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    gitt Coln.
Wednesday morning, Sep. 14,1864.
W. Lewis, Editor and Proprietor
Our Flag Forever
"I know of no mode in which a loyal dei
sm& may so well demonstrate his devotion to
his country as by sustaining the Flag. the
Constitution and the bitten, under all circum
Union State Electoral Ticket
Morton Matiehael, _Philadelphia
Thos. Cunningham, Beaver co.
1 Robt. P King, 13 Elias W. Hall,
2 Gco. Morrison 14 Cbs. H. Shriner,
Coates, 15 Too. blister,
3 Henry Bumm, 10 D. M'Conaugby
4 Wm. H. Kern, 17 D. W. Woods,
58. H. Jenks, 18 Isaac Benson,
6 Chas. M. Runk, 19 John Patton,
7 Robt. Parke, 20 S. B. Dick,
8 W. Taylor, 21 Ev. Bierer,
9 J. A. liiestand, 22 Jno. P. Penney
10 R. 11. Coryell, 23 Eb. I%l'Junlrin,
11 Ed. - Halliday, 24 J. W. Blanc:ll'rd
12 Chas. F. Reed.
For Congress,
JOHN N. SWOOPE, of Hunt., co.
JOHN BALSABACU, of Juniata co
LEWIS W. HALL, of Blair co
KIRK HAINES, of Perry co.
Prosecuting Attorney,
JAS. D. CAMPBELL, of Huntingdon
Directors of Po6r,
HENRY DAVIS, of West, 3 years.
HENRY A. MARKS, of Juniata, 2 yrs
• emtnty Stirveyor,
D. D. ESHELMAN, of Shirley
Day is Dawning,
Ben. Wood, Vallandigbam and the
Peace Democrats repudiate McClellan
because they say his letter of accep
tance repudiates the Platform. Gen.
Cass, the noble old Democrat who
would not stay in Buchanan's Cabinet
with traitors, repudiates McClellan be
cause he (Cass) says the Platform is
an ignominious surrender to the reb
els. The Peace Democrats call for a
re-assembling of the Chicago Conven
tion, to determine whether they Will
take McClellan and make a new Plat
form, or repudiate McClellan and
keep the old Platform. Go on gen
tlemen, that is what we want to see.
We wish to have the issue fairly made
up whether the North shall for peace
submit to the rebels; or whether the
South shall submit to the Government.
That is all there has over been in it,
and it is all there is in it yet. Go on
then Vallandigham and get out your
candidate who favors submission to
the rebels. Run yourself, you aro the
best representative of that party; or
if the recollection of .13rough's majority
is unpleasant to you, put up Pendle
ton who is for peace, with Ben. Wood,
and get a fair and square submission
ticket before the people.
Wo hope to see this done, and the
signs are it " will be done. Then we
hope another thing, and that is to see
the mon of all parties, and without the
politicians, against then if need be,
unite upon one ticket of men who are
against submission to the rebels. This
issue once made up, a voice will be
heard from the loyal States which
will sweep rebellion and all its allies
forever from this land.
tory I— Large Union Gains I—Vermont
held her State election on Tuesday of
last week, for Governor and State
officers, Congress, Legislature, &c.
Governor Smith is reelected by about
22.000 majority—an increase of about
5,000, majority over last year All
the candidates (Union,) for Congress
a re elected. Tho Senate probably all
Union—The House but two "Demo
crats." This news will be poor com
fort for Jeff. and his friends.
fig-The Union County- Committee
will meet in this place on Monday, the
19th inst. Candidates and members
of Committee will see call by Chair
Photograph Albums and Cards.
A new stock just received utidcwi-c
!tool; Store
Orimnize far th - e Contest.
We earnestly call upon every voter
opposed to the peace policy of Jeff.
Davis and his Northern friends, and
in favor of a vigorous prosecution of
the war until the Rebels shall lay down
their arms and ask for peace upon the
basis of the Union as it was, to or
ganize for the contest in every bor
ough, village and township in the
county. Give the brave boys now in
the field and in the very face of the
enemy, the assurance that their cow
ardly enemy in the rear shall be de
feated in their efforts to give aid and
comfort to the rebellion, and victory,
complete victory ofour arms will come
the sooner to the relief of our country.
The Vallandigham Peace Democra
cy is openly and secretly organized
everywhere to defeat not only the Ad
ministration but also the army now so
nobly contending for the right, and it
Union men at home fail to stand up
shoulder to shoulder in
,ttid of their
friends in the army, the rebellion may
succeed, the Union forever destroyed,
and peace never return.
We shall endeavor to do our duty,
fearlessly, and wo shall expect every
Union man in the county to do his, as
by harmonious action only can we ex
pect to defeat the party in league with
the rebels. Union men remember
that the soldiers in the hospitals and
in the field asks you to defeat the
party opposed to giving them the
right to vote—to defeat the leaders
and the party so mean as to be guil
ty of casting an almost unanimous
vote to put the white soldier, your fit
titer, your brother, your son, on an
equality with the negro who has no
vote. Then rally, and organize, and
see that every voter in the county un
derstands the questions at issue.
PLATEoloL—MeClellan's letter of ac
ceptance, and the Chicago Platform
will be found in this paper. We ask
every voter to give them a candid rea
ding. The Chicago platform was put
up by Vallandigham, Seymour, Voor
hees and other disunionists who will
control McClellan if be should ho elec
ted, and McClellan's platform, though
apparently honest, is intended as a
trap to catch voters who are opposed
to the traitors declaration "that im
mediate efforts be made for a cessa
tion of hostilities," even in the face of
our victories, and in the face of the re
peated declaration of Jeff. Davis that
he will accept of no peace unless on
the basis of a dissolution of the Union
and a recognition of the Southern
If we could believe that the elec
tion of Gen. McClellan would result in
more good to our distracted country
than the re-election of President Lin
coln, we would cheerfully support-bins,
but we are candid in saying, that we
believe his election would place in
power its worst enemies, and that the
peace we all desire would not be re
alized for many years, if ever.
IL is not often the people are called
upon to vote for a man with two fa.
ces—the Chicago platform gives Mc-
Clellan one to please traitors, and his
own gives him another to please Un•
imiDemocrats. How many of the lat
ter will be caught in the snaky trap
Limo will tell.
"Wo have reason to know that as a
Democrat, Pendleton enjoys the res•
pect and confidence of Voorhees, Val
landingham, and all other prominent
Dem ocrats."—Huntingdon Monitor.
Yallandingbam everybody knows
to be a traitor to his Government, and
Voorhees is no better, as the Into ex
posure of his connection with the con
scriptors of Indian a prove. Jeff .Davis
Breckinridge, and others of the "South_
ern brethren," we suppose, are also
some of the "other prominent Demo
crats" whose respect and confidence
your candidate enjoys. We should be
very sorry if our candidate either for
President or Vice President had the
respect and confidence of such mon.
If they had it would be positive evi
dence to convict them of being trai
tors to their country.
The Rebels and the Peace Democrats.
We publish on first page a letter
taken from the pocket of a rebel pris
oner captured near Petersburg, who
died on a transport which was convoy
ing him and others to the North. The
most significant passage at the pres
ent time is tho following:
"The news from the peace party
North was never more encouraging
than now. They are becoming more
bold and defiant every day. Vallan
dingharn has returned to Ohio and do
fiesLincoln to attempt to re-arrest him.
These things are very significant just
now, in view of the important elections
they are to have this fall."
Such testimony as this, from an ap 7
parantly intelligent writer, furnishes
fresh proof of the warm sympathy ex
isting between the rebels at the South
and the Peace Democracy, whose con
vention at Chicago has nominated
McClellan for the Presidency. They
rejoice at the "bold and defiant" atti
tude of thO Peace party and at the
course • of Vallandingbarn and his
friends; and they look with confidence
and hope to the "important elections"
that are to take place this fall. Can
any intelligentpatriot among the Dem
ocrats, after reading such a letter, con
sent to give his vote for the candidates
and the platform presented by the
Chicago Convention ?
Bead the Globe.
The Richmond view of Armistice.
The "Democratic" party having
planted itself distinctly on the ground
of an armistice with the South, it be
comes important to know how the
rebels regard the proposition, and what
they expect will be the result of such
an arrangement. To this end, "the
following from the Richmond Enquirer
will be read with interest :
"There is but ono way to obtain all
that we want and to remain in the
right; it is the adoption of a manly
straightforward course. Let us reject
all secondary questions, and refuse
all contingent arrangements. The
simple recognition of full and . absolute
independence of the Confederate States
is the ono great condition upon which
alone we' can conclude peace; we ask
for nothing more; we can accept noth
ing less. All other questions—of ter
ritorial limits, of the payment of the
national debt, of compensation for los
ses—nay, even the vexed questions of
emancipation—sink into utter insig
nificance by the side' of the fundamen
tal condition. Independence and
Peace is what we fight and pray for,
war and death is what.we are equally
prepared for. Our recognition yiel
ded ; we will discuss reconstruction
with our enemies, and when convinc
ed that our interest lies in once more
trying ono Government, there will be
no danger of our people disregarding
their plain interests. Without recog
nition, there can be no armistice, no con
vention, no discussion—nothing but war,
war. There is no middle ground.
Here we plant our banner, and here,
with God's help, we mean to maintain
it for us and our children."
Here, we conclude, is an answer suf
ficiently distinct. It renders it abso
lutely certain that JEFF. DAVIS & CO.,
will accept no terms but independence.
That, however, was as well known
when the Chicago Convention was in
session as it is now. There can be
drawn legitimately from the facts in
the case no other inference than that
the "Democratic" party, if they get
power, mean to accede to the demands
of the rebels and grant them their in
dependence. Otherwise the "Demo
crats would at once abandon thoground
of peace. Indeed wore not this the
intention, the ground would never
have been taken.
We do not question that there are
Democrats who are truly loyal—strict
party men, who are slow to believe
that this nefu•ions purpose really ex
ists. Wo ask them to look at the
evidence. Is there anything in the
platform that tells them that peace
would not bo granted today on the
rebel terms, were the "Democrats" in
power ? Does everything point to
the deliberate mirpose of ending the
war by disunion ? Could the truth be
known we do not question - that it
would be proved that this is the se
cret of the defiant attitude of DAVIS
& CO. It is but reasonable to suppose
that they are fully aware that "Demo
cratic" accendency will eventuate in
separation. Their boldness in making
tlit demand may be accounted for,
without violence to reason, on this
presumption. Is it not time for loyal
Democrats to draw back ?
Trouble in "Democratic" Camp,
The New York Daily A r ms, and the
New York _Metropolitan (Catholic,)
Record, both repudiate McClellan.
We have room but for an extract from
an editional article in the _Yews of the
"The Chicago Platform promises
with its triumph an immediate cessa
tion of hostilities, and advocates a
plan of reconciliation that every peace
man, can conscientiously indorse. We
accepted it, and with it the candidates
nominated upon the platform.
But the candidate and the platform
cannot exist apart. The platform is
the soul—the candidate is the body.
The one may change, decay, pen6h,
the other is immutable and eternal,
for it is principle. The two are there
fore inseperable in their relative posi
tions, for if the man renounce the prin
ciple, he ceases to be a candidate of the
party that nominated him.
George B. McClellan was nomina
ted upon a platform that promises an
immediate cessation of hostilities and
a Convention of all the States. Does
he stand upon that platform to day ?
He does not. He has renounced the
platform in his letter accepting the
nomination. It is as if the bridegroom
should accept the bride's property, but
not her person. A bond like this is
null and void. Tho peace party will
not consent to have their principle be
trayed and then do homage to the be
truer. They demand all that is-nom
inated in the bond• General McClel
lan having rejected the proposition
fora cessation of hostilities and a Con.
vontion of all the States, declined the
Chicago nomination, and stands be
fore the
,people self nominated on a
platform of his own creation. The
Democracy must seek a candidate who
will stand upon the platform, for they
cannot consistently support one who
is in collision with the Convention
that tendered him the nomination. If
the platform accords not with the
nominee's convictions of the right, a
duo respect for the opinions of the as
semblage that unanimously adopted it
requires that he should give back to
the Convention the standard of the
Democracy. The Democratic Nation
al Convention is not (11880117 Cd. It is
ready to convene at the call of its Ex
ecutive Committee, and, it General
McClellan cannot abide by the resolu
tions through which the principles of
the party have been enunciated, let the
Convention reassemble, and either re
model their platform to suit their
nominee, or nominate a candidate that
will suit the platform."
Wo also give an extract from the
letter of the editor of the MClropoli.
tan Record •
The undrsigned takes advantage of
this, the earlies opportunity ho has had
since reading General MeClellan's ex
tranerdinary letter of acceptance, to
state that ho has been compelled by a
strict sense of duty as a journalist, and
in accordance with his principles as a
Peace Democrat, to withdraw the sup
port promised in the last number of
The Metropolitan Record to the nominee
of the Chicago Convention for Presi•
dont. That promise was made in the
belief that General McClellan would
accept the platform upon which he was
nominated, and it was given on that
condition alone. In his opinion, this
so-called Democratic candidate has
plabodlimself in a position of direct
antagonism with the principles of the
American Constitution by: declaring
his intention to continue the present
infamous war upon Sovereign States,
and which has been so prolific in evils.
In the course ho has thought proper
to adopt, ho ceases, strictly speaking,
to be a candidate, as the candidate
and the platform have hitherto been
regarded as inseperable.
Editor of the Metropolitan Record
The Presidency.
Gen. .21reCtellan's Letter of Acceptance
The Chicago Convention Rebuked.
no following is the letter of Gen
McClellan accepting the Chicago norn
ORANGE, N. J., Sept. 8, 1864.
GENTLEMEN : I have the honor to
acknowledge the receipt of your let.
ter informing me of my nomination
by the Democratic National Conven.
tion, recently assembled at Chicago,
as their candidate at the next elec.
tion for President of the United States.
It is unnecessary for me to say to
you that this nomination comes to me
I an happy to know that when the
nomination was made the record of
my public life was kept in view.
The effect of long and varied ser
vice in the army, during war and
peace, has been to strengthen and
make indelible in my mind and heart
the love and reverence for the Union.
Constitution, laws, and flag of otir
country impressed upon me in early
These feelings have thus fax guided
the course of my life, andlnust cot.-
tinne to do so to its end.
The existence of more than one
government over tho region which
once owned our flag is incompatible
with the peace, the power, and the
happiness of the people.
The preservation of our Union was
the solo avowed object for which the
war was commenced, and it should
have been conducted in accordance
with those principles, which I took
occasion to declare when in active
Thus conducted, the work of recon
ciliation would have been easy, and
we might have reaped the benefits of
our many victories on land and sea.
The Union was originally formed
by the exercise of a spirit of concilia
tion and compromise, and to restore
and preserve in the same spirit must
prevail in our councils and in the
hearts of the people. The re-establish
ment of the Union in all its integrity
is, and must continuo to be, the indis
pensable condition in any settlement.
So soon as it is clear or oven proba
ble that our present, adversaries are
ready for peace upon the basis of the
Union, we should exhibit all the re
sources of statesmanship . practiced by
civilized nations - and taught by_ the
traditions of the American people, con
sistent with the honor and interests
of the country, to secure such peace,
re-establish the Union, and guarantee
for tho future the conditional rights
of every State. The Union is the one
condition of peace, and wo ask no
Let add what I doubt not was,
although unexpressed, the sentiment
of the Convention, as it is of the peo
ple they represent that when any
one State is willing to return to the
Union it should be received at once,
with a full guarantee of all its consti
tutional rights. If a frank, earnest,
and persistent effort to obtain these
objects should fail, the responsibility
fbr ulterior consequences will fall upon
those who remain in arms against the
Union, but the Union must be preserv
ed at ail hazards.
I could not look in the face my gal
lant comrades of the army and navy,
who have survived so manpbloody
battles, and tell them that their labors
and the sacrifice of so many of our
slain and wounded brethern had been
in vain—that we had abandoned the
Union for which we have so often
perilled our lives. A vast majority of
our people, whether in the army and
navy or at home, would, as I should,
bail with unbounded joy the perma
nent restoration of peace on the basis
of the Union under the Constitution,
without the effusion of another drop
of blood, but no peace can be perma
nent without Union.
As to other subjects presented in
the resolutions of the Convention, I
need only say that I should. seek in
the Constitution of the United States,
and the laws finned in accordance
therewith, the rule of my duty and
the limitations of Executive power,
endeavor to restore economy in pub
lic expenditure, re-establish the su
premacy of law, and by the operation
of a more vigorous nationality resume
our commanding position among the
nations of the earth.
The condition of our finances, the
depreciation of the paper money, and
the burdens thereby imposed on labor
and capital, show the necessity of a re.
turn to a sound financial system; while
the rights of citizens and the rights of
States, and the binding authority of
law over the President, the army, and
the people, are subjects of not less vi
tal importance in war than in peace.
Believing that the views here ex
pressed aro those of the Convention
and the people you represent, I ac.
copt the nomination. I realize the
weight of the responsibility to be borne
should the people ratify your choice.
Conciuus of my own weakuess,.l can
only seek fervently the guidance of
the Ruler of the Universe, and, rely
ing on Ms all-powerful aid, do my
best to restore union and peace to a
suffering people,
and to establish a
guard for their liberties and rights.
I am, gentlemen, very n;speetfully,
Your obedient servant,
THE Democratic platform means
peace with rebels, war with patriots.
It recommends revolution against
LINCOLN and an armistice with DA
The Emancipation Proclamation Sa
ved us from a Foreign War.
The special correspondent of the
Chicago Tribune at Nashville commu
nicates the following valuable intelli
gence on the influence of the Emanci
pation Proclamation
In the fall of 1862, Rev. Jessie Fer
guson, a man of pleasing address, and
with exceedingly seductive power of
speech, and who had left this city when
it was occupied by the Union troops,
left on a mission to Europe, (which,
though not official at least received the
sanction of Jeff. Davis) for the purpose
of aiding in securing a recognition
from England and France. On arri
ving he had several communications
with leading rebel sympathizers in
England, and finally asked an inter
view with Palmerston. He refused
all communication with him, but au
thorized his private secretary to see
Mr. Ferguson, and learn the nature of
his mission.
Mr. Ferguson was accordingly sent.
for, and without committing his mas
ter, appointed a second interview, at
which he stated he would communi
cate Lord Palmerston's answer. The
time came '
and with it the decision of
the British Cabinet. They told Mr. F.
that Mr. Lincoln had just issued a
preliminary emancipation proclama
tion ' • that the war on the part of the
North was for anti-slavery; on the
part of the South for slavery; and
therefore England could not interfere
for the Confederates, as it would place
England in a false attitude, and would
create such satisfaction among the
people, that the ministry could not re
tain power for a day. Ile stated that
the English people were essentially
anti-slavery : that they had been taun
ting the Americans with the crime of
slaveholding these many years; that
they had emancipated their own slaves;
and now to interfere for a people con
fessedly, figh ting for slavery, and against
would be an act which no
English Ministry dare attempt, how
ever great their syMpathies were with
the Confederates, and however great
their desires for a severance of the Un
Mr. Ferguson then stated that the
South had determined on independence
and were prepared to sacrifice any
thing to secure that object; but it had
commercial grievences enough to jus
tify the existing revolution.
"Prove that fact," said the Secreta
ry, "by abolishing slavery," and that
moment we will interfere in your be
Mr. Ferguson then explained that
his visit was not official, but that he
understood the sentiments oft he South
ern leaders pretty well, and he would
return and bring the matter before
the Richmond authorities, and this he
accordingly did.
Mr. Davis, on hearing the statement
seemed chagrined at the nature of the
demands of the English Cabinet, and
complained of its duplicity, and final
ly refused to do anything in the mat
ter, as the institution of slavery was
under the control of the States, and he
could not bind thorn by treaty.
Having become satisfied that there
was no hope from outside assistance,
and conscious that the Confederacy
could not maintain itself Mr. Furgu
eon, last Winter returned to Nashville,
- anal - "tuolc tho oath" but made no revela-
Lions except - confidential ones, relative
to his European mis , lon. Some of his
friends, however, betrayed him, and I
am now in possession of the leading
facts, which are precisely as given
From this we can perceive how
narrowly we escaped war with Eng
land and France—the Emancipation
Proclamation alone saving us.
THE Democrats express wonderful
anxiety to obtain the soldiers' vote.
Not many weeks ago their anxiety
was to prevent the soldiers from vo
The One Issue,
"We are fighting for INDEPEN
DENCE, and that or extermination we
WILL have."
"We will govern ourselves. We
WILL do it if we have to see every
SOUTHERN plantation sacked, and
every Southern city in FLAMES."
"Say to Mr. Lineoln,from me, that I
shall at any time be pleased to receive
proposals for peace on the basis of our
INDEPENDENCE. It ' will be
USELESS to approach me with any
OTHER—Jefferson Davis.
How the Soldiers will Vote,
ANNAPOLIS, MD., Sept. 3, 1804:
FRIEND LEWIS enclose you the
result of a vote taken yesterday in
the officer's Hospital, at the Naval
School, to show your readers how the
army feels as between Little Mack,
and President Lincoln,
This vote was caused by a speech
made the day before, by a secession
member of the Maryland Constitution
al Convention, who had the impudence
to say, that three-fourths of the offi
core and men in the Hospitals here,
wore for McClellan. The officers
heard of it, and made a canvass of
the votes, and the result as stated in
the enclosed slip, 193 for Lincoln, to
27 for , " Little Mack, the unready."—
And even this is scarcely a fair test.. I
think amongst the privates in these
Hospitals, the result would still be
more disparaging to McClelland.
The Union mon of the Convention;
and in fact, all Union men that I have
spoken with, laugh to think of being
represented in the Chicago Conven
tion, by such men as ex-Gov. Pratt,
Harris and Johnes, all out and out re
bels. Gov. Pratt has been arrested
twice, the laSt time about four months
ago. he was sent South, got as far as
Fortress Monroe and gave his parole.
All have sons and relatives in tho reb
el service.
You . can count on Maryland for
Abe Lincoln, certain. The Union men
of this State and in fact, all appear to
understand the issues much better
than tho people North. There is no
half way peace men here. We know
exactly where to place all here, eith
er on the side of 4 the Government and
loyalty, or out and out rebels. They
have the condor and honesty to be
on the side they wish to win.
Yours truly,
A. D.
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General Sherman's. own account of the
Capture of Atlanta.
LOUIFIVILLE, Sept. B.—ln answer to
a request that Major General Sherman
would give us details of his late opera
tions before ktlanta, in order to si
lence the cavils of those who, in the
absence of particulars, were denying
that those- ope rations were on the
whole a - Federal success, we have re
ceived the following :
ATLANTA, Sept. 7.—On the 25th of
August, pursuant to a plan of which
the War Department had been fully
advised, I left the 20th Corps at the
Chattahoochie bridge, and with the
balance of the army I drew off from
the siege, and using some considerable
artifice to mislead the enemy, I march
ed rapidly south and reached-the West
Point railroad near Fairborn • on the;
27th, and broke up-twelve miles of it.
When moving east my right approacb
od the Macon railroad near Jonesboro,
and my left near Rough and Ready..
The enemy attacked the right wing
of the Army of the Tennessee and was
completely beaten on the Ist, and du
ring the combat I pushed the left of the
centre rapidly on the railroad above
and between Rough and Ready and
On the Ist of September we broke
up about eight miles of the Macon road
and turned on thh enemy at Jonsboro,
assaulting him and his lines .and ear
ried them, capturing Brigadier Gener
al Gorman and about two thousand
prisoners, with eight guns and Much
Night alone prevented our captu
ring all of Hardee's corps, which esca
ped south that night.
The same night, Hodd; in Atlanta,
finding all his railroads broken and in
our possession, blew up his ammuni
tion, seven locomotives, and eighty
cars, and evacuated Atlanta, whiCh on
the next day, September 2, was occu
pied by the corps left for that pUrpose,
Major General Slocum commanding,
we following the retreat of the rebel
army to near Lovejoy's station, thirty
miles south of Atlanta, where, finding
it would not pay to assault, as we' had.
already the great object of the . cam - -
paign—viz: Atlanta. Accordingly
the army gradualy and leisurly return-
ed to Atlanta, and it is now encamped
eight miles south of the city, and to.
morrow will move to the camps-appoin
ted. We have as the result of this
quick, and, as I think, well-executed
moretnent, twenty-seven guns, over
3,000 prisoners, and have- buried 400
rebel dead, and left as many wounded
who could not be removed. Tho rebels
have lost besides .the important city
of Atlanta, stores, at least 500 dead
2.500 wounded, and 3,00 prisoners,
whereas, our aggregate loss will, not
foot up 1,500. If that is not success I
don't know what is.
Wm. T. SHERMAN, Major Goneral
From Gen, Sheridan's Army,
BALTIMORE, Thursday, Seqt S
The Baltimore American has the
following special dispatch :
In the hurried account which I sent
of Saturday's engagement at, Berry
ville, I erroneously stated the number
of wounded at 300. From official returns
it appears our total loss will not exceed
one hundred seriously wounded and
killed. The enemy's loss was very
heavy. They aro known to have lost
300 in one brigade, and their total loss
cannot fell short of 500, The rebel
General Humphrey's was mortally
wounded, but escaped. The decided
repulse and defeat of the enemy by Gen.
Crook's command reflects great credit
on• Gen. Sheridan, General Crook, and
the letters gallant command, who
fought splendidly. With respect to
the loss of the ambulance train it ap
pears that there was a sufficient guard
furnished to prevent its capture if a
proper disposition had been made of
them. They have,
however, all been
recaptured with the exception of one
The enemy are believed to be
encamped in the vicinity of Winches
Effect of Farragut's Victory—The De.
fences of the City—Prices—lncidents
of the Capture of Fort Morgan.
The New Orleans Era learns the
following interesting facts from one
of the Mobile refugees, who !MS arriv
ed in New Orleans. For several days
past he was concealed in the swamps
near Mobile, where there are still ma
ny•others endeavoring to evade con
scription, but be fortunately succeeded
in making his escape to the protection
of the Union forces.. The Era says:
"We should give his name, which is
very well known in Mobile, but that
it might be the means of giving troub
le to his family, who are still in tire
enemy,s power. Our informant left
Mobile on the 11th, and was nine days
in making his escape.
"When he loft nearly all the Gov
ernment. proprety had been removed
to the interior, sho eing that the im
pression bad obtained among the offi
cials that they would have to evacu
"The first that have recently been
witnessed in and around Mobile are
said not to have occured by, authority,
but were rather the work of accident
or incentliarism. large warehouse
filled with rosin and turpentine was
among the property destroyed.
"Flour was selling in - Mobile from
$250 to $3OO per barrel; bacon from
$3 toss per pound, accordingly to qual
ity ; spool cotton was selling at $6 per
spool; ordinary ' catlicoos were selling
from $12,50 to $l5 per yard; an or
dinary pair of shoes from $l5O to $175
per pair;cavalry boots were selling
from $250 to $3OO per pair ; nails were
selling for $1 per pound,' an inferior
articlo at that; ordinary cotton shirts
(worth 82,50 to $3) were selling for
from $5O to $6O each.
"On the day that our fleet passed
Fort Morgan a gentleman offered a
five hundred dollai Condederate' bill
for ten dollars in gold, but could not
effect a sale or even a bid. To show
the feeling in regard to the currency
on that day, the prices of all articles
were up to double the previous exor ,
oitant rates.
"Tho population of Mobilo is divi
(led into two parties--for war and, for
The- former is` Wide-moutbed
and- blatant---the latter , secret and. bid
ing ite time. The war - faction is &n
-posed of aboUt one-third of the people,
who have expressed the determination
to burn the city,- if they have to evacu
ate it. The people: of New Orleans
know what such tliieite a's' these
amount to.
"The persona no)ir in author** at
Mobile are, refugees from different
parts ofthe COEtfedercy—many of the'
from Amy Orleans—possessing no in.
terest in 2/labile aside from their con
nection with the rebel gO'vertYment . ,,..
and quite a strong feeling of an:idiom
ty exists between the old citizehiS of
the place and those who have genet
there since the commencement of the'
rebellion in military capacities. Tl 4
male registered enemies that. have
gone from this place have all been con
scripted: • •
"The most complete military des
potism is ruling in Mobile, no open
difference of opinion being tolerated;
and to attempt to criticise the acts of
the military rulers will cost a man hie
liberty, and not unfrequently his
,"At the time our informant left Ma
bile there were about three thousand
regular troops in the defences; but
these were being daily strengthened
by conscripted citizens and the arri-,
val of Alabama militia. • No more reg.
ular Confederate troops were being
sent there, one body only having reach
ed the place since the passage of the.
forts. This was a battallion of heavy
artillery. About fifty or sixty of its
members were killed or wounded bya
railroad accident, near Montgomery,
while on the way to: Mobile•. !nein,
ding militia, there will probably be
ten thousand men to oppose our for
The Rabe Cheer, for McClellan.
Dispatches from tbe'front' state that
"when the Rebel soldiers learned that
Mcollelan was nominated by the Chi
cago Convention, they gave hearty
cheers, which wore distinctly heard
by our men. McClellan stock from
that moment began to decline in our
army." We should rather think it
. LARGER THAN EVER.—An election
for city officers was held in Wil
mington, Del., a stave State, on Time
day of last week, and the Union men
carried every ward and the whole
city by 450 majority—larger than ever
before given. This is only the begin
ing of the Union thunder that will roll
"all around the sky" in October and
November next.
rm. Special attention is invited to
John Fareira's advertisement in this
issue. His assortment of Fancy Furs,
for Ladies' and Children's wear is
very large and of a superior quality.
Give him a call.
AEA' The Citizens of Lynchburg, Va.,
have pros ented Gen. McCausland - a.
handsome sword for his gallantry dis
played in the destruction of Chambers
Near Penneyliania Furnace, Aug.,
6th, by Rev. S. M. Hartseelc, Mr. Ro
nan' B. REEDER to Mies ELIZA J. LE
moN, both of Hunt., co., Pa
On the sth inst., Wm. FBANIMIN,
son of John and Rebecca Jim() Hoff
man, aged 1 year, 5 months and 5
days. ' .
Our Willie dear, the blessed babe,
God called him to hie arms ;
Ho Was too good to tarry hero
Amidst them toils and storms,
In this place, on the Bth inst., .Ea.
MEE CARTER, aged 11 months and 18
days. - •
Fill be offered at Public Sale, on the promises, on
Friday, the 23d inst.;
A GRIST MILL, late the property of lion. Thos.P. Stew_
art, dec'd., with 12 acres of !and ritaaclied. Situate in
Font tom:whip, 1 Milos east of Petersburg. ..
The Pennsylvania : State Agricultn,
• ral Society,
47th, and closing FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th, 1064.:
Premium. over $lO.OOO. Reed. the following abstract
CATTLE—Foreign Imported, 10 premiums ranging from
$3O to $2O; all other grades of cattle, 31 premiums, from
$25 to $10; and 42 premiums from $5 to $2. Best herd
of Cattle, not less than 15, owned and held as farm stock,.
dic e $4O; 24 bon $25. Beet Team of 10 Yoko of Oxen
from any county, to be paid Agricultural Society of said
county, $5O; 24 best, $25.
lIORSES.—Beet Imported, 8 promfiims, from $3O to $15 . .
Thorough-bred, 10 premiums, from $3O to $ 3O; Trotting
Horses and Mares, a premium of $3OO, ono of $2OO, and
one of $100; Peeing, one of sso'; Matched Horses, fancy
trotting, premium of $5O ; best Matched .Trotting. a pre-.
initial of $3O; best Draught, Gelding, and Single Romeo,
12 premiums from $l5 to $10; Stallions and Mares for alb
work, 16 premiums from $25 to $lO ; Jacks and Mules, 7
premiums from $25 to $10; best Mole Team of 4, $3O; 246
best sls;—making about $2,000 in premiums for all a.,
seriptlons of Horses and Mules.
. .
SHREP.—For different. kinds, 113 Premiums, from $2O;
t. *10; 55 Premiums ow% ta
POULTRY—of almost e' erg Lfads premiums of $t,2,0.
and 5, In the aggregate cfslsl;• • . •
Agricultural Implomente--Itest display $5O, Steam,
Plow $lOO, medal or special diploma, and liberal special
premiums for pt,aws, plowman, rollers, cultivators, an
..., Sic. Th. Planittuns in othir departments are liberal
being fin leather and its manufactures, butt, r, cheese:,
&c., vegetables, fruits, melons, grape., wines flowers au&
their designs ' stoves, tin ware, Ac., domestic mannfactute•
needle niork,ite., fine arts, painting and penmanship, die
play of articles by tradesmen and meehanica, silver were.
seeing winchines,planoeo, As. -
The above being a more abstract, eahlbitors are rec•
ituestial to secure a catalogue so that they may conform
to the regulation of the Society, lo presenting articles for
exhlbltltm. The moat liberal arrangements are being ef
fected with railroads generally, both as ,to freight and
exeursion tickets. Tor catalogues and railroad regula-
Hone, address the Secretary.
Single Admission tickets, 25 cents...
THOMAS P. KNOX, President.
A, B. LONGAHER, Secretary.
Sept. 14, '64.
Public. Sale of Real Estate.
Li end Testament of Simnel Carothers, late of Shirley.
Township, deed,
.will bo unposed to Public Sale, on thee
promises, •
On Friday, the 21st day' of October
next, the Well known and :valuable MANSION FARM,
late of said deceased, situate In Shirley township, Hunt
ingdon county, Pa., adjoining the Borough of Shirley,
burg end the great road from Monist Union to Chambers.
burg; seven Mlles distant front the Pennsylvania
road and Canal at Mount Union; containing
ina Acres and 82. Perches
ahOlit 150 Urns of which are cleared and in a good stabs
of cultivation ; 35 acres ero well set rich clover; .2.5.
acres are meadow—the remainder well timbered. The
Improvements are, a good LOG ROUSE, nod double LOG,
BARN, with Sheds and other necessary outbuildings; a
well of excellent water convenient to the honse, and run,
Mpg water in the barn yard. as also in most of the fields.
There are also on thu . premises about be grafted apple
trees, besides a variety of other fruit trees common its
t his latitude.
Salo to commence at ono o'clock on said day, viten
terms will Se mode known And due attendance given b;
Sopt.'l4th, 'B4. et
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