Pennsylvania daily telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1857-1862, June 11, 1861, Image 2

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breathes) the fee but falls bero - rettil
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.beneath our feet,,
• And Freedom's banner streaming O'ier us.
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7 37 I . prey; now sixteen regiments en
fdr the tiiree yens' service.
, 14taoicrprevails,ln
that the
ideeigu;attitCking that city on Thursday
r"‘I I700; ;olio 4 1 partially bereft of troops. This
I L; Of 'course al decoy,landed ,tWeliiedt the
movement on tangs uap or ivier's Ferry.
' 11°,1. 1 1 '`')4ll4l. 'Soon declares that ficiimportant move
'="Vnent Will be made from Alaxandria:,Na., tow:
and the enemy till the fortifications on that
-1 'aide of the river have been completed and
islaiaa possible, impregnable. '
UaLaittkleirtarbm 'Digerati:mu that the rebel
Virginians have been busy for severaL days in
destroyingrand-ettempting to destroy, 'canal
ri i..blioata, , lncks, bridges and dams. They are also,
obstructing . ..the river in every way they can
' • • • ' invent,
' , Maui!) Watizt, Esq.,'a member of the Le
gislative Guard, from Philadelphia, was in
",f4slcli!to!dtty,"t!cil:epi:?rt liinaself to Capt. Davis.
ifhe Guards are rather slow in reporting them
salve% fist military, duty, doubtless being eon
. ,viriced.that fighting is; not so .profitable as le
t.' % 41siating-. • • - •
4 - I i/ MANASSAS .kruorrou appears- to be a refuge
I . '• ,sefectedhi the rebels in their retreat , from gar
1, per's FeTry. IntaLugence from the Ferry indi
'/ cates.that this retreat has already commenced,
ll' said. that it is scarcely possible for the advancing
' `'obtincitts Of the federal troops to meet in time
makethe large capture that was Mint an
ticipated. Manassas Junction 'is strongly fort!-
• Aed‘with cannons in a semi-circle aroind the
c A pT. HBNRY A. Haunlcurr, of the Lancaster
A.l Mee, one of,the companiearst to respond
th. , • ito theloalt of ' the President; baa been commis
l'iihdad tut a captain in the iigular`tiiray. Tito
comßlinsmt Is as deserved as it le distinguished,
gum') , beeause no braver man lives, or no better sol
dier now draws a,sword at the bead of a corn-
LlTT : i pt,n!lnthe Hutted States service. Captain H.
mpy• , battles during the Mexican war,
• in alle:ot.which he won laurels for 41411arry
• •and daring. •
Panora OF illoNoa; which is • Ecolighl to
MuAlccliit r ifidibindineby oith of allegiance., is,
6 " ll "foec:o l inbignOiii and more ridiculous.every:tiny.
q aide agin -Idea of administering one oath to a set of
;•;4 0 tr 7 litbits; tho' Shave already violated another,_
uis is bad policy. The traitors whO are
prisoners, while, in the act of assault on
the. troope.of the government will be willing
:4. 0 ;t5c4?,.44 any terms to 'be released: An oath
'"tilif no . Consequence to them ,If Jeff. Davis
. r .hands of General Scott to-tiny, he
II v,:l,l4wciuktpawn. his soul to be released to-morrow.
;VD tzHellsebuld: sivear'-any oath to be . permitted. to
1 46` . fiee his''prirole Of honor. Wbct. would
kw a l perjury be , to the perjury that has al
it 3 ready scaled his , sold ;for 'an awful' prudish
ly Arleta? - Ntitbini, mere 'nothing; when weighed
t 4 i.the:ti n alance with his other crimes. NiTcAust;
tar , " tk; farce of administering oaths of
.11, and setting men up as, good and
;;;;; -^ o `)lsayttl , citiatAS*ho are arrested ip'arined lion=
!!* Itfiti , 440 government, Will stop.. It
, t ;:oa Mopliery bs. 'the sight of God and man. If
we have not the courage to punish these trat
tors agt the lawProvides,,let "not:assume the
L*/ l atidiccity "inventing perjured. eX0115.13 ‘ for
,gey crimes, .by gissing.them dully Ovidenceif of
our weakness and credulity.'-Tit6 ' policy of
to Traitors" alone will restore Peace
Ttia - Prmaravii;a ern Ina; a higiily
rawer; „.
„otiatialM4 aerittaLjournal, pays‘tlie following
compliment to the Secretary of WO', Gall.
. - •
10.11 '- n t-t ~* ' gl en?: CIAXIMCSN.:-:-1.11 the 'present administrk
.-;°',...; i tin, L i"; Penroylthirila his the good
.fornme (ii,re p ,
.°"'""indetili,• in her experience,) to be ably repro.
• • • - wesented. • 'Rat ht Vie right time, in the right
Vi;;ige rjgtit4 man. )tktypcins to be Secretary
-L - -ati•bffibe always full of trouble- and
. - respowdbility, put vitally important to the na
tion of the'presentiionient. . We hardly think
that the Secretar y of , ..War has received ,the
, • , credit justly doe tb him. 'He found the War
10:.44 1:isPartment, t 4-thlinks to• scoundrel Floyd—
tau u" oditioritlizEid at:fin - A.1;4(6d hope of,restoration
—everything had purposely been deranged=
~but the disciplined, practical, energetic mind
i Abe. "f'ennsylvanian soon ; restored order out
` chaoo. His labors of reconstruction slid
pal Edi3i,sy are only to be measured , by the do
,tO, - -.3ii ghlalibion and dishonesty of his predecessor. .
-Or ttalt on
tiypig period, when, eight, or ten
. 1 00 titittei are in the phrenzy of anarchy,: Gen.
t tot itgaitieron Ts ibi:4'4lmi to the demands of the
siit m i tt" The r. Makable celerity with Which !
Fselv , irglarae-of neat 'an :,husdred thousand has
a" -u'betwiiiiilinchntrate arOm#l Washington, is with
f., , - 1 - out's i l ariiiiir.
,:This,„ added to the , rapidity'
•` u, • 'with which' so -:tatiOY, ord ers , are executed
. 1. 1 '•' throughout ' the 'Conatrlt taf 3 gare forecast in
Iht." l ov§ty important, year Movement, and. the corn
-10,,,-4pliste managerneitt,nr, the *fairs of his bsreau,
: I i • . 'proclaim. Gen. catneiiNi's. adminiatAative aVill
iti'vr Val to 'be of the higheid order. , , ~.-. ,_
aswi v)- ' 4l s u Pannsylvitniantr, we hav e : arig ht; to ' l " i °
„proud of • the' Secretary'of War, and we maybe
. excbsed for Wit*" expression to our feelings.
visherhi. Cameron began life a , poor, ,boy,', in a
,ps,ang Oilice—a college which luergiven strand,
etfcal, brilliant men .to the nation. iSteadi
.:::Tri — )iiilss ; won . 131 3 WAY to wealth', Power and
.... :7 , - ,,,but he-has:preserved • the freshness of
:';'. ' i , ;Ali heart, the simplicity of ,his , claraqter, and
7,;l rs the coltstanorklf• MS `7,efy ffroaly nature..
is ~ 84 1 Let p4S:jpgaol4igmatt,:struggling forward
" b At &IA: eotiz , his sp,..ou' Cithilmize
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The movements of the several divisions of
the army within the last week, and more par
ticularly within, the last forty-eight hours, in
dicate that we are either soon to have a battle,
or the rebels, sill retire from their strongholds
in Virginia."' Harper's Ferry seems to be the
poidt in view, and id that direction the army
is moving in several grand divisions, headed
by experienced officers and folly armed and
equipped for a desperate encounter of some
character. Without pretending to know any
thing positive in regard to these movements,
we can fairly infer, however, that a battle is
not far off—that an effective blow of some
kind is about to be struck, and that the gov
eminent will soon manifest its power to crush
this rebellionin Virginia, where it now pre
pares to army its greatest force, or that the
rebels themselves will prove their ability to
maintain themselves where they are now en
trenched. It IS certainly time, now, that we
had a battle, at least an encounter to test the
mettle and the ability of the men in both ar-
Mies. It will settle the question of prestige,.
which will also decide the result of the cam-
If the sebels are worsted in the first
fight, thei•are defeated forever. If their col
umns are broken and their armies dispersed,
they can never again be rallied under the.
eame officers. Ttebels are generally cow
. They ire' easily panicised, and
Tight with disadvantage under the most
iatispickids circumstances.' There is nothing
enduring hi their victories—nothing substan
tial in their achievements. On the ether side,
the govemment troops fight for tangible; iirac
tical results. - They struggle to preserve, while
their fads contend to'ilestroy. If the govern
ment forces should happen to be defeated- in
the first battle, it will only arouse-the country
to greater. energy. Reverses tripur cause will
haVe the influence to reviie any latent power
yet unaroused among . the great resources of the
government. Under any circumstances, there 7
fore, the first battle will result in the benefit
of the government. If we defeat the rebels,
we end the war—if the government troops are
defeated, we inaugurate and arouse our korces
for a future and more vigorous prosecution of
the war, - the result of which will of course fall
heaviest on the rebels themselves.
The public mind in the north must be pre
pared, therefore, to receive the result of the
first battle calmly. If we are victorious, and
it seems' now impossible for us to be otherwise,
we, must be prepared to go on calmly with the
government, enforcing the laws where our
arms have gained their victories, with dignity
and self respect._ If we are defeated, and such
might be the result, as all things are possible,
our neat duty will be 'to rally with greater
strength in augmented numbers, and the ,
victory Will be certain and complete. , We
therefore await the result of the first battle
with hope and confidence.
Till Amazes of the Border State Convention,
recently held at Frankfort, Ky., has hem:4W)-
lished•in pamphlet forth, but we do not deem
it of sufficient" importance to lay before our
readers, as the time for such theorizing on the
parte the•border states is past. In justice to
the committee that framed this paper, it is ne
weary to state that / strong grounds are taken
gakk disunion.. ,It is evident, from the fol
lowing paragraph, that the committee cannot
recognise disunion under any circumstances,:
" It is ptoper for us to say that in our opin
ion the, constitution delegates to no one de
partment of the government, nor to all of them
combined, the power to destroy the govern
remit itself,as would be done by the division
of the country into separate confederacies, and
that the obligation exists to maintain , the Obn
stitutien of the:United States, and to_ preserve
the Union'
A very strong appeal is made to the people
to settle the national difficulties, and to - omit
hostilities before the devastations of war shall
be npon us. The people of the border states,
are now convinced that the battle of the Union
is to be fought on their soil. Hence their-ap
peals for peace.. Four months since, when it
wail secretly understood that South Carolina
intended to force :the government into the
idepthin of such measures as she in her as
gumption of power might dictate, the border
states had no appeal to make for peace. When
the preparations were going on to starve or
cat to pieces the hopeless garrison of Fort Sum
ter, there was cry for peace. All then was just
and chivalrous, because the traitors seemed
potential, while the people of the great north
and west were npparently indifferent to the re
,eolt. Circumstances since have changed the
-position of the parties engaged in' this fearful
struggle, and the' government having once
'gathered 03 strength,. ie now prepared to crush
those, who have sworn its destruction. At such
an hour it is useless for any set of men, how
eler responsible infiY` baie been .their former
Pcisition,to inteposeior peace. It is useless
for those who were silently sympathizing with
,Faession when it was preparing for'the assault,
to interpose for the safety of itiadlierents when
it becomes known that they are impotent for
mischig, Peace must either be inured by the
'lm - conditional surrender of the rebel forces, the
giving up of their leaders to justice, or it will
be forced upon them by such chastisments as
will forever put at rest the spirit of rebellion
in.this government It wilfbe a' peace based
on a firmer foundation than a compromise or
concession—a peace made lasting'. by the dis
play of •the unmistakable Power of this govt
ernment to maintain itself.
Tin Rummy PATRIOT has been reduced in
size, in consequence of a deirth of advertising,
the result'of 'a suspemdon of business, which is
itself the effect' aectysionism in Baltimore„
. has receded more than fifty years, .by
her mob influence and 'Partizan
.zeal for dis
union. Fifty yeuts will not again restore her
to the position she, occupied , one year ago, and
the people of that city have-Ithemselves to
GE. Boma liaa„isaued an order sternly for
bidding the destriction„ of private property,
and heralao has refunded the amount of dani.
age4ndleredly ebme in such attacks on their
,property.*' At Fort Ainnroe,, the heed:l : quoi n(
of Gemlllitlerithriteliui htmdred
blavtinerillenintiiiomattiMitiatOPerty 7 . -.‘
ecoxer-.0 3 . ,15 '
penttoptuania Clang ittlegra
The United States Grand Jury, of which n
thou E. Roberts of Lancaster county as
foreman, have made a report. The 'Jury has
been engaged for some time in investigaing
the frauds alleged to have bean per
r.i. ,i
supplyibg the army with clothing and
ions, and their report was looked for With . co -
siderable interest. It appears from the repot
that if wrong was done, those who perpetratel
it have succeeded in covering it up as they pa
sed from one act to another, because the Gran
Jury was not able to bring a single fact to im
plicate a single individual in these trausactions. l
The character of the'festimonY before them was
vague and ansatisfactory--tuid in thelanguw
of the report, "the perpetration of frauds have ,
been detected, these' fraudilnitre been so case,
fully concealed . , so sedulously guarded by the
pariles (*Madding them, diet the Grand Jury
has found it impossible so to separate them as
to he able to present . cases,.. Which would
properly bring the guilty pa:ties under t
jurisdiction of this Court."_
The Grand Jury complain that no written co
tract existed between the Government agent
and the parties furnishing sup Plies. On this ttoil
lave the inability to deteot the guilty patties,
and also on the fact that no samples were pm
served of ' the articles bid for and the articles
supplied: On this portion of the investigitiOn
the report declares that the requisitions iariper&
to have been -made simply as, to quantity ;.
quality and -price were rarely referred to, and
. _
for ought that the jury could learn to the con
trary, the orders were filled or not, as suited
the disposition of the sellers. Beyond the
mere issuing of the requisitions, the acting
agents appear to have given the subject no fur
ther consideration; If the"partleil filling the
requisitions did not avail themselves of the
doors for fraud, thus freely and 'widely opened,
the fault was not with these Government 1
lagencies. .
This failure on the part of .the U. S. Grand
Jury:to detect the 'perpetrators of the alleged
frauds, will throw additional responsibility
upon the Commlssioners mently_ appointed by
Gov. Curtin. . These Commissioners ai;eino*
busily engaged in their investigation, and until
they have concluded and reported, we must of
course withhold any allusion as to' what may
possibly be the result of their investigation.
We dare .express the hope, howeVer, that it
will be more satisfactory than the report of tt's
U. S. Grand Jury.
Tux Pitosaurrox or Summon is contained in
the fact that the Constitution no where in any
of its sections provides for such a measure. It
has made provision for the admission of new
data into, but does not contain a single word
on the subject of states going out of the Union.
It reposes the right in the'federal government
t 6 declare war, make peace, form treaties, coin
money, but no where gives any of these rights
to the several states, which implies .that the
assumption of any one - of them would be a vio
lation of the laws growing out of the said pro
visions of the Constitution.
The Constitution provides peaceable remedies
for.all wrongs. - It sanctions by legislation any
change in the laws of the land made necessary
by the public wants, butrefusee the recognition
of any movement by which the peace.of society
is placed In jeopardy or its disrupture violently
threatened. It does not authorise a change
of government by mititary . force or revolution.
'lt does not sanction the arming of the people
for any other purpose than to repel invasion or
crush insurrection. Therefore the rebels are
again violating the expressed and the implied
provisions of the Constitution.
There is nothing in the Constitution that
either, authorizes secession or guarantees it en
couragement. should it succeed. It in every
respect forbids its' existence,. and provides for
the punishment of those, who ,essay to put it
into practice. The Constitution exists by the
Union. Destroy the one,: and you render the
practical operatiOns of the other impotent and
ineffectual. ' , . ,
The Philadelphia Stock market was dull but
steady, yesterday, with a very light business to
note, both at the Board and outside. Tn breed:
stuffs the movement was ,small,, and the prices
of deur, wheat and rye unsettled, but corn and
oats were.firm. Nothing was deritrin cotton,
groceries and provisions, and quotntions ruled
about the same. Whisky was inactive.
- Maxim tlus.ap .I.lsatioNTl
Philadelphia city_has chosen the following
officers : Colonel, U., G. Stees; Lieutenant Col o
'nal, John A. Stees; Wier, Wi C. G raham, •
licocommo - to the Manchester Guardian' E'3l3-
land is indebted to this country, thromih the
operations of trade in. 186.0i.more. than one
hundred milliona of dollars—a sum amuch
greater than has been generally. supposed: It
adds : liAinerica is likely to draw bullion from
this country,,and thereby _augment the rate of
interest." •
&mama or TIM A-1131C—Tlie followink, table
shows the ntenber..Of troops now intik! field,
with thallium of the oominenaing- eke:Kira of
each Division :
Ist Div. Alexandria, eta M'Dowell, 21,000 men
2cl "Washington -4....; ...Gkm.' Manafield,-22,000 f.
3d ''Port Monroe..G , Rea.:Butler 10,000 - "
ith Panneklvinia Gen. Beim 16,000 "
sth. " Cincinnati.... Gen. M'Clellen6l 3,000 "
6th " Cairo • • Gem Prentiss 6,000
7th " Baltimore Gen.Cadwallader,s,ooo 44
Bth 4. Patterson', B,ooq
DON'T Amin. ,Four Promms.--The Charles
ton NerclOY OPPO ll es an attack on,Fort,Pickena
It says: • •
The batteries are a mile and a third !distant
—too far , to breach with giertairay, The bar
racks cannot be „burnt" Outi as in the case of
Sumter.' - A atorniihg would, have to ad
vauce tmdeethe 'lke of the fleet, and if they
succeeded in passing through the , breach, would
have, to take a large battery, protected by
sattd-bags, within the fort: The whole under
taking appears desperate and, uncertain in the
result, and the lost( of - life cannot fait to be
Bo= AB Evssi—Parson Brownlowlitehes in
to a secessionist in his locality in the following
lively style :
A CARD.—ltsrairs Piramoss.t.—ln my last is:
sue ' found it necessary to denounce Sperry,
of t he Wider, as a:liar, a contemptible puke,
and the tool of scoundrels. Tie has since chas
tised me with four coltlmns of newspaper
abuse: This inthoriseS the additional ,charge
lhaffie .is 'a neward, even 'if I were not, i n pcs
sessio4ttthe'.fact that due of our ditizens . flog_
41234-1463T : r 4 h :1 14 rc,*.s:llmysmAiik3s4tly.,
eutobotp 'Afternoon, June 11, 1861.
An Exciting and Sorrowful Day.
Attack upon the Rebel Battery 'at
Great Bethel,
A Rebel Major and Two Prominent
Secessionists Captured.
One Hundred Wounded
. .
P ROL' ;
Caiiduct of Lleut. Butler and
Col. Kilpatrick.
padignation c, Against Brigadier
General Pierce.
A steamer from Old Point Comfort has arriv
d, with the following intelligence, Med' St
Fortress Monroe last evening :
This has been an exciting and sorrowful day
at 011 Point Comfort.' Gen. Butler having
learned that the rebels were forming an en
trenched catwi pith EttrootliatterieS at Great
VetlielitTrie mnei fairailampton, on the York
town road, deemed it necessary to dislodge
them. Accordingly movements were made
last night from Fortress Monroe and Newport
About midnight' Col. Duryea's Zonaves and
Col. Townsend's. Albany Regiment creased the
river at Hampton by means of six large bat
teaux, manned by the naval brigade, and took
up the line of march. The former were some
two miles in advance of the latter. At the
sametime Col. l3enedis's regiment with a detach
ment of the Vermont and Massachusetts regi
ments at Newport News moved forward to
form a junction with =the regiments from For
tress Monroe, at Little Bethel, about half way
between Hampton.and Great Bethel.
The Zonaves passed Little Bethel at about
4A. M. Benedies regiment arrived• next and
took a position at the intersection of the
roads. Not understanding the signal, the Ger
man regiment, in the darkness of the morning
fired upon Col. Townsend's column, marching
in close order and led' by Lieut. Butler, son of
Gen. Butler and also his aid; with two pieces of
artillery. Other accounts say that Col. Town
send's regiment fired first, At all events the
fire of the Albany regiment was harmless,
while that of the Germans was fatal, killing
one man and fatally wounding two others,
with' several slight cansualities.
TheAlbanylleginkent being back the Germans
discovered from the accontremenfe left on the
field, that the supposed enemy was a friend.
They bade in the meantime fired nine rounds
with. small arms and a field pie*. The
Zotitives heating the fire had turned and fired
also npon:the Albany boys. At daybrelik Col.
Allen's and Col. Carvi's regiments moved from
the rear of the fortress to support the main
body. The mistake at little Bethel having been
ascertained, the buildings were burned and a
major, with two proniment secessionists named
Livery and Whiting, were made prisoners. •
The troops then a'dvanced upon Great Bethel
in the following order : The Zouaves, Col.
Bendix,WAlL Col. Washburn,,.Col. Allen and
Col. Cam: At thatpoint our regiments formed
and succeislVbM endeavored to take the large
masked battery of the secessiJnists. The ef.
fort was futile; our three small pieces of artil
lery not being able cope with the heavy rifled
cannon of the enemy, according to rope ac
counts thirty in number.
The rebel battery was so completely Masked
thittlp,o; uum could be seen,4but the flashes of
guns only. There were probably leas than 1,000
men .behind the battery
.otthe rebels.. A well
concerted movement might have secured the
.position, butlirig. ; Gen. lierce,;!bo,colximand
'ed tfi ," seemed eexpedition to haie 'lost his pre-
Bence of mind..
. „
The .Trby regiment stood an hour exposed to
a galling fire. An order to retreat waa at last
given, but at that Moment Lieut. (treble of
the United States Army, and, in command' "of
the artillery:;wasiatruck•by a cannon ball and
Instantly killed. He had spiked his gun and
was gallantly endeavoring to withdrew his'
Captain George W. Vlloon, of the Troy
regiment, after the order, .to.retreat, took pos
&Wht of the gnu, and, with Qtiarter Master
McArthur, brought it off, the 'field, with, the
corpse of hie beloved -- 'Lientenant. They
brought them to Fortress Monroe this even
ing. There are probably twenty-five killed and
one hundred wounded. Lieutenant Butler de
serves the, greatest credit for bringing, ff the
killed and wounded. 'Several of the latter are
now inthe hoaplial here. -
It should have been stated that Col. M'Ches
ney's regiment formed a reserve, and that Col.
Hawkins' regiment moved from Newport News
during the day._ 'The armed *easels went .rip to'
Newport News, excepting the Cumber!and. Ail
the regiments are now probably at their former
quarters. Much indignation =is manifested
against Brig. Ge - n. Pierce.
General tutler bus been doing ill in his
power to save our men and the honor of our
cause. I have endeavored to get a list of 'the
killed and wounded in the affair at Great
Bethel, but succeeded only partially as but few
of them had reached the Fort at the hocir for
departure of the boat, whiclioniitally letties at
4 P. M., but was detained for, your correspon
dent up o'9 P. 3t, ein this occasion.
.The following are the rabies of those :who
arrived :
98,000 "
I Joseph Richards, company C, 3d N. Y. In
, am slit yonet. wound in the thigh.
I Will - C. Cady, company' F, same regiment •
wounded by Mime ball in the abdomen, land
supposed; to be dying when I left his room.
James Garbetit, company G, same regintient;
sustained , a comminuted fracture of the thigh,
E very bad, and must enffer, amputation, even
if he'anrvives. James Connelly, ,companY A,
same regiment ; shot in the 'right knee, the
ball not penetrating the joint. Philip Sweeny,
Company- 0, 311 regiment Infantry ; very 1384
verely the ',thigh, but:. may escape
amputation. Lient.g. W. Stone, company 0,
saute regiment, slightly wounded in the leg.
Mark A. Baker,. company.C . ,,, same regiment;
shot ins the Jof-lheLfeg-; otlira flesh woind.
Of these such as are conscious are . singularly
nt-Afiunigthelcilled Ivas3:lßfull 'Gable of the W.
S. Artillery. He was struck tipailtkaithtild:-
of the forehead by a rifled cannon ball, which
tore away the upper part of the bead. He was',
an efficient officer, and greatly beloved by his
brother officers, who, es may be expected, are
keenly grieved by the bereavement. His fu
neral will take place on Wednesday, and hts
remains will be deposited in a metallic ccffia
speciallynrdered from Baltimore. Orderly Ser
geant Goodfellow, of Company D, First New
York Regiment, was struck by a cannon ball
and fell dead. Three members of the same
company were badly wounded. It appears that
the Albany regiment, under Col. Townsend,
were in reserve.
It was thought that Lieut. Col. Grinnell
had been killed, as he was miseing. Capt.
Judson Kilpatrick, Company H, of Zonaves,
was wounded in the fleshy part of the thigh
by the bursting of a shell, but gallantly led
his company across a field to the attack.
The President made the following appoint
meals to-day :
Charles A. Washburn, California, Commis
sioner to Paraguay.
Edward Joy Morris, Pennsylvania, Minister
Resident at Constantinople.
Henry T. Blow, Missouri, Minister Resident
at Venezuela.
Charles IL Riotte, Texas, Minister Resident
at Costa Rica.
Samuel Whiting, New Jersey, Consul at Naa•
San, New Providence._
The Administration has resumed the diplo
matic relations with Peru suspended by Presi
dent Buchanan, and Las appointed Christ:•pher
Bobinson, of Rhode Island, Envoy Extraordi
nary and Minister Plenipotentiary to that
WABI3327QTON, June 11.—A terrible fight is
hourly expected. It is believed thlt the rebels
have a strong force at the ,Manassas Junction,
which they have so fortified as to defy invasion
.from the Federal troops.
• Every regiment in this vicinity momentarily
expects to receive marching orders.
It is reported that the reb,ds have brought
from Norfolk, Richmond and Charleston, over
two hundred cannon of the heaviest calibre.
This, of course, is all surmise, but there is no
denying the fact that a desperate struggle must
take place before the close of the present week.
Ctscnrssu, June 10.
The Eleventh Indiana Regiment (Zouaves)
Col. Wallace, reached Cumberland this mora
jug, and took possession of the town.
The postmaster at Nashville, Tenn., having
refused to obey the laws and regulations issued
from this Department, and having resigned his
office, it is ordered by the Postmaster General
that that office be discontinued until further
ordrs, and that all mail matter directed to
that office be forwarded by all postmasters im
mediately to the dead letter office at Washing
ton, to be disposed of according to law.
(Signed) Joss A. SessoN, Ist Ass't P. M. G.
Nem ativertisements.
HARiussona, Jane 8, 1861
Sealed Proposals will be received at this Of
fice until 12 o'clock, 31., on FRIDAY, the
fourteenth day of June, 1861, for the following
Army Supplies and Materials, deliverable at the
State Military Store, Harrisburg, in quantities
as required. Said proposals to be publicly
opened at the time and place named, and the
successful bidders to be announced as soon
thereafter as convenient ; the right being re
'served by the State to increase or diminish the
number and quantity of said articles.
Twenty Hospital Tents, with poles, pins, but
tons and slips, complete, any pattern.
One thousand Common Tents, army pattern,
poles, pins, &ccomplete.
One hundred Wall Tents, army pattern,
poles, pins, files, &c., complete.
1500 Camp Kettles, sheet iron, 8 sizes, in
nests, 181 lbs.
8750 Mess Pans, sheet iron, weight 2 lbs.
Proposals will be received at the same time
for furnishing the Mexican or other pat
tern of Tents, samples, drawings and
specifications to be furnished with bid.
12,000 Canteens, army pattern, covered,
with straps.
15 Regimental General Order Books,
• full bound, demy. -
15 Regimental Discipline.
16 Regimental Orders.
15 Regimental Letter.
16 Regimental Index Books, half bound.
160 Company Order Books, , full bound.
150 Company Clothing Books, full bound.
160 Company Morning Reports, full
150 Company Descriptive Reports, full
160 Post Morning Company Reports, full
Samples of above books to be seen at this of
fice. They are all to be full bound, ex
cept the Regimental Index Book, and all
to be demy except the Post Morning Re
ports, which are to be two quires cap.—
The Regimental Books each three quires,
except Description Books, which are to
be five quires ; the Company Books each
one quire. See Army Regulations, pages
11 and 16.
12,000 Haversacks, with straps, complete.
1,000 dozen Knives and Forks, samples to
accompany Lid.
12,000 Tin Cups.
12,000 Tin Plates.
It is desirable that all the above articles be
of domestic manufacture, and where any of the
articles are furnished by the United States, the
same must conform in all respects to the sealed
standard pattern In the United States Quarter-
master's Office and Military Store at Phila
Ten per :cent. of the amount of each delivery
. to be retained as a forfeiture until the contract
is completed. Time of delivery to be con
sidered as of the essence of the contract. Con
tractors to state in their proposals the time
when the goods can be delivered. And the
speedy delivery of such articles as are, needed
will be considered in awaiding the contract.—
Successful bidders to give bonds with two ap
proved bidders. R. 0. FLUE,
jell-d2t Quartermaster General, P. M.
~ q
B. M. GILDBA, D. D. B.
A 1 1.operalions, Surgical and Mechanical,
- 1 - 143oleaUtioa1y performed. Charges moderate. PS
S 1 25 An ,excellent article of Coro
ia mercial Note Payer can bo had for
2a per roam, at BERGNER'S ORRAP-BOOKS.GR.E.
Attention Legislative Guard I
The' GI civernor hiving accepted the sir
-A.l4w or the ct Leglaticee Guard," the elember3
thereof ere hereby notified to report themoelvee at , Camp
I .G6'l ' 4
in the citzr Aerrisburg, or the ?Ate
of Ws szofith, a r grilditilrtsVidergi o ffom litrut Q waters. ,
106441 & W. DAY/S, Nape,
New ahertisittent.
rIRAB CIDER :1-s tr i,-.,
k . ,/ ling and sweat—ha_s recel:cd
vote& at every Sale Agr culturi,
sale by jell,l
WANTED -A IIot; : i ERLEE . ,
European Hotel. Apply to
Jell-data ,
. 4
STAURANT ill Braun! City lit: 8 . ...
burg MY, Pa. Apply to
Orrice A. Q. m
Harrisburg, Pa., Juut
Two hundred and fifty GOOD T,:,
at Chambersburg or Harrishu—
article of agreement at Harrisbu r4 A . 7
to Uhambersburg free of cest: ci:-
any such men prove not to b t
from being otherwise w .rthiesi
to the service have to be tficctii[z.:
week, no pay will be allow e d f,
The Government plys $2O p,, r -
furnishes each teamster with (.14e
Con per day. -.. ,
Al! the men, after being Lonora',
ed, will be returned to the pl ic „;
were hired, at the expense of.
None but sober and industriiz s z
Apply at U. S. Qnarterranster' s
riaburg or Chamberabnrg.
S. B. ROLA --
Captain A. Q u
F 0 R 16ALE—Ttiree 1ar 7.11111 6
DEng capable of accbmmoils Sc ,
pai, arms Unit rate Stove, Bea. iy •
oh* so if application be made soon aL 4
Iv ia iy ERE . A !g s ag ev ed e i r n a c l o ! , ) ,i e t ,: r so
Members of Coogroas and Senators on t
metals, notice la wren) , given that such
them nothing as they wilt not be recoga., 2 , :
letters must be sent to the Dead Letter
instep. Same seven hundr.d letter; s
thIS office with counterfeit .rants on
ton who deposited them had hotter c.,!'
get them pro,serly mailed. If the author: : -
can be discovered is will be the duty a t-.
to have them criminally prosecuted how. ;-. 1
maybe. jell) Ot.O. 13 EFJ,
he LIME BUSINESS It prepared
very beet article at short mote and at t
for cash. kle Eel's the Hine burnt at Col
that burnt at home.
my29•dam PETER
Just received from the mi
Note Paper at 31 90 per roam at I
Al_ for sale,
1"0 OEDW g,
hietuni of the eubearlber at Y ,i 3 rest
road, oppoelto tho Good WIG Engle.
Yard, corner or Second and Broad
risburg. inky274l',
WOULD respectfully ink.
Parana and D'ablle generally,
continue to give lasUlletirant on the PIDu
LODEON VIOLIN and atso in the science of
HAW. He will w'th Plear.tre wall epos pup.',n, ii
homes at any hoer defile 4, or lessons
hie residenoa s la Third r Amid, a few deer be'
German Reformed ChM . a,
A Three Story / Brick House aze
AU. stmt. Also D. Two Story Mme Hoak
Burnet. Apply to
Lae-tt] NC. 28, South Second At. , Harr
large quantity ot empty Molasses LiE - t , :-
beads and Meet Outs, ibr male by
raY 24 W.ll. Dual.
iF every description in cane nci
ILI each package warranted.mitt. WM. DOCK a s.•
tot torapfklog purpose' Will be deotv..
par of the city or Ws • " grew. Apply to
warll WM. CVP,
O F NEWTON'S (formerly Ea
manufacture, warranted to be the bait
the finest pointed, most durable and as
market, for sale, with a variety of Gale
Oases of venous sines and prices, at
For the cure of these distressing malea
to the taste.
livery soller should procure a bottle a. ill , ' S 9 y
medicine batbre they take up their Hoe
BR* at
C. A. BANNVARVA Dreg .irt
m72 -dam
s Gold and Silver Stars, Eagles, dm , —
Trlmmlags always for sale. Also, a large assor
ap27 Second above Walect
THE SUBSCRLBIII has rotas' ied
street to Fourth street Rheas Haricot, oppoi , g
church. inanitrul for past patroaaga, be he/ 4 3 :
attention to business, to merit a corsinuia!
mar26.3md P
Harrisburg Brlsom Manr dactorY..
}FE, WI; hcB AIWA( Sl.,
BIti:CM.S sold Wholesale and re(&
ueut. :Mealier tban can b! nsd.
Cale and asSiniuo our stock.
Itt..s4ithd .1. P RICE t(0
Residence, Chestnut street near Fourth.
MT OP HAlLEtralitatO, ?W'e'
RYE T'enisKY.
BA _ RREL A r 0 v °ll R ys
Wilton 'L 1-LIJALb " .
, ante bY =GLI B,
JON tit i trot ,
T. 1440 711 gar
m;l2 dU
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