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From Kentucky. Louisville, Sept. 6, --Capt. Garnett, of the State Guard, has been arrested for removing the guns of his company Southward. Gov. Harris, of Tennessee, has telegraphed Gov. Mageffin, of Kentucky, that Tennesseans have occupied and are fortifying Hickman and Chalk Bluffs, and that he disapproves of the proceeding. His message on the subject has been submitted to the Senate, and a special committee appointed to consider the subject and report to-morrow. There are rumors in town that the Lincoln gun-boats had shelled Columbus, but is can be traced to no reliable source. Governor Magoffin's message to the Legislature is merely retrospective, showing neutrality to have been thrice ratified at the ballot box, and that his own course in refusing men to Lincoln, and his efforts to keep belligerents off Kentucky soil, have received the nearly unanimous approval of Kentuckians. He says: "And now, addressing myself to the representatives of the peopl
Fatal accident, &c. Boston, Sept. 6. --Ex-Gov. Briggs was today accidentally shot in the jaw. The wound will probably prove fatal. The Alice Ball, from Liverpool, has been captured.
More Seizures. Philadelphia, Sept. 6. --Three ships and a lot of tobacco, belonging to Southerners, were seized here to-day. The Abbe Bradford, one of the prizes taken by the Sumter, has been recaptured by the Powhatan.
Arrest of a Virginian — the Confederate force at Leesburg — Government contracts. Washington, Sept. 6. --B. F. Gallagher, the Paymaster of the Navy, and a native of Virginia, has been arrested. The Government is endeavoring to make contracts for procuring provisions, payable in Treasury notes. Late advices received here from Montgomery county, Maryland, state that there are 7,000 Confederate troops at Leesburg. Entrenchments are going on rapidly. The Confederate pickets line the shore of the river to guard the fords. The War Department has sent word to hold Fort Hatteras permanently. Brigadier General Burr, of California, has arrived, and will be assigned to a comman
From Missouri. Hudson, Mo., Sept. 6. --The last piece of the railroad bridge, over Platte river, of the Hannibal and St. Josephs Railroad, has been burned. The early through engine and train, with two passenger cars, were precipitated into the river, and many were drowned, killed and wounded.
Paducah occupied by the Federals. Cairo, Sept. 6.--General Grant took possession of Paducah to-day, and seized the telegraph office. He issued a proclamation urging the citizens to keep quiet and attend to their business as heretofore. He concludes thus: "Whenever it is manifest you are able to defend yourselves, maintain the authority of Government, and protect all loyal citizens. I shall withdraw the force under my command."
The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], Capture of the ship Finland by the Blockaders — the enemy compelled to abandon the ship — set fire to her and take to their boats. (search)
The Syracuse Convention. Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 6. --A long series of resolutions were adopted by the Convention. They express love for the Union, favor the pushing forward of the war to an honorable peace, and express their detestation of the principles of the Republican party.
Seizure of Flora Temple, &c. New York, Sept. 6.--The well known racer, Flora Temple, has been seized, as the property of Maryland Secessionists. The ship Marion has been seized.
Movements of Gen. Butler. Boston, Sept. 6.--Gen. Picayune Butler is here, and will address at an early hour a Union meeting at Fanueil Hall.
Seizure of steamers. St. Louis, Sept. 6.--The steamers Hannibal, Champion, and Nelson, and other property, was seized to-day as the property of rebels.
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