The war in Missouri--the State of Affairs as reported by the enemy.
We find the following dispatches from Black Republican sources, (of course not altogether to be relied on,) in the latest Tennessee
, July 16.--The Washington
correspondent of the Anzeiger
says Captain Sweeney
's appointment as Brigadier General
of the St Louis
Home Guard was never confirmed by Government, and orders have been issued calling him and his company of regulars to join his regiment, the 2d U. S. Infantry, at Washington
Respectable authority says Colonel Siegel
will be promoted to be a Brigadier General
The train on the North Missouri Railroad, conveying a detachment of Colonel Smith
's Regiment of Zouaves, were fired into yesterday from the woods skirting the road twenty miles above St. Charles
, and two troops severely wounded.
The report that Senator Green
had violated his parole is untrue.
J. W. Tucker
, the late editor
of the State Journal, is making violent Secession speeches in the country.
, of the 5th Regiment of reserve corps, arrived from Lexington
to-day, and reports having captured 200 kegs of powder, 30 muskets, 1 cannon, a quantity of machinery for boring, and a mould for casting cannon, and several other contraband articles.
Orders have been issued prohibiting steamers from passing Jefferson City
unless they have the American
, July 17.--Mr. Hayward
of the Hannibal and St. Joseph railroad, just from Hannibal
, received the following dispatch previous to leaving that place:
, July 16. --800 Federal troops came up ahead of the passenger train as far as Melville
, thirty miles above St. Charles
, on the North Missouri Railroad, where the track was torn up and the troops fired into.
An engagement ensued, resulting in the loss of seven rebels killed and several prisoners.
One man caught with a gun in his hands was immediately hung.
Another, attempting to escape, was riddled with balls.
The fighting still continued when the passenger train passed up. Federal loss, three killed and seven wounded. Thirty horses were captured.
The strength of the rebels is not known.
From Southwestern Missouri
The St. Louis Democrat, of the 16th, has the following news from the Southwest
, fully confirming our previous reports of the movements of the Arkansas
's command, which had been left at Neosho
, report that on the 5th of July they were surrounded by 1,500 Arkansas
troops, and were given fifteen minutes time to surrender.
Before the time expired the enemy's force was increased to 3,000. Capt. Conrad
then surrendered his command.
and Gov. Jackson
then demanded that their men and arms be delivered to the Missouri
officers refused this demand.
Afterwards Capt. Emmett McDonald
passed among them and inquired if they were not St. Louis
They replied they were.
then treated a number of them to lager beer
They were then sent off, after taking the obligation not to bear arms against the Southern Confederacy, under the escort of Arkansas
troops, as it was understood that the Missourians intended to murder them.
The escort accompanied them some thirty miles, when they were left to find their way to Springfield
A large number of Indians was present in the camp at Neosho