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mocrats but Proffit, a Tylerized Whig), who voted for this resolve, were as follows: Maine.--Virgil D. Parris, Albert Smith.--New Hampshire.--Charles G. Atherton, Edmund Burke, Ira A. Eastman, Tristram Shaw.--New York.--Nehemiah II. Earle, John Fine, Nathaniel Jones, Gouverneur Kemble, James de la Montanya, John H. Prentiss, Theron R. Strong. Pennsylvania.--John Davis, Joseph Fornance, James Gerry, George McCullough, David Petriken, William S. Ramsay. Ohio.--D. P. Leadbetter, William Medill, Isaac Parrish, George Sweeney, Jonathan Taylor, John B. Weller. Indiana.--John Davis, George H. Proffit.--Illinois.--John Reynolds. In a little more than ten years after this, Congress prohibited the Slave-Trade in the District; and, within twenty-two years, Slavery itself, in that District, was likewise abolished by a decided vote. Thus Congress at last discovered and applied the true, enduring remedy for agitation, in hearing and heeding the demands of Justice, Humanity, and Freedom.
Biographical sketches. General Wm. Buel Franklin Was born in York, Pa., February 27, 1823; graduating at West Point in June, 1843, he was assigned to the corps of topographical engineers. In the Chihuahua Column in the early part of Gen. Taylor's campaign in Northern Mexico, he served upon the staff of Gen. Wool. He was on the staff of the commander-in-chief at Buena Vista, and for gallant and meritorious services in that battle, was brevetted first lieutenant. For several years prior to 1852, he was instructor in natural and experimental philosophy, at West Point Military Academy. He subsequently filled the same chair in the College of New York. He was engineer in charge of the Capitol at Washington, from November, 1859, to March, 1861. Naturally the services of a loyal, trained soldier, so accomplished as was the subject of this sketch, were in eager demand in the spring of 186; he was appointed, May 14, colonel of the Twelfth United States Infantry, and three days
, later. Joseph Pearson, Discharged for disability. Patrick Sullivan, Discharged for disability. Paul Sherman, Received a warrant, later. Geo. Barnard, Samuel E. Hook, Wounded. Chas. Cade, Received a warrant, later. D. Warren Ellis, Edwin C. Barrett, David B. Gerry, Chas. Wheelock (Bugler). Fourth Detachment.—Sergt. Joseph H. Marea; Killed or died in hospital. Gunner, Wm. Caswell; Died since muster out. Chief of Caisson, Milbrey Greene. Commissioned, later. Privates, Jno. Taylor, Wm. Humbey, Died since muster out. Jas. J. Muldoon, Died since muster out. Jas. Heywood, Taken prisoner. Cornelius Slattery, Died since muster out. Otis S. Neale, Received a warrant, later. Jno. Copeland, Discharged for disability. Jno. Carroll, Discharged for disability. Wm. Hanscom, Calvin Currier, Killed or died in hospital. Geo. Howe, Discharged for disability. Harry Marsh, Discharged for disability. Henry Carpenter, Died since muster out. Stephe
hen the signal was given, a simultaneous discharge of twelve carbines followed, and Johnson was seen to fall beside his coffin. One by one the regiments and the batteries passed the fatal spot where he lay stark and stiff. A large black spot above and to the right of his right eye, made his ashen face seem paler by contrast. This was the first instance of the application of the death penalty for desertion in the Army of the Potomac. The Confederate officer whom Johnson interviewed was Col. Taylor of New Jersey, who was scouting in that section, being clad appropriately for the occasion. In December we moved over the run, across the Leesburg pike, and established our camp beside and west of the camp of D, Second U. S. Artillery. Substantial wooden sheds were built around a rectilinear plot, three sides of it; at the east end was one range of the sheds of the regulars. These were for the horses; within this enclosure, to which there was an entrance on the northern and south
A., 2d S. C.; J. J. Miller, Capt.; E. F. Broughton, Capt. co C., 7th Texas; Z. A. Blanton, Capt. co F., 18th Va.; S. P. Donahoe, Capt. Signal Corps; Chas F. Force, Capt co E., 57th Ala. cav; W. A. Ferguson, it co D., 8th cav; J. R. P. Fox, Capt. co G., 1st S. C.; G. L. Harris, It 56th Ga.; C. Lessiter, It co G., 8th Fla.; A. Culherson, It co E, 39th Ga., John F. Mahone, It co A., 1st Mocav; W. R. MoGill, It co K, 36th Ala; J. J. McRae, Capt. 3d Ga.; A Perkins, Capt 14th Ga.; W. H. Payne, it col 4th Va cav; David Province, Capt. 16th Ark; W. M. Priest, Capt. 2d Miss.; T. C. Rodgers, It 60th Tenn; John M. Rodgers, it 36th Ga.; J. H. Faulkner, Capt. 1st Miss. cav; L. N. C. Swagerty, Maj. 16th Ark; C. H. Spangler, It 28th Va; W. C. Stone, It 12th Ark.; W. A. Stark, It engineer corps; John A. Sagely, It 4th Tenn; F. A. Timberlake, It 7th Tenn; Jno. Taylor, It 9th Va; Winston Rucker, it 3d Ky; Samuel N. McCraw, Adj't. 51st Ala cav; G. S. Jones, Capt. 2d Ga bat; private P. H. Tuck, 53d Va.