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Affairs near Washington. Washington Sept. 12. --Firing recommence this morning in the direction of the Chain Bridge. The occasion for it is not known.
Hotel burnt. Boston Sept. 12. --The Nahaut Hotel was burnt last night. Loss about $100,000.
Army of the Potomac. [from our own correspondent.] Manassas, Sept. 12th. The village of Manassas, or Tudor Hall, as the Post-Office is called, is very much smaller than is generally imagined. In the village proper there are not above three or four houses and within a circuit of three or four miles perhaps not more than five or six hundred inhabitants. The station is situated on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, some quarter of a mile from its junction with the Manassas Gap Road. There is no regular depot, but a rudely constructed building answers the purpose at present. One plain two-story house, with a porch in front to which you mount by half a dozen steps, was formerly the hotel, while the only remaining roofs the place can boast, is a small white cottage, now used as a hospital, and a small rough office occupied by Adams & Co.'s Express.--The telegraph is in two horse-cars, like those used on the city railroads, in one of which the battery is placed, and in the oth
wing summary: The battle near Summersville. Clarksburg,Va., Sept. 12. --A battle commenced between the Federal troops and the ene veterans. Official report of Gen. Rosencranz. Washington, Sept. 12. --The following dispatch was received at headquarters this evening: Headquarters Army of Va., Camp Scott, Sept. 12, P. M. To Col. E. D. Townsend: --We yesterday marched 17½ miles, and reaanding. The skirmish at Lewinsville, Va., &c. Washington, Sept. 12. --In yesterday's dispatch of the account of the skirmish nere Bull Run affairs." From across the Potomac. Washington, Sept. 12. --The firing in the direction of Chain Bridge this morning ertaking them. Route of Gen. Green's Army. Washington, Sept. 12. --The following dispatch was received to-night at headquarters of the army: St. Louis, Sept. 12.--Colonel E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant-General; A dispatch from Gen. Pope, received to-day fr
Washington items. --A Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Sun, under date of Sept. 12, says: The new metropolitan police, to the number of one hundred and five, went on duty for the first time last night. Yesterday Deputy Marshal Phillips and detective officer A. R. Allen arrested John W. Burson, formerly a clerk in the Interior Department, and Alfred Nettleton, formerly a messenger in the Navy Department, under the late Administration, upon the suspicion of their being disloyal and acting in concert with the Confederates. They were taken before Justice Donn, who committed both to jail to await a hearing. On Tuesday, after the flag presentation by Gov. Curtin, three members of the Lochanan Rifle Guards, Seventh Pennsylvania (reserve) Regiment, were examining a pistol, when it was accidentally discharged, and one of the men, named Mathew Roche, was instantly killed.
ing is a summary of the war news at the North. Slave property of a Missouri Confederate Declared free. St. Louis Sept. 12. --Provest Marshal McKinstry will issue the following proclamation to-morrow: "The Major-General" commanding ween four and five hundred army wagons, and notified the manufacturers to remove them. From St. Louis. St. Louis Sept. 12. --It is reported that Captain Boyd, commanding the Secession forces in Buchannan county, marched into St. Joseph, Captain Hazzard, United States Navy, has arrived here. Arrest of Secessionists in Iowa. Burlington, (Iowa) Sept. 12. --Six Secessionists who were identified as having served under Martin Green, with 180 head of cattle, which they a, yesterday, and the cattle confiscated. The men were held as prisoners. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe Sept. 12. --A flag of truce has gone to Norfolk to-day with Mrs. Phillips, of Washington, who was retained some time in her
amer Sumter, which we last heard of at Trinidad. The schooner Express came in shortly after from Trinidad, having on board the mate of the Joseph Maxwell, captured by the Sumter off Porto Cabello, who had been put ashore at Trinidad. He was received on board the Keystone State, which towards evening got up steam and departed. In the course of the day a steamer was seen to leeward, and many persons thought it might be the Sumter. The Sumter at Paranaribo.[from the New Haven Journal, Sept. 12.] Advices received in this city yesterday state that the Sumter was at Paramaribo, Dutch Guliana, on the 20th of August, in want of coals and water. The Keystone State arrived at Trinidad on the 13th of August, remained only a few hours and sailed in hot pursuit of the steamer. The Sumter was armed with four guns and one sixty-eight-pounder amidships. Other advices express the opinion that the Sumter is bound around Cape Horn into the Pacific. A vessel at sea Chased by a suppose
A bull run-off affair. --The train on the Central Railroad which left this city at 11 o'clock on Wednesday morning last, came in contact with a bull on the track about 120 miles from the city, by which the engine was thrown from the track and much damaged.--The evening trains, both from Macon and Savannah, were detained until eight o'clock yesterday morning, by which time the workmen had erected a temporary track around the damaged locomotive, which could not be immediately moved. In consequence of the delay the train due here yesterday morning at half-past 7 did not reach the city until about four o'clock in the afternoon.--Savannah Morning News, Sept. 12th.
of injury, cannot at present be known. The ball entered the right shoulder and passed through. Yankee frigates off Fort Macon. The Wilmington (N. C.) Journal, of Sept. 14th, says a letter had been received in that city from the camp of the 7th Regiment N. C. State troops now stationed at Fort Macon, under date of the 12th inst., which says that two large steam frigates have been lying off the camp for several days past, and on the 11th a large vessel was seen within long range of the shore; but on the morning of the 12th she up anchor and steamed off out of range, sending back a parting shot which fell in the water some distance from shore. A Female Warrior. The Memphis Avalanche, of Sept. 12, says: One of the Louisiana companies in the battle at Manassa lost its captain. The company then unanimously elected the wife of the deceased to fill his place, and the lady, in uniform, passed through the city yesterday, on her way to assume command of her company.
An advertisement in the Liverpool papers states that on the re-opening of the port of Charleston, three first class steam screw ships will be dispatched for that port taking freight and passengers for all the Southern and Western States. The Charleston Mercury, of September 12th, says that Senor Moneader, the Spanish Consul in that city, will, in a day or two, clear a vessel from that port as from the Confederate States. Mr. G. L. Barnard, of Bahalin, Marshall county, Miss., has tendered to the city of Memphis one thousand bushels of meal, provided the city shall furnish sacks and pay-for the hauling. Some fifteen or twenty negroes have been seduced from the service of their masters, along the Potomac river, in King George, by the Lincoln pirates who now infest those waters. Samuel C. Reid, for many years a member of the bar and connected, with the press of New Orleans, is a candidate to represent the second Congressional district in the Confederate Congress
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