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, of the evacuation of Nashville by the Confederates. Five thousand of the prisoners taken at Fort Donelson have arrived at Indianapolis, and 4,000 at Camp Douglas. Washington, Feb. 23.--In the Senate yesterday Mr. Sumner presented three petitions from Pennsylvania, praying for the general emancipation of all slaves under the war power. Clarkesville is certainly in the possession of the Federal troops. The forts and guns on Roanoke Island have been put in good order. Gen. Burnside is said to be very active in preparing to strike a decisive blow where it is least expected. New York, Feb. 28.--The Herald says that Manassas and Nashville are now two, great vital points in the rebellion. The Yankees are busily engaged in erecting batteries on the Savannah River. They have discovered several infernal machines in the river. The New York banks showed on Monday a special average of $28,114,000. Foreign exchange 114 ½. A number of resident foreigners f
his second term, and is justly entitled to the appellation of "an old offender." The capture of C. Jennings Wise. When the Zouaves had brought back the boats that were endeavoring to escape through Shallow Rock Bay, Wise, mortally wounded, was taken to the house of Mr. Samuel Jarvis, which had been converted into a hospital for the rebel wounded. He was shot in the arm, both legs, and mortally wounded in the left breast, the latter being the result of the Zouaves' fire. General Burnside shortly after visited Wise and assured him that everything due to his position as a wounded prisoner would be cheerfully accorded him. The wounded rebel was too low and weak to be conscious of the fact that the soldiers of the nation against which he had raised his treasonable hand were now his friends, ready to minister to him in his dying hour. The loss of the enemy is, without doubt, much below ours. They had their usual advantage of fighting behind breast works, against which o
nking shops, or other places where liquor is retailed, will be immediately closed, and any one found violating this order will be promptly dead with." The prisoners captured by the Yankees at Roanoke Island were released on parole on Friday, and a number of them have already arrived here. The sick and wounded have been placed in a building used as a hospital in Elizabeth City. It will be seen by telegraphic dispatches from this place that large reinforcements are to be sent to Gen. Burnside, which will probably give him an army of, perhaps, 40,000 men. Some suppose that an effort will be made soon by the Federal General, at Soaroke, to get up in their country as far as Suffolk, for the purpose of cutting off our supplies. It is said, too, that an effort will be made by the Lincolnites to send a large force up Nansemond river to Suffolk, to meet the army from Roanoke. It is not impossible that they design to attempt to get possession of the railroads, and force their way u
son, Robert M. Dennison, W. T. McCune, H. M. Warfield. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe, Feb. 20. --Gen. Burnside is negotiating with the rebel authorities at Norfolk for their release. No further advance had been made by Gen.Gen. Burnside, nor was any immediately expected. The gunboats had returned from Elizabeth City. All the fleet were at anchor off Roanoke Island. An immense amount of trophies has been captured, including the splendid State flag of North Cith age. Fortress Monroe, Feb. 19.--Three thousand five hundred stand of arms were captured at Roanoke Island by Gen. Burnside, and seventy-five tons of ammunition. The steamer Alice Price arrived at Hatteras in good condition, and, with the steamer Louisiana, had gone to Roanoke. Gen. Burnside's troops have nearly all been re-embarked. The revised list of killed and wounded at Roanoke Island and at Elizabeth stands as follows: --Killed, 50; wounded, 222. This includes the los