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sta, where the flower of the Mexican Army, under Santa Anna, was smashed to powder, and thoroughly demoralized. After that battle, the Mexicans, cowed, dispirited, deprived of their choicest troops and military supplies, gave way readily before the splendid column of Scott, composed in great part of Old Zack's regulars, whom, with his usual magnanimity, the Lieutenant-General had despoiled Taylor of on the eve of the battle of Buena Vista, and commanded by such officers as Beauregard, Lee, Johnson and others. Nevertheless, old "Fuss and Feathers" managed to scramble off with a vast share of glory from the Mexican war, and became Lieutenant-General, which never consoled him, however, for the election of Taylor to the Presidency, or for his own defeat when running for that office! Of late years, it has been fashionable with the Lieutenant-General, whom his devotees describe as the great General of the age, compared with whom Napoleon and Washington were small potatoes, and Marsha
Worcester. Court martial of Col. Miles. Alexandria, Aug. 15 --The trial by court martial of Colonel Miles, charged with unofficer-like conduct on Centreville Heights, on the day of the battle of Bull Bun, is still progressing, the court being held in the City Council Chamber. The witnesses on the part of the prosecution are not more than half through. The counsel for Colonel Richardson, the complainant, is Lieutenant Colonel Lardner, of Detroit, and for Col. Miles, Reverdy Johnson, of Baltimore. Affairs at Alexandria. Alexandria, August 16 --In consequence of the increased shipment of stock over the Philadelphia and Baltimore Railroad, the cars belonging to that company and in use here by the Government have been returned. Lieut. Gibson, aid to Gen. Franklin, while out with a scouting party to-day and when about a mile beyond Bailey's Cross Roads, was fired upon-by a man concealed in the woods, the ball passing through his cap. Another Cour