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VOL. XXXII. WHOI.K NO lGG
THE NEW CATECHISM.
jMV tlKNF.lt A t.l.Y IN I'SK IN
v myi isr.
,l:ini up nml lot me cateehise
(Nut "it tlm "Shnrtor" il.iii
Thiil'i" I"" ""hi dixy" fur the wi,
tj. "Winn's the ehief end of iiuiii .'
A Ilia lo think or e'en irotfii 1
The negro is a paint,
Ami IUiiil I lie M AKl.lt of ill 1 flesh
Kor pulling on the
V 11 i limn rrent"l gaml at first.
Ami Ji'l ho I 'll ff'"11 prae ?
N'otif won- at lirst erente'l g.mil
Kxeept the l"iig htelol rae.
Well. !i:il i.-sin? my gentle hieinl ;
You're postee met ran tell.
-Sin i- til' "iigreeiin-nt iniiilo illi dentil
Ami , n emo t Willi Hell."
Ami nil l" hue the I'nion i ar,
The t'l N.-iiTi Tios brave.
Are .'itinera ol' Iho loulest tort
Wh'iiii "r.lt ea n never save.
tj. W hat Jo ihe 1 1 1 1 V Seriplur's teac' ,
Ani hat'.-ell'.-cUia. ..tiling ?
A They teach u nt ;,'er-huu 1 tu prem h
It'.- iii.-'L-er, Hi keep hmlin.
fi S ti t.fi -irioii what f thtil ?
What, when atel Im lovin?
A li' nicReriMii, ir, Ihiunliout,
Ami hiilo.- a h ut uf in .
Q What ii-iiitf inn ol'llii rnmmanil.1,
J!y im!i : nui.-t nhiile '!
A - To hale thy hr-tln r nt the South,
ail "let 111.' IVioii . liile."
(,'.- Anl v.h it i' laidi ? my !nilii f ieiol.
A. Well vol 'I'll'! io.j me yet:
Faith i.- the evi.Uiu-e I have,
I.'nai.les me lo b'l.
I: i- a f.rui aii'l fixed lielief
Tout neroe.- wli! prevui!.
And .-'ttcthin.; '-d turn up for me
And he it 1. I or tail.
V.'hi't i ii.-tri.i-n nt. do nngeli' pin v ,
What soii they n ) v ':
(0, fogies ii.-i ii a ' ohleu lniri.
I'll i-i r H'lnj; i.c luiuiin hove.;
Me )(lnil you nx dat '.ie. h n, .-ar .
A- hiinjo ol one rtriu',
And iiigire.- .' ni);!;'''1' ; ! ill" lune,
hierually they t in;'.
ASOiDIETS EMOTION IN BATTLE
lot!!.- II 1
ml'li'Ts iiip.vpei iencc 1 in tin
u ill find tlie in o-,t terrible mo.
L befotc ll
it lie begins. A
Mi'.iiu-r in hi- narrative nl personal advru
liiri-" in the
Mexii.ui iv. ir, publi-hed i:i
liii-Ve u-llls of Amei'ii'.lll-,"
ii.torestii g iieiiis under this
ii'..d in his desci ii'll in of the I utile of
1'ilu Alt", w hii h ' he open i n l' battle of
"Wlirti all w.ii tea'U.bot i ai inte-, loo.(
slid for iibo.il titciity niiuuic
.-, each wait
ihe work of
for 111') utile r t
i.aiii. and .l.irini tlii
.. lime I
tu.iti of till
ti.ev M...,.r"""r ,
Ike sht'.u.-s. W,
I eniailie J i il I tt II .1
lio CNcept i'lll : I i'
n 1 aytoi, inn.m I'l nv
li" Mull, rode from
ft to right it a slo v
.ire, ttith his Kg llnowii over like a wo
iniin, and as he pis-ed eacli I'-gini'-nt, he
m,P Wul i's of etli'i'lll ilgenienl. I know
id v.n: he said lo the other', but when
lie colli' lo w here mo tood,
s,-ail il v at U-. I suppose, to see
. f .
I Cl 111..' ii ivel ciri ilinst.inoi s Ml w hica we
o placed had upon ti-, and as he g.icd
iiesiil: " I'lie b iyoiu I, my haidy cocks!
lit bivtiiict is the thin-' ! " 1 he other
'iteaiiim iv.i, that of Lieut. I'dack, iif tin'.
Mliiikcrs, who voliii.teered to gallop
"long tl.e cne-ny's lines, in front of bulb
arniie, nod c'ourl llieir guns : and soj
clo?e lo their gnus did he go that he might i
Uve been biioi a . Ulidic'l times. Ducof
llieefl'ieer. ,,f llie eneinv. ilvjI.thMS t . 1 1 1: k
it'll lie h id some cooin u .i 'a ion 1
ii i, ii 1. 1
:leo,n lo meet him ; Hl.ick, howe er,
i'aid no atleiitioii to him, but rode on.
'M tlicn returned and reported lo I'ay
hr. fluie slooJ those two l.cligornnt pnnies;
Leo la lace. What were tho feeling ''
iltwe llKitisaiids ? How many thoughts
ui-1 fears were rro'.vto.d into thoe few
B'uiciits ? L'.'olv til our nnj-1 ! a cl tin ny
woatisselilcl all over fa con slightly pile
Wtfrom cowardly fear, but from an awful
iw uf pel il, cotiibiued with a detcrmi
inhon not lo fiin. h from duly. These
wethn luoniants in ivhieh true ioldier
. . ..
fsigii tl.c'i.iselve-s t't the relb'cti.iu lhat
'liitevcr may befall them I hey "cl
"illi Imnot ; these are the m v.nenUwhen
fie tuWiiitf cnwud Mitt'ef more linn
tleut U when, if not certain he would be
Win his tracks, b" would turn and fie-,
filling is very hard work : the turn who
l' passed through a two hours' fi jhl, has
ed through a treat amount of physical
"id Menial labor. At tho end of a battle
llays found lhat I had perpired so
Kofostly as (o wet through all my thick
oo'i!en clothing, and when I had got
1, 1 was as sore :n if I h-l been beaten
'l over with a club. When (ha battle
Hiiif-iicis the feeling undergo a change.
leader, did you over see your houso on
rJ If so, it was thon you rushed into
I -st flainiar : it was then vou wen', over
''Wm. climbed over walls, lifted heavy
Is. which vnu nevei' could have done
" your ciuibr moments ; you then have
pi ;iit.o j so-.u ol the excitement of a
'Oilier in buttle. I always knew iny dan
(t"1' ilut:. at any moment I was liable to
w k ld vel suoh whs my excitement
"ti I in vrr fully rcalued it. AH ,,n
tr not alike i some are cool t suno are
or c.'-i'y i olhors arc so
prostialed by (cur that I hey are complete
ly unnerved ar. uwful sinking and relax -nlion
cCnll their energies takes place, aw
ful to behold ; they tremble lik nn aspen
slink into ditches and covert jilnct's, cry
like children, nt.il arts totally insensible to
shame Icik l to every emotion l,ul the
ovi't helming I't'iir ol instant death. We
hail a few, anil hut a few, of such in our
As the two jinnies were facing oarh oth
er, it whs remarkable lo nee te coolness
of otir men ; there they stood, chewing
hits of biscuit, ami t;il k int alont theMex-.
icans some wondering if they wonhl tight;
others allowing they would, and like de
mon, Ac. I kept my rye rn the artil
lery fit the enemy ; an I happened to ho
looking toward their light wing when
suddenly a white curl of smoke sprung up
there front one of their guns, ami then I
saw the dust Hy somedi-lance ftom where
the hull struck. In-tantlv another, and
nnouicr i n-ii eunoi s:nnue arose.
sti. c. de.l by a boomin-sound, and then
the shot came crash, towards us. The
enemy hied v ry rapidly, ami their balls
u'.l the dusi ahou' m in nil direc-
tio::s "onie went over our
struck the ground in front
bends, f.t hers i
md bounded ,
Ihir balteiles now went to ivoik, aivl
(inured upon them a perfect storm of iron; I
Lieut. C'tiuichill ond his men began with '
their eighteen pounders, and when the'
, ... i , . i , , .i i r ... ..-v ,v...o v, - j ui ,,(,,. , iiiii'i u'.-r i;iy over
hi. st was hied, it made such a loud report ' sleepers , ould enj.'V the luxuiy of open about two mile withm the ;ndm ol a cir
j thai our men gave a spontaneous id.out, I ..anors acd i-n open skv. What must'cle, and overlooking the country load
which seemed t.wtmcd to msp:ro us j have been the l ohVeUot.s ' of "these sons ' passing by Ilalllow n towards Marlinsbu.
with renewed confidence. I oould hear I f Sonihei n wi.tUu i, " w tl,..i,. f, i...U AlrrHil,.... ,,,.i r. ;...i..:.... . .
every w.itd the I.icuenaut raid to his men.
When the tiit shot way fired, he watched
tin- h ill. .i.iyMig, " Too high tr.en, try nn-
otiier ! " "Too low men, liy again, 1 1 1 i '
thitl time is I he charm '" 'I iie thirl1
i-hot was fired, and n.vt with my own eves
the dreadful etl'ect of that and the follow
ing shots. "Thai's it my boys !" sliouted '
Chin chill, jumping up about two I eel : 'you !
have them umi, keen her at tli.it ;" and '
. . . ... , .
so they did, and .-very shot tore rotnp lete
jlaue.. i through the enemy s lines; but they
tsioo'i ii iminiiiiiy. tne lull ei.orus ol j
I ti.ittl" now raged ; twfnly.thtee pieces of !
.'iiiii- i. i.i.ii oen ur'i iv, i Lit iiieu noil
1 ovn m the
lu inir then- ;
! We were oidU'd to li.
1 graas to avoid tin; shot ; this
! enemy, and they could pot
i guns lo hear on us, making our lo- very
I sin i,. Many were the n.ttiuw cacaoes;
one ball came w it bin six irches oj'my
j h'll side. The force of the shot was trc.
I Mielnloiis, a hor-e' hody was no ob-tacle
'at all ; a niaii'i leg was a iiiere. pipe.slem.
i ! walehed thu shol as it slril.-k the roots
I of the gra-s, and it was usloui-hiu low
' I he i In.-' I flc w. In about an Ikhii the grass
I caught en foe, and llio clouds of sfnol-.o
stmt nut i he opposing irnitci trom view.
We had not v et lost a lean I. o n our
legiinent I n l lie ob-eil rity the eii 'mV
cttang'-d their liu., and the eighleen
1 poiiii'iers, soppoited by our regiment,
look a new position onalitlle rise of
ground. As w e iiinved o!. to l he sptl. a
i fix pound siiot took away the lower jaw
ol (.'apt. I'age. and llie.. look of a p ioi- fel-
1 lo-v'a head on the l ight, as clean as w i 1 1 a
i Tho blood of poor I'age was iho first
blood 1 satv ; he was knocked do-vii in
I the grass, and us lo; endeavored to raise
presented such a gl n-tly
Spectacle that a sickle, famiing sensatiiin
came over me. and llie' inei.ioiy of that
1 nighl I -hall carry with tne to my dying
! day. A little hiier. Minor Winggold was
I inorlally wou'ided at hi In'lery; I saw
him just afterw.-.rds. The shot ha I lorti
I awav a pot tiou of the tlisl- oil his thiirhs ;
i ; f'i.. i.
hi null: ".is in iiirii'."..-, euuiua '"""
....... ., I ... ., . ... ...
ins insiois ai ine io::.s, im hio me i i-
...i i i l.. I ...i:.l.
rrs hi ine uor.se a spien.iKi Merit, w ineii
I was killed to relieve him of his misery.
! TliB eni-uiy tried hard, b.il without avail,
! to I it our eighteen pounders. The battle
I cotMintp-d uutii night put an end to llie
I scene. We bivouacked w aero w e -v ),
! and la;d on iur arms : wo slept, however,
jbut little, thinking we inig t be attacked
I in our sleep.
The en 'my had been very severely han
dle I, ow ing to the superiority of our nr.
lillei v. The gunners w.-nt into it more
Lke btilchers than military men ; each
tripped oil his coat, rolle I up his sleeves,
and tied his suspendors around his waist ;
They all wore red ll innel shirts, und
therefore, were in uniform. To see them j
liuibering and uulimoering, firing a few'
shots then dashing through Iho smoke,1
ami Ihen to tire again with lightning-like
n pi.. ity, pai lly hid from view by dense
clou Iv of smoke and dust, with their dai k
red shirt and naked ami, yelling at ev
ery shot they made, reminding tne of a
band of deiuoiu Hither (linn of men.
- - J
rtrti. Great complaints a'-u made ol
sending Massachusetts regiments by way sprawling among their companions he
of llarrh.burg. llm I lib was bioiigul by low.
lhat route iti freight cars totally destitute Goipg over this depressed piece of
of conveniences, and so insecure that one ground, wc again ascended until wo reach
private fell from a cur and wm killed.'' ' ed a higher point upon the pinnacle upon
The abovo was recently telegraphed its west side. Here we found about do,
from Va-hingti.n (ity. To a person un-1 en rude cabins, (.bowing less iirchii- ctural
acquainted U lt'' the' reason for sending fkill tiiiin the other?. This is called Low
Kasl em troops nVj. llanisburg, it has no cr Ihadley ville. Nothing worthy of re
doubt been a mutter of great surprise, but mark was presented at this point. To
"the milk in the cocoa nut'' iimv be ac- ; the eastivurd of this, and at the very crest
pr.ii.upd for Ihust Gen. Camerort, theSec-
retarv of War, is a largo stockholder in oncampment. Thetabins in bolh wero
the Lebanon Valley R. K. Co. the road constructed without ny regard to milila
friiiii Rpadtii" to Ilariisbuig ai l;o is. al-' ry order. The largo cabin at the upper
so in the Northern Central road, from 1 point was iho headquarters of U. T. .John-
' . ... t. nr I, ...i,.L.,,i.t. t,l lliafisnrnilo...
It.,rnl,nrr In lialllllKlie. It is lo ue iho-
turned thai Gen. C. has a potent voice a
lo tho roil '.o troops shall bo transported,
... l i.,.:.,.. i,i l..e..n neciniarv inter-
t in iho i-o.i.U named, and Lin notori -
ous vcnckaM for paying operations, it is
. . . . . .....1 A. I, AM
v ' .., ..i ....i ',1, nt i-liv imv of
l.mr u IV Mftssacnuseiis nou uurci
ii .... ii,,:,.,, This war spreads out a rich
ij.iii.- f- t .
iQ,i fr.r I 'jinmnn. some ol Ul reiam es
and friends! Where is G.vkl"
CLKAKFIELI), PA. WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, I8GI.
Harper's Ferry A View from the Ma
I began th ascent of Maryland Heights
iiuoui na;i past nve o clock in the morn
mg. After long und tedious clumberius
over rocks and iimong tlnck laurel Lush.-,
es, wo reuclieu the road tlie hcutuc ititis
hud coustructed from tlie base of the
iiiounimn to its ton. It uust have occa
sioncd them imnieuse labor. I suppose , llo Chesiipuko and Ohio Cana! were
they employed slaves pi incijially for that j "vung Irotu t.'ieir liinocs in order that
purpose. Jl, however, the soldiers per-. ' ife'titioii ulvng one l the great coin
lortiifd thai l'tbor, it was very great. uiticiul avtuues of Maryland inighl bo
Jt led first to the ramp occupied by tho "topped, mutsho thus punished for her
Kentuckiaiis, under M utton Puncan, loyally to the I'nion.
numbering wLen they retreated only one J here, loo, right in the bed of the. ca
hundred and ninety men. JJere we'found hud, 111 ilnuied masbes, live canal
twenty-six small cabins, constructed of
small cl,e.-tnut trees, loi.ing back wai ds
liom the to,,, the Irnnt .out l,, l.,,,
.... i.... T .', V V V , "
ncic irci ingn, aiiu ir.o iiiick I'lirt seven
or eiglil, t his kiojie was given them in
:nn ,.e m i.ie.. t ,.., r,..l ..,.1,;., r...i.i.,
T,0y were the rudest Kliuctures 1 ever
mw.save hunters lodges among the Hocky
Mountains, and these are built with an
eve to i.rottction niminst .,11 ,,r
weather inclemencies, whilst these even
if rooted would not have prevented the
entrance of rain from all sides. Around
thutn lay several thousand feet of hoards,
evidi ntly intended for roofing purposes.
In 8omu of them rude, unhewn pole
I , I h -i VV( ! II t 1,1, L-n t 1 1 i 1 t i-n n .T
e .. . ... .., .... ...... .. ..... v. .
.... II . I . i , ... . , . .....
eiiiK'i uiem, as tiii-v lav in ine top oi tins
bleak mountain upon tmh beds, and
looked out upon the starlight during a
col I, shivering night, or fell the pitiless
timing 0! Heavy lain upon mem: I'm
they think ol the homes limy had left,
w ilh all their comloils and luxuries, to
light agalnijt the flu; their fathers had
borne gallantly upon many fields?
P.evmiil ..ml iiluiv'i. t)i veii4 n loi.'t i'lllv
J ...... ...... .. j
CUI)S, ,.tloU.(l fla,, angle of chestnut loirs.'
'doubled upon each other. Underneath I
,i, emt i,ls,,e l,t,ildinh beinj? looatcl
..,. ,i,(, ,i,n ,i, ,,.,;
I lie ground suddenly sunk away. In this
depression they had commenced lo build
u lolle waj j,. t,e usu;ll manner in which
nl,ic g0Ee fenc.s are constructed in rural
, I , i. ,.,. i ,. ..:,i,
I tiait rcsleil or was to rest, the sides ol
the ipiadrangle had not reached an) here
more than three feet. It ha 1 been al an-
I doned before their retreut. Tlie ttrang-
, est part of this whole ' ncainpnicnl was
that they had no parade ground, there
I being but sixty Jcct betw een the double
rows ol catiins, and thai not heing clcaieu
I I, ii , i- . . - t 1. 'Cl
than 400 feet in length. They could
ill tun icei in iengiu. i uey couni
, not have formed more than oOO hundred
; nieii i: to a line, and not have matiBuvei ed
a company of more than lifiy. Thu sur
face was rough and uneven, i ml lull of
stump-, so that a slratbl line in ranks
c-lild liol be presented. The drill tniis
neuvers and parade must have beeu a
I very amusing iill'air. 1 ogtei I y's muster
, of tl.e night watch could not have been
mot e so.
I 1 .a'neilialel v Mutlli of (his, und in a
'stiaight line towards thu l'errv, there is a
depression in the ridge, and hy a necK the
heights ate connected with what is called
by the mountaineers the ltnnaile. llm
presents one of its sides to the Potomac,
where there is a most fearful precipice- a
pel 'pcudiciil.tr of full llnee hundred feet,
beetling. Trowing, duiker, grander than
any feudal keep. Along this neck the
Rentuckians constiucted also an old
fashioned stockade, such as iheir falln rs
were want to i-Cjiel Indian Attieks with
utmost a century ago. Thi s, nro known
upon the western I'miitier nnw a-days by
t tit. name uf blockade. It bad thirteen
entrances upon the south side, was near
1(H) feel long. It consist! d of hewn chest-
nut posls siuated w il h an axe upon iheir
and ilrived into the ground liko
sp.les uro driven, being shhrp at the low
er point, lletween every second of the
joints was a loophole, which is an inden
tation in each log din clly opposite the
other. Through this tho gun is thrust
mid .the fire delivered upon an advancing
enemy. In the centre of the stockade
poles were longer, and a platform wasidiowned n Iho (lei lbs l''c beu
erected al about the height ol eight teet.
Loop holes were also cut in these at ti c
heiiiht of about thico feel.
That so rude a mode of fortification
should have been resorted lo indicates
that but little, engineering skill exists
among the southern f.irees, notwithstand
ing I heir boasted lleauregard und Whit
iiu. Whv. it must occur to Iho most or
dinal v miu that had ever icon a l'uii 11-
red. that a six or twelve iioundpi- would
! have knocked their high' central spiles
into a thousand splinter, ami font Ilia
u r tier ol moll kicking, jumping mid
ol the '1'iniiiicle, was
still another rude
, oii, u. i .I'm'. 's v..,, , ... ......v.
ate commander of a couple of companies
of Maryland secessionists. Ju t above his
tent, upon a ledgo oi iocks. stood me
, llag-statr. The Confederate Hug had dis
Wo went further down the Tin uncle,
and from a point which .hit out COO (eel
Into "any nolhingnes," we looked upon
. u . ...I.AA a.Ar.A &'1iapa ilm.A i.li.-r.nir
, m nw. ' "" -..w- ...
the whole scene vhero
e7ontof the last two uonths havos been
' lrau-pirii2 -events ti which the. nowspa-
per press tiud Iho public have been look
mg with such intense interest. lWore
us my mo great railroad brid
choly ruin, the blackened
."i, a nielun-
hole cl Iho nnii-nificei.tlv built mh.
t . iftiu iiiit:iisii iinnr. 1 in
tiiri.i ii'tiiiciiitti tuiiii . .. . t
shops ol Hie Uoverninent
i I -
! iiJlhina but
"(' Kven the cates of tho nm mi nr
"outs, tuner Iroin
M ivate e tizens who
1 hud luiinraUy mamlaiued their ,ilh,
' ciance. The. I,,,,,,...! ,. i:,,; .
;...i.. i , ; ,. . ""B
; ui-sirncuon oi i ne iong tre.s.el work
01 i" naltuuere road. The work oldes
liucluiii was us complete
as human ma-
ngiuiy coui.i tniote it.
li Dim i.in u ;i ....I ..I ' in, .
fi n M i v land and v". T"1 y-'
?, , : , . .. "1 :No, lllU!" ''
mute loyul Ihun tl.ev ever were
A lew seniiiiels, ulmost inv i.-iblo from
their laziness, stalked ltjuniiinelv alonu.
Back of liolimr, a suburb of the town,
j upon tho bight overlooking it, there'
I w ere two camps in w hich a low troops
1 still I ngered. One of these lav immcdi-
lltl-le .tin I '. . I . . , . . .. I . '. .. I
c .... , '.'v, in vil, . II '11 11 U I
. I i , . r
uieir iiumucr nv ne eve. ..ml tin. mini.
her of tent-whit h they had.
Whil-t we ti md theie the tents Mere
struck iindevtry incident juepanitoiv lo
j marcning eliserveo.
saw them packing,
We wailed until we
icsceiiiieii ine moon-
tain on the western slop?, and reachiti"
I the canal urolled leisuielv aloii ' iu
banks lor nunc than a mile. Although
' lit., uiilili,..- Im,) f'n..l ; ... I ..i ..
., .iiv-i im i m . .in ..li. iei v
upan all persons tvho passed bv the satiio
road, we yet passed uiM.luled 'i,v so.h .-,
'J'hui ended my recoiinoi.-ance of liar
pel's l etri in luius. Cer. Xcu- Joe,-
(iencral Holler has under bis eo nniand
some 10,1)1)0 men, costing the nation at
least $40,000 a day ; and the comtniinily
have been akking u hy it is lhat tins army
is permitted to lie, week utter week, at
I'ortresj Monroe in idleness? It now ap-
pears thu this is no fault ol the ( ieneral's,
but that he has been urgently demanding
oi me goiei tnneiit the necessary invars lo
1.1. , I. .. ... r . ,
eu.io.n mm iu hhiko a succ.'ssliil ndvailee.
the cu- is lull ol rumors that the mtm.is
gersol our military operations ae daily
ing willi this rel eliion, either villi un id. a
ol palchjig up a ili-gracelul and shrill-.
lived peice, or for the sake of feat I
llle nivurni ......I I. .If .....v. ,,n vj ui em men 1. lO UIHKe
rwUm .nmkB l,u' nuM ",nl'le l''arations Leforo cm-
E i S i ' " !tl1 .mencing the ma.'cl, 'towaids Kichmoi.d.
xtX.. y"''!'' rememberetl, is a thor-
connected with their own personal ainlii-1 . ei,'' " v"l 1 "vi "i h brave ofheer, who
lion. Asa part of these rutnois, it is i ni 1 1, rice breveted lor ga hint con
whispcrcd that iho Cabinet arc hamper- i lJ"Cl '" "eu1,al -rvice, w compeile.J to
ii.T the iinvHiwink ,.f i:.. i i., i... ! serve under him. llie Lltinc. says it is
from jealuusy of his ripidly rising poim-,
u ity, un I from fear that the eclat of his
military iciiicvemeins may
Knowinr on what slight foundations
rumors liny be raised, ne generally attach
to them very littlo weight indeed, und
iiot.vit'.sunding the p'Miiivcnest w ith
which thi assertions above alluded to ure
Uust th;t thi)' are eniiie'.y
We have entire confidence
in llm honesty of the rre.sidenl, and we
iiiiiiiot bdtevo that any American who
h is sulliuunt character to obtain mlieo
could be guilty o!' the awful i-rimo of tri
lling will llie lives of our soldiers and
Willi the iite of the country in thisctisis.
11 any nan who has been intrusted Willi
great powr by the nation ii u.soing that
power for his ow n selfish purposes, we ad
Vibc him b be very careful not to be found
out. The pub ic in in! is in an tinusual-
l.i ..'icnn. i, ,i,l nul f, -.,;, rt.l .,, ,.., n.,.1 if
a public officer should i.oir be dolec'ed
in any of these vicked schemes, "it were
i. ........ i... i.;... ., ...in. ...... ........ i
','",' , , . V V
eu aoout ins iicck, iimu mat. ne were
Vet A" Alien via.
Dn i i.tttNT Vir.ws. During the hard
fought batllo of Ilenr.'.ngton, in tho first
Revolution, two Hi-others fought side by
side, protected ly the trunk of a fallen
tree. The oldest was a man of prayer,
but the otiitr wns not. liannie's Indian
li: .,.A.d ;.. l.xl. .ddrln,, nil' il,A A.
Ul.lt.'S "in:.., '""""-"I I""- fc s-s
niei leans, when tho elder
king a long
siirhl of ore of them, and taking a long
aim, lifted up his heart and voice in piny
' er saying,
"Lord nine met cy on uiai i uniun a .win .
The other brother cot n shot at anoth
er Indian at the satun moment, and ai his
ball entered his head, he bit oil thi- end
of hi carl idges lo load again, and said.
"Thero is another Indian gono to tl)3
Hke.uii ot 1'romise. A gentleman,
while in c lurch, inten'ling tn scratch his
head, in a mental absence reached over
into another pew, and fcralched the head
of nn old aiaid, He discovered his mis
take when fhe sued him for broach of
promise of marriage
ENCouRtuEu. As tho volunteeis were
about leaving F,aslon for the war, a mem
ber ol one of tho companies', shed lenrs
when he bid his mother "goou-byc." The
j 0,i WOman encouraged him, saying : "Dry
Up, loe, mna anon join bjiui.h .
fJ-Cr.hng. the soeno ef the Isle butllo In
Mimiouri, ii in the extreme southwestern cmnr
uf the SUU, only fifty milff from the Arkunm
Tr-.'nea'icr Orow, iti dated, has ordered Ihe
njrble Wl of t s-Speaker Orr, uf Si. C. to he re
moved frort the liouee of Henreientviv. t .
I A War of Invasion.
I Tllf Pi ill rlt'i nr. n..l!1. . a ... r... .1. .
v.v Ym.k hu; ( .1., .1......
ing i tie aiiricuaies that an ntmy of inva-
1 . .
"""' ""'r, ami tuc necessity
, Mfl-IO H)
as for the Government to make
ougli conn: Keiiublican liRiier. and. of
cour.-e, tho Miss Nancy patriots about
home will not sot tip a howl of indigna
tion against us for copying the production.
We tako theextmcl from that paper of
Jnva.-ion is a kind of military work
that even tho greatest Generals have fail
ed in. A leyilllf hl- I li A lo.fl.ll nfnff n fn-
. " . ,. V . .""' .. T
: ?., . if" u,ul."18 ""'?! "el' ro.".ea
i "" l?'Jl" ule "S" 01 N-yllna P.nU in-
Cyrus marched his iirm'v in unlrndid
style into Persia, but only to" immoitalizo
tne stun winch conducted the "lietreulof
, the Ten Thousand.
(..v., will, ;i.t r. :
, " "i"i n lesiauuie lorco llllO xiuiy, on-
ly llt last 10 i" ignomv.-
, Crassus carried his cohorts into the plains
,ol .Mesopotamia, but only to be defeated
wuti immense slaughter, and lo lose his
own head. Napoleon led his hosts into
the middle of h'usjia, and led them to do
mIi notion ; there, ton, the Swedish inva
der, Charles XII, a hundred years before,
had met bis 'loom. liurgoyne inarched
his forces into American territory, und
marched to a surrender. .Sobieiki, with
forty thousand, attfekod eighty thousand
Turkish vi tenuis intrenched and defen
ded ith three hundred pieces of cannon,
t-h-w fifty thou-and mid carried the l'ol -ish
ensigns in triumph to the banks of llie
Danube ; and yet a month after there was
scarcely a remnant of his army left. Wei-
lingtou drove Ma.-sena, at lb
head ol a
, mi. red I uiimiih
III,.,, Alll ail ll'-l , I. t -
ed rort'jgal, but, before his full success in
the peninsula, had to retire ami intrench
himself behind the Torro Vedras. The
, ISrith-h '.ieneruls, in their invasion of Af
ganistan, accomplished inarches acro-s
i mountain langes and desert tracks un
p i'.allelod in history for iheir length and
! hard-hip, but the issue thereof may hi
! read in the terrible tragedies of the Kjord
1 Can bid and the ."ass of .1 ugdaullilek, and
I in Iho fale of that sixteen thousand, of
j whom but one man escaped alive to tell
tne niie oi slaughter.
I'ha World might have added a still bet'
ter home les.-on the fate of Georgo tho
III and Iho American Revolution ; and
iv e venture the usKcriion now, that if the
present civil war is continued by thu Ad
ministration, the sane late will be Awards
fid to Lincoln d' eo.
Moke Treason. The Detroit Tribune, a
Republican paper, severely censures ihc
Government lor pulling Gen. Sclieiick,
"hero" (?) ol Vienna, in command of
''f-'". , , nun i,i- iiiuiiai unon, a lii n.iu
I., .. ,. !.,!.. I 'I l.i:.., 1 .... 1..
notorious that this Schonck has not. a
single qualification for tlie pofilion. This
is nil very well, but if a Democratic jour.,
n it 1 had said as much, a Republican hnwl
would bo sent up against it lb:1 giving ''aid
and comfort" to tho enemy by abusing
and underfilling our own officer's.
And tho N. . Tunes, another Republi
can paper, gives the following sample of
thu honesly of the Government in the use
of the people's money :
' The steamboat Cataliuu was valued at
7,.0l), but instead of purchasing it at lhat
pnee, the Government hired it at the rate
of ?M,ooo a month, with the agreement '
... . . c ..i
that if the boat was lost the owners should
receive S")0,000 lor it. The boat was burn
ed a few days since, and the Government
pays 80,000 lor what might have been
had in the beginning for 7,o0J. This is
tho way the money goes, anil at this rate
Mr. Lincoln will lequire more than $100,
000,000 to curry him thromh tho first
'''"r pf ,,w w"r-"
A Hkmtiiii. l'uiLhK. The following
one of ine
most beautiful prose pu-sages
in tl.e Knelish laneuaee. Jtis not now.
however; wo read it many years ago.
j How hnpi y inul be Iho heart that can
see these beau I i'a and understand them:
"Why is it that ihe ruinbow und tho
clouds come over us with a beauty that is
, not of earth, and then pass away, leaving
in lo muse on their laJed loveliness ?
Why is il that t lie stars which hold their
.nightly foitival around the midnight
.-, ,.. ,, ,.,,,.
acli oi our
, limited laculties, forever mocking us with
their unnpproncliaoie gioiy i aiiu nuy i
it that the light forms of luinmi beauty
are prostnted to our vio-v and taken from ern, which leads to Bull's .'Uti, and Gen.
us, yet leaving the thousand ttreatns of l'yler the tioilhcin running piiralcll to
our affections to How in Alpine torrents ii at a distance of about a luilo.
upon the heart ? We are hot n for a high-1 I hc movement commenced nt about 3
er destiny than that of earth. Thero is a o'clock. I got up at a lilllo boloro 4, and
realm where Ihe rainbow never fades found Iho long lin of troop extended
wh'ie tho rtars will bo set before us like jr out on either road. 1 took Iho road
islands slumbering on Iho ocean, und by which Col. Hunter with his command,
there the buautilul "beings that here pass HudGcii. ilcDowell and blatl', had gone,
before us like meteors, will stay in our and pushed on directly far tho Iront. Al
presence forever." j ler going out about two miles, Col. Huns
- ter turned to the light marching oh-
Fishino.- Mis. Hook, an Irish woman,
A-as nrraigned, in Chicago
o lift week, ioi
whipping her husband. Probably she
thought thero was no iiarm in un
tf J"fk Gil ls don't you noiice them?
K,ik Notice what Jack ?
Jock (pettishly) Why my Moustache!
Auf-Oh! I did'nt observe them. j
8ia5W'hat is the best line to lead a man
with ! Crino-line. What is tho best
line to lend a woman with ? Mascu-line.
ITlirWhat nrc tho "Fortunes'' of war
Ask Ihe gentlemen who furnish our sold-
iers with bad becfut high prices.
$1 25 per Annum, if paid iu advance
SEMES VOL. II. NO 2.
THE WAR NEWS !
'iUJiDAT riJ'..M;AlC JJL'LIS
Highly Interesting Details.
Description by an Eye-Witness.
SCKNhS (l.V THE BATTtE-FiEI.lt.
The baltlo of Hull's Uun, tho defe ilaiul
Iho retreat of Major (.ten. McDowell's
lorces, the number of killed and wounded
on each side, and the next probable move
ment ol the Federal army, are the all ab
sorbing subjects of comment on the part
of the press and the people, generally ev
erywhere. As wo stated yesterday, the,
government has ulreudy taken measures
to reorganize tho army of tho I'ototnac,
and li'is appointed Major General McClels
Ian to supeisedo Major General McDow
ell. Last evening ruaiors were current in
this city in regard to the killed on tho
side of the Conf ederates, among tin; fallen
were reported to bo Gen. Johnson, Cupt.
Jackson, and a number of volunteer from
Baltimore. After diligent inquiry, how
ever, we failed to trace ihc rumors to any
The reports as lo the killed wounded
und missing, on the part of tho Federal,
party, continue bo of a very contradictos
.Subjoined will be found i number of
additional accounts mid speculations con
cerning the bitile.
The Hon. 11. J. Raymond, who was
present on .Sunday at tho balllo near
toll's Kuu, within three or four miles of
ManasMis junctio.i, has furnished tho
New York Times the following grnpliie
Washington, July 22d, 1801.
The baltlo yeslorday wai ono of tho
most tevore and sunguinury ever fought
on this continent, and it ended it: the
failure of tho Union troops to hold all the
positions which they eought to carry, and
which they actually did carry, und in thoii'
retreat to Ceiitrevillo.
i The attack was tnudo in three column: .
j two of which, however, were mainly feints,
intended lo amuse und occupy (he enemy,
while tho siioslantiat work was donn by
tho third, fl liun been krinwn fur loi.jj
time that the range of lulls which border
the small, swampy stream knoivn rs Hull's
Run, had buen thoroughly and extensive
fortified by the rebels; that batteries had
besti planted at every available point, us
ually concealed in the wojda and busacs
which abound in that vicinity, and cover
ing eveiy way of approach lo Iho region
beyond. These are the defences of .Man
nssas Junction, which is some three uulos
lurtheroir. L'ntd these were carried no
approach could be made to that place;
and afier they should bo carried others of
i similar character would have to be over
cone) at every point where they could bo
The utmost that military skill and in
genuity could accomplish for tho delcinc.
of this point was done. Gen. McDowell
was unwilling t) make on attack di.eotly
in the face of iheso batteries, as they
would be ol doubtful issue, and must in
evitably result in a very serious loss of
life. After an attack bad been resolved
upon, thureiore, he endeavored lo find
some way of turning Iho position. His
first inienlson was to do this on thu
sonthern side to throw a strong column
into the placa from thut direction, whilo
... . i ii i . m.i. :H r.A n i
a feigned atlacK siiouiu oe maue in ironi.
On 'Ihuijday, when the troops were ad
vanced to Conlreville, il was found that
tho roads on the south side of these posi
tions were almost impracticable that
they were narrow, crooked and slony, and
that it would bo almo impossible to he
eil'ectno in tho time required. This orgi
inal lan was therefore, abandoned ; aud
1-ridav was devoted to an examination oy
is'tho topographical engineer of Hie north
ern side of tho position. Maj. llarnard
and Caul. Whipple recontioiteieu Iho
j place lor miles around, and reported lhat
' iho position could be entered by a path
I coming from tho north though it was
somewnat long aud circuitous. This was
selected, therefore, us the mode and point
I On .Saturday, the troops were all brought
c'.Oat ly up to CentrcviUe and alli.eedtul
1 preparations wero made (or the atliick
i winch wsa inicuueu ioi- ine nexi nay.
Yesioiday morning, therefore tho army
linn ehe I by two roads -Colonel Richards
son with his command taking tho south-
pi(.ufiy towards the run, which he was to
cl.os8 some tour higher up and ihen ccnio
jown ,j)0 tll0 entrenched positions of
the eaeiny on tho other side.
was left At Ccntievillo and on tho road,
with iesetvei which he was to bring up
whenever they might be needed. Gen.
T,ler went directly forward, to engage
tu? enemy in fiuut, aud send roiiiloicu.
mcnie io Col. Humor wliouever it should
bo seen lhat ho was engaged.
1 went out upon the Northern road. Il
is hilly, like till the surfacoof JhiK section.
After going out about three miles, you
? come to a point down which llm road.
leading thiouh a forest, denccnds; Ihen
H proceed bv a uccesnun ol ri iiiif and