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my captured, two killed and four wounded, and “7. To prohibit the buying and selling of gold some small arms and horses taken. An exciting and silver coin, or the notes on banks in the chase of ten miles failed to overtake the fleeing United States, or United States Treasury notes, rebels.

during the war, under heavy penalties, or, in lieu -MAJOR-GENERAL DABNEY H. Maury, in com

thereof, to prohibit 'running the blockade' by mand of the rebel forces at Mobile, Ala., sent

individuals, under pain of forfeiture of the goods the following to Adjutant-General Cooper, at the

brought in, and imprisonment during the war.

“8. Declare these laws war measures, and war department at Richmond, Va. : "The following despatch from Tunica, Miss.,

make those who violate them amenable to the was received yesterday, dated tenth instant, from

military courts.” Colonel Harry Maury, commanding Fifteenth - The City Council of Richmond, Va., made cavalry regiment: We dashed in yesterday an appropriation of sixty thousand dollars for the above Bayou Sara on a plundering party of Yan- purchase of a family residence for General Robert kees, three hundred strong, and drove them to E. Lee. their iron-clads with great slaughter. We brought November -13.– A skirmish took place near off their wagon-trains and twenty-five prisoners Natchez, Miss., between company H, of the Sevfrom under the broadsides of their gunboats.enty-first Illinois regiment, and a few volunteers Only three wounded of ours.'”—Two BRIDGES of the Sixth Mississippi regiment of loyal colored and trestlework on the Tennessee and Alabama troops, and the rebel cavalry under Adams and Railroad at Caligula, near Lynnville, Tenn., were Mosby. The circumstances are as follows: The destroyed by a party of rebel cavalry under the wagons of the above command were sent out for command of the partisan Roddy.-A CANNON forage, the company just designated was detailed ADING between the rebel batteries on Lookout as an escort, and left camp at seven A.M. After Mountain and the Union forces at Moccasin proceeding about one mile and a half a small Point, took place to-day.

force of rebels was seen, the company halted, and -IN THE rebel Senate, in session at Richmond, a messenger was despatched to inform the comVa., Mr. Brown, of Mississippi, offered the reso. manding officer, and report for instructions. Imlution :

mediately on receipt of the news, Colonel Smith Resolved, That in the present condition of the took the camp-guard and proceeded out on the country, Congress ought, with the least practica- Washington road, came up to where the foraging ble delay, to enact the following:

party had halted, and ordered it forward. [It is "1. To declare every wbite male person resid- necessary here to state that this road leads to a ing in the confederate States, and capable of village, bearing the same name, some six miles bearing arms, to be in the military service of the distant from this place, and two miles out it incountry.

tersects the Palestine road, both of which run “2. To repeal all laws authorizing substitutes quite close together for a mile or more.] Both or granting exemptions.

commands marched on to the “forks,” when it "3. To authorize the President to issue his was decided that Captain 0. H. Hitchcock, with proclamation requiring all male persons claiming his company, should proceed with the train toand receiving foreign protection to make their ward Palestine, as was originally intended. Colelection within sixty days, to take up arms or onel Smith, taking the guard, followed the other quit the country.

| road, and after marching more than a mile ordered "4. To detail from those in the military service a halt, and threw out a picket still farther on, as such only as are absolutely needed in civil pur- the rebels had been there but a few moments besuits, having reference in making such details to fore. Presently a volley was heard, then another, competency alone.

and still another. He immediately “double“5. To levy a direct tax of —– per cent on quicked ” his men back, but arrived too late to every kind of property, according to its value in participate in the engagement. Lieutenants confederate notes, including the notes them- Richards and Green, who were some distance in selves.

advance of the train, on horseback, met a squad “6. To make confederate notes a legal tender of eight or ten cavalry coming around a bend in in payment of debts, after the expiration of six the road at full speed. They therefore fell back, inonths.

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