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A correspondent of a Northern journal says that one of our peace commissioners, on taking leave of General Grant, expressed to him his solicitude for peace, and said that he would be willing to leave the settlement of it to him and General Lee; to which General Grant is said to have replied, that he "would settle it with General Lee this summer." We must be permitted to doubt whether General Grant made that remark. It sounds more like the bravado of a newspaper correspondent than General Grant made that remark. It sounds more like the bravado of a newspaper correspondent than the language of a military man. General Grant, so far as our information goes, treated our commissioners with distinguished courtesy. We never heard of the remark now attributed to him till we saw it in a Northern paper. spaper correspondent than the language of a military man. General Grant, so far as our information goes, treated our commissioners with distinguished courtesy. We never heard of the remark now attributed to him till we saw it in a Northern paper.
The News The Richmond and Petersburg lines. On the lines below the city, yesterday morning, the enemy kept up a mighty firing of cannon, which, we presume, was a national salute in honor of the day. Tuesday evening they fired a salute of blank cartridges in celebration of the fall of Charleston. They say they gained possession of seven hundred pieces of cannon by the capture of that city and its environs. It is reported that Grant has shipped off eighteen thousand men from his army to combine with Schofield's forces, and co-operate with Sherman in his advance into North Carolina. At Petersburg there is the usual quiet. Tuesday evening the Yankee troops could be seen drawn up in line, listening to the reading of the latest news from Charleston. They cheered very much, but fired no salute. From the South--nothing but rumors. There were many rumors in circulation yesterday relative to Sherman's movements, north of Columbia, and Schofield's, in the vicinity
We have received Northern papers of the 20th instant. Gold, 202. The fall of Charleston. The Yankee papers have heard of the fall of Charleston. It was first announced in a telegram from General Grant, reporting the statement made by a Richmond paper. The Baltimore American heads it: "Glorious News — City of Charleston Evacuated — The Birthplace of Treason Ours — The Old Flag Over Sumter Again, " etc. From the Trans Mississippi. The Memphis Bulletin says it is reported
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