rboard from a Mississippi steamer last Thursday and was drowned.
Martin Cox, a member of the Jackson Guards, was drowned at Randolph, Tenn., on the 9th inst., while bathing.
A large quantity of gunpowder, from New Orleans, arrived at Memphis on the 8th instant.
Rufus King, Minister to Rome, has been appointed Brigadier General of the Wisconsin forces.
Jos. Connor, who was detained at Annapolis on the charge of opening Government dispatches, has been released.
Lieut. J. Hogan Brown died on board the receiving ship Princeton, at Philadelphia, last Friday night.
Of the midshipmen who go into the Naval School at Newport, R. I., there are only eight from the seceded States.
The cotton mills in Webster, Mass., have been stopped.
Large numbers of persons have thus been thrown out of employment.
All the bridges on the Northern Central Railroad between Harrisonburg and Baltimore have been rebuilt.
There has recently been a great freshet in the rive