Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 16, 1861, Page 3

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 16, 1861 Page 3
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NEWS FROM WASHINGTON. THE TRADE WITH THE SOUTH. Sailing of a Northern Vessel, and Others Preparing to Follow. No Decision Made a* to Trading at Keaafort or in its Vicinity. THE POTOMAC BLOCKADE. New Railroad Arrangements Between Washington and the Northwest. THE NEWPORT NAVAL ACADEMY, &0.) &C.j &C. Waxhikqtoh, Nov. 15, 1881. SAILING or A TK9RJSL PROM PROVIDENCE, R. 1., TO TRAD! ALOKU THE HOt'THERN COAST. Senator Simmons, of R. I., baa arrived hore to-day > agreeably to the previous programme announced in the Hnuut), and informed the government that he had despatched a vessel from Providence for the Fouth loaded with various kinds ?f articles of prime necessity, such a? sugar,coffee, salt, shoes, Ac. The veftel will make her landings along the North Carolina coast nt such points as may bo deemed advisable by her commander,and whoro an exchange of the artlc'es which she carries for cotton can be made. The cargo Is a most valuable one, and, should the expedition prove successful, will richly remu aerate the parties engaged in It. Others are now fitting out In the North, and will Immediately follow up the one Hut started. One item of the cargo of the vessel sent by Senator Simmons is sixty-sis hundred bags and twelve thousand bushels of salt, which is perhaps more needed ameng the rebels than any other article of consumption, to this not cottoning to traitors rather early? TRAVB IX BEAUFORT OR ITS VICINITY. Tor the lnformutlou of applicants to tlie government, too numerous to bo answered individually, there Is au thority for saying that thus far no decision has been mado in regard to permitting trade in Beaufort or its vicinity. OKN. nEINTZKLMAN'S RKCONNOISSANCE. The reconnoissance under Gen. Hotntzdman on the 12th Inst., was the most thorough that has been made, and was executed In consequence of a demonstration having hem made by the enemy the day beforo. Tbo who)0 country was examined, and tbe four hundred rebel caval ry that have been annoying the psoplo of Pohick Church, ware driven out. The main body of the force marched twenty-two miles. I have before stated that a company of the Lincoln Cavalry, under rapt. Todd, strayed away from a portion of Gen. Sedgwick's brigade, under com mank of Col. Berry. Gen. H.-iutzelman states that the toss sustained by th!? movement was from the nflgllgenco of the officers In command of the cavalry, who permitted their men to straggle in the presence of the enemy, and to plunder. Of the Lincoln Cavalry, Sergeant O'Brien Is killed; bugler Denton m?rtally wounded, since died; pri vate Millsagrounded, missing; private Mitchell, wounded ?lightly; cKpt. Todd, missing; private Johnson, missing. Seven horses are also missing. The rebels evidently oc cupy several points on the railroad in forco. have a caval ry station at or near Klzey's and Songster's Cross Heads, and a force at Wolf Run Shoals. ENCOURAGING NBWB PROM EUROPE. The news from Europe brought by tho last steamer to the government here continues to be of the most encou raging nature. Tbe rebel agents In both England and France have, It is said, wr itten to the rebol authorities that there was little hope of accomplishing anything like ft recognition from either of these governments. It was on the receipt of this intelligence that Davis despatched Slide)) and Mason, with extraordinary powers to mako treaties, &c., in tho hope that their sinking fortunes ?light be saved. AFFAIRS ON THB LOWER POTOMAC. 6en. Sickles, accompanied by one of the special army cor respondents of the Mkraij), hap made several balloon ascen* sions In Maryland, opposite Shipping Point and Aquia cre<'k, resulting in valuable discoveries as to the positions and strength of the rebels. A history of tUeso balloon reconnotsea^ces will be furnished exclusively for tho Herald In due time, when the publication will uot prove ?a injury to the public servioe. An arrival from the llotillu brings the report that tho Schooner Maryland wu- fired ut yesterday from the Vlr gin la shore, while'becalmed and anchored off Pig Point, ?nd was set on (Ire. She was boarded, howevor, by ? Hart, of the Firs) Mx.-mchugotts regiment,of Sickles' ki igade, who ex' inguished the flames and saved her from the enemy. Tho special correijuilulont of tl?e He halt on the Poto mac sends the following i roin tho upper division of liio Potomac flotilla I'mtid States Stkamkr Yanitfi:, 1 Oft Jjuhan Htur>, PotomacKiver, Nov. 14?t P. M. ) Since sending on the previous despatch wo have boon to Mattawomau Greek, aud aro now returning to our an chorage at Indian Head. On, manned by soldiers, with an officer in tlio stern, appeared ki right, ('apt. East man stopped the engines, and the hoot camo alongside. The officer proved to be a lieutenant of the First Massachusetts regiment, Colonel Wells com winding. tho tire of tho rebels was from flying artlllory, which they havo been Shining About from time to time. After firing for s< me time, ft host with eleven mou put cfl from t'.ie Virginia shore, and boarded a small schooner loaded with wood,cal1' 1 theTtelaware,of St. Marys. On the approach of tho rebel lwut the master and men of the Schooner left in thai own b at for the Maryland shore. two guns belonging to a battery of flying artillery were sent down to Stump Neck and opened on the rebel boat, upon which tho chivalry left the gehooncr and fled precipitate ly back to the Virginia so. ire, bit not boforo they had piled a quantity of bed ling in the c. bin atid set it on Are. A largo boat (Hie I with Massachusetts In ops then put off from Maryland and took |N.s.-es, ion of the schooner, hav ing succeeded In extintuHiltig the lire, which consi lora bly damaged the cabin. Tho schooner lay when we en tered the erect a littln further up. We went after her, took her In tow and t-he is now astern ef us. Tho officer and his men who ctrae on b'ard havo left In th> ir own boat; and they, with the lr>wps on parting, Suluted the Yankee with three cheers and a tiger. Tlio schooner ia vei.t much cut up in her sails, and she received several shells in lier hull and wood pile. A six pound rifle soiid shot was found among tho wood, and fragments of a twelve pound rillo shell were also found, Showing t'o*t the shell had exploded on board. Rut for the timely assistance of tho military the schooner must havo been lost. None of tho shots from tho lower batteries reached. Wo have ai rived at our anchorage off Indian Head. The Schooner is at anchor ahead of us. Her crew, who aio all negroes, are left behind somewhere at Stnmp N'cck. H.u.f-iva-t 1 ivr o'clock P. M. Captain Paul, of the TMaware, has just come on board the Yankee. U? sues he lay in Wade'* Bay slnco Mon day. 1-ast night he took advance of the tide and a slant of wind to endeavor to run the blockade. He had passed all the batteries, and was at anchor in Maltawo man Greek, wivitiug for the breeze to spring up, when a Shi t whittled over his vet?.- el. A second struck him and ex plod. d. Several Shots v. ?:e ft red. sni he was obliged to abandon his vessel. When en his way to the shore the smaller but, with M^siicliusctUi troops on board, pulled around from C'hlckamoxcn Creek, upon which the captain turned back. Wt'-n Capt. Paul abandoned his vessel, the rebels cea.-ed tiring on her, but they resume I when !*> returned. Tho rebels thee sent their boat to board tlio schooner, which had to be again abandoned! but tho arrival of our Hying artillery prevented them frcm completing their work of destruction. All the food and clothin?? of tho captain and crew a-e destroyed. Tho daik'-ys brne returned to tho vessel. Tho schooner received u'luut twenty shots In her. The rebels have an ?special spite against tho owner of the schooner, which i= well known along tho Virginia Shore, because he refused lo sell her to them, telling them tlir. tliero way not money enough tn Seccssia to btxiu to pu . haae h 'r. The e iplo'a sajg ho is determined to try ?v r again. I' <vas ? jnost durin.. et ou tho part of the rebels to r>'.w quite i .to Mattawoin.-ui creek, two miles from tli V.rginla shore.* Nov. 15, 1801. The United Slat w et ntuer II"t?,?i went down tho river l" ...,",pe t"h" i1 'IP ri \<-,t'joii being lir' d tip->ti. A^ (>r as we aro aware, the Pee U "lor and another Sehooner I ..? -, ! duw.v. V<ls ll?U i'>r> mi, uumriestod. '' ? !<*?> ?:i-ats' I t>u- ik?? p. M. At ha f p.'.- t r. ?[> V ti. s tsrnooo another SCiiuOBsr, in {.L-Aing C'..? kj ;i a . < Ontd upon frcai there, and u Bho passod down tha whole rau^o of batteries opened on her Ui aucoesaiou to ''hapowamslc creek, several batteries throwing in sh>t ?nil shell together. Several shells were net " ?>"?" the deck of the Yankee to burst over the Maryland .-*hore. Olhora buret short. The weather wan dear down the river, and not only the smoke, but the tlash of each dto. charge was vividly scon, but as the wind blew towards the Maryland shore we did not hear the reports. Captain Karnman weighed anchor (Mid stood down the river, keeping close into the Virginia shoro. Several b?gK?go wagons were seen in the neighborhood of Kroe stone Point, aud lower down rebel troojis were observed moving to and fro; but by ihe time the Yankee got wi'hin rouge of Cockpit Point the (lriug ha l ceased, ami it is pre sumed the schooner' escaped, though perhaps not alto gether scatheless, its lifty-il.x shots were lire-1 ut her. All hands wera at quarters ou board the Yankee, but we did not open tiro on tho enemy, and returned unmo lested on our part. Acting Mnstcr Amos P. Foster, commanding tho Reso lute, is to be detached from that vessel, aud to be ap pointed to the command of the Stepping Stones, which ha* been recently purchased by the government. Slw is to have her housing removed, and be converted into a gun boat, with heavy armament. Captain Foster Is well known as one of the most energetic olliceis attached to the flotilla. Tho ltfsoluts is on her way to Washington, and I em' brace the opportunity of a passage to finish my despatch cn route. The Harriet Ijine is to go down to Indian Head at day light In the morning. VISIT OF TUB r RESIDENT AND CABINET TO TIUS Ht.OOP-OF-WAR PENSACOI. A? An excursion was made this afternoon by tho Presi dent, Secretary of Stato, Secretory of War, Secretary of the Navy, the Postmaster General and Senator Triinii) ill, to tho steam sloop-of-war Pensncola, now lying at anchor In tho river off Alexandria. The party wore taken from tho Navy Yard by the steamer Mouut Wash >gton, for merly the Mount Vernon,of the Aijula creek line. 'Ihey made a thorough inspection of tho machinery and for tnidable battery of tho Pensauola, and after partaking of t collation provided in her cabin, returned to Washing ton. As the Mount Washington moved away tho crew of tho Peusacola manned the yards and gave three roiisiiig cheers. Just at this moment the 1'owhutaa passed,on her way to tho Navy Yard, with flvo hundred seaman, from Fort Ellsworth, ordered for duty elsewhere, who also greeted tho party with cheers. Tho customary salute was fired as tho Mount Washington approached her c'ock at the Navy Yard. Tho President and hU party expressed themselves highly tratified with the excursion A PERSONAL DIFFICULTY. A personal difllulty Is on tbo tapis botween Col. Hlnks, Of the Seventeenth Massachusetts regiment, and the Major of the Tammany (Vow York) regiment. The aflalrgrows out of tho report of Colonel Hinks to General Stone In regard to the engagement at Ball's BlulT, which contains ?overe strictures upon tho conduct of tho Tammany regi ment. It is understood that a cliailengo has passed from tho Major to Colonel lliuks. The matter is now in the hands of tho chosen friends of the parti e. The Lieutenant Colonel and Major of tho Seventeenth Massachusetts are acting for Colonel Hlnks, and two officers of tho Tammany regiment for his opponent. There is no fcur of a light. CLAIMS AGAINST TIIK RErim.IO OF C'ORTA RICA The convention for tho adjustment of claims of citizens of tho United States against the republic of Costa Kica having been duly ratified on both parts, and tbo respec tive ratillcations of the samo beeu exchanged, the Presi dent has proclaimed this fact. There is a prov iso that no claim of any cUizon of the United States who may b? proved to havo been a belligerent during tho occupation of Nicaragua by the troops of Costa Rica, or the exercise of authority by tho latter within the territory of the for mer, shall be considered as proper for tho action of tbo Board of Commissioners, who are to meet within the next ninety days in this city. THR CLAIMS AGAINST PERC. The State Department has boen busy for eouio days preparing lb* instructions of our Minister to Peru, Mr. Robinson. Ho will sail In tho steamer which loaves New York on the tlrst of next month. His instructions are, it is said, of such a nature a-i soon to lead to a speedy adjustment of tho long ponding questions in din puto between tho two governments. Peru, it is under stood, haa signified her willingness to arrange in a satis factory manner the outstanding claims bold by our citizens. VACANCIES IN TUB NAVAL ACADEMY AT NEWPORT The Navy Department has recently extended the t,mo for receiving students at the Naval Academy at Newport, R. I., to the 30th Inst. Vacancies exist iu the follow lung named Congressional districts;? Maine,Third and Fifth; N w Hampshire, Third- Ver moot, Second; Massachusetts, Third, Fifth and Klglith Connecticut, s-econd: New York, Fifth two in ihe Tenth,' Twelfth. Seventeenth, Twenty tlfth, two in the Twenty ninth an I Thirty-tlrstjNow Je sey, First; Pennsylvania First.Third, F.ighth.two in tho Tenth, Eleventh Fif teenth, Sixteenth, Mgliteenth. Nineteenth, Twentieth Ohio, First, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, F.ighth, Ninth Tenth' Seventeenth, Twentieth, Twenty-tlrst; Illinois ' Firth' Sixth, Ninth; Indiana, Second, S venth anil FIov >nth Iowa, Second; Kentucky, First, Third. Seventh Ninth and Tenth; Maryland, First, Second and Filth- Michigan First and Fourth; Minnesota, Second: Wis- risij, Tlord-y Virginia, Seventh, two in the Tweltth; Miss. i;ri' two in' tbo Second and two In the Third. Fourth, and two in tlio Seventh; Nebraska, two nominations; Nevada, two riomi nations. Members of Congress representing these districts hav Ing been desired to make Immediate nominations, no no tice can bo taken of applications made by candidates directly to tho department, as the law gives their nomina. tions to members of Congress. Tho law does not autho rize appointments at large to bo made by cither tho Pro sident or Secretary of the Navy, and there is noway lo secure an appointment excepting through a nomination by tho member of Congress from tho district in which tho applicant actunily rcsidos. Candidates are required to bo between fourteen and eighte -n years of age, and their precise ag.-and actual place of residonco must be stated in mt.king their nominations. Congress at tho extra session made no prov ision for filling va-ancics from tho states in rebellion. ArPEAI. TO TIIK GOVERNMENT IIY TI1E WORKING MEN OF BALTIMORE?REPLY OF THE PRESIDENT. A delegation of prominent citizens of Baltimore has visited Washington lo mako an appeal in behalf of tho workingmen of that city. They say; Hy the violence and factions opposition of a treason ab'c minority, Baltimore has been involved in diaster and .lit tress beyond win is due to tho mere existence of ii statu of war, and their troubles have been still for ther ag> ravated b> tho disabled condition of the Haiti moro and Ohio itailroad, the principal artery of n? jr trade and source of their prosperity. or their misfortunes ps merchants,however, they did not propose to complain, but they apt-ear. <1 to plea.I for such reh'. i as tho govci nment could afford to the laborers and mechan ics of Baltimore. The almo.-t total susperoion during the past siv months of the trades and manufactories upon win h so large a projwrtion of the people are dependent has brought famine to their doors and aroused the most gaomy forebodings of tho ap ?roadi nj winter- but amidst all their sufl'e ings the patriotism of tho industrial classes have been pro. I' against tile insidious ?irg nients of those who sought to involve them in hos tiily to tho government, by representing tho war as tho neediessat.l w i. ked wise of tie i>- nns.ry,and thendmin Utraiiou as opposed to their State interests and rei ki -ss of tl.eir persoiial welfare. The great majority have always been loyal. They ha-, o furnished many of their number to tho army and navv and have by thoir overwhelming votes at the lateclecti' n vindlcat <1 tho honor or the state and demonstrated their own fidelity and zeal. The delegation exproci. d the belief that the government would consult economy no less than policy in causing more liberally linn heretofore vessels to bo repaned and constructed in Baltimore. They further suggested tho cxpodieney of es tabii hing thote a naval depot,and alsoa branch cfothiug bureau,by furnishing employment in thiso andother wti) s, so rat us tho government lies the power to tho laboring classes. The oil'ct would bo not only to nncourago loyal men, but to confirm the wavering, and atta t those, who, for a time have been seduced by the mis:epre-emations ortho rebels. or intimidated by the threat, daily ma le, and acted,of withdrawing all custom aud patronannge fronyhe friends of the government. Tliey exprcs5 their warmest wifch h for the prosecution to a succ ^ d'ul issue of the now waging for tho preserva tion of the dignity, unity and stability of our common country. To this address of tho d. legation the President replied as follows;? thank you for the address you have presented to me in behalf of the people of Baltimore. I have deplored the calamities which tho sympathy of some misguided citizens c.f Maryland had' brought down upon thai patriotic and heretofore flourishing State Hio prosperity of Baltimore up to tho 10th of April last wa? one of tho wonders produced by the American Union He who strangles himself, for whatever motive is not more unreasonable than w re those citizens of Baltimore who, in a single night, destioyed tho Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the Northern Pennsylvania Railroad and the railroad from Baltimore to Philadelphia. From the day when that mad transaction occurred, the govern in ? ntof the United State?has be. n diligently engaged in endeavoring to restore those great avenues to their for mer usefulness, and at the samo time to save Baltimore u.d Maryland from tho dungor or complete ruiu through an unnecessary an t unnatural r boilion. 1 congratulate you upon the declaration which tho peo ple of llaltimore and Maryland have made In tho recent election, of th ir recent approbation of the acts or tho icderaigovernment, and of their enduring loyalty to tho Union. 1 r. g vrd the results of tiu-so elections as au ><[>iciuusof r< tirnlt.g loyalty throughout all tho insurrec tion try ;-Uto?. Your'.viglios for a fair participation by the movhanioa and laboring men of Baltimore In tho benefits of supply ing ttii- ({in e.nm'-nt with materia'* unit p ovisious, ao reasonable and iuat. They have d< served that j>arlici|u tioo. Loyalty baa involved them lit some danger, ami nag demanded of them Home sacrl/loes. Tlietr wishes, as you have oomnr;uiratod ttiom, at.all bo re ferred to tlie proper departm* nts, ami 1 am sure that every member of the administration will cheerfully l< nd his ,ud to carry them out, S" far aa It can bo dono consistency with the prudemo and economy which ought always to rcgulato the public service. DOINGS OF TUB NAVAL HKTIH1NO DOAItU. The Naval Retiriug Board having found Commodore Lawrence Kcarnoy incapacitated for public iorvice, ho has, br the direction of tbo President of tho I'nitod ^tatei, been placed on the retired list. Lion tenant Colonel James Kile) in, of tho marine oorpe has, by his own request, been placed on the retired list, haviug entered that branch of the service in 1815. The 'aw provides for voluntary retiracy for those who havo been forty years In tho service. THE NEW UKNKRAL HI'PIHINTENPENT OF T1IK QOVKKN MKNTTKI.KOKAPll. Atisnn Stager, of Ohio, having received the military apiHiiiitinent of General Superintendent of the govern ment (olograph, has, !? aooordano" with his Instructk'ne, entered upon tho organization of that department. Thus tlie government, under this popular and etticient gentle man, will soon bavo in operation a complete system of telegraphs for the transmission aud reception of oflicial intelligence from all available Important points. NEW RAILROAD ARRANUBMKN78. Di spatches received to day from railroa<l superintend enta in the North have resulted in an agreement with tho military authorities lioro that the now railroad arrange" un nt from tMs city aud the Northwest will go into ope ration on Monday u' it. Cars will leave Portland at nine A. M., Boston at two P. If. samo day, and New York at eloven o'clock ttiut night,arrivin : here at half past nine next morning. The train leaving Buflklo andSuspensionBridge at six A. M. aud Albuuy at five I\ M. samo day will con nect with tho eleven o'clock train at New York that night. A train leaving Montreal in tho morning of each day will connect with the eleven o'clock train leaving New York each night, making twenty-nine hours from Monti eul to Washington. Credit for this new arrange ment Is due in a great measure to tlie energies of 1'. 11 CaDfluld, Military Kail road Manager. CONSULAR APPOINTMENTS. Tlie following appointments of Consuls have been made:?(ieorgo W. Palmer, of New York, at Caudla; Win. S. Spcer, of Kentucky, at Zanzibar; Bintou Rowan Helper, at Buenos Ayres. Bum r<)H BULK CATTLE. Tho bidt!?about a hundred in number?for supply ing the government with 10,000 beef cattle were opened to-day. The lowest successful bids were:?For tho stock to be delivered in Washington, $3 9H; and that to bo d?" livcred at Harrisburg, |.j .18 per hundred, on the hoof. There were low or bids, but the proposers, wheu their uames were called, were aliseut. THK ARMY. Geueral Keyes, the successor of General Bucll, has for mally assumed command of the division, and today re viewed tho three batteries of tho Kirst Pennsylvania artillery, under tho command of Captain Simpson, who, for tlie present, Is attached lo his division. IMPORTANT FROM MISSOURI. EVACUATION OF SPRINGFIELD BY TIIE UNION FORCES. SntLfumLD, Mo., Nor. 18,1R61. 8ince iho departure of the divisions of Generals Hunter, I'ope and Stiirgis, onSaturday lat t, from Warsaw,nothing of interest has transpired here. Tho divisions of Gencruls Slegei and A shot h have re. turned from their pus ill on south of hero, which was merely a feint to protect our withdrawal, and they will march for 81. Louis, via Rolls, in a day or I wo. Springlleld will be entirely evacuated, and a large number of Cnlon men of the city and surrounding ooun try have left, : nd will leave with the army, not willing to ri-k their lives in the hands of the rebels. General Sterling Price is beginning to move with his army, numbering twenty-o vcu thousand men and twenty five pieces of artillery. On Saturday morning he was marching towards Flnov ilie, McDonald county, in the extreme southwestern corner of the Plate. Ben. MeCuUoch broke up his camp on Friday night, and the next day was marching towards Berry ville, Carroll couuty. Arkansas. A gentleman, recently a prisoner in the rebel camp' says that General Prico design# to go iuto winter quarters at Cross Hollow, Washington county, Arkansas. All his rebel followers who' wit-hod to go home have already re turned, and those now with him intend to light outside of Missouri. PROCLAMATION BY COL JENNISON. Lkavenworth, Nov. 14, 1861.. The First Kanris cavalry, Colonel Jennison, has left hero for Sedalla, Mo., to protect supply trains and other y \ i rnment pr0|J0rty at that and neighboring points. Colonel Jennison hm issued a proclamation to the people of Jackson,Lafayette, Cass, Johns >n and Pitts counties, Missouri, from which tbo following extract-" are made:? We march to enforce the laws and sustain the govern ment. Every loyal citizen is expected to give evidence of his loyalty by active efforts for lite protection of the flag. For four months oar armies have marched through your country; your profossed friendship has been a fraud; your oatliiof allegiance haro l/oen shams ef perjuries; you feod tno rebel army; you act as spies while claiming jO he trno to tho Cnion; wo don't caro about your pa t political opinions; no man will ba prosecuted because ho dilTcrs from us; b it neutrality is impossible; if you a>-e patriots you must fight: If you are traitors you will bo punished. Tho tlino for light ing bus erne. Every man who feeds, harbors, protects, or in any way gives aid and comfort t? the enemies of the Cnlon will bo liwld responsible for hi" treason with his life and property; w hil all the property of Union men and all their rights will bo religiously re spected. Traitors will everywhere bo treated as outlaws, en' mien of God and man, too baso to hold any d' scription of property, and having no rights which loyal men are bound to respect. Tho last dollar and the last slavo of rebels will bo t^k-u and turned over to the general government. Playing war is played out, and wherever Union troops uro tired upon, tho answer wilj boom from cannon, and desolation will follow tre .son. All the land between Fort Leavenworth and the head quarters of tho army of the West is under tho Jur.s diction of the United States, and wo propose to have a regular road over it, an 1 safe communication through it,*no matter at what cost of rebel treasure and blood. St. JjOVW, Nov. 15, 1861. General Iluntor and staff arrived hero to night. Scda'ia and Rolla w ill be strongly garrisoned, and suffi cient provisions, Ftores and munitions bo sent to each point for an army of 16,000 men, should necessity at any time require the presence of such a force. Tho bulk of tho a* my will come to St. Lcuis, and ba held In readiness for mov meats in Kentucky, Southeast Missouri, or down tho Mississippi river. IMPORTANT FROM KENTUCKY. Arrival of Gen. Bucll at I.oulsvlllc? Movement* of Gem ZolllcoflYr. Locisyilli, Ky., Nov. 15,1861. Gen. Bucll ban arrive 1 hero. A letter to the Journal from Crab Orchard payg that Gen. Zolliooffor retreated on Wednesday, blockading the road from Cumberland Ford to Cumberland Gap by blast ing immenso rocks from tho hills into the roads. TIIE BATTLE AT PIKETON. MATtvius, Ky., Nov 15,1861. Reports from headquarters, datod the 13th Inst., wcr0 received this evening through reliable gentlemen who were at Plketon. Tliey say that our forces attacked tba rebel.'', who w?re one thousand strong and posted on a hill, killing from eighty to ninety and tr.king fifty priso ners. 1 he rest scattered Colonel Williams w.ib the first man to run. Six of Colonel Marshall's men were killed and fifteen wounded. Bis horse was shot under him. Fifteen of Colonel Ty(Tee's men were wounded and nine killed. Tho above is reliable. STOPPAGE OF THE EXPORTATION OF SALT PETRE AND GUNPOWDER. Boston, Nov. 15, 1861. The Collector of this port lias received instructions from Washington to stop tho exportation of saltpetre and gun powder. MORE ARMS FOR THE GOVERNMENT. Pniutnnjpnu, Nov. 15, 1S61 Tfce steamship Saxon la, w! i u sailed from Hamburg 6th inst. for New York, has $200,000 worth of flnamii

on board for government account. An insurance on tb m_ has boon alfoctod hero to day. fflPGRTANT NAVAL OPERATIONS. Seizure of the Supposed Priva . teer Neva. Capture of British Steamer, Supposed the Fiugal. RUNNING THE BLOCKADE, *??? kt; kt. SEIZURE OF THE SCHOONER NEVA. Ia She ? Prlvalrcrt-Wlittt the China Papers Nay of Hrr-Whut the Frltmli of Colonel Wind Hay?What our Japan Correspondent Suyy, &cM T!i? following dc patch from Sun Francirco given the news of the (vizure of (bo sc.hoouor Nova m a priva teer:? Can Kkahiirco, Nov. 12,1861. Tho privateer schooner S v i, from China, lion been seized hero by Captain i'uasc, of tim rev , uuecutter Mary. T11R ritOIUBLR CAVSK OK HK.K Kr.l/.UKK. Tho reason of iho seizure of the Neva by tho Mary arose from certain information li.iv ing been given to tho naval officer in tho China seas that tho former wan being tilled out at Shangliae us a privateer. The following ex tracts, published in the IIkkju.d of November 7, from late Asiatic papers, will explain tho |*>sitlon of allliirs up to the departure of tho mail from those parte. The American men of-war liavo left that station for borne, with the exception of ono small vessel, which re mains behind at the earm>t request of American flniui' Tills vessel lias gone suddenly to Shanghai!, owing to tho purchase there of a schooner for the purpose, it was be lieved, of being armed as a privateer under the Confede rate Dag. THK KKIIKI, vniVATKKIt IN T11K CHINA WATERS. [From the Singapore (K. I.J Times, Aug. 24.1 Commodore Kilgle, flag oUleer of tho United States squadron in China, has, we are informed, delayed tho de parture from Singapore of tbo United Suites steamer Hartford until to morrow. In consequence of receiving in telligence of tlie report trom Shanghai', which Ik pub lished at length in our columns to-day, w itn regard to tho fitting out at tlut port of a craft for privateering or pirati cal purposes. Nothing would more delight the gallant Commodore than to capture and punish such a cratt before Ins return to America, lint there seem* to be no reliance to bo placed on tho report, and it th"re should bo such a vessel actually lilted out at any time, the United Stall's steam gunboat Saginaw, is just the cratt !?> pursue and capture her, the Hartford being too largo for such a purpose. Itesides, additional steamers could he chartered at any moment by the United Slates officers, if required for tile urutoc tion of American commerce. THK PH1VATT.KK ASP 11EH OWNERS. fl'iom the North China Mail, August 24.] I Con < id. i able excit" incnt has prevailed here since the arrival oi tho Shanghae steamer, in conmquenco of tho re- | [ ported lilting out of a Confederate Suites privateer at Shanghae, and the United Stal< s gunboat Saginaw has lo t in search. The whole affair may provo a canard, she cannot b come a privateer unless tiiunk letters of marqi o aro to bo had from some agent of tlio Confederate States, or that her rojiorted master has brought such with him from America. A letter of marque gives tho name, size, rip, g'lns and number of men on board tho vessol carrying the samo, which it is obvious could not have been fur nishod complete for tho vessel in question. If, however, tho p irtici.'Ia-s enumerated have been filled upsin Shan gliae, it is net impossible that further documents of a simi lar nature may ho In existence. Boing at the time of sale to her present owners under theBritish llag.greatcaution will be necessary mi the part of the United States officer in command of theSagii aw. [From tho China Paily Press, August 10.1 Woil, we certainly must say that tho disruption of the United States lws soon assumi d those calamitous charac teristics for which civil wars are so celebrated. The Unitod .States naval storekeeper at Shanghai! was a iwli tician. named Judge Cloary?wo behove ho earned the title from having been a magistrate in C'aliiumia. It seeins that by last advices from Shanghae, that man, in i connect!' n with Colonel Ward (tho celebrated Ulihuster), Captain Allen (who brought the steamer Surprise fri in California), and Captain I.ynch (for some years inc m mandof the steamer .Mitel, .pn and lately of the Contest), purchased tlio schooner Neva, equipped her from lb ' United States naval aloes, and inund to cruise oil this coaslasa privateer. Th* steamer S 6 u.iw hurri d up yesterday on the intelligence being nututj known, and wo make small doubt will capture her. w ai d is a .ii'? "ie ctiararter, and has a large sum of money which lie has m .ut !) the Imperial service. He was connected w ith Walker, and is a l-S'lor by profession. Lynch is a Northerner. We fancy the aiful.' will end in , grief. The crait Is loo small, and a suitable cr.1"" can hardly tie lmd in time. Wo heard that two of 1 he Aaglnaw's officers resigned u.K.n learning the object of her trip, but subsequently withdrew their resignations. PRIVATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEVA. The following extract from a private letter to a mer cantile house of Sun Francisco, dated Hong-Kong, August ! ii, contains valuable Information in confirmation of [ the proceeding ? ' A privateer was fitting out at Shangbar at tho last fli. tea j Capt. Allen, who took the steamer Surprise to Shangl.aoi (apt. I.ynch,formerly a steamer captain on the t'liiua coast; ilr. Ward, wh" has held a colonelcy in tho Chinese imperial ranks. and Mr. < leery?, United States naval store keep"r at Shant'hae. are engaged In tho piracy. It Is said that the schooner has been equipped from the United States naval stores, but 1 think there was only coal thoi'dn. Shortly after the pi:l '.)? ation of the alsivo extracts, a reliable person furnished the following, in denial oi the statement that Colonel Ward had anything to do with the affair at all. We give I.U remarks, published Novein her ?, as ihiiiiw. j COI.ONFI. WAKI> AND THE CtTITOSi D PRIVA TKKR NEVA, Snn? time since there were articles published in the i daily papers charging Colonel Ward with complicity in J the tilting nut of the who..tier Nova, in Shanghai, China, lor the i.hc nnd 1? n- lit <?!" tho rebels. The foundation of thoso rh irges he* been gleaned cbleflyfr'm the CUi.ia Doily }'re<* and Chin < Mail, which papers have publish ed tlie most rabid articles in connect inn with the charac ter and i itenth ns of Colonel Wa'd. 'Ih we paper*-state that the Colonel, in company with othe s. has purchased the schooner Vva and e<piinped her, with the intention of cruising off I he China coast ns a privateer. Those charges now appeal h. y- nd ilouht to be without the slightest foundation In feci, as the schooner iri ques lion has recent')' arrived 111 Kan Francisco. A contra lie tiim lo the charges applied in one of the cily journals of ill ? 1 Itli 1 f October, being an i n from the pen of gentlemen of the highest r?? ?:ti?l<ility nnd standing in this city, well acquainted with Colonel Ward. In a recent letter t.i a friend in this city, Colonel Ward nia : s iisonf th rollowing language, speaking of our |> trouble"? 1 trust llint by this time tho . veruroeiit have shortened Sim.' of the seceding rascato by a head or two, and retaken Sumter, or, at least, laid siege to it. 1 only wish J could be with you to take a hand in the af fair." Tiles words a-e sufficient to w nvluc any 0110 of ti e I >:? cen. e of the Oo'nnnl in this mat ter, and his genuine loyalty to tlm Union. The arrival of the Neva, however,at San Fraoelco. tie s: he a poniUvo pro f of his disconnection with the un.... taking. T1IH VOYAGE OF TIIE NKVA. Frera Shnnghno the Nova apparently took a courgo towards Japan, as, is apparent from a letter from Y ka. hama. bearing date September 14, she then having been in that port f"r about ainnntb. We givo thoexiractfrom that portion of the letter which speaks of th'o Neva. It is as follows:? OIK JAPAN COKKKt-I'ONUKKCiO. Yokauama, Japan, Sept. 24,1881. SailiftU f <?? lo'-n. f Sewt?What She /??]L r Htal (,bjert?X11I Svid in li.e Jafanere Oiwitmunt, J.c. By the schooner Neva, Captain Thtmas Allen, which sails at twelve o'clock noon lor San Francisco direct, j send thi*, thinking it may anticipate letters 'forwarded by the t'arrlnjjton, which snils on Monday. Tlio Nova arrived lie 0 snmo four weeka since, having on board Judge Cleary,her principal owner, for the purpose, it was said, of selling her to the Japanese gov< rnmerit, iu which speculaiion, however, ho did not iticceed. Her an her" \v;,s thecausc of all sorts of stories and absurd speculations, for which this place Is famous. There were tools enough who pretended to believe that she was engnged h a privateering expedition, because el.a was 1 nee overhauled, Just before leaving Sbanghae, by the United States steamer Saginaw, Captain Schenclt, and obliged to produce her papers. Till 6E1ZCRB. The arrival of the vessel at San Francisco was an nounced in due course, and now wo puhllah the inteill. gmcoof her seizure. If fitted rcn'Iyas a privateer, i wasccrtainly a told project to so fit her out with stores belonging to the United States. ANOTHER VESSEL RUNNING THE BLOCKADE. The Km|(jr Tenliroolt Enters St. Thoinns ?vit>? * Rebel Flag?she Next IIal?t? a llrltUh Flag antl Obtaim a Sea Pas* n.4 a lUliish Vessel?The Conduct of the British Officials, &c. TO TIllS EDITOH OP TUB IIEKALD. St. Tii-?*>-?, <<ct. '.'S 13?t. This morning the schooner Emily TV;t.brook, Captain peubrook, arrived frem Savannah. where she left011 the 14th inst., with two hundred and nin-ty six bags of rieo and orty half tierces do., consigned to lamb & Ball, of which hou.-'e her BrUjKh M ijesty'n Consul i* a partner, f- he came In here under tbo rebel Dag and had 'he ?u.[ie until twenty uilr.utes past ma .A. V , v.h 11 sbo hauled the same down, rci talking t ,< s-he had be. 11 sol I to a person by the jV\tne of Win. Wtu'e, a pi reij-. r on j b ard. and an Fnglisto si.bject (and she ho sted the Rig I sh il >g, wlm l .s flying while I ain writing this),and Mr. I.hii;t> iminedintely issued a British tea paM, which will allow tho vessel to remain Blx months with out visiting an Rngllsh port, and slio can cruise to U><> howard of this island and QTWbauj all Amorii^n vessel* that leave St. Thomas, and rend tliom Fonth, and she can take out of ih ni whutevor she pleases, run Into any Spanish or other port and dispose of the same. If (tho meets an American cruiser, she shows her Eug'lsh M*a latter, and bi fore tho man of war Is out of sight she has ov rhaulod Homo American vessel with her rebel Mag Hying It Is very well managed indi ed. She was formerly tho pilot boat (!. It, I umar. If such procoo liugii are allowed by tbo I'nitod States government, tills placo will he a neat fur all tho Southern vessels, to bring sny b >g"n register?furl understand she had none from the United Slates?and take tho British Hag. 1 havo been told that Mr. Kdgar, the United State, Consul, has protested und sent samo to tho Kngllah Consul und to the Coveruor, With copies to thu Secretary of Slate. Since writing tho above I learn that tho vessel wns entered at tin Custom House under a register made hereby the KnghshConsul,and not under tho register she brought; only the clearance was given to the Custom House, That aro things mauagod horo. Yours, respect | folly, IAJDEVIC HKIHNEK, Master of steamer Koratra, of New York. 1 SEIZURE OF A BRITISH STEAMER. 'What Vraarl She I* gupponed to Be?la she the Flnqall now on her way from Ortenork 1 Very ini|iort?nt information under date of November 12, Is received from Holmes' Hole, relative ti^tbe seizure of a British steamer. It appears tMat tbo brig Man/onI, Captain Colson, had arrived at that port from Cardenas' Cuba, after a passage of twelve days. 8ho roports a largo Hritlsh steamer having been taken by a Dotted Status fripnte and carried into Key West. The Englishman tried to paw himself otT as one of her Miycsty's war steamers, and refused to be examined by our frigate. Hut a show of forco by tho latter brought him to hig senses. Tho stenmer wns found to be loaded with guns and ammunition for SecOKtda. At the last no\vw from Key West they had taken out Ave thousand muskets. The officer of the Mnnzoni does not give any part leu lars relative to the name of the seized craft, but from very good authority wo may bo lod to believo that she is tho British steamer Fiugall, which cleared from Scotland uudor very suspicious circumstances. The Eurojmm Tiw-i a short time since reproduced tho following some what suspicious statement from a Creenock paper ? Tho steamer Klngall is announced to havo cleared at that, port recently lor " Madeira and the West Omit oi Africa," with a cargo of munitions of war valued at ??10.000. It is difficult to believe that 11.1141 rifles, 4cD <K)0 cartridge*, 600 Balms, a quantity of wrought bather belts, seven tons of shell, four pieces of artillery, and so forth, are destined for negroes. African trade guns are not usually rillcs, und it is just p >Fglbl ? that our (.'ro< nock ei n'ciiiporary Ins, by a slip of tho pen, substi tuted '? Madeira and the Wi st Coast of Africa'' lor " the | South rn States ot Nirth America." Taking these facts Into consideration with those re ported by tho Munzoui, there is certainly a very great amount of probability in tho supposition that the vessel that should havo gone to tho "West Coast of Africa" lwn boot*found In an entirely different region, and one whoro she could not have easily drifted to during tho recent rtorm. Her arms, being contraband of war, can be added to of the goven.-ment, and, if very superior) may be put to Homo practical use. THE JEFF. DAVIS CAPTAIN. He llai Charge ok Another Piratical Strainer, mil it Crulalng in the Cuban Water*. The Manzoni tliat brought tho intelligence of the seizure ol the British steamer, also reports that Captain Coxetori if the Jeff I'avls notoriety, wus also at Cardenas, In charge of another privateer (a ctcamcrj. He, Captain Coxeter, fell in with Captain Havener, formerly of tho Mary E. Thi top on, at Cardenas. They recognized each other, and Crptain C. told Captain II. to look out or ho would be overhauled ngnrn. It would bo aa woll for Captain Coxe. t? r to lo< k alter his own aaiety in addition to warning ?there. NEWS FROM QEN. BANKS' DIVISION. WVKIKGTOS, Nw. 16, IS61. A letter, dated Camp Muddy Branch today, says that 'lie rebel*' picket fii un Imvo bo< u visible lor several nights pant opposite the track lying between the Seneca and Muddy Brum h, but the rebels are invisible during day light. It In believed there are no strong bodies nearer than I-ee.-burg. Everything wis quiet along G.?n. Stone's command yesterday and last night. The river |>lokets or ihe two contending armies have api??rently abandoned the revengeful rcling* aroused by the Hall's Bluff affair, and li d I agreeable conversation with one another across tho river. N'o leaden compll. mcnts have been exchanged there for tome time past. The late high water has caused s< veral breaks In the Ohio and Chesape ,!,?? Cat. il. Captain '/aracher's compa ny, of tho Tweuly-niuth Pennsylvania, and others, are now :ed in making repairs near the Seneca. Dr. William 8. King, medical director of this division, reports that the general health of his charge has rou siderab'y improved within tho last woek Information was rMolved to-day from Poolesvllle that the rebels have called in their ftckets and evacuated Leesburg. Tlie precise direction In which they have gone is only apeculation, but it is surmised that they will move against General Kclley, at Romney, in conjunction w ith other forces from Manassas. Unless th'y are strongly reinforced they will riot dare contend With Gen. Kclley, who If j-trongand well fortified. Tha number of the rebels recently at Loesburg was only three thnusat d. It is most likely tint tho news of the expedition, and the repulse of the rebels in Kentucky having l eached thoir chi is, they have determined to send Fenth as Jargon forcoos they can Spare, undir the imprc.-si< n that Gen. McCleilan will moke no advance. Wo shall see whether they firorifiht. Everything has been qniot In this department to-lay, as fur as heard from up to a laio hour to night. The severest"; in wldch ceased llus morning has pet the roads in Virginia In a bad condition again,at:d mtk,. enmp Ufa uncomfortable, although, to the credit of the troops be it said, they are in good condition and spirits Nklnulaii Opposite Point of Rock*, dir. I'01 \t or Rocks, Md.. Nov. 16,1861. There was a skirmish in tAwb'n co nty, opposite hora, yesterday. Colonel Geary had received information or tlio In ten i ion o( tho rebels to fort If) cations In that neighborhood. He ctrssod the river with Captain Chapman and twenty iivo picked men of tho Ponn-<yhr?Bln r>>.im?nt, recou noitered tho vicinity and fo ind a force of rebels, upon whom he quietly closed and surprised w.di volley shot.-'. After firing two or throe volleys tl'? did wre route ', leaving tlu eo men and om: li' rse tl ad ? n the fed 1. Rockvjlm:, Nor. is, i?ei. The Montgomery county court have uiken up the case of llallan I for the murder of O'Connor, of Rickeit's b.ii tory. The Grand Jury found a true bill. Tho inhabitants of this section of Maryland arc much elated at a well founded report that a .Northern company are negotiating with the charter parly and suck! ideis of the Metropolitan Railroad from Washington, to con neot with tho Pennsylvania Central Railroad Am t.n has recently been held at Georgetown to p urchase the old stock. A Union gathering orsoiieu wit* bold %st night at ili house of James 8. Herring,Clerk of the Co .nty. Ju ign Brewer and Bowie,Senator Kinneli, Major k: g aud and all tho principal Unionists, male and femalo, of the county, were present. The meeting was the most p;< i saut and well conducted adsir ever known in ti. locality. TIIK IRISH BRIGADE. fBK8ENTATI0N TO COLON?1* HKNKV M- tiAK'-K, Of TUB ?1011T Y-KtGUTU RKOIMKNT NKW ^ OKK VOLl'.V TEKR8. Colonel H<nry M. Raker, the Eighty ?ightb regiment New York Vo?luntoers, oth"rw!s? tho Fourth regiment Irish Brigade, OMnaoght Hangers, w;.a prcfcDted with a handsome sword, sueh and equipments, on rhursday evening, in Jersey City, on behalf of his n merou8 frleiida of that place. The pi .r?ti'Wi >u speech was made by Mr. Charles il. Wind-Id, to which Colocol Baker rc ?ponded in liappy end cloven' terms. S| oc-hoa w? ? alto made by Colonel N gent, Mr. M .l -m, Major Gar dim f?i.d C?pt. Huvetty.b ??? U?s T' rnor. iidQallagher, andaktte, wki read from Tho.:e ; 1 r.ii.i; M ? v-r, re grettli g h.- in ?'?ility to be jiresenl. Tli< . lair ?? is made tho occasion of ?( dto a fiatIvu entertainment. Colonel ii rr lately cotnioindod tlie K r.>;im it month' V?w T"|sey Volun!? or Si 'l! ? FROM FORTRESS MONROE ADDITIONAL NEWS FROM THE SOUTH. Preparations of the RcMsfor Malting a Stand Near Beaufort. Reinr'oiYrmrlitis Hurrying to the Scene of Action. The Rebel Ciovermueut to De Inau gurated in Kentucky, Ac., Ac^ Ac* B HUMORS, Nov. 15, 1M1. Tho bout from Old l*?>|ut h.w arrived here. The Chai leaton i ai ih.>i' Hi ? 12th iunt. atate that Geo. T-eo w making exteiiKive pr arations to do.end Beaufort; tliat tho place Iiop nut b >n ? ,piel by Ueneral Sherman; that tho ne^roon are em,.uol In removing cotton an<l other property there, and tl?it two Yankee gunboats ara aground uear tho vili^''. i>< o onr advices from Port Boyft 1 of the 1:2th Miht.?Iho vanie ?In contradiction of thiii, published In another column.?Kr>. Hkrai.d.] Tho Charleston Oi.irin stntiu that there I* little cotton stored at ?r near I!, an fort. Messrs. Pope andBayard, wh i.-'doon Hilton Inland, act tiro to every building >n Uu ir premises and their crops, leaving a mas* ..f ruins behind ihom. The ruu8 or tho Iji ly itavls and Huntress have boon placed in the battery at I'.', t Royal ferry, under command of Cotntnodoro Puiiovunt, whe.'o :i stand will bo made. A targe number of fiunil . hnvo l ift Savannah for the np country. Oil Saturday last, accord In,- to the Charleston papers thero wero no slgus of (ieucral shormau's taking posses sion of Beaufort. The Rutledgn mounted ritlomsn started for Roaufort on Sunday morning. A dct.n li.n. nt of mounted riflemen of Colonel Qln^ui iu a North Carolina regiment waa also on the way. The Charleston Jf-rn/ry c>r iemtm tho manner In whidi the retie'.a bavo prepared for the emergency. Th'< Norfolk Day B>wk of y. - terday contains aono im portant itenm.? Tub BriimiK Birmni. i.n Tknm'wts.?Accounts of the bridge burning % Tennetv. .> have been greatly exagge rated. Tho bridge ovoi II a' si on i iver ban been repaired, nnil tho telegraph lines havu been r. built. It is, how over, evident that smnu of Brounlow'B and Andy John' son's gar gs uro in the ni mutains about Bristol givinf trouble. A letter from Lynchburg, dated tho 17th, nays:?A train has arrived from I'.ist T' lin. ?o, which brings later In telligence than we have reived. Tlie U;;ht on Sunday night was between teuipor ry vwlunteers (100) under Captain Miller, who went out from Bristol on .Sunday night. Iho tight took placo at the river,about twelve in lies from Bristol. Two of Captaiu Miller's force were slightly wounded, hline-lf IvUifc' one of tho injured. Ifo will reach Richmond th'rt eveing. Nino traitors were killed, two wounded and t wo tpkeu prisoners. W? have reVabie aflvi ? ?? s from Kentucky. Our forces have fallen bac\ to Pound cap n 1 are pursued by a large number seven thousand federals. Wo hv t> a large ipiantity of bagpa ;e, tomtit ions, artillery, 4c. Courier! arrived both at Ny'bevilio and Ahlwg-lon yesterday* bringing the news. J.YM HRI RO, Nov. 13, 18(11. The following informal ou wwreceivod hero this morn lug by the President of die K? l fi.nnodseo anil Virginia Railroad .t.iNH-n.inn, Nov. 13,1841. Tlio Union mon !ia\* a >111111 1.000 to 1,300 at KlirahethMwn, near tlie Carolina line, about twontjr miles from Bristol, and nu- 'her of about 700 near Straw* berry Plan.'. Thev *ro both increasing, and thoythresttn U> take possession of tlw railroiid .m l burn tho bridges. Jam uiii ro, Nov. 13,1861. The Western tr.?ln briu. ?: the thiuugh mail and dales as late as Knoxville lpih. l'asseng' rs Kay thai tbreported damage done by llnio" men to bridges has becu much o.\ai,gerated. Jsiioxvlllo bus hen piae* d in..Km m ui tinl law. Forty fl\e pfM n.'.'t been taken liy Genorul Floyd* Ilia command had an ivod ;;ii a t'rai;;. A |>cr|ton of thorn wrero captured while holding the lecoat ejection iu th? Northwest. Tlii-lr poll book waalto rapture J, with th* names of the volet B- " V-k.-inniuc, Nov , IRfll. | TJio Uttirn otv! AM' < * 'in hpublish to-morrow an ad dt ess to ilie I'Oople ?f Ti m .? -( ee by Governor Harris, call" Ing upon thi-rn to f inish cv' ty double barrel shot gun and riliotliey have, to a: in tie troops now otrering thoir services. Ho says that the ;tate miKi , 1 to tho full extent of Iht'ir resources: h-r /oil vIim.1I In protected. Ho calif | upon TcnnomecufH to exli'iiit mory r source of the statu bcloro the loot h it:-.??? 1-r shall pullute Teniim HCO. ? Parties who nt r.v. ' re ?' ^ t',,irn Hurl Tennessee rejtort gro-i wltcment llt< "t and Ih 'i o were fearsof a general outbreak. I ive iifti have been arrested who are charged wiih being concerned In the burning of Hla wa.-sc bri'go. TheCharle ton ftmin >?(' 11:< lltlt gave full particular* of the eng'gene nt >t Hilton Head nnd Bay Point. It | ?:ijs:?T'ufoi tunntely -it in oni ty period In the action the '.a'goteti Inch colnm' l.ul h Wrt Walker, In consequenco of the bad working "f the <.'entries, became altogether unmanageable, and conM not n'.ti'n If used during tha ict;tn The storm of lr<ii bat! that tame hissing through tin-air from the Ac t i ter th s accident, was beyond all description. It svm moro tike the noise of the wttid roaring through tho rigging of a vessel .11 the midst of u teupe'.' Providentially, however, up to t.velvo o'clock, although Ifi- e had been marvellously h.:ii brta lth escapes; not a man h.vl been killed. At tha' Iviur, i.'iWeyer, the ei.imy 1ij<I succeeded, entirely en fl'ad ug the battery with 111- iieet, and commenced a tre' in tido.iH fire in a dlr" t. lino against tbo fort, which proved vury destructive. 'I here were eleven killed and fifteen wounded inside the fort, ten of tho former and tuulveof the latter being o' ihe German battalion of our city. The German bai talioii o. ? ii| ied the inside portion of the fort, .".giiiist which the fit ? of tin enemy was principally l.'rccte I. The vessel* had a!) tho advantago of fair veatlH-r and smooth "co. The dght breeze blowingon tli sh ire at the tlm" was iV- > favorable to the fleet, the .iiimko from their '.aim n being driven directly in the fin es of our troops in the battery at Fort Walker. Tho h (je volumes of smoke thus p< tired forth at times ?* m p; !y conc aled tlie whole of tho approaching vessel^ from tbo vlow of tho?o in 'lie f n t. The mat.ffltivering of tin ve s was admitted by some of the bel t ruval officii* to have boon grandly executed. A.iquickly a3 batt"i e?.? btaioed range of the enemy's vessels to a* to boar up- n them off.-ctlvolly, they Im mediately changed their |k. :>ion,and tigiin our artillerist* were compelled to get range only by practice. f'n.tRt ksto.h, Nov. 13,1M1. A gpoclal d"*I>at<:h t?< tli. t'wrier, dated Pocoti'ljo, tho 12th. says that a detachment of light dragoons visited Pcaufort at daylight, 'i wo .'uuMats lie a inlle mid a half bei, w the t 'wti. Tie' pi i * is liioccupled by the enemy. Negroes report that federal* v.til Beaufort dally, but re l irn at nl^ht. The .-'a- anu'h /fej > <"'n of the 9th, say*:?Ottr city ?-a? in a state of intense ovlienvnt throughout tb? .vhole of yprite day Tie- news of the capturo of th Wa'ke. b:itt-ry,oii Hi t : 1 {? -i '. and the arrival of ou retreating n . op*. anions them many of tho wounded, iroused an ioteiifd t o' i Everybody was In the strict, and large crowds colleotcd around the ij. ws and telegraphic olices throughout th" diy id until lat* nt nlgbt Kemille; commencetl parking up. t^arge numbers (if l'-;r:a> - .;i4 chlllrcn were sent fr .in iho city by tho nlnbt trnir. to H.o up c" tntry. The efflui vili probably contln ie, sort, iij*e. tho whole, we think this portion of onr population should not bo present to cmbarrnsH our prepavdUo: -. The Richmond -ays. Inteiilgenco re. eeivod in this city 'ast ni 'it and convoyed to the War 11. partueut by Mr. F -her, a tn'niber of "the Convention, ?vbo arrived yesterday from F'istern Virginia, mat a - large force of the enemy, about ft ,ti"0 strong had in-ad ed tho eastern sh"ie of the St;ite, crossing from .?Somerset county to U""tn.i.\ It is f-tat. d that our avai lable I'l.r.-e for the defence<>f the r.i-ti-rn shore. Inohiding f'olouei Smith't regiment station. , there, i? abaut 1,890 men. It would doubtlb* be impossible to send re n l ircemeiits across the wat^r. XIIL' PEDBMAI. J.t'AN IV BAf.TIMORE. ytAT.fTMORB, Nov. 15, 1861 the amount of th federal lean tiken by tho cuiwns of | !5altlmore tbn? ir 1^' l ? r '? -nof-Mlars.

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