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March 1.


General Twiggs was expelled from the army of the United States. The following is the official order for his expulsion:

War Department, Adjutant-General's office, Washington, March 1, 1861.
The following order is published for the information of the army:

War Department, March 1, 1861.
By the direction of the President of the United States, it is ordered that Brigadier-General David E. Twiggs be and is hereby dismissed from the army of the United States for his treachery to the flag of his country, in having surrendered on the 18th of February, 1861, on the demand of the authorities of Texas, the military posts and other property of the United States in his department and under his charge.

J. Holt, Secretary of War. By order of the Secretary of War. S. Cooper, Adjutant-General.


--Evening Post, March 4.


The Secretary of War at Washington received a despatch from Major Anderson, in which he contradicts the statement that President Davis had been to Charleston. He says that the report that he had been sick is without a particle of foundation. He is in good health, as is also his little band of soldiers. Affairs in Charleston harbor are arriving at a point when further delay on their part will be impossible. Their extensive works of defence and attack are nearly if not quite completed. The feeling between the authorities and Major Anderson continues to be friendly, and he is allowed all the facilities that he could expect. Fresh provisions and marketing are supplied in abundance. He experienced no difficulty in sending or receiving his mail matter.--Washington Star.

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