ut is it not diabolical in the New York Post, Times, etc. to urge their own people on to certain destruction?
If Hooker had 300,000, he could not now come to Richmond-!
We have extremely cold weather now; and, probably, the rivers in Virginia will be frozen over to-night.
It snowed again last night.
Tuesday night the mercury was 8° below zero.
A dispatch from Gen. Beauregard says sixty sail of the enemy have left Beaufort, N. C., for Charleston.
A British frigate (Cadmus) has arrived at Charleston with intelligence that; the Federal fleet of gun-boats will attack the city immediately; and that the British consul is ordered away by the Minister at Washington.
The attack will be by sea and land.
God help Beauregard in this fearful ordeal!
Gell. Lee thinks Charleston will be assailed, and suggests that all the troops in North Carolina be concentrated near Wilmington, and he will undertake the defense of the rest of the State.