Latest from the North.
probable capture of Springfield, Missouri
--The New York Herald
, of the 9th, and the Philadelphia Inquirer
, of the 11th inst, were received to-day.
, commanding at Springfield, Missouri
, telegraphs Gen. Curtis
that the rebels under Gens. Marmaduke
attacked the town on the 8th.
The rebels forced the stockade on Thursday afternoon, when the telegraphic communication ceased, and was still interrupted on the 9th.
has large amounts of army stores, arms, and ammunition.
's left shoulder was shattered, and amputation ws resorted to.--He was being rapidly reinforced, but too late.
Fifteen four horse teams and thirty men were captured a few miles north of Springfield
The Federals represent their force at 2,000, and two pieces of artillery.
A dispatch from St. Louis
, 9th, says the opinion strongly prevails that Springfield
has been captured.
A dispatch from Nashville
, 9th, says Rosecrans
has issued an order that all captured rebel officers be confined until President Davis
's recent order is revoked; the rebel prisoners to subsist on army supplies; food contributed by friends to be confiscated for hospital use, and a repetition of contributions to be considered a criminal offence.
A dispatch from New York, 10th, says the steamer Warrior
, from New Orleans, reports that Banks
is concentrating forces at Baton Rouge
to attack Port Hudson
; that the rebels have 12,000 men and 30 guns at Port Hudson
, and earthworks twelve miles in extent.
at Baton Rouge
was destroyed by fire recently, with many thousand valuable books and papers.
telegraphs General Hallack
, that a party of cavalry from Yorktown
landed at West Point
on the night of the 7th, captured a large amount of property at the depot, the rolling stock at the White House
, and burnt a steamer and several sloops. (!)
The train in which Butler
was moving to Boston
, on the 10th, collided with another, but he escaped uninjured.
[A man born to be hanged will never be killed by an accident.]
The steamer St. Louis
had sailed from San Francisco
with three hundred thousand dollars for New York, and five hundred and eighty thousand dollars for England
W. A. Richardson
has been nominated for United States
Senator from Illinois
A dispatch from Memphis
, dated the 9th, say McClernand
The ship George Griswold
sailed from New York Friday
, with forty thousand dollars' worth of provisions and sixty-eight thousand dollars in money for the suffering operatives in England
The Washington Chronicle
says the election of Seymour
was an act of rank treason, and gave aid and comfort to Jeff. Davis
, that the men who nominated him are traitors, and all, with their leader, guilty of treason.
says telegraphic communication between Memphis
says that it is rumored that the Administration will accept Burnside
's resignation as soon as his successor can be selected, and the appointment of McClellan
It says Burnside
urges it. The radicals urge Hooker
, who will probably he selected.
In Congress, notice was given of a bill to aid Western Virginia
in the extinguishment of slavery, Mr. Collamer
introduced a bill authorizing any person, summarily arrested, to institute suits for damages.
Gold, in New York, on the 9th, rose to 138, closing at 137½ Exchange advanced to 151 and 150.
The steamship Africa
has arrived, with Liverpool
dates to the 28th ult.
The intelligence of the battle of Fredericksburg
created widespread interest in England
The friends of the Union
were greatly disappointed at the result, and the impression at Liverpool
was unfavorable to hopes of an early peace.
The London Times
thinks it plain that Burnside
suffered a damaging repulse, and that if he retrieved by force or strategy what he had lost, he will prove himself a great General, but if he fall once more will put himself in the most disastrous position known to a General.
, M. P., questions the good effect of Lincoln
The London News
The steamship Jura
has also arrived, with still later dates.
The working men of Manchester
held a meeting expressing sympathy with the North
, and adopted a congratulatory address to Lincoln
The English revenue accounts show an increase during the year of £2,392,000.
thinks this shows that cotton is not king and that it will be far better that England
keep all her cotton operatives on public pensions until they were absorbed in other trades than vary one point from her national policy.
Additional French troops, to the number of ten thousand, are declared indispensable in Mexico