ek, letters were found from their fathers advising them to desert.
Gov. Tod has advised the President to shoot the fathers instead of the sons.
One night last week a soldier in a Pennsylvania regiment, while on picket, complained of feeling ill. The surgeon of the regiment was called, when there was some whispering instituted.
The sick soldier was a woman--encients, of course.
The result of the surgeon's work was the delivery of a fine boy. Gen. Josh Owen named the child Picket Falmouth Ellsworth.
The Chronicle says "we now see a formidable movement striving to divide and distract the loyal States, and to induce them to swerve from their vows of fealty."
Two regiments of "two years men," the 7th and 8th New York regiments, from Hooker's army, mostly Germans, arrived in Washington Sunday.
The 7th went out strong, has had but 195 killed and 465 wounded.
Sixteen vessels-of-war are now being built at the Brooklyn Navy-Yard.
The Florida has captured two Bosto