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BATTLE ON TITE ,CHICKAHONINY
'The attick - ..1,as `made Fru,
manse tOice,.wh . O . ..crossed ',the Chickahomiriy
river, near the Tailroadi above MecbapiesvillP;
on Thursday aftertinnn,. and. fob:Pit:desperately
butiweie unable to driye.iotirrrien back asiugle
rod fr66l their .position; 'notwithstanding that
we had tr).c:ontetitl, id ad unequal combat,. w ith
nearly or quite ten, to • .." . ,
The only terces eivag;ed'nnthat day, was 31e-
Call's division; which W - as locatedon the opno--
site side-nta aikampy- ravine; abriut a mile -and
a.6)(bielefrom the dbiekahnminy
The'bettleittited.fron about 2 until' 0 P. i 1
When the enemy drew-off, reneWii;g the attack
at. the break. of. day,: and alter several . hours of
hard . fighting,Gen,--gctallN ;Division tins or' .
. 111" The soldiers, supposing the
order was giVen fronife,ar'of being overrowered',,
said they.conid hold' the. gifitind, and, 'heggeil
that the order might'be.i:oulte . rnianded, whicli
was refuSed, and.they
'' Gen. : Meclellan was on the field during the
afternoon and up. to a late hdur at nighi, direct
ing:the•mdvements, and exrdesseq himself v:ell
iatiafied with the result. ' •• .
- 11:k41 1 1.5! ATTACK ON' TrIT:r.SPAY
' On Thursday, about noon, Ow' enemy Made
attack' upon General Bionernan's forOes 4h .
the vicinity of Hanover bourt.liouse; probably
for the purnose of accoMplisiling, out-flank 7
ingmovement on' the rjglit., and to engage our
attention in 'that directidn, • Shortly nitirward
they commenced, avigorous cannonading from.
the ;works situated nn on an eminence opposite
Mechanicsville,:about one and a half mile ilia
tent; Fits° from two batteries,. one aboile and
the other.below.' •" • - .- •
.They were replied .to•byCampbell'e.Pennsyl
yanii,batteries an pi..ket daty,,one on the Me
fhaniesOle road, jui . ;l, 'another from behind
earthworks.at the right of a grove.
rtes r,Enrc . s CR9ss Tics ciitcOAIIOMNir
, 'About 2'P'. M, the' .eneray"s'..lnia'ntry and
',quadroons' of eavali - y creased the Chiefiahom
ivy in immense' force,.,a'short ‘iistance above
thoViigiriia Central Railroad, making a rapid
advance;through lowlands and forests, toward
Gen. McCall's diviSion, who were entrenched'
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on . a hilly woodland . across a Swainpy. ravine,
about : a mile'ia the rear of
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PART, OP 'Pity. PENNSYLVANIA ECEETAJES dA ['TAM)*
The • Eirst. Pennsilvatiia.ifleS.(ffuc,ktails)and
CaMpbelya Pennsylvania battery were:oh Picket
doty, all. of whom; except :ode cempany,..fell
dackbehind the breastwOrks and 'rifle-Tits,
.where . a'.lirie of battle Was drawn:Up... gomPany
K•of the Bitekterils;.w:mwere on picket beyond
.the 'railroad, were:surrounded by he. enerhy) .
and the lasi' that was knewn Of Ahern they'were
trying.to'cut their.. Way throuih an immensely
superior force. • . Their . futeis not known,hut it
is, presumed.. that the .. ..greater. portion ofrihern
were taken. prisoners.. : • •
A TErirtipLk: CONFLICT,
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' The enemy' advanced down• at the rear Me :
ahanicsville, one loin; marshy ground. to where
our forces WeredraWn• up behind. ri fie -pits .and
earthworks, on as eminence on , the•mortherly
side of the raiinei-• when. the conflict became
most The rebels with the • . thoSt de
termined courage; attempted to presalorward.
vier, miry ground, but the'bhllets and ;rape- .
abet, 611,...am01i g them, like . hitil; until, in the
Words- tif.an . .ptfteer, <they•lay like fliei•oveht
boWl'or sugar,' and at. dark. withdrew., The.
cannonading, .was kept up on bojh - sidesuntil
about 0:P.1d..; when the: battle 'e:eased. Our
tordes were Fnverecl" with eaithworksand aufre'r
tate': in the afternoon the enernYOe
'charge withOayalry.. About 100 .of. them Crime'
' Dush:lng down :and attempted'. to cross 'the
vine when the . horsecheearno Mired. A Squad . :
raon ot'our caVitlrY,seeing the poeitionin-which
the enemy were pieced,. made n charge down
the hill, When the enerny.abandoned - their horse's
• The ineonfry:fight was then renewed,and ac:
cording to..the statement of my informant,.Sur
:geou Humphrey Of. the. Pennsylvania 11ticktail
Regiment,.cOntinued until about Seven A. 'M.,
when a retreat was orilereil,ivery much against .
the . will of . the Pennsylvania boys,. WhObeg . ged,
tobealloWed to .defend theirposition,Which
they felt . confident , they'eould continue to hold.
The outer fOrees . .begari to fall back• Porter i S
Corps.were same distancO below, near what is
well known here Os Dr..'gitine's residence...
.11,F.TREAT OF TILE EtGILT WING. •
At the break of dail turned out of my corn
• fortable bed (the wand) after the fight of the
day befoie,lar the right.wiifg; where thatched
been an ineeasanicannormding for some time:
• The first that: ittriceted my' attention was the
irnmense - liiie'lof baggage and
exteading-aboutinurrniles. Next, came 0. °""
hleade Of runbulane'e ftir
on ) the next emirs- .
ericethe . View 'was ehanged. . '
Next eatne Stragglers:, who never happened
. - •
to - be under fire,but - can report lidirbri•adth es.
capes and personal adventures; with the finale
that cow' regiment is all ent'up, and only about
aso of us left.' • : . • •
Next came nlong the sick soldiers .on foot
and lastly d negro, dragging one foot after the,
oilier, apparently very reluctant, and a
'at his side, ilamiling beniiive . he
' A. moment alierive• fle:tervidiql • the hill, td•
.ray : inci•k'nowq as.,dairia'.• mid:: halts!' for
iii the b~idge ;' and ns the htst the train riaSs,n,
eti aver, an order was gi‘ , eriltodistroy
depletek4egitnent. came over
the eminence, and seeing•jcie - work'of
are close upon soma of thciii at th same
time, glaOcing backward:, • •.
THE SEc:tslil 6AT'S ' 11 . AiCIA.
' 'Two botiis'pfteiward:l.l4 d• entimynnie..ler
the woods, - and finally. a
generalt e rn;ued. "I'he' cannonading teas
terrific; aroj mu=ko6;.jeoti unde,F 7
stood' by those whO'have . hrard. the.: crush . ' of
ittimimse ticesin quirk succession
. 'Duryea's gallant 'Zourfves were lying upon
the: iroltitil for two hours, ivliile nifr hatterie
ware shelling the wooili.over them. - 'l'.,
• Onatly, toward gi lrt, t h'e.• enemy attempted,
to bro i l the rentie:liOe'M front 'of : Thiryna's.
Zoutivp . 4;.ailiitheMusliet6 , firing berarie'most
terrific; laiiini;.:soine twenty Orrii - Orty..aiiiiltfis,.
after which there was a.Shortly
Waid.an atterirpt i }vas,made:lto through
the: which - was iepulscil, 110 half •am
hotir later another ittatript. was mails On the
left',' with 'the same result. The battle had
them been raging . fiir sortie foot' hours without
any apparent . chat4e. , rir a4yantage oit either
• Reinforecrrienti : of 'artillery ,and" infantry
then • - earne'sdeadily.along over ••,the_hridge•
'marching through the he'lft and dust • over the
ffilkto the „ field of battle. The enemy, their .
seemed to make their last-despera..e,_deterinin
ed effort ,• and . Came 'near fore • ing.Our mrn • back
into the: low ground betwe'en • the I.lill.and the
brit e, whOeihey enuid have heel . ) slanghtered •
by tens of2lli'oanri - i before they could have'
crossed that. jong;• oarroW'bridg., .Wagons,
artillerr,••a • mbujances.% and mere were hurrying:
toWarcl the.bridge,•arid a pallid alnrost in
suitable, when a sdr prig guard,was placed. across
• At, the •time' whe . n 'the enemy ha'd' almost .
reache'd:the Main hoSpitril, 'one half mile from
the river, Thomas Francis , ,Aeaghei'Orisltmen.
came over the hilt . ..stripped" . M,the bare arms
Mid ordered to go tOworic.. They &ave,.a:yell
and went to work,,a.Ml,.the,reShlt 'Vitas that the
enemy (011-bark, to• the. vocidi; and, th,us mat,
tars stood pj) toAlo i tlock: yesterday. o,and4yj
At darlCan inalll'.along the front
of the entirc ,. lirie:,arid was renaweclat-2 A., M.
in front of, Generals Hoofor,,Keidnya
suctessinlly,' tvitliout-matefial . - .
• At Wlrite . : lions() 'on Wednesday: Matters
Were:Progressing us trionl; with' 'the exception
that there hail been a check.in the:land ineot
stores of all descriptions, - While those oM the
•landing . .m..rh being rapi:lly reloaded in wagons
and • Moyed ofr towards the left flank. • Several.
Steamer's With larkl string's of vessels Indened
with foiageand sub,lstZMee. had sloe
ted:down the river with orders to proceed io
•Gity Da the James River. yherev'eisai•
in:thesbUrse of tran=Portation. occf4ionet con
.Siderable comment and ;speculation, hut...was
ascertained tn.bir the fultilinent, of arfo:rtle.r.di
,rect from Gen: McClellan. :Some supposed it
. to . he intended for' the: supply of a portion of
Gen. •Thrnsirle'S :army; which rnmor.saiir had
reached the Janes River
: to co-op'er'ate, With,
•.• AnOrder;:was•alSo:reeeived Iroin'head
iipiarters..eaily on . Ntleilnesility to Prcfaibit tiny
ohe froin forward to.the lines oiCany
eonSideration whatever, unless the parties be ,
This order. was so peremntQty
that even: those connected -with 'the...press,.
some of whofn liad:coine down to forward their
report by the. Mail. - boats 'wereprevented-frOrn
returning, and others who had smuggled theem:
selves through were promptly sent hack.. 2
, Ott the same day Ged.,Casey came doshn and
took Command of .the small land forC'e, not ex
ceeding 6o o •rrien; and in the Citeeing.was noti
fied to prepare-4 1 aq moment for the' entire
evacuation of tha . .post;l,and the presCrvatiOn as
'far aspracticableof the public'propert.i7..
ar oilers .were also ,sent to Col.ingalls. He
immediately comninnicated with the fleet, and
a diiiision of men, armed with axes, proceeded
during the night to'cut, doWn-the• trees around
White House, and..subsequently all the way
along, above. and below the Ptimunke . y bridge,
so as to . give them free play.for the use of their
guns. On the . same - evening we had a report
from headquarters that a diviSioatf the: rebels;
the forces of Stonewall_ Jackson' anttOeneral
Ewell were approaching and threatening to.
open the way by the:right -flank -for a raitl'on .
the White . !louse. In- the. meantime the trains
on the .railroad . Were.kept. running night and
"dayoiarrying - forward nothing buyimmunition
antlrriunitiOns .of 'War,. with siege and roCket
trains, and field pieces:
The down train of ears, due at. 7 o'clock on
Wedoesday dvening, had, not - . arrived, which
added. to the excitement'among'the suttleys . and;
camp folloWers. At half past 10.o!clock in
the evening, ho\Vever, the train arrived,bring
ing•dnwn abont ninety wounded men, it having
been delayed ~ tar thel: aecomeclation... They
} e igyer neerly.all of Gee. 'Melones , Division, and
14participetNlin the gallant advance on the
rpf the,,center on .I .)Tednesday .
SMETTIPORT„ 31PNEAN COUNTY, PA., SATLTRDAY JULY -5
ving the enemy from their rifle pits,'and report
rtg.,.titot they' , lisd securedorid. held 'Whot -Was
knoi,eo as,'l pscrn llill, en important position•
eon - it - Mangling tho'etty!qt ßiehmond Phis is"
the 4 , lmrioriont'POitili'•nlhided:.:to in the' des_
pafclies'of Gen, , Meclellan detailing the.''af air..
The entire lossOn our side' was, reported:to:lie
about tWO'hundred and'tvl!niy.Wetintied amt : po .
l'arge number 'mounded,'
were, however,.very slight, most of therrilieing
nhle-to .(roin tile 'cars to the hOkriTtallioai.
'Thus coiled the eeents oflVedriasday• • .2.
:The fact that , the.gunboats lia(l' ialten -
tiotr:in front of thelapding - with theiiguae, out
aitd, . 8. 1 1 60.0, and' the sweeping . aWa'yo.l, the
'trees, Whiekwas 'still progressing,. gave re
sewed ar'alvity;:t6 the rush of . the camp follow.
.'passes hy the' :oil!, beat to Fortress'
91.1. Our popplation commenced.'to; be'
. .rapidfy...deplet,eir... • •
.The down drafn (rain the front reported
(inlet, With the exeeptiorqof - certain mysterious
iiioverneitis within" oar lines that were not un:-
derefandable to , The inlown'se stOck .
of stares, and flirtige at Disp4tch
dude's .froin- being carried 'off
great rapidity, and .subsyquently .
learned, tliat an itrtnekse train of ivagons had
been -running:fruar tbat.:point with
l ortige..aad staresi.a titlthaf the krea . test itetlvity
in their rerrioval was being..abervtittt In the
'was : linnqup . cic,that not a.hala al.
snAhel-of barrel of heel Or it box
of er..;eliers was left. • 01!;fi •
•Throughent the . day at. White - .llouse•the
;reifies( v igilanee , Wai j observed in and around
Mire headquarters of,',VVri...Ctisey,.. who had
Pitj.bed his tents on the beatifilullaWn" in fron't
of the' Vi
oecujiied as the private quarters Ofthe . Sister!
of. Ch‘lrity---and here'let me,adilthst it is . quite
ii. emill ' buildiiro, having', not more than six
small moms in ii;theoutbUildings and Servaritls
quarters being seperate from ,the . 'residence..
Geiieral Washington himself could notcomplain
of 'the uSe'pfit by these ministering' angels
the sick and woMided An immense
train of , yngons,was also, inOvinglotward from
the subsiicncri and . ..cominii§ary.departinents .
throughout die day,,arid- the itnrnenSe stocks'
on shore were being rapidly diminished.. The
trains . ori :the lailroad...were - still roving for.:
ward With ammunition; and continued through- .
out the Scouts had also been
sent out idvariil'us.directioris.dUring the
. day, ,
and preparations, were mnde for obstruciingthse
. .Ar thrsk . -ne‘V'parlie wa's, 'occasioned vy.the,
di:tooVViV that bSles.of hay'liad lieeh piled over
and about all,: :he large masses of :stifsiitenee
stores on the lending 3 ,.ifidie4tina the probability
tlrit/;i(:rtight:•heeOne rieCes . ary dot the
iii ht .to apply the torch' to: them !c, prev,ent
ahe ne,:tnto tilt: hands of the enemy. • •
;la tioriS were going on;
indir 2 ttin% the pi:oh - aide 'intention Of evaenaiing .
On; snofe, he..numerons:eteameis
and tilgs, - prolialiiy ito in number, hnd been busy
towing. dowa the river to West IPoint;' adis.
tancepf through itstortuous wind
ing,. lo . ng thies.of. brigs an barks laden with
'store=.'' The vessels that were . scattered 0)(3'0
iti thavicinity' were idso collected together in
separate groups artchenchn . red stream
where they could be easily and rapidly' taken
in tow by.the Steamers when the time ror.their.
removal arrived. And in:order that the rear
der'may imagine the scene here-presented, it
. . .
May he proper_ for him 'to understand that 'not
less than stiven hundred sail of vesSels Were)
two days PreviouS,' at anchor at the White
HOuse and landing and stream:along for eight,
'or ten miles down the•riV..er. In'the mean time .
the : work on theconstrnetion of the rnilrcad
hridge : over - the...nr.munlrey, just 'ahov.e: the
la:adiag, was iteacily p . roifessing, a• large.force
of workmen` being Constantly' it work. This
fact tri contucton with the evident movennents.
towards a. speedy eVacuation, , i)ewildered the
speOulatiOns of the uniniated, but Colonel In
'galls; underwhose.:directions the evacuation
was progressing, .moved about as .coolly •as.a
The.morning. - train:bropght down 'the grafi.:
tying, .news' that the .lorward:. movement,- .of
General Rooker had ',been 'entirely. successful,
and that he, held
. the.enemyrs eatip;and rifle
Abetit ones hundred more Of the wounded
to the hospital 'steamers, where the Sanitary
tOmmittee.with theirlarge corps of surgeons,
and thriumeraus Sisters of Charity in n'ttend..,
.power.to render the
piactr . felloWS comfortable.. There are'also
large number of volunteer female purses in at
tendance, whoareunremittipg in their, aten;
tion , and kindness to the.siek
. (1 wounded;
The : reports from the frOnt on Thursday•ev
ening.continued favorable, heavy: skirmishing
having .taken: place izin:the right, resulting. in
. . . .
the repulse of 'the. enemy,:and . 11 few more of
the . wounded* arri:iteil, who reported'everything•
prOgresSing moSt.satisfaciOrily, vhilst'allthe.
indications were that 'a :general battle - along
the whole line would lake .place next n day.-- . - ,
The trains were kept in Motion,allM;ht.car
rying forwaril munitions . .of war y . whilst. the
Wtig.orts . trains:Wereistill linimillte . ,r:oads, with.
40MM kqtry ite'req. : '.• . : . •. ~.• ' ,:
11111'i : 411f 01,0011til .0;1114041i::
Saturday, July: 5,1862
; .ie: - `I4.T".IsTA OW,T .- 7 •
• AvAsiuNdTor4,,ruly 105p,...$ •
hi the. wiitlonl
'of the vh ws.expressed to me iftßo pa t riotic
. . . .
*inner by you in the cbroniunication .Of 2Sth
da3i.of,TOne, 1 have decided to n eall .irite the'ser
viee additiOnal force of 'thine lindredrhoui-•
tindmen.. 1 edgiest 10 . 4. reeorintiend:lithat:(fie
troops should chiefly • of: infantry; ._1 he
quota of your State would . . 1
trust they. May be enrolled
- as to .- 3>rip . g thisunnecessary s and.'injurious . civil
war to it speedy end satifactorY
An order fixing the : A . llo6x. of the resilective .
.States will be issued. by %tbe' War, Department
. • : - LATE:iT NEWS, , • .•
- • Fonriti.:‘sl Alcr4non 'July 1.
scene of action yesterday, ten miles above city.
•. •Timt diVision of 'obi army has been fighting
fourdaysprindi has retreated about 17 miles..
The fight Of yesterday,. was moktlerrifiC,.the
(Memy having three, to our-one:
The battlecomMencrid with our land forces,
and alter abobt Jahr hour's! fighting - our
boats, got in Lange; and--poured - into. the.- rebels
a heavy 'and - incessant fire. The rebels' stood..
about two hours and then retreated. • •
Oar. troops , have captured, notwithstanding
theirdisadVentagteS,. a . la rge number of artillery
pieceS, and.2.,ooo'"prisonbts.. , •
•• A mmig- the 'prisoner's, cepttire.d ie the • rebel
general I‘la . grud • er. ;.• • --
The plitee Where thiS last action Ipiilt place
.is neai:Turkey Creek.'
:The retreat of-146 -rebels lasVevening was
i.Vith . great • disorder,.end their hiss nu. been
very heavy,much•greater,it is thought, than
ours.. There is nothing'-definite, lioWeVer, in
regard to lases. • . '. • ,
retreat forced'imen'General-McClellan '
-by the superior numbers of theenennyi,l learn.
he hadfc,i.spike his'siege . .ganadnil leave. them,
.3n the, field after burning the carriages. The
nature‘of the gronnd rendering it impossible to
'retreat many ofour sick and 'wcittn-1
iled . Vverenee,essarily left 1)0410.: There .are
of course innumerable reports'aiiil:Ttlinors here,
bvt I.,gend'obly . What appears to be authentic.
The Great Battle Before Richmond.
• The, following is from a telegtaphic :sill
iSSLICA by the Olean . Times; to -7.'ne.Siiay, last
Afttiat timo Mc.'Clellan?s:army wasin'a crit
ical situation, lint %vas still Unbtoken: . .
NEVE YORK, Jufy •Itb,'rniilnight.'.
.• 'The World's•cOrresPondent here.
irom.the field of baffle.' hefore.giehniond on
Tuesday: ; He•says.MeClellaes adyaftee, thew
was 'three rrilfes.porth-west !laid iiYs fowling,
a qtr is it hiss fifteen milesof Richmond...
The enemy wits terribly repulsed in the,lint
qe of MondaY., which was, sanguinary in . the
extreme.' Gen. 4lentzelmnii taptured eight
generals, ari . 'd a whole brigade of rebels,, - sixteen
hundred" strong,; ineinditii their coinnels,
The 'eneiny's fighting' on Monday w.aS . fierce
in the 'extreme.'• Geni. " Kearney, floolier,
lirehardson and McCall. participated.. The.re..
serve - under. McCall' suffered seirerelY, rind Gen. ,
Mccall.and key rpl4 probably_ taken' prisoners
as, they are . . .
. . .
Gen. Mead was severely wounded. • Pens..
Dernsaad Brooks, slightly. Sloneivall*Jack.
son was killed , All the prisoners corroborate
R.• mlersorst of the, Tredegar
Iron, works vas mortally. wounded in the action
at Savage Station On Sunday. •. '
baring' the action of Monday, .the.gunlioats,
Galena arid ArooStook shelled the river road
with splendid effect. McClellan's army,,
though . greatly' 'exhausted from lack of feed,
'were still in excellent spirits and every drop
of biped will flc,v'before any disarier
fal• the artny. '• , • . • : • "
All the:, field officers of
,reported killed and, wounded and
missing are alive and well. '."
The associated press -Ivite received a disp,ath,
saying •iliat.,the Rehmond Dispatch adrnits, the
,Stonewall Jackson - and
Rhett, of South Caroline,
The - total loss on both sides so far, seven
Jay's fighting-,'is upwards-of,lOrty tdlOnsand;
. . CAIRO, JUIY
Advices !Mtn 'Arkansas are to the Ofect that
Gen,,Hitdmaa, with some. 43,000 Rebels; . was
ih the immediate 'vicinity :of S . t..Charles, and
that Col: Fite!) had abandoned the foit; spiking
• The sittiaion Gen.'Curtis lit' said to be
critical, he being Unable. tri bring.upplies, and
his firo!Y being on half rations for a week'. ,
Reports have beencurrent here to-day that
corrimodore rairagut giveii the onthorities
of Vicksburg until Monday lae to sntrender..:
Iteiibrts via Columbus by passen4ors,are that
'a tight hail taken place.at•Holly. 'Sprin6 :and - a
bombardment of.twolve hours' duration at Vie
kabarg,.bilt. Ibe time'ef.neither.engagernent,
It is. evidenfiy..thil;;4itirmitiapon
while speaking in tile noose of Representatives
on :the 15th of April, i 942, that . thesair . ctity Of,
institUtions, unde'r a state , of.actual'
invasion and of Wattle! War, whether..i'ervili , ;•
civil,, or foreig . th. is : . w holly ..tnfounded, and that
the laws, of Aver do, in`ji.llitich:caStts, I die 'pre
eedence. " Ihi military nothority,".suiol
Adams, !'ctaltes,for the time the place
municipal inStitutirinS, and of slavery.' ameni;
the rest . ; and, under that state of things, so far
horn its being- true that the States where slavery
ekiSis'hhve the exclusive inAtinge.nbit.- of, the.
subject, not only; the President: of. the; ttniw
States, but the Commander
riower to order the Universal' emancipation—Of
• . clititelemen.whn nre intimately - .actittainted
with Ptesident that he
nnt atteipilt.t . o exereiSe' this ~p owar,!.°-ariii
it ig• very eartnic that he did not think that . .
Can. Punter.,, as . commander:of the • army iti
South Carolina, had..,‘ , i)nwdr to order:tlce
.it is equally true that there 'are thqSe,-nceupy.
Ina posit tons,
.whoare . co'rifident that.cireurit
tanes ; - the* Pielsident ;to ex --
ere ise this po . ‘: , er, ns n )ocesgly i . and
that those'generals whosnay riot .shos.i a wil
lingness to do' Foi ...will. meet with 110 filYoi t
liiendshfp. •' • • :
.:'The j'epot t of Judge Holt, and of Mr... Owen,
COriiinissioners, 'appointed. to investigate Ord
nance cOntracts;'on. the receipt of two notet'of
five; thonsand.dollar.s each by Sena torSimtnOns.
fOr his services in proCuring:,a contract for the.
trianufacture.af gutsy has created sone.aaton
ishmeut. It is rumored that other rnembers.cil
Congress are tiititerested'" 'in - cont 11C t.S. •
ShierdS . Was nitailitnOtisly rejected ns
I.llajor-Gentra I, etands'as the.. scape
goat,.on whnuireo-s2the hlame.of the tnistnan•
ageineut 'of mat t.!l S. in he She a
nandoh va ll e y.
Jourpal • •
Tur... - Writririlor!sr..--Mr. Raymond, in a ler
rer frotri the se , lt . ‘Var to the Times, thirs
dispsses' of la very little thing cnone in Wash-
Ing,ton, omen very grand scaler--". 1 • see that
complaints have, ieen made at Washington that
'the White Rouse.irdnot oecnpiedas
-but is' kept inviolate from our treops by a . guar'd
It has - been said - that even the Well is guarded,
and-that soldiers a re . not a llow etl to :go to. it for
a drink of water.
A : great dear of Ind igna•
'(ion has been invoked itertiust Geo. iMcClellan
ondhis , account.' and. - some gentlemen of New.
Yark..are reported to have.informed
-I,ineoln.that thi‘r wariA;ne parsuance df arm
-arrangement - .between - him - rind (en. Ler i
()Wrier of the W bite IruSe, that in calirot war ;
they wuldprotect each others property.this is very stupid,: very . - malicious, and very,
'cofitemptible. The story' of are arrangerneor
between .1 he -1 wo Generals is, 'n r-falir
dien. :The White dlooSe has bill
and would holidort oritside . ;tiot More: thiM
ft:dy patierit4.. rt.lir et 'some' ilistaece'frem tare
InadiOg place, :duel in the.. judrfmerrt of -pr:
TriOler, the Medical lbrector; ills not 'needed,
for. he:rail puirros . e's, as. tents Ira been par
vided, fur the temporary - , care of the r.vOirrole . tl
adthe tandieg. - It Is 'guarded. from dot ruSiOn
and injury paddy, Ipiertese the orders.of *the
pray ale to protect oiy.ale prepeilS-;:endritly
beeeee it.rs the-site of IWashingtOn's-_early .
hornet-both, in . . eery' jinrginent,;-perfectly .pirrt
and 'conclusive reasons. ;Thri well is-guarded„
solely tr prevent its
,being . exhausieldby,ove(
4alts; the water li-drier . r by the. soldieis . .cord•
. stantly, although excellent: water is' abundant
and much more aecesirible: I trust the - White
Housewill*Contioue to he protected from inva
sidu arid injury. It is a very , *mall.. price to
pay out of respect do, the Memory,of
ton. , r see; by •the Way,' that the. letter riub•
lisped in some :of the Papers,. purporting to
*cOrne•froin Mrs ,'Lee; and ,ehrtrg,lng. the -Union,
troops.with - hai.ing, scotched rind desecrated the'
House ) is-pronounced alos gery. She acktowl
edgei the. care with which- it ,hasbeen-protec
ted.- . , .
.. . . .
. . . . .
.1 observe by . Y_esterOy's. papers,- that:9ecre
tary Stanton has ordered .the “gtrard -, .t0 he re
moved". frotri'.the -White Miele: . He willex
cuse (in; Or saying 'that he hag leen.misled tido
',doing a vary foolish thing. . lint :when a ca/heat
Minister' noil:es Intne:onibe his God,Aere.,is no'
'telling to. what alnumlians his Indtellip vial, lead
him, . We' shall
. now.get the reputation of
being utterly reeklss. of Washington . and,hrs
memory; 'and 'Without any 'offset: ..There are
twenty houses better adopted to hospital' 'put-
poses than the White House—and- every onoof
them is' tintoui•he,l. : . _ . • • ..
7A•letter to the Providence. Post from Wash
ington says the latter city apPear4 to be 4 con=
bination of the vices. of Now'YOrk,..the cunning
Of Philadelphia, and the respeetablp pomposity
of Boston, without any. 0f,..-their •ixttendantvir
. . .
t o'clock A. m
'ISI. 'of Vendera'Of Merchandtse• anti:their
•Clossiftention of M'Kettn county for 1862.
.Sniediport .Borourg k
A; N. • . •
Orlo .1. Hamlin; • -
W. S. Browpell
C. Clenvelanif& Co.
Smith t<c' Barber, . .
L. 11: Do , ' ' ' 11 .
Istatice: . iis ~Pc11143
Appeals will 114'-i'tod,. •thir'Ceynrnlseit(iiiis'
011ie° in Smettp ff ik:on the 151 h day etjulY,
next, at which':lmtie and place all . personi ag
grieved by tbe,foF going appinisennent will be
eardai n l id stich p ai? t aiements made Ar! deem
l j e st
'JAS. E. BLAIR. ) :.
. . .
Juno .2 1 , LSO.. .11er, , ia 74 Ole, Appraiier
J, 1 7,00
; y:,v r min w rcr t 417 pdu sertr yv k
0., N„. 2
4..aVtotip..Rantr., Partortar.s:—lfesterda - yi'bc. '
"t4,44:''i c ',.1.1. and , 12 oFclok;
prisoners arrived..by I he . . :' . urriberliirik:; - V . a1,14 . , ; ": . ,
Erain::.~rom Flank's division + ;They were ,
t rotigh -, ,Mark et.- and ".Fourth . i . ,
and Ride r oo
immense deal of attention...
looking set,.and are no improvement' on
.already: here.`. They were yotlag . .and old
"ed, itrid'nrit a Ileennt . auit
. tirrimir4.--Llliirr,4llloi7,l Odor!. •
' CAMERON. COUNtr • •
. . .SlLeitifri•s- baibs. - • :
ijor.VIRTUE - of ennary '' wife of,'Veitrtier'oiri'
.D 7 . e' 1 i0),./4$ rya filiF.Vend Wont .
titled out or the. Court Of Cornnion . PLene
Cameron county, 'PennO , lvenin, and to mO,d,i- -
rectell, thore will be exposed lo:pulilic• enlei 6
nt the Court House in Shiprien, • snit! county,'
on Monday; the - 1401 1862,
at one o'clock P; • .. • ' .t"!
The following , dei - cribed• - teal.Estatesifuete
In the township of Shippen, *county . .of. Came.'
roll ei+d Stitte .of Pennsylvania, hounded.,-an d:'r.
described`as follows; • viz:—peginning::pt
.Chestnut post on the . North bank-Of ;the
I 'l l o - toning erhli . , : beering n South'-weeit:friitn:oi
South'-west corner' APpte:tree •- in ; the okkiar4.
6 . eing.thet Soot h-west 'eorPee of the Freeman •••••
Tatti then'c . o . •North five degrees East, two bun,/ -
antt thirty Poles to' a pest, for.a
tbe,North line of the:ofigitfal . .sniv . eyr
Smith fifty-nine 'degrees East eighik perefieiiioh.
said north line;te a•post riald.line a for,tvoriari
do th. Northlineof Ithe'etniftsi
Saidi , thence South five degrees, West two hull- -
dred nod skity-five •Pples to . a poet` . s on.tthet,
North • hanic•;;of• the' 6 . itinatruthoni,ng:i.cleekt
thence up the paidtcreek, throuh.. al . l 4 11 .:Yjr 11 1-,.•.• , ,e,.4
ings, to theplace of beginifinglichtittiTpiiigco
r5e:, , ,
hendred antl.tWelve. and one.httlf air's of !tiulzv
'all imorov.d,.one Dwelling House. ttko'Berps - •
and Oitultonsee, two-Welk, of: Wtiter,-,rto.d.,a
qttantity of Eritit.treei, •ttrul.one 131a.cit'Stnith
Seized, token in Execution and
the property ; Ot
. Z. C; - ..Cowleynt the'rinit'of
Jonathon CcolegrOve. how for •.the une - of Johrr
The. foltoiving described heal Estate: si.tuate•
in the tOwnship'ca Shipper' county of catiteroni-
rind ilescribed es *fellows, tO ,witt—ttloiteded.'
North by-warrant :1 . 033, owned' •':
by William firitelictEasi by !arida of 4:1`11!.'
Sage, South 'warrant 'or lands Of
West by lands of Seneca Freemem .containing'
tixo hundred anittliirtY-setien'zieres Of -bin4lsl
lite 'same more orlesa, having I,thereen;". Woe
Mrelling HMules, , two Store Houses, one Pc:Ill.:.
ble Su w,.54 ill, four .13arnti end:Out-houses ) ,';,tsedi.:'
one B . ldcltimit It Shop, three : Wells of` .Water. 0f14,..
a quentity . of yrnit Trees, and about one httn r .,,
tired and sixty acres .of ImprovelMands. -
:Seized, taken In Pixecution; and will :be sold
the property' f Z.
01- . .Tonat ban Colegrove now.for'llia,ese
. . ,
ELI)RFD, &tor , " •
SherilT'R Office Shippep,. Carnehin (- •
.41tine 17, A: D. 1862. . 1 •
0141 - I:AT
f i. • , 11All D •T% JIGS AtAhg. Bti .! ! . .
I Willi 11l respectfully announc,
e 1 he F vent;
of McKeon and adjoining counitia. : . Obey
chn do as 3;vcill.iii:Sinethpon, in. thira „ii'and .
Tin-Wu ea ljure, ',lts in blean. • .; ,I. shill - at all
times, have on hand a . .ittirge atock 0 1: . ii-
COOKING-, PARLOR BOi 6TOVES I
• . • & • ,
LEA D. 1 . '11:?..E 4ATD.P,IIIffP,„,t.i
lloot lion and llouselieepers &c It,
Job Work . •
. . .
of all kinds tione•with . dispatch, ond,l9a;•satts • -.
tory, manner, at the lowest poseible ; prices: °:,:
Orders promptly. attended to. .
Give' me •a' kitown. ll, %•
the Williente Storti—:opiiosite the Post.: Office.'
March 29; 1862
111 Ml 3. DENIO.II:EBT , B l'ailltalt OF NA81110g9..-•The
best and Most reliable .24:Mien Magaflne in the
world. • Oontadns the lamest and finest Fashlon•Platetti
the greatest number of line Engraylegv,AlM - Jeteitt end
most reliable informatioi;.three l'atterneloi
Dresses, and a sheet ornew • nrade.Work
during eatterne. • Every notherf Dreamnaker;•Millenat.
and. Lady. should have It, Publlened.Quarterly, et .1174
Broadway, New York; sold everywhere qt.
at &5 cents. Yearly 41 . 1, with a valuable premium.. .
The liturnmer ;lumber now • . . ' •••
ThlepreparatienNiukle. Oom!the:bestlaea`teblieiVini .
recommonde4 by. pbysiciins as saporior NIITRITIOII3'
BEVIIRAGE for eneral , Debility' Dyspepsia, • "Lod.
blltous disorders. • 'Thousands who , have been cedupelled •
to abamlon the use of coffee will se this without tojutb• •• •• •
nee offoots. Ono can contains the strinittkot tWei pounds.. r .
-of ordinary coffee. Price 26 teute: t - • • ,
••The'-,pUrest.-and. hest DAXING POWDDR
making light,:aweet and patentees *teed and• ":
M. H. K01.4.9C1C, %Chemist, ~
Corner of Broad andlCheinarat ti!reetit •
•,• Anti eold by all Dniggiais,ina 0n046..
s 4(%itf tgcl!li a .9911e4'.kwiriPi,e.1
5p 1 4.0.14 ,
..(2 1 ,1pc!0)
nett's Old Stand, on Main' street, jolt' tog.
'Mehani es', *here 44n i bfoo!rad bOteittfO ",..,4
se's . and CarriaieriielrimoV4,4 44,40.440
itiake - Stnethport , Pllq, 34 4eSt lielti*Sep t,11414.0. -
asks a share of patronsge...i.:Ar
¬ hpart, ugnst 18 ' 301 ' ' Y. 12 30, 4 1.
. „ •
, Alduott '%141c3 - ",
.A. 7. NOURS.E r ',
• 1 .. ,Proprietor;