arrest of spies — a New York correspondent wounded — more ‘"Masked batteries "’--return of Gen. McClelian
Washington, Sept. 16.
--Three spies were arrested here to-day.
F. W. Walker
, the correspondent of the New York Express
, has been dangerously wounded by a prisoner, who afterwards made his escape.
has been assigned to an important command on the Mississippi
The correspondent of the New York Tribune
says that the Potomac
flotilla reports new batteries five miles below Aquia Creek
; and also a large number of soldiers at Mathias Point
The steamer Pensacola
will not be able to pass the Point
without a severe fight.
has just returned from a visit to Gen. Banks
The proclamation of the Captain General
, regarding ships bearing the Confederate
flag, occupies the serious attention of the Cabinet