vement at Galveston; and it was Magruder's work.
He has men under him fitted for desperate enterprises; and he has always had a penchant for desperate work.
So we shall expect to hear of more gallant exploits in that section.
He took 600 prisoners.
We have news also from Vicksburg, and the city was not taken; on the contrary, the enemy had sailed away.
I trust this is reliable; but the Northern papers persist in saying that Vicksburg has fallen, and that the event took place on the 3d inst.
Six hundred women and children-refugees — arrived at Petersburg yesterday from the North.
They permit them to come now, when famine and pestilence are likely to be added to the other horrors of war!
We are doomed to suffer this winter!
The message of Gov. Seymour, of New York, if I am not mistaken in its import and purposes, will have a distracting effect on the subjugation programme of the government at Washington.
I shall look for riots, and perhaps rebellions and