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May 5.


Clement C. Vallandigham was arrested at his residence in Dayton, Ohio, this morning, by a detachment of soldiers sent from Cincinnati by order of General Burnside.--The Third New York cavalry, on an expedition to Pettie's Mills, twenty-seven miles from Newbern, N. C., captured an entire rebel company, together with their camp, horses, and equipments, without loss to the National side.-Fort de Russey, situated on the Red River, about eight miles from its mouth, was occupied by the National forces under the command of Admiral Porter--(Doc. 187.)


John J. Pettus, rebel Governor of Mississippi, issued a proclamation calling on every man in the State, capable of bearing arms, to take the field, “for united effort in expelling the enemy from the soil of Mississippi.”

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