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been called unto the field, of which it is estimated that 300,000 have perished in battle and by disease, and 800,000 more have been lost from other causes. Even supposing this estimate correct, there would still remain in the Confederacy a full million of men capable of bearing arms. Or, if military events which have occurred since the first publication of these statements have made two-thirds of that number unavailable, there is a sufficient residue, with the negro troops requested by General Lee, to render the subjugation of such a population and such a territory impracticable. It is impossible that a people like ours, with such advantages, can be conquered unless they forsake God and forsake themselves. There never just has been a vital want of our condition which Providence has not supplied. If it was powder, if it was guns, if it was lead, it came at the right time. But we cannot expect Providence always to help those who, like the children of Israel in the wilderness
agreed upon to take the Interior Department portfolio, and there is not a shadow of doubt about the appointment of Mr. McCulloch to the Treasury. The same authority places Hannibal Hamlin on the slate for Minister to Rome, with full sanction of the President to kiss the Pope's toe and obtain absolution for all his sins. The campaign in North Carolina. A dispatch from Newbern, North Carolina, dated the 25th ultimo, says: Rebel deserters, who have just come in, report that General Lee has ordered Goldsboro' and Kinston to be fortified, which order is now being carried into effect. Goldsboro', he says, must be held at all hazards. A large force is now at work night and day at Goldsboro', throwing up fortifications. Capture of a Torpedo Expedition. The Chattanooga Gazette has lengthy details of the capture of a Confederate yawl and fourteen men, at Clapman's landing, below Kingston, on the Tennessee, by seven Tennesseans. The yawl was armed with torpedoes, i