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it. So, the Provisional Government was established. If this is not a "big thing" I don't know what is. On the 28th Mr. Foster was elected to the United States Congress for this district. The appointment of Jewish Chaplains. Washington, Dec. 12. --Rev. Dr. Fishel, of New York, had an interview with the President to urge the appointment of Jewish Chaplains for every military department, they being excluded by act of Congress from the volunteer regiments, among whom there are many tent assured him that the subject will receive his earnest attention, and expressed his opinion that this exclusion was altogether unintentional on the part of Congress. Concentration of Confederates near Occoquan — army items. Washington, Dec. 12. --There are indications of a considerable body of the enemy in the vicinity of Occoquan creek, numerous encampments being visible from the decks of the steamers on the Potomac. Two privates belonging to the 49th Pennsylvania Regiment,