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on Concerning the destruction of the Norfolk and Pensacola Navy-yards and the Harper's Ferry Arsenal. The committee appointed at the last session of Congress — composed of Senators John P. Hale, of New Hampshire; J. W. Grimes, of Iowa, and Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee--to inquire into the facts connected with the destruction of the Norfolk and Pensacola Navy-Yards and Harper's Ferry Arsenal, assembled to-day at the Senate Committee room on naval affairs. Only two of the committee were present, Mr. Johnson not having reached the city. Commodores McCauley, Paulding, and Pendergrast, and Paymaster Bradford, appeared before them as witnesses, and will give their testimony to-morrow. The committee are determined to make a thorough investigation into those matters, let the consequences fall where they may. Artillery practice. Some excitement was occasioned here to-day by sharp firing across the river, and a rumor was put in circulation that the rebel army was advancing. It p
A flag of truce was sent to Columbus, from Cairo, with fifty wounded rebels. Col. Lamon, of the Federal troops, is dangerously wounded. Major McClerken was wounded and taken prisoner. Col. Wright, of the rebel army, was killed. The loss of the enemy is said to be immense, the fire from the Federal gun-boats mowing them down while covering the retreat of the Federals. The rebels were commanded by General Cheatham, General Polk being at Columbus. It is reported that General Johnson was wounded. Rolla, Mo., Nov. 7.--Capt. Stevens, who left Springfield Tuesday, has reached here, and reports that on Tuesday morning the Federal pickets were to be extended beyond the old battle-ground at Wilson's Creek, the advance guard of the enemy having retreated from that position. Their advance guard at that point numbered 7,500 strong. Gen. Wyman had been appointed Provost Marshal of Springfield and the Federal lines were strictly guarded, no person being allowed to p