n. k. ucbai;, , h a.,h. gobmait, EDITORS.. ' . fetfarj on business 'of ike &ice, to be directed to A. M. Gormax. & Co.. TflrRSDAT. JIAY.ISICM. JCQf,OQice of. The Confederate, on Fftyettcvillo street, second door Jath ofPotneroy's Bookstore Sign of tho Confedrkatk FLAa.fcj . Ths $5 Jfotes Nor one wiil ". UkeTfrorn us, the Fire Dollar Notes at ! par; and we must therefore decline spcoiring them except at tha same discount the larger Notes of the old issue are subject to. We didiks very much to be cotn p:!!el tv this unnoitticemdob-; but 'tho cuteidc pressure corn pel la u to do so. (t in lamentable for North Carolina, that another' slur baa been put upon tier, by the conduct of two of her Representatives in Con gress. It was expected by those acquainted with, the Mussrs. Leach, ihaf they would not iocrea) for North Carolina the respect of the nation; but it was hoped that they would forbear bar exposure until fume moment of " lesi-er agony," when th State might more resignedly t.t the infliction. But theyhave ivt tit en fit to do her the honor of keeping qn;pt. Mr. 'Jumo Madison Leach -availed hiaisolf of the first opportunity to impose hia personal prKutans npon the House, and upon tho print ipleth.it when one sheep jtitnpu ;vcr another must jump likewise, tho Doct r follow! up th example of Ms leader. And (God save tho mark) the .State of N rth Car- Una falls for her defence into tho hands of these two Leached, whose only polit ical integrity consists in their mntnsl repudia tion i f each ether. But this Jame.s Madis-on Leach assuming to champiorf the State, as serted that ''all the vilification ami abuse heaped upon 'he head of the old North State, came fr rn her own recreant noon.'' This is a part of his sentence, and , this is true. We will proceed to specify thtse " recreant sons " who have moat abused and vilified her fair name and feme. One clasaare those who, in the early perl. f '.hi war, hasLid to get up companies, laud ing' tno caue, and urging its adoption; who pledged themselves to the fathers of sons whom they Inspired to enlist, that "they wouk f.t.ii.d by nod with their children to the end... Iheso itAvo violated thoir pledges. Tnis is of. clas-j of the ubit&era and vilificrs. Aaother clasa are those officers, who attain ing to commands in Regiments, have ret tbem -eiv8 t the practice of political trickery, in irL ue ad dcmajonueism, to thu neglect of :'iilitary duty, until they subjected themselves to charges which forced their resignation. This clasa by up worthy conduct, abused and vilified the good reputatiou of the "Old North State." Another ch.ss, aio those who happened to fall into the enemy's hands, and lacking tl.o ncrvo and moral sense to uphold with suita ble and becoming dignity lh justness of our Ciusc, nnde occasion of their situation to offer humiliating confeecions, and concessions, and promises, for the purposo of ingratiating themselves with tho enemy. Tids class abused and rtlfied the State., Another class yet, aro those narrow-minded demagogues who obtain political office by shirking truth and carder, and practicing punning and deception. These abuse and vilify North Carolina. Some men sum up in their single person tho wholrt of the- categories, 'and become there by tlij superlative of our abusers and viliji trs ; and when for selfish ends tTiiey praise ?T it'n Carolina, their ofFering it about as val uable as is that of tho felon, who. when broil lug bentiath the pressure of tho " hot iron' prays " Gnd save the State." If these " recreant sous "had remained true to their first pledge if they had, aided their n.tfWiors to enforce just discipliue if they had at lea-t done their own duty, and thereby set a good example if they had fought a battle, and met tho enemy nobly, bra rely, use fully, as Brigadier General Kirlcland and his old Regiment have done-, and as his Lt. Col Lea;h did not stay long enough to do like him and thera they would have been elevated to honor, where pride might be gratified, and of which history might m ke a record. We commend our definition of ' recreant sons " to the attention of tho late Lt. Col , of K'rklan l's R-fjiment. The " prett and the 360 who denounce Gov. Vance a. a peaco nan" are (if recreants at 11) pigmies, in comparison w'uh the giauts whom we have been describing. A most anxi-ms s dicitude pervailed all day yesterday, to har from Gen. Lee and the forces v around Richmond and Petersburg, which was increased by the absence of all telegraph! news from either of the&e points. Last night, however, a brief dispatch an nounce! thatjpvervthing wa9 progressing fa vorably with Gen. Lee. Before going to press we mty receive more full and satisfactory ad vices. No one teenis to have any fears of a disnfter but the anxiety to hear the news, causes the dlay in receiving it to be painfnlly frit. We ere still dependent upon the Dan vil!o and Greensboro' Hue for our telegraphic communication. We regret to learn of the daUv, of Williim N. Scalesat Camp Chase, where he wai held by the enemy an a prisoner of war. He was the eldest son of Robert H. Scales, Esq.; who has befor lt vn acd son-itj-law" by "this Feeling the Effects. r Under the . false teachtegt of tfces corrupt and hollow hearted traitors',, Brownlow 'and Baxter, the7 poor people of Ea-t4 Tennessecf; were induced to' believe, that if theyairreo-7 !t dered, anfl negotiated withthe Federal Gov- r crnmcnt,, tbey woQld be. received intp its ; allegiance apdT be jJrotected m their property;: except their slaves. 'And in this belief, these poor deluded people abandoned their Southern" friends,, and claimed the Yankee protection. As usual, the Yankees have wholly falsified heir pledgesan! these Unionistf of East Tennessee have gathered the bitter fruits of their folly and crime. A short time .since we made mention f the fact, that Baxter and ethers badf petitioned Abraham Lmln to make some provision for the starving Union ists of that section, wh- se property .had been devastated by the Yankee army. This peti tion occupied f.ur columns of the paper in which it was published, and Baxter sent the paper into ar linef, . having, written on the margin " Ti be sent to W.W. Hdlden from - iJohn Baxter." Now wo have a more pitiable appeal for these deluded victims. The Yankees have not, only robbed and plundeted tbem, hut they are now sending' whole families of them north of the Ohio,' without food, money or clothing. Even Brownlow cries out against this ' unjust and oppressive policy " Even he; the base and ignoble instrument of tho s deception of the people, hegs in their behalf for a little mercy that they " ibay be left where they are, to pick up a subsistence in some way " that " they should not bo sent off whjje the nig gers are allowed to remain." "We claim," says Brownlow, " for tho poor Union families of East Tennessee, at least the negro's cjiances and privileges.'' We did not expect to see their doom follow ho quick but- here it is. "Already are thse deceived and misguided people fallen below the level of the negro, with their Yankee masters, who retain the blacks, while they drive the white inhabitants from thoir-land3 and tenements into poverty and exile. There are men in North Carolina who have advised her people to seek this same Yankee protection. There are arrangements for se curing it. Poor men of North Uarodna. iu the day that you listen to these base, tn ach- crous, infamous counsels, you seal yotir doom yuu barter away your last hope of free domyou yield yourselves to a degrading servitude, which will forfeit to youyour self respect, which will entail the loss of your property, your homes, you labor, and sink you down, as the people of Eat- Tennessee have been. sunk, in ubject inferfority to "the negro race, whom the Yankees are every where installing into pjver nd protection. For the voice of counsel, look around and too for yourselves and beware of the fatal, igncmious conclusion. nii . - Xo Time for Trifling ControTersy People who are trying to get up political issues and party divisions among us who affect to be horrified at a resort by the war making power to measures which they djem not strictly constitutional who aro stirring up agitation with a view to divisions upon mere abstract questions such people should hear in mind the rccklessus and unscrupo lonsness with which the enemy is prosecuting ' a war of invasion and subjugation against us, and should consider whether wo can af ford to be so squeamish about the use of the means of resisting him. . In the debate in the Yankee Congres? on the resolution to expel Mr. Long, J.Ir. Garfield, an abolitionist from Ohio, said: 'We should use the common weapons of war. I' with these we should not succeed, he would take measures as he would against the savage who attacked himself or family. 1I would tesort to any eleraant of destruc-. tion ; and, if necessary, he would Jling all conttitutioti'il sanction to the winds, rather than lose his country." Again, after Mr. Long had repled to this portion of his speech, ho said in explanation, " that he would leap over the constitution in order to preserve the national existence; but it would be into the arms of the people who made the constitu tion." . This is unmistakably the sentiment and de termination of the whole abolition party of the North. This is the very programme npon which old Abe has been "running the machine',' for at least six months pist. Neither the ha beas corpus nor any other right of the citizen is regarded by our enemies when its observance would be in the least embarrassing to them in the prosecution of a war for. our subjugation. And if they do all this through hate, or envy, or oovetousuess, how much more should we make sacrifices and disregard or tolerate minor evils in the all-ab or hi iff' 8 Sio free oar selves first from the fate to whtcnloe enemy would tubjeet us 1 Ffcre VS'are getting up a popalagitatim ag-rinst the qualified suspen sion of the writ of habeas corpus, when the al ternative of failure to make good our defence is the suspension of all rights, the confiscation of all property,- the hnmbling of ajl pride, and the dishonor of our race t It is not even pre tended tht the suspension is unconstitutional in e, but only that the form and mode of pro ceedings under it are unconstitutional ; not that any citixen or any elasa has yet' been wronged by the suspension, but only that the Preside ut may o exercie fhe power vested in him as to wreng somebody hereafter. That is, in the execution of authority deemed necessary . to save a who! e people f rem dishonor, spolia tion and shame, a few innocent persons my possibly ha deprived for a few hours of the benefit of thawrit of JUbtas torpvs. right which not one man in a hundred among us has aver heretofore had occasion to exercise, or probably will need for his protection during this war. It not this a pitiful abstraction upon which to base divisions and pstty biokertsgs o.vf a people eironmstanced aa we are It. Cotn. T Galea. From the hnaiele oUthe day t history jwilV derive the materials for the peroetuaiion f those names and "ueeda wjhica arcileiierviOg. o?4 the reietobrance of the? atioriVnd wtthy -to bo placed for fujaro example. fTbese fchrqn icleaTought to be faithfuljfcdot o create merit out ou false material, norto witholdtheire- wuiiiuu ui ik wuere lis existence is aiscover ed. . -. 'Hiere areoiny men of invest worth, who ranst be hunted np," or else their ssrviceaare performed unrequited. Whoever kuows the officer whose name beads thU article, familiary, knows him as old Tim," will concur with us in the estimate we place, upon his unadulter ated, genuine, ane!fih patriotism. Perhaps there is not another n the State, of ail the ex iled refugees, who have fell the loss of home more acutely. ' But we commenced this article to make a record" of. the laborious service of thi officer, and todohrtnhe just ce of a public reogni tion therefor. We are aware of the fact that the expedition which has resulted in the re covery of Plymouth and .Washington, and almost of Newbern was for a long tine a sub ject with him of thought and examination. We believe he first brought it to the attention of Gen Hoke, and he has, as chief of the Engineer department, b-en present in both the undertakings participating prominently in the danger? and labors of th service. It was bv him that the pontoons were laid at Bachelor's Creek, in the first attack on New b rn. It was he who performed this difficult bat necessary service for Ransom at Plymouth, vhen the magnificent charge of that Brigade seenred the town; and we saw-hira active and useful in the Usf enterprise to ards Newbern. Gen. 'Hoke bold OJ. Guion in high esteem and the Government will hold ' in just appreciation, his useful and faithful service. Dread op the Future The "ins" at . . . . the North are in dreid of the future. So miiidi so, indeed, that " thmghtfnl m are in favor of postponing the .Presidenia,l elec tion for four years This w ul 1 certainly sive the abol'tionista their fill. We quote from the Nw York Sunday Mercury: It is not to be disguised that the wisest mn at Washinemn, as well as through out the coumry, look with fear and drad upin the issues of the coming Presidential canvass. Tho temper of the people is so excited, the issues are so vital, the disturbances civil. sfcial nd political created by war. are so profound, that it is feared an excited Presi dential canvass will plunge the nation into chaos.- Hence, thoughtful and prudent men have warmly Recondd cthe, idea n postpone ?h excitement of a Presidential eliction f- r four years more by which rime; it tg hoped, the rebellion will not onlv be subdued, bur t.h c uotrv will b tranqmlized and restored to its normal condition. COMPLICATIONS LIVELY TO ARI6E. Anvng the dihlenlties which ar foreseen in trie future are tho following: 1 n the event of an evti"n, with Gen. M- Cle'lan on one side and Abraham Linoli on the other, sh uld the mass of the soldiers' v tog be thr wn through Administrati n in flnfnee, in fav r of Mr Lincoln, the North will at once be pi urged into all thp horrors of civil war. The Democrats would claim, and will no doubt be able to prove, that the vote ws. to all intents and Tinrpospg. fraudulent; that the soldiers, either through discipline, fear, favoritism or the d storing of the returns, were compelled to v te en mase for Mr. L'ncoln. I tha the whole nation would flame. un in revolution and the streets of our cities wonld run with Mood. 2 If Abe L'nr-oln should bo eloted by the voter of the Western States, under hi own am nest v proclamation, that also would un doubtedly ceate an outbreak at the N rth. The people of the State of Nw Y rk, for instance, wou'd never consent to be outvoted in the electoral college bv bg'H. electors, ren resetingr tfie camp f U wers and creaures fi Mr Liocoln. in Arkansas, Louisiana. Txa1. Tennessee. Florida, etc. In other word thev would nevr ceyint that- the ew pretended loyal thousands in the Southern States should outvote tho undoubted loyal millions in the Northern States. 3 On the other hhand it is believed that if, by charges of oorrup'ioi against the Ad ministration and the prejudices created by clamor a 'dnst miscegenation and nejro equal ity, the Dem crat9 should succeol in elect ing General McClellan, it is not believed that the people who have control of the Adminis tration would consent to give up their power. The momentary interests invoked are so enor mous, that everv consideration which can appea' to the selfishness of ambitious men would tempt the party in power to ignore the election. v - ' It cannot be denied that the passions of the populace are at fever hat. .That papej money, the high prices, th fierce excitement of the war, have so wrought upon th pas sion of the multitude, that it needs but a spark to blow the whole framework of socie-' tv into at'ms. It is the ratn'on hors4ck who would then rn'o us, and our boasted liberties would-find their grivo in the tomb of military despotism. It will thus be seen wby it i seri u-'y prop ised to postpone the Presidential election. For the Conrederato. Meeting In Rockingham County. At a meeting of a large and respectable nun ber of the voters of Rckingham county, held at the court house at Went worth, on the 3rd instant, on motion, Dr Elwird T Brod nax was called to the Chair and Col. James Irvin appoin ed Secretary Col R .hert B. Watt explained briefly the object of the meeting, after which the fid low ing preamble and resolutions were unanimously adapted.: ' Whkkai, The voters of this State will on the 4th of August next be called upon to elct a Gov ernor for the ensuing term; and whereas it. is believed that no man in the State could be selected who c nld give more general satisfaction than the present incumbent; therefore Jletohed, .That his Excellency. Z B. Vance, be Invited to address the people of this county, at ths place, at racE time as may' aait his conven ience. . . i?of. That the Chairman of this meeting appoint three persons, whose dutj it shall be to mke known the wish of this meeting to Governor vnce ,s . : - In pursnanace of the last resolution, the Chairman appointed H-m. Dtvid S H-d.C John IL Dillard and Maj. Wra.4 ' VfaAX a committee to invite Gov. VaG iualdreas the people of thi count v. EWD T. BRODNAX, Ch'n. JaMts Iiw, 6ecv. The following names were e'gned to tha atirrinaTMelqnvntttjr . addressed to: G o vi' Vance by the Confederate soldiers in the haud the enemy. anH imprtsuuvd on Jehnson's tsisua. We punii&nea tno letter scrie aaye since, but had not room for the signer bameaV at that time. We append tbern here, so that. their friends may see who. tbey .are, a'bd' what k.;r victor re.eoncernimr the'Deaoa " -move- their views are-conceraiog the meats at home : . . . . Marshall E. Alexander, lecklenburg ; C A McGtiee, Rockingham; J M Kendrfck. Ga.-ton; Wm Paylor, Caswell; Wm G. Woods, Caswell ; Laao H NeUon Scokes ; J M Roberts, Rock- ingbtra; J F Hodges. Rockingham; N J Smith,' Rockingham; M T Joines, Wilkts ; J, B. Pool, Alexander ; A H Miller, Rowan ; B. F Whil 0 Alamance ; Samuel J Crawford, Alam. nee; Israel B Waten. Hyde . V "J . Dvck r son, Jones: L B D.vis, PuU-; RF Dake, Na,b:SP Gill, Franklin; H G -Whitehead, Pitt; R E Mayo, P U ; J A Hanrahan Pitt ; R M Roj-aier. Granville; RC Harrington,' Polk ; J M Tite, Haywood; H Ringstaff. Union; W M Matthews Jr., Mecklenburg; L H Rothrock, Rowan; W C'Ferrell. Nash; D W McDonald, Cumbrland; W L Mori is, T J Polk, Ship man Heudei son, J M Crawford, Clay;L C Neil, Transylvania ; J H Cbsppell. Richmond ; G F Smith, Davidson; W L Hand, Mecklen burg; R H Hand, Mecklenburg; H A McDonald, Cumberlanl ; MAP irks VVMkes ; N A F ster, VVi kes; E G Gray " Wilkes; G. A Graves, rawell; J E- Williams, Coe-oke; J Shear r, Cheiokee; J Q Jordan, Ra:eigh; Pleas artCM Parker, F Y Hicks, Oleaveland; R W Thornton, Cumberland; IS D Dickson Cleiive- liiid; S D Randal), Cb aveland; J A Camp. Oleaveland; PR Elam, Cleavd d; Tho' D Falls, Cleaveland; D B Magness. Oleaveland; J H Randall. Cleave lam; B H VVios'on, Frankiin;.S Weatherspnon, Wake; B Y Mar tin, Ashe; W C McDaniel. Fayetteville; W A .Marloe, Y idkin; S W. B ewer, Chatham; W li Young, Franklin; J S Joyner, Franklin; W II Williams, Frauklin; H-nrv G Turner, Vf'H Y ung, Granvillt-; R H iW-rd. Hender son ; A D H'Cks, Dupliu'; R M Wilson, Jack son ; Andrew G Lewis, Tyrrell; J Kiusey, Jones ;G F Justice, Transylvania ; J Cross, Gate; Jas T: Barton, Cawctl ; Lve .Ru-sell, Montgomery: W W Cole, M -oe: R L H-Wiper, Guiltord: R R Siunders, Gudford; SEW P iarr. Cabarrus P A Tatum, Guilford: Wm J Christ! in. Orange : Nat L Brown, Wake; Na than D Leaffoon, Surry : J D UcLester, Stanly; S dn y P Clark, Wilson; O A Ritnsour, Lincoln: W J KiucaiC Burke; W 0 Turner Burke: W M Norman W H Norman. E T Thompson,, B W Minter, Surry ; J H Siuuders. Orange ; L H V kin i!, Oruue; C ilvin Pritchird, Bt tie; Thorn is II .ffiu, B rtie; L Brnul Strton, Bvrtie; W M M.-oane, B rtie; Matt Manlv. Craven; W H Johnson, Meek lenbur; E Smth. Mecklenburg; BR' Siiiith, jr., Mo k lenbhrg; M R MoD naid Richmond; A A Moffitt, Rchrnond; M H S nif rd, 'Lmcoln , J M Ptersftn, Stake's, -M L Ofl ind, Guilford ; F N Dick, Gui'ford; Will S R.nkio, Guil ford;.! B Oliver, D iplio ; H C"More, D ip liu; Win Spark. Hertford; A Mi'Fuig-i.,. UUHinerlanil ; tl u JJ 'auan iii &amp-oii ; j W Wright, Sampson; VV J Di 'kerson. Jones; .-ilex Miller jr., Craven ; J M Hancock, R.iu dojph ; W G L-m. Rmd.dph ; A G Muntock, Raudofjph; T 0 Miller, Wilkes, M P It b.-rts, Buncombe; C Gdwin. Rowan; J Gilder Turner, Rowan ; C H M Nely, R w;m ; E A Small, Chowan ; LA Jarvi, Di-'ie; .las D Newsom, Wake; E AO-borne. Yadkin; N H r on, Watauga; B A Qoen, JackMin; L H E doe, iVlic -n; M W N ofl -et: Caswell; F J Havwood, jr.. Rileih; iV G Morr s. Gatou; S JE-an Frankliti; U C DiX m, Alamance; Jeremiad Ruclitf Hayw-od; John Turpin, Hay wifid; S J Wright, Anson; H PL oell, Surry; W 0 L" Burner, S my; II J Waiker, Mecklenburg; Jas Tiddy, M n kU'uburjr; J is J Motts, Wiluiiogton,R vV.McI-tyre, V ilming ton; Gorg Gilliam, Chowan; Davitl W Park er, Ga'es; S J Roiintry, Gates; M L. Eure, Gates, J T Forreier, Wilkes; Jhu Mooro, New H mover; M L Helton,. Catawna; C L Turner, "Iredell; A A Imhou, Robeson; ' Jiio.H Nicholson, Warr. n; Ja J L uighter. Warren; J M Harris, Iredell; A D il-per, Jacksoi.; W E Goolsby, R n kingham; J T Man to, R ck ingham; B P Jenkins, Elg'tromtH-; N M Lawrence, E Ig-mbe j Jas Keenan, Duplin ; Lewis T Hicks. Duplin ; Jas J II igirtt.s, Dup lin ; E R Fcrryoioti, Hay wool ; W J WiUon, HaWiH.Kl ; Jan H W:tson,' A'aniauce; M . Rberson, Alaraaoe; Jn M Lawrence. Rin-d-.lph; M H Cox, Randolph; A E Ded. Northampton ; 0 A Manner, Chatham ; T M Jcnkifis, Chatham ; D D Snttle, ClMavehnd ; G M Whiting, Wake; J E Ferrill. Wake ; A A MeKmney. Ruiherforu ; J Y Mcintire, Roth. rf .rd; VV W Dickson, dldwell ; R i.ort L Owen, N G Braitord, G O Cherry, Bertie; J W Whitte.ti berry, Transylvania; B F Pearce, Cumberland; Anderson Ellis, Rowan ; J A Lea Caswell; Samuel G Par-m, Granville; W G Guess, Orange; R bt F Webb, Orange; Edward' A Sjeed. Orange; A S Stevnes. Lincoln; W W Sberill, Lenoir; J H Giibert. Catawba; J J Forney, Burke; L War lick, Burke; T S C-oley, Onge; ElwardA Bricty, Forsy the; L C R uktn, Guilford; EPO Murray, Hay wood; W H Learherwood. Hay- wiKt; T P Jones, Buncomle; Virgil S Liisk, Bu icombe; Asbury T Rogero, Haywtsxl; W G B Morris, Henderson; Geo J Bcthell Raking ham; John T Williams, Warren; M N Gr rett.Warm Spring; J P Gaston. Buncomtie, Ira ProflSt, Marshall; Z M Candler, Marshall; Cl aries T Garrett, Madis n; Thomas C P.well. Wtlti Isaac N nilett, Camden, Henry E Shepherd, F-ivetteville 7 - Editors or the Gjnfederate: As it is a time when all who love tneu Country and in de pondt-nee should contribute something to the sick and wounded f the poor soldiers who are n-w fighting for ttat iudepeudeuce, I. wou id i epec fully suggest that all who can, woqld turiiish a cow to the Hospitals now be' -ing tilled with wounded from lha seat of battle. Three or four good milch cows to an Hospital would contribute a great dal to their welfare ant comfort. Milk is something that almost evry soldier is fond of, anj is the mt nutri- tious of ail food. The bows' could e .soy bo ' subsistei upon the slops, &c, which are daily beirrg thrown away.. And. vegetation is now putrir.g Auth to uch an extnt that it wouM require but little lse t- feed them ujmmi. Let the xprrium'Hit be tried, .Th-re aro many men living in luxury at hom-, who culd well spare one cow fur the benefit of the por safferin a4 liers;'ant if he has a heart at big as a grain of Wheat, w.-uld not hesitate for a moment to make the con ributiixi. . WoCMOEU SoLDIEB. fFor the ConeratQ Lie at. Col. W. tt. Lenrl We see from nerusing a late number of thf Tarboro Southern' . that the accounts-of .tie eaptoreof FJj m uth. published in the Con Jjrr-iaiici by not mentioning - Li -at. Col. Lewis of tift43rd N. Cv Tro-iD. Afur t be death of the gaint and lamen ed Col. Uemer.nLieut CoL L-?ls succeed hI to the eommaud.ot tukea brigade, and lei it with gallautrj and) skfi?. . Ha is stt! in oomm&d of tha Wgade.. - : ... - ' - RFPORTH DP-THK PRErt) AOCI.ATION. t-. , w. ; Enter d according to c,inofgT:tln the yeai- tfgrei of the bistriOf Oonrt w we Confederate Sutes ;,for tho NortherDisUfctof Gergia. j. From RlChraona and Gen.. Lee's Army Richmond, May 10.: Nothing from Gen. Lee since Sunday night. The Y a kee cavalry made a raid on the Central, Railroad at Beaver Dam last night, and captured and destroyed two trains loaded with com misaary store. ThVenemy still remaio in force In Chesterfield eounir. Thev renewed the attack on oar forces defending the Railroad to-day At last accounts the enemy were repulsed. , All reports from Northern Virginia are favor able. " , : ' The country between the Rappahannock and Potomac is twaruing with Yankee deserters. and stragglers. ' - Hoavy firing heard in the direction or Spott lylvania Court House. . From Georgia. Daltox, May 10. The nemy cat the railroad between this point and Reaaca yesterday evening. Grigsby's brig i Is fougtit them, driving them for four miles, they making a stubborn resistanq. The enemy' force is estimated at one thousand, oomposed ot infan try, cavairy and artillery. Wheeler had a stiarp engagement with their cavalry on the Cleaveland road yesterday afternoon, driving them and cap turing ninety prisoners, including Col. LaO range, who was commanding the hrigadeand ten com missoned ufiloers. The enemy moved last night in the diroction of Resaoa. with a majority of their forces. Oar troop are in no? spirit. : The Yan kees were circulating hau l bills through their command yesterday, stating that Grant had routed Lee and wis marching on Richmond. Prospects very bright. No fears felt in regard to the result. TsscoaD dispatch Atlanta, May 10. The communication with Dal ton was interrupt ed last night by the presence ot the enemy near R. saca. No press report received. A private telegram from a member of MeNair's Battery says we reached R;aoa in time for the fight. No body in the battery was hurt. The telegraph line is now working to Dalton. TB1KD DISPATCH Atlanta, May 10. Telegram from Hood to Superintend ;ut of the Western and Atlantic roid, stat-s that all is clear and to send tra'.ns as usual. The affair, at Uesaca was the plai ' J a a t OAtch tn 13 ny at Saead Gay, which was left open for the troops to be sent to tho rear of it, and everything was pre pared to meet him in front. It is not yet known if the enemy is bagged. . Farther from Gen. Lee-Results Still Favorable. Richmond, May 11. An official dispatch from (ien. Lt-e, dated Spottsylvania Court House, May 10th, says Grant has entrenched near that place. Frequent skirmishing along tho line, resulting favorably to our aide. Our caiuaUKs small. Am "tag th wound ad are Brig. Gen. Hajesand il ii. Walker. Full copy of dispatch tiled) to be sent at the earliest moment to Press. From the Atlanta Confederacy. The Hero of Fort Pillow Two men of undeniahle geniu have appeared in this war. They are Stonewall Jack-on and Bedford Forre-t. Tnoae wbo attribute the career of either to accident, very signally mis conceive the theorv of the times, and are unable to appreciate the glory of nature in its m-re pertt-ct development. A man may make a fine speech by chauce,. or he may win a good fijilit by puck , hut when be repe tts the ouo or the other, the philosophic enquirer for oau-es must look beyond the haps and casualties of circum stance. A mau never does a great thing twice by luck good fortuue. Au tudiffereut marks man, for example, may strike the centre of a taaget at an hundred yards r more, or ring the bed in a pistol gallery a single time, hut if he level the same piece aod tire with the same effect a.secoud tim who will dare deny him tne palm of excellent facility in the use of the piece T Nothing, is farther from the mark than the idea thai Forret is a las'i or inconsiderate man. Admitting the great advaotago of what iscalh d dash, we maintain that this el em ut, unaccompanied by any other, would defeat itself iu nine cases out of teu. It is a rare evidence of Courage, that of tho bull that rau against the' locomotive, but what was the result? Gturagn, "unattended by skill, pru dence and knowledge must go down. Mind is much better than muscle, per se, and sense will always prevail over sinew in the long run.. Taken together they are glorious. Forrest combines tho two most admirably. He comprehends the art of ruuning away, as aptly as General Johnston, and puts it into as successful practice. Ilia late campaign in Mississippi settled that, if his mauagement of theStreigbt affair had neoUd a settler. He made bis camp itgns au uuconjeoturable certain ty. Tnis was his genius. Mo other man now in command could have achieved the. saine re sult in tne same time and piace. Whether tne positions g dued can be held, d&peuds upon events which are yet to come, and upon which we forbear to speak. The Spirit or the South atf Youths. -How many ti.ou-auds of fHuthern youths have dtstioguined theuneiveg during this time of their country's peril by noble de-da of seif-eainfice. No country i a I ever a mora brilliant record than they have uiado for the Confederacy. - We have just ben informed of an act of .pore patriotism by a young gen-leinan many of whose' couuectidus reside here -Mr. J. B, McRae, son of the Rev. Cimerou F. McRao. He left college whilT ex mpt frm military duty, to join Stair's Battery as a private. Iu tins company bis shoes wore out,' and none could be purcnased at the p!ac wuere he was stationed, so that the last snow toQ'i I him lit erally barefoot. Ai this time tie was offered a clerkship in a Quart rmaster's omce. It he had cuuaultwd fndum from exposure and danger, he-would have su cepted this pi ece. But n it He thought that ble bodied, men should remain in the rants, and leave pi tiotaa id the Q i arter master and Cmndssary DepsutaeuU to disabled soldiers.' "m Ai d ao ho defined tta offr, n 1 reinains iu the hum ble but h ouuratile r Uou of a pnvaie 1 ho poasi?si.ir of so ndle a ap'iit ca atford ty Wait. -Hi time for distinction will gundy come. VT Figef fertile Obtervsr. 1 . Brery holy deed, every geneiou word, is an gelie. and (o the ssl weeding, the attectlonate and broken hearted each beuetactor is a minu ter ng eptrit and sincere word of sympathy if a nttersnoe diviae. . ."Cetthe Coufe,ir ' Editors " Confederate :-Y. or rlent; - LneStarH is gniltv of sevetaj dona. If taken as a full ami acenrste of the battle jf Plymouth, -Ahich d,v8 j '" t tice'to many brave men who look ftn Rr,,n,u part in the battle'. It is 'not. my pHm,'? correct tbem at this. tinv, but I feel it mx A 0 ty to say that th tall f the gdlat Me who", lj'ad command of Hoke's brip rr s rves a pHS-dng tribute, nnd alnuiM tV . "I have been mentiotn d in a "full and accurst accritit by any correspondent. I first became acquainted withtl.eUmm,t . Mercer upon the xpeditfon" to . fcrewi ern He commanded then, the 21t Gefiri, r ment, arid rendered efficient service at th crossing6f Bachelor creek ; sinco then WJ have frequettlv been together in a so il rttl(j busine wayvainl a more gallant, te -tl .,.,n or braver man'Inatro not me wiihinj' war. No i-Ccer atonsl higher in the eMin,a. tion of General Hoke than the brave Mreer as be frtqoenrly styled .him The lit of him was an hour before he started in era. ma nd of IL kes brigade, to. storm thee emv i works,' He; carried . his men up toa,w. ,lc which appeared Impregnable- with a wide deep mtat in front and that surround,) UY' the strougest abattis I have ever sen . 'Ar and thi Tormidab e entrenched work, hit men passed in starch of an en'ra ice. but tho draw bridge being up, it pescntented the up. pearance f an outer earth work with do opening, and the men meanw.hile were ex. EigVd to a severe fire fr -m musketry and grerades. His men fell back in order from this strong position, and th ,u command given by the gallant MerCt.r We'll try them again boy' "about face!" when a minoie ball penetrated hia brain and he fell dead. I leae to some o'Lcr and more competent friend the pleasure of doinu full justice to the gallant deeds f tjjj3 subiect ; I only can state thoso which como under my observation. H W.,R m x primof life, a graduate of West Point, and a noble specimen of a man. UU ftli u a great loe to our struggling country. The fort wss carried, an-' Lt.-Cd Guion ot the 10th R g'meot N C T., wan or-lered t take his battalion Irom the pontoons thy had in charge, and man the fort, anu turn, the guns upon the town. A little after Min-ri-e the guns wcro got ready, and the f,)rt cleared up for actiou, and during the day fire was kept up, that the enemy admitted us more destructive than any thai had yet taken place. Towards the close of the day This hafalioa was ordered again to their p ntoo- s, utul to rep rt to Gen Iliosom, aud a letachiiM.t from Major Re4d's artillery took their pl.ica in the fort. Between 8 and 9 o'clock in. the eveni'ig, Gen. Ransom ordered Lt.-Col. Gui tti to lay ilie bridge owr Owiabay creek. 'The e emy allowed the boat to be launchtd, aud a c;n pany passed over, wtieu they ope.ncd fireapm us, from behi d entrenchments, hut they wire driven back, and the bridgo was s on laid, and the brigade passed over. The result h known; and the description by " Lone S'ar" appears to be accurate, as far as th acio i of Gcu. Rausom's brigade was co'icerned- PAMLICO. Ghanvil-e CotJNTT, May 8th 1 8U-S. Editors Confrdeiate: On last Tuesday 1 atten ded our county court, where I met an unusually large number of the people, who bad left thtdr homes .and work au t came hither, expecting to hear a speech from Gov. Vance. Some wny or other tuch a report had gotteu curreut, and tbe feople were sadly disappointed at not get ting a sight at his Excellency, and liteuiu? to one of the good speech which ho is ho capable of making. As there was but little business in court, that body soou adjourned to give way to a met-ting of the people, as they s rmrd determined not to beaut done. . The Govruor must come We mu-t bear him we read of his good sound speeches, but that won't do he uiust not slight urauville Shts is a proud county and will not submit. We voted tor him once," and intend doing so again. So, Metr. Editcii, don't you think be ought to c me ? A com mittee was appointed to invite him. Tley agreed to ask Mr. Uotdeu also as he clsitnr, or bis friend claim for him, some new and de. finite mo le of terminating tbe wr, and calling all of our soldiers immediuteh bom naming to Uncle Jeff, I wid take care of North Car litis, aud you may look ut for the Confederscy nni her people. Oh, monstrous I horrid ! what an idea! would this be peace?- will leave it to any school boy to answer. Now what are Mr. Holden's plans? Won't he be good enough to come out with the Governor to Granville hi. show his hand, and not keep us longer in the dark? We want to hcr him. lie has a few friends in this county, nnd they countantly suy if flolden comes, Vance is a used up niau ; snd as 1 have my stake bet on Vance, 1 urn auxious to see the thing tried. I omitted saying that Col. Blscknall was pres ent during tho meeting, aud after repeated calls made quite a stirring sperch n-t for Vance or IIlden, but urging the people to do their duty. Tho-e in the field remaiu thee satisfied As to himself, many were urging him to be a candidate, but be would not have the field to accept any office, while thtre was a Yankee left on ur soil Those at home niuit work wtrk ha id make bread, and not only feed the soldiers, but look after thir families, while they are in front fighting lor our rights and liberties. Please urge both the Governor ana Mr. Holden to come down. One of the Pe- ple. Dcatii or Capt. N. N FiEMira We are pained to hear from the Saliei ury Watchman that tbe report of the death of ''apt N N Fleming, of tbe 46tb Regiment, is enfirmed. He fell in one of tbe recent battles on th Rpl dan. Capt. F. was a mont eictllcnt man in mII the relations of life. He reprsr t -I Rowan county in tbe Ge eral Assembly t.r several years, and was at the time id b 8 leah a mem ber of the. House ot Commons. As soon after tbe commencement of the war as he could re turn from his legislative duties, he vent borne, and, with others organized a company fi r tho war; and notwithstanding he has contiuu usly been a member of the Legislature since, le never gave up his position in tbe or ray l riper than to attend to the duties of his constitu ents. Whilst others sought Legislative honors, to free them from' militaiy i-ervice, Capt. F. merely regarded them as .an additional doty imposed npon him by the people, and performed both. 'He was a gentleman of good, solid at tainments. Hisr promioeuoc in the Legiiiatute elevated him to the position of Bpraktr of tbe Hon no at a recent session, and he bas hero prominently named. more than once, in con nection with the office of Governor. He was a man of warn and geoeruos impulses. We (the .Junior) knew him velL. He was our wim. personal friend, and it is with a very sad htsrt that we pay this last v ry imperfect tribute t? his memory. State Journal. The Ma akp thk FatLow.-Lonifellow, tbe poet was introdwevd to .one L-mgworth. sod some one noticed the eimih'urity of the firt v)l labia of the names. Vea." said the pot, "but in this case I fear Pope's line will spily Worth makes the man : the want of t thf J feT!ow.,' . 3' ) I

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