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Later from the North.

The Baltimore American, of the 2d instant, has been received. We copy its summary of news:

From Washington it is stated that in military circles there it is supposed that no glorious impediment will interfere with reinforcing the Army of the Cumberland.

From Cairo we learn that Gen. Sherman's corps of Grant's army is on the move, but whither it is not known.

The Indianapolis Journal, of Monday, states that 15,000 troops are to be sent forward to Gen. Rosecrans immediately from that place.

The artillery lost in the recent battles is being rapidly replaced by new batteries from Nashville.

Advices from the Army of the Potomac represent affairs there unchanged. A large force of the rebels is supposed to be concentrating in the Valley.

A plan to burn all the Government steamers on the Western rivers is said to have been discovered in St. Louis. Several parties have been arrested there and the matter will be investigated.

A terrible accident occurred in Nashville on Wednesday, by which about one hundred rebel prisoners were more or less injured and four killed. The prisoners, to the number of three hundred, made a rush to breakfast, and the temporary stairway of the building in which they were confined to unfinished hotel known as the Waxwell House gave way, precipitating them from the little to the second story of the building.

The city authorities of Baltimore have appointed a committee to proceed to New York and invite the officers of the Russian fleet to visit Baltimore and partake of its hospitalities.

The officers of the French men of war in New York are said to feel a little settled at the public receptions given to the Russian officers, and let slip no opportunity to manifest their chagrin. Already several have taken place.

The committee to examine the harbor of New York state that they consider it in a perfect state of defence, and that a hostile vessel, in attempting to enter it, would be exposed to the fire of eight hundred guns of the heaviest calibre.

A deserter from the Richmond Battalion, named Charles Hutchens, of Brooklyn, N. Y., has arrived in Washington.

The St. Louis Republican denies that either Sherman's corps or Smith's division has gone to Chattanooga.

Gold was quoted in New York, Friday, at 143¼ First Board, and 142⅝ Second Board Va. 6's 61½, North Carolina's

Later Form Europe.

The steamer Saxonia with European advices to the 22d ult., passed Cape Race yesterday, (1st. inst.) The London Times says that Mr. Mason had notified Fart Russell that he had been instructed to from England, and was about to proceed to France.

The U. S. gunboat had arrived at Brest. The Florida, it is said, leaves Brest on the 23d, completely repaired, and proceeds immediately to meet a Federal corvette at Lishon, and attack her before she can be joined by the one at Brest, which is repairing.

The Confederate loan is quoted at 30 discount, and French rentes 6th, 8th.

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