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,ertismen"ainerUdetOne Dwllarpef qurj 0f eteedii Soon the raitling of tworda
(161ieaorleaa,tliiBiitediyp)rorlhfiretiMr.:eoo,d ke heard, and oceaiiooally a ihout
t.on.a.d l;f;rMr'"lJf l'aSs ; !of encouragement from the swift horses.
rnVrS.2 the B,edowD rsti h!eb P"d
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'Trut m God. nd Persevere.
Brothrr, ia thy life's moaning clouded,
il iho caul ght ced I atiiae t
la the erla ia a'lrkarta aaroadad,
Wuldt t thy Ut repine T
C.iaer p, troll'ir, Ul imM
lywa akuia. Ma I iibl ia ner,
Suan ill coma Ilia next Iraaitlian,
Tal inti-Ml, and perere."
B(ollir,fe-ia lia'a boaa rccjdrJ,
lliat Iboa aaajlit ila jnys in TaiuT
fnttkit emved fl hm.mo.l!y nedtd,
l'oa rcjuiemg at thy pia f
Chacr bcelhcr, llicie'a a li.aitjif
MV'tinf for tsce narr feaf,
f'oaa f(fiTn, na ear g,
" 7st in tid. d prriartre."
Ilwlhrr.'sll things rUhd are eri"g
Witit amUd T'e, " be Strang !"
Tuoogh lha wiiga af aaflh ba gllif.
They mt loaa Ibeir aUaeg'M ef long,
Ya. wy braihar, tbiagh life's traublts
Urua th ar to dar dpair,
fvxjn 'lill esiinh like a baatita,
"Treat ia tiod, and peractere."
Ila, frum hia high I'.fone ia H.-avan,
Watrnaa ary ilrp yau Ue.
Ila will era card latter r.tii.
Wnictt yaor fs i angai maka ;
'brer a p, broliier, ba ha p-'war
To dry p tbe e.urr tear.
And tlioagb drkeat trinpaal lawer,
Trait n t A and paraeaere."
C.'olbar, llira' a e,iiirl alumbr
Wasting lor uicem tba graaaj
U' otiK?, IHare's a g.urtoua a umber
( hrtat m mrc braigna ioarc;
Wail, Ihva. tiil llfa'a qo. atan
'luasea raunJ Ibe, ealn ari aiear,
And till ealied Irom eCi lieaTsn,
Trot ia Gd, and pcreeaera "
ViDM America's Owe.
THE A HE K1 CAN TI.UOl'ER.
8T JiMKI Il MILL!.
It was night spon tbe Hudson, and tbe
darkens waa rendered aoltmn Ly the still
taa which rleJ arowod on every hand.
Tbe atara ahone gently in tbe sky above.;
where not a cloud wae seen, notbiog out,
tbe pale streak forui.d by the lohg line ot
h! P milk J The dark cliffs rose !
grandly a.'ev.r from out the river, who..)
' . . . i i u .
blaek -0)1 rolli. on Leneatn now oroaw
against tbe solid roca, auu imu
00, disappeared round some prrjeetions
Trees, which crowasd the crett ef tbe riv
er'a roeky shores, catt upon tbe scene a
deeper, a more solemn gloom. Here arose
tbe dark ir tree with its eeuabre shade
there the towering piuo stretched ila migh
ty arms alafl. litre extended the loritf
lines of oaken trees, their leaves rustling
quietly ia the brecls lbre might bo seen
the datk shadows ef groves aud orchards,
which surroandud some country dwelling.
How different was all this from the stalo
ef the land where it lay 1 For war and
dasolatijn was riding triumphant every
where. The rod of the tyraut bad beau
laid heavily upon the people, and they had
risen te fighl le eaorifiae thair alt te
yield their lives for freedom. Yet though
far away tba sound of tumult and battle
was rising, here it was as yet eohsard, and
the Hudson flowe4 on siwultaucouslj
gooa amid tbe quietness and stillness low
seands were heard, far away, which feerued
te approach gradually noarer. Yet they
were so far off that they could soareely be
istingitisbed. Amid the darknesa might
aire be see a tend light flashing tlietmni
ly against the gloomy lit j. It eanie froth
a large dwelling upon tbceuwuiit of a hill,
lud had long been buruing aud (till it bias
ad, jet witb the glow of a dying Are. No
people were near oo caUle could be aeon
j D0 tinkling of belli or lowing of berda-
" iw sounas became grauuauy iouu
tne looisiepi or me uoraes as tuey pastea
over a bridge wb eb crossed a gully at tee
Lotto hi : they creased and aoon began to
strand towarda tliB aummit
There were fifty meu ia a troop, yet their
musculir forms and tbe streegth of their bar I U, villain more accurst! and vile
borsea might well cause fear iu an enemy than any fiend. Wheu you see me you will
of double their number. Their leader wua eee your death. Mu'by's landing. Mar
a young man of not more than twenty-five. , ray, where is that 1"
lie rode a spirited bone with admirable " Five milea down."
.r. l.ia lan an Kold and darinir. and, " Tbev are there. It ia the place they
hie whole beariDg proud aud chivalrous.
At vtt tbev were too far down tbe bill to
aee tbe buruing h. use upoa the top, but tbe j " Just tbe plaee for them. It iieeret,
redness of iho akj attracted ibeir gsxe and and bi'lden by lofty bills and treea."
riteUed their attentiou. j Jjo yoe know" tbe road !''
" Murray," ii the leader to hia com-1 As well as I know my own home, ma
panioo, "do you seo bow red the sky is jor. And I will lead yoa there aa quickly
over fsLford'a boue." and straight aa jou can deaire." -
" Ha ! what ! thunder and guns, Caston I j "It is ten utiles."
wbatosn iibt I'
How intensely red it is !"
Ms)bs tbe forest ia on lire far away."
" It is too near, though. It nut be
beavros! I treuille to think of it."
" &ee, see !" exolaimed Murrsy, as wind-
itig around a p ruction into the road, they
c .j in full view of the biasing ruini
Ah! good Leavcu's 1 Ssndford's house.
There it lay before theut almost eonu
mad to tie t-rjtid . Sim'ke was stream. .
tog from one Mde as though there the flames
hsd lax-n partly f r'iriguiahcd. From the
olier a lur.d glare sscended, blazing forth
fitfu.'Iy festfu'ly Iisrt, lay io ruioa a-j
round ; heaps of furniture, Hi'l smouidering, I
h m.-.n Ci i.iu Kn nn IA !
horse and gmtd on, ss if be were suddrnly '
turned to uisi hie. Hal hi heart oest Drrce- I
ly wiil.iu Lis bres.'t, aud si the fire shor.o
j upo his face, it stf. a'ad pale as death,
j aed from it bis ayra gleamed beneath hi
j frowning Irows like ceala tf fir, while his
i teeth wtre tightly pttftd spint tsia blood
tleishps. A mouieLt he taud there, aod
:tLfO laahing aud rpurriig Lis Lour, i.e
jrufutd towards thebisiing houec, while all
I the troopers loiiowed fttr.
tie p vox a woiu, uut uiMuuiiicu,
ard with Murray at hs Mde wslked around
If the sci o had bteo overw brlmin; to Liui
a he viewed it at a !itanee, it was bow
tenfold niore so Pictures and curtain
lay trastif led oo iho ground, or half burnt
by saiouidcrin euibers, Orusments sud
sostly works ol art, such as tbeu couid sel
do ti. be seen id America, lay broken and
leattarad oo every side. All ws eoofu
sion, and wild, waiitou ruin and deroUtiuo
" Hj all lb it ia serd V enrd Htr ray,
vabeuirinly, who ever did this shall pay
dear. Vhe scoesdrels ! the irfsmoas vil
Catoo spoke not a word aut walked on.
" Major, w hat do you think 1 How many
were in tbi bou'e !"
" Hut hi : li e old man and Celia, with
; the four servants.
" W here arc they now T Good heavens I
Ibow eauie this to pas ?''
A groan I urt from Cstnn He clench
led Lie It sud lonelier, and Li w hole frame
trembled with irreprcksiLle emotion,
t " O God! O Celia!'' be groaned ioa
boars voice. "Gone! dead ! and I rot
near! 'lia too. ruchl''
e !. t .-to. s ,d Murray, .o.tb-
,og!y. I his cou.J net have been done
n.nr- I n n i. n haar tt twO Bines. WliO
mere tuan ao noar or two since, m uo
eould bate done it ? ' I eauuot irasgine. -
The British .' j
"How eould they have done it I o
British soldiers are about here j they are
all in Ne w lork now. , ;
Catou rrplied not, but walked on in ti
Ucce. Walking on together, the two
"lj and earncfy, bop.ag. to bnd a
" then, of this hot-
rid scone, hoping the, scare, ly knew why,
i h.l r,-rrl. ihph I Wea nnulit find the anhan-
I . . ....! f,...l "I,.. ...i,r J . mi.l .mi.
t - ----- - o r
v . , '. 1 i 1 .1.
ulstaut about a uuuurvu varus lriuu iun
bouse, and atatted upon entering, for a
sound of low moans became audible. I
" Hat listen, Marray ! do you bear ?" 1
and Caston pressed eagerly forward to see
whence the souui caaie. A red coat met
his ee among the bushes, and a moment
. r. . ' 1, . 1..., u . i.,t t?,i;uv. i
" Wreteb who are vou T how came vou '
here T t?pak I
t 1 t..j.rA T miA0 nAlk!a untiin T am
not an'.nemy. I'll turn. 1 11 bo an Ameri- j " CaMon-Henr jbe wiil be there soon
Cl0 ,.., !and find us goue.
" Peace 1 Ppeak and answer me. Who1 "If be bad come to-day it would not
are you I'' , have been so. O, if I had seen his gallant
"A wounded soldiar, noble sir, bat " troop. If . I could have heard their ery,
'' How canio yotijhere ?" then all Would bare been well, for ibis
I came dowu tho river with my dstseh-' would have been prevented, aad the inla
ier,t." moaa Grober, tbe murderer and bypoerite,
"Down? Ycu lie, villain I No soiJiem ; wou'd "
have come down tbe river." j " Ah, ba, you pleasant old gentleman, so
" O, pardon me, I came op from New you are here, are you I" cried a mocking
York aud" I voiee.
" This noon "
" This noon. Woo led you T"
' Colwoel Greber "
" Grober! Grober! Heavens end earta J
n..k.. i ..:,! M..i-r.. ii Wht .the
.. ...'vinill. K ihem in
New York who was to friendly, so O, if
I Baad meet him now."
, i' KnK tall ma 1ml ami lannnd rel. or
A,n r;.A n. .ion in f?ri- Toieo.
ho did that?"
We tfid it,, Grober led ui here. Tbe
old man implored merey. lie would give
none. He earned botn away, tie oraer-
ed tue to seise the girl.. I attempted to do
it, and tbe old man ebot abot ihot me.
O, air, it it a dreadful wound."
C8lon emlUA with rage. "Where
hare they gone T"
. ay Doais uowu m i'iuj
landing ana wua a aeep groan, ua 0111
artioulated words, his hiad fell nervously
back, and all was orer.
" How long T but ba be ie flearl. Gro
have chosen in which to -past the eight,
" Oulv nine by land. e oan go it in a
'very littie time, lor the road is better than
it v-as where we have travelled to aay.
I Murrav. it maddena me to think of
Grober after receiving such kindBess ol ,
' this family, to do this deed of villainy. O,
Murray, old friend 1 you know why 1 tel
"I know well," he replied, grasping the
haodof CaMoo. " I know wcil.aud llsliaii
go bard with tns if 1 shall not see you soon
face to face with this scoundrel."
Hy tbia limo they bad returned to the
"Mount! mount 1 ride like the wind to
Moby'a lending I" cried Cation, io a voice
f iimnrlrr. " Do iou eee 'bat ruin ? The
British did that ! The murderers sre
fore ui 1 Ub
Loud aroe the wild ebrer from the en
Ibuaisotie. td eidted soldiers. "Down
iL. .ur.ifr. ! ' their m v : sal
Caston with all M men folioaiug after, j 1 be fair young girl tremmeu ana ooweu tne 0en rscg again for retreat, the Coa
rode like the wind dawo the hill Again her head in an agony of aorro. Tbe old ; federates ret eating iu good order. The
the bors-s be.ol struak sgaiust tbe rocky j man seemed overw helmed by come blow, j Federals sent to Louiowlle for reinforee
cround Agaio they thondered over the I " Never," be gasped, ' jever. Fool, do meuts. Henderson and the adjoining oouu
bridire; then tbe sounds died away iu tbe you think I would beg my life ? No! I ; ties are in a blaze. Msi. McGlossou's cav-
distanee, and ail wat still aa before.
The bills, all rocky, rose high above the
plaee called "Mu'bya landing
formed by a small projection into the river,
nd tbe little spot ot grouue wtnen iy cere, .
bullion av the ucij hbor te bilU. waa scarce
ly iible to tboe coming'down the river. 1
For its stereey if was cboaets at times lor j
an encampment. Fioru the him above sea
trice couid descry ao approaching foe, and
when any alarm as gircu the can.p could ,
instantly he broifo up, ana strongly ta
trerched among tbe Lills.
Here U7 a small encampment at the
time. A large fire bl:td ; the foot of a
rock, the tents were near it, arms were
filed, boms put to rest, and all was r;dv
for the tiiht By the glare of tbe firo the
forms of a few soldiers could be seen as
they walked Bp and down without tueasur
Guar!? were placed at one tent which
stood aearer the fire than the others. With-
this tect tbo li:ht sbuue md disclosed
the form of a young pirl, who sat upon the
(ground, her head bowed weeping bitter!,.
. yll9 was ., .nd Tery beautiful, her fea-
torcs posseijl0g delicacy and gracefulness j
v.... ..m ri.! mtli w i r m n r a nd
vu ber eves were rea witu weeping, ana
ucr bair wis distorted.
., Father! father:" she cried, "where
arj . Au beaveD, it is litter for mr
o tndure bttl how n)uch more ,0
,or you, so old and feeble !"
"t;elia, saiu a voice near y
Father," she cried io surprise, as
dark form crept into the tent.
yoa are alive.
" Yes, Ctlia, my child," said he, embra
oinc her. " But I did not. know what had
become of you. I thought they cad ki:Nd
1 thought that even cow tbe lorm 01
niv daughter lav lv with thone of mv mur
" 0, it might have been better for me
had it been so "
' Py not so, my daughter. Bay no o.
O, Heaven, look down upon us and save m
protect my daughter, from this murder
er 1 Save her 1 O, save her T
" They came 10 suddenly, father."
" And the eight of Grober-Grobertrars-
I forraed to a villain-
-was too much. Where
was Caston then 1'
" How very free yon are with my name,
to be sure."
" Grober 1" nttered both, while the old
tnap, making aa effort aseape, sudds!
recollected inn ne b k . e-
u Not so fast, tot aged friend"," criecV
Grower, aiming in, " not quilt to fast
You are to await here ewbile, since job are
here. What do you suppose I stormed
vour castle fcr ! What I don't kn-ow I
Kotir remained ailent.
Grober laid aside hU toffe ef mockery,
and went on,
' Why wan it T It waa betaaae you were
rebel, Saudford a rebel, an infamooa
traitor to your kiug "
" 'Tii falae tou know that 1 em ftri
old man, and deairoee of peace. What can
I doT" '
" You bad money, and could help the
'Did I cerer help a royalitlt Did I
oarer lend thousanda of pounda to a hypo
crite to a certain Grober t"
" Ha 1 you, my prisoner, dare to talk thus
to me f" cried Grober, io a fuy, drawing
n his hope form to ila full height. " By
the Lord , air, I won't atiBd it, ao do not be
prteumptsoui. 1 took you prisoner because
were a traitor, eld man,
' di death of one."
ITon eanaot believe sd. You are speak
ing falsely," aaid Sandford, ealOily.
VVbet's tbatt Do yo luean td sy
that 1 lie r roared Grober. Verj ell
the noose is waiting for you, ana wilt not
leog be empty.
Do your worst-there is one that
" lour daughter ? True, she can-
"I did not speak of Celia. I spoke-
V ery well, una can ssi es., ..UBo
you, but she can do more She can save.
your life old man."
u, tnen i ane cnea '1"S " M, ie ,
.Colon! Grober, i you are a man ana ";haT9 otto becreUd.
. . . . " " i i
!in you any puy, puj ui i
ey oo Bia gray nairs. opara una i w,
spare my father
4 You are Lsautiful," he cried," as yot j
kneel there. 1 can spare him far your take, i
There is oue condition."
Fh sbrauk back. I
"lie mine, Celia band lord. Am 1 Dot
good enough for you T Be mine, aud your ,
father'a iile shall bo spared. Yoer borne i
shall be restored to you, or rather, a Dw
one shall be given you. Speafc. What!
Silent ? '
would rather die a thousand deaths than j
live 00 such terms. Scoundrel ! can I, who sece.-.sionit, and was foreod to retire be
bve fought a hundred battles in my youth, ' fore the foroesof Capt. John T. Williams,
fear death or bow to ycu ? Kiil Uic, bang i of "West, Liberty, who is suecesafuiiy ro
u.0 ! General Sandford cannot far death, i taliating ou the Yankees.
But there are those who wiil bear of this.
'U9re tre friends of mine io both armies
ei0,e frieudi, and my gray bairs sball not
Poob, man ! said Grober, bat he seetn-
somewhat effected by what General
Sandterd had f aid. You were a general, sistanco tbey can.
lut you have soid out. You arc a rebel,' The contemplated raid into Kentucky of
and leerve a double -ixa'.h. But all sba;l the rebel forces at Pound Gap, wat confi
be forgiven if your lovely daughter shall , ddtlj believed would be successful. In
be mine" j Morgan Couuty, the Yankee .Judge as
" Who will forgive roe on tbue terms ?". compelled to adjourn his court t y The se
1. j , cessiocists, and in Wolfe County Union men
" You? you, a eolonel of a small detach
aant of horse. You forgive for treason?
By whit right!"
I will kt yc: eo."
" And do you not knoC that if am sus
ptcti d I tan again be ivied for tn fime ! '
" lou wiil not coudemQeu. .
" And do you not know, fool aud vil-
laiu 1 ' cried sandford, more fiercely, " I bet .
can turo ou you for robbing as ro-li:st, 1
ud rriug bin. off, (hus proving you to
j be 4 lr,uor ,
iUh 1 old man-I arc master now.-
' c 1. ..,... .... I, i . .); ''
Speak to your daughter or die.
" ever 1
eua, win you n. mine t ueef(j eDft iinpreS,iou U, taat ano
" O. niT father ! fcbe cried, weeping, and .. f i ;" i, ,- ",.K.,. , .1 .
cUpinj bim in ber anus
" Celia my life shall not be saved thus.
1 would not aak you. I would die first.-
.k'elia, scorn bim aud let me die. '
l nen, Uliss oauuiom, you wi.i aiTD oue
Lour io which to think. I will return then
and know. If you do not deoide, 1 will
hang your father. Hang him ! do you
hear that? and do pou know what it is to
have a friend bung 1
" Perhaps the day may come, "said Sand
ford, in a low and hollow voice, " when you
will know what it it is to die thus."
" Peace, old man !" said Grober ; but, as
if seised with superstitious terror, be trt ru
bied at tbe bodinj; words, and after a time
he left the tout with au oath. Suddenly he
" I will leave yon together, Talk over
this. 01d ruao, jour lif maybe saved.
Girl, you may save your father's life. And
recollect, both of you, aud you particularly,
Miss Saudford, that if you refuse, aud
thus kill yoi? father, you wiil yet be io my
" Wretch 1" she cried, suddenly bowing
up her form lo her full height, while the
tears had all departed from her flj.hing
ye. ''Dj jour worst. You will know
me better if you try to overoome me !"
Grober stood, for a moment astonished,
and theu departed.
" D) not yield to Liin, Celia. Show a
spirit as you did but now, and you will do
well. As for roe, I can ali. But you can
never break your vows, to Custoa. It
would be a base wrong to bim, and I would
rather die the. all,v U V firm , baaa
are tbe times to try the souL but be firm,
I Save (hia with whioh to defend my.
Said tha fair ri rl and aha draw i
it,. f;r irt a .v.. ,, .
mall d. I k ,1. V.. A
"illls plunged into his heart if
be offera vnfl(Sand if a,j tlje M h
aball enter m, nJ tQf m9 froa 0 life of
Concluded nen u,ee
Mcmphis IntiLlioSnci. Fea. le
is being severely felt in Memphis. Waij
formation that the order of tbe prevoh.
marshall, directing tbe relatives of all con
nected with tke Confederate eervies to be
removed from tbe eity, bas bean revoked,
lint such is not tbe case. That order re
Referring to the barring of eottoD, tie
Bulletin says :
Cotten burbicg is 'still praeticed withio
tse Federal lines, and, indeed, almost wkb- i
in eight of Mcrrpia. A geutleraary who!
reaehed the city, last night, informs us j
that the Confederate cavalry Were vester- !
day in the neighborhood of Union depot end j
! hu A '.q tber Dcfarioui work Ju
; ,s f . ,..,.., ,.
HaUb:s river, about twelve runes fro lit ax-
guisin themselves a cotton buyers, for th :
rpoM of ,soertliaing whtfe te coWon ia
j aecreted, and then they oome in force and
burn w h R
;. fa tcr(J In faet tbere is scarcely
- - . .,, . Tenng,see tuit ti,v haT0
) not visited and destroyed the cotton. They
sometimes arrest those Bui-pected of having
cotton aud retain theciiu ibeir custody nn-
hi inev lew iuem iub ujuic) oi
OCTBRBAX OF SlCISStON IS KeSTUCKV.
Xhe Louisville Express, of the 2J inst.,
gT,4 ,Q aceount of a xu3rp skirmish be-
tween a company of ' Partizao Hangers'
and the forces under the Provoet Marshal,
t Henderson, Ky , in which Lieut. Tyler
WM billed. Captain Dally, Lieut. Dally
,D(i a number of privates on the Fulurui
s,de were wouudod. It a Kaid that ou ef
cbureh lells was ran at 1 1 P. M., a 3
aienal to make the atuok. aud that at li
airy (Federal) failed to arrest the lesdiur
Aootbe outbread bad ocourcd at liaz:!
Green. William and Andy Martin, of (he
voutedcrate army, having killed Jame
Gilmore and badly wounded Lis son William,
A number of Humphrey Marshall's, men
lo in Kentucky, .rendering all the as-
In I'ike Ceuaty the most bitter aud re-
lentless war had broken out since the Fed-. that the Confederate! wou;d dictate pjuce
eral forces had left, so that it would turn at aa early day iu Va.biuj:t3n city. The
that Kentucky is fully ripe for revolution, ' uniq litou Jacksoa was uioineutariiy ex
and is only waiting for arms. , pect.d cms the Arlington Heights.
; This fui'.tcat;ja of reinforceaieuts to Ma-
FlRB Is fB Camp. Parties from below
. h . . u ,e firfl ,i)e
Cluit of Berkeley where lil-i'iei'an's He
BiaQ . j '.noan.pcdV ou Sartrda
n oL.e;tioM Bs coul
bm4jc on ,,lif jid(J of ,ile ri?er co ,e
.... '. r
with the fact that repeated explosion.-, of
guos or kegs of powder, were distinctly
tuer of Liuoolu's gunboats hav beeu do
stroyed. The reflection of tbe iiht isiu-1
Uiiustcd the south bank of the river for be- j
veral miles, and email objects were plainly j
visible. We suppose late papers by tho 1
next fli of truce wi'l throw ad Jitional t U
on the matter. By the way, the guubottj
known as tbe Maratatza, which get agrcuuu j
in tbe Appomattox .some three week.t a' J, '
and was Ruined by the enemy, wan wluciii
bas never been permitted to ti'.id its way
into ihe Northern papers. Tue ureek ot
the Maratansa is stui 10 be seen. t'c.ers
Tll TROrvcE Loan. We learn th-it
the governmenthas determined to req rli e
suberibcrs of cotton tnd money to the loan
to comply immediately with the terms cf
their subscription. Heretofore the pay
ments of this loan bas been at tho option of
the subscriber tho suspension of the collec
tion being allowed by the department in
couseq'ieuoe of tbe low prices of produce
and a desire to facilitate the interest of
both too subscriber and government. N
further iudulgnnce WiJ he grait.'d, an I
subscriber will be reqiired to pnfji n
obligations whieli thoy have assumed.
THt Fknch Army. Target shooting is !
now praotieal universally in the French ;
army; not only the troops ob foot, and
mounted, who are ar.ned with musket!,
ta!A nirti in the exercise, but also the oiv-
airy rogimtuts, arwedwitb pisrola only,
aon' aKr Uo""
i THE LATE GEN. DAVID E TWIGGS
The telegraph has announced tbe death
of General David E. Twiggs, C. S A. He
was bom in Richmond coanly, Georgia,
about the year 1789. Io 1912 ,he entered
the army of tie United States, and on the
l'-itb of March of that year received tbe
appointment of Csptain in the 6th Infantry.
On tbe.SOtb of Juoal810, be was appoin.
ted Brigadier General, and on the 23d of
September of tba same year was breveted
Major-Gtnersl. Ha served jwitb dist'rne
tioa in the Indian wars in Alabama, and
a'ac in the war with Mexico, bi gal
lautry being moet conspicuous in the battle
cfCerro Gordo; and when the latter war
,'s closed, the hsppy compliment was paid
J,t""f btitg "the hero of all the battles
n' -me of the letters."
.'"".nanoe of his devotion to bis
tate, 'V ntioned that duriag tbe dif.
ficult.es Letweeuj; ;t ,be6 Federtl
Government nn... . .. Adniiristratioo of
J resident Adam", lj m t .
mat lie uncut it, i,uh u fn .s..
hi. 4 native State, tendered t. .
. r resitnation
to the UevernuJent a anfomcti jj
8. army. Bo high4wastbe eiteem lk.j,j8j'
In was hold, however, Lis resignation ,
n.'t accepted, bat he was transferred to an
other department Again, in 1S60, wheo
Georgin 'reeded from the Union, he resol-
' ved to Kiv, biv service to the South, and
: sar-oTjfiered hu command in Texas to the
Confederate authorities. For this act he
was, of courfe, denounced by tbe Federal
GjvernmeDt aud people; but it was approv
ed by the Confederate Government, and
the old hero was placed in command of the
military department of New Orleans j but
Ago ana feebie health toon compslled him
Ij resign; and very recently he came to
this eity tiresids with his relatives. Here,
-ftB11J 'lU'SS udu rt'iaiiye?, uianpiriv ucpar
jted, and Le was "gathered to his fathers."
McCi-ELLAX'S REINFORCEMENTS -TlIK
1 he lnoumond Enquirer o!
The pirade ujide by the
reiufjrc--mct.'H reeoBtly scut
wittj tour .brigades atout iu,uwu Luen-5-from
the w;upi of North Carolina. This,
biii-ve, to Lava bs.vu the ooly reinforce
n:cut that rchcuci tiio army of taa Po
totcao, tha Y -rk, ths Chitka'aoaiuy and
Uie Jurncs. Ttie uames of the rivers
which 1 hn army Ua conhoed Useit aud lrom
n.uc of Muicu it hai ever dared to move,
wili sujfbt the eviient want of conSdenee
that .McCis'Uu Las in Lis men No acioniit
of reiLlotet meets from tne rivers of North
Carolina ui.le', ir muke MoCiellan's army
nouettuks a'iy land expetiitioo.
To ct-p ui'.-a cue baik? of the James,
eli.'ft tu.C' r nur of bis ''Bboats, will be
bis tit-xt cumpHiu. lie iav oocuny both
banks and approach the city oo the north
aud soath tau.s. If so, he will fad his
injtob on both Lasts, auu wos to bis army
il defo-itcd vihil-t ditiJeJ.
cavalry foray toward Orac
burnt tbe railroad bri'lge.orer tbe Rapidan
rivtjj boui'I iu'i'Cite tot a purpoe to ad
vaeo ou Rlrtitt. :t;d, but an elljrt to pre
vent cr d'.lay our a-ivacoe oa Washingtoa
Tl-'ri exists dovn i.-. Washington city a
panic almost equal to that wt.iei; prevailed
aiur tha bs'. io r-f Manassas. Already
Yankee carrc-rJndet.t.T t:v t'aat nt McClel-
Ian' Leauuuai ters the opinion was held
CiviUti and this buruiu;
of the Rap;d-D
t ri'i-e, nre but efforts, tne n t s-1 to deter us
from and t:u .sfeond to prevent our ap
proa:hin WRhiu-iton city. H jili are me
!?". Wsrr. Lien. Lee dctormisr? ou a
in 3 ve me nt, neither rriafjrce iu en ts nor bridge
burnin;; will prevcut him from aecoaipiith
iug his purpose.
Exploit in Kentucky.-
t Regisrer learostbe foiiowiog'
I'ne Y'ankee force altaskct
ave companies, 270 men, of
m Irakis regiment, comuaaa-
a 7th Pen'
M aj. Jorfi ,sa, whom Capt. Bennett
'"0 unt wiui Li ui as prisoner, and bas
hau.i'.'d huii over to hua.iquarters here.
Cel. Morgan surprised tl.tm while they
ft.' preparing breakfast, killing 31, woun
liing over 40, and eapturiug 3u prisoners.
I'ne n."t '' skedaadied. " Ui Cel. Morgan's
force none acre killed, and only two slight
ly wo'.niiel. The result of tho victory
as, thit i'u hole camp and store9 fell
ii;t- ar hat !, on.-itin of tents, 10J head
if m.."t', h-rfs and tnuivs. ? wagons aud
i haincss, 1 Hinbu.ar.eu and harness, 1 10
! c l.ii.ts and r; 8 a fine 1 t of side arms,
i ui. 1 a Ur.M) tia .i.ty of anim'tottioo a Gas
! lot of prvl;ors, e.othing, &t.
t.) Ain,' t 1 lie .ooihty, Col. Morgan was
' cort ! '. bu-n a Urge portion of hi
!-t'n, s, e ia-:.-iin z -i il t ii c wagons but one,
a i h-i ' Mis, ant "7i ne yankee uuifoims
the fore having beenvewiy equipped, l ut
in: yt Ltwnj ui'l iiuie lo dou tbeir UtV
i'. e fjfee has lately been mv
hei ress and 0v''itju counties,
mi in y tieor'lati.-n and ot-
ovinia t: u
S'jLLiie.i's Letts '-s
ted in the rat-- of p-.-tt
ff-ct 01 the di tuu.u-.,
our ,i - -.-. The riivile'
I'je ulian- effao
1, v;ne;i weut IMO
d -t a Jt apply to
e 21 en ihem r-
jo siio ai ijO tlio rinttro oj siu