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ited States. The place of meeting in each State was the capital thereof. All the electors voted for Lincoln for President and Johnson for Vice-President, except those chosen in New Jersey, Kentucky and Delaware, who cast their ballots for General McClellan and Pendleton. In the Yankee Senate, on Wednesday, a remonstrance from citizens of Louisiana against the admission of Cutler and Smith to the Senate from that State was presented. Mr. Powell offered a resolution calling for the report of the proceedings of the court-martial appointed to investigate the conduct of General Payne while in command at Paducah, Kentucky, which was laid on the table till the announcement of the standing committee. The Armstrong, going out of Wilmington, and the Susannah, near New Orleans (both blockade runners), have been captured. The United States Navy Department has received the treasure-box taken from the Florida upon her arrival in port, with twelve thousand dollars in gold in it.
We have received New York papers of Saturday, the 10th instant. From Tennessee. General Hood's position around Nashville seems to be unchanged. The Yankees are making every effort to clear the Cumberland river. The gunboats went down again on Friday to try and whip off the Confederate battery which obstructs navigation. They engaged it thirty minutes, but without success. The St. Louis Democrat has a special dispatch from Paducah, dated the 7th instant which says: All stories about disaster on the Cumberland river are wholly untrue. The river is entirely clear and unobstructed to Clarksville, to which point our transports run without any convoy. From Clarksville to Nashville no transports are convoyed by gunboats. Around Nashville, skirmishing goes on daily. A brigade of Confederates was seen to move off in the direction of Murfreesboro'; but whether to attack the place or forage was not known. Hood's right is commanded by Cheatham; centre by Lee; an
ith this army in the capacity of deputy provost-marshal- general, and lately acting as deputy provost-marshal-general of the armies operating against Richmond, has been promoted to a brigadier-general. "Guerrilla" warfare. A telegram from Cairo, the 18th, about what the Yankees call "guerrilla" warfare, says: A band of mounted guerrillas attempted to invade Illinois, at Metropolitan, on Monday night, but only a few of them succeeded in crossing the river. A gunboat from Paducah shelled the woods, dispersing them. Seventy-five guerrillas were in Minertown, Kentucky, when the steamer General Anderson, from Evansville, passed that point. Louisville, January 18.--A party of guerrillas made a dash into Bardstown yesterday, to rescue one of their men from jail. They burned the depot, but were repulsed and driven from the town, with the loss of Captain Pat Bull, killed, and Lieutenants Muday and Marson wounded. Miscellaneous. Four "rebel" hotel burner
, and took possession of Pensacola, which he now holds. The rebel guard boat Anna Dale, with one gun, was recently captured in Matagorda bay. Several vessels were blown ashore in a recent gale at the mouth of the Rio Grande. The steam lighter Mexico was burned outside the bar, and all hands drowned. The War upon guerrillas. A Cairo telegram of the 25th communicates the following: A fight occurred between twenty of our troops and seventy guerrillas, thirty miles from Paducah, on Wednesday night. Twenty of the guerrillas were killed, including the notorious leader, Captain McDougal. Captain McGregory was killed on our side. General Meredith has several expeditions out, clearing West Kentucky of guerrillas. From Charleston. Dates from Hilton Head are to the 22d, but the news is unimportant: On the 17th, the survey steamer Bibb, while sounding the channel off Battery Bee, struck a torpedo, which exploded, throwing the bow of the vessel out of
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