ort Sumter, which caused the brick and mortar to fly profusely.
One of the officers of our transports, who left Morris Island on the 14th, says that upon receiving certain restrictions in regard to conveying news by Quartermaster Dunton, he asked him what he should tell his friends at Fortress Monroe.
The Quartermaster said, "Tell them a great battle will come, off here Saturday, 15th, or Sunday, 16th, and that we will be victorious."
Levi Cohen, E. P. Rosenheim, Herman Simon and Henry Heinman were arrested in Baltimore Sunday on the charge of being refugees from the South.
They were examined, paroled and released.
Prominent Western men, among them Gov. Tod, called on Lincoln last week and urged the immediate organization of a mounted force to operate in Tennessee.
The number of U. S., negro troops actually in the field, is between twenty two and twenty-three thousand. Fifty additional regiments are partly organized, and speedily approaching complet