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Telegraphic.

Gen. Grant to Command all Federal Armies.

Calll for 200,000 Men.

Excitement in Kentucky.

Beauregard to command the Mississippi Department.

Guerrillas Fire on a Steamer.

General Grant takes command of all the Federal armies, with headquarters in the field.

It is now considered certain that a call will be made for 300,000 more men.

Great excitement exists in Kentucky. — Gov. Bramlette protests against enlisting negro troops; this fact he has communicated to the President.

Washington March 16 — The President has called for 200,000 troops in addition to the 500,000 called for on the 1st ult.

Gen. Meade returned to the Army of the Potomac on Monday.

Gen. W. F. Smith has been nominated Major General in the regular army.