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OHARLiOTTB, JST. C., APRIIi 29, 1862.
"MRS. T- J..HOLT0N,
ikiiui ako popai"ratss.'
TheNorlli-Oarelina Whig willbeaffurdedteeub important intelligence to the ftuall cow--ribre
at TWO DOLLAR in advene. i TWO ,,.. of Colonel Morgan,' still occupying
.ttb, end of tbe year. NoMP.r will bo diaeoa-! lerey mi Ceuiargo. , ,
tinned aniilallarrearagee ere paid.excepialtheLi But to vigileat were the enemy, and to
eti ooi tlie Editor. , j eloeely bad they besot the readt, that it wat
i J...).....i.;nurill)ii Duller oereaasre ..iJ.rl .i ! kietrdaua but alnjoet
mi ..i.r.....Viiiiiiaiuu. l!oirtU-
.-m-v2'"".vs..:. .r:.: ;
cBt liirhcr S alio a oaocun i i p
k mad from the rrl'r"i'fo,,,'"tUr,,l3r
.L.- .... 1 nil mmrtttlti muntblf Of
r?m. wh. M.di.f tw tb.lr
.M,rgl,r' - ' '
O-r J.l..ur....otUri..d tB.et...trnte
Be OenUo With thy Wif.
t Dile 1 for ltt
How many trials vim;
A'bogh to the tf mj be email,
' To it a( (Mat .
H gvmlU horb pwbaeo lhl lip
May aprak a mermoriaf ton.
Tbe brl maj kt wilb biadaesa yet,
Aad jy t be Ibioa.owo,
B faalW waaty bre o paio
Tia amii'i lot to hear ;
TU yiald Ur what aitppott ya caa, :
A oil all bar arrows atisra.
Ba f tie ! far lha Mrel baarta.
At timra may ha'ea griaf,
And a paltiab ward, t
Mtf aaab to iad rMr,
B ftitU! foe wakiwdaaaa now
Me rcasi angry awrm,
Tht all the after f are of lfa,
la '" mty strife la caim.
Be f enlle ! aae era perleet
Tkaa'rl dearer f.r tbaa Ilia
Thee, hatband, bear and atill forbear
Be genlU te tby i:e.
I'r t sa
JE AH BRU50
flV,V X. TT T AC
bv a. .coktrro.v man.
Msay who took part ia the Mesieaa
eampairB, with Taylor'a eemnaaad, will
deebtlese recollect among the ouartermae-
ler a men, ooepica aa .woaierej, .
what noted expreaa rider of the name o
liowilTlh caore readily call him te
mmd from the fact ef ait navi
arm I thick it wa. the rlfht
t eae aad
alio from the dathiog appcaraace he al-
wave made oa bereeback, beieg invariaoiy
.....J .L- ...... ..;,;..J ..J u.bra.
k. .... i. ,K. n.rt.r.aster-a .tahle..
These noble aaimall he managed with the
akinfe'.oest of a ranchero, freoacatly aiing
ki. ..ik I kn till IB IOC CCB
trel of them.
Jeaa wat a Frcaehmta, who had teea
aerviee ia Algeria, aad bad rendered him-
telf ejuite famooe oa oar liae by numerous
danng feet., each at conveying importaal
despalcbec where bo other txprctt ridert
coald be ledueee te veetarc, euiuag ni.
way, tingle beaded aad alone, through the
enemy 'a picket.,, charging ia darkness
tbreagh their eanipt aaa Biveaaet, aaa oy
amcrouc ooutequeat hairbreadth ateapea.
ia eae of which be received tbc wound ma-
kiag aeee.sary the amputation of tbo limb
Oar little Freechmaa watoac ef these
eeaetitaticnally brave mea, who sever ex- glued wiadew, teoa after whieh they heard
Bcrience tbc aeataliea of fear. Ia fact, he IBa removal of bare, aad then the door he
bad little idea ef the word. Tel withal :tg ppeaed, they were invited, ia a Tory
he waa possessed of mack prud.uce tadaa- fnandly manner, to enter.
...... .....:... wi.k r.iJ V avealiAB' T L - . r.. . J .1.. -.1 ... ; . . a. v. .f ..iirt
wbieb oarritd him tafcly tbreagh them.
lie ated te lay -
"Let me bat teleet my own none, aaa arrived, Jean bad bo doubt were Aiueri
give me a brace of trusty revolvert and a ata bortce, and beleaged to bit frieadt,
drageen tabrc, aad I will guarantee te ride ' be had preceded aiai.
from Moalerey to the eily oi Mexico, and I ()n the threshold of the hoa.e, tha trav
if aeed be, pan every camp of the eacmy lri were met by aa old Mexicaa, who
oa my way 1" J with ao hospitable ciuile, bid them a hep-
At txtrtvagtol at wat thia beatt ef py eveniag, aad politely metioncd them to
the Frcuehmia, 1 have ao deabt ae woaio,
oheerfelly have cudsrtakeu it bad he beca
At tbat anxious period, aherily previeu.
to the deeitivo battle of Becaa V'itta, when
tbc baadfal of volanteert lift to garritoa
the city of Moatcrcy were larreaaded by
uere ilitt ten tiiatt their owa aambcrt,
ajid whea the detl of tbe eaemy't tolumnt
wee Met in ererj diroetioa during the day,
and through the night every bill top and
I mountain vide mi illuminated by their tig
isal'firea. it became necessary to convey
j-p,gibl. u oaeo a eeuimunicatiea with
. ' .
Th. ... i. the olaeo were efler
. ' . T n ..;
fi large rewaTda to induee some one or'aatirea of hie class usually are. licsiaea
..... . L . I. a.J..t.L. tt,a ..rilnul lUn Ttrrtnm lhrt Wai A. old WOHiaD,
ku, lu,r, w, Bouo among them
'9ka M Um .t. Had Jeaa
lrttBo been at b.ad, the applieation would
ot b.. bee. mad. ia Xu. B.I that
eoarageoaa n,.a wa. ab.e.t at Saltilla,
wtUhJr k fc,d t,on sent with despatobca
toUeaeral Taylor. . . ,
I Tbo caartormaater bow made a requut
tioa apoa tho Firat Ohio Kegiiaent, q-iar-'
tared in tbo plate, and to yoaug priates
.immediately Tolante.red to attempt the
passage. . '
i TL. ,.T.Mm .f thai knit In Mam wan ,
! -i.Ji. 1 .nJ nra.Id.d itk exeal.
Lt k.r..i aad'weli armed, ther tet forth
,'apoa their poriloas ride. equal, in fact, te a Caetilian. court. For tb.c .rpoao he eiMa.u.d Lis :
, Scarcely bowerer, bad tha Obioaos left j "I am ao Amerieaa," aaid he. i retoUere, looeened his sabre, and directed ,
jibe plate ben that fearleee and faithful "No American, wilb an expre.sioa of sur-' Josa wo see also te L.s arms. He was a
- eipresiaaaa, Jeaa Bruno, accompanied by prise "then what countryman are yea, j bout to let bim.elf from tht wmdow when
' a Sleaioaa said., galloped up to tho corn- j may I aik T" ' ther window attracted kia ;
i maadant'a quarters, with relara dospatahet "I am a FrenchmaB," replied Jean. I attention. Stepping lhtly acrois the floor,
'from Lead qoartera. "Oh, then," waa tho aniwer, "you are he peered out of this !t, and perceived a,
j Aetho officer bad all eoatJenee in the almoit half dpaniard. But. if I am noti pole leaning against ti e buildup, wuhm ;
'aLill and elperieaee of the Frenchman, be muck mUtakeo, you are here with those ! reach of his bauJ. To thu was attached a
bardly gate kim time lo dirwioant from his : Americanos, after all I" I lg f rawbide Tkwru was eeident-1
1 panting aicod, ken, ordering a fieah ani-i There was a peculiar maDBer about hie iy some friendly a-nistaeoe below, and draw-.
mat, he requested Jean to tierl forthwith, boat, aad a ocrttin tone of eoico, at ha ing the ropo through the window, they
'with a duplicate of the deapatoh that bad made taie laat remark, hal caused a feel! were pronded with a :ure sod safe meiatl
!beea giteo to ibe Ohioaae. hirer ready ing of aaeaeiness iu the mud of the French , of decent. It we the work of a moment
Uogiee a cheerful obedience lo all orderi, man, and for a few m.ments he made no oaiy lo tie one end of this te one end of the j
tbo Frenchman snatched a few mouth. fule reply ; and when at length he spoke, aer- rafters, and ao drop cautiously te the
, iof refreshment with hie guide, and was aoea tiag that bo was now temporarily ia the era groaod.
iagaia dashiag, with him in eompaay, out pley of tho American, he heard aiound,' As Jean, who was firit to descend, 1st
of the city. . ake a half aappressed aigb, from the young, himaelf (rem ibe winriew.be heard hurried .
It waa hie intention, if pose hie, to orer- ' woman at hi aide. T0,c,!' 'B room fcel" 5 Bii '"nmediatfl-
takc tho yooag wien, who had proceeded I At thia moment Jose returu3d from the ly eeral men made a rush for the attis ;
ihim.inord.r to ..eeriein what route they tuble, and approaching Jean, whispered : tkl next instant a oarbine tbot was heard,
purpoeed to porrue ; as he bad delermiaed 1 . "I hope. Seaor, the.o people arc friend-; followed by a cry, of terror, and the body ;
'to follow a different path, in order that ly -, hut thcr is aomethiag about tha place ' of poor Jo.e, who waa tbat meaieat atop-.
should oao party fail, the ether might pos- I don't like. Tho other building are fall , pmg from the wiadow, fell with a crushing
aihly saeeeed ia reaehiae tbwr oeeuoeiioB.
' u -fj.. w. .k..... aiiker wauld
I ... ....... " - - - , .
, bo auore likely to pase the outposts of the j Startling at was this report, which in
enemy aodiecerered, thaa if they nailed hie own mind waa corroborated by tha man
thtiraumhera ' Bert -'the people ia the house, and eon-
! J... .d kieealda hawaear. had crest- eim i ka Fmaehmen that iber had fal-
cd the ford of Aoga Frio without falliagia lea u.o a trap, be preferred bis presence moat praeticafcle moJe ot etonpe. n sue
i with tbo Ohioaaa, who, ia obedience to ia-, of mind ; aad knowing it would he worao thue reconnoitenng the p .ee, a dark object
streetieca, had ridden rapidly, till past thchsa folly to attempt to caeape from the af.proaebed from the shadow of the baild-
i first line of Mexieao piekett. place by force, aaiumed a tranquil manner, ing. and beckoned him to follow. It wat
j Beyond thia eireaw, coming apoa aard.j.nd inquired oft.be people if tbey could the girl who had gieen him warning of hia
greeelly eeil, Jeaa lost eight of their hereea' 1 aupply himeolf and compaaioa with supper, danger. He waa about to join her when
- tracks i and nnd.r the gaidanoo of hia Iras. WilU lb, m,m ....d tacaaaoltea ia ,1hrc'ttr and
't, and aiperieacedoompaaiea, left tho main :,ptrttioo .f lh, J.a. eentrifed to "FP1' "1'" terck.t teor. of M.x-
w.gea road, aad straek oat i.to a narrow, ;o(B,0jel,e .ith lb. cide, and direeied "Ucd out and surro.nded the place
j and rar.ty traeeled male trail, whieh lead- ,iB1 u kp . ...j p.0 ,be . with J himt nclcsed m the ring of
- iag direetly aeroae (he meuataioi, would ; , ,bila he watched lbo two mea ia the eager raaaas, whi.o ike girl, pe.a.iug to
lake them, by a Beater rout, to 8srralo. k,tte- ward the side of tho mouHain, made goed
Ik. l,.i. ... ... enina aavaat uiilea be i r.' r,...v;. ..1 t,..t V... ..r. her own escape.
: lV. raad. aad twaatf lot bv tike mOBBtaia
.path; aaJ by thia roate the guide a.aured
J... el... eU a!ta.atb avaid the aiek-
tc and aeeata ef the M.xic.at.
! Tk- .r, k.J riJd.a Lat a faw milaa
. oa the trail, whea tbey came agaia apeB the
, traakt of tho Obioan.' bor.et. These were
readily dMlinga.ebcd, from the fact
. . r
v.r shod It .....
ike had freqaently
Tcy and Serralvo,
taut aad had bow
Mexican bersei were sever saea. is ssama
that tha yoant mea
.tiMj bclweea Monterey
D1(1 asra ei lais tnori aui, aaa avw
dc'IloBV,' " eipiteaa
...v. .... .i,dia alowlv al.ae the vcrrc
if . ferbaacie cliff : and aaea rat-
lpjag tbreagh aome littl
le grassy valley,
earns, whea they
mteata to refresh
watered by moaBtain streams
u .... .. . f-- .......... ,.fr..L
.w.;. ..;-.!. .. .k. n.b herbal.
A .B ttl.6t ore. took the travalera
iliU -p,0 lh, B1...t.in path , aad Jo.e,
tk. ... i. .ud ill t e ehaaia draw
rcia al a aheep rancbo net far ahead, and
await the retura af day. Their route wat
Jaogeroac in the a'oeoeriiy, aud Jeaa, un-
,a,p,ua of barm among the simple ran-
they reached the plaee, whieh with
,t( rate, of .abstaatial buiIiiioes, turroua
d bye high adobe wail, had more the
character of a hacieada of acme wealthy,
prtprieter, thaa aa ordiaary tbecp farm,
ta(, f-td the galea tout, aad ail about the
yhot appareatiy retired to aleep.
Afur ealliag teveral lime., and knocking
.... k. tW.e ba.rd eaiaaa withio.
aad thea a lieht appeared, at eae ef the na
wUbia' whieh were acvcral hcr.es, two of
I which, that appeared te have been fresbly
Heturaing tae .aiuatiua, .u .u. . v. -if
two Awerieant had net rtecBtly arrived.
"No," replied the Mexican, "we have
lata ao tech perteaa, aad they eanaot have
paised oar plaoe. Had they aome, they
weald have beca ae weleeaie ai yeartelvet,
Tba fallow'a maoBera waro'.ooortaoua.
Tbara waa aa aapeara.noa of renpeotabilitj
aaarOTa gontlaaoM about bi. Tba tight
without waa dark, aad threatcoiog tain )
aad It aiag kis koraa to the caro of tho
faitbfal guido, Jtaa, winking that tha
Ohioaui mijht bavo baca aa fortunato a
bimialf, in obtaining sholtor from tho coat
ing atoran, entered the boaso with a fooling
of tuuoh aatiufaotioa..
Ia Iba largo room, wbtra Lo atatad bim
aelf, bo found, beaidea bit lioit, anoibar
Mexican, whose eeunteaance waa not of a
I i . k.. . ..U
tar prepoiaoaaiag charaeter ; but tot much
mora forhiddint than the dark skinned
! who teemed to be the inibtreis of the house, and w here teteral persons wore movio,; a-
1 and a ather pretty young Senorita, toibout and speaking ia wbi-pora to each
whom tho Froaehmaa immediately direo-j other. Jo.e'a window looked upon tho rear ,
ted bit complicate. But the girl r.o.iv of the h.H.., and out upon the broken
od his adraaees with appareat indifference, I roeks of the ..ounta.n side. But tho du-
aad bo obserted tbat sbe frequently leaned , taoeo to the ground oa tb.s side wa great
, ber feoe apoa ber bands, as thoagh suff.r-! too great to leap, but at the expose ofi
ing irom pain, or aexieiy, ee uo i.ulCM1
aha ocea.ioaally looked upon him, with aa
expression of .neasioei..
Ae the expreo. rid.r, like moat of his
eeuntryaiea in our army, had acquired a j
ncrtcot kOOWlea?0 Ct tie CDanna, tuc oiu ,
Ueaieaa remarked tbat for aa American I
be spoke their laneeaeo remarkably well i
or euspieioae-Ioeking fellows, wno seem lo
m t b. -eri!U
i ..(,. .r !,. .IJ
and tba two mea
I wilWr,; kidding our travcllcrt a eheerful
. j .-j ..n:... .nn ik. ik.
Lf.rdia.ihip cf all tbeiafnts; while the girl
vli.:jr- ... j;,.
remained behind for
fB(BJ u tB,ir aUepia.r.placc
, u1 ihtm ,a (B ;DBfr apirtlBt,
lart f umber r0o-frem whieh a riokc-
tori ei lumoer room irem which
Uddef w ,of(
, ' . , ,, , ,
i "Up there, Seaores, said .he, !
vo'e, e"8'1 intended f
cart at well as those of the straagcrt, "yea
will uDa vaeaal cats, utt isne ipoa m
; act. if yeo plea., diriu
tleeperc apca the ether cots tbey
doubtl.at sleep aoanCly from fatigac. siuy
butnoi nochet !" (very good night ) And
le9B cpprachiog her faec lo the ear of the
Frenoumee, the added, ia a wbUper : "Fer
L. love ef bod, S.oor, fly from tbie plaee 1
i if ' danger Walt till all is
qwei, d etcape from the window of the
Uf ceurte, Jeaa wat bow coeviaced tbat tDaaB Baw 0,t ef the, lair beiag cut of daa
thetuipiteot ef hie guide were eerreot. p.r He kuew hit eeemiet would pursue
The plaoe, without doubt, wat a readetveut BjBJ tl, being familiar with the wild eeaa
of gaenllaa ; and hia owe liie, aad ibat ef trT 0,ijhi easily track him out.
the Mexicaa, hia companion, wat detarui a-j Many aad varieas were the hair breadth
cd apaa. escapee through whieh the brave express-
However, witheat commuaicatiae h;i ilis I man passed ere ha made seed hia escape
eevery te the man, he groped his way u
the spot where the girl had directed bun
to aaa tbc eel, ana tcatea Bimseii upo"
, oae, wkile,'Jee took pciseseiea ef the eiaer.
j Jeaa now looked ahoat tha place, aad ia
the eb.ourity feand himaalf ia a large at
.' tie rco a, doveted chicly to the aterage ef
mane, ana taoeiet, aaa taea toobkb ae
weald naturally ceeunalat. about a Mexi
caa farmheute. At each end of the apart
ment wat a small, epea wiadew; aad by
the dim light which ctraggled through them,
he noreeived two other eets. uneu wbioh
' two pertona were lytug, covered, faee and
; an, wua -aexioan .e.ea.
There was temething ia the bresthlett
repose of the sleeper, that startle, tae
Freaehmaa ; and eaatioaaly appreaehing
eae ef the cols, bo stooped hia heed to the
face ef theoecupaat, aad listened. Net a
sound was heard there waa nose of tbat
heavy reepiratien pccaliar te the wearied
deeper. Uy degreec hit vuioa became ao
euateued to the obscurity, and railing a
eereer of tho scrape, bit eye fell epea ibe
faee ef a corpse 1 He immediately recg
aiied it at that ef eac of the Ohioaa.
Uerrer-atreek by the eight, he motioned
Jeto te hie aide, and atrippiag dowu tba
cavilling, expoiid the bleedy clothing of
tho mnrdared mat. Tba Moxioaa woald
bars uttered an ozolamation of alarm, bad
aet she Freuebman plaaed bia band upon
biiioutb, and enjoined lileseo, aa their
onlj'ebange of esoapo. - '
Tboy bow examiaed the other bed. It
alio coDlaiaed a murdered man the other
unfortunate Ohioaa. The two yoong aaea
bad apparentlj snet death in aleep. The
had been atabbed to the heart.
After making this fearful diaootery our
trarellere held a baatjr coniultation. Jean
repeated the warning of the jouag woman,
and direeied Jeae to ezanine one of the
windows, while be iaapceted the other.
That to whieh tho Frenekiuan went looked
upen the court, ia whieh were their horses,
decent was ea.y enough, firet upon the J
roof of a low oatbuildin, and then by the,
project. ag corner of tne atone building to ;
the grouud. j
..-... ". .u -
mr-ed to attempt ibis passage, eren into the
midel of the guerilla, who were witbia tho !
w.Ig. up o.u..u8 r. u--.
1 to lost hie hold upon the rone and to fall
lo the ground.
Though considerably injured by tkc fall,
he did not lot his presence of mind ; and
regaining his feet, looked about bim for tba
Death to the
dsjtUUKV il'tt' t'.uria .
6butL0,, fierce rebkc
taufbt tiekl ef the Freath
rehear gang, at tbey
man, aad rattled
"ho' f,8r mom "n" d
rah;ish where he wat cndcavering te tc-
ereie uiiuif u.
Finding it impetaible tku. te elude his
ecemics, Jeaa bow determined to cut hit
way throagk them. He drew hit sabre,
waieh he placed aader Lis handiest arm ;
aad taea with eae of hit revolvers charged
uooa tkc zaerillat. -They were well arm-
,n(j f0Ught with a ferccieas bravery
After disebareiar the six barrels of one
r0lver, each of which di.patebed a Mex-
iclDi tb, f.arle.t Frcnohman bad to resort
,0 iabrc ; aad aa hit aoailanls gathered
lboul Dlmi B, ,i, bowt
r,8u, 1B efti tlt ,0 ulg Bj8 ,
be " baill a barrieade of dead
Kiadiag tkc way .ew epea te him be
mti, go,A hii u ,h, rotks, toward
1 sbiah tha rirl had directed him. Kut
wnisu iua rm umm uinvi.
from the mouoiaiat ; for through that Ieri
if bt, and until be eauie within tight ef .'he
wbite wailaof Serral ve, t he jnerilia, iufaria
ted by the lea ef their comrades, eeutiauvd
te pursue him ; and more thaa eaeo they
were almost within toucbiag distance ef him.
At hoe limes hie ingsrt itched to preat the
trigger ef biipiatel upea Item, but prudeaoe
dictated a better coarse ; and filially, when
th. day was aeariy peat, exhausted with
fatigue, huuger and excitement, he reach
ed the oamp of CVonol Morgue, and placed
in his kxadi tho datpateh witn whieh ke
had beeu entrusted.
Iilavd Ten Ve uaderstand tbe dee J
patches have been received in this eilyj
from Trealon, forwarded by partiea who(
had ma-le tueir escape, giviuj tnio of the (
partioal'.rs af the currtader of the Island.
The capture was in ale en Tuesday, ear!
m- baring first either thair gun iuto the t
tiver, or renJered them aeeless to the ene-
tuy by spiking As we have already sta
ted, our transports and the tloatiug battery
were se Jtlled. About tat thousand of oar
troops e.oaped ; the reiaaiuder, estimated
at two thousand, wore prioacrs.---V'-,'t;ij i
11 'i int. j
Fu&THKB. FRO.H TUB FlUHX AT So U 'III
MILLS. The steamer Arrow arrived here
I ae t night, bringing a couplo of our wyuu'l-
ed, and tw Yankee prisoners, liiemhers of
tho 68th New York Regiment. Sim also
brought 1 , 1 t)l pounds ol atttiiuo'.iiun i:i
some ten or twelve bores of 'i lb. Lyv.it-
aer ihot, captured by O'jr forc.,.1.
Wa gathered the following particulars
from soreral aboard tha boat, who were eu-
gaged in ihe fibt.
Tba action began at 1 o'clock, at a poiut
two milei N'erth of South Mills, wLiiher our
forces had proeeided far the pjrpo.io of at
tacking the oaetny.
flr r eon-isied of six eoniDaiiite cf
the 3d (Joorgi iicgimeul and McComae
Art err. Tho conpaHiPT-wero uut iau,
and tho whole Dumber ot mtu oa our
may he stt down at from three loCe hua-
j..,i . -
The enemy's force, by their own admis- tone, l.e entered a Lease, exchanged his
.ion, through the prisoners enured by ui, uniform for oitiaen a cbtlc came b.eK
eontiited of fire regiments. to t,( hired a hor.o at,d lu-y ai.d ne-
The battle la.ted until .r,l o'clock p. m., driver at a livery atabk-, aad started
wheu our foroes were ordered to fall back lor the Tenuct.ee river at tae nearest poiut.
on their .entrenobmentH at South Mills liu had pre,d,d but . huie way until a
whieh they did in good order. I he enemy co.if le f inoa.t eucral ofiKtr.-, bteitj
emoamped ou the ground, but during tbo pot tcer.t cf hici from finding hi.- Baine on
night tbty made a regular atampede, and Lin trunk in tho cM. came up and accos
so fearfol were tlu y of our proei-M. that, U1 hiru as Cspt. .M ;n! ornery. Ho repu
an they fled, they burned tU Lri.l?es af- dialed thff taui" a:d uis uaiae was Jai
ler them to prerent a suocesful pursuit. en; tbat he was going to his bciu,e frou
The caiualties on our side are few, con- towu. They tolu him that they knew bet
si.tiug ef six killed and about twenty five ter ; that he was Caft. Jlourgoiiu-ry. of the
wounded. The eneray a less is very great, rebel army, was tboir prisoner, end mu.t
bat cannot be arrired at with e.rtaitity. go with theui. Quietly remaikmg thut they
There is reason to beliea from tbo state- uiufet know u:om atou: hia and his tu.-inef
ments of th arisoBcra that they lost many tlati he .'.U hiii.aelf, La turLwd ai.4 started
of their olEcer; and from all we have been
able to L'fcther, it U probable thai eU'eiuent
.....,.. r iL.I. U. n....ai.
eiht or nine hundred, will prora correct.--
XorfoUi Day JSook.
AitAiaa at Savannah The
can, of Monday, say :
Oq the banks of the Savannah all seems
quiet. The enemy, few in numbers are
eiiil lyeg ia ear ir river, and, i-o far
as seen, lo reinforeeiuotiU ba?e ri &ch'i
theni. They bare not a force vqual to au
equal on the city, aad its auguienuiiau
would seem inconsistent' with tue prniut;
demand from other points at the pre-eat
time. McClellan will need every man he
can draw into the field for hie operations
ia the Peninsula, and ihe Federal exigen
cies out Waal are equally pressing for ail
the troopt at their command. Meaoile,
we ara not id.e. The military &ui:.ority
here are uein all means in their poar to
strentH-.u ur dtfenoes and make tu .vu i Ui -pieguable.
C?me in what numbers Le ;.i .j,
the enemy will have his hands fail ia Lis
march apoa Savr.anab.
A gun-beat came up Freeborn's Cut yes
terday foreseen, to within about two uuie
ef ear battery at Caution's Blaff, bat no
tub waa (red en cither aide.
A jTeleral propeller also cam on th- i
river yesterday, and ired a shot in tho ui j
rectien of Maekey's Pcict, but it foil far
short ef the mark. !
Thi Battli near CoRisxa Wo have
tome interesting ad rices from the batttu
fioldt of Shiloh aad Pittsburg The-"-) ne
ceuntt assure the fajis ,hat iu ih-se e ue
ments the enemy was repuised o;i evary
eecasion. From riit we can jiatlirr rrjui
the "eporlt e' officers engaged lo tho bat
tle, ear loss ir both eua miee'-i wa ssj it
five thousand in killd, 3ir l-i, an-! mis--iag.
The eBeuiy'a loss wis st. it nvr s ty
five thousand killed aud wouticcJ. Oir
forces, in falliug haek, to Oorinta, were n-Jt
pursued. From information we have .'t a-
red, we have but little doubt tbut Geo.
Basil was killed .
Tbeic is no doubt that the icuu u? r
Cerinth wat cue of tho mot sauuiuary ia
history ia proportioa to the umbers cu
gaged; and we have reason to beiiive tiat
odieial report. will iaorese tu accsunt of
our lo-s. Oa aecount of tbe jrroat i!-ts;;ee
ever which the dead was trea. '.L- h'.
tic field did nil preheat as borf.j.o re.
laele as the coutraeted field al Pjnt..:j,
where tbe men were killed in musics and
an acre of open grcuud was d. ltd i:h dead,
ia mauy iuwimco.', several feet deep
RitkntonJ Li .miintr..
IlKKBV DbPOT DtiTKoTEP. The
pb'u App'.i!, oi ihe I " 1 1 , pjbiiLi a di--paloh
tiai J. A. Carter, Aent at il-ory
Aiatioa. 1. aud O. It U., dlt d -Vpnl 1-',
to S. M J uea, Seperiuteodcut, nmtii ay
thai tbe Federal cavalry hid s'jrrouuiid
the place and kept alt perious luside tbo
linst until they mde ready, whan tbey
ordered all private property be taken tut
ef the de-pot and sei tbe building on five,
1'Ome wa iu the depot abost five car lovls
ef Government hlorts, wbieb wure lot.
Tbc hek ar.d p i p r a beioiia l im
iiompany eved. Tbey look uo prisoaer,
aud immediately left tbe place.
An Eholisu Opinion or ths Blrmnu
or Obr Cotto.i and Tobaciu The Leu
don I'imes, ia au editorial, says mat tuj
time oannet be far diatant whea ibe Sosth
must cither tcrreader thei. C9it?n and ta
beeee or burn tbeut If tbey ;ive up thuir
erop la tb. in vadett, w. may cen-ider ihe y
intend to fiaoeuinb. If they give them t
the l!a:ue, all tho worst that can hipp!i
lo taem win aava nappeuea, aun ma.
of eonqaett whieh Merer ctn bt ptrjormtJ
will have eeuimence-1.
KXTRAOP.DIKARY ADVENturo. We fin
the following interesting account of a rer
txtr&ordiiiary adveiiUie i the AtUnt
Lo'ijeileiay, of Friday laal :
i esterday evening, Oapt. J. T. Moi.tom
cry arrived ir.ie fr-.iu Loiiiuu, nrhulier hi
L.l gitu wb u the irea first llihtd tht
ik- ,vs of d uudi.y'a great he'lit. After etay
ing there till he desired to return, be left
on the Memphis and Charleston Uailroad
oti Wrdnreday night, tho 0;h, and arrieed
at lluuljvillc iicxt nioruiu no one on
LuiH dicaiuin.j; that the Yankees nere in
tb piece He waf m the hindmost ear,
Br' 3a l'19 trtia etoped, he heard sonie
one siy,"thy Y-tuk ;ua havo got ;" and
looking out he them thick as bea
nmusu u: tn, """ "'"
thfl liu.' cl tho tra:
out, took a basi
out of sijl.t. .ea
lie q liokly stspped
street auJ wii soon
liie oui.ikirts af tha
ppi-d on t'r.5 rdd-ide fo hat
uii'i aon-.n lu-.-ro-.-a tie.' ;ou.i'i in a CflU.
(Yanktei .v.k u.u so i.cir, , I Ley were
'ooth ?ry tit.--r U: atcbiujj
the proper u:oi:t;.t, mi.id their Uteu-
tion was direetcu to th" oejro..-t. drew
a cisiai licw Li-i feu-:. fJ.i iu-iuuhj
put a li.li iroae-i t-se i
of ol', who
it l-oiiit lit and e
,i . :'.: r, Lo reel
a 'Vv CiAtr.esti.
i rt uin- bij way
,--. i.i.,: b;ic a
illt, hu saw ti.e
La- j. :t a 1 .
ed at. 'I ol J:
MttiitiiUv . ti
L U' . :
Le jr'.t uii
tne river lately,
turned the iie.-ro driv-r lack wilb the Lorre
;ud tu'-rT. ard ;o- Li-'-.f ferrud across,
jut us c:ij c. srn
irmi..i aa it.ounttd reeu
and could tied no
r Thoy di.-cbarged
v.thout effect. He took
u.s-ie bis way t Cnstta
i. Li.rc lant eveuiug.
tii rai'icg a regiment
! ; . TLii i it tha kiud of
: tne Uj
. j I -i-,"
au ciSt-er Li m2 w.l h.ve to serve under.
?C3tEa of Da jHi'MiitUF FACai'ifcR.
Tr. rone" eiiixea of Fauquier eouLty, we
ieara tbut on Suiida) moraiug last, a par
y o: lau.:c4s i-i:vd the Lease cl Dr. iiay
,. .;:.auiit. oi :-al cm tv, aa-i that while
iLj oSi.'or Ij CJiLUiitii a:iiiupied to
!-.tra:' i-.-.o r'.ie cuainher cf M.ts Sau
L. ii -, a uiatr of me looters. He was
in: .nu-.'d Ly Lr. s uam.4te tiut this was his
diliter s pi'ii.3 chamber, slid thai if ba
eti m toroiti;: tr.e t. Jif u woum aut
bim. In r.-po:..- to ti;: tne ciiu-er orny
laujoJ and tui-ivl the bolt of tls door,
wui-u D.". aa-iuuU knied him. Ttie sol-iiu.-.-,
Lcariu lui report oi the pistol, qoiek
iy rjj iu "..ii lij'iioh.d t:.c gal'.:ut Uth-it-
('' j'u... jl: is uuu; .'siary. iL-u ot
Vir.i.sia. ycu i;h-j hv i.-e, chiidrea, tis
t.io, cr stet-harn, read year fate in the
ieaiii et tait noble man, if joa do not at
oiie icavo yoar bou.es and euiist under tba
Flaj of Sjitii.ru L.bertr- D.-. S. if js a
vu'.l -:inn of hiii respectabiiity, ua rep
rcated Fauq tmr coMuty two cessions in
Uo loser hsc of tUe Leji-lature. Ht age
was au;ui for -tiv-j. ii icfiJiion.i "we-.
Falling B.u k cr " Stomwal:. Ja.'k..
i.j.s- -'Tut Lyrcliji'g lras
lr )-n roe eii'er who a.Ti.-d tiu-re ea Sat
ui J if Li.'bt, thit i nora! Jaekson was fail
ins back' in perfect order, and w'uhont the
lo-j ci" any stjros 1; i appeod to be
hi- irticniiou to concentrate i.i K-roes rita
'd the (j
I i 3 S, UF.d
.ui tl.? Valiey. itclading
;ga.n d -u the baf.l-i near
. t;aj rc :ov.d to Lynca
u -i it o .-SthUiiton aar
i).: tl.i: i hdk i. .niuy bid
: Si ' il s: U !!. a thai 8 1
it-ortr. r r .
the tram were ia
em's army anl t
A i:.v 1 1.
,y, r- a ;i nl
'! v,ertf d.
-tli! tl- I
t I : 1 i. in 1 :
nil u be a.
. nd b
a sii.'t la I
i j ij.-in?i' i
i .. i, - '
hie l'tn :i i :-
Tie it ep il4 1
tbiu ,-n.u "
i ii. j . , n : and
Old) llJi-'auS nf
i0a wa tho-igi.t to ie i
i,','lS oouoie .