ar, and if the thing can be done they will certainly do it. The gunboats are judiciously placed at suspicious points along the river, and are watchful as cats for the first sign of newly turned earth which shall indicate a rebel battery.
Arrival of Confederate prisoners.
On Saturday morning last three important State prisoners arrived in this city from Martinsburg.
Their names are as follows: Moses S. Grantham, State Senator from Berkeley county to the Virginia State Senate; I. Thornton Young, Confederate postmaster at Martinsburg when in possession of the Confederates, and Adam Small, member from Martinsburg to the Virginia House of Delegates.
They were all arrested in or near Martinsburg.
They were sent to Fort McHenry.
On Saturday evening seven Confederate prisoners arrived at the Camden street depot, from Harper's Ferry.
Their names are as follows: Traverse Payne, Andrew C. Groves, and Jeptha Wintermine, all of Virginia, and all held as State prisoners; J. D. Henly,