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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in North Carolina. Camp Ellis, near Raleigh, May 15, 1861. A few days ago a member of the Rocky Mt.Light Infantry shot his Captain, (Lewis,) with intent to kill, but was fortunately prevented by one of his comrades, who, on seeing him in the act of shooting, knocked his pistol down, causing the ball to take effect in the thigh, making a serious but not fatal flesh wound. The would-be murderer has been tried by military law but the verdict is yet a secret. There is no known cause for his unnatural conduct. He is a man of family and seems very much mortified. A worthy member of the Hornet's Nest Rifles fell a victim to pneumonia last Saturday. This is the only death that has taken place in the camp. Col. D. H. Hill resigned his first election, but has since been re-elected by a large majority. Every North Carolinian will be proud to hear that this distinguished officer has accepted the position so freely given by t
Petty Theft. --Lewis, slave of S. T. Bayly, was ordered thirty lashes by the Mayor, Saturday, for stealing a valise, worth $3, from M. Myers.
orth. naval movements. Boston, May 17.--The United States brig Bainbridge is under sailing orders and hauled out into the stream to-day. The United States frigate Mississippi is about ready for sea, and is expected to sail on Tuesday. Commodore Meniere, Flag Officer of the Gulf Squadron, will sail in her. military affairs. Philadelphia, May 17.--The Pennsylvania regiments have been re-numbered in consecutive order. Those now at Baltimore are numbered as follows:--Col. Lewis' the 18th, Col. Lyle's 19th, Col. Morehead's 22d, Col. Patterson's, at Washington, 17th. the New Sloops-of-war. Philadelphia, May 17.--Orders for building one of seven new sloops-of-war have been received at the Philadelphia Navy-Yard. --The ship will be pushed rapidly forward. Col. Anderson at Cincinnati. Cincinnati, May 16.--Col. Anderson arrived in this city this afternoon. He was met at the depot by the Mayor, who tendered him the hospitalities of the city. He was