The Potter journal. (Coudersport, Pa.) 1857-1872, November 20, 1861, Image 2

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Coudersport. Pa.
Wednesday, Nov. 20,1861
11. W. 3icAL_IRNEY, Entron.
NEW YoRK, Nov. 13, 1861.—The
War Department has issued order& con-
' certung several Military • Departments
The Department of New-Mexico is to be
, commanded by Col., E: IL S. Gettig;
_the Departnient of Kansas, including . Frain Om' 4th Wisconsin.
Mantas, part' of the Indian Territory;Nw• ..
britska, Colorado, and' Dakota, is to `be I ' Sr; - OVi RILL CA'AiP, Nov. 11, 1861:
,eonimanded .by Maj.-Gen. Hunters the. 11.1itirl'oR : -AS it , may not -be 'unin.
Department of Missouri, including Ill s . terestiag to-you, or through. your paper
pouti,lowa, Minnesota, Wiscorite .
UR. ' to your raders, .to receive . n. few lines
hole, ArkansaS, Kentutkit . we s t of the from a soldier of the 4th Wisconsin Reg-
.. .
; C ,
utuberlandlliror, - 13 to ' be commanded iment, I have concluded' to avail myself
'ty'llaj.-ten. Halleck; the Depaitment of 'the spare moments--I have to gite.yeu
Apr . :Ohio, including Ohio ; Michigan,' In- a devise - account of our march from tour
.cliana, Kentucky. east of the Cumberland embarkation
, -se far . as, this. place,, .We
River, and Tennessee, is to be. command— left Baltimere,Menday evening, 8 o"cloek
cd by Brig.-Gen. Buell; the Departments P: M., on board' the steamer "Adelaide,"
• 'otiVestern Virginia, including that,'por- Sailing down the smooth waters of Ches
tion oftlie'Statelately in th e o ld D e . .apealte Bay 'OO -.miles ; leading ' that. of
.partutient, of Ohio,'-is to be commanded by VGeorgia" with Captain Richards.Compa-
Brig:-Gen. Rozendrans. : . • ny of, Cavalrt from _Pennsylvania; and
Gen. Ilunter has. issued• orders to the one Company otArtilleryifrom Boston,
l‘lisiouii artily to avoid any encounter and. having as transiert tile "Pocahontas,"
with the - enemy not forced upon' - it,' till "Jersey Bluc," and the Cteamer'"Star,"
-the Department can be reorganized' and ,With,Bo 'mules and twenty baggage' , wag
the irobps consolidated. •: ens ',and aeponopanyiug., , baggage. : We
We: have further news of the •disas- landed, at. the mouth ~of.,the ,Igicortioko
yeas affair at GUyandotte, Ira:, some ao- ritsr, opposite the village'of White-haven
count of which we gave yesterday. The , after a ride of 40 hours, leaVingttill . our
'intelligence' we print - this morning is of a consorts •ie' tile rear; which some of them
nature- to make one's blood run cold. It did not: bring up for some liooS, some
stppears . that the inhabitants of the accurs- grounding ow the bar at, the' mouth of the
ed town entered into a conspiracy w ithiriver. . We : marched eight_ miles. that
the Rebels outside to destroy the 250 or !night, to a ,sinall village by .the name of
300 Unien troops there placed: Accord- il'rincess Ann'; next day through mud;
ingly theY proffered to our men kindly I Water, and a' renching 'rain, twenty-two
hospitalities; and invited them on a cer-IWiles to this village, which . by the I think
rain night to their houses. Having theuilt`Sandy Plain" would be a wore appropri
:thus it their•tables, they hung out sig . . ate name., We are expecting re-enfore
stals &o the Rebel cavalry, 'marking, every , Waits every day from Baltimore, they in
'house where were any, ,Union soluiers.— part consist of a Regiment 'of Delaware
The Rebels rushed. tutu the town,, enter-iyolunteers,"of which two Companies tire
ed the houses, and massacred their vie- i already . here.'. On their arrival we shall
Titus in cold blood, the treacherous.enter.lp ,r oceed up the river, and undertake the
tairters 7 --men, women, and, incredible a sldislodgement of the rebeig whci are strop...
it :seems; Children' even—aiding in the ify fortified, and report says, Six thousand
carnage,:. Col. Ziegler came to the rescue strong, about twelve miles *from here.
of his, comrades too late to save thew, but Last night a detachment of Captain R.'s
he,laid the 'Loth) in ashes. Full partieu-iCavalry were driven in and almost made
tars haie not reached us, and if the intel- prisoners through the treachery . of the
Jigence yet to come shall prove this story i guides who led thew into an ambuscade,
a lie, all will rejoice; we fear, however, j but the trick was discovered before they
that it is. too dismally true. t were Surrounded. It' we succeed in rout-
We have ; excellent 'news from Eastern ing Omni we shall probably-cross the line
into Virginia, two counties of which are
Tennessee: , The Union wen there have
risen, burned railroad ' bridges on the perfectly isolated front the rest of - the
East Teunessee road, cat down telegraph State by our blockading fleet at,the mouth
wires, and in various effective ways con- of the Chesapeake, 'which we will soon
trtbuted to the ruin of the Rebel cause. conquer. Tic activity of the officers
the last few hours, - and the frequent The greatest rage and almost despair has
possession of the traitors at these efiden. ports cowing in, portend that the hour, is
ces of the feehni , they . hoped.they had put far distant when we may expect an
forever suppressed.— Tribune. : attack. A fcw 'nights ago the rebels I
NEW YOnK, Nov. 111.—A battle oc-' burned down a bridge which it was in- i
eurrod in Piketon, Pike County, Ken-
tended we sl ould use if necessary to cross
rocky, between the Union 'forces under '
the river, an!i also. with which we were'
Gen. Nelson and the Rebels under,Gen. to get supplies, but that has not caused
any delay, and they are already repairing
Williams, in which the latter were defeat
ed with a loSs of' 400 - killed and over it. This State is entirely behind that of
9 000 prisoners 'taken.Gen. W i lliams ; its sisters in! the North and West, every-.
Ithing is old fashioned, even the most Sitn
slid other prominent offieer.s. arc Zollopg
Ne improvementsohe old English style
t hose taken. .
Ft - iitrttm'isloNtro' E;l 7 riday, .Nbv. 15,
1861,---The fleet is understood to have
gone to Pensacola, A dispatch from Sa
vannah, the 14th, states that, the fleet
had passed Fernandina, standing .Suulli•
Private advices'represent that the cap=
sure of Port Royal •has produced the
greatest exeitemeut throughout the South,
awl especially along the, seakoard, from
the -cities and villages of which the peo
ple are ciug iu the greatList,precipita
A. dispatch frbtu Charleston to. the
Rielanond Enpirci., the 14th, states that
Gen:Sherman had taken possession of
Pickliey Islands, seiied-all theable-bodied
itcgroonen and sent them to the fleet.—
.No attempt lias•beeu made to land on that
wain 'land.
The States frigate San Jatinto,
Capt. Wilkes, came into the Roads to.'
day with Slidell and Mason as prisoners
on board.
They had embarked on -board an Eng.:
lish mail steamer. Hearing of the fact,
Capt. Wilkes determined to take :theui,i
and, :l ootning up with the steamer in the,
Bermuda Channel, he sent aboard viad
detuaudedthe surrender of the.arelt relaj
els. The reply was, that there was
force enough to take them. Capt. WilkoS
thereupon sent an additional force, and
at the same time put the San Jacinto into
corivenie.nt position. MeSsrs. &idol!
,and. Mason were then surrendered. The
English steamer itOok thou on board
know . lng who they WO/e; theiidestinatioO
and business. Caps. Wilkes is under;
'stood to have acted on his own responsiL
Linty. Messrs. Slidell and Mason asked
permission of Gem Woo“o sand letterp
to their friends, which was granted. The
letters were open, of course.
Between 4,000 and 5,000 Union troops
have suddenly appeared . in Aecomae.
County,liastern shore of Virginia, where
there are 1,800 rebels in arms. 4
Commodore Goldsborough dispatched. that region to-day.
A regiment of Cavalry is expected harp
in a few days. •
A flag of truce to-day brought about,•
one hundred •sup Porters of-the Union, in
cluding about twenty.five-women. • They,
relate a sad tale ol suffering and oppres
sion. A. number Of persons have recently
been thrown into Prison for not support
ing the rebellion, includium Mr. Pehdon,
a Baptist minister;
The victory at Port Royal greatly de
pressed the Rebels and encouraged the
Union men, of whom there are Ittrge
rfteen thousand men are now at An
napolis, reatly i ,to embark. %Their destin
tion is unitno,Wn, but the current ruiner
is that theyHwill re:enforeev Gen. Sher;
man ' vrhile,anOther deatination'te iseigned
to them by' others.
The Georgia Planters' convention re-,
commend that in. case the war 'continues
and thu present cotton
_crop remains un
sold no crop,shQuid be planted next year.
The transiportation of our baggage and
provisions for an army of over two thou
sand men besides Cavalry and Artillery
and the .necessary grain for them over a
heavy, sand, and muddy road, for thirty
wiles, is no the least of the incenvenien ,
iences incid et to Such an expedition,and
reminds in much of the account of a
similar occurrence which took place and
proved most disastrous to the British' in
loss of hors s during . the Crimean war in
moving batt ries and the necessary accom
paniments rom the coast to Balaklava,
and would erminate as fatally to us had
we as large an army, or no other route.
Gen. Dix hose this route as being more
economical kind less likely to attract the
attention of the rebel readers in a strafe
getic point f.view, but I think he will
choose ano her route for.`the rerenforee
ments, as lightening the expense will not
compensate for the great delay of time,
and ) therey,, allowing the enemy to
strengthen their positan. This State
has given good round majority for the
Union, ele tiug all of •the Union catidi
dates by ov rwhelming majorities—a hard
nut for th secessionists to crack here
after, ours truly, E. LYMAN. .
ir GEN. ITOUBTON.—Memphis
recent date announce -the
old hero of San Jacinto, Sam
•ho is reported to have died on
Ilis eotemporaries tire near
o from the scene—Jackson,
!,lay, Calhoun, Marcy, Clayton,
Scott has just retired.
, Dallas and Cass have already
,A. new generation of public
up. Pity, he did nokdie
'ng in his .adhesion to treason
country, or after the Union
been thoroughly restored and
n crashed Out with a heavy
papers of i;
death of tlii
the Sth ul
Iv all go
Webster, '
done so.
men has c, l
before givi
against his
shall have
this ireaso
hand. •
Government having treated the Russian
Envoy rather scurtily," it hrs resented
the insult' by-taking possession of the
island of Isas Siola; after a short- fight.
This island is about 30 miles lotto. and 1.5
miles. wide, lying midway in the straits
of Corea, and forming the key to the sea
of Japan. ' - -
. •
Gen. Burns of Ohio" Ims taken mu
wand of , Col. Bakei's 'Brigade; 'He ie
tbe choice of. Gen. 31cCiellan.
' W;iivaiiicworz, D. C. Nov. 12,1861.
titte,,ini Mao : We have just come off
°Dregs Paiade!' and while waiting for na
tions .I'pro' pose to spend a zieti ts
I • .
in writing to ; you. Contrary to our ex
. .
pectations, 'We were assigned to the Fifiy
thir&Regimetit,!Col. Brooke, instead of
the Second," Col. Mann. Speakinn• my
own s Sentiments, and that of the, members
of theCompstny generally I believe the
transfer to this Regiment is highly satis
, factoi-y. Unless we are most irefully de
ceived in our eonelnaions, based as they
are on a close: observation, oar Colonel is
a noble-hearted gentlemen, and. a true
soldier. Though yet young he has seen
five Years of service in the regular army.
The other regimental officers men of
a true soldierly and gentleman-like, bear
ing, nearly , all of them too, are like. the
COlonel, yonng men. The Company of
ficerd so fiir as we have made itheir ac
quaintance, are men whom one, can not
but respect ; men who set good examples
for their men; and who, ash consequence.
;exert a good ° influence over them. All
along the read from Harrisburg here we
were praised as being the best behaved
Regiment which had passed along the
'road 'for many a day. We mention this
,fact ifor the _ ; better satisfaction of our
friends at home, who we kriow are anx
iously. waiting for news from .the boys,
and Who, ye feel assured, will feel our
absence ranch. less keenly to know that
the-Organization into which we have been
thrOYo is a good one. We are at presentl
encamped ';just out of the city, a distance,
of perhaps ! , three-fourths of a mile, and a
most beautiful place it is too. The dome,
of the. Capitol rises majesticaly in the dis
tance, constantly reminding us that our
duty, and purpose is to maintain inviolate
the integrity of that. Union over which
float the Stars and Stripes—that fittiog
emblem of, our country's greatness. In
order to get some idea , of the vastness of ,
the preparptiOns made by Government for
the suppression of rebellion and restora
tion of peace and harmony, one should
be right. here at head-quarters. True,
wheii ITO read of the reniments which one'
after'' another, are transported in rapid
succession; frOm points both near and re
mote, tothe' national rendezvous, we'
are apt to-think that we know nearly all
worth knoling in regard to the war; but
when we get right here, and . when for
miles troops are stationed in every diree
tion,l then is it that we sit down and sagely'
conclude that we knew nothing before ,
and but little even now; We are rapidlr
becoming . accustomed to the din of. war,
for almost copstantly yesterday we were
greeted, by the distant boom of heavy
cannonading.; Greenhorns. that we were,
we had suppesed a battle on the Potomac.
The firing was in that direction. Again
too was Or curiosity awakened and many
conjectures brought. up in the evening by
the most ; splendid display of fire-works
which it has ever been our fortune 36,
witness. A.constant succession of rockets
thrown to a great height and bursting in
mid air, displaying the symbolic red;
white aid blue, caused some of us to
think that our conjecture sof a battle were
correct, and this - display in honor of a
victory giined, 'while others thought
the lights Were - signals denoting an ad.
vance movement on the partof the rebels.
The thing turned out however quite dif
ferently. This morning when the news
boys came to camp with the morning pa
pers, there was a general rush among the
officers to obtain them. Of course we
were anxioue to know what was the,occa
sion of the display in quistion. Well we
didl get a paper and lo and behold! Gen.
Blenker's Brigade had been complirnen-,
ing Gen. McClellan on his succession 4 -
tbe chief command of the United States
Artily. ;Thus you see was all our splen
did , conjectures of great naval victories ,)
of hasty, advance movements upon.either
Speaking of advance movements, I can
see no reason why Government should be
in any hurry to make an advance at pres.
cot. My SuppoSition is this, the rebels
haire now and forsome time have had every
thing available in the ranks, rag, shag;
bobtail and all,, whereas we have an im-.
mense body of men, who to be effective
need nothing but the drill and arms, all
of which are rapidly being attained. In
addition, there is daily arrivinghere from
one to two regiments mere, and probably ,
many thousands are rendezvousing at
other great' - military depots. Hence the
conclusion that every day adds to our
effective strength, whOe the supply not
yet.. drawn 'upon is, immense, Con the
centrary, the rebels can be gaining nothing
unlesi it be in efficiency with arms, and
even this ,we suppose to be counter bal
anced by demoralization. Unless we
greatly' err,' somebody ' is` certain to lie ' '
whipped and that soundly tdb; but When:,
is Mel than we. dare. to Ote
thing is certain, we hear ilm• of. battles
and ;probablebattles here than we did a t t
lipme. 1 And yet one, gathers the idea
that' the white tents scattered In eve+
direetion for. miles, the itamens e heale r s
of mea t around and about them, the,glit
tering arma, the constant iirill. the cloSe
surveilince of all papers, , the strains ;of
J 1 . , . .i J
martial' music, the constant never ceasing
bristle In ever,' department the arrival]
of trairi after train of clattering cars load-
ed 43 overflowing 'with human freight,'
portends. something serious. We hope
and . irtist that it means, down •with tie
ceseionland rebellion, find"a short rope 'to
a steady y' 1 `' lt e• ' ...,.
limb for traitors : , b e li e vee
that ithe tiring is rapidly 4 ininfi to a fo
cus, I 'rule' unleis the fort4ne of Wei:is
againstlus, we purpose t 4 be with sth ,
long aefore the, three yea for which We
enlists has expired. 1131 still, it seems
hardlyworth while to sPee4late upon that
.it • - li
point, . or there is an uncertainty . about
, t?.
the thing . which time ;alotte may deter
mine fel' us., One things' certain; we
think jlou will see feW v'Oy few of the
Potter goys in the -old 4:niliar -bautits
until the war shall have bden tdrininated
by the Jerushing'out ofseee.:ssiori. If #.e
rightly-judge, most of them.l are tiet'er
mined o see rebellion. Pat 'dtiwei ere they
turn' their faces homeward. During our
short here we have had the pleriste
. ,
of an eXtende.d ramble through the Cap
-1 itol. .And when on rambles through iits
spacio `
s .balls
l and s'i l wS the tastefully
irrangtd plans, when ;rising flight after
flight f steps until at last . he Stand's upon
the las ,finished landing place o the new
dome, aud sees spread Out before him the
beauti ulty arranged grointli,‘Ml in tire
distan e the Department bailtrifigs, w fen
be tak s into i consideration' the vast In
terests l eentered in 'thee various dept-
Men t s,l then is it that) he begins .to feel
a skrong desire welting up within his 1;0Er•
SW:ill tot see the foul machinations 'of ;the
arch eenspirator, Jeff. Davis, l recoil . upon
his own head Criishing ; him . :tir the dust'
that he fe e ls like fightion t' c and if need I be,
'dying 'n so g ood a cause as that in will l i l eh
we ard eoned. ' I - 1 .'.
i .t. 1 1 ..
- 7 1(3-ra. Tn=dayl obtained . a pass
from 01. Brooke, and' went down to ;the
Navy yard, and there saw what to', a
gree l ny like myself was something Of a
' (
Isiglit. • Artillery in largest pplies, of, va
-1 .
rious izes and patterns, pyramid• upon
pyre id (small ones, of co urse , } of can
non' ;
b Hs piled in the yard, while the yes- 1
1• 9 1 a the machi n ery
sell unloading supp le f an
in co'smut play in thevarions machinery
departments,- togdtbeti with the dini , of
cannon firing' at points down the bay,
caused me to think of ' ar`in gottd earnest.
It dots seem i serious7wlied you tak'e a
view in your peaceful home away back
1 ~ It
among thewooded httls of '. old Potter.
But as you' 'near the scene 'of action, as
you hecome accustomed to the handling !
of arms, as you learn the drill, as you!
plan) yourself in the various attitude- to.
be gone' through witlym,course of ati !ac
tion, the thing begins Ito grow leis serum.;
to. :contemplate. But after lall, perhaps,
when -we come to
. figh'eing, the operati v ons
war may i ' I
of war may prove more serious than they
now look. But whether such - proves to
_ 1
be t
e ease of not, we hope iliat . pone of
, embers .'of Company "Gr' will
, 1 , 1
cause ha any event tO'regret 'the
which they have• taken..
1 I .
)1v then,'a word or two; more anal
bave dcMe bothe l rh3g Yon
, withrmy
i • 1
Did you notL agree 'to send ;,'me
so i papers? It' would do; us a bunch
ho l
of gdod to hear from,
me, lean tell 'on.
, ,
You( have
,probabiy sent use papers, +but_
not one "have we received, nod alo ugh
ii 1 J lo
'some of the ,boys' have received letters
front hew containing tvo l rds'Of cheerl l v i et
I J , 1 i l - 1 11 ,,
not a ward his been 1 vonch.Safed to rine.
I hdve written stacks of „letterr, employed
all; My leisure time; in fact, tat the desk.
While I sit here waiting the boys 'are ,
coinpg to our marquee and enquiring,
i.Wby don't we get the JOUpiNAL ?" Now
MVIEditOT, If you don't send us sbme 1
papers we very much; fear yOu! will regret
it h long as you, shell oecppy , that; old
easy chair.' Arthur; (Barney, ;C,yrnsand
in t l uth nearly al the boysc c are enjoying
the very best Of spirits. TIMY make *hat
is here called tip-top soldierboys. llome 1
ffie or six of the Company are-rather; un-
well, but nose of them seriously, I think.
Yon may say to the4people that' so far as
is known not a man in the entire CoMpa-
ni:iut is . true blue, and stands up nobly
to thp work. ' 1 We Move': not 'drilled two'
days in the 9lanuel! of ArMs," with the
aria% in our hands, find I can assur; you
the men make rapidprogress in them;use.'
SiMuld any One having friends or relatives
wit us wish to write or direct any,pack
a g , to them the proper. , addyess will„not
co=niss, therefore I give it. • 1 ,
any, G,, sad RegiMen . 4, PV.
-Cab Cot - J.; R. Rrooke. : 'i.l
Yours for the trar
-,- ,
—. lialilpDlSE i: ELECTION 9..',
.. Aug. ~'W- t r4 Brtidford, UticetOitional
Unionist, - s elected GOsiernoilot .IA - R . D
LAND by a 2 to one vote iti`a
itslarge ptill.
Eiery Connt heard . from ' Air- tk6
Union. 'Sam :.unonbted IfebelS : were
, 1
captured legalb4tino Toter was nbitruct
.,. 4 .
~ f 1 ,: ~
gd in hiS right. '-, . ..' •.1 ,
NET ',.l.Eit.SEi r --.NO .Sate _ Ticket..
In the Legislature,`, all profess to be War
men, but thole chnsen op fition4lckets
hold thelialance of poWer. I
1 • ' .1..
- -...MASSACUUS 'TS ie•eleets'AnatEw
for Governer,land be. whoWßepublicao
State . Tieltet,lby 2,000 maj. •on.'d light
vote. !Legtalatur .is pverwhelmiogly
RepubliCap. 1 We,gain'one gongtresstuan
--- - •SA. Hciorgt, Rep„! having 900 mai:,
over G. 'lt:Upton, ; fern., ;in ilia :District
which list year ga:Ve 300 in 4 against A.
Burlingatne, I Mr.lAppleton,:then elect
ed hes resigned. - r , Il :
NEWc i f
;;I" RK State gives. a4.atnpen.
dons .rnajnri against Democracy, on
State Ticket and in, Legislature. In•
New ITOrk City, even, the re 4• ii for the
Union State l'ickm. Four 'tickets were
run for Cottaiy OiAcera, and the, Demo.
mats cried most: of them by a- lack of
"union'.`; among ~ nnionists.l ii !
Hillet, ?0
We 111 . 1'0
varioug fists
tuissing'at th
ite are
lowing figure ]
the official re
tilled. IToitOded Missing:
'lB 43 .' 227
lo 20 120
14 d3 245
8 41 ll6
Total -'l9l _. 137: ' 166" - 702
The ti,elyesl
report having tzikett tr,nt 5t39::
prisoner 6, an as that is .I.63ishort of our
number repotted I: I sing, it ‘s fair to pre
enine that nearly all of the balance were
killed in ,the battle. Of tbe prisoners
'probabli one banrred at leasiltre wound
ed. 115111 these a ditions the list! of eas
nalitiesMll stand , follows :%
) Killed 2 • : ' 223
Copforalo, 57,
Tammany I
Mass. 1 . 5011, 653
Mass. 2601. L 319
L Wounded. a ' ong 'rfsoners i • ..iva
1 Prisunnrs u t wan dad i 419
I .
i --1
Tptol i - s 918
I To the.abnive• re st be vddeld the killed
and wounded i of the Third Rhode Island
hattry; the First United Staes artillery,
and the,l i ini+.d Siates eavatry, whibh will
swei • tha nwtober to 930, or nearly- 2 50
peti cent. 'of ihe whole foTed•en'oaaaci.—
r, t ?
INT. Y. .Efra4. , • ..! t
i . • . ,
Lieui..-GWeral S'oGotti
The ,correSpondience, addresSes, S. - .,C.,
incident re tie ret reineut of l 44ieut -Gen.
Winfield &oil, fr in the etuatuadd of the
c !
U. S. Army, was rlished id this paper
last week-, nd elow we 0 1 ve, a , brief
l• I'
sketch efliiiii military career;;. wlaieh will
doubtless , beirend with•inuchiinierest e
Gen.hlArinfielit Scbtt, , borsi in Peters.
burg, -Virginia, la r th , of Jude', 1786; ap
pointed' Captain of Light Atitille.ry on the
3d of.:May, 80, Lieuteneut Colonel
Second; Artilllery qth of .soli,:' 1812 ; dis
tinguished in assault on lQueenstown,
flights, Upder Cilnada, I.3l,n'iof Oetober,
1812; Adjutant Gr nel4 I (raUir of Colonel)
.18th of 'Ma'rch, 813 ; Cukinel Socond
Artillery,_l4ll M rch, 18131; led the'van,
and t was distinguiShed in capture ofFortl
Georr , e,l3pder Canada, 27th May, 1813 , ; 1
Brio•adier G.'13 ,- tra 9th March, 1814; in
thedivision[Of M j. -Gen. Brown on the:
Niagara, : and cu matided ,one brigade 1
which 'fought th ' battle of . ' Chippewa,.
sth' July; 1 ; 1 814; brevet Major General
"for' his distiuguE•he• d servide' in the suc
cessive Wallets of Chippewand Niagara,
and for.his )unif4m galiantry and good
'conduct as nit dßer in said iarmy," 25th
July,•lBl4 Sept 1814) in the latter ise
verely`wounded:; received a'!gold medal
"I with.' suitable i 4mbleiicis and iilvices,''
presented rip testimony of the high setae
entertained Iby Congress ofil his distin
guished6ol7-ices,i in' the successive con
flicts of Chippew and Niag4rii, and his
Uniforin gallantr and - good ;conduct in
sustaining t e rePutation of the arms of
the United tates," 3d NoveMber,.lBl4;
retained Bth April, 1815'; Major General
and Genirallin.tlhief of the Army, 25th
June, '18,41i too command in' person of
the army in Mexi o, December, 1846, and
made the coquet of, itlexteo,"-from the
captureof '4 era nz, 29th March, 1847,
to the,captu e of he City of Mexico 15th
September, 847 ; received ,the "thanks
of Congress' of March 9th, 1848, for
"uniform g llantry and gaud conduCt
conspicuously displayed at tll4.siegeand
capture 9f' the , itg of Vera , Cruz and
Castle of S aJ , nde Mies, March 29th.
1847;' and in t e- successive 'battles of
Cerro Gerd , April 18th, Cobtreras, San
Antonid, a d Clierubusco, Angust 19th
and 200 •• nd for the vidtoriesAehieved
in front t.f the Ci.y of Mexico; Oeptember
'Bth, llth, 12th, and 13th, and the cap
ture of the Metropolis, sept ember 14th,
1847,1 ti which the Mexican trCops, great
ly superior" in iii4mbers, and ,With every
advantage f position were in everyleon-,
!Set signal y defeated by the, American
arrai;" wi h the presentation of a gold
l y
medal ~wit deiiees emblemitieal of the
series '. of brilli t victories achieved by
a/ r,
the ar --
tny""ato 'testimony Of the high
sense enter.aine oy Congresti of his val
or, skill, and auditions conduct in the
memorable camplaign of 1847 i", and sub
sequently.ppoiqted Lioiltenaut General
i i
of th U. .. Ar
e thy, the highest military
, rank that, yiderl our institutiaaleyeau• be'
confgrcil Gin aut oiti;eu. ' - i -
ed and hilsOimig IL
f 111
I •
ed and enturared-the
killed, wounded, and
le of Bails, Bluff, and
the, belief 114 the' 61-
, not vary; Lunch from
Ile bat..
bd to
ed. E
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ATToßvii—Y A . D COilli gELIOR AT LAIt
Ciiudersgort,t Pa, `trill : attend the savep t i
pUnriti i Potter, and *Tenn Counties. Au
• ilitaiiitis entrusted in his care will 'T et i,.
• ifilliiis,attenticin. Office corner of w est
• add Tlittd streets.
- C - citidersport, Pa., will attend to all bashan
entrusted to his care, with protnptnes and
fidelti. Office on SothLwest corner of Mai ik
and Fourth streets.
ATTORNEY AT.LAW, Coudersport, Pa., will
attend to all business entrusted to him
care and promptness. Office on Secon'd K
near the Allegheny Bridge.
ATTORNEY AT_ LAW; Coudersport, will
regularly attend the Courts in Potter and
the adjoining Counties, _ .
,PRACTICThiG . PHYSICIAN, Coudersport, Pa ,
rispectrully informs the citizens of the Tii..
lage and vicinity that be will 'prOmply
spsd to all calls far professional services.
- Offfce.dn Main st., in building formerly et,
cupied by C. W. Ellis, Esq.
C. S.& E. A. JONES,
Oils, Fancy 'Aiti eles, Stationery, Dr): Goode,
Groceries; •A-44 Main st., Coudersport, Pa.
Clothing, Crockery, Groceries, Sc., Main at.,
' • W: MANN, :.
AZINES 'atui ifusic..N. W. corner of 3144
and Third stS4 Coudersport, Pa. .
d F. GLASSMIRE, - Proprietor, corner of
1 r Main and Sicond Streets, Coudersport, Pot.
ter Co., Pa.
b. BIRD,
LAND, Pa., (fotmerl7 Cushiugrille.)
in. his Store buildirig. . -
TATi,ol4—tearly opposite the Court Houss-'—
*ill make ell clothes . intrusted to him is
the latest and best styles —Prices to suit
the times.—;;GiiT him a call. 13.41
/VW/B&W SANBERG & 13a0'&
'TANNERS ASfD CifitßlEßS.—llides turista
on the shares, in Sire best manner. Tait:
very onCthe east sitle of Allegany riyor;
Coutlersirsrt, Potter scolinti.,,Pa.--411,11
H. :T. 01.31STEb S. D. liftLT.
WARE, Main st., nearly opposite the Court
.:H.Duse, Coudersport, I'a. Tin tuid Sheet
IrOn I•Vs-re numlo to order, god style, on
'short notice.
BLACKSMIT)I, would inform his former env.
i toiners and the public generally_that he hist
re'e;::tablished a shop in the building form- .
occupied , by Benj. Rennels - in Cohders:
. port l wh'ete he Will be pleased' to do ilii
kinos of Viactsmithing on the Most reason:
• v.:hie terms. Lumber,. Shingles, ttud" elj
kinds of Produce taken in exchange tof
work. 12:34
Himt-t• VArtE„ •
RY cr, Qom,
. - Also, - -
Has been so fortunate as to secure the semi:
ces of THDMAS J. BAKER, , who is utkiitg.
and mending Boots atzd Shoes iu WO
own unexceptionable style, with
I Bare concluded to sell only for ,
from October 1, 1861,
buy Ashes,flides,Pelts, and . sorns' .
in• ilrook laud,. (formerly Cushiogville.Y
M. W. 111cAilarney,. Proj►rietOt:
" . $l.OO PR TEAR, IsvArtt'a LT' IN ADTANCI.
- * * * Devoted Witte cause .11cpublicanisati
the interests of Agrie - nitare; s tlie'advancement
of . Education; and the' bear gbOd` of Pottif
county. Owning no guide.e.tedpe that et
Principle, it will endenver to a? 3 itt the vitek
of morq fully Freedomizing our Coltztl7'.
ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the followitt
rates, except where special bargains are made.
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I di 4‘ 3 " - - 50
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1 " one year, 400
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ig it ti ....... 1000
• .
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it IS .
Administratos or Executor's Notice, , 2 2 00 0
0 0 0 :
Business Carde, 8 lines or less,per year 500
Special and Editorial Notices, per line, 10
pErill transient advertisements must b.
paid in advance, and no' notice' will be taken
of advertisements from a distance, unless they
are accompanied - by the money or satisfactory
reference. '" -
Oirßlanks, and Job Work of all kinds, at:.
tended to promptly and fnithfully.,
'UPTON 8. NEWCOMER, ProiTietor.
• ger This Hotel is central,. convenient
Passenger,cars to all parts , of theecit '
y, and in
every particular adapted to the wants of the
bdsiness public. -
sarTerms 80, per Asymell
Administrator's: Notice.
NOTICE is hereby given that letters of sd•
ministration nix the estate .of BENJ. it
HOXIE, late of Sweden township, Potter Cu.,
dec'd, have' been granted to thesubscriber by
the Register of Potter county, to elf= An
debts da6 to said estate, and claims spied
the same; mist be presented for settleurepter
payinent.. 3. W. Bmp r Adtarr
Swedsni- Sept. 2 18e1 et