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May 20.

Edward Stanly, of North-Carolina, received his commission as Military Governor of that State. He is invested with the duties and functions of that station, including the power to establish all necessary offices and tribunals, and suspend the writ of habeas corpus during the pleasure of the President, or until the loyal inhabitants shall organize a State government in accordance with the Constitution of the United States.

[14] Lieut.-Col. Downey, who was sent to Wardensville, near Moorfield, Va., after the guerrillas who recently overpowered a party of convalescent soldiers in that neighborhood, reported having killed the notorious chief, Umbagh, and three men, and that he wounded four. He took twelve prisoners. The Nationals lost nothing.

A train of seventeen wagons, laden with government stores, which left Rolla, Mo., on Monday last, was overtaken to-day, when about twenty miles out on the Springfield road, by a band of rebel guerrillas, who burned the wagons and their contents, and carried off all the mules, eighty-six in number.--Four United States gunboats bombarded the rebel works on Cole's Island, Stono Inlet, S. C., when the rebels burned their barracks and evacuated the Island.

Lieutenant-Colonel West took possession of Tucson, Arizona, this day, without firing a shot. The confederate troops stationed in that city fled across the Rio Grande on his approach, and the citizens of Tucson who were imbued with secession proclivities started for Sonora. The citizens of the town came out and met the troops in great numbers, greeting them with cheers, and of their own accord sent out wagons and brought in loads of forage for the animals, which were worn out by their march from the Pimos around by Fort Stanford.--Los Angeles News.

A party belonging to General Fremont's command, under Col. Crook, made a successful descent upon the Central Railroad at the Jackson River depot, Va.

The rebel pickets were driven across Bottom's Bridge by skirmishers of General Couch's division of the army of the Potomac. On the right General Stoneman's advance reached New Bridge, also on the Chickahominy.

General Shepley, Military Commandant of New Orleans, informed the citizens of that town, that, in the absence of the late Mayor, he, by order of Major-General B. F. Butler, commanding the Department of the Gulf; would discharge the functions which appertained to the office of mayor, until such time as the people of New Orleans should elect a loyal citizen of that city, and of the United States, as Mayor.

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