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Mansfield, U. S. A., the military commandant here, has been this morning, or is about to be, promoted to a Brigadier General. It seems to be understood that the First Regiment of New York Zouaves are at once to change their present arms — Sharpe's carbines — for the Minnie rifle with sabre bayonet. A Board of U. S. Naval Officers is believed to have been ordered to Europe yesterday on special service — probably to purchase vessels-of-war for the Government, we apprehend. Major Anderson was serenaded on Tuesday night. The assemblage was addressed by General Runyon, of the New Jersey Regiment, who said that in a few days they would be called upon to cross the Potomac, [cheers from members of various regiments,] and that they would be called upon to take Alexandria, Norfolk and Richmond; [cries of "That's the ticket!"] and that he expected they would not be required to stop until they took Charleston. Yesterday the class of West Point Cadets, 45 in number, that gradu<
re W. S. Thayer, U. S. Consul to Egypt, and A. S. Ranckel, bearer of dispatches. The Journal of Commerce, of Wednesday evening, thus exposes the exaggerations of the Northern telegraph. The Government is sending to-day $800,000 to gold and silver to Washington. The sent before was magnified by rumor, would that rumor could realize its vision?) to half a million before it actually reached Philadelphia, and it "amounted to $4,000,000" when it "arrived at Washington in charge of Major Anderson" According to the following it appears that the Yankees think they have caught one of those terrible privateers, though none have been put in commission. Washington, May 8.--Quartermaster's Sergeant Day, of N. Y. Seventy-first Regiment, just from Annapolis, reports that in cruising up and down the Potomac and in the Chesapeake, a Privateer was captured off the mouth of the Chesapeake. She is a schooner fully armed, her name erased, and with a streak of yellow paint over th