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n attack on Washington are subsiding, in consequence of the measures already taken. General Carrington, of that city, has issued a call for a military organization for its defence.--(Doc. 15.) In the State Convention of Florida, assembled at Tallahassee, resolutions were offered declaring the right of Florida to secede, and the duty of the State to prepare for secession, made special order for the 7th. A resolution was unanimously adopted in the Missouri Serate, instructing the Committee on Federal Relations to report a bill calling a State Convention.--Times. Steamship Star of the West, Captain McGowan, cleared at New York for Havana and New Orleans. Two hundred and fifty artillerists and marines, with stores and ammunition, were put on board in the lower bay by steamtug, and in the night the ship went to sea, supposed to be destined for Charleston. The South Carolina Convention adjourned this morning, subject to the call of the president.--Evening Post, Jan. 5.
fixed determination to meet the issue. The Convention has just adjourned, subject to the call of the president. Before adjourning, it passed resolutions approving the conduct of General Twiggs in resigning his commission and turning over the public property under his control to the authorities. Governor Pickens was in secret session with the Convention. About 1,000 troops were sent to the fortifications to-day; 1,800 more go down to-morrow. Messrs. Wigfall, Chesnut, Means, Manning, McGowan, and Boyleston, have received appointments in General Beauregard's staff. A large number of the members of the Convention, after adjournment, volunteered as privates. About 7,000 troops are now at the fortifications. The beginning of the end is coming to a final closing. Fort Sumter will be attacked without waiting for the fleet. Every thing is prepared against a land attack. The enthusiasm is intense, and the eagerness for the conflict, if it must come, unbounded.--N. Y. Day Book.
at all at Pickens, or at least that it is not now the intention of the Confederate authorities to attack it. Arkansas was by unanimous vote admitted a State of the Southern Confederacy, and its delegates to the Southern Congress. They are R. W. Johnson, of Pine Bluff; A. Rust, of Little Rock; A. H. Garland, of Little Rock; W. W. Watkins, of Carrollton; H. F. Thomasson, of Van Buren,--N. Y. Times, May 26. Three merchants of Baltimore, Jerome A. Pendergrast, James Whiteford, and George McGowan, were arrested charged with riotous conduct in obstructing the track of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on the 19th of April, while the Massachusetts troops were en route to Washington. They were under indictment by the Grand Jury, and were admitted to bail.--N. Y. Times, May 26. The military department of Virginia, to embrace eastern Virginia to the summit of the Blue Ridge, and the States of North Carolina and South Carolina, was created; Major-General Benjamin F. Butler was plac
lry under the command of Colonel Guitar, and a body of rebel guerrillas under Colonel Poindexter, resulting in the defeat of the latter, who lost one hundred men killed and wounded, two hundred prisoners, six wagons, about one hundred horses and saddles, one hundred and fifty guns, a quantity of ammunition and provisions.--(Doc. 179.) A skirmish took place near Reelsville, Callaway County, Mo., between a body of Missouri State cavalry under the command of Col. Smart, and Capt. Cobb's rebel guerrillas, in which the latter were routed with some loss.--All the property of John Slidell, an officer of the rebel government, was confiscated by order of General Butler, at New Orleans, La. A skirmish took place near Kinderhook, Tenn., between a body of Union troops under the command of Colonel McGowan, and a force of rebel guerrillas under Major Anderson, resulting in the defeat of the latter, who lost seven men killed, a large number wounded, and twenty-seven prisoners.--(Doc. 180.)
of the Pocomoke River had been burned, and trees felled and placed over the roads, compelling him to take a circuitous route. On Saturday four boats, with armed seamen, were despatched from the gunboats Hercules and Reliance, lying in Pocomoke Bay, under the charge of Lieutenants Tompkins and Gambrill, of the Reliance, and Lieutenant Hall and Quartermsater Berry, of the Hercules, to Syke's Island, in that bay, near the mainland of Accomac County, and of which possession was taken. Formerly there were about one hundred and forty inhabitants on the island, but on account of the apprehension entertained that they would be impressed into the rebel service, all but thirty had left. These gladly received the proclamation of General Dix, and were promised the protection of the United States. The Hercules and Tiger will return to those waters as soon as they can recoal, and with the Reliance, Captain McGowan, will cruise along the Virginia shore in connection with the military forces.
Corporal Pierceall, slightly in hand; privates Ralph White, slightly in neck; Wm. McGill, in abdomen; John Hatch, in the hand; William Millson, in the hip; Edward Davis, in the leg; Silas B. Newell, in the pharynx; John H. Weber, in the thigh. Twelfth Infantry, private William R. Fox, slightly in thigh. First Rifles, Lieutenant Colonel T. L. Kane, wounded slightly; privates H. G. Wolf, severely; John Pannell, severely; A. Swager, slightly; F. A. Foster, slightly; George Cook, slightly; George McGowan, slightly; J. B. Blair, slightly; Geo. Frine, slightly; Neston Gier, slightly; M. C. Cobb, slightly; Sergeant Geo. Ludlow, slightly; privates Barseley Dewry, slightly; Parish Mazier, slightly; Samuel Campbell, slightly; John Botts, severely; Charles Meddler, slightly; Fred. Eikoop, slightly ; Fidel Armbuster, slightly; John Brink, slightly; Taylor Brink, slightly; James Freel, slightly; Robert T. Lane, slightly; James F. Barnes, severely; John Green, severely. G. A. Mccall, Brigadier-Ge
Arrest of Baltimore merchants. Baltimore, May 18. --To-day three merchants — Jerome A. Pendergrast, James Whiteford, and George McGowan — were arrested under an indictment by the grand jury, charged with riotous conduct, in obstructing the track of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad when the Massachusetts troops were on route to Washingto
Baltimore matters. --The Baltimore Sun, of yesterday, has the following: Jerome A. Pendergast; James Whiteford and George McGowan, were arrested on Saturday morning by Deputy-Sheriff Pointier, upon warrants issued upon indictments of the grand jury, charging them with participation in the riot of the 19th April, on the occasion of the passage of the Sixth Massachusetts Regiment through Baltimore to Washington. The parties were taken to the Sheriff's office, and released on bail in the sum of $500 each, to answer the several charges alleged against them before the Criminal Court. Joseph Bonnetto and Edward Isenbrecht, previously arrested and released on bail, were re-arrested upon the subsequent action of the grand jury. Policeman Graham, of the southern district, on Saturday afternoon, arrested John Howard, alias "Bull Allen," on the charge of inciting a riot at the Locust Point camp, and resisting the policeman in the discharge of his duty. Howard, when first arres