The people of Franklin County, Mo., met and passed resolutions in support of the Emancipation Message of President Lincoln, and sustaining the measures of the National Government adopted for the prosecution of the war.--(Doc. 152.)
Mansfield Lovell, General late in command of the rebel forces at New Orleans, La., telegraphed to Richmond as follows from Camp Moore, La.:--“Forts Jackson and St. Philip are still in good condition, and in our hands. The steamers Louisiana and McRae are safe. The enemy's fleet are at the city, (New Orleans), but they have not forces enough to occupy it. The inhabitants are stanchly loyal.”
Fort Livingston, La., was this day evacuated by the rebel forces.--National Intelligencer, May 10.
Gen. Beauregard, at Memphis, Tennessee, issued the following address to the planters of the South :--“The casualties of war have opened the Mississippi to our enemies. The time has therefore come to test the earnestness of all classes, and I call upon all patriotic planters owning cotton in the possible reach of our enemies to apply the torch to it without delay or hesitation.” --Missouri Democrat.
Purdy, Tennessee, was evacuated by the confederates.--Memphis Argus, April 29.