Latest from the North.
Through the courtesy of the officers of the Exchange Bureau
we have received New York papers of Monday last, the 2d inst.:
The capture of Lookout Mountain — Gallantry of the 11th and 12th corps--the rebels driven at the point of the bayonet.
Under this heading the New York Tribune
publishes the following official telegram from General Thomas
In the fight of last night the enemy attacked Gen. Geary
's division, posted at Waxahachie
, on three sides, and broke his camp at one point, but was driven back in most gallant style by part of his force, the remainder being held in reserve.
, while marching to Geary
's relief, was attacked in the flank, the enemy occupying in force two commanding hills on the left of the road.
He immediately threw forward two of his regiments and took both at the point of the bayonet, driving the enemy from his breastworks and across Lookout creek
In this brilliant success over their old adversary, the conduct of the officers and men of the 11th and 12th corps is entitled to the highest praise.
The following dispatches relating to the subject are published:
The Cincinnati Gazette
has a dispatch from Chattanooga
, dated the 27th inst., which says:
"A detachment under Col. Stanley
, of the 11th Ohio regiment, floated fifty pontoons down the river in the face of the rebel sharpshooters, landed at Brown
's ferry, and surprised and drove the rebels from the ridge on the south side, opening communication with Bridgeport
"The rebels are flanked, and must evacuate Lookout Mountain
A second dispatch says that Gen. Hazen
, with two thousand of Gen. Palmer
's division, attacked the enemy on Lookout Mountain
, and drove him from his position.
, Oct. 29.--Our loss in the brilliant achievement at Chattanooga
was only five killed and fifteen wounded of Gen. Hazen
is assigned to the command of the 14th army corps.
Communication will be opened between Bridgeport
along the Chattanooga river.
High-Handed treason in Ohio — a startling Development — plot to overthrow the State Government — arrest of the Ringleaders.
Under this heading, gotten up in a style regardless of the cost of type, the Tribune
publishes the following telegram.
, Nov. 1.--An extraordinary case of treason has recently come to light, implicating several persons in this city, Columbus
, and Newport
, in conspiring to release the rebel prisoners at Camp Chase, and overthrow the State Government
The conspiracy was brought to light by United States
detectives, who were supposed by the parties implicated to be spies from the rebel army, and were treated with full confidence.
The plot, as disclosed to the detectives, was, that an attack was to be made on Camp Chase, release the rebel prisoners confined there, numbering some 3,500, seize the arsenal at Columbus
, take possession of the Penitentiary, release John Morgan
and the other officers confined there, and then was to commence a rebel campaign in Ohio
United States Marshal Sands
and Provost Marshal M. J. Reany
arrested the following persons implicated in the plot: Charles W. H. Catherart
, of Columbus
, formerly School Commissioner
; J. D. Crensoss
, of Columbus
, formerly sutler in the 18th regulars, who were to lead the attack on Camp Chase; James D. Patton
, of Covington
, a regular agent of the rebel Government, who furnished money to detectives under the impression that they were spies, and, according to agreement, were to meet Cathcart
and the others at Camp Chase, and assist in maturing the plan of attack.
, of Covington
, who acted as mail carrier through the rebel lines, whose house was the headquarters of the rebels; Sam P. Thomas
, merchant tailor of Cincinnati
, and his wife, and Catherine Parmenter
, of Cincinnati
Information has been obtained that the organization exists in Illinois
, waiting for the outbreak in Ohio
Other particulars are known to the authorities, but have not yet been made public.
The papers publish the following two dispatches relative to affairs in East Tennessee
, Oct. 27, (via Nashville
, Oct. 28.)--Unreliable intelligence has been received on the movement or a portion of Bragg
's army, under Longstreet
, up the valley of the Tennessee river
, with the intention of operating against General Burnside
It is also believed here that a corps of Lee
's army, under Ewell
, is moving into East Tennessee
, by way of Lynchburg
, for the same purpose.
, Oct. 30, (via Louisville
, Nov. 1.)--Our forces which occupied London
have retreated to the north side of the river, and now occupy the heights commanding London
The other dispositions of our troops remain unchanged.
From the army of the Potomac.
Furloughs for 15 days are being granted in the army of the Potomac.
The cars on the railroad now run from Washington
to the Three-Mile Station, and will soon go to Bealton.
A dispatch from Washington
, dated the 1st inst., says:
We learn from the army of the Potomac that the principal movements of late have been changes of positions of the different corps.
These changes have been the occasions of slight skirmishes, but without serious loss to either side.
The guerillas continue their operations upon wagon trains and outposts with varied success.
The impression prevailed at headquarters that Lee
was disposed to fight and Meade
's intentions was to accommodate him at the earliest opportunity.
There are those, however, who continue to think that Lee
's army has been materially reduced, and that any show of intention to fight is merely to conceal his real weakness.
A letter from Corinth
states that the 15th army corps, under Maj.-Gen. Sherman
, and one division of McPherson
's 17th corps, had passed through there and advanced as fur as Tuscumbia
, without meeting any material opposition.
The Mobile and Ohio Road
will soon be opened from Columbus
, and thence to Chattanooga
with all possible dispatch.
An expedition sent out in the direction of Holly Springs
, consisting of the 7th Kansas and 3d Michigan cavalry, with other regiments, met the enemy in the vicinity of that place, where they had a severe engagement.
The loss of the 7th Kansas was three killed and nine wounded, and the other regiments suffered in about the same proportion.
The rebels lost nine left killed on the field and 100 prisoners, while our forces occupied the site of battle in undisturbed possession.
has been assigned to the command of the Department of Virginia and North Carolina.
has given a majority of 25,000 for the Republican
Of eighty two counties only fourteen give Democratic majorities.
we learn that Gen. Marmaduke
was at Arkadelphia
with the cavalry of General Holmes
, 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.
, 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 to be removed from the chief command of the armies of the United States
Gold was quoted in New York on Saturday at 146½.