arrested for robbing the Treasury.
Gen. J. E. Johnston in town.
Secretary has resigned.
Hon. J. A. Seddon appointed Secretary of War.
the enemy marching on Fredericksburg.
Lee writes that he wilere to-day.
We have but few regiments between here and Fredericksburg.
Hon. James A. Seddon (Va.) has been appointed Secretary of War.
He is an able man (purely a civilian), and wa (thanks to him!) has ordered that interference with domestic trade must not be permitted.
Mr. Seddon has taken his seat.
He has, at least, a manly appearance-his predecessor was said to look lik arms, etc. The President sends this to the Secretary of War, for his advice. He wants to know Mr. Seddon's views on the subject — a delicate and embarrassing predicament for the new Secretary, truly!t he counteracted all Gen. Floyd's efforts to raise a division under State authority.
Beware, Mr. Seddon!
The President is a little particular concerning his prerogatives; and by the advice you now