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WEDNESDAY, NcIVEMBER, 11'j883
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- -. .;?TplotiT assuming to speak anthorita
-Kiely for Gov. Curtin, we feel safe in say
ihrethat the 11,90 4 0 f his name in connection
the tioinination for President or Vice
President is net: in accordance' with his
isrishes. We ; have reason to knoiv.that he
,espestly desired to retire froin the,exhaus-
ting labors and anxiety of political struggles
when the President tendered him a foreign
',naission,.and that his assent to. the use of
- his name before, the Pittsburg Convention
was'inost reluctantly given, and only when
itbeeame a duty so manifestand 'impera
tive, that he could not disregard it. •
But called, as he has been, to the Exec
utive chair for another term by the people,
and charged with the responsible duties of
maintaining the honor and prosperity (this
great State ; of 'wieldingits' 'mighty power
- for the preservation of the Republic, and
of ilarintfOiits heroic sons who are brav
ing the murderous foes of the kovernmept,
he,will \ not willingly surrender the sacred
trustwidleremorseless treason seattersw'ide
spread its descilation and sorrow. No num
Gan more than himself appreciate, the Proud
conferred, and the solemniduties im
posed upon him by the late 4ction, and
he will fully vindicate the one; meet all
the high exactions ofthe other, and leave
to-those who need honors more, the strug-.
Iles of ambition,
THE NEW SE.NATOItS.
' Of the Senators holding over for the next
seiSion, ten are Union med and twelve De
niottats; and of the eleven chosen at
late'election, 'seven are Union and four De•
moertm,—making- the next Senate,. if full,
etandiJ - on the jgbt side_to 16 the other
JEREMIAH NICHOLS, just re elected in
- 'Philadelphia, entered public life in 1860,
when he was chosen to the Senate over
- Hen:Samuel J. Randall, now Democratic
N. C., in a:district deemed almost hope
hm* against us, It embraces Billy Mc-
Iltnllin's 4th ward; the Navy Yard, 'then in
Democratic hands, and the intensest Dem
ocratic elements generally ; but, by his per
sonal popularity he trinm phtd over all by
some 300 majority. His term in the Sen
ate was signaliied by unfaltering fidelity to
the cause of the government, and rare- effi
ciency:in sustaining the interests of Phila
delphia; and he has just been re-elected
Over a confessedly strong competitor by
nearly 1,000 'majority. He is in the prime
of life and until he entered the Senate had
devoted his energies to ,mechanical pursuits.
DR. WILLIAM WORTHINHMN, of Chei
ter, takes the place of.Mr: Serrill, of Dela
ware. He acted with the Democratic party
until the Lecompton infamy drove him off
-'-with Hickman and others. He supported
Linc r oln'in 1860, and has since acted ear
nestly against his old political associates.
He is a physician by profession ; a gentle
' man of high culture and unblemished char
acter, a little on'the shady side of fifty,' and
will make a most faithful and respected
H. 8.. BEARDSLEY, of the Bth district—
, Carbon; Monroe, Pike and Wayne—is of
course of the Democratic pergudsitin, .and:
he'thust be intensely-coppery if he fitly 'rep . !
resents his people, unless the gentle hints
cit 'tie late elections have penetrated that.
region. He is -from. Wayne county—was,
' its Representative in the House in 1860,
but, as run out the next fall. He is a man
of moderate abilities and fair character—
we believe a lawyer by, profession, and has
soeu probably 'a little. Over two score years.
He 4 - tweeds Hon.
,Henry S. Mott, of Pike..
Morrraoltrar; 'of Northumher
. land, is the successor of Hon. Frank Round,-
irk the district composed of Snyder, North
timberland, Columbia and ltiontonr. He
has, represented his county several sessions
- in the souse some years ago. .but will bring
the Senate very. little in the way of liberal
ideas. ,He is a man of,some shrewdness;
lalind - devotee of party, and will be content
ttt follow faithfully if the 'leaders are ever'
careful to subordinate everything to Demo
oratic success. He is a farmer by- occupa
DAVID FLEMING, of Harrisburg, succeeds
Hon. A. R. Boughter in the Lebanon and
Dauphin district. He is a member of the
Harrisburg bar of fah. standing, but, we'be.
Iwo; has never been in - a representative
position before. He will take a high rank
in the Senate as a clear headed, efficient
business legislator, and will be pointed and
forcible in debate. He is probably forty
. five and of couree'a UniOn man., , •
BENJAMIN CHAMPNEYS and JOHN M.
DUNLAP are the new Senators from Lancas
ter, in place of Memis.. Beistand (of the
,Exqminer) and Hamilton. Mr. Champ
ineys will be the oldest member of dm Sen.
• ate—probably not lessAhan sixty five ; but
he is still a vigorous and industrious man
and will malte , an' efficient Senator. He his
- Allied many important positions before—
mats ,Senator twenty years or so ago as a
'Dermocuat, and was once Attorney General
Wider Porter. He acted with the Denio
cratie patty until it became faithless to the
government, when he espoused the Union
cause and was '_'elected to the House last
_ year on the Union ticket. His colleague,
irt " 1 0"
. 4 ~c=l.Fl, t rip •vi ; 3
ithr - tt
Dr. Dunlap, is it physician by - profession,
, • • _
career with' his term as Senator. He is a
gentleman a little past middle
formed on the political questions of the
, and will make a quiet bat eminently useful
GEo._ W. HorrsErioi,DErt, of Bedford,
succeeds Mr. ,Stutzman in the Somerset,
Bedford and Huntingdon district. He was
chosen.to the =House in 1861 in the - Repre
sentative district ebmposed:of Bedford and
Somerset, big was ousted by Hon. 'John'
Cessna 'on the gronnd 'that Bedford had a
constitutional right to aseparate. represen- I
tation., Mr. Cessna had a' majority over
Mr. Householder in BedfOrd, bathe ma
jority for Householder in Somerset, gave
him a majority in the district and_ he was
returned as chosen.. He held; his seat' but
about two — weeks, when Cessna took his
place. The next year he Was preSented for
Senator for .the •unexpired term of Mr.
Wharton, but failed in the nomipation.—
This fall he was again presented by Bedford
county, was. nominated, and elected by the
largest - majority ever - given to a local cepai
date,in the 'district. • He is a gentleman of
liberal education and intelligence, is an far
nest-Unien man and will "make a valuable
Senator.. He is a farmer and about' forty
years, of age. -'• • . • •
JOAN LATTA, of Wegtnioreland, succeeds
Dr. Fuller in the Fayette and WeStMore
land district. He is a member of the Greens
burg bar, young in years and by no means
old in wisdom. He will probably deVcite
his first session to enlightening the Senate
with the ardor • of a Sophomore, and be sur
prised in the end at the little he has learned
his thirty-two associate's. He will steadily
Vote everything that is labelled Democratic.
WILLIAM HOPkIiiS, of Washington, sue
ceeds Hon, Geo. V. Lairence in the Wash
ington and Gre'en 'district. He is atrold
political sinner of fair exterior, and will
bring niore legislative- experience to the
Senate than is possessed by any other mein
ber of that body. He entered. the House
abOut twentylfive years ago, and-served sev
eral years"; was speaker of the celebrated
".11opkin's House at the time of the
Back-shot war inlB3B ;'_was beaten for Cola
gross by Hon. John
s tL,Ewing in 1844; was
elected Canal Commissioner in 1852';' again
chosen to the House in 1861-and re-elected
in 1862..- He now comes to the Senate With
a popular majority against him of over 200
in his own county and less than the party
vote hi Green. He is a farmer by occupa
tion ; a man of mere than ordiffary ability ;
a bitter narrow Democratic partizan, and
one whose attainments have fallen far short
of his ambition. He has made various
flights towards the Gubernatorial chair, but
the'Hopkin's Party -generally consisted .of
Mr. - Hopkins himself,. and he usually:de
clined. before the nomination for the sake
of harmony. He is a -man of nearly sixty.
Tirok,is HotE, of Venang'o, succeeds
Mr. i‘obinsee iii the :district Composed of
Venango, Mercer and Lawrence. lie is
an old legislator—was in the Senate some
fifteen years ago as
,a ,Democrat ; but now
returns as staunch Union man. He is a
man of fifty, or thereabouts ; is an intelli-:
gent and Uptight citizen, and will _prove a
faithful and useful Senator.. We believe,
-that he is now engaged in the Oil trade..
—Stich le a hasty glance at the new Sen
ators.. If - the Democrats could elect 'a
Speaker, they would
_probably take 'Mr.
Hopkins; but as they, can't, they may Sup-,
port another, Hon. JoErx P. PZ,IiNT, of
Allegheny, 'the present Speaker, will doUbt
iless be continued in the chair. He has al
ready-served five consecutive sessions, and'
stands confessedly.at thei head of the Union
Senators. He is s as ; utiebtrusive as able,
incl. has never sought preferment; but
eminent fitnes.s . ie all; respects, recognized
alike by political friend and foe, will make
him: the speaker.. -It is not only 'tine Whim,
but also to the noble s county he represents,
and we haiard little in predicting his suc
With the election held in Maryland on
Wednesday last the Fall. work is ended.—
During the past• year Jtwenty four States
have voted, electing State officers, and
representatives to the National Legis
lature ;',and- excepting New Jersey they
have elected 13Mon administration men td
office, all with respectable, sbrne with over 7:
wfielining majorities. As we have said the
work islone, and it cap . seareeiihe that a
movement so unanimous as - Well as,compre
hensive, should fitil 'to - produce commensu
rate results. -
The National Uniob partY can find much,
to delight and encourage it in contempla
ting the w0rk4 , ,,: The war for the life of the
Republic 'has been raging now two years
and a half, apparently with variable suc
cess. Victory seemed to' perch now upon
one banner thereupon , the other ; whilst all
the time the Union atmk4 were daily and
*ourly encroaching upon , the States in re
bellion and rescuing them out of the hands
of traitors. After two years and a half of
this sublime struggle '77-,because strnagle
for National life is p,erhp,ps_the., mostr,sub
lime speetacle the mind can - dtirit&iplate—
the people of. the North meet and -render
their opinion of the war, and of AbraliaPi .
Lincoln whom they have en trusted' with. its
prosecution. By a preponderance of twen
ty-three sovereign States to the single state
of New Jitisey,' they_ declare that they,.' are
in favor •of ii vigorous prosecution of the
war e and that theY.eaderse.and approve: the
rnesisuresedbpted by the Presilleilt aid his
Cabinet for the attainment of that end.
THE FALL Wong.
SpecifiSlly this. vet.dict,
. - onf;the t , people
that L ' •
. aes pea.ce, an are e
termined to have it; that- there, is but one
way to secure this blessing—tn conquer it.
-that end if it weakens the traitors in
arms'to deprive them of their negroes a the
people say to the president, " Take them
,from them." the negroes eon and are
willing to - fight in the llnion armies and
it does seem to us they have a mighty in
terest in it—the people say to the Presideq,
'"Artn.theni and put them in die ranks."
The verdict of the people means that the
Republic must live its long as anYthitidles4
than the Republic remains to be - sactifided
for it. The Rebellion-must be grolind to
poWdei; and if slavery aids 'rebellion then
slavery must be crushed, that the-govern
ment of our fathers may-live: -
But this is by no means all. ty these
elections throughout the Northern StateS
the people have. rebuked the traitors and
copperheads iti our midst and , given them
a wainingthey will not dare to slight:: 17.1*
have strengthened the hands of the Presi
dent ',and his Cabinet in theirarduous Nabors,
and have inspired their hearts with encour
agement and hope. They have cheered the
brave soldiers on the frontier by their deter.
minatidit to assist them to fight the battles
of freedom at home as well as in the field.
They have declared to. England ard:Fiance;
by these elections that the North is by no
means discouraged at the.chilling antipathy
displayed by these 'powers . towards this
struggle; but on the contrary; the people
of the loyal States are encouraged to perse
vereito the end, firm in the belief that the
cause of civil liberty must.iriumph. -
The future historian of, this war will be.
obliged to record strange facts. For exteu.-
ple, it will be written that, the traitors~ of
the South and the Copperheads of the
North both strove to acconiPliilitheimicesS
of the , Copperhead tickit.,', ',The; former
however did it with the avowed intention
that, they:would thereby accomplish - their
triumph ; the latter declared that its' FM*
cess could alone save the country: Does it
require much. discrimination to ; determine
which were sincere hi their declarations?
•By the triumph of the Union ticket both
have come to grief; 'and the distress of the
traitors in arms is no less gennithe.than that
of those who enjoy and abuse the privileges
of the loyal:free-States.
The success of the Union ticket, though
not Unexpected, is no trifle to them in this
time of want ,and poverty. Fondly and
lavishly bad they feasted their imaginations
on the store °uses' and barns of Pennsyl
vania, and tenderly had-they sighed for her
flesh puts, when they remembered that it
was a goodly land. and abounded in much
corn and meat. But Pennsylvania and
every otherloyal State is henceforth forever
closed against them. The people have so
decreed it. The beginning of the end has
already come. Let them and their coadju
tors of the North take warning before it is
forever too late and flee from tbe,wrath to
Does the Spirit still find consblation in
the prospect ?
THE DRAFT for this district was comple
ted last week, after a most patient, faithful
and laborious discharge of the responsible
duties it imposed upon Capt. Geo. °Eyster,
Provost Marshal ; J. T. Mcllbenny, Corn.
missioner, and It. S. Seiss, M. D., Sur
geon. The. official duties of the' Provost.
;Marshal have been of the yravest character,
and it is gratifying alike to his many friends
.and to the publi% that he has more than
,met every' reasonable expectation in the
;high degree of courtesy, promptness and
:integrity which marked all his actions. In
the many delicate questions presented for
his decision, few errori of 'judgment 'have
been attributed to him, and he has vain.the
confidenCe and respect of all parties by. his
strict impartiality and' ~fidelity to the
people and the government. Equally faith
ful their less - responsible" poSitions have
been his associates on the Board. All have
reeeiCed tioin the public, in the midsCof
intense political excitement, the tribute due
only, to the highest official eotupeteney and.
honesty. . • ,
Trii , Raleigh (N. C.) Standard appealed'
to the Conservatiies of that-State to attend
the polls at the late election, and vote against
the," Destruetives," as it - calla the original
secesionists. In alluding to the defeat of
the Copperheads at the lateelections in the.
North, it says that `:the ray , Of hope
for the Smith'frb):rrtheNorth'has departed!"
and, it'concludes that. `•`, the Southern , .peo
pie stand alone with the world against the*,
and they had better make peace 'Lath Provi
dence or the North very socm! " The AS.*
Bard had evidently not seen the Spirit, in
which despairing traitors are cheered with•
the assurance, that the rebellion "is revolt,
ing in the pride of its strength today and
preistrig our armies back from all its bor
\irr, have glorious news from the Union
armies -at all points, and especially from
the gallant Army of the Potomac. We
give in another column the details of
brilliant 7 mOvetne of. by`
which he routed Lee's army completely and ,
captured nearly two thousand prisoners,
and several batteries. "At last accounts
Mende was promptly pursuing the retreat
ing rebels. The entire army is across. the
Rappahannock, and Gen. Kilpatrick has
occupied the heigbts of Fredericksburg.
Our adviees from Gen. Grant are .emi
nentlisatisfactOry..: Tis lines-of communey
cation are now free from interruption, and
he, will soon be prepared for an advance
movement into Georgia,
, _ large number of refugees from Alabama
and Georgia have arrived in Na'sh'ville.
Geri:-Butler has left ti) take'
command of the 'Eighteenth Army - Corps'
and:the, ,Departmentsof Virginia argil-North
The' capture 'of the - Mcickado runner Sir_
Robert Peel off the Rio Grande, is cCepplain
ed of to the British Government its at untiar
rentable ' •
All the ablelbodied troops under command
of the militarY Geverrior of Wailqngton are
to be sent to the field, and their,places sup
plied by the •
The rebel Glen. Wheeler's. report of the
raid upon the. communications of the Army
of the, cumberland - admits a -loss •of one
thousand - men and three pieces of artiljery..
Rebel are said to 'be very active,
'in - western lagitucky. A few days since they
captured two trains:" of cars near Maysville..
We have no,poss'eSSion of l'uscUMbia;
_troubles : on the Upper Missouri
have again'broken out, in pite of the recent
YittorS , Of GenAtilly: Th.e rnditins'ares - aid
to be four or five thousand , which, is doubt
an exagget:ation., • . . -,.,„
'Over eight thousand recruits have been
obtained since Gen, Burnside entered- Knox.
ville. Two regiments these are omposed
of men from the parts of Georgia and North
Carolina bordering, on East Tennessee
The bombardment ofFort 3t mtei 'ion the
30 is reported by the.rebel, papers the heavi
est that has yet taken Phiee. I:riniv Wed
nesday till Thursday - evening,' 1,215 shots
are said to have been thrown against the
fort. ' .
A. few days since a tight i occured at Law
renceburg, Tenn., •between the 14th Michi
gan Cavalry, and a' force of 400 rebels. After
some time engaged in ikirmishing the rebels
retreated, leaving eight men onthe field. :On
our side only four were wounded. ,‘,"
Gen. Thomas telegraphs that since the at
tack of the 28th inst., the rebels have not dka
turbed him. Hooker, took one hundred and
seven prisoners, and captured• a thousand
Enfield rifles. His loss was three hundred
and fifty-men killed and- wottlided.
The accounts of the late' battle at 'Pine
Bluff, Arkansas, 'ere' still' indefinite. If is
certain that . 3fartnadtike was_.repulsed with
considerable loss. It is said that Trice's
force has retreated beyond the Red river, his
cavalry only occupying Arkadelphia.
Of the 1,276,000 soldiers raised for the war
since it was commenced, 200,305 have been
furnished by Pennsylvania. Of this numbei,-
151,257 are three years' s volunteers. The six
.New England States together - have - raised
186,642, over 12,000 leSs than Pennsylvania
An Arkansas refugee reports the rebel
forces in Arkansas to be very badly equipped,
demoralized and deserting. Eight or
:private citizens were cruelly - murdered by
Marmadnke in the presence of their families,
and -two of the officers of Blunt are said to
have been hung. Hon. Mr. Grand ; formerly
Secessionist, ; a has issued an addrets to' the
people•of Arkansas. - He was among the first
•secession, but 'frankly confesses the error of
-the past,. and gives the people the advice to
comeback to their allegiance: •
Full details of Gen. Hooker's recent move
ments haves been received. On the 26th ult•
he crossed the. Tennessee at Bridgeport, arid'
; moved up to Shell Mound. Thence he
marched up Running Water Valley to Whitdl
side, and crossed the Raccoon Mountains to
'Coosahatchie, in Lookout .Valley. From
there he marched northward to the , ase of
Lookout Mountain, r and formed a junction
with 'two brigades sent from Chattanooga to
occupy the south bank of the river at Brown's
t erry. This movement gives us the control
of the river from Bridgeport to Brown's Fer
ry.- Our loss in this movement was thirty
killed and 300 wounded.
Advalice Of the Army of the
A BATTLE AND A VICTORY.
SERIES OF BRILLIANT COMBATS.
Capture of a. Battery.
Precipitate Plight of the Rebels Across
1,800 REBELS TAKEN PRISONERS.
The. Entire Amy Across the Rappahannock.
FEDERAL 'LOSE VERY SMALL,
RETREAT OFTHE REBELSTO CULPEPPER
Wasursinrosr, N6v. 8, 1863.
The movement of Meade's army yesterday
was a general one, for which ample prepara
tion had been.mitde. The army was formed
in two grand - columns. The right grand
column, 'comprising the Fifth and Sixth
Corps; was under command ofG'en.Sedgwick,
hnd the grand Column—the First Second
and Third Corps-was tinder Gen. French:
The movementttnitnenced early yesterdai ,
morning towards the Rappahannock, and it
was arran g ed that French would cross at
Kelly's Ford lindSedgwick at Rappahannock
Station. The Rebels in force had occupied,
our old Works at Rappahannock Station, on
both sides oftheiriver, and strengthened them
materially. • Sad - prick, near' Rappahannock
Station, encountered the Rebels late yester
day afternoon,drove; them before him, in fine
style and captured 1200 prisoners-
French's column also encountered the en
emy and had a sharp engagement, near
Kelly's Ford, capturtag.stx hundred prison
ers and several pieces 'of - artillery: • - - - •
-` ,7 Aihonetheprisbners are four or fiveo)l6- . "k ;.•
:,.s- on the 3.1 inet,,,in this First Refbrined Dutch ph, .....e.."
hers'and Many- Olters - Of lesser rank. Tin Philadelphia, by the Rev.J. Howard .laNt ran , iti -- - - -
Is'tbe substance of,the'riewS received 'here to- l' i Seuss i nT i r=ef i l b l u of this place, to Miss Stunt 31,
night, but it' is - generally believed -Meade f °l- On the •29th nit., t i :t. the. residence iff the bride •-• th e i.,
towed up his advantage to-day, and his Nihble by the WO. Dr. Sabo, Dr. Wm. F. TP.OUT, or src e o f i a i , --
.. , burg. to 3113 s maTual, daughter 'of Mr. Joseph Mew,'
"army is well over the river, -
O P n hit ih ad e e3l d ph i i D a et.. '
by the Rey. w. R. it. Destratr.litc.-.
• : The movement as commenced indicated 'an - . of
attack on both flanks of Lee's array' simulta. &mum 3.fetz.sat , toMisellanrJasa Taros, tothosta
neously, and a battle has OccUred to-day -if c au u n n t i f t ; e sth ins ' i ..,.
eltyrtahs • eTournx : ,,boe,,mh . r. ' .lA
Lee was•determiried to dispute the crossing of t o m o „ co4oLom tris er li nnt ll y: Mnint t ''
the river. - - . • • • on the 14th ult.. at the Parsonage. in Quiney oir the
4. ; is confidently reported at a late hour. that
Lee Tommenced u .precipitate , retreat this
.mornitic 'eking his whole line, and that
Meade is advancing iritwo grand coluinniin
rapid pursuit • No= fighting df 'consequence
took place-to-day, the Rebels evacuating their
*arks on both sides of . the - Rappahannock;
those on the noith side , retreating across
• Kelly's Ford, ' - • '
. Our_ loss in' yesterday's Eight ,
principally. in the Third Corps (Birney's.)
the Forty-fourth New York,. and Maine and
Michigan regiments: Meade's army was in
fine spirits. and full of confidence. Trains
trom the front rtiii iiiegularly, -conse
quently, the news of ti);dafs operations is
FURTHER'-ACCOUNTS OF THE
- , BATTLE.
I f2I.itnENTON .11114CTION, Nov. 8
A train starts out soon. There are-thirty
six days filled 'with prisoners, the total num
ber being 1846; among them are three Colo
nels, five Lieut. Colonels- and fromforty to
fifty Majors and line officers. - 7 •
The force holding , the - 'works at - the. cross
ing was Hayes' 'Brigade, and - Aompriscd the
famous Louisiana Tigers. TiOy Were:nearly'
all captured by cutting off•their retreat with'
one fordo' White 'flOtinetherti.itiftOtit itith
another". Sedgwi`ek's Corps as already,Sta-,
fed, Wits.the one engaged at the crossing.
The number of guns captured is seven, com
prising ;two ten-pounder
,Parrott, • and five
regulation three-inch rifles.
Our own loss is said to be about two hun
died.and fifty in killed and wounded. Our
army:is now beyond the Rappahannock.—
The rebels will probably fall back behind
the Rapidan: Such was the opinienl heard
expressed by a, rebel captain' belonging to
the ninth Louisiana. = -
Should it be found that they have actually
re.ired behind the Rapidan,' I have little
doubt that We shall hasten down and occupy ,
the . 11004 I.'iedericksburg,. espeCially tf
the'rtiad is torn up froth' the Rappahannock
to the Rapidan., ; Our, total loss is' fifty-five
killed and two hundred wounded, as stated
to me bytho surgeon charge of the woun
.TIE LATEST FROM THE 'FRONT.
Noyl , B.
It appears from information'received here
'fthat yesterday morning - the Fifth
And Sixth corps, under the command of Ma
jor General Sedgwick, advanced to Rappa
hannock Station, they being the right wing
of the army. - The First, Second and Third
corps forming the left wing, under Major
General French, proceeded to „Kelly's Ford.
'When the right wing reached the Rappa
hannock the enemy Were found to be in con
siderable force and holding this side of the
river. The Rebel batteries. earthworks and
tedoubts crowned the banks of each side of
General Sedgwick at once, adv,anced and
stormed them, and this ;was done, with great
gallantry and irapetuosity,:4ausing much
slaiighter and taking a large' number of pris
When Gen. French re,ached'Kellis Ford,,
about six miles below Rappahannock station,
the enemy, threw an entire ;division across
'in support of their 'picket line on this
Gen. French,thastily,took.a position so as to
bring his artillery to bear upon them, and
he proceeded) to shell them with corked ef
fect, not only killing a large number,, but
throwing thdm into utter confusion, scatter
ing them wildly and taking 'many prisoners:
Gen. French followed up his advantage, and
immediately threW the First Division of the
Third Corps, commanded' by Gen. Birney,
across the river, which ended ibis operations
for the day.
This itiorning he crossed the river with
the remainder of his command. " ' -
General Sedgw' ielt liad,previOusly crossed . ;
and at 9 O'cloelcthis morning the two wings
of the army bad formed a junction, and held
both banks of the river.
The enemy, after their defeat in these two
separate'.engitgements, were -so =hotly pur--
sued by our victorious forces_that they threw
themselves into the , river in theii , efforta, to
escape, and many were either drowned ox
killed by our infantry. AU the artillery , of
the rebels on this side was captured.
It is.reported that 'seven guns,- and, there
is rio doubt, their entire camp equipage, fell
into our' hands, as they were compelled to
leave the latter in tkeir hasty retreat. Bu
ford's cavalry crossed at Sulphur Spriii7s, to
cover the right flank, several miles above
Rappahannock Station, and Gregg and Kil
patrick crossed below Kelly's Ford; to cover
the left flank.
The enemy, after crossing the--Rappahan
nock under cover of the night4Jnoved in the
1 direction of Culpepper; and the advance` of
our forces, supposed to - consist. -Orcavalry,
was reported to be at Brandyl Statioa early
This morning. our whole line- again ad
vanced; and Gen. Meade no donAt passed rap 7
idly forward after the retreating foe.
The prisoners are composed pricipally of
North Carolina and 'Louismnii troops. •
This afternoon, at three eeloCk, the train
commenced, bringing them to
The number liken by "Gen. Sedgwielt, was
from 1200t0'1300, The remainder were cap
tured by Gen, French's Corps A gentleman
who was present - with the army', says it was
a novel sight to see all of Sedgwick's prison- •
ers in a crowd. They comprised the largest
lot ever captured by our forces on the Virgin,
is side of the Potomac, and were guarded IT
cavalry to prevent their.straggliag or escape.
Gen. French's prisoners : were also gathered
in one body, and were similarly guarded..
Our total loss is reported to be 400 in' kill
td and wounded, but no prisoner's. •
ARMY OF THE antnEittilin:
A REBEL: 'ACCOUNT dP OUR DOINGS.
ATLANTA, Nov. 4.—The Yankees main
tain possession of Racoon Valley, beingheav- -
They Btill sheltotir forces incessantly. • The
goods in the Tennessee River has demblished
all the . Yankee' Pontoons: ,
The, Yankee advance 'has reached Florenee.
Rebind the enemre defenies the enemy;' are
raiding the country, near Ituntsvill,and:
Committing great deputations. Their raids ;
ore more dtsastioas than any preceding ones
in Madison and Huntsville counties. Bragg
has left it in his power to missile the tele
graph, but-not the' mails: The 'enemy has
gained, impartant, advantages, within : tapir ,
eight hours, which, unless counteracted, will
place the question of subsisting his army in
Chattanoaga beyond at/ doubt.
Ites7 Wm. Byers, 3.TrAtENIT ST f Quincy tthenoihtP•
tons MAraos CLIIIILY, of (n - Ilford towniihip,
On the Bth nit.. near Anyiteshoro,Mottriu Vitoria&
inttt t daughter erVerdimand and Susannah Socks, sited
1 year, 3 months and 18 days, and on the 31st Ult., Bro.
SteAmesll, cite of Yerdipand Socks, ageti 31 Years, 6
mbnths and 22 days.
On the 16th nit.. in Xmborson's ittri.Voig t ,
max, aged 'awn' 66 years!. • • . .
• On the morning of the 31st Ult., Prin.. w.; StUninct,
aged 43 years, 8 ItlQUith9 and 6 days.
°if the 27th tilt., near Bridgeport, Fraskiln "cosaty.ot
Diptherta, Vinemts 1119nanstma, in the 8 h year other
On the 29th nit., near Monterey, Mr, tteott Gram*
in the 82d year of his sge.
On the 24th nit., in namllton township,..-Mrs cts ,
KAIILItIt, aged 49 yars, 11 months and 8 days.
•Ottho 7th ins... - near Fayetteville; ars. Aririlidnripus,
B. Kisean,r, aged 28 yeais, 3 months And 27 days. -
On the•ll inst., in this place. Mr. Dsmea. Sittet.ti,t4l6
82 years add months. °
Onthe Bth inst., in Southampton township, Comkass
land gaunt), Mr. Mont Brute, aged 67 years, fr roanibit
and 10 days. '
On the 6th inst in this placc, Wri.usx I sisal, /IN
Dig; in the 68th year of his age. -
It Is seldom we are obliged to chronicle thadeath vl
a citizen so prominint in our midst as Mr. Wan liloysita;
For nearlyseventy yeam he has lived emongst•n% sad - ,
rturforty years actively engaged in all that 'tandems.'
man of value to a connnunity. Notwithstanding hid
ago, he was foremost in every business enterprise, wheat ,
Mims selfishly held back. Wth regardlu every onderi
taking for the benefit of our town be •stood is thd front
offer'ng with cheerfulness his means - and his !Micmac%
Almost necessary' to his church, Superintendant of
Sunday Behind fur over thirty years, President of the -
Bank, a 'hasten of the Academy, depended upon in al- ,
Must every 'civic society, until within a . fact . intrOthi •
largely engaged in manut 'attiring. tho alder and abetkrr
°revery goal work, the friend of the friendless, Wrai
lloyser , hos left a gap that will be felt as long an any
who knew him will-Survive. honored and reward its
leaves liehinihhica thareputation of a highmindadr naltri
fist christiantgontleman. a.
The following resolutions were adopted by the Board
OfDireCtora (if the Bank of• Chambersbnrgi at smpecial
meeting on Saturday Last; -
WEICREAB, 1t has pleased an albwiro Protidenesi 1e M..." -
more•unexpeetedly from our midst our
nent, Wn.lisrsan, Esq.: therefore •.•
Rewired, That the Board of Directors entertain a deep
souse Mae loss which both they and the Bank have sus
tained in thademise of its late President; that '
the period aids service in that station ha won Rini en
joyed their confidence and esteem. as well many •
virtues as by bis uniform amiability and McManus, and
that they entertain the deepest sympathy fa- th 4 Oyu- -
parable loss sustained by the family. who have Imo% to.
reared ofan ailbctionate husband and a kind and,ilerobid
Raottred. Thar the Beard and officers will attend ikart
walk as a body at the funeral on to•morrorr afternoon's*
r . .
Resolved, That Ulm, proceedinee be entered'
minutes of the Board, teal it copy of the Toro 4 bah:001!
by the Cashier to the family of the" , loceaseil. ' '
POPULAR IULOTICING HOOFS; SixEh , and
Market Sired:, Philadelphia. •
Pupal:tr. - Clothing Boure i Sixth and Market Streets,
Popular Clothing Bonne, Sixth and Haricot-Strata.;
Popular Clothing Hum, Sixth and Market Strestac
Wansmaker a Brown. •
Wantunaker & Brown.
Wanamaleer & Brown. „ „
Popular Clothing Homes, Sixth and Market Straete.
Popular Clothing.liouso, Sixth and Market Streets..
Popular Clothing Home, Sixth and Market Strada,
Oak Hall, - Om" Hull, Oak hIM!, _
- Oak Hall, Oak Hall, •_ Oak
Oak-Hu 11 , Oak Hall. Oak Hall. •
Popular Clothing - JP:nee. Sixth and Murket Streeter",
Pepe* Clothing lions& Sixth and M.rket Street&
Popular. Clothing House, r•ixtk and Market Streatte.&
Wanamatcor & Brown.
Wanamuker & Brown.
Wanamaker & 'poen.
Popular Clothing House, Sixth and Market Street,'
Popular - Clothing- House, Sixth. and Market Streets.
Popular Clothing Bonet, Sixth•and Market Stre , tac
Oak Hall, Oak Hall, -Oak Ilar,
. 'Oak Bill. Oak Hall, Oak Hall. • .
Oak Hall, - Oak Hall, , Oak Mil. "
N. B.—Wo hare an imtnenso stock of READTAIAMI:
CLOTHING that cannot be snrpassod far style, work
tnanablp or lownepaln Trice. Also. special Deptimelltt
for Hoye Clothing and Gents' FURNISHING 0001.41.
nov 21-1 m -
Pulinpnary Consumption a. Curatgc-Die
—A CARD.—TO CONSIIMPTIVES.—tho undersigned
haying boon iestored to health ins tow weeks.ty a very
simple remednnfter having onifiared 'several yearn *.ita'
*severe lung affention. and that tread Otago; pill'
sumpiion—io anxious to maae ktiown..to his Sallisse•maV
tamers the means of mare. • - •
To all who desire_ it, be will send a copy of the' irrea-,
cription used (free of charge), with the directions Jut
preps ing and using th. sinne,-which they will And a
furs mire for Consinnotfoi; Asthma, Bronchitis, t:onglw
Colde, Stc. The only object of the adrertiler in - sending
the PresOriplion is to benefit theafilicted, and spread lw
formation which he conceives to b. - invaluable; and 46
hopes eyery sufferer will try his remedy, was it Wit sisal
them nothing, and may proye a blessing. -
Parties Wishing the prescription will pleitsfaddttaii
4 . Rey. EDWARD A. mut:ln,',
leapt 304 m _. Williamsburg, Kings Cu.; Near Vora, -
Prevention of Incrustation in Stecini .Bo4f
ers.-VINANS' ANTI-INCRUSTATION POWDER:EV',
MOVES AND PREVENTS TRE'DEPOSIT OF iW,Atit: .
AND WITHOUT INJp RV TOTHEIRON_
.800t . T1.090
:A -DA*. • • - I'•
Refereaces. , in Alt parts of the country, %lir:Albany
Gas, Co.; Raton; Gilbert & Co:, and .others;Trit, SgtA:
erase, itOolaester, Auburn, &c., &c.; John CI ihOoln "Jo.:
haips,Charies Ensign, John E. Evans' & Co.,jewatt.
Root. and others, Buffalo :Cieroland, Columbus, Eines ,
villa, GeJ. Shield, 5111 w Oreenwood o. lEitchell &
Earomelsbarg, and 40 others in Cincinnati; and through,
opt_ the West Indianopolis, Dayton, TOrre Flame, lio
grtnaport, Chicago. Springfieldi St., Louis, F 4. Paul, Alto.
te.. &c. Cost about 40 to iocenta per week. For circa
• H. N.WINASS;
If WALL Sr., NFU. Tons.: '
Liul722, '63:C4i. •
P.O. Doz N0..6
SHAKE A.ND BERN ! Sande and BUM
Slink e and Burn ! il—This is the .114 'of agony eninred
by the sufferer from • Fever and Ague. lie wanders Ines •
an andeitain Shadow, never knowing what' moment be
may be prostrated; and theref.redleirielined to give any . :
serious attention ta.business: This is the , 09,01tidii
thousen4 in town and country. it is na exegeratimt,
to say that Bever and Ague kills more people than any - -
twenty other diseases in Am erica Yor a sure and epoedy
cure of : this terrible affliction we take great Aswan hi
reeonimendtag 110STTETTEIVS STOMACH, .!grptlA, -
which havialreadi itrifeved a wide reputatioti for4K
sit;lpoviernal'effects in renovating the sysirim`proirtrat,
by thte*eaaae. Per We by Druggists and.deelerige*
erally everywhere. floral-1W
,4 gentkman, cured of Nervous - Debig - k%
Incompetency, Premature Decay and Yontblial -arras .
Vitiated by adesire to benefit pther!, , - .. .wp1 be hblVii-
nrnteh trill who need it (free of charge) dick reelpa . ,4`4 l : ;
directions for Making the simple Remedy . tite ' d- . is
ease. - Tbosewishing to profit , by batusperk.h c 4....“,s,
posse'; e Valuable Remedy--witireireivii die
rattraftball,(mtrefully seated,) by addressing.
4OHN'IL 0 1 310iNs'
Nci.6o . i . asson Speet,,New-Tesltt:
LADIES' .1141 , 1 D GENTLEME. 4 O3
TNIC LARGEST AND BEST STOCK IN TIICITY, , Ai
'ARLES CAKFORD'i SONS, -‘
PEULAIMPEU. T A
owr. 444 w
Entlnt !---Agents irantedt—Me Wilt:
pay frost t 5 Ull5 per monikailii all expensii,l4:l!
Apricot iiita a:coMmlasion.
Addreta Etas Sams° Macirmi Cciltreat. R. JAMBS
Glimaral Ageat,ldilaa, Ohio. - april 291.6.4