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he nearest millpond, and should escape the chances of being hanged until the 21st of January, 1862, he will on that day be forty-nine years old. Just twelve months afterward he will be fifty. His parents of whom he had two, all other statements to the contrary notwithstanding, were not both Frenchmen, as some suppose, but his father was very much so.--The maiden name of the latter has never been satisfactorily ascertained, though it is presumed to have been Fremont. That of his mother was Whiting. She was a very rich young lady, who, at the age of seventeen, and some years previous to the first appearance of John Charles on any stage, married, under a sort of protest, a certain, or rather, we should say, a very uncertain, Major Pryor, an active and interesting youth of sixty- two. Twelve years subsequently the matrimonial firm of Mr. and Mrs. Pryor was dissolved by special act of the Georgia Legislature, when the former married his housekeeper, (the result no doubt of a Pryor engag
rom our Yankee enemies in prudence and economy. Soldiers will be improvident if their officers are and the sooner a good example is set them the better. Yesterday morning Gen. Johnston arrived in Dumfries, and, accompanied by Gens. Holmes, Whiting, Wigfall, and staff, visited Evansport and the batteries. He was present during a portion of the firing. The soldiers received him very cordially, his visit giving them both hope and confidence. But few of the troops stationed in this division of the army had ever seen him, and they were anxious to get a sight of the commander who was to lead them through the coming fight. In the evening he returned to Gen. Whiting's headquarters, and this morning is probably en route for Manassas. Gen. Trimble has been ordered from Evansport to another position, but what it is I cannot say. He has now gone to Centreville, and Gen. French has been ordered to the command he formerly held. Gen. French has his headquarters near Evansport. T