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Orange, C. H., Jan. 15. --Northern dates of the 8th and 9th have been received. Howe, of Wis, has introduced in the Yankee Senate a bill reciting our cruelty to the Yankee prisoners, and requesting Lincoln to call out and arm one million of volunteers, to serve ninety days, unless sooner discharged, to carry food and freedom to every captive held in rebels prisons, and to plant the flag of the United States upon every prison. Lincoln is requested to place Grant in command of these volunteers, together with such forces in the field, as may be joined with them. Congress is to adjourn on the 4th of March to the 4th of June, and all members under fifty years to take the field. This bill, referred to the Committee on Military Affairs, passed the Yankee House of Representatives on the 7th by years 89, nays 26--a motion to lay on the table, by Cox, of Ohio, having been rejected. A resolution was offered declaring that as the combination at Richmond has no righ
From the Rapidan. Orange, C. H., Jan. 15. --The following seems to be the true version of Mooby's affair, near Harper's Ferry. He did not attack the garrison at Harper's Ferry, but the Yankee camp, on the Loudoun heights, one mile and a half from Harper's Ferry, occupied by the first Maryland battalion of cavalry, under Major Cole, consisting of one hundred and fifty men. The attack was made on Sunday morning before daylight. The enemy's camp was completely surprised, and thrown into considerable confusion. Owing to the proximity of the enemy's infantry forces, Mosby was compelled to act hurriedly. Six prisoners and 40 horses were captured. The enemy's loss in killed and wounded not ascertained. Mosby's loss is given at fifteen--among them Lieut. Smith is reported killed, and Lieut. Turner mortally wounded. A part of Sedgwick's (8th) corps has gone to the Valley.