Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 28, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 28, 1862 Page 1
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a T H WHOLE NO. 9362. NEW ORLEANSTAKEN Splendid Victory of the Union Forces in the Southwest All the Forts on the Lower Missisippi Captured. Tremendous Destruction of Property in New Orleans. Tbe Probable Capture of the IronClad Boat Louisiana. Tbe Rebels Rob Off with the Fifteen Millions of Specie Said to be in the Banks of the City. XHB STOCK OF COTTON AND TOBACCO. THE CITY BEFORE IT8 FALL, A#?i a#., a#* despatch from general wool. Foimteue Monrok, April 27,1862. on. & M. Stanton, Secretary of War:? a fugitive black, juit arrived from Portsmouth, brings tba Petersburg Express of yesterday, wbioh contaiua tbe following deapatob:? Moan*, Apr!) M, 1882. Sw nmj paaaad Tart Jacfcaon at roar o'clock y cater4tj moraloa. Whao ttoa nava reached Saw Orlaaoi tba WSaaiiit waa booodlaaa. Martial law waa pot to full Urea, and hwtoeaa ?u completely aoepcnded. AH the cotton end teamOoale, excepting tucb h were atocmary to Iranxporl oolo, ammnmtioD, 4c., were doMNfrt. At e&C o'clock lo-doy the operator hade no "good bye," My log that tbo wny hod aptcored before the city. Ihlo to the >aol wo know ragor dtng tho fatl WlHaand pvltenloro ao com aa they con bo had. The negro bringing tbe above reports tbat ftl rebels have two Irotvelad oteamers nearly ompleted, and tbat It i? believed the Merrimao Will bo oot to-morrow. JOHN E. WOOL, Major Genera). MBPATCB FROM GENERAL McDOWELL. IIeADQUAKTKHD, ) Dspamuknt or tub Rappahannock, > Ajyril 27,1862. J Ban. ft M. Stinton, Secretary of War:? 1 bar# juet returned from the oamp oppoeite Fiedorickeburg. I wee told the Richmond JhNwtfcwr of tho 26th bad been received in lawn, announcing as follows:? HSW OSUCANB TAKEN. rest Scstrnettos of proparl/, cotton and atoamboeto. Waaabnala enough aavod to take away tba emmontttcn. Mat ccaitircaiko of tho InhaMtonta. 1KV1N MrtXTWEIJ., Major Omrtl. TUB NEW8 IN WA8HINQT0N. WA-myurow, Aprtl VI, Ilea. TNaMogto* M ?IM wttb rajelotng orar tta tDtalllgacea F tta oaptiara of Naw Ortaana. Tba rau.cala ara rattar iMMMl at Ik* rapidity wllb wbtcb Ualoo vwtorlaa in MMnM. HEW ORLEANS BEFORE ITS FALL. Wa (altar logaltar lu oma articla a rum bar of facta, glmaad from vary tato Soutliarn papara, vbicb ahow tka ataM of facltag In Naw Ortaaoa before Ha oapiare, Ma mlaerabte ?audition of Ma otlLana >iad?f iba aa.arity ?f tta ratal military ruta; lha streuuoua a Our t a iba rabala Mara for aome lime tarn making to defend tba eity.tha Maamboals la pari, ac< oMtng to tta Intent adricee, and Ma pragraaa of tba light aa far aa It baa become kaowa btaa. Tba aemptlatioB wtM ba fooad loiereatiog, la Flaw of tta gtorioaa and gratify log lotalligon-a tbat baa Jaat bow raaabad oa. STEAMBOATS IN PORT AT NEW oHt.KANH. Wa glva baton tta aamaa, ooptad from tta lataat Naw Mlaana papara, of tba ataamboata tbat wara la tbat port* Soma of which tana daakUaaa baaa taairoyad by tta ATOC liU AMD COAST 1.1 NR. Boaalag to Baton ftouga, Williamaport aad Bayou Sara, piamir Ibornlta, Captalo E. If Or or a. Maamar Lauroll IIIII, Captatn 8 Han<>. Uaaaor J. M. Sharp, Captain A. J Dya. Maamar Acadta,C*ptata Joe Vtneoci. PMOPLM* LI vi. Wunalag fVow Naw Oriaana to Furl Adama, Bayou Sara, MoatMT floMoa Ago, Captain I! 8 MeCrledaM. Maamar FrolM, CapUia J Wtblo. ATTAR ATAM Lift*. < Maaalag from Now Oriaana in Naw Ibaria a ad tntaraa flkll llDlllltfl al Maamar T. D. Hloo, OapUiu Joha J. AUtaeoa. Maamar 81. Mary,Captain A M. Bruca. \ WniTR R1TIB LIMI. Naming to Jarkaonport and WblU Rlvw. Maamar National, OtptAiu r. 0. Montgomery. j/iwbh MiMimirri limb. Ruonlng ic Mviupbla, Taoa Maamar John Walah, Captain Raianel An It.aia, I Maamar A'.onxo Ch.U Capmo . " j ftaaniar O^idan Aga, t aoUiu ??. ' iMmr ratuoia.Capialn J. M. What. kanxr Sallla Robin* n, Captain (J. F RajW J*. I Btaawar Frlooa of Waiae, Captain . , Baaroar Magoalta, Captain Rl'NNlNO TO TEK.1AB. MACON AND BLAOI JUTtf. , toaraer Morning Ugbt, Captain lligb Slieer ? III!IIIII ON LAM rONTCUARTIUIN AND CONNICT!* wirn tiik hailhoad. Manar A O. Brawn, Captain Nh.?w. aaldaa tha a bora ara clhrr Una* of itaaraara rnoalug IIhi Naw Ortaaoa la Moblla ant] otUar palm*, tba n?n>oa at <*blcb wa art aaabia to giva at proaant. OPKLOUBAR LINT. I It.niaHig from Naw Orlaaaa loOpalo.itu. < fflaaaaar Mill?* Hair, Captain CI. C Ptckalt. i MtaMar Anna Farril, < aptaln Jaana* Cappg. i low sB ooaar limb. j Vaaotot 10 Fori Jack*ou,F?r? rbwip and tbalawar ooan ! Otaanwr Finptra t'aro.1 , CapUHl A. CrwiA Jr. V Matnar Hao, Captain > Rolf. 1 Maaanar Diana,t*ptaIn M M. Radoalab. Maw om,e1?a and narena* j.inb. Panning to Naw OrlAaoa, Natabaa, DoaaldaTllI* tad la> BMdiat* landing*. ' 0 tpaawr Nairbor, Oapiatn *, f. Taaibtra I Mtaaaaoi Can. Vtaurrgam, ctMala ? . ?. . a?G*rain Noah Scaraba. jpmmmvr Burlon.Captun [M'tmt 11 . C1?**T tAfOWNCHR LIN*. ' RNNOinf from ftaw iiriaana to Vttltburp pl II if MolM, r?Ptaf Jaaayb Bntfam \g e ne; CAPTUF Brilliant Ac u/'-VOOOttV fcs* .rerMiER.S^ Pm ? Sl PONTCi fcOl^CA &4 II i&ORTIFiW^S IK %. ^ v i\ '. \j- 4 ar Ma ga^u^C^i# pchMUE/s MAom:i j ll\U8T is/ 'fexC. \ itl^* ) IJViNCS <y t Q U t 4 SOUTH WEST H??m?r |jifMirAfe?,r?ptaiD 3 j. "r-o-n. pi Meeinrr <.?neral J. L. ?lo?lgcv Cej.lein Ruben 6U4t. Heatner lloner .Capieio W. W. WttheaOnry. Uee-.ner T. W, Hobarte,Cepliln W. C. Wllooa. Mery T . CepUln A. PugM Heen>?r Colonel Terry .Cepuio Tbre. Moore rHE RECENT DOMESTIC STATE OP NEW t! ORLEANS, for iom< tima Naw Orlaan* bu baan tufltriEg ur.dar () ha affacla of a draadrul atata of anarchy. Tho Provo*' tUrtUlt ba*a bad bo roguiata tba prtoa of foad by milt. B iary law, au>! a tariff waa officially prorauigttad on th0 MHb of March, atguad I y tUe loi uwiua ?P. IMilo )] M. pofforl, Cyprian Pufoor, U P. Ogdan, N. Tupaguiar,, T IYo?ot' Ns.rabala. * Ibu fo.lcwiog gcnaral ?rdar pro?ad that atrary on* waa ^ reread tc Vaar arma, aoc l da I tbaiawera oo aaamplioBA rrom mi liary daty ? * 0,VKRAL. Otni'W? WO 11. H>aO.<*i Pir^RTMaar No. 1,) Co.>rF;n?"?tMf'T*TM ->r Am(N!>-a, V jr Naw OKi.a*?a, M.-rofc IP. 1M2 ) ^ Hftoitfiar t.o *xa upti' O, from military (l ay will ba a.lov :u I'.acaatiy, "aoapv i l tba ?.?*? of tot not - f ^ [ at"( . | many uo.'.ia la do ?Tvii?. ffipitrationa ri>r tba 'rlaa?a of tboaa en(a*?d ?,<on wnik 1 >r (b? K"'/ o arnmatit muat ba roarta to thia il? oritnant tii the firm j4 ?f eartiOcataa frt iu tba owaara or foiam<ni < ( fit* a*wi|?, p' woan aa ordar will ba 'aaiiad ,o tba o?') mv n > , V >i ?f I ha camp to whkb tba applicant b( : go <o giant A r.| 'inlaugh cf a 'ruin nar bar WTdara, wb>-n tan ooly lia a aaawad hy a tnb?a<T .et>l tartir,0aia and r.j-dar from , a hwao Laad<toartai?. Jly vurumai.d of Major Uacr ral LOVlvLt. , /, O. Pica an, Aaatatant Adjutart Onoa. al. i?i Pi^alamatlana wara tat ad calling for "old bra??,iion? lit ppatM-e'lt and athar utaul*,'1 arau to ' old . ug*i kal- S' laa and grata hart," allowing tba draadftii (tbift* tha ' abala had go ia*vt to for tba putp u of okta.nlog tha notarial* for garr/Utff on tha war. Oltlxana war a forbid. *' au to IraraJ, and Jh* follrwtng ordar mtaa that p, aplaia* i'f ataatnar#aiN Other* who ink* away pan*an., am ft?B ji$f Vri?*M V b/Pioytl of tbgp W YQ NEW YORK, MOND. IE~OF~f hieveniDat of the ITn ?07 ; eoyiwcTON^SsC--^ bwfpn vhjjb fss MANCMC .A K E 1 J -r- a & I N H ART**1 * & w#Cj?^yp^l If^ilL % s a ^bjM 1SSS&?S?? < wmkt.*/?%c^ fTAKfi J LEfV* ^vioUSE I % W ^ icaporto by an luapot'or, wtll 'wi ?'?a!t with "-.mirivily. H. M. HPOfTORI*, Proaoat Marnhal, Heat rtlairlct. CYI'KIEN HUKOUR, prnaort Murahal, Saomrt dlslrlo' Bo fioat vu tha opi>rafi?: >u of tha rabal military anient/ over tha paopla that tbora ta bat Httta doubt that ban they, tha lattar, saw the l'ni'>n tronpa ot, tha way, y rono afainot their 'Tpreaaora and belpad to ra; lura jo city. TOOK OP COTTON AND TOBACCO AT NKW ORLKAN9. 'From tha Maw urlaaua Flcaynr a, March IF J Corrov ?W??W a r?c?|iia 1,150 hnlM; leal yaar k'2.150. i ial alnca Pap tarn bar 1, a#,t38; laat yaar, I,il4,voo. roalt'p "*p?h ta A<\ 1,1M tialaa; laat y>*r. AS,550 Total sport", ft ?0,477 Daiet; tart ynaj-,1.400,47U IIKSiutltng 46,030 to Urol HrlUiO, ami 06.040 to Franco uuem-'U of CUt-on. Mat* tock <-u band Sop'.. 1, 1841, It),US rrte>el to dote 20,( ?1 rrleed to-day..,, 000 ??? Total . !W,4'j1 (porltd to 'lata and in transitu 26 V>7 io?J. wi hand not cleared exclusive of arueunt la tranaitn. 11214 t'Mjk on h;u.di|?,*t year ....313,400 ty>.,<?o ? Wo'k * receipt*. 20 lilxle., lot ytar Oc.'t lila Total re.eipie alui.e September 1, 1 jlS hlla . at yet IT,MO. Exporta, none. Total ea^ ruj, OvO tut > ; laat year 10,676. Shtfonisvt of 'PalmeCO. HKdt. :o?K "O band dept. 1, 1801 26,1(11 rrivetl to date 2,918 rnredto-doy ? 1,018 Tnt.il 16130 (pnrieil to date ? ipcrtiit to-day ? ? (Kit on hanrl not eleartd 10,1.10 dfcfc on hard last year 1S.8T6 (fa?m the Nkw Orleans True Delta, Ifarch 10.] Cirrroa?W# hear of only one small sale, but there >rn come ether negotiation* periling,Nominal stork, eh^lt live of amount In Iruaitu, 11 ,214 TaMCOO.?Nithlftg rifcorttd. Block, 16,110 hbdg T^caug# oflUf Ktfk ? Ooltoil Is 011/j 0 R K H AY, APRIL 28, 1862. JEW ORL /'od Military 9i\d Navz riX ft I ipwRL m if / ^ ?f%*3 & I } U f pi <* ;\ / ifi \^y\/ 0^) - yi-'^cy/ if Jr \ *i|l * XjIf r .PiK^^. \ ^f?PE\RUNGTO V';/ P^^sSl'''"", W? A POINT CU.W-*. pjl f7 _-V-' />.iS;y '?u p.mr irfiLihruORPQinT Uf?$0 /iT(\ll IC FOUND stSLAN0\ty\ lake BORCN EM:m>ku* 'ROOTORS Mm.^<&j?S3S& |va\ ; DUPRE m \ 0 jPBOCTORS VUXG '%$' Wattlepor mm ^ ' *toR * S L E AU ? B (i^m:.AU BRETON lo EN WITH PITCH ?, TUftPENlSlP^ ISAACS OS S THE RIVER ?^?p!SABLE ISLAND

^ %P^P'*0 iSLAN0 ^7 BAY * KiORWONS POINT Jf*&- * 'CHEVAL S A LOUTRE ^^^^^^^&CNrHA?AST PAS, ?A S T PASS l , . ? mi ' pass iswaDBsS^ I atnted abrve, fan befou.d lr the following ml U,jr ' crder;? OFFICIAL? BT Tim </OVMU?OR. onnarm wo, 3< 7. niupQUAKTmi IioriniiNA Mi. ?, 1 Aw. OBanl Orrifi, Nur Oauuaa, March 12,18ti_. / 1 No ?>?ton ?m tinifUir be nhippvl finm the Intor lor if Kir Htato to an y p..let on tb? Mlrnlppi rirer for storage or rala. 2 AU colloR shipped In contravention of the !o "going paragraph of this order, after this data, will be?e hipped at ttir et|* rise of the owner to aonia rwmt in the twrrior. 4. Com m inders of brigade* and regiments will ir? that th1* iT'ler la rigirtg enforced. 5. M v* Jeoeral John L. I-ewls, commanding tha - uir milHIu, will lanoc bis urders accordingly Hv t rier of TI'OH. A. MOOKI',flovamor and Commander lb Chief M Uiuvot, Ailj ianl and Int |actor Casern). THE Rl i.EL nr.FF.1CE8 OF FEW ORLF.A18. THE OLD UNITED STATES FORTIFICATIONS. We bAva r.arutri evidence now tbat Commodiwu Karra gut'a a inadron, which Includes tba mortar f*ai tinder ccism it,l of Commodore Porter, la before New Orleans, and b*n Already brought the Craaaan^Clty agr'a wltli'a the fr.iila of the IHnon. Tba abject for which the expadl lion ?... narmg Men er-c<>inpi lento reeotn >;< > eunret noleiMt?r contraband. In vlow thereof, It will net t>? untnureetu>g m th? puhlio to take n glei.ce et nome of the moi Termidehle works which were pieced by the g? r ernmei.t, before Ibe rebellion broke out, in the vle'.olty *f Mow OrJeene /or the defence of the cliy. B?el lee tlie eertb fortiOoetlene which were thrown up bp the rrbele en either benk of the rlrer below Mew OrleAi}i(wid of whlehwebere no knowledge beyond the feet of their eiletcbee, there ere eight diettnet forte end tun ere uow iUudiug in defence of the ell/, whieh ere ' crlbed oe follow*- ? ponrr jACseov. Fort uockeon kt a* the right or wect benk of the river, louneuletely oppoelte IVirt 81. Philip, end about twenty. tftiuutl ffpmthe hoed of U? poeeee lebdtag Into the ERAI -EANS. ; I J Force*. mono J r v J $iiikiDs aw* i* p 0 ^\(C^Z ".gf\>) BAY or -> -i.<l&; j0SCPH$ PASS CV\W^* -^rrT/iXA/iO Srano bwhd ??$b\ :t/X POINT IP /R^IOTp Pl?D Wllk tggSjSi jfeorfh Mr . <?te$ ! o" JS $0 ? vm ~ *N CROZtEB ISLAND r 5 CftAlE OF WfLES _ .. 10 >3 " Gull of Moilco. Tht* i* alto notion* >wn.il?<l for*, iutendrd to mount on# b mdrod and fifty gvna?thirtyon? of whkh war* Intrndod to hawn bean bnrbvttr When fiMd by tbn robot* II wo* not conplfta, and wo tmvaiio roiifoi to htlmvn It hM vol It* fnll armauient; but tt ! **, nev ritiol' *o, boon aou?l larully otmnjthanod by 'hoPlot# autaorltloa, and its complainant of barbolM gun* placet In puriafa. It ooot U>? Untied Rtatoa noarly a million of dollar*. ond >o capab'e of holding ?t* hundred mon. >Vrt R? Philip and FortJactann ao oomp'oioiy aommand Ilia m**t<Mppl that no rotor! could j*h* Uiom wh.lo they ro tuaintd la operation. tout st. rmi.it. Th.s fort la ituatrd on tho loft or oartbankof tlia MtrtiM.pi-l riror, about *evarty miloa bo low Now orloan* It In a rory strong oaoomntod foi t, am), with !U oua hundred and fifty gun*, oommai.de tho navigation ot it.# r:vor. It wan tximburdod In 181A by Uia Drlilali Tvo mU-v f war, at wbich tlma It waa commanded by Ovoi tun, unc o of Thomas Otorutn Mocr?, tho prooont ft-vemwof I/miatana. Tho robots have put aomo ra I r? upon It, and bora aubotitutod ton columblodo foi tho oamo numbor of tho old guna, hosMoo othorwlm tionglbooiog It* dof??Mble position. It ha* a lower aaf an upper exter' r hntwry, mounting two ty eightgpitu nacta. The (oyer* went paid ror ' te < -oflatraettan iwo bun dred and four thousand dolla-s, and lu armament mi on* hundred and two tbooaand mure. It It e*v?M* ? fM-rth*ntnt alt by. idred men, and to doubt dow containi at l*a*t that n?ia?r. roar imtoerov. * This large foi I la llnmia on (trend T*rr* I*land. at the mouth of Darratertaltay, and cotunitnda the approach to Ntw Orl?ana by the bayou *1 that nam*. It t* ?*ar lb* It* of tb* calabr atad Old UOUt fort. Tbo wort Mood for a number tf yeara la at ?n(lnl?h*d atat*j but after lb* r*bola tali, I It they flnebed ft a* far a* tbolr mean* would parmll, end (ay* It a (nrrleon of not lea* Utan throe ! hundred ia*o. The f*r> If IMf* m* capable *f qpMBtlBg ?? * D. PRICE TWO CENTS. ttfiy wo K""* on parapet wall*. li rout ibo ir?vermT.ei?t im r three hundred thou-mud dollars, Mid no doubl rt* t oonl of noney has b#?>n exjiend-d U|xnt it aluee it ft I iiiU) the hondi of the Union breaker*, to grading the I.rr r?vla; in< platform* for additional g inn, repairing mii ixi-n' quartern, building a drawbridge and completing U.e raugaztpo. PORT P1KK. This is nlo a Cfuoin.iiod for'lllu tl id. nl'iiuted at the H1k<.|. l(<a or North 1'au?, bo?w??*n I,ako Horgno and laka Pool. li.i: ira.n and commands ih antra, re to liio Ink* mi the nMn < h innel to tbeGulf in that direction. It, i " i' id rouditlon whan tl win seized by (be Hist* m .it ritt . but it ban aince boon ntrongtbsnod by sobstK tuts eoi'iinbUdn and seactM't howitzers for tne twenty four jw imdi-rs wi'b wh ch it was in par'. armed. It c:-f. l o.uTy five hnndrel ihoncind dot'ara. is u ib a of m until g forty nine pu- ? aid can gurrtfto. tbroi bundied rifti. Hy the reduction of thi? fortifliiatlou Die tairtinn.ii.le upon u> onr )!>.ot, .nd tho imrt... -e ' c ear to T-ikc Fort, which if iituatc"! tu the rer.r of Vow Or'nins, dl tHiit on iui ' ?,sbd only dx lr.ilea f:um ( .rro! !!, to earb of nblch plao 8 I" .? bn of r I'rord. K.lltV MttlO II I? mi he So. th 1' ?, inUrc ). it! P ritci.i 'rauiacd l'or? if. tf ir,'Ik' th.i ih.oc is. o . vi-' us1 .d end tu it mhi .n, but .tUi i i n,to 'Is r,iUi.ro bad no gv ron? tiled. It wnw into.Med to *ti;>i>"rt an iti inant of to: ty-r no twenty four pounder kuob; but tlw State reduced Uie utonber end en but It t ited columbUi's and bowttzme. It n el four hundred and forty even th'mennd doMaie^and can aoooiiuuod-.U: a garrison of three buni' dyed ntcu. TOWER bt.PRl". 'fine work of defeo- e war built tu command ibe n?vt/ ga: kin of l'ayoti Pupre tnt > I?ih Ilorgne. It \tjs to fio^ or lor ahen ;u the bands of the government, but bad no arm .ment. The i uboU have giv in Jt eight cMnmbtalc and a eutTctont number of men to make Ihcra effLcttvo. TCWKK AT PROCTOK'S I.AKPtNO. Tnmw.'iann unfinished work in Iudtu Birgne, at the end of ib? Mu.tioau Gull R .lirimd Wo have no dtri-et ti f'Aen. tt 1 it< .ft .pominn I* ti ll nrA i.imA It lim bron(lit suUlciuu'.ly mmr completl- n to admit of proper armament. A1TKRY MfcVVEVPS Is Mir 'ho i>nu?r m of 11-yon Illervenuo into Lake IWgue, tn*l commands an .mx'ruiut approach to New Orleans. At tS# rwuptmnement of the year 1W1 it htd eoirons niui 'oil, but was In sotxt c inditioa for their re? plkm. It has sice b -u fully armed and a breast high brick wall built around It. THE MILITARY MOVKMEVTS PREYI0U8 TO THB C \ PTURE. Iliora litre boon several Important military mirtK moiim from time to tiro1 made by G oeral Butler'8j forces that doubtless have rxalls tended to this Lnpor Imtresult.-It will be remembered that Blloxt ha^f iMwui-iuiuMHgioa of by the Puioa troops, and still biter 'hecaptureoLPasa Christian by another section on General Butler's corps. These mow lents bavo, doubtlas;-,hi': much to do with t!ia prc-ont success of o Ti forcos. A Hhilp Tr'and i?ttor ,n .in_oui mat., which roachod" ttonou April 2(1, states tlmt General Williams' brigade I t thei e on the 3d instant for Ne w Orleans. ,J We 'ihiil, however, havo to watt for our advloss byi way of tl.o Utilf and Atlantic for full sarticulars Of UnsNii movements. in tb? New*lirmMH fKuswiw of the ttia uutant m <M. fjllowir . Tliera is a wen sutneouei.-o repart m vown tnis monj' 'nt iU.?i the ioiier.ii hive entirely ovaoua'e-l theJlQf f? eni 'mints ou the Mississippi n?ast, including nttlj Christli.u, fcc. ^ riouh lata, if uue, the object of the eraonatton wad kjj tbe jMirpo a of carrying on tbe fight nearer bona*. THB REBEL SOLDIERY. That'.bare Is but Utile true sympathy with the rtlMlo Hon, even with the m-BUry of Now Orleans, may bw ?..sli> understood from the following paragraphs . Tbe viiole number of muskets In Naw Orleans is opiw inventjou hundred aud one. The First and Second bftl gudra volunteers (or Home Guards) and Beauregard'i favoii'*a," Les Kniaas Perdua," wore id theeMy wham our tut rmant left. The city militia, with tbe Btrat indf Secoud bi igadM, liave been ordered into eamps of Id-1 struct u?this order Including all male whites between' th i a of eighteen aud forly-Ave. When formed In 1 ue :<u' drill and review, ail absent, ea are punished by m I tii.e of ihieo dollars aud forty might hours'ooo Uneatent ! la iho paiish prison. Tie militia are boing armed Oov-nior Moore with pikes 11, teen feet long, having for* niKluli <1 Ftears attached. Tlx; militia In Vow Orleans, >v)th tba First and r?cM\ brigade*, am-innt in the aggregate to twenty Ihnnaaiig] the.ini-jor.ty b--lng Germans, who have bean heard Ut a -y Ikl tin y will not light. On a accond refusal to drill Uioy o,e deel r?d "alien*," and confined to prlann during the co ,iir. nance of the war. Tlie alorea throughout thai city a c olored every af'ternoo? >n order to an'oid ample tnue i r U< illiif the mm. 1 UK CONFEIH?*rE SOLPTKR? The he-1 drilled us well ?a ib? best dresaed regimoal la Ken Odeans la the negro regiment, and prominent amoug thrm - an he keen "Old Jordan," who ta captain of Oomparty A. All I he officer* of thia regiment are colored, Oir in - invil aays ihat the rebel effic-r.i and privates who air.e under hta nolkte arc Cbe m<?t drunken, demor* allre 1 ret he evor saw. Most ?f :ha otneera were drtnh all U.e tlrno uo was ihora. D. W. Ilildreth, proprietor ot U-rt" Chtrltw Hotel, baa a company called the Ilildreth * guard, and la ?a adjutant In one of the Louisiana regitnerta. J.nn-e O. Nixon, proprietor of tba New Orleans C/vtu t?',l?aHoutenantouIuool in Soott's cavalry company, mow "Bii.vt into ard'h n.-rs" answered uim requisition. 4 Tin "daring chivalry" of the Smith la strikingly ex emp dh-d tu 'he bearing of Han .regard's pet company uk. ".-ilJ viuj, occasion:? . beaore nrd, through a letter transmitted by bta at*9 aurpeon, nr. Choppta, d.o-nn.llug an immediate rents fore- m- ui of f?,0?( inn.t from New O. Irene, Informed tba int'itary cf thnt citjr that lh?.-y must hasten to Oolumbua ato- oa, an that point was the oin.ed--.ato key of the lllerlx-lppl- The Ktret and Rocon I brigados wore thereupon C'lle-i -ml, and lleaurogmrd'e letter was read to ttvin by Governor Moore; but with ibe exception of at>? t in "o hundred, the) refueed to comply with die requiaiUoi. Ut t u or tub roBTirioaTtoNB around ??? ouum. tjiaro are n>n,*k#d batlehuf on either aide of Ute rirtr^ . ? ii? -in^l. k ti ?i *?.. n.iiii tm Ilia Oil' Oiling Olgilt ruiiaa. i>nn ....... _ ^ form of toenglee, b >m to bM?. Th.i rebela Urt tbrowfe eha.us acroea the river, wh.oh iri heU by r?fte it m?V end,and then anchored. Tbiy i;n have rnfta loadei whit turpentine In reedtneM to um against U?o eoMlorft of tiw Union, by dueling them, wbou mi on Are, In uro4? |inity to Uio Union loot. Within about nine aile* of tbo oily f Now Orteine, or the ottl bittle (jroun-l of tho last wcr wltb England, themIp n fintlfloulon extending from the river t<> the lek# aud tb?< Meitcau Gulf Railroe-i. 'ibis fortlflentlon 1* built on n ndge, and after It crneest the Mexican Untf lUllrand if eraergv? Into* ewatnp, whore It kit Interrupted, end kg. in ootmnrne<* on the other side, where the Loelelana raoO oooreo formerly wne, exten ling to th? iebe. Tbia forth Beat Ion mounta forty-tw? gone, eover ?f ef wblob wer^ ?pue?t one night by the Union loldler* while tbeien'1 ^ neiM were "on duty." ?* V Within kbent fmir to eix mile* of New Orleane, neat * A'g i-re, wh'ch l? altu.it J on n i vul b *k of tbe river,' two forte era now boilf, large enough to hold from two. ve to fifteen gun* reel'. there le en lnfeo?iimeo? thrown up nptwilfe the Mint, on the levee or bank of tbe river, mounting ">ne goo, but four guns oeu he worgfd , with fuc.i ty there. ,? , At Otrrollten, dee mil-* nhoye the ally, ere twofo-tl* . flre'ion*. riiend'ig vrnee to Keimervllle, theme to ibn , I Jsikcon Ritlroad, Ion mllw nrom tho oily, and o* M tit* . I 1 t (). .' rnor Mooro, whon ftIM upon by tbo OMmaf , (toe oil of K*w OtImum in rf?or<l I* tb i d*iton??**r tb* ! cltv ?Uto<i U> th?" n>*? "b* dM Imow what lo un in ili.? aa bo *? n*i compotaat to ftiilb*y?*i| tH? lit bold." THE PROGRESS OP THE PIOHT. Th? Mlowinf rnporta Indtoat* tbo progroaa W tfaa flfht:? ,, "* TBI MWURTOIWT 07 W7W ORbRAWb?AW>r?*r, MRRRIMAO. ' . ' fi'rwn tbo 7atrr*tov??txprooo AprDMI 'i Official doonoichoo art ou|d id 7 ?o boo* '7*ffi<frd J ffbotmmm oh hm# pa?B] > "

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