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House of Delegates. Saturday, Feb. 15. The House met at 12 o'clock M. Mr. S of Augusta, in the Chair. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Woodbridon. Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, from the Military Committee, reported the following bills: A bill to amend an ordinance of the Convention, entitled "An Ordinance for the organization of the Provisional Army for the State of Virginia." A bill appropriating money for the construction of a road from Marlin's Bottom, in Pocahontas county, to the Salt Works in Braxton county. A bill authorizing Maryland volunteers who re-enlist in the troops of Virginia to be transferred to Maryland regiments. Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, from the Committee on Banks, reported the following bills: A bill to amend and re-enact section 1 of chapter 27 of Code. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled "an act to authorize the banks of this Commonwealth to issue notes of the denomination of one and two dollars," passed January 24, 1862
slaughter. We have captured three of their batteries.--The fight is still going on. M. W. Additional. Nashville, Feb. 15 --11½ o'clock A. M.--Dispatches have just been received here from Fort Donelson. The fight commenced at seven o'cnand is commanding and has a force of 50,000. Our troops are stil driving the enemy back with cold steel. Memphis, Feb. 15.--McLean's cavalry fought the Lincolnites in Scott county on yesterday, killing seven and capturing seventeen, with many and Buckner the land forces. The contest was equal to the most terrific of the war. [third Dispatch.] Nashville, Feb. 15. --The Federals having changed their tacties, and sent off nearly their whole force from the other side of Green riing the town on fire, and the conflagration destroyed nearly the entire town. A dispatch, dated at Fort Donelson, February 15, at 10½ o'clock, says one of the flercest fights recorded commenced this morning about 10 o'clock. On our left wing we
e island is nearly finished. An arrival at New York from Ship Island, with dates to the 23d ult., brings information of the capture of the steamer Lewis and the schooner View, with goods valued at $80,000. The Stephen Hart, sailing under the British flag, has been seized off Key West, with a cargo of rified cannon, Enfield rifles, powders, shoes, &c., valued at $135,000. There are two regiments on Ship Island, yet reinforcements are expected. [second Despatch.] Norfolk, Feb. 15, --(Received at 6½ P. M.)--The New York Hereld, of the 15th inst., continues its extravagant jubtiation over the affair at Reanoks Island, and says that thir- ty of the army were killed and twenty of the naval force, and there were 140 wounded. They captured six forts forty guns, and over 2,000 prisoners, with 3,000 small arms. McClellan has received a dispatch, (so states the Herald,) that Gen. Price had evacuated Springfield. On Wednesday Lincoln issued an order relea