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A soldier named Marion Meacham, a member of Capt. May's company, fell from the cars in Calhoun, Ga., last Sunday, and was so badly injured that amputation of one of his legs became necessary. A white woman named Strickney attempted to drown her three children a few days ago, at Washington, N. C., but was prevented; whereupon she stabbed herself three times, but not fatally. A special dispatch to the New York Herald says ‘"the schooner John Roach was seized on James River and converted late a war vessel by the secessionists." ’ In Barbone county, Ala., on the 27th ult., Mr. Lorenzo Faulk, an estimable citizen, accidentally shot himself, and died instantly. Fifteen hundred free colored men in New Orleans have offered their services to fight for the South. The residence of Col. E. Byne, in Waynesboro', Ga., was destroyed by fire on the 29th ult. The Young Guards, from Covington, Ga., reached Portsmouth on Monday. Samuel Ball accidentally shot and killed himself in Hyde county, N. C., on the 17th ult.
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