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slaVery h t bolished In ,
parturient of the South.
,has issued Order No. 2.
setting forth that inasmuch as the States
of South Carolina, .Geprgia, and Vlorida
have refused , to live under tho authority
of the Government of the 'United States,
thorefore martial law is deelared in and
\ throughout said States, and that as Sla
very is incompatible with martial taw,
therefore Slavery is abolished, atid all the
slues in said States are declared free
—Welt is thougbt by.sonie corresppn-
dents that President Lincoln will restrict
this proclamation in accordanep with the
act passed at the extra session, which
isould confine it to slaves used in aid of
the rebellion. We hope this is not so.
Gen. Hunter , has au undoubted right to
pursue the eoUrse he has ehcsen. John
nine)* Adams, as long ago as 1828,
enunciated this principle of freeing the
slaves of an enemy as one of the rightful
an& most effective engines of war.
WASHINGTON', May ) 19, 1862.-r-The
gunboat •fight with Fort Darling lasted!
four hours. The fort is situated on a bluff
at a sudden turn of thel river, so that the,
boats came upon it suddenly, and the ,
Monitor went within fourlundred yards,
but could nut elevate her guns-auffietent;
Iyr for effect. _
The principal fire was, directed at the
.Unlenu. The Alonit•'?r was hit three times,
but was uninjured. ! Sharp-shooters man
ned. rifled pits, which, like the fort,com
mood the river, which at that point is
very narrotv, waking the position of our
men very hazardous. There were two
barricades across the river formed o a f sunk.
en. vessels, among them the Jamestown
pod Yorkt3vo, and piles fastened with
ehltins. , The river is open to within eight,
miles of Richmond.
Secretaries Seward and Welles; Atter
bey-General •Bates, and party returned
from Yin Monroe; arriving at, 9 this
morning. • The Lakd and River Defense
Committee returned last evening.:
It is unofficially stated that Corn.
Goldsborougb has taken possession of,the
two batteries on the James River which
were silenced by the Galena while on her
way to Richwoud.
General , McClellan teiezraphs,. under
date of yeterday, froin White House,
Virginia,' to the War IDepartruent, that
the advance guard of the National forces
on he main road tc Richmond by way of
Bottom Bridge on Saturday dr.ve the
enemy across the Chickahowiny. At
that point the progress of the N'ational
troops was arrested ley] the destruction of
the bridge, and by a_hcavy Rebel artil
lery force. General McClellan states
that the position will be a difficult one to
take, as the country is low and swampy.
A dispatch from Fredgricksbuag, dated
yesterday, says the _Rebels again appeared
in force along the entire lines on Satur-
day, and ventured several times within
five hundred yards of the National pickets.
NAsrivILLE, May 1 10.—Gov. Johnson
has issued a peoclamation announcing that
for every Union man captured or mal
treated by marauding bands, five or more
prominent rebels shall be arrested, and
fur all property of loYaltsts destroYed am
ple 'remuneration shall be made Co them
out of the property of such in the vicinity
is:have given .aid, cbtufort - , information,
Or encouragement toi parties committing
such depredations. The order will be
executed to the letter,and special warning
is given acc4dingly.
Senator Nesmith of Oregon, says be is
lu a quandaryabout his domestic arrange
ments. The cost of! bringing his family
to Washington is e,OOO, and the laws of
Oregon vie a wife a divorce if h'er hus
band remains away from her one year.
Is it.,not singular itliat the rebel allies
tiever complained of the cost of the Slave
ry Wars for Florida and Texas,.or of the
$200,000,009 offered for Cuba for Slave
purposes? yet they growtaliout the Taxes
cl f the war for Liberty .and Union !
The Great Eastern is to be converted
into a bath-house Or floating hospital.
An exchange says that the Grand Mogul
of sailing crafts has: died of plethora, or
what Carlyle styles it kind of "too-tunch
nese." ] - •
A Chicago paper baying said that the
the secessionists were in league with bell,
Prentice suggesta that they are within a
league of it.
It - has been determined to hold the
text Fair of the New York Stare Agri
cultural Society at Rochester : on the last
day of September and the first three days
of October, at:the Fair Grown% of the
cc roe' Vonmy Agricutural Society.
THE - JOURNAL.
Wednesday, May 21,186
1 31. 1 1 7: IIcALARNEY,III)LTOR.
The People's State Contention
The people of Penns,ylvania, who desire cor
dially to, unite in sustaining the Nationar Ad
ministration in its patriotic efforts to . suppress
a sectional and unholy Rebellion against the
unity of the Republic, and who•deeire tia sup
port,,by. every power of the Government, one
hundred thousand heroic brethren inlarrcis,
braving disease and the perils of the field to
preserve the Union of our Fathers are request
ed to select thenumber of Delegates Nina to
the Legislative Representation".of the State, at
such times and in such number as will , best
respond to the spirit of this :call, to meet in
State Convention at Harrisburg, on Thursday
the 17th day ofJuly next, at eleven o'cibck,to
nomi.kiate candidates for the offices of Auditor
General and Surveyor General, and to.talte
such mesiures as may be deemed necessary
to strengthen the Government in this season
of common peril to a common country. ,
A. K. IIeCLURD, •
Chairman People's State COmtuit.tee
WOULD .G 0 SOUTH.—At an imnteuse
Mass'Alecting of the colored people of
Chicago, held on the 21st ult., thCfol
lowing Resolution—among Others4was
unanimously adopted : •
-.Resolved, That, iktbe,opinion of this
meeting—aud we speak advisedly for the
masses of our people—the akulitip of
Slavery in the Southern States will result
in the general migration of the colored
people from the North to the South"
No sensible,-honest than, should doubt
their statement. With.all their diseour:
agetnents North, there-is enough Liberty
to make our snows preferable to a !more'
congenial clinic where Slavery rules.
1 1 1 . 1 - Buda co. lnielli . gencer ; §ays,
j truly, that when EDWIN STA N TON
I.was appointed Seely of . War, the 13reek
jenridge papers shopted aloud with akiud
of fiendish joy, "Cameron vilas diSpoieel of
- Incolu's administration . :had to . Cali a
Democrat to pull it' out of the mire—the
Abolitionists wereon their back - 3 7 the
junnaturalwar woUld be settled—compro
mise would adjust the difficulties with
lour Southern Pre`threlli" and a hundred
!other favorite idea's: were thrown forward.
Catnerorrhad broaphed the horrid idea of
I turning the contrabands into Union sol
diers, if necessary; and all this abolition
tendency was to be scotched by the ap
pointment of Mr.Stantou! The Moment,
however; that these newspapers saw that
the new Secretary at war was intent on!
crushitz'out the rebellion—that
willing to scourge it with fire and
and that slow moving generals w i ere bisj
abhorenee--they, dropped him like:a hot
potato. He was entirely a different per-I
nonage from what their fancy painted him,
and now they think less of ! Stanton than;
of any other man itr , the Cabinet. ;Set it'
down as a sound principle, thatl A man I
who is thoroughly hated by a'*eeken-I
rider is a good patriot. I '
gcrt_The Lewisburg Chronicie, 'makes
the following truthful remarks iuscference
to complaints which arc; becoming; quite
too common with a certain class :1 ,While
Washington, Fafayeite and 12,000 Nor
thern men were driving 614 Britilh and
Tories out of Yorktow, about 80 years
I ago, one Jahnity hook a great 4 bonsti-
I tutional' stickler, who wanted the. Goy
torument just as it was' before the War
—made the air vocal with cries for his
I' Beef! Beef! Beef!' taken to feud our
!starving, unpaid In detr day
there is a class of menl, whoLwhile
Cllan, McDowell, Banks, Fren]+t, Hal
leek, Burnside; Butier,lCu i rtis, and Half
a Million- bravo Arnetqcan sailors and
Soldiers are risking fortunes, ltealth, limbs
and life in fighting a 'worse foehoivl
their condemnations of the vote
against supplies, try to binder the force .
lot our arms, and alaritt the hones people
lat home by falsehoods about ' llT axes !
I Taxes !Taxes I' To such narroW minded
men, the preservation of our liberties and
the integrity of the Union is of less int
pertain° than a - few liollars. Id
them ask themselies what our land would
be ..vorthhow much cash We would have
I—if the rebels had fulfilled their hope and I
(boast of overrunning Ohio, Pennsylvania'
land New York; as - . they have their own
(impoverished, blasted, ruined Virginia
Our most intelligent men see, in the thor
ough suppression of this Slaveholders'
Insurrection—not. in compromising with
it, or putting off thfi n evil day—the surest
way to save our my and to enjoy our
property in' peace.' Every true:Union
man is the South says; tte Rebe Headers
must be whipped, chastised; castigated.
thoroughly, to, squeltih their stubborn
pride. . No 'daubing 'With unteinpered
mortar' wilt answer in this desperate emer
rek.T. T. Wdrth of the. Lebanon Cou
rier is appointed St4lehlto,ncleat of Pub•
lio Prirttiug for ihis St.ate.4
The Capture of Nor
When President Lincoln arri
tress Monroe, which was on
last week 'after 13eing, shown t
I ties,lie 'coticilided there was .onitithing
more to: see, and asked: "Wh . don't you
take Norfolk ?" "Pooh," says I en. Wool,
"you don't understand military ecessity."
Just after this little conference here came
in a - Seee4siOrt lug from No folk—the
John 8. -',White. This tug .elonged to
lluffalo'nartteS, and when the war broke
out was cringed in towing into the Albe
inarle canal,. and was - seized 4 the
federate ,Goveromeuti The aptaia ..of
the vessel 'bad, been trying. for some time
to get away,:and at Mast su ceeded in
bringing intelligence that-Nor olk was so ,
nearly evacuated that; nothing .could bel
easier than to take it. Upo this, the
President 'taking Secretary Ciiase's reve
nuei cutter, theMiana, and tit Secretary
himself aeeempanying, they w nt off and
made reconnoissances of all pl ces where
troops could be lacded. In t is search,
the President found one spot
l hat suited!
the ' purpose at Ocean Vier, a place
where the people• of Norfolk formerly'
drove of an afternoon, resembli g, in some
respects, our ,Coney Island. It is 'situ
ated about ten miles from Nor olk. ' The
division was immediately pl ced under
marching. orders, after these reconnois
ances had been tnade'—which
day afternoon—and was etub,
number of small tuns; but, o.
appearance of the Merrimac, t
start. The next .uorniug. afte
on board' all night, they wei
back to Camp Hamilton,
evening again embarked on
i)tiring', the night they wer ,
Ocean Vieiv; land on Saturda,
as day, brolept hey all, landed.
- The City
,as surrendered of
without a drtip of blood being
'alter ft Portsmouth and the .I`.
'But befoul we could take pc
the latter, the ingrates set it c
burned ; down the combustible
greatest pecuniary benefactor
and also ships •belongium to t
zees. The Washington Globe
Says that it is doubtful wheth
tion wilt ever build that Yard a;
such a people
The famous illerrinzac was
its possessors, early' on Sunda
—and that scarecrow is no me
been worth 25,000 men to t
but the, fact that they dared
her to , battle again seems to bi
she had some inherent defect,
ceived some great damage.
will probably come out, some
Degrees said her crew, nunib
200, had "done , gone to Suffo
Suffolk lies about 20 mil(
Norfolk—a Railway from Si
W to Peter-burg, Pa , a!,
S. to :Weldon, N. C; !
IN.lajor Dodge, from - Wool'si
went on and took possession 4:
The Naval Victory on
CAIRO, Nay I.'2.—The f
the particulars of the brillia
tory, near Fort Wright, 'on S
Early on Saturday mornin.
guubpats came around the*
the tort, and boldly advan,
our flotilla. The Cincinnati
stationed: at the point wheri
came up on Friday. did not
attention until the fleet had I
her; but as soon as she was
ultaneous attack of the whole
boats' Was made upon her, b
effect; as the enemy's guns
The Cincinnati, meantimel
into the stream, where an ir k
supposed to be the 'Alallory,
the face of continued broadsi
former, until within forty v
. faster :sailer, the rebel bo.
in funning between the Ci.
the right bank, when the nn
upon, her decks preparing t!
.Cincinnati, with, grapnels I
which design was frustrated
hot water from the steam ba
In. the meantime the rest
hoate had arrivedat the se(
and had engaged :the rebel f
• The Mallory, undaunted I
oilier attempts to board th
cruivded on a full head of
came towards the Cincinna
intending to run her down.
ble u who was - in command,
the rebel Motister was W
yardS, when he tired a brow
from his Parrott guns, whh
execution. The two boats
together by this time that
F ible: for the gunners of the
swab out their guns, and
hrin,!.:ting the stern batteric
her again that the Mallory
to haul off. Capt. Steuible
with• his revolver, and
wounded. by a pistol, shot
pilot's mate of the Mallory
While this fierce engage
the Mallory' and the Clue,
progress. our shots from ou j
had ,exploded the boiler ;
rebel gunboats, and set 6
burning her to - the water's
The air at this time wa
and under cover of the dens.
hung over .the river the
tired, but was . pursued - unt
shelter under the guns *of.
Wien , the smoke cleared
side from the flag ship Ete
after the 31allory and shortly aftvr she
was seen to-careeo f and scent own told
all on board.;
None of ontboati Were Pijo" eL. trk
the - Cincinnati, and'tbe dam to tO. her
is Iso alight that-it can; be r' paired in
twentifour .honr.sk F,ottr .111 . a -On; her
were woduded; including,' ill master's
mate; No other casn?alties lire entioned.
e.d at For
Tar. REBELS PRAYiNw.--Intelligent
contrahandsr.'eaching Fredericlisbur , * rep
resent the panic : antonit the" pear% of
Richmond as very great. ' hey state
amongother things, that the prayers_in
the Baptist .and EpiscoPal et. robes for,
Jeff. Davis and the •Seuthero;c ofederacy
were omitted eiti Sunfrai; and )ravers for
peade and mercy were sibstit ted
.... - 7 --- _ 1,, ,
Mrs. Butch, the . wife!'of tb.: 4hiaa r o
Banker, hit'at, fast obtained "al diforce—
but in a MiChigan irpitead'of an Illinois
court. : The Detroit Tribune 441 - S. urday
says : "The Wayne Circuit CsurtYin this
city, ion B. F. Witherell 1 prer'fiding,
granted a divorce yesterday tri a Mrg. I H.
Burch; the wife of "the; inter4sti4' Chi
cago Banker. Mrs. I Burch i noi,
has been for sorue titne past, ?resident of
Betroit.".i 0. 11,
. . .
SCOI7 ON . DA•vis.--In. ei.nversation
with a l distinguished clergyrnala from this
city, who was at Gen. 'Scott' residence
Jost - week, , the General said "I:, think
Davis will not be caught.!. H will prob ,
ably escape through .leans. i 'IQ- Mexico.
To the, tuore:prowinent!traito -s whO may
be taken, I Would mete Out system of
judicious but libcral,habging.l' • ::! !! ! _
as on Fri
rked on a
mg to the
toy did not
. It is stated that ttie;lßebel leaders de.
stroyed frog •Ei r ,olit to! Teo •
hi Ii of
Dollars worth' of property, principally in
isteamboats and' cotton,! at New Orleans,
to keep it from the Union IprOti.eption.
This wanton' desttluctittn:of peva4.:Prop.
erty is no military necessity. • IVery little
of it was sacrificed by the real ow:tiers—
probably. none 1) . 1i 'the preductirsof•the
property. It ' was burtuid . bit ulurpihg
villains, to prejudice unjustlyl the suffer=
ers against the Union 1 -The Irs i most
ly tivAr own, their creditors • iinexl, then I
the world,'s— r but such madness ot;erdoes
itself, and the re-action Ugainst the ineeu- 1
diary.'eonspir,4tors may, ie,rucist 1164'111 to
view ! . ' I.
o . art of tho
1 .1. the Na
ale awn , *
or had re-
FTORitIBLE AND FATAL 4CIDP.NT.—
31r JOhnailian Hall. of INlunct tostusliip, l
a toan!'nearlY 74 'years bf age; cctise to a
horrible death at the saw ruin of Rogers
& Brol, in. Plunkett's Creek Own4ip. on
Wedt,eaday last. It appears his 4n, Jo-,'
seph Hall, haa charge of the 11414:1,2nd tiri!
father entertaining a dc4ire to assist t sell
s nu, and make himself nseftil„wen(to the
mill, contrary, however, to th vriiiies of
his son, to work. He was there ;but al'
short time when he attemptetO remove
a slab from : a circular Saw, at d ; the encl
s S. W. of
t.. 111 I.von l NSW
coining in contact , with it he vae tkown
upon the saw, and nne lerls• and
both arms were cut off; befOre he could be
removed from his perilous, sitiatioti. He
died in about three hours 'after.--.4/urt4
.Lu 211 :nary.
the 1111 -
i , l' •.
Among, the d; vorees gt•ad.ted urine
last week, in Lancaster Count?, vz s that
of Mary Ann Singer, againsy istiac JNI..
Singer,m the Sewing-nrchine '
turer.l Isaac, it seems, haS be . eu doiniz
something , for which Maly An'f:
brought suit. The court not Liniv g3ranied
a diviiien, but decried that I 31 . S.lshould
pay $BOOO a year alitnony.,B7,o fot coun
sel fees; and a fair'allowanee cur legal ei
penses. With strict coonomy thlr lady
may tow 'be able to jog alorg.'aid pay,l
t naval vie
seen, a situ
fleet of gun-.
t. with little
COTTON T. COTTON !L-Mr. Weed close.
his lakt letter to the Albany] Journal as
follows : "There is beginning(to-b4 Tuna
apxieiv, in Prance. about Ctit i ton I Then
Idituitiished supply will be exhaupted
(six o(= -eight weeks. ; Will 4epriy l F
(several hundred thousand pebpie ;of cm,:
I ployment, for whom, inmelt mil emeri•
kgency, thd Government must famish
bread , . Hence the Govetnibent (appeal
to us for Cotton. ()the!' G l overtimet4
are not unlikely to unite with ( Prance iu
an cattiest appeal on this subect.
Siaee the Ist of January,: the Uniol
forces have captured from; the - tebe4
five hundred and ninety ;siege guns and
field pieces. This artillery' %foetid equip
a crand army, and whets it is retheMbered
what( pains the rebelS have !tad to pro.
cure (these( guns, the ( severity of the lot
will e fully apparent. ;
I ; I 2 •
MartrLE,—We may expect to-hear a
any Moment of the reduction!. or lisurreni r
der, of Mobile. The advanct4the feet !
from; New Orleans had arri y447 - there of
the Bth. As Porter and Pareaguti"tnean
business," a result will sooni be teachet.
Mr. Doolittle's bill. laying a tax upoii
Rebel property, to aid in dofray:trig, the
expenses of the war,•and;thei bill for dui
collection oftlirect taxes iii the iasurrec r
tionary districts, were passed in the Son
ate on Monday of la9t•week.l
THY CIEURPESTON IS NO4 TAiCEN.
A late letter from Port 'Royal says th
only( reason why Charleston ks tint cap
tared atiti Savannah (taken piisSession of
is thitt a force of the'rebels, patch lame
than our own, is.thug kept frOnliointnpf
Beauregao at Corintb; • ' =
'es from the
• n appeared
of our gun.
ne of action
y the failure
side ino her
were so' close
it was only by
;s to bear ou
shot her pilot
fires by the
unati was in
.n one of the
e to another,
. very heavy,
lebel 'fleet re.
The P,ostmaster. General ha 9
the contract for the; oonsirution
new Post' Office in I Philadelp,hia
to be located on . the ;Bally hlt,.
the Custom and ma
't they Oiled
away a' broad
ton - Was gent
our Camp ; Letters;,,i
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P, • ; COM A
, E An 11 Ar IRIS cli
. ilPT:4lk ' , ',_,
' M dk. ' X l i 18G
,SIR: In afew days;oiglit'Montfia.
1 • - '
ri l'havel elapsedl_slnee my noMpany' , ltiff,
I', id!Potterl' foritlia:War"for..the"'Epitm,.
elativeS ttiendi l .liad the'bernea...6( our
t h i p io l n to a o t d i ci 'it ri ll d j e t r r i e n s g en t t i *at u " - e t t w er li , e le il l e r .
ry for help name from 'Our distracted"
°nutty, wer felt our duty to o ey.t tat
al,I, land . 141didao. 'We entered the field,
and 'we` batje Used our feeble efforts, to
protest that' j, under Wlin'se folds iwe
liai l d so long • liyed in 'peace and happiness.
- 'lTbingli'iitit; htivitin: , been;enymeadi'lis a
TeFitilenr, .$n '.any great - ,...ba1t.1e,_,,, 7e $ a
eouPany, li'aye done somellittle, in "the
way Of, telieying the coutitry of those Wbo
halve' dared- . to rebel 'against our 'g,Oyarn;
men t...Wliile onr army at different places
ba ' d 'beenn 'gainitio. victory tifter.victory,
ur ;'boys' i 'wera '' begirtrijng to fear ;they
1 ti ,
hOuld neve, f
r.haYe an opportunity' to have
i a shot at the Rebels—'thought ,hat the
'Rebels would never 'hayej , a, chariee'to
shloot at tbein. , gowever,ibey have been
tindeceiyedi as you • will find before .you
hvd fiti4libil reading this: lOn Saturday
list (`26th ult.,) iny whole company 'vas
caileretl outlon.Picket'and stationed about
three mile'-itt advanced tiro rest of 'the'
ti•eoPs,fti dnr Brigade, which was thou
! i ri '-
campetlfiVe• miles from Ilarrisonbtirg,
, cid tine road leading totatdOnstille. Near
!dile tuidcilei`ok-the7day, twoc only:Mies laef
1 (bilging •ti:i' Ashby's , atotoi4Ous _cavalry':
dtlode to tale men who had - been Placed on
the out. l ptiSts, 'killing . ..ane of my; 'irien;
l iiitte Isaac: E- Seelye, wiloAvas - on tlie'
4tretneentpost where he ea.d been pla:ced,.
ogtve alarm in case of any attack: (The .
,ttianner of giving notice 14:by,
discliargieg . the• piece). Scelye fired, off'
its piece, undoubtedly : with effect, tor'the
teb'els were heart to Yell like mad dogs
If'Shout.thadaitined Yankee - cues." They'
I bred - severid, shots at him,' one of which
ipassed thicugh hisltings,. causing instut&
bleach. 6 They then robbed hite . of his o'll
jfmdtinapsaelt containing lihj army blanket;
etters, titid'er elothing„&e. 'clad They' i
j been so diiiPesed they et•tOd have • taken 1
I thim[prisinier. In this . cuurse, they would
1!, 1 , been
1 , I. l Li. I. -pstlttc,(l, as such is the eusfuel.i
I L Eilidt: o '. all honorable and eiVilized nations.
N' heathen •
L onebut nations were ever before!
Iliattl of shouting Picketsne j less first fired •'
input'. The:firing at the out post alarined
' and the' men: were speedily
dra* up :,,in. tine ready fOr • action 'We
+id all hear the clatter of the hotse'S,
feet! and the rattling of s.words . ,' 'as the
rebels gall Oped towards us. • They were
Ild, froui our view' for a short time by, a
skirt at' iv duds, ds also by ab euirninenee. :
i , r teen jtiere all atizious to get-the first!
I 1 6 lei; and tbeir ilepatience was soon ended
.1' , 1
font was notiong.ere the enemy appeared:
in bight; and the order to fire was Most I
poitiptly .obeyed, by all our buys. , ,'We!
fi r ed two volleys'at tbem which .had the
effect of putting them !it) "double quick".
''-' 16 . 'out of out • ' •
wrong t i to, ou sight in a luirry,
'I l can assure yon. • In an hour! they re- I
! , and .• .
tn.ned this tune, shunded themselves'
1 larely reinforced. !We' were ! , i'veti as- 1
L * '
ststitnce it:l!t he ferni Of onelCompany iron'
: ..._ ,
the' 28th N. Y.Volunteers and pardof a
- 1 ,
company of .Ohio cavalry. The firing
now was participated in by all !rinds acid
not l one pf our men flinched. And here
let 'we sny; that tliiiugl, it Was a new thing
tb Our Imp not.otiesf my .pirs"Wavereil
ft3ria second. Let me say to you, andalb!
'tOld Puttee' may well be proud of her I
brave boys.' 'Burin-- this .'eneoanter the!
titti launder ',of- the Rebel 'force seeni,(l , to 1
fit, much . trouble in iitakilor his ..nt , h 1
:4tand, a ttia4e,r hoWever of be littl&shi
riSe, for 'Cur Minnie. , balls went attiong!
ilhem Carryingwarin;. pointed add stimg, I
iltiVitatiOns for them to leaVe. .It wa not I
l!ong ere.tily left, carrying with - thin 4,
killed and 7 Wounded. i I! had two linen I
v l 'un' ndad ;' Corporal `l\ i o - yes Snyder„ wain
shot throw , lf the left' thigh, call'. inc
4 'flesh' wound; and private Wail
midge, .1.....-1 1 ,
had his left shoulder fractluredj
somewhat: fie walked frim the. field and!
,- , , f
Is I doing, 'well.: Corporal I :•,tiyaer, after! i
.haYing : been wbunded,-Mose on hii feed
:I ind gave th'e villains another partin2lsliot 1
before beie l ft. Our cavalty followed thej
tßebels some distance and 'then I
returned,' thinking they would. not make;
lumber affack upon us. I 6 the meantime!
1 i ..•
Our regime with'
been ordered to our relief, withouf,ottr
4nowled4 , howayer,but before they reach-
Pf.ll . us the, Rebel scamps . Were Seen! ada I
point in' the 'woods about a quarter' •cda I
!mile fret* us. ' I was ordered to at:Nance
byl.a .eiretritaus, rout through a belt of
woods; and if possible, rout them,. I Moved
asierdertid, and while getting my men in
pri.sitiOn, : they opened fire on us from ;their :
caibines!' Being cavalry, they dismount- I
led -in order 'to make more 'accurrte firma..
We gave! them 'a return volley for !their !
icamplitlientary attentions.' While reload-
ing, they "fled in confuSiod In :Ida last!
laCt tOn we : killed three of their !number i
add wron,nderl' - tWo 'I had one '' , , utard
wOutided[priyato Collins, S. Brigimm re- !
Ore() a: Slight wound in the left arta, but,
nisi now , cait m, VetY well. '
As the Rebers,!
retreating .cur 'Regiment arrived;
having with them two 'Parrot g'ins'. As
soon as the, cannon were in position''they' i
treated the:retiring foe with soinesitell
Which ebthpletely - routed. them. !. The
Begitnent wit.ti the guns returned-to camp,
and we teutained, sleeping on'out - arms,
and were disturbed no Mor?.. The. net
morning, we" rejoined our, Regiment, and
!the Brigade withdrel to Within two miles
I of- Ilarriionburg and Code encamped:' -
. - ,
! I Our late fellew soldiet.4siac E Seelie,
Was-buried 'at midnight, and a head-board
i now 1 Marks - his ' list resting place, and
l'Ai . Me . n 8 . , ty!. flu a . company
. and, resinitt&
i of tti
r e toil
of a once beloved and faithful' : soldier,
-reacCik his ashes.
It my cast, I gave you thifonamea a n d
order of• the different regiments in ou r
Brigade, but noticing a typographical et:
Far, HI your account of it, I will flow Fe.
peat it. The Prat Brigade is compo se d
of the tollowing:regiatents: 281.1) N ew .
York, Volunteers; Col. Donnelly; 28 1 b
Pennsylvania Volunteers, Col. Gen
Ist Maryland Volunteers, Col Ke h l ey;
5111 Corroectient'Voluoteers, Col. Ch ap ,
man`; 46th Pennsylvania Volunteers, Col,Knipe Col. Donnelly, acting Brig..G ett.
Yours truly, J. ii• GRAyEs.
-In-the House of,Representatiies"oU Fri •
day of last weelt , yr.,Levejoy,ofilltnoi s , o f.
fered the - followiP'g.•.whjFh - was '4optett :
_That it' isi syith feelings o f
de'vont gratitude to Altitigliq'God:thif
the House of Representatives., from time
to tithe, hears of the triumphs of the
Union Army in the-great struggle for tho
stipieuiacy of t he Constitution and the M.
tegrity of the Union. • -
R,Psoknd, That we receive with pro.
found satisfaction the iatelligence of the
recent victories achieved by the armies of
the Potoniae,; associated, from their local.
ides, With those of the Revelation, stal
that the sincere thinks of theßouse ate
hereby tendered to Maj. Geo George B.
McClellan for the display of those high
'military qualities which secure important,
results with ,ibtit . :little sacrifice of flume
~ ' - -
observe that speakers before public
meetings in yarious•parts of the country,
refer to President LINCOLN as a
strictly-"honest man." A, gentleman erhv
I addressed a meeting in New York; a feir
days since; and who is not absolutely fa.
.the - Republican party, stated.
31. r. L. was not only ao""honest man,"
but.- the best President. the country has
had for thirty years. Compliments like
these. forced from those who are not.po•
iitically friendly, should be considered of
'bore than ordinary value. -They at last
attest•tiie superior moral mirth of the dis•
ritTuisited gentleman upon 'whom they_
are •bes t wed.
Ou- Monday of last. week, Me Howie of
I.leprenn tat ives . adopted the folluviiog by
a vote of 85. Yeas to 50 Nays:
"Be it enacted, .etc., That Slavery or
involuntary servitude, in all, cases what.
sOe'ver, other titan in punishment ot crime
whereof the party Aid] have been dull
convicted, shall hencefordi ceaA and be
-prohibited forever in all the Tentoriet d
the Tilited States now eiistinAur here.
after to be formed, or acquired in any
, The Rebel officers taken prisoners have
been set to work digging up the torpedoes
at Yoriitown which thewselves bad plan
ted. They groaned under their work,frutt
the officers in charge to!rl them that the
planting of torpedoes Was not a case laid
down in the books of civilized warfare.
The House of Representatives, on tbe
Gil, inst., pa,,secr the Pacific Railrcadbill
by thirty majority.
Legal- and. Court.
IkITHEREAS the Hon. Robert. G. White
V 7 : President Judge, and the! Hons. C. S..
Jones and G. G. 'Colvin, Associate Judges of
Ithe Courts of Oyer & Terminer and General
jJail Deliv , -ry. Quarter Sessions Of the Peace;
i (orphans' Court and Court of Common Pleas
tor the Geoluty of Potter, halm issued their
precept.bearing date the twerty seventh duet
Ft-bailey, in the year of our Lord one thou
r sand eight lin 'Kiri d and sixty-tWo, and tome
diredted,for holding it Court of Oyer and Term
j ince and General Jail Delivery ? Quartert,Ses
, sions of the Peace, Orpheus' Court, and Court
of Common Pleas, iu the Borough of Couderg
' port, on MONDAY, the 24th day of June
neat, and to continue one week :
Notice is therefore hereby given to the Cor
oners, Jtmices of the Peace and Constables
within the county, that they be then and there
in their, proper persons, at 10 o'clock 4.31) of
said day, with their rolls, records, inquisi
tions. examinations, arid other remembrances,
to do those things whilch to their officesi ep- -
pertaiu to be done. And those who are bohnd
by their recognizahces to prosecute against -
the prisoners that are or shall' be in the jail of
said county of Potter, are to be then and there
tot prosecute nvitist them as will be just, ,
. COUDERSPORT, May 12, 1882, and
the 84th year of the Indept-ndende of the United
States of America.'
'WM. F. BURT, Sheriff:
I :IST OF CAUSES for trial in the Court
LI Common Flees of Potter 'county, at - .ln
i Jaines O'Brien vs John Lannen. •
Christopher Evelio. vs James Ilartrpri
A D:Corey vs Wm Corey
Potter & Brooks vs S C.Lewis
i I Bram and Fanny his wife s J Hand& Gravel
7 rjones use of II Cobhddin v 3 G W Tyler
' M ll:Nichols vs W G Sutherland
11.annali M Wharton vs It W VOlntyre
WilMetzger&AStrong vi \VT&AFJones
Ros,Well Owen vs .L F Maynard!
Crittenden & Langdon vs Stephen liortOn -
W 1' Jones Vs Roily S Higley admsra
S W Payne & Co. vs W T Jonesand A F Jena
James. Shaffer vs I W May 'nni Smith
,'1 M W Smi
S Reynolds & Benj. Rennelli
M Matteson vi If Lord, sur.Of Lard&Dwight
Peter B7Dedriek vs Win F. Burt
G W Idollenheek et al, vs J W Rounds
Al' Cone vs J.B Smith W F BOA
Fulled & Card- vsjohn`C Tanner
Fairer k-Card vs A Dererner & .G Thompson
Ibenson vs Wm Ansley et al
Levi Dickson" vs A Jones & Lewis Jones
Levi Dickson vs Wm Burlescin
Levi Dickson vs Abram Jonas .1 •
Lewis Wood vs Willard Cllndler,
Lewis Wood vs Nelson Easty •
J L Raymond vs H H Guernsey
Barclay & Brainerd vs 11 Faller •
Slt Decker vs Peleg garde j •
Ex of Dalrymple -vs Oswayo township
W E Freeman vs Isaac Quick
Ingersoll, use of Mark vs E Tf Spencer •
L Canfield vs Fred Brooks; Ommistiee,ko .
• .•B. J. OatsTED,lia3 4
'Cotdertriort, 3, • •