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ce of the Councils of the city, summoning the whole people thereof to assemble on the 13th in Independence Square, there to counsel together, in view of the fact that Disunion appeared to be imminent, unless the loyal people, casting off the spirit of party, should, in a special manner, avow their unfailing fidelity to the Union, and their abiding faith in the Constitution and laws. The meeting was held accordingly; called to order by the President of the Common Council, prayed for by Bishop Potter, and the speaking initiated by Mayor Henry, who, after cautioning his hearers to discard all sordid and self-interested views, and to avow their unbroken attachment to the Union, and their determination to leave no honest effort untried to preserve its integrity, proceeded to set forth the provocations to Secession, and the proper means of counteracting it, after this fashion: My fellow-citizens, I should be false to the position in which you have placed me — I should be recreant to
the 2d Rhode Island; and Lieut. Col. Haggerty, of the 69th New York. Among our wounded were Gen. David Hunter and Gen. S. P. Heintzelman--commanding divisions; Col. Oliver B. Wilcox, of Michigan; Col. Gilman Marston, of the 1st New Hampshire; Col. A. M. Wood, of the 14th New York; Col. H. W. Slocum, of the 27th New York; and Col. N. L. Farnham, of the 11th New York (Fire Zouaves). Col. Wilcox was also taken prisoner, as well as Col. Michael Corcoran, of the 69th New York (Irish), and Maj. James D. Potter, of the 38th New York-both slightly wounded. Gen. Beauregard reports the Rebel loss at 269 killed and 1,533 wounded; So De Kay, a Rebel officer, writing to The Louisville Courier from Manassas Junction, on the 22d, says: Our loss is fully two thousand killed and wounded. Among the killed are Gen. Bee, of South Carolina; Gen. E. K. Smith, [a mistake], Gen. Bartow, of Georgia; Col. Moore and all the Alabama field officers; Col. Fisher and the North Carolina field officers; Adjt. B
edy and effectual suppression of such Rebellion, and the permanent restoration of the Federal authority everywhere within the limits and jurisdiction of the United States. Nays--Messrs. Burnett, Grider, (Ky.,) Norton, Reid, and Wood--5. Mr. Potter, of Wise., offered the following, which was adopted: Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary be directed to inquire whether Hon. Henry May, a Representative in Congress from the fourth district of the State of Maryland, has not been f., divided — the vote being first taken on so much of the resolution as precedes and includes the word capital, which was adopted by. Yeas 121; Nays--Messrs. Burnett and Reid--(Rebels:) when the remainder was likewise adopted: Yeas 117; Nays--Messrs. Potter, of Wis., and Riddle, of Ohio--(Republicans.) Mr. Burnett declined to vote. It is worthy of record that on this sad day, while Washington, crowded with fugitives from the routed Union Grand Army, seemed to he at the mercy of the Rebels, Co
Fitz John, testifies for Patterson, 538. Porter, W. D., President of the S. C. Senate, 330. Port Royal, expedition to, 604 to 606; map of the bombardment, 604; surrender of the forts, 605; Sherman's proclamation; contrabands lock in, 60. Potter, Bishop, prays at Peace meeting, 363. Potter, Major James D., at Bull Run, 545. pound Gap, Ky., the Rebels retreat to, 616. Powell, Lazarus Av., of Ky., proposes a Committee of Thirteen on the Crisis, 375; 382; 562; 564 Presbyterians,Potter, Major James D., at Bull Run, 545. pound Gap, Ky., the Rebels retreat to, 616. Powell, Lazarus Av., of Ky., proposes a Committee of Thirteen on the Crisis, 375; 382; 562; 564 Presbyterians, the, and Slavery, 118; 631. Preston, Mr., of S. C., on Abolitionists, 128. Preston, Wm., 509; flees to the Confederacy, 614. Preston, Wm. B., one of Virginia's Commissioners to President Lincoln, 452. Price, Gov. Rodman M., to L. W. Burnett, 439. Price, Gen. Sterling, his election to the Missouri Convention, 488; makes a compact with Harney; has an interview with Gen. Lyon, 491; allusion to, 509; is appointed Major-General, 574; resigns tho command to McCulloch, at Wilson's Creek