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war in Western Virginia. The Wheeling Press states that on Friday night of last week a party of secessionists went to the residence of Robert and Isaac Car and a Mr. Balley, all Union men, in Hampshire co., and arrested and took them off. It is supposed they started with their prisoners Moorefield. Subsequently Gen. arrested Joshua and James H. Johnson, and Samuel Davis, and sent them to Wheeling, to be held as hostiles for the return of Messrs Carskadon and Received News from Port Royal. A Washington dispatch, dated November 26th, says: The War Department is hourly expecting the announcement from General Sherman possession of the rebel for commanding the entrance to St. Sound about fifteen miles north of and commanding the outlet of and Combative rivers, thus se entire control of all the approaches the cluster of sea islands, avenue for a movement the interior of the Palmetto kingdom. of Adjutant Scott. Notice having been made in this paper of
f some of the facts in connection with it. The steamship Illinois, arrived at this port yesterday, reports the occupation, by detachments of our troops from Port Royal, of Hilton Hend and Tybee is bands, which form the outlying sentinels to the harbor of Savannah; and as this occupation is evidently effected with the design of. The following paragraph we extract from the New York Times, of the 29th ultimo: Adjutant General Thomas has sent instructions to General Sherman, at Port Royal, to seize all the cotton, corn, rice, and crops of various sorts within his reach; to use what is necessary and of value for the subsistence of his troops, and pted. Flag-officer Dupont's dispatches. Washington, Nov. 29. --Dispatches have been received at the Navy Department from Flag-Officer Dupont, dated Port Royal, November 25, giving the gratifying intelligence that the flag of the United States is now floating over the territory of the State of Georgia, from Tybee Islan
A South Carolina traitor. Charleston, S. C., Nov. 25, 1861. Editors of the Dispatch:--The accounts received of the late engagement at Port Royal represent that one of the vessels engaged (the Bienville) was commanded by a South Carolinian--Commander Steedman--and that this vessel and her commander was assigned the duty of bearing off the trophies gathered in hat engagement. Among these relics we find that the State flag, our own Crescent and Palmetto, and two brass pieces marked "South Carolina," were conveyed, and are now exhibited at Washington. We feel that the apostasy of Winfield Scott was a crime sufficiently damning for one revolution, and that his crime in raising his hand against Virginia, his venerated mother, was enough to crimson the face of every Southron; but his perfidy pales into into insignificance at the narrative of Steedman's course towards our little State. When the history of our present war is written it will be said Virginia had her traitor, but
r disposal. The two Confederate officers were entertained for several hours by the Federal Commander, when they rejoined their command, and were again escorted by a Federal officer to Capt. Davis's five miles distant in the country, where the ladies were staying, when parting salutations were interchanged, and the gallant captains, and the ladies under their charge, started on their return to Columbus. The family of Gen. Johnston have since arrived safely at Nashville. Incidents at Port Royal. A correspondent of the Charleston Mercury, of the 30th ult., writes as follows: A foray was planned into the enemy's country last night, which resulted very successfully. For some time, the enemy have been "excursioning it" in large parties to Bull's Island, distant some five or six miles from this place, making it a depot for runaway negroes and plunder, and a station whence they could be transferred to Hilton Head. Last night, a party of thirty or forty went down, under comm