From the North.
arrival of released prisoners.--more Resignations, &c.
[Special Dispatch to Richmond Dispatch.]
, Jan. 17.--Drs
Jeffry, Page, and Lindsay
, formerly of the United States Navy; Colonel Pegram
; Captains Johnson
; Adjutant Pool
; and Lieutenant
and Ball, or the North Carolina Seventh Regiment, who have been imprisoned in Fort Warren
, arrived here this evening, under a flag of truce, from Fortress Monroe
They state that it was currently reported and believed in Baltimore
, when they passed through that city, that Welles
, the Secretary of the Navy
, and Smith
, Secretary of the Interior
, had resigned.
Expectations were high at the North
relative to the success of the Burnside Expedition
A French steamer is reported to have arrived in Hampton Roads