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Kentucky and Missouri. --The only good fighting men which the North can bring into the field, of the native race, are the hardy and adventurous men of the Northwestern States. It is only the soldiers drawn from this quarter, and those recruited from the foreign races, that have done any good fighting on their side in this war, or that give any promise of persisting in the fight. The best regiments under the command of McClellan on the Potomac are those which he drew from the Northwest. But the Northwestern people are infinitely more solicitous for the opening of the Mississippi to free navigation and for subduing the States lying towards its mouth under the same political jurisdiction with themselves, than they are to secure the valueless city of Washington, or the inconsiderable State of Maryland to the Union. Already have the notes of complaint been sounded in the Northwest against the withdrawal of their regiments into the unprofitable field of action on the Potomac,
Manassas are founded on conjecture, at least nothing is known of it in quarters most entitled to confidence. As was stated in the previous dispatch, a large reconnoitering party proceeded as far as Vienna yesterday, but returned before General McClellan had quite reached the village. A hundred men only on similar business proceeded to Annandale, which is about an equal distance from Springfield and Fairfax Court-House. Gen. Wadsworth was within a mile and a half of Fairfax Court-nts who, on examination, may be found to be equal to the requirements which the Colonel has adopted. Visit of Gen. M'Clellan to Vienna, Va. Washington, Oct, 18. --The most important item from the other side of the Potomac is that Gen. McClellan yesterday, accompanied by Gens., Smith, McCell, and Hancock, and a strong escort of regular cavalry, proceeded to Vienna, which is five miles west of Lewinsville, and remained there several hours. Judicial appointment. Washington, Oct
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ort preparations being apparently made by the enemy to evacuate the Court-House. Our belief is that they are simply getting ready to bounce out of it in case Gen. McClellan shortly concludes to pay them a visit there in force; designing to keep what troops they have at that point sick there, until another forward movement of McClMcClellan may threaten them, as his latest movement compelled the evacuation of Falls Church and Vienna. Leesburg Evacuated by the enemy. As we go to press to-day accounts reach the Star office of the evacuation of Leesburg by the enemy. Some days since we took occasion to explain that such a step on Beauregard and Johnston's part would sooner or later become a military necessity, in view of Gen. McClellan's evident preparation for a general advance. With McC.'s advance located at Lewinsville and Minor's hill, Leesburg was clearly untenable by the enemy. A telegram from Gen. Stone's headquarters reached here last night, saying that our scouts h
James G. Burr has been chosen Cashier of the Bank of Cape Fear, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Henry R. Savage. Madame Saqui, a rope dancer, although years of age, appears at the Hippodrome at Paris in the exercise of her profession. Gen. McClellan's first baby was born to him at Cincinnati on Sunday--a girl, and the mother is "as well as can be expected." Hon. Owen Lovejoy has been commissioned by the Governor of Illinois as a colonel of volunteers.