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y considered the danger over, and Mrs. Foote destroyed her papers, fearing to fall into the hands of some of our soldiers. On Sunday they drove to Mr. Hammel's, near the Occoquan, where they hoped to be able to get across the Potomac, upon the Maryland shore. Arrangements had been effected, and, under the pilotage of some slaves, they were to cross the river on Tuesday, but two rebel cavalrymen rode up to the house and arrested both. It appears their movement had been reported to Richmond by the rebel ferrymen; and on Sunday last Jeff. Davis telegraphed to the rebel provost-marshal at Fredericksburg to overtake them and bring both back to Richmond. Finding it impossible to get Mrs. Foote back that night, she was paroled to remain there until sent for, and they set out with Mr. Foote for Richmond on Wednesday morning. They went towards Fredericksburg, from whence he would be sent by rail to Richmond, probably reaching there last Thursday or Thursday night. Information r
eatly exaggerated, the whole of his casualties not exceeding eight thousand. They also say that he has plenty of artillery. For a week or more it has been whispered here, in unofficial circles, that General Hood has been superseded by General Dick Taylor. There was a report yesterday that the Confederate Senate has passed a resolution asking the President to reinstate General Joseph E. Johnston in command of the Army of Tennessee. The Hon. H. S. Foote, of Tennessee, having, in obedience to orders from Richmond, been released from custody by the provost-marshal of Fredericksburg, arrived in the city yesterday evening. He will appear in his seat in the House of Representatives to-day. The peace rumors that lately filled the air seem to have taken unto themselves wings and flown away. The bill for the re-organization of companies, battalions and regiments — a measure of much interest to the army — will engage the attention of the Senate at half-past 12 o'clock to-da