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C. S. District Court. --The Court yesterday heard the argument of P. H. Aylett, Esq., District Attorney, in reply to Mr. Gilmer, on the constitutionality of the Sequestration law Some progress was made in the Admiralty case entitled Isaac Williams, Henry Forrest, David Williams, and Benjamin Briggs vs sloop Betsey Richards. A number of cases have lately been entered on the docket. Messrs. Sidney S. Baxter, Andrew Johnston and Walter Harrison quatined as Attorney to practice in this Court.
o Gen. Toombs's brigade. Col. Hodges is a gallant and meritorious young man, universally popular, and is a fine drill officer. He served with distinction in Mexico, and was among the first to volunteer in the Georgia service. He was First Lieutenant of the Columbus Guards, Capt Ellis, of the 2d Georgia regiment, from which position he has lately been transferred. Lieut. Col. Tom Taylor of the 1st Kentucky, has been promoted to a Colonelcy, and continues in command of the regiment Major Johnston (son of Gen. A. S. Johnston) has been promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel, and Captain Jo. Desha. of company C, son of Gen. Lucius Desha, of Kentucky, has been appointed Major, Col. Taylor, of whom I have frequently spoken in my letters, has now one of the finest camps at this post, and his men are progressing wonderfully in drill. As much has been said about the carelessness of the Kentuckians in matters of military discipline, I am inclined to believe there are few more orderly or better