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ontained in its columns, and some extracts taken from it: Cairo, March 14.--Advises from Memphis are up to Th evening. An important movement of troops in taking place below. Look out for important results soon. The Pass is likely to give us an advantage not heretofore appreciated. Officers just from Vicksburg say the stronghold must soon capitulate or do worse. From Port Royal. New York, March 14. --The Port Royal advices of the 10th inst. contain an order from Gen. Hunter for a forward movement. Offered loan to Secretary Chase. New York, March 14. --The Express states that Secretary Chase was to day offered a loan of one hundred millions in gold by European parties, which at current rates of exchange would be equivalent to par here. Great fire in New York. New York, March 14. --The fire to night destroyed Allen, Hay & Col's extensive soap and candle factory, in First Avenue, Loss heavy. We clip the following items from the ne
e Charleston Mercury, of the 16th records the particulars of what is considered one of the oldest and most successful feats of the war: The brilliant foray of Capt. John H. Mickler and a detachment of his company (11th regiment S. C. V.,) on last Thursday night, resulted in surprising and capturing a detachment of pickets and signal corps men at the Spanish Wells Observatory, on Hilton Head Island, a few hundred yards from a regiment of infantry, and within sound of the long roll at General Hunter's headquarters. By examining a map of the locality it will be observed that Hilton Head Island is separated from the main land by wide water courses, navigable for gunboats of all classes, which tenders all approach to it difficult, if not dangerous, except to men who can pull an oar lustily as well as handle the rifle with deadly precision. Washed by the Atlantic ocean on the front, and the rear so guarded naturally, Hilton Head, was in every respect what might have been thought a sat
Confederate States Congress. Thursday, March 19, 1863. Senate.--The Senate met at 12 o'clock, Mr. Hunter, of Va., in the chair. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Duncan, of the M. E. Church. The Senate took up for consideration the bill for the condemnation of cotton. On motion of Mr. Hill, of Ga., the same was transferred to the secret calendar. The Senate then took up the bill to establish the Court of Claims. The bill was read by sections, and the first section was adopted. The second section was then read; ponding the consideration of which. On motion of Mr. Johnson, of Ark., the Senate resolved itself into secret session. House of Representatives.--Immediately after the reading of the journal the House went into secret session, and resumed the consideration of the Tax bill.