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Gen. Robt. W. Higgins, a lawyer of some prominence in Alabama, died at the residence of his brother-in-law, in Jackson county, Ala., on the 12th inst. Gen. H., at the beginning of the war, raised a company for the defence of the South, which he commanded, and while in service contracted the disease which resulted in his death.

Capt. Wm. B. Isler, wounded at the battle of Belmont, Mo., died at Columbus, Ky., on the 10th inst. Captain I. was formerly from New Orleans, and at the time of his death part owner of the Columbus (Ky. ) Confederate News.

Hensley S, Bingham, United States Senator from Michigan, died of apoplexy at his residence at Green Oak, on the 5th inst., in his 53d year.

The sick of General Floyd's brigade, recently at Raleigh Court-House, have been removed to Mercer Court-House. It is rumored that the brigade is likely to winter at Newbern.

A private letter from Col. S. Borland to the little Rock Gazette states that he has not been promoted to the position of Brigadier General.

The ‘"Trout House,"’ of Atlanta, Ga., has not been destroyed by fire, as erroneously reported by one of our exchanges.

John Sharp, of Paris, Ky., committed suicide by shooting himself, a few days since. He was married the day previous.

Quantities of salt are now being received in Louisiana from Drake's Salt works in Ar The price asked for it is $3 per sack.

The Livingston (Ala) State Rights Banner has expended publication.

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