hall get no more sugar from Louisiana.
The enemy's raid in Mississippi seems to have terminated at Enterprise, where we collected a force and offered battle, but the invaders retreated.
It is said they had 1600 cavalry and 5 guns, and the impression prevails that but few of them will ever return.
It is said they sent back a detachment of 200 men some days ago with their booty, watches, spoons, jewelry, etc. rifled from the habitations of the non-combating people. ! saw Brig.-Gen. Chilton to day, Chief of Gen. Lee's Staff.
He says, when the time comes, Gen. Lee will do us all justice.
I asked him if Richmond were safe, and he responded in the affirmative.
I am glad the Secretary of War has stopped the blockaderun-ning operations of Gen. Winder and Judge Campbell, Assistant Secretary of War.
Until to-day, Gen. W. issued many passports which were invariably approved by Judge Campbell, but for some cause, and Heaven knows there is cause enough, Mr. Secretary has ord
Butler has mostly if not entirely evacuated Bermuda Hundred; doubtless gone to Grant.
The President rode out this morning toward the battle-field.
Every one is confident of success, since Beauregard and Lee command.
The Secretary of War granted a passport to Mr. Pollard, who wrote a castigating history of the first years of the war, to visit Europe.
Pollard, however, was taken, and is now in the hands of the enemy, at New York.
Another row with the Bureau of Conscription. Brig.-Gen. Chilton, Inspector-General, has been investigating operations in Mississippi, at the instance of Gen. Polk; and Col. Preston, Superintendent of the Bureau, disdains to answer their communications.
My landlord, Mr. King, has not raised my rent!
Very warm and cloudy.
There was no general engagement yesterday, but heavy skirmishing, and several assaults at different points; and a dispatch from Gen. Lee says they resulted favorably to our arms.
A dispatch from Gen. Johnsto
nd to negotiate the sale of 1000 bales of cotton, etc.
Twelve M. Heavy and pretty rapid shelling is heard down the river.
Col. Chandler, Inspecting Officer, makes an ugly report of Gen. Winder's management of the prisons in Georgia: Brig.-Gen. Chilton appends a rebuking indorsement on Gen. W.'s conduct.
The inspector characterizes Gen. W.'s treatment of the prisoners as barbarous, and their condition as a hell on earth.
And Gen. W. says his statements are false.
Verced upon one of our depots at Stony Creek, Weldon Railroad, getting some 80 prisoners, and destroying a few stores.
It is said he still holds the position — of some importance.
Gen. Ewell still thinks the aspect here is threatening.
Brig.-Gen. Chilton, Inspector-General, has ordered investigations of the fortunes of bonded officers, who have become rich during the war.
A strong effort has been made to have Gen. Ripley removed from Charleston.
He is a Northern man, and said to be dis