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FISIIEIL Si. IIACKLH rabilshera.
TnriiSDAY MORNING. MAY 1, IS62.
Then ep with our fisg! let it stream ontht .irl
Thccgh car fathers areeoid in their graves,
Tbej bad hand that could itrike, they Lad iouls
' that could dare,
- And their sons were not born to bt slaves!
Cp.tip with that banner 1 where'er it may csJl,
Onrmir.ioninba.il rally around; -..
A nation of freemen tbat moment shall fall
Wfcen its stars shall be trailed a the ground.
New Orleans Taken.
. : In "another column will be found a
:aternetJt that New Orleans has been
taken by the Federals. It was based
cn a mere. Telegraphic Rumor. Since
that. was put in type we hare seen the
St. Louis papers of . the SOth, which con
. Crp the report previously received. No
particulars are -given.
Tlr Flnclcallon cr Public Opinion
-rllcrocs nmonj oar Illlltarj
The pallic are very prcne to lionize
. every .General who gains a single victory
or meets with any success. They imme
diately make up their minds that he is
perfectly master cf all military science;
-they p'are as much confidence in him as
' if he wasi'theherocf a hundred battles."
. But when he lo?es a battle, or meets with
any reverse the public then suddenly
"change their opinion. They may be en
tirely ignorant of the circumstances that
surround their General, but they do not
stop to enquire into cause cr effect, but
. are clamerous for his removal.
When this war commenced Major An-
derson Was the hero. He soon, however,
' was alaudoned for a host of others;
Wool,. Harney, McDowell, Patterson, it
was predicted by their respective admir-
ers, would be the champion of the war;
but circumstances not being favorable for
them to develope their military talent ihey
Trere.socn almost forgotten. Then we
were captivated by the proclamations and
letters of Butler, he was going to drive
affairs - to .a speedy termination. He
Jvould be the next President." Then,
after the brilliant success of McClellen
ia a few small battles in Western Vir
ginia, all looked to him as the "greatest
military genius of the age." He was
promoted to the position of Commander-in-Chief,
with the consent of the entire
North ; tut nfter his head-quarters were
moved to Washington, on account of his
apparent tardines he sank very much in
the estimation ef a portion of the public.
When Fremont was appointed to the de-
, partment of the Missouri, great things
were predicted.' The "Great Pathfinder
had the energy, the experience, and the
indomitable will," that would soon clear
. Missouri of every rebel flag. But after
a campaign of a few weeks, the claimor
against him by a portion of community
wag so great, that he "was removed.
Whether he possessed any military talent
cr not he never had much opportunity to
demonstrate. His proclamation of Mar
tial Law in Missouri, and his efforts in
raising the army of the West were pointed
to by his friendsas evidence that he would
accomplishgreat things. But these alone
would be no proof that he is capable of
successfully leading a large army through
an active campaign. Since the investiga
tion at Washington of his campaign, the
President has seen fit to give him the
command of another department. After
the advance of the armies of Buell and
Grant through Kentucky and Tennessee,
and the victories cf Ft. Henry and Don
eken, the praise cf these Generals eclips
ed that cf all their coteroporaries. But
since the surprise cf the Federals at
Pittsburg Landing, the cry is raised that
something is wrong! Either Grant or
35ueir were la tia'nrc : TliatDucll
always tardy;" thai "he has always been
one day to late," &.c, &c. The truth is
those who know nothing of military sci
ence. and who are entirely away from the
' icene cf action, are not qualified to judge
- the merits cf military men, and military
. "movements; cne victory, or even five
victories, do net positively prove that the
commanding general is a great military
man; nor does a defeat prove the Gene
ral's want 'of capacity. It is true that
zuccess is the most reliable criterion to
juige cf a man's merit; but. it should be
lifter a sufacient trial Success or failure
in cne cr two instances may be the result
idcLt, cr cf fcrtuitcus circumstances.
On Tuesday evening a dispatch passed
ever the telegraph line, stating that New
Orleans was taken.. The papers that
vame to-day partially' confirm ; it This
was a rumor among the rebels in' Va.
The latest reliable information we have
frcja there was that cur vessels were in
front cf the cit'.
Frcra Pittsburg Lading, the report is
that Erauregauri has withdrawn a ccn
iidersi:.' portico cf force from the de
face cf Memphis. Our army is steadily
tdvacclcg toward Ccrbih. ' SkiroUhfcg
lace almost every day.
. i , , .
Gen. Fremont's .itaa-a.ua.
in Wheeling; it is supposed he will soon
take the field.
The rebels cf Memplis are preparing
ta.. evacuate. They have r.o confidence
in Pillow. They propose to scatter into
the interior and carry cn a guerrilla war.
Skirminishing is constantly going on.
A special to the Chicago Times says
that General Mitchell's division has ar
rived at Tuscumbia, Alabama, and now
has possession cf two hundred miles of
the Memphis and Charleston raidroad.
Large Federal reinforcements arrived
at Pittsburg Landing on the 22d instant.
A letter from Fort Wright says Gen.
Pope's division has been ordered to rein
force General Halleck. The whole force
left the fort for up the river on the 16th.-
A dispatch dated at San Francisco on
the 10th instant says that Cel. Caleton,
with about three thousand California
rolunteers and a battery, have left the
southeastern border of that State on a
secret expedition--some say for Arizona
and New Mexico, and others for Salt
The confederate military authorities of
the department of New Orleans have is
sued a series of proclamations, in which
they decree that there shall no longer be
any exemptions front military duty, ex
cept ia the case of minors and persons
physically disabled; that masters of
steamboats are inhibited from taking
white men as deck hands, and are to dis
charge such as are so employed ; regu
lating the price of beef, fiour, bread, &c;
and declaring nil money collections or
processes ejecting families of soldiers
from houses occupied by them suspended
until further orders.
Five new Bridadier Generals are men
tioned as having been confirmed by the
Senate, namely: Captain John Gibbon,
Fourth Artillery; Col. George N. Bay
ard, First Artillery ; Col. Geo. S. Green,
Abraham Baird, and Catherimus B. Buck
ingham, of Ohio.
- The resolution of the Maryland Legis
lature appropriating seven thousand dol
lars for the relief of the families of the
soldiers killed and wounded in the 19th
of April riot was read in the Massacuh-
setts Legislature on Wednesday, and re
ferred to the Committee on Federal Re
lations. It was received with hearty
Reports from Commo'dore Foote's fleet
to the 22d instant state . that the firing
had been discontinued for the two pre
ceeding days. It is also reported that the
rebels have fourteen gunboats, of which
seven are off Fort Walker, including the
famous Manassas ram, which arrived up
on Sunday. Hollins was also there, hav
ing come' up on the McRea. ,
Accounts from Pittsburg Landing to the
22d instant state that the gunboat Tyler,
while reconnoitering up the Tennessee
river, captured the rebel steamer J. Robb
near the mouth of Crane Creek, one of
the boats which eluded our first expedi
tion up this river after the fall of Fort
Henry. : Her name has been changed to
A Good JoLc on John BroTrn.
From an editorial in the St. Louis Be.
pullican we learn that " Gen. Halleck
has put a quietus " upon the arming of
the loyal Indians.' through . his subordi
nate and appointee, the commander of the
District of Kansas," Gen. Sturgis.
The Republican publishes the order of
Gen. Sturgis forbidding the mustering
of the Indians into th3 service. In the
Republican's comments it names the com
missioned officers of the brigade, com
mencing with Col. R. W. Furnas, and
Lt. Col. Wattles, and says-. They are
well known throughout Kansas, and the
majority of then, if ire are not mistaken,
are of the ultra radical John Brown Jib
olitition school" Thit Mr. Furnas is
an Abolitionist of the John Brown, or
any other school, will be news to him.
We have not time to make any comments
We regret to see the ill-feeling that
is growing up between the military offi
cers in Kansas. The criminations and
re-crimlnations charging each other
wi;L ul)ulilionim ml pr-s.avtrynero, cn
do no possible ' good. Messrs. Furnas
and Wattles left their homes in Nebras
ka, with Commissions from the Secrotary
of Wsr, not knowing who were the other
regimental officers, cr that there would
be any opposition to the formation of the
brigade from any quarter whatsoever
Departed. Our well known and es
teemed citizen, Dr. A. S. Holladay,
took his departure froim Leavenworth,
oa the 2Sih ulL, as Acting Surgeon on
Gen. Craig's staff, which is to be stationed
at the South Piss. The Dr. has many
warm friends in thi:$ city and vicinity.
and we wish him all manner of success
in this new field of operations. .
Dentil c.f IScJ. Gen. C. F. SciUIi.
Maicr Gentir?! C. F. Smitn died at
Savannah on the 2Jth ult., of dysentary.
lie was taken :ick soon after the occupa
tion cf cur forces under him, and has
Leen suffering and . sinking slowly for
some weeks, though his condition was cot
thought dangerous until within the past
week. His family haTe been notified,
and are cn their way to Savannah.
FsEiGimifc! Mr. J. G. Men,' and
ethers, are busily preparing to freight
fiour and produce to' the nines. Many
farmers are also deserting their farms
j for same purpcie.
Cairo, April 27.
Gen. C. F. Smith died " at Savannah,
Tennessee, on Friday, at 4 o'clock, p. m.,
after a long and painful sicknes. liis
disease was typhoid fever. Hi3 loss is
much regretted at this time. He was
beloved by all his soldiers. His body
passed here to-day on the steamer Mc
Clellan for St. Louis.
The roads at Pittsburg are drying up
very fast, and great activity is being used
in pushing forward our forces. General
Halleck is loosing no time, and the dis
tance between our advance force and
Corinth is getting quite, short. . The
weather there for the last three days has
been all that could be wished for to ad
vance our army interests.
From Hie Tennessee River.
. ' Cairo, Friday, April 25.
Passengers who left Pittsburg yester
day on the Meteor and Choctaw, reached
here this noon, and report our whole
army moving upon the rebels. Sharp
skirmishing had begun, and it was thought
a general engagement wTas imminent.
These boats were fired into forty miles
below Pittsburg by scattering rebel in
fantry, concealed along the west bank of
the river; they sustained no injury.
The McGill and Emma left Pittsburg a
few hours nfter the former. Boats ar
rived here this evening, and confirmed the
reported advance of our army.
General Pope's forces was landed
seven miles above Pittsburg, and imme
diately marched several miles back into
the country, where, at last accounts, they
occupied a ridge leading to Corinth.
Though part of our army remains at
Pittsburg, our officers were confident of
victory. It is thought the fight would
The Empress, Belle Mempnis, Aiecic
Scott, Walsh, Denmark, Arago, Key
West, Meteor, and Chickasaw left here
to-day from St. Loui.
The January is comin? down the Ten
nessee, towing the Die Vernon, whose
boilers are burned out.
The river here is on a stand.
Skirmish In Virginia.
. Camp, Sparta, Va. April 25.
Several diserters and refugees corrobo
rate previous reports that Jackson, after
flying from our advancing column on
Fridav last, flushed forward to a point
one mile north of Harrisonburg, where a
turnpike branches' to "the 'left, -rangr
Magaugheystown, on the south fort of
the Shenandoah and Blue Ridge, and
running thence to Gordonsville. Jack
son's wagon train had been pushed to
wards Shonton, but hearing that town
was in possession of the Union troops, he
retreated at an early hour Saturday
morning. Jackson, with his whole force
and train, toon Gordonsville pike, and at
last accounts had reached Magaugheys
town. On Saturday night a squadron of. First
Vermont Cavalry, while out on a scouting
expedition on the Survey road, beyond
Wassamitton mountain, fell in with a
body of the enemy's cavalry. A skirm
ish ensued, resulting in the capture of the
enemy and eleven of their horses ' None
of our men were hurt. A lieutenant had
his horse killed.
Jackson's retreat from this valley has
had a beneficial effect on the volunteers
and drafted men from Rockingham and
surrounding counties ; large numbers of
them are daily coming into our lines and
delivering themselves up. It is said hun
dreds of them are now in tho mountains,
hiding from Ashby's scouts, only awaiting
an opportunity to escape and claim pro
lection from Gen. Banks. One who
came in yesterday reported he found a
barn some miles hence, where were con
cealed some sixteen refugees and deser
ters, who' will probably come in town to
A portion of "Ashby's" are scouting
both sides of the mountains, near Harri
sonburg, watching our movements, and
endeavoring to catch deserters, ine
main body, however, is believed to have
rrone with Jackson, wherever he may be.
The refugees and deserters are turned
over to Lieutenant Bachelor's Provost
Marshal Department, and examined by
Colonel Clark, of Gen. Bank's s'aff.
Dr. Baxter, late assistant surgeon of
the Wisconsin Third, has been appointed
Medical Purveyor of this Department
and is temporarily stationed at Strans,
burg... : .-
It is a fact worthy of notice that the
rebel hospitals are models of comfort and
convenience. ' -
A Union hostage who escaped from
Jackson, Saturday morning, reports his
force at the time six miles east of Harri
sonburb, which place he left in a perfect
panic. - - . -.
The Union hastages takek by Jackson
from Winchester and the valley, many of
whom were sixty years old and upwards,
were barborously compelled to march on
foot behind the - trains, tip hills and thru'
muddy creeks, in some cases falling down
through sheer exhaustion. The act has
caused great indignation and loud cries
are made for retaliation upon prominet
f ' Correspondence f the Iticotnond DUpatcn.
The Fall or Fort Pulaski.
Savanah,' April 12.
The telegraph ha3 informed you of the
surrender of-Fort Pclaslsi, and the con
sequent state of excitement you can well
imagine. The evening of Friday passed
in suspense, but no fear was felt that the
gallantry of the garrison caused the
silence of the enemy's guns, which had
not been heard since 2 P. M. yesterday.
I cannot devote much time to the bom
bardment, as little is Known about it here.
There is no question that the fire to which
the fort was subjected was intensely
' I can give you but a faint idea of the
consternation 'the capture produced.
the abandonment cf the design by the
(nemy to bring in gun boats from Wall's
Cut, the confidence of the citizens be
came mere assured, and the wisest hoped
tbt the fort, which thereupon became
the key and safety of Savannah, would
le -enabled - to detain- the. enemy for an
The blow has been sudden, and totally
unlocked for, and equally unprovided for.
The enemy will not ,wait long to attack
the batteries about Ft. J ackson. 1 neir
heavy ships have entered the river above
Pulaski, as hiVh as Ver.us Point, only
seven miles below, and tre in plain view
of the defenses of the city or fcavannan.
How long they will be able to withstand
an attack, let Pulaski be your teacher.
Wp will hft driven from them as surely
as we now 'accept the fact of the loss of
The city has been in intense excite
ment between the bold and rapid advances
of the Federals and the terribly unnerv
ing taps upon . the shoulder which the
Brown satelkes, under General II. R.
Jackson, without form of law or authori
ty, inflict. Our citizens the few who
remain eave been arrested on the street,
dragged to camp, shown a tent, and in
formed that there their habitation should
be. And this has been done by a parcel
of beardless boys, who have been mus
tered into the State service.
Cotton has been removed, such as re
mained in store here, to the railroad.
Ordnance stores and every variety of
equipment has been thrown out and carted
to the same receptacle for Government
goods. Schooners have been seized, and
some already filled with earth are ready
to be sunk below, in common with the
hulls of Com. Tatnall's fleet, which will
never more venture beyond Savannah
riyer. The Fingal, which now lies near
Fort Jackson, is also to be sunk, and the
gunboats will, if the enemy sooner ad
vances, be given to the devouring flames.
Women are leaving, and property of
nll kinds is being sent off, and will soon
line the Central road from Savannah to
Macon, rendering every I02 house a pal-
J 0 a,
ace, if rosewood and satin damask can
A large amount of stores fell with the
fort provisions for at least three montns,
ammunition, shot and shell: of one hun
dred and thirty rounds for each gun on
m 1 J
the post, not cne-tourth haa been expena
ed. Our great Napoleon is still asleep.
Bamorecl Capture of New Orleans
Fortress Monroe, April 27. To
lion. E. M' Stanton, Secretary of War:
A biack fugitive, just from Portsmuuth,
brings the Petersburg Lxvress of yester
terdayt containing the following:
"Mobile, April 23. The enemy
passed Fort Jackson yesterday at 4 o'clock
a. m. When the news reached JNew ur
leans the excitement was boundless.
Martial Law was put in full force, and
business suspended. All the cotton and
steamboats, except those necessary to
transport -corn, and ammunition, were
destroyed. At 1 o'clock to-day, the op
erator at New Orleans bade good bye,
ssying the enemy had appeared before
the city. This is the last known. We
will sei.d particulars as soon as received."
The negro bringing this reports that
the rebels have two iron clad steamers
nearly completed, and believen the Mar
rimac would be out to-morrow.
J. E. WOOL.
Headquarters rriT Rappahahkoc,
April 27ih, 1S62.
To E. M Stanton. Secretary of War:
I was told that the Richmond Examiner
of the 26th has been received at Freder
icksburg announcing that New Orleans
had been taken. A great destruction of
property, cotton and steamboats took
place. Enough steamboats were saved
to take away their ammunition, mere
was great consternation among the in-
Fort Monroe, , April 26. Harper's
Weekly, on arrival here to-day, was seized
on account of objectionable editorials and
maps of the vicinity of Yorktown. All
the vards and lower masts of the Galena
have been removed, nothing is seen above
deck but the smake stack.
About ten o'clock to day the enemy
opened a fresh fire on our men near
York nveo, without doing any damage.
One of our gunboats shelled the rebel
work in the rear of Yorktown- about an
hour. . The . enemy responded without
A Word from Gen. Mltcbel-
The New York Commercial Adverti
ser publishes the following telegraphic
dispatch from the gallant Gen. Mitchell,
addressed by him to a friend and rela
tive: Headquarters Third Division, )
Hdntsvilee, April 15. )
The enemy have burnt bridges to stop
my advance upon Chattanooga, and have
used the same brilliant strategy to hold
my column back f rem Corinth. But for
this we should this day have entered
Tuscumbia and Florence. We have pen
etrated a magnificent cotton region, have
taken and now hold and run more than
one hundred miles of railway, well stocked
with machinery and in fine condition. I
have abandoned the idea of ever coming
nearer to an enemy than long cannon
range. This is the third State through
which I have hunted him without success.
O. M. Mitchell, Brig. Gen.
From Fortress Monroe.
Fontress Nonroe. April 27. A boat
containing four black men and one white
man ' arrived here this morning from
Portsmouth. They report the Merrimac
will come out soon.
A: dispatch in yesterday's Richmond
papers; received by a flag of truce, dated
Mobile, Friday, says the union gunboats
passed Fort Jackson and Saint Phillip at
four o'clock cn Thursday morning and at
one o'clock the same afternoon were be
fore New Orleans. A rumor was cur
rent in Nerfolk last night that New Or
leans had surrendered.
There are but few troops at Norfolk or
in the vicinity.'
It was rumored that Cora. Tatnall had
been removed from the command cf the
It is stated by contrabands that the
most intense excitement exists around
Norfolk, and They have great fears of an
attack by General Burnside nearly all
the troops have gone to South Mills to
repeal any advance he might make.
Contrabands state that the new prow on
the Merrimac is twelve feel long and
stee) pointed. Many citizens cf Norfolk
are leaving. The fall cf New Orleans
is conceded by every one. ' -
" There has been another fight in New
Fron Gen. Bank's Colo
Harrisonburg. Va.. April 27. Yes
terday afternoon the Pickets cf Colonel
Donnelly's brigade, stationed eight miles
hence, on the Gordcnsviib road.' were at
tacked by a larre force of Ashby's rear
guard and driven back. One man was
killed and three others wounded.
The reserve of the Forty-fifth Pennsyl
vania and a section of Hampton's battery
were advanced and repulsed the rebels.
They retreated to a wood where several
of our shells burst in their very miust.
and a wa?on was seen ratberinsr up and
carrying off their dead and wounded.
Owing to the cad state ot tne roads,
Donnelly has been ordered to take up a
new position near the town, until the
roads get better.
The Meshes Tiglitcnins.
Cettain facts that came to our. knowl
edge several days ago, as to the move
ments of the Union army in Eastern
Virginia, for obvious reasons, have not
been published in the Commercial Ad
vertiser. The announcement, however,
that Gen. McDowell's division has. occu
pied the northern suburb of Fredericks
burg removes all obligations oa the score
of secrecy. The publh will be greatly
surprised by learning that, instead of
wasting his whole strength full seventy
thousand men upou the fugitives and
guerillas in the rear of the rebel army
retreating from Manasses, McDowell has
executed a splendid flank movement, by
which he has thrown the greater part or
his force from the Orange and Alexan
dria to the Richmond and Fredricksburg
Railroad, and that he is now within sizty
miles of the rebel capital, with no great
force of the enemy in front, tlank, or rear.
This step is a turning of the tables upon
themselves, while it reduces the distance
to Richmond by fully one-half of that by
way of Gordonsville. As to the destina
tion of McDowell's army, we suppose
the reader can possibly make it out in
Meantime, Gen. Banks is literally
chasing the insurgents down the valley
of Virginia. The latest dispatches rep
resent them as making from Harrison
burg (not Harrisburg) for Gordonsville,
which is scarcely thirty-five miles distant
in a direct line. If Jackson has left the
valley,' Gen. Banks will either proceed
southwestward to btaunton, on the Cen
tral Railroad, or follow him across the
Blue Ridsre southeastwardly to Gordons
ville. The latter movement, we judge.
is more probably ; but the nature or the
pass across the mountains may interpose
obstacles for a time.
At the present moment we have, there
IS reason to bcho-rw, iiir huadxied 'hou-
sand men in Eastern and Central Virgi
nia, nearly two-thirds of whom are under
Gen. McClellan. What will be done with
and by these immense hosts we cannot
undertake to say. But, being two to one
in number of the insurgents, and no un
organized mobs, but thoroughly trained
soldiers, well equipped, and eager for the
fray, one may feel at ease as to the final
issue. A few days will develop other
arrangements, which may be safely com
municated without giving aid and comfort
to the foe. Should the capture of Ulm
by Napoleon, of Donalson by Grant, and
of Island No. 10 by Pope and Foote, be
equalled by that of a rebel army in the
tidewater section, some dark night, the
world will probably hear of it in due
time. Till then faith and patience, as
heretofore, remembering that Yorktown
is historic ground.
The tightening of the meshes around
the insurrection, with the moral certainty
of the result in case of a collision, is at
tended by the remarkable coincidence of
the French minister tahinga trip to Rich
mond for the good of his health, the pre
servation of tobacco, or some other unex
plained object, which may possibly cause
the prevention of bloodshed, seeing the
conclusion is a foregone one. . Of that
the public will also learn in time. JV.
Y. Com. Jldv.
The Tierce Butler Ce.
WThat is a parols? Was not Pierce
Butler set free frcm Fort Lafayette
(vithovt taking the oath to support the
rr.n.iitution of the UaiUd !afcs, in order
to save h is South em property ) cn h is moral
obligation, implied cr cl.lerwise, to go
nothing to interfere with the public peace
or the national cause f Uia not inanes
Hpnry Fisher so understand it ? Did
not all who labored to get him out of the
fort so understand it f It is true, ne re
fused to take the oath, on the ground that
he had done nothing to subject him to im
but his friends all pledged
him to the moral obligation referred to.
We do not exectiv know how this .is, but
if it is not something like a violated pa
role, what it? Phil. Press.
BLACK LOCUST S A'
LARGE 11ED ONlo.Vs
By the Ounce, c-p.t
For sale at tho Adyerti
I tve for ale a tew pobq.u of
Sunar Cane See-J. M .
One ponnd of it -Rill be givf to
ubacritier, or ol.l one wh u Bt ia
Floods atthc North.
There has been a terrible fresh in the
Connecticut river, and the water on the
21st ult., had attained the height of near
ly twenty-nine feet. Thisis within four
teen inches of the great flood of 1 854,
which was the highest ever recorded.
Row boats navigate some of tne principal
streets at Hartford, and small buildings
and other property have floated away.
Considerable damage has been experi
enced at many points along the river.
Springfield, (Mass.) April 21.
The fresh in the Connecticut river at this
point is the greatest ftver known to have
occurred in this vicinity. Railroad con
nection with the South is entirely cut off,
and no cars run North only as far as
Holyoke. Hampton Park, the scene cf
the great national horse shows, is entirely
submerged, and the greater part of West
Springfield is under water, it being so
high on Sunday as to overflow into the
first story window of many houses. The
damage done to property is very large.
At eight o'clock this evening the water
had fallen fifteen inches, and is still re
The Secession Democracy.
Forney'i Correspondence with the Phikideiphia Press.
Washington, April 19.
" Have you ever heard a secessionist
talk politics who did no claim to be a
Democrat? Have you ever heard a sym
pathizer with secession talk politics who
did not boast of hi. Democracy ? Men
who-have been identified with all the
battles against the honored organization
buried in the grave of Douglas and
whose malignity against the old principles
of that party has been exhibited under all
administrations, are now seeking shelter
under the name of Democracy, in order
the more successfully to assist the rebels
in arms against the Constitution and the
Another illustration of the inhuman
spirit with which the rebel generals con
duct the war is furnished by the procla
mation of "Col. M. Jones, commanding
the army of, Pensacola," isaued under
date of March 30. ' He declared that all
"lounging, worthless people, white as
well as colored," who are found in that
vicinity after the third of Apnl would be
hung! Human life and property com
mands no more respect from these mis
creants than frcra the worst savages.
The confidence felt by all loyal men
in the integrity and wisdom of President
Lincoln forms one of the most marked
and hopeful features of the existing po
litical condition of our country. Even
those who do not approve all his acts ac
cord to him perfect rectitude of purpose
and fervent patriotism. Compelled to
grapple with more fearful difficulties, and
to promptly decide more important ques
tions, than any of hi3 predecessors, he
exhibit?, in every phase of the terrible
struggle through which we are passing,
so much prudence, firmness, and unmis
takable devotion to the interests of the
nation, that every honest man feels and
acknowlebges that the President always
tries to do exactly riht, and that his
efforts are crowned with great success.
A Thrilling Romance.
Washington Correspondence Philadelphia Enquirer.
Never until we stood by the grave of
the Green Mountains boys did we realize
how much stranger is truth than fiction
Your readers will all recollect last sum
mer a private was court martialed for
sleeping on his post out near Chain
Bridge on the Upper Potomac. He was
convicted; his sentence was death; the
finding was approved of by the General
and the day fixed for his execution. He
was a youth of more than ordinary mtel
ligence; he did not beg for pardon, but
was willing to meet his fate. The time
drew near; the stern necessity of war
required that an example should be made
of some one; his was an -ajgravated
case. But the case reached the ears of
the President; he resolved to save him;
he signed a pardon and sent it out; the
day came. "Suppose," thought the Pres
ident, "my pardon has not reached him.'
The telegraph was called into requisi
tion; an answer did not come promptly.
"Bring up my carriage," he ordered. It
came, and soon the important State pa
pers ,vveredrorpcl, &ni lkv;lv iHa hoi-
broiling sun and dusty roads he rode to
the camp, about ten miles, and saw that
the soldier was saved ! He has doubtless
forgotten the incident, but the soldier did
not. When the Third Vermont charged
upon the rifle pits, the enemy poured a
volley upon them. The first. man who
fell, with six bulled in his body. wa3 Wm.
Scott, of Company K. His comrades
caught him up, and as his life blood
ebbed away, he raised to heaven, amid
the din of war, the cries of the dying,
and the shouts of the enemy, a prayer
for the President, and as he died he re
marked to his comrades that he had
shown he was no coward and not afraid
He was interred, in the presence of
his regiment, in a Jittle grove about two
miles to the rear of the rebel fort, in the
centre of a group of holly and vines ; a
few cherry-trees, in full bloom, are scat-tered-around
the edge. In digging his
grave a skull and bones were found, and
metal buttons, showing that the identical
spot had been used in the Revolutionary
war for our fathers who fell in the same
cause. The Chaplain narrated the cir
cumstances to the boys, who stood around
with uncovered heads. He prayed for
the President, and paid the most growing
tribute to his noble heart that we ever
heard. The tears started in their eyes
as the clods of earth were thrown upon
him in his narrow grave, where he lay
shrouded in his coat and blanket.
Since the commencement of the pres
ent year the rebels have lost an aggre
gate of nearly six hundred large-sized
guns an artillery pieces, at the following
Mill Spring, 10
Fort Henry. 17
Roanoke I. land, 42
EUiabeth City, 6
Bowling Green, 43
Fort Donelion, 65
Bird's Point, Ho., 6
Fort Clinch, . . 14
Pea Ridge, 13
Sew Madrid, 27
Island Ho. 10,
By G3. Pope,
Wheat is firm. It is quoted from 73 to
Corn 31 to 32.
Beans SOcia, good SI, 50, prime SI, SO.
. Potatoes, choice pinkeyes, sacks includ
Salt, Kanawa S2,60 to $2,75 per bar
rel. Groceries: Sugar, 8 to 10 cts ; molas
es, 35 to 30 cts ; Coffee, 20 to 22 cts. .
Scorbutic disease are the parent stock from wcich
arises a Iar'o proportion of the fatal maladien that af
flict mankind. They are as it were a species of potato
rot in the human constitution, which undermines and
corrupt all the soirees of it vitality and hastens its
decay. They are the germ fritn which spring, Con
sumption, Rheaumatittm, Heart DUease, Liver Com
plaints, and Eruptive Diseases which will be recog
niied as among those most fatal and destructive to the
raees of raea. So dreadful are Its consequences to ha
ul an life, that it Is hardly possible to over est .mate the
importance of an actual, reliable remedy, that can
sweep out this Scrofulous contamination. We know
then we shall proclaim welcome news to our readers of
one from such a quarter as will leave little dc ubt of its
efficacy and still more welcome, when we tell them
that it really does accomplish the end desired. We
Ay Eft's Sabsajarilla, andlt is certainly worthy the
attention of those who are afSicted with Scrofula or
Scrofulous complaints. Register, Albany, -V. Y.
O. F. STEWaW
'fflce in j. J. Thai-man's Dm
ck. ilai-i street. " 3iMf. v.
JEFF DAVIS HTJ-v
As vrcll as tlic Jury ofTir..
But finely declJed I had "Uetlt" tb.
in use. which I will sell rhe.n
now m use, wbica 1 wjii sell rhe.p,
Wi'l take cash if compeied t.
Corinth Evacuated i i
All persons knowing theaiselTeiniJrM. v"
rtoliiuijy. If note or bok axount, wj I
on me and settle the sime tefore th t
next, as I will after that datefnii;t ... "'t
aw. a. sonoExaxa TV
process of La
Brownville, K. T.. Miy 1;, im. '
. AUCTION !
To be sold at auction, on Sit'irtfay, Xj !j
iwv ucner, u v ,
nn. hnli 9 , M fA.. eh... ..1.. .
v., v mm.. j i. . o vi j, tum rucrjl i.Tv
be sold without recrv3, to tae buh it w,-.tt k
May 1st, 19S2.
SWEET POTATO SFRjH
THE YELL0T7 HAHSEI::
f 7 r XiVi
t . -C. J
S i t . . 1
r- ; ::V" . H
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Is the only Variety of j
SWEET POTATO, !
That has given entire satisfaction in ttt Xv;
At the proper reason I will nave Seet f 'v
of theNanoemond Ttie:r ty the 10d, l,0W;.i
Orders from a distance will be promptly
Send la your orders early. First corns, Hm
R. W. frzsj.
Choice Varieties and of ery super .or j-.':!tJ
pers of wbkh ii;i be sent (post p;JJ ly ei;!, .
address, for one dollar,
. H. A. TEf.ItT, Cre-cent Ci 7
March I3th, 1SC2 3
Estray Notice Taken l
' Taken Bp ibt snJ.scrfx, re, Wins ;
of Neman City, on or al-oul tLa trsi of J:.
small iron-gray bor.e-pony, about tft ?'
branded "T" in the left sboslder; arorit
Hoover and W. W. fceelins. on the 2J;Sm-l
1362, at $35 service of the horse to py for tor, s
If the Uorre i not called for and property r '
or before the futh day of June, 1So2, he wtii x
so I J to the his'ie t bidder for cah. at ra? r-s'lr
wm. r. tri3.
April 3, IS62. 33-10w $5 pr fee !
JUST .RECEIVED AT
- ff' n ai K 1 i -
Is now mcelTins and opCTiiDj oat :r ,
Stock of Goods, coniis in j of
Dry Goods, . "
Groceries,', 1 ,
Hats' and Caps. ,
Coots and Shoes. '
Iron and iNVJ. '
. ' Flour ad-:
Queensware, . ?
. SasMnd Doers,
jyindow G'V' :
T7h'ci I "wHl sellcheap.' '
asli 'or Proline?-!
Call oad examine my stock befort ,
Urownvil'.e, Afrit 2i,c&T,
STAR CIlACKEIl JIAtTACTC-
ST. JOSEPH, MO- ;
Movz on. Such is the course pursued by Curtis
valuable medicines. They nerer cease doing gj.-l bn
press forward, relieving ti;e sick and crippled from pain
and disease. The wonderful cures that are performed
by Curtis' Syrcp cf Sassafras are really maryelous.
Coujhs, coMa, hoarseness, measles, even Consumption
begins to tremble when it come in contact with it,rnd
sooa the deathly grasp is loosened. CurtU' Mameluke
Lioitaent is familiar to every family in the. country for
the many benefUs they have received from Us use. It
is well for every family to Ue provided j taey tannot tell
what bcr they may require Ha use. Tbee medicines
stand high, and are used by many respectable physician
of extensive practice. Seo advertisement in anothe
la rite's the attention of MerofcanU, J.
tel Keepers, Kanchmen, aal Trare.eri w
to his extensive " '
. Il3"isr?pareJ to .'arniA j
SODA, BOSTON. BUTTfy
SUGARD AND PIC NIC CRAL i
AND PILOT BHEAW ,
At Wholesale or Retail, ?.rM l'! ,
be had anywhere. HE-1
April 17, 1862 nU-Zn
Sail tn, Jinn t-asiaw au. -- ja
hereby notifrd to PPearv.;.74TJ ix '
BrowariHe, X; T., within thutj 'Wj jB
of this notice, to Baii'"?"LtX
to your I're-Einption Claim, a
Land Oncost V.'ashiosuiri. plKSST,-f
HICHAM) F. BAfc-- ,
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