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pes, and announced that they were coming to restore the Union as if was and to maintain the old Constitution, A gentleman who is reported to entertain secession proclivities, who was recently a prisoner on the other side of the line, speaks of a conversation with an officer of the rebel army, in which he was confidentially informed that the purpose of she invasion of Maryland was to raise the old Stars and Stripes, and to call upon the people of both the North and South to and the army of General Lee in subverting the present Administration, and restating the Union and the Constitution. He says that this idea was promulgated officially through the rebel army, and that its announcement revived the hopes and the spirits of the men, and filled them with more enthusiasm than had at any time before been exhibited. If these representations are true, it is evident that the leaders of the rebellion are convinced that their original programme is a complete failure, and like wily politici
in any jail where they can be secured: Isaiah left on August 1st; calls himself Isaiah Fanton. Anderson last on August 3d. Willis left on the 6th of August; calls himself Willis Hunter; is light brown, spare made, and speaks quick when spoken to. George left on the 6th of August; calls himself George Taylor. Richard left on the 24th of August; calls himself Richard Twyman; is dark brown; wears goatee and moustache. Richard left on the 24th of August; calls himself Richard Henry Lee; brown color; had on a brown felt hat with curve top. Isaac left on the 24th of August; calls himself Isaac Moore; stammers in his speech. George, calling himself George Selden, recently owned by Wm. Warwark, Macon P. O., Powhatan; navel slightly enlarged. The above slaves having been recently purchased in Richmond, a more particular description will be given as soon as their original owners can he heard from. E. D. Wilburn, Sup't Section Piedmont Railroad, au 26--ts A
army; but it was not so confident or so loud, until the "small Napoleon" again got in the saddle, when Bennett, too, a second time, mounted his high horse. Gen. Lee, by a series of manœuvres the most brilliant since the Napoleonic period, completely deceived McClellan, while he invested and captured Harper's Ferry, defended osition until the capture is certain. "The backbone of the rebellion is broken," we hear once more from the same indefatigable lungs. McClellan, in force, attacks Lee at Sharpsburg, and, as usual, is badly beaten. As usual, we hear the same cry; but now the phrase is somewhat varied. The "backbone of the rebellion," we are tolsold while it is yet upon the body of the animal with as much nonchalance as though he were lying dead at the feet of the huntsman, McClellan, it seems, is to "bag" Lee and all his army. Halleck is to send 15,000 men to Richmond, and they are to walk in. The obstructions at Drury's Blaff are to be removed, and a single Yankee gunb
Military --We understand that the object in seizing on all soldiers round on the streets — a process which has been going on for several days — is to enforce a regulation lately made requiring all who have authority to stay in Richmond to procure a pass from the office of Major General Gustavus W. Sunth, which is located in Belvin's block, on 12th street. For the information of military men to be affected thereby, we may state that the command of Gen. Smith extends South of the line of Gen. Lee's operations, and embraces North Carolina. All commanding within those limits report to and receive their orders from his headquarter
Balance on our side. --We understand that the Confederacy is of the Lincoln Government in the matter of pleasant of war 10,000 men. If they don't make better time than they have been doing lately, they will hardly catch up, unless they bag the whole of Lee's army by a "strategic movement" or "change of base."