Additional from the North. [from our own Reporter.]
--I send you some additional extracts from Northern dates of the 2d inst, and 25th and 27th ult.
Col. Daniel D. Tompkins
, Assistant Quarter-master-General
of the U. S. army, died at his residence, in Brooklyn
, on Thursday, in his 64th years.
He was the nephew of D. D. Temphins
, formerly Governor of New York and Vice-President
of the United States
, on the 22d ult., with the 10th and 34th Missouri regiments, surprised and routed a rebel force under Gen. Friday
at Tuscumbia, Ala.
Two hundred prisoners, a number of cannon, and wagon train were captured.
The late scare in Kentucky
was quite unwarranted by facts.
In the fight near Richmond
, on Wednesday, the Federal
took 100 prisoners and recaptured all the wagons.
The Rhode Island
reached Key West
on the 16th, after a cruise around Cuba
, in the course of which who had a long chase after the Alabama
, but did not catch her.
In the Senate, on the bill to incorporate a school for the education of colored children in the District of Columbia, Mr. Carille
spoke in opposition to educating any one who had a dark complexion.
He was roundly roasted by Grimes
, men who believe in letting even the Devil read the Bible
On an indirect motion to kill the bill, nine white men, calling themselves freemen, and being United States Senators
, voted to shut every ray of intelligence from a handful of poor free negro children — most of them, probably, the offspring of white fathers.
, of Ky.
, made a furious on Gen. Butler
, accusing him of all manner of enormities while in New Orleans.
He held up McClellan
as the opposite of Butler
, and no one questioned the fact.
defended him — the motive for attacking Butler
was his seal in crushing the rebellion.
In the House
, the bill authorizing the President
to suspend the writ of habeas corpus,
when and where he may deem proper, was discussed.
The pro-slavery men began to filibuster.
is getting popular — is accessible to his men, and feeds them well.
During the snow storm be ordered that soldiers' rations should have precedence over his own and his General
's supplies in transportation from Aquia Creek
. Gen. Howard
's poultry and vegetables were sent back to Washington
The friends of Isaac V. Fowler
, once Postmaster in New York, are importuning the President
to pardon him. Referred to the Attorney General
for his opinion.
Gen. Cassius M. Clay
' is nominated as Minister to Russia
It is the object of the Navy Department to keep an iron-clad in the neighborhood of Newport News.
Bands of vagabond Mexicans have invaded Texas
They are not only discountenanced by Mexico
, but are sternly condemned.
Two or three rebel officers were captured during Fitzhugh Lee
's recent raid in Stafford
One was Capt. John Alexander
, of the 2d Virginia cavalry.
The rebels failed in their object and retreated in great haste.
commanded in person.
, it is reported has crossed the Tennessee river
, with 8,000 cavalry, to reinforce Gen. Bragg
The rebel force beyond Mt. Sterling, Ky.
, was said to be scattered in their retreat.
Hon. Simon Cameron
has resigned the post of American Minister at the Court of St. Petersburg.
In his letter to the President
, of January 23, he says: ‘"When I undertook this responsible trust you will remember that the end of the rebellion was supposed to be near at band.
Our military preparations were so stupendous; the spirit, unity and determination of the people and Government so manifest, that the public enemy and foreign nations seemed to concur in this general opinion.
I was not indifferent to the subsequent change in our domestic affairs.
The conspiracy has assumed such formidable and threatening proportions that he cannot 'conscientiously avoid' staying at home.
Insidious and open efforts are everywhere made by reckless, treasonable leaders, to divide the people of the free States.
The hope of the rebels is in want of harmony among the people of the loyal States.
I still believe every means should be resorted to to crush this conspiracy.
We can have not peace that is not a conquered peace, and I have a faith that we shall subdue the traitors and vindicate the supremacy of the Federal Constitution
fervently trusts we may emerge from our struggle with an undivided Government.
We should recognize in him our constant supporter and steadfast ally."’ &c.
in an editorial, says: ‘"This Government is at war. It has a military right, recognized by the law of nations, to avail itself of intestine discords in the enemy's country.
It has a right to create disaffection and to use it when excited.
It has a right to stimulate insurrection, and it is not by any code of international law or military ethics responsible for the calamities which are thus brought upon its enemies.
And what is true of war against a foreign enemy is true, a forsiori,
of the war by which the nation is now seeking to subdue rebellion and preserve the Republic
Five thousand negroes are about to enter one of the new districts in the department of the South to summon the loyal blacks to arms.
does not propose to stir up a servile
insurrection, or any insurrection.
By the terms of the President
's proclamation the negroes in South Carolina
are free; but the rebellions whites persist in holding them as slaves.
will invite the free blacks to join the standard of his forces, partly white and partly black.
By freeing the slaves and arming them we are striking at the strength of the rebellion, and by this policy, vigorously pursued, we may count on the speedy and complete overthrow of treason, both North and South."’
The New York World's
task, up to the present moments, has simply been the light and trivial one of subverting confidence in the durability of the nation.
There has been an earthquake in Guatemala
, a collision on Fast river, and a fortunate escape of over five hundred people, and a fearful collision on the Camden and Amboy Railroad, by which twenty persons and three care were very much injures.
Advices from the lower Mississippi
, received at Cairo
, state that a Union gunboat had passed into Lake Providence
, and dispersed the rebels, who were falling trees to obstruct the opening of the pass into the Yasoo river, in the rear of Vicksburg
The health of the Yankee
troops was improving.
, and the rebels are in close proximity.
The Cumberland river
Enormous dredge have been sent from Louisville
to in the "out-off"
A grand Union meeting has been held in Cincinnati
Eight thousand French soldiers have invaded Sonora
, contiguous to the God of California
A rebel privateer has appeared in the Gulf of Bengal.
Yankee merchants think their vessels will be able to protect themselves if the pirate is not a steamer.
They have not a single man of war in that region, and it is not certain the misfortune can be helped.
are still sending missionaries to the heathen.
has been sent to recapture the Queen of the West
The Baltimore American
says ‘"copperhead"’ Democracy is making but poor headway, judging by late occurrences.
Peace resolutions in the Illinois Legislature come to an ignominious end.--Peace plotters in Frankfort
were summarily snuffed out; and disloyal legislators in Delaware
were so completely wrecked that even Vallandigham
could not save them.
says: ‘"a number of English writers have been hired to advocate the cause of the slave league in our press."’ The News
adds, "we should think the Confederate
leaders must perceive by this time that, so far as England
is concerned, expenditure of this kind is gratuitous and wasteful."
A large rebel mail, with a number of letters addressed to preeminent personages in Richmond
, was captured at Leonardtown, Md.
, last week.
In Baton Rouge a regiment of 1,000 negroes were treated with ill will and detestation.
threatened to resign, and would not permit them to draw clothing, blankets, or pay. The Colonial of the 133d New York says he will not suffer the self-respect or manliness of his regiment to be lowered by contact with an inferior race, etc.
At St. Philip
, below New Orleans, several white Captains
were arrested for refusing to report to a negro Captain
. They would not salute a negro if he did wear shoulder-straps.
They are to be tried by court martial, unless somebody backs down.
The conscript bill does not exempt ministers of the gospel.