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Cotton planting --A correspondent of the Savannah Republican, writing from Washington, Ga., April 2d, says: "Our planters had a meeting yesterday, which was largely attended, and they unanimously resolved and pledged themselves not to plant any cotton for sales the present year.--They will raise just enough for their own domestic consumption, and plant all their lands in grain. Our people are determined to support the army, and help to whip the fight in every way." A letter dated Talbotton, Ga., says: "We had a glorious meeting here yesterday on cotton planting. Several of our largest planters will not plant a seed, among them, Major J. H. Walton, who has been in the habit of planting 600 acres in cotton.--So, also, old Mr. Searcy, and his son, Dr. Searcy, and Mr. J. Canker. I do not believe there will be 300 acres of cotton planted in the county. We have a cavalry company in progress, for the equipment of which $1,000 have been subscribed." The Sande
From the North. Our Northern dates are as late as Thursday, April 3. The news is by no means important, and we therefore make very brief selections: From General Banks column. Woodstock, Va., April 2. --Afternoon.--The rebels, when retreating yesterday, attempted to burn a bridge over the creek near Narrow Passage, but it was extinguished. The magnificent railroad bridge, a hundred feet high, over the same stream, was burnt by Jackson when retreating from General Shields. A beautiful gray stallion, said by contrabands to be Colonel Ashby's, was shot yesterday near this town. The ball must have wounded the rider in the thigh. The current report, however, that Ashby was wounded, is not credited at headquarters. Some of Ashby's scouts made their appearance early this morning on the high, wooded ridge on the opposite side of the Stony creek, beyond Edinburg. They were fired on by some of the 29th Pennsylvania, when Ashby unmasked four guns and threw shel
Latest from Corinth.the position of our army. gallant Attnock of Morgan's Cavalry six thousand prisoners in our hands. &c. &c. &c. [Special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Corinth, April 9. --We still hold the battlefield. It is not thought the enemy will advance. The weather is bad and the roads impassable. We possess all the captured property. Morgan's cavalry yesterday (Tuesday) morning attacked a considerable force of the enemy in one of their camps and killed a large number of them, besides burning the tents our army were unable to bring away with them. The wounded are pouring in. Our loss is probably three thousand. The most of the wounded were shot in the limbs. Generals Gladden, Bushrod Johnson, and Hindman are wounded. Colonel Blythe, of Mississippi, and Capt. Hampton, of Alexandria, were killed. Lieutenant Storum, of the Washington Artillery, was shot through the body. The fight of Monday was less decisive than that of Sunday. The fir
Yankees killed and captured in North Carolina. Wilmington, N. C., April 9 --Our pickets captured nine Yankees and killed three on Monday last, within six miles of Shepardsville, Carteret county. Three have been brought in, three will arrive in a few hours, and three have been carried to Kinston. Captain Booth's horse was killed under him.
$50 and ten dollars reward for a Runaway, --Ten dollars reward will be paid for the delivery to jail, or to me, of a mulatto Girl, named Emma. Said Girl is about 5 feet 2 inches high, and rather spare-build, small face, and tolerably straight hair. I will also give $50 to any one who can give good proof who has been harboring her Stewards of hospitals are particularly requested to look out for her, and to inform me if caught, as the Girl falsely pretends to be a free woman. James Abel, ap 8--6t 17th st., opposite Fish Market.
A half-brother of Gen. Zellicoffer, one of the Confederate prisoners confined at Terre Haute, Indiana, died on the 23d ult. The total number of deaths to that date was seven--names not given. Rev. S. H. Adams, of Yorkville, S. C., a faithful minister and devoted patriot, died recently.