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Charlestown being twenty two miles from Winchester and Bunker Hill thirteen. We knew it to be a retreat, and were no less amused than amazed to hear them say, "the rebels would not stand fight." It is the opinion here that the Yankees, led by Patterson, (now by Banks, as we hear Patterson has been displaced, being guilty of divers gentlemanly acts — for example, restoring negroes, paying for forage, &c.,) are not intended to but devastate the country. Passing over much, I now pause at tPatterson has been displaced, being guilty of divers gentlemanly acts — for example, restoring negroes, paying for forage, &c.,) are not intended to but devastate the country. Passing over much, I now pause at the grand "negira of Saturday night." Being constantly on the qui vive, and not surprised at anything, we noticed an unusual amount of riding at ten o'clock. The Southern moon hosted sympathizing above us, showering bright silver rays, till the whole town was steeped in moonlight. While we could see them distinctly, the Yankees used lighted lamps.--the purpose remains a mystery. Our first observation revealed to us the use of the high projections in the centre of the front of their saddles: th
Heroic deed. --The Clarke county Conservator says: One of the remarkable and heroic deeds of General Patterson's army of thieving Yankees, as they marched to Martinsburg from Williamsport a few weeks since, we learn, was the entire destruction of everything on a widow lady's farm except her dwelling house. Hearing of the approach of the thieves, she and her three daughters fled to a neighbor's house; and the thieves, not content with destroying her grain, shooting her stock, burning her barn and stables, even destroyed and carried off every article in her house and kitchen. All this was done without any provocation whatever.
nce died. The Charleston papers speak of him as a pure and exalted patriot. Capt. Charles H. Axson, who was killed recently by Arthur E. Davis, was a son of Judge Axson, of Charleston, S. C. His friends deeply mourn his untimely end. One of the captured federal Lieutenants says that nearly all the West Point graduates of last June were in the Manassas fight, and nearly all killed. The New York Herald says Napoleon had his Grouchy, and by him lost Waterloo; and Scott had his Patterson, to whom he owes the defeat at Bull Run. General Whiting, it is said, assumes the command of the lamented General Bee's brigade. Dr. George Padelford, of Savannah, a member of the Oglethorpe Light Infantry, died recently at Capon Springs, after a severe illness. John L. Harris is endeavoring to organize a great company in Georgia, to be called "The Friends of Bartow." John Underwood, a recreant Virginia, has been confirmed as Fifth Auditor of the Federal Treasury.
Discharged. --Advices from the North state that quite a number of the general officers of the Federal army are to be sent home, or, as is said. "honorably discharged!" Among the number are Morris and Sanford, of New York; Runyan, of New Jersey; Cox, Schleigh and Bates, of Ohio; and Patterson, of Pennsylvania.
From Washington.fugitives to be put to work — Patterson Blamed for the Federal Reverends. Washington, August 3. --Secretary Cameron has ordered that all slaves confined in Alexandria shall be liberated and be employed as laborers. In future all fugitives will be treated in the same manner. Washington, August 3.--Official dispatches will be published, which will show that the entire disasters at Bull Run were in consequence of General Patterson's disobedience of orders. His positive orders were, first to engage, General Johnston, and, that being impossible, he was then ordered to get between General Johnston's force and Manassas; it both were impossible, he was then directed to harass Johnston's rear; and, failing in that, he was ordered to repair to Washington and form a junction with General McDowell about the point of time that Johnston joined Beauregard at Manassas. Washington, August 3.--Letters have been received here from Commodore Eagle, who was ordered to