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ital officer and brave man, the regiment evinced a proficiency in drill and a soldierly bearing which would reflect credit upon the veteran regiments of France. Gen. Floyd was evidently greatly gratified by their appearance as they passed in review. Colonel Hanson will make a figure with his regiment wherever he engages the enemy. Mark that! When we will leave this place, is unknown to me. I get no Dispatch, and hear nothing from Virginia except through the Nashville papers. The election of Mr. Hunter to the Senate gives great satisfaction, as does also that of Mr. Preston. Since the death of Mr. Tyler, the impression is universal that Hon. Thos. S. Bocock will be elected Speaker of the House without serious opposition.--His elevation to a post for which he is so excellently well qualified will be a suitable recognition of the consistent record of Mr. Bocock, and an appropriate tribute to Virginia, whose sacrifices for this war are already matters of history. Occasional.