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RATES OF ADVERTISING.
Four lines or INS OonStitute half a scums. Bight lines
or more than four, constitute a Square.
Half sq., one day.. —so 30 One sq., one day. $0 60
nneweek..— 120 " one week..., 200
41 one month— 800 66 one month.. 6 0 0
threoMOnthe 000 " three manttusl o 00
sia months.. 800 66 eixmonthe.. lb 00
one year. —Ail 00 " . one year 20 00
IGr business notices inserted in the Locus. comer,
AT 'Wore isbnisges and deaths, Till corms TOO man for
acu nasertion. Ta merchants and o thers advertiiing
*as 'raw, nocrst terms will be offered.
t4l ins narauer of insertions must be designated on
Marriages and Deaths will be inserted at the same
rates as regular atrortisaments.
R. E. FERGUSON,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
BETWEEN WALNUT and MARKET SQUARE,
ap-29witd Nearly opposite the Buehler Nouse.
R OBERT S - 1113Dli-RASS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Ctitoe North Third street, thsrd door above Mar
ket, Narrisburg, Pa.
N. B.—Passion, Bounty and Military claims of all
kinds prosecuted and collected.
Refer to gone. John B. Kunkel, David Mumma, Jr.,
and Lumberton._ i11.112-411cw6n1
DR. C. WEICHEt,
SURGEON AND OCULIST,
lIIIIIDDROR THIRD NW NORTH MUM.
He Is now fully prepared to attend promptlj to Um
duties of profession in all its branelow.
A toga AND Tzar scoossartm JOADIOAL 7.13111=N0N
justifies him in promising full and ample satisfaction to
all whomayhtvor himwith a sand» llsedlseime Okronie
or soy ether nature. nale-d4147
T ilos. C. MAODOWELL,
ATTORNEY AT LAM/,
MILITARY CLAIM AND PATRNT AGENT.
Office in the Exchange, Walnut at., (Up Stairs.)
Having formed a connection with parties in Wash
ington City, wno are reliable bunkum ma, iv %W
-ass* connected with any of the liepartpents will meet
with immediate and careful attention. md-y
MILITARY CLAIMS AND PEN
The undersigned have entered into en association for
the erillection of Military Claims and the securing of
Pensions for wounded and disabled soldiers.
Muster-in and Muster,ont Roils, officers' Pay Rolls,
Ordnance and Clothing returns, and all papers pertain
ing to the military service will be Millie out properly
Office in the Exchange Buildings, Walnut between
Second and Third streets near Omit's Hotel, Harris
burg, Pa. C_ MACDOWELL,
jed-dif THOMAS A, MAGUIRM.
so. 11, meant mums es., HARBIONSES.
MELODEONS, VIOLINS, tiIIITABS,
Banjos, .Flutes, Fifes, Drums, OCOrdeonel
avenges, seamy AND BOOK maw, &a., &0.,
PHOTOGRAPH FRAMES. ALBIIMS t
Largo Pier and Mantle Hirrorn,Square and Oval Framet
erevery dese.ripheninade to order. Begaildin' adonis.
Agency for Bowels Semis; Mackine.t.
1177" Sheet Music sent by Mail: - oeU-I
JOHN W. GLOVER,
Has jut received from New York, an assort
which he offers to his ourtomere and the public at
atov22) MODERATE PRICES. dtt
T COOK, Merchant Tailor,
ti a 27 OMEN= ST., between Second and Pront,
Ifas just returned from the city with an assortment of
CLOTHS, CAs3INLERRS AND VDSTINOS,
Which will be sold at moderate prices and made np to
order; and, also, an assortment of an ithir MAD'
Clothing and Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods.
ENTIS TR Y:
B. L GILDER, B. D.
--tiii;47l- If 0 _ 112 MARKET grAgET,
IBT & KIINIEFJJ'a summate, UP STAIRS.
RELIGIOUS BOOK STORE,
TRACT AND SUNDAY" SDNODI. DEPOSITORY.,
E. S. GERMANT.
c BOWIE MOND illmuurr, 'molts MOM
Music and Musical Instruments. Also, Subseriptions
Ulm Tor religious publissiiienn. - insBo-dy
JOHN 0-. W. MARTIY I
130111B'8 HOTZL, TIARRISIOIRG, PA.
All mounter of ,WSDDINGAND BIISI
MESS CARDS executed In the matt artistic styles and
most reasonable terms. detdadtf
Ridge Avenue, corner of Broad street,
The emdersigned informs tie public that he hen wiz
Gently renovated and refitted his well-known "Union
Hotel" on Ridge avenue, near the Round Hones t and is
prepared to accommodate citizens, strangers and travel
ars in the best style, at moderate Was-
His table will be supplied with the bast the manicotti
afford, and at his bar viii be found superior brands of
liquors and malt beverages. The very best aneommo
&stimuli for railroaders employed at the shops in this
vimuity. f 0.4 oft] BARRY BOBTIDIN.
This pleasant and consmodlons Hotel has been the
roughly se-fitted sad re-furnished_ It IN plchiMiney
situated on North-West corner of Howard and Pranklin
streets, a few doorameat of the Northern Central Rail
way Depot. leery attention paid to the comfort of his
Q. LBIBRNRINII, Proprietor,
(Late of Belbaa Grove, Pa.)
T HEO. F. SCHEFFER,
BOOK, CARD AND JOB PRINTER,
No 18 MAILIENT !WREN?, EARRISBLIREL
117" Particular attentior paid to printing, ruling $d
binding of Railroad Blank; Manifests, Insurano•
ab Checks, Bill-Reada, "co.
Wedding, Visiting and laudonsa Cards printedat very
low prides and in the boat style_ peal
M NC 1T 131- .
irks intbacriker is ready at NO. 94, MARKET HT,
four doors below Pont% street, to make
MEN'S - AND BOY'S CLOTHING
In any desired style, and with skill and piomptness.
Persons - wishing cutting done can have it done nt the
shortest noting ap27o/
CHARLES F. VOLLMER,
cu on a. street four door* above second,
(Orroszes WASHINGTON Ross Hounj
In prepared to furnish to order, in the very best style of
Workmanship. Spring and Hair Mattresses, Window Our.
tams, Lounges, and other artielas of Furniture in hie
line,. on short notice and moderate terms. Having ex.
penence in the business, he feels warranted in eating*
share of public patronage, confident of his ability to give
COOPN 11'8 GELATINE.—Thtt beat
article in the market, just received and for sale b 7
reer34-tf wit DOCK Is
KUTIONS---Quite a vanety of useful
IA sad entertainhig artiolee—ehesp—at
WABSTER'S ARMY AND NAVY
I, 'POCILET DICTIONARY.
Just ron4yed and for isle at
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VOL, 6,-NO. 30.
GREA's: EXTERNAL REMEDY,
FOR RHEUMATISM, GOUT, NEURALGIA,
LUMBAGO, STIFF NECK AND JOINTS,
SPRAINS, BRUISES, CUTS A WOUNDS,
PILES, tIEADARRE, and ALL RHEU
MATIOand NERVOUS DisORDBRS.
Dr. Stephen Sweet, of Connecticut,
The great Natural Bone getter.
Dr. Stepnen Sweet, of Connecticut,
Is known all over the United States•
Dr. Stephen Sweet, of Connecticut,
/a the author of cc Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment."
Dr. Sweet's Infailible Lilitneillt
Curee Rheumatism and never faith.
Di. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Is a certain sure for Neuralgia.
Dr. Sweet's Infallible lifiniment
Owes Burns and Beside immediately.
Dr. Sweet-ts Infallible Liniment
Is the beet kaolin remedy for Sprains and Bridsio,
Dir. Sweet's 'naililble liniment
Caren Headache immediately and wee never known
• • •
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Affofdo immediate relief for 11/0 1 God Rel4org WIN
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Cares Toothaehe in one minute. • _
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Linnllent
Cures Onte and Wounds immediately end leaves no
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Ie the beet remedy for Sores In the known world.'
Dr. Sweet's Infallible;Llniment
Has been nand by more than a million' people, and an
Dr. Sweet's Infallible .Liniment
Is trill,' a " Kt6Rd in need 17 and every family should
have it at hand.
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Is for sale by an Druggists. Price 25 cents.
RIOILANDSON & 00 4
• Sole Proprietors, Norwich, Ct.
For sale by an Dealers. ap2o eoit-d&w
c It 9.
ALL WORK PROMISED IN
3. 0 4:
STEAM DYEING E S TABLISHMENT,
104 DIABSZT ETRANT,
BN TWEEN FO 11/11 H AND PINTA
, ItABBIBDIIIIG, PA.,
Where every dabelptten. of Ladle& and 61111101a0101
ailments, rises Coeds, &0., are Dyed, Cleansed, and
tubbed In the hest manner and at the shortest cones.
no9-d&wl7 DOM. & Q 9.. Proprietors.
T F. WATSON,
Is prepared to Oemerit the eiterfor of Buildings with
he New York Improved
Water-Proof Mastic Cement.
This Material is different from. aii other Cement&
It forms a solid, durable adhesiveness to any surface,
imperishable by the action of - water or frost. Every
good building should be coated with-this-Cement ; it is
a perfect preserver to the wa ll s, and makes a beeutifiel,
fine flnisb, sting brown sandstone, or any
Among others= for whom I have applied the Mange
Cement, I refer to the following gentlemen
J. Bissell, residence, Penn street, Pittsburg, finished
J. H. Shoenberpr, reddenee, Lawrenoeville, finished
James K'Candlass, residence, Allegheny Oity,finished
Calvin Adams, mildew*, Third 'street, finished four
A. Homier, residence, Lawrenceville, finished four
years. • -
J. D. M'Cord, Penn street, finished four years.
Hon. Thomas Irwin, Diamond street, finished four
yea St rs.
Charles Hotel and (Erma Miele, IMAM five
Kittanning Court House and Bank, for Barr & Moser,
Architects, Pittsburg, finished five years.
Orders received at the office of y ,
Shop, 20 Seventh street, or please address
T. P. WATSON,
risayl6-tf P. O. Box 1806. Pittsburg, Pa.
'20,000,1b5. Composed of the following Braude
EVANS A swum—Superior. •
MICHINER'S EXCELSIOR—Not canvassed.
PLAIN HAMS—Strictly prime.
ORDINARY HANS—Very good.'
113" Nasty Ham sold will be gairentasd as reprises
tad. - WM. DOCK- Jr., Ir. 00_
UPERIOR STOCK OF LIQUORS.—
wiff.DocK,.m.,& CO.. are now able to offer to
their inistemere and the public at large, a stock of the
purest liquors ever is/ported into AU Market, etkmpri.
sing in part the following varieties :
WHISK -IRISH , SCOTCLI,OLD BOURBON.
WINE—PORT, •SHERRY, OLD MADEIRA.
OTARD DUPE! es CO. PALE BRANDY.
PRIME NEW ENGLAND RUM.
DRAKE'S PLANTATION BITTERS.
These liquors tan all be warranted; and in addition to
these, Bock & Cu. have on'luind • lugo v i pioty of
Wines, Whisky and Brandy, to whit& they invite the
particular attention of the public.
HEALTH, MONEY ! HAPPINESS 1 !
At tile swoon of year .whenso ration sickness prevails,
every ens should provide himself with DB. -HUM
PHREY'S HOIRROPATHIO MIDIOUtIS, and prevent
disclaim in its beginning.
A treat supply "'war on hand at
• 80.151.11DPILVEI 21002-87021311,
WAR! WAR' —BRADY, No. 62
Moot oteeet„below Third, hoe received alone
eluortleleem of Serous, Wave sad illeves, which he
sill sell we ll l ow . • auk° dti
VXCELSIOR, 1 1 1---STIO AR CURED
Ili Items lieticines Ha*, aired. expressly foo
farnag sm. They are enperior to any now in the mar
ket' - flar24l NW DOCK. &Co
ititlTD, equal If not w arier to Arnold's Eighth,
Mold, and only 62 cents per quart battle, at
HARRISBURG, PA:, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1863.
D VILYEASS MAIZENA.
Received two "PRIZE MEDALS"
(From Juries 3'and 4) at the
International Exhibition, London 1862,
dained by Anything of the Kind.
It also received the Superlative Report of
"FREEDIAG EXCELLENT FOR FOOD!'
.the Great laternatiOnal E:Fhtbition at
HAMBURO, July, 11363, Received
THE HIGHEST MEDAL
For its great delicacy as an articlo of rood.
lined, for Pudding. GUN**, Dhlate Mines , with
ontisinglies, with few or no eggs. It is excellent for
thickening Sweet Sluices, Gravies for Fish, Meat, Soups,
&a. For Ice Cream nothing can compare with it. A
little boiled in milk will produce rich cream for coffee,
chocc4to, tea, &c. A most delicious article of food
for children, and invalids. It le vastly ntiperiff to
row Root, and much more economical.
Pat up in' one pound packages; with full direction
for use, and sold by all Grocers and Druggists.
WILLIAM DURYDA. Wholesale) Agent.
188Piiltin litreet, New York.
GREAT SHOW !
DAN RICE'S GREAT SHOW
FRIDAY AND SATRUDAY, OCT. 9 AND 1.0.
Performances every , afternoon at 2 o'clock
Performances every evening, at 71 o'clock.
DAN RICE, THE AMERICAN HUMORIST,
"WHO STILL LIVES,"
Will positively appear at every Imbibition, and in
troduce the wonderful DU*id Tatking Horne,
THE TRAINED ANIMALS AND
EDUCATED MULES I
And lead in their various performances, the Best
Ever Brought before the Public
Dan Rice's Pets,
THE ACTING DOGS, MONICEICIfti
Will also be brought forward. Will also be intro"-
DAN RICE'S DREAM OF CHIVALRY,
REBEL RAID ON A UNION PICKET
And . Many Other N'ovel
LOCATION OF LOT : Near Reading. Depot.
Ansuestoit : Boxes. 25 cts. ;' Reserved Seats, 50 ets. ;
Ohildren ander ten years of apt, 25 eta., to all parte of
THE GREAT SHOW will exhibit at LEBANON,
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7; at lIIIMMELSTOWN, TRUES
DAY.,.Oet. 8. •
Remember the day and Wee.
J. E. WAPNER, Agent.
O. L. Prnmrt,'Directer of Publication
THE CONTINENTAL CASINO !
WALNUT STREET, BETWEEN SECOND & TRIED
This FAMILY ItIISORT will open nightly for the
season, on Monday, October PO, 1563.
PROF. HALL FR,
The world-renowned Aiibideirtrous Prestidigitator,
wid appear and perform . his great Ohangea,.T•ansfor
mationsi Secret Manipulations, Ocular Deceptions, &c.,
The charming Actretle and Thames
MISS BDA LAWRENCE,'
The Pretty llongstreas.
W, H. PORTER,
The only Neer° DelialatOr west of New York Clity,.
D. A. DeMARBELLS,
The ceeehrated Vocslieti llemedian.and general per
former—lnsisted by many others unequalled in 'their
Good o der will be euf creed- .No improper prom
emitted. No liquor so'd /Wont the place. /root
Beate reserved especially for the ladies.
ADMISSION - - - 16. 25, & • 50 etcF.
P. A. MOLINEAUX,
. Sole Legacy sn Iloprietor.
Weekly "Patriot Sr, Union,"
THE CHEAPEST. PAPER PUBLISHED IN
THE ONLY DEMOOBATIO PAPER PUBLISHED AT
THE BEAT GI GOVERNMENT.!
irONIS : NOUR COLUMNS OF READING MAT
TER EACH WEEK:
AT THE LOW PRICE OF ONE DOLLAR
AND FIFTY CENTS!
BUSSCRIRRD FOR IN CLUBS OF NOT LESS
TITAN TEN COPIES TO ONE ADDRESS!
We have been compelled to raise the club subscription
price to one dollar and fifty cents in order to save our
neves from actual lone, Paper had risen, including
taxes, about twenty-five per cent., and is still rising;
and when we tell our Democratic Mends, candidly, that
we can no longer afford to sell the Weekly Ps:rarer Awn
I:WNW at one dollar a years and most add fifty cents or
stop the publicatien,',iie *not they will appreciate ono?
positioniand, instead of withdrawing. their. subscrip
tions, go to work ; with a will• to ineresoe our list *every
county in the' state. We have endeavored, and shall
continue bur efforts, to 'make the pilot& nfieful lin & pfirly
organ, and welcome se a news messenger' to every fam
ily. We flatter ourselves that it has notheen.without
some influence in producing the glorious reiolution In
the polities of the State achieved at the late election i
and if fearlessness in the discharge of duty, fidelity' to
the principles of the party, and an suxiousdesire to pro
mote its interests, with some experience and a moderate
degree of ability, can be made ser iceable hereafter, the
Weekly PATEIOT AID Union 1111 not be less useful to
the party or less welcome to the family ciicle in the fu
tglatlian ithan been in the past. We confidently look
for ineressfed.eneouragement in Ibis great enterprise,
and appeal to every influential Democrat in the State to
lend us his aid in running our supscription list up to
twenty , or thirty thousand. The expense to each hidi=
eland fa trifling, the benefit to the party, niej, be greet.
Believing that the Dinnocsacy,of the State feel the ne
cessity of sustaining a tearless central organ, we 'nuke
this 'appeal to them for assistance with the fullest cond.
donee Of suctiese.
The same resinous which induce us to raise the price
of the Weekly, operate in regard to the Dailfpaper, the
prkt of which is also increased. The additional,. cost to
each Subscriber will be bit trading; and, while ISO OSA
not 'permute ourselves that the Change necesearily inside
will *insult in any diminution of our • daily circulation,
yet, were we certain that such would be the conse
quence, we should still be compelled to make it, or Suf
fer a ruinous loss. 'Under these circumstances we must
throw ourselves upon the generosity, or, rather, the
ironies of the public, and abide their verdict, whatever
it may be.
The period for which many of our subscribers have
paid for their paper being on the eve of expiring, we
take the liberty of issuing this notice, reminding them
Of the Milne; in order that they inay
We shall also take it as an especial favor if our present
suieentbera will urge upon their neighbors the rad that
the ?A.raior inn tams is the only Democratic paper
printed in Harrisburg, and considering the large amount
of reading matter, embracing all the current news of
the day, and
DAN RICE !
Prom everywhere up to the moment the paper pea to
prima, political, miecellaneone, general and local news
market reports, is decidedly the
CHEAPEST NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN
There Is scarcely a village or town in the State in
which a club cannot be railawl if the prepay melon be
made, and surely there are few plans in which one or
more energetic men cannot be found who are in favor of
the dissemination of sound Democratic doctrines, who
would be willing to mfate the effort to Woo a Glob.
DEMOCRATS OF THE INTERIOR !
Let ns hear from you. The existing war, and the ap
proaehing sessiolus . of Congress and the State Legisla
ture, are Invested with wwwiA44.lAtirept, and every man
should, have the news.
DAILY DADILLDT AND . UNION. ,
ilingle copy for one your, iu idlllloi. . . 311 00
Muscle copydosing the sessionof tkeLegiulatire.. 2 00
City subscribers ten cents per week. V
'Copies supplied to agents at the rate of $l5O per hen.
Single copy ofe i rearfin advance is 00
Ten copies to ono addres; 45 00
Subscriptions may eozionance at any time. PAY AL.
WAYS IN ADVAI4O.II. We are obliged to make this
imperative. in every instance cask must accompany
subscription. Any person sending us a club of twenty
subscribers to Rif Weekly will be entitled to akcolly for
his services. The price, even at.the advanced rate is
so l‘w that we cannot offer greater inducements than,
this. Additions maybe made at any time to a club of
'enbelifoerli by remitting one dollar and fifty cents
for each additional name. At is not necessaryto send
us the names of those constituting a club, as we cannot
undertake to address each paper to club subscribers
atferately. Specimencopiss of the Weekly Will ha4lent
to all who desire it.
N. B.—The following law ; passed by Congress in 1860,
defines the duty of Pedtmluto
tn in !elation te the de*
livery of newspapers to club subscribers :
(Su Lstas, Brown¢ Co.'s edition o f the Laws of 1860,
i*Provided, homer, that Where packages or new Pa
pers or pert odienla are received at any post °Moe di rooted
to one address, and the names of the club enbseriben to
which they belong, with the postage fora quarter in ad
vance, shall be handed to the postmaster, he shall de
liver the same to their respective owners."
To enable the Poatmastar to comply with SIP Micas
tion, it will be necessary that be be furnished with the
list of names oomposing the club, and paid a quarter's
(or year's) postage in advance. The nniforla courtesy
of Postmasters, affords the asoaranise that they will
cheerfullyaccommoaate club shbacribers, and the lattei
should take care that the postage, which is bnt a trifle
each case, be paid in advance. Send on the ohilbe
--- . ,
Messrs. BECKER & F kLK, Proprietors, announce to
the citizens of Harrisburg that this cool and delightful
Bummer retreat is now oven for visitors Acoommoder
None will be furnished to parties and pic-niceat reason
able terms, &dancing platform having Men erected hr
their special use. Beason tickets for families, good for
one year, $l.OO .
No improper characters admitted and no intoxicated
person will be permitted to visa the Island.
A Ferry Boat. plies constantly between the Island and
the foot of Broad street, West Harrisburg. jel3-3m
AI LAMER TRAVELING,
For sale low, by ;'
WE w2i, VEX, Jr., ac Co.
ktESSRS. oHICKERING & CO.
G 0 L D MEDAL!
. , AT THE ,
IftgIRANICiF FAIR, BOSTON,
x. 7.11 tan PINUMMI. wur
9 'ring sixtr COIf,PEVI2'OIII3I
!Torero= for the ORIOILBIBIDIS PIANOS, st Harris.
b 41 117 412 Markel bi r r. 6001EUPS NOM EITORII,
T H E
RENEW THEIR CLUBS.
WSISLI PATRIOT ANI)
Pub/is/sett *eery , Thursday.
0. BARRETT & 00.,Mirria,bwg, Pa
page 88, chapter 181, seams 1.)
PRICE TWO CENTS.
tip :1: &id nion.
TUESDAY NOMINEE, OCT. 6, 1868.
LETTERS FROM THE ARVY OF THE PO
Soldiera.! Read, Reflect, and then Vote.
Thousands of Pennsylvania soldiers have been
furloughed to come home and vote. These fur
loughs" have been granted only, or mainly to
those who were supposed to be favorable to
the election of Curtin. Those in power intend
to make political as well as military machines
of the rank and file—they intend to use them
at the polls as well as in the fLeld. In short
they mean to make the soldiers their instru
ments to enslave the country. The policy of •
Lincoln and Curtin is freedom to the negro—
slavery to the white man. But onoe at home
—once,in his 'election district—the
free from restraint ; he le free to think and to
act—and we ask him to do so. "Strike, but
hear, me," were the words of a k greatAthenian
I—lter,4, think, inform yourself before you
'vote, are the words we address to the brave
soldiers of Pennsylvania.
DAMP Or FIFTH ILISOHHTES,
Near Culpepper, Va., Oct. 1,1863.
To the Editors of the Patriot and Union :—A
friend sent me a copy of the Harrisburg Tele
graph, of the 25th ult., containing a letter from
the Fifth Reserve, signed "W. Hayes Grier,
First Sergeant Company A, Fifth Reserves,"
&c., &0., &c. > It is a little singular, that when
a sneak wishes to tell an infamous falsehood
or slander a decent man, he always selects the
Hessian's pitper as the means of spreading his
filth before the public.
It is not necessary to make any response to
Grier's nonsense about his former Democracy
further than to state that he always was an
outspoken Democrat up to a certain time—
after a certain promotion bed been made;
when he suddenly threw his principles to the
winds and covered -himself with the Shoddy
mantle. No one here thinks that the party
has sustained any loss by the change i but the
excuse that it was done through patriotic int):
tivea is too absurd to be covered by a shoddy
He nest tells the Hessian that Curtin "has
done all in his power to aid the Reserves."—
The Reserve Corps was organized in pursuance
of a law of the Pennsylvania Legislature.
The men composing the division had all ached
to be taken into the service of the country un
der the three months' call, but the bungling
policy of the War Department prevented that;
hence, as soon as this law authorising a re
serve corps in Pennsylvania was passed, these
same companies, which had been previously
tendered, Were accepted, and organized into
what has since been known as the Pennsylva
nia Res'erve Corps, for the defence of Pennsyr
vania soil. I have never been able to see what
part the Governor took in their organization
that should entitle him to the vast amount of
honor he claims.
But if you will refer to the files of the Hes
sian's paper of May and June, 1861, as well
as to your own paper of that date, you will
learn something about the condition of the Re
serves while they lay in camp under the ex
clusive care and control—and under the very
nose—of this patent "soldier's friend." The
appearance of the men in Camp Curtin was a
disgrace to the . State. Any citmen of Harris
burg who visited the camp during this period
will confirm this. Many of the men ran bare=
.headed and bare-footed for weeks. Company
commanders had to have an "inspection"
every evening, to see how many of their men
were fit, or unfit, to appear on "dress parade"
before the ladiee-=the "naked" being Bent into
their tents until the parade was over. It is a
disgraceful fact. that not a stitch of clothing
wag issued to the eoldiere of the Btiektail and
Fifth regiments until they had been turned ,
over to the General Government and had re
ceived orders to march for Cumberland, New
Creek, SLo., nor did they receive a cent of pay
until after they had left the State. Their whole
term of "State service" was spent in a state
of raggedness and filth almost . as bad as that
of Libby prison. Governor Curtin—the "eel
dier's friend"—was appealed to in vain for even
a few pairs of shoes for men who were drilling
on their bare feet. His answer to such ap
peals was, that nothing could be issued to the
men until after they had been mustered in;
yet he persistently refused to have them mus
tered. • •
From all the accounts published in the pa
pent' of both parties, the men encamped in other
parts of the State fared no better—perhaps
worse. The loudest complaints came from
Easton, I believe.
I have no means of knowing what may have
been the inward emotions , of the Governor to
wards the division, since he handed it over to
the General Governinent. They were perhaps of
the most paternal nature. But, if so, what
heve they amounted to ? The Reserves have
always marched when the army marched, and
fought when the army fought—and sometimes
fought alone. Our sick and wounded are with
those of other divisions in the different hospi
tals of the country. Our dead lie side by side
with those of all the States of the Union. The
number of men now in the division, *ben com
pared with the number in it then, is sad evi
dence that, if the Governor is sincere in his
professions of friendship,his influence at Wash
ington is small indeed I
There was a kind of a vote taken in the Fifth
regiment a few weeks ago. I never knew 'what
the result was until it was published by this
"First Bergeant;" &o. The Democrats almost
to a man declined to give any serious answer
when the question was asked them. But I will
state, for this young up,-start's benefit, that he
has one company on his list as being unani
mous for Curtin which contains a majority of
four for Woodward. . •If the other companies
of the regiment, his own included, were allowed
to vote this fall, they would vote in a manner
that would make even the "First Sergeant' of
Company A" ashamed of his vile slanders on
better.men and braver soldiers than himself.
The "fighting men" of the Fifth do not think
it is any part of en officers duty to q teetion
them as to their political prinoiples ~• neither
do they entrnat their opinions on such matters
to those whose business it is to report every
idle, ord spoken in the company at the officers'
The writer cif tbik like Grier, came to the
war a Democrat ; like him, he threw down the
stick and rule " and took up a musket; but
I have certainly seen nothing during two years
and a half of army life to cause me to , forsake
the party now when it is engaged in such a
gloriods clause e,s the preservedot of our Con..
stitution and laws.
If Judge Woodward is elected thisfall,
Pennsylvania w i ll once more become a t..ate,
aid will then protect ter own soil and her' own
property. fiefs not the man to stand sobbing
like a whipped child on the banks of the Bus
quelnintia while.the rebels plunder the richest
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Connected wfth this establidlonent n extended
JOB 01191102, containing a k eariety of plain and fano
by slay vet allikissaist in the Interim et
t e Mats for which tke patronage of the public so
portione of our State, and while Penneylvenin
soldiers are begging in vain for the.privi/ege of
driving the invader back to the barren fields of
Virginia. What a proud day it will be for ns
a ll when Judge Woodward takes the seat now
occupied by Andy ,
CAMP NEAR RAPID ANN RIVIIR,
October lot, 1863.
Editors Patriot and Union:—Last winter,
while lying along the banks of the Rappahan
nock, I wrote you respecting the opinion of
the army in regard to the removal of M'Clel
lan, and now I will try and write you regard
ing the mariner the "powers that be" are ma
king a political machine of the Army of the
Potomac, for the advancement of Andy Curtin.
It is but a few days ago since there was an
election held here to elect a Governor, , for
the State of Pennsylvania. We all kid* that
that vote will never be Muted, and the query
is, why is this vote cast ? I will tell you. The
cause of Curtin at home is desperate, and un
less some great card is played soon ie will be
consigned to private life. The card they yet
hold is, the effect the soldier vote will hate on
those at home. This is a deep game, but Ido
not think it will win. New let me tell you
how this " soldier. vote " was obtained : The
officers of each company have a list of their
men ; they go to each personally and ask him
who he will vote for ; if for Curtin, all right;
if for Woodward, he is told he can vote for who
he pleases, but if he votes for Woodward he
can never expect any favor from those who
wear shoulder straps. Again, he is told that
Woodward voted against allowing the SOlditre
the right of voting; whereas the truth is he
only decided on the constitutionality of the
law. With such arguments as these, is it any
wonder men are brought to think that Curtin
is the man ? Let a man vote for Woodward,
and he is given to understand that his life in
the army will be anything but pleasant. 0
ain't thie a manly game ? Ain't it a glorious
privilege to be servants for such leaders ? Our '
cause may be. a noble one—but there is little
of the true nobility in those who lead us. I
voted for George W. Woodviard, and I never
expect a favor while lam in the army. lem
a soldier—l am a. Democrat, and I will never
yield my conscience to any men, or set of po
litical demagogues. I have no favors to , ask—
I have never asked one. I may have a hard
life, but there may be a good time coming. I
will trust in the future, and I know there is a
noble and true band who are with me. I may
fall on the field of battle, but I am ever, till
my latest breath, a friend of the Union and a
Democrat. I may be called a Copperhead, I
may be called a traitor, but if I am one now I
will live and die one. Oar first duty is the one
we owe our God, the next the one we owe our
My friends at home are called traitors, and
I can stand it ; and I look to that noble band
who are enduring all men can for the sake of
principle, to yet bring deliverance to the coun
try. lem for "the Union as it Was, "
am•for "the Constitution as it ie." Let lying,
slanderous Abolition journals do their worst—
let them laugh at a set of men called soldiers,
break up Democratic meetingsbut soon, too
soon for them, will come the reckoning. Demo
crats, be on your guard, be ever ready for any
emergency. There ie a game working for your
destruction. You must not oleo) now, or you
will awake in chains. Your country calls for
help—the good old life-boat is in the hands of
those who would destroy it—but remember,
the Union must be preserved, and you must
be its peservers. Stand firm, falter not. You
are about to be successful at last. Be true to
yourselves, be true to your country, and pos
terity will bless you. You have an interest in
your country's welfare nearer, truer, deeper,
than all mankind beside. You know no North,
South, East or West—you know only your
country. You are for peace—but only such as
will _unite, not divide the country. The twin
partners of iniquity, Abolitionism and Seces
are both your enemies, and you will yet
pink them into a grave from which no political
resurrection will ever raise them. Thou with
Your might, your heart and hand, ga into the
great work, determined to win. Raise high
your good old hibkoriee,.ruti up, the stars and
stripes, and let there be inscribed' its silken
folds the names of Woodward and Lowrie. 0 !
that I had the eloquence of a Clay,.to warn you
of your danger.
The sun shines brightly now, the clouds are
fast disappearing in the political horizon.—
Democrats, you know your duty ; fail not to do
it. Let not threats deter you in your onward
march to victory. Be firm—work earneetly—
and when the second Tuesday of October ar
rives, let it find you ready. If force is used to
keep you from the polls, or to cheat you out of
your vote—force must be poet with force. Let
not the election in Pennsylvania be controlled
the same as it was in Kentucky. You have
rights, and you must maintain them: Then, with
three cheers for Woodward and Lowrie, and
three times three for the Union and the Con., ,
stitution, go in for victory and for right.
A PRIVATE IN THE
ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.
THE PRESIDENT'S PROMISE&
Mr. Lincoln's letter to the Springfield (Illi
nois) Convention, which is now being widely
published and flatteringly endorsed by the
Republican press, contains the following sen
" Negroes, like other people, act upon mo
tives. Why should they do anything for us, if
we will do nothing for them ?—lf they stake
their lives for us, they must be prompted by
the atrongotit motives—even the promise of
freedom ; and, the promise being made, must be
As he has such a strong desire , to keep his
"promise" with negaoes, we respectfully • call
his attention to the following "promise"-made
`by him to the white men of the country in his
Inaugural Address :
do but quote from my tipeeohett when I
declare that ' f have no purpose, directly or indi
rectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery
in the States where it exists. I BELIEVE I RAVE'
NO LAWFUL RIGHT TO DO t=o, AND I
HAVE NO INCLINA LION TO DO BO.! Those
who nontibated and elected me did so with full.
knowledgerthet I had made this and many elm
ilar declarations, and had never recanted them.
"I now reiterate these sentiments ;And in doing
so, I only press upon the public attention the
most conclusive evidence of which the ease is
susceptible, that the property, peace and secu
rity of no section are to be in any wise Milan ,
gered by the now incoming administration. I
add, too, that all the protection which, con
eistently, with.the Constitution and laws, can
be given, will be cheerfully given to all the
States when lawfully demanded, for whatever
cause —asuheerfully to one section' as to ano
* Lir take the official oath to
day with no 9nent4l reservations, and with no
Irma's to construe the Constitution and laws
by any hypocritical rules."
We trust that the President will lose no
giving an explanation why he has vio
lated this pledge so solemnly made to white
w en, and yet holds fast to the one given to the
Negro in the Emancipaton Prosismadou.
a “promise" to negroes i 'really more binding
than one to white tnon't—Ezehave.