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AViCLEWIS, Editor kind Prolirictor
'rE R BIS.—" PIE GLOBE" is published twice a week at
$1.50 a ) oar-75 emits for •ix mouths-50 cents for
three mouths—in advance.
Thursday afternoon, August 8, 1861
pears we have irritated the political
feelings of some few men in Barree,
(and perhaps in one or two other town
ships,) by our remarks a week ago
upon the treasonable character of that
sheet. We had not supposed there
were men in the county, much less
men claiming to be Democrats, who
were bold enough to openly defend the
character of the Day-Book. But we
have been mistaken. On yesterday
one of the subscribers to the Day-Book
met us on the street and took excep
tions to our caution 'to our friends to
watch closelyall who endorsed the sent
iments of that sheet. The gentleman
openly proclaimed himself a subscriber
to the paper and a believer in its pol
itics, and pronounced it the best Dem
ocratic(!) paper published. He consid
ers the war which is upon us a war
between the Abolitionists of alp North
and the people of the Sotith; and de
clared that he would sooner hear of
the rebels taking Washington than
that Democrats should take up arms
to defend it. We cannot believe there
are many such Democrats in the coun
ty, if there are, the sooner they are
known the better it will be for the com
munity in which they live, for the
Democratic party, and for the country.
With men who are so blinded with
political passions as to make it impos
sible for them to see the right and
stand by it, and by their Government,
unless their favorite political leader
occupies the Presidential chair, we
want no fellowship. The war was
forced upon the country by the South
—not by the Southern people, but
the Southern politicians who have
for years been aiming at the destruc
tion of the Union. The honest masses
of the South have been dragooned into
the will of the political desperados, and.
it is now for the true men of the Union
to say whether the great majority of
the people will submit to the tyranny
of the few or still stand firmly and uni
tedly by our liberties and our flag.—
Where our flag goes, every man wor
thy of being called an American, will
follow; and he who assails it in arms—
or he who sympathizes with those who
assail it, should be looked upon as an
enemy to the greatest and best Gov
ernment that ever existed.
We know no other party in the con-•
test - with the rebels of the South, or
time rebAtot.theffodk, than the one uni
ted party of the friends of the aovern
meat. We will net inquire whether
he who carries our flag into the rebels'
camp, is a Democrat or a Republican,
or whether he who directs our army
is of this or that party. If the army
moves to punish the enemies of our
flag we shall not first inquire the polit
ical opinions of the President before
we give the movement our sanction.—
Abraham Lincoln is at the helm—
placed there by the people—and we
shall look to him to save this Union
from destruction. We have confidence
in his patriotism, and we shall not hes
itate to give him all honor in his ef
forts to crush rebellion ; and when vic
tory crowns his efforts he will receive
the plaudits of all good men irrespec
tive of party.
• t
election for members of the Legisla
ture has resulted in the success of the
Union candidates in nearly every
county in the State:—the Union ma
jority on the popular vote being over
whelming. Kentucky will remain in
the Union.
ar The increase of two dollars per
month on the pay of soldiers, tailors,
and marines, as authorized by Con
gress, will increase the expenses on a
force of 300,000 men, seven millions
per annum, or, on a force of 500,000
men, twelve millions. There is no in
crease of officers' pay.
se.. 4. Zouavo regiment tendered to
the Government by Col. Jno. W. Pow_
er, of Johnstown, has been accepted
by the War Department, and will be
fully organized and mustered into ser
vice in the course of a week or two.
ler The " Jackson Guards," a com
pany of young men, citizens of Jack
son, Barree and West townships, have
been accepted and ordered to hold
themselves in readiness for marching
JNO. LOCK; Dentist, will be in
town during the first week of August
Court. Office on Railroad street op
posite Jackson's hotel.
a&-Broad Top is doing a heavy
coal business this sununer. In the
neighborhood of 1700 tons aro brought
from the mines daily. .
ger Rev. W. Jones, of Jerusalem, is
in town, and will preach in the Baptist
Church at 11 o'clock on Sabbath morn
ing, and in the evening will give a
Lecture on Jerusalem. Tho public
are invited to attend.
garb We have received from Henry
Wilson of Stone Creek, a stook of oats
ineastitlng five feet, five inches.
ifir Campbell's regiment of artillery
left Camp Curtin for the seat of war
on Tuesday night.
The Latest News.
Federal Troops Victorious!
General Lyon and Ben McCulloch. En
gaged—Rebel Loss 40 Killed and 44
Wounded.—Gallant Charge of U. S.
Cavalry.—Retironent of the Enemy.
—Another Battle Expected.
Sr. Louis, Mo., Aug. Gth.—A battle
has occurred to-day at Dug Spring, 19
miles south of Springfield, M. 0., between
the Federal forces under Gen. Lyon.
and the rebel troops under Ben Mc-
Eight of the Federal troops were
killed, and thirty wounded. The reb
els lost forty killed and forty-four
wounded. Gen. Lyon took eighty
stand of arms and fifteen horses and
A body of U. S. Cavalry, two hun
dred' and seventy in number, made a
charge on the rebel infantry, said to
have been four thousand strong, and
cut their way through them, and re
turned with a loss of only five men.—
The charge is described as most gal
lant as well as terrific. Several of the
rebels were found with their heads
cloven entirely through by the swords
of our dragoons. The enemy retired
during the night, and Gen. Lyon took
possession of the field.
Another battle was momentarily
expected, the enemy being in large
force west of Springfield.
The particulars of the fight will be
transmitted as soon as possible.
Skirmish with the Rebel Cavalry at
Point of Rocks
SANDY HooK, August 5.—A detach
ment of the 28th New York reghtent
surprised a squad of rebel cavalry at a
house opposite the Point of Rocks this
morning, killing three, wounding five,
and capturing seven, with their horses.
The party recrossed the river without
It is reported that a considerable
body of rebel cavalry re-occupied
Martinsburg on Saturday.
There is no danger of an attack on
this post.
The camp was startled this morning
by continued rapid firing along the
Maryland heights in the vicinity of
the encampment. The regiments and
battalions were formed ready to repel
invasion, but it proved to be a sham
skirmish of the 12th Massachusetts.
Corporal A. Alonzo Craw, of the
New York 9th, died yesterday of ty
phoid fever. Private James McGold
rick, of Company I, Pennsylvania' Bth,
was accidentally shot dead this morn
ing. The weather is intensely hot to
Cannonading at Bull Run
We clip the following from the Som
erset Democrat:
" Last Sunday a week the cannon
ading at Manassas was heard at this
place and at many other points in the
county. At '• the shot factory," on top
of the mountain, the shock was so
great that it shook the building, while
at points in Middlecreek township
each successive discharge could be dis
tinctly heard. At various other points
in_tite...county_thn firing-was heard all
day—at this place it was only heard
at intervals. The distance is about
ono hundred and twenty-five miles in
a bee line. If any one doubts the
above, we cite the following as a con
firmation : Early on Monday morning
several of our citizens said they heard
a noise the day before which they
thought was the report of cannon, and
by ten o'clock a number of reliable
persons from other portions of the
county came to town bringing similar
statements, and placed its truth be
yond questioning. No one know of the
battle of Manassas until Monday night."
This may seem strange when the
fact is taken into consideration that
in many places not fifty miles distant
from Manassas the cannonading was
not heard. Neither was it heard in
Hagerstown, Frederick, Martinsburg
'or Charlestown. Somerset is on the
Allegheny mountain, on the slope of
a ridge which continues directly to
Manassas Junction, which will account
for it. Those who understand the sci
ence of acconsties can readily explain
why sounds can be heard at an eleva
tion one hundred and twenty-five miles,
which cannot be heard fifty on a plain.—
Harrisburg Patriot.
Direct Taxation.
The following is the direct appor
tionment of the tax among all the
States, to raise $20,000,000 for the pur
pose of carrying on the struggle to
suppress rebellion. It will be seen
that the bill includes all the States, so
that the burden is not to fall alone on
the loyal commonwealths, who are so
nobly engaged in the contest:
slaino $420,826 00
New Hampshire 2 18,406 66
Vermont 2 11,068 00
Mnasachusetts 804.581 33
Rhode Island 116.063 68
Connecticut '108,214 00
Now York 'l 603,018 68
Now Jersey 450,134 00
Ponnsylantis. 1,046.710 33
Delaware. 74,683 83
Maryland 436,823 33
Virginia 037,550 68
North Carolina 578,104 66
Fon i h Carolina 363.570 68
Georgia 584,387 33
A16681:66 1 529,313 33
31laemaippl 413,084 66
Louisiana 835,888 66
Ohio 1 557,089 33
Kentucky 715,605 33
'rennosseo 660,408 00
Indiana 904.874 33
Illinois 1.146,551 33
Mlssoini 761,127 33
Eflll.ll r 71743 33
Arkansas . . . . "61,888 00
Michigan 401,763 83
1i0rida.........n. ......... ... ...... ... .......... .77,522 66
Texas 355,108 66
lowa 452,088 00
AViaconsion 519.638 66
California. ....... ... ........... ......... ..... .254,539 66
Minnesota sir— ..... —.100,524 00
Oregon '15,140 06
Now Mexico 62,649 00
17 WI .. 26,08" 00
Washington 7,755 33
Nebraska. 10 31" 00
Nevada 4,502 60
Colorado. "*",005 81
Dakota 3.241 33
District of Columbia 40,437 33
ser• General Army Order No. 45,
which prohibits volunteers who do not
speak the English language from being
mustered into service, is now officially
explained as not intended to apply to
regiments or companies of foreign na
tionality, in which the men and offi
cers speak the same tongue; but to
prevent the enlistment into regiments
or companies, whose officers speak the
English language only, of men not
understanding it, and to induce such
persons to enlist under oiricers whose
language they do understand,
Shooking Treatment of the Wounded
Statements of Eye-TVitnesses
WASHINGTON ? July 20.—Now that
the smoke of the battle has cleared
away, and, we have ascertained with
tolerable accuracy the extent of our
losses, the Incidents of the battle rise
into a certain prominence they did not
possess, while overshadowed by the
universal anxiety to get at results,
rather than inquire, into details. Near
ly every family.hi the land which has
to mourn the death of a friend is by
this time apprised of that fact, and,
having donned its salile weeds ; is now
devoured with a nry anxiety—the
eager desire of knowing the exact cir
cumstances of the killing of the dead
man, their - friend. is rapid
ly laying these individtial details be
fore the country. Through the uncer
tainty that surrounds the fate of sonic
of our men, there begins to loom out
in unmistakable proportions a certain
barbarous fact, so liidemis, so misera
bly sad, so humiliating to human na
ture, that heretofore it has been only
whispered, even by those who could
best attest its truth. I refer to the
savage and deliberate Slaughter of our
wounded and helpless men by the
rebel troops.
Almost too horrible for credence is
the statement of the bayoneting of
men who were disarmed and wounded,
and incapable of further hostilities; it
is humiliatingly sad to have to believe
that opr surgeons were charged on,
and eft down by the rebel cavalry,
while engaged in their Professional
duties, and while under the shadow of
their sugeon's green scarf and flag—to
believe that our hurt and dying men
were - deliberately stabbed with bayo
nets, and cut to pieces with sabres,
and trampled with savage glee and
Malice under the horses' hooli3 of the
Black Horse Cavalry—to believe that
ambulances, filled with wounded men,
were blown up by skilfully projected
shells—to believe that every group of
four men seen bearing from the field a
wounded soldier, was made the target,
not of the musket of a common soldier,
not of a single piece of artillery which
might be thus aimed by a single exci
ted and irresponsible gunner, but of
whole batteries of rifled cannon, aimed,
elevated, and fired by command of the
officers in charge, whose field-glasses
were brought into constant requisition
to determine the exact distance, and
insure the most perfect precision of
aim—but when to these atrocities is
superadded the statement that a hos
pital, filled with wounded men, and
attending surgeons; surrounded by
ambulances, and flying the hospital
flag, was shelled, and was afterwards
deliberately set on fire and burned to
the ground, broiling alive our suffer
ing and helpless wounded men, the
assertion is too monstrous to merit
belief; until established by evidence of
a nature that cannot be controverted.
To give the statements of surgeons
and other officers, who were eye-wit
nesses of these things, is the object of
this letter.
.Bo it understood at first, that I shall
give no irresponsible testimony. I
shall not give any of the thousand ru
mors flying about of outrages said to
have been seen, but which cannot be
traced and positively established. I
shall give no statement of common
soldiers, many of whom are willing to
testify to numberless butcheries, but
who were perhaps excited, and cer
tainly not in a position to see as much
as they perhaps supposed. I give only
a few accounts, taken from the lips of
officers, of things which they them
selves saw, and part of which they
To advance backward and give the
conclusion before stating the premises,
I will say that the prooofs are over
whelming and incontrovertible, that
our wounded men were systematically
murdered; that our surgeons were
systematically shot down; that our
ambulances were systematically blown
up by shells; and that at the last, our
hospital, a church building, was charged
on by cavalry, who rode up and fired
their revolvers through the windows
at the wounded men as they lay on
the floors, and at the surgeons, who
were attending to their wants, and
that the enemy eventually set fire to
the building and burned it, and in it
scores of wounded and dying men.
Of course, in the excitement of a
battle, there will occur eases of indi
vidual cruelty to prisoners, and per-
Imps we should be slow to believe
many of the stories that are told of
even this sort of work—but that our
wounded mon were systematically
murdered is unquestionably true, for
the same hideous work was going on
in all parts of the field at once; and
the murderous business was perform,ed,
not by isolated soldiers, but by bodies
of men under the special command of
officers of high rank, and evidently in
pursuance of a pre-arranged plan.
There can, I think, ho no reasonable
doubt that, if not all, at least certain
divisions of the rebel army had in
structions not to take any prisoners,
and not to let our wounded men be
carried off the field. I proceed to ad
duce my proofs.
For the information of the uninitia
ted, let me promise certain things that
aro so simple that it may seem folly on
my part, but I think it will have its
use. An ambulance is a spring carri
age for carrying off wounded men.—
It is of a peculiar build and appearance,
its character easily recognizable at the
longest distance at which it can be
seen at all, and let me say that it can
no more be mistaken for any other
carriage than a trotting sulky can be
mistaken for a locomotive engine.
A surgeon always wears a green sash,
not only in our own service, but in
every army of every civilized nation.
The trimmings of his uniform are
green, and therein they differ from
every other officer. It is no more
possible to mistake a surgeon for an
officer of hostilities than to mistake a
drummer boy for a :Major-General.
When, on or near the battle-field, a
surgeon finds it necessary to make
temporary arrangements for, the
of the wounded, he Seleets a place as
much sheltered as may be—generally
in a ravine or behind a bill, and, if
possible, under a tree. When' the
goon goes to work, he generally takes
off, his green sash, and hangs,it on a
prominent branch of the tree, ore.dis-
plays it on a musket stuck in the
groun&---the idea being to fly the green
scarf in •the manner of a flag, to show
that the place is under the immediate
care of a surgeon, and is to be respect
ed accordingly. Whether the surgeon
thus displays his flag or not, his-posi
tion cannot be mistaken for anything
else. The wounded men lying about,
the cruel 'instruments in view, the
busy doctors in their shirt-sleeves, and
all the surroundings, attest the nature
of the business there going on, and
appeal in the name of .our common
human nature, to the best
. feelings,
and the safest protection of the con
tending armies, both sides indiscrimi
Now to authenticated facts.
Lieutenant S. R. Elliott, of the Soy
enty-ninth Regimen t N. Y. S. M. (High
landers,) was standing near Col. Cam
eron of his regiment. when the latter
was struck by a shot and fell mortally
wounded. The Lieutenant and others
instantly rushed to the fallen officer,
Lieut. Elliott, with twelve men of the
Fifth and Tenth Companies of his reg
iment, raised the Col. and started to
bear him off the field. No sootier was
this group of men discerned by the•
field telescope of the enemy, than they
were made a target for an entire bat
te-ry of rifled cannon, and a number of
infantry. The shots struck on every
side of them, being aimed with great
precision, and they were soon covered
with dust thrown over them by the
flying balls. Finally, a shell thrown
by the rifled cannon battery struck in
the centre of the group, exploded and
killed five men of those who were bear
ing the dying Colon el. :The battery con
tinued to play on them until they were
out of range, but they escaped without
further serious casualties.
Lieut. Elliott says that the shots
which struck near them were not the
chance shots of a general engagement,
but were aimed at them especially—
they were discovered by the field-glass
es of the rebels, and then the guns
were aimed directly at them, and played
on them till they were out of range—
and with what murderous effect has
been stated.
There was no possibility of mistak
ing the nature of this group, or their
humane errand. The rebels saw a
number of men bearing from the field
a wounded officer, and instead of with- '
holding their fire, invariably the prac
tice of a civilized foe; they scientifical
ly took the exact range of the retreat
ing group , and brought a whole bat-
teryto bear on them, killing nearly
half of them before they had succeeded
in placing their dying Colonel in a
place of safety. •
Col. Wood, of the Fourteenth New
York Regiment (Brooklyn,) being
wounded, was placed in an ambulance,
and was being carried off the field.—
The ambulance was fired at persistent
ly by a battery of rifled ca . nnon. A
projectile from one of these gun at last
took- off the top of the ambulance,
passed on end-killed three men of the
Rhode Island Battery, and dismounted
their gun. The fire was kept up so
unremittingly that the men in charge
of the ambulance were forced to leave
it. In this case also the ambulance
was made a special target, and was
fired at until it was probably destroyed.
Lieut. Col. Joseph J. Chambers, now
commanding the New York Twenty
eight Volunteers, the Colonel being
wounded and,in the infirmary tells the
following story :
Lieut. Col. Chambers, in the thick
of the fight, and while he himself was
hastening for reinforcements, saw near
the brook (Bull Run) a rebel delibrate
ly bayonet one of our wounded men,
who was lying near the bank of the '
stream. Even in the exigency of the
moment Col. Chambers wheeled' his
horse, rode up to the rebel and shot
him dead.
Surgeon Barnes of the, New York
Twenty-eighth Volunteers iWas in the
fight all through, and came omit of it
in his shirt sleeves, having lost coat,
sash, watch, and all his surgical instru
ments, having been charged on by the
Black Horse Cavalry and compelled
to leave the field, being driven from
under a tree where he bad established
his temporary quarters, and where be
was attending to the wounds of about
twenty-five injured men, part of whom
were eeessionists.
Surgeon Barnes went up to the field
in the rear of the attacking column,
and as soon as our men began to fall,
he took a position with his Assistants
under a tree, in a little ravine. The
wounded men were brought to him,
and he took off his green sash and
hung it on the tree to signify that the
place was under the charge of a sur
geon. The injured men•werc brought
in rapidly, and in fifteen minutes he
had under his charge nearly thirty.—
As fast as possible he attended to their
hurls, and in a short time had been
compelled to perform a number of cap
ital operations. He amputated four
legs, three arms, a hand and a foot,
and attended to a number-of minor in
juries. By this time the enemy had
discovered the place, and the nature
of the business of the men in charge,
and began to pour in musket balls and
projectiles from rifled cannon. The
place became unsafe for the wounded
men, and it was seen to be necessary
to remove them. The Surgeon's As
sistants and servant had become sepa
rated from him, and-lie bad no ono to
send for ambulances, and was obliged
to leave the wounded men and go him
It was no easy matter to procure
ambulances enough, and it was proba
bly thirty minutes, before the Surgeon
returned with the necessary assistance.
When he returned he found that every
one of those wounded men had been
bayoneted, or sabred, and was dead.
They were literally cut to pieces.
Sum up these facts. There were
thirty men all dangerously hurt;—
they had all been cared for by the sur
geon—they were lying on the grass hi
agonies of pain and thirst, with their
bandaged stumps of limbs, resting on
the little hammocks—with their sev
ered legs and arms scattered , about—
and, if more could be needed to show
the nature of the place, the 'surgeon's
green sash was flying as a flag in the
tree, and the surgeon's instruments
were lying in sight, and yet these
thirty helpless men 'were there and
then deliberately butcbered."
The surgeon gatheiednp his instru
ments and started to retire to the rear,
again to resume his duties. lie was
discovered by the enemy, and, although
the boxes , of. instrainents under his
arms , designated, beyond dispute his
rank and :office, the infitntry and a full
battery -of xifled. =non. played. on
him till he was out of ;their reacthe
was compelled to &OP hiSinstramMtb
and retreat as best be cenld.
Col. Slocum,..of the-New York 2nd
Regiment, was wounded by a grape
shot through the thigh. The surgeon
went to his assistance, found him, and
butattempted to dress his wound; the
rifled cannon commenced playing. on
them, and drove them from the field.
They retreated, four men bearing the
Colonel. In a short time a halt was
made, and again the rifled - cannon of
the enemy played on them and drove
them away. All this time the Colonel
was bleeding his life away. From six
several positions was Colonel Slocum
removed before his wound could be
properly dressed, although a turni'quet
had at first been applied. At last they
took shelter in the Stone Church (Sad
ley Church,) which had been occupied
as a hospital. This: c chui'ch was soon
shelled by the enemy. • Col. Slocum
was, by order of the, surgeon, removed
to the outside of the . church behind,
for supposed greater' safety. It was
soon found that the continual bursting
of the shells made it more dangerous
outside than within, and the Colonel
was agaih taken inside the walls. Iris
wounds were dressed, and he was,
soon as possible, removed from the
j church to Fairfax, aif'd thence to
Washington, where he is now rapidly
The shelling, and ultimate burning
of this church, is asserted by a cloud
of witnesses.
Lieutenant-Colonel Elliot, of the
Seventy-ninth (Highlanders,) N. Y.,
saw the rebels shelling, the building
while the hospital flags were flying.
He states that the hospital was made
a special target for the rifled ,cannon
of the rebels who could not fail to know
its character, and that the attempt by
them to destroy it and slaughter our
wounded men, was deliberate, and was
follon'ed up with the most presistcnt
The surgeon of the Seventy-first
New York regiment Militia was in the
hospital, and saw the shelling, and the
attempts of the rebels for its utter
Lieutenant James Wilson, of Com
pany G, New York Second Militia,had
charge of the wounded men of his
regiment, whom he escorted to the
hospital (Sudley Church,) and placed
them in care of the surgeon, he him
self remaining to render assistence.
In a short time the Black Horse cavalry
charged down to the Church, firing
in through the windows with their re
volvers at the wounded men as they
lay on the floors, and at the surgeons
in attendance. A number of men at
tempted to escape through the doors,
and were sabered as they came out.
With Lieutenant Wilson was a young
man named McCook, who is a son of
Judge McCook, of New York. Wil
son and McCook ran out of the build
ing escape; they were met by the
Black Horse cavalry. McCook was
shot through the spine, dead, and
Wilson was taken prisoner. Wilson
afterwards escaped; one-of the two
men who had him in charge being shot
by our men, and he himself then shot
the other, who was a captain of the
Black Horse cavalry.
Some members of the New York
Seventy-first discovered a Lieutenant-
Colonel of an Alabama Regiment
wounded and lying on the ground.
He tht•ewnp__lria___l.a.,...na_Los T vad
for his life, to which response was
made, "We did not come here to fight
wounded men." They took him to
the hospital,(Sudley church) where he
was cared for by our surgeons. He
said, his woands liming been dressed,
"Boys, I give you my word of honor
that not a man in this hospital shall
be injured while I have a breath of
It is said by some that the rebels re-,
moved their own wounded •from this
hospital—if they did not do so, then
this Alabama Colonel was roasted
alive with our men when the Secession
army afterward burned the building.
Some members of the Seventy-first
also found a wounded Georgian, whom
they eared for, and took to one of our
surgeons. After his wounds were
dressed he said, "This is more than
we would have done for you." He ad
ded, " For God's sake, get out of this;
you are fighting 100,000 men." This
man was so impressed with the kind
ness of our Men that he gave to one of
the Seventy-first his pistol as a keep
Color Sergeant Charles Bent, of the
New York Fire Zonaves, says he saw
the death of Captain Downey, of Com
pany D, Fire Zouaves, a member of
thirty-four engine company. He states
that Downey was overpowered by a
suberior force; that he threw down
his sword and tossed his arms over his
head to show that he was unarmed,
and as if begging for mercy, but that
ho was instantly transfixed by a score
of bayonets. Downey had led his
company in a gallant charge up to a
battery, and the last words ho is known
to have said were these to his men :
"Boys, remember New York is looking
at you." /
. _
Sergeant S. G. Goodwin, of Compa
ny 11, Fire Zouaves, member of En
gine 30 saw one of our men lying on
his back near his horse, the man was
severely wounded, if not already dead.
One of the enemy rushed up to him,
and thrice pierced him through with
his bayonet.
The same man saw a rebel strike at
one of our wounded men with a sabre—
the blow missed the man's head, but
cut off his hand. One of the Fire Zou
eves, who saw the cowardly act, in
stantly shot the rebel dead.
A member of the New York Second
says he saw one of our men struck by
the fragment of a bursting shell and
knockd down. TwOSecessionistsrode
up to him, and finding that, though
momentarily stunned, the-,man was
but slightly hurt, one of them rolled
the man over, and the other deliberate
ly cut his throat with his saber.
Other instances of the rebel manner
of dealing with our wounded
. men I
could site, but the stories I have told
I think will establish beyond question
the truth of the ftillowingeonclusions:
Ist. That as, this slaughter of our
wounded was'net the mark Of a single
company or regiment of-the enemy,
but was going on in :all parts of the
field at the same .time, it was done in
obedience to an order froth — rebel
2d. That "if this is the policy of the
eneiny, it: is to be feared thatethr own
men will retaliate in kind, for their
officers will never be able to retain
them in another action.
• - -
14 letter is already Nery long but I
still desire to repeat my former remark,
statement in this cOmitiikit
tion about the treatment of our woun
ded men by the enemy. was taken by
me from the lips of the officers, whose
names aro herein mentioned,•and who
themselves saw the occurrences.
Not a line is hearsay evidence
Meeting of the Wayne Guards
At a special meeting of the " Wayne
Guards" (late Co. C, 3d Reg. Pa. V 01.,)
held Saturday evening, Aug. 3d, it
was unanimously •
Resolved, That we have been placed
under lasting obligations to the citi
zens of Williamsburg for the many fa
vors, in the shape of "Material Aid"
received from them during our absence
with the Army.
Resolved, That we fully appreciate
the splendid reception extended to us
by them on our return, and hail it as
an assurance that, however others may,
be disposed to detract from the merits
of the three months Volunteers, they,
at least, approve' of our action' in the
promises, and 'give •104 credit for an
honorable discharge of the services
volunteered by and required of us,
Resolved, That we shall ever hold
in grateful remembrance the hospital
ity displayed by the citizens of Alex
andria, Pa., who although at an un
seasonable hour in the morning, pro
vided so generously for our " inner
Man" on the occasion of our recent
passage through that place.
Resolved, That for all these marks
of friendly regard we respectfully offer,
inadequate'asis the return, our heart
felt thanks, with the assurance that
while their services are thus acknow
ledged and remembered, soldiers will
never be wanting for the defence of
our Government against enemies or
(Extract from the minutes, Or
dered to be published in Blair and
Huntingdon county papers.) . ,
W. L. NEFF, Captain.
SAm'ir, G. BAKER, Sec'y.
In this place on the 6th inst., llmsax Mutts, in the 81st
year of Isis age.
In Alexandria, on the 7th, Mrs. Melly Ass, ' , Aloof Wm.
J. AJ. A. Hagerty vs Thomailre,Aon.
J. A. Hagerty vs Same.
James Gordon rr Cre,sweli
31. Robinson for use vs William McClure
Rillhuu Crotsley vs M, Martin et al.
Thomas Weston Jr., es Thomas Weston.
Peter Van I/minder rs John McComb.
Jacob Creswell rs C. Ilrondatone.
John O. %flight ro Jonos Touplelon.
Ressler, Eby A: Co ta Win. Meredith et nl.
W. C. WA 00MIR,
leE,} Prothunotory
Hunt., July' 6. 1801.
Jacob Baker, carpenter, Alexandria
Brice Blair, gentleman, Dublin.
Jesse Cook, farmer, Carbon.
Asahel Evans, farmer; Henderson.
John Geis-linger, teacher, Penn.
Adam Gehrett, farmer, Cassrille.
Moses Hamer, farmer,
Francis Ilidler, blacksmith, Brady.
Richard D Heck, harmer, Cromwell.
John W Houck, farmer, Tod.
William Huey, farmer, Dublin.
Joel Isenberg, farmer, Porter.
William Lewis, printer, Huntingdon. _
Andrew Mattern, wagon•maker West,
v4.ll;flaa—rdtt ,
David McMortrie, gentleman. Huntingdon.
Thos. E Orbbion, merchant, Cromwell.
Elliot Robley, farmer, Brady.
George Sipes, merchant, Dublin.
Samuel M Stewart, farmer, Jackson.
George Stever, farmer, Union.
Jackson White, laborer, Huntingdon.
Thomas Weston Esq, farmer, Warriorsmark
Wm. B. Zeigler, gentleman, Huntingdon,
Joshua Brown, farmer, Springfield.
John Brooks, laborer, Jackson.
Samuel Brooks, Carbon.
Andrew Brumbaugh, teacher, Penn.
John Booth, teacher, Springfield.
Ephraim Burket, farmer, Morris.
William IS Corbin, farmer, Juniata.
Josiah Cunningham, former, Barree.
Oliver Colegate, farmer, Shirley.
Thomas Dean, farmer, Juniata.
Joseph Fisher, farmer, Tod.
William Glass, carpenter, Jackson.
Adolphus Graffito, tinner, Warriorsmark
David Grazer, farmer, Warriorsmark.
Hays Hamilton, manager, Franklin. -
Thomas Hall, mechanic, Hopewell.
Luther Haman, farmer, Cromwell.
Stitt Harper, farmer, Dublin.
Joseph Knode, farmer, Porter.
Jacob Ketterman, farmer, Clay.
Robert Laird, former, Porter.
David Lynn, former, Hopewell.
Henry Mark, farmer, Juniata.
James Martin, farmer, Porter.
Ebenezer Magill, farmer, Jackson.
John MeCool, farmer, Barree.
L A Myers, carpenter, Shirlep.burg.
William Moore, merchant, Alexandria.
John F Miller, gentleman, Huntingdon.
Graffus Miller , gentleman, Huntingdon..
Lewis Meredith, shoemaker, Huntingdon
James Magill, farmer, Barree.
Perry Moore, Winer, Morris.
Andrew G. Neff, farmer, Penn.
William Orr, farmer, Tell.
John M Oaks, farmer, ,West.
John Porter, farmer,' Henderson.
George Porter, gentleman, Franklin.
Samuel Powell, farmer, Jackson.
George Roland, farmer, Cass.
George Reynolds, carpenter, Franklin.
Robert Sockets, laborer, Warriorsmark.
Henry Swoope, farmer, Walker.
Michael Sprankle, farmer, Porter.
Joel Thompkins, carpenter, Shirloysburg.
Miller Wallace, carpenter, Brady.
John Watson, laborer, Franklin.
Richard Wills, carpenter, Warriorsmark.
Henry Barriek, mason, Penn.
Rudolph Breneman, farmer, Juniata.
John Chilcote, farmer, Cromwell.
Devil Douglass, farmer, Shirley.
John II Davis, aborer, Jackson. •
Martin Flenner, wagon -maker, Walker.
Jeremiah Grazier, farmer, iVarriorstnark.
William Geissenger, farmer, Juniata.
George Green, farmer, Oneida.
Jacob Goodman, fanner, Brady.
Steven Gorsuch, farmer, Oneida.
Charles Green, J. P. Oneida.
William lll!entail, fanner, Dlorris. ,
John Hamilton, lumberman, Carbon.
Thomas Huston, jr„ farmer, Jackson.
Richard Hoek, farmer, Cromwell.' ,
John Huey, farmer, ,
James Harkness, laborer, Brady., ckeon. •
George Horton, farmer. Carbon,• , '
Mint Keith, farmer, 'Tod.%
' Thomas Lock, farmer, Springfield:
Alexander McNeal, farmer, Clay.
Th om pson ylorain, farmer, Porter: ,
John McDonald, distiller, Way. •
Jeremiah NSarboof, frinner, Warriorsmark
Benjamin L Neff. miller, West.
Benjamin K Neff; farmer, West.
Benjamin Ranisey,•farmer, Springfield. •
William Rtix, clerk, Union. . •
A R Stewart, mcrchant,,Brady.
George A Steel. gentleman, ILintingderi.
David Stouffer, farnier,,West.
Jtthn Stern. farmer, Jaciriton: - '•
M Thiimpeon, farm' Bredy.
Seabee IVillionisan, farmer ? West,
John Withers, rnatrager;lackstin.
be received by the enbecriber 'for mining ono
delivering into cars the coal from the Poweiton and Bar.
nut Contrite, for one year, ending March first, 1862.
The coal to be delivered at RI much per ton, of 2240 le.,
as aforesaid, in the beet marketable condition, free front
slate, and other impurities, in such quantities and of such
description se may b,t designated by -the orders nf' the
subscriber. . - _ , 1 I __ _3
The contractor will he pros ideti with such mining tools
and Implements, nmlowitou - ses, ,Lc., ns n ow h o on th e
premises, if inlltitified. tatabioLwiti be - midis at the time
possession is given, the :enma of which valuation to lee
accounted (brat the expiratiOn of the cent Met.
A good more will La, provided , . A. moderato rent will be
charged for hoimes '
The mines to so worhal subject to , siwit mining engineer
as the leasee'tna3 - provide, , For further iniermation apply
No. 100 Walnut Street,
"". :rkditakiPhills Pas
Feb. M, 1861: tf.
- tins Just opened the best assort
ment of-Ouodsrin Ills .11uu -hronglit-to Huntingdon.
ills stock of ROOTS and SIIOES for DOW, Gentlelt .
Inert, Misses, Boya and phildren, mouprises nit the It
latest fashions, and manufactured of the but ma
Also, n fine asrortment of HATS for mum Boys SI
and Children. 110.31 in great mr/ety 'for Oentle.
men. Ladies.lllisresinulehildren. CARPET IIIAUS,
and suotmq rmi NOS generally.
Thankful fur part favors, a continuance of the &nue iB
N.B.—Boots and Shoes for Ladies and Gentlentect, re.
Paired and wade to Older.
Huntingdon, April 2411011
Ile has receired ft fine assortment of DRY GOODS for
the Spring and Slimmer mason, comprising a 'very ex
tensire tbsortmont of
DRY GOODS In genera,
For Ilea and Boys
The public pater:lll;f nro requested to call and examine
the goods—and his prices. ,
As 1 um &terminal to sell my Goods, all who call may
oxpert bargain'..
Cotnitry Produeo taken to F.xelumge for Goods.
ItleNJ. JACOBS, at the Cheap Cbrner.
Huntingdon, April 2, 1861.
On MU Street opposite atrmon'sSiore.
and otery oilier article usually found in a Grocery Store
ALSO— Drugs, Chendcads, Dye Stuffs
Paints, Varnishes, Oils and Spts.e Turpentine,
Alcohol, Muss and Putty,
BEST WINE and BRANDY fur medital Purposes.
and a large number of articles too mintoron4 to mention,
The public generally will please call and examine fur
themselies and learn my prim
Huntingdon, May .41858,
II nits You how to draw tip PAIITIMIIIIII. PAPERY owl
gives general forms for AoRDEMeNTS
kinds. BILLS of S LEWES Rod i'LTttiO\s.
It nth MU 110 w to dram up IioNDS and Mora° Mine, At ,
FIOWITS, POMMY of AtTolgalr. NOTIM and
littax of EXHIANUE, BUMPY:Iand IttlYiees.
It Tells Thu The Tans for the Coil MOWN of .I)Etrts, with
the STloCrkS "r, LIMITATION. Still agiontlt
and kind of property £oo3lirr from Exten
sa-ix in every :dente. . , • .
it Tells Thu How en alike all AStIGNMENT property, with
tonne for COMPODITION D ith Cer.DITuRS.
the I NyoLVENT LAWS of every elate.
It Tells Thu The legal relations existing bet Wren Cuna
rd/,: alai WORD, 31,t5T611 and ADVELSTICE,
Jold J. imnLopD Mal rrY
' - 111117 - 11111TR'' 1 3114titlites Lifi rt. u n .I.IXPEE. and
the Law as to 31 sem we Lemma, the Wires
It Tells You Thu law for MteIIANICS' 1.11:NS in every State,
and the NATURALIZATION LIMA of title ColUl
try. Mal bow to comply A‘Hil the same.
It Trite You The law•eotteerning PCNIMONY and how tool,.
Min one, and the PIIE-FwirritET Lens to
It Tells You The Law for PATENTB,,Mith mode of proce
dure in obtaining one, with INTenromeNcva,
It Tells Thu lion to Make your WILL. and how to
lOTA ins no EST ill, the law and the
renniremente thereof in every State.
It Tells You The meaning et law Tawas In general use,
and explains to yen the Lutistaiter.,
evolve a n d JUDICIAL Powers of both the
General and State ElovEnsmt:NT.l.
It Tells Thu How To Kgror outer itAM, by ellon ing bow to
do your business legally., UM/I.IAI int%
rant anonint• of prOpet ty, and vexation..
litigation, by i .e timely cousultatiou,
iita- Every Ludy'. Lawyer Icier ante at wii' Week Store
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Persona visiting the city are respectfully lyvited to ex.
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ire-instructions given in time art of Plintography.
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313 family and Metals all enitelir In the opfiiiim that
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Nov. 28, 1860 •
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‘R.,44 W.< - littr_n.•;tr•-
A good ass'ortmOnt miscellamMus and Schnell
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Plain and Fanny Envelopea—Red, Eine and Block
Bleak Books of numerous sizes—Pens, Pencils. Pocket anti
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IvoTicE TO ALL!!-.4*
The subset Moro% ho has far more titan ono Year, carri&A
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debtcd to the firm will pity
and JEWELRYwiII always be ,repaired. A
good stuck of CLOCICEI, I a WATCHES and' JEWE LS.
will be kept on bend for enstomere who, Enq
boor him with n enlL
Mintiugdon, March 2,1659
is'the` Tinie i r
fAti'y dic'e 2 a; doitti;uji
Respectfully Inform..thri generelli Ihat.ho luta
Just recolyell is,lttrg9.uuct Roll selected stock of Inalienable
„ .
to willeh,heekti ft;e atiodiloti of all who are lo,Uant of
a neat and comfortable Coat. o Test or a purr of Ceuta.—
c,ock ill boar oraininatien. and ho respectfully'
rerilmate all fe call sod see for themseirea.
Should gentlemen desire mly-partlculai kind or cut of
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measure they eau be accomiuoduted at abort notice. ;
A good assortment of
will slab bh•fOund'iin hand. All' of which will be cold :Is
low. It not lowei. thou, ,the • same quallty of gooda cAn
1.1 in the county. -
tho coruer of the 151anion8Xong's iewbuhding.
.If9o,tlo6lidfix Arail ?....101:j
you r Y WANT TO in 04.001A1X 4
4 . call at the stord of JACODS,