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The War. The following summary will be found interesting: President Davis's message in England. The English papers, of March 17 and 18, team with laudatory comments on President Davis's message to Congress, of which the subjoined, from the London Herold, is a fair sample: The brevity of Mr. Davis's first message to the Confederate Congress is of promising omen for those who take interest in American politics. Under the Federal Government such messages had become lengthy beyond all reason or excuse, and feeble in proportion to their length; it was a duty to print, but an intolerable nuisance to read them.--A better example is set by the first President of the Southern Confederacy. The language and temper of his message do honor to his country and to himself. It is terse and sensible — calm and manly. The chief of a nation struggling for existence against a strong and savage enemy — passionately hated for his strength, and bitterly despised for his savagery--Mr. Da
inconveniently abandoned, and they ran for a train of cars standing on the track near the encampment, and mostly escaped. Colonel Buford burned the remaining cars and booty he could not conveniently carry with him, and returned to Hickman. Parties who accompanied the expedition say that had it been properly planned and executed, every rebel would have been captured. From New Mexico. The Northern papers give the following account of the situation of affairs in New Mexico on the 18th of March. We have reason to believe, from information received at New Orleans, that Fort Craig has fallen into the hands of the Confederate troops: St. Louis, Thursday, April 3. The correspondent of the Republican, under date of Fort Union, New Mexico, 18th, states that Col. Slough's Colorado regiment of volunteers, 950 strong, arrived here five days ago. The effective fighting force now here is 1,400 men, sufficient to defend this depot against any force the rebels can bring against