Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 12, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 12, 1862 Page 1
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TH WHOLE NO. 9254. NEWS FROM WA8HIN0t0A. Highly Important Financial Movements. Conference of Bank Officers with Secretary Chase and the Congressional Finale Committees. THE PROPOSITIONS OF THE BANKERS, "What Congress is Doing Towards Raising the Sinews of War. Important Revelations Respecting the Abolition Conspiracy Against the Administration. Proposed Organization of an Irish Division Under Gen. Shields, &c.# . &c., . &c. Washington, Jan. 11,1882. THE CONVENTION OF BANKERS. Tho Bank Commissioners of the cities of Boston, New Tork and Philadelphia, organised this forenoon, electing Mr. Mercer, of Philadelphia, chairman. The idea of going with a proposition directly to the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Repreeontfttives, without first consulting with Secretary Chaso, has been abandoned, and tho Commissioners have doelded to invite the Secretary of the Treasury, the Committee on Flhanco of tho Senate, and tho Committee of Ways and Means of tho House, to meet thorn. The invi eltr>n l.rw, VAnn a?iit n/AnnfoH nr,l the ennvnntinn assembled for btslue.'s. The following persons compose the convention;? delboatks FROM HEW YORK BANKS. Mr. Coe, American Exchange Rank. Mr. Vermilye, Merchants' Bank. Mr. Martin, Ocean Hank. Mr. Gallatin, National Bank. DEUUATKS FROM FlULABELrniA banks. Mr. Rodgers. Mr. Mercer. Mr. 1'atteraon. DRMOATRS from boston banks. Mr. Haven, Merchants' Bank. Mr. Walley, Revere Bank. ' Mr. Bates, Bank of Commerce. TREASURY DEPARTMENT. Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury. rikannc coMMrrm or the senait, Mr. Simmons, of Rhode Island. Mr. ShorMan, of Ohio. Mr. Howe, of Wisconsin. Mr. Pesuroe, of Maryland. Mr. Bright, of Indiana. Mr. McDougall, of California. iiocrb committer or ways and mrans? Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania. Mr. Morrill, of Vermont. Mr. I'hrlps, of Missouri. Mr. Spaulding, of New York. Mr. Corniag, of New York. 4 Mr. Horton, of Oliio. Mr. 8 trait on, of Now Jersey. Mr. Hoopor, of Massachusetts. Mr. liaynard, of Tennessee. In tbo conference of tke baiik/rr^rtfWit&tivce to dny With the Secretary ef tin Trca'/nry atMfje Finance Committee ef the Senate aad the /Ho..#* Oonmittee of Ways nd Moans, the bank men submitted ? propoeltlon oom prising the following point*:? 1. That in lteu'if the proposed tuue of one hundred na fifty mltlleon of demand notes, and making them a bfd tender, the government chat! issue fifty mllliona of demand noten, convertible into Wven per cent stock, redeemable 1M4jn years, and oudhandrod and fifty millions nf small notee, bearing six percent Interest, and payable #. two yeem. 1 Thai the Sub Treas?ryt?.w shall be repealed, and the bank* shall he used aa depositaries of all tbo public money ,?scept that lewht! from customs. 3. The i Congress shall pass a jolut resolution, declaring that itavlll paas a reveres bill providing for the raising of one hundred and twenty-flvo millions per anr.w)> bf~ taxation, ho., In addition to the receipts from customs. 4. Thai the Secretary of tbo Treasury shall be authorised to negotiate further loans, without restriction as to terms or rate of interest, and also to obtain temporary loans by hypothecating stocks In anticipation of salos. The proposition war. received without oommont from either the t'ooretary or the committees indicating the opinion entertained,nod another Interview, to to be held Monday. The proposition has not apparently 'made a favorable lmpr< seton. It sot net to be regarded an a plan to benefit tho banks instoad of tho country. U will not, probably, | he substituted for Urn-well eoraidersd plana already ma- 'j tared by the cominittoea of Congress. The Issue for j circulation of not wbocrtng Interact, and cot equentiy changing in valuo from day to day, i? regardedm peculiarly objectionable. The whole proposition, it is thought, would depraM instead of elevate the character of government securities. The Committee of s and Means havo alret.dy ma- I tared a bill providing tor raising a re venue of one hun" dred and fifty millions, vJilub, in connection with other hills already reported, will complete tho measuprs contemplated In reference torf'nai clal aflhtae. condition or QBNBRAL M'clkllan. Goneral McCiellan's health Is still rapidly improving Be la to-day sntirsly convalescent. ALL QUIXT ALONG TBR LINES. The army telegraph reporto all quiet throughout our auMy of tho Potomac to-day. jfam conbpouct or tiim radicals against tj^K ,? administration. A fermontatlsn exists in political circles in Washing ion which menaoes ear low trouble within the noxt few days. The sum anrl substniice of the agitation Is slavery; hut the ostensible attacks upon the administration include only side Issues. Msountent has finally erupt into portions of the army, particularly among Wsstorn aod Northwestern ollicers and their mow, with respect to the inactivity of Oen. Mc-'tcll vn. This is featured, by every tne.iue, by tho abolition ultras. Senator Wads told tho President, lately, that ha "was within a mile of hell," and droolcy, trli?m Wado Jestingly told that ha ought l) be again created Commander in Chief of the United Statu forces* cnn >unre<l that bin programme would bs "to tebgraph for au onward movement every rv hero, from Fort Monroe to tho Mississippi, and from Ship bland to Cape Hatterw;' that,"though wo should got licked at some points, we mutt ^>e victorious somowbere." This is about a type or the ivS'sy, ogoiistiool, fanatical outcry of the abolition 1st ex tretn.'sbi. They cavil continually, but propone no plan svlsur ti-'fn that nf Commander In chief Crecicr. Nevertheless, tkfT have cairied away with them no Inconside able aumtdr <*f memhors of both houses, who, a short t ir.o siuco, we^J Jfin 'W><1 utlhirVn in their Ponfdenco - In both !ho 11 oskUOi .and Uinor.il M' Cioi.au. iui atau* ' ' ' I r" E NE ^ ' ~s* dard sKng phrase Is, that "unless a decide^ onward tnor^mcnt takes place within twenty days t'^e country Is ruined." y the recent assault of Thomas, in C?e House, upon the administration, with respect to the Mason and Slidell affair, was part and parcel of the same eflbrt to discredit it in the eyea of the country. The attack on the Navy Department hy Senator Hale is to be included in the same category, as is also, to a certain extent, the panic that la being manufactured in relation to the Treasury Department. A popular feeling in the Senate and House of Representatives with regard to finance Is in favor of the Immediate adoption of such a measure as the following:? Treasury notes to the amount of $260,000,000 or $300,000,000 (enough to pay the present debt of the government and carry on the war until foreign markets are opened to take our bonds) to be IsMted in denominations of from five to a thousand dollars, receivable for all dues whatever; In other words, legalized. The said drafts or demand notes to be fundable at the option of holders for twenty years, at six to eight par cent; the Treasury reserving, however, the right of pay ing them off in flvo years, or within any time when it can liquidate them to the amount of a million of dollars. Tills measure to be accompanied by a tax, imposts or excise, abundantly guaranteeing semi annual payment of the half yearly interest of said bonds. This is a plan- which oea not meet with universal approbation, but it seorus to commend itself to some of tho ablest financiers in tho capital. Some prompt action is iudispousablo. Without it grave monetary embarrassments will ariso which will seriously complicate tho difficulties under which tho country is laboring. Tho endeavors that are being made to dUorgauizo the Cabinet will probably fail. Each member is attacked in some way or othor, but whatever the demerits of some of thorn may be, thoy manage hotter thau new men would do in their [daces. Moreover the President is porsuaded that his conhdenco in tho Commander-in-Chief of our armies is not misplaced, and thai the patience of tho public will now be very soon rewarded by such drlumphtm1 movements as sliajl cause past misgivings to be forgotten. The aspect of public affairs has been, at no moment, more menacing and portentous than at tho present moment. Fartlos are so equally divided in the House of Representatives that conservative members claim a majority of only about flue votes on perfectly defined questions between themselves and the radicals, while on side issues they are in constant danger of being outvoted. The radicals In the Senate havo a majority of at least six votes. Nevertheless, they do not duro to adopt universal emancipation as a key noto, but steadily ailhoro to the policy of undermining the government on more plausible giounds, and In discrediting it in every possible manner before iho country. Hence Washington is filled, from day to fay, with absurd rumors which, unblushingly and clamorously repeated, are producing the most mischievous off els, prolonging tho inactivity of tho army, and disappointing the expectations of those who had hoped to see the restoration of tho Union accomplished within a very short period. It cau no longer bo disputed that an indefatigable, unscrupulous party, powerful enough intrinsically, but rou. dcred moro so fcy a lack of sufficient decision and unity on tho pnrt of those who sustain the administration, is absolutely pledged to opposition or any peaceful settlement of tho difficulties between the loyal and rdbel States which dees not involve the entiro extinction of slavery. This party profosiedly prefers the permanent separation of the republic info two confederacies to yielding an iota of ite preteiiiii. ns. Moreover, as its leaders do not boliovo that the al>olitton of slavbry is practically foasible,or that it would he permitted by the masses in tho North itself, they ar secretly working to defeat the objoets of tho war, and to prevent any future incorporation of tho seceding with the free States. They are, both thooretlr'l11v atw! t mrtiriliv Aidii.rr on I AliMtimr tha Southern rebellion, anil throwing every conceivable opposition In tha way of the fnijiwi of our patriotic army, bHU by maligning its commanders and impugning the QJclity of their troupe. They do not want for aympatby, it la to be feared, in the < obi et itself,and tbePresident Is seriously ' troubled by the machinations of at Io..st one, and per1two, of hla advisers. V The lUnecawfOraers] McClellan, marh moro grave TfcRn baa boon generally supposed, has afforded a protest to lb a abolition fuction fur directing a large share of their aU? its ag^nst him. The "On to Richmoed" >ory has been renewed lu the most inaulting shape, and the Comrum-'er in Chief has actually been accused of shamming sickness, for the purpose of preventing an advance of'the army of the Potomac. Tbe late speech of Rescue Coukling in the House on the reverse at Ball's Bluff, ostensibly directed against <?onural Wono, was elearly intended to injure General MeClellan-tUmseif, and Bake him responsible for tbe disaster, and the Joint Committee of the Senate and House to -InrresLlgato the war, is said to be engaged in maw?fbdturuig an '? par/ Biateuienl for the purpose of overthrowing his hard earned and well dcaorvod popularity. Ti c plan la to su. persede Ulm in favor of either Promert or Senator Uo:i. Wade, who represent tho rndtoal seAtiment. "McClellan,'' novo, tbolesa, remaikud a person In very high authority la the government, yesterday, In prescnco of an approving assemblage of woil informed gentlemen,"haj worked liiuisolf to the vorge of tins-grave, by adding the dalles ofuthers in authority to hta' owu, and it la to hiw alone that these miscreants who attack bliu owe their maintenance ia the very fdaecj at tho Capitol from whence they are weaving ihc-veb of intrigue uguioat him." , 0*. "* The military In the Dietriot of Columbia and Virginia aro proloundly indignant at-the outrages and abuse to , which they are subjected by radical agitators. Juat m proportion to tho experience or officer*, they fully approve of and endorse General Mct'lolUu'a ceurse. They pronounce emphatically that, if the army were to adoanee <m the Potnmar, wi'hemt adquale preparation tletwhrr-, there would be a a linecitalAe cuimolulatwo <f rebeltroopt in Virginia, and Unit, with their lacililie* /or milmmit communication an I trcmportation of force* and munitions, tee ihould certainly be beaten. The lying accountscf comparative we.dti>oe&unJ disorganization that are p.-omulgatod ro induHtrioualy by Southern newspapers, deceive no expei icnced army comma:.der here; hut, white they will not consent tc ruin the country at the bobcat oft'.bo abolition factiontliey aro begiuuing to show alumna ; signs of rcaentmentat its impertinent intermeddling. -Tt'ol. Richardson of IJiino'.s warned din House of iteprcaa itativss, recently, .of the langer of cauaelasely multiply, ug/tames with the army, and terrible example* in paath'Jtory aro quoted. at-erery aireet comer, of tribal angry soldiers bare dnnotarhen. f>ndod hayond endurance by qy presontative thrortalr. In faco of a large army, imp* gnably intrenched in its far'iflcations,General MrClollaa waseoliedupon,letc ti in six months ago, to sagiuiize a t aorderly rabble, wbiji It Is ww conoodsd ootdtl not. haw saved Washingt on fr am tho enemy, if It had been attached at any tine proving to.the 1st of Septeacbcr Inst. In addition to this, lb,? opmaions of the campaign, In-all parts of the country, wore placed under hi* control,? d ho was made rcajam slblii to tho nation far its failm-e or succeaa. lie lis* ach.eved. in this abort apaeeof time, what neither llan ntbel.Gsmr nor Alexmulsr was required to de before hlra, and what Napoleon ov er attempted The first throe ?f these command* t had at lhair die pnsal untold veteran I Off If 118. hardffi od nod dlscipttaod by long yaws cf Moody corflict, and I bo latter begau hu Italian campaign, at tlto kioad of ?10 flower of an army, experienced in aght previous campaign* 01' the p'osarb republic. Mo jwvioes mlU'-ary chieftain haa bean coin polled M lankc veterana of i ill a mjj'iou of raw rseriiiia within less than half a yertr, and General MoClellan bit only accomplished the task t>y a display of continuous auorgy which It Is to be feared has Impaired a herculean ptyaical constitution, and has taxed to Its ulnvel a wonderfully well organised and experienced mind. The army, with Uieaxooplion of at most half a dosan reffl" menu, tainted witn the .lohn Brewn fever, and fed on Joliu Brown hymns, look up to him with ussupglsd admiral ins, and a* Implicitly on his wisdom rTho Presl dent truaia him utterly, and will sustain him aiffinat all enemies. Two members of the Cabinet are Inclined to embarrass k m, hut any very active system of opposition would catiee Mr. Lincoln to hare recourse in the extreme maarure of dlsmlrslng thorn from their ojtiee, and appointing more suitable Individuals In tbalr pmeed^ It i? nesrly c?"?.ii|n th.?t Cong re.* will authorixo the l-?u? of J3uC 000,000 of legal ixed demand Treasury no lor, Oi so all d nominations, fundable at the option of bolrior*, In twenty ye.**' bonds rif sums as small as fifty dollars, b'ftrhg 'frm <*!t to eight r?rc?Bt Intcrosf , and rwloonviblo by guvt.i pni.t in mount* ot a million of dollars W YO Nf!W YORK, SUNDAY, at a time. The payment of tUo semi annual interest of d aald stock will be guaranteed by an especial tax. It is 1< also probable that a general bankrupt law will also be f< included among the labors of the next few weeks, though d material differences exist respecting the nature of its d provisions. ' F The friends of the administration think tbnt a gravo c error of judgment has been committed by Major General t Balleck, In superseding General Slgol by General Curtis, r thus oausing tlie resignation of the former. Col. Blair, a and others well acquainted with aflkirs in Missouri, bare a the highest opinion of Sigel'a ability, and believe that f his loss to tho army will prove a serious misfortune. I REPORTED CONDITION OP TUB REBEL FORCES IN V1BOINIA. A rebel deserter came In to-day to Gen. Hancock's t hoadqunrters. lio gives an interesting stalemeut of tho u condition and intentions of the rebol forces. Ho s.iys C thoy are poorly fed, worso clothed and worso paid; that C the discontent of the troops Is daily increasing at tho b continuance of tho war, and that it is only through the c false representations and threats of tho officers regiments s are kopt f 'otn disbanding. The enemy, ho alleges, will li not attack us, but base thoir only hope of sticcese in our J advancing ogaint them, and kthat tu this expectation s they aro patiently keeping in tho roor of their Manassas p fortifications. * ' 8 ARREST OF SUSPICIOUS CHARACTERS. t! From early last evening until about three o'clock this a morning the attention of tho pickets of the Sixty third R r.cgiiuuut, luiuuui cuingin, wuiuii was on ouipo.-i umy lu i front of Gcueral Simmer's division, was attracted by fro- h queut whistling and tho ringing of bolls in the brush in I front of tliein. Ono of tho pickots discovered two men, ii with a dark lantern, dodging in the woods. Uo chal. a ljDgcd them, and failing to receivo an answer ho Qied. v The lantern was immediately obscured. Lieutenant ? Sullivan, of Company K, Captain lirau.lagan, wilh 1 sonio of his men, instituted a search, bat nothing v could bo found. This morning, about ton o'clock, just be- s foro tho regiment returned trorn plqlsut duty, two men p wore seen outside our linos under suspicious clrcum- t stances, and woro arrcslod. Their names are Henry C. Brown and George Washington Hutch ins. One of them had sixty dollars in gold, witii plenty of Southern shin. I plasters. They represented that they belonged to Ale*. 1 andria, hod gone South in Juno last to c dlect some money ' and had previously mado two ineffectual attempts to es. ' capo. They wcro sent to headquarters. r THE RETURNED PRISONERS FROM RICHMOND. 1 Tho returned Bull run prisoners belougtng to the New ' York Twenty-seventh rcgimout, numbering thirty-two, 1 visited their regiment, which is attached to Gogeral Franklin's division, and met with a cordial roception ^ from thuir ofllcers and companions in arms. The poor fellows are staying in quarters here, and have not yet ^ received their pay or a furlough, ahd woro Invitod to visit their comrades and partake of a bountiful feast. They wore welcomed by Colonel Joseph J. Bartlott, who was Major of tho regiment in tho Bull run fight. Colonel Slocum, who commanded thorn at that time, was killed in the battle, and Major Bartlott has been promotod to the ' command. Tho scene was a touching one, as tho men who have laaguishod Are months In the rebel prison grasped tho bauds of their more fortunate fellow ( soldiors, and were welcomed home. Many of the officers 1 of the division woro present, and in the speeches made on the happy ocoasion allusions wore made in a fooling manner to the suderings of those who endured captivity, . and to tho memory of these of the regiment who died in ' their country's cause. Tho comfort of tho returned prisoners will be amply provided fot in the camp. ARRIVAL OF A RELEASED IMUSONKR FROM CHARLESTON. Caplaia J. W. Sprague, of Company E, Seventh Ohio regiment, the first prisoner returned from Charleston, S. ] C., arrived bore yesterday evening,having been exchanged for a prisoner taken at Hatteraa. He was captured August 11th, near Big Birch, Western Virginia, by a detachment of Wlqe'a rebel legion of cavalry, under Colonel Oogham. lie was recoonoitaring with only two dra- ] goons when take*. Captain Sprague was oarriod to Rich- [ inoud, where bo remained until September 10, when he i was transferred to Charleston, with one hundred and | fifty-three officers asd men. The number was augments cd by prisoners from sea,among whom wereCaptatn Mor- , riU and crew, wrecked 4a theOscoola, and Captain Dickinson , captured by the privateer Sally. Three prisoners died in Charleston. On January 1 tho prisoners were , transferred te Columbians. C., fears being entertained that the city would betaken by the Unionists. A greet panic was created by Ac capture of Port Royal, and tho surrender of Mason and Slldell was received with howls of dUapputated rage. The publication of the stirrettder In the Charles on papers was suppressed until four days after it wns kuown by the prisoners through thoir guard. The officers lived on jail fare, 4n dirty jails, amd wero 'troated with no consideration. They hnvo been general.y healthy In Columbia, where tho air and water are pnro. Troops worn rallying tor tho defuueo of Charleston. The prisoners met Calhoun's butt>ry, eight field p1*ros and two howitzers, betwodn Charleston and Columbia. Governor Wise is in cuaamand of a force at flumllti> Pound. Captain Spraguo says if Colonel t'orco. rstt'could have been at liberty in Charleston, ho could has"; raised an Irish regiment for the 'Union in twentyfour-henra. When he arrived at Norfolk ho wne put on parolo, and says but little resfiectiag that place, except,ug that it seopiod well flllod with troops, lie visited the Prcsid"nt and General McCtelkn today. After a ^SMtftohii family he will retunr to his reglmont, of which he Is senior Captain. OKN. MBAUIIER IN COMMAND Or .THE IRISH MtKlADK? I'MOrOSKD ORGANIZATION ? AN IRISH DIVISION UNDER OEM. SHIELDS. Gen. ih Unas i rands Meaglierwrebt acrors tho Tot' mac into Virginia thia aftornooo, and pitched bis tent in tho , encampment of tlio Irloh biigak ,<if which lio ia tho com- ( mao'lor. Ho was warmly welcomed by hie numeroua lVi?i<lB ami admirer* In the regiment* c ntpor-'irg tlio bri.prtde. Co!. Nugent, of the Sixty-ninth, has boon acting Urjgad, jr General cnee (ho btigade joinod Can. SumnerV division. Cen. Meagher ?m JmUapcacd to nasmne command until hid ap|K>lul<mcnt sha'I hare born cell fir mod the Senate. A a. ceily coullrmauon, however, it> now bayard pcra.l venture ; and aa Uio-fcclgade ia greatly in neet' of a permanent crmiuandor, Con. Meagher h.ix goi.o over toaiiugie with hia cnr.tiyrucj,md to inspire Una lc hi* orcsonce and u1 teniion. It ia aaid that there 1* In contemplation tho organ!** Hoc of a grand dlvitWa of the arury of the Potomac, to bet roopobeU of lr.dbaiun, twelve or Qftecu thousand tn number, with Couoral Me.ighor; Colonel Muiligaa, of Lexington fame; ColonrdCia.r, of tlx Ninth MadbachiutoLU (eg* lent; and Colonel Corcoran, wtou he roturua from i.a;iU'liy, oh tho Brigadiers. Genet ?1 Shield* ia to be tlx Major tleucral. The Jirojcct has .d iet tho approval <cf man} of our regular amy oiheera higli iu cotntnatid. Inascorilauc'i with an Invitation extended by Goaentj Mcivgl.t ami other ofltecrs In ?-.0 brigade, General Shield*, will visit the canu> aomo timo uoxt wuek. Ar range menu will bo made to give b'm a brilliant reception. 1 he rotations exlecag betweac Generals Shields and Meg Jhcr are of tho moti cordial character. RCTUHT or TUB DCC W CUAKTKH1 AND COUNT DE l'AJUH. The Dgi de Cbartrea itaC. Cotnpte 4s Paria returned ,'rom thct furlough to-day and reaumvd'heir etatf duties. THE HKBKL COWtL TNT AM' The rebr' Lieutenant Colouel Fogram, r ccntly released pom Fort t'arrcn, left here today for Mkhrnond, to proc?,re an earbange nniong lbs federal prtsoneta In the hands of the rebels. AVt AlM ON THE LOWtfl POTOMAC. Itc fog w?* to thick last nlgl t that the Stopping Stance was obliged to lie off Alexandria till t&ls morningAt no in she again started to run tho cabal blockade. Th?."enn?cola 'eft her anchorage in f-ont of Alexandria today nod proetedcd down the rivar. Wbc'hor she poeeed tie upper yoaitlon of the flotilla, and attempted to paaa the kattertea, haa not yet beon necnrlaltied. DRFIATKF rLOT *0 RF.NDF.R OiR CAVA1.RY At J) AR* TllUir VSKUM8. On Thursday night. between eight and afne o'oteck while the arm/ of the fotomar waa enveloped in a doa.se fog, a mysterious ocourrence took place in some of our divisions acroea tho river. It waa aaoertalned that tbe ^altera of aiany of thehoraoe in tbe First New York oavalry regiment, In Geo. Franklin'a dlviaion; of the Eighth IIlinolR cavalry regiment, In (ion. flnmner'g divlaton, and of ^he batteries, were cut, tbe horaee running loose all oyer the encampmente Upon examination it waa found that i the libera had been cut with abarp knives, and that < sovornt individuals muat liavo fteen engaged in tho btisinera. Tho ,Flrat New York cavalry had a. rly two hun- , RR H JANUARY 12, 1862. redhorssscst loose, five or ilx of which have been )it. It ii believed that there was sonio secret plan on Jot, the sueoessful execution of which would have reoundcd to the benefit of the rebels. It is said that a emonstration en our pickets that evening was contomlated, but the attempt to Impair the ofllcienry of our avalry and to cripple our artillery was discovered in ime by the horses running through the camps. Certain esidents of the vicinity, known Soutliern sympathizers, re suspected of complicity in the affair, and have been rrestcd by Captaiu Boyd, Provost Marshal of General 'rauklin's division. KESENTATION TO THE RK?IMEVTS ENGAGED IN THE BATTLE OP DKANBSV1LLE.

This has beou a gala day in General McCall's division to he Sixth, Ninth, Tenth and Twelfth Pennsylvania regiaeuts, the Buektail Ulfies, Captain Easton's battory and 'olonol Bayard a cavalry. The regiments attached to leneral Ord 's brigade that participated in tiie Dranesvillo attlo were presented their regimental flags, on each, in onformity with the dirccliou of Gov. Curtain, of Penuylvauia, the words, "Drunesvillo, Dec. 20,1861", havag been inscribe 1. The presentation took placo in front of ohnson's Hill. Tho entii c division was out and formed a plenJld military pageant. Speaker Grow mado tho iresontation speech. Of tho many tine presentation peoclits ho hag made this was the best. There was ho truo spirit of o:alory in every sentenco, ud a flow of patriotic utterance and enthusiasm that tirred up the S' Mierly pride and feehng of the listening cplments. It was the occasion that drew him out. The ieysloue Stuto troops received a lofty tribute at his handlo stated that rosm had boon loft on tho flags for other ascriptions, and if the war continued, and other battles re fought, ho puk|yei*d that other records of proud tctofies by thHKnnslvauia reserves would bo added. !e was interru|Kbd with frequent applause. General IcCall followed !u' a brief speech. Ho was not a man of rorui>, out 01 ueoua, ne promised uiai ms troops wuuiu how themselves unflinching, and ho believed they would iroyo themselves nnoonquerablo by any equal force ol ho enemy. singing john ishown SONGS. Tlio report sbiuo time stneo jiublished In the New Yorli <apere, tliat John Brown songs and bymus were sung in 'olonel Cochrane*a regiment, was false and slanderous rom beginning to end. Nothing of die kind lias ovei luppencd, or would have been tolerated by Colonel Coclv ano for u single moment. The effort to moke it appeal hat he has become a convert to abolitionism is a weak mention of enemies, which,however, deserves contra lictlon. rAYtunrr ok the moors. Tlie payment of cur troops across the Potomac is belrq lurried through us rapidly as possible. Several regi nents were paid yesterday, and the remainder will doubt ess be paid within the nest week. NEWS FROM PORT ROYAL, rwo D17S LATER QTELLIGElfCE Scarcity of Ammunition Among the Rebels. Official Reports of Flag Officer Dupont anc Com. Rotlgers on the Tort Royal Affair Ac., Ac., Ac. The steamship Ocean Queen, Saab try, from Port Roys Bar January 8, arrived at this port yesterday afternoon. The transport Atlantic, from New York, arrived a Port Royal on the 6lb. Nothing of importance wss known to hare transpirei in the v icinltv of Hilton Head since the attack on Tor koyal Icrry on InaL * Ira Armstrong JprlVaAc in Company A, Eighth Mteht (an regim-nt, dlod at Port Royal of wouuda received ii the engagomcut of t'uo lit. A hoavy firing was heard at Hilton Head, from th direction of Tybee Island, supposed to l>a from a larg naval force alationeU atl'yboe. Ships connected with the atono fleet continue t arrive at Port Royal. Tho naval vessels at Port Royal were tbo frigat Wabash, sloops Savannah, Gem of the Sea; gunboat Unadllla, Ottawa, 1'embhia, 8oneca, J. Smith, E. B. Halt Ellen, 0. M. Pettlt, Mercury, Courier, Relief and Release transport steamers Atlantic, Matanzos, Oormo|>olitar tidlawnre, Boston, Oelvldorc, Mayflower; ships Ocea Express nnd Golden Eagle, and about thirty co? schoonet a. Th5 Ocean Queen brings the, following passengers ? Lieutenant P. W Buck nor, United States N ivy. Acting Master S. 1). Dennis, United Stated Navy. R. French, 0. P?ctnn, Joseph Ihmaiock, W. Baker Hen y Toby, Erasu.s Fisher. George N. ltuiloy, J. t I'hitiuev auit i eo. Kenworthy, rnptains, and ninctj two otlicTS and mon?ail of the stone (loot, L.o JtenaiU James lngra, of General r-hrrman's stall Lieutenant B. R. Oorwln. Forty eighth N. Y. V.; Lleuti rant ( ale, Forty-eighth N. Y. V.; Lieutenant C. K. B ion er, Seventy sixth I cun.; L'eutenant Frank Mngre, Sever ty-arxifc I*e:in.; Ltei.tonant B. C. Brown, Engineer Corp and tru4iou<<otiimissioned ollleers and fifteen privates. The'Ocean Queen has a large <|uantlty of oott' n c freight. The following order was found by Captain C. O. Roi telle, of the Vixen, In tbo camp at Rockwell, on tho Nort Edicto river, last month. (JRNKKAT, ORDERS?NO. 2. H*.tr*irARi*Rs, CoofAwnsirilit, S. P., Nor. 27,1801. 1 In ocmoqitenee of tho general sea city of ainuiun tlon, tho General ( oiumnnrtiug desires to Impr. ss npc the ronwnandcis ol regiments and cor) s the absolute w tensity of economizing tlm supplies they have on hand I the utmost-extent. To this end tho guards w ill i ot lie a lowed to load their pieces unl> ss In the art nlpicscit of thooitemy.or In danger ol's trprlse ..nd aU huntln putties will bo strictly f? rbl.lden to use tlm p b Tc ammi nIMou. I ai'li soldier will be held strictly iieroii t hie fc tho number of rounds issued P> him, and c tnpary office: sic diivcinil to leak - oonsiunt inspections of the cart idc Imxes and thoi; m.tg.i/mes, m order to ana.iro iheinxolvc that there ts no improper wasta; o. 2. 1h; O mm n ncg i ene al has aI?o learned that ih arms lar u> d tc some of the rectner ts nrc r.ot op unlferi Calibre. nud c nsrqneittly there hns been * m? iMertrn tit lion In thecoma, undine ammunition. M this might tit ImprnUridy prove a iat.il error, II is sr. ictly enjolne upt'U a I'.oinnianilors to give a careful pc stops I ctamint (Ion or ail repus tionsfar aniinunttlpp. an I aho to stipe! MM 'U diuiribulu n cf (ho same to the* en. 3. Tbo attention of tho troops in Hit* do|mrtment called to the evil pra?<ine of tear rg dnsvo fonoee an other prh ate property for tlrowooo and mi;i r pui |>o?e All mterlfc euio with lb* rights of citizen*i. highly injt i ioi.s In Ik t> udency, awl is strictly Tin bidden. The (lei oral hopea that it will ot v bo ne. e?s.iry Se.remind it troops ties', thoy am eitixotie, es well n* a*, ilk-rs, tar thsl, as Uw.y Lake up arn*: to repel tho en* ay from 01 at ||, they a. >uld be still ?<uro careful to pncMrve it ca fill fiotn fc! oil own depifcilation*. 1'iompt jiral tavm puiihdimcte will Itdlow all/i-rrgularliles of this, mature future, and t la st' tctlv eoplined upon all elk-w.i to si to the lilorst axeout ion of tie order. By order of UeMMl '.KK. T. A. WdMTlMJTOI.Capt. a* I A. A. 0. Ijso It. Wi? KH. A- A. W?B. i OFFICIAL fcEFORT OF {TB.E NAVAL OPLR. 210M9 IM THE POUT I10YAL PERKY ji ,1'AIR. Khl'tlftT 4' Ft AO OKFUifJl I. F. DPfVHT. 'Jin Sine Wasxhn, IVnr Rovai Hanson, Jan. 4, liWC Hm-I hare Ua honor to inform the department, Ui tUo attention of .'.Jen. Sherman tnd myself bis bo drawl for soma One past to tba design of the enen to shut up our teoeps In Port Jio. nl Island, by yJacl obstructions In Casta river and WJule branch, l>y c tructlni bettcrlae at A'ort Ri yel Feerr, at Feabrook, si at or nattr Boyd's c***k, and by accumulating mea tbJ* vicinity In such guamier m to fee able to throw fcace of Iwt-nty-flve hundred or three thousand troo npos any of these point# st a short not.v. m n con durtial eontnsiulcatlon a{ the ittlh ultimu, Uie Ucner in form*'I me ihtU the time had arrived f T arrrstb perempterlly the designs of the enemy, and for doing In s ich a srianner as would servo a 111 bsi^uoct purp <s and he rwprested wis to TnreWi my quota of the for to he employed In the .combined operation. Tli<> plan of conduct having been fully determined several conferences between the eommsnders ia cfcl and the heads of I he expedition, and the first day of tj new year having been select* d for tho umo of attack, appointed Commander O. R. P. Ro>lgers to the commas of the naval forces, conslstisfiof the gunboat# Ottawi Lieutenant Commanding Stevens, Trmhlna, lientc.ni Cowman-II g Backhand, snd tho four aimed b,n of this sit,!;1, carrying howilztns, undo, the (bare of Lie it en# Iprhur, Lu. o and Irwin, an \?t|nf Mtstsr K Am off, all sf whleh w?ro 01 pnter tL ERAI Cooeaw by Beaufort river; and of the gunboat Se neca, I .iuu tenant Commanding Am men, and the tugboat Ellen, Acting Master Commanding Budd, both of which were to move up Beaufort niver and approach the batteries at Heabrook and Port Royal Ferry by Whale branch. The armed tug E. B. Hale', Acting Master Footer, under the command of Lieutenant Barnea, was afterward* despatched to Commander Rodgon*. The part assigned to the naval force was to protect the landing of the troop* at Haywood'* plantation, the first point of debarkation, to cover the route of the advancing cob-ma, and thr second point of debarkation, and to assail the batteries on their front. I refer you, with pleasure, to the otlictal reports for the occurrences of tho day, and I have only to add, that from the note of Brigadier General Stevens, a copy of wlii -h accompanies this report, and from various other sources, I learn that the naval part of tho expedition was conducted by Commander Rodgcra with the highest skill and ability. I have tho honor to transmit herewith liis detailed re|>ort, which the department will read with pieasnrc. Respectfully, &c., S. F. BLTONT. REPORT OF COXMANPER C. R. F. RODGKKS. United si atr-t Flao Ship w> pa.su, 1 Port Royal Haksob, S. C., Jan. 3,1882. j Sm,?1 reached Iteaufort at noon on the 31st of December, with tho gunboats Ottawa, Lieutenant Commanding Slovens, and Pembina, Lieutenant Commanding Bankhead, and tho four largo boats of this ship, each carrying a twelve pound howitzer, under Lieutenants Upshur, Luco and Irwin, and Acting Master KempT At sunset Lieutenant Barnes, of this ship, joined me with the armed steamer E. B. Ha'e, Acting Master Commanding FosterIn order that no inttmution might be given to tho enemy of our approach, those vessels remained at Beaufort until aftor dark, when they ascended the river to a point about two mile* from tho Coosaw, whero wo anchored to await daylight. At four the poxt morning I moved on with tho launches, and at daylight joined Qen. Slovens, at tlio head of his column, and at tho appointed place of rendezvous. Tho troops having all embarfcod, wo crossed the Coosaw, and at eight A. M. tho first detaclim -nt of volunteers landed, under cover of our boat guns, at Haywood's plantation, and with thorn went tho two light howitzers of tho Wabash, to sorvc as a section of light artillery, under Lloutcbant Irwin, of this ship. At sunrise Lieutenant Commanding Stevens succeeded In getting tho Ottawa through tho difficult passage of tho Brickyard, and in Joining mo In front of tho column, tho Pembina and E. B. i Hale arrivin< shortly afterwards. We proceeded to the next landing, at Adams' plantation, where the remaining troops were ordered to disembark. Oti our way up we threw a few shells into what seemed an : outpost of the enemy, noar a long embankment Anchoring the gunboat at ten o'clock so as to cover the route of the advancing column, and the second point of debarkation, whoro also our launches were stationed, I 5 went up in the Hale to within range of tho battery at Port Royal Ferry, at which Lieutenant Barnes threw a fow shot and shell, dislodging a body of troops stationed In the adjoining field, but eliciting no response from tho battery. At half past one P. If., General Stevens being ready to move, tho gunboats shelled the woods in front of his skirmishers, and then advancing we threw a rapid fire Into the fort at Port Royal Ferry, and anchored In front of It at two forty P. If., the Ottawa passing between the beads of the two causeways. The enemy had sooceodcd in taking olTall ibelr guns save one, but I could not loarn whether any oxcept field pieces had been removed on the day of attack. We found a quantity of eight-inch shells and thirty-pounder rifled shells lit the magasincs. At half-past two thu Seneca, Lieutenant Commanding | Amman, and the Ellen, Master Commanding Dudd, the other vossols which you bad placed undor my ordors, having passed from Broad river through Whale branch, camo within signal distance, and their commanders camo on board the Ottawa, having assisted In the destruction of the works at Soabrook; but their ves' eels were prevented by (he lowness of the tide from Joining me. The Ellen came up at eight o'clock, and 1 the Seneca tho next morning. Immediately after the Ottowa had anchored the ferry 1 was roopened-, end tho Pennsylvania Roundheads passed 1 over and occupied IBS Fort, where they were Joined, about four o'clock, by General Stevena' advance guard. The enemy appearing In force and In line of battle upon 1 iKn rli/M of our troons at fifteen minutes cast four o'clock, the Ottawa moved down the river ' a abort distance, with the Pembina, and opened flro with eleven Inch and Parrott guns, their sheila falling among tho enemy's troops with great effect, driving them 0 Into the woods, end clearing the Hank of our column, where the skirmishers had been engaged, ami the onomy * bad opened flro from a fluid battery of several pieces. " Soon after sunset we ceased tiring for a while, and tho *' enemy sent a flag of trncu to one of our advanced posts, to >i ask permission to carry oflT their killed and wounded. '? Just then the gunboats reopened, and before General n Slovens' messenger could convey bis reply, that the Bring ll should cease for an hour, to enable tho enemy to carry off their wounded, the officer who had brought the flag bad galloped off. At sunset llandod our heavy howitzer directing lieutenant Vpt bur to place H in battery with the guna already on shore under Lieutenant Irwin, there being 1. no artillery with the brigade but that of the Wabash. At r" the same time Lieutcnaul Luce, with tho second Isuuch f. and its rilled gun, and Lieutenant Barnes, with the llale> it- were sent to the lower landing to protect the boats and ste.imor In which our troops hud crossed,and superintend J"* their removal to the ferry, which was accomplished about midnight, m At sunrise we re embarked our boat guns. At thirty minutes past nlno o'clock on the morning of tho 2d, the l- on my again appearing in tho wood, we opened a hot flro h of shot and shells from the Ottawa, Seneca, Pembina, Ellen mad Hale, and after firing briskly for a time slackened the tire so as to drop a shot or shell into tho woods about on re a roinule. At forty minutes |<ast nin* oe'rek our troops began to rccrosa tho forryi i- and wore all ov r by noon, our Held guns having 0 been landed, at tho request of General Stevens, to ,'0 cover the rear of the returning column. Tho enemy K ma<V.no further demonstration. Tho scows which hod >- been used in crusflng were token to our vo>sos,to bo lowed to Beaufort, and at two P. M. wo got undor way and a moved down the I'oosaw t" a point near the tcaufoi t rt. M vcr, where wo wers o m; riled to wait for tho morning's 1,1. ... ?.. U.......I, il,? n.l.l>aril rhni.n.1 a " ? I""" -J-. - - it I I kr; louve to express to yon tlio (real satisfaction I { found iu c<>-o|x:raUng with Ucnerul Slovens, nnd my ad j miration of ih' skilful (imi.uor lu which bo bundled his v. : troop* r.nd muda his combinations. About Iwcnty-Bva r- j hundred of o ir volunteers crossed 11 Cocaaw. Tl.otr l? ' o mluct and bearing wero excellent. 1 have to thank the id ! commanding officers of the vessels for the skilful nud ? ' prompt support they gave me. Tho manner in which J" their guns were served, nnd their vessels bandied, ie under v* ry ri.fficolt circumstances, shows the highest 1,1 profosskonitl m l it. The manner in which the boat and 'J field gnus of the Wabash ware managed by the ulUcors ro in charge of them did llioro officers much credit, in l.icutewnnt Climuiuiillng Ainruen will make a separata ^ report of the serv ice of the Sonoca and hllvn. at Sea brook, before I met him, at hair-past two, on New Yoar's day. It Hi unnecessary lor mc to any to yo.i that hta work erne thoeeugbly done, llie channel of tbe ?'oo saw Is -o narrow anil so shallow in many parts that it d< es not affond a v ea.o I room to tarn by the mill?IJ ., methods, and <wr gunboats wore, eons-qnently, very r often aground but so admirably are they adapted to thta kind of eervice that we never fell any'eohcltnda for their SuiOty. l ie tenantflegg*welf, a signal officer of the army, waa directed to report te me lor duty, ami furnished mai at with the means of ooortontly communicating wills 9n lienors! PtoveM with a facility and ru; till* unknown td the naval service. I take this opportunity of reootn mending that the oodo of signal* invented by Mijcr "6 Mi ycr be at ouce introduced luto the uairy. ? l houn ilia honur to b# etc.. C. K 1'. RoDOEUS., Commander. 110 To Flag Officer 8 r. Uww, commanding South *1ln battle blockading Sqi.ad'Wh. ' XRTTEH or UMN. BTCVKKfl TO I'OMMOTiORg mirONT. I* JlKAi?ir?n:BUS 8*0*11 Emaan* E. C ,1 fl. ltBAttniKT, 8. C., Jut. S, IW'i. f l Mr Poas ComkKnmui?I would .la grout Injustice u uiy >g own fueling*, did I IM1 to express my eatlafa, Hon aui dolt light with llio recant eo-oporiulon of Uio com mood of 0, Captain Rodger* In our celebration of New Year1* l*y. re Whether regard be bad to hia beautiful working of the gunboats in tho narrow channel of port Royal, the U>>In rough concert of action cetat lisbel through the algnal ef officers, er the masterly handling of tho guns egainet the j* enemy, nothing lemaluod to bo desired. Suchaoo ope, | ration tends to elevate and inspirit both services, and id angora everything propitious for the weHfcreof our cause 1, Is this quarter of the country. i Truly, your friend, ta PM AC I. 8TF.Vi.NS, [0 Bflfitdlga Gorofnl Commanding, id Tocv.iut mddi/8- f. iit-'-oirr, tomiaaiuilr.g Sguefcon, id r^Tt Royal. 0 ,D. PRICE THREE CENTS. - * * i IMPORTANT FROM KENTUCKY. The Rebels Under Humphrey Marshall Refuse to Fight, and Disband. Destruction of Their Wagons, Tents and Camp Equipage, *c., Ac., Ac. Cnfaiwsxn, Jan. 1,1861. From the editor of tho late Sandy.Hook Valley Advo' cole, now one of tlio proprietors of the Louuvlilo Democrat', who arrived hero from Sandy Valley yesterday, wJ learn that the second rebel invasion of Eastern Kentucky has ended in a disgraceful rout. <W Monday last Colonel Car [lulu's forces, including the Forty-second Ohio regiment, tho Tenth Kentucky re-' gimout and eighteen hunch'."l cavalry, had proceeded up tbo Hig Sandy to Paiutviile, within seven miles of tho robol camp, when they were met by a flag of truce from 11 Humphrey Marshall, asking if matters could not be ar- J ranged without a fight. / Col. Garfleld immediately replied that lie could offer a arrangement, and that tlioy (tho rebels) must either fight or surrender unconditionally. Humphrey Marshall then nddrcssed his men, telling thum they had tho alternative of surrendering or disbanding, and giving them the choice. They immediately collected and set flro to all their wagons, tents, camp equipage, kc., and then each man was permitted to takeF caro of himself, and the whole force scattered in con. fusion. The rebels made no attempt to save anything exospt their caunon, which they hauled off. Ool. Gnrfleld has despatched his cavalry in pursuit, and . they expect to capture the guns, and perhaps pick up many of the flying rebels. Tha rebels in Northeastern Kentucky, from the high estimate In which Humphrey Marshall's military abilities were held, had strong hopes of success under hilt leadership. A sufficient Union force will be left in that region to secure its future peace and safety. Locwyills, Jar. 11,1862. The Democrat of this city has sdvices this afternoon which corroborates tho account received, via Cincinnati, of tho disbanding of Humphrey Marshall's forces, near raiutvillc. No further particulars have been received. The Howling Green Courier of the 2d says that Floyd arrived at Nashville op the 1st, em rovlt for Bowling Green. A correspondent from Pnducah the 6th, complains hit* terly of the treatment of Union mew there by the federal General Smith, and demands bis immediate removal. Rumors prevail at Lebanon thr.t the federal troops have taken two stoamers, proceeding up the Cumberland river with munitions of war, clothing and provisions for ZoillcoDfer's forces. The locality of tho seizure is not stated. . HUsbhkm*, Mm. 11, IMS. The President received,ihls afternoon, n dsapaUh etat- $ lng that Colonol Garfield has overtaken Humphrey Mat* ^ | shall at the Big Sandy, desuayed all his baggage wagons /"| and camp equipage, and is still In pursuit of the flylng^re* * ~ bcls. The despatch adds tlznt this closes up the rebellion , ' j*? in Eastern Kentucky. At eleven o'clock tonight nothing had been beard re- specting this aflhlr at Oetieral HcClollaa's headquarters. OUR CAMP WOOD CORRESPONDENCE. Camp Wood, Mi-irroaosvnxi, Ky., Jan. 6,1MX The Def entire Worke if the Betels at Bowling Oram and * Onlvmbut?ZeUiccfei't MovcmenU?Hit Strategic Position near Somerset? Geteral Sckoefff's Position?the Left Wing qf General Biiell'i Armf .Rtfngees from Southern *, Km:mky, Be. H Fortune may not favor tbe rebels; bnt docs tt not ma ($ as If alio bad plentifully supplied tbem with atrategio points for defensive purposes along the whole fio^er rj of the rebel States, their stretches of chains of mountains jt furnishing admirable points for fortlBcattonst From Ma* !\ naswts, In the oast, to Columbua, In the west, natural Gibraltar* rear their heads and frown upon the foe that f darra at tempt tc scale tbeir walla. Manassas has already ' been attempted; with what success it is not necessary to recall to mindoyet fresh witb the recollection of the feats and fortunes of that day. I have gives you In a former letter an idea?rough one, It la true?ofihe defensive works whlrb, In and around Howling Green, Have made that position a strong one for defence, while all your readers are suBclently well seep minted with the rebel preparations at Columbus to render rnlsterasting any description I might be able to give. Again, in tho west there te another petition which nntnre ra the one hand. and General Zollieoflbr, with the aid of a raiment of nrgrora, on the other, have developed Into n fortification which see ma utmost Invulnerable to attack. General 7oUlcoflbr'a position la in a groat maaanrs known to tho ofnccra la oomaaaad, both at this point and futher east. Pcouts, spies and refugees have so enlightened them on the subject that a fair Idea baa been fo mod oi the rebel position and tbe purposes of I be leader. At ilw point of the crossing of tbe Cumberland river by 1a i;i<rtdbr the stream makes a sharp aagle from doe aootb and sine due west, while tho range of bills in whose val ley #?e stream flow* inkee tb? Hintcoursefor twonHw, tin 'ihcn, Icavlog the ?'ream to toliow UmcIiumI toil !>y ft her hill*. run* northwest fbr m*ny mile*, farm lag * il unol f..r Fishing ereek. The t?Jley which this rang* ofpldi Hum form* narrow* *t the river, bum broader a.'inne approachr * S< Bkreet, until lb* hill* disappear aW ugether. Kear Somerset, to this bread valley,Ow*tl ^hocpfT I* *r ramped, while Zollleoflbr, having torttbad Wnieelf on the bank or the river id mounted gene so M < command (he approach, both by rtvar aad lead, pro. seeds quietly to work the salt Mills and carry oa his perk necking or ahithmen!. A point smith of the river, known as Mill Spring, is a lino salt ffodaclag regtoo, with 'open natlgaikm to Nashvillo by Curubarland rtvsr. SolUrollbr has been engaged also In Mixing all the hogs, cattle, sheep, Ac., la Pulaski sad artydtolog counties, and shinnng them In every shape by iff Cumberland to Nashville. It was while engaged la Mak* i Ing observations at thle point, tor the purpose of erecting a battery to command the river, diet Captain Prima, cf (ionernl IbuoU't staff, w*a captured end sent to Nashville. How lung the rebel ( eoeral wi.l be left to retain his position remains to be deckled by the mbm General who hastened hl? return from Wildest to Cumberland ?)sp General Thomas, commanding the left wing of UeaaraJ llnoU's army, ha* taken up his position at Columbia, aad I learn from good authority that he will soon be on tho Cumberland rtvsr, south of Zolltoodfer. I would not meati' >n this If I bsd not assursnoes that the intended movement would be completed ere this can reach yen. The position assumed by Xolltcnflbr I* but twenty milre east of Col mbia, and General Themes will soon redone that to a still let* comfortable dbtance. It Is etatsd la camp UiAt iHolllcoflhr has been reinforced from General Crittenden's army; but thle i? not believed here, as Crittsadaa bus but a small force at Cumber Wad Sap. We have rumors of e battle is Southwestem Kentucky, between a reconnoitring parly under General Wallace, hut know nothing definite Heretofore the ttiiern ?ne<TP<m wmm 01 in nw at tht* point bee ccmumu* oftwo regiment., om emmoved as ikirmiithcrt and th? other reeling on tbelr amii u> a reeerve In caee of attack. On Saturday night. however, at mMnlgbt.tere more reglmeata eremed and wen lam amp on the eoulhern ?W? of tU alreain. WUn la itie tret permanent occupation of Dixie by the Union troone in Kentucky. I bare no deftatte inforroatloo of the rumored advance of (JeneralCrlltcndenfiK-m Henderaoo to within forty milee of llopkiuavllie. Puch a movement la on the progremme.and the time for 1t? performance appeafa to 5a near at hand. Thte town la full of refugee from Sou them Kentucky. They M.I very butor en the United Slates ofllcors for not liaetanli'lforward. #r ? ?, r * A *1 ?a Vf1* at

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