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Col. J. J. Pettigrew, of the First (S. C.) Rifle Regiment, has volunteered as a private in Captain Conner's Company (the Washington Light Infantry) of Hampton's Legion, and has gone with that corps to the seat of war. Col. Farish Carter, a gentleman extensively and favorably known in Georgia, died a few days ago, at Scotisboro', near Milledgeville, in the 81st year of his age. Rev. Malcolm Johnston died in Cartersville, Ga., on the evening of the 17th ult.--He was a minister of the Baptist Church, and was very old and infirm. Kit Carson had a fall of some two hundred feet over a precipice, in Utah, last April, but alighted in a snow bank and escaped serious injury. Rev. F. X. Branagau, a Catholic priest, died at Cambridge, Mass., on Tuesday. Col. Abercromble, of the U. S. regular army, has been gazetted a Brigadier General. The corner stone of a new Catholic institute at Cincinnati was laid on Sunday last.
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