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atives at Washington, is in Richmond, having been appointed in the place of Judge Withers, resigned. Hon. Lawrence M. Keitt has been in our city for several days, and, we understand, proceeds to Fairfax to-day, accompanied by Hon. T. L. Clingman, of North Carolina, hoping to be able to do a little fighting "on their own hook" before the assembling of Congress. Mr. Keitt says he is accustomed to bagging wild turkeys, and thinks there is "some game" in the neighborhood of Fairfax. Hon. John Perkins, of Louisiana, is, we believe, at Petersburg. Col. Francis S. Bartow, of Georgia. is with Gen. Johnston's command at or near Martinsburg, at the head of his regiment, doing duty, however, as Brevet Brigadier General. We understand Col. Bartow has resigned his seat in Congress, where his knowledge of military affairs will be much missed. He was chairman of the Military Committee, but we have no doubt he will give a still better exemplification of his familiarity with the art of
s actually struck their tents at 3 o'clock this morning and marched to the ford. The whole column, embracing eighteen full regiments and several detached corps, such as Major Doubleday's two companies, the 2d cavalry and the 1st city troops and Perkins' artillery, with the exception of the 4th Connecticut, lying in camp at Hagerstown. are now encamped here, and are under marching orders, and at 3 o'clock to-morrow morning the column will cross the river and take up a position on the south sidt of horse, were engaged in the action.--They had with them four pieces of artillery, partly rifled cannon, and were commanded by Gen. Jackson. The First City Troop, of Philadelphia, were assigned a position near the U. S. Cavalry, under Capt. Perkins, and behaved remarkably well. As far as known, the casualties on the Federal side are two killed and several wounded. Several of the dead and wounded of the Confederate troops were left on the field, in their hasty retreat. Two of them wer