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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 17: events in and near the National Capital. (search)
pointed. It was composed of some of the most distinguished citizens of New York, of all parties. They organized that evening, with the title of the Union defense Committee. The Committee was composed of the following citizens:--John A. Dix, Chairman; Simeon Draper, Vice-Chairman; William M. Evarts, Secretary; Theodore Dehon, Treasurer; Moses Taylor, Richard M. Blatchford, Edwards Pierrepont, Alexander T. Stewart, Samuel Sloane, John Jacob Astor, Jr., John J. Cisco, James S. Wadsworth, Isaac Bell, James Boorman, Charles H. Marshall, Robert H. McCurdy, Moses H. Grinnell, Royal Phelps, William E. Dodge, Greene C. Bronson, Hamilton Fish, William F. Havemeyer, Charles H. Russell, James T. Brady, Rudolph A. Witthaus, Abiel A. Low, Prosper M. Wetmore, A. C. Richards, and the Mayor, Controller, and Presidents of the two Boards of the Common Council of the City of New York. The Committee had rooms at No. 80 Pine Street, open all day, and at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, open in the evening. Th
. Grinnell, Royal Phelps, William E. Dodge, Greene C. Bronson, William M. Evarts, John J. Cisco, James T. Brady, Simeon Draper, James S. Wadsworth, Isaac Bell, James Boorman, Abiel A. Low, Edwards Pierrepont, Richard M. Blatchford, Alexander T. Stewart, Hamilton Fish, Samuel Sloan, John Jacob Astor, ep. We are here to-day in their behalf, and I am glad to state that we are here without distinction of party. (Applause.) We know neither Republicans, Democrats, Bell-Everett men, nor any other; but we are here to state, and to proclaim strongly and loudly, that we shall stand by the Union to the last, and support it against tho. Devlin, James W. Beekman, P. M. Wetmore, Geo. S. Coe, N. Knight, Jno. A. C. Gray, Cyrus Curtiss, Henry A. Smythe, David Thompson, T. H. Faile, Isaac Bell, Jr., Dan. P. Ingraham, W. M. Vermilye, J. L. Aspinwall, Richard Schell, Fred. Lawrence, J. G. Vassar, J. G. Pierson, John H. Swift, Allan Cummings,
The U. S. Mediterranean squadron. --The Navy Department have received dispatches from Commodore Bell, commanding this squadron, dated U. S. flag-ship Richmond, Messina, 16th February, ult. The Iroquois arrived at Naples on the 30th January, and was remaining there. On the 15th February an accident occurred, resulting in the death of John Fitzgerald, seaman, and serious but not fatal injury to Joseph Heimmings, seaman, and Lorenzo Messina, musician.
ybody to pull down. Intelligence of the exhibition and its accompanying threat were soon spread abroad, and the Captain was waited upon by several parties, who induced him to lower the obnoxious bunting.--The flag which created so much attention is the old "Stars and Stripes," with this difference, that the stripes are reversed, there being a red stripe next below the union, whilst in the Government flag a white stripe comes next to the union. Much indignation is expressed at the conduct of the Captain, who denies, however, that the flag had any political significance, and asserts that the flag was presented to the ship when she was launched, seven years ago, by Mr. Isaac Bell, of Mobile, after whose wife, Mrs. Adelaide Bell, the ship was named. His statement is disbelieved, the "Vigilant" Committee sticking to their assertion that the flag is known at sea among sea-captains as the flag of the Northern or Black Republican States, and has been so recognized for three or four years.