to-day, and notified that they would be constantly drilled, and must hold themselves ready to move at an hour's notice.
It will be found that there are no prompter, braver soldiers than these mountaineers.
It would astonish the abolitionists to know how few of these soldiers have any immediate personal interest in slavery.
Our citizens to-night constituted a company to be known as the Home Guard.
The Council appropriated $3,000 for the purchase of arms, and they are already ordered.
Col. Tait is Captain of this company, and he will drill them regularly.
I suggest the importance of forming similar companies in every community.
In the Armory to-night, Mike Harman, Esq., read a telegram announcing the repulsion of the N. Y. 7th Regiment in Baltimore, and it was hailed with rapturous applause.
I learn that the young ladies of Rev. Mr. Phillips' school occupied themselves to-day in preparing two thousand yards of bandages and a bushel and a half of lint.