The city of Pensacola burned and Evacuated by the Yankees.
--The Mobile Tribune
, of the 25th ult., says:
We have reliable information, direct from Pensacola
, stating that that portion of Pensacola
surrounding St. Mary's Hall was fired on Friday last, and from thirty to fifty residences were destroyed.
It was not done by orders of the Commanding General
; but, as we learn, by the soldiers, who, it is said, are to be sent to reinforce Gen. Banks
in the expedition on the Mississippi
All those persons who had placed themselves under the Abolition rule were sent to New Orleans.
All the negroes in the city were also sent to New Orleans.
Our informant says also that Mrs. Dr. Brossenham
, while attempting to make her escape with a quantity of money, was knocked down by some of the soldiers and robbed of all she had.
Mr. Jos. Gainet
was burnt to death while asleep in his residence, adjoining St. Mary's Hall.
We could gather no further particulars.