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iculty, so far, in procuring pilots from the North, principally, to navigate their vessels up the river. The Washington Star, of Thursday evening, says: It affords us great pleasure to be able to state that it is understood to-day that Col. Mansfield, U. S. A., the military commandant here, has been this morning, or is about to be, promoted to a Brigadier General. It seems to be understood that the First Regiment of New York Zouaves are at once to change their present arms — Sharpe's carbines — for the Minnie rifle with sabre bayonet. A Board of U. S. Naval Officers is believed to have been ordered to Europe yesterday on special service — probably to purchase vessels-of-war for the Government, we apprehend. Major Anderson was serenaded on Tuesday night. The assemblage was addressed by General Runyon, of the New Jersey Regiment, who said that in a few days they would be called upon to cross the Potomac, [cheers from members of various regiments,] and that they<