our side, complete throughout the length and breadth of the Confederate States. It is upon this, as I have stated, our actual fabric is firmly planted; and I cannot permit myself to doubt the ultimate success of a full recognition of this principle throughout the civilized and enlightened world.
After reiterating the assurance that Slavery was the special, strong, and commendable foundation of the new government, he blasphemously used the substance of the words which the Apostle applied to Christ, saying:--This stone, which was rejected by the first builders, is become the chief stone of the corner in our new edifice.
By these frank avowals of one of the chief men in the Confederacy, that Slavery was the corner-stone of their government, so called — that it was founded upon the principle that a superior race has a divine right to enslave an inferior race — that its ethics were those of the savage, who insists that Might makes right; and the explicit avowal of the chief leader, tha
n, J. R. Hetherington, Nelson Drake, Charles A. Hesser, Samuel Shoener, Charles Maurer, James S. Sillyman, Henry Brobst, Alfred Huntzinger, Wm. Alspach, John Hoffa, J. F. Barth, William Cole, David Williams, George Rice, Joseph Kear, Charles E. Beck, F. B. Hammer, Peter H. Frailey, Thomas Corby, Charles Vanhorn, John Noble, Joseph Fyant, Alexander S. Bowen, John Jones, Francis A. Stitzer, William A. Maize, William Agin, George H. Hartman, Richard Bartolet, Lewis Douglass, Richard Price, Frederick Christ, Valentine Stichter, Francis B. Bannan, William Bartholomew, Frank P. Myer, Bernard Riley, George F. Stahlen, Edward Gaynor.
Thomas Severn, Fifer; Albert F. Bowen, Drummer.
National Light Infantry, of Pottsville.
officers and non-commissioned officers.--Captain, E. McDonald; First Lieutenant, James Russell; Second Lieutenant, Henry L. Cake; Third Lieutenant, Lewis J. Martin; First Sergeant, La Mar S. Hay; Second Sergeant, Abraham McIntyre; Third Sergeant, W.