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and planters less exacting in their demands. The people of the South, in their simplicity, take Palmerston and Queen Victoria at their word. It is their own strong arms and sturdy hearts that must achieve their country's independence. So be it — Those who help themselves never lack friends. We should be ashamed of ourselves for having so long sought an acknowledgment of our independence. C. M. W. Jackson, Miss., Sept. 2, 1862. We have just received, by telegraph, Gen. Lee's dispatch to President Davis, announcing a signal victory over the combined forces of McClellan and Pope. It gives us all great joy. Some declare it will terminate the campaign in Virginia, for a season at least. Thank God, we no longer look forward to European recognition or intervention. We can do without those cold blooded creatures over the water. I send you two slips cut from the columns of the Mississippian, containing items of interest. Under the head of "Seizure of Rebel P
A reconnaissance from Alexandria on the 5th, on a locomotive, showed that a force of Confederates is stationed at Berke's Station, 12 miles from that city. Captain S. P. Lee, of Virginia, has been appointed Acting Rear Admiral of the North Atlantic blockading squadron. Butler has placed his free negro regiment in camp at New Orlboken A charge Refuted. Helena, Ark., August 22, 1862. To Major-General Halleck, Commanding U. S. A.: Sir: Today, for the first time, a letter from, Gen. Lee, "C. S. A.," dated "Near Richmond, 2d inst," fell under my observation, charging Brigadier General G. N. Fitch with having murdered in cold blood two peaceful cn Colonel, but am doubtless the officer alluded to. Some journals landed me, during the late White river expedition, for the alleged hanging of two hostages, and Gen. Lee censures me for the same supposed act. The praise and censure are alike undeserved, and the charge in both cases without the shadow of foundation. In fact,
inted. Mr. Hilton, of Ga., offered a joint resolution, as follows: Resolved, by the Congress of the Confederate States of America, That the members of the two Houses of Congress have heard with unfeigned satisfaction of the movement of Gen. Lee's victorious troops across the Potomac, and that we repose, with entire confidence on the military skill of our distinguished chieftain and the bravery of his army of heroes, officers and men, for a successful issue of their great enterprise. Resolved, That a copy of the foregoing resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of War to General Lee. Mr. Miles, of S. C. moved the reference of this resolution to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Foote, of Tenn., opposed the motion to refer. He thought the resolution was plain enough to be understood by every member of the House, without the aid of a committee to interpret it.--The Rubicon was passed, and our gallant army, under a chieftain he believed, to become more Il