Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, April 04, 1861, Image 7

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MiitaRy—Tae EAGLE Guarps.—For
last two weeks our town has been the scene
of the wildest excitement and the most in-
tense enthusiasm in regard to the war.
Saturday last, the Eagle Guards, under the
command of Capt. A. B. Styder, a distin.
guished soldier of the Mexican war, took
their departure for the seat of operations.—
bered 125 men, but on its arrival at Harris-
burg, was reduced to 77 men, in accordance
with {the army regulations, which permit
only that number in one company.
surplus of the Eagle Guards, Bellefonte
Fencibles and Cameron Infantry, were then
formed into amother company, called the
~1R% Wh
Our SusschiBeRs must excuse us for the
half sheet which we issue this week. Ttis
#1 Weéhave been able to give. Last week
ene of our hands was so unwell as to be vn
able to work, and another, Mr. James Culp,
silisted in the army and went off with the
Havle ¢iuards. The prevailing war excite-
aicnt, also, had a tendency to distract our
attention, and all things considered, we are
+u.illed to some indulgence.
lt er it ga ria
Fras are going up all over town. On
“Tuesday last several were run up, and sey-
«ral more are about to be raised. A large
and handsome flag has been placed on the
Cuthiolic Church, through the patriotism of
Rev. Mr. Vondergreen and his congregation.
We would suggest that all the different con-
gregations in town follow the example, and
place upon their church edifices the stars
and stripes of our beloved country.
a rare
“Pie Governor Liss made a demand upon
the S.ate for tlanndl shirts, for the soldiers
10 wear during the war. As a matter of
squrse. the ludies of Bellefonte will come in
ir their share of making the ¢ duds.”’—
If they can evince as much spirit of patriot-
iem-sg:did the women of the Revolution,
noi is the opportunity to do it, Two or
three hundred shirts will full to their lot, and
Jef thew show their patrietism by talking
with their needle.
077 The followicg is a list of the
of the Bellefunte Fencibics, John B.
«ll, Captain :
Jn B. Miichell, Wiliiam McClellan,
Jus. A.
denver, John A Rogers, Jolin II, Stover, Jas H.
in, Henry H. Montgomery, irane May, Sid
fly, Cyrus Strickland, C. P. Stonercad,
Raphile, Monroe Armor, Edmund
tn J. Cartin, James H. Hughes,
. te, W\ illinx Hart. Henry P, Harris,
famauel Nighois, Joseph W. Schlem, Henry II
Ftoneatieorce Rowen, Jume= P. Waddle, William
8. Hutoor, Thomas F. Kelly, Cornelius W. Ifar
ald, Abnuin V Miller, Henry €. Pennington,
Jeses Steward, Sinton Rough, Jecob Dinges, Wm.
J Smiib, B. F. Adams, H. HH. Benner, J. H. Rub.
tinsont ‘A ~Cortner, 8. T. Lixon, T. R. Stephenson
Joseph D. Thomas, W. C. McCaulay, Isawe Thom
pe, John Anderson, Jeremiah O'Leary, A. S, Val-
-entine, 2r.,;R. C.*Cheerman, J. T. Swicrs Geo, W.
Jlattdn, Cherles Robd, Mathew Jolingon, G. W.
Rodgers, J. kK. late. Wm. F. Montgomery, H.
Sharer, Abraham Grafivz, John I. Jack, J. P.
Wilson, Joseph Schoell Jr., Foster Tate, Geo. W.
Armstrong, Sharies R. Bullock. Wm. McGuire,
Geo. HM SBurkert, Geo. A. Bayard, nae Showalter,
CTaMes Johnson, ¥7. C. Vanvalin, Jas. M. Rosen-
steel” JonuHarris, Hezekiah Dixon, Jobn A. Bay-
ard, Thomas W. Kelly, James P. Gregg George
D. Pitt’. Jolin R. Tate, Allison Haupt, Henry C.
Yeager, John Gingerich, Willium Hl. Ammerman,
Jamfek Fasris, John Croft, Witham A. McCoy,
Daniel Pruner, A. Gregg Neff, Bartholomew Me
Yoarney, Michal Laughlin, Mart Hays, Lewis
Darlucuer, Alited Hicks, John Q. Adams, George
Dp. Ingraw, J. W. Boak. David Henderson, Sam.
ael Butler, John L. Johnson, James F. Riddle,
Thomas €. Crawford, John Williams, William R-
Ornet, Walter Johnson, Joe. i. Stope, J. H. Mus
ser, Thos. 8. Grafies, John Swartz, James G. Lu-
eas, Henry Calhoun, J. M. Lucas, John Kerr, Jos,
Peters, Geo. W. Lucas, Park Billoch, Albert
FerngAntes Llarnich, T. McCafferty, Thos. Roth-
wock. sis
f+ The following is a list of the names
«of those who centributed, on ‘Wednesday
Jast, to the fund for the relie of the fami-
lies of ‘those who have gone $0 fight the bat-
tles of ‘our country :
Curtin Guards, under command of our
townsman, Capt. John II. Stover.
company is now full, and ready to march at
any time. Prior to the depg ture of the
Fagle Guardg, they marched t.' the Court
Ilouse to bear some parting prayers and ad-
dresses, but the room was soon filled to over
flowing, and great numbers were compelled
to remain outside. .In view of this, the
meeting adjourned to the Court House Yard,
where some interesting exercises took place.
Prayers were offered by the Revs. Switzer,
of the M, E. Church, and Bower, of the
Baptist. Addresses were delivered by Judge
Linn, Rev. Mr. Vondergreen, and H. N.-
Allister, Esq. At the close of Mr. M.'s
remarks, he offered the following resolution,
in compliment to the ladies of Bellefonte,
who have done and are still doing so much
to soothe and alleviate the anticipated suffer-
ings of those gallant spirits, who have so
nobly volunteered to sustain the honor of
our country’s flag:
Resolved, That the Ladies of . Centre
county who have eneouraged their brothers,
song and husbands to respond to their coun-
try’s call, by enrolling themselves as mem
bers of the ** Bellefonte Fencibles,” «* Eagle
Guards,” and *¢ Cameron Guards,” respect-
ively, have manifested to the world that the
spiritof 70 still actuates the daughters of
the women of the Revolution, and have ens
titled them to their country’s gratitude and
their country’s praise.
The resolution was most enthusiastically
The Guards were then arched oft in
good order to the various hotels for dinner,
and took their departure immediately after
the meal was over.
There is quite a number of names belong-
ing to the Guards which we have not got.—
We give, however, all we have.
John Barger, Edward Spears, George Funk, John
Bryan, James Barger, Constance Barger. Evan R
Go dfellow, Thos R. Bathurst, Geo H. Niely.Zeb-
ulon B. White, Simon Bathurst, Jobn Fant, Wm.
H Shultz Thomas Martin, Jacob rults, Wm. D.
tlarper, Wm. Reeder, Robert M. Pruner, Wil iam
Taylor, Joseph Funk. Thomas Evans, Jas. B. Cur-
tin, Joseph L. Neff. James G. Lucas, Henry Kena-
kott. D. H. Parsons. Charles Johnston, Markus M
McKean. D. Irvin Johueton, A. B. Snyder, Robert
Jacobs, Wm. Galbraith. Samuel L. Miller, J oespls
Fulton, William Ward, James Heverly. Henry 4
McMullen, James Powers, James Dowling, W. C.
Davis, John S. Boell, Hemy D. Sands, James E.
McCartney, Wm. T. McMullen, George W. Gar-
ner, George Cox, Abruham S. Keys, Chas Glenn,
Chas. Feil, John H. Thomas, Mich. Bottorf. Wm
Rotter, 1. XE. Hutton, Wm. J. Mackey, Wm. H.
Blair, D. Fetters. Henry E. Rowan, Lemuel B.
Holt. Henry 8. Clapp, Wm. W. Wetsler, James
Hin‘on, Abraham Harshbarger, Jobn Bhofile. A.
Eminshizer, Thos. Ammerman, E Sharp. J. Shel-
ly, Andrew Morrison, John Lochard, P. Brady, R.
Miles. Jr, Wm. L. Raphile, J. Shirk, J. D. Kulp,
Geo. Wyland, Ed. Dowling, J. G. Swiers, D. Swey-
ers, J. Dana.
Directly after the Guards had departed. a
meeting was called at the Court House, to
raise money for the support of the families
of those who had enlisted, and about one
thousand dollars were subscribed in addi-
tion to the five thousand subscribed during
the first part of the week. The spirit of
patriotism ran high and .mce subscribed
cheerfully and hberally.
On last Monday night, -also, a meeting
was called for the same purpose. and a large
amount of money was raised. The meeting
1aaF 1 0
Figg oy Sm was addressed by Messrs. Wilson, M’Allis-
W. I. Valsntioe, 200,00 | ter, Stover, Hunter, Hale, Macmanus, Bush,
Jax, To Hale, i 2 Test, and Rev. Finley Riddle. The follow-
Wm. F. Reynolds, 1200,00 |. i Sat
JIN Mp Allister, 200.00 iy are the names The ny at
RB, Valentine, 300.00 | urday-afternoon znd Monday night:
BL. P.illiker, 300.00 | H. Brokerhoof, 100 00
“ae Valesitine, -300,00 1 5. P. Harris, 20 00
Wm. Rogers, 100,00 B, .C. Clapp, 20 00
£. C. Humes, 250.0013. S. Lyon, 22 00
Jue, Gendon, 10000 | N. Hillibish, 20 00
A. 8. Valentine, 150.00 | J. B. Butts, 25 00
McCoy, Lian & Co., 200,00 | Wm. Kerlin, 10.00
3. 1. Alar ander, 100,60 | T. R. Knox, 5 00
"M. Waddle, 100 00 | Cash, 1 00
“Geo, Livingstee, 200,00 |g, H. McClure, 10 00
Joseph Green, 100,00 { Geo. Alexander, 25 00
John Brickbill, © .2500|.W. W. Brown, 25 00
4. VW; Tate, 25,00 [ Cash, ® 5 00
liensy ¥undyks, 100,00 | J. L. Test, 25 00
John Tedobnsten, 50.00 | D. Rhodes, 50 00
Wa. HL Longwell, 50 00 | Isaac May, 100 00
Wm. Gahagan, 12500 |D Weaver, : 2500
J. D. Tarner, 25.00 |J. Sunble, * 50 oe
#5, Haan & Co, 50.00 | H. J. Mead, * 25-00
¥. Judon, 25 00 | E Fisher, 10 00
Wm, Me Blair, 100.00 | [ra Fisher, 10 00
J. G. McMeen, 100,00 | R. McKnight, 10 00
«fi. Green, 50 00 | Ed. Graham, 20 00
Wm, J. Sein, 2500 | J. D. Wingate, 20 00
M. R Lod, 25 00 | A Miller, 10 00
YA. Marshall, © 25,00 | Jno. Alexander, 10 00
“Thomas Sherlock, 20,00 | John A. Hunter, 20 00
RR. G.-Durham, 25.00 | Jas. Alexander, 20 00
John Tonner, 5000 | D. J. McCann, 50 00
~fames Adexander, -25 00 | El: Miller, 5 00
Wm. MoAfferty, +3 00 | R. Miles, :10 00
A. Amierman, 15,0v | John Hoffer, 50 00
sGeorge Downing, ,20 00 | C, Derr, 50 00
Wm. 8 ripple, 120.00 | Thos. Burnside, 25 00
John Way, 15 00 | Jas. McManus, 15 00
Ferdinand Lao, 2500 | Wm. P. McManus, 10 00
4. T Lemley, 10.00 | M. Thompson & Co, 100 00
William 8. Wolf, 10,00 | D. G. Bush, 50 00
Joba P, Hara, 2000 (J. Levy, 10 00
J. Stéwait Lyon, 200 00 } Wm. Boggs, 10 00
A. Hillibish, 20 00 | Geo. Valentine, 150 00
Jd. .B. Butz, 25,00 | A. Gregg, .Jdr., 10 00
Wm. Kerlin, 110,00 LR, S. Downing, 20 00
1. 5. Wnox, .5,00 | Austin Curtin, Jr. 10 00
Wm. Levy, 110,00 |:J. Martin, 10 00
Wm. Furer, 10,00 (4. Hughs, 15 00
«0, J. Burtin, 100,00 | D, W. Hall, 15 00
AJ. Ward, 10.00 | Wm. Brown, 25 00
oJ. M. Wagner, 25 00 | Robt. Hepburn, iJ) 00
A. C. Jddings, 25,00] J. S. Barnhart, 15 00
John Rhums, £5.00 | D. Welch, 5 00
Algy, «25,00 A. O. Furst, 20 00
J. Wi Weaver, 110,00 § B. Galbraith, ; 5 00
Wm. Cartin. 110.00 { T. M. Peck, 10 00
J. Klinger, ,10,00| J. S. Parsons, 10 00
7D. McGinly, 10,00 | C. W.-Lambert, 10 00
M. A; Leob. 15,Q0 | Rev. J. II. Bernard, 5 00
“i. Ho iWearer 25,00 | Jacob Shrom, 10 00
Geo W. Jacksog, x 25,00 | John Hoy, 15 00
A. M White, .10,00 | B. Hutton, e 5 00
Sam}, dlarrig, 10,00 | R. H. ;Crosthwaite, 10 00
P. Watd, 110,00 | Jag. A. Miller, 4 00
+8. 8. Willets, eg + 2500 | John Uarvard, 10 00
Wm, ¥ Wilson, ;100.00 | J. W. Furey, 5 00
Win. J. Kealsh, 5,00 (J. B. Taylor, 10 00
1. 8. Summerville, . 25,00 | John, Crosthwaite, 5 00
¥Delaune Grey, 10,001 J. Montgomery & Son, 10 00
FD ML Wagner. 490,00 |B. Rich, £20 00
The company, when it left this place, num-.
Rumored Attack on McHenry.
Anarchy and Mob Laps in the City
of Baitimore.
WestcHESTER, April 21.— A messenger has
reschec here with a paper signed by sixteen
wen of the neighboraood, stating lat the
bridga at Conowingo, ever the Busquebunna.
bas been taked possesion ef by e'x hundred
wen by order of Guy. Hicks, and it is feared
that it may be burned to night. The appexrl
is made furaid to sustain the paople in its de-
Twenty-five men of Gen. Small’s regiment
are at Cxford, on tho way hack to Philadei-
hia. They have made their wey from Bal-
timore as they best could.
Captain Gues is mustering his company,
the National Guards of this place, numbering
oae hundred and fifty-four men, They will
ba ready te start in the moraing. The streets
are a ecene of bustle. 8 xty of the Natianal
Guards ere armed and equipped, but bave
ne amimunition.
Reports have beeu received confirming the
‘nvesion of the Pennsylvania Border by a
purty of men, who bave designs upen the
Conowingo Bridge.
A detachment of the National Guards,
numbering fil'y five men, with ammunition
sufiicient for two thoussnd rounds, will leave
here early tomorrow moraing to defend the
bridge. They go via the Baltimore Central
Railroad to Oxford. A coliision is enticipa
ted. Wm, H. Duck, the local editor of the
West Chester Record, accompanies the par-
West Cazsrer April A.M. Twenty
e'ght mea of Gen. Smull's Brigade arrived
yerterday at Oxford, Chester eounty, having
walked froma Baltimore, and raported that
500 Marylanders were after them, and were
on the boundary live, Troops from West
Chester, and .eitizens of :Downingion and
Coateville and other parts of Chester and
Lancaster counties, went to the point named
last night.
Harriszurg, April 21.—A gentleman who
has just arvived here from Baltimore, reports
that be left that eity at eight o'clock thie
morning, at which time no unnsual excite.
ment prevailed there. He reached Ashland,
twelve miles {rom Baltimore, at ten o'clock,
and remaived there.until nearly nocn. Up
to thet hout there was no gound or news to
indicate any unusual procecdings at Balti-
IIanrissurg, Agril 21.— Passengers who
left Washington at 4 o’cleck this morning,
rrached this yort via the Northern Central
Railroad, at 6 o'clock thie evening. ‘They
report that an inteose excitement prevailed
at Baltimore. Prominent Philadelphians
were watched closely. One of them was ar-
rested hut eubeequently released on the in-
terceesion of prominent Secesxioniste, The
whole eity bad been tarped.inte a military
Some of the carpenters who. went to repair
the bridges of the Northern Central Railroad
have returned. They report that the design
to repa’r them hes been abendoned for she
Iargreurg, April 21, 10 o'clock, P. M.—
It ie etated by officers of the United States
Army, who arrived this morning from Balti-
more, that the gone of Fort McHenry were
turned towards Baltimore eity, but the fir-
ing bad not yet commenced.
An cofficer of the House ot Representatives
of Pennsylvania, who returned to-night, says
that ke saw in Baltimore, on Seturday, on
parade in the streets, twelve brass field
pieces, two troops of horse and a regiment of
infantry. The latter seemed tobe com posed
of merchants’ clerks.
A rumer was prevalent in/Baltimore this
morning, that the.New York Seventh:Regi-
ment and Massachusets Sixth Regiment
reached Annapolis in safely.
Witujnaron, April 2lst--Evening.—A
message bas been. received in this pity to the
effuct that prominent. men of the Border
States baye asked. for n,_ceasation of hostill-
tier, with tha.view to another.attempt to com-
:Nothing new ‘has been received from;Bal-
tipore, hut it je generally boligved that 2
00 oO
rencontre between Fort McHenry and the
what extent is not
— -
Ymportant frem Iiarrisburg,
The Virginia Forces Concentrating at Har
per's Ferry — Lower Pennsylvania Thieat-
Hizri-pure, April 20.—Virginia is con-
centrating her forces rapidly at Harper's
Ferry. Five thousand troops are to assem
ble there, whose supposed destination is
Three railroad bridges between this city
and Baltimore have been torn up or burnt,
The Strate Administraticn is in possession
of important TB ae ive to the plans
irginia and Mary
land, which they risase to communicate,
deemicg its publication at this time incon-
Fears are en'ertained that the Maryland-
ers will make a demonstration at Chambers—
burg. end orders have been sent to Franklin
to collect all the arms in that county snd
prepare to defend Chambereburg.
Three hundred regulars are coming from
IH irrissore, April 20,—General Keim ard
staff, consisting of General Schaeffer, of Lan-
copier, Cal, Jordon, of Dauphin, and major
Young, of Barks, bave been ordered here
from Washington, to take charges of the
troops at this point, They left Washington
this morning and arrived w-night, traveling
eighteen miles from Baltimore by carriage.
Judge Wilmot accompanied them.
They found fiva bridges destroyed on the
Notrhern Central road, and were ten hours
cn the way from Baltimore. An intense ex.
cilement was prevailing in thet city when
thay left, :
Sherman’s Federal battery, sisc the bat-
tery of the Reading Artillery, consisting of
four pieces, will reach here at midnight, -
The following Ohio .eompanies have arri-
vad. in addition to thoes previously reported :
—Cincinnati Zouaves; Pickaway Guards,
Cleveland Greys, Cincinnati Rovers, Cincin-
nati Lafayette Guards, Urbanna Rfles and
Mansfield [ndapendents. Each of these com-
1 anies are over 8:ch'y strong, and many are
in a fins state of disciplina,
Harri-nurg, April 21.—A body of two
thonsand men were thrown forward, by the
midnight train, fo the first bridge on the way
te Baltimore which hae been destroyed. on
the Northern Central Railroad. These two
18 i
D. K. Tate, city has tgken place—1io.
Thadeus Brew, Jr., 5 00 ar Sen p Be,
S. H. Norman, 10 00 :
On |S Dixon, 50
C- Cambridge, 4 00
Cash 3 >
Rev. Patterson, 0
Samuel Smith, 5 00 ena,
Geo. Smith, * 1 00
Hon. D. Strohecker, 5 00
H. Kechler, 1 66
Benj. Lucas, 25
Wm. Schriber, 100 Washi
"| David Krape, 5 00 | Vashinglon.
The |S. J. Lucas, 2 00
J. Amy, 100
Jno. T. Hoover, 20 00
H. P. Treziyulny, 10 00
Wm, C. Welch, 10 00
J. M. Wilson, 10 00 | of the Secessionists in
This | Wm. Baird, 2 00
Wm. A. Thomas, 150 00
Say ald 13 0 sistent with the public welfare.
W. 8. Gilliland, 10 00
J. Askey, 5 06
T. R. Revnolds, 100 00
ST. Murray, 25 00
Wm. Hi. Humes, 50 00
R. D. Cummings, 50 00
H. Barnhart, 5 00
D: Ksape; o ® Carliele tonight.
. S. Awl,
.C. F. Wilson, 5 00
F. B. Riddle, *Lael0 00
J. MeCalmout, 5 00
Thos. Boas, 100
{ thousand are to be fellowed by three hun-
dred regulars from Carlisle, and by Sher-
man’s Battery of Miying Artillery and ene
thousand more volunteers on Monday.
The State Administration will sand muni-
tions and suitable small howitgers and field
pieces to Chambersburg on Tuesday.
Barring, April 21.— The city has been
intensely excited by the report that there
10,000 troops at Cockeysville marching to
Washingtion throvgh Baltimore. The ring
leaders in the last riot are busy at work ine
flaming the minda and arousing the passions
of tha worst clase of the Baltimore people.
Things hare are in a terrible condition. —
ie mob is ready for anything, and threats
are mada of killing Lineoln’s office helders,
and burning out the union men. The Union
men are pray’ng for heip from the North. —
A force of five thousand men sent to the
help of the Union men, and who would over~
come the polica, would be enough to hold
Baltimora snd command Maryland.
The Steamer Maryland landed her troops
cafely at Annapolis last night.
The track was being torn up on the An.
napolis branch to prevent their traasporta-
tion by that means to Washington,
The steamer Louisiana arrived at Balti-
mare from Norfolk this (Sunday) morning
aud brings intelligence that the Federal of-
ficers were dastreying all.the U. 8. property
at the Navy yard, and that two U. 8, steam.
ers, and other vessels bad been eeuttled and
sunk by order of the U..S. Government.
The Navy Yard was to be burned last
night, if not prevented by the State authors
The U. S. steamer Puwnee from Washing-
ton, landed Government troops at Old Point
Comfort, after which she proceeded to Neiw
The Steamers RB. Spalding, of Boston and
the Empire City of New York; reached old
Point Comfort on Saturday night, and left
1000 troops at Fert Monroe,
From Chambersburg.
Arrival of three fugitives from Harpers Fer-
ry— Destruction of the arms and Buildings
complete — The Rebels concentrating. ai Har-
per's Ferry.
CnauBersBurg, Pa., April 21-— On the
night of the hurniag of the Harper's -Ferry
Armory, four men of Lieut, Jones’ command
were on guard and could notleave with the
garrison. Lieut. Jones supposed that they
were killed, but this was not so. They were
taken prisoners and held until yesterday af-
ternoon, when two of them escaped over the
bridge, and a third hy swimming the river
and canal. The other remains at the Ferry.
The three fugitives arrived here at 11 ¢’clock
this morning. ‘The say that the destruction
of the buildings and the arms was complete
Six or teven thousand Virginians were
there, and five thousand were expected there
last night, from Richmond, under €4l. Lee.
There is evidently a design of invading Ma-~
ryland and making Masgn and:Dixon’s Line
the scene of warfare.
“From Harrishurg.
-Reports from Chambersburg — Attack
hended— Mustering of «Volunteers.
Harrispore, April 21,—Private advices
from Chambershurg state that the people are
apprehensive of en attack from the Virgin-
ians..concentratiog at Harper's Ferry. A
battery is thrown up to repel invasion.
“They have patrols out to prevent a surprise.
«Our city is .a vast camp, The streets are
crammed with people, .companies marching
in, eyery direction, snd martial _muaic io
heard on all sides.
iThe follawing Pennssliania troops have
arrived since midnight: —Standing Stone
Guards, Huntingdon county, 100 men ; Eagle
Guards, Centrs county, 79; Cameron Infan-
try, 116. The egzcess ol the Centre evunty
companies was formed into a new company
ealled the Curtin Guards, with a full com»
plement. Burns Infantry, Miflin county,
76 men.
There ars also five companies from
Schuylkill county ; Marion-Rifles, 83 men ;
Ashland Rifles, 86; St. Clair Rifles, 45 ;
Lewellyn Rifles, 56 ; Columbia Infantry, 79
Affairs in Baltimore.
New York, April 22.—Mayor Alberger, of
Buffalo, who had been spending some months
with his relative in Baltimore, arrived here
to-day with a number of other gentlamsn,
who chartered a canzl boat there of Friday
for $200. They report the condition of Bala
timore ws fearful. Armed mobs are para-
ding the streets compelling all persons to
unite with them in imrrecations against the
North, the Governor and the Union. The
principal streets are baricaded, and many of
the houses!ave loop-hoies cutin the shut
Mzaycr Alberger was surrounded by a mob
of drunken ruffiane, at the Eutaw House,
whe endeavored, by shusive langusge, to
provoks a word in reply, intending, no d ubt
to shoot him on the epot had Le afforded them
any pretext. He was unable to buy a revo!-
ver io Baltimore, the storss baving been ena
ptied by the mob. A prominent citizen, who
was known 8 a Uaion man, wes compelled
to leave the city at six hours’ notice, with
eight ebildrem. It was beleived that uo
Brn’ life would be worth en boars
purchase there when the next gun was fired
in the war.
The War Excitement on
the Increase,
Three Thousand Troops in Harrisburg.
| Special Correspondepce of the Phila, Bulletin ]
HarrisBurg, April. 19—104 o'clock, p. M.
—Without exaggeration, it may be said that
Harrishurg is fairly wild with excitement. —
The news received by telegraph this after-
noon, of the attack made on volunteers,
while pasging through the city of Baltimore,
and the subsequent despatch that the Arse-
nal at Harper's Ferry had been destroyed by
our troops in order to prevent it from falling
into the hands of the enemy, brought the ex»
citement to a pitch that it is difficalt to sup-
pose any other event in the history of our
struggle can exceed. The telegraph offices
and the office of an afternoon paper was be-
sieged by the pullic, eagerly seeking for
any additional information that was to be
obtained, while upon the streets and in the
hotels the subject was discussed in the most
vehement wanner. Add to this the stir oc-
casioned by each additional arrival of a
hundred or more volunteers with the picre-
ing tones of the fife and the jarring notes of
the drum, and you can easily imagine what
I mean when [say the town is wild with
Amid all this tumultuous talking and
fierce gesticulation, the State Government
came in for a large share of reproach. And
as the war of words waxed high, the excited
crowd inquired why, in view of the condi-
tion of matters and things, the order was
not given by the Governor to send oft the
recruits, and strengtien the forces of the
volunteers who have already gone South, in
case of an attack on the City of Washing-
ton. Then there sas forced upon them the
conviction of a truth—one which the public
has known all along, but which in the ex-
citement of the moment they forgot, that
with but a few exceptions none of our vol.
unteers are armed, and that there are np
arms here with which to farnish them. This .
is a lamentable fact at the present crisis.—
There are no arms here, and notwithstand
ing the repeated despatches of the State
Department to the proper authorities, none
have arrived yet. This morning the Gover-
nor received a telegraph of to-day from
Pittsburg, (not Philadelphia, as the tele
graph of to-day makes me say,) that five
thousand stand of arms were on their way ;
‘but up to the present hour of writing, noth-
ing had been hard congerning them.
Wishing to get the .latest information, I
stepped up to the Executive Department a
few minutes ago, and was there informed
that a special despatch had just been re-
ceived stating that 5000 stand of arms left
Pittsburg this evening, and would arrive
here to morrow morning at an early hour ;
also that a thousand arms would arrive from
Philadelphia at the same time. This is
good news to the volunteers here, as many
of them feared that they would be obliged
to leaye without being suitably armed, de-
pending upon supplies at Washington, and
thag then, in the case of an attack being
made upon them at Baltiraore, they would
fall easy victims to the violence of a mob.—
As soon a8 these arms are received, a large
number of troops will be mustered and im-
mediately despatched South.
The camp ground to day presented a very
animated appearance. The .tents all day
long have been hauled from the arsenal, and
the soldiers have been busily employed in
erecting them, and in making beds of straw.
Stores and cooking .utensils have been sup-
plied in number. and camp life is commen-
ced in earnest. ‘Besides this, a large quan-
tity of provisions are being stored away,
and every exertion is made to secure .the
comfort of the troops.
At 8 o’cloek, this evening, the number of
soldiers who are encamped amounted to
about, 1750 men, while in the town, quar-
tered at the hotels and boarding houses,
there are about a thousand more. Camp
orders, regulating the troops, have been is-
sued by E. C. Wiliams, Brigadier General
in command, and the strictest enforcement
of the-rules is adhered to. No soldier is al-
lowed te be out of hig tent after nine o'clock,
and all lights must be extinguished “atv the
{ap of the drum. Special hours are gota part
| for the admission of visitors ; ‘but an order
from the Governor admits all-hours,
by which mgans I am enakled'to obtain ev-
ery information. Her TE
gp : -
I have mentioned that Camp Curtin has
been named in honor of the Governor, and
it was his intention to review the troops this
afternoon ; but as T telegraphed he was com-
pelled to leave for Philadelphia, at noon,
where his presence was indespensable. The
probability ig, that the review will take
place to-morrow or during the early part of
next week. 2 : :
The executive department is thronged at
all hoars with indiyiduals seeking interviews
with the Governor upon military matters,
and to so great an extent is this carried,
that this morning I waited two hours at his
room before I could obtain an opportuity to
speak to him. So numerous are the de-
spatches received by him to which answers
sre required, that this morning a telegraph
wire was placed in the Governors office,
so that now messages can be transmitted
It is but proper to add that it is to the
kindness of Thomas A. Scott, Esq., Vice
President of the Pennsylvania Railroad, that
the Governor is indebted for this act.
Offers of volunteer companies are made
from every quarter, but the complement re-
quired of this State, being now made up,
the Governor refused ther services, simply
advising them to neglect no oppertunity in
Important Report from Washing
“on. E
Difficuliies with the Baltimore Anthori-
ties Arranged.
The Railroad d Tel
: roads 242 legTaph Lines to be
New York, April 22.—Collegtor Barney
statey that a gentleman, officially connected
with the Government, says that he has ine
formation from Weshington that a corre
spondence has been opened with the Baltie
more authorities, resuliing in an undestak-
ing on the part of Baltimore to repair the
rai'rond bridges, tclezraph lines, aud te
keep the communication open for passengers
mails and desparebes, »s well ¢& the troops,
[From the Philadelphia Bulletin of the 20th.)
Important Military Movements.
The Massachusetts nnd New York
ims nis Reach the City, rk Rog-
Philadelphia has, within the last few days
been the theatre of important military moves
ments, The city has a sumed the appears
making themselves proficient in military
tactics, until the time arrives when they |
may be needed more than at present.
An incident has come to my notice which |
seems to illustrate the patriotism of the men |
of our State. Recently, six brothers, (some |
of them married men) enrolled themselves in |
the several volunteer companies recruited in
Harrisburg, for the purpose of marching to
the defence of the National Capital. Before
entering the ranks they had a miniature ta-
ken, representing the brothers on one plate,
which they presented to their mother as a
mewento of their love and patriotism — |
Surely it was of such men that the Roman
mc ther proudly exclaimed, ‘These gre my !
Jewels I”?
The appearance of some of these volun-
teers, as they enter the city, strongly speaks
to the heart of tha object that has brought
them here. They come clothed in the
coarsest fabrics, and that scantily enough in
some cases, Under their arms they carry
a pair of new brogans anticipating, as it
were, the demand that may be made upon |
their feet in marching, before they get thro;
while in their hands they sling an old leather
Lag, containing a change of raiment or an
extra shirt or two. At the side of some of
them, strapped to their waists, dangle old
swords, which, perhaps, were wielded by
their forefathers in the first great struggle
for American liberty, while others carry old
muskets, of a half a century ago make, on
their shoulders, all of thew seemingly de-
termined to use what means have been pro-
vided them, to the best of their ability. And
then of the pistols, the Colt's revolvers and
other weapons, thrust inte their pockets, at
the last moment, by parents and friends.—
Who ean tell 2 ;
There was a rumor afloat this afternoen,
that all the armed troops would leave for
Washington during the night ; but es yet
it is without foundation. The Curtin Guards
I know, marched from the camp to their ar-
mory, where they supplied themselves with
arms, and then marched back to the camp
ground. I have no doubt, however, but
that on the return of the Governor, this ru-
mor will be verified.
After I enclosed my telegraphic despatch-
es to day, several other companies.of volun—
teers arrive 1, some of them armed. Others
have been arriving during the night. Fifieen
hundred troops from Uhio, are telegraphed
as about to arrive at gnidnight. Between
this and morning. there will no doubt be a
large accession to the forces already here.
The State Capital Band ser.paded a num-
ber of public men and all the volunteers, in
turn, last night. The expense was gencrally
defrayed by Messrs. George W. H. Smith,
Robert Randall, Charles L. Goehring, Rich-
ard Wildey and Oscar Thorpe.
At a meeting of the German citizens of
this place, held last night, a series of reso-
1itions were adopted, pledging their fidelity
to the Constitution of the United States.
It 1s with difficulty that the names of the
dificrent companies are obtained as they ar—
rive ; §s in many cases they neglect report—
ing to the proj er authorities, so that no rec-
ord is to be had, rave by being on the spot
at the time—an absolute impossibility when
you are somewhere else. I have no doubt,
whatever, but what with the arrivals I have
already telegraphed, together with those
volunteers on the camp ground, there are
three thousand troops now in this town wait.
.ing marching order. Appended 1s a kst of
the companies encamped this evening
Johnstown Infantry, Captain T. M. Lap--
sley, 84 men. :
Johnstown Zouave Cadets, Captain I. M.
Power, 78 men.
Independent Infantry, Bloomfield, Captain
H. D. Woodruff, 80 men.
Pittsburg Turner Rifles, Captain Henry
Amlung. 104 men.
Bellefonte Fencibles, Captain J. B. Mitch-
ell. 120 men.
Tyrone Artillery, Captain James Bell, 40
Wayne Guards, Captain W, L. Neff, oe
Juniata Rifles, Captain A. McLoyd, 75
State Capitol Guards, Captain W. B.
Sipes, 62 men.
Wyoming Artillery, Captain A. H. Em-
ery. 67 men.
Easton Volunteers, Captain Charles -H.
Hickman,.80 men.
+ Easton,”’ Captain Samuel Yoke, 95 men,
Union Rifles, Allentown, Captain G. H
Good. 78 men.
Holtidaysburg «Fencibles, Captain ‘F. Mi=
nier, 76 men.
Reading Reipers, Captain J. M. Cooley,
89 men. ,
Green Castle:Light Infantry, Captain T.
B. Strickler, 42 men.
Chambersburg Artillery, .Captain PB.
Housam, 56 men. Bot
Saint Thomas Artillery, Captain T. B.
Klder, 35 men. dks
Cameron Guards. Captain T. 8. Eyster,
119 men. FL va
Shawnee Guards, Captain Thomas Welch,
Omen, 07 x i
Unifed States Zouaves, Captain .George
Siegrist, 74 men. - ve
hy : GOL.
ance of the city which was threatened by an
invading army, and where niue-tenths of the
men were hurrying to arms to drive back
the invaders. Recruiting and enroling are
going on upon all sides, and there are
litterally *“ wars and rumors of wars.”” One
of the most mortifying incidents of the week
was the return home of General Small’s
Washington Brigade, composed entirely of
Philadelphia troops. This body of men
went from Philadelphia with the Sixth Reg-
iment of Massachusetts, yesterday morning,
and they came in for a share of the ill.treat-
ment heaped by the Baltimore Plug Uglies
upon the Bay State volunteers. The Phila.
delphians were entirely unarmed, and they
were, of course, unable to con‘ead with
an immense mob of armed ruffians. They
were brutally treated, and finanly sent tak
to Philadelphia by the authorities of Balti
more. They reached home at a late hour
last night, and proceeded at once to theif
rendezvous in the Northern Liberties, where
their arrival created the most intense excita -
ment. The feeling of indignation was ex.
Lieut. Haines, of Company A, of the in-
sulted Brigade furnishes Some facia relative
to the disgraceful riot. From his account
it appears that the train, consisting of sev
entcen cars, reached Camden Station, (with-
in the. city limits of Baltimore,) without
encountering any obstacle. It was about
half-past leven o'clock when it haulted in
an open space.
The first cars were cccupied by the armed
Massachusetts troops, who at once disem-
barked and formed into line a short distance
from the railroad. A few secessionists wers
spectators and expressed the:r dislike to the
volunteers by throwing missiles at the cars
and using objectionable epithets. The m
increased in numbers, and finglly- engaged
in a dipute with the Massachu®its Regiment
which resulted in the infliction of injuries to
the parties named. The New England men
became incensed because their flag was tora
and the mob fired stones and became violent.
Finally the troops started to march away,
and #8 they did so the collision occurred.
The cars being left to themselves, an inters
val of nearly three quarters of an hour
elapsed. It was impossible for the inmates
to say why the train was not moved, but
the supposition is that the authorities of the
road knew that the track ahead had been
torn up, and did not think it advisable te
proceed. All this time the crowd was
increasing, and it became so bold that am
attack was made upon the cars, the inmates
of which, (with the exception of the Massa-
chusetts Regiment,) had retained their seats,
* Stones, bricks and pistol balls poured in o
the frail structures. The window glasses
were demolished, and the woodwork began
to yield. For protection the volunteers
threw themselves upon the floor of the cars,
and in many cases secured the doors witl
such fastenings as were at hand. Then
were no weapons in the party, and no rep!
was made to the assault. It was during
this unprovoked outrage that the injuries
were inflicted upon the persons who have
been reported as wounded. r
This species of warfare continued until
an official, which our informant believed te
be the Baltimore Chief of Police, appeared
upon the scene. Under his instructions the
unfortunate volunteers were crowded into
as few cars as possible, the riot in the mean-
time continuing in all its force. !
A man in military clothes, on horseback,
then succeeded in calming the mob, by tell.
ing them that <¢ the volunteers in the cais
were prisoners of war, and would immedi:
ately be sent back te the North.’
As soon as possible a new locomotive was
attached to the train, and it moved towards
Philadelphia. At short distances it picked
up volunteers, who, in the melee. had escap-
ed from the cars and _gralked homeward.—
Some of the secessionists attached a flag ol
the Confederate States to the engine, but it
was taken down almost immediately. and
before the cars had acquired much headway.
The rest of the trip to Philadelphia was
devoid of interest, except that at Wilming«
ton General Small was called for, and is
reported to have responded in a brief speech.
General Small gives the following account
of the affair : — ¢
+t One. half of the Washington Brigade,
consisting of six companies of the First
Regiment, under Liéut. Col. Berry, and four
compari of the *Sézond’ Regiment, under
“Lieut. Col. Schoenler and Gullman, muster
ed at Depot, Broad and Prine, at 10 o'clock
on Tharsday night,and were ready to pro-
ceed gt once. They were delayed by the
arrival of ‘the Massachusetts Regiment, and
by an ucgident to one of the cars, and di
not leave the depot until 3 o'clock yesterday
morning. ./The train was a heavy one, hav-
ing riéarly three thousand men on board and
moved very slowly. Consequenily, it did
not arrive in Baltimore until nearly. noon
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