Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 27, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 27, 1862 Page 1
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TH WHOLE NO. 9269. OPERATIONS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. Movements of the Rebels on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Eflbrts tf the Rebel General Jackson to Stop Snpplies troi the West for Washington. WUAJk IUA U?CI?iAAli JLAJXl/XiA, to., to., to. OUR BALTIMORE CORRESPONDENCE. Baiximom, Jan. 24, 1842. Recent Mou mentt of tke Rebel General Judaem?What are HU Deeigmt? Deee he Contemplate cm Inocuion of I'm*eylxaniaf?HU hutmettont from tke Rebel Govern men.', Ac., de. The resolution just adopted by the House of Represent* tlves, roqrrsiinK of tbo Secretary of War information ii to wl et' or and when the Baltimore and Ohio Rillroal can bo placed under military protection, so that the company may f>e enabled to p 11' in running order, can be ^hit ana wrtd by referring to the events of the last four wAlc*. Thotelegraph i i account i of these havo been so ecnWsod and contradictory as to require a connected and verified narrative. it is idle to disguise the fact that every military movement on the part of the rebel army of tbo Potomac has bnen made in pursuance of a regul r systematic plan. It is of the highest importance, there ore, to ascertain what part of that plan It is in pursuance of which Gone ral Jackson has driven the small force of Union troops from Bath and Bomney, shelled the town of Hancock, destroyed a second time the freshly reconstructed track Of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, burned the new bridges and blown up the new culve is, carried off the new Iron of the raila, and is now operating me -chore near Romuay. All this he has done sinco the beginning of the preeent month. He has been assigned to the epe' eiai service which he is now discharging directly by the rebel government, and, although be is imo tout com mnication with General Beauregard, and acu In c< noert wiiu mm, yei ne is not subject to his orders Hia fore* hen keen variously stated. At firs'. when he began t oWfroB Winchester towards Msrtinsburg, it was hii > posed It might amount to 6,000 men, half gUrvad ai d illy lad, as the rebels are always represented. After be had reached lfa.'tiaib:irg,ftnd ?utvancing towards Bath, it was disoovorfd thtt he had 10,000 men; but it was said only part of them were regulu s, and it wa ealy the regulars who were armed. After he had shelled Hi acock and was inarching on Romney, it was sippt Be 1 that he might hare seventeen regiments, or about fifteen thousand mer. He f.> t is, he has under bis Immediate erders at least i w nty t < utand well disciplined end effective troops. Hie orders ware to clear that part of Virginia bet nana Harper's Fsrry and the western line of Maryland of the prismas ef Union troops; to destroy whatever part of the Baltimore add Ohio Railroad might have been rebuilt, between the south branch of the I'o tnmac rtver and Hancock; and te prevent the reconstruction ?f that road at all hazards. Also to retain possession ef the country np as far an the Potomac river, fighting whenever necessary, an long as the Union forces sent against him were not superior te hie own. In that case he was ordered to retire towards General Beauregard's left wing, at Goose crcck, but to nuke a stand on the right hank of that stream, no matter what might he the ntreagth ef the Union troops. In pursuance of these orders. General Jackson advanced from Slraaburg to Winchester, and from Winchester towards Martlnsburg. It wee then nearly the end of December; but the roads MSN still mod and the waaihmr mild for th? uum Vp to that tlm? tbo reconstruction of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between Cumberland and Hancock was proceed lag vigorously, in pursuance of the military plana Indicated In my letters of October 1ft and IT. At the time General Jackson began bia inarch towards Martlnsbnrf, tbo Fifth and Fourteenth Connect lout regiments were at Hannah, and 800 cavalry with two pieces of cannon, at Bath. The telegraph had Just cent all over tha eenatly the comfortable aaeurance that "the route aft the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is completely guarded, and all Is safe." Oa the ftd of January, the Eighty-fourth Pennsylvania regiment and the thirty-ninth Illinois regiment worn snot to Bath; but the whole Union force was driven (Torn that place on the 4th, after a sharp skirmish, m which the Union troops behaved moet gallantly. The latter retreated acroas the Potomac Into Maryland, leaving thirty prisoners In the hands of the rebels. These prisoner*, after being eloeely questioned by General Jneksot,were seat down to Richmond, whore they are now. On the 1st of January the Fifth Con aestlcut regiment were ordered from Hancock to Fradhriek city, and tbo Massachusetts Thirteenth were srdsred back to WiUlamspert. The retreat of tha lllt'g (teres of Union troops from Bath to Hancock on the 4th ef January was conducted In excellent order, although In the face of n vastly superior rebel force, and reflects the greatest credit oa the offlcere in command. The rebele panned to Hancock, and cn Sunday morning General Jackson sent Colonel Askby, a cavalry officer, over tho river with n flag of truce. He informed the Mayor of the town that General Jackson intended to cross the Potomac at that point, and unlets the Union troope evacuated Hancock immediately be would bombard the town, and would begin to do so one hour arter Colonel Ashby returned. The women and children were sent to a placo ef safety, and the cannonading began, and wan kept up with spirit on both sides. On Monday, January 0, Gone ml Jackson's men began to tear up and carry away the rails ef the road, and on the Tth he returned to Rath >1 luni miun mix uouv/ia ?il |H nnogau and culverts over ud utr the Cacapon river. Thoy took away awougb railroad Iron to An I ah tha railroad botwaen Winabetter aad Strasburg. Tba man who burned tha bridge over tha Oroat Cacapon rlvar wara eei t to do tha aama to tba brldga over tha Little Cacapon, fifteen mllaa farther weat; bat it la said that It la only Injured,and can bo repaired Leaving tb* gi eater part of Ll< at Path, Genera; Jackson moved upon Rom no y with 10,000 troopa. Be ar rived at aad entered that place without opposition on Saturday, January 11. On hearing of bia approach, lien. Lander evacuated Romney on the lotb, and retreated towards Cumberland. Wblla this retrograde movement was being made by Oan. Lander, large bodies of troop1 wore being prepared for bla assistance. On Friday* January 10, the Governor of Ohio received n telegraphic drajiatcb from Washington, Informing blm (hat there was an urgent necessity for more troo|* In tV, stern Virginia, without nn instant's - slay. Tha ? oyjrnor replied on Saturday tr.orning that 13,000 Ohio tr ops, Including a regiment of cavalry, would be toady to start ou Sunday Bight. Hut on Friday niglil Gen. McC'lelian bad received n despatch from One. Lander, stating that be bad svacu' sted Romney. As ths additional troops bad been wanted for tba defence of that place, Gen. licClellau telegraphed hack to the Governor of Ohio on Saturday an order Countermanding tha march of tha Ohio troopa for the preeent. Tbey have since, however, received orders to march to Cumberlaad, aad are probably now there. After retreating fifteen mllaa on the road to Cumberland, and Hading that he was not pursued, Gen. Lander baited at Fattarson's creek. One account atatas that ba Is now there,fortified on the south bank of the Potomac. Another account states that he siibeetpiently resumed bis aaarcb, aad Is now at Cumberland. At all events, there are now between Cumberland and Patterson's creek a large farce of Union troopa, with forty pieces of cannon. Tba people of Cumberland expect an attack from Gar. Jackson, hat probably that is not the point at which tie will strike On finding Romney evacuated, ha returned to Bath, whore Ilia greater part of hia force atll! remains. Much apprehension exists iu those parti of Pennsylvania car rwicoci mai ne win idybcib mav rvaic. OUR POINT OF ROCKS CORRESPONDS NCE. Pom o? Rooks, Md., Jtt). 23,1882. Tht MmtumU if Uu Rebel Jaektm an I Kit ftmet?lhe I.a'e Affair at Mtnffinff Rock?A Snow ft'orm?Kai l Uf?m Liquor Ventltrt, At. A copy <>f tbs Richmond Kninirer of tb? 1Mb ln*t. h.:c fnllon inlo my bands. It hit tha following p?rtlcnl?! s MBoomlng lb) locout op?r?llons of tho rsbel iblartnln, ;?ck?ov? rji ?on h?p ocr*My h?on to Pith, d lveo o .t . > . I; , . H W 7; tE NE OPERATIONS The Military Departme fiOMERSol eJJSWWTdWH \ I IJr PAT 1 j P&DMONZ&r j ST\ a$$ / ym /* ^S1 GEOWCS^H ( ! Jbeveh^ j j t'j? su^niy, iHivtsu aotne plunder there, and captured, i> is tail, a large amount 01 sto.c. at iho depot oppoelti Hancock. He also destroyed much u. the railroad tlvoe, auddestroyed Cacapou railroad bridge. Uu is said to have tent a flag of truce lo Hancock. say it g that he wagoing to take tbo storos thc.-o, north $20J,000. and if n od ufaoii he wuid shell the t iwii. lie bur d a p trt of t <-town, ami therefore he m isl ii?\ e b--o fired upon. O.i Wednesday morning Jaoasou w.i? at Cro t K unle, 0 teen miles Ibis side of Bath, going no one ku w w hither. Tue affair at Hanging Hock was a shsuu-i'ui surprise uf our troops. The cn< my attacked in two dlra. txnu. There we.c no scutineus out, or they wers taker. w# lenru that among those wlio fell on our sldo at Han* tag Rock was Ca lain Aleshire, of Page county. 11 was . moi tally wounded. Concerning the operations of Jackson laths * it y of Romney, tbo Knquirtr contains the follow mg otic i lar SiThere has been no fighting beyond come little ebomwti lag, In which three or four caaualtme occurred aa each Bide, and the capture by the Confederates of tare caan and ten or twelve prisonori, whan the enemy retreeud acrosa the Potomac. The force of the enemy wan eett mated to be from 2,000 to 3,000. General Jackson loet m the expedition about twenty men. There wee only n mall force of the enemy in that quarter, and bet little fighting. It la believed that we may have loet more men than the enemy did. On Monday lest some 600 or 400 of tbs militia stationed near Colonel lilues', on tha North western road, about fourteen miles this side of Romnsy, were attacked at daylight by about 4,000 of the enemy from Romney, and were soon put to flight. We lust S'-me three or four kilted, end some few were taken prisoners. We also loet two puces of artillery and throe baggage wagons. Our force at HunterarlUe was about 600; but the commandant at that post had unluckily givuu furloughs to about 400, thus leavings very srnaii furce at that point. Hut for this deficiency In our force wu oould have whipped the Yankees off, es they did not number over 000 men. Hnow has beoa falling at Camp Alleghany for the last thirty-six hours, and fa MIB Kbg Notwithstanding, however, tha severity of the weather, the soldiers are all contented and prepared to drivo the mercenaries off our soil. From the above garbled accounts of the defeats of the rebels on the Upper Potomac end in the direction ot Romney, It ie evident tbey have nothing lo b-utai of from that Quarter recentlv. The lead ins articles of the pa; t before me ere much in the welling ?train of e dying tiger. They are doubtleae the expiring wliinea of the monster rebellion. There have been acme case* of intoxication among the troops here recently. Yesterday afternoon the Provost Mat aluiI made a raid on all the liquor dealers known to have vended Intoxicating beverages to the trcope, spilling their liquor and marching four of them off to the guardhouse. To-day they are more usefully emp oyed. Their prison labors consist of hewing wood for the um of the camp Ares. The ladylike wife of Colonel Geary arrived here yea terday afternoon from Frederick, where she has been slopping for some time. The band of tho Twenty eighth Pennsylvania regiment honored her lost evening with a serenade. 1'onrr or Rocks, Jan. 24, 1SA2. TKe Rebelt em (As Upper Potomac?Large Rebel Camp at Cain-tin Mountain?The La'e Cheering St ot from Kentucky?llout it Wcu Received in Caetji?Health uf the Troopt, Ac. Everything along the upper Potomac indicates that the army Is re tdy to move, and also that a movent nt is at hind. Tho continuous ba 1 weather of the last fortnight has, however, reduced the roads to such a wretched condition that they aro iov absolute y tin pas table to a large army. It is highly probable, from al that can be observed and learned, however, lint with the flrat line weather a campaign will commence on the Upper Potomac. Nothing is known hero at prceent of the movements of the relic! Gen. .Tmk'on and his forces,except that he ha'* about fifte n thousand men, and is m tho neighborhood of Romuey. Tho deeign of our generals Is to hag him and his whole force. This Is the reason why he hat been allowe l to advance so far to the wot. I, ok out for uewo from tho direction of Romney in a very short time. There is a rebel camp of considerable m ignlluds behind the Catoctln Mountain, opposite th s pilot. Wo hear their drums beating "tattoo" very distinctly every evening. Tlite camp of the reb<dt learting as a rnrjti rit eb'erra'ian. I/ist evening their fleld music was very audible here, ow! tig to the cold stillness of tho night. Tl??ro was much rejoicing among the forces In this vicinity recently on tba receipt of the ncwa of the victory at Somerset. Ky. It la regarded as the Aral wave In the returning I Me of Union vlciorlca. Tito raid made by the Provost M irshal on the llqnor venders baa glvon great ?atlsract |on to every one here with the MceptMn "f th'- men lncarcernt< d in ihe guardhouse atnl their Immodlate trtemla. (hp) of th-m, who was re leased yesterday, returned hla old trade thia morning, hot war once more promptly arrested, and hla whole stock of goo la, to the amount of some f.ioo worth, turns 1 over to the credit aide of "Unch Sam e ' account b ok. Tbla will ofTDctuatty abate thoe cvil?. Quito a freshet occurred on tb? Potomac ye?t?rd iy, hut I have not heard of any d imago of a aerlotia nature having been done hy It. Tho da iger from a freshet la tow past, fur the rPer foil nearly three reel within the paut twenty four hours. Tho band of the Twenty-eighth regiment se-euaded Mrs. tieary, tho w.feof the Ovl-mel of that reglm nt, yoetor '.ay afternoon, on tho oeraelon of her departure. She waa accompanied In tba cars by her hush md as far as Frederick. The Union prisoners to ho exchanged fbr the so cabers whonrcnowta re awaiting the exchange have not yet I art Ive I nt the opposite aide of tha river. The ceremony Of theComlBg exchange la looked torw.aid to by every tne hero a? a subject of some intercut. Tho health or the regiments oh tho t'pp^r Potomac ia a i'l ns goid n* over, notwithstanding the recent I t clement rendition of tho el merits It may he added tlint their itPdpMno Improves nve-y week, and that " ua II,a now jervado. rvry apiilt in th? army, which la, to con , to fee, nr l to conquer, ti e enemy. W YO NEW YORK, MONDAY ON THE BALTir nt of Gen. Lander?1Th< the West for the aHOLLIOAY BEFERENCES f UN!ON TROOPS, Cf REBEL TROOP9 m COUNTY T0WN9 ? VILLAOES %C. 9 A HAJL-ROAJ) IllUmilllliiill \ t?CM? OF MILES ^ J9 \ P E N N 1 S ?*P0AD r?ww' J H / urjtdc;:; * J) A ' H THE BUriNUJE EXPEDITION. NEWS FROM REBEL SOURCES. From rebel Journals roccived at Fortress ilouroo last Saturday, we are furni.-lied with ho following items:? The United States transport Louisiana, of General Bun.*,du's exp -.lition, formerly of the lino between OI<1 Point and Baltimore, has boon beached to prevent her from falling into the hands of the rebels. She was burnt. All hands Saved. Tho Louisiana was a large sldc-whoel steamer, of 1,100 tons burthen. She belonged to Baltimore, where she was owned by the Baltimore and Norfolk Company. She was built in 1864, was supplied with vertical |beom engines; diametsrof cylinder, sixty inches; stroke, eleven feet. so* raui a*, ana o?r aimer.sion* were m rollowe:? Lsr.gth, 270 fast; beam, thirty five feet; depth, twelve feet. She wee chartered by the government for the purpoeeof carrying troops, having ample accommodation for a full regiment, which she must have had on board at the time, the was among the raneli that reported at fortress Monroe from Annapolis on the 11th Inst.; bat owing to some cause she did not sail with the fleet from that point, bat was delayed until the night of the 12th. The newt of her destruction, which is foundtd upon reports current in Norlok, Is very regue end unsatis. factory, as it neither elates when the was beached, end destroyed, or what was the cause of It. The fact of ell bands being saved is also a mystery, as we know not In what manner they hare been rescued. The saving of thotr lives may Itave been followed by a capture of all on board the vessel by the rebels, or perhaps some other voHael of the expedition may have been near her and aken off the troops and crew. So doubt much anxiety will be felt by all until the facta of the caae shall have been made known. The Norfolk Day Bunk of Saturday contains not a word of General Bnrnaitle'i expedit ion, excepting a paragraph on the woatber, saying that it Is under the impr<osioo that the Uurnsido expedition is the cause of It all. Somebody relieved themselves yesterday by wishing that said fleet would either go to the bottom or go home, as they were tired of such bad weather, and narur expected to see better while they are menacing the .South. An extract is given from tho Newborn Progr** of Thursday last, which says, in re'arence to the reported presence of the fleet in Pamlico Sound:?"Up to this writing (Wi-dnea lay) we are not sure that there le now, or ever 1ms been, a Yankee gunboat over the swash at Hatteraa or not. The latest uewe we hare is from Captain Rill, who arrlrad here yesterday from Katamuskeet, Hyda county, through the Sound, and says he saw no thing in the Sound in the shape of n gunbont. We shall probably hear more before going to prem, u Colonel H. B. StngleUry nought and obtained peruiieeion from the commanding Goneral to go on a reconuoitering expedition down the river. He left on Tucaday evening." A poetecrlpt added to the above artiele aaye:?Colonel flingletary had not arrived when we went to preea, and we are itlll in doubt. A despatch dated Wilmington, 24th inat., sayg.tbore vrae a heavy win I from eaat northeaat all night, and today, up to nine o'clock thia morning, there ii nothing new from the coast, except an apparent wreck drifting ehore. word, flitoen mi e.< eaat of New Inlet. The Darning of the Schooner Prince of Wales. The following is a copy of the letter addreesed to the commander of the hark Gem of the 8ea?, relative to the late destruction of the srboo icr I'rince of Walea:? ' Kijui Heir Wabasit,) Port Botai Hariior, S. C., .Inn. 0,1M2 J Sir?1 have the pleasure to acknowledge your olllciai report, with extrnctn from your k>g, detailing the ctroumRtancee i.nder which, on the 24th alt., you cheeed and drove Into the breakers end net on Ore the eebouner Priuoe >f Waiee, and for the gallant conduct of ofllCer.H un I men, wh u exposed in their boate to the nre of the euemy. You wiil pleaeo receive my warm cotuin. ndatlon for the spirit and xoel which governed your conduct In the performance of thie service. I havo forwarded your repoit to ibo Honorable the Secretary of the Navy, aud will thank you to furnleh me with a copy of thn same for my own flies. 1 am, respectfully, your obedient servant, S. F. DUPONT, Flag Officer commanding South Atlautie Blockading Squadron. Active Volunteer Lieutenant J. B. Ha iter, commanding United Stat ? bark Gem of the Sena. " j The test of Colomel Harlan. We published in our telegraphic despatches, some few days ago, that Colonel llarlan, of lha Eleventh Pennsylvania cavalry, had been dismissed from the service. Since thou we havo been aseured that such Is net the ca^e, and the following ordar la givan to aubatantiutc the

statement AnjtrriRT Genus *t.> Owns. 1 Wasrirotov, pec. 14,lflfll. f Major Generiil Jour K. Wool, Commanding, Fortress Monroe. Ac., Ac.:? UsirMUt?lhe proceedings of the Board of OflVere.convi ned at Fortr ess Monroe, Virginia, by special orders No. 143 HoR'iq 'srters Pepsrtment of Virginia, have been laid before the Foorcta'-y of War. who directs mo to eay that ho desires Colonel Harlan ta be retained in the command of lila regiment. I am, General, v?ry respectfully, youPbbedient servant, L. THOMAS. Adllltunt (!nn.-r.l Wm. n. WniPPT.*, A??i*taol Adjutant General, Th? fli?t ronatgnm^nt of t?n tlwi.wnl guuaj for Ihe n*? of llhnoH'trooyia, haa ar.lved at ib? 8itte Ar?eua , 8|. Inlaid, III. RK H , JANUARY 27, 1862. WORE AND OHIO b Efforts of the Rebels National OapitaL S 1 J atSiSss^ CHAMB?^5BURGiQ_ CERBL^H&SB?R0 ?c?c*r R o?- I y iNv"" WAGERStOWN SHARPSBU&Q ^ Jr \V *** >** At OA/oca pR ""'LEESBUfi# IOHT ROYAL *u"T1(btmi XFAIR^/ K a MAHAS AV S fe vc/yvcr/X. SERIOUS FIRES III NEW YORK. Ten BaUlngi In rniton and Pearl Streets Totally destroyed, and Othcrt Damaged* f be Bridge Street fire, die., THE FIRS IN FULTON AND PBARL STREETS. About ?ii o'clock yesterday (Sunday) morning a dr. waa discovered la tba building No. 43 Fulton street, occupied by David Woods, manufacturer of wirowork, and styled tbs New York Wire Cbmpaay. When the Ore was Orst discovered it appeared to have gotten under considerable hand way, as the tames were seen aps* severs1 Boors at the same time. The police of the Second precinct gave the alarm; but* wing to Iho heavy condition of the streets, and the fact that the fireman had been up all night at work at the Ore In Bridge street, It wss some time before water was thrown upon the tame*. The wind was blowing very high at the time, and rendered It a difficult matter for the Qremen to control the fire. It aoou became apparent that the Are was getting beyond'the control of the Bremen at x^ork ; consequently the bells were rung for the fourth, Fifth aud Sixth districts (Or more help. The Damea spread with great rapidity, and soon extended into the adjoining building*, and thence to those on Pearl atreot. The Bamoa, on getting Into the cellar of No. 219Pearl street, #ct fire to a large quantity of roofing oil in vale, and Unseed sad rosin oil in barrels. The heat and flauie, gushed out In such volume* that the Bremen were driven back some distance. The fire aoou extended across the atreot to the Fulton Bank building, on the corner of Fulton aud Pearl streets, and also Into tbs adjoining building* onPesrl street. The alarm having reached Brooklyn, the Bremen of that city quickly responded, and sent over to our aid thrae of their steam fire engines and one hand angina, TicVictory, No. 18. Constitution, No. T. Brooklyn, No. 17. Steamers and hand angina No. 4. All of these rendered valuable service, as several of our own steam fire engines were still sngagsd at the fire In Bridge street. The following is a raiflftitf nv tki mirmMKn nriv nivnn -T-1 g t 3 TLHJ ? 3 I Fulton 45 a B*"kx FULTON BTREET. The following In n lint of the buildings destroyed, and the losses and insurances, as far aa could bn obtained by onr reporter rn.Toa strut. No. 43?A four atory building, occupied by David Wooda aa a manufactory of wirework. The building and Ita convent* were totally destroyed, loan on atock aald to be atxnit $10,000, and on building about $0,000; enppoeed to be ineured. No. 45? A four atory building, totally destroyed. Iota about $3,000; tnaured. Occupied on the Drat floor by James J. Steers aa a brush store. Loss about $3,000, partly Insured. Second, third and fourth floors, occupied by Rainea h Pell aa an agricultural Implement warehouse. I/sa about $7,000; insured. Mr. Bronaon, fanny label manufacturer, ulro had a part of one of the upper floors. Loss about $500. No. 47?A four atory building, oceupied by James L. Morgan, nry saner. mki aamagoa 07 water snout $1 fiOO; fully inured. Tbe building In damaged about H.odO; innnred. No. 41?A aegar atore, kept by Maakln k Lupper. loan abiut $*00; Mid 10 be ineured. rtiM. mtnrr. No. 287, cmer of Fulton street?A Are story brick building, owned by tbe estate of T. Nnetrand k O. J. Onrasll, totally destroyed. T/>as about 910,000; Insured for 910,000 In tbe Columbia and anothor city company. Hassinent and llfth floor occupied by John II. Howard, manufacturer of wire cloth. Loss about $4,000; Insured for $2,800 In the Lafayette and Fireman's Fund Insurauoe Company, First flour occupied by A. ft. Foster as an exciinnire office. Loss about $1,800; no insurance. Snoond floor ?K.cut>iod by Iieoh k Nosti and, proprietors of Town ERA! railroad! 1 to Stop Supplies from 1 HARmaauflg'i^ j 1 1 ^drnYSBURQ I | UTT^L WESTMINaTEBQ,^ { OOLSV/LU: ANNAPOL ftW%C m \ 0 DARNS TOWN ' \-t,fr--^*R0CKVJLLE*&+ m*2ftsv,Lie Jgg \ sends sarsa; arilin. Loos about $1,600; Insured for $1,000. The third and fourth floors ware unoccupied. < No. 209?A Ave story building, occupied by 8. k C, Wart low?Goorgo Sanderson, agent?.s a steel store. Loss * about $.1,000; insured. The second, thiul,fourth and fifth 01 floors were occupied by John Bo we, dealer In cabinet hardware. Loss about $20 000; insured for $10,000 in the 1 Washington, Pacific, New York Fire and Marine and Market i suranee companies. No. 200)*?A flee story brick building, oocupiod by Her. lei Bid well as a paint and oil store. Loos about $8,000; insured for $4,000 In the Importers' and Traders', Columbia and Excelsior insurance companies. The buildings Nos. 300 and 300)4 were owned by the Lorillurd estate. Loss about $S,00t>; said to bo insured. No. 371?A five story brick building, occupied on the first floor by John Rowe, dealer In cabinet hardware. The upper floors were occupied by PhilHpe k Meaning, manufacturers of feather dusters. Loss sbout $8,000 ; insured far OS OOO TVu. Kn 11.1 ins la tntallw zl.alrn.ul TiiuUMA. insured. No. 373?A four story brick building, wss totally destroyed. loss sbout $5,000; insured. The first floor was stored with crockery. Loss about $8,000; supposed to be Insured. The upper floors were occupied by J. Wollen, as a brush fnctory. I.oss about $1,000; insured. No. 3 .'6?Building owned by the Hlcics estate. Damags about $300; insured. First floor occupied by K. k C Woods, dealers in brashes. Damage by water about $1,000; insured for $6,000 in the Hamilton and thsliatin insurance companies. The second "floor is occupied by Thompson k Nephew as s shipping office. Damage by water slight. The upper floors ars stored with crockery, owned by firiffln k Titus. Damage by water about $300 Insured. No. 274 Pearl street, east side?Firs story brick building. Damaged about $3,500; said to be taaured. First floor occupied by Cumtnings & Lock wood, dealers in curled hair. Loss $2,600; insured. The upper part or the build, ing is occupied by Mrs. Stone as s boarding house. Loss by Are and water about $1,900; said to be insured. Nos. 270 and 372?Buildings owned by the Rogers eststs; totally destroysd. Loss about $12,000! said to be insured. The buildings ware occupied by J. H. Atwater 4 Oo., manufacturers of house furnishing goods. Loss about $20,000; insursd fty $14,000 in the Firemen's Trust and several Eastern insurance companies. Sl'LtOBf BTRBSr, BAKT OS FSARt STRUT. Nos. 37 end 30?Fulton Bink building?owned by the bank. The whole inside isdeetroye I. Lass about $18,000 no insurance. The upper part of the building wss occupied as offices hv lovartil nuriiM Tlmir a era roc At* Inaa will amn??ni about |6,000. The basement of the building ia occupied by Wilbur ft Hasting*, stationers. Stock damaged by water probably to the extent of $3,000; fully manred In City Insurance Company. No. 3.1?Building occupied by John N. Quirk as a bedding store. Stock damaged by water about $'2,000; insured for $2 ,.100 in the New World Insurance Company. The building Is damagod about $603; insured. T. M. Sheppard, Noa. 204 and 20* Water street, stove dealers, have sustained several hundred dollars damage by water to goods in the cellar of their building. At one time feara were ontertainod that the buildings on the opposite side of Fulton *t(get would lako Are, and it waa only by the constant watchfulness of the firemen, who threw stroams of water upon the face of the build inga, that the fire was prevented from extending In that direction. The Cnitcd States Hotel, was also la great danger of being fired at one time; but fortunately the wind changed and carried the (lames In another direction. The origin of the fire is not known at present; but it will be thoroughly Investigated by the Fire Marshal. Captain Hutohine, of the Second precinct, and hie sergeants wsre promptly at the premises and rendered efil cient service. Sergeant Charles M. Bracked, assisted by some of hie men, entered the Fulton Bank through the windows, and saved all the books heforo tho fire reached tho building. THE nRIDOE STREET FIRE. We published yesterday the particulars of the destruction by fire of tht four story storage building No. 1 Bridge street. We now have to add the five story building, No. 4, adjoining, used also for tha storage of general merchandise. At about one o'olock on Sunday morning the roof of this building was discovered on firs, and notwithstanding the untiring oxertlnna of the fire men the whole building, with Its contents, was almost ntlrely destroyed. The less may be estimated at shout $160,000. The storage was kept by Squire and Johnson It Is said that moat of the goods were insured. pine, in w AOtlimuiUH BIHEKT. At about ele* on o'clock on Saturday night a Are oc ourred In th? provision store of K. A. Matthew*, No. 499 Washington street, caused by an Imperfect furnace on the aecond floor. Damage trifling. Fun AT Qi ARAimxa.?A Are broke out on Sunday morning at nine o'clock In one of the hoapilal* at Quaran tin# (Sla tan Island), now ooeupM a* a barrack* by Swain'# cavalry, rtntloned on th"#* ground#. Tho building waa completely gutted. iD. PRICE TWO CENTS. IE BATTLE OF DLL (RUG, IT. rhe Rebel Account of the Bottle. toother Union Account" of the Victory. FULL DETAILS OF THE ACTION. )ESPERATE FIGHTING ON BOTH 8IDE3. 1HE DEATH OF ZOLLICOFFEE. Dotal Bout and Demoralisation of the Rebels. fieneral Crittenden Probably Hiding in the Woods. Pho lebel Fortifications and Oamps, ac*. a<* THE REBEL ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE. From Southern paper* recelred at FortreM Monroe o* aturday laat, we learn that the rebel* at last admit the/ efoat in Kentucky, hut atill declare that the Union ** ounu are untrue and exaggerated. The Norfolk Day Book Buys, under the head of "FurLer Particulars from the Somerset Disaster:"?Not m ad aa first reported by our side. Six thousand Oonfeder ten attack fourteen thousand federals. Hie Petersburg Ssprrss seeds us the following :?General Crittenden bean the attack at seven o'clock Sunday morning. The neray was supposed to be 1,400, but afterwards found mt to be 14,000 strong. General Zollieotter was killed early In the aettan. Gea. ral Crittenden waa wounded. COkxMl Carroll took aoaenand of the foroea, and recroased the Cuaaheriead river. )ur loes was 800. The enemy loot 40# or MO. Rutledgo's and McClung's batteries ware left an the leld. We marched seven miles. The enemy were repulsed three times end fall bask to .heir fortifications. They then outflanked us. Wa repeated to our breastworks, were surrounded and oroaeed ihe Cumberland river under fire at eight o'clock en flanlay night. We lost all our borsee, tents, equipments, eleven guns, i piked or thrown into the river. Oolonela Powell, Batdo, Stoher and Cummings were wounded. Major foil vas wounded in the hip. General Zolltooflbr's body baa not been racovarod. Our orcoa wera 6,000. We are still falling back. A second despatch, dated Petersburg, Jso nary 94. lays:?A despatch from a friend at Knoxvtlle has just iK-ec received, saying that General Crittenden rallied a* Mouticello, and will make a stand there. The disaster to our forces waa vary much exaggerated by the fugitives. ANOTHER UNION ACCOUNT OF THE VICTORY. [rpecial correspondence of the Cincinnati Ganstls.1 Camp mum SonMsnr, Jan. 21,1861. I wasn't there. Don't ask me to give you a description of the fight. I have heard accounts of It as muktfonn and dtflbreot aa wera the author Mies from whom 1 derived them. I have passed over the battle ground, asked "if mar able questions, compared and contrasted answers^ until I am weary, bat I still feel that I am Inadequate ts give anything like n vivid and pesetas sea seat at ths uugagemont. Of eeurae each regiment engaged cJahn* thi' irtorv of the flvht. and to aach man hla own ravlaaant apiwared always in tile advance and ooatinoally pel forming the most heroic deeds. That leadaacy'to axaggeraUrn which I have heretofore complained of, as i milling almost all the Kentuckiana whom we have met untrustworthy sources of Information, seems to have infe? tod everybody. I can only tell yon what 1 myself savr and give you as accurate a description of what 1 did nm tie as 1 am able to do. tcnosi-tr'u aMusosaissTS to co-orsnaa wits twokss ? as ana cs. Last Thursday evening we learned that Goo. Tbomae W?s certainly advancing toward us on the Columbia road. Communication was onca mora opaned up b.-lweon his forced sod those of Gen. Scboepff, by that, the direct routs. He was said to be within fifteen miles <4 us, with ?h so regiments and othars following. Gen. Schospff at once prepared to co operate with our friend*. On Frnlay morning the First and Socond Cast Tennesseo i tgiinrnta marched out on tha Columbia road, and wers followed by tbe Twelfth Kentucky. The Seventeenth end Thirl yflrai Ohio went to Hudson's Ford, near tha mouth of > tailing creek, to cut off the enemy should ha attempt to i etreat on this side of the river, or by that road to throw a force between us and Ge'n. Thomas. Two piocos of Captain Hewitt s battery accompanied us. Captain Stsndari's battery wnnt with the Tennaasse troops. Tha Thirtyeighth and Thirty fifth Ohio ramaim d in camp, as a re serve. After a t resume march of nine muddy ml lea, we reteh ed our dastinaiion at tbe lower ford. We found the creek tmi-assab e except by bridging It. The beck water of the Cumberland extended nearly two miles further up the creek, which was itsslf raleed by heavy rains. No signs of tne enemy were visible. The two reglm nta, however, took their ixsitions so aa to command (he stream complo'e y, and bivouacked for the night. Before morning the boys enured tbe luxury of seeing and feeling a smart sliowar when there wasn't a cloud in sightTha stars were shlniug bright as aver through the rain, cur boys think that r.axt experience of atmwphene vari'-tiea in thia moist Kentucky will be of rsin growing s re gbt up fr-m the ground. Saturday aftei noon th. order coma to fall back aw Somerset. Oa lbs way back CotiMderab'.e excitement * mt rested by tho sound of hup mu.kstry across the c cok.lutha due tionof the Columbia Crosr. R iudr. II was the precursor, as we have stnce learned, of tin utl lay's bloodier work. l*te at night ur regiment cain? to tired and hungry. We fo?A that the Thirty filth and Thirty-eighth had gone out upon the Columbia ruad in the morning, had enjoyed the satisfaction of wading the creek, and bad then beeu ordered back to camp. I.CTiuiimi at < wocrrr * camr to tu* boab or iaru. Sunday morning came, dark and rainy?a fit day for Sabbath battle. At aiz mluutea before eight o'clock we heard the first bam of caution. We had frequently heard what we imagined to b- artillery firing before, but always found but that it was diatant thunder, or aomathing aimilar in aound; but there wne no doubt aa to thin. Ttie iuiagiu..tiun may lnistaks other eounda for oanaoo, but there ie iittlo danger of ever miataking tba heavy Nwin of artillery for anything elm. The battle waa evidently raging somewhere near General Thotnaa' camp. Yet it war mo uuex|iectod to ua that wo oould scarcely beI leve 1110 ov deuce of our own eara. That the enemy ahould leave hie lot i-enclimenta to] attack ua in tba o, en field ( coined almost incredible. Major Coffee, of " Wot ford's Cavalry," waa the only one who oould ofihr any aolution of lhe mystery. He known Major General Crittenden imreonally, and remaiked, 'George la drunk, ao usual, an I eonie o il fbr a tight.'' The cannonading continued, whh but brief pauses, for two hours, and then cussed. We waitad In luapcnee for two h"Urs more, but no new*. The wildest rumors began to circulate, 'the roliels had oompletaly lurru.nded ThomasKnodtnhtbMs wh io foroe arleuhets. bet were aim it to cross Killing Creek, to complete the day's w< rk by deinollahing us. The general Impression teeinsd to bo mothtl g bad gouu wrong. a uoBi-H anc-mtvae snswr or ma anan. atTacb Aim ram About uoon Lleulenaut Colonel Moors and 1 went ovsr l<> haadquartei to aeo if we couldn't get soma Information. We fouud Liouumart ltuuoi.oae of the General's Alia, busily engaged In examining the bottom of a well. He was the only officer visible, and we approached him Na news, was bia answer to our queetioo, aud still be peered wnn NOiffHiB ?7? p u?wn viav wvh. ii m biiii m wuimtr i? me what out (noil friend the'iteoant ?m looking dewn there for, though in the dismal condition or eitnrnal nature, and the general nooeruintjr which pr-mlled, it wee about a* good a thingaa n man could do. Frohably he wai try leg to see wh?ther he oould't get out a>meo*' that truth which they nay lieo hidden in a well, and which la ao rare an article in Southern Kentucky Juel then we aaw coming neer a hill opposite. at full peed, Mq)or Lawrence, (hptaln llewil, and a third poraon, with thn Inevitable Wolfordr cavalry hlunderhuaa alung over hie shoulder, lie and hie h?rae looked like an Incarnation of the demon who may be presumed to pre* aide over mud. If there wm one wjuare inch oa tlielr several bodies vieihle through the surrounding cruet of enrHi and water, my eyes failed to perceive It. Bui his tirat word* were decidedly those of a man of Ilka para one to those of other mortals. "Hurrah, Zolly a de?dl" He sought the (ieneral while the Major Hopped to tell ue that the rebels were routed and ottr men weie In full pursuit V them towards tlie river, In a moment out rushed ticnoral Mcboepff, hacrheaded aad Jubilant. " Mi not, go and tell the Seventeenth. Thirty fifth, ihtrtyelghth and Thirty-first to prepare to rnarrh Instantly." 'Instantly," he repeated In hla qulk, decisive wny. We bin lid back to camp. The boys had nov eaten their dinners yet. The, were trod with fla'urdnys man h. Thev hn l uu meat f ,r break: at There wotaii cia, kei a, only nortt m? *l to trakn hreau of, rod no lime to prepare It. But It in "Is no dtflbronee I -l