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f casualties so far as reports have been received. It is a sad duty to record a defeat, accompanied with the loss of so many valuable lives. But defeat should only make us more faithful still to the great cause of humanity and civilization, in order that every disaster should be more than compensated for by an enduring victory. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. E. Burnside, Col. Commanding. Col. Burnside's supplementary report. Providence, Aug. 3, 1861. Col. Andrew Porter, commanding Second Division, &c.: Colonel: You will observe that my report of the movements of my brigade at Bull Run, on the 21st ult., is dated July 24, but three days after the battle. It was made out in the rough on that day, and the next morning (25th) orders came to my camp, directing me to get my First Rhode Island regiment in readiness to leave for Providence on the 7 P. M. train. The work incident to moving a regiment, with its baggage, so occupied me tha
Doc. 156.-proclamation of Gov. Gamble. Jefferson city, Aug. 3, 1861. To the People of the State of Missouri:-- Your delegates, assembled in Convention, have decided that, in order to vindicate the sovereignty of the State, it was necessary to vacate the offices of Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Secretary of State, and m notified to depart at once from the State. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the great seal of the State of Missouri, at Jefferson City, this 3d day of August, 1861. Hamilton R. Gamble. Since the Governor's proclamation was written the following despatch has been received: M. Oliver, Secretary of State. Washington, Aug. 3d, 1861. To His Excellency, H. P. Gamble, Governor of Missouri:--In reply to your message addressed to the President, I am directed to say that if, by a proclamation, yon promise security to citizens in arms who voluntarily return to their allegiance and become peaceable and loyal, this Government will cause the
Doc. 157.-proclamation by Gov. Magoffin. August 3, 1861. Whereas, certain arms belonging to the State of Kentucky, intended for distribution to homo Guards in counties of the First and Second districts, under an allotment made by the Military Board, were lately seized by lawless persons and taken away from their place of deposit in Mayfield; and it being reported to me that a portion of said arms have been distributed among individuals in Fulton County, contrary to law and the authority of the Military Board, and said Military Board having passed the following order: military Board, Frankfort, Aug. 1, 1861. On motion of General Dudley, Resolved, That his Excellency, the Governor, be requested to take such steps as he may think best calculated for the recovery of the public arms forcibly taken from Mayfield and carried to Fulton County. A copy-attest. P. Swigert. --Now, therefore, I, B. Magoffin, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, do now issue this,
ed quite a prize. The prisoners will all be well treated, and profess to be good Union men. This is reliable, and will relieve the dulness of the war news for the last few days. --X. --Baltimore American, August 6. The following is a copy of the report of Colonel John C. Starkweather, of the First regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, relative to the operations which preceded the affair opposite Point of Rocks to-day, August 5: Headquarters First regiment W. V., camp Starkweather, August 3, 1861. Major Robert Williams, A. A. G., Harper's Ferry: dear sir: In compliance with my orders Messrs. Clark, Stone, Bennett, and Allen, of Companies E and F, Wisconsin Volunteers, crossed the Potomac, at Edwards' Ferry, with a skiff, on the 1st instant, at about four o'clock, and concealed themselves until morning, in order to examine fully the ford and other surroundings. Having secured the information that the enemy's pickets remained there in force only during the night, and upon makin