Additional from Europe.
The London Times
says the influence of the success at Charleston
can hardly be exaggerated.
The moral effects cannot but be most powerful on the conduct of the war. It is seen that the population of the Southern States
is not able to oppose the march of the Federal
The advance from Savannah
seems to have been as easy as the march from Atlanta
regards the fall of Charleston
as premonitory of the utter over throw of the rebellion.
The Army and Nary Gazette
says the evacuation of Charleston
, and the concentration of garrisons, will strengthen the hands of Beauregard
; but the Confederates
are placed in a position of exceeding danger, from which it will require greater genius than ever Lee
have as yet exhibited to extricate them.
The purpose of Grant
becomes more obvious as the campaign proceeds.
He holds Lee
fast, and thus paralyzes the strongest arm and neutralizes the greatest force of the Confederacy
The news was published too late on the 3d for the Liverpool
and Manchester markets.
But the first effect was one of depression, and cotton declined.
The rebel ram Stonewall
continues at Ferrol
, watched by Union vessels.
The truth of the report that she was leaking is not confirmed, as she continues to take on board a large quantity of coal.
In the House of commons, on the 3d, Mr. Shaw Lefevre
asked whether the attention of the Government
had been directed to a certain minute of instructions alleged to have been issued by the Confederate Government with reference to the seizure and disposal of Confederate cruisers, of neutral vessels, without adjudication by a prize court; whether such instructions met the approval of the Government
; if not, what measure would be taken to prevent their being carried out.
replied that the attention of the Government
had been given to the instructions in question, and they were entirely disapproved.
It would not, however, be consistent with the interests of the public service to state what steps had been taken regarding them.
The Liverpool Post
, in an editorial contending against a probable war between England
, says: ‘"In a note from a member of the Government
, received in Liverpool
on the 2d, occurs the following passage: 'I hear the city is uneasy about America
We have, however, more pacific and satisfactory declarations from the United States Government than for a long time past has been the case.'"’
thinks the new Minister goes out to reciprocate the words of amity recently transmitted across the Atlantic
The London Times
says the fall of Charleston
is a victory which will recompense the Unionists for many labors, and encourage them to pursue with renewed vigor the conquest of the South
It believes that, although the South
is now virtually shut out from the world, it will continue to show unabated obstinacy in defence.
The Daily News
contents itself by editorially detailing the operations of General Sherman
in a strain of enology.
The Morning Post
argues that Charleston
was evacuated as a strategic necessity, and says: ‘"General Sherman
's movements have been characterized by foresight and accurate calculations, which have obtained results which place him in the foremost rank of the generals of the present day."’