at the present time indicates an Immcdhte land movement upon Charleston. VVe cio not believe that any such movement Is contemplated. Besides, tho fact that jhe division of tho army under General Sherman is not of numerical force sufficient to warrant any assumption of the kind, tho nature of the land bordoring Bull's Bay would forbid it. For miles from the coast stretches inward an impenetrable morass euphoniously and not Inappropriately designated Holl Hole Swamp. There is not a road or path through it, nor, perhaps, is a pathway practicable. Tho creeks that wind from the bay in tho diroction of Charleston might be navigated by small gun beats, but wo do not believe that such a de sign is contemplated. Tho only real object of our tnking possession of tho biy is, wo imagine, simply to constitute a rendezvous for our vessels, and winter quarters for our troops, In connection with similar establishment* yet to bo made farther south ? as, for instance, at Port Royal, which is, wo presume, the next point to be occupied. The map which we publish to day will enable our read ers to understand the drift and importance of these south ward movements. The entrance to Bull's Bay is flanked on its right by a "wi-xoon island, and on tne int by Bull's Island. The latter is some live or six miles In length, snd is well calcnlated for alarge military encamp ment. It is here, particularly, that wo looked for the erection of strong fortifications. Thu marshy nature of the S"il adjacent to the bay, while it would interfere with any land movement of our tr?,pf_if such waro contcmplatoU?wlll kIso prevent their being interrupted In the erection of their Intrench ments by any formidable force of tho rebels. So that what nti^iii at fir,-t sij;lit appear to be a disadvantage, Will be, iu reality , an advantage to us. SKETf 11 OF PORT ROYAL AND BEAUFORT. ) Many persons are inclined to boikvo that the <lr*t ! destination of the licct will prove to have been the har- | bor of lieaufort of Port royi?l,or at all events, thit this place, if not the tlrst , wi.t prove to be tlie second point to which the expedition will pay its respects. It is the l.es | l.ftrb'.r on tho .South Carolina const, una yet, like Dull i Day. it is b .it little frequented. l or L Royal is tlftc 'U mil- s north ist from the entrance of .Suvaunnh rivor, and ia- perhaps thu m >sl Intp irintt piiint on the Atlantic count ? f all the Southoi 11 Status which border upon that sua, for the purpose of * iioxtila visit. The cntran.-o t < 1'ort Royal is tho bist channcl for .hips throuBU t':o b u s in the whole railed '? f p. i ts below Xorlollc, and the harbor Is sul ieDt to float thu wholo expeditionary flecl. Its accessibility, its capaciousness, and its contlg lty to Charleston and Suva.nah, c*. sj it to bo looked n|vn with much fen r and dwtri.st by iho cltiaeni of .Jo:ith I'aMiun and Georgia, fir they? cor rcclly or not remains to b ? seea? have sMccte l it us tho icuilezvous of the esped i"i.a;y lift. Tho town of l.eai'fort ft ui'lR ?a the west bank of Port Royal river, ar.'l to com.ec'.ert by rail wi'h a'l tho principal towns an! v'. s hi the S.>u' ho<*u and Southwestern Slates. . s w icntVii" i- '? of a licet on 1'ort Royal, and tho oo. tian-j ?>? wcajfoit, i I peculiarly <*nDgrrin.i> to tho ruin-'.* of th<v"? e i s Port Royal wis the origtriM peist of set''. infnt of South Car< liua in 1670, and its irrea! superiority as an entrance anil harbor ha.-t alwaj ? be^u acknowledged. V. hy , IndScd, it becamj subordinate u> Charleston aud Savannah does not clearly ap|>eur, uukws tl was for the reason that it was not central to South Carol in/1, it occupy ing ttio southern extremity of the State, and wai to? near to tlic only good harbor of Goorgift for commerce. A glance at the map w ill show that a inoro vulnerable spot lor striking at the rebels could not bo seleclod. Oil either hand lie Georgia and South Carolina, with their capitals, Charles tuu aud Savannah, the hotbeds of scoes. sion. The communication between the cities would be the flrst to bo seized, the d. stance between iho two cities being 104 miles, aud a force moving up the water* from Ikuufort would strike the road at Pocoluiegu, Ufty live mile* from Charleston an I forty -time from Savannah, by which mean* Charleston or Savannah could 1>o I ikeu on the rear. Tho forts ami batteries of both harbors would thus be rendered uscloss as defences to thoir respective cities. Steering for I'ort Royal harbor, tho course after taking bearings is duo west for St. Michael's lb-ad, within tlftnen leapues of which will bo found from twenty to twenty. Ave fathoms water. l.aud is made In clear weather at a distance of six leagues, in twelve fathoms water. I'ort Royal entrance Is know u by a small grove of tre< s which stand on the west ride of it, aud tower above all the other trees like a high crowued hat; hence the grove is called the llat of I'ort Koya). The entrance to Port Royal is be tween two Immense breakers ? one ou tho north called Coles' Care, the other on the southward called Martin's Industry, Uetwcen these two breakers the channel is a mile wide. The town of Ikaufort Is built on the west bank of tho Port Royal river, a narrow branch of the ocean . llfty miles northeast of .Savannah and Ufty Ave southwest of Charleston. Tt.o town Is old, with less than a thou sand inhabitant*, and of far less importance in trade now than Its r.ame-ako of N'orth Carolina. It is, nevertheless, within easy distance of both Charleston and Savannah, and but ten miles from the railroad which connects those cities. Ituaiifort is situated in (lie district of the snme nnme, one of the most populous and fertile In tho whole Stato^ In 1850 this district produced more rice uiul more sweet potatoes than any oilier county in the United States, or district withiu the State. It ebiuf staple! are cotton, rice, Indian corn and swoet potatoes. The Savannah river runs ?long its border, uud it navigable for steamboats. There Is no strong jiosition near tho town capable of rebi'l occupation or defence, and therefore tho movement of our forces on either Charleston or Savaunah would be easy from this point should the reduction of t|io?e places J>e on the programme of Shorman's and Pupont'g coming ' operation/. ? Wluither this poiut has been selected or not for the theatre of action wo cannot yet say, but it is open to our vessel, i at any time; for the rebels have no vesse's-of war to send there, and no soldiers to stwrc to throw up defences aud garrison it. It would take a great number of troops to moke both Savannah and Beaufort safe against a powerful fleet, which could operate against either alternately, or, by dividing its force, attack both simultaneously. THE EFFECT OF THE EXPEDITION. N"o matter what inky be tho design of the military and navul commanders who are in charge of the expedition) the occupation of BtiH's Hay cannot fall to produce in tense alarm at Charleston and along the whole Southern coast, and cause nn immense drain upon the rebel army in Virginia (or the purpose of defending tho sea coast* Tliey will see in this movement tho first step towards au attack upon Charleston, and we may therefore expect ? hurried march southward of at least fifty thou sand men to guard that city. When similar demon strations are made at Tort Royal, Beaufort, Brunswick Mobile and New orleaus, the rebel army of the Potomac must soon be disorganized. Whether that be so or not, footholds for the national forces will b? obtained all along tho Southern coast, and probably ? cotton port or two may bo thrown open to commerce, and from these points the Influence, power aud authority of the republic wiU gradually be extended over the whole region now cursed, ?mpovershed and dev*?t?ted by this unnatural rebellion. THE LATEST PARTICULARS. ???? Htunn ? ? iiu?. ?, 1901. I We have no part iciilars of the arrival of tho (Wt at I Hull's Bay, other than tlvoso you have received. The Monticoll'j arrived ot Fortress Monroe just before the boat left for Baltimoro, and thero was no tlmo to communicate with the government. The actual destination of the fx- i poditiou h?s not yet been divulged here. The Navy Department lias received no news except tli.it brought by the Florida to Philadelphia, and the Belvi dt-re and Monticello to Fortress Monroe ; but thU is am ply sufT.cient to remove all apprehensions an to the safe ty of the fleet from the late storm, and to enconrage ex pectations of the brilliant succe; ? of the enterprise. The vessels that have returned aro comparatively nu" (mportant to the expedition. Tlie tv>xt intelligence ex pectod is of the landing of the troop*. THE RKTUHN OF TUB FLORIDA? THE FLEET IN THE OALE. Phiuhklmiu, Nov. 8, 1861 . Tho sidewheel steamer riorida, attached to the great expedition, roached the >'nvy Yard at noon to-day. The Florida was fitted out in New York, !?? of 1,280 ton* ? burthen and n?w ten years old. She left Fortress Monroe

on Tuesday last with the flotilla, and sailed southward x-> far as Cape Fear. When off Cape Fear, owing to ? rough sea and tho dorangenient of lier machinery, she was com pelled to put back. The accident occurred on Friday last, the 2d inst. Tlie fleet at that time had passed Capo Fe:ir, being two leagues from shore, and while the wur vessels kept close together, tho transports and smaller vessel 3 were much scattered. A number of the latter were out of siffht , among them the Matanzas, the Oriental and the WioQetd Scott. As far as Captain Coldsboroagh could determine, the (ships of wur were making directly south west ward for Georgetown on I ranee, at Win yaw bay, or. perhaps, for Hull's buy, as both lay in tho same line. No trouble appeared among the main fleet, anil thoy observed a steady course southward, signalizing to the /lagtdilp Wabash during the night time. A few vessels pasted the floet coming northward. Among them two or three at tached to tho blockading squadron. Frequently, during tho storm, the men on board Che Florida could hear the drums on the war vessels beating, and the same sounds were heard after tho lights of tho fleet had Anally disappeared. Captain (ioldeborougb does not beliove that more than thne or four of the transports have parted convoy. The machinery of tho Florida was not in tiic "umi o-"'1!"on when sho left Hampton Roads, and therefore easily liabio to derangement. She will sail apainon Friday, and will bo repaired to morrow. All Tuesday night the galo was pretty high, with plenty of rain . O.i Wednesday it abated but recommenced on Thurs day, coming from the southeastward aiid blowing tb0 ships in toward chore. Toward evening it changed to u t,o ;tliei*i gate- I?*a powerful, and on Friday had almost entirely eeasod. The fle'viderc had gouc clean out of both sight and sig nal l.iug, and wast prchumed tu have returned to 1'ortrei-s Monroe, inasmuch as sho locked to bo in ba>I cStSRIoii during tli a preva'euee of tho storm. H?r commander Had signalized trouble twice, after which the vesssl dt ified toward the off.ng, at slow speed, [She li.if unco returned to Fortes.? Monroe. ? En. Hr.Kiin.] When the fleet sailed from Hampton Road* the Fl'iida was the third in order, being preceded by the Curlew ? a Philadelphia ferry b -at ? and followed by the Georgia She m i riialti <1 the ?#mr relative position up t > Wednes day night, when s-hn toll astern and waa ll'::.Hy con pe; cd top tbaik. llur ofEc -rs and men regret tho nacosaity tli.it withholds them i.'om poi forming their fliaro of tl. ? service. <: :timnmltr? J. R. GoMfb;rongh. J.i uleP'in' ? !. W. Scott . Ma ' r .rosi.ih Moil", R. K Mayby, J. W. Ralrh, Clia?. Ba'< r, W. lJ. Wi-e, 1. H. Harris n tii up ii ? J. c< . n, J< hn S. ?ralth, Jam" .t. '?Lerfee Geor.i.V' linnet, G>wg Mason, Geo; riuiltii. C '1. 1 )' ? J. l>. He!- i > T. Cicik? U i'anningti ii. Newt from the Facliir. i-HIlMlNO. S>." 1 asivo, Nov. 4, lf-11. Arrived to 'ay ships Cviit et, fri'in Vow *? ? t.'itan u.i, Bo--: m. Tiiel.Tiu.' t:i o.i-.-dm u'd tUirt> U\0 ih Ma-d dollars' worth of lii'.'rchmd'.-e. Tin- > vy. . 1 . . , - ?frar r , ? 1 ??????.!. , ?a .ii... i. Mdeusiji :ji1k- 11 ; lr> li Jt'.'.-.a, ij yiliwta Hi.u crt v, .ill w 11. THE RZCELLSOrJ. Advance of the Outposts of the Rebel Army of the Potomac, One Hundred Thousand Men and Two Hundred Pieces of Cannon in Beauregard's Army. INSUBORDINATION IN THE ENEMY'S CAMP. Important Movements of tlic Union Forces Expected. HIGHLY IMPORTANT FROM MISSOURI. Unconditional Removal of Gen. Fremont. Great Excitement Among the Troops Under His Command* Fremont's Farewell Address to the Ariuy. NEWS FROM WESTERN VIRGINIA. Additional Particulars of the Affair at Gauley Bridge, Virginia. The Reported Repulse of Floyd Confirmed. IMPORTANT FROM FORTRESS MONROE. Reported Withdrawal of the Rebels from Big Bethel, Yorktown and Norfolk. Rumored Resignation of the Rebel General Beauregard. NEWS FRO M H ATTER AS INLET. Fight Between a Hotel Steamer and the Fort and Union Squadron, OtR SPECIAL WA8HW8TO!! DESptfCHES. WaShi.wtok, Not. 8, 1861. RKPOUT OP A Hr.RALI) BCOIT IN VIRGINIA? ONB I1CNDBED THOUSAND K.BEL SOI.DIEKS AND TWO HCNDRID PIECES OK ARTILLERY IN BKAURROAKD'R ARMY? INSUBORDINATION A1IONO THE 1ICULL TROOP.", ETC. A Hhui-o scout, just roturno.1 frora Virginia, reports Goueral nrauicgard's rebel arm J-, stationed to tho right of Hraddock's Bond, botwcon Fairfax an I Centroville one hundred thousand strong, with two hundred pieces of artillery; tint the pieccs are indifferently manned, and the cannoniers undisciplined, the Quartermaster's De partment deficient In wagons, aud many troops bare foot. The Virginia troops are dispirited. Those whose terms of cutwtmcnt expired will not re-enlist. Desertions are of every day occurrence; eleven doserted from one com pany in a single Bight. ADVANCE or THE KEDF.t. PICKETS TOWARDS VIENNA ? A GREAT BATTLE IMPENDING . The scouting parties sent out for several days past from General S:nltl? '? division in tho direction of Fairfax Court House, report that the rebel pickets have advanced with in a mile and a half of Vienna. Occasional shots have beea fired at our pickets, hut without killing or wounding I anybody. A considerable rebel force is at Fairfax Court Homo, | and rob. l troops aro being thrown westward from that vicinity in tlio direction of Leesburg. It is apparent, from the military movements and tlie activity displayed in Washington sinco General MoClellan tookchief command, that a great anil derisive battle 1b about to be fought. It would not surprise us if there should be one in a very few days. Opposite the city the pickets of General Kit z John Por ter's division and of General McDowell's division occupy their old lines, without having seen or heard of the ODomy for tan days past. All h quiet throughout the department or the Potomac to nl(;bt. EFFbCT OF TEE NEWS FROM THE NAVAL EXmimON AND WESTERN VIRGINIA. Tlje news from the Naval Expedition and from Western Virginia lias occasioned great rqjoklng here. Tho news from Western Virginia is (.heorirg. The War Department 13 in receipt of several despatrh. fi, con firming the report of the repulse of the arch ribi i Floyd and the capture of W ; whole forec. Those who know Floyd think, however, that he will contr ive his in i, vidua1 osciipe at at.y erst to his command. Tl. ? latest despatches received, represent ih.it Gonoru!3 Benbam and Schenck had reached the rear of Floyd's at my , and the c> mp'etc capturc of the v hole concern is hourly expected. TLia Suc&Tm and tha tnfe arrival of the naval oxpedl. t.ou nvo regarded by our military ai'tUsrlttw us only preliminary to the grand iuup to be Btieckat the v-..y h adefthe rebelli on. Tliy !>ro t . eoursglng. but they a.c not d*et?; of the grand i rue b-dwe i thi govera n r.t fit.d the t dero'.a Southern confederacy. Th< y servo t'' ?H-ut-.-n r.il domtra'bo tlie r ? j, but thu ir err :li.ir can be nr.':?. n ore certritdy ??! . ? tually t, . riled by tii' trtal ror.t- of tl,-- r .mi' -i.nn of He cm*. spiral * on tl.- l.nnks of tin I'i inn: AiTMUsi os rni: LOwr.i: rut.'MAc. Tlie pf.bil'.i ? f affairs on tlie !.??. ? '? t tm reaiah.s unchanged. Tho rebels w?: o u-'!.- , !'. p.. t ? .turday and t-uie ny. Not a single gnu was uroi lr? i.i i tr b-u tcrle.-. at - kipping Poii.t, K vensport or A?p i cre?k. TIjo d nvh.i ir u n, wle 'li i ? itinuo ! to dc c.:: I in tort .ts tiering '->? i' -ay, prevented practice with tHeir . wi, .... iho h. ? j gal-; pi' veti! d v. ' sels e. mirg j tHe I , ,? <T ;i 'd rl inlllg tu< ' '(Tl. S \ ?!. ' - -b'1 I: V1-. '10 I) ill III .'.it .?>?, but Boae i tl: -W .!? tt'pl t> I . - |i... h .titer iC.1 . !? !y on '? in" ?y uvr.Ifg the ril l pi 1; : 1. Pov. ' lM 'ni:r. M :-bi|p:i,.' I'jjii!, ! .line i i f 1. I f s.'i.iu <.i??cCt m I r. and two s w-rc tliod,th< ? f !' 'en . .mi i tli< r. be'? u i nn ? .iiely ... r in- '? ;t ? n f.i> nl iUu w. r n . c.tu<-o fot Everything vm |tMM both tun tttli nornlog. j A DEM0X8TR \TlOV TO Hi: '{ADK ON TUB REVEL BATTB HI US ON TIIR LOWICR POTOMAC. Considerable surprise and sumo indiguallou are maul rested h?r? at the delay In breaking up the rebel block ade of the Potomac. Although officers and men of the Hot ilia have been eager for action, they huvo beou required to lay quietly at anchor and observe the count ruction of buttery after battory, until final ly the fleet wag driven part up ami part down the rtvor. Tho only batteries that aro really of consequence are tho otio at Chopewamsio, at tho lower cnd; and the one at Shipping Poiut, at tho upper end of the blockade. At the former point tho width of the river ia only a mile and a half, and at the httor a mile and a quarter. If, Instead of using ten pound Parrot gtu s, tho armaments of tho upper and lower portions of tho tleot were transferred to land batteries at Posoy's llUl, buck of Hudd's Kerry, opposite to Shipping Point, and to Smith'* Point, opposite Chopowamsio, and worked by the crews of the licet, the rebels could bo speedily driven fruit tlh ir batteries, and tho obstructions to the navigation of the river effectually removed. The rebels uho almost exclusively percussion shells, which seldom hurst at. the proper poiut, if at all. They are evidently deficient in time fuses for ordinary shells; and the heavy nuns of tho fleet, or some of tho uino or eleven Inch llahlrren guns, or long thirty two pounders new lying at tho Navy Yard, used iu shore batteries, fir ing the common shell and shrapnel arming them, would in a tew hours render tlio batteries, now so formldublo to our shipping, completely untenable. It is undert.t >od to be the determination of government that the river i-hall ho opened within a few days, and that the rebels shall bo dislodged from their batteries. ARRIVAL OP MAJOR GENERAL HALLHCK. Miyor General Halleck arrived here this morning, and Immediately called upon the President and General McClellau. It has not yot boen determined to what de partmunt lie will he assigned. In this connection It tniy b? proper to state that a strong effort is being made to get General Moig.s assigned to tho Department of tho West, in place of lienor al Fremont. ARKK?T KOH FURNISHING SUPPLIES TO TflK REPELS. Mr. Brush, living in the vicinity of Kail's church, was arrested this morning, and br tight to Geucral Wads worth's headquarters, on a charge of having taken a wagon load of salt to Fairfax Court House for rebel use. PEATH9 IN THE CAM 1*8 AND HOSPITALS. The following deaths of soldiers occured yesterday: ? Kimball Wood, Company F, Fiftieth regiment, New York. C. A. Bartlett, Company H, Fifth Vermont. Jacob Ackey, Fifth; Charles A. Thorn I son, Company n, Twelfth; K. Somers, Company G, Twenty third; John Walker, Company I>, Twenty seventh, and U. Smith, Com pany E, Thirty-fifth I'ennsvlvnnia. A NEW GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL. The government him rented for hospital purposes the whole of the row of spaeiouB buildings formerly occupied as roKktoucBS by Senators Douglas, Ktce, Breckinridge and others. PROCEEDINGS OF THE A KM V RETIRING BOARD. The Army Retiring Hoard were again in sossion to-day, and retired Major I.. Jones, of tho First cavulry. They have also before them tho cases of Major Jno. W. T. Gardner, of the First cavalry, and Colonel Tlmyer, of tho Engiueers. The Hoard adjourned until Wednesday week. THE KIRK AT THB INFIRMARY. The old woman supposed to have perished in the confla gration of the General Hospital ynpterday morning hag sineo been discovered, so no lives ware lost in that ?iis. aster. Tho destruction of the infirmary by Are has d?. monstrated the utter inefficiency of tho Fire Department here, and Induced the government to order immediately two steam lire engines and well drilled companies to work them. BLOODY FRACAS IN BKAPRECARD'S ARMY ABOUT A PINT Of WHISKEY. A fight occurred in Beauregard's aimy, between Bor. den's Guard nnd tho Wife Artillery, when a number were wounded, including Captain John <]. A. Xadcnbushi of the Berkeley Guards, and Ciptain E.G. Alburtis, of the Wise Artillery. The fracas arose In conscience of a woman, named Belle Boyd, refusing to sell a bottle of whiskey to a soldier. She demanded two dollars for a pint bottle; soldier offered one; Mrs. Boyd ro!"used to sell; soldier solaed b ittle; woman draw a knife; soldier did the same; Wise Artillery interfered In behalf of wnm n, and Borden's Guard Artillery for aoUllcr. Jt was a (terra KKB'.I. CAVALRY At 4AnTIKtiBl>HU. Colonel A.^hby, with his rebel cavalry, was lu Martins burg November 1. THE REBELS MOVING GRAIN TO WINCHESTER. The rebels have been moving grain to Winchester for tho past week. i A REVEREND RRBEL CAPTURED# Rav. Green North, the captured clergy miui at Bolivar' wad in the liablt of delivering sermons, and uftorwards going round enlisting men for the relic! cavalry. PAJtAOK TO TflK CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO CANAJ. BY TUK OALE. The Chesapeake ami Ohio canal tow path Is overflowed, an l below Sandy H<-ok there Is a break In the canal. Attempts to take boats Into the rivor resulted In sinking one. Navigation is ho far Interrupted as to prevent k.ilp meut of coal to Washington for witne d.ij-?. SOI.DIKr.fi' LETTEI'.JS TO THE UH1T1SU ritOVINCKH. 'llie foil .wii g explanation of the I'ost Ofllce regulations in regard to letters from the United StateB to thj British prov inces has boeu published by tlio Postmaster Ucno ral : ? Information has been received at the Post Ofllce Depart ment that reginiem.il postmasters and other persons de tailed to receivu and forward letters from the United Suites army have In srrn; Instances demanded and ex acted prepayment of postage on letters destined for lha British North American provinces. This practico is a direct violation of the postal regulations, which do not re quire prepayment of postage on such letters, and it should immediately be discontinued. The fact that the complaints which called forth this ox. planation emanated from Now Brunswick argues that, notwithstanding Her Majesty's proclamation, there aie a good many men in our uriny who have at least intimate relatiins in Victoria's dominion. 01 It RELATIONS WITH CHILE. Information jast received from our new Minister to Chile, Mr. Nelson, indicates a most satisfactory condition of things in that country, under the newly inaugurated administration of Srnor Perez, which has the confidence of all classes of the community. Mr. Nelson expresses himself in terms of highest satisfaction with his inter course with the authorities and society of tho country. The long pending questions lu dispute between the two governments are in a fair way of speedy adjustment. THE NATIONAL FINANCES. It appears from tho utllcial statement that the amount of drafts up' n the Treasury last month was ten and a half million*, of which fix millions six hundred thousand vrero drawn from New York. The unavailable bullion fund is nine hundred and two thousand. TUo total balance to the credit of the Unite! S'tales Treasury hi the States now under insurrectionary control Is stated at fix and a half millions, and, after making* deduction for the unavailable, the available balance is four and a half millions. CONSULAR APPOINTMENT. Charles L. Ogden, of Philadelphia, lias been appointed Consul to Quobec. a r.n/UAN baron pehikous ok kntkhino the akmv. Paron De Uelfenbor*, of Uelgium, has tendered b.s miinaiy services to tbe government. NEWS FROM FORTRESS NONROE. I Rtbil Troopu I.rnTln^ Big llctlirl and Vorklown- Reported Resignation of Beauregard* Fortrkoi Mosboc,Nov. 4, lSdt. So lets than ilxty contrabands came in to the forties acul fleet to day. They report that many of tho troops havo been with Jr iwu firm I'i ; Pctb I, Yor' ' ,vn wuri tl.e ricinity of N-ifoik.hvt do net know whero tl* y havo gone. Ths . rat Bii '.- v, ei> j :-k' (I up In boaH and Cannes. One b at had twenty four in it. J'., i " a by th" Org cf 1 co my that oo information 1: t.i. : recoit i ! ttt S'jruik. relative to tho lice' ut u<? o'c' k ?.tay morning. Ti \" rfo k Pay Bo< k menti t.s a rumor tli.it G?s*ral til 1ml rer and also pub.:sliC8 a dynpatch I from K ' mm;'! mentioning a sinihrrnr -ir there. I l ni the U < 1 fi'-n I Examiner, of November 4, tvs 1 it;.. the \t k on the M rrim.-c is Mill utieom j ;? to?i utid lliat tlw ' a:? s'Oat < 1. , 'aiu?. of newness I ?: 1 in-; rfn t'.o:i in CiO if ? work, as fiumshod by the j frtind . .. i . !:?! ail, Is tint it Is certainly high: me ,hv. ?l?c .vii'.u u- w.-.h c ?? lofil, f there had '.-ecu a ? ' proper rognnl f'ir our river tf.i fei.cci. A ? . *it of ti.o f'-ar ?' r icmplairm that ? i c v?itu..r I..- l< i.or.uU . h;\ ; vi >.1 tin- j.. ,ir ulato 1 ? k ! ' ? i; - >ji ,iti\ ti0' thci'o ] i 1 1 o i: ' i c-.uk. IMPORTANT FROM WESTERN VIRGINIA. The Position of the Rebel Floyd and His Forces. The Union Forres Confident Tf a Brilliant Victory, &c., &c., &c. WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 1801. An official despatch, received to-day, statea that Hen. Floyd '? force la seven thousand, and that Ilenhatn's and Schenck a brigades woro following liim on the new road . The despatch Is extremely hopeful of a brilliant victory, and tho prospect of it is cheering. Another despatch from Cleveland, dated last night, stales that the Kanawha boat had Just passed Maysyllle, and reported that Gen. Rosecrans had repulsed Kloyd and at tlie la-t accounts that Gescrals lienhain afld Pchenck had got in hW rear, ami that It was thought Lloyd's forco wouH be capt'ired bv them. The military authorilii's aro still anxiously expecting further Intelligence as to the battle between tho forces of Gen. Rosecrans und John !?. Floyd, but up to a late hour to-night nothing bad been received since the despatch#? previously mentioned, referring to tho position of Gen. nosccraug' troops on Saturday evening. Cincinnati, Nov. 5, 1861. This afte-noon the Times has 8<>me partkii'a>g of the late debt at Cauley Bridge. The ei gnjemo.it was not a general battle, but a rather warm skirmish, in which tho enemy wero repulsed with gp'iit 1> ss. The action was c> mmenced by the rebels, who opened two batteries on our lines rear Gauley Bridge, but though the firing continued all day, littlo or no dajnago waa done, not a man being killed. I.ato on Fridny our artillery wag brought to bear, and the rebel flro soon silenced. A train was tired uioti about the same time, r>ra? miles up tho river, and three men wounded, but none killed. On Friday night General Benbam's brigade moved down tho river to Gauley Bridge, and were ferried acrosa on a flat boat, which tho rebels had previously sunk. He moved along the base of a hill upon which the rebel battces had been planted, Intending to go down as far as I?ump creek, three or four miles bolow, where there Is a gap In the mountains, and a road loading to tho rear of whoro tho xebels aro encamped IMPORTANT NEWS FROM HATTERAS. Flglit Between the Rebel Stmiiirr Curlew and the Union Batteries unit Htrmnera. Forties M nr >r. Nov. 4, 1 Vtn1Ui.nvoKi.Nciv ft. lKfll. ( The following is from (ho Richmond Examiner of No vember 4, 1801: ? There has boon received at the Narry Pepartment the report of Captain Hunter, dated off tho North Carolina e a?t , Confcdo-ato stnamer Curlew, Outober 30, 1861. We make the following cxtract from the report : ? Co*m>kKATK Staitm *Jtka*hh Ctninr, Oet. 30. 1811. At dawn yesterday vr> started, and 0:1 ?ur way liokod in Dt lleiK-on 's'and and Ocraeoke, b t si w nothing with certainty of the eremy at or near el lvr i lace. Wo then sUrtod for Hmteras I >t, and wh-n near lb" position of inner buoy tho enemy opened tiro upon rg from the tho fort and two of their steamers without injury. On coming within c'i-y ranjic, I sighted the ilflct gun at the Harriet Line and fired, tho fort and two steamers continuing to tire at uh as rapidly as possible. We tired six shells of twenty five and twenty fuse, and as tho course of tlie steamer was necessarily chsngod to k'-ep In th" na tow chain el. we tired the ste n gun at them live times. ? al ing it well forward. It is uncertain whether the enemy ? at il< cd any injury, although many of I e crew and othcera tliiok the fourth shell took eflhet iinndchip of a very long three mauled steamer lying near (be Harriet Ijihc, and another burst between the two. A small steamer was neon em ployed towing a merchant vsscl either out of da ger ur out of range of the fort. Th ? Vandals flred twenty threo sheila at us. Only one of which came n.a*. KeflHrg that I had carried out the spirit of your in 1 a i u iih ireu' and waito 1 within half a mile of '"ap. hau ls displayed creit enthusiasm , ami itemed de lighted vrlien one steame.- began movn* towaivn s. There were at anchor Inside sixteen sai'm- vi sa -Is and three suamers. Only one v?sse| in the ull'ng. The steamer Spauliling Is hourly expected here, and we then will have tho news of tho light. Nothing has boeu heard from Hatteras since two w< cks ago. NEWS FROM KENTUCKY. Important Movement* of I lie Hontlle Ar lulea. LnClSviui, N'<-v. 5, 1801, General Bucknor has retired towards f.'rr^n , and Sl?nton has gone lurk into Tt-nni we. Tfir> Union troops in Kentucky, undn? (Jmnral Sh rmnn, aru thtw di vided: ? C.uneial Schoepff commai d? tlio eastern, Ooneral Mccook t)je central, und General CrKtwidni t)i? wofit'Tti division. Colonel 1' irliri^K" has advai ce I to Wo t h-iry. T e central troops Uavo ad va: ceil to Bacon <: r> lc , an ! it 8 thought our troops are able to assume tho defensive with all security. NEWS FROM GENERAL BANKS' ARMY Darne-ow*. Nov. 3, 1861. The First Maryland regiment-have obtained a furlough until Friday next for tho purpose of going home to vote a1 the Plato election. Most of them started henco on Friday nk'ht. About nine o'clock Friday night a furious gale set In, acc< mjmnied by raiu in torrents, which steadily cont inued until niao last night. The pads were flooded, and Muddy Branch, which divides tlio cncatm m 11!*, rose to an unprecedented heighth, rendering It impartible to light wagons, several of which wore carried away. So huavy wan the storm that all un necessary outdoor military operations wete suspended, and drills and parades were dispense I with, [luring tbo /light the eturm abuto.l and a pleasant, smiling Sabbath nmv dawns upon us. On Friday the be.dy of a man, ascertained to be that of Peter Dunn, a member of Bakers regiment, and a resi dent of New York, was taken out of tho river near tho mouth of Mi d i) Brunch. Ho was or.o of the victims of tho Bali's Bluff battle. Tho typhoid fevor prevai's to a groat extent In somo of the regiments, and frequent deaths are the result. Ihe nmasles have nearly i.a I iheir run la this division. Your correspondent recently observed, in an unfencod and unprotected graveyard, near the gronnds of tbo Coi.n c ticut Fifth, a rustic but elegant enclosure, including threa new made and well turfed graves, probably tlio last resting place of members of that regiment, erected and adorned by their li\ ing comrades. Rev. W. H. Wilson, a political prisoner , has been trans ferred to the charge of the ProvoBt Marshal of Ba;timorc, and started thither yesterday. Many jf tlio regiments appear to be making preparations for cold weather? building stables, digg ng cellars, i reel. Ing California flro places, and the like? Indicating a general impie.-sion oi a siny of sumo l.fgth in ibis locality, or at least a de?ire f< r comfort while they do stay. _ AFFAIRS IN PENNSYLVANIA. Letter from Covfrnor Cm fin fonrneinl Scott? 51Ult*ry Plovenunt*? Troop* l*i? Route lor the Sc:?t of Wit r, <^c. Hark, >m lit:, Nov. 6, 1MI. The following letter hns lioen tent to General .-colt by tho Governor of this State ? Sir? 1 regret extremely yov. should have pa^ed thro- -li HarrlsbJrg the otli'T tiny without my havlm; ;? i v k: ? .v ledgo <>f your approach or preauiee, It w-nVl have gi\e.i me mcwe plraguro to tuve had a:i (?)? ? : ?r:nir y of I a>ing that <??;. i..t ? j pert* o il h..m n o to \*hi. h > > ':r eminent ] utrioliam and genius entitle yon, r.> 'vhich every cltiv? n of tVr.i>ylvatiia would r?-.? )? a t<> Offer." AltKoi^h in* mity 'eul heilth h-.ve rr:n;? I' ! your retirement, w shall not cea* ? ?ri .. "h in merwiy your glory, and hope that you \v< njs bi pre.?'i v* I u living example of the hxl ?' 1 1 ubl\ jspW't an 1 gu ."ntry, r.ul that ?ur v rg tn n tn?y learn ftoni yi ur cure r that virtue and wo it Ira I surely to tno ailucUuiw of a gr.ilotut c>j t.trj . Your obedient Bt-rvittit , A. 0. CCRTJX. The Oororn^r this afternoon presented State liogs to tlreo regitueuts ? v ; i. : Colonel IWtrauft's Fifty flrst, Dod o'fl Fifty 9-co*id and Broeke's 1 i ty third. T! 1 Fifty ?? ? nil regiment leaves to-ul^ht a: >1 the Fifty third to morrow. Gov*: rtior Curtln goes to pottcvllle t" morrow to present 1 n flag i > CM net fake 'a Xm??y-*i!tlh ny-inaul. llio I ,V y sixth xv. uient will leave for the ?vat of war ou I * ? 1 ?'

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