d nothing, it being part of a present to him from a butcher.
Some skirmishing between Chattanooga and Knoxville.
From prisoners we learn that the enemy at both those places are on half rations, and that Grant intends to attack Brad Gen. Wheeler has captured several hundred of the enemy in East Tennessee, driving the rest into the fortifications of Knoxville.
Gen. Longstreet, at last accounts, was near Knoxville with the infantry.
We shall not be long kept in suspense --as Knoxville with the infantry.
We shall not be long kept in suspense --as Longstreet will not delay his action; and Burnside may find himself in a predicament.
A private soldier writes the Secretary to-day that his mother is in danger of starving — as she failed to get flour in Richmond, at $100 per barrel.
He says ifeports from the West, confirming the success of Longstreet.
It is said he has taken 2200 prisoners, and is probably at Knoxville.
The President left the city this morning for Orange Court House, on a visit to Gen. Lee and the Army of Northern V
contain the following:
Arrived in Richmond.-Mrs. Todd, of Kentucky, the mother of Mrs. Lincoln, arrived in this city on the steamer Schultz, Thursday night, having come to City Point on a flag of truce boat.
She goes South to visit her daughter, Mrs. Helm, wife of Surgeon-General Helm, who fell at Chickamauga.
Mrs. Todd is about to take up her residence in the South, all her daughters being here, except the wife of Lincoln, who is in Washington, and Mrs. Kellogg, who is at present in Paris.
To the poor.-C. Baumhard, 259 Main Street, between Seventh and Eighth, has received a large quantity of freshlyground corn-meal, which he will sell to poor families at the following rates: one bushel, $16; half bushel, $8; one peck, $4; half peck, $2.
Governor Brown, Georgia, writes the Secretary that he is opposed to impressments, and that the government should pay the market price — whatever that is. And the Rhett politicians of South Carolina are opposed to raisi