Additional Northern News.The New York Herald of the 22d instant contains some intelligence, of which we give the following brief summary: A land movement will be speedily made against Mobile by the roads leading up the left side of the bay. In reply to a summons to surrender Fort Morgan, the following note, from General Page, is published:
Headquarters, Fort Morgan,
Rear Admiral D. G. Farragut, United States Navy; Major-General Gordon Granger, United States Army:
It appears that Anderson, who surrendered Fort Gaines, first made his offer to capitulate to Major-General Granger, commanding the forces which had landed on Dauphin island. A Northern paper says: ‘ On Sunday evening General Granger had an interview with Admiral Farragut, on the flagship Hartford, in relation to Colonel Anderson's proposition to surrender Fort Gaines. The result of the interview was the following reply to the rebel proposition: ’
United States flagship Hartford,
- First--The unconditional surrender of yourself and the garrison of Fort Gaines, with all the public property within its limits.
- Second--The treatment which is in conformity with the custom of the most civilized nations towards prisoners of war.
- Third--Private property, with the exception of arms, will be respected.
D. G. Farragut, Rear Admiral.
Major-General United States Army.
Colonel C. B. Anderson, Commanding Fort Gaines.
Colonel Anderson's reply.The above was sent off to the fort at a late hour in the evening. Soon afterwards the bearers returned to the flag-ship, bringing with them Colonel Anderson and a staff officer, when, afters protracted interview with the commanding officers, the terms were assented to in the following terms: The above conditions and terms of surrender are agreed to by the undersigned, and the ceremony of turning over the prisoners of war, Fort Gaines and all the public property appertaining thereto, intact, and in the same condition it is now, will take place at 8 o'clock A. M. to- morrow, August 7th.
Colonel Twenty-first Alabama regiment,
Commanding Fort Gaines.
Witness: P. Drayton, Fleet Captain; Albert J. Myer, Colonel and Signal Officer, United States Army.
The successful occupation of the Weldon railroad causes great rejoicing at the North. The movement is represented to have been attended with the most brilliant success, and the rebels are said to have been defeated with great loss in their attempts on Thursday and Friday to dislodge the Fifth corps. The Herald predicts great results from this important movement. The loss in holding the position has not been ascertained, but partial returns indicate that it is severe. Matters continue quiet on General Butler's lines. The canal at Dutch Gap is progressing favorably. The Herald says there is no doubt that the privateer Tallahassee is the Atlanta, which was recently built on the Thames. She is a double screw iron steamer, said to be the finest and best of that class of steamers launched. Custom-house measurement gives her six hundred tons.