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July 14.


General Pope issued an address “to the officers and soldiers of the army of Virginia,” informing them that by special assignment of the President of the United States, he had assumed command of the army.--(Doc. 150.)


A band of rebel guerrillas, under John Morgan, destroyed the long bridge on the Kentucky Central Railroad, between Cynthiana and Paris, Kentucky.--In the United States Senate, a resolution of thanks to Flag-Officer Foote, for his gallant services at the West, was adopted.


An enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Utica, N. Y., was held in that town for the purpose of promoting enlistments into the army under the call of President Lincoln for more men. Speeches were made by Ex-Governor Seymour, Judges Denio and Bacon, Francis Kiernan, E. H. Roberts, Charles W. Doolittle, and others. Resolutions offering extra bounties to volunteers were adopted.


President Lincoln sent to Congress a message embodying the draft of a bill to compensate any State which should abolish slavery within its limits, the passage of which, substantially as presented, he earnestly recommended.--(Doc. 151.)

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