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s were tendered him — particularly by the volunteers — juleps, cock tails, coblers, &c., were proffered him without limit. Jack, like all his race, couldn't resist the temptation, and gave way once or twice to importunities of this character. He expresses himself highly delighted with "rebel" treatment, and intends to pitch his tent among them for all time to come. He is a pleasant fellow, and looked quite military, mounted on one of Clanton's horses. I asked him what sort of fellows Wilson's Zouaves were. He replied, he reckoned they were robbers, gamblers and thieves, as a good many jackets, caps, &c., were missing since their arrival; they were terribly in want of whiskey, a scarce article on the Island. They were about 600 in number, with considerable sickness in the corps. He says the Niagara has 500 men, and carries twelve 11-inch Dahlgren guns. There are not many batteries on the Island, but they are of large guns and rifled cannon. It is awful hot on the Island
Captain William Thompson was at Laurel, in Colonel Jackson's Regiment. Heck says he felt three weeks ago that he was on the wrong side. --Many persons from the rebel army are giving themselves up, and the hills were full of them. They are scattered all over the country. Ex-Lieutenant Governor William L. Jackson, of Parkershurg, in the Rebel army, was killed at Cheat Mountain Pass. A gentleman who arrived yesterday from Beverly states that a young lawyer from Morgantown, named Lowry Wilson, was among the killed of the Rebel forces at Rich Mountain. He had a Colonel's commission from John Letcher, but at the time of his death he was acting as a Captain or Lieutenant. The Secession officers who recently retreated from Laurel Hill and vicinity were exceedingly honest and liberal with the people among whom they . They paid promptly for everything that they couldn't possibly get without pay; and almost invariably in Virginia scrip. Every farmer in the vicinity of any Sece