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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Johnson's Island. (search)
g on inside the lines of the enemy's stronghold. Associated with Cole was John Yates Beall, a native of West Virginia, and a college-bred man. When the war broke out Beall was the owner of a large plantation in Jefferson county, W. Va., and was estimated to be worth nearly $2,000,000. He organized Company G, Second West Virginia Infantry, which was afterwards a part of the Stonewall Brigade. Beall was a man of unquestioned bravery. Another character who played an important part was Annie Davis, an English woman, who acted as a messenger between Cole and Jake Thompson. On the morning of September 19, Cole had his plans for striking the final blow all complete. He left Detroit for Sandusky, where he had arranged to dine with the officers of the Michigan on board the ship that evening. The wine was to be drugged, and Beall, at a given signal, was to attack the man-of-war from a steamer which was to be seized that same day. Just before he left Detroit, Major Cole sent the foll
old is steadily going up and paper going down. To arrest the evil Mr. Chase must prepare to pay in silver and gold, and compel the banks to do likewise. The Herald says, in an editorial on the crisis: This is the exact issue — the suppression of this rebellion by force of arms or endless confusion and ruin from civil war in the North, universal chats, and mob law. If the rebellion is not put down, it will tear the country to pieces and who is not with the Government is an ally of Davis. The salvation of the country and our established society from anarchy depends upon the adhesion of the people of the loyal States, of all credos and parties to the Government--"the powers that be," and the laws of the land. Suppose there is resistance to an enforcement of the conscript law, and bloody collision occurs, and civil war is inaugurated in our midst, what citizen's property, life or home would be secure? It says men cry "peace, peace." when there is no peace short of subjugati
, also, on Saturday, responded nobly to the calls made on them for the same object. We append a list of the killed, wounded, and missing: Died from their injuries.--Females: Adalie Mayer, Mary O'Brien, Martha Daley, Julia Brannon, Nannie Horin, Mary Rowlin, Catherine McCarthy, Mary Zegingham, Mary Whitehurst, Sarah Haney, Mary A. Garnett, Mary Archer, Eliza Willis, Elizabeth Moore, Francis Blassingame, Elizabeth Young, Mary Valentine, Marish Brein, Ela. Smith, Amelia Tiefenbacy, Annie Davis, Alice Johnson, Mary Cushing Alice Boulton, Barbary Jackson, Mary Wallace, Ann Dodson, Louisa Ricely Ellen Sullivan, Mary O'Conner, Virginia Page, Males: Rev. John H. Woodcock, James G. Currie. Wounded.--Mary Ryan, Delia Clemens, Bridget Grimes, Pauline Smoot, Ann Drake, Margaret Alexander, Elizabeth Dawson, Mary Cordis Lucy Wicks, Mary Pritchett, Sarah Marshall, Catherine, Cavanaugh, Annie Blankinship, Mary E. Rouke, Caroline Zaginsham Mary J. Andrews, Ella Bennett, Sarah Foster, Ma