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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Mathlas' Point. King George Co., Va., July 31. All is quiet at our point now. The vandals have not had "pluck" to fire a single shot at us since the battle at Manassas. By the way, I have seen in your paper several references to the coincidence between the regular lessons of the day in the Episcopal calendar for Church service and important current events, but the most striking one has not yet been noticed About the time the war commenced, the lesson for the day was from the second chapter of Joel, which contains the following remarkable words: "I will remove far off from you the Northern army into a land barren and desciate; * * and his stink shall come up, and his illesavor shall come up, because he bash done, (i. e., magnified to do,) great things. Fear not, O'land, be glad and rejoice; for the Lord will do great things" Who that has heard of the stampede from Manassas, and of the horrid fate of the dead Yankees left
y arrived, after a forced march from Winchester under Gen. Johnston, on the battle-field about eight o'clock Sunday morning, without food for men or horses, and remained near the field of battle the whole day, and at sun down took up their march for this place, which they reached about midnight. There is no news worth attention. Troops continue to arrive daily. A number of wounded Yankee prisoners arrived last evening. "Crew." The Fifth Virginia Regiment. Camp near Manassas, July 31. I take the liberty of asking a small space in your valuable paper to do honor to a regiment which has been entirely neglected in the accounts of the battle of July 21st. No notice has been taken of the Fifth Virginia Regiment or its gallant and brave commanders, Colonels Harper and Harman, and Major Baylor, or its heroic captains and men, who participated in that memorable conflict. The regiment was in the hottest of the fight for many hours. Captain A. W. Harman; of the Staunton
From Washington.Strict discipline Inaugurated — Affairs at Harper's Ferry, &c. Washington, July 31. --Gen. McClellan, expresses it as his opinion that the present will be a war conducted with artillery, and asks that as many batteries as possible be provided. Gen. McClellan has issued orders to establish a line of pickets along the Potomac to Harper's Ferry, for the purpose of preventing correspondence between the Marylanders and Southerners. Washington, August 1.--General McClellan has issued an order prohibiting officers and soldiers from leaving their camps; and from visiting hotels. At Harper's Ferry all is quiet. Gen. Banks is occupied in throwing up entrenchments and drilling his men. Secret movements are in progress to remove all Secessionists from their positions in any of the Departments. Washington, August 1.--The Conference Committee on the direct tax and the Tarith have been in session twenty-four hours, and are getting up a general bill,
The Prince Napoleon--Gen. Beauregard, &c. New York, July 31. --Prince Napoleon and a part of his suite have left for Washington Clothilde and other ladies remain here for the present. The Washington correspondent of the World says that Gen. Beauregard has reconnoitered, in person, within four miles of the Chain Bridge. Ten Southern scouts have been captured near the Bridge. Washington, August 1. --Prince Napoleon is guest of the French Minister.
From Cairo — movements of Confederate troops. Cairo, July 31. --Five steamers, with a large force, arrived at New Madrid on yesterday.--Fifteen thousand Confederate troops are reported to be at that point. Louisville, August 1. --Cairo scouts report that Jeff. Thompson is about 30 miles South of Bird's Point with five thousand Confederate troops. Cairo, August 1. --Scouts report Southerners at New Madrid, and that they are well armed and drilled, and have two regiments of Cavalry, with five batteries. General Pillow commands, and has issued his Proclamation, promising to drive the Federal invaders from Missouri.
Federal Congress. Washington, July 31. --In the Senate to-day the supplementary bill to that increasing the military establishment, was passed. The bill increasing the number of Consuls, during the revolution, was passed. Washington, August 1. --In the House to day the bill transferring the control of District Attorneys and Marshals from the Interior Department to the Attorney General, was passed. A bill providing for the month's pay of troops was passed. Washington, Aug. 1 --In the Senate, resolutions were passed directing that arms be sent to the loyal citizens of Delaware. The bill relating to fortifications and flogging in the army was passed. In the House, bills were introduced to appoint additional aid-de-camps, and to appropriate $100,000 to purchase Navy ordnance.
A Bogus Governor in Missouri. Jefferson City, Mo, July 31. --The Hon. H. R. Gamble was elected Governor on yesterday by 68 votes. W. P. Hall, for Lieutenant Governor, received 61 votes. Governor Gamble will deliver his inaugural tomorrow.
The Pet Lambs thoroughly demoralized. Washington, July 31. --The whole number of killed, wounded and missing of the New York Fire Zouaves, is 235 Those here are to be sent home, as they are thoroughly demoralized.
Trouble in Nebraska. St. Louis, July 31. --Nebraska advices indicate general Indian troubles in that territory. Three wagon loads of arms have been sent across the Big Blue river for the Confederate partizans.
The Kansas ruffians at work. Kansas City, July 31. --Harrisonville, fifteen miles from Independence, has been sacked by Kansas ruffians.
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