Still later from the North.
The Baltimore American
of the 11th.
received last night.
It contains very little news.
The following is a summary of the latest reports:
From the Upper Potomac.
Our cavalry forces sent out from General Sheridan
have re-occupied Martinsburg
An official dispatch from General Sheridan
reports his forces moving up the Shenandoah Valley against the enemy, and at 4 o'clock yesterday (Wednesday) skirmishing was going on ten miles from Winchester
From Grant's army.
There is nothing important from the Army of the Potomac. General Grant
has returned to City Point
He reports the explosion of an ordnance boat, Tuesday
, loaded with ammunition, at the City Point wharf
No details are given.
has made a raid in Florida
, destroying several bridges and capturing a locomotive and several cars and a quantity of small arms.
We now hold Baldwin
and Camp Milton.
Reported resignation of Secretary Station.
is filled with rumors of coming cabinet changes.
One set of reports state that Secretaries Seward
have tendered their resignations, whilst another says that Mr. Stanton
is to vacate the War Department.
The following is a special dispatch to the New York World
, 9th--12 Mt:
A special meeting of the Cabinet
was held this afternoon.
It is understood that the long- pending quarrel between Mr. Blair
and Mr. Stanton
culminated on this occasion, and that Mr. Stanton
, after a few sharp words with Mr. Blair
, tendered his resignation, which was promptly accepted by the President
The latest gold quotation in New York is two hundred and fifty-five.
Detailed accounts are given of the recent engagement at Moorefield, in Hardy county
They claim that the Confederate forces were completely routed, with the loss of six hundred prisoners; that they fled in great disorder, and were pursued by Averill
twenty-five miles. They assert that they captured Bradley Johnson
and all his staff, with the colors and ordnance trains of his command, and a large quantity of small arms.
, they affirm, barely escaped by fleeing to the mountains.
, it is said, were no insignia of rank, and was thereby enabled to effect his escape.
Another capture is claimed of thirty-five loaded wagons, said to have been taken from the rebels near Aldie
on Sunday last.