, one forward and the other aft, with a crew numbering about 110 men, all fine looking, with the exception of the volunteers from prizes.
The Captain and officers are very much respected by their men.
The surrender of Port Hudson is absolutely confirmed.
It was unconditional.
A dispatch from Gen Banks to Gen. Grant, dated on the 8th inst., announces the fact that the garrison capitulated that afternoon, and Gen. Banks's army was to enter the place at seven o'clock next morning.
The Gettysburg correspondent of the Herald writes that Gen Kemper was not killed, as reported, but is seriously wounded, and may recover.
Col. Patton, also reported killed, is and to be living, but severely wounded.
The Herald gives a report from Washington that Charleston has been evacuated and burned by the rebels.
The Herald, in its editorial, seems to think the report needs continuation.
Vallandigham is at the Clifford House, on the Canada side of Niagara Falls.