Further from Mexico.
--A letter received in New Orleans, from Vera Crux, confirms the accounts we have already published of the massacre at Guadalajara
Among other things, it is said that a mine was spring upon the Liberals, in their assault upon the city, and five hundred of their number were instantly killed.
So far, however, from arresting their progress, this only infuriated them the more, and forcing their way in by six different breaches at the same time, they bayonetted the enemy at their works and slaughtered all who stood in their way. The execution of the opposing General, Castillo
and his officers, is doubtless to be attributed to this infuriated spirit.
The same writer says that Gen. Marquez
, at the head of some 4,000 to 5,000 Reactionary troops, had occupied Queretaro
He adds that before the evacuation of the town by the Liberals, they seized all the church plate they could lay their hands on, from which they realized something like $100,000. At the city of Mexico
, no actual change had taken place up to the 20th, or latest date, but it was generally believed at Vera Cruz
, that there would be no protracted resistance on the approach of the Constitutional army.
All parties were alike averse to a renewal of the bloody scenes of Tacubays.