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emoved from Fort Lafayette to Governor's Island for the benefit of his health. Six of the Baltimore prisoners remain in confinement at Fort Columbus." Female Occupants of the White House. The Washington correspondent of the Springfield Republican writes as follows: Mrs. Lincoln is a very active woman.--Nothing escapes her eye. She manages the affairs of the White House (I do not mean State affairs) with ability, and will see to it that the "old man" does not return to Springfield penniless. In foreign countries her turn for politics would not subject her to adverse criticism; but the American people are so unused to these things, that it is not easy for them to like it. Mrs. Douglas was a good deal of a politician, but rather improved it by her social alliances. Miss Lane never alluded to politics, and Mrs. Pierce knew nothing about them. She was probably the most simple-hearted woman that ever presided at the Presidential table. The word "simple" is not used
have confidence in such men as Johnston, Beauregard, Smith, Longstreet, Van Dorn, Stuart, and their confreres? Some time ago, while speaking of the occupation of Munson's hill, I remarked that it, together with the neighboring eminences, could be made, by the erection of field fortifications, a good line for defensive operations, and that counter works could be made opposite those of the enemy that would be valuable to check his advance. The whole chain of hills from Lewinsville to Springfield would make an admirable base for defensive operations, but would be of little value as a base of offensive movements. They were untenable unless strongly fortified, and this would have necessitated a siege, which might have proved as long and as serious as the siege of Sebastopol. The good people grumbled considerably at the idea of giving up any territory once occupied, but at the same time they grumbled at the inactivity or delay of the army. They did not seem to consider that to hol
e present headquarters of Gen. A. S. Johnston, and of Gen. Buckner. Their visiting to the President, and is regarded as very important one to the cause of the Southern Kentucky. Col. Thomas L. Snead, Adjutant General of Gen. Stefing Price, of Missouri, arrived in this city yesterday afternoon by the Dansville train, directly from the headquarters of Gen. Price, Col. Snead was in all the actions which have occurred between our troops and the Federalists in Missouri--among others, at Springfield, and Lexington. He is thoroughly conversant with the condition of Missouri, and is specially deputated by Gen. Price to confer fully with Col. Snead is the gentlemen some of whose slaves were lately concelebrated and set into by deeds of manumission by our readers will recollect. He is what of Richmond, and will be welcomed back by is of early acquaintances. Gen. Merlwerber L. Clarke, of Missour, arrived yesterday afternoon, together with several other gentlemen and officers of