ws doubled the risk on American vessels, raising it from 2½ to 5 per cent. The armed steamer Connecticut was to be sent to Aspinwall for the treasure there.
News of War Movements.
There was a fight at Dumfries on Saturday last, between Gen. Stuart and three regiments and a section of artillery on the part of the enemy.
At this point the Herald says Stuart was worsted, though it also says he captured one gun, but was compelled to leave it. Stuart also had a brush with Col. Candy, at Occoquan, in which the Yankees sustained considerable loss.
Stuart next made his way to Annandale, by way of Bull Run and Wolf Run; thence to Vienna, which place he passed through at midnight. The Herald says all he got was some sutlers' wagons and some ambulances.
The Herald reports that Fort Hudson has been captured.
The retreat of Gen. Hatch across the Tallahatchie is confirmed.
Gen. Morgan made a successful raid to Elizabethtown, Ky., on the 27th, and drove the troops from their