not exceed 4,000 men, and that they apprehended an attack from the recent naval expedition to the North Carolina coast.
Congressman Ely is still at Richmond, and has to take his turn in cooking and carrying water for the prisoners.
Colonel Corcoran, of the Sixty-ninth New York Regiment, was lately put in irons for several hours, for refusing to answer to his name on the roll.
Butter at Richmond is worth 50 cents per pound, ham 30 cents, and coffee 45 cents per pound.
Captain Darns made a reconnaissance yesterday in the direction of Rock river, and captured two of the mounted "Worth Guards."
The reported death of President Davis.
The Baltimore Exchange, of Thursday, thus alludes to the last grand sensation canard at the North:
The Washington Star and New York Herald treat their respective publics to a first-rate sensation, in the form of a plausible "confirmation" of the rumored death of President Davis--their authority being a contraband from Manassas