WASHINGTON, May 14.
The Senate to-day confirmed Erastus B. Taylor, of Ohio, as Brigadier General.
The President nominated Stephen G. Burbridge, of Ky. for a similar position.
Official advices of yesterday say the position of Gen. Halleck’s army is unchanged.
Information from McClellan’s army at Cumberland is to 9 o’clock yesterday. – There has been considerable skirmishing with rebels in front. No other news.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Friday Morning, May 16, 1862, p. 2