Having published several accounts of the operations of the Federal General Astronomer Mitchell in and about Huntsville, Ala., it is somewhat refreshing to read the subjoined, whichport, where they left the vehicle, and proceeded to Chattanooga on foot.
He states that Gen. Mitchell captured but very little mail matter on the train, or at the post- office, as the Postmaster the locomotives taken (fifteen,) but four are now fit for service.
The entire force of Gen. Mitchell is eight thousand — two regiments being at Huntsville and the remainder scattered from Bridg
The bank is shut, the newspapers stopped, business stagnant, and the colleges suspended.
General Mitchell is reported to have said that if the women did not cease insulting his soldiers, he should not longer attempt to restrain them, but turn them loose to do as they please ! Mitchell's son has been exchanged for Col. Morgan's brother, captured some time since by the Yankees.