ile the National troops were crossing, the rebel battery of Ashby opened on them, but was soon silenced, and its position occupied by the Nationals.--N. Y. World, April 8.
A large meeting of the Union men of Montgomery county, Md., was held in Rockville this day, at which resolutions, deprecating the abolition of slavery in thcer.
Resolved, That, in respect to the memory of Gen. Johnston--the Senate concurring — Congress do now adjourn until twelve o'clock to-morrow.--Richmond Whig, April 8.
A skirmish took place at Lawrenceburgh, Tenn., between two companies of Federal and rebel cavalry, the latter being put to flight with a loss of four men woenburg, Va., to-day, the rebels opened fire upon the National pickets, but were soon dispersed by a rapid cannonade from Capt. Huntington's battery.--N. Y. Times, April 8.
The gunboat Pittsburgh ran the blockade of Island Number10, last night, under a terrific fire from the rebel batteries.
Four steam transports and five barg