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Desperate affray. --The McNairy While Bunner gives the particulars of an affray that recently occurred in Savannah. Hardin co in which several men were shot and one killed. The circumstances, as stated by the banner are as follows: A quarrel commenced near Maxwell's grocery, and the crowd commenced throwing rocks at the grocery, upon which Alex. Maxwell commenced firing into the crowd. The names of the persons killed and seriously wounded are.--Hussey — shot accidentally — not by Maxwell — dead. Elijah Grant, Babo Grant, and Burton, seriously wounded, and four others, names not known, slightly woun
time yesterday forenoon Gens. McClellan, Barry, Stoneman, Fitz. John Porter, Butterfield, and Morell--six general officers--were together on that hill. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe, Oct. 15. --Twelve of the New York Zouave regiment were yesterday taken by the rebels a short distance above Newport News. Lieut. Geller, who was in command of the party in quest of fuel, is under arrest for cowardly behavior. The frigate Susquehanna will sail for the blockade off Savannah on Tuesday. Army movements — the supply of Clothing to the troops, &C. Washington, Oct. 14. --It has been reliably ascertained that the Confederate force which made its appearance west of Lewinsville on Saturday, consisted of only one company of infantry, and another of cavalry. The promptitude of our troops in obeying important orders during the last two days, has elicited encomiums from the most prominent military officers, and strengthened confidence in their efficien
t a fight occurred last Tuesday about ten miles below Bird's Point, between a force of Capt. Montgomery's command, numbering thirty five men, and fifty of the enemy. One of our men was wounded in the arm, which rendered amputation necessary, and four horses were lost on our side. One of the enemy was killed, and several wounded, and they lost eight horses. It is said that the Federals fought like mad tigers. Advance on cotton. The Mechanics' Saving and Loan Association, of Savannah, Ga., has given notice that it will advance five cents a pound upon cotton in bales averaging middling quality, delivered in a brick warehouse in Macon or Griffin; the cotton there to remain until the blockade is removed, so that it can be fairly sold. For this advance, interest at 7 per cent. will be charged; also a commission of 2½ percent., with warehouse expense and insurance. It is also said that other banks in that State will go into the same arrangement. If so a material relief will