The bridge-builders captured by Morgan's party, on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, having been released, returned this evening to Louisville, Ky.
At New Orleans, Gen. Lovell, C. S. A., issued the following order:
Hereafter no exemptions from military duty will be allowed permanently, except in the case of minors or persons physically unable to do service. Applications for the release of those engaged upon work for the government must be made to this department in the form of certificates from the owners or foremen of the shops, when an order will be issued to the commanding officer of the camp to which the applicant belongs to grant a furlough of a certain number of days, which can only be renewed by a subsequent certificate and order from these headquarters.--New Orleans Delta, April 4.
The Ninety-seventh regiment of New York Volunteers, under the command of Col. Charles Wheelock, passed through New York City for the seat of war. Col. Wheelock, a wealthy and influential resident of Oneida County, who undertook the task of organizing the regiment, expended upward of nine thousand dollars out of his own pocket towards the support of the families of the men and for the advancement of the organization.--N. Y. Tribune, March 22.