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dering citizens with impurity. We trust that Gen. Banks will promptly send after them a body of cavalry with instructions to shoot or hang them on the spot where caught. Just prior to the visit paid to Warrenton by our forces, the Confederate authorities in anticipation of the away every negro in the neighborhood, slave or free, to a portion of The Northern Episcopal Convention. The opening discourse of this body, which is still in session at New York, was delivered by Bishop McCloskey, of Michigan. He began by observing that this was a sad day. Our country was now engaged in an unhappy contest. He referred to the last general convention of the Church and the happy hours which the brothen of the Church then enjoyed the only dark shade in the picture being the threat of disunion, which also threatened to forever divide a united Church. He then proceeded to observe that our country was now contending with one of he most devastating rebellions that ever cursed