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Gov. Morton, of Indiana, has appointed ex-Governor Joseph A. Wright U. S. Senator, to fill the place of the Hon. Jesse D. Bright. Lucius M. Lamar has been appointed Col. of the 8th Georgia regiment, J. R. Towers, Lieutenant Colonel, and E. J. Magruder, Major. A report is current that Brigadier-General Dan Sickles has been shot by one of his soldiers. A dispatch from St. Louis says that Capt. Porter, of the Federal Navy, is rapidly recovering from his injuries. It is stated that Colonel Shaw, who commanded our forces at Roanoke Island, has been ordered to Richmond for an investigation. Dr. W. F. Lee, of Columbus, Ga., died on the 24th ultimo. The Northern papers report heavy disasters to shipping during the gale of the 24th. Two of the Yankees who escaped from the jail at Columbia, S. C., have been recaptured. The Confederate States Army Office is now in operation at the Mist in Daningtons, Gt.
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