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íni-í Monrot-, Jan. 6. The stoniTier Guide from Newburn, the 5th inst., has arrived. Iuteiligence rwsched Newborn, yesterdny, that the expedition under Col. MoCbesney, of the First N'orth Carolina Regimortt, which left Nuwburn on tho 30th ult., for Grunnrtle, met the enemy on Thnraduy night, p.uar Washington. Both purties were surprised. Lieutenunt Adnm8 ohayged on and routod tho enetny, killing a Liuufcansnt and five men, !1 of whotn were left od t'at; fiuld, and captured ton men, one cannon p.nd oaistexh, with the bornes oí Storr.-' Battery. 0ur loss was, Licuteaant Adains and fivo men kilJed. F Adjntant General Thomas reports Golonal. Ilawkins' brigade of 5,000 oolorod sotdioww at Milliken'a Bend is in excellent condition, and ts eommander avers it can whip any 5 000 rebels now in arnis. Genera! Thomas thinks by pring thero wil] not only bo enough neg:-oes in the field to gaard tho banca of the Mississippi its wholo length. but hIso to give a largo supina to 'duty at other points ar in the field. 13?" A medica! -,vriter calía attention to the fact that war, log continued, isay so drain a nation oi' its hardiest men as to reuder the next generntion inferior in tature. Tima, ifter tho Nnpoleonic war, of 1,033,422 iuod, evid in Frunce in J82C, 380,213 were rejected a3 not being of the aiiuimnni V?.ture required for the arrny, which i! f'v fn'r ÍMt ten,


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