rich dresses of the ladies, mingling with the bright uniforms of the officers of the army, presented a varied and beautiful scene.
More secession prisoners for Fort Lafayette.
The New York Herald, of the 22d inst., says:
The rebel schooner Venus was taken off Galveston by the Rhode Island, and the following prisoners have been brought on:--Andrew Nelson, captain; Peter Hanson, mate; Edward Hicklet, cook; Cornelius J. Haven, Charles Eastwood, Charles Smith, Timothy Canards, Edward English, Jos. Parker, Francis Callahan, James Smith, Alfred Johnson, and Jacob Johnson.
The following prisoners deserted Tatnall's fleet, off Savannah;--Daniel B. Harrington, John King.
Those who follow were taken at Hilton Head, and confined for some time on board the Wabash: --Jacob Judy, James T. Bryan, James J. Colson, Capt. Geo. J. Mahe.
Mr. Mahe is a citizen of Louisiana.
He is a nephew of Charles M. Conrad, Secretary of War, under President Fillmore.
He was also Assistan