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The life of the captured Holland Thompson Confederates in a Northern keep. Port Warren. 1864 Nine of the prisoners in this photograph were officers of the Confederate States ironclad Atlanta, captured at Savannah, June 17, 1863: (1) Master T. L. Wragg, (3) Gunner T. B. Travers, (4) First Assistant Engineer Morrill, (5) Second Assistant Engineer L. G. King, (6) Master Mate J. B. Beville, (7) Pilot Hernandez, (8) Midshipman Peters, (12) Third Assistant Engineer J. S. West, (13) Master Alldridge. The others were: (2) Lieutenant Moses, C. S. A., (9) Captain Underwood, C. S. A., (10) Major Boland, C. S. A., (11) Second Assistant E. H. Browne, (14) Master Mate John Billups of the privateer Tacony, and (15) Captain Sanders, C. S. A. To go into a prison of war is in all respects to be born over. And so in this far little world, which was as much separated from the outer world as if it had been in the outer confines of space, it was striking to see how society immediately r
y determined to recognize the Confederacy, the Administration here will prepare at once for peace. It was to pave the way for this that the discouraging report of Adjutant-General Thomas was allowed to be published. We have no space, at this late hour, to remark on this information; except to say, that if entirely correct, (as we are positively assured,) it will break down the Administration and destroy the country." To which the Washington Star, of the 8th, says: put him in Port Warren. The pious author of the foregoing budget of infamous falsehoods was evidently essaying to aid some scheme of robbery through stock jobbing in penning them. That he is a mendacious speculator, and nothing else, is evident. He cares not how much he may damage the Union cause by lying, and should at once be placed in Fort Warren, without the privilege of pen, ink, and paper, until the conclusion of the war. Important arrest in Boston — capture of as English steamer, Boston, No
was arrested in Cincinnati. The Governor of Maryland. From the New York Times, of the 12th, we copy the following: Hon. A. W. Bradford, who has just been elected Governor of Maryland by the loyal citizens of that State, is in the city. This visit has reference to advancing the loyal interests of Maryland, and to secure a perfect unity of action between the State and the Government. He visited the President today, in company with Hon. Reverdy Johnson. Released from Port Warren. The New York Times, of the 12th, has a dispatch from Boston, stating that ex-Mayor Bunker, of Mobile, and Wm. Pierce, of New Orleans, were to-day discharged from Fort Warren. A Yankee Woman determined that her husband shall not fight. Mrs. Maskell, of Santlac, Mich., was so determined her husband should not enlist in the army; that, a few nights ago, white he was asleep, she laid his hand on a block of wood, and taking a dull shaving knife laid it across his middle and fore
This much I learn from the signals from Newport News, but full particulars I have been unable to learn. The firing was plainly heard at this point, and the excitement occasioned thereby has been immense. Gen. Phelps has been relieved of his post at Newport News and Brigadier-General Jos. R. F. Mansfield ordered to assume command instead Colonel Max Weber, of the Twentieth regiment New York volunteers, has been appointed commander of Camp Hamilton. Mason and Slidell in Port Warren. Boston, Nov. 24. --The San Jacinto arrived early this morning, and after landing Mason, Slidell, and suite at Fort Warren, came up to the city and anchored off the Navy Yard. A committee of the city government will call on Commodore Wilkes to-morrow and lender such civilities on the part of the city as he may be willing to accept. Affairs in Missouri. St. Louis, Nov. 24. --Gen. Halleck has issued lengthy general orders, making the entire affairs of this department c
Latest Northern News. Messrs, Mason and Slidell — from Washington — Affairs on the Potomac — Revelations of a deserter — oath of Allegiance in Alexandria, &c., &c. We present to the reader this morning some additional items of interest cullied from the columns of the latest Northern papers which have come to hand: The Imprisonment of Mason and Slidell in Port Warren — their Conduct During the Voyage to Boston, &c. Although much has been published with regard to the arrest and imprisonment of our Commissioners to Europe, Messrs. Mason and Slidell, still the subject is fraught with interest to the Southern public, and we present the following extract from the letter of a correspondent on board the U. S. steamer San Jacinto to the New York Herald, as comprising the latest accounts in connection with these gentlemen: The rebel Commissioners and their Secretaries occupied the captain's cabin and messed with him at table. When they first came on board th
essary, and will ultimately work out benign results. I confine myself to the civil and political consequences resulting from eighteen months of Abolition rule to our once happy and prosperous Northern people. Neither will I dwell upon the fact that our great and glorious Republic, which two years ago commanded the world's respect, would have defied the power of all earth's monarchies, and in vindication of its own acts, "right or wrong," would have done so, has cried and yielded up its Port Warren captives at the demand of a single foreign State. Let us, too, pass by its humiliating accompaniments. The same gates which submissively open at the demand of a foe, never previously truckled to, and gave liberty to avowed "rebels and traitors," swing back upon their hinges to hold in unlawful bondage free citizens of the North merely suspected of disloyalty — men against whom their jailor could not prove the slightest of fences, and whom, therefore, he dared not to produce on habeas co
erms with the Southern States; to make a peace even that will admit the independence of those States. In short, that he will find in the election of General McClellan, and in the temper that he will suppose it indicates, that very opportunity which England and France have waited for — the opportunity for intervention in favor of the South. Miscellaneous. Gold in New York, on Thursday, went up to 211 and closed at 206½ Four rebel generals — Jones, of Virginia; Beals, of Arkansas; Trimble, of Maryland, and Fraser, of--, passed through Boston on Wednesday for Port Warren. Mr. Milligan, editor of the Huntingdon (Indiana) Democrat, has been arrested for advising the Democrats to "keep their powder dry." It was rumored at Halifax that Lieutenant Braine had captured the steamer Roanoke, carried her to Bermuda, and there been arrested by the British authorities. R. King Cutler has been elected to the United States Senate by the so-called Louisiana Legislatur