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out cause from the command of the Northern Department of our coast, and General Branch appointed to succeed him. We have conversed with no one and we have heard from no one who considers General Branch qualified for this command. We now say to Gen Davis that our people are not satisfied with Gen. Branch." It is time that the Standard should cease this sen seless crooking. In it the editor does not allow his usual good sense, for the writer of this freely appreciates him and is no enemy orstood to be of that class whose pleasure has been for years to misrepresent and underrate General Branch. But it is not true that the people are not satisfied with General Branch. They are willing to give him a fair and full trial. Doubless Gen Davis is under obligations to Mr. Holden for his unsolicited advice; but that distinguished functionary has had quite as ample an opportunity from years of service in Congress with Gen. Branch, to know him as well as Mr. Hodlen does, and his eyes ar
when it fell to places and was burnt for firewood. The difficulty between bull Nelson and Gen Davis. The Indianapolis Journal publishes the following account of the reason why Gen. Nelson suspended Gen. Davis from command and ordered him to report to Gen Wright: General Davis reported to General Nelson that he had the Brigade to his command — the citizens of Leavenide many for serviGeneral Davis reported to General Nelson that he had the Brigade to his command — the citizens of Leavenide many for service, and desired to know if he for their. " How may men live General Nelson. --About 2,500 about 2,500 about 2,500 !!" You a regular and report about the number of men in your command. Don't you know, sir you should given the exact number of "But, General," "replied Davis," I didn't expect to get the guns now; I only wanted to learn if I could get them and where and having learned that, I He pointed to his frequent efforts to avoid the rebellion. unheeded by Congress; the attack of Davis and South occurs Upon him, its well known refusal to receive, apically or nationally a Secession
e Neuse. The greater part of yesterday, was spent in an artillery duel, resulting in a very slight loss on our side. In the evening Gen. Clingman's brigade crossed the river, and by a masterly movement caused the enemy to skedaddle, having lost less than 30 in killed and wounded--7 or 8 only killed. The 534 North Carolina regiment suffered most, having lost about 8 killed and wounded.--While charging one of the enemy's batteries across a field this regiment behaved gallantly. A part of Gen Davis's Mississippi brigade was on the field and behaved well. The Yankee hospital near the battle field gives evident signs of numbers of wounded. Among them four amputating tables were found. The railroad for miles has been torn up and the bridges destroyed. A fine mill near the battle field was burned, and numberless acts of murder and incendiarism are reported. Our entire loss in killed, wounded, and missing, does not exceed 200. If the Yankees had given our forces battle to-da