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occupying positions under the United States and State government, which rendered it a somewhat easier task for the detectives to gain access to the nest of traitors. The leading man in the conspiracy was Charles W. H. Cathcart. A party of guerrillas, under Campbell, entered Charleston, Missouri, night before last, and after robbing the stores and private houses, retreated, carrying away with them Colonel Deal.--Charles R. Ellet, commanding the Mississippi Marine Brigade, died, at Bunker Hill, Illinois, on Thursday last, October twenty-nine.--Jay Cooke, the subscription agent of the United States Government, reported the sales of over thirty-six millions of five-twenty bonds during the previous week. The following official communication from Provost-Marshal General James B. Fry, to Colonel Robert Nugent, Assistant Provost-Marshal of New York, was made public: The representations made by Dean Richmond and Peter Cagger, in a printed circular, dated October twenty-seventh,
very thing of victory tells, Hearts of millions yearn to hear. Price is taken, now, at last! Donelson has fallen low! God be praised! the die is cast! Vengeance falleth on the foe! God be praised! His arm of wrath Strikes for us this mighty blow-- Leads us on the battle-path-- Stanches, guides its crimson flow. God be praised! for soon our land, Groaning and convulsed so long, As in olden time shall stand, Union--Freedom blend their song! Listen! Hear the sighing gale Coming up from South to North, While a lengthened answering wail Comes from every quarter forth! Is it widows' hopeless sighs That create the wailing wind? Is it orphan children's cries For the prisoners Death doth bind? That we conquer cannot bring Loved and lost ones back to life-- That Right conquers, Glory sings O'er the field of deadly strife; That Right conquers still, shall be Balm for hearts with deepest wound, And this thought eternally Sanctifies the battle-ground! Bunker Hill, ill., Feb. 17, 1862.
laneous. Gen. Butler has been assigned to the command of the Department of Virginia and North Carolina. Iowa has given a majority of 25,000 for the Republican ticket. Of eighty two counties only fourteen give Democratic majorities. From Arkansas we learn that Gen. Marmaduke was at Arkadelphia with the cavalry of General Holmes's command. Dobbs, a notorious guerilla, had been captured. Col. Chas. R. Ellett, commanding the Mississippi marine brigade, died suddenly at Bunker Hill, Ill., on the 29th ult. D. K. Abel, editor of the St. Joseph's (Mo.) Tribune, has been arrested for publishing articles "defamatory" of the Abolition militia of that State. Major Mosby, the famous guerilla, dined in the Marshall House, at Alexandria, on September 30th, and then had the impudence to inform the public of the fact by placarding it in chalk on a dead wall in town over his own signature. The Chicago Tribune says: "We have an intimation that Gen. Halleck is shortly