Later from the North.
papers of the 1st instant have been received.
We subjoin a summary of the news:
The latest Federal accounts from Charleston
are to the 25th ult., brought by the steamer Bermuda
, at Philadelphia
, the captain of which reported that Fort Wagner
had not been, taken yet, and that "it cannot be at present." The report that Sumter
had been knocked to pieces is confirmed.
The army of the Cumberland crossed the Tennessee river
, Ala, on Saturday, at four different points.
It is reported that Gen. Reynolds
captured a large Confederate force at Shellmond, and took a camp on Falling Water creek
. Gen. Burnside
is in the neighborhood of Kingston
, and it is said will attack that place soon.
Intelligence from Mexico
to the 24th July, via San Francisco
, has been received.
It is reported that the intention of the triumvirate to recognize the Confederate States
is continually foreshadowed by the Imperial
The recognition it is said will take place as soon as news reaches Mexico
accepts the crown.
The Government has decided that there shall be no draft in Ohio
Recruiting offices for the enlistment of men will be opened.
Five substitute deserters from the Army of the Potomac were executed on the 29th ult., in the presence of 25,000 persons.
Two of them were Protestants, two Catholic, and one Hebrew — all foreigners.
Two rebel soldiers recently made their way into Norfolk
, and, after taking copious notes of military and naval affairs in and about the ancient borough, attempted to return to Richmond
, but were captured.
They are now prisoners in Fort Norfolk, and, it is expected, will soon be tried by court-martial as spies.
and Wm. T. Buckers
are their names.
Volunteering in New Jersey
is progressing very briskly.
About five thousand men have been obtained since the Governor
's proclamation was issued.
Three new batteries are almost complete, and one regiment of cavalry and one of infantry will be complete this week.
The New York Herald
, of the 28th, announced in flaming capitals the occupation of Fort Sumter
by Gen. Gillmore
--"The Old Flag Waving Over Sumter
," etc. On the following day it admitted that the news was not "confirmed."
correspondent of the Herald
states that "in view of the speedy capture of Charleston
and occupation of South Carolina
by the Union
forces, the intention of the Government
has been indicated to place Major-General Butler
in command of that Department as soon as General Gillmore
and Admiral Dahlgren
have completed their work.
A letter from the Army of the Potomac states that about two hundred Germans of the 20th New York volunteers who mutinied, and were sentenced to hard labor during the war, have had their sentence commuted.
The rebels have a considerable force at Port Conway
, and are prosecuting their conscription vigorously.
had a skirmish with them several days ago, and was compelled to fall back from his reconnaissance.
Miss Bell Boyd
was committed to the Old Capitol prison on Friday.
She was arrested at Martinsburg
A tornado and hail storm recently passed over a portion of Indiana
, doing great damage to the crops and destroying the mast.
The New York Times
, of the 29th, says:
Our Government ought at once to make preparations for a war with France
It professes to believe that Louis Napoleon
has a secret treaty, either concluded or in progress, with Jefferson Davis
, by which the cession of Texas
is to be received as an equivalent for recognition and for substantial aid to the rebel Confederacy.
The language of the European
press, the tone of the Emperor
's organs, the hints of the Moniteur,
indicate clearly enough its purpose to intervene in our affairs.
It is reported that Washington Goodrich
was captured a few day since near Occoquan, Va.
, while endeavoring to carry a quantity of contraband goods to Richmond
It required a desperate struggle to master him. He was removed to Washington
and locked up in the Old Capitol prison. [Wash. Goodrich
was in Richmond
yesterday arresting counterfeiters.]
A mass convention of negroes is to be held at Leavenworth, Kansas
, to secure "certain civil and political rights" of which they are now deprived.
, with 25,000 men, is at Bayon Metaire, a strong point on White river
, the Federal
forces, under Gen. Steele
, being at Duval's Bluff, on the same river, fourteen miles below.
A battle was said to be imminent.
A telegram dated Boston
, August 31st, 1 P. M., says:
A destructive fire is raging in East Boston
It commenced in the Atlantic Works
, where the monitor turrets are constructed.
The buildings, with nearly four finished turrets, are destroyed.
The flames are rapidly extending throughout the mechanical portion of East Boston
telegraphs that in the course of a few days arrangements will be completed to secure the discharge of all of our prisoners who are now in the hands of the rebels.
Gold in New York on the 31st was quoted at 128¼, 1st Board; 127H, 2d Board; North Carolina
6's, 65; Tennessee
gold closed at 127¾.