LATEST NEWS FROM THE SEAT OF WAR.—By the arrival of the Boreas we are put in possession of a letter from a correspondent at Churchville, which gives the latest intelligence from Gov. Ford and the Mormon War:
CHURCHVILLE, Sept. 20, 1844.
MR. EDITOR: Since my last, Gov. Ford, with the forces under his command, has been to Nauvoo, where they encamped night before last, and there remained until this morning. Yesterday the Nau-voo Legion was paraded, but made but a very poor impression on the Governor's troops. I have the most satisfactory information, that the Mormons were very distrustful of the Governor and were much alarmed, because of the hostile disposition manifested toward them by the troops individually.
Last night while the guard was being reviewed at the camp of the Governor, one of the Springfield Ca-dets was accidently shot in consequence of a false alarm purposely given to try the men—he died in-stantly. His name is Norris. So this silly move-ment of the Governor has been the death of one es-timable citizen, and God only knows but that the lives of hundreds are yet to be sacrificed because of it. [St. Louis New Era, Oct. 1.
LATER.—By the officers of the steamer Iowa, which arrived last evening, we learn that Gov. Ford disbanded the troops at Warsaw on Monday, and about ninety of them arrived at Quincy at the steamer Galena, while the Iowa lay there. Our informants were told at Quincy that Sharp, the Editor of the Signal, and Col. Williams, were pris-oners in the hands of the Governor: whether they had given themselves up, or had been taken in War-saw, we could not with certainty learn.
[St. Louis Rep. Oct. 2.
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