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g to their homes. The continued alarms of rebel movements have brought all business to a standstill, and a general organization for defence seems actually necessary to restore confidence to the public mind. The following appeal from General Couch, an army officer, to the people, to "bushwhack" the Confederates, sounds rather strangely from a people that have denounced bushwhacking in the Confederacy, and murdered so many unoffending citizens merely upon the suspicion of being engaged n. Your corn-fields, mountains, forests, thickets, buildings, &c., furnish favorable places for cover, and at the same time enable you to kill the marauders. Recollect, if they come it is to plunder, destroy and burn your property. D. N. Couch, Major-General Commanding Department. An Emeute in Washington. The negro is not only put forward to be slaughtered at Petersburg, but the Yankees kill him if he stays peaceably at home in Washington. A telegram from that city says: