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AMERICA. NEW YORK, Feb. 27.-Ne.,s from New Orpins to the 13th ins', has been received The only item 1" interest is the announeemet of an attpmpt, by some unknown person, to assassinate General Banks as he was leaving his hotel on the evening of the 12th. The weapon used wa, )n air-iiun. The correspondent of the Tribune, writing from Hilton Head on the 19th inst., at ites that preparations were in pro- gress there for sending 5,000 armed negroes to be led by whites, into one of the most densely populated districts of the South, for the purpose oflinciting slaves to rise upon their masters. General Stevenson has been arrested by order of General Huuter, for having publicly declared that he would rather the Federal cause should suffer a defeat than win a victory by the aid of the negroes. General Stuart's cavalry attacked the Federals stationed at H.artwood Church, Virginia, on the 25th inst. After a sharp skirmish the Confederates were ropulsed with a loss of three officers and a number of men. 40 of the Federals were either k lied or wounded, or taken prisoners On the night of the 25th the Federal picket guard, near Centreville, was surrounded by 100 Confederates and captured. A large force of Confederate cavalry crossed the Rappahannock the same night at Kelly's Ford with the intention it was thought of making a raid upon Stafford. Despatches from Louisville, of the 26th, report that a train of 28 cars of the Louisville and Nashville railway was seized at Woodbury, on that day, by 60 Confederates, and burned One hundred of General Morgan's men had captnred the steamboat Hetty Oilman, laden with forage and provisions, on Barren River, near Woodbury. The Confederate General Wheeler, with his whole force, was between Columbia and Franklin, Tennessee, on the 25th, kidnapping all able-bodied negroes in the vicinity, and sending them south. The bombardment of Vicksburg, it is stated, has subdued into an exchange of occasional shots between the Federa mortar boats and the Confed erate batteries. The Washington correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette states that General Halleck has publicly asserted that there were 22.000 deserters from the army of the Potomac alone.- Saturday Morning, Feb. 28.—The latest news from the south-west states, the Confederates, under General Roddy, were surprised and routed at Inscumbia, Alabama, on the 22ud by Col. Corwen, with a loss of 200 prisoners, and a number of cannon and waggons. Generil Van Dorn, with 8,000 men, is reported to have crossed the Tennessee river, at Florence, en route to rein- force General Bragg.

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