Later from the North and west.
Norfolk, April 29th.
--Copies of the New York Herald
and Philadelphia Inquirer
, of the 29th inst., have been received here.
was received on the 20th with all the honors extended to crowned heads, on board the frigate Gassendi
, at Washington Count Meroler
A negro from Portsmouth
carried a copy of the Petersburg Express
, of the 27th instant, to Gen. Wool
at Fortress Monroe
, informing him of the capture of New Orleans.
papers of the 27th state that Gen. Beauregard
is evacuating Corinth
and going to Memphis
have effected an arrangement for an exchange of prisoners.
is busy preparing for an advance on New Orleans.
The Federal General Charles F. Smith
His death was caused by an accident.