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,111nr Cerrespondent.with an Expedition
Into Nortn Carolina-430L Spear's 11th
Penna. Cavalry -The Vhambersbnrg
- Boys-Rfarch to Weidon-Skirmishrt;
lid*. the Rebw-Lient.-Uinniela meets,
wink' an Accident-Chase after the
, Michel Gen. Rapsoni-Charge on 'the
- - -Ttehel lireatetworlia--Heavy Cannons*
4 i ng-Terrillie - Storm-Our Corres
' ' • 4iondent's horse , Stolen-His Place
;4111Ipplied from Seeesh Stables-Return
or the Expedition-Visit to a Female
7 : fleintistary.
412pripoudenee of The 'Franklin Repository.
NEwnriar,'N. C., Aug. 1, 1843:
• rhave just returned from a "frircnoon'a
said," 'as w
mus Arteould call it, though we
re on tbe move for a week;'and thq . pgh
lir - n will doubtless have heard through the
4 . b41y papers the general items'of importance '
ected with the-expedition; a few Of the
":'• dents may not-prove uninteresting. I
-„,,. .
l 'Asay,itladvertantlY*„"let out” something the administrators of. Uncle Sam's
affali•smight not - wish outsiders like you to
new ; but should: I dO so,-I will humbly
beg their pardon, and promise to be more
‘ iiicumspeet, in future. ,
..., , •
The expedition was composed of several
'regiments of infantry and a battery of " Nit
'polepa.s," under cornmandof Brig. General
-,lfeckmtm, froM this place, and the 11th
:Tegna. Cavalry, Ist N. T. Mounted Rifles
l imd . ,papt. Howard's Battery of the 4th U.
' Artillery from the Department of Virginia,
r miaer , the command. of acting Brig, Gen.
bear. Maj. Gen: Fester accompanied the
ippedition as far 'as Wynton, but after see
. gitigthejreeps fairly ander way, was corn more iniportent business to return
to headquarters.. Ttie l. prime object of the
movement, it
."would :of, course be , highly
bripreper for me to state," especially as I
. brn't the slightest idea what the said object
lips.: (I quote the drat 'part of the sentence
limn the " sPecials" of the-dailies--the latter
4'' ' 4 ;istit they alalwaysforget'to inert.)inert.)• •
The troops from this place embarked at
'''llaYligiat; on the morning of the2sth, on the
. 'Ttirimsport steamers
. ConvoY, Gen. Slights,
n ltYstic, Utica, Treeboiff and Port •RoYal,
' l lincl 'proceeded down the, river. About noon
lifien. Fester and staff, -the correspondent .of
the associated press and youriumble servant .
e!rmentlaboard the Escortand steamed after the
i'iiither-boats, and about. B.P, M.' passed then:
f..,salland took the lead through Croatan Sound.
~ ;Our: course was down the .I%teuse River,
i - if through Pamlico, Croattur and Albemarle
-1 40tuids, and thence up the Chewan River to
"' Wynton. 'We reached the latter place about
tq IT., M. on Sunday, and thf). troops were ita- 1
tLatedictely disembarked. , The only,accidetit . '
: :which had occurred thus far, was the sWarup
-.1:41t of all our , pontoons,, in a , squall which
lin ermie`up as we were , crossing.Plimlice Sound.
t : !;This' was a sqiousloss,: as without • them the
' - cii:rs4lry and' artillery had to be ferried across
_ '' - the Chowan, in boats very poorly adapted
i ,
7 , foi the ervice, Of coarse this caused great
, '''4elay. In what manner the news of our
' ; '''rtithing receded us I am, not able to say,
' I- thbiit eer sin it'is that we had trot been at the
• '' Wharf ve Minutes, before a erowll of gaily:-
dressed contrabands, of all ages, sizes, and
' - -..ithadel" of color; on , foot, horse-back and in
"'•-ikarts; made their appearance on the bank;
- i ' - j'iheir good clothes and accumulated property
` - '"itiotiing plainly that they knew-the :" Lin.
- '-'"'4.iita'genboats was 'a
,comin':" From that
'''''''''tinie litttil We re-embarked on Thuuday_ r tbe
- ''''.'sliattelS of the ‘k chivalry" poured - in a dark
P ..f: 'stream "to • the wharf at Wynton, and it is
''l ' i ireedless tffsay-that none of the benighted
t d! *Means -Were left, behind when we sailed
• '' sown • the river. -But others than the negroes
." knew of our contemplated visit. -A letter
fl '''irrittert on Monday,' and. i intercepted by us
- 'the - Mine night, 'gave information to a, rebel
c ' - • 'lt " Teldon.' of the millibar of our troops ,
:` '-`;:iiifeietry; "cavalry ' and ' artillery—which
'" ""fid linded'. at" Wynton, and` stated our
iitect. This letter was written before the
'Y l * ittzt of 'the oavalry. ' A, RiChmond pa
..!'"(ier•of the 27th 'also contained the.same in
-7 ftincation: - Of course, knowing all this, the.
fib*. Miele every,pre?aratiOn to receive us
''' r VerilY it is no easy "matter to, conduct ;:oper ,
i '" L 'ittlotis secrekly in an 'enemy's country, 'rand
prarronitded by spies: - . - • , - :
ii-: •!Our infant d B 1 ' Battery
.__ infantry all e ger a were
'°'''..; inllilied foiward to' a' bridge about 4 mires
' 'b•
iota. Wynton, where a party of rebels (Col.
-'" ''l i cheelei's • eonimand) was found behind an
~"- p aithWOrk: ' Their flrst'volley wounded sev=
'oral of'Cir men, but' in a few moments a shell
rn throw's : 'into their' Midst; followed by "a
1. ''', tittle MOre' grape," sent' them flying'•in all;
t '"'''Oection‘.
re., -, 1. ••. '-,
Vol.,Spear's command arrived on M.olniny
aiia!witS ferried ddross. ' I"-was rejoiCed to
• sheet in company kof-the Iltb, quite a' nurii
7ber.Sof Cliatebersblirg-_boys, ambig them.Or
:• • derly Sergeant, - Hicks, Sergeant' Miles and
litessrs.'Merkleiri, Ring, - Butler, Peiffer, El=
"'f sex, Stratton and Ed. Cline, -the bugler of
the poMpanyjand one-of theheat in the -Reg
' ''"inient4.l . l4so saw our old friend Stoner, Of
' tiletiyuaoro, and 'Mr. Forsyth, of Greettvil
''' ` lage,al Weil and in thebest of spirits, (no inn
' 2 : 'ikon to the Apple ' Jack). To - Capt. - Wird
• ' .and Liouts. Niminens and Sample of D,
•• ' Aidu.t:::Minnieh, of I,' and Capt.Reberts of
'B, as well - Mrs tolhe members' of "the' comps
' ' ' ages, I am "indebted, .'for my "board and logd
tog" during the entire trip, and I 'had. the
beat the country afforded. The - reputation
' of -the lith Penna. cavalry fur bravery and
...;- Omt conduct:is surpassed by no • regithent
• • ' fifihe service, and I can safely' 'say that our
'llittleklin county boys are equal to any in the .
I ', = 'regiment in _all - the reqiiireinents of 004
' i '''"'sitrWilis anct.brave-rnha. After a short rest,'_
'••-• hie: bugle sounded to horse '44nd : clout dark
' 4 iim" took the road tor Ifurfreesborot l -the
'''''" ""Dodgers" in. tho advance. 'They ardi gal
,risikt set of fellffsViAlild
,have acquired' , the,
' r 'fli'lithth, questionable:Mites of "Dodgers not . ,
for , from any propensitydodging the resptinsi
,.. -Ability, but from the narne'of Col. Dadge whii
- formerly Zomnuinded the regiment: ' Ire'
proceeded thatraga' through
,a - drenching
rain andpeeins of Mrtd;' to:Murfreesboro, 4 , "
beautiful village aberit 15.milas tic= Wytom
There are, it- - „is said, quite. 'a number of 1
Union people about the place--I didn't have
the pleasure of meeting any. of theni, As
we arrived about midnight, the feelings of
of the inhabitants were not hurt by the sight
of their horses, &c., joining the Union army.
From theAulet and. orderly.behayier of the
soldiers, no one would have' imagined that
there was 2500. of . them in the village.
There was no noise or conhision. : 'The hors
es and forage captUred, were taken by squads
regularly detailed for the purpose; and after
feeding our chargers each Men laid down
beside his horse, to get as much sleep as' pox=
Bible before starting on - the morrow N 6
doubt the citizens were somewhat surprised
in the Morning to see the " Yanks" 'lying
round loose, in every fence corner and on the
pavements—as much at home and as coin
fortable as if they had never slept any place
else. There are at this place, two large and
very handsomely built, Female Seminaries.
Having had some - slight experience about
institutions of that kind, Capt. Roberts and
I anxiously inquired whether they permitted
"cousins". to visit the ladies, but we were
told that the schools were net in session.
Greatly disappointed we mounted our equally
sorry nags and rode after the column. To
day the 11th had the
_advance, the Advance
guard being under command of Lieut.
nich of our' place.. We rode very, leisurly
along, because as the Rebels already knew
we were coming, there was no use hurrying
to take theui. by surprize. The forage squads
had also more time to bring in,the captured
horses, and forage. The country is misera,
bly poor, and thinly populated with what in
the North would be considered candidates
for the Poor House. Gen. Ransom's bri
gade had been sent down from Petersburg to
.defend Weldon, and when we got 'within
'bout 30 miles of that place, his pickets and
scouts, sent out to report our movements, be
came pretty, numerous, and the advance guard
were 'kept busy charging on and capturing
them—sometimes but-one or two togethei—
, sometimes_ a dozen. Our'boys made thirteen
seperate 'charges during the ay, catchingl
.the rebels in every, dash. So successful wore ,
they, that at last when we came upon the
main body of the enemy, they were taken
entirely by surprise. In one of the charges
Lieut. Munich, while leading his men in .a
dash on 'a squad of Redels, wasthrown head
long by the stumbling of his horse, the ani-,
mal after doing some grand and lofty tumb
ling coming down ;heavily on the Lieut.
Fortunately,.the mud was very ; deeppna Ed:
was hauled out from under his horse without
any-more serious injury than a horriblegash
in his trousers. He rejoined the column in
a few moments with a rebel Lieutenant and
several men in tow. So we jogged on mak
ing captures of iprien, 'horses, and contra
bands, making prisoners of everybody, who
might otherwise have given notice, ofour ap
,Atiast_tis We turned a bend in the
-road we saw the, - advance=abOut fifteenmen
Lcbarging at fik speed info,the town of
Jackson. The column rode - 4, at a gallop
only in time to see the advance going pell
mall- over a hill; a mile ahead:and we learn
ed that the cause of their haSte was their.
anxiety to get their hands on the persons
of the'rebel Gen. Ransom and staff, who had
left the town' at one _side as the cavalry had
came in , the other. Our boys gained on.l
them in the chase, but two or three that rode
ahead Were surprised to find themselves-sud
denly' inside a rebel breastwork, mid 1he„1
greybacks springing to arms. The surprise_
was mutual, and before the Rebs could get
into fighting trim our boys were 'on the'
"skedaddle." Gen. R. had escaped by the
skirts a his coat tails—and the gentlemen
who were se eager for his capture were ah
Most captured themselyes.
• The Rebel. : positionwas a strong one, in
deed it
_proved too strong for the force : we
had. The road for a quarter of a mile was
so narrow that but four horsemen could Pass.
abreast. Oft either side was a swamp, ren
dered impassible by the depth of water and
thickness of the undergrowth. At' the fur
ther end a narrow bridge crossed' the stream
which ran between; the swamps, and at the
opposite side of the bridge the artillery and
infantry of the Rebels were posted. Two
field pieces well manned and firing graie and
canister, could halle prevented any - farce
from advancing by-the road The command
•was ordered up at a charge, and a squadron
-of the riflemen were ordered forward as skir
mishers. All the 'men were fn fine trim and'
eager for the fray, and they dashed doWn the
-road huzzaing and singing, r
"Let the Rebel cannon roar as they will,
We'll be gay and happy still."
It wad, a gallant charge ; They turned' the.
bend in the road when suddenly the roar Of
u32-pounder, accompanied by pieces, of smal
ler calibre, broke upon the air. Shell s Can
ister and grape filled the road-and ; whistled
among the trees. -In a few moments,, three,
of the gallant "Dodgers" : were killed, a num-'
her Of the 11th, and. several horses wounded.
It was evident that 'no cavalry in the World
could pass down the narrow road, as ; the
dead 'and wounded' horses' would in, a few
moments' block it 'up *entirely. The Only
hope was to dislodge them with artillery.
The-order was issued,- and in aifew' momenta
Howard's Battery dasted - up "tat the rim." •
In legs time than it takes to Write it the pie
ces were in position and every shot of the'
'rebels was being responded to' promptly' Mid'
with interest. The wood was so dense that
'neither party could see even the flash of' 'the
Lotherl n guns, and with nothing butt the szirolce
rising above the trees to 'guide the 'fire, : it'
was, of course, all guess work and -only an
accidental shot could lie - effective. 'And now'
itieerned as if the elements were-about to
jOin'in the fight. The-most:'fearful storiv'T'
have ever witieSsedsuddenly arose;'the
OT , :iur guns `ints sitir6elj-:besid: Ulx) 4 7 :04
franktin ilq3esitrirg, 014ambersburg, pa.
thunder, the lighipingriitts vivid and laces
sant-andthe.rain fell in - perfect torrents. It
beeoiaie' dark as midnight, and as we
had no infantry, The
, cavalry powerless on
account of the nature of the ground and our
light battery unable to silence the heavy
ginis of the enemy, it was determined by the
commanding officer that we should return,-
while the rain continued, without any of-
_Abe :
evidences ore retreat, but 'coolly arid - iystez.
matically;`~vith every officer and:nitin in his
place. We turned about and started back nev-,
or riding- Out of a walk,- but all the time •of
faring every inducement for the Rebs tQ
come out of their earthworks and 'capture us.
They "couldn't see it,"- and-took good care
not to follow us up. Before leaving Jack
son, I ; with some - others, took occasion to
stop at the hotel and eat the 'supper which
had been setout for Gen. Ransom and • staff. ,
It was plain fare—corn • bread, biscuits and
tea,'but was very acceptable to hungry Men,
who had been in -the saddle in a drenching
rain for almosttwenty-fotir hours.. ,We biv
ouacked that night - a few nags east of Jack
son,' tend being completely Warn
saddled:my horse, and laid doWn in the mud.
The horse soon followed my- example, and
we had quite a comfortable, though damp
nap, side by side. -
In - the morning my horse - and bridle had
vamdsed. -Some of the men had, I suppose,
lost a horse in the fight, and thought mine
would do as well - Ai another to replace him.
steted'my unfortunate case to some of•. the
boys,'andias they did not desire •to see ; me
walk, and having a • slight recollection that
several horses had been taken frdm Franklin
county farmers by the rebs, they thoughtit
but right that the rebs should fur'nish one
-for me, - and in a•-very few moments two were
brouefit, in for my use. I chose the best
looking, and soon found I had one of the
most rapid _travelers in the `command. '
At 8 A. M. we again, started, and tried
another road to Weldon, but found a bridge
burned and the road impassable, so we headed
• for Minfreboro again, and Passed. through
the town about 6 P. M. Alas for-the vera
city 'of the noble North Carolinian who• had
told us the Seminary was uninhabited. We
bad captured a mail, and found , among the
letters several from the " Institute," address
ed to "My Darling Charles,.'k "My Dear
Pa," ".My Own etc., evidently written
'by the.young lady boarders.
,Capt. 8., whoa
is a great ladies' man, accompanied by my
self, Who am not so - much so, rode to the
Seminary, which was about a mile from the'
town, andmiqing ourselves known, spent a
half-hour very pleasantly ; finding the ladies
good looking, inquisitive about the Yankee
soldiers, and altog,ther agreeable. After
-telling them to be careful that their future
love-letters did not fall into the hands of the
enemy, ,and receiving an, invitation 'to calf
again when the war is over, we took leave of
the blare; and rejoined the command just as
they Were encamping near the town.
Ano er ,in the mud and another aide
on Thurs through a drenching rain, and
we reached Wynten, where: we separated
from the Cavalry, they,cOntinuing their part
of the movement its the direethi of Frank
lin, the .infontry.,,and artillery coming to
Newherri. SFe reachedOiere on Friday
night, 114ving been on the move a week.
Though rather tired and very muddy, I was
well pleased, with my experience and the re
sult of the, expedition. I stated at the outset
that I didn't know the object of it ;- I may
venture_the opinion that we accomplished all
that was expected. ,
--,„IWe/don is, an important point, , and has an
,important railrolid bridge. , The place is
:strongly fortified, and this fact is'zivell known.
to the Union commanders: 'lt is of course
desirable that Abe bridge should be destroyed.
I think the object Of the movement was to
,liseertaitt eiknearly as possible the character
of the.fortifiCatioes, their locatiolaandat the
same time What force Would betedssary to
make the destruction of the bride- a matter
beyond peradventure,when the time arrived
-todo it. That 901. Spear obtained this in
fOrtruition, I am certain ; 'he is not the man
to leave his work half done. The horses,
cotton and negroes- hrought awayleaves the
Confederacy poorer by several hundred thou
sang' dollara than it was when we started,
andi,the appearance of our troops in that part
of 'theSta t te has convinced the people and
authoritiqa there, that Col. Speai's command
is, (in the language of a native, whose opinion
of the Yankees was asked for) "a right
smart cornpany."
It 'Worthy of note that in every instance
when charged upon ty oar advance guard,
'tic rebel squads 'ran or surrendered in the
, .
most cowardly toantler--IteVer firing a'shot.
's6rgeant Who with ten men was captured
remarked to one of the boys in-coMpany D,
thin he thought "there was no use of running
86 . 1 'stood up end `surrendered like a man."
Such - a speech was enough to excite the indig
nation of any soldier,• and the 1) man ex
clainied--"surrendered like a »sun you covi
• ardliikunk I why the d-1 didia't you order,
your men to fire on us first. You might have
emptied half a dozen saddles' and then - we
should-have retipedted•yon as a prisoner and
Yotri(cart to ride in. It's:no fun
'Cateh - sit* rebels' as you -and while,we - haul
thWiest'ofiyoUr men, have to walk!
Surrendered- like. a' man, did you? - It's a
'geed thing' for :the rebs that all their men
- arctillike yeti, you infernal coward." ()lost
'of the prisoners were .mounted in captured
carts in order that they could .be kept up
with the cols nix.) Ahey-were the 'most ab-
Sect hatiking Wretches I have ever seen. One,
'over years old who :could scarcely walk,
'had iritered the army as a substitute: Anoth
er; tI dead with Scrofu
la.: :Neaily,alr.weri , conscripts. It is- evi
:dent that Jeff's triiMp cards are about played.
Imi tiny travels ihroukly this Siato.l have not,
seen -a single able-bodied. citizen.. I . was
thUtre'diet . the 'tome* of artegro -servant of
ono''sof the tichisl ~officera,' who said "when
Yauliceir4xru* 4oWn 4e. rode dare
swords a flyiy,' tclollerin' so like
do debbil, chilnims,netiv about, scared to
dell I.'3''tst, gut sione.blm. ci:ma` d fell down in
de rodo",—tiico .t
time wils,conin for
Its: master vas -apparently in as .
treat.fiibUyition. I Might fill a, page . with
an account of other amusing incidents, - but
this letter has already reached an unseemly
length and I : will„c.lcse,with the ff hope that I
map Soon 'again-aecirmpany gal-:
laretrigidd ou`d tidy into rebtrldom. Sr
The years roll on, the
,years roll •im ; • .
The shadows now stretch-o'er the lawn,
Whereon the sunlight fell 'atinornz-- , •
The morn of the mortal life';.
And dusky hour to me have catne,
Lifes landscape now looks drear rind dumb,
And quench'd. the light• and ceased thelium,
With which my way was iifo.
I 'now; look blickyard on the poth • :
Whereonr ve Yolked !mid wrong and wroth T —
L look and see how much bath,
• - Of-bitterness to tell; . : • ,
But life's hard lesson must be learned,
-Fiygoading,carels wisdom earned;
Then upward let the eye be -turned,
1 Aldan life'sscenes are well I.
On roll the,years, the swift, still yeais ;
And as theYfpass how feeling sears 1— -
And,drieth up the fount of tears !
Emotion's fires grow dim;
Thisipulse 'of -life not long can last'; '
And,,as the years go'hurrying past,
The blooms of life are earthward east, '
Arid withered heart and limb.: . •
The ieal.s, the years sublimely roll, • •
- Unfurling like a fettered stroll!
Look on, and garner in thy soul'
' The treasures of their lore:
It is God's writing there we see - • •••
' Oh, read with deep intensity 1 ,
It's truth shall' ith thy spirit be
• When years, shall roll no more.
The New.„.„OrlearuS Era gives an interesting
account of ae visit of Gen. Banks and staff
to Gen. Grant at Vickstirg. subjoin,
the following -extract
On Saturday morning we arrived atVicks
burg. ' Every eye was strained with intense
interest and curiosity as- the; spires •of that
homely town of bluffs loomed up before us.
Colonel Regan, of General Grant's staff, who
has recently visited this department and who
returned with our party; and Captain R. T.
Dunham, of Gen. )3anks' staff, proceeded to
the headquarters of• General Grant to inform
him of the arrival of General Banks. Gen
eral Grant, with some members of his staff,
immediately came on board our vessel, and
those of us who had never seen the hero of
-Vicksburg now had an opportunity to do so.
He is a quiet, unostentatious man; who looks
na more .like the generality of published
portraits than did Julius ()Tsar.
It Was a sight-of - historical, interest, and
one that deserves to be perpetuated in the
most enduring colors of. art, when General
Grant and General Banks,, the two • liberators
of .thellississippi, shook hands on the deck
of the Crescent, at the' foot 'Of th6se bind's
that were - but'recently frowning with deadly
guns, ready to hurl their destructive missiles
at any vessels bearing the stars and-' stripes
that would venture within their range.
What greater Victories for peaceful com
merce, for national unitY, , for human free
dom and the ri.ghts of man, were ever achiev
ed than these which enableq the Crescent to
steam up to the wharf of Vicksburg?_
After a brief interview'between the gener
als,_the party mounted their horses 'and rode
out to examine the. works of 'Vicksburg.
They are more extensive than those of Port
Hudson, but (we were assured by good judg , -*
es, and so it appeared to us) not so well con
structed. Beyond is a range of hills along
which a line of earth marked the position of
our troops. Often-we found high positionr,
which enabled our- artillery to. sweep the
enemy's works.* The approaches were in
several instances, partictilarly 'on General
McPherson's part Of the line. brought up:to
the very parapet, as ut Port Hudson.
A curioui• feature in Vicksburg,' as it is
now seen, is the subterranean hiding places,
and even places. , o(business, formed by exca
vations in the precipitous bluffs that rise so
abruptly 011 41 sides as you pass alon g the
streets. These have been Aug out withnar- .
row and low entrances , leading.into narrow
streets, passes and rooms;'reminding• one of
the catacombs of Rome, wherelhe,relics of
many generations are united in the,repose of
the dead. Quite diffe,retit, howevet', was the
use of these - extavationsrfor they were pla
ces of safdty,for the inhabitants during those
many fearful hours and days when our fleet
was hurling ita missiles of,death and _destruc
tion._ into • the dtionted - city. 'Yea _can still
trace 'lmiizies.4 signs over some Of 'these en
trances; over one we could
"barber's, shop," cut in' rude letters in the
earth',-and not yet washed away by the rain's.
How many frightened women and children
and old men have hurried to these subterra
nean, abodes, while the furious shell hissed
through the air, and there listened with ter
ror to thb fearful din of battle!
MissiSsiPpi seems to have been - virtually
abandoned by the rebels; except a few guer
rilla bands, who commit depredations and
burn cotton fforn " patriotic "- inotives.
Tnere is, it is said,'a strong peace party; and
a seneral disposition to take the oath of alle
giance and come back into the Union on
Uncle Stim's bwri term's; but we are inclined
to think that this disposition is not as gener
al as some suppose. There is no doubt, ° how
ever, that the people are heartily tired of the
war. ' _ ,
, ELOQUENT'APPEAL.—The following is,an
extract from the address of Dr. Oliver Wen
dell Holmes, before the Alumni of Harvard
College :
Yet again, 0 brothers ! this is not the,tiour
for sorrow. " Moth after month, until-the
months •beeaniOrears, we have cried to those
who stood •upon • our Walls : •!. Watchmen,
whtit of , the night?"- They haye answered
again and again: ‘!The dawn is breaking,—
it, will soon be day." 13ut 'the night - has
gathered roundus darker - than before. •At
last—Glory hp- to GOd in the highest !—at
last, we ask no more tidings ()film watchmen,
for over both horizons, East and West, burst
forth in one overflowing tide of radiance,
the rudder light of Victory !
“If-tinybodi dissatisfied with Federal
•thohey, let him. go South and.get Confederate
money.. If anybody is dissatisfied with Tint
-tea States Taxes, let,hira gO South and pay
SOuthern,taxes: If anybody is. dissatisfied'
- with the UniteirStates enrollment,' bit him
goSQuth and.enjoy• the benefits of the South
:ern. consoription2 , So says ri• Kentucky
Ij4lo4.paper”. . We eadersebim.L ,
etairs, s tabinet=lßare
1:10.111$ - 3L 4 2t kElt TJNDERTA::
ff.-o'. Y. 4 /VD Unitt; EAMBERSOURG, ' at:
Aerahtict thii,tmein* in 11 its various branches. Ear
tiritlAr attention paid: o Laying out, Dressingi,
Having thee - advantagn o a large custom, and of buying
hiti stock cheap for cash,,hie can furnish
at lower rates than any other establishment In town or
county. He dues not as a Chair Maker offer his serviced,
but as an Undertaker of fificen years' experience in the
larsiness. - •Personsrequiring-the service°, oL an Under,
taker for their families or friends, would find itmaterl.
nllp to their advantage to give him a call.
He is also prepared to preserve bodies during the tram-
Mar Menths,'annetigth of time. Havrngpnrehasedtlie
exclasive right to use
Snider-'s Improved .211ethodof
,Coverini Coffins,
he is therehy enabled to furnish a Bract Cevearn Correa'
at'an exceedinglY low rate. And also having a now and
elegant HHARri.E. 'Prepared to tarnish (....dfins.te
any part of tbecounty desired. Raja Agent for
Orders during his absence night - should be left at
his residence, West Market. Street,',opposite Millers
Hotel. [Jundl.7, 1 863.• -
The.aridersigneil respectful y announces the
citizens of Chambersburg and vicinity - , that lie baS taken
the Rooms immediately adjoining the office of Dr. Seas
ierott, on Main street, where ho intenile to manufacture
every xliseMptiOn of :
Such as Sofas, Parlor Tables, reorritrien Barest'.
WardroUes, _ 'BrtAktitht do. Dressing. do.
new style; Dining •do. Salh4.
Book Cases, Wash Stands, • -
IlocklngChalrs, Seetstaries, Iledsteade4d.
Fino Par. do. Clothes linrso, new style.
All work constructed by him is warranted, frBitt the
'neat Sots down to the most oonnnon work:
Partieitlai ittentionwill begiven to the intakjng of
COMO!' of any desired style—Cloth, Walnut or Cherry.
Rerneinbur, when,. you buy your 'Petniture frpm
DAVID , W. 0 EtOBB3L4N, you are getting ,the-latest style
and the best of work,
Jane 17. 1863
J.FACTORY.—The subscriber informs the public
,that he continues the manuficture of the varions agicles
in his line, at his factory upon West Queen Street:a few
duora'6om Main. Reim aiwußs on hand or is. prepared
•to manufacture upon the shortest notice. Case Bottom
and Windsor Chinn! ' with Plain and Curtain Bedsteads.
Pier and Card Tables,'Bureaus, Waeh•Stands and Rook
TURNING, In ill its mrleties. attended to with prompt
ness . and deepatch. HOUSE PAINTING, in all its
brancles.,exialuted by rompetent hands. '
"PAPER HANGlNG—Particular attention Wgi-b0
given to this, department, and satisfactitiu it/every in
stance guaranteed.
Having employed a sotAcient number of competent
hande, the undersignedieele assured of being enabled to
fill all orlere in a worlunanlike manner, and resi*Ttfully
aolicits the same.: i
June 17,1.863.
WARk-R0031.8.--JOSTAH - SCHOPTECti..,(Stic
cursor to John Orce.) HANTIFACTURER OP COMPS
and '3ABltikr-WARE - , Alain, street; three done South
of iluber k TolberVAljardware ed ore, eltainbernburg.
Always on hand or trade to order, Nenitian Blinds
manufactured as neatly and cheaply unity work..
. 11011. 4 8 and SION PUNTING and VA PER lIANOPNO
done neatly, expedit.onaly and cheap, iu Sown or
Country. ' - •
Repairing of all lands:in their line of bushiest'.
prb - 34ptly attended to, at moderate prices., '
Jima 1 ;1863
$5O. - - - $l5O.
ducemente to Cinvassers fur the sale of the
I wish to engage an active Agent In every County in
the United States and Canaries. to travel and intraidee
This Mtchine possesses pore than ordinary inerit retjnat
patented with valuable improvements, and acknowledg
ed to be uneurpassedlor general ,utility. A limited
number of responsible Agents are wanted to solicit or
ders, to whom a salary from
will he paid. For eondltrhe rind fall particulars address
with stamp for return politage.
atrg 19-3 m
scriber wishes to employ Agents to solicit orders,
tor t rule Trees. Ac.. in this - and adjoining counties,. Any
energetic liminess men out employment will find this
an excellent opportunely to snake rmseotable wages.—
For particulars apply at once to .
D. L. RYDER, Proprietor.
West Franklin Nurses les. London, Fninklin , c6,Pa.
Ftefference as to character and business gnalific.atioust
rebnirod. [angle :it
ANTED.---$5OOO worth of OLD
GOLD PLATES. Persons having' worn out
Artificial - monnted Upon Gold Plate, in Isrge or
smell quantities, can obtain the highest price, either in
cash or in exchange for Dentristry, b). calling upon
' Da. J. K. REM. Dentist,
corner iirMaln - and Qnsen Streets, abort), Wni. Beyier7a
DruOtore,-tihambersiairg. Pa. June IV, tia-Sui
WANTED. -:-$6O a - Month !—We
wont A gents at $.30 a month, expenses p: id, to
aril nur Everlasting Pencils, Oriental Burners, and
thirteen other new, tsefulaud cnrloua articles, Fif
teen circulars sent free. Address
May 13-3 m
BALED BA TOTJB poi TimOth* Hny
in holes of 100 The, to 300 His. each. for which I will pay
:Eighteen Dollars per Ton of 2,000 lbs., at - the Quarter.
master's Warehouse. Chamberebarg, Pa.
hay riip s t.. and A. Q. 31.. U. S. V, .
WANT E .. 'a Month
want to bine Agents in every confluent $75 a
month. expenses paid, to sell my new .cheap Famiiy
Sewing Machines. Addreis • S' MADDOX,
Mal 13.3 m ' Alfred, Maine.
Mattlgo ant 3itneirti.
• .A 10,31 DURBAN= VALET, and
Proprietois of oneof ; the most extensive .1 .E W ELRF
'Eastern States, '
Ref to cull the atteatfiod!of therommunity oitglo
tht vent --
At 'which they' are± offering their Gooclai'
Both Foreign And Domestic Manufactures' in' potnuot
Elegance and Real Durability
For Farm( Doustna, we forward,
,nicaly carded and
packed in good order. tho 1511bwing etiortnens ipsaritifl
of Jewelry, equal in finish t i auy Plated Gold; tuadntit
to be recognized Gold only by the trying of acids:
4 Set Enamel Vest Chains; 2 Plain Florentine Pins; 4
Ear Rings to match: 2
-Twist Wire Flair -4 Ear
Kings to match; • 2 mi t , Fins; 4 Ear Rings to
match; 25 Ladieif Rings, Double, 'Heart and '
a variety of patterns; 3o Union; Fon- •
- bloms Scarf Pins. 1?lah1 and
Imitation Coral : 2 Double-
Glass Lockets, engine- .„
6 Box' -- . -
~and -
Glass Pins for portrait or haii; 72Assorted Locket,
• heart and Simi lChareas, aturti Oand Bra:* •
lets.--all for Fifteen Dollars. A
collection of this kind; When •
placed in t4e_hrinds of any. ' •
one bf'orainat
telligance, •
Ongbt to retail fur at least One hundred Dollars
Catalog - nee, containing Ira inforniatioii and Pr/teed
Goods, can obtained upda tibplicatiOn•
full solicit Orden! V) , .1141, Telegrapb, or•LYtmese, risPeet° ,
y ed,
ALISIIiNCY 111;09. k M, I
• 37 once 67 Weybmtitet
June 17, '6,36m. - iMostmFos, R. I
IiArAN - VPAO r l i ttiltS'a ii'`tench a
)arps chin of thrifty ileilert by7anTOrttipe fo
WESTER/srIIOTEL, West Market- -
Bt., Areter the Bridge, Cbarabeasburg,
The atibseriber would :respecifitily . in form s tile Travel.
trig oliromunity, tbm but prOgbased TAM VOSSee
ytion of this Ifotel. - z 110 hoyetita make it one of ths. moot
-desirable places.foestnitigainand others to atop at that
can beTound tunny eonntry town.
HIS TABLE will at all times Go spread with hie lux. -
twits and substantiate of the airmen.
_ _HIS CHAMBERS aro large, tell ventilated; araffittod
up in modern stTlo. -
1111 BAR lilt be wt,U srippßearivith
selettion. of the'Very best hmiors..' ; • .
1113 allyttsa.. be provided with ,tood.
wholetoroo provennen for stock, and attended . by earth
oetterb. - .
nil will be spared 63 1 renfjer entire Satds.44inik 61.
aH gilests; trial itedin, himsplf to endeaver tp Mets
be solicits a libtral share of the public patronage.
June 17,'63. JOHN MILL.F.U.
situated ou the corner of &lain and Queen Street
near the theßorough of Charnbersburg,Pa..
_ undersigned respectfully annbunces tothetramel-1
ing public that this Hotel has besn remedied. It has
been: raised •to THREE STORIES in - height. A AA.
three story Back Building has been ridden to it, giving
an immeuco anionnt of room Tor the accontinodution of
the public - generally. The rooms are I,,rge and conifert
humbering in all, thirty-five. - They are 'welt
-furnished with- GOOD NEW PURN yeraoso
stopping at this-Hotel can have, either double, or sinicle -
counts, with or without fire in thole, The' Table is kJ
leayabripplied with the BEaT IN TILE &i tRe,T, and
will seat over 100 persons.
' The Bar is tilled with I'M) CGOICEST LI Ita
,Stable is twostorie's. of the most modern style, , pad tin
Lest in the Borough' of ChamDeribarg: , ,
euue 11;433. JOG'S EISILEB,ProP4itor.
FRANKLIN HOTEL--7 , ;Vest side of
the Public Square,Chambersburg, Pa..
The subscriber woual respectiully inform the
I:immunity that he has leaaed and taken pollsisi4ll
of this Commodious Hotel. , Ile hopes to ula:co it one (S.
the most desirable places, for stvtur,ers 'and ethers to
stop that can be found in any-country town. ,
DIS TABLE will at all times be spread with the los.
orl&.1i1Jel substentials of the season. -
iiiS ITIAME ERB artilarge, well ventilated , and Sited
up in modern style.
Ills 13AP will be well supplied-oth a large and choir.. ,
selection of the very best Liquors.
lii STABLE will always be proilded faith good.
wholesome pretender for stock, and itDetaledify carefv.t
pains will ho spared tc•render entire satisfaction to
all his guest; and pledging himself to endeavor to ple d *.
all. he solicit= a liberal Share of the public Paley/we. •
-„tune 17.'63. DANIEL TEDSTLY..
ber3burg, ra..— MICHAEL GROW., Proprietor.
, timing purchased this
~well-Itnown el. (lop g knows tin Mahn's. and recently as %Vast 4 grove's) the ProprS.
etnr pledges himself that no, pains shall ho spared to
tulnister to the wants of his guests. ,'" - -
• The ellaraeter heretofore sustained by the,finuse se 6
comfort Able flume for . the Sojourner, shall" het 'sutler in
my haiuls If constant offurt to please tualoccoihniodans
will sustain, it. Toe proprietor, therefore. solicits s.
continuance of the liberal patronage Iteretd.fere Intend
ed to the White ...Ivan."
. . _
In aiblitlen to large Stabling. be ban T.WO . T,OTS' an 4
a pity of lien and STDCK SCALES for the accontn2otiall i m
.of Drovei s lintebera.
Jane 17. 11C3
fIOVEIILY &Tel: 0-N 118
,„ MK() become the .Proprietors the'
Sr tTEi , 1-I , )lfi L. near the Hails - aid Depit'at ItARBIS.-
11GRG. Pe. Thie popular and -cuntmuillatts Hotel hes_
beeu newly refitted and furnished thrilugnont its par
lors and Chambers; and fa -I/0w reacls4 - or the reception
of guests.
The travellin ‘,r. public will 'find the'll - nited States Hots)
the most convenient, in all particulMs, of anyfletcl in
the State Capital. on recount of its accesi to the rail
road: being - immediately between'the twcnuest dets,te
in thlecify [lisnltesmco, June 11 . ,763 : 4.1.
gip. Waynesboro' Recnrcl. itercerabureJournal, - and-
Greencastle Pal, copy 3m.. and - Charge Irepositoty.
1_ NDIAN - QUEEN HOTEL. 3fairt
Sired. Chambers - burg, Pa. .1011 N W. TAYLOR,
Yroprietor. Fine accommodations and low charges.
• tco- Stack Yard's and &ale: flje Count ted with His
premises fir the convenience of Drovers. Alaqi—lxtrr,
8013 gtribliax and yards for Horses atnYearriages. •
Jitne 77, '63. .•
AVM. A. POND t Cti.,
547 Broadway, Yew York.
(Lab Malt POND & CO.)
littnufacturers pfindlicalete in till kindspr ,
Pabiis4ers and importers of Skeet itosici, • Mks-teal
Works, (Cc., dc. r
Box 2788, Boston Mass
Metiers. W. A COND & CO. olio furnitth anything In the
,musical itue at the shortest inessiblb uotite,and,at pritatte
that defy ruinpetinott.
PIANG•FuItnaIS (N ew) f rom 5225 totSPO. -
PLAN 0-FORTES (Second-band) from *75 tam*, aceor LI.
ing to Niza and style of cane. ~
NLELOBEONS of all the celebrate 4 makers, at inannS.c
turere' pricey.
FLU t Es, from one to eight keys, and from bpe,.. t 0,5.1 %.
in Price- _ ,
GtalIAN SILVER FIFES, in rase, 87 . 0 I.
;. ind alt
kinds of slnsical Instritmente. --- ,
A'net dour very best VIOLIN STRINGS, 75c ; UINTA R.
'STRINGIS,Bt ; BANJO STRINGS,- $1 ; tent ; by n Xii , l ,
- postage-paid. ,
_. .
~ ,
We publish • ne of the hugest and most valuatieCate
tugnet, in America, and are daily adding ,to it,. tine
for furnishing everything in this pat detain: de
partment are UnltlrrED.
Every pieettof Music published in the United 'fltatea
Pre Bale. at wlielesale and retail. , We have constant ex
changes with the European pdl•lisbets. and can Ahem
fare supplyitny foreign music desired. - • '
mrosit Sent byr Jtait , It. ingc Hz td, ctn . Receipt 'qf .4t
Narled Piice.
• Dealers, Teatimes. and 'Seminaries. can, obi ain .thrir
nuppites of Mimic by mail, at a postage of only 1,e4
Ceuta on each package of fonr (mucus. co . leee, and fi l sr:
cents for &mit four ounces, or less. weight of books.
IV3I. A. t'USU A CO.,
547 Urea Iwny .. : 'New
1.11 CA.OtNEr :ORGAN.%
isk,.Elrerry instf:ument Warranter/ for r rears. liat.
: -.lo 2'he Cabinet Organ is the only inetntment which
.combines the r,eqnisites, for church and parlor music
for tlio sChockrOoni and the social teetotai gathering.
pot While it possesses sufficient power fur ,the accompa
niment-of a large chorus, it is, from Its capability of
Cif shades of expression, and its wrinderful ertsci ado
and diminuendo, most effective as a solo instrument.
It is capable of orchestral .recta, and rapid music. as
arPea'bts. etc. Eruni its sustained totieseit has
a decided novantago over the Piame.furte. fur the'readec
ing of many of the Choicest morceaux of the sautes's,
infchas symphonies, quartettes, etc.", , -
It. A. NeiciLll Ohambenilinrg . ..Pis.
General Agent fur Pennsylvania.
• N. $. The undetainned will sell and deliver, in seoNI
condithati, Oshlast Organs anywhere_ in this state ; at
factory prices. All inquiries by • letter promptly ar.. ;
owered. , (Jane 17. '6l4f.] R. A. 310.
INANOS ! ~- ..., : -
. •
R. A. 2d*CLtrflE > . sole-agent Tor the celebiatad
Pianos delivered, and sit up in perfect condition, in any
part of the State, at
All Instruments warranted for five years. •
Pianos from other fac
IL tor will be furnis E, hed, irdestred.
A. ies
ChamberibWig, Pa.
EHOVA L.- R. L. Rivrottr h' soli Dave
reluoved from 201: 8. Second etreet, to 807 CHESTNUT
Street, abave ifigbth, where they have opened a well
selected stock of
BoOdingAnd,Mattrasses of Every D.scripticur.i,
. nwers ei RAXD. -
The - tarinaLtctereand sale of Bedding mill' Mao be
eentirined - at,2132 8 - .4ecoe4ifFeet. ,
; - "IttEV.E L. Kl , horfr.
"Jtieitikr3-3ni. . • - HARTLE? SIITHET.
MPLEM_ENTS.--Deitlers and - • ikkittirers of Agricultural and other IMplezaelea,
v4ate, aclka large claaa of valuable rustoutera
, P 0 4 153 .
- - Containing the
Palczs "'Rot $7O T0'5.450.
Joao '6,1.
'Jilt Li Kgt, GRaV-£