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passage of the Tax bill — news from the Southwest--affairs on the Peninsula — Astounding Pulse hoods — Tyranny in Memphis — the fight near Charleston — movements of Beauregard and Jackson, &c., &c.,

Petersburg, June 26.
--New York, Philadelphia, and Norfolk dates to the 24th instant have been received here. The news is not important. The Great National Tax bill passed both Houses of the Yankee Congress on Monday. It taxes everything, even glue, candles, screws, molasses, wine, and coal.

All quiet at Corinth on the 21st. Contrabands inform Halleck that Gen. Beauregard has gone to Richmond to explain the cause of the evacuation of Corinth. The weather is awful hot; the mercury stands at 90 deg in the shade.

Peninsula, June 23.--The weather is warm and dry — heat oppressive. The Federal troops are enthusiastic at the near prospect of a battle. All quiet. The Massachusetts 16th had a severe skirmish with the rebels at Fair Oaks on the 18th inst. Loss, 17 killed, 25 wounded, 14 missing. The rebels were driven back one mile, with double the loss of that sustained by the Massachusetts boys. [A Yankee lie.] The Massachusetts 16th is the largest regiment on the Peninsula.

Memphis, June 21.--Reports say that 5,000 Federal troops, with gunboats and transports, leave Baton Rouge on Friday for Vicksburg. Col. Slack, who still commands at Memphis, has issued an order requiring the Board of Aldermen, Mayor, Recorder, and all other city officials, to take the oath of allegiance within three days. Failing to do so, they will be arrested and treated as traitors.

The Government is repairing the roads from Memphis to Cairo.

Chicago, June 23.--A telegram from Cairo says that Gen. Hindman is among the prisoners taken at White river, Arkansas.

The Herald, relying solely upon ‘"rebel"’ accounts, claims the fight near Charleston as a substantial Union victory. It says, that Beauregard has gone to Richmond, and strange rumors are afloat, the most important of which is that another reinforcement of Jackson is going on, sufficient to enable him to sweep out again the Shenandoah Valley and cross the Potomac this time, and descend like an avalanche upon Washington through Maryland.

Gen. McDowell was badly injured at Manassas by a fall from his horse.

Steamers reached New York, Monday, with 684 additional sick and wounded.

Foreign exchange in New York is firmer. Sterling 118(118½. American gold has advanced to 6½(7½. Government stocks heavy.

No election was allowed in Norfolk Tuesday. The Military Governor says that, in consequence of late disorders and conflicts between the civil authorities and citizens, the functions of all civil officers are suspended until further orders in Norfolk and Portsmouth. All complaints are to be reported to the Provost Marshal.

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