have left for Washington.
Rather, Mr. Crawford has gone, and will await the arrival of Messrs. Forsyth and Romain.
The prevailing opinion here is, that Carolina is rather impatient.
While admiring the spirit and chivalry of the brave boys who are anxious to attack Sumter, they fear matters will be precipitated by their overzealous patriotism, making us initiate the war. Arrangements are in progress to put fifty thousand volunteers in the field and prosecute the war with vigor.
Captain Baxton Bragg, of a "little more grape" notoriety, has been telegraphed for to command the brave troops at Charleston.--They want an officer there to restrain the impetuosity of the soldiers, and in whose judgment and skill they have confidence.
The President believes that Mr. Mallory, of Florida, is well fitted for the post of Secretary of the Navy, but this gentleman is vigorously opposed by the men from his own State.
In all probability Capt. Ingraham will be selected.
He has gained some