Officers returning home.
--The New Orleans Delta, of the 18th inst., says:
Col. George Crittenden
, late of the United States Army, and one of its most gallant and accomplished officers, arrived in the city yesterday from New Mexico
, via Texas
resigned from the old concern before leaving New Mexico
, despite the tenacity with which his father clung to the Union--From Col.
C. we learn that Major Loring
was only waiting to be relieved in New Mexico
to return to the South
, and that some five or six other officers who had resigned were also on their way home.
Gen. A. S. Johnson
, it is supposed, is with Colonel Jack Hays
' party, which started from California
some time ago, in the direction of Texas