withdrawal of Federal troops from Malvern Hill — the murder of Gen. McCook--effect of the New orders relative to drafting — the Confederate steam ram FAugust 7th, we obtain the following account of the death of the Federal Gen. Robert L. McCook:
The city is in a perfect uproar of excitement over the details of the death of the brave Gen. Robert L. McCook, of Ohio.
His remains arrived in town to-night, and are now lying at the Commercial Hotel.
I write this at midnignable to send you as full particulars as I could wish.
On Tuesday last Gen. Robert L. McCook, who was at the time very sick, was in an ambulance near Salem, Ala., ohe was pursued by guerrillas.
It was impossible to think of flight, and Gen. McCook's condition prohibited any idea of rescuing him. The guerilla leader ordereds fired at by a ruffian, and shot through the side.
The wound was fatal, Gen. McCook surviving it but a few hours.
He bore his sufferings heroically, and to the