entral Railroad, to throw off the train bringing troops South.
Some of the Louisiana troops now at Pensacola have been ordered to Virginia.
Among these are the Louisiana Guard and the Orleans Cadets.
On Saturday evening and night five of the recruits at Annapolis were taken to the hospital, laboring under mania-a-potu, having drank too freely while on board the steamers.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a bill legalizing the suspension of specie payments by the banks of the State until March 11, 1862.
The Northern papers say there is no truth in the report that fifty members of the 7th refused the oath, or refused to go out of the District.
The public are "warned" against putting any faith or credence in the hundreds of "sensation" stories that are started every day.
The Council of Danville, Va., have taken ample measures for the relief of the families of their volunteers.
Edward Frost is now principal engineer of the Washington Aqueduct.
ter sum has been expended; and it has been recommended by the Governor to appropriate it for the establishment and support of army hospitals for the South Carolina Volunteers in every field of service.
I would do injustice to the people of South Carolina if I did not take this occasion to express their profound admiration and gratitude for the generous profusion of the citizens of Virginia in providing for the sick and wounded soldiers in that State, as well in numerous and well appointed private hospitals, as by the reception and tender care and nursing of them in so many private families in Richmond, and every where else within reach of the encampments.
The memory of all that you have done will long abide in the hearts of the people of South Carolina, and bind them to the citizens of Virginia by the strongest ties of esteem and gratitude, I am, with great respect,Your obedient servant. Edward frost, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the "Aid and Relief association."