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The Union League of Philadelphia was or
ganized on the 27th of December, 1962, and. is
the' oldest organization of the kind in the United
States. The condition of membership is, ; "
qualified loyalty to the Gov ernine nt of the United
States, and unwavering support of its efforts
for .theAmppression of the rebellion." The
- z - pniposes of the institution nt fast appears to
have ):Men . limited, and entirely local in their
character! Organized a few . days after the dis-
Wrens result at Fredericksburg, and in:
baps the most gloomy period of the war, when
toiul Wen were ilepressed and despondent, and
when. Treason was everywhere becoming more
bold and i defiant ‘ the rooms of the Union League
were regArded at first,srather as a shelter from
thi tainted ntznosphere without, than a public
organization, from whose example hundreds of
institutions would spring into being.
Without any . definite objects in view, the stir
ring events of the times fOrced business upon
theni; nor was it possible for such aliody of
wen, inspired by ardent love of country, tofold
their arias supinely,•when our national fabric
'Was apparently crumbling to ruin. , 'Hence a
Board of Publication was organized. Somme
- forty thousand dollars were subscribed to the
fund, and the. produetions,Of the Board have
reach*d nearly every post office in the loyal
States. The treasonable sentiments of the dis
loyal press, hasie everywhere been met by the'
loyal utterances of our ablest men. _ Nor Lave
the members been slow te tehlity their devirtion
to the government, in what some might be dis:.
, __posed to • consider a more substantial manner.
Thei have raised avid equipped four regiments
of 41tinteers, at an expense of not legs than a
lititnirrd tlibusand dollars. In the dark days of
July last, when the rebel bordes invaded and
polluted, by their - presence, the soil of our own
—State, the League hastily threw u'regiment to
this front for the pri,teetion of our own homes.
In the political contest of last year they acted a
prominent part. Besides supplying the Union
Stites Committee with documents, with which
they fltiOdcd..the ) State. they supported them in
every possible manner, and to their exertions
the successful result is largely'due.
The Le - ague at present .occupy a building on
ChiStant Street, near Twelfth. They havd a
good reading room, combined '%vith other attrac
tive features, where congenial spirits diScuss
questions of momentous interest to every pa
. tiot. Distinguished visitors, in civil and
tary life, are almost daily to be found there, and
occasionally address the members. There are
many interesting relics oUhe war—the tattered
flags of our own regiments, as well as the em
blems of treason, deposited within the building.
The organization now numbers overl,ooomeim
i-bers, and is steadily increasing. A few-promi
nent gentleman from the interior of the State
are found upon the list.
The cot given in to-day's paper represents
the newibuilding being. erected for tht) League
_ou Broad Street. Its estimated cost is one hun
dred and fifty 'thousand dollars, and, when fin
ished, will be , an imposing structure and an oir
, nament to the City.
. .
Tile members of the League have rightly de
termined that their organization shall be per
manent—that "when this cruel war is over"
loyal men shall, within the walls, of the new
building, talk of the struggles of the past, as
now of the dangers of the future: / / And there
too will-succeeding generations do honor to the .
memory of those patriots who founded thein
stitntion, and who presented such a determined
front against the enemies of their country, in
this gloomy period of American history. - How,
different will posterity regard those in our midst
who in these eventful times, have_ no sympathy
with 'the cause of Freedom, and would rather
aid the most wicked and causeless rebellion the
world ever witnessed. The tones of the Revo
lution occupied a' fair position so long as the
vrar continued, ut succeeding generations des
pise their memo -1
-y. And So will it be with the-
Vallindigharne; he Woods, the Reeds and their
folloivers of the present day.-
The President of the League is Hen. William
M. Meredith, the preseht efficient Attorney
General of Pennsylvania, who has a national
reputation. Among the Vice Presidents is
John B. MyermEsq., the well known Auction
eer and public spirited citizen of that city,
whose political - record is always right. The.
Board of Directors -is composed of the most
prontinent eit4ens of Philadelphia, and they
are men of undnubted ability and patriotism.
The Treasurer, Janes L. Claghorn, Esq., hns
devoted much Of his time to raising material aid
lo meet the requirements of the League, and if
he had been at the head of a division in the
tield, - he could not have done better service to
~ his country. If some orOur Generals' had dis
played equal ability in their sphere, the rebel.
lion would have been crushed ere this. Geo,
H. Boker, Esq., the energetic Secretary of the
/ League, has been unremitting in his exertions
in fprivarding the interests of the association.
the building will be of brick, with Connecti
cut brown-atone:corners and dressings: It itf
in the French (Ten noissance) style of architect
tare, two stories high, with French roof. The
basement and attics will be high and roomy. It
will be 100 feet front by 100 feet deep. On the
first floor,The hall, 14 feet _wide (floored with
marble), will run through the entire building.
From this will ascend the .grand staircase, of
- black walnut. On one aide will be the parlor,
WI 24 feet, : and en suite will be the reception
mini; Directors' room and office. On the op
- poeite side of the hall will be the dining-room,
40 by 24 feet, and the imoking-room, 40 by 24 ft.
In the second story will be reading-room, 56
by 24 ; grand banqueting-room, 58 by 24, with
reception-room and library en suite. In the
basoment will be the billiard-rooms, kitchens,
I}l'l y
and Steward's offices.. In the attic will be lo
cated sleeping apartments for Steward's atten
dants and servants. :The tower will contain
bathing-rooms and offices. Every part of the
building will be 'Constructed in the most sub
stantial manner, of the best material, and the
latest improvements and appliances will be in
troduced. .
The building committee is composed of the
following gentlemen H. Ashhurst, Egg.,
President; Messrs. James W. Claghorn, Wm.
Sellers,, James H: Orne, Gee. H. Boger, John
Rice, George W. - Whitney, N. B. Browne and
Fairman Rogers. The design is by Mr. John
Fraser, architeeVof Clr. John Crump is the'
builder, both of them gentlemen of the highest
reputation in their professions.
Vim 21st in Camp Casey—Temporarily
Acting-as Infantry—A Complimentary
Order--A Romantic Marriage--A Negro
Regiment—Letters from Home.
Correspondence of the Franklin Repository.
CAMP CASEY, Va., May 21.
After a tiresome march 'and some disappoint
ments, we have at last encamped at this place.
It is situated atthe Virginiaend of Long Bridge.
The day after our arrival at Washington': City
we were ordered to Belle-Plain and marched to
the' wharf, anticipating a speedy trip and - a
chance of displaying our bravery in the conflict
now going on between the 'Union and Rebel ar
mies. But all our hopes were dispelled by the
order being Countermanded, and very reldetant
ly we went into camp again—the men showing
their disapprobation by giving vent to language
more expressive than refined. But the .unkind
est cut of all had not come yet; and well may
we cry "A horse ! a horses my kingdom for a
horse !"—for we have been dismounted, and
have to act temporarily as infantry. It 'vas
very hard for us to part with our horses; and I
noticed many a watery eye as the men took a
final look or gave kparting caress to the noble
animals which they have cared for ever since
the reorganization of the Regiment, and which
they expected to ride to victory or a patriot's,
grave. But we know the Cavalry in the Army
of the Potomac stand greatly in need of horses,
and must have them,' so the men bore it man
fully, and like good soldiers—which 'truly they
are—all of them will stand by our Country,right
or - wrong. - The Lieutenant Colonel issued 'an
order congratulating the officers and men upon
the calm, patriotic and soldierly innuner in which
they received the order dismounting the Regi
ment ; that he observed with pride and satisfac
tion that devotion to our cause which prompts
them to do their duty to their Country in what
ever capacity the interest of the service may
require, and that he felt assured by their past
and present conduct, their future course will be
characterized ,by the same soldierly, bearing.
We hope to be mounted again in about aix weeks
and then you will hdar a good report of'the gal
lant twenty-first.
We have had an addition to our Regiment
since leaving Chambersburg—being no less than
&ve ry pretty and intelligent young lady, who
having a bold soldier boy for a lover, put on
tha blue uniform and came to this place, where
they were married and are now living happy
together in a shelter tent. She says she will
fight by the side of her husband as long as pos
In" the next field to our camp there is a ne
gro regiment in barracks. I was surprised - to
see with wbat proficiency they drill, and how
well disciplined they aro. They handle their
arms and march with the precision of Vctent,BBl
- I am happy to see that they receive all re
spect dae them as linited States - soldiers from
the officers and privates of all ranks and regi
Those who have never experienced it can
scarcely form an idea of hew much good it does
a soldier to receive a letter from home, and by
preiailing upon those who have brothers and
soil in the army to write tether's often. I will
hive to stop until I can find something of inte
rest to communicate to you. - R. H.
Gen. Grant Crosses the Panninky !
Genf Hunter AdvatchAg, up
, the 'Shettandohh
The Great Flank no venient-Lee's
- Bight Flank Effectually Tnrned-Our
- Advance 18 Miles South of Spottsyl.
vault& on Saturday-Lee Falling Back
-Hard Fighting Expected.
The Army of the Potomac is again on the
march toward Richmond. During the night
Hancock's Corps, which had-held the left of
our lines in front of Spottsylvania Court House,
took up its march, moving on the road parallel
with the Ny River.
Early this morning it reached Guinney's Sta
tion, on the Fredericksburg and Richmond Rail
road, twelve miles due south of Fredericksburg.
Thence it pushed on ward, folloxing the railroad,
and to-night finds the head of Hancock's col
umn at Bowling Green, eighteen miles south of
The other corps have been to-day following
the same general line, and the sth is now pass
ing the point at Which this dispatch is dated.
You will observe from these,indications that
the commanding General has effected a turning
movement on the right flank of Lee, who is now
hastily falling back to take up a fresh defensive
position: •
It is expected that his next stand will be on
the South Anna, although he may endeavor to
hit us while moving by the flank, just as he did
when outflanked in his lines on the Rapidan.
Heavy firing, in fact, is this moment heard
across the Ny, where one of our columns is
moving. A mile \ south by west of Guinney's
Station is the pinnt of confluence of the'Po and
Ny Rivers,- and at this point is
crossed byrGuinney's Bridge, which is in-our
The. river south of the junction of the Po and
the Ny is called by the inhabitaiits 'of the
country the "Mattapony," although the Mat
and Ta, its other, two affluents, do no enter
it till we reach a point a dozen - miles south of
Our army is now all gone from the front, it
has held Spottsylvania Court House for the '
two weeks, and the lines of Spottsylvania pass
into history.
They are associate' d with fighting as desper
ate as was ever made by embattled foes, and
by the greatest valor on the part of both ar
mies. • Its woods sepulchre thousands of bod
ies of brave men, perished in the great cause
for which this army marches and fights and
suffers. . *
You will notice that our present front, while
it puts us in a very advantageous position in
regard to the enemy, at the same time perfectly
covers our communications, which are by way
of Fredericksburg and Aquia Creek:
Tbe railroad will soon be open from Aquia
Creek to Fredericksburg, and will doubtless be
put in order sonth'of that 'point as we advance.
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There are also several available points of water
communication by the Rappahannock, des at,
Port Royal, &c., which will probably be used.
I should misrepresent the, conviction of the
soundest heads in this army if I should convey
the impression that our progress is to be now
only a triumphal march. We shall be met by
the most obdurate resistance which skill and
-courage or; the part of-the enemy can command.
But Gen. Grant has given you the' key=note of
the sentiment of this army; we shall go through
with this business, "if it takes 'all summer to
do it."
Grant's Great Flank Movement-Dn.
poriant ' , ominous Occupied by Our
TrZps-Repitise of the Enemy's Cav
an' More Victories in Virginia-The
Rebels Retreating to Richmondz-
Friglitfon Slaughter-The Capture of
Many Prisoners. .
' • WASHINGTOII, May 24. 10.30 P. M.
To Maj. Gen. Diz, New York:—A despatch,
dated at 11 o'clock last night, states that the
army moved from its position to the North An
na, follovvingPlosely Lee's army.
The sth and 6th Corps marched by way'of
Harris' stare to Jericho Ford, and the sth
Corps succeeded in effecting a crossing andget.
ting into position without 'much „opposition:
Shortly after, however, they were violently at
tacked and handsomely repulsed the assault;
which was without much loss to us. We cap
tured some •prisoners. Everything looks ex.l
ceedingly favorable to us. •
Another despatch, giving Inc detail, the move-
Meats of our corps, and 'speaking of the rebel
assault on Warren's position, says he was at
tacked with great veliemace ; and I have ne
ver heard more rapid. or successive ,firing, ei
ther of artillery or musketry. The attack re
sulted in a_destructiie repulse of the enemy,
AtthTquisition attacktql by Gen. Hancock,
the rebels were intrenched and in considerable
force between the creek he had crossed and the
river, and made a pertinacious resistance to 4is
onset, but before..dark he had forced them from
their Works and drove them across the stream.
It isralso said that in these engagements the
slaughter of, the enemy was very great. Out
losses iNere inconsiderable. The rebels charg
ed against our artillery, and suffered especially
from canister.
A dlispatch_frorn Gen. Grant this morning at
eight O'clock, has also been received. It states
that the enemy has fallen back from the North
Anna, and we are in pursuit. Negroes who
have come in say that Lee falling baCklo
Other official despatches from hea•dqnarters,
say that Gens. Warren, Burnside and Hancock
are pushing forward after the retreating army.
Gen. Warren captured g,good number of pris
oners, last evening, but has not had time to count
them or ascertain his loss.
Gen. Hancock, in storming the rifle-pits this
side of the river last evening, aletitook between
one hundred and two hundred prisoners, and
drove many Rebels into the river, where they
were drowned: ' -
Gen. Warren also captured some official pa
pers, and among them an order calling.ont all
the boys seventeen years of age to garrison
Richmond. The ambulance men andmusicians
are also ordered into the camps.
Gen/ Sheridadwas at Dunkirk this morning,
and will be at Milford to-night.
No despatches have been.received from Gen.
Sherman to day, and none are expected for
several days.
Desisatches from Gen Butler have been 're
ceived 0-day, relating chiefly to the respective
. Admiral Lee, in a telegram, dated the 22d,
to the Secretary of the Navy, states that hot
Saturday night tho enemy attacked the army,
and ware handsomely repulsed. -
A dispatch from Maj. Gen. Canby, dated the
18th, at the mouth of the Red River, states that
Gen. Banks' troops , had arrived at Senimesport
yesterday, and wouldc at Morganza to-day.— '
The army is in better c ndition than was expec-,
ted, and would soon be ready to assume offen
sive operations. 1
E. M. Swatrolir, Sec'y of War. i
Gloribus Sneeess—llatfirter Junition in
Sight—Brief History of Our Marc hj
. I n g and Fighting—Position or 0 n
Corps—The Enenty-Cttntest tit e Pass
=age of the North Anna—They aro Beat*
en—Our Troops oceupY Both Sides of
the River. t .
Special Dispatch to Vie N. Y. Tribune. , .
NEAR HANOVER JI:TNOTION, May 24—mit4night.
- We have to dispatch at oncethe.mcist comL
plete and brilliant success of Grant's strategy.
The grand flank movement just, exemitedkai
driven the enemy from his intrenclinients at
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I Spnttsylvania Court House,• and our army. has
I pushed on toward Richmond with such vigor,
that we have to-night forced the crossing of the'
North Anna River, and the enemy have been
unable to present a solid front before us.
We proceed to narrate the marches and Con
flicts. Hancock led the march in,this hazar
dous, but successful Strategy ; Torbert's reserve
ravalry preceded him upon the road, skirraish
ng and fighting with the cavalry of the enemy.
The first day's , march had fOund Hancock
ix miles beyond Bowling Green, near Milford
tation, strongly intrenched with three lines of
arthWorks, where the single corps wouldglad
ly have met and easily repulsed the wholebf
-Lee's army: Hancock held and strengthened
ibis position on 'Sunday, far in advance upon,
the enemy's flunk, white the other corps were
moving.,n to supporthihi.', '
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1 Th9th, sth.and 2d ' Corp s advanced upon the
roads west of the railroad, crossing the Matta
bony above, Hancock having gained the other
ide of the river for'them, and all moved down
40-day to a point :tvithin four miles of the rail
oad and North Anna River,.called Mount Car
mid Church. .
By 6 o'clock all were well in position along
the line up the river, , expecting thatd few hours
would develop the position; strength and inten
tions of the enemy. The sth Corps advanced
from Mount Carmel Church toward the right,
the 2,,t1 Corps toward the left, and the 9th Corps.
which came up later, took its position tietween
the two. ,
The head of the column of Warren's corps,
which frem the i n accu racy of the maps, had ad
vanced upon the wrong road, was fired -into by
our own 'cavalry; supposing them to be 'the
enemy. The 2d Corps came down the telegraph
road, and; proceeding to the left, -one division
(Griffin's) was thrown across the railroad;
forming the left of the line.
Thus situated, we advanced \ toward the river
'in hue of battle. There is near the river a small
creek, which flows parallel a shOrt distance and
empties into the tiller.. Along a ridge between
this and the river the enemy were soon
discovered sheltered by rifle pits and
New Bridge was just beyond, and this , force
would attempt to binder the' crossing of the
river at,this point. Our lines were prepared
for an assault. Birney's division was placed in
advance. Half an hour before dark the assault
was commenced, and artillery and musketry•
came boldly into action -on both sides, but, it
was soon evident that•we were too'strong' for
them. The affair was gallantly done, and Bit
ney's division walked right into the enemy's
driving them in confusion and con
sternation into the river, many of •whomi. being
unable to swim, were ,captured on this side,
while a part escaped upon the bridge. The
credit of this gallant affair belongs to Crocker's
and Egan's brigades. The enemy opposed to
them ,were McL'aw's division of Longstreet's
Our pickets 'now extend• along the line of
the river upon the left.
Warren was quite 'an - successful in - a more
severe engagement upon the right. The enemy
Were repulsed in three handsome charges, and
Gen. 'Warren's entire corps pursued him beydnd
the river—the other bank of which is now held
by his corps, where it is to-night strongly in:
trenching itself, and will hold its position until
the movement of' other corps have developed
more fully. •
• Several heavy volleys of musketry are heard
at.this writing,indiCating that the enemy are
still at work. ,The railroad bridges is, not de
stroyed at this place. It is a structure 400 feet
The army is animated with its success. Gen.
Grant's name is on every soldier's lips. Many
are so hopeful from all indications as tobelieve
that the enemy Will be unable ,to, resist our
march outside of the defenses ofßichmend.
Such is the apparent success of this brilliant
left flank manoeuvre by Gen. Grant.
Army of the Potomac Across the Pa.
=unity—Hanover Ferry taken Pos.
session Of by Gen. Sheridan-11e is
Able to Resist Any Atpte.k—Shermank
' Rear' Dallas—H e pushed Johnson
' three Dllies—johnston Strongly Fern.
fled' and Ready for - . -
An official dispatch from the. headivrartem of
the Army of the Potomac; at Magabledi Church,'
ten miles from Hanover Town; dated7esterday
afternoon, at s,o'clock, has been received.
It states •that our. army -was withdrawn to the
north side of the North Ann, on Thursday night,
and.m.oved.toward Hanover the place
designated for the crossing' of the Pamnnky : .
At nine o'clock yesterday (Friday)mornme
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Sheridan, with the first and second divisions of
eatalry, took possession ofHanoier Ferry and
Hanover Town, finding there only a rebel vi
The first divisions of the Sixth corps arrived
at 10 o'clock A. AL, and he now holds theplace
with a sufficient force of cavalry, infantry and
artillery to' resist any attack likely to be made
upon him. The remainder of the corps are
pressing forward with rapidity.
The weather is fine and the roads perfect.
A late dispatch, dated at 7 o'clock this morn
ing, the 28th, from the headquarters at Maga
hick Church, has also been received: It re
ports that everything goes on finely, the weath
er is clear, &c.
The troops came; up rapidity and in great
spirit, and the army will be -beyond. the Pa
munky by noon. Breckinrialge is at Hanover
Court House with a force variously reported at
from 3,000 to 10,000. ,Wickhams and Lon
raine's brigade of cavalry are also reported
there. The dispatch further states that after
seizing Hanover - Ferry, .yesterday, Gen. Lor
bert captured severity-five cavalry, including
six officers, and that the• rebel cavalry is ex
ceedingly demoralized and flees before ours on
every occasion.
A dispatch from Gen. Sherman, dated May
22, 6 A. M., near Dallas, reposts that the ene
my, discovering his, move to turn Altoona.,
moved to' meet our forces at Dallas. Our col
umns met the enemy--about one mile east of the
point in view; and we pushed them back about
three miles to 'the point where _the roads fork
to Atlanta and Marietta. - Here Johnston has
chosen a strong line, and made hasty but strong
parapets oflumber and earth. Gen. Sherman's
right is at Dallas and the centre at about three'
miles north. The country is densely wooded,
and broken. There are no roads of any cone-•
quence. We have had many spirited encoun-
tern, but nothing decisive.
No dispatches from any other field of opera
tions have been received to-day.
E. M. STANTON, Sec'y of War.
From G e n. Buller's A r m y—Moonlight
- Battle, Saturday Night, on tames Ri
ver—Repulse of Gen. B e au r e ga rd—
Ills Forces Forty Thousand Illen—Ter
rible Slaughter of Rebels—Gen. Butler
Master of the Position.
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, W A SHINGTON, May 2.
Lieutenant-Commander Lowry, of the Navy,
left Geri. Butler's headquarters, on the James
River, on Sunday morning, and arrived here
about noon to-day. "He has had an interview
this afternoon with the President and Secretary
of War. He statesthat Gen. Beauregard made
a desperate attack upon Gen.. Butler's centre, _
commanded by Gen. Gillmoreon Saturday, by
moonlight. Deep ravines protect the works in
front of Gen. Butler's right and left ; hence the -
attack was made exclusively upon the center.
Beauregard led the assaulting column in per
son. His force altogether numbered at least
40,000 men, and they were all massed and thrown
into this fight., - •
Commander ,Lovviy, describes the attack as
the mbstitnpetuous and promising, for a time,-
in the series of- charges made, that could be
imagined. The Reber yelled as they came up,
like wild men. Gillmore kept his best possible
distance and range, When the word was given,
and the death-dealing cannon opened along the'
whole center.
In-an instant the rebel shouting ceased ; the
defiant column advanced no longer. Nothing'
but a skeleton was left of it to reel and stagger
.back. Beaaregard !rallied ':xte-w—meit4o , the,
breach, and again and again Gillmorelnirled
the defiant traitors back. The battle lasted two
hours, closing about midnight, and was proba
bly one of the most desperate conflicts for the
'time it occupied and the number of men engag
ed, that has occurred during this war.
There is little doubt that Ileauregard was re
inforced for this occasion, with the hope of
overpowering Gen. Butler. Instead of doing
so. however, he was; most gallantly and com
pletely repulsed, with terrible slaughter.
During the -battle, the gunboats on the James
and Appomattox rivers shelled the enemy, do
ing great execution.
Gen. Butler-was commanding in person dur
ing the entire battle, - and at times very much
The position occupied by' General Butler's
forces, on a neck of land formed by the course
of the two rivers, ia impregnable. It is mire
death and defeat to any force, however formid
able, that may attempt to take it.
Our-loss on Saturday night was comparative
ly slight, as we were fighting behing works, but
the enemy's loss must' have been very large.
from the fact that they were concentrated upon
the center in masses, and were not fired upon
until near enough to be mowed down with cer
tainty._ . .
Comoander Lowry says he saw the enemy's
ranks 'enmpletely swept ; away one after, the
The whole affair is a complete ancceas on the
part of General Butler, and has proved awfully
expeniive to. Beauregard.
—Hon. J. H. Robinson has retired from the
3lorcer Whig, and is succeeded by T. T. Irwin.
—Mr: Wm. Knabe, of the firin of Knabe &
0)., the extensive piano manufacturers; of Hal-
T.timoro, died on Saturday week, after a protraCt
ed illnetss; in the sixty-first year of his age. •
• .„—Col. R. H. Wocdworth, of the Pennsylvania
Reserves, was killed on the Bth of. May, .at,
Lloyd's Mountain, - West Virginia, while acting
under Gen. Crooks, and was buried on the bat
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—Hon. James H. Campbell, of Pottsville,
Pa., has been appointed by the President Mini
ster Resident at Stockholm. The appointment,
which is an excellaut, one, has been confirmed.•
by the Senate. , -
-Intelligence has Been received of the death.
of Lieut.-Col. James C. Hull, of the 62d Penn
sylvania Regiment, He was wounded in the •
in the battle of the. Wilderness, and con
veyed to Washington, when the expired on
Saturday week. ,
'—Col. Dick Coulter, of the famous old.lltb
Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, reached.
Harrisburg last week, suffering frOm a severe
bullet wound in the left breast, received while
on picket - duty with the Army of the Potosnact,'
-He - has been twice reported killed in battle, •
and has had the pleasure of reading.hkobitna--
ries in the newspapers. Long„lite to gallant,
Dick! , 3. • • -
—The following' are num*. the Union on:.
-ears in prison at Riebraoptd:- Colonentichtuvt,
White r 55th Pi.; F J: Bennett..
58th Pa.; Ovt:Jsis.,Me ‘ tzgar, Co. C. 550,1,04-
Capt.. , D.: W.. F±I,Co. A.ssthPa.; MA.I4"
Gatchelf,sBtb. 24.1.4 eat. Patrick ()Vona.
Co. o,sfitb liaa..iTTall captured:, during .thaltte -
,battles in Virginia: Got. White 13,th - tether. ef,
Mai. White, late St7natac from