rebels their intention of recognizing them after the 4th of March.
Ex-Governor Hicks (late United States Senator), who sold Maryland to the Yankees, died in Washington on the 13th instant.
Winter Davis and Montgomery Blair will make a heavy struggle for the succession.
The draft commences in Pennsylvania on Wednesday in those districts in which recruiting is not going on rapidly.
Major-General D. M. Gregg, of Grant's cavalry, has resigned, and Brigadier-General Irvine Gregg has taken command of his division.
Mr. Robert Lincoln, son of the President, was on Monday nominated to the Senate to be an assistant adjutant-general of volunteers, with the rank of captain.
He is to serve upon the staff of Lieutenant-General Grant.
At a recent Sunday meeting of the Mormons at their tabernacle in Salt Lake City, one G. Q. Cannon, who was afterwards seconded by brother Brigham Young himself, denounced the "Gentiles," or believers, in their midst in un