12 Ekim 1861 Tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 1

12 Ekim 1861 tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. WHOLE NO. 9163. NEW YORK, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1861. PRICE TWO CENTS. THE REBELLION Active War Movements of the Western States. Enrolment of the Arm Bearing Population of Iowa. Honey and Arms Assigned to Illinois. OFFICIAL ADVICES FROM THE GULF. The Southern Coast Blockaded from the Florida Reefs to Galveston. Fort Pickens Beady to Attack Pensacola. Attempt of lebel Steamers to Bon the Bloekadc at Fortress Monroe. Defeat ef a Rebel Party Near Hillsboro, Kentucky* Particular* of Gen. Reynolds' Vic tory in Western Virginia, Ao<? 40-i 4c. OUR SPECIAL WASHINGTON DESPATCHES. Washington, Oct. 11,1801. AFFAIRS ALONG TBI UNION LINES. there to no change Id the position or General Smith's 4toMon, excepting that be has removed his headquarters (0 Smoot's House, one and a half mile from LswiusviUe. General McCalls headquarters are at the tavern in iMgley's, and his division occupies the line of Little Bock tarnpike to Prospect Hill. There are but few houses In Lewinsville,and these are deserted. On the day our forces advanced to that village our skir mishers surprised a cavalry picket guard at the Cross Beads, and succeeded in killing two of them, the others General McCall and staff visited to day all tho outposts beyond the Chain Bride, including Lewinsville, and made ? reoonnolssance of the section of country lying between Lewinsville and Fall's Church, returning late at night. The rebel cavalry picket* made their app?aranco this morning about a mile from Lewinsville, but soon retired. Our pickets stationed near Prospect Hill wero driven in Isat night by the rebels in force; their object being doubt less to asoertaln the position of our advance. General McClcllan, attended by a portion of his staff and his body guard, crossed the river early this morning, and Made a tour of inspection of the forces on the other side snd the outer pickets along the line, returning late this afternoon. All our troops are in a comfortable condition; those Who recently changed their positions being tented and their general wants supplied. The above Is all that could be gleaned in a rido of About fifty miles to-day. All was quiet along the lines of the army of the Potomac ?p In eleven o'clock. AFFAIRS ON THE LOWER POTOMAC. AH is quiet down the Potomac. There are no Indica tions of life about the rebol batteries. THE MINNESOTA TROOPS AND THEIR COMMANDERS. Governor Kamsay, of Minnesota, who has been here for ?ome weeks, attending to tho aflkirs of that State in con nection with military matters, has appointed Napoleon J. T. Dana, a graduate of West Point, Colonel of the First Minnesota regiment, in the place of Colonel Willis A. Gor man, promoted Brigadier General; Horatio P. Van Cleve, also a graduate of West Point, is Colonel of the Second, nnd Stephen Miller, Colonel of tho Third. Tho Colonel of the Fourth regiment has not yet been appointed. ( nils young and distant State, one of whose regiments was among the few who won laurels in the battle of Bull run, has responded nobly to the call for voluuteers. Be tides defending her own extensive Indian frontier, Minne nota has already raised over five thousand volunteers, out of a population of only one hundred and seventy thousand. There are two Infantry regiments already mustered Into service, and two others organizing, one regiment of cavalry, and one company of Berdan's sharpshooters. This contribution of live thousand one hundred uion is tnncb more than the quota of tho five hundred thousand volunteers apportioned to Minnesota. The half-broedB of the Red river country, the famous buflalo hunters, arc ?xpected to be enrolled as recruits to tlio Minnesota cavalry. MONET AND WAR MUNITIONS FOR ILLINOIS. Governor Yates and Hon. Win. Kellogg, of Illinois, have Obtained from the government, for tho armamont of that State, one million of dollars, fourteen b:itterios of James' rifled cannon, six thousands muskets, and llvo hundred rifles. ARMING OF ALL THE ABLE BODIED HEN OF IOWA. The following circular has boon issued by the Governor ?flows. It is worthy of tho attention of ail tho border States. Recent events in Kentucky and Missouri demon* ?trato the necessity for such preparation in the adjoining States as Governor Kirk wo: d proposes for Iowa. The Homo Guard of Indiana has already found occasion for active duty In the field, and its services are of incalculable benefit In strengthening the liands of the Union men of Kentucky. This circular of the Iowa Governor is sogges tlve to the people of tho other border States:? Exkcittvk Office, Iowa, Oct. 3,1801. Snt?The present ooudition of affairs in Missouri is such as to render it prudent for us in Iowa to bo prepared for possible reverses tnere. Should the rebels gain (he battle Boon to be fought thero, it is not improbable they may endeavor to enter our State. We should be prepared to meet this euiorgeticy. Tu this end two things are neooe sary?organization and urms. In order to ef fect an organization in your county, you are hereby appointed to organizo into companies and regiments all able Lwdied men in your county !i;(blo to perform military duty, under Chapter 17, of the acts of the extra session of 1861. These compa nies and regiments, as thus organized, ire only lor tho do.ence of the Aate, anil cannot be transferred, as suet), to tho service of tho United .States. If, however,compa nies are organized in your county for United Stales ser vice, you will uot iuterfero with such organizations, but afford thi m all proper facilities. Keport to tbe Adjutant General, at Davenport,each regiment ss soon as organized, and commissions will be foi warded. You will iiereelve by the law that companies may consist of not less than forty or more than one hundred meu Endeavor tu tiavo each company tilled to tbe highest number. As you are aware, the State it> not properly armed, nor can at ms bo had at present by the State, Under tlieso clrcustaucea, you will require every man in your comity having private arm5" to ro[H>rt the number and kind of arms ho has. Double barrelled sli"t guns and hunting ri fles, although not the best, are good arms In the bands of brave mon. If arms of this kind are in tho hands of per sons in whose families there are uot men liable to military duty, you will have such appraised and receipted for in the name of tho State, to be paid for if lost or injured or not returned, and when you deliver tho sumo to any com pany , take bond for tho samo from the captain at the ap praised value, keeping a correct list to show the owner of each arm and the captain to wbom delivered. The cap tain will take from the privates to whom arms are thus delivered bonds for tbe same. Of each regiment thus orgauizod, two companies may be mounted men, or two companies of mounted men may be attached to each regiment. Tiio force thus organized is strictly for the defence of the state?for the def< nee of tbe property and homes of Its m 'mbers. Every man must furnish liis own clothing, horse and equipments. and all will hold themselves iu readiness to march at a moment's notice. As soon as a regiment Is organized you may call It together for one day's drill, and then dismiss iho men, afi<-r having p r fiitod arrangements for calling them together agaiu with the least possible delay lu riae of emergency. Understaul for yourself, and have all otht-in r.nder at and, that the work hereby enjoined is sim<. tally for your and tholr own protection, and let your action bit prompt, derldod and earnest. SAMUEL J. K1RKWOOD. N. B. Uakkr, Adjutant General. TDK PATRIOTISM OP TUB NORTHWESTERN STATES. The Northwestern States have sot a splendid example of patriotism to those upon the Eastern seaboard. Out of a population of eight hundrod thousand, Michigan has furnished sixteen regiments for the war. The sample we havo hero shows them to bo among the very best troops In tho service. TUB ARM-BJEAIUNO POPULATION Of NEW YORK AND PENNSYLVANIA. While tho male portion of the population of New York State, between tho ages of eighteen and forty-live, capa ble of bearing arms, is 766,344, that of tho Stale of Penn sylvania is 670,000. GENERAL CAMERON'S MISSION TO TlIE WEST. General Camoron, Secretary of War, instead of having gone simply to Pittsburg to exaiume tho capacity of th0 cannon foundry there, has gone to St. Louis to attend per. sonally to the public Interests In that section. He Is ac companied by Attorney General Bates. DEPARTURE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OP THE ARMY FOR NEW YORK. General Marcy, Ius|>cctor General of the federal Army of the Potomac, left the city to-day for New York upon important public business. THIS DISPOSITION OF STATE SUPPLIES FOR VOLUN TEERS. The following order was Issued to-day from the Adjutant General's office:? Supplies furnished by particular States for their volun teers in Ike service of tho United States, will be turned over to tho proper staff deportment of tho army, and issued according to law and regulation to the troops of the States for which they were specially intended; but as such supplies will eventually be charged to tho Uulted States, any that may remain in excess of the regulation of allowances may, when so directed by tho General com manding, be issued to any other troops in the service of tho United States standing in noed of them. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PERSONS WISHING TO YI8IT THE CAMPS. For the Information of many persons who come, at a great sacrifice of timo, money and personal comfort to Washington, for the purpose of visiting tholr relatives in the army on the Virginia sido of tho Potomac, It is pro' per to state that, as Gen. McClellan considers such visits inconsistent with the good of the soldiers, as well as prejudicial to the snccees of the army general ly, he has, by positive orders, refused passes The constant communication of families with tholr bro. thers, husbands and sons is prevented by the refusal, which in many instances Is tho occasion of much painfu] embarrassment to tho officer in charge as well as to those who, after reaching Washington, are without the means of providing for their comfort. Many visit the city merely through curiosity; but they incur needless ex pense, as It cannot bo gratified. No passes arc granted, exoepting in extreme eases where It is i>oeitlvely no ccssary. NEWS FROM THE GULF SQITADRON?THE GULF PORTS STRICTLY BLOCKADED?FORT PICKENS READY TO ATTACK PENSACOLA. The last news from the Gulf squadron left Commander McKean, who succeeded Commander Merrine, on board tho Niagara, which is now the flag ship of the squadron> instead of tho Colorado, off Pass a l'Outro. Commander McKean was making active preparations for the completo closing up of the Mississippi, lib would then move from that position to l'ensaoola, the Colorado taking the place of the Niagara. The late storm did very little damage to the licet. Commander Mervino, whoso departure *u much re gretted by the whole fleet, intended to ask a court or inquiry, but there was apparently no disposition on the part of tho government to censure him. He is one of the oldest captains in the ecrvico. The whole coast from Galveston to Florida reefs was completely blockaded. Fort Pickens Is prepared to attack Pensacola, Forts Mc Rae and Barrancas, and hold them. There is no doubt in the opinion of the best officers there that the pluce can be taken without serious difficulty. THE KEBEL LOS8ES IN THE RECENT SKIRMISHES. Tho Richmond papers are trying assiduously to conceal, not only their losses and cowardice in the reccnt skir mishes, but also the forces that retired before our ad vance upon Lewinsville; but their deserted camps in that vicinity betrays the fact that they had recently been oc" cupied by a force of from ton to twenty thousand men. ARMY APPOINTMENTS. Captain Thomas J. Wood aud Lioutenant Colonel Rich ard W. Johnson, both of Kentucky, and attached to the United States cavalry, were to-day appointed Brigadier Generals of Volunteers, and assigned to command under Major General Sherman, in that State. Capt. Von Vegesak, a Swedish baron, who has volun teered his services to our government, has been appointed aid to Major General Wool. Captain Averill, United States Army, has boon placed in command of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, l&to Young's Kentucky Cavalry. Captain Barker, of the McClellan Dragoons, hns been promoted to a Major, and authorized to increase his com pany to a squadron. THE NAVY. The Harriet Lane is about to take on board a heavy ar mament of thirty-two pounders. The Pensacola, though drawing seventeen foet of water, reached Alexandria without the least difficulty. Sho now 1 ies off that city. Tho R. B. Forbes lies in the channel, wailing orders. Tho Pawnee, Pocalioutiis and Seminole aro now in the hands of workmen, undergoing repairs, changing arma ment, &c. Paymaster H. II. Pangborn, detached from the United States steamer Rhodo Islund, ;md ordered to Wasbinton, is to be ordered to a larger vessel, tho Brooklyn or San Jacinto. He is tho youngest full Paymaster In tho navy APPOINTMENTS IN THE REVENUE SERVICE. Tbo following appointments Lavo been made in tho revenue service:? A. A. Fengar, of Connecticut, First Lieutenant. E. A. Freeman, of Massachusetts, and S. C. Colosbury, of Pennsylvania, Second Lieutenants. Jos. J. Whitcoinb, of Massacusatts, A. G. Cary and C, E. Webster, of New York, Third Lieutenants. IMPORTANT DECISION OK TUB SECRETARY OF TQE TREASURY. The Secretary ftf the Treasury has made tho following decision of questions arising upon appeals from the de cisions of Collectors of customs at Boston and New York, under the Tariff act, of last March:? An articlo known as burlap, b"lng a manufacture of jute, and being of tho value of thirty cents or undor per square yard, was properly charged with duly, twenty - flve centum ad valorem. The duty on gin under first proof should be nsse-sed ac cording to the following; proviso, namely:?On all spirit ous liquors as not enumerated, thirty-three and one third per centum ad valorem. The term not enu. mcrated must be understood to mean all spirituous liquors for which no other provision is made of less strength than that of first proof. The duty of twenty per centum ad valorem was properly assessed on pipe clay, gas retorts, they not being, it is believed, commercially known and recognized as stone ware within the meaning of the law. Worste 1 fabrics were claimed by certain ap. pellants entitled to entry at the rato of twenty per centum; but the Secretary of tho Treasury decides that they were properly charged with duty of thirty centum, the act of Mareh, 1661, not making, as a general fact, a distinction between woollen and worsted fabrics, but embracing them all under the terms of woollen and wool. TILE CONTRACT INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE. Representatives Steele, of New Jersey, and Dawes, of MMsacbul tts, have arrived hero. They aro membors of the House committee appointed during the late sessiou of Congress to investigate ail contracts mudo by tho government. After transacting somo business at tho War and Treasury departments, they left tho city this afternoon for St. Louis. One of their fellow committee men is awaiting them there. Tho government has af forded every facility fur the investigation, and it Is known that the action of tho committee thus far has been highly beneficial to tho pecuniary Interests of the country. THE BOSTON POST OFFICE. Everett Saltonstall left for Boston to day, with the legal papers authorizing the removal of tlie Boston Pi'St Offlco back from Summer street to State street. Tho battle has been waged for about two years, and bos been a fight between roal estate owners in the two streets, State street having tho inside track to ?lute. Thero la prospect of still auoilior ohange, Boylstou Market being the point designated. FINANCIAL AFFA1R8. Brokers and bankers say tho money market is easier now than it has beeu at any other time within tho past ton years. CUSTOM nOUSB ATTOINTMKNTH. The following Custom House appointments wero made to-day:? Warren Thornbury, Surveyor at Paducah, Ky., in the place of Wm. Nolan, removod. Win. L. Ashmoro, Collector at Burlington, N. J. DKPARTUKK OF TUB PRESIDENT'S PRIVATE SECRETARY FOR ILLINIOS. Mr. Nicolay, the Private Secretary of the President, has gono to Illinois, on account of continued ill health. Mr. Hay, Assistant Secretary, will assume tho position of Private Secretary in his absence. NEWS FROM GEN. BANKS' ARMY. D^unistowm, Md., Oct. 9,1S61. Several movements by regiments in ilctuil have trans pired within th> past fow days, and it is the impression of outsider that' jhor movements are ia contemplation' Everything connected with the goverumout of General Ranks'and General Stone's command is conducted with the utmost secrecy, and tho most anxious " searchers after knowledge" cannot obtain any reliable Intelligence in advance. This, of course, is a serious disappointment to those who would divulge contemplated movements, re gardless of tho welfare and interest of our country aud its government. A serious and tragical affair occurred last Monday night at the temporary encampment of the Fifth Connecticut regiment. During the turmoil of pitching tents and preparing supper in the midst of a terrific storm, an unprincipled speculator smuggled a hogshead of liquor into the lines, and before detected by the officers enough of his poisonous compound had been dispensed to create the greatest disturbance. During the reign of its influence an affray occurred, in which one citizen was killed, two or thrco wounded, and several cattle and horses shot. On the facts transpiring General Banks issued an order for all tho liquor within the limits of our pickets to be indiscriminately destroyed, and those found selling tt to be arrested. To-day an -'enterprising" individual named Joseph Trail succeeded In concealing a barrel in tho woods, and supplied it to passing soldiers, near 8aithersburg. Adju tant Stone and Surgeon Pinion, of the Nineteenth New York, ferreted out the fellow, arrested him and turned him over to the care of Provost Marshal Stone. His Til. lamous beverage was destroyed on the spot. General Williams, an officer in the Mexican war, has been ordered to the command of the Third brigade. NEWS FROM FORTRESS MONROE. ATTUU'T OK HKAEL BTVAMEH8 TO Kl'N TBJ1 BLOCK* ADS. Kohtrbss Monrok, Oct. 10,1 Via BALnMORi, Oct. 11, 1801. / Commodore Goldsborough arrived hero from Washing ton this morning. There wu an a'arm on the Roads last night, which was the darkest and stormiest of the season. T?ro robol steamers came down, doubtless with the intention of ^attempting to ruu the blockade, but withdrew when they found that they had been observed. NEWS FROM WESTERN VIRGINIA. G a lupous, Ohio, Oct. 11,1801. Hie steamer Izetta, laden with government property, left here this morning, destined for Camp Fnyart, on the Kanawha river, and when opposite to Red House Shoals, which is thirty miles abovo Point Pleasant, was flred Into by one hundred rebel cavalry from the south bank of the river, and ordered to land. Copt. Windsor aucoeeded in turning bis boat down the stream, and escaped, roaching here this afternoon. The balls passed through tbo pilot house, cabin and engine room, but no person wos Injurod. The government steamer Silver Lake la supposed to have been enptured by the rebel*. Reports are rifo that a large body of rebels are ad vancing towards the river to cut ot General Rococrana' supplies. OUR PHILADELPHIA CORRESPONDENCE. Philadiu'hu, Oct. 11,1861. A Rebel Emissary Upon Bit Travel*?1he Government De Mines Outwitted?Order for Hit 1 ncarceraiion in Fort Lafayette?A 'rival a Prize Vessel?A Steam Revenue Cutter for the Delaware?Forfeiture! and Sales of Rcltl Vessels and Goods, de., rfe. A very shrewd rebel emissary was arrested to-day at the American Hotel, where he had entered his namo eg an arrival from Richmond, Va. The United States Mar shal having refused to order his arrest, detective Benja min Franklin took him In custody. Ho is a New Eng lander, and has a family at this time rosidlng at Bridge water, Mass., whither ho was going. J. W. Packard, the party referred to, accompanied Sloar & Co. to Richmond, and bccamo foreman of their cannon primer, cap and friction tube factory. His hostility to the government was notorious, but having many frauds at the North he was Judged the best man to send hither to procure infor mation, and, if possible, certain military articles, at this time in urgent demand. He left Richmond ou the 17th of September, and the Confederate government (uissod him westward to Nashville and Bowling Green, f rom the latter place he made his way on horseback to Coving ton, Kentucky, where he went through an enthusiastic role at the sight of the American flag, and had tho samo reported, with an account of his heroisms and hair breadth escapes, In the Cincinnati Gazette. His plans were well laid. Ho intended to announce himself everywhere as a fugitive Unionist, mid make his way direct to Washington with information of the rcb"l numbers, positions and plans.. These he would rc|>ort to headquarters, and, becoming at onco beyond suspicion, penetrato our lines, make i bsorv.itions of the country, and return at the ourliost opportunity through Kentucky to Richmond. His story excited much interest and sympathy, and last week he reached Ho risburg, on his route eastward, and took tho Baltimore Central lino for Washington. Ho reported himself at once to tho Provost Marshal, whoso deteetivos examined hitn and took copious notes of his statements. He remained at the National Hotel three days, enjoying all government oourtesies, and had cheeked his baggage through to New York, and stopped overnight in Philadelphia when arrested. No correspondence was found upon him, but more gold than a Btripjied and needy fugitivo generally possei-BCs. He lock the arrest stoic ally, and ?t once telegraphed to Washington, where he presumed his plan had boen successful, asking to here leased. An order had been previously received, however, directing him to bo committed to Fort Lafayette, whero he will go to-niglit or to-morrow, unless the oider should be ooun termaudod. Packard is about thirty two years of are, with an abundance of nerve and full of expedients. His schcme, however, h id preceded him from Richmond, and the evidence is said to be sufficient to confirm him as a spy. He Intended to make arrangements for the pur chase of tine coil wire, for telegraphii.g, an article greatly needed by tho rebels. The prize vessel Mecca arrived nt the Navy Yard to day, having attempted to run llio blockade off Hatteras. The captain, seeing a cruisor standing in towards the Inlet, ran under her guns and went on board, protesting thut he did not intend to run tbo blockade. The story was n"t pluusible and the vessel was se zed. The Collector of this port Invites proposal* for a steam revenue cutter, to plv on the Delaware Bay between the Capes and Fort Delaware. It is to be o! 150 tors burthen, and to bo manned by forty men. The pres< ut revenuo cutter is a sailing vessel that recently made Uii.ty mil< a in forty-eight hours, and had to l,o repaired afterwards. No steam cutter has ever been permanently placed upon this river. Tho schooner .laue R. Barker,one-eighth owned in North Carolina, was seized by tho Surveyor to day. NEW VESSELS CHARTERED BY THE GOV ERNMENT. Tho steamship I/)cust Point, now lying at the foot of Canal street, has been chartered by govcrnmeut. She is now taking in stores. Tho steamship Daniel Webster, lying at pier No. 3 North river, has also been chartered. She lias a full cargo of water ia casks. THE CASE OF COLONEL RANKIN. Toroxto, Oct. 11,1861. Contrary to expectations, although the Rankin case came up before tho magistrates and was concluded, the decision was postponed till to morrow. PRESENTATION OF A STAND OF COLORS TO THE TWENTIETH REGIMENT. Pot'onrapsix, Oct. 11,1861. The Twentieth regiment, Colonel Plait, visited Pough keepsie to day. They were received by the Kllswnrth Greys, headed by the Seventh Regiment Band. They wore presented with a stand of colors by the ladles of Poughkeepsle,end a splendid flag by Mrs. James Winslow. A good dinner was furnished by tbo citizens, and they returned to camp this afternoon. IMPORTANT FROM MISSOURI. NEWS FROM JEFFERSON CITY. B0OOT1NO OK A SOLDIER DV A PROVOST MARSHAL? UKKAT KXCITEXKNT A MONO T11K SOLDIERS. jBrtlRsoN Criv, M<>., Oct. 10, lilGI. Lieutenant Colonel Brown, of th" Sveoth Missouri regfc ment, Provost Marshal at Tipon, shot a private of tho Sixth Missouri regiment this morning. The Lieutenant Colonel ordered tho prlvaio to lay down somo boards he wns tearing from a fence, an I upon his refusing to do so flrcd at him, killing him ir '.inlly. The affair created the must lateen.' excitt'tnoi among the soldiors. Tho Second an 1 Slxt'i Missouri reinunts rushed to arms, and dem inilcil thai I.ieute: ml Colonel Brown be delivered up t<> them. A park of a tiliery was drawn out In front of the 1'rovost M il shal's e.i'loA, mid Brown was threatening to lire upon tho mi.i n w soldicrB wlieu the train left. A scout bus lust arrived hero from Springfield, and re ports at headquarters that there are only 1,000 rebels at tliatpliire. Ke also teamed that Ben. McCulloch was at Camp Jackson, with only 1&0 men, waiting for reinforce ments from Arkansas. A large party of McCulloch's force, who were with him at the battlo of Wilson's Creek> were with (itinera! l'rice at Lexington, and tliu rent are with General Hardee. Ren. McCulloch expects to Join Uoneral t'rico at Sac river about the 20th Instant, and the combined forces thun expect to march on Jetfrrsou City. This information 1s believed to be entirely reliable. MEETING OF TIIE MISSOURI STATE CON VENTION. St. Loci*, Oct. 11.1M1. The State Convention met here Ibis morning,and, a quo. rum being present, procotdod to business. A resolution was adopted authorizing tho chair to'ap. point five committees to report on the various subjects for tho action of tho Convention, viz.:?Military, Officers, Elections, Ways and Means and Revenue. In the aflernot a session of the Convention, among tlia number of resolutions offered to the various committers, was tho following, by Mr. Hitchcock:? Resolved, That the Committee on Ways and Moans be instructed to consider tho expediency of action by this Convention for the purp< so of conAscatnig the property of all citizens, residents, or persons in tho Mate, who shall, after the expiration of a reasonable time, bo found aiding or abetting tbo rebellion now on foot within Its borders, and for the application of all property so confiscated:?First, to reimburse loyal citizens of the State for losses sustain ed by them in support of the national and Stato govern incuts; and, second, the use of the State, and that tho committee report by ordinance or otherwise. Mr. Howcli. moved to reject the resolution at once, stating that ho did not wish such a resolution to come be fore the committee of whicli tie was a member, even for consideration. The motion 10 reject wa? lost?ayes 22, noes 28. Mr. Howii.l then resigned bis place on the committee, and his place wag filled by Mr. Irwin. Governor Gamble's message to the Convention asks for amoro simple and efficient military law than now exists, and recommends prompt measures to provide means to carry on the State government and meet tho present extraordinary emergencies. Tho postponement of tjie State election, ordered by the

last session of the Convention, and as, in consequence of such postponement.Ins own term of office would con tinue longer than w.is . i ntemplmted, he suggested the appointment of some pci sou to discharge the executive duties during the prolonged period that will elapse before an election can be had. MOVEMENTS OP SECRETARY CAMERON. Sr. LOOM, October 11, 1861. Secretary Cameron aud Adjutant General Thomas arrived lierc this morning. It is understood they came on busiuess connected with tho Department of the West, and will remain some days. A salu)e or fifteen gnus were fired In honor of Secre tary Cameron and Adjutant General Thomas at the Arsenal tbis evening. INPORTANT FROM KENTUCKY. MOVEMENTS OP THE HOSTILE FORCES DEFEAT OP THE REBELS AT HILLSBORO. Ctscunun, Oct. 11,1861. A special despatch from Indianapolis to the Cnmmercia' says:? The news from Kentucky Is encouraging. Our forcos are constantly increasing and the rebels are becoming discouraged. Many of Buckner's mon are without arms sad shoes, and only a few are uniformed. Enlisting is progressing rapidly. Kontuckians arc com ing up to the work manfully. Colonel Ilawkin*' Kentucky regiment has occupied Owensburg, and Judge Williams is rapidly Oiling up a regiment in the First diEtrict, which was formerly the secession hotbed. The Cummercial't Flemingsburg (Kentucky) correspond ent says a messenger from Hilleboro lias arrived, stating that a company of rebels, 300 strong, under the command of Capt. Holliday, of Nicholas county, were advancing on Iliilsboro for the purposo of burning tho place and at tacking Kletnlngsburg. Lieutenants Sadler and Sergeant were despatched, with fifty Home Guards (Union), to inter cept them. The enemy v. as found two miles beyond Iliils boro, encamped in a barn. Our men opened Ore on them causing them to (ly in all directions. The engagement lasted about twenty minutes. We captured one hundred and twenty seven Enfield rifles, a large number of sabrcs< pistols, bowio knives and cavalry accoutrements. Our loss is three killed aud two wounded. GENERAL ANDERSON'S REMOVAL. HCAUQUAKIKU* lflrARIMENT OK THIS ClUBKRI A*D, 1 Lormviujt, Ky., Oct. 8,1861. J The following telegraphic order was received yesterday nt these headquarters:? Brigadier General ANDERSON:? Togivo you rest necessary to restoration of health, call brigadier General Sherman to command the Depart ment of tho Cumberland. Turn over to him your in structions, and report hero iti p r.scn as soon as you n.ay without retarding your recovery. W1NFIELD SCOTT. WashinuTO.*, 1). Oct. 6, 1861. In obedience to the above order I hereby relinquish tho command uf this department to Brigadier General Sher man. Regretting deeply the nee. ssity which rendergthis st p proper, I do it with less reluctance because my sue cessor, Brigadier General Sherman, i- .the man I had so- I lei ted for th.it purp< eo. God grant that he may bo the m ansot delivering this department Irom tho marauding ' ands who, under the guise of relieving and b friending ! entucky, arc doing all the Injury they can to those who , will not join them in their accursed warfare. ROBERT ANDERSON, Brigadier General U. 8. A.,commanding. ARRIVAL OF PRIZE SCHOONERS IN PHILA- i DELPHI A. pRit.Anci.rnu, Oct. 11,1861. | The schooners Ocean Wave, Harriet Ryan and Mecca , have been brought as prizes from Hattera* lulet to the Navy Yard. DEPARTURE OF GUNBOATS FROM BOSTON. Boston, Out. 11, 1861. The United State* gunboats W. G. Anderson, King fisher and l-.than Allen sailed from below to-day. BULL RUN AMONG CAVALRY HORSES. A frightful stamped ? of cavalry horses occuri< d alSt. Charles, Mo.. ?>n the 3d Inst. It appears that Colonel Merrill's First Missouri regiment ot horses was on its way to reinforce Fremont, and quartered for the night .it Ht. Charles. About ten o'clock the horses of Captain Charles Hunt's company became frightened and broke loose. The panic was shared by the others, and soon fourteen hundred horses, maddened with fear, went rush log into the encampmm.1, treading tents and men iato the carltl, and creating a so no of unparalleled excitement. Twelve men are kn wn to have been frightful!} mangled, and probably fatally. A REBEL STAMPEDE. The retrea' from Lond< n i? d -scribod as exceedingly luiii' roiis. A lo ci; of sixty cavalry went down from Garrard's camp and made a furious attack on their out posts. The whole ton.maud at. once stampeded, and thus, contrary to the usual Con federate scale fur estimat ing the valor and capacity of their braves, sixty Ken- | t icki itis put to flight seventeen hundred' rebel infantry I and four hundred -.avalry. which is ascertained to h ive been thi force Zulilcoiiur tin u had at London I Shall we : he ir any more of panics at liull run and ilroad of Black Horse c tvalry al ter that? j PLACING BOSTON IIAKBOR IN A STATE OF DEFENCE. The number of guns being placed upon tho three forts In the harbor of Boston is about one hundred and twenty. Of these, eighty will be mounted al Fort Warren. A pro portionate number i f th so arc of heavy calibre, some of them being eight Mich oolumbiada. Eighteen or twenty will be placed upon Fort Winlhrop, and about the earn > I number u|>on Fort lndei endence. making the full number i of seven's tive upon the last named fortification. The de fences i the harbor will th n be in agool condition; bit In c.ise ol cm ? ency thuie is umple soaco u|*n Fort Warren foi netrly two hundred and fifty guns. Although much ainaller th.ui some of the f>rls upon the c mat, this fort, Trom its position and the charactar of Its works, is equal to any iu its rapacity for protection and defence. THE BATTLE CM THE MOUNTAINS. Gen* Reynold*' Vl< lory Over the Emmy? The Forces Um.ut. ed?The Killed and Wounded, tic [Correspond-nee of ilia Cincinnati Times ) C,i*.,r M 'i ntain Hi MMri,Oct. 4, 1861. Wo have had a fi^tit, and a Splendid ono. Altli?>i>t;h In tended only us a reoonuolneance In force, It resulted In & hull Iboiiio achioveuiet I. isarly yesterday morning, Gen eral Reynolds and stall, eHOortOU by Bracken's cavalry, arrived in camp, and shortly after an onlor to prepare two day*' rations created excitement and cheerfulness M camp. The meu wore coi lldont they wore to have a 0 hi, and it put thom In the beat of pood humor. Knap sucks wero repacked, hitvergu..ks aud cartridge boxes tilled, and arms overhauled and brightened to the highest polish. Each regiment to be used on the occasion re ceived marching orders, all of which were for the night. 'Ihe men were ordered to retire early, and get sleep; but little sleep was there In camp that right. Officers and men shared ullko in the excitement and the gladness at the prospect of a light. LKAY1NU CAMP. Tin.k.s o'Clock at Niairr. At ten o'clook, "Hail Columbia" floated sweeWy over the camp. It came from the quarters of tho Thirty sixth nhio, Colonel Ford, encamp, d on tho i>eak of ono <>f the summits of the camp. A fow miuutea alter, tho heavy traiup ol men was heard, and the Thirty second were seru in tho dark, moving along an the advance of the movement It was accompanied by a detachment of cavalry, and a piece from liuum's Virginia batlriy They were guided by A. F. Nicholas, the brave and daring Illinois scout. Then there was quiet tu camp, but not a long .pilot. At half p?st eleven first one hillside and then another |?.ured forth its rolninn of armed men A line ?** formed on Ihe roud, and at midnight precisely the Ninth Imtiaus, Oul. Milroy; ttie Fourteenth Indiana Oil Kimbto aud the Twenty fourth Ohio, Col Amnion, moved oft In the order named. A half hour later and (lie Seventeenth Indiana, 1 1 t t'.il Wilder commanding. < apt iMMkl celebrated Mi< lit) <<ii artUleiy, (he Fourteenth Indiana, lloweabal let y of regular artillery, a detainment ?f cavalry, aad one (uii of Iteum t Virginia bait cry rallied down U? mountain. Then there was quiet aga ? .? the mo .nl.iiD, during which jow reporter was ?? sliH tu t?k. . rt >.?, m the o|M>n air. b<-ii>re a lug tii. li mm nine. ? 'k ?l.eti Hi. Fiiaiiisuf a aeft red Irusa a issil, erf the tartan! up!tsuig of ton Ut-.m m4 ii. i> 'iwiHitee >.,y >H |i In IbedUB l*hl ?'f a '' ri # a? I ? M ?. ?. |NUlM* feilMll.g Iv l ail tlm a ? Kill J (teal reg ularity neer the lei#? ?"?k? ?imiiaja I side In s lew ?snei ?? <h? 14 ww*fc Mte. * >aa? I Wagner Mae 1 ?<-? * i >? ma ? .-.< *#a i Ka-liardw* i-n w.??ei < u? . a t> eneley. IV ?e > ? > ??* ?? column, and wer. I >. utMSWamSm* witsmi m w icim ot cwrvt All lh< re|riuwuw fasg Mm* m ?>< !?? Mat ? new and h* >1 ser< < W ImmI ' e>>uutiag arti ler v ?? a > ... t The batter we ? < ? tmk raart m- ee a* . a at Since the fk?.M uf tie > ,, ? i (Key lurte liait an advat. ? an ? a . ? ... brier, at a |e>ml wbe?e lie ? ? >?. ? i,.te lite Allegheny lie> tolaitie It. i>. kale ? ai.?e ' lai a considerable force detailed !i.? that cesay, aioi as 1 have told yim, went back to u ? a l.urn Tl?y bave not advaboed since Our an nits have, tr. m lime to time, r?*|Mirle<l tluittbo |>.?t waa iM-ing I.?rlile d Ttie poiBt la ah.'lit thirteen ml ee front tli ? ..mm. and about the kttine distauce from tt. nterey, where it is un doisUsid there is a largo rebel force The opinion has been entertain.'.I that there were additional . amp- Ik tween Greenbrier and Monterey, from which the torm.-r could be readily reinforced, and to confirm ihtsopiuion waM ono of the objects of thin movement. The scouts supposed that 6,000 or e,0t)0 were enejimiwd at tireen. brier. TIIK OB1IKR8 AND HOW THKV WKKE KCLKILLICI). Col. Ford's orders were to proceed about six miles to the <3um road station with a force, and Inuim's dun, at the Junction, nnd picket the road so as to prevent all ]>oe sibtlity of a llank movement. Hie only trouble be had was with a detachment of cavalry, wlui accompanied lilm and cowardly relused to take tlw adv ance. He reached theOum road and had h e men all stationer), and admira bly Stat toned, too, by daylight. Col. Millroy's orders were to deploy skirmishers hi the advancs from tho Gum road, and drive in the pickets. He mot with no opposition until heroaehed the drstdreen lirler bridge, Just after daylight. A full com|iaiiy of reliels were stationed at (he hi ulge, but in consequence of tlie fog, lliey were not seen until the ouoiny wero aware of their advance nnd fired at (hem at random. Two of Mill ri.y's men fell, ono dead and the other severely wounded. Without waiting for orders our men dasltei on to the bridge, pouring a volley into the picket guard. Three rebels fell und the rest took to their heels. Our men took after thom, both parties dropplt g knap sacks, b'.ankets, kc., to accelerate their speed In tho chase. An exciting race of about a mile aud a half was had, but , the rebels provod, as usual, the fleetest of foot, and cs ca|ied without further harm. Millroy's men picked up numerous knapsacks, blankets, arms. kc., as tropltii s. Millroy, alter driving In the picket^, was to remain a mile and a half from the enemy s fortification, tho other forces to fall in his rear and await tho arrival of tho General. rnE MARCH OP THE KERERVE. I proceeded to the llclil or battle wilh the Fifteenth In diana, Colonel Wagner leading the reserve. At throj o'clock I was In tlio saddle and betide the gallant Colonel. The regiment was noon formed, and this order given:? "Attention, Fifteenth! I jet your Captains do all the talking. Fifteenth, forward, ma cii!" The night was to mo fearfully dark, and I was uneasy as to riding over a precipice, until 1 found my pony more trustworthy than myself. Down the mountain we march ed in this terrible darkness, the whole column stepping with precise regularity. The trump, tramp, tramp of over one thousand feet, all moving as if by machinery, deadened all other sounds. Not a word was sjKikeu by the men as they moved at ronimon time behind their silent leader. I was rather mclam iholly that morning, having been indisposed the day before, and while riding at tlio head of in is silent column of armed mon In tin- heavy darkness, I expe rienced a peculiar sensation. At a distance of three miles a halt was ordered fur rest. I dismounted and laid down ou a l"g, holding my horse by the bridle. I observed that even in the halt the men wore obedient to the "irdcr of silence. Not a word WM spoken above a whisper. While listening to those whispers, lying on a vet log, holding my horse by the briHe, 1 fell fast asleep. The Colonel had to give me Si hard shake to get me awake when he was ready to move. I readily Raw how it was that the exhausted soldier could lie down and tilocp among the dead and dying. I know not how long we halted, but we had not pro ceeded much further when welcome daylight appeared. We had just made the descent of the (heat Mountain ridge, and wero passing through a small farm and exten sive '?deadening." We followed the valley until we reached the Oum road, where the Thirty-second Ohio was stationed, whore we made another halt. In a few minutes (leiioral Reynolds with lus stuff, with a cavalry escort, who had l' ft camp at daylight, came up and rode on. I joined that parly, and moved at a swifter puce. Making K kffigjbut fltisy descent of another moun tain we soou came to tho Greenbrier. As we neared the bridge we saw the body of one of Millroy's ne-n lying in the l>u lies, just where he had fallen when shot by the reb I pickets. "They had a fight at tho bridge/' was tho only remark, and we i assed on. At a farm house near the bridge we came across tho rear of the column ahead of us, wilh piles of knapsacks in an adjoining Held, let t there under guard, the infantry tlr:s reliefing themselves in oxfe. r itn.n of a light. Tlio General rifle en to near tho hca?t of the c >1 imn, where ho ebtained a distant view of the enemy's camp. Soon tho order was given to forward. TUB REBEL CAMT, ANl> HOW TUB ATTACK WAS TO BE MADE. The rebel camp is located on a high, steep elevation, k <>wi . IV tlalo Hill. It is located at a sharp turn of tlie to*.- , nud so sit'isted thai an attacking force had to omiM liitftly under the guns and intrenchinents of the right >?! the camp to obtain even u view of the left. 11?Q formation ? f (in ground is particularly favorable for the formation of u r. aceri. and the rebels had made good use of the advantage. 'Ilieir defences rose one above the other, far up the hill, extending ovcu into the forest above the camp. It wax estimated, from the number of tents, that ten thousand men held tlio iiosts. The sole at tack contemplated was directly in front, with artillery, tho infantry to ho i Bed merely to p:otec.t tho batteries. THE FllWT DASH?A UAM.AST CHARGE. It wftR discovered that the rebels had placed a largo In fantry force three-fourths of a milo in front, to dispute our approach. They lay in ambush beside a fence thickened w itli small trees to the right of the road, and In llie timber on the hill side to tho leit. On making this discovery, Colonel Kiniha:i was ordered to clear the way for the artillery with the rugged Indiana Fourteenth. The boys received the or ler with a shout, and firing a v day into the ambush, rushed upon it w itli u wild choer. The concealed enemy took to their hi-els, s me rushing across tie- valley, and others up the mountain on our leii. The gallant Fourteenth, its ragged breeches flapping In the air, started up the mountains With a cheer, popping over the rebels at every crack. The Ninth Indiana, its colors liiiuciiiiif. Iie.i .1.fully above the green grass, rushed after those across the valley. A ciieer went up from the whole line, as tho nmbushed rebels took to flight, ti e H?oclers in pursuit. The Fourteenth made | work with tho rebels on tho mountain; eighteen of them were found deal in one pilo, am! seven in another. Thev also captured several prison ers and took care of a few wounded. The Seventh camo near tho retreating rebels on tho opiiosite side of the valley, and poured a raking tire Into them as they sought a laurel cover. H< w many were killed and wounded there tho enemy must tell, for our boys did not search the laurel. THE ARTILLERY IN POSITION?BANG! HAND BANG. In h as than ten miuut's the rebels wero driveu to their Intrenchmeuts. Loom is immediately moved ra pidly forward, unlimbered his pieces, and gave them an invitation n I he shape ofa shell. The enemy immediately responded with pounders, all of which fell short of our battery. In the meantime Howe hud dlscoveied a favor able position very near to tho enemy s first line ot lortl fieation, aiil, boldasalion, dashed into it, with his full battery. 'Ihe first shot from his l attery was greeted by a shout fr< m our Infantry. I low i > with Irs "ingi'i g"i followed Howe, and in a few min ites, before, in lact. the retreating rebels h-vl fairly ri ached :ho Int ranchmen is, our whole thirteen guns were banging murderous shot and sh. 11 at them. Tho rebels re- iond> d with seven guns. Loo mis now ascertain >d he could do better exocution a little closer, and took poeltion square in tho valley, in full view of the whole opposing force. I at first took position on an eminence Just In front of the reserve,and nearly a mila in the rear o? our b*'u ri -p. Even thero I could plainly perceive the white tents of tho enemy, and see tho shels whizzing through the air. Every crack of a gnu rolled through tho valleys, and re echoed upon the inountain sides. Tho reverberations were terrific, and Iho scene, own at the distance,one of exciting grandeur. Alter I.'omis chugged hia position I could goo nothing but the white smoke rolling up against the breast of tho mountain^, nor bear anything but the itn essant roar of artillery. My reportorlal luquisltiveness got the better of my timidity, and determining to have a closer and better view, 1 rode nearer to tho scene of strife; in fact, I mount o<t, find, before I knew it, I was up on the road nearly op posite I oomls' buttery, with shell and shot flying over my bead. i;ut having confidence in the shelter of a high rocky bank, 1 stood my ground, at least long enough to pick up a low Items. TUB riGHT. Tin- enemy's camp was tu full view. His terraced bat tery was helehlng forth Are and smoke. Shot from our l> itturioa were t oar lug up the ground all through tho on caiupnieut, and shells were scattering destruction and en suring death. There was no cessation of tho infernal roar of the ar tillery. Komotames a half dosen of our pieces would send forth a simultaneous rear, uial.ing the earth tremblo, and the return fire seemed spiteful, as It whizzed the shot mostly otor our heails. For tin. ty ftvo minutes every gun on our side was worki d w ithoul cessation. Now a shell would go ringing through the air, making a beauti ful curve, aud dropping Just on the spot intended, burst, and desttoyed everything tor yards around. Of all Utt infernal inventions of war, it is there shells. They tear m?a and hordes to tatters in an instant, as thoy fall whiz zing among them. And as you h.-ar Ihelr unm'iMcal hiss coming toward yoii.yoiL it as green as I in military strife, will try to dodge inn su.o. hiug devil. With the shell ikw the round slu t into the enemy's camp, aud all about their haitenes. With a whack they would strike the earth, aud iH.ro ihoiuselves into the earth like Iron mole* ope rated by steam. t*uch w as the distant view of the picture. A little in ad*ancr of me. and on a line with our batteries, standing <* a knoll, was the Ouncral, his countenance calm aud in* dkative of satisfaction at the result. Around luiti, hi the saddle, wero his aids, one or more ?if wheat were ot instantly dashing over the Held to convey hla orders He was so near the enemy's camp tiiat he <- M olwrve their movements with the naked eye. H?eial sle U fell mar him, but did not In theleMtdla tu< i' Iim- e"in|??uie. i ni? riarwer* the ambulances, with the surgeons, ?t Mtbfcii.rlo d by guv u sashes, waiting to perform their 4Mjr. mm were very tsreful to remain out of harm'* way, while others bravod danger to search for the vmskAmi Ttw imMimn were not long idle, First came a man ar <1 i n a h'snket, writhing with pain. IIo nad re ? ><p?t ? Kl>?t lu Ins stomach. Next, auother who had lost ? we and was faiutltig from loss oi blood. Then came mm or t.'ur slightly wounded, leaning on the shoulder* ?i iliw eoearautee. Not far from me, la a little ravine.. i*> three rebels, one dead, another dying, and a third siiahti) wounded. The latter was placcd in au umbuhtnoe and earrted to our hospital. ' Awat tin the r e I, m altered on its sides, some sitting, *? mm I) nig were exhausted infantry men, most of whom ??woo d totally unconcerned as to the strife; and at other l? 'mis <>f a viewing dlstauce groups of unengaged cavaK ry weie viewing the strife with deep interest. For thirty five minutes our batteries kept up an UB ? easing fire'. First one, and then another rebol gun was gunnounted,until only one remained. This was peppered w ith shell and hot, but we were uuable to do more than sl^i ken its fire. It ua.s the only well served pieco in the rebel fortifica tions, Its shots doing all the artillery mischief to our side. Wheu our shot became too hot tor tho gunners there, tliey would load tho piece rapidly, tiro, run undor cover, rcma.n there a few minutes, and then repeat tho per formance. The thirty live minutes tiring was magnifi cent artillery duty. Old soldiers, who have been in many a fight, said they had never seen anything equal to it. While this was going ou. tho Fourteenth Indiana, under the gallant Kimball, the dashing Harrow and the enthu siastic lUytin, and the Twenty-fourth Ohio, under the veteran Aii.mon and tiilliert and Butler, had been scour ing the mountain on our left to provent a Hip k movement. They wore much expesed to shot and shell, but were suc cessful in dodging thein The other regiments,except the Fifteenth Indiana and the Twenty-llfth Ohio, held aa a reserve, were protecting our right and the batteries. UBINt'OKC'KMENTS. After the oik my had been driven from their lower lo trenrhments. and their battery roduoed to one gun, our artillerists slackened their fire ami took it more easily. The infantry brightened up, expecting orders to charge tlie works. But tho General, however, who was more Ob servant, di 1 net give tho order. When tho Are of our batteries wax using tin st fearfully, the rebels seat up two or three rockets, which the General supiosed was a signal to hurry up expected reinforcements from the mounlulns. llo consequently kept a sharp look out on the mountain road, an did others, who wero of the earn* opinion. They did not hare long to wait. Down the mountain*, in the rear of the camp, came acolutmi of men estimated at 5,000, bringing with them several pieces of artillery of a superior character. The reinforcements were re ceived with cheers by their rebel and badly routed com rades. The fresh pieces were planted upon their upper works, and sunt forth a new tune from the rebol side. Iliey were at first badly served, tho shots going for over head. Tins they ascertained, anil began to tako pretty good aim. Our artillerists, delighted with the new guns, went at it once more with full force, and no more cheers were heard In tho rebel camp. They also threw shells into tho timber above, where it was supposed tho fresh infantry had sheltered themselves, and with the naked eye a greet scampering from the bu flies could be observed. AN ATTBMPT TO FLANK. In the mcautimo the colonels began to grow fldgety. They did not like the idea ol tho artillery enjoying all the fun, and asked that the inrantry bo allowed to "go in." A council of war was held. The colonels proposed to take the new battorles by storm. Tho (ienwul opposed this at once, as even, if successful, it would involve a great sacrifice of life. 'H oy then pro|x?od to outflank tho enemy, and take thn camp ui that way. Their blood was up, and though th y knew that if the position was taken it would bo a barren victory, they wanted to try their hand. I way a barren victory; but if the enemy had been routed the position is now of uu use to us, and had our infantry worked in on the Hank tho road was open for the enemy to scamper off up the mountain But General Re ynolds, appreciating tho valor of oar troops, consented to let the infantry try a llatik move ment, and, if th>y could do nothing more, gain informa tion as to the location of the gronnd. The regiment* se lected for the movement wero the Seventh, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Indiana and the Twenty-fourth Ohio. Tho Seventh Indiana, Colonel Dumont, was selected to lead, why 1 cannot imagine,.a* it is u new regiment; but its colonel is an experienced and fearless soldier. The enemy < I served the movements, and paying but Utile att< ntion tooir batteries, prepared to receive tho infantry as they marched up through the woods. All tho regiments received the order to advance with cheers, thn Fourteenth and Fifteenth thr< wing o(T their coats ami preparing for a free use of the bayot ct. The Se v<nth look the lead, and the re->t followed bi'avely. They had proceeded but a short distance, however, befo: e tho rebels turned several of their guns to tlie timber and sent into it a forrihta lire of shell oud cunuisler. Tho Seventh Indrana broke and ran, their officers en deavoring in vain to stop them. Their conduct caused some trcpi lattqn among thn other regiments, but, at the commau i, they righted, and wore about to advance, whan orders came from General Beynolds to withdraw. Though the trees s etned to rain shot and shell but few men were hurt under them. WINDING UP. Tlie artillery had now flred about twelve hundred shot and shell, and woro nearly out ol ammunition. 1/ omls had nothing left but canister, awl Howe was nearly as bad oil', liaum.'s piece had been disabled and hauled off. Under these circumstances, the General having gratified tho Infantry, ordered an end to the engagement. Loom is gave tho Greenbrier camp a parting blessing in the shape of eauister, and the artillery was despatched on its return to tins point. Tho infantry followed, tarry ing, however, gmio time in the vail y. hoping the rebels would come out tttid give them a li-iii light of three to one. Tint the rebels did n<<t show themselves us long as a blue coat remained in sight at Greenbrier. the forces engaged and the loss. 1 have stated our force. At least half of it was not brought into action at all. Tho rebels tak-n prisoners state that their force in camp, before our arrival, was 10.000, which, with tho reinforcements received, makes lfj,ii00, vet the rebels hail not the courage, at any time, to come out of their lntrenclinv tits. It is the experience in Western Virginia that they fight bravely behiud ror tili'-ations, and will not fight otherwise. Our loss is twenty?ten killwl and ton so badly wound ed as to be m fitted'for iluly. 1 heir loss is terrible. Tho groans of the wounded could be distinctly heird at our batteries, when the guns woro silent. The ail were Seen strewn ail over their camp, and the luv. r trench wa? said to be full of lhem. Oor fifteen hundred hhells and oxploslve shot made fearful havoc, Besides, some forty or Hfty were killed bv our Infantiy in the first dash outside the fortillcatit ns. Wo took thirteen 1 isouers? l'\fu captured a number of horses, a lot of cattle, and enough small arms to show how the enemy was sup '''purlng tho whole engagement tho enemy threw but three effective shots. One struck one of Howev artille. rymen, another took an arm from the gunner of the s?mo corps, and I think shattered an axle of L'aum's gun, rendering It unserviceable. All these came from the same troublesome little piece our g nuers could not dismount. Howe had two horses wound ed and one killed. l?omls and 1'atim, for a won der, did net have either man or benst injured. I cannot speak too highly ol tho artlilery. Guns woro never bet ter served, nor by livelier men. THE KILLED AND WOI'NDFD. The following is a list of the killed and wounded on the federal Bide:? ^ Howe's Artillery?James Envnrt and George I*. Ixfce, killed; Andrew Hougherfy, arm shot oil; M. Leedridg* and Corporal Andrews, wo tided. , . Ninth Indiana Smith, of Company H, killed; Isaac Bryant, slightly wounded in thshoulder. Fourbeuth Indiana?Amis Boyd, Company C, and Har mon Myers, 0. ltipuny H, killed; Captain l-oote. Com' any ? grape sll t wound in the artn?not serious; James S. Jar' ? n Comi any D, Corporal John Ly^n, Company and AsiSmab. Company K, all:slightly wounded. 8;r. eeaut Urner Price was wounded It. the thigh by a shell, and hie leg was amputated this morning, and ho is l.kdy